The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 185 167 181
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 20 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 8
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +55.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £34,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £54,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in Manchester

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Consultant in Manchester.

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Manchester

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in Manchester

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (67.74%) ERP
2 20 (64.52%) Sage
3 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (35.48%) Presales
6 9 (29.03%) NetSuite
6 9 (29.03%) Sage 200
6 9 (29.03%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (29.03%) Sun
6 9 (29.03%) Pegasus
7 8 (25.81%) Sage X3
7 8 (25.81%) Business Process Mapping
7 8 (25.81%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) Node.js
10 4 (12.90%) Spring Integration
10 4 (12.90%) REST
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) Open Source
10 4 (12.90%) HTML5
10 4 (12.90%) JSON
10 4 (12.90%) Spring
10 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.90%) SQL

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (29.03%) NetSuite
1 9 (29.03%) Sage 200
2 8 (25.81%) Sage X3
3 3 (9.68%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) WebEx
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
2 4 (12.90%) HTML5
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) REST
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ERP
2 11 (35.48%) Presales
3 8 (25.81%) Business Process Mapping
3 8 (25.81%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) PLM
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Sage
2 9 (29.03%) Pegasus
2 9 (29.03%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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