Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 667 720
Rank change year-on-year -53 +53 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 120 191 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 113 174 180
London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -1 14 £53,750 +10.26% 2
East London +5 3 £85,000 +112.50% 2
West London +8 2 £34,000 -43.33% 3
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 55 (45.83%) Project Management
2 36 (30.00%) Finance
3 32 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (25.00%) Change Control
5 29 (24.17%) PRINCE2
6 17 (14.17%) Linux
7 16 (13.33%) Degree
8 15 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 14 (11.67%) Presales
9 14 (11.67%) Java
9 14 (11.67%) SQL
9 14 (11.67%) Windows
9 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.00%) Fintech
11 11 (9.17%) Business Analysis
11 11 (9.17%) QA
11 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
11 11 (9.17%) Banking
12 10 (8.33%) .NET
12 10 (8.33%) Investment Management
12 10 (8.33%) DevOps
13 9 (7.50%) Analytics
13 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
13 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (6.67%) ERP
14 8 (6.67%) C
14 8 (6.67%) Legal
14 8 (6.67%) SaaS
14 8 (6.67%) Business Development
15 7 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) NetSuite
1 5 (4.17%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (3.33%) Advent Geneva
2 4 (3.33%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (3.33%) MultiFonds
2 4 (3.33%) PORTIA
3 3 (2.50%) Workfront
4 2 (1.67%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.83%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) SaaS
2 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.17%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.33%) FinancialForce
5 4 (3.33%) Heroku
5 4 (3.33%) IaaS
5 4 (3.33%) Mavenlink
6 1 (0.83%) Force.com
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Intacct
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Big Data
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
3 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.67%) MS Access
4 2 (1.67%) OLAP
5 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
1 2 (1.67%) Maven
2 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) JUnit
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Back Office
5 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.50%) Advertising
6 3 (2.50%) Law
7 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) French Language
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (2.50%) Classic ASP
2 3 (2.50%) CSS
2 3 (2.50%) HTML
2 3 (2.50%) Spring
3 2 (1.67%) HTML5
3 2 (1.67%) MDX
3 2 (1.67%) XHTML
3 2 (1.67%) XML
3 2 (1.67%) XSL
4 1 (0.83%) J2SE
4 1 (0.83%) Java EE
4 1 (0.83%) Java SE
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) STL
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Fintech
2 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.83%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Derivative
5 2 (1.67%) DTCC
5 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Linux
2 14 (11.67%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Project Management
2 32 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (25.00%) Change Control
4 29 (24.17%) PRINCE2
5 15 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.67%) Presales
7 11 (9.17%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.33%) DevOps
8 10 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 9 (7.50%) Analytics
10 8 (6.67%) Business Development
10 8 (6.67%) ERP
11 7 (5.83%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.83%) Data Security
11 7 (5.83%) Software Delivery
11 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.00%) Data Analytics
12 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.17%) Change Management
13 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) Java
1 14 (11.67%) SQL
2 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.67%) C
4 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.17%) C#
4 5 (4.17%) C++
5 4 (3.33%) Go
5 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (1.67%) Groovy
6 2 (1.67%) Lua
6 2 (1.67%) Perl
6 2 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) GAAP
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Ambari
2 1 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) SimCorp
4 4 (3.33%) Advent
4 4 (3.33%) FIS
4 4 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.33%) SunGard
4 4 (3.33%) Workday
5 3 (2.50%) Infor
5 3 (2.50%) Maconomy
5 3 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (1.67%) Calypso
6 2 (1.67%) JDA
6 2 (1.67%) Murex
6 2 (1.67%) Trayport
7 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.83%) Epicor
7 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.83%) NetApp
7 1 (0.83%) Sage