Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 691 690
Rank change year-on-year +38 -1 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 184 155 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 173 142 185
London median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -23.48% +21.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £87,000 £77,500 £80,500
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 67,495 70,304 79,580
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.21% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54,891 56,712 69,047
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +1 33 £57,500 -11.54% 7
West London +26 8 £37,500 -53.13% 2
East London -7 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North London - 1 £32,500 -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 93 (50.54%) SQL
2 84 (45.65%) Finance
3 83 (45.11%) Java
4 56 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 48 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 48 (26.09%) Business Analysis
6 47 (25.54%) C#
7 46 (25.00%) Project Management
8 45 (24.46%) .NET
8 45 (24.46%) XML
8 45 (24.46%) Degree
9 40 (21.74%) SaaS
10 35 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (16.85%) Banking
12 31 (16.85%) Python
13 29 (15.76%) Asset Management
14 28 (15.22%) QA
14 28 (15.22%) Mentoring
15 26 (14.13%) Software Delivery
15 26 (14.13%) Derivative
15 26 (14.13%) Investment Management
15 26 (14.13%) Oracle
16 25 (13.59%) Computer Science
16 25 (13.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (13.59%) Fintech
17 24 (13.04%) Change Control
17 24 (13.04%) Software Engineering
18 23 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (11.96%) Presales

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 (6.52%) IIS
2 11 (5.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.72%) Confluence
4 3 (1.63%) JBoss
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.54%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Front Arena
1 11 (5.98%) Markit EDM
1 11 (5.98%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.09%) Actimize
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.54%) HFM
3 1 (0.54%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.74%) SaaS
2 19 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.72%) GitHub
5 5 (2.72%) Slack
6 3 (1.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) Firewall
2 7 (3.80%) DNS
2 7 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) NAS
3 3 (1.63%) SAN
4 2 (1.09%) GoToMeeting
4 2 (1.09%) SMS
4 2 (1.09%) WebEx
5 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.24%) Big Data
3 11 (5.98%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.63%) DB2
5 3 (1.63%) MySQL
5 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.54%) Essbase
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) OLAP
7 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) QGIS
7 1 (0.54%) QlikView
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) JIRA
2 5 (2.72%) GitLab
2 5 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) VersionOne
General
1 84 (45.65%) Finance
2 31 (16.85%) Banking
3 21 (11.41%) Front Office
4 17 (9.24%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.52%) Legal
6 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.17%) German Language
8 3 (1.63%) French Language
8 3 (1.63%) Law
9 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.09%) Marketing
10 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (24.46%) .NET
1 45 (24.46%) XML
2 21 (11.41%) CSS
2 21 (11.41%) HTML
3 19 (10.33%) XSLT
4 12 (6.52%) REST
5 10 (5.43%) jQuery
6 9 (4.89%) CSS3
6 9 (4.89%) HTML5
7 6 (3.26%) J2EE
8 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.63%) Spring
8 3 (1.63%) XHTML
8 3 (1.63%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.63%) XSL
9 2 (1.09%) LDAP
10 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.54%) Java EE
10 1 (0.54%) STL
10 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (14.13%) Derivative
3 25 (13.59%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.59%) Fintech
4 21 (11.41%) Fixed Income
5 15 (8.15%) Equities
5 15 (8.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (8.15%) Hedge funds
6 14 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.17%) Exotic Derivative
8 3 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.54%) iPhone
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.96%) Linux
1 22 (11.96%) Unix
2 21 (11.41%) Windows
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.80%) Android
4 7 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.80%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.09%) Business Analysis
2 46 (25.00%) Project Management
3 35 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (15.76%) Asset Management
5 28 (15.22%) Mentoring
6 26 (14.13%) Investment Management
6 26 (14.13%) Software Delivery
7 25 (13.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (13.04%) Change Control
8 24 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 23 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (11.96%) Presales
11 21 (11.41%) PRINCE2
12 20 (10.87%) OO
13 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (8.70%) Robotic Process Automation
15 12 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.52%) CRM
15 12 (6.52%) SDLC
16 11 (5.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.54%) SQL
2 83 (45.11%) Java
3 56 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 47 (25.54%) C#
5 31 (16.85%) Python
6 19 (10.33%) Perl
7 12 (6.52%) Apex Code
8 10 (5.43%) C++
9 9 (4.89%) C
10 7 (3.80%) Ruby
10 7 (3.80%) Scala
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) Erlang
12 1 (0.54%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) Lua
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (24.46%) Degree
2 16 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CCNA
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) CISSP
6 1 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.54%) GIAC
6 1 (0.54%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SANS
6 1 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.22%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Oracle
2 22 (11.96%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.98%) Calypso
4 11 (5.98%) Charles River
4 11 (5.98%) SimCorp
5 9 (4.89%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.17%) Splunk
7 3 (1.63%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.63%) BMC
7 3 (1.63%) Cisco
7 3 (1.63%) Dell
7 3 (1.63%) EMC
7 3 (1.63%) F5
7 3 (1.63%) Moogsoft
7 3 (1.63%) NetApp
7 3 (1.63%) Tableau
7 3 (1.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) Adobe
8 2 (1.09%) SAP