Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 263 310
Rank change year-on-year +22 +47 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 25 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 29
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% -32.14%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £80,000 £69,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6061 8339 10478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.66% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4853 6539 8326
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Software Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant 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 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Berkshire

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in Berkshire

Software Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +41 24 £42,500 -15.00%
Wokingham - 1 £45,000 -
Software Consultant
South East

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Finance
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) ERP
4 12 (48.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (48.00%) Sage
4 12 (48.00%) FinancialForce
4 12 (48.00%) Xero
4 12 (48.00%) Cassiopae
4 12 (48.00%) White Clarke
4 12 (48.00%) NETSOL
5 11 (44.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Linedata
8 6 (24.00%) ACCA
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) GAAP
8 6 (24.00%) CIMA
8 6 (24.00%) SAP
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Presales
9 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (20.00%) Test Automation

Software Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) FinancialForce
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Boomi
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ERP
2 6 (24.00%) Presales
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) B2B
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (12.00%) Product Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) B2B Sales
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ACCA
1 6 (24.00%) CIMA
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) GAAP
2 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Cassiopae
2 12 (48.00%) NETSOL
2 12 (48.00%) Sage
2 12 (48.00%) White Clarke
2 12 (48.00%) Xero
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Linedata
4 6 (24.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Dell