Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 311 368 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.59% 5.55% 5.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.31% 14.01% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 280 271 403
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,749 2,626 3,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.56% 39.57% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,203 2,004 3,177
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 107 £43,750 -7.89% 34
Newbury +8 58 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Bracknell -4 57 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Maidenhead -73 24 £60,000 +17.07% 5
Slough +9 17 £50,000 +66.67% 9
Windsor +17 10 £46,250 -
Wokingham -16 3 £39,500 -1.25% 6
Hungerford +8 2 £38,750 - 2
Thatcham +2 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 299 (96.14%) Degree
2 165 (53.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (31.19%) JavaScript
4 95 (30.55%) Java
5 84 (27.01%) Mathematics
6 80 (25.72%) SQL
7 79 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (20.26%) .NET
9 62 (19.94%) Software Engineering
10 56 (18.01%) OO
11 51 (16.40%) SQL Server
12 49 (15.76%) C#
13 47 (15.11%) HTML
13 47 (15.11%) Linux
14 44 (14.15%) Oracle
14 44 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (13.83%) SDLC
16 42 (13.50%) ASP.NET
17 41 (13.18%) CSS
17 41 (13.18%) Microsoft
18 39 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 39 (12.54%) Mentoring
19 37 (11.90%) Windows
20 36 (11.58%) jQuery
21 35 (11.25%) Physics
21 35 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
22 34 (10.93%) C
23 33 (10.61%) PHP
23 33 (10.61%) Project Management
23 33 (10.61%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.50%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.22%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.93%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.61%) Apache
6 5 (1.61%) JBoss
7 4 (1.29%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.29%) CMS
7 4 (1.29%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.29%) Liferay
7 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.96%) Drupal
8 3 (0.96%) IIS
8 3 (0.96%) WordPress
9 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.11%) SaaS
4 7 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.25%) PaaS
5 5 (1.61%) GitHub
5 5 (1.61%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.96%) G Suite
7 2 (0.64%) Force.com
7 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.64%) Office 365
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) Datadog
8 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.47%) WAN
2 16 (5.14%) Internet
3 14 (4.50%) Firewall
4 12 (3.86%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (3.22%) SCCP
7 7 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.25%) LTE
7 7 (2.25%) Network Security
8 6 (1.93%) DNS
8 6 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.93%) SNMP
8 6 (1.93%) UMTS
8 6 (1.93%) WiMAX
9 5 (1.61%) Bluetooth
9 5 (1.61%) HTTP
9 5 (1.61%) LAN
10 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.29%) VPN
10 4 (1.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.36%) Big Data
3 24 (7.72%) MySQL
4 16 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.50%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.50%) Oracle Database
6 13 (4.18%) Apache Hive
6 13 (4.18%) HBase
7 10 (3.22%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.89%) Impala
8 9 (2.89%) Power BI
9 7 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.61%) Essbase
11 5 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.61%) QlikView
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.50%) Maven
3 13 (4.18%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.18%) JIRA
3 13 (4.18%) Selenium
4 12 (3.86%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.54%) Subversion
6 6 (1.93%) Ant
6 6 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.29%) Xcode
8 2 (0.64%) JMeter
8 2 (0.64%) Moq
8 2 (0.64%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.64%) NUnit
8 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.64%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.32%) Mockito
General
1 28 (9.00%) Finance
2 18 (5.79%) Electronics
3 9 (2.89%) Marketing
4 7 (2.25%) Retail
5 6 (1.93%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.29%) Automotive
7 4 (1.29%) German Language
8 3 (0.96%) Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.64%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.64%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (48.87%) Developer
2 54 (17.36%) Senior Developer
3 51 (16.40%) Java Developer
4 38 (12.22%) Graduate
5 25 (8.04%) Software Developer
5 25 (8.04%) Software Engineer
6 24 (7.72%) Applications Developer
6 24 (7.72%) Graduate Developer
7 23 (7.40%) Analyst
7 23 (7.40%) Web Developer
8 22 (7.07%) Senior Applications Developer
8 22 (7.07%) Web Applications Developer
9 21 (6.75%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 21 (6.75%) Senior Web Developer
10 20 (6.43%) Junior
11 19 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (5.47%) Machine Learning Developer
13 16 (5.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 15 (4.82%) Big Data Developer
14 15 (4.82%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.26%) .NET
2 47 (15.11%) HTML
3 42 (13.50%) ASP.NET
4 41 (13.18%) CSS
5 36 (11.58%) jQuery
6 31 (9.97%) AngularJS
7 27 (8.68%) Ajax
8 21 (6.75%) WebSockets
9 19 (6.11%) React
9 19 (6.11%) Web Services
9 19 (6.11%) XML
10 16 (5.14%) Node.js
11 12 (3.86%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.22%) HTML5
12 10 (3.22%) J2EE
13 9 (2.89%) SOAP
13 9 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.57%) Middleware
14 8 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.57%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.25%) CESG
5 6 (1.93%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.29%) CAN bus
7 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.29%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.29%) Robotics
7 4 (1.29%) Social Media
7 4 (1.29%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.11%) Linux
2 37 (11.90%) Windows
3 14 (4.50%) Unix
4 11 (3.54%) Android
4 11 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.01%) Mathematics
2 79 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.94%) Software Engineering
4 56 (18.01%) OO
5 44 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (13.83%) SDLC
7 39 (12.54%) Mentoring
8 35 (11.25%) Physics
9 33 (10.61%) Project Management
10 27 (8.68%) Test Automation
11 21 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (6.75%) DevOps
11 21 (6.75%) Machine Learning
12 20 (6.43%) ITIL
12 20 (6.43%) Open Source
13 17 (5.47%) Front End Development
13 17 (5.47%) Risk Management
13 17 (5.47%) Software Testing
14 16 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (31.19%) JavaScript
2 95 (30.55%) Java
3 80 (25.72%) SQL
4 49 (15.76%) C#
5 34 (10.93%) C
6 33 (10.61%) PHP
7 32 (10.29%) C++
8 30 (9.65%) Python
9 8 (2.57%) VB
10 6 (1.93%) R
10 6 (1.93%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (1.29%) XAML
12 4 (1.29%) XPath
13 3 (0.96%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.96%) Scala
14 2 (0.64%) Perl
14 2 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 299 (96.14%) Degree
2 165 (53.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.50%) ISTQB
3 14 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.54%) CISM
5 11 (3.54%) CISSP
5 11 (3.54%) MCSE
6 10 (3.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 10 (3.22%) CCSP
6 10 (3.22%) Master's Degree
7 8 (2.57%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.57%) ISEB
7 8 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.57%) MCITP
8 6 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.40%) QA
2 7 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.29%) GDPR
4 3 (0.96%) PMO
5 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) GCP
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.18%) Apache Flume
3 12 (3.86%) HDFS
4 8 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.61%) Firmware
6 3 (0.96%) NFS
7 2 (0.64%) Docker
7 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.32%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.89%) Puppet
2 8 (2.57%) Kibana
3 5 (1.61%) Ansible
4 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.29%) Oozie
4 4 (1.29%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.64%) Terraform
6 1 (0.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (14.15%) Oracle
2 41 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.14%) VMware
4 9 (2.89%) Cisco
5 8 (2.57%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.25%) Google
7 5 (1.61%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.61%) IBM
7 5 (1.61%) Tableau
8 4 (1.29%) Aruba
8 4 (1.29%) Assembla
8 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.29%) HP
8 4 (1.29%) Kofax
8 4 (1.29%) Perforce
8 4 (1.29%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.96%) F5
9 3 (0.96%) Juniper
9 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.64%) Facebook