Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 263 237
Rank change year-on-year -20 -26 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 9 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 37
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +23.29%
10th Percentile £32,400 £25,000 £28,400
90th Percentile £45,500 £63,750 £81,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -27.78% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Software Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in Manchester

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stockport - 3 £35,000 -
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
Software Consultant
North West

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) iPad
3 5 (55.56%) Presales
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Operations Research
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) WebEx
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) C#

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WebEx
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Research
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft