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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 217 104 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.83% 4.19% 3.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.20% 11.78% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 124 70 66
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £52,500
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
861 883 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 38.99% 35.55% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 620 558 604
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 308 (85.32%) Degree
2 130 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (36.01%) Linux
3 113 (31.30%) Java
4 92 (25.48%) Oracle
5 79 (21.88%) SQL
5 79 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 75 (20.78%) Web Services
7 71 (19.67%) Scrum
7 71 (19.67%) Windows
8 61 (16.90%) Python
8 61 (16.90%) C#
9 58 (16.07%) MySQL
10 57 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 53 (14.68%) .NET
11 53 (14.68%) SQL Server
12 52 (14.40%) Telecoms
13 50 (13.85%) TCP/IP
13 50 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
14 49 (13.57%) WebLogic
15 48 (13.30%) Perl
15 48 (13.30%) SaaS
15 48 (13.30%) Oracle Database
16 46 (12.74%) JavaScript
16 46 (12.74%) Microsoft
17 43 (11.91%) C++
18 42 (11.63%) MS Excel
19 40 (11.08%) QA
19 40 (11.08%) Jenkins
20 39 (10.80%) Open Source

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (13.57%) WebLogic
2 28 (7.76%) WebSphere
2 28 (7.76%) OpenStack
3 23 (6.37%) Apache
3 23 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.54%) JBoss
5 14 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.60%) nginx
7 7 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.94%) Node.js
8 6 (1.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (1.66%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.11%) IIS
10 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 42 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.26%) MS Office
3 9 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.11%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) MS Project
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (4.43%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.30%) SaaS
2 29 (8.03%) PaaS
3 26 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.88%) Taleo
5 13 (3.60%) Responsys
6 10 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.22%) IaaS
8 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.83%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.85%) TCP/IP
2 35 (9.70%) Firewall
3 31 (8.59%) DNS
4 23 (6.37%) SSL
5 22 (6.09%) HTTP
6 16 (4.43%) LDAP
7 15 (4.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (3.88%) Cisco IPT
8 14 (3.88%) SMTP
9 11 (3.05%) Internet
10 9 (2.49%) VPN
10 9 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (2.22%) WAN
11 8 (2.22%) Wireless
12 7 (1.94%) OSPF
12 7 (1.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.07%) MySQL
2 53 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 48 (13.30%) Oracle Database
4 38 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 30 (8.31%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (6.93%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.82%) Riak
7 21 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (3.88%) SQL CLR
10 13 (3.60%) Hadoop
11 11 (3.05%) OLTP
12 10 (2.77%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.22%) Big Data
14 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.66%) Oracle Exadata
16 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (11.08%) Jenkins
2 37 (10.25%) Maven
3 32 (8.86%) Ant
4 17 (4.71%) Visual Studio
5 16 (4.43%) FitNesse
6 15 (4.16%) Git (software)
7 13 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.32%) Selenium
9 11 (3.05%) Mocha
9 11 (3.05%) JIRA
9 11 (3.05%) Grunt
9 11 (3.05%) Gradle
10 10 (2.77%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.94%) Subversion
11 7 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.66%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.66%) TestNG
12 6 (1.66%) Cucumber
General
1 52 (14.40%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.37%) Marketing
3 13 (3.60%) Billing
4 11 (3.05%) Finance
5 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (1.11%) Cantonese Language
5 4 (1.11%) German Language
6 3 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (28.81%) Developer
2 72 (19.94%) Administrator
3 47 (13.02%) DBA
4 38 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 36 (9.97%) Graduate
5 36 (9.97%) Systems Administrator
6 34 (9.42%) Java Developer
7 27 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 26 (7.20%) Analyst
9 22 (6.09%) Support Engineer
9 22 (6.09%) Consultant
10 18 (4.99%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (4.71%) Applications Support
11 17 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.43%) Architect
12 16 (4.43%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (4.16%) .NET Developer
14 14 (3.88%) Junior
14 14 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (3.60%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.78%) Web Services
2 53 (14.68%) .NET
3 33 (9.14%) CSS
4 32 (8.86%) HTML
5 27 (7.48%) Middleware
6 24 (6.65%) RESTful
7 22 (6.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 22 (6.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 21 (5.82%) ASP.NET
9 19 (5.26%) WCF
9 19 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.99%) LAMP
11 16 (4.43%) WPF
11 16 (4.43%) jQuery
12 13 (3.60%) Spring
12 13 (3.60%) XML
12 13 (3.60%) MCollective
13 12 (3.32%) Hibernate
14 10 (2.77%) HTML5
15 9 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.42%) Mathematics
3 32 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (8.31%) Clustering
5 29 (8.03%) Data Centre
6 28 (7.76%) Statistics
7 24 (6.65%) Replication
8 22 (6.09%) Public Cloud
9 21 (5.82%) Physics
10 19 (5.26%) Management Information System
11 13 (3.60%) User Experience
12 9 (2.49%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.66%) Oracle Exalogic
13 6 (1.66%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.66%) IVR
13 6 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.39%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 130 (36.01%) Linux
2 71 (19.67%) Windows
3 21 (5.82%) UNIX
4 19 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
4 19 (5.26%) Solaris
5 14 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.60%) CentOS
7 9 (2.49%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.11%) Debian
8 4 (1.11%) Android
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.55%) SUSE
9 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 71 (19.67%) Scrum
4 50 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (10.80%) Open Source
5 39 (10.80%) Project Management
6 34 (9.42%) ITIL
6 34 (9.42%) TDD
6 34 (9.42%) Mentoring
7 31 (8.59%) Unit Testing
8 27 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.93%) Incident Management
10 23 (6.37%) Service Management
10 23 (6.37%) Service Delivery
11 22 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (5.82%) Business Continuity
12 21 (5.82%) eTOM
12 21 (5.82%) Document Management
13 20 (5.54%) Multithreading
14 19 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (31.30%) Java
2 79 (21.88%) SQL
3 61 (16.90%) C#
3 61 (16.90%) Python
4 48 (13.30%) Perl
5 46 (12.74%) JavaScript
6 43 (11.91%) C++
7 32 (8.86%) PHP
8 29 (8.03%) C
9 28 (7.76%) T-SQL
10 19 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.16%) VBScript
12 14 (3.88%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.32%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.32%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.66%) VB
15 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.39%) Ruby
16 2 (0.55%) Scala
16 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 308 (85.32%) Degree
2 18 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.16%) CCNP
3 15 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.88%) CCNA
5 12 (3.32%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.32%) PMP
5 12 (3.32%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.77%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (2.49%) ISEB
8 8 (2.22%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.66%) CCIE
9 6 (1.66%) CCVP
9 6 (1.66%) JNCIE
10 5 (1.39%) CCSP
10 5 (1.39%) MySQL Certification
10 5 (1.39%) IC3 Certification
11 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.08%) QA
2 8 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (7.48%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.26%) Xen
3 13 (3.60%) Squid
3 13 (3.60%) qmail
3 13 (3.60%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.22%) VirtualBox
5 7 (1.94%) KVM
6 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (9.42%) Puppet
2 31 (8.59%) Graphite
3 21 (5.82%) Nagios
4 18 (4.99%) ZABBIX
4 18 (4.99%) Cacti
4 18 (4.99%) Ganglia
4 18 (4.99%) collectd
4 18 (4.99%) logstash
5 14 (3.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.22%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.66%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.66%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.66%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (1.39%) Salt
8 5 (1.39%) SCCM
9 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (25.48%) Oracle
2 46 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 34 (9.42%) Sun
4 33 (9.14%) VMware
5 30 (8.31%) Cisco
6 27 (7.48%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.71%) HP
8 15 (4.16%) F5
9 14 (3.88%) Splunk
9 14 (3.88%) Vertica
10 13 (3.60%) Eloqua
11 11 (3.05%) BT
12 9 (2.49%) Dell
13 7 (1.94%) Juniper
14 6 (1.66%) IBM
14 6 (1.66%) Websense
15 5 (1.39%) Genesys
16 4 (1.11%) Tableau
17 3 (0.83%) Google
18 2 (0.55%) Huawei
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Posted: Yesterday
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