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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 45 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 297 340 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.51% 5.30% 4.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.98% 13.16% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 246 281 377
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2,706 2,583 3,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 41.09% 40.24% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,194 1,965 3,105
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 17 August 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 August 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 -19 93 £45,000 - 27
Bracknell -3 54 £48,500 +46.97% 11
Newbury +1 48 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Maidenhead -48 40 £61,500 +36.67% 4
Slough 0 16 £48,750 +50.00% 9
Windsor - 10 £47,500 -
Hungerford +13 1 £37,500 -
Wokingham -19 1 - - 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 290 (97.64%) Degree
2 159 (53.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (28.96%) Java
4 84 (28.28%) JavaScript
5 79 (26.60%) Software Engineering
6 78 (26.26%) Mathematics
7 67 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 54 (18.18%) SQL
9 54 (18.18%) C#
9 54 (18.18%) OO
10 53 (17.85%) .NET
11 50 (16.84%) Windows
11 50 (16.84%) Project Management
12 43 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (14.14%) C
14 40 (13.47%) C++
14 40 (13.47%) SQL Server
15 39 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (12.79%) SDLC
17 36 (12.12%) Python
18 35 (11.78%) Linux
18 35 (11.78%) HTML
18 35 (11.78%) Active Directory
18 35 (11.78%) Physics
19 34 (11.45%) ASP.NET
20 33 (11.11%) ITIL
20 33 (11.11%) Change Management
21 31 (10.44%) AngularJS

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 16 (5.39%) Apache Spark
2 15 (5.05%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.37%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.02%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.35%) Appian
6 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.35%) JBoss
6 4 (1.35%) Liferay
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.67%) CMS
8 2 (0.67%) IIS
8 2 (0.67%) SAS
8 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.07%) SaaS
4 15 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (4.38%) Office 365
5 13 (4.38%) PaaS
6 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.35%) GitHub
7 4 (1.35%) IaaS
8 3 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.67%) G Suite
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.71%) WAN
2 12 (4.04%) Internet
2 12 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (3.70%) Firewall
3 11 (3.70%) SCCP
4 9 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.69%) SNMP
6 7 (2.36%) LTE
7 6 (2.02%) Bluetooth
7 6 (2.02%) UMTS
7 6 (2.02%) WiMAX
8 5 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.68%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.68%) Network Security
8 5 (1.68%) RS-232
9 4 (1.35%) DNS
9 4 (1.35%) LAN
9 4 (1.35%) VPN
9 4 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.10%) Big Data
3 20 (6.73%) MySQL
4 16 (5.39%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.71%) Apache Hive
5 14 (4.71%) HBase
5 14 (4.71%) Impala
6 8 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.02%) Power BI
9 5 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.68%) Essbase
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.35%) DB2
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.67%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.73%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.72%) Eclipse
3 17 (5.72%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.05%) Maven
5 10 (3.37%) Subversion
6 9 (3.03%) JIRA
7 5 (1.68%) Xcode
8 3 (1.01%) Selenium
8 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.67%) JUnit
9 2 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.67%) Mocha
9 2 (0.67%) Mockito
9 2 (0.67%) Moq
9 2 (0.67%) NUnit
9 2 (0.67%) PyUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.34%) Gradle
10 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (8.08%) Finance
2 19 (6.40%) Electronics
3 12 (4.04%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.36%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.36%) Retail
5 6 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.02%) Military
5 6 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.68%) Automotive
6 5 (1.68%) Banking
6 5 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.35%) Marketing
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) German Language
8 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (41.08%) Developer
2 47 (15.82%) Java Developer
3 46 (15.49%) Graduate
4 45 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 39 (13.13%) Software Engineer
6 21 (7.07%) Graduate Developer
7 20 (6.73%) Applications Developer
8 19 (6.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 19 (6.40%) Senior Applications Developer
8 19 (6.40%) Web Applications Developer
9 18 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (6.06%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 18 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
9 18 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.06%) Web Developer
10 15 (5.05%) Analyst
11 14 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (4.71%) Graduate Java Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Machine Learning Developer
12 13 (4.38%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.85%) .NET
2 35 (11.78%) HTML
3 34 (11.45%) ASP.NET
4 31 (10.44%) AngularJS
5 30 (10.10%) CSS
6 28 (9.43%) jQuery
7 19 (6.40%) Ajax
8 18 (6.06%) React
8 18 (6.06%) WebSockets
9 15 (5.05%) Node.js
9 15 (5.05%) OAuth
9 15 (5.05%) SAML
10 13 (4.38%) .NET Framework
11 12 (4.04%) Web Services
12 8 (2.69%) HTML5
12 8 (2.69%) XML
13 6 (2.02%) REST
13 6 (2.02%) RESTful
13 6 (2.02%) Spring
13 6 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.39%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.05%) CESG
5 9 (3.03%) PMI
6 8 (2.69%) Clustering
6 8 (2.69%) Life Science
7 7 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.36%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.02%) Digital Currency
8 6 (2.02%) Robotics
9 5 (1.68%) CAN bus
9 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.68%) Fintech
10 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.35%) PKI
11 3 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.84%) Windows
2 35 (11.78%) Linux
3 11 (3.70%) Android
4 10 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.60%) Software Engineering
2 78 (26.26%) Mathematics
3 67 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (18.18%) OO
5 50 (16.84%) Project Management
6 39 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (12.79%) SDLC
8 35 (11.78%) Physics
9 33 (11.11%) Change Management
9 33 (11.11%) ITIL
10 30 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (8.75%) DevOps
12 24 (8.08%) Mentoring
13 23 (7.74%) Scrum
14 21 (7.07%) PRINCE2
15 20 (6.73%) Machine Learning
16 18 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (6.06%) Information Security
16 18 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.96%) Java
2 84 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 54 (18.18%) C#
3 54 (18.18%) SQL
4 42 (14.14%) C
5 40 (13.47%) C++
6 36 (12.12%) Python
7 22 (7.41%) PHP
8 6 (2.02%) Java 8
8 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.68%) R
9 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.68%) XAML
10 2 (0.67%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.67%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.67%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.67%) Go
10 2 (0.67%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 290 (97.64%) Degree
2 159 (53.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.73%) MCSE
4 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.39%) Master's Degree
6 15 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.05%) CISM
6 15 (5.05%) CISSP
6 15 (5.05%) MCITP
7 13 (4.38%) CCSP
7 13 (4.38%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 10 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.69%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.36%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (2.02%) ISEB
12 6 (2.02%) ISTQB
12 6 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.39%) QA
2 15 (5.05%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.02%) GAMP
4 4 (1.35%) GDPR
5 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.67%) GCP
6 2 (0.67%) PMO
7 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.71%) Apache Flume
3 13 (4.38%) HDFS
3 13 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.02%) Firmware
5 3 (1.01%) Docker
5 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.67%) XenApp
6 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) Puppet
2 14 (4.71%) Kibana
3 5 (1.68%) Ansible
4 4 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.67%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.34%) Consul
6 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.34%) logstash
6 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.40%) Oracle
3 13 (4.38%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.70%) Cisco
4 11 (3.70%) IBM
5 9 (3.03%) Google
6 7 (2.36%) VMware
7 6 (2.02%) HP
7 6 (2.02%) SAP
8 5 (1.68%) Assembla
8 5 (1.68%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.35%) Aruba
9 4 (1.35%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.01%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.67%) Citrix
11 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.67%) EMC
11 2 (0.67%) McAfee
11 2 (0.67%) Symantec