Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 466 514 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.17% 6.49% 6.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.32% 16.08% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 368 411 529
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £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 2,544 3,196 4,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.14% 40.38% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,964 2,433 3,675
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +14 227 £35,000 -28.21% 21
Maidenhead -7 70 £57,500 - 6
Bracknell -1 61 £57,500 +43.75% 10
Newbury +18 36 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Slough +17 30 £35,000 -63.16% 6
Wokingham -21 7 £40,000 - 2
Hungerford -3 1 £40,000 +70.21%
Ascot - 1 £33,500 -
Thatcham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 419 (89.91%) Degree
2 285 (61.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 163 (34.98%) Java
4 157 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (27.47%) SQL
6 122 (26.18%) JavaScript
7 118 (25.32%) Mathematics
8 110 (23.61%) Linux
9 101 (21.67%) .NET
10 98 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
11 96 (20.60%) C#
11 96 (20.60%) OO
12 86 (18.45%) Test Automation
13 85 (18.24%) Windows
14 78 (16.74%) Python
14 78 (16.74%) jQuery
15 75 (16.09%) Open Source
16 70 (15.02%) Software Engineering
17 65 (13.95%) CSS
18 64 (13.73%) HTML
18 64 (13.73%) SQL Server
19 63 (13.52%) Scrum
20 55 (11.80%) Project Management
20 55 (11.80%) Firewall
20 55 (11.80%) Physics
21 54 (11.59%) Web Services
22 52 (11.16%) TDD
23 51 (10.94%) ASP.NET
23 51 (10.94%) C
23 51 (10.94%) C++

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 12 (2.58%) Apache Pig
1 12 (2.58%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.36%) Apache
3 10 (2.15%) SAS
4 8 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.07%) CMS
7 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.86%) Drupal
8 4 (0.86%) IIS
8 4 (0.86%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.86%) WordPress
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.86%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) SAP ERP
1 6 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.58%) SaaS
4 13 (2.79%) npm
5 10 (2.15%) Force.com
6 7 (1.50%) GitHub
7 5 (1.07%) PaaS
8 4 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.43%) G Suite
9 2 (0.43%) 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 55 (11.80%) Firewall
2 40 (8.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 37 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.79%) WAN
5 22 (4.72%) Internet
6 19 (4.08%) LAN
6 19 (4.08%) MPLS
7 16 (3.43%) DNS
8 13 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.79%) SAN
9 12 (2.58%) HTTP
10 11 (2.36%) BGP
10 11 (2.36%) EIGRP
10 11 (2.36%) OSPF
11 10 (2.15%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.15%) NAS
11 10 (2.15%) Network Security
12 8 (1.72%) FTP
12 8 (1.72%) SSH
13 7 (1.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 21 (4.51%) Big Data
4 17 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.22%) MySQL
6 13 (2.79%) HBase
7 12 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.93%) Power BI
10 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.50%) QlikView
11 7 (1.50%) Sqoop
12 6 (1.29%) Impala
12 6 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.29%) SQLPlus
13 5 (1.07%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (7.73%) WebDriver
2 28 (6.01%) JIRA
2 28 (6.01%) SoapUI
3 26 (5.58%) JMeter
4 25 (5.36%) Selenium
5 18 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 18 (3.86%) Subversion
6 14 (3.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.00%) Maven
6 14 (3.00%) Protractor
7 13 (2.79%) gulp
7 13 (2.79%) Jasmine
7 13 (2.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (2.79%) webpack
8 12 (2.58%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.36%) Ant
10 10 (2.15%) LoadRunner
11 9 (1.93%) HP UFT
11 9 (1.93%) NetBeans
12 8 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (10.94%) Finance
2 26 (5.58%) Electronics
3 24 (5.15%) Digital Economy
4 23 (4.94%) Marketing
5 22 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.51%) Retail
7 12 (2.58%) Advertising
8 11 (2.36%) Banking
9 8 (1.72%) Games
10 6 (1.29%) Music Industry
10 6 (1.29%) Publishing
11 3 (0.64%) Billing
11 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (38.63%) Developer
2 66 (14.16%) Analyst
3 65 (13.95%) Graduate
4 54 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 46 (9.87%) Java Developer
6 39 (8.37%) Junior
7 38 (8.15%) Software Engineer
8 37 (7.94%) Graduate Developer
9 31 (6.65%) .NET Developer
10 29 (6.22%) Web Developer
11 28 (6.01%) Architect
12 27 (5.79%) Applications Developer
12 27 (5.79%) Senior Applications Developer
12 27 (5.79%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 27 (5.79%) Senior Web Developer
12 27 (5.79%) Tester
12 27 (5.79%) Web Applications Developer
13 24 (5.15%) Junior Developer
13 24 (5.15%) Software Developer
14 22 (4.72%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (21.67%) .NET
2 78 (16.74%) jQuery
3 65 (13.95%) CSS
4 64 (13.73%) HTML
5 54 (11.59%) Web Services
6 51 (10.94%) ASP.NET
7 41 (8.80%) Ajax
8 39 (8.37%) SOAP
9 38 (8.15%) .NET Framework
10 31 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (6.44%) AngularJS
12 28 (6.01%) J2EE
13 27 (5.79%) WebSockets
14 26 (5.58%) XML
15 22 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (3.86%) HTML5
17 17 (3.65%) JSON
17 17 (3.65%) Spring
18 16 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (3.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.01%) Client/Server
3 25 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 18 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.22%) Data Centre
7 15 (3.22%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.93%) Cyberattack
10 8 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.50%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.29%) Smart Home
12 6 (1.29%) Social Media
13 5 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.07%) iPad
13 5 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (23.61%) Linux
2 85 (18.24%) Windows
3 30 (6.44%) Unix
4 10 (2.15%) CentOS
5 8 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.07%) Android
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.64%) Debian
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (25.32%) Mathematics
3 96 (20.60%) OO
4 86 (18.45%) Test Automation
5 75 (16.09%) Open Source
6 70 (15.02%) Software Engineering
7 63 (13.52%) Scrum
8 55 (11.80%) Physics
8 55 (11.80%) Project Management
9 52 (11.16%) TDD
10 49 (10.52%) SDLC
11 48 (10.30%) Mentoring
12 37 (7.94%) Statistics
13 36 (7.73%) Risk Management
14 35 (7.51%) Information Security
14 35 (7.51%) Test Scripting
14 35 (7.51%) Test Strategy
15 33 (7.08%) Regression Testing
16 32 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (6.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 163 (34.98%) Java
2 128 (27.47%) SQL
3 122 (26.18%) JavaScript
4 96 (20.60%) C#
5 78 (16.74%) Python
6 51 (10.94%) C
6 51 (10.94%) C++
7 50 (10.73%) PHP
8 29 (6.22%) Perl
9 24 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.94%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.22%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.79%) ES6
12 13 (2.79%) ES7
12 13 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.36%) R
14 10 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.15%) XAML
15 9 (1.93%) Ruby
15 9 (1.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 419 (89.91%) Degree
2 285 (61.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (7.73%) ISTQB
4 28 (6.01%) Master's Degree
5 15 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.79%) HND
7 12 (2.58%) AWS Certification
8 11 (2.36%) CISM
8 11 (2.36%) CISSP
8 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.36%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.93%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (1.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (1.50%) CCIE
11 7 (1.50%) CCNA
11 7 (1.50%) CCNP
11 7 (1.50%) CCSP
11 7 (1.50%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.44%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.07%) SLA
4 3 (0.64%) GDPR
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
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 26 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.79%) Docker
3 12 (2.58%) HDFS
4 9 (1.93%) Apache Flume
4 9 (1.93%) NFS
5 8 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.29%) Firmware
6 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.86%) KVM
7 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.43%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (4.08%) Ansible
2 9 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.72%) Nagios
3 8 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.50%) Oozie
4 7 (1.50%) Puppet
5 4 (0.86%) Salt
5 4 (0.86%) Terraform
5 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.43%) Kibana
7 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) cPanel
8 1 (0.21%) Grafana
8 1 (0.21%) Plesk
Vendors
1 42 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.36%) Oracle
3 20 (4.29%) HP
4 19 (4.08%) SAP
5 18 (3.86%) Cisco
6 17 (3.65%) Juniper
7 13 (2.79%) Twitter
8 12 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.58%) VMware
9 7 (1.50%) Arista
9 7 (1.50%) Capita
9 7 (1.50%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (1.50%) F5
9 7 (1.50%) Tableau
10 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.07%) Citrix
12 4 (0.86%) Concur
12 4 (0.86%) Informatica
12 4 (0.86%) Perforce
12 4 (0.86%) Telerik