Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

IT Consultant
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 164 202
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 7 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.89% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.93% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 17
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £56,500 £42,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,700 £71,250 £49,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2243 3346 4438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.09% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 2508 3532
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Reading

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in Reading

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 Reading region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
1 4 (57.14%) Release Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Boomi
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Release Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell