Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 658 693
Rank change year-on-year -2 +35 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 175 154 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 167 142 177
London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £87,000 £80,000 £83,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +5.56%

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 66,899 65,373 80,914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.02% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,266 55,219 69,886
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -20 21 £45,000 -30.77% 7
West London +18 16 £34,000 -54.67% 2
East London +9 2 £90,000 +125.00% 1
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 London region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 70 (40.00%) Project Management
2 66 (37.71%) SQL
3 55 (31.43%) Finance
4 54 (30.86%) Java
5 42 (24.00%) Degree
6 38 (21.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 31 (17.71%) Linux
9 29 (16.57%) Presales
10 27 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (15.43%) Analytics
11 26 (14.86%) Change Control
11 26 (14.86%) Unix
11 26 (14.86%) Software Delivery
12 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (14.29%) Banking
13 24 (13.71%) CSS
13 24 (13.71%) HTML
13 24 (13.71%) PRINCE2
14 23 (13.14%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (12.57%) XML
15 22 (12.57%) Python
16 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
16 20 (11.43%) Business Analysis
17 19 (10.86%) SaaS
18 18 (10.29%) Windows
18 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.71%) Perl
19 17 (9.71%) Computer Science

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 12 (6.86%) IIS
2 3 (1.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.57%) Relativity
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.86%) SaaS
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.71%) GitHub
5 3 (1.71%) Slack
6 2 (1.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) GoToMeeting
1 4 (2.29%) WebEx
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) Big Data
3 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) JIRA
2 3 (1.71%) GitLab
2 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.57%) Hudson
3 1 (0.57%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.57%) VersionOne
General
1 55 (31.43%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Banking
3 13 (7.43%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.57%) Retail Banking
5 7 (4.00%) Front Office
6 6 (3.43%) Advertising
6 6 (3.43%) Legal
7 4 (2.29%) Marketing
8 3 (1.71%) French Language
8 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) German Language
9 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.71%) CSS
1 24 (13.71%) HTML
2 22 (12.57%) XML
3 16 (9.14%) HTML5
4 11 (6.29%) .NET
5 10 (5.71%) XHTML
5 10 (5.71%) XSL
6 9 (5.14%) REST
7 8 (4.57%) CSS3
8 2 (1.14%) XSLT
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.57%) J2EE
9 1 (0.57%) MDX
9 1 (0.57%) RESTful
9 1 (0.57%) Web Services
9 1 (0.57%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.14%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.29%) Fintech
5 9 (5.14%) Derivative
6 7 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.43%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.14%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.57%) iPhone
11 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.71%) Linux
2 26 (14.86%) Unix
3 18 (10.29%) Windows
4 6 (3.43%) Solaris
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.00%) Project Management
2 38 (21.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (16.57%) Presales
4 27 (15.43%) Analytics
4 27 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (14.86%) Change Control
5 26 (14.86%) Software Delivery
6 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.71%) PRINCE2
8 20 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 20 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.57%) CRM
11 14 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.86%) Asset Management
12 12 (6.86%) Data Analytics
12 12 (6.86%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.86%) OO
13 11 (6.29%) Visualisation
14 10 (5.71%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.71%) SQL
2 54 (30.86%) Java
3 35 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.57%) Python
5 17 (9.71%) Perl
6 15 (8.57%) C#
7 10 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.71%) Lua
7 10 (5.71%) PHP
8 8 (4.57%) Ruby
9 7 (4.00%) C
9 7 (4.00%) C++
10 6 (3.43%) Scala
11 3 (1.71%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.57%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (24.00%) Degree
2 16 (9.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) GDPR
2 1 (0.57%) PMO
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 10 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.43%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.71%) Dundas
5 3 (1.71%) Google
6 2 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Tableau
6 2 (1.14%) VMware
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
7 1 (0.57%) BISAM
7 1 (0.57%) Cadence
7 1 (0.57%) Charles River
7 1 (0.57%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.57%) IBM
7 1 (0.57%) Infor
7 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.57%) Sage
7 1 (0.57%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.57%) SunGard