Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 364 469 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.94% 5.38% 6.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.77% 13.30% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 302 401 488
Berkshire median annual salary £38,750 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.93% -12.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £77,500
South East median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +2.56%

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 2465 3526 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.25% 40.46% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2733 3260
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +1 171 £35,000 -21.35% 16
Maidenhead +27 58 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Newbury +25 35 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Bracknell -4 35 £35,500 +18.33% 2
Slough +9 22 £33,750 -65.38% 11
Wokingham +9 9 £40,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £25,000 -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 332 (91.21%) Degree
2 216 (59.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 143 (39.29%) Java
4 117 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (25.82%) C#
6 92 (25.27%) Software Engineering
7 83 (22.80%) Mathematics
8 82 (22.53%) Linux
9 80 (21.98%) JavaScript
9 80 (21.98%) SQL
10 76 (20.88%) .NET
11 73 (20.05%) C++
12 72 (19.78%) Windows
13 66 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
14 59 (16.21%) OO
15 56 (15.38%) Python
15 56 (15.38%) Test Automation
16 55 (15.11%) C
17 54 (14.84%) Scrum
18 52 (14.29%) CSS
19 46 (12.64%) Project Management
19 46 (12.64%) Test Strategy
20 44 (12.09%) HTML
20 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
21 43 (11.81%) Open Source
22 39 (10.71%) WebDriver
22 39 (10.71%) jQuery
22 39 (10.71%) Physics
23 37 (10.16%) Test Scripting
24 36 (9.89%) Test Management

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 8 (2.20%) Apache Pig
2 7 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.92%) SAS
3 6 (1.65%) Apache
3 6 (1.65%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.37%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.10%) IIS
6 3 (0.82%) CMS
7 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.77%) SaaS
3 13 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.02%) Force.com
5 8 (2.20%) PaaS
6 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.82%) G Suite
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.04%) Firewall
2 16 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (4.40%) ZigBee
3 13 (3.57%) DNS
4 11 (3.02%) DHCP
5 9 (2.47%) Internet
6 8 (2.20%) BGP
6 8 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.20%) MPLS
6 8 (2.20%) OSPF
7 7 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.92%) EIGRP
7 7 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.65%) LAN
9 5 (1.37%) WAN
10 4 (1.10%) DWDM
10 4 (1.10%) Network Security
11 3 (0.82%) DMZ
11 3 (0.82%) SAN
11 3 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.97%) Relational Database
3 20 (5.49%) Big Data
4 10 (2.75%) MySQL
5 9 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.47%) SQLPlus
6 8 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.92%) HBase
8 6 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.37%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.82%) Impala
10 3 (0.82%) KNIME
10 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.82%) QlikView
10 3 (0.82%) Redis
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.82%) Sqoop
10 3 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (10.71%) WebDriver
2 30 (8.24%) JIRA
3 29 (7.97%) JMeter
4 28 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 19 (5.22%) Eclipse
6 17 (4.67%) Selenium
7 15 (4.12%) Maven
8 14 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 12 (3.30%) Git (software)
9 12 (3.30%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.02%) JUnit
11 10 (2.75%) HP UFT
12 9 (2.47%) eggPlant
12 9 (2.47%) LoadUI
12 9 (2.47%) TestNG
12 9 (2.47%) Toad
13 8 (2.20%) IntelliJ
13 8 (2.20%) NetBeans
14 7 (1.92%) Subversion
15 5 (1.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 33 (9.07%) Electronics
2 29 (7.97%) Finance
3 26 (7.14%) Digital Economy
4 19 (5.22%) Retail
5 15 (4.12%) Marketing
5 15 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.02%) Advertising
7 9 (2.47%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 127 (34.89%) Developer
2 84 (23.08%) Graduate
3 53 (14.56%) Software Engineer
4 40 (10.99%) Analyst
5 38 (10.44%) Junior
6 34 (9.34%) Software Developer
7 32 (8.79%) Graduate Developer
7 32 (8.79%) Senior Developer
8 30 (8.24%) Java Developer
9 27 (7.42%) Tester
10 25 (6.87%) .NET Developer
11 24 (6.59%) Software Tester
12 21 (5.77%) Computer Science Graduate
12 21 (5.77%) Junior Developer
13 19 (5.22%) IT Graduate
14 17 (4.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 15 (4.12%) Senior Applications Developer
15 15 (4.12%) Senior Web Applications Developer
15 15 (4.12%) Senior Web Developer
15 15 (4.12%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (20.88%) .NET
2 52 (14.29%) CSS
3 44 (12.09%) HTML
4 39 (10.71%) jQuery
5 36 (9.89%) AngularJS
5 36 (9.89%) SOAP
6 35 (9.62%) ASP.NET
7 34 (9.34%) Web Services
8 28 (7.69%) Ajax
8 28 (7.69%) REST
9 27 (7.42%) JSON
10 24 (6.59%) .NET Framework
11 22 (6.04%) XML
12 17 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (4.40%) React
13 16 (4.40%) WebSockets
14 14 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (3.30%) Spring
16 10 (2.75%) J2EE
17 9 (2.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 23 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.40%) Smart Home
5 12 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.37%) iPad
9 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.10%) Social Media
10 4 (1.10%) User Experience
11 3 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.55%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.53%) Linux
2 72 (19.78%) Windows
3 19 (5.22%) Unix
4 13 (3.57%) CentOS
5 10 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.92%) Android
7 5 (1.37%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (25.27%) Software Engineering
3 83 (22.80%) Mathematics
4 59 (16.21%) OO
5 56 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 54 (14.84%) Scrum
7 46 (12.64%) Project Management
7 46 (12.64%) Test Strategy
8 43 (11.81%) Open Source
9 39 (10.71%) Physics
10 37 (10.16%) Test Scripting
11 36 (9.89%) Regression Testing
11 36 (9.89%) Test Management
12 35 (9.62%) SDLC
13 33 (9.07%) TDD
14 32 (8.79%) Risk Management
15 26 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 23 (6.32%) Multithreading
17 22 (6.04%) Analytics
17 22 (6.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (39.29%) Java
2 94 (25.82%) C#
3 80 (21.98%) JavaScript
3 80 (21.98%) SQL
4 73 (20.05%) C++
5 56 (15.38%) Python
6 55 (15.11%) C
7 35 (9.62%) PHP
8 27 (7.42%) Shell Script
9 22 (6.04%) Perl
10 12 (3.30%) Apex Code
11 7 (1.92%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.92%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.37%) ES6
12 5 (1.37%) Scala
13 4 (1.10%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.82%) VC++
14 3 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 332 (91.21%) Degree
2 216 (59.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (9.07%) ISTQB
4 21 (5.77%) Master's Degree
4 21 (5.77%) PhD
5 13 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.75%) CCNP
6 10 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.47%) HND
8 8 (2.20%) CCNA
8 8 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.37%) CCIE
9 5 (1.37%) JNCIA
9 5 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.10%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.10%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.10%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.42%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (4.40%) Firmware
2 10 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.75%) Docker
3 9 (2.47%) KVM
4 6 (1.65%) HDFS
5 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.82%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.55%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.37%) Nagios
4 4 (1.10%) Ansible
4 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.82%) Oozie
6 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) Salt
6 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.55%) Terraform
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) cPanel
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView
7 1 (0.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 44 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.87%) SAP
3 23 (6.32%) HP
4 15 (4.12%) Cisco
5 12 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.92%) Juniper
8 6 (1.65%) Concur
9 5 (1.37%) Arista
9 5 (1.37%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle
9 5 (1.37%) VMware
10 4 (1.10%) Informatica
10 4 (1.10%) Jitterbit
10 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.82%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.82%) Citrix
11 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.82%) Google
11 3 (0.82%) Tableau