Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 314 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.55% 6.48% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 7.23% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 239 359 350
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.88% -9.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,950 £25,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,197 6,169 6,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.88% 89.60% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,133 4,891 5,011
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 -29 111 £41,000 - 6
Maidenhead +19 83 £70,000 +21.74%
Bracknell -26 44 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Newbury -16 27 £30,000 -45.45%
Slough -10 16 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Wokingham +16 8 £36,000 -10.00%
Windsor +19 7 £65,000 +69.93%
Ascot +31 1 £27,500 -17.91%
Hungerford +5 1 £40,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 296 (94.27%) Degree
2 187 (59.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (36.31%) Mathematics
4 111 (35.35%) JavaScript
5 92 (29.30%) Microsoft
6 91 (28.98%) Python
7 88 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (27.39%) Java
9 76 (24.20%) SQL
10 70 (22.29%) Linux
11 65 (20.70%) Software Engineering
12 64 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 58 (18.47%) .NET
14 56 (17.83%) C#
15 52 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (15.92%) Physics
17 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
17 46 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (14.65%) Git (software)
18 40 (12.74%) Active Directory
19 37 (11.78%) MySQL
19 37 (11.78%) Scrum
19 37 (11.78%) Information Security
19 37 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
20 35 (11.15%) Test Automation
20 35 (11.15%) HTML
20 35 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 34 (10.83%) Project Management
22 33 (10.51%) MCSE
22 33 (10.51%) Relational Database

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 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.59%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.59%) CMS
3 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.27%) nginx
4 4 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.96%) WordPress
6 2 (0.64%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) concrete5
6 2 (0.64%) Confluence
6 2 (0.64%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) InVision
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.32%) SPSS
2 1 (0.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.96%) HFM
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (6.37%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.55%) GitHub
7 7 (2.23%) SaaS
8 6 (1.91%) Office 365
8 6 (1.91%) Serverless
9 5 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (1.27%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.27%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.27%) Route 53
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.28%) Firewall
2 20 (6.37%) Skype
3 17 (5.41%) VPN
4 15 (4.78%) LAN
5 11 (3.50%) H.323
5 11 (3.50%) WAN
6 10 (3.18%) DNS
7 9 (2.87%) DHCP
7 9 (2.87%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.55%) Internet
8 8 (2.55%) Network Security
9 7 (2.23%) HTTP
10 6 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.59%) Wireless
11 5 (1.59%) WLAN
12 4 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.27%) SNMP
13 3 (0.96%) LTE
13 3 (0.96%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.78%) MySQL
3 33 (10.51%) Relational Database
4 31 (9.87%) NoSQL
5 23 (7.32%) RDBMS
6 21 (6.69%) Big Data
7 14 (4.46%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.50%) CouchDB
9 10 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.87%) HBase
11 8 (2.55%) Data Lake
11 8 (2.55%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.59%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.59%) Essbase
12 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.27%) QlikView
13 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.46%) JIRA
4 13 (4.14%) Subversion
5 12 (3.82%) Selenium
6 11 (3.50%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.87%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.91%) Maven
10 5 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.59%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.27%) Moq
11 4 (1.27%) NUnit
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.96%) webpack
13 1 (0.32%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (5.73%) Marketing
2 15 (4.78%) Finance
3 12 (3.82%) Legal
4 11 (3.50%) Electronics
4 11 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.18%) Games
5 10 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.91%) Publishing
6 6 (1.91%) Retail
7 4 (1.27%) Military
8 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.64%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (35.35%) Developer
2 64 (20.38%) Graduate
3 49 (15.61%) Analyst
4 45 (14.33%) Senior Developer
5 34 (10.83%) Software Developer
6 27 (8.60%) Software Engineer
6 27 (8.60%) Subject Matter Expert
6 27 (8.60%) Web Developer
7 23 (7.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 22 (7.01%) Graduate Developer
9 19 (6.05%) Applications Developer
10 18 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 18 (5.73%) Senior Applications Developer
10 18 (5.73%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 18 (5.73%) Senior Web Developer
10 18 (5.73%) Web Applications Developer
11 17 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (5.10%) .NET Developer
12 16 (5.10%) Active Directory Expert
13 15 (4.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.47%) .NET
2 35 (11.15%) HTML
3 31 (9.87%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.60%) AngularJS
5 24 (7.64%) jQuery
5 24 (7.64%) OAuth
5 24 (7.64%) SAML
6 23 (7.32%) CSS
7 20 (6.37%) Ajax
7 20 (6.37%) WebSockets
8 19 (6.05%) HTML5
9 15 (4.78%) .NET Framework
9 15 (4.78%) Web Services
9 15 (4.78%) WebRTC
10 13 (4.14%) J2EE
10 13 (4.14%) Node.js
11 12 (3.82%) CGI
11 12 (3.82%) React
12 11 (3.50%) Django
13 8 (2.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 24 (7.64%) CESG
4 18 (5.73%) User Experience
5 16 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.78%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (4.14%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.82%) Client/Server
9 11 (3.50%) e-Learning
10 10 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 9 (2.87%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (2.55%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.59%) iPad
13 5 (1.59%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.59%) Robotics
14 4 (1.27%) Cybercrime
14 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 70 (22.29%) Linux
2 27 (8.60%) Unix
3 26 (8.28%) Windows
4 22 (7.01%) Apple iOS
5 20 (6.37%) Android
6 9 (2.87%) CentOS
7 8 (2.55%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.91%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) Solaris
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (36.31%) Mathematics
2 88 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (20.70%) Software Engineering
4 52 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (15.92%) Physics
6 46 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.78%) Information Security
7 37 (11.78%) Scrum
8 35 (11.15%) Test Automation
9 34 (10.83%) Project Management
10 33 (10.51%) DevOps
11 31 (9.87%) High Availability
11 31 (9.87%) Logistics
12 30 (9.55%) OO
13 28 (8.92%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (8.28%) B2B
15 25 (7.96%) B2C
15 25 (7.96%) ITIL
16 24 (7.64%) Analytics
17 23 (7.32%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.35%) JavaScript
2 91 (28.98%) Python
3 86 (27.39%) Java
4 76 (24.20%) SQL
5 56 (17.83%) C#
6 28 (8.92%) C
6 28 (8.92%) PHP
7 25 (7.96%) C++
8 23 (7.32%) Go
9 18 (5.73%) Ruby
10 11 (3.50%) Assembly Language
10 11 (3.50%) Cython
10 11 (3.50%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.59%) Scala
13 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.96%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 296 (94.27%) Degree
2 187 (59.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (10.51%) MCSE
5 32 (10.19%) MCITP
6 24 (7.64%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (5.73%) CISSP
7 18 (5.73%) Master's Degree
8 16 (5.10%) CISM
9 12 (3.82%) CISA
9 12 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.18%) CRISC
11 9 (2.87%) CCNA
11 9 (2.87%) CEH
11 9 (2.87%) CREST Certified
11 9 (2.87%) OSCP
11 9 (2.87%) SANS
12 6 (1.91%) CCNP
12 6 (1.91%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.01%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) GDPR
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.87%) Docker
4 5 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.27%) HDFS
5 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.27%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.64%) NFS
7 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.32%) KVM
7 1 (0.32%) NDS
7 1 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (4.78%) Puppet
2 10 (3.18%) Ansible
3 9 (2.87%) CSIRT
3 9 (2.87%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.91%) SCCM
5 5 (1.59%) Kibana
5 5 (1.59%) Nagios
5 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 4 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.27%) Mesos
6 4 (1.27%) Oozie
6 4 (1.27%) Rancher
6 4 (1.27%) Rundeck
6 4 (1.27%) Salt
6 4 (1.27%) Terraform
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.96%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (29.30%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.92%) Oracle
3 27 (8.60%) VMware
4 18 (5.73%) CyberArk
5 15 (4.78%) Google
6 14 (4.46%) Cisco
6 14 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.50%) SAP
8 9 (2.87%) Symantec
9 8 (2.55%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.91%) HP
10 6 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.59%) Aruba
11 5 (1.59%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.59%) Tableau
12 4 (1.27%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.27%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.27%) Splunk
13 3 (0.96%) AlgoSec
13 3 (0.96%) Xamarin