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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 347 289 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.95% 5.20% 4.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.67% 13.87% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 217 218 225
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1964 2083 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.35% 37.50% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1352 1624
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 £28,900 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +27 197 £44,875 +6.84% 20
Bracknell +11 34 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Slough -6 24 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Newbury +2 19 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Maidenhead +1 18 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Wokingham - 5 £40,000 -
Crowthorne - 3 £40,000 -
Windsor +3 1 £60,000 +137.62%
Ascot - 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 - - 2
Thatcham - 1 £20,000 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 575 (86.08%) Degree
2 236 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (27.54%) Java
3 184 (27.54%) SQL
4 177 (26.50%) Linux
5 173 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
6 144 (21.56%) Oracle
7 125 (18.71%) Windows
8 121 (18.11%) SQL Server
9 119 (17.81%) Project Management
10 112 (16.77%) .NET
10 112 (16.77%) Telecoms
10 112 (16.77%) Software Engineering
11 106 (15.87%) JavaScript
12 99 (14.82%) Microsoft
13 93 (13.92%) C#
13 93 (13.92%) Scrum
14 90 (13.47%) Web Services
15 82 (12.28%) HTML
16 78 (11.68%) Python
16 78 (11.68%) Mathematics
17 77 (11.53%) CSS
18 76 (11.38%) TCP/IP
19 72 (10.78%) C++
20 71 (10.63%) MS Excel
20 71 (10.63%) Oracle Database
21 68 (10.18%) Finance
22 67 (10.03%) MySQL
22 67 (10.03%) WebLogic
23 65 (9.73%) QA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (10.03%) WebLogic
2 36 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.34%) WebSphere
3 29 (4.34%) Apache
4 28 (4.19%) OpenStack
5 20 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.99%) JBoss
6 17 (2.54%) IIS
7 12 (1.80%) CMS
8 10 (1.50%) nginx
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.20%) Drupal
11 7 (1.05%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.05%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.05%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.90%) Node.js
12 6 (0.90%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.49%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.05%) MS Project
4 7 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.60%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.14%) Oracle ERP
1 21 (3.14%) HFM
2 14 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.34%) SaaS
2 27 (4.04%) PaaS
2 27 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.95%) Taleo
5 12 (1.80%) Responsys
6 7 (1.05%) IaaS
7 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.75%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 76 (11.38%) TCP/IP
2 53 (7.93%) Firewall
3 48 (7.19%) HTTP
4 38 (5.69%) DNS
5 37 (5.54%) Internet
6 23 (3.44%) Wireless
7 18 (2.69%) SSL
8 16 (2.40%) SMTP
9 15 (2.25%) LDAP
9 15 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (1.95%) Broadband
11 13 (1.95%) HTTPS
12 11 (1.65%) DHCP
12 11 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (1.65%) Cisco IPT
13 10 (1.50%) SSH
13 10 (1.50%) UMTS
13 10 (1.50%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.63%) Oracle Database
3 67 (10.03%) MySQL
4 52 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
7 32 (4.79%) OLTP
8 29 (4.34%) OLAP
9 25 (3.74%) Big Data
9 25 (3.74%) NoSQL
10 24 (3.59%) Oracle OLAP
11 23 (3.44%) Hadoop
12 21 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
12 21 (3.14%) SQL Navigator
12 21 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 21 (3.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 21 (3.14%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (2.54%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (6.14%) Maven
2 33 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.89%) Ant
4 25 (3.74%) Git (software)
5 23 (3.44%) JIRA
6 22 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.14%) Selenium
7 21 (3.14%) Visual Studio
7 21 (3.14%) Toad
8 13 (1.95%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.50%) Subversion
10 9 (1.35%) FitNesse
10 9 (1.35%) Grunt
10 9 (1.35%) Mocha
10 9 (1.35%) Gradle
11 7 (1.05%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.05%) Mockito
12 6 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.90%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.75%) gulp
General
1 112 (16.77%) Telecoms
2 68 (10.18%) Finance
3 55 (8.23%) Marketing
4 18 (2.69%) German Language
5 17 (2.54%) Retail
6 16 (2.40%) Electronics
7 15 (2.25%) Billing
7 15 (2.25%) French Language
8 12 (1.80%) Italian Language
8 12 (1.80%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.35%) Advertising
10 9 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.05%) Legal
12 6 (0.90%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.90%) Cantonese Language
13 5 (0.75%) Publishing
13 5 (0.75%) Games
14 4 (0.60%) Banking
15 3 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 194 (29.04%) Developer
2 82 (12.28%) Analyst
3 64 (9.58%) Administrator
4 63 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 62 (9.28%) Graduate
6 54 (8.08%) Software Engineer
7 47 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 42 (6.29%) DBA
9 36 (5.39%) Business Analyst
10 33 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (4.79%) Consultant
11 32 (4.79%) Architect
12 31 (4.64%) Junior
12 31 (4.64%) Support Engineer
13 30 (4.49%) .NET Developer
14 25 (3.74%) Software Developer
14 25 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (3.44%) Junior Developer
16 22 (3.29%) Technical Support
17 21 (3.14%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (16.77%) .NET
2 90 (13.47%) Web Services
3 82 (12.28%) HTML
4 77 (11.53%) CSS
5 56 (8.38%) J2EE
6 42 (6.29%) Spring
7 40 (5.99%) XML
8 37 (5.54%) ASP.NET
8 37 (5.54%) Middleware
9 31 (4.64%) .NET Framework
10 30 (4.49%) jQuery
10 30 (4.49%) RESTful
11 25 (3.74%) Hibernate
11 25 (3.74%) LAMP
12 20 (2.99%) Servlets
12 20 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
12 20 (2.99%) WPF
12 20 (2.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 18 (2.69%) REST
13 18 (2.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (11.68%) Mathematics
3 58 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (8.08%) Management Information System
5 50 (7.49%) Data Centre
6 38 (5.69%) Statistics
7 29 (4.34%) Physics
8 26 (3.89%) Clustering
9 20 (2.99%) Replication
9 20 (2.99%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.69%) User Experience
11 15 (2.25%) Visualisation
12 14 (2.10%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.95%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.50%) PMI
14 10 (1.50%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.20%) iPad
15 8 (1.20%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.90%) Oracle Exalogic
16 6 (0.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 177 (26.50%) Linux
2 125 (18.71%) Windows
3 43 (6.44%) UNIX
4 24 (3.59%) Solaris
5 18 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.69%) Android
5 18 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.40%) Mac OS X
7 14 (2.10%) CentOS
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.30%) Debian
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (17.81%) Project Management
3 112 (16.77%) Software Engineering
4 93 (13.92%) Scrum
5 55 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
6 53 (7.93%) Mentoring
7 52 (7.78%) TDD
7 52 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (7.63%) ITIL
8 51 (7.63%) Open Source
9 49 (7.34%) Time Management
10 46 (6.89%) PRINCE2
11 44 (6.59%) SOA
12 43 (6.44%) ETL
12 43 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (6.14%) Unit Testing
14 39 (5.84%) Service Management
14 39 (5.84%) SDLC
15 38 (5.69%) Service Delivery
16 37 (5.54%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 184 (27.54%) Java
1 184 (27.54%) SQL
2 106 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 93 (13.92%) C#
4 78 (11.68%) Python
5 72 (10.78%) C++
6 53 (7.93%) Perl
6 53 (7.93%) C
7 41 (6.14%) PHP
8 33 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 26 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.59%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.69%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.10%) VBScript
14 11 (1.65%) Ruby
15 8 (1.20%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.90%) VB
16 6 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 575 (86.08%) Degree
2 34 (5.09%) PMI Certification
3 29 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.59%) PMP
6 23 (3.44%) ISEB
7 22 (3.29%) CCNA
7 22 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 21 (3.14%) CCNP
8 21 (3.14%) ISTQB
9 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.10%) CISSP
10 14 (2.10%) CCIE
11 11 (1.65%) MCP
11 11 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (1.50%) JNCIE
13 9 (1.35%) MCSE
13 9 (1.35%) MCDBA
14 8 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.73%) QA
2 26 (3.89%) SLA
3 14 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (3.74%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.99%) Xen
4 12 (1.80%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.50%) Squid
6 10 (1.50%) qmail
7 7 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.05%) KVM
8 5 (0.75%) NFS
9 3 (0.45%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.30%) HDFS
11 1 (0.15%) Snort
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
11 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (4.64%) Puppet
2 27 (4.04%) Graphite
3 18 (2.69%) Nagios
4 15 (2.25%) ZABBIX
4 15 (2.25%) Cacti
4 15 (2.25%) Ganglia
4 15 (2.25%) collectd
4 15 (2.25%) logstash
5 13 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.90%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.90%) SCCM
8 5 (0.75%) Salt
9 3 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 144 (21.56%) Oracle
2 99 (14.82%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.69%) Sun
4 37 (5.54%) Cisco
5 33 (4.94%) VMware
6 30 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 24 (3.59%) Informatica
8 23 (3.44%) AppDynamics
9 21 (3.14%) Hyperion
10 16 (2.40%) HP
11 15 (2.25%) F5
12 13 (1.95%) Juniper
12 13 (1.95%) IBM
13 12 (1.80%) SAP
13 12 (1.80%) LANDesk
13 12 (1.80%) Eloqua
13 12 (1.80%) Vertica
14 11 (1.65%) Huawei
14 11 (1.65%) Splunk
14 11 (1.65%) BT
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Really great package, full details upon request
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (OTE £80,000-90,000) + Benef
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Neilson Financial Services Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £125,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hungerford
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago