The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 345 249 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.86% 4.25% 4.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 11.10% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 249 180 242
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2070 2243 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.18% 38.28% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1395 1518
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +28 179 £44,750 -14.76% 22
Bracknell +23 33 £50,000 - 3
Slough +9 31 £75,000 +102.70% 2
Newbury 0 22 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Maidenhead +6 18 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Windsor +20 6 £52,500 +94.44% 2
Wokingham +1 3 £43,750 -27.08%
Ascot - 1 - -
Crowthorne - 1 £40,000 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £20,000 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 567 (84.50%) Degree
2 210 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (30.25%) Linux
4 191 (28.46%) Java
5 180 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
6 176 (26.23%) SQL
7 161 (23.99%) Oracle
8 141 (21.01%) Windows
9 119 (17.73%) SQL Server
10 115 (17.14%) Project Management
11 112 (16.69%) JavaScript
11 112 (16.69%) Software Engineering
12 111 (16.54%) Web Services
13 110 (16.39%) Telecoms
14 109 (16.24%) .NET
15 105 (15.65%) C#
15 105 (15.65%) Scrum
16 89 (13.26%) C++
17 84 (12.52%) Microsoft
18 83 (12.37%) Python
18 83 (12.37%) Mathematics
19 82 (12.22%) HTML
20 79 (11.77%) CSS
21 78 (11.62%) MySQL
22 76 (11.33%) WebLogic
23 74 (11.03%) TCP/IP
24 73 (10.88%) Oracle Database
25 71 (10.58%) TDD
26 67 (9.99%) Finance
27 65 (9.69%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (11.33%) WebLogic
2 48 (7.15%) Tomcat
3 36 (5.37%) WebSphere
4 34 (5.07%) Apache
5 28 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 28 (4.17%) JBoss
6 21 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.09%) nginx
8 13 (1.94%) IIS
9 10 (1.49%) CMS
10 9 (1.34%) Node.js
11 8 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.04%) Drupal
12 7 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.89%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.89%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.60%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.58%) MS Office
3 11 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.60%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.45%) MS Project
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (2.24%) HFM
2 15 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.75%) SaaS
2 29 (4.32%) PaaS
2 29 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.09%) Taleo
4 13 (1.94%) Responsys
5 10 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.34%) IaaS
7 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.60%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.30%) Heroku
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.03%) TCP/IP
2 50 (7.45%) HTTP
2 50 (7.45%) Firewall
3 40 (5.96%) DNS
4 31 (4.62%) Internet
5 27 (4.02%) SSL
6 22 (3.28%) Wireless
7 20 (2.98%) SMTP
8 19 (2.83%) LDAP
9 16 (2.38%) LAN
10 15 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (2.09%) Cisco IPT
12 13 (1.94%) Network Security
12 13 (1.94%) GSM
12 13 (1.94%) WAN
13 12 (1.79%) DHCP
13 12 (1.79%) LTE
14 11 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.62%) MySQL
3 73 (10.88%) Oracle Database
4 60 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 32 (4.77%) Oracle Reports
6 32 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (3.87%) OLTP
8 25 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.13%) OLAP
9 21 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.13%) Riak
10 20 (2.98%) Big Data
10 20 (2.98%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.53%) Oracle OLAP
11 17 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (2.24%) SQL Navigator
13 15 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 52 (7.75%) Maven
2 40 (5.96%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.77%) Ant
4 24 (3.58%) Git (software)
5 22 (3.28%) Selenium
6 18 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.38%) FitNesse
7 16 (2.38%) JIRA
8 15 (2.24%) Toad
9 14 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.64%) Grunt
11 11 (1.64%) Mocha
11 11 (1.64%) Gradle
12 9 (1.34%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.34%) Subversion
13 7 (1.04%) Mockito
14 6 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 110 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 67 (9.99%) Finance
3 40 (5.96%) Marketing
4 30 (4.47%) Electronics
5 17 (2.53%) Retail
6 16 (2.38%) Billing
7 15 (2.24%) German Language
8 13 (1.94%) Legal
9 12 (1.79%) French Language
9 12 (1.79%) Italian Language
9 12 (1.79%) Spanish Language
10 9 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.19%) Advertising
12 4 (0.60%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.45%) Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.45%) Cantonese Language
14 2 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 201 (29.96%) Developer
2 74 (11.03%) Administrator
3 72 (10.73%) Analyst
4 70 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 66 (9.84%) Graduate
6 58 (8.64%) Software Engineer
7 50 (7.45%) Senior Developer
8 48 (7.15%) DBA
9 36 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
10 33 (4.92%) Architect
11 31 (4.62%) .NET Developer
12 30 (4.47%) Consultant
13 29 (4.32%) Business Analyst
13 29 (4.32%) Graduate Developer
14 28 (4.17%) Support Engineer
15 26 (3.87%) Junior
15 26 (3.87%) Software Developer
16 25 (3.73%) C# Developer
17 24 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
18 21 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (16.54%) Web Services
2 109 (16.24%) .NET
3 82 (12.22%) HTML
4 79 (11.77%) CSS
5 52 (7.75%) XML
6 48 (7.15%) J2EE
7 47 (7.00%) Middleware
8 42 (6.26%) Spring
9 37 (5.51%) ASP.NET
9 37 (5.51%) RESTful
10 31 (4.62%) jQuery
11 29 (4.32%) .NET Framework
12 26 (3.87%) LAMP
13 25 (3.73%) WPF
14 23 (3.43%) JSON
15 22 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
15 22 (3.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 20 (2.98%) Hibernate
17 19 (2.83%) WCF
18 18 (2.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 180 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (12.37%) Mathematics
3 55 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (7.45%) Management Information System
5 43 (6.41%) Data Centre
6 37 (5.51%) Statistics
7 30 (4.47%) Clustering
8 29 (4.32%) Physics
9 24 (3.58%) Replication
10 22 (3.28%) Public Cloud
11 14 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.09%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.09%) User Experience
12 13 (1.94%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.64%) PMI
14 10 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.34%) N-Tier
16 7 (1.04%) IVR
16 7 (1.04%) iPad
17 6 (0.89%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 203 (30.25%) Linux
2 141 (21.01%) Windows
3 50 (7.45%) UNIX
4 27 (4.02%) Solaris
5 25 (3.73%) Android
6 21 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.24%) CentOS
10 10 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.60%) Debian
12 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.30%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (17.14%) Project Management
3 112 (16.69%) Software Engineering
4 105 (15.65%) Scrum
5 71 (10.58%) TDD
6 56 (8.35%) Performance Tuning
7 49 (7.30%) Mentoring
8 48 (7.15%) SDLC
8 48 (7.15%) SOA
9 47 (7.00%) ITIL
9 47 (7.00%) Unit Testing
10 44 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (6.26%) Open Source
12 40 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (5.81%) Time Management
13 39 (5.81%) PRINCE2
14 38 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 37 (5.51%) Service Management
15 37 (5.51%) Logistics
16 35 (5.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 191 (28.46%) Java
2 176 (26.23%) SQL
3 112 (16.69%) JavaScript
4 105 (15.65%) C#
5 89 (13.26%) C++
6 83 (12.37%) Python
7 53 (7.90%) Perl
8 47 (7.00%) C
9 44 (6.56%) PHP
10 34 (5.07%) T-SQL
11 30 (4.47%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.98%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.98%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.98%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.38%) VBScript
15 7 (1.04%) Ruby
16 6 (0.89%) R
16 6 (0.89%) VB
16 6 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 567 (84.50%) Degree
2 28 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 26 (3.87%) CISSP
4 25 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.53%) CCNP
6 17 (2.53%) CCNA
6 17 (2.53%) PMP
7 16 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.24%) CISA
9 14 (2.09%) ISEB
9 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.94%) ISTQB
11 12 (1.79%) CEH
12 11 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (1.49%) MCSE
13 10 (1.49%) GSEC
14 9 (1.34%) CCIE
15 7 (1.04%) MCP
15 7 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.69%) QA
2 19 (2.83%) SLA
3 14 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.83%) Xen
4 14 (2.09%) qmail
4 14 (2.09%) Squid
4 14 (2.09%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.19%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.04%) KVM
8 2 (0.30%) HDFS
8 2 (0.30%) Firmware
8 2 (0.30%) NFS
8 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) Snort
9 1 (0.15%) Docker
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (5.22%) Puppet
2 32 (4.77%) Graphite
3 22 (3.28%) Nagios
4 19 (2.83%) ZABBIX
4 19 (2.83%) Cacti
4 19 (2.83%) Ganglia
4 19 (2.83%) collectd
4 19 (2.83%) logstash
5 14 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (1.19%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
8 6 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.89%) SCCM
8 6 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.89%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.89%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 161 (23.99%) Oracle
2 84 (12.52%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.00%) Cisco
4 38 (5.66%) Sun
5 36 (5.37%) VMware
6 31 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 20 (2.98%) HP
8 16 (2.38%) Juniper
8 16 (2.38%) F5
9 15 (2.24%) Splunk
9 15 (2.24%) IBM
9 15 (2.24%) Hyperion
9 15 (2.24%) Informatica
10 14 (2.09%) Vertica
10 14 (2.09%) AppDynamics
11 13 (1.94%) Eloqua
12 10 (1.49%) Huawei
12 10 (1.49%) LANDesk
13 9 (1.34%) hybris
13 9 (1.34%) Nokia
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum £65K + Bonus + Bens + Shares etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Full Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 -60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £50K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago