The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 540 559
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 76 98 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 103
Median salary £44,000 £57,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.47% +30.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £76,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 6 £71,250 -8.65% 2
Romford +6 1 £41,500 -40.71%
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 54 (38.85%) Finance
2 48 (34.53%) Project Management
3 31 (22.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (20.86%) Change Control
4 29 (20.86%) PRINCE2
5 28 (20.14%) Mentoring
6 26 (18.71%) Degree
7 22 (15.83%) SQL
8 20 (14.39%) QA
9 19 (13.67%) Java
10 18 (12.95%) .NET
11 17 (12.23%) Banking
12 16 (11.51%) SDLC
13 15 (10.79%) Fintech
13 15 (10.79%) SaaS
14 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
15 13 (9.35%) Presales
15 13 (9.35%) Business Analysis
15 13 (9.35%) HTML
16 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
16 12 (8.63%) CSS
16 12 (8.63%) Legal
17 11 (7.91%) Windows
17 11 (7.91%) ERP
18 10 (7.19%) Hedge funds
18 10 (7.19%) Linux
19 9 (6.47%) Asset Management
19 9 (6.47%) Software Engineering
19 9 (6.47%) C#
19 9 (6.47%) Big Data

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 3 (2.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.47%) NetSuite
2 5 (3.60%) Workfront
3 3 (2.16%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (1.44%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (1.44%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.44%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.72%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.72%) Eagle STAR
5 1 (0.72%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.72%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.72%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.72%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) SaaS
2 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) FinancialForce.com
2 5 (3.60%) Mavenlink
3 4 (2.88%) Force.com
3 4 (2.88%) Intacct
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) Big Data
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.44%) QlikView
4 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (38.85%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Banking
3 12 (8.63%) Legal
4 6 (4.32%) Marketing
5 5 (3.60%) Back Office
5 5 (3.60%) Law
6 4 (2.88%) Front Office
6 4 (2.88%) Retail
7 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.72%) French Language
9 1 (0.72%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.95%) .NET
2 13 (9.35%) HTML
3 12 (8.63%) CSS
4 6 (4.32%) STL
5 5 (3.60%) CSS3
5 5 (3.60%) HTML5
5 5 (3.60%) jQuery
5 5 (3.60%) Node.js
6 4 (2.88%) Ajax
6 4 (2.88%) JSON
6 4 (2.88%) REST
6 4 (2.88%) XML
7 3 (2.16%) XSLT
8 2 (1.44%) RESTful
9 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.72%) Kafka
9 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.72%) React
9 1 (0.72%) SignalR
9 1 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Fintech
2 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.19%) Hedge funds
4 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.16%) Derivative
7 2 (1.44%) DTCC
7 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.91%) Windows
2 10 (7.19%) Linux
3 5 (3.60%) Unix
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.53%) Project Management
2 31 (22.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (20.86%) Change Control
3 29 (20.86%) PRINCE2
4 28 (20.14%) Mentoring
5 16 (11.51%) SDLC
6 13 (9.35%) Business Analysis
6 13 (9.35%) Presales
7 11 (7.91%) ERP
8 9 (6.47%) Asset Management
8 9 (6.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.76%) Analytics
9 8 (5.76%) Investment Management
9 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
9 8 (5.76%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (5.04%) Workflow
11 6 (4.32%) Data Management
11 6 (4.32%) DevOps
11 6 (4.32%) Performance Management
11 6 (4.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.83%) SQL
2 19 (13.67%) Java
3 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.47%) C#
5 8 (5.76%) C++
5 8 (5.76%) Ruby
6 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.16%) C
8 3 (2.16%) Groovy
8 3 (2.16%) XPath
9 2 (1.44%) Python
9 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.44%) ACCA
3 2 (1.44%) CIMA
4 1 (0.72%) AAT
4 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.39%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) PMO
3 2 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.44%) EMIR
3 2 (1.44%) FATCA
3 2 (1.44%) HL7
3 2 (1.44%) MiFID
3 2 (1.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (5.76%) Workday
2 7 (5.04%) Oracle
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.60%) Maconomy
4 5 (3.60%) SAP
5 4 (2.88%) Epicor
5 4 (2.88%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.88%) Sage
6 3 (2.16%) Infor
6 3 (2.16%) SimCorp
7 2 (1.44%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.44%) Calypso
7 2 (1.44%) Charles River
7 2 (1.44%) Eze Castle Integration
7 2 (1.44%) iManage
7 2 (1.44%) Murex
7 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.44%) Trayport
8 1 (0.72%) Linedata
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