Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 472 477 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.32% 5.60% 6.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.13% 13.74% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 366 413 561
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £76,250 £80,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2603 3471 4581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.36% 40.76% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 2687 3666
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +19 228 £35,000 -30.00% 14
Maidenhead +12 78 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bracknell -8 52 £56,250 +87.50% 9
Newbury +23 43 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Slough +6 28 £35,000 -60.00% 7
Wokingham -14 6 £40,000 - 1
Hungerford -11 1 £40,000 +70.21%
Ascot - 1 £33,500 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 422 (89.41%) Degree
2 285 (60.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 158 (33.47%) Java
4 154 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (24.58%) SQL
6 115 (24.36%) Linux
7 110 (23.31%) JavaScript
7 110 (23.31%) Mathematics
8 100 (21.19%) Windows
9 96 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
10 93 (19.70%) C#
11 90 (19.07%) .NET
12 89 (18.86%) OO
12 89 (18.86%) Software Engineering
13 83 (17.58%) Test Automation
14 80 (16.95%) Python
15 71 (15.04%) Open Source
16 67 (14.19%) Scrum
17 64 (13.56%) jQuery
18 59 (12.50%) CSS
19 58 (12.29%) C++
20 57 (12.08%) C
20 57 (12.08%) HTML
20 57 (12.08%) Project Management
21 54 (11.44%) TDD
22 53 (11.23%) Firewall
22 53 (11.23%) SQL Server
23 52 (11.02%) Physics
24 50 (10.59%) Web Services
25 48 (10.17%) SDLC

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 10 (2.12%) SAS
2 9 (1.91%) Apache
2 9 (1.91%) Apache Pig
2 9 (1.91%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.06%) CMS
6 5 (1.06%) IIS
6 5 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.85%) Drupal
7 4 (0.85%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.85%) WordPress
8 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.85%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) SAP ERP
1 9 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.93%) SaaS
3 22 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.75%) npm
5 9 (1.91%) PaaS
6 8 (1.69%) Force.com
7 4 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.85%) GitHub
8 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.64%) G Suite
9 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) Route 53
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.23%) Firewall
2 37 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 33 (6.99%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.72%) WAN
5 20 (4.24%) Internet
6 19 (4.03%) LAN
6 19 (4.03%) MPLS
7 18 (3.81%) DNS
8 13 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.75%) SAN
9 11 (2.33%) BGP
9 11 (2.33%) EIGRP
9 11 (2.33%) HTTP
9 11 (2.33%) OSPF
10 10 (2.12%) iSCSI
10 10 (2.12%) NAS
10 10 (2.12%) Network Security
10 10 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (2.12%) ZigBee
11 9 (1.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.14%) Big Data
2 29 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.81%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.54%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.54%) MySQL
5 10 (2.12%) HBase
5 10 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.91%) SQLPlus
7 8 (1.69%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.27%) Impala
8 6 (1.27%) Power BI
8 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.06%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.85%) QlikView
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.85%) Sqoop
10 4 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (8.26%) WebDriver
2 31 (6.57%) SoapUI
3 27 (5.72%) JMeter
4 26 (5.51%) JIRA
5 18 (3.81%) Selenium
6 15 (3.18%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.18%) gulp
7 14 (2.97%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.97%) Maven
7 14 (2.97%) Protractor
7 14 (2.97%) Subversion
8 13 (2.75%) Jasmine
8 13 (2.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (2.75%) LoadRunner
8 13 (2.75%) webpack
9 12 (2.54%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.54%) HP UFT
10 10 (2.12%) JUnit
11 9 (1.91%) TestNG
11 9 (1.91%) Toad
General
1 46 (9.75%) Finance
2 36 (7.63%) Electronics
3 26 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.30%) Digital Economy
4 25 (5.30%) Retail
5 23 (4.87%) Marketing
6 12 (2.54%) Advertising
7 9 (1.91%) Banking
7 9 (1.91%) Publishing
8 7 (1.48%) Games
9 6 (1.27%) Music Industry
10 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (35.59%) Developer
2 80 (16.95%) Graduate
3 69 (14.62%) Analyst
4 46 (9.75%) Senior Developer
5 42 (8.90%) Junior
5 42 (8.90%) Software Engineer
6 40 (8.47%) Graduate Developer
7 39 (8.26%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 27 (5.72%) Tester
10 26 (5.51%) Architect
11 24 (5.08%) Web Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Applications Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Junior Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Senior Applications Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Senior Web Developer
12 23 (4.87%) Software Tester
12 23 (4.87%) Web Applications Developer
13 21 (4.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.07%) .NET
2 64 (13.56%) jQuery
3 59 (12.50%) CSS
4 57 (12.08%) HTML
5 50 (10.59%) Web Services
6 44 (9.32%) ASP.NET
7 36 (7.63%) .NET Framework
7 36 (7.63%) SOAP
8 33 (6.99%) Ajax
9 32 (6.78%) AngularJS
10 25 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (5.08%) J2EE
11 24 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (4.87%) JSON
12 23 (4.87%) WebSockets
13 19 (4.03%) XML
14 18 (3.81%) HTML5
14 18 (3.81%) REST
15 17 (3.60%) Spring
16 14 (2.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.14%) Client/Server
3 28 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.12%) Smart Home
10 9 (1.91%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.91%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (1.69%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (1.06%) iPad
14 5 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (1.06%) Social Media
15 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (24.36%) Linux
2 100 (21.19%) Windows
3 27 (5.72%) Unix
4 18 (3.81%) CentOS
5 12 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.06%) Android
7 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.64%) Debian
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (23.31%) Mathematics
3 89 (18.86%) OO
3 89 (18.86%) Software Engineering
4 83 (17.58%) Test Automation
5 71 (15.04%) Open Source
6 67 (14.19%) Scrum
7 57 (12.08%) Project Management
8 54 (11.44%) TDD
9 52 (11.02%) Physics
10 48 (10.17%) SDLC
11 43 (9.11%) Test Strategy
12 39 (8.26%) Test Scripting
13 37 (7.84%) Mentoring
13 37 (7.84%) Regression Testing
13 37 (7.84%) Risk Management
14 36 (7.63%) Statistics
15 35 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (7.20%) Test Management
17 32 (6.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 158 (33.47%) Java
2 116 (24.58%) SQL
3 110 (23.31%) JavaScript
4 93 (19.70%) C#
5 80 (16.95%) Python
6 58 (12.29%) C++
7 57 (12.08%) C
8 46 (9.75%) PHP
9 28 (5.93%) Perl
10 26 (5.51%) Shell Script
11 24 (5.08%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.75%) ECMAScript
12 13 (2.75%) ES6
12 13 (2.75%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.12%) R
15 9 (1.91%) Scala
15 9 (1.91%) XAML
16 8 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 422 (89.41%) Degree
2 285 (60.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (7.63%) ISTQB
4 32 (6.78%) Master's Degree
5 15 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.97%) HND
7 12 (2.54%) AWS Certification
8 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.33%) PhD
9 10 (2.12%) CISM
9 10 (2.12%) CISSP
10 8 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.48%) CCIE
11 7 (1.48%) CCNA
11 7 (1.48%) CCNP
11 7 (1.48%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.27%) CCSP
12 6 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.90%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.06%) SLA
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.54%) Docker
3 10 (2.12%) Firmware
3 10 (2.12%) KVM
4 9 (1.91%) HDFS
4 9 (1.91%) NFS
5 8 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.27%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.42%) vSphere
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (4.03%) Ansible
2 12 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.69%) Nagios
3 8 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.48%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.48%) Puppet
5 4 (0.85%) Oozie
5 4 (0.85%) Salt
5 4 (0.85%) Terraform
5 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.42%) Kibana
7 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) cPanel
8 1 (0.21%) Grafana
8 1 (0.21%) Plesk
Vendors
1 41 (8.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.72%) SAP
3 23 (4.87%) HP
4 19 (4.03%) Cisco
5 17 (3.60%) Juniper
6 13 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.75%) Twitter
7 11 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.12%) Oracle
9 7 (1.48%) Arista
9 7 (1.48%) Capita
9 7 (1.48%) Concur
9 7 (1.48%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (1.48%) F5
10 5 (1.06%) Citrix
11 4 (0.85%) Google
11 4 (0.85%) Informatica
11 4 (0.85%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.85%) Tableau
11 4 (0.85%) Telerik