The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 123 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 17 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.085% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.092% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Average salary £28,750 £72,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.34% +71.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £72,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £72,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.53% -3.52%
IT Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2145 2185 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.74% 92.39% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1596 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) BT
2 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 6 (25.00%) Time Management
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Physics
5 5 (20.83%) F5
5 5 (20.83%) Websense
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) SaaS
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Business Development
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) PKI

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 6 (25.00%) Test Management
1 6 (25.00%) Time Management
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Business Development
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) BT
2 5 (20.83%) F5
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
2 5 (20.83%) Websense
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) SAP