Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 728 658
Rank change year-on-year +75 -70 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 168 119 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 154 111 182
London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -17.39% +15.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £33,775
90th Percentile £75,875 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.28% -14.74% +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 64,828 70,651 73,245
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.65% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,978 55,285 63,435
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +5 41 £60,000 -2.04% 3
West London +40 10 £40,000 +17.65% 2
East London -2 1 £50,000 -17.70% 1
North London - 1 £32,500 -
South London - 1 £85,000 -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 84 (50.00%) SQL
2 76 (45.24%) Java
3 70 (41.67%) Finance
4 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
5 47 (27.98%) SQL Server
5 47 (27.98%) Business Analysis
6 45 (26.79%) .NET
6 45 (26.79%) XML
7 44 (26.19%) C#
8 39 (23.21%) Degree
9 37 (22.02%) SaaS
10 35 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (20.24%) Project Management
12 32 (19.05%) Banking
13 29 (17.26%) Computer Science
13 29 (17.26%) Python
14 28 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 27 (16.07%) Software Delivery
15 27 (16.07%) Oracle
15 27 (16.07%) Software Engineering
16 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (13.69%) CSS
17 23 (13.69%) XSLT
17 23 (13.69%) HTML
18 22 (13.10%) Asset Management
18 22 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (12.50%) Windows
19 21 (12.50%) Fintech
20 20 (11.90%) Presales
20 20 (11.90%) OO

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 11 (6.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.38%) Apache
3 4 (2.38%) GlassFish
3 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.79%) IIS
4 3 (1.79%) JBoss
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.79%) SAS
5 2 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.60%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Front Arena
1 11 (6.55%) Markit EDM
1 11 (6.55%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.19%) Actimize
3 1 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.60%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.02%) SaaS
2 22 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.57%) GitHub
5 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.19%) Slack
7 1 (0.60%) Force.com
7 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) DNS
1 11 (6.55%) Firewall
1 11 (6.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) NAS
2 3 (1.79%) SAN
3 2 (1.19%) SMS
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.12%) Big Data
3 11 (6.55%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.79%) DB2
6 3 (1.79%) MySQL
6 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.19%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.60%) Essbase
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) OLAP
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) QGIS
8 1 (0.60%) QlikView
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.98%) JIRA
3 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.19%) git-flow
4 2 (1.19%) GitLab
General
1 70 (41.67%) Finance
2 32 (19.05%) Banking
3 17 (10.12%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.93%) Front Office
5 11 (6.55%) Legal
6 6 (3.57%) Law
6 6 (3.57%) Retail
7 4 (2.38%) German Language
8 3 (1.79%) French Language
9 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.79%) .NET
1 45 (26.79%) XML
2 23 (13.69%) CSS
2 23 (13.69%) HTML
2 23 (13.69%) XSLT
3 14 (8.33%) jQuery
4 10 (5.95%) REST
5 6 (3.57%) J2EE
6 5 (2.98%) CSS3
6 5 (2.98%) HTML5
6 5 (2.98%) Spring
7 4 (2.38%) Web Services
8 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.79%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.79%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.19%) Kafka
9 2 (1.19%) Node.js
9 2 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (17.26%) Computer Science
3 21 (12.50%) Fintech
4 20 (11.90%) Derivative
5 17 (10.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (10.12%) Hedge funds
6 16 (9.52%) Fixed Income
7 15 (8.93%) Equities
8 4 (2.38%) Exotic Derivative
8 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.38%) Social Media
9 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Licensing
10 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.50%) Windows
2 15 (8.93%) Android
2 15 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.55%) Mac OS
3 11 (6.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.17%) Linux
4 7 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.98%) Business Analysis
2 34 (20.24%) Project Management
3 28 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 27 (16.07%) Software Delivery
4 27 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (13.10%) Asset Management
7 20 (11.90%) Investment Management
7 20 (11.90%) OO
7 20 (11.90%) Presales
8 18 (10.71%) Robotic Process Automation
9 17 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (7.74%) Change Control
12 13 (7.74%) DevOps
13 12 (7.14%) Workflow
14 11 (6.55%) API Integration
14 11 (6.55%) Information Architecture
14 11 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.00%) SQL
2 76 (45.24%) Java
3 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
4 44 (26.19%) C#
5 29 (17.26%) Python
6 13 (7.74%) Perl
7 11 (6.55%) C++
8 10 (5.95%) Apex Code
8 10 (5.95%) C
9 5 (2.98%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.38%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.79%) XPath
12 2 (1.19%) Java 8
12 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.19%) Ruby
12 2 (1.19%) Scala
12 2 (1.19%) VB
12 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (23.21%) Degree
2 17 (10.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.55%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CISSP
6 1 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.60%) GIAC
6 1 (0.60%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SANS
6 1 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.57%) Docker
3 2 (1.19%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.19%) Ansible
3 2 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.19%) Terraform
3 2 (1.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (16.07%) Oracle
2 20 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (6.55%) Calypso
4 11 (6.55%) Charles River
4 11 (6.55%) SimCorp
5 5 (2.98%) VMware
6 4 (2.38%) Splunk
7 3 (1.79%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.79%) BMC
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco
7 3 (1.79%) Dell
7 3 (1.79%) EMC
7 3 (1.79%) F5
7 3 (1.79%) Moogsoft
7 3 (1.79%) NetApp
7 3 (1.79%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.19%) Adobe
8 2 (1.19%) Palantir
8 2 (1.19%) SAP