Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 313 299
Rank change year-on-year +45 -14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 47 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 32
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.20% -6.82% +69.23%
10th Percentile £33,825 £32,375 £29,550
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +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 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 9725 11820 10809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.70% 96.11% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8201 9386 9009
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,084
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 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
Birmingham +18 17 £45,000 -16.28%
Warwickshire +21 16 £80,000 +91.62% 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £35,000 -
Coventry +4 3 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Software Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 25 (53.19%) Presales
2 19 (40.43%) ERP
3 18 (38.30%) Finance
4 16 (34.04%) Sage
5 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (19.15%) Project Management
6 9 (19.15%) Pegasus
6 9 (19.15%) SQL
7 8 (17.02%) Java
7 8 (17.02%) Sun
7 8 (17.02%) Automotive
7 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
7 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.02%) NetSuite
7 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.89%) Sage 200
8 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (14.89%) Business Process Mapping
8 7 (14.89%) Sage X3
8 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) JSON
8 7 (14.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (14.89%) Subversion
8 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
8 7 (14.89%) J2EE
8 7 (14.89%) SOAP
8 7 (14.89%) Web Services
8 7 (14.89%) XML
8 7 (14.89%) Ant

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 7 (14.89%) Apache
1 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) NetSuite
2 7 (14.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (14.89%) Sage 200
2 7 (14.89%) Sage X3
3 2 (4.26%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (2.13%) Lawson
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.13%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Broadband
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Ant
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.89%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Appium
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.13%) Buildbot
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Automotive
2 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) J2EE
1 7 (14.89%) JSON
1 7 (14.89%) RESTful
1 7 (14.89%) SOAP
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
1 7 (14.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Presales
2 19 (40.43%) ERP
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) Business Process Mapping
5 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Logistics
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Data Management
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) Time Management
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.13%) CRM
9 1 (2.13%) DSDM
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) R
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) AAT
1 2 (4.26%) APMP
1 2 (4.26%) CIMA
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) ACCA
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Sage
2 9 (19.15%) Pegasus
3 8 (17.02%) Sun
4 6 (12.77%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Epicor
6 2 (4.26%) Infor
6 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) CODA
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