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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 269 256 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.54% 4.56% 4.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.79% 13.49% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 187 234 213
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £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
2104 1897 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.54% 33.78% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1448 1655
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 108 £51,250 +28.12% 6
Newbury +26 32 £32,500 +23.80% 4
Maidenhead +3 29 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Bracknell -24 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Slough -8 22 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Windsor -14 7 £26,500 -50.69%
Wokingham -12 2 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 489 (90.06%) Degree
2 191 (35.17%) SQL
2 191 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (29.83%) HTML
4 154 (28.36%) C#
5 151 (27.81%) .NET
6 148 (27.26%) Linux
7 140 (25.78%) Windows
8 134 (24.68%) Java
9 133 (24.49%) JavaScript
10 132 (24.31%) CSS
11 114 (20.99%) Software Engineering
12 111 (20.44%) Finance
13 98 (18.05%) Microsoft
14 97 (17.86%) SQL Server
14 97 (17.86%) Telecoms
15 94 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
16 89 (16.39%) UNIX
17 86 (15.84%) Oracle
18 85 (15.65%) C++
19 79 (14.55%) MS Excel
20 74 (13.63%) XML
21 69 (12.71%) Mathematics
22 65 (11.97%) ASP.NET
23 61 (11.23%) Scrum
24 60 (11.05%) HTTP
24 60 (11.05%) TCP/IP
25 58 (10.68%) jQuery
26 57 (10.50%) Internet
27 55 (10.13%) J2EE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (9.39%) Tomcat
2 43 (7.92%) IIS
3 40 (7.37%) Apache
4 27 (4.97%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.68%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.29%) CMS
10 5 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.74%) Drupal
12 3 (0.55%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.37%) Mule
13 2 (0.37%) Node.js
13 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 79 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.68%) MS Office
3 11 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.37%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.55%) SAP FI-GL
3 3 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.55%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.55%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.37%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.31%) SaaS
2 15 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.92%) Office 365
5 4 (0.74%) GitHub
6 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 60 (11.05%) HTTP
1 60 (11.05%) TCP/IP
2 57 (10.50%) Internet
3 28 (5.16%) Firewall
4 23 (4.24%) SAN
5 22 (4.05%) NAS
6 17 (3.13%) LDAP
7 15 (2.76%) SMTP
8 14 (2.58%) DNS
9 11 (2.03%) IMAP
9 11 (2.03%) Wireshark
10 10 (1.84%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (1.66%) Network Security
12 7 (1.29%) 3G
12 7 (1.29%) VoIP
13 6 (1.10%) LAN
13 6 (1.10%) VPN
13 6 (1.10%) BGP
13 6 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.39%) MySQL
3 25 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.03%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.10%) Big Data
12 5 (0.92%) OLTP
12 5 (0.92%) OLAP
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.74%) Text Mining
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (7.37%) Visual Studio
1 40 (7.37%) Selenium
2 33 (6.08%) Subversion
3 29 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.87%) Mockito
6 11 (2.03%) AQtime
6 11 (2.03%) WebLOAD
6 11 (2.03%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.66%) Ant
7 9 (1.66%) JUnit
8 6 (1.10%) Maven
9 5 (0.92%) TestNG
9 5 (0.92%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.92%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.92%) JMeter
10 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.74%) JIRA
11 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 111 (20.44%) Finance
2 97 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.00%) Marketing
4 25 (4.60%) Games
5 24 (4.42%) Banking
6 18 (3.31%) French Language
7 13 (2.39%) Back Office
8 12 (2.21%) Advertising
9 11 (2.03%) Electronics
9 11 (2.03%) Legal
10 10 (1.84%) Multimedia
11 9 (1.66%) German Language
12 7 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.92%) Billing
14 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.37%) Publishing
15 2 (0.37%) Military
15 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 213 (39.23%) Developer
2 75 (13.81%) Graduate
2 75 (13.81%) Software Engineer
3 59 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 52 (9.58%) Junior
5 51 (9.39%) Software Developer
5 51 (9.39%) Consultant
6 46 (8.47%) Graduate Developer
7 45 (8.29%) Architect
8 40 (7.37%) Junior Developer
9 38 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 38 (7.00%) .NET Developer
10 36 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (6.26%) Analyst
12 28 (5.16%) Test Engineer
13 27 (4.97%) C# Developer
14 22 (4.05%) Support Engineer
14 22 (4.05%) Java Consultant
15 21 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
16 20 (3.68%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (29.83%) HTML
2 151 (27.81%) .NET
3 132 (24.31%) CSS
4 74 (13.63%) XML
5 65 (11.97%) ASP.NET
6 58 (10.68%) jQuery
7 55 (10.13%) J2EE
8 43 (7.92%) JSP
9 41 (7.55%) Spring
10 40 (7.37%) HTML5
11 36 (6.63%) Web Services
12 33 (6.08%) .NET Framework
13 29 (5.34%) CSS3
14 27 (4.97%) XSLT
15 25 (4.60%) JSTL
16 22 (4.05%) Java EE
16 22 (4.05%) Hibernate
17 20 (3.68%) XHTML
17 20 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (3.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (12.71%) Mathematics
3 48 (8.84%) Management Information System
4 33 (6.08%) iPad
5 26 (4.79%) Client/Server
6 20 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.50%) Open Source
8 18 (3.31%) Clustering
9 13 (2.39%) Firmware
9 13 (2.39%) IPTV
10 12 (2.21%) Physics
10 12 (2.21%) iPhone
11 10 (1.84%) E-Learning
11 10 (1.84%) SCORM
12 9 (1.66%) Learning Management System
13 7 (1.29%) Derivative
13 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.10%) Social Media
14 6 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (27.26%) Linux
2 140 (25.78%) Windows
3 89 (16.39%) UNIX
4 15 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.21%) Android
6 11 (2.03%) Solaris
7 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.29%) AIX
8 7 (1.29%) HPUX
9 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (20.99%) Software Engineering
3 61 (11.23%) Scrum
4 40 (7.37%) TDD
5 38 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (6.63%) OO
6 36 (6.63%) Unit Testing
7 35 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 31 (5.71%) MVC
9 30 (5.52%) SOA
9 30 (5.52%) BDD
10 29 (5.34%) Project Management
11 28 (5.16%) ITIL
12 26 (4.79%) Time Management
13 25 (4.60%) Web Development
13 25 (4.60%) UML
14 23 (4.24%) E-Commerce
14 23 (4.24%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.05%) OOP
16 20 (3.68%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 191 (35.17%) SQL
2 154 (28.36%) C#
3 134 (24.68%) Java
4 133 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 85 (15.65%) C++
6 36 (6.63%) C
7 31 (5.71%) Perl
8 24 (4.42%) Python
9 23 (4.24%) PHP
10 20 (3.68%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.50%) VB
12 16 (2.95%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.21%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.47%) VBScript
16 6 (1.10%) VB6
17 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.55%) Google Apps Script
18 3 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 489 (90.06%) Degree
2 18 (3.31%) CISSP
3 17 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.39%) PMP
5 13 (2.39%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.03%) ISEB
6 11 (2.03%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.84%) OCA
7 10 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.92%) CCNP
9 5 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.74%) CISM
10 4 (0.74%) MCTS
10 4 (0.74%) PhD
11 3 (0.55%) CCNA
11 3 (0.55%) CCA
11 3 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.13%) QA
2 21 (3.87%) SLA
3 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) GPG13
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) COSO
System Software
1 35 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.39%) NFS
4 11 (2.03%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.55%) KVM
9 2 (0.37%) vSphere
9 2 (0.37%) Nmap
9 2 (0.37%) Samba
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.21%) Data Guard
2 11 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (2.03%) Opsview
3 10 (1.84%) Nagios
4 9 (1.66%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.47%) Puppet
6 7 (1.29%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.55%) Cacti
8 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.37%) Nessus
8 2 (0.37%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 98 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 86 (15.84%) Oracle
3 43 (7.92%) VMware
4 35 (6.45%) SAP
5 22 (4.05%) hybris
6 19 (3.50%) JBoss
7 16 (2.95%) Cisco
8 11 (2.03%) Teradata
9 9 (1.66%) IBM
10 8 (1.47%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 7 (1.29%) F5
11 7 (1.29%) HP
11 7 (1.29%) Veritas
12 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.92%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.92%) Remedy
13 5 (0.92%) EMC
13 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Health
Posted: 24 days ago