The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 29 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.56% 4.13% 8.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.50% 12.08% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 47
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,025 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
200 207 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.45% 34.16% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 137 167 218
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Slough

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 40 (70.18%) Degree
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) Windows
4 24 (42.11%) SQL
5 22 (38.60%) Finance
6 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
8 19 (33.33%) .NET
8 19 (33.33%) HTML
9 17 (29.82%) C#
9 17 (29.82%) OO
10 16 (28.07%) C++
10 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
11 15 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
11 15 (26.32%) XML
12 14 (24.56%) UML
12 14 (24.56%) Java
13 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
13 13 (22.81%) Linux
14 12 (21.05%) UNIX
14 12 (21.05%) E-business
14 12 (21.05%) Migration
15 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
15 11 (19.30%) CSS
15 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (17.54%) User Experience
16 10 (17.54%) jQuery
16 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
16 10 (17.54%) HTML5
16 10 (17.54%) Node.js

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 10 (17.54%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) 2G
3 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) 3G
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) LTE
3 2 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
1 10 (17.54%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Graduate
3 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Consultant
7 7 (12.28%) Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) Graduate Software Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (8.77%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (8.77%) C++ Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Junior
10 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (7.02%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (26.32%) XML
3 11 (19.30%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) jQuery
4 10 (17.54%) HTML5
4 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
4 10 (17.54%) CSS3
5 9 (15.79%) WinForms
6 8 (14.04%) STL
7 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (10.53%) ExpressJS
8 5 (8.77%) J2EE
8 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.02%) Struts
9 4 (7.02%) EJB
10 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
11 2 (3.51%) Web Services
11 2 (3.51%) WCF
12 1 (1.75%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) User Experience
3 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) OO
3 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (24.56%) UML
6 12 (21.05%) E-business
6 12 (21.05%) Migration
7 10 (17.54%) Scrum
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
8 5 (8.77%) Coaching
9 4 (7.02%) SEO
10 3 (5.26%) WFM
10 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.26%) Change Management
11 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.51%) Project Management
11 2 (3.51%) ETL
11 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.51%) OpenUP
11 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.82%) C#
4 16 (28.07%) C++
5 14 (24.56%) Java
6 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.28%) VC++
8 6 (10.53%) PHP
9 4 (7.02%) C
9 4 (7.02%) VBScript
10 2 (3.51%) Python
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.75%) Ruby
11 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (70.18%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) CISSP
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CEH
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Samba
2 2 (3.51%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 3 (5.26%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.51%) Huawei
5 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.51%) Nokia
5 2 (3.51%) Novell
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) Teradata
6 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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