The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 221 214
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 28 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 14
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.63%  
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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4769 6018 5152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.05% 96.30% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4002 4819 4378
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Consultant in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Birmingham +24 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire +19 6 £80,000 +88.23%
Coventry +2 2 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 22 (61.11%) ERP
3 20 (55.56%) Sage
4 17 (47.22%) Presales
5 11 (30.56%) Pegasus
6 10 (27.78%) Sun
6 10 (27.78%) Business Process Mapping
6 10 (27.78%) Sage X3
6 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (25.00%) NetSuite
7 9 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (25.00%) Sage 200
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) SAP
10 4 (11.11%) Java
11 3 (8.33%) XML
11 3 (8.33%) SQL
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (5.56%) Logistics
12 2 (5.56%) General Ledger
12 2 (5.56%) Retail
12 2 (5.56%) Subversion
12 2 (5.56%) JSON
12 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 2 (5.56%) RESTful

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Sage X3
2 9 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (25.00%) NetSuite
2 9 (25.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.78%) Lawson
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.78%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Broadband
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Ant
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Appium
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Buildbot
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) RESTful
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ERP
2 17 (47.22%) Presales
3 10 (27.78%) Business Process Mapping
3 10 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Logistics
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) BDD
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) High Availability
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) TDD
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
8 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) AAT
1 2 (5.56%) CIMA
2 1 (2.78%) ACCA
2 1 (2.78%) APMP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SDET
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Sage
2 11 (30.56%) Pegasus
3 10 (27.78%) Sun
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) CODA
6 1 (2.78%) Epicor
6 1 (2.78%) Infor
6 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 11 days ago