Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 28 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 317 471 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.24% 7.31% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 8.26% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 236 365 404
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,750 £76,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 5,578 5,705 7,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 92.14% 88.55% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,325 4,476 5,849
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,750
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -25 120 £48,750 +39.29% 12
Bracknell -4 64 £49,500 -10.00% 7
Maidenhead -29 64 £50,000 - 4
Newbury -4 23 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Slough -21 19 £57,500 +64.29% 6
Windsor - 8 £55,000 - 3
Wokingham +13 3 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Ascot +25 1 £27,500 -17.91%
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 300 (94.64%) Degree
2 185 (58.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (36.28%) Mathematics
4 113 (35.65%) Java
5 104 (32.81%) JavaScript
6 88 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (27.44%) Python
8 86 (27.13%) Software Engineering
9 78 (24.61%) Microsoft
10 76 (23.97%) Linux
11 62 (19.56%) C#
12 57 (17.98%) Project Management
13 52 (16.40%) SQL
14 51 (16.09%) Git (software)
15 49 (15.46%) Scrum
16 48 (15.14%) SQL Server
17 47 (14.83%) Windows
17 47 (14.83%) Physics
18 46 (14.51%) C++
19 44 (13.88%) C
19 44 (13.88%) OO
20 43 (13.56%) .NET
21 42 (13.25%) Active Directory
21 42 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
23 40 (12.62%) Test Automation
24 38 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
25 37 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
26 35 (11.04%) Information Security

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 18 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.05%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.79%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.15%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.21%) Confluence
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.26%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.26%) nginx
7 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (0.95%) CMS
8 3 (0.95%) concrete5
8 3 (0.95%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.95%) IIS
8 3 (0.95%) WordPress
9 2 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) InVision
5 1 (0.32%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.26%) Scribe Insight
2 3 (0.95%) Magento
3 2 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.62%) Office 365
4 20 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (4.73%) GitHub
7 13 (4.10%) SaaS
8 10 (3.15%) PaaS
9 8 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.58%) Serverless
11 4 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.26%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.26%) CloudFront
11 4 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.26%) Route 53
11 4 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.99%) Firewall
2 10 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.84%) SCCP
3 9 (2.84%) SNMP
4 7 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.21%) Skype
5 6 (1.89%) DNS
5 6 (1.89%) H.323
5 6 (1.89%) LTE
6 5 (1.58%) HTTP
6 5 (1.58%) VPN
6 5 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.58%) Wireless
7 4 (1.26%) DHCP
7 4 (1.26%) Internet
7 4 (1.26%) LAN
7 4 (1.26%) SAN
8 3 (0.95%) UMTS
8 3 (0.95%) WAN
8 3 (0.95%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.04%) MySQL
3 31 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.83%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.57%) Big Data
5 24 (7.57%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.73%) CouchDB
7 12 (3.79%) HBase
7 12 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.47%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.47%) Power BI
9 10 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.15%) Apache Hive
9 10 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.89%) Impala
11 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.83%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.26%) JIRA
3 23 (7.26%) Subversion
4 15 (4.73%) Eclipse
5 14 (4.42%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.10%) Maven
7 12 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.52%) Selenium
10 6 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.26%) JUnit
12 4 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.26%) VersionOne
13 3 (0.95%) Mockito
13 3 (0.95%) webpack
14 2 (0.63%) Mocha
14 2 (0.63%) PyUnit
General
1 30 (9.46%) Finance
2 18 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.05%) Electronics
3 16 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.73%) Marketing
5 14 (4.42%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.84%) Legal
6 9 (2.84%) Retail
7 8 (2.52%) Banking
7 8 (2.52%) Military
7 8 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (35.33%) Developer
2 66 (20.82%) Graduate
3 52 (16.40%) Senior Developer
4 48 (15.14%) Software Engineer
5 38 (11.99%) Java Developer
6 37 (11.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 31 (9.78%) Analyst
8 22 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
9 19 (5.99%) Web Developer
10 18 (5.68%) Applications Developer
10 18 (5.68%) Python Developer
10 18 (5.68%) Senior Applications Developer
10 18 (5.68%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 18 (5.68%) Senior Web Developer
10 18 (5.68%) Web Applications Developer
11 17 (5.36%) Senior Python Developer
11 17 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.05%) Consultant
13 13 (4.10%) Subject Matter Expert
14 12 (3.79%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.56%) .NET
2 30 (9.46%) ASP.NET
2 30 (9.46%) jQuery
3 28 (8.83%) AngularJS
4 26 (8.20%) HTML
5 20 (6.31%) CSS
5 20 (6.31%) OAuth
5 20 (6.31%) SAML
6 19 (5.99%) Ajax
6 19 (5.99%) React
6 19 (5.99%) Web Services
7 18 (5.68%) WebSockets
8 16 (5.05%) Node.js
9 14 (4.42%) Spring
10 12 (3.79%) HTML5
11 11 (3.47%) XML
12 10 (3.15%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.15%) J2EE
12 10 (3.15%) JSON
12 10 (3.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.83%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.36%) CESG
4 16 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.79%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.47%) PMI
7 9 (2.84%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.84%) Life Science
8 7 (2.21%) Clustering
8 7 (2.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.21%) Robotics
8 7 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.21%) User Experience
9 6 (1.89%) Digital Currency
9 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.97%) Linux
2 47 (14.83%) Windows
3 33 (10.41%) Unix
4 11 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.15%) Android
5 10 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.21%) CentOS
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.28%) Mathematics
2 88 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (27.13%) Software Engineering
4 57 (17.98%) Project Management
5 49 (15.46%) Scrum
6 47 (14.83%) Physics
7 44 (13.88%) OO
8 41 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (12.62%) Test Automation
10 38 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (11.04%) Information Security
12 32 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (9.78%) DevOps
13 31 (9.78%) ITIL
14 29 (9.15%) Machine Learning
15 28 (8.83%) Change Management
16 27 (8.52%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (8.52%) Mentoring
17 26 (8.20%) Logistics
18 25 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.65%) Java
2 104 (32.81%) JavaScript
3 87 (27.44%) Python
4 62 (19.56%) C#
5 52 (16.40%) SQL
6 46 (14.51%) C++
7 44 (13.88%) C
8 26 (8.20%) PHP
9 23 (7.26%) Go
10 13 (4.10%) Cython
10 13 (4.10%) Ruby
11 9 (2.84%) Java 8
12 8 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.89%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.89%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.26%) Scala
15 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 300 (94.64%) Degree
2 185 (58.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.57%) Security Cleared
4 22 (6.94%) MCSE
4 22 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.31%) CISM
5 20 (6.31%) CISSP
5 20 (6.31%) MCITP
6 17 (5.36%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (5.05%) Master's Degree
8 12 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.47%) CCSP
10 9 (2.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (2.84%) CISA
11 8 (2.52%) CEH
11 8 (2.52%) CRISC
11 8 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.21%) CREST Certified
12 7 (2.21%) OSCP
12 7 (2.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.68%) QA
2 11 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.21%) GAMP
4 4 (1.26%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.95%) GDPR
5 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.47%) Docker
4 10 (3.15%) Apache Flume
4 10 (3.15%) HDFS
4 10 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.26%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.63%) Ceph
6 2 (0.63%) Firmware
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.63%) KVM
6 2 (0.63%) NFS
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.32%) NDS
7 1 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (6.94%) Puppet
2 12 (3.79%) Ansible
2 12 (3.79%) Kibana
3 10 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.84%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.21%) CSIRT
6 5 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.26%) Mesos
7 4 (1.26%) Nagios
7 4 (1.26%) Oozie
7 4 (1.26%) Rancher
7 4 (1.26%) Rundeck
7 4 (1.26%) Salt
7 4 (1.26%) SCCM
7 4 (1.26%) Terraform
8 3 (0.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.89%) Oracle
2 25 (7.89%) VMware
3 15 (4.73%) SAP
4 12 (3.79%) Google
4 12 (3.79%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.79%) Tableau
5 9 (2.84%) Cisco
5 9 (2.84%) Symantec
6 8 (2.52%) IBM
7 7 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.89%) Citrix
9 5 (1.58%) CyberArk
9 5 (1.58%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.58%) HP
10 4 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.26%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.26%) Huawei
10 4 (1.26%) ServiceNow