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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 314 293 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.60% 5.05% 5.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.83% 14.19% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 205 241 270
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
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
1866 2065 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.28% 35.56% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1471 1494
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 150 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Bracknell +20 59 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Maidenhead +4 28 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Slough -2 18 £38,000 -36.66% 6
Newbury -6 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wokingham +14 4 £37,500 -4.45% 2
Windsor -9 4 £36,250 -58.57%
Hungerford -19 1 £32,500 -33.33%
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 525 (89.59%) Degree
2 224 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (30.89%) SQL
4 141 (24.06%) Linux
4 141 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (23.04%) Telecoms
6 134 (22.87%) Java
7 117 (19.97%) Windows
8 116 (19.80%) .NET
9 112 (19.11%) SQL Server
10 109 (18.60%) JavaScript
11 101 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 100 (17.06%) HTML
13 95 (16.21%) Microsoft
14 94 (16.04%) CSS
15 92 (15.70%) C#
16 89 (15.19%) Finance
17 86 (14.68%) Project Management
18 75 (12.80%) Oracle
19 71 (12.12%) C++
20 66 (11.26%) MS Excel
21 65 (11.09%) Scrum
22 62 (10.58%) C
22 62 (10.58%) Marketing
23 59 (10.07%) TCP/IP
24 57 (9.73%) jQuery
25 56 (9.56%) UNIX
25 56 (9.56%) QA
26 51 (8.70%) Mathematics
27 50 (8.53%) J2EE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 26 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 25 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.92%) Apache
4 22 (3.75%) IIS
5 18 (3.07%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.56%) CMS
7 13 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.05%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.71%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.54%) Joomla!
10 9 (1.54%) Drupal
11 7 (1.19%) Node.js
12 5 (0.85%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.51%) Confluence
15 2 (0.34%) DNN
Applications
1 66 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.07%) MS Office
3 11 (1.88%) MS Project
4 10 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.07%) Oracle ERP
1 18 (3.07%) HFM
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.29%) SaaS
2 11 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.68%) PaaS
5 3 (0.51%) IaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) Taleo
7 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.07%) TCP/IP
2 46 (7.85%) Firewall
3 44 (7.51%) HTTP
4 26 (4.44%) Internet
5 25 (4.27%) Wireless
6 17 (2.90%) 3G
7 16 (2.73%) HTTPS
7 16 (2.73%) Network Security
8 15 (2.56%) HSPA
8 15 (2.56%) WiMAX
8 15 (2.56%) CDMA2000
8 15 (2.56%) Broadband
8 15 (2.56%) GSM
8 15 (2.56%) UMTS
9 14 (2.39%) LDAP
10 13 (2.22%) FTP
11 12 (2.05%) MPLS
12 11 (1.88%) Kerberos
13 10 (1.71%) SAN
13 10 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.46%) MySQL
3 27 (4.61%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.92%) OLAP
4 23 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
5 22 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.58%) Big Data
7 20 (3.41%) OLTP
8 18 (3.07%) SQL Navigator
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle ODI
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 17 (2.90%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (6.83%) Selenium
2 30 (5.12%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 19 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.07%) Mockito
5 18 (3.07%) Toad
6 17 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (1.71%) Maven
7 10 (1.71%) JIRA
8 9 (1.54%) Subversion
9 6 (1.02%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.85%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.68%) Ant
11 4 (0.68%) JUnit
11 4 (0.68%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 135 (23.04%) Telecoms
2 89 (15.19%) Finance
3 62 (10.58%) Marketing
4 33 (5.63%) Billing
5 17 (2.90%) Advertising
6 13 (2.22%) Banking
7 12 (2.05%) French Language
8 11 (1.88%) Front Office
9 10 (1.71%) German Language
10 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.19%) Games
11 7 (1.19%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (1.02%) Cantonese Language
13 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.68%) Electronics
14 4 (0.68%) Automotive
14 4 (0.68%) Publishing
14 4 (0.68%) Local Government
15 3 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (31.06%) Developer
2 97 (16.55%) Analyst
3 70 (11.95%) Software Engineer
4 67 (11.43%) Graduate
5 56 (9.56%) Business Analyst
6 55 (9.39%) Junior
7 51 (8.70%) Consultant
8 49 (8.36%) Java Developer
9 36 (6.14%) Architect
10 31 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (4.78%) Junior Developer
12 27 (4.61%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.27%) Technical Support
14 23 (3.92%) Technical Support Engineer
14 23 (3.92%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
15 22 (3.75%) QA Engineer
15 22 (3.75%) Tester
15 22 (3.75%) .NET Developer
16 21 (3.58%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (19.80%) .NET
2 100 (17.06%) HTML
3 94 (16.04%) CSS
4 57 (9.73%) jQuery
5 50 (8.53%) J2EE
6 44 (7.51%) Web Services
6 44 (7.51%) XML
7 41 (7.00%) Spring
8 39 (6.66%) ASP.NET
9 27 (4.61%) HTML5
10 23 (3.92%) JSP
11 21 (3.58%) .NET Framework
11 21 (3.58%) Hibernate
12 19 (3.24%) XHTML
12 19 (3.24%) XSLT
13 18 (3.07%) Java EE
14 17 (2.90%) Servlets
15 16 (2.73%) EJB
15 16 (2.73%) Struts
15 16 (2.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 50 (8.53%) Management Information System
4 38 (6.48%) Open Source
5 30 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 21 (3.58%) User Experience
8 19 (3.24%) iPad
9 16 (2.73%) Physics
9 16 (2.73%) Statistics
10 12 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.54%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.02%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.02%) Machine to Machine
14 6 (1.02%) Blog
15 5 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 141 (24.06%) Linux
2 117 (19.97%) Windows
3 56 (9.56%) UNIX
4 20 (3.41%) Mac OS X
5 13 (2.22%) Android
6 12 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.68%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 86 (14.68%) Project Management
4 65 (11.09%) Scrum
5 48 (8.19%) SOA
6 45 (7.68%) TDD
7 44 (7.51%) Business Analysis
8 43 (7.34%) eTOM
9 40 (6.83%) OO
10 38 (6.48%) Mentoring
11 37 (6.31%) CRM
12 36 (6.14%) E-Commerce
12 36 (6.14%) ITIL
13 34 (5.80%) Software Testing
14 31 (5.29%) Workflow
15 30 (5.12%) ERP
15 30 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (4.95%) Product Management
16 29 (4.95%) Waterfall
17 28 (4.78%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 181 (30.89%) SQL
2 134 (22.87%) Java
3 109 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 92 (15.70%) C#
5 71 (12.12%) C++
6 62 (10.58%) C
7 36 (6.14%) Python
8 27 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.75%) Perl
10 22 (3.75%) Ruby
11 15 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.88%) PHP
12 11 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.54%) VB
14 7 (1.19%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.68%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 525 (89.59%) Degree
2 28 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (3.58%) ISEB
5 20 (3.41%) ISTQB
6 18 (3.07%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.56%) CCNP
7 15 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.39%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.39%) CCNA
9 13 (2.22%) CISSP
10 11 (1.88%) MCITP
11 10 (1.71%) PMP
11 10 (1.71%) JNCIE
11 10 (1.71%) MCSE
11 10 (1.71%) CCIE
12 9 (1.54%) MCDBA
13 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.19%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.56%) QA
2 28 (4.78%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.85%) GPG13
4 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) FISMA
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) COSO
System Software
1 22 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.88%) NFS
4 6 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.85%) Firmware
6 3 (0.51%) vSphere
6 3 (0.51%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) XenServer
7 1 (0.17%) Snort
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.37%) SCCM
2 7 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.85%) Netcool
3 5 (0.85%) Nagios
3 5 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) Opsview
6 1 (0.17%) vMotion
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 95 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 75 (12.80%) Oracle
3 32 (5.46%) SAP
4 24 (4.10%) Huawei
5 22 (3.75%) VMware
5 22 (3.75%) Cisco
5 22 (3.75%) Informatica
6 20 (3.41%) AppDynamics
7 18 (3.07%) hybris
7 18 (3.07%) Hyperion
8 10 (1.71%) EMC
8 10 (1.71%) HP
8 10 (1.71%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.54%) Juniper
9 9 (1.54%) NetApp
10 8 (1.37%) Cognos
11 7 (1.19%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.02%) Remedy
12 6 (1.02%) Sun
12 6 (1.02%) F5
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 -55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £55-£75K + bens, training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60K plus Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £47,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago