Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 173 202
Rank change year-on-year +40 +29 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Consultant 24 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.01% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 14
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -2.44% -14.58%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £80,000 £75,375
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -22.73% +18.92% -33.93%

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 2288 3350 4455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2508 3542
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for Software Consultant in Reading

Software Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Consultant in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle
4 12 (50.00%) ERP
4 12 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (50.00%) Sage
4 12 (50.00%) FinancialForce
4 12 (50.00%) Xero
4 12 (50.00%) Cassiopae
4 12 (50.00%) White Clarke
4 12 (50.00%) NETSOL
5 11 (45.83%) Unix
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
8 6 (25.00%) SAP
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) Linedata
8 6 (25.00%) ACCA
8 6 (25.00%) GAAP
8 6 (25.00%) CIMA
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (20.83%) Presales
9 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) QA
9 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing

Software 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 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) FinancialForce
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Boomi
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) REST
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Presales
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) B2B
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (12.50%) Product Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ACCA
1 6 (25.00%) CIMA
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) GAAP
2 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Cassiopae
2 12 (50.00%) NETSOL
2 12 (50.00%) Sage
2 12 (50.00%) White Clarke
2 12 (50.00%) Xero
3 6 (25.00%) Linedata
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell