The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 213 244 297
Rank change year-on-year +31 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 5 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 21
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in the City of London

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in the City of London

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (29.41%) Investment Management
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Front Office
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) STL
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) SimCorp
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (17.65%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (17.65%) Markit EDM
6 3 (17.65%) BISAM
6 3 (17.65%) Vermilion
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) StatPro
7 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Markit EDM
1 3 (17.65%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (11.76%) thinkFolio
3 1 (5.88%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (5.88%) Eagle STAR
3 1 (5.88%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (5.88%) MultiFonds
3 1 (5.88%) PORTIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) STL
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
1 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 5 (29.41%) Investment Management
3 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Fund Accounting
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
5 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (11.76%) Fund Management
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SimCorp
2 3 (17.65%) BISAM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) StatPro
2 3 (17.65%) Vermilion
3 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
3 2 (11.76%) Charles River
3 2 (11.76%) Eze Castle Integration
3 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
4 1 (5.88%) Advent
4 1 (5.88%) IGEFI
4 1 (5.88%) Linedata
4 1 (5.88%) Misys
4 1 (5.88%) SunGard
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
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