The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
Rank 585 664 725
Rank change year-on-year +79 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 239 261 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 184 233 204
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in England

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in England

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in England

Software Consultant
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
South East +74 65 £37,500 -21.05% 5
London +28 62 £47,500 -13.63% 13
North West -8 28 £42,500 - 3
East of England +35 25 £52,500 +16.66% 6
West Midlands +20 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire +2 14 £45,000 +28.57% 4
South West +27 13 £38,500 - 4
East Midlands -1 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Software Consultant
UK

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 181 (39.18%) Finance
2 117 (25.32%) SQL
3 107 (23.16%) Java
4 106 (22.94%) ERP
5 90 (19.48%) Sage
6 85 (18.40%) Presales
7 82 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (16.88%) Degree
8 78 (16.88%) Project Management
9 67 (14.50%) C#
9 67 (14.50%) Software Engineering
10 63 (13.64%) C++
11 62 (13.42%) SQL Server
11 62 (13.42%) MS Excel
11 62 (13.42%) Microsoft
12 54 (11.69%) HTML
13 53 (11.47%) Windows
14 51 (11.04%) JavaScript
15 47 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (9.96%) Oracle
16 46 (9.96%) Customer Requirements
17 43 (9.31%) Banking
18 42 (9.09%) Mentoring
19 40 (8.66%) Business Process Mapping
19 40 (8.66%) Sage X3
19 40 (8.66%) Security Cleared
20 39 (8.44%) Pegasus
21 38 (8.23%) .NET
21 38 (8.23%) C
22 37 (8.01%) Dynamics NAV

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 23 (4.98%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.68%) JBoss
3 17 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (2.38%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.95%) IIS
6 9 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 62 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.11%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (8.66%) Sage X3
2 37 (8.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 34 (7.36%) Sage 200
4 31 (6.71%) NetSuite
5 6 (1.30%) Sage 1000
6 5 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (1.08%) Pegasus Opera
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.65%) Lawson
8 3 (0.65%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.22%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.22%) MultiFonds
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.73%) Internet
2 7 (1.52%) NAS
2 7 (1.52%) SAN
3 5 (1.08%) SSL
3 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.98%) Big Data
3 12 (2.60%) MS Access
3 12 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 11 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.08%) DB2
9 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.65%) QlikView
11 2 (0.43%) MySQL
12 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.65%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 181 (39.18%) Finance
2 43 (9.31%) Banking
3 18 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.68%) Retail
5 15 (3.25%) Games
6 14 (3.03%) Electronics
6 14 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.60%) Marketing
8 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.30%) Avionics
9 6 (1.30%) Back Office
9 6 (1.30%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.08%) Automotive
10 5 (1.08%) Front Office
10 5 (1.08%) International Banking
10 5 (1.08%) Legal
11 4 (0.87%) Advertising
11 4 (0.87%) Law
11 4 (0.87%) Military
11 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.69%) HTML
2 38 (8.23%) .NET
3 35 (7.58%) CSS
4 32 (6.93%) Java EE
5 31 (6.71%) XML
6 21 (4.55%) STL
7 19 (4.11%) Spring
8 18 (3.90%) J2EE
9 15 (3.25%) HTML5
9 15 (3.25%) Node.js
10 14 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.60%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.60%) JSON
12 11 (2.38%) EJB
12 11 (2.38%) Hibernate
12 11 (2.38%) REST
13 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (1.95%) jQuery
15 8 (1.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.28%) Fintech
5 10 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.52%) Clustering
7 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.30%) NHS
9 5 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.22%) EPoS
12 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.22%) iPad
12 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.47%) Windows
2 27 (5.84%) Linux
2 27 (5.84%) Unix
3 21 (4.55%) Android
3 21 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (22.94%) ERP
2 85 (18.40%) Presales
3 78 (16.88%) Project Management
4 67 (14.50%) Software Engineering
5 47 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (9.96%) Customer Requirements
7 42 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 40 (8.66%) Business Process Mapping
9 36 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 27 (5.84%) Coaching
11 27 (5.84%) SOA
12 24 (5.19%) Mathematics
13 23 (4.98%) Business Analysis
14 22 (4.76%) Change Control
14 22 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.33%) Logistics
15 20 (4.33%) Test Scripting
16 19 (4.11%) Multithreading
16 19 (4.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 117 (25.32%) SQL
2 107 (23.16%) Java
3 67 (14.50%) C#
4 63 (13.64%) C++
5 51 (11.04%) JavaScript
6 38 (8.23%) C
7 29 (6.28%) Python
8 25 (5.41%) Objective-C
9 14 (3.03%) Embedded C
10 13 (2.81%) Embedded C++
10 13 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.52%) Ruby
12 6 (1.30%) XPath
13 4 (0.87%) Perl
13 4 (0.87%) VB
14 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.43%) PHP
15 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (16.88%) Degree
2 40 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.25%) DV Cleared
3 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.03%) AAT
5 11 (2.38%) MCP
5 11 (2.38%) MCSE
6 10 (2.16%) CIMA
7 9 (1.95%) ACCA
8 5 (1.08%) CCNA
8 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.87%) CISSP
9 4 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.87%) GIAC
9 4 (0.87%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.87%) SANS
9 4 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (0.87%) SSCP
10 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.28%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) SLA
3 8 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.30%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) HL7
6 2 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.22%) EMIR
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.22%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 90 (19.48%) Sage
2 62 (13.42%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.96%) Oracle
4 39 (8.44%) Pegasus
5 32 (6.93%) Sun
6 18 (3.90%) SAP
7 10 (2.16%) Apple
8 7 (1.52%) Citrix
8 7 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.30%) Green Hills
10 5 (1.08%) IBM
10 5 (1.08%) Sybase
11 4 (0.87%) Infor
11 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.87%) SimCorp
11 4 (0.87%) Snow
12 3 (0.65%) BISAM
12 3 (0.65%) Civica
12 3 (0.65%) StatPro
12 3 (0.65%) Vermilion
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £52000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 60k +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Commission + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + share ownership sche
Posted: 3 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Company Car, bonus, paid overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Washington Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + OTE & Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 40 - 60K + Car + 20% Bonus + 8% pe
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35k - £40k + Car AllTravel, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 45 - 65K + Car + 10 - 15% B = 8% P
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£40,000 + £5.5k car allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey, Staines, Kingston, Guildford, Sutton,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
South West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits + company car / car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago