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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 248 281 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.13% 4.79% 5.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.12% 13.50% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 155 232 243
Average salary £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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
2047 2082 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.12% 35.50% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1512 1619
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 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 21 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 +6 94 £51,250 +36.66% 10
Newbury +17 28 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Slough -6 27 £27,000 -43.15% 2
Maidenhead -1 21 £37,500 +8.69% 1
Bracknell -35 19 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Windsor -19 7 £26,500 -26.89%
Wokingham -3 2 £60,000 +93.54%
Hungerford - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 477 (89.66%) Degree
2 205 (38.53%) SQL
3 179 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (32.14%) HTML
5 149 (28.01%) Java
6 148 (27.82%) CSS
7 147 (27.63%) JavaScript
8 145 (27.26%) Linux
9 139 (26.13%) C#
10 138 (25.94%) .NET
11 132 (24.81%) Windows
12 124 (23.31%) Finance
13 113 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
14 106 (19.92%) Telecoms
15 100 (18.80%) SQL Server
16 98 (18.42%) Software Engineering
17 94 (17.67%) Oracle
17 94 (17.67%) Microsoft
18 85 (15.98%) XML
19 81 (15.23%) UNIX
20 80 (15.04%) MS Excel
21 75 (14.10%) C++
22 72 (13.53%) Mathematics
23 71 (13.35%) HTTP
23 71 (13.35%) jQuery
24 67 (12.59%) J2EE
25 63 (11.84%) Tomcat
25 63 (11.84%) Scrum
26 57 (10.71%) ASP.NET
27 56 (10.53%) TCP/IP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 63 (11.84%) Tomcat
2 46 (8.65%) Apache
3 42 (7.89%) IIS
4 41 (7.71%) WebLogic
5 26 (4.89%) Apache Solr
6 19 (3.57%) JBoss
7 13 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.88%) CMS
8 10 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.32%) Drupal
11 6 (1.13%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.75%) Node.js
13 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.38%) Mule
13 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 80 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.57%) MS Office
3 11 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Oracle ERP
1 10 (1.88%) HFM
2 9 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI-GL
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.01%) SaaS
2 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.75%) GitHub
4 4 (0.75%) Office 365
5 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.35%) HTTP
2 56 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 50 (9.40%) Internet
4 27 (5.08%) Firewall
5 23 (4.32%) SAN
5 23 (4.32%) NAS
6 18 (3.38%) LDAP
7 15 (2.82%) SMTP
8 13 (2.44%) Wireless
8 13 (2.44%) DNS
9 12 (2.26%) 3G
10 11 (2.07%) IMAP
10 11 (2.07%) Wireshark
11 10 (1.88%) HSPA
11 10 (1.88%) OpenLDAP
11 10 (1.88%) WiMAX
11 10 (1.88%) GSM
11 10 (1.88%) UMTS
11 10 (1.88%) CDMA2000
12 9 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 54 (10.15%) MySQL
3 22 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.38%) OLAP
6 15 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 14 (2.63%) OLTP
8 12 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.26%) Data Mining
8 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (1.88%) SQL Navigator
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (7.89%) Selenium
2 37 (6.95%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.77%) Git (software)
4 33 (6.20%) Subversion
5 27 (5.08%) Mockito
6 23 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.07%) WebLOAD
7 11 (2.07%) AQtime
8 10 (1.88%) JUnit
8 10 (1.88%) Toad
9 7 (1.32%) Ant
10 6 (1.13%) Maven
11 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.75%) JIRA
11 4 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 124 (23.31%) Finance
2 106 (19.92%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.33%) Marketing
4 30 (5.64%) Banking
5 25 (4.70%) Games
6 15 (2.82%) French Language
7 12 (2.26%) Advertising
8 10 (1.88%) Legal
9 9 (1.69%) Back Office
9 9 (1.69%) Electronics
10 8 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.94%) German Language
11 5 (0.94%) Billing
11 5 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.75%) Front Office
12 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Military
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 223 (41.92%) Developer
2 72 (13.53%) Graduate
3 69 (12.97%) Java Developer
4 62 (11.65%) Software Engineer
5 57 (10.71%) Consultant
6 54 (10.15%) Junior
7 46 (8.65%) Architect
8 44 (8.27%) Graduate Developer
9 43 (8.08%) Software Developer
10 41 (7.71%) Junior Developer
11 40 (7.52%) Analyst
12 38 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (6.20%) .NET Developer
14 28 (5.26%) Java Consultant
15 27 (5.08%) Senior Developer
16 26 (4.89%) C# Developer
17 25 (4.70%) Test Engineer
17 25 (4.70%) Web Developer
18 24 (4.51%) Support Engineer
19 20 (3.76%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (32.14%) HTML
2 148 (27.82%) CSS
3 138 (25.94%) .NET
4 85 (15.98%) XML
5 71 (13.35%) jQuery
6 67 (12.59%) J2EE
7 57 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 53 (9.96%) JSP
9 46 (8.65%) Spring
10 43 (8.08%) HTML5
11 40 (7.52%) Web Services
12 32 (6.02%) CSS3
13 30 (5.64%) XSLT
14 28 (5.26%) Java EE
15 26 (4.89%) XHTML
15 26 (4.89%) JSTL
16 23 (4.32%) .NET Framework
17 22 (4.14%) Servlets
18 20 (3.76%) Hibernate
19 17 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 113 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (13.53%) Mathematics
3 51 (9.59%) Management Information System
4 37 (6.95%) iPad
5 31 (5.83%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.57%) Open Source
7 15 (2.82%) Clustering
7 15 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.26%) Physics
9 10 (1.88%) iPhone
9 10 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.88%) SCORM
9 10 (1.88%) E-Learning
10 9 (1.69%) User Experience
10 9 (1.69%) Learning Management System
10 9 (1.69%) Social Media
11 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.32%) IPTV
12 7 (1.32%) Replication
13 5 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.26%) Linux
2 132 (24.81%) Windows
3 81 (15.23%) UNIX
4 14 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.07%) Android
6 10 (1.88%) Solaris
7 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.94%) AIX
8 5 (0.94%) HPUX
8 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 63 (11.84%) Scrum
4 49 (9.21%) TDD
5 45 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 42 (7.89%) Project Management
7 37 (6.95%) OO
8 36 (6.77%) Mentoring
9 35 (6.58%) UML
10 34 (6.39%) SOA
10 34 (6.39%) ITIL
11 31 (5.83%) BDD
12 29 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 27 (5.08%) MVC
14 26 (4.89%) DSDM
14 26 (4.89%) Web Development
14 26 (4.89%) Extreme Programming
14 26 (4.89%) Time Management
15 23 (4.32%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (38.53%) SQL
2 149 (28.01%) Java
3 147 (27.63%) JavaScript
4 139 (26.13%) C#
5 75 (14.10%) C++
6 36 (6.77%) C
6 36 (6.77%) PL/SQL
7 27 (5.08%) Perl
8 25 (4.70%) PHP
9 21 (3.95%) Python
9 21 (3.95%) VB
10 15 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.50%) VBScript
14 8 (1.50%) ABAP
15 6 (1.13%) VB6
15 6 (1.13%) Ruby
15 6 (1.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 477 (89.66%) Degree
2 20 (3.76%) CISSP
3 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.26%) PMP
5 12 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.50%) ISEB
7 5 (0.94%) CISM
8 4 (0.75%) MCTS
8 4 (0.75%) PhD
8 4 (0.75%) CCA
9 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.56%) OCA
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.56%) CISA
10 2 (0.38%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.83%) QA
2 24 (4.51%) SLA
3 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) GPG13
5 2 (0.38%) COSO
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.44%) NFS
4 11 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.69%) Firmware
6 5 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.56%) KVM
9 2 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.38%) Samba
9 2 (0.38%) Nmap
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (1.88%) Nagios
3 9 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.69%) Opsview
4 8 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.13%) Puppet
7 2 (0.38%) SCCM
7 2 (0.38%) Cacti
7 2 (0.38%) Nessus
7 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 94 (17.67%) Oracle
1 94 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.02%) SAP
3 42 (7.89%) VMware
4 28 (5.26%) hybris
5 15 (2.82%) Cisco
6 10 (1.88%) Hyperion
6 10 (1.88%) Informatica
7 8 (1.50%) F5
7 8 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.50%) EMC
8 7 (1.32%) IBM
8 7 (1.32%) Teradata
8 7 (1.32%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 6 (1.13%) Ab Initio
9 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.13%) HP
9 6 (1.13%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.94%) Veritas
10 5 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
GA Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 6.6K Car Allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Avance Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire, England
CDK Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £26k + bonus + good bennefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Up to £105,000 per annum + car, bonus & full benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago