Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Development Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Software Development Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1144 1144 1251
Rank change year-on-year 0 +107 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Consultant 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
England median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +41.18% +18.06%
10th Percentile £30,250 £60,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £84,000 £63,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -29.17% +26.32% +31.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 157,043 160,190 188,299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,961 134,332 158,959
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Software Development Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Consultant in England

Software Development Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Development Consultant in England

Software Development Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Consultant in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Development Consultant in England

Software Development 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 Development Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 2 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 1
Software Development Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Software Development Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Software Development Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) QNX
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 13485
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Biotechnology
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Software Development 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Biotechnology
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) QMS
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) QNX
1 1 (33.33%) Wind River