Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Software Consultant
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 665 649 732
Rank change year-on-year -16 +83 -88
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 145 176 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 138 168 148
London median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,750 £36,675
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,742 67,795 82,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54,172 58,051 70,124
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in London

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in London

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in London

Software Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +8 23 £55,000 +12.82% 7
West London +17 13 £34,000 -44.49% 4
East London 0 2 £90,000 +125.00%
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 71 (48.97%) Project Management
2 39 (26.90%) Finance
3 38 (26.21%) SQL
4 35 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (23.45%) Java
6 29 (20.00%) Analytics
7 26 (17.93%) Degree
8 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
9 23 (15.86%) Change Control
9 23 (15.86%) Presales
10 21 (14.48%) Software Delivery
10 21 (14.48%) PRINCE2
11 20 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (13.10%) Linux
12 19 (13.10%) Banking
13 17 (11.72%) CSS
13 17 (11.72%) HTML
14 16 (11.03%) XML
15 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
15 15 (10.34%) Data Analytics
16 14 (9.66%) Business Analysis
16 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (8.97%) Windows
17 13 (8.97%) Oracle
17 13 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 12 (8.28%) Big Data
18 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
18 12 (8.28%) Python
19 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (1.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Advent Geneva
1 4 (2.76%) HiPortfolio
1 4 (2.76%) MultiFonds
1 4 (2.76%) PORTIA
1 4 (2.76%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (1.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.69%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.69%) Unica
3 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) SaaS
2 8 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.38%) FinancialForce
4 2 (1.38%) IaaS
4 2 (1.38%) Mavenlink
4 2 (1.38%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) Heroku
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (1.38%) WebEx
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) Big Data
1 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) MySQL
2 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.38%) MS Access
3 2 (1.38%) OLAP
3 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Maven
2 2 (1.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.69%) Hudson
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) JUnit
3 1 (0.69%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (26.90%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Banking
3 10 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.52%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.14%) Legal
6 5 (3.45%) Advertising
7 4 (2.76%) Marketing
8 3 (2.07%) French Language
8 3 (2.07%) Law
9 2 (1.38%) Back Office
9 2 (1.38%) Retail
10 1 (0.69%) Billing
10 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.69%) Front Office
10 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.72%) CSS
1 17 (11.72%) HTML
2 16 (11.03%) XML
3 9 (6.21%) .NET
3 9 (6.21%) HTML5
3 9 (6.21%) XHTML
3 9 (6.21%) XSL
4 7 (4.83%) REST
5 3 (2.07%) Classic ASP
5 3 (2.07%) Spring
6 2 (1.38%) MDX
6 2 (1.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.69%) J2SE
7 1 (0.69%) Java EE
7 1 (0.69%) Java SE
7 1 (0.69%) RESTful
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.52%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.83%) Fintech
3 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.07%) User Experience
5 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.10%) Linux
2 13 (8.97%) Windows
3 10 (6.90%) Unix
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (48.97%) Project Management
2 35 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (20.00%) Analytics
4 23 (15.86%) Change Control
4 23 (15.86%) Presales
5 21 (14.48%) PRINCE2
5 21 (14.48%) Software Delivery
6 15 (10.34%) Data Analytics
7 14 (9.66%) Business Analysis
7 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.59%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.90%) OO
10 9 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.21%) Software Testing
10 9 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (6.21%) Visualisation
11 8 (5.52%) Data Security
11 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 7 (4.83%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) SQL
2 34 (23.45%) Java
3 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.28%) Python
5 10 (6.90%) Perl
6 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.21%) Lua
6 9 (6.21%) PHP
7 6 (4.14%) C
7 6 (4.14%) C#
8 2 (1.38%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) Go
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) GAAP
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Docker
1 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Ambari
1 1 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle
3 5 (3.45%) SimCorp
3 5 (3.45%) SunGard
4 4 (2.76%) Advent
4 4 (2.76%) FIS
5 3 (2.07%) Infor
5 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.38%) Dundas
6 2 (1.38%) Google
6 2 (1.38%) JDA
6 2 (1.38%) SAP
6 2 (1.38%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) BISAM
7 1 (0.69%) Charles River
7 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.69%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Maconomy
7 1 (0.69%) Workday