Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 328 359 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.14% 5.90% 5.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.13% 14.26% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 260 301 400
Berkshire median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 2,704 2,518 3,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 42.35% 41.41% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,171 1,924 2,864
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -16 115 £50,000 +42.86% 13
Bracknell +8 66 £45,000 +26.76% 8
Maidenhead -38 53 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Newbury +9 39 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Slough +4 24 £50,000 +48.15% 10
Windsor - 10 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham -2 2 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 319 (97.26%) Degree
2 181 (55.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (34.76%) Java
3 114 (34.76%) Mathematics
4 98 (29.88%) JavaScript
5 91 (27.74%) Software Engineering
6 89 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (19.21%) C#
8 62 (18.90%) Linux
8 62 (18.90%) Python
9 58 (17.68%) SQL
10 57 (17.38%) C
10 57 (17.38%) Windows
10 57 (17.38%) OO
10 57 (17.38%) Microsoft
11 56 (17.07%) C++
12 54 (16.46%) Project Management
13 48 (14.63%) SQL Server
14 47 (14.33%) Git (software)
15 46 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 46 (14.02%) .NET
15 46 (14.02%) Scrum
16 45 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
17 44 (13.41%) Physics
18 40 (12.20%) Active Directory
19 36 (10.98%) HTML
19 36 (10.98%) AngularJS
19 36 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
20 35 (10.67%) MySQL
20 35 (10.67%) ITIL

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 22 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
1 22 (6.71%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.79%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.83%) Confluence
5 5 (1.52%) JBoss
6 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.22%) CMS
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.91%) Appian
7 3 (0.91%) IIS
7 3 (0.91%) nginx
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.61%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.30%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.10%) SaaS
4 19 (5.79%) Office 365
5 18 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (3.96%) GitHub
6 13 (3.96%) PaaS
7 12 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.22%) Scribe Online
10 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.91%) IaaS
10 3 (0.91%) Serverless
10 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.96%) Firewall
1 13 (3.96%) Internet
2 12 (3.66%) SCCP
2 12 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (3.35%) SNMP
3 11 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.44%) LTE
4 8 (2.44%) WAN
5 6 (1.83%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.83%) UMTS
5 6 (1.83%) VPN
5 6 (1.83%) WiMAX
6 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.52%) RS-232
7 4 (1.22%) DNS
7 4 (1.22%) HTTP
7 4 (1.22%) Wireless
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.67%) MySQL
3 29 (8.84%) Big Data
4 24 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.49%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.18%) HBase
8 16 (4.88%) Apache Hive
9 15 (4.57%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.96%) Impala
10 13 (3.96%) Power BI
11 12 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (2.74%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 47 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.84%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.01%) Eclipse
4 21 (6.40%) JIRA
4 21 (6.40%) Subversion
5 20 (6.10%) Visual Studio
6 17 (5.18%) Maven
7 13 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.44%) Selenium
9 5 (1.52%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.52%) Xcode
10 4 (1.22%) JUnit
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.22%) VersionOne
11 3 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.91%) Mockito
12 2 (0.61%) Mocha
12 2 (0.61%) PyUnit
General
1 30 (9.15%) Finance
2 22 (6.71%) Electronics
3 15 (4.57%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.66%) Marketing
6 8 (2.44%) Military
6 8 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.44%) Retail
7 7 (2.13%) Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Automotive
8 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.22%) Back Office
10 3 (0.91%) Legal
11 2 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.61%) Games
11 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (41.16%) Developer
2 59 (17.99%) Graduate
3 56 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 50 (15.24%) Java Developer
4 50 (15.24%) Software Engineer
5 29 (8.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 24 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Applications Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Senior Applications Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Senior Web Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Web Applications Developer
7 18 (5.49%) Web Developer
8 16 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.57%) Analyst
9 15 (4.57%) Graduate Java Developer
9 15 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.96%) Development Manager
11 12 (3.66%) Consultant
11 12 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.02%) .NET
2 36 (10.98%) AngularJS
2 36 (10.98%) HTML
3 34 (10.37%) ASP.NET
4 31 (9.45%) jQuery
5 29 (8.84%) CSS
6 24 (7.32%) React
7 23 (7.01%) Node.js
8 22 (6.71%) Web Services
9 20 (6.10%) Ajax
10 18 (5.49%) OAuth
10 18 (5.49%) SAML
10 18 (5.49%) WebSockets
11 14 (4.27%) .NET Framework
11 14 (4.27%) REST
11 14 (4.27%) Spring
12 11 (3.35%) HTML5
12 11 (3.35%) XML
13 10 (3.05%) J2EE
13 10 (3.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.57%) CESG
5 11 (3.35%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.35%) PMI
6 9 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.74%) Robotics
7 8 (2.44%) Clustering
7 8 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.44%) Life Science
8 7 (2.13%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.83%) Digital Currency
10 5 (1.52%) CAN bus
10 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.22%) Fintech
11 4 (1.22%) PKI
11 4 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.90%) Linux
2 57 (17.38%) Windows
3 21 (6.40%) Unix
4 9 (2.74%) Android
4 9 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.76%) Mathematics
2 91 (27.74%) Software Engineering
3 89 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (17.38%) OO
5 54 (16.46%) Project Management
6 46 (14.02%) Scrum
7 44 (13.41%) Physics
8 36 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (10.67%) ITIL
9 35 (10.67%) Test Automation
10 34 (10.37%) Change Management
11 33 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (10.06%) DevOps
12 31 (9.45%) SDLC
13 28 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (8.54%) Mentoring
14 26 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.93%) Machine Learning
15 25 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (7.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.76%) Java
2 98 (29.88%) JavaScript
3 63 (19.21%) C#
4 62 (18.90%) Python
5 58 (17.68%) SQL
6 57 (17.38%) C
7 56 (17.07%) C++
8 24 (7.32%) PHP
9 11 (3.35%) Go
10 9 (2.74%) Java 8
10 9 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.13%) Cython
12 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.52%) Ruby
13 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.52%) XAML
14 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.91%) Scala
16 2 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 319 (97.26%) Degree
2 181 (55.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.79%) MCSE
4 19 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (5.49%) MCITP
6 16 (4.88%) CISM
6 16 (4.88%) CISSP
7 15 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.27%) CCSP
8 14 (4.27%) Master's Degree
9 13 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 12 (3.66%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.13%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.61%) CISA
14 2 (0.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) QA
2 15 (4.57%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.13%) GAMP
4 4 (1.22%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.91%) GDPR
5 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.88%) Apache Flume
2 16 (4.88%) HDFS
2 16 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.13%) Docker
5 6 (1.83%) Firmware
6 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.61%) Ceph
7 2 (0.61%) vSphere
7 2 (0.61%) XenApp
7 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (7.32%) Puppet
2 18 (5.49%) Kibana
3 9 (2.74%) Ansible
3 9 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.91%) Mesos
6 3 (0.91%) Nagios
6 3 (0.91%) Oozie
6 3 (0.91%) Rancher
6 3 (0.91%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.91%) Salt
6 3 (0.91%) Terraform
6 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.61%) logstash
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.61%) SCCM
7 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.01%) Oracle
3 13 (3.96%) Atlassian
3 13 (3.96%) VMware
4 12 (3.66%) Tableau
5 11 (3.35%) SAP
6 10 (3.05%) IBM
7 9 (2.74%) Google
8 8 (2.44%) Cisco
8 8 (2.44%) HP
9 7 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.83%) Citrix
11 5 (1.52%) Assembla
11 5 (1.52%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.22%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.22%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.22%) Huawei
12 4 (1.22%) ServiceNow