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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 103 77 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.09% 3.31% 4.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.43% 11.94% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 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 £27,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £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
714 645 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.73% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 424 520 472
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £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 22 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 196 (89.50%) Degree
2 87 (39.73%) Linux
3 78 (35.62%) SQL
4 54 (24.66%) C#
5 49 (22.37%) Windows
6 46 (21.00%) .NET
7 45 (20.55%) Java
8 44 (20.09%) Oracle
8 44 (20.09%) Telecoms
9 42 (19.18%) UNIX
10 37 (16.89%) JavaScript
11 36 (16.44%) C++
12 34 (15.53%) Microsoft
13 32 (14.61%) SQL Server
13 32 (14.61%) Scrum
13 32 (14.61%) jQuery
14 30 (13.70%) HTML
14 30 (13.70%) QA
15 29 (13.24%) MySQL
15 29 (13.24%) VMware
15 29 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (12.33%) Tomcat
16 27 (12.33%) Selenium
16 27 (12.33%) Mathematics
17 26 (11.87%) CSS
18 25 (11.42%) Software Engineering
19 24 (10.96%) Spring
19 24 (10.96%) XML
19 24 (10.96%) SAN
19 24 (10.96%) Unit Testing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (12.33%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.05%) Apache
3 16 (7.31%) Apache Solr
4 15 (6.85%) IIS
5 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.91%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.91%) Mule
6 2 (0.91%) CMS
6 2 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Office
3 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.37%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) Office 365
3 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) Force.com
4 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.96%) SAN
2 23 (10.50%) HTTP
3 21 (9.59%) NAS
4 15 (6.85%) SMTP
5 14 (6.39%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.02%) IMAP
6 11 (5.02%) Wireshark
7 9 (4.11%) Internet
7 9 (4.11%) Firewall
8 5 (2.28%) DNS
9 4 (1.83%) VPN
10 3 (1.37%) 3G
10 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.37%) Broadband
10 3 (1.37%) 4G
11 2 (0.91%) HSRP
11 2 (0.91%) OpenFlow
11 2 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.91%) Network Security
11 2 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.24%) MySQL
3 17 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.28%) Data Mart
5 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) Big Data
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.91%) Informix
7 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.46%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (12.33%) Selenium
2 21 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.31%) Mockito
4 15 (6.85%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.02%) AQtime
6 11 (5.02%) WebLOAD
7 9 (4.11%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.65%) Subversion
9 5 (2.28%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.83%) Maven
11 2 (0.91%) Ant
11 2 (0.91%) JUnit
12 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 44 (20.09%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.50%) Finance
3 17 (7.76%) Back Office
4 7 (3.20%) Games
4 7 (3.20%) Marketing
5 3 (1.37%) Electronics
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (35.62%) Developer
2 31 (14.16%) Software Engineer
3 29 (13.24%) Software Developer
4 27 (12.33%) Consultant
5 21 (9.59%) Graduate
5 21 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.22%) Architect
7 17 (7.76%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.31%) Senior Software Engineer
8 16 (7.31%) Java Consultant
9 15 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
9 15 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (6.39%) Test Engineer
11 13 (5.94%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.94%) Support Engineer
12 12 (5.48%) Development Engineer
12 12 (5.48%) Software Development Engineer
13 11 (5.02%) Graduate Software Developer
13 11 (5.02%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.00%) .NET
2 32 (14.61%) jQuery
3 30 (13.70%) HTML
4 26 (11.87%) CSS
5 24 (10.96%) Spring
5 24 (10.96%) XML
6 23 (10.50%) Web Services
7 18 (8.22%) J2EE
7 18 (8.22%) XSLT
8 16 (7.31%) Java EE
8 16 (7.31%) JSP
8 16 (7.31%) XHTML
9 12 (5.48%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.02%) MAPI
11 8 (3.65%) LAMP
12 7 (3.20%) Servlets
13 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (1.83%) REST
15 4 (1.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.33%) Mathematics
2 19 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.76%) Firmware
4 16 (7.31%) iPad
4 16 (7.31%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.39%) Open Source
5 14 (6.39%) Clustering
6 9 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.65%) Derivative
8 7 (3.20%) IPTV
9 5 (2.28%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.83%) Physics
11 3 (1.37%) Handset
12 2 (0.91%) Blog
12 2 (0.91%) CMDB
12 2 (0.91%) Social Media
12 2 (0.91%) CESG
12 2 (0.91%) Replication
13 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.73%) Linux
2 49 (22.37%) Windows
3 42 (19.18%) UNIX
4 8 (3.65%) AIX
4 8 (3.65%) HPUX
4 8 (3.65%) Solaris
5 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.83%) Android
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.61%) Scrum
2 29 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.42%) Software Engineering
4 24 (10.96%) Unit Testing
5 22 (10.05%) TDD
6 21 (9.59%) Infrastructure Management
7 18 (8.22%) SOA
8 17 (7.76%) BDD
9 16 (7.31%) Extreme Programming
9 16 (7.31%) DSDM
9 16 (7.31%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.39%) Web Development
11 13 (5.94%) Migration
11 13 (5.94%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.02%) Benchmarking
12 11 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (4.57%) Time Management
13 10 (4.57%) Data Migration
13 10 (4.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.62%) SQL
2 54 (24.66%) C#
3 45 (20.55%) Java
4 37 (16.89%) JavaScript
5 36 (16.44%) C++
6 22 (10.05%) Perl
7 13 (5.94%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.02%) C
9 10 (4.57%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.57%) Python
10 7 (3.20%) PHP
10 7 (3.20%) VBScript
11 5 (2.28%) VB
12 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.91%) Ruby
13 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 196 (89.50%) Degree
2 16 (7.31%) OCA
2 16 (7.31%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.83%) ISEB
4 4 (1.83%) CISSP
4 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.37%) PMP
5 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.91%) MOS
6 2 (0.91%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.70%) QA
2 11 (5.02%) SLA
3 3 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.02%) VMware ESX
3 11 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.91%) KVM
6 2 (0.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (6.85%) Data Guard
2 11 (5.02%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.57%) Opsview
3 10 (4.57%) Backup Exec
4 9 (4.11%) Nagios
5 6 (2.74%) Puppet
6 3 (1.37%) Cacti
7 2 (0.91%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 44 (20.09%) Oracle
2 34 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 29 (13.24%) VMware
4 17 (7.76%) SAP
5 16 (7.31%) hybris
6 11 (5.02%) IBM
7 8 (3.65%) Veritas
8 7 (3.20%) HP
9 5 (2.28%) Cisco
9 5 (2.28%) Teradata
10 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.91%) Facebook
11 2 (0.91%) Huawei
11 2 (0.91%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.91%) Capita
11 2 (0.91%) Juniper
11 2 (0.91%) BEA
11 2 (0.91%) Dell
11 2 (0.91%) EMC
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