The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Consultant
Rank 219 212 194
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Consultant 9 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.057% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.061% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 24
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Principal Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Principal Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Principal Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Principal Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 4 £50,000 - 1
Reading -1 1 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Principal Consultant
South East

Principal Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Principal Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Consultant in their job title.

1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Retail
4 8 (30.77%) SAP CO
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (30.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (30.77%) SAP
4 8 (30.77%) CISA
4 8 (30.77%) CISSP
4 8 (30.77%) SAP FI
4 8 (30.77%) SAP PS
5 7 (26.92%) CISM
5 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (26.92%) Information Security
5 7 (26.92%) PCI QSA
6 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Games
7 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
7 5 (19.23%) Marketing
7 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
7 5 (19.23%) CRISC
7 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
7 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
8 4 (15.38%) QA
8 4 (15.38%) Selenium

Principal Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Principal Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) SAP CO
1 8 (30.77%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (30.77%) SAP FI
1 8 (30.77%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) WAAS
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) LTE
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (3.85%) GSM
2 1 (3.85%) UMTS
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
4 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (19.23%) Games
5 5 (19.23%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) Information Security
5 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
5 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
5 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Management
6 4 (15.38%) People Management
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISA
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 7 (26.92%) CISM
2 7 (26.92%) PCI QSA
3 5 (19.23%) CRISC
4 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (15.38%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) MBA
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) i2
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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