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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 275 338 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.72% 5.71% 5.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.72% 15.01% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 165 242 257
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1868 2252 1971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.09% 38.03% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1550 1594
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -4 129 £42,500 - 6
Slough -7 33 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bracknell -34 20 £40,000 -25.58% 7
Maidenhead +7 19 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Newbury +7 15 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Windsor -7 11 £26,500 -11.66%
Hungerford -3 4 £25,000 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 487 (89.52%) Degree
2 213 (39.15%) SQL
3 195 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (28.68%) HTML
5 151 (27.76%) JavaScript
6 149 (27.39%) Java
7 145 (26.65%) CSS
8 142 (26.10%) Finance
9 140 (25.74%) Telecoms
10 137 (25.18%) Analytical Skills
11 136 (25.00%) .NET
12 129 (23.71%) Linux
13 128 (23.53%) C#
14 105 (19.30%) SQL Server
15 100 (18.38%) Windows
16 93 (17.10%) XML
17 89 (16.36%) Software Engineering
18 88 (16.18%) Microsoft
18 88 (16.18%) jQuery
19 85 (15.63%) Oracle
20 81 (14.89%) Scrum
21 73 (13.42%) TDD
22 72 (13.24%) UNIX
22 72 (13.24%) MS Excel
22 72 (13.24%) HTTP
23 67 (12.32%) C++
24 66 (12.13%) J2EE
24 66 (12.13%) Mathematics
25 63 (11.58%) JSP
26 59 (10.85%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 56 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 43 (7.90%) Apache
3 37 (6.80%) Apache Solr
4 31 (5.70%) IIS
5 27 (4.96%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.76%) CMS
7 14 (2.57%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (2.21%) Umbraco
10 11 (2.02%) Joomla!
11 10 (1.84%) Node.js
12 9 (1.65%) Drupal
13 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.55%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
16 2 (0.37%) Mule
16 2 (0.37%) WordPress
16 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 72 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS Project
3 4 (0.74%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (2.02%) HFM
2 7 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) SAP FI-GL
3 4 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.74%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.49%) SaaS
2 4 (0.74%) GitHub
3 2 (0.37%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.24%) HTTP
2 56 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.51%) Firewall
4 23 (4.23%) Internet
5 19 (3.49%) SAN
5 19 (3.49%) NAS
6 18 (3.31%) Wireless
6 18 (3.31%) 3G
7 16 (2.94%) CDMA2000
7 16 (2.94%) GSM
7 16 (2.94%) UMTS
7 16 (2.94%) HSPA
7 16 (2.94%) WiMAX
8 15 (2.76%) DNS
9 13 (2.39%) SMTP
10 11 (2.02%) LDAP
10 11 (2.02%) Network Security
11 10 (1.84%) MPLS
12 9 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.85%) MySQL
3 21 (3.86%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.49%) OLAP
6 16 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.76%) OLTP
7 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.76%) Oracle OLAP
8 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.02%) SQL Navigator
10 11 (2.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 11 (2.02%) Big Data
10 11 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.19%) Selenium
3 38 (6.99%) Mockito
4 29 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 29 (5.33%) Subversion
5 20 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (2.02%) Toad
8 10 (1.84%) JUnit
9 6 (1.10%) AQtime
9 6 (1.10%) WebLOAD
10 5 (0.92%) Ant
10 5 (0.92%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.74%) Maven
11 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.55%) JIRA
13 2 (0.37%) Xcode
13 2 (0.37%) PeopleTools
General
1 142 (26.10%) Finance
2 140 (25.74%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.80%) Marketing
4 29 (5.33%) Banking
5 27 (4.96%) Billing
6 14 (2.57%) Games
7 10 (1.84%) Legal
7 10 (1.84%) French Language
8 9 (1.65%) Electronics
9 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.47%) Front Office
9 8 (1.47%) Advertising
10 6 (1.10%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.92%) Back Office
12 4 (0.74%) Automotive
12 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 228 (41.91%) Developer
2 71 (13.05%) Java Developer
3 69 (12.68%) Graduate
4 66 (12.13%) Consultant
5 54 (9.93%) Analyst
6 53 (9.74%) Software Engineer
7 52 (9.56%) Junior
8 46 (8.46%) Architect
9 39 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
9 39 (7.17%) Java Consultant
10 35 (6.43%) Graduate Developer
10 35 (6.43%) Business Analyst
11 34 (6.25%) Junior Developer
12 33 (6.07%) Software Developer
13 30 (5.51%) Web Developer
14 26 (4.78%) Solutions Consultant
15 24 (4.41%) C# Developer
16 22 (4.04%) .NET Developer
16 22 (4.04%) Administrator
16 22 (4.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (28.68%) HTML
2 145 (26.65%) CSS
3 136 (25.00%) .NET
4 93 (17.10%) XML
5 88 (16.18%) jQuery
6 66 (12.13%) J2EE
7 63 (11.58%) JSP
8 55 (10.11%) Web Services
9 53 (9.74%) Spring
10 50 (9.19%) ASP.NET
11 41 (7.54%) HTML5
12 39 (7.17%) Java EE
13 38 (6.99%) XSLT
14 37 (6.80%) XHTML
15 35 (6.43%) CSS3
16 22 (4.04%) JSTL
17 20 (3.68%) Hibernate
18 17 (3.13%) Servlets
19 15 (2.76%) Struts
19 15 (2.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 137 (25.18%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (12.13%) Mathematics
3 45 (8.27%) iPad
4 42 (7.72%) Client/Server
5 37 (6.80%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.31%) Open Source
7 16 (2.94%) User Experience
8 14 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.21%) Clustering
9 12 (2.21%) Physics
10 11 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.29%) iPhone
13 6 (1.10%) Replication
13 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.92%) Social Media
15 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
16 3 (0.55%) DTV
16 3 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 129 (23.71%) Linux
2 100 (18.38%) Windows
3 72 (13.24%) UNIX
4 9 (1.65%) Solaris
4 9 (1.65%) Mac OS X
4 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.47%) Android
5 8 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.55%) AIX
8 3 (0.55%) HPUX
9 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.36%) Software Engineering
3 81 (14.89%) Scrum
4 73 (13.42%) TDD
5 53 (9.74%) Project Management
6 52 (9.56%) SOA
7 50 (9.19%) Mentoring
8 49 (9.01%) Unit Testing
9 47 (8.64%) OO
10 42 (7.72%) E-Commerce
11 39 (7.17%) UML
12 38 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.99%) BDD
13 37 (6.80%) DSDM
13 37 (6.80%) CRM
13 37 (6.80%) Extreme Programming
14 30 (5.51%) Migration
15 28 (5.15%) Business Analysis
15 28 (5.15%) ITIL
16 24 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 213 (39.15%) SQL
2 151 (27.76%) JavaScript
3 149 (27.39%) Java
4 128 (23.53%) C#
5 67 (12.32%) C++
6 43 (7.90%) C
7 41 (7.54%) PL/SQL
8 23 (4.23%) VB
8 23 (4.23%) Perl
8 23 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.31%) Python
10 15 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.39%) PHP
12 11 (2.02%) Ruby
13 9 (1.65%) VBScript
14 8 (1.47%) ABAP
14 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.29%) VC++
16 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 487 (89.52%) Degree
2 27 (4.96%) CISSP
3 20 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.84%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.47%) PhD
7 7 (1.29%) MCSE
7 7 (1.29%) ISEB
7 7 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.10%) MCITP
9 5 (0.92%) CISM
10 4 (0.74%) CCA
10 4 (0.74%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.74%) CISA
10 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.37%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.37%) CCNA
11 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.37%) GIAC
11 2 (0.37%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.80%) QA
2 20 (3.68%) SLA
3 9 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.10%) GPG13
6 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.37%) COSO
8 2 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.47%) Firmware
5 5 (0.92%) NFS
5 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.74%) KVM
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.55%) vSphere
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.37%) Nmap
8 2 (0.37%) Samba
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.47%) Nagios
1 8 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.10%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.92%) Netcool
3 5 (0.92%) SCCM
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.74%) Opsview
5 3 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.37%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 88 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 85 (15.63%) Oracle
3 58 (10.66%) SAP
4 39 (7.17%) hybris
5 31 (5.70%) VMware
6 20 (3.68%) Huawei
7 17 (3.13%) Cisco
8 13 (2.39%) HP
8 13 (2.39%) Sitecore
9 12 (2.21%) Informatica
10 11 (2.02%) Hyperion
10 11 (2.02%) EMC
11 10 (1.84%) Remedy
12 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.29%) IBM
12 7 (1.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
13 6 (1.10%) F5
13 6 (1.10%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.10%) Juniper
13 6 (1.10%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus, gym and more!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £22- 26k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus, Excellent Corporate Benefits, F
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension / Training / 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package +
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago