The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Consultant
Rank 216 209 225
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 9 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.34% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.36% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Software 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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software 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 Software Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Reading -9 7 £57,500 +79.68%
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Software Consultant
South East

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Consultant in their job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) XML
5 10 (41.67%) UNIX
6 9 (37.50%) J2EE
6 9 (37.50%) CSS
6 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 8 (33.33%) HL7
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) .NET
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) MUMPS
7 8 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) IIS
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) Project Management
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
12 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) XML
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) J2EE
2 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) WSDL
4 1 (4.17%) GWT
4 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 8 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software License Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) MUMPS
4 8 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Google