Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 85 79
Rank change year-on-year +49 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 162 104 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.62% 3.15% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.51% 9.14% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 93 104 136
Reading median annual salary £35,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% -7.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £65,625
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +15.38%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 753 1138 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.77% 34.43% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 571 771 1247
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £30,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +5.26%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Reading

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Reading.

Salary trend for Computer Science Degree in Reading

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Reading over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 162 (100.00%) Degree
2 161 (99.38%) Computer Science
3 84 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (44.44%) Java
5 67 (41.36%) Open Source
5 67 (41.36%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (40.74%) Test Automation
7 64 (39.51%) Linux
8 46 (28.40%) Scrum
9 40 (24.69%) WebDriver
10 38 (23.46%) TDD
11 37 (22.84%) ISTQB
12 36 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 35 (21.60%) Regression Testing
13 35 (21.60%) Test Management
13 35 (21.60%) Test Scripting
13 35 (21.60%) Test Strategy
14 34 (20.99%) Mathematics
14 34 (20.99%) SQL
15 32 (19.75%) Windows
15 32 (19.75%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (19.14%) SDLC
17 30 (18.52%) SoapUI
17 30 (18.52%) BDD
17 30 (18.52%) QA
18 29 (17.90%) Web Services
18 29 (17.90%) Firewall
19 28 (17.28%) JMeter
19 28 (17.28%) C#
19 28 (17.28%) Client/Server

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (4.32%) Apache Pig
1 7 (4.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.47%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.85%) Apache
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) SAP ERP
1 9 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.02%) npm
3 10 (6.17%) SaaS
4 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.47%) Force.com
5 4 (2.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 29 (17.90%) Firewall
3 25 (15.43%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.79%) Internet
4 11 (6.79%) MPLS
5 10 (6.17%) WAN
6 8 (4.94%) HTTP
7 7 (4.32%) DNS
7 7 (4.32%) FTP
7 7 (4.32%) iSCSI
7 7 (4.32%) LAN
7 7 (4.32%) NAS
7 7 (4.32%) SAN
7 7 (4.32%) SSH
8 6 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.09%) Network Security
9 5 (3.09%) RFID
9 5 (3.09%) WLAN
10 4 (2.47%) OSPF
10 4 (2.47%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 9 (5.56%) SQLPlus
2 8 (4.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.32%) HBase
4 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.47%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.47%) Big Data
5 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.47%) Impala
5 4 (2.47%) MySQL
5 4 (2.47%) Power BI
5 4 (2.47%) QlikView
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.47%) Sqoop
5 4 (2.47%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.85%) Redis
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (24.69%) WebDriver
2 30 (18.52%) SoapUI
3 28 (17.28%) JMeter
4 27 (16.67%) JIRA
5 17 (10.49%) Selenium
6 14 (8.64%) Git (software)
6 14 (8.64%) Protractor
7 13 (8.02%) gulp
7 13 (8.02%) Jasmine
7 13 (8.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (8.02%) LoadRunner
7 13 (8.02%) webpack
8 12 (7.41%) HP UFT
8 12 (7.41%) Subversion
9 9 (5.56%) eggPlant
9 9 (5.56%) JUnit
9 9 (5.56%) LoadUI
9 9 (5.56%) TestNG
9 9 (5.56%) Toad
10 8 (4.94%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (16.05%) Digital Economy
2 10 (6.17%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Marketing
3 9 (5.56%) Publishing
3 9 (5.56%) Retail
4 8 (4.94%) Games
5 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.85%) Electronics
6 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.31%) Developer
2 40 (24.69%) Analyst
3 29 (17.90%) Tester
4 24 (14.81%) Software Tester
5 20 (12.35%) Security Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Architect
6 14 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.79%) AWS Architect
7 11 (6.79%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Junior
9 9 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.56%) Consultant
9 9 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) SAP Test Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Administrator
10 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.90%) Web Services
2 23 (14.20%) CSS
3 21 (12.96%) HTML
4 20 (12.35%) SOAP
5 17 (10.49%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.49%) HTML5
5 17 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (9.88%) .NET
7 13 (8.02%) Sass
8 9 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.56%) jQuery
9 8 (4.94%) XML
10 7 (4.32%) WPF
11 6 (3.70%) React
12 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.09%) CGI
12 5 (3.09%) WCF
13 4 (2.47%) J2EE
13 4 (2.47%) JSON
13 4 (2.47%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 161 (99.38%) Computer Science
2 67 (41.36%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (17.28%) Client/Server
4 18 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (9.88%) Public Cloud
6 9 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.94%) N-Tier
8 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (3.09%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (2.47%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.47%) Social Media
11 3 (1.85%) iPad
11 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.51%) Linux
2 32 (19.75%) Windows
3 13 (8.02%) Unix
4 5 (3.09%) Android
4 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.47%) CentOS
5 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (41.36%) Open Source
3 66 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 46 (28.40%) Scrum
5 38 (23.46%) TDD
6 35 (21.60%) Regression Testing
6 35 (21.60%) Test Management
6 35 (21.60%) Test Scripting
6 35 (21.60%) Test Strategy
7 34 (20.99%) Mathematics
8 31 (19.14%) SDLC
9 30 (18.52%) BDD
10 27 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 27 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 25 (15.43%) Malware Analysis
12 24 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (14.20%) CRM
14 22 (13.58%) High Availability
14 22 (13.58%) Issue Tracking
14 22 (13.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 72 (44.44%) Java
2 36 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.99%) SQL
4 28 (17.28%) C#
5 24 (14.81%) Python
5 24 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 22 (13.58%) PowerShell
7 19 (11.73%) Perl
8 13 (8.02%) C++
8 13 (8.02%) ECMAScript
8 13 (8.02%) ES6
9 8 (4.94%) Apex Code
9 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.94%) XAML
10 7 (4.32%) C
11 6 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.09%) PHP
12 5 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 162 (100.00%) Degree
2 37 (22.84%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.88%) Master's Degree
4 12 (7.41%) AWS Certification
5 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.32%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.70%) ISEB
7 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.62%) OSCP
8 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.62%) PMP
8 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.52%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) Docker
3 7 (4.32%) HDFS
3 7 (4.32%) NFS
4 4 (2.47%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) Ansible
2 12 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (4.94%) Nagios
3 8 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.47%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.47%) Oozie
4 4 (2.47%) Puppet
4 4 (2.47%) Salt
4 4 (2.47%) Terraform
4 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 3 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (9.88%) SAP
2 13 (8.02%) Twitter
3 12 (7.41%) HP
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.94%) Cisco
5 7 (4.32%) Juniper
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle
7 5 (3.09%) F5
8 4 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.47%) Citrix
8 4 (2.47%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.47%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.47%) Informatica
8 4 (2.47%) Jitterbit
8 4 (2.47%) New Relic
8 4 (2.47%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.47%) Tableau
8 4 (2.47%) Telerik