Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 36 30
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 92 165 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.96% 6.84% 7.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.93% 16.89% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 70 145 226
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £24,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,125 £65,375 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -8.05% -9.38%

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 842 977 1,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.23% 40.51% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 725 765 1,189
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Reading

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Reading

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Reading over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 87 (94.57%) Degree
2 42 (45.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
6 22 (23.91%) Windows
7 19 (20.65%) CSS
7 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
8 18 (19.57%) DevOps
8 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (19.57%) HTML
8 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
9 17 (18.48%) Linux
9 17 (18.48%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (16.30%) React
11 15 (16.30%) C#
12 14 (15.22%) Oracle
12 14 (15.22%) C
12 14 (15.22%) Finance
12 14 (15.22%) Hadoop
12 14 (15.22%) Visualisation
12 14 (15.22%) Apache Spark
12 14 (15.22%) Front End Development
12 14 (15.22%) Puppet
12 14 (15.22%) Node.js
13 13 (14.13%) Apache Hive
13 13 (14.13%) HBase
13 13 (14.13%) Apache Flume
13 13 (14.13%) Elasticsearch

Computer Science
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 14 (15.22%) Apache Spark
2 13 (14.13%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.35%) Appian
4 4 (4.35%) JBoss
4 4 (4.35%) Liferay
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Confluence
6 1 (1.09%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.43%) SaaS
4 4 (4.35%) IaaS
4 4 (4.35%) PaaS
5 3 (3.26%) Office 365
6 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.09%) Network Security
4 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) Hadoop
2 13 (14.13%) Apache Hive
2 13 (14.13%) HBase
2 13 (14.13%) Impala
3 9 (9.78%) Big Data
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.35%) DB2
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.17%) Mocha
3 2 (2.17%) PyUnit
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.09%) Gradle
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Mockito
4 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) VersionOne
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) German Language
5 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Military
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (10.87%) Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Development Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Graduate
5 8 (8.70%) Hadoop Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Software Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Software Development Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Software Manager
7 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
1 19 (20.65%) CSS
2 18 (19.57%) HTML
3 15 (16.30%) React
4 14 (15.22%) Node.js
5 13 (14.13%) .NET
6 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.35%) J2EE
7 4 (4.35%) Lucene
7 4 (4.35%) Middleware
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (4.35%) REST
7 4 (4.35%) WebCenter
8 3 (3.26%) Angular 2
9 2 (2.17%) CSS3
9 2 (2.17%) Handlebars
9 2 (2.17%) HTML5
9 2 (2.17%) jQuery
9 2 (2.17%) RequireJS
9 2 (2.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) Digital Currency
5 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.26%) FMCG
6 3 (3.26%) PMI
7 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.17%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
7 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.17%) Smart City
8 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.09%) Fintech
8 1 (1.09%) Replication
8 1 (1.09%) VHDL
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
3 18 (19.57%) DevOps
4 17 (18.48%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (15.22%) Front End Development
6 14 (15.22%) Visualisation
7 13 (14.13%) Change Management
7 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
7 13 (14.13%) Data Analysis
7 13 (14.13%) Integration Testing
7 13 (14.13%) Low Latency
7 13 (14.13%) Project Management
7 13 (14.13%) Release Management
8 12 (13.04%) SDLC
9 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
9 10 (10.87%) Scrum
9 10 (10.87%) User Stories
10 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 15 (16.30%) C#
3 14 (15.22%) C
4 12 (13.04%) Java
5 11 (11.96%) SQL
6 7 (7.61%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (94.57%) Degree
2 42 (45.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.52%) ISEB
5 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.52%) Master's Degree
6 5 (5.43%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (3.26%) CISM
8 3 (3.26%) CISSP
9 2 (2.17%) CISA
9 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.17%) MCSA
9 2 (2.17%) MCSE
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) GCP
2 2 (2.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Apache Flume
1 13 (14.13%) HDFS
1 13 (14.13%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Kibana
3 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 2 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (1.09%) Ansible
5 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 13 (14.13%) Atlassian
3 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.78%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) Facebook
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.09%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) Samsung
7 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.09%) Sony
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter
7 1 (1.09%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Xilinx