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 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 244 272
Rank change year-on-year +33 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 44 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 12
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,000
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 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 5954 6475 7992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.27% 96.20% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5500 6591
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 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 June 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 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
Cambridgeshire +12 22 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Suffolk +17 13 £52,500 +40.00%
Essex - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -8 3 £55,000 +51.72%
Bedfordshire +16 1 £35,000 -20.00%
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (55.07%) Java
2 35 (50.72%) C++
3 30 (43.48%) Mathematics
4 28 (40.58%) Degree
5 26 (37.68%) C
6 25 (36.23%) Embedded C
6 25 (36.23%) Embedded C++
6 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
7 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 23 (33.33%) Python
7 23 (33.33%) Electronics
8 21 (30.43%) Physics
8 21 (30.43%) Computer Science
9 20 (28.99%) SQL
10 18 (26.09%) Project Management
10 18 (26.09%) SDLC
11 17 (24.64%) Presales
12 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
14 13 (18.84%) Document Management
14 13 (18.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
14 13 (18.84%) HL7
14 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (13.04%) Finance
15 9 (13.04%) .NET
15 9 (13.04%) C#
16 8 (11.59%) SQL Server

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 5 (7.25%) NetWeaver
2 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.25%) Toad
General
1 23 (33.33%) Electronics
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.90%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) J2EE
3 5 (7.25%) Ajax
3 5 (7.25%) EJB
3 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) JMS
3 5 (7.25%) jQuery
3 5 (7.25%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) SOAP
3 5 (7.25%) Spring
3 5 (7.25%) Struts
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) Java EE
4 1 (1.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Mathematics
2 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
3 21 (30.43%) Physics
4 18 (26.09%) Project Management
4 18 (26.09%) SDLC
5 17 (24.64%) Presales
6 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
7 13 (18.84%) Document Management
7 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.25%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) OO
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.25%) System Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.35%) ERP
10 3 (4.35%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) Java
2 35 (50.72%) C++
3 26 (37.68%) C
4 25 (36.23%) Embedded C
4 25 (36.23%) Embedded C++
5 23 (33.33%) Python
6 20 (28.99%) SQL
7 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.04%) C#
9 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) Degree
2 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) SAP
3 5 (7.25%) Pega
4 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.90%) Sage
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