The median annual salary for a Technical Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Technical Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 109 103
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 26 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.00% 1.51% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.57% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 28
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1259 1721 2215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.41% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1362 1659
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Technical Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Consultant in Reading

Technical Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Technical Consultant in Reading

Technical Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Consultant in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (70.21%) Presales
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) XML
3 23 (48.94%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) PKI
5 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (12.77%) Internet
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle
7 5 (10.64%) Windows
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Degree
7 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle Utilities
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Office 365
8 4 (8.51%) Billing
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) Firewall
8 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) VMware
9 3 (6.38%) Finance
9 3 (6.38%) SAML
9 3 (6.38%) Linux
9 3 (6.38%) Smartcard
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.38%) Use Case
9 3 (6.38%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical 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 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) H.323
4 1 (2.13%) ISDN
4 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.13%) SS7
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.51%) Billing
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) HTML
1 23 (48.94%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) SAML
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) J2SE
4 1 (2.13%) JDBC
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Servlets
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) PKI
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Presales
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) Scrum
3 4 (8.51%) SDLC
4 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.38%) Fraud Detection
4 3 (6.38%) Prototyping
4 3 (6.38%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (6.38%) Use Case
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ACCA
3 1 (2.13%) CIMA
3 1 (2.13%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Avaya
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) NetApp
4 1 (2.13%) Veeam