The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Consultant
England / East of England
Rank 225 262 243
Rank change year-on-year +37 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 25 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 22
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,150 £60,000
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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5858 7074 7236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.23% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5707 5819
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
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 East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in the East of England

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in the East of England

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in the East of England

Software Consultant
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cambridgeshire +21 19 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Hertfordshire +16 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £52,500 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (72.41%) C++
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) C
2 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Mathematics
3 14 (48.28%) Embedded C
4 13 (44.83%) Embedded C++
4 13 (44.83%) Python
4 13 (44.83%) Electronics
4 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Physics
5 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) Finance
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle
10 2 (6.90%) SAP
10 2 (6.90%) Windows
10 2 (6.90%) Hyperion
10 2 (6.90%) Sage
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (6.90%) Presales
11 1 (3.45%) Fintech
11 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
11 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Kanban

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 13 (44.83%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Mathematics
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Physics
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Facilities Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kanban
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Design
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C++
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) C
3 14 (48.28%) Embedded C
4 13 (44.83%) Embedded C++
4 13 (44.83%) Python
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Hyperion
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Sage
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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