The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Consultant
Rank 134 130 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.089% 0.092% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.099% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
2097 2014 1882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.83% 92.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1546 1584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Software Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Software Consultant
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java