The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 401 414
Rank change year-on-year +74 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 66 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 42
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Hampshire +36 23 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Surrey +53 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire +38 12 £35,250 -35.90% 1
Oxfordshire -5 7 £29,000 -10.76%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £33,750 -30.41%
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (29.51%) SQL
2 34 (27.87%) Degree
3 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.23%) ERP
4 32 (26.23%) Java
5 29 (23.77%) MS Excel
6 28 (22.95%) Finance
6 28 (22.95%) Presales
7 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
8 26 (21.31%) C#
9 25 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (19.67%) Sage
11 20 (16.39%) HTML
11 20 (16.39%) CSS
11 20 (16.39%) Test Scripting
12 19 (15.57%) Windows
13 17 (13.93%) Project Management
13 17 (13.93%) Web Development
14 14 (11.48%) Oracle
14 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (10.66%) Pegasus
15 13 (10.66%) Dynamics NAV
15 13 (10.66%) Customer Requirements
16 12 (9.84%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 12 (9.84%) Coaching
16 12 (9.84%) Software Asset Management
16 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
16 12 (9.84%) Sun
16 12 (9.84%) MS Access
16 12 (9.84%) Asset Management

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 7 (5.74%) GlassFish
1 7 (5.74%) JBoss
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
1 7 (5.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 29 (23.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (8.20%) NetSuite
2 10 (8.20%) Sage 200
2 10 (8.20%) Sage X3
3 3 (2.46%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.46%) Lawson
4 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.82%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) MS Access
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Endeca
6 1 (0.82%) GIS
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.82%) QGIS
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) TestComplete
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (22.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Avionics
3 4 (3.28%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) CSS
1 20 (16.39%) HTML
2 11 (9.02%) .NET
3 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (7.38%) XML
5 7 (5.74%) Java EE
5 7 (5.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.82%) J2EE
6 1 (0.82%) JSON
6 1 (0.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.38%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.10%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) EPoS
8 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Android
2 9 (7.38%) Apple iOS
2 9 (7.38%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) ERP
2 28 (22.95%) Presales
3 20 (16.39%) Test Scripting
4 17 (13.93%) Project Management
4 17 (13.93%) Web Development
5 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.66%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (9.84%) Asset Management
7 12 (9.84%) Coaching
7 12 (9.84%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 12 (9.84%) Software Asset Management
8 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.20%) Business Process Mapping
9 10 (8.20%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.20%) Migration
9 10 (8.20%) Time Management
10 8 (6.56%) Logistics
11 7 (5.74%) Data Management
11 7 (5.74%) ETL
11 7 (5.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.51%) SQL
2 32 (26.23%) Java
3 26 (21.31%) C#
4 9 (7.38%) C++
4 9 (7.38%) Objective-C
5 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.46%) C
6 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (27.87%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) AAT
3 4 (3.28%) MCP
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.64%) ACCA
5 2 (1.64%) CIMA
6 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.92%) DO-178B
2 6 (4.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.67%) Sage
3 14 (11.48%) Oracle
4 13 (10.66%) Pegasus
5 12 (9.84%) Sun
6 9 (7.38%) Apple
7 8 (6.56%) SAP
8 6 (4.92%) Green Hills
9 4 (3.28%) Snow
10 3 (2.46%) Adobe
10 3 (2.46%) IBM
10 3 (2.46%) Infor
11 2 (1.64%) CODA
11 2 (1.64%) Epicor
11 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.82%) Baan
12 1 (0.82%) ESRI
12 1 (0.82%) Luciad
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