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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 104 76 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.17% 3.33% 4.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.59% 12.30% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 66 78
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 £27,200 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
713 618 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.59% 27.08% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 427 492 467
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 192 (89.72%) Degree
2 84 (39.25%) Linux
3 80 (37.38%) SQL
4 54 (25.23%) C#
5 49 (22.90%) Java
6 47 (21.96%) Telecoms
7 46 (21.50%) .NET
8 45 (21.03%) Windows
9 39 (18.22%) Oracle
10 38 (17.76%) JavaScript
11 37 (17.29%) UNIX
12 35 (16.36%) C++
13 34 (15.89%) MySQL
13 34 (15.89%) Microsoft
13 34 (15.89%) Scrum
14 32 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
14 32 (14.95%) jQuery
15 31 (14.49%) HTML
15 31 (14.49%) Tomcat
16 30 (14.02%) QA
17 29 (13.55%) Mathematics
17 29 (13.55%) Selenium
17 29 (13.55%) Finance
17 29 (13.55%) Spring
18 28 (13.08%) CSS
18 28 (13.08%) XML
19 27 (12.62%) Software Engineering
20 26 (12.15%) VMware
21 25 (11.68%) HTTP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 31 (14.49%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.21%) Apache
3 18 (8.41%) Apache Solr
4 15 (7.01%) IIS
5 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.93%) Mule
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Force.com
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.68%) HTTP
2 20 (9.35%) SAN
3 19 (8.88%) NAS
4 15 (7.01%) SMTP
5 13 (6.07%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.14%) IMAP
6 11 (5.14%) Wireshark
7 9 (4.21%) Firewall
7 9 (4.21%) Internet
8 3 (1.40%) 3G
8 3 (1.40%) DNS
8 3 (1.40%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.40%) Broadband
8 3 (1.40%) 4G
9 2 (0.93%) HSRP
9 2 (0.93%) OpenFlow
9 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.93%) Network Security
9 2 (0.93%) Wireless
9 2 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.89%) MySQL
2 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.87%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) Big Data
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.47%) Informix
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (13.55%) Selenium
2 23 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 18 (8.41%) Mockito
4 15 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 13 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.14%) AQtime
6 11 (5.14%) WebLOAD
7 10 (4.67%) Subversion
7 10 (4.67%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.80%) Maven
9 5 (2.34%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.87%) Ant
10 4 (1.87%) JUnit
11 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 47 (21.96%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.55%) Finance
3 16 (7.48%) Back Office
4 9 (4.21%) Marketing
5 7 (3.27%) Games
6 5 (2.34%) Electronics
7 4 (1.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.93%) Military
8 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (35.98%) Developer
2 31 (14.49%) Software Engineer
3 28 (13.08%) Software Developer
4 27 (12.62%) Consultant
5 22 (10.28%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.81%) Architect
6 21 (9.81%) Graduate
7 20 (9.35%) Java Consultant
8 18 (8.41%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (7.94%) Senior Developer
10 16 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (6.54%) Test Engineer
11 14 (6.54%) Graduate Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Support Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Software Development Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Development Engineer
14 11 (5.14%) Solutions Consultant
14 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (4.67%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.50%) .NET
2 32 (14.95%) jQuery
3 31 (14.49%) HTML
4 29 (13.55%) Spring
5 28 (13.08%) CSS
5 28 (13.08%) XML
6 25 (11.68%) Web Services
7 20 (9.35%) XSLT
7 20 (9.35%) J2EE
7 20 (9.35%) Java EE
8 18 (8.41%) JSP
8 18 (8.41%) XHTML
9 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.14%) MAPI
11 8 (3.74%) LAMP
12 7 (3.27%) Servlets
13 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (1.87%) REST
15 4 (1.87%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.55%) Mathematics
2 20 (9.35%) iPad
3 18 (8.41%) Client/Server
3 18 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.48%) Firmware
5 14 (6.54%) Open Source
6 13 (6.07%) Clustering
7 7 (3.27%) IPTV
7 7 (3.27%) Derivative
7 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.80%) Physics
9 4 (1.87%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.40%) Handset
11 2 (0.93%) Statistics
11 2 (0.93%) Cybernetics
11 2 (0.93%) CMDB
11 2 (0.93%) CESG
11 2 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 84 (39.25%) Linux
2 45 (21.03%) Windows
3 37 (17.29%) UNIX
4 7 (3.27%) AIX
4 7 (3.27%) HPUX
4 7 (3.27%) Solaris
5 4 (1.87%) Android
5 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.87%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.89%) Scrum
2 32 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.62%) Software Engineering
4 25 (11.68%) Unit Testing
4 25 (11.68%) Mentoring
5 23 (10.75%) TDD
6 20 (9.35%) E-Commerce
6 20 (9.35%) SOA
7 19 (8.88%) BDD
8 18 (8.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 18 (8.41%) DSDM
8 18 (8.41%) Extreme Programming
9 14 (6.54%) Migration
9 14 (6.54%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.07%) Web Development
11 12 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.14%) MVC
12 11 (5.14%) OO
12 11 (5.14%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 80 (37.38%) SQL
2 54 (25.23%) C#
3 49 (22.90%) Java
4 38 (17.76%) JavaScript
5 35 (16.36%) C++
6 22 (10.28%) Perl
7 12 (5.61%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.67%) Python
8 10 (4.67%) C
9 9 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.80%) VB
10 6 (2.80%) PHP
11 4 (1.87%) VBScript
12 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.93%) Ruby
14 1 (0.47%) IronPython
14 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 192 (89.72%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) OCA
2 13 (6.07%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.87%) ISEB
6 3 (1.40%) CISSP
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.40%) PMP
6 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MOS
7 2 (0.93%) PhD
7 2 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.02%) QA
2 10 (4.67%) SLA
3 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.07%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.14%) VMware ESX
4 10 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (3.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.93%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.54%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.67%) Opsview
3 9 (4.21%) Nagios
4 8 (3.74%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.27%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.80%) Puppet
7 3 (1.40%) Cacti
8 2 (0.93%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 39 (18.22%) Oracle
2 34 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.15%) VMware
4 21 (9.81%) SAP
5 20 (9.35%) hybris
6 9 (4.21%) IBM
7 7 (3.27%) Veritas
8 5 (2.34%) HP
8 5 (2.34%) Cisco
9 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.87%) Teradata
10 2 (0.93%) Capita
10 2 (0.93%) Huawei
10 2 (0.93%) Facebook
10 2 (0.93%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.93%) Websense
10 2 (0.93%) Juniper
10 2 (0.93%) BEA
10 2 (0.93%) BMC
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