The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 195 106 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.67% 4.44% 3.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.44% 11.56% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 67
Average salary £46,250 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
832 917 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.99% 38.38% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 559 589 668
Average salary £49,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Reading region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 306 (88.18%) Degree
2 129 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (33.72%) Linux
4 93 (26.80%) Java
5 78 (22.48%) Oracle
6 72 (20.75%) SQL
7 68 (19.60%) Telecoms
8 66 (19.02%) Windows
9 65 (18.73%) Software Engineering
10 59 (17.00%) Microsoft
11 54 (15.56%) C#
12 53 (15.27%) JavaScript
12 53 (15.27%) .NET
12 53 (15.27%) Web Services
13 52 (14.99%) Python
13 52 (14.99%) Scrum
14 51 (14.70%) TCP/IP
15 50 (14.41%) MS Excel
15 50 (14.41%) SQL Server
16 49 (14.12%) Perl
16 49 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (13.83%) HTML
18 44 (12.68%) CSS
19 42 (12.10%) MySQL
19 42 (12.10%) SaaS
20 41 (11.82%) Open Source
20 41 (11.82%) Performance Tuning
21 39 (11.24%) QA
21 39 (11.24%) Firewall
22 36 (10.37%) Oracle Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (10.09%) WebLogic
2 24 (6.92%) WebSphere
2 24 (6.92%) OpenStack
3 19 (5.48%) Apache
4 16 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.61%) JBoss
5 12 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.59%) nginx
7 7 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.73%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (1.73%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.73%) Node.js
8 6 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.44%) IIS
10 4 (1.15%) CMS
11 3 (0.86%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 50 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.49%) MS Office
3 6 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.44%) MS Project
5 4 (1.15%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.46%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.10%) SaaS
2 26 (7.49%) PaaS
3 21 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (3.46%) Taleo
6 11 (3.17%) Responsys
7 7 (2.02%) IaaS
8 3 (0.86%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.70%) TCP/IP
2 39 (11.24%) Firewall
3 28 (8.07%) DNS
4 15 (4.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (4.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (4.03%) Internet
6 13 (3.75%) HTTP
6 13 (3.75%) Broadband
7 12 (3.46%) SSL
8 11 (3.17%) SMTP
8 11 (3.17%) VPN
8 11 (3.17%) Wireless
9 10 (2.88%) Cisco IPT
9 10 (2.88%) LDAP
10 9 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (2.31%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (2.31%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (2.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.10%) MySQL
3 36 (10.37%) Oracle Database
4 30 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.92%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (4.61%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.32%) Riak
7 15 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.59%) SQL CLR
10 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.02%) OLTP
10 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.73%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.73%) Big Data
11 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (8.07%) Jenkins
2 27 (7.78%) Maven
3 22 (6.34%) Ant
4 21 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (5.48%) Visual Studio
6 14 (4.03%) Selenium
7 13 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.46%) JIRA
9 7 (2.02%) HP UFT
9 7 (2.02%) Subversion
9 7 (2.02%) Gradle
9 7 (2.02%) Mocha
9 7 (2.02%) Grunt
10 6 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.73%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (1.44%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.44%) gulp
11 5 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 68 (19.60%) Telecoms
2 31 (8.93%) Marketing
3 15 (4.32%) Billing
4 11 (3.17%) Finance
5 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.73%) Advertising
5 6 (1.73%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (1.73%) Cantonese Language
5 6 (1.73%) German Language
6 4 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Front Office
7 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (25.94%) Developer
2 57 (16.43%) Administrator
3 38 (10.95%) DBA
4 37 (10.66%) Software Engineer
5 35 (10.09%) Analyst
6 32 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (8.93%) Graduate
8 28 (8.07%) Senior Developer
9 23 (6.63%) Support Engineer
9 23 (6.63%) Consultant
9 23 (6.63%) Java Developer
10 19 (5.48%) Architect
11 18 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.90%) Junior
13 16 (4.61%) Senior Manager
14 15 (4.32%) .NET Developer
14 15 (4.32%) Tester
14 15 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 14 (4.03%) Technical Engineer
15 14 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.27%) .NET
1 53 (15.27%) Web Services
2 48 (13.83%) HTML
3 44 (12.68%) CSS
4 24 (6.92%) jQuery
5 23 (6.63%) Middleware
6 21 (6.05%) ASP.NET
7 18 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 18 (5.19%) AngularJS
7 18 (5.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 17 (4.90%) HTML5
9 16 (4.61%) RESTful
9 16 (4.61%) LAMP
10 15 (4.32%) WPF
11 12 (3.46%) .NET Framework
12 9 (2.59%) Ajax
12 9 (2.59%) WCF
12 9 (2.59%) MCollective
13 8 (2.31%) Spring
13 8 (2.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.78%) Statistics
4 25 (7.20%) Data Centre
4 25 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.34%) Mathematics
6 21 (6.05%) Clustering
7 18 (5.19%) Public Cloud
8 16 (4.61%) Replication
9 14 (4.03%) Physics
10 13 (3.75%) User Experience
11 9 (2.59%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.73%) Oracle Exalogic
12 6 (1.73%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.73%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.73%) Machine to Machine
12 6 (1.73%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 117 (33.72%) Linux
2 66 (19.02%) Windows
3 28 (8.07%) UNIX
4 21 (6.05%) Solaris
5 17 (4.90%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (4.03%) Mac OS X
7 13 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.17%) CentOS
9 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.15%) Android
10 2 (0.58%) Debian
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.73%) Software Engineering
3 52 (14.99%) Scrum
4 41 (11.82%) Open Source
4 41 (11.82%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (9.51%) Mentoring
6 31 (8.93%) ITIL
7 28 (8.07%) Project Management
8 26 (7.49%) eTOM
9 23 (6.63%) Incident Management
10 22 (6.34%) Service Delivery
11 21 (6.05%) CRM
11 21 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.76%) Change Management
12 20 (5.76%) Service Management
12 20 (5.76%) TDD
13 19 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.19%) Unit Testing
14 18 (5.19%) Web Development
15 17 (4.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.80%) Java
2 72 (20.75%) SQL
3 54 (15.56%) C#
4 53 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 52 (14.99%) Python
6 49 (14.12%) Perl
7 32 (9.22%) C++
8 27 (7.78%) C
9 25 (7.20%) PHP
10 23 (6.63%) T-SQL
11 15 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.75%) Ruby
12 13 (3.75%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.46%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.88%) VBScript
15 6 (1.73%) VB
16 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.58%) Scala
17 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 306 (88.18%) Degree
2 24 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.48%) CCNP
3 19 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (5.19%) CCNA
5 15 (4.32%) ISEB
5 15 (4.32%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.75%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.75%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.46%) PMP
8 10 (2.88%) JNCIE
8 10 (2.88%) CCIE
9 6 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.44%) CCSP
10 5 (1.44%) MySQL Certification
10 5 (1.44%) IC3 Certification
11 2 (0.58%) CCVP
12 1 (0.29%) GCIH
12 1 (0.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.24%) QA
2 12 (3.46%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (6.63%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (5.76%) Xen
3 17 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.59%) Squid
5 9 (2.59%) qmail
6 7 (2.02%) KVM
7 6 (1.73%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.44%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (8.36%) Puppet
2 25 (7.20%) Graphite
3 17 (4.90%) Nagios
4 14 (4.03%) ZABBIX
4 14 (4.03%) Cacti
4 14 (4.03%) Ganglia
4 14 (4.03%) collectd
4 14 (4.03%) logstash
5 12 (3.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.73%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.73%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.44%) Salt
8 4 (1.15%) SCCM
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 78 (22.48%) Oracle
2 59 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.51%) Sun
4 26 (7.49%) VMware
5 24 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 24 (6.92%) Cisco
6 15 (4.32%) F5
7 11 (3.17%) Eloqua
7 11 (3.17%) HP
7 11 (3.17%) BT
8 10 (2.88%) Splunk
9 9 (2.59%) Vertica
10 8 (2.31%) Dell
11 7 (2.02%) Juniper
12 6 (1.73%) IBM
13 5 (1.44%) Genesys
13 5 (1.44%) Telerik
13 5 (1.44%) DevExpress
14 4 (1.15%) Huawei
14 4 (1.15%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified High Level Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Really great package, full details upon request
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago