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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 152 121 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.08% 4.87% 4.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.45% 13.80% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 86 70
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
871 877 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 35.28% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 571 602 582
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 265 (94.98%) Degree
2 115 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (35.13%) Telecoms
4 77 (27.60%) SQL
5 62 (22.22%) Java
6 58 (20.79%) Linux
6 58 (20.79%) Microsoft
7 54 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 53 (19.00%) .NET
9 49 (17.56%) HTML
9 49 (17.56%) CSS
10 48 (17.20%) C#
11 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 44 (15.77%) eTOM
12 44 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (14.70%) Windows
14 40 (14.34%) MS Excel
15 39 (13.98%) Scrum
16 37 (13.26%) CRM
17 35 (12.54%) Billing
17 35 (12.54%) Software Engineering
17 35 (12.54%) jQuery
18 34 (12.19%) Management Information System
19 31 (11.11%) Selenium
19 31 (11.11%) Business Analysis
19 31 (11.11%) Marketing
20 30 (10.75%) QA
20 30 (10.75%) Web Services
20 30 (10.75%) BPR
21 28 (10.04%) Open Source

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (5.73%) Apache
1 16 (5.73%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.94%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.58%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.23%) IIS
5 4 (1.43%) CMS
6 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.36%) Node.js
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 40 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.79%) MS Project
4 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Unica
1 2 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.17%) SaaS
2 9 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.43%) PaaS
5 2 (0.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.36%) Taleo
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.60%) Firewall
2 20 (7.17%) TCP/IP
3 17 (6.09%) Wireless
4 16 (5.73%) HTTP
5 15 (5.38%) Broadband
6 14 (5.02%) Internet
6 14 (5.02%) HTTPS
7 10 (3.58%) VPN
8 8 (2.87%) WiMAX
8 8 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (2.87%) HSPA
8 8 (2.87%) 3G
8 8 (2.87%) CDMA2000
8 8 (2.87%) GSM
8 8 (2.87%) UMTS
8 8 (2.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (2.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (2.87%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (2.51%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.45%) MySQL
3 10 (3.58%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.51%) Riak
4 7 (2.51%) Big Data
4 7 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.08%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.36%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 31 (11.11%) Selenium
2 22 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 20 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.09%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (4.30%) Maven
7 11 (3.94%) Mockito
8 7 (2.51%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.51%) Ant
9 6 (2.15%) JIRA
9 6 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (1.43%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.43%) Subversion
12 2 (0.72%) PeopleTools
13 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.36%) Zephyr
General
1 98 (35.13%) Telecoms
2 35 (12.54%) Billing
3 31 (11.11%) Marketing
4 21 (7.53%) Finance
5 10 (3.58%) Advertising
6 7 (2.51%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.15%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (2.15%) Cantonese Language
7 6 (2.15%) German Language
7 6 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.79%) Banking
8 5 (1.79%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (26.52%) Developer
2 49 (17.56%) Analyst
3 28 (10.04%) Consultant
4 27 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 26 (9.32%) Software Engineer
6 25 (8.96%) Graduate
6 25 (8.96%) Architect
6 25 (8.96%) Junior
7 23 (8.24%) Support Engineer
8 22 (7.89%) Tester
9 20 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (6.81%) Senior Developer
11 18 (6.45%) Technical Support
11 18 (6.45%) Software Tester
11 18 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
11 18 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (5.73%) Java Developer
12 16 (5.73%) Network Engineer
12 16 (5.73%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.00%) .NET
2 49 (17.56%) HTML
2 49 (17.56%) CSS
3 35 (12.54%) jQuery
4 30 (10.75%) Web Services
5 22 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 17 (6.09%) Spring
7 16 (5.73%) .NET Framework
8 15 (5.38%) XML
9 13 (4.66%) AngularJS
10 12 (4.30%) WPF
10 12 (4.30%) XSLT
10 12 (4.30%) XHTML
10 12 (4.30%) J2EE
11 11 (3.94%) Java EE
11 11 (3.94%) JSP
12 10 (3.58%) HTML5
13 7 (2.51%) RESTful
14 6 (2.15%) Kendo UI
14 6 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (12.19%) Management Information System
3 28 (10.04%) Open Source
4 14 (5.02%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.94%) iPad
5 11 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.58%) User Experience
6 10 (3.58%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.58%) Statistics
7 7 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.15%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.15%) Machine to Machine
9 5 (1.79%) IPTV
10 3 (1.08%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.08%) PMI
10 3 (1.08%) Replication
10 3 (1.08%) iPhone
11 2 (0.72%) Clustering
11 2 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.79%) Linux
2 41 (14.70%) Windows
3 24 (8.60%) UNIX
4 17 (6.09%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.79%) Android
5 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.08%) Solaris
7 2 (0.72%) Debian
7 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.77%) eTOM
3 39 (13.98%) Scrum
4 37 (13.26%) CRM
5 35 (12.54%) Software Engineering
6 31 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 30 (10.75%) BPR
8 27 (9.68%) Workflow
8 27 (9.68%) Business Development
9 25 (8.96%) ITIL
10 20 (7.17%) System Testing
10 20 (7.17%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.81%) Waterfall
11 19 (6.81%) Unit Testing
11 19 (6.81%) TDD
12 18 (6.45%) Service Management
13 17 (6.09%) SOA
13 17 (6.09%) Project Management
13 17 (6.09%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (27.60%) SQL
2 62 (22.22%) Java
3 54 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.20%) C#
5 23 (8.24%) C++
6 20 (7.17%) Python
6 20 (7.17%) Ruby
7 18 (6.45%) C
7 18 (6.45%) Perl
8 13 (4.66%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.87%) VB
10 7 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.08%) PHP
12 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) Golang
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 265 (94.98%) Degree
2 18 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (6.45%) CCNP
3 17 (6.09%) CCNA
3 17 (6.09%) ISEB
4 16 (5.73%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.58%) JNCIE
6 10 (3.58%) CCIE
7 8 (2.87%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.79%) CCSP
8 5 (1.79%) PMP
8 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) GIAC
10 1 (0.36%) GCIH
10 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.75%) QA
2 17 (6.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.08%) KVM
3 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) Snort
4 1 (0.36%) Xen
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) Puppet
2 3 (1.08%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Opsview
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.45%) Oracle
2 18 (6.45%) Huawei
3 12 (4.30%) SAP
4 11 (3.94%) hybris
5 9 (3.23%) Cisco
6 8 (2.87%) F5
7 7 (2.51%) Dell
8 5 (1.79%) Genesys
8 5 (1.79%) Sun
8 5 (1.79%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.79%) VMware
8 5 (1.79%) Telerik
9 4 (1.43%) BT
9 4 (1.43%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.08%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.08%) HP
10 3 (1.08%) Apple
11 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.72%) Cognos
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum (£55,000 to £60,000 OTE)
Posted: Yesterday
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Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Great base and car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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fairsail
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago