The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Software Consultant
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 67 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 4 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.58% 1.16% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.20% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Median salary £26,250 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 674 585 742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 97.97% 97.18% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 590 549 614
Median salary £40,000 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.36% +22.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in Oxford

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Oxford

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Oxford region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestComplete
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA