The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 191 196
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 19 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 26
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,125 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £68,125 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3133 4380 4832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.88% 96.58% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 17782 18282
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 18 £42,500 +13.33%
Hungerford 0 1 £30,000 -
Software Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (40.00%) Finance
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Front Office
3 9 (30.00%) Fintech
4 8 (26.67%) QA
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) HP
4 8 (26.67%) Unix
4 8 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) C++
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (13.33%) Presales
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Logistics
7 4 (13.33%) ERP
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (10.00%) SAP
8 3 (10.00%) MySQL
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (10.00%) General Ledger
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (6.67%) Fredhopper
1 2 (6.67%) Lawson
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Endeca
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Fintech
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Logistics
4 4 (13.33%) Presales
4 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) B2B
6 2 (6.67%) B2C
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Market Research
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) AAT
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ACCA
2 2 (6.67%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) CODA
4 2 (6.67%) Epicor
4 2 (6.67%) Infor
4 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.67%) Pegasus
4 2 (6.67%) Sage
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Snow