Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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

Software Consultant
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 138 141
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 6 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.38% 0.067% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.068% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 18
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £57,500 £64,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -50.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,497 1,464 2,184
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 98.12% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 1,198 1,818
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £24,950 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in Gloucestershire

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Gloucestershire

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Cheltenham +6 2 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Software Consultant
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Software 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) STL
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Java EE
1 5 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) SANS
2 3 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (33.33%) CodeSonar
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) git-flow
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Java EE
1 5 (83.33%) STL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) GIAC
1 3 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SANS
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft