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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 56 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 256 273 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.28% 4.84% 5.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.14% 14.06% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 171 235 225
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2108 1942 2005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.22% 34.41% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1449 1622
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +17 102 £52,500 +50.00% 7
Newbury +28 34 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Maidenhead +2 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Slough -14 26 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Bracknell -31 21 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Windsor -19 6 £27,000 -49.76%
Wokingham -9 2 £60,000 +93.54% 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 482 (90.26%) Degree
2 196 (36.70%) SQL
3 188 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (31.27%) HTML
5 146 (27.34%) C#
5 146 (27.34%) .NET
6 145 (27.15%) Linux
7 143 (26.78%) CSS
8 141 (26.40%) Java
8 141 (26.40%) JavaScript
9 139 (26.03%) Windows
10 117 (21.91%) Finance
11 110 (20.60%) Software Engineering
12 102 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
13 100 (18.73%) Telecoms
14 94 (17.60%) SQL Server
15 92 (17.23%) Microsoft
16 87 (16.29%) Oracle
17 83 (15.54%) UNIX
18 82 (15.36%) C++
19 79 (14.79%) XML
20 78 (14.61%) MS Excel
21 69 (12.92%) Mathematics
22 66 (12.36%) HTTP
22 66 (12.36%) jQuery
23 65 (12.17%) J2EE
24 64 (11.99%) Scrum
25 62 (11.61%) ASP.NET
26 58 (10.86%) Tomcat
26 58 (10.86%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 58 (10.86%) Tomcat
2 43 (8.05%) IIS
3 42 (7.87%) Apache
4 35 (6.55%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.12%) Apache Solr
6 12 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.50%) CMS
8 8 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.94%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.94%) Drupal
11 4 (0.75%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.75%) Node.js
12 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.37%) Mule
12 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 78 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.75%) MS Office
3 11 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.75%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.37%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.94%) HFM
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI-GL
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.75%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.18%) SaaS
2 12 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.75%) Office 365
4 4 (0.75%) GitHub
5 3 (0.56%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.36%) HTTP
2 58 (10.86%) TCP/IP
3 52 (9.74%) Internet
4 27 (5.06%) Firewall
5 22 (4.12%) SAN
5 22 (4.12%) NAS
6 17 (3.18%) LDAP
7 15 (2.81%) SMTP
8 13 (2.43%) DNS
9 11 (2.06%) IMAP
9 11 (2.06%) Wireshark
10 10 (1.87%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (1.69%) Network Security
11 9 (1.69%) 3G
12 8 (1.50%) Wireless
13 7 (1.31%) VoIP
14 6 (1.12%) LAN
14 6 (1.12%) VPN
14 6 (1.12%) BGP
14 6 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.36%) MySQL
3 23 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.25%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.87%) OLAP
8 10 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.69%) OLTP
10 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.94%) Big Data
13 5 (0.94%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 41 (7.68%) Selenium
2 39 (7.30%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.55%) Subversion
4 33 (6.18%) Git (software)
5 23 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.31%) Mockito
6 11 (2.06%) AQtime
6 11 (2.06%) WebLOAD
6 11 (2.06%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.50%) Ant
7 8 (1.50%) JUnit
8 6 (1.12%) Maven
9 5 (0.94%) Toad
9 5 (0.94%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.75%) JIRA
10 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.56%) TestNG
11 3 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 117 (21.91%) Finance
2 100 (18.73%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.74%) Marketing
4 27 (5.06%) Banking
5 25 (4.68%) Games
6 18 (3.37%) French Language
7 12 (2.25%) Advertising
8 11 (2.06%) Back Office
9 10 (1.87%) Legal
10 9 (1.69%) Electronics
11 8 (1.50%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.50%) German Language
12 7 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.94%) Billing
14 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.37%) Front Office
15 2 (0.37%) Publishing
15 2 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 218 (40.82%) Developer
2 74 (13.86%) Graduate
3 71 (13.30%) Software Engineer
4 63 (11.80%) Java Developer
5 52 (9.74%) Consultant
6 51 (9.55%) Junior
7 48 (8.99%) Software Developer
8 45 (8.43%) Architect
9 44 (8.24%) Graduate Developer
10 39 (7.30%) Junior Developer
11 37 (6.93%) Senior Developer
11 37 (6.93%) .NET Developer
12 36 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (6.74%) Analyst
13 28 (5.24%) Test Engineer
14 26 (4.87%) C# Developer
15 24 (4.49%) Support Engineer
15 24 (4.49%) Java Consultant
16 23 (4.31%) Web Developer
17 19 (3.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (31.27%) HTML
2 146 (27.34%) .NET
3 143 (26.78%) CSS
4 79 (14.79%) XML
5 66 (12.36%) jQuery
6 65 (12.17%) J2EE
7 62 (11.61%) ASP.NET
8 49 (9.18%) JSP
9 45 (8.43%) Spring
10 43 (8.05%) HTML5
11 37 (6.93%) Web Services
12 32 (5.99%) CSS3
13 30 (5.62%) .NET Framework
14 27 (5.06%) XSLT
15 25 (4.68%) JSTL
16 24 (4.49%) Java EE
16 24 (4.49%) Servlets
16 24 (4.49%) Hibernate
17 22 (4.12%) XHTML
18 19 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 102 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (12.92%) Mathematics
3 48 (8.99%) Management Information System
4 34 (6.37%) iPad
5 28 (5.24%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.56%) Open Source
6 19 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.00%) Clustering
8 12 (2.25%) Physics
9 11 (2.06%) iPhone
10 10 (1.87%) E-Learning
10 10 (1.87%) SCORM
10 10 (1.87%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.69%) Learning Management System
11 9 (1.69%) IPTV
12 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.31%) Derivative
14 6 (1.12%) Social Media
14 6 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.15%) Linux
2 139 (26.03%) Windows
3 83 (15.54%) UNIX
4 15 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.25%) Android
6 11 (2.06%) Solaris
7 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.31%) AIX
8 7 (1.31%) HPUX
9 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (20.60%) Software Engineering
3 64 (11.99%) Scrum
4 46 (8.61%) TDD
5 40 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (7.30%) Unit Testing
7 35 (6.55%) OO
7 35 (6.55%) Project Management
7 35 (6.55%) Mentoring
8 32 (5.99%) SOA
9 31 (5.81%) ITIL
9 31 (5.81%) UML
10 30 (5.62%) MVC
11 29 (5.43%) BDD
12 26 (4.87%) Web Development
13 25 (4.68%) E-Commerce
14 24 (4.49%) Time Management
15 22 (4.12%) DSDM
15 22 (4.12%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.12%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 196 (36.70%) SQL
2 146 (27.34%) C#
3 141 (26.40%) Java
3 141 (26.40%) JavaScript
4 82 (15.36%) C++
5 36 (6.74%) C
6 31 (5.81%) Perl
7 29 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 23 (4.31%) PHP
9 22 (4.12%) Python
10 20 (3.75%) VB
11 16 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.50%) VBScript
15 6 (1.12%) VB6
16 5 (0.94%) ABAP
17 4 (0.75%) VC++
17 4 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 482 (90.26%) Degree
2 19 (3.56%) CISSP
3 16 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.43%) PMP
5 13 (2.43%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.69%) ISEB
8 6 (1.12%) OCA
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.75%) CCA
9 4 (0.75%) PhD
9 4 (0.75%) CISM
9 4 (0.75%) MCTS
10 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.37%) MCSE
11 2 (0.37%) GIAC
11 2 (0.37%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.74%) QA
2 23 (4.31%) SLA
3 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) GPG13
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) COSO
System Software
1 34 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.43%) NFS
4 11 (2.06%) Firmware
4 11 (2.06%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.56%) KVM
8 2 (0.37%) vSphere
8 2 (0.37%) Nmap
8 2 (0.37%) Samba
9 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 11 (2.06%) Opsview
2 10 (1.87%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.87%) Nagios
3 9 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.31%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.31%) Puppet
5 3 (0.56%) Cacti
6 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.37%) Nessus
6 2 (0.37%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 92 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.29%) Oracle
3 42 (7.87%) VMware
4 38 (7.12%) SAP
5 24 (4.49%) hybris
6 19 (3.56%) JBoss
7 12 (2.25%) Cisco
8 9 (1.69%) Teradata
9 8 (1.50%) IBM
9 8 (1.50%) Ab Initio
10 7 (1.31%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 7 (1.31%) F5
10 7 (1.31%) Veritas
11 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.12%) HP
11 6 (1.12%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.94%) Google
12 5 (0.94%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.94%) Informatica
Hungerford
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hungerford
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000-£27,000 per annum basic + Up to 15% Bonus, Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bens & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £26k + bonus + good bennefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Up to £105,000 per annum + car, bonus & full benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 19 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 27 days ago