Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 490 479
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 70 97 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 58 85 158
South East median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,350 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £62,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 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
Thames Valley +12 37 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Berkshire +28 25 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Hampshire +21 23 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +24 8 £60,000 +84.62% 1
Oxfordshire +1 7 £76,000 +105.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £37,500 -16.67%
Kent - 2 £19,500 -
Software Consultant
England

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

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 South East region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.29%) C#
4 28 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (30.00%) MS Access
6 21 (30.00%) HTML
6 21 (30.00%) CSS
6 21 (30.00%) Web Development
7 19 (27.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 18 (25.71%) Unit Testing
8 18 (25.71%) Finance
9 17 (24.29%) Oracle
10 15 (21.43%) Unix
11 13 (18.57%) ERP
11 13 (18.57%) Project Management
12 12 (17.14%) Sage
12 12 (17.14%) Windows
12 12 (17.14%) Degree
13 11 (15.71%) Unit4 Business World
13 11 (15.71%) FinancialForce
13 11 (15.71%) Xero
13 11 (15.71%) Cassiopae
13 11 (15.71%) White Clarke
13 11 (15.71%) NETSOL
14 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.29%) Java
14 10 (14.29%) C++
14 10 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.43%) Line 100
3 1 (1.43%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) FinancialForce
2 5 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Boomi
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) MS Access
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
1 5 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Front Office
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) CSS
1 21 (30.00%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) Visualforce
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.43%) REST
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.29%) Fintech
5 3 (4.29%) iPad
6 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Life Science
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Unix
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 21 (30.00%) Web Development
3 19 (27.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 18 (25.71%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.57%) ERP
5 13 (18.57%) Project Management
6 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.86%) Presales
8 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 5 (7.14%) SDLC
10 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.14%) UML
10 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.71%) B2B
11 4 (5.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 31 (44.29%) C#
3 10 (14.29%) C++
3 10 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) C
5 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.14%) Python
7 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ACCA
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.57%) CIMA
4 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 6 (8.57%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) Sage
4 11 (15.71%) Cassiopae
4 11 (15.71%) NETSOL
4 11 (15.71%) White Clarke
4 11 (15.71%) Xero
5 6 (8.57%) SAP
6 5 (7.14%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) Linedata
7 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.29%) Adobe
8 3 (4.29%) Snow
8 3 (4.29%) VMware
9 2 (2.86%) IBM
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) Epicor
10 1 (1.43%) Pegasus