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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 202 107 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.06% 4.46% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.25% 12.15% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 112 72 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,050 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
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
833 881 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.35% 36.75% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 572 544 668
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
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 3 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 309 (87.04%) Degree
2 136 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (34.08%) Linux
4 106 (29.86%) Java
5 82 (23.10%) Oracle
6 76 (21.41%) SQL
7 71 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 66 (18.59%) Windows
8 66 (18.59%) Telecoms
9 63 (17.75%) Scrum
9 63 (17.75%) Web Services
10 56 (15.77%) Python
11 55 (15.49%) C#
12 54 (15.21%) Microsoft
13 52 (14.65%) TCP/IP
14 51 (14.37%) SQL Server
15 50 (14.08%) .NET
15 50 (14.08%) MySQL
16 49 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (13.52%) Perl
17 48 (13.52%) MS Excel
18 47 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
19 44 (12.39%) SaaS
20 43 (12.11%) Open Source
20 43 (12.11%) JavaScript
21 41 (11.55%) Oracle Database
22 40 (11.27%) WebLogic
22 40 (11.27%) QA
23 37 (10.42%) C++
23 37 (10.42%) Firewall

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 29 (8.17%) OpenStack
3 25 (7.04%) WebSphere
4 20 (5.63%) Apache
4 20 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.07%) JBoss
6 13 (3.66%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.10%) nginx
8 7 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.69%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.69%) Node.js
10 3 (0.85%) IIS
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 48 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.32%) MS Office
3 9 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.13%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.94%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.39%) SaaS
2 27 (7.61%) PaaS
3 23 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (3.66%) Taleo
6 12 (3.38%) Responsys
7 7 (1.97%) IaaS
8 3 (0.85%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.65%) TCP/IP
2 37 (10.42%) Firewall
3 30 (8.45%) DNS
4 19 (5.35%) SSL
4 19 (5.35%) HTTP
5 15 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (3.66%) Internet
8 12 (3.38%) SMTP
8 12 (3.38%) Broadband
9 11 (3.10%) LDAP
9 11 (3.10%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.54%) Wireless
10 9 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (2.54%) VPN
11 8 (2.25%) WAN
11 8 (2.25%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (2.25%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.08%) MySQL
3 41 (11.55%) Oracle Database
4 34 (9.58%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.61%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (5.63%) NoSQL
7 18 (5.07%) Riak
7 18 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.66%) SQL CLR
8 13 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (3.38%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.82%) OLTP
11 9 (2.54%) Big Data
12 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (9.58%) Jenkins
2 32 (9.01%) Maven
3 27 (7.61%) Ant
4 19 (5.35%) Visual Studio
4 19 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.94%) JIRA
6 10 (2.82%) Selenium
6 10 (2.82%) FitNesse
7 9 (2.54%) Grunt
7 9 (2.54%) Mocha
7 9 (2.54%) Gradle
8 8 (2.25%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.97%) Subversion
10 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.41%) Yeoman
11 5 (1.41%) gulp
12 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (18.59%) Telecoms
2 32 (9.01%) Marketing
3 13 (3.66%) Billing
4 12 (3.38%) Finance
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (1.69%) Cantonese Language
5 6 (1.69%) German Language
6 3 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (27.32%) Developer
2 64 (18.03%) Administrator
3 43 (12.11%) DBA
4 35 (9.86%) Software Engineer
5 34 (9.58%) Graduate
6 33 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (8.73%) Java Developer
8 28 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 28 (7.89%) Analyst
9 23 (6.48%) Support Engineer
10 22 (6.20%) Consultant
11 19 (5.35%) Architect
12 17 (4.79%) Senior Manager
13 15 (4.23%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.23%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.23%) .NET Developer
13 15 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (3.94%) Graduate Developer
14 14 (3.94%) Change Manager
14 14 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.75%) Web Services
2 50 (14.08%) .NET
3 34 (9.58%) CSS
4 33 (9.30%) HTML
5 25 (7.04%) Middleware
6 20 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 20 (5.63%) RESTful
6 20 (5.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 19 (5.35%) ASP.NET
8 18 (5.07%) AngularJS
9 17 (4.79%) LAMP
9 17 (4.79%) jQuery
10 15 (4.23%) WPF
11 14 (3.94%) WCF
11 14 (3.94%) Spring
12 12 (3.38%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.10%) HTML5
13 11 (3.10%) MCollective
14 10 (2.82%) J2EE
14 10 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.17%) Mathematics
2 29 (8.17%) Data Centre
3 28 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (7.61%) Clustering
4 27 (7.61%) Statistics
5 26 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.92%) Replication
7 20 (5.63%) Public Cloud
8 19 (5.35%) Physics
9 13 (3.66%) User Experience
10 9 (2.54%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.69%) Oracle Exalogic
11 6 (1.69%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.69%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
11 6 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 121 (34.08%) Linux
2 66 (18.59%) Windows
3 24 (6.76%) UNIX
4 20 (5.63%) Solaris
5 18 (5.07%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.66%) Mac OS X
7 12 (3.38%) CentOS
8 2 (0.56%) Debian
8 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 63 (17.75%) Scrum
4 47 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (12.11%) Open Source
6 36 (10.14%) ITIL
7 34 (9.58%) Project Management
7 34 (9.58%) Mentoring
8 27 (7.61%) Service Delivery
8 27 (7.61%) TDD
9 26 (7.32%) Service Management
10 25 (7.04%) Unit Testing
10 25 (7.04%) eTOM
10 25 (7.04%) Incident Management
11 23 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.92%) Change Management
12 21 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (5.07%) Business Continuity
14 18 (5.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 106 (29.86%) Java
2 76 (21.41%) SQL
3 56 (15.77%) Python
4 55 (15.49%) C#
5 48 (13.52%) Perl
6 43 (12.11%) JavaScript
7 37 (10.42%) C++
8 28 (7.89%) PHP
9 27 (7.61%) C
10 26 (7.32%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.51%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.94%) VBScript
13 13 (3.66%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.66%) Bash Shell
14 12 (3.38%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.25%) Ruby
16 6 (1.69%) VB
17 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.56%) Scala
19 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 309 (87.04%) Degree
2 19 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.35%) CCNP
2 19 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.07%) CCNA
4 16 (4.51%) PMI Certification
5 14 (3.94%) PMP
5 14 (3.94%) ISEB
6 13 (3.66%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.38%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.82%) JNCIE
8 10 (2.82%) CCIE
9 7 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.41%) CCSP
10 5 (1.41%) MySQL Certification
10 5 (1.41%) IC3 Certification
11 3 (0.85%) CCVP
12 1 (0.28%) GCIH
12 1 (0.28%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.27%) QA
2 12 (3.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (5.63%) Xen
3 17 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.10%) qmail
4 11 (3.10%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.10%) Squid
5 7 (1.97%) VirtualBox
5 7 (1.97%) KVM
6 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (8.73%) Puppet
2 28 (7.89%) Graphite
3 19 (5.35%) Nagios
4 16 (4.51%) ZABBIX
4 16 (4.51%) Cacti
4 16 (4.51%) Ganglia
4 16 (4.51%) collectd
4 16 (4.51%) logstash
5 13 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.97%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.69%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.41%) SCCM
8 5 (1.41%) Salt
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 82 (23.10%) Oracle
2 54 (15.21%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.30%) Sun
4 29 (8.17%) VMware
5 26 (7.32%) Cisco
6 25 (7.04%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.23%) HP
7 15 (4.23%) F5
8 13 (3.66%) Vertica
9 12 (3.38%) Splunk
9 12 (3.38%) Eloqua
10 11 (3.10%) BT
11 9 (2.54%) Dell
12 7 (1.97%) Juniper
13 6 (1.69%) IBM
14 5 (1.41%) Genesys
14 5 (1.41%) Websense
15 4 (1.13%) Tableau
16 3 (0.85%) DevExpress
16 3 (0.85%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Really great package, full details upon request
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £100,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus (OTE £120,000+) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago