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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 128 127 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.01% 5.10% 5.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.76% 15.26% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 82 96
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £25,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
812 832 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.79% 33.44% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 482 619 590
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,418 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 221 (96.09%) Degree
2 108 (46.96%) SQL
3 96 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (39.57%) Telecoms
5 70 (30.43%) Java
6 68 (29.57%) Linux
7 62 (26.96%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (26.52%) JavaScript
8 61 (26.52%) Finance
9 58 (25.22%) Scrum
10 56 (24.35%) HTML
11 55 (23.91%) CSS
12 53 (23.04%) jQuery
13 49 (21.30%) Selenium
14 48 (20.87%) SAP
15 47 (20.43%) .NET
15 47 (20.43%) MySQL
15 47 (20.43%) XML
16 46 (20.00%) Web Services
17 45 (19.57%) C#
17 45 (19.57%) HTTP
18 43 (18.70%) Spring
18 43 (18.70%) Git (software)
19 42 (18.26%) Tomcat
19 42 (18.26%) Client/Server
19 42 (18.26%) Mentoring
20 41 (17.83%) TDD
20 41 (17.83%) Unit Testing
21 40 (17.39%) J2EE
21 40 (17.39%) Apache

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (18.26%) Tomcat
2 40 (17.39%) Apache
3 37 (16.09%) Apache Solr
4 13 (5.65%) IIS
5 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.87%) Mule
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.87%) JBoss
7 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.74%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.87%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.74%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.74%) SAP FI-GL
1 4 (1.74%) SAP FSCM
1 4 (1.74%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.57%) HTTP
2 16 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.09%) Wireless
4 13 (5.65%) WiMAX
4 13 (5.65%) HSPA
4 13 (5.65%) 3G
4 13 (5.65%) CDMA2000
4 13 (5.65%) UMTS
4 13 (5.65%) GSM
5 11 (4.78%) SMTP
6 7 (3.04%) NAS
6 7 (3.04%) SAN
6 7 (3.04%) HTTPS
7 6 (2.61%) Firewall
8 5 (2.17%) Internet
8 5 (2.17%) IMAP
8 5 (2.17%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.74%) DNS
10 3 (1.30%) Broadband
11 2 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.43%) MySQL
2 31 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.48%) OLAP
5 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.17%) MS Access
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.74%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.74%) QlikView
8 4 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.74%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (1.74%) Xcelsius
8 4 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.74%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.74%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 49 (21.30%) Selenium
2 43 (18.70%) Git (software)
3 37 (16.09%) Mockito
4 17 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.39%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (4.78%) Subversion
6 5 (2.17%) WebLOAD
6 5 (2.17%) AQtime
7 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.74%) Maven
7 4 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.74%) Ant
7 4 (1.74%) JUnit
8 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.87%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.87%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
General
1 91 (39.57%) Telecoms
2 61 (26.52%) Finance
3 28 (12.17%) Billing
4 20 (8.70%) Marketing
5 8 (3.48%) Front Office
5 8 (3.48%) Banking
6 7 (3.04%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.17%) Legal
7 5 (2.17%) Advertising
8 4 (1.74%) Back Office
8 4 (1.74%) Electronics
8 4 (1.74%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.30%) Games
10 2 (0.87%) Military
10 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) German Language
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (32.17%) Developer
2 46 (20.00%) Consultant
3 39 (16.96%) Java Consultant
4 31 (13.48%) Analyst
5 27 (11.74%) Java Developer
6 26 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (11.30%) Architect
7 24 (10.43%) Business Analyst
8 20 (8.70%) Solutions Consultant
9 18 (7.83%) Java Architect
9 18 (7.83%) Java Solutions Architect
10 16 (6.96%) Graduate
10 16 (6.96%) Support Engineer
11 15 (6.52%) Junior
12 14 (6.09%) Network Engineer
13 13 (5.65%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.65%) Test Engineer
13 13 (5.65%) Radio Network Engineer
13 13 (5.65%) Network Optimisation Engineer
13 13 (5.65%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.35%) HTML
2 55 (23.91%) CSS
3 53 (23.04%) jQuery
4 47 (20.43%) .NET
4 47 (20.43%) XML
5 46 (20.00%) Web Services
6 43 (18.70%) Spring
7 40 (17.39%) J2EE
8 39 (16.96%) Java EE
9 37 (16.09%) JSP
9 37 (16.09%) XSLT
9 37 (16.09%) XHTML
10 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.17%) MAPI
11 5 (2.17%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.74%) HTML5
12 4 (1.74%) BAPI
12 4 (1.74%) MDX
12 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.96%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (18.26%) Client/Server
3 39 (16.96%) iPad
4 30 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 19 (8.26%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.35%) Open Source
7 4 (1.74%) Physics
7 4 (1.74%) Replication
7 4 (1.74%) Clustering
8 3 (1.30%) Statistics
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.87%) Cybernetics
9 2 (0.87%) IPTV
9 2 (0.87%) Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.43%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.57%) Linux
2 37 (16.09%) Windows
3 22 (9.57%) UNIX
4 9 (3.91%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.30%) Solaris
6 2 (0.87%) AIX
6 2 (0.87%) HPUX
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.22%) Scrum
3 42 (18.26%) Mentoring
4 41 (17.83%) TDD
4 41 (17.83%) Unit Testing
5 40 (17.39%) SOA
6 39 (16.96%) E-Commerce
7 38 (16.52%) BDD
8 37 (16.09%) DSDM
8 37 (16.09%) Extreme Programming
9 31 (13.48%) CRM
10 26 (11.30%) Business Analysis
11 22 (9.57%) eTOM
12 21 (9.13%) BPR
12 21 (9.13%) Workflow
13 18 (7.83%) Project Management
13 18 (7.83%) Business Development
14 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.96%) ITIL
15 15 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 108 (46.96%) SQL
2 70 (30.43%) Java
3 61 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 45 (19.57%) C#
5 20 (8.70%) C++
6 17 (7.39%) Perl
7 16 (6.96%) C
8 14 (6.09%) VB
9 13 (5.65%) Python
10 10 (4.35%) Ruby
11 8 (3.48%) ABAP
11 8 (3.48%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.74%) SAPscript
13 4 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.30%) PHP
14 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 221 (96.09%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.61%) ISEB
3 6 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.74%) CCA
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) CISSP
6 2 (0.87%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PMP
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.87%) QA
2 15 (6.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.61%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.74%) Firmware
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Nagios
1 3 (1.30%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.87%) Opsview
3 1 (0.43%) Cacti
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (20.87%) SAP
2 39 (16.96%) hybris
3 32 (13.91%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.83%) Oracle
4 18 (7.83%) Huawei
5 8 (3.48%) VMware
6 5 (2.17%) IBM
6 5 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.74%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.74%) HP
7 4 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.74%) Tableau
8 2 (0.87%) Cognos
8 2 (0.87%) BEA
8 2 (0.87%) Sun
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.43%) Informatica
9 1 (0.43%) Siebel
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Bridge Noble
Salary: £350 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus, Excellent Corporate Benefits, F
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package +
Posted: 27 days ago