The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 384 380
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 34 55 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 82
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £80,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51716 74983 82617
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in the South East

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in the South East

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in the South East

Software Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +31 19 £42,500 -5.55%
Hampshire +20 8 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Surrey +20 4 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (39.80%) SQL
2 31 (31.63%) Finance
3 30 (30.61%) Java
3 30 (30.61%) C#
4 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.51%) Degree
6 23 (23.47%) ERP
7 20 (20.41%) Sage
7 20 (20.41%) Test Scripting
8 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (19.39%) Windows
9 18 (18.37%) CSS
9 18 (18.37%) HTML
9 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
9 18 (18.37%) Web Development
10 17 (17.35%) Presales
11 16 (16.33%) C++
11 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (16.33%) Project Management
12 14 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (13.27%) QA
13 13 (13.27%) MS Access
14 12 (12.24%) Pegasus
14 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
15 11 (11.22%) .NET
15 11 (11.22%) Dynamics NAV
16 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
16 10 (10.20%) Oracle
16 10 (10.20%) Sun
16 10 (10.20%) Test Automation

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.04%) CMS
1 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (8.16%) NetSuite
2 8 (8.16%) Sage 200
2 8 (8.16%) Sage X3
3 4 (4.08%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (2.04%) Fredhopper
4 2 (2.04%) Lawson
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.02%) Line 100
5 1 (1.02%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) MS Access
3 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 2 (2.04%) Endeca
7 1 (1.02%) GIS
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) QGIS
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (31.63%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Front Office
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Automotive
4 2 (2.04%) Avionics
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) CSS
1 18 (18.37%) HTML
2 11 (11.22%) .NET
3 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.04%) J2EE
5 2 (2.04%) Spring
5 2 (2.04%) XML
6 1 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.18%) Fintech
4 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Unix
3 4 (4.08%) Android
3 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ERP
2 20 (20.41%) Test Scripting
3 18 (18.37%) Web Development
4 17 (17.35%) Presales
5 16 (16.33%) Project Management
6 14 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.18%) Coaching
8 9 (9.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.16%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (7.14%) Time Management
11 6 (6.12%) CRM
11 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.10%) Data Migration
12 5 (5.10%) Functional Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Migration
12 5 (5.10%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.80%) SQL
2 30 (30.61%) C#
2 30 (30.61%) Java
3 16 (16.33%) C++
4 7 (7.14%) PHP
5 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) AAT
5 2 (2.04%) ACCA
5 2 (2.04%) CIMA
5 2 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) Sage
3 12 (12.24%) Pegasus
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle
4 10 (10.20%) Sun
5 8 (8.16%) HP
6 4 (4.08%) Apple
7 3 (3.06%) Epicor
7 3 (3.06%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) CODA
8 2 (2.04%) Green Hills
8 2 (2.04%) Infor
8 2 (2.04%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.02%) ESRI
9 1 (1.02%) Luciad
9 1 (1.02%) Snow
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