The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Consultant
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 83 125
Rank change year-on-year -33 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.069% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £23,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.19% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.44% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1377 918 1663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.29% 96.33% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 802 1325
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in Cheshire

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Cheshire

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £23,000 -
Software Consultant
North West

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP