The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 652 691
Rank change year-on-year +31 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 236 255 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 207 211 223
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
London +14 80 £44,000 -21.77% 8
East of England +29 46 £52,500 +16.66% 2
South East +24 37 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North West -30 25 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Midlands +18 23 £44,000 -16.19% 2
Yorkshire -10 12 £35,000 -3.44% 3
South West +2 5 £27,000 -61.42% 3
East Midlands +20 2 £45,750 +45.23%
Software Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 166 (34.80%) Finance
2 117 (24.53%) Java
3 115 (24.11%) SQL
4 105 (22.01%) Project Management
5 101 (21.17%) ERP
6 95 (19.92%) Degree
7 94 (19.71%) Presales
8 86 (18.03%) Sage
9 76 (15.93%) C++
10 72 (15.09%) Software Engineering
11 68 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (14.05%) C#
13 64 (13.42%) Microsoft
14 54 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (11.11%) Computer Science
16 52 (10.90%) JavaScript
17 47 (9.85%) SDLC
18 44 (9.22%) Mentoring
18 44 (9.22%) HTML
19 43 (9.01%) Customer Requirements
20 42 (8.81%) C
20 42 (8.81%) .NET
20 42 (8.81%) SQL Server
21 39 (8.18%) PRINCE2
22 38 (7.97%) Windows
22 38 (7.97%) NetSuite
22 38 (7.97%) Mathematics
23 37 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
23 37 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
24 36 (7.55%) Pegasus

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 16 (3.35%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.52%) Apache
4 8 (1.68%) IIS
5 7 (1.47%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.05%) JBoss
6 5 (1.05%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.21%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (7.97%) NetSuite
2 36 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 36 (7.55%) Sage X3
3 29 (6.08%) Sage 200
4 8 (1.68%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.05%) Sage 1000
5 5 (1.05%) Workfront
6 4 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.63%) Lawson
7 3 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg AIM
8 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.42%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.42%) Line 100
8 2 (0.42%) Line 50
8 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.42%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.77%) SaaS
2 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.05%) FinancialForce.com
2 5 (1.05%) Mavenlink
3 4 (0.84%) Force.com
3 4 (0.84%) Intacct
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) NAS
2 4 (0.84%) SAN
3 3 (0.63%) Broadband
4 1 (0.21%) Skype
4 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.77%) Big Data
3 15 (3.14%) MS Access
4 13 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.68%) MySQL
7 7 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 7 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.42%) Endeca
12 2 (0.42%) QlikView
12 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.47%) Ant
2 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.47%) Subversion
3 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.05%) Toad
4 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.42%) Appium
5 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.42%) Buildbot
5 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.42%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.42%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 166 (34.80%) Finance
2 28 (5.87%) Banking
3 23 (4.82%) Electronics
4 14 (2.94%) Legal
5 13 (2.73%) Automotive
5 13 (2.73%) Front Office
5 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.10%) Retail
7 7 (1.47%) Games
8 6 (1.26%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.26%) Marketing
9 5 (1.05%) Law
10 4 (0.84%) Back Office
11 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Avionics
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.22%) HTML
2 42 (8.81%) .NET
3 34 (7.13%) CSS
4 22 (4.61%) J2EE
5 21 (4.40%) XML
6 17 (3.56%) Spring
7 15 (3.14%) JSON
8 13 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.73%) SOAP
8 13 (2.73%) STL
9 12 (2.52%) EJB
9 12 (2.52%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.52%) REST
9 12 (2.52%) Web Services
10 11 (2.31%) jQuery
11 9 (1.89%) Ajax
11 9 (1.89%) HTML5
11 9 (1.89%) Node.js
11 9 (1.89%) RESTful
12 8 (1.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 37 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (5.66%) Fintech
5 10 (2.10%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.05%) iPad
8 4 (0.84%) Clustering
9 3 (0.63%) Derivative
9 3 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.42%) DTCC
10 2 (0.42%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.42%) NHS
10 2 (0.42%) PMI
11 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.21%) EPoS
11 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.97%) Windows
2 18 (3.77%) Unix
3 16 (3.35%) Linux
4 12 (2.52%) Android
4 12 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.01%) Project Management
2 101 (21.17%) ERP
3 94 (19.71%) Presales
4 72 (15.09%) Software Engineering
5 54 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 47 (9.85%) SDLC
7 44 (9.22%) Mentoring
8 43 (9.01%) Customer Requirements
9 39 (8.18%) PRINCE2
10 38 (7.97%) Mathematics
11 37 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (7.55%) Business Process Mapping
13 34 (7.13%) Business Analysis
14 30 (6.29%) Change Control
15 21 (4.40%) Physics
15 21 (4.40%) Test Scripting
16 19 (3.98%) Coaching
16 19 (3.98%) Web Development
17 18 (3.77%) Logistics
18 17 (3.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 117 (24.53%) Java
2 115 (24.11%) SQL
3 76 (15.93%) C++
4 67 (14.05%) C#
5 52 (10.90%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.81%) C
7 34 (7.13%) Python
8 25 (5.24%) Embedded C
8 25 (5.24%) Embedded C++
9 12 (2.52%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.10%) PHP
10 10 (2.10%) Ruby
11 7 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.63%) Groovy
13 3 (0.63%) XPath
14 2 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (19.92%) Degree
2 36 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.47%) AAT
3 7 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) CIMA
4 6 (1.26%) MCP
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.05%) ACCA
5 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 3 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.42%) APMP
8 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.42%) PMP
8 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.13%) QA
2 15 (3.14%) HL7
3 5 (1.05%) PMO
4 2 (0.42%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.42%) EMIR
4 2 (0.42%) FATCA
4 2 (0.42%) MiFID
4 2 (0.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (18.03%) Sage
2 64 (13.42%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.55%) Pegasus
4 31 (6.50%) Sun
5 30 (6.29%) Oracle
6 23 (4.82%) SAP
7 10 (2.10%) Epicor
8 8 (1.68%) JD Edwards
8 8 (1.68%) Workday
9 7 (1.47%) HP
9 7 (1.47%) Infor
9 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.05%) Apple
10 5 (1.05%) Maconomy
10 5 (1.05%) Pega
11 4 (0.84%) Citrix
11 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.63%) CODA
12 3 (0.63%) SimCorp
13 2 (0.42%) Hyperion
York, North Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £34000 - £38200 per annum + 25 days holiday,pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, Yorkshire
Modis
Posted: Yesterday
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum OTE £110k, Car, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allow + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £330000 per annum + Benefits Included
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20,837 per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago