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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 198 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 11 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Maidenhead +5 4 £40,000 -6.43%
Software Consultant
South East

Software Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
4 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) SaaS
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Broadband
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.33%) Adobe
7 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (8.33%) French Language
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Back Office

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Broadband
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) French Language
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
1 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Validation
3 2 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) VMware