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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 115 167 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.11% 7.30% 7.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.22% 17.62% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 76 142 221
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +21.25% -9.09% -12.00%

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 870 948 1,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 38.65% 41.45% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 742 771 1,075
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 107 (93.04%) Degree
2 60 (52.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (38.26%) Mathematics
3 44 (38.26%) Linux
4 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
6 36 (31.30%) Java
7 34 (29.57%) Software Engineering
8 32 (27.83%) Scrum
9 29 (25.22%) Windows
10 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (22.61%) DevOps
12 25 (21.74%) Python
13 24 (20.87%) AngularJS
14 22 (19.13%) Test Automation
14 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (19.13%) Finance
15 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
15 21 (18.26%) Puppet
16 20 (17.39%) React
16 20 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (16.52%) CSS
17 19 (16.52%) HTML
17 19 (16.52%) C
17 19 (16.52%) C#
17 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
17 19 (16.52%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
18 18 (15.65%) Visualisation

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 19 (16.52%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (15.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.48%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.48%) Confluence
3 4 (3.48%) JBoss
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.48%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (2.61%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.61%) Appian
4 3 (2.61%) Liferay
4 3 (2.61%) nginx
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.87%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.48%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.57%) GitHub
4 9 (7.83%) Office 365
5 7 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (3.48%) SaaS
7 4 (3.48%) Scribe Online
8 3 (2.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.61%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.61%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.61%) IaaS
8 3 (2.61%) PaaS
8 3 (2.61%) Route 53
8 3 (2.61%) Serverless
8 3 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) Internet
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 3 (2.61%) SNMP
3 3 (2.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.74%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.74%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (1.74%) VSAN
5 1 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.87%) SMS
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) Hadoop
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.91%) Apache Hive
2 16 (13.91%) HBase
2 16 (13.91%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.04%) Big Data
3 15 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 14 (12.17%) RDBMS
5 13 (11.30%) Impala
5 13 (11.30%) MySQL
6 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (6.96%) Power BI
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (6.09%) CouchDB
8 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.61%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (2.61%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.43%) JIRA
3 11 (9.57%) Subversion
3 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.96%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.35%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.48%) VersionOne
7 3 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.74%) JUnit
8 2 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.74%) Mocha
8 2 (1.74%) PyUnit
9 1 (0.87%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.83%) Marketing
5 6 (5.22%) Electronics
6 5 (4.35%) Banking
6 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.35%) Retail
7 4 (3.48%) Back Office
7 4 (3.48%) Military
8 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.74%) Billing
8 2 (1.74%) Games
8 2 (1.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.87%) French Language
9 1 (0.87%) German Language
9 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Developer
2 21 (18.26%) Senior Developer
3 12 (10.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Development Manager
5 9 (7.83%) Graduate
5 9 (7.83%) Python Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Senior Python Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Consultant
6 8 (6.96%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Hadoop Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Software Development Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) AngularJS
2 20 (17.39%) React
3 19 (16.52%) CSS
3 19 (16.52%) HTML
4 15 (13.04%) Node.js
5 12 (10.43%) .NET
6 11 (9.57%) REST
7 10 (8.70%) jQuery
7 10 (8.70%) Web Services
8 9 (7.83%) XML
9 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.09%) JSON
10 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.22%) J2EE
11 5 (4.35%) HTML5
11 5 (4.35%) SOAP
12 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.48%) Kafka
12 4 (3.48%) RESTful
12 4 (3.48%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.35%) Digital Currency
5 4 (3.48%) PMI
6 3 (2.61%) FMCG
6 3 (2.61%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.74%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.74%) Smart City
7 2 (1.74%) TM Forum
8 1 (0.87%) IVR
8 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.26%) Linux
2 29 (25.22%) Windows
3 18 (15.65%) Unix
4 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.61%) CentOS
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Mathematics
2 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.57%) Software Engineering
4 32 (27.83%) Scrum
5 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (22.61%) DevOps
7 22 (19.13%) Test Automation
8 20 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
10 18 (15.65%) Visualisation
11 15 (13.04%) SDLC
12 14 (12.17%) Change Management
12 14 (12.17%) Project Management
13 13 (11.30%) Data Analysis
13 13 (11.30%) High Availability
13 13 (11.30%) Integration Testing
13 13 (11.30%) Low Latency
13 13 (11.30%) Release Management
13 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.91%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.30%) Java
3 25 (21.74%) Python
4 19 (16.52%) C
4 19 (16.52%) C#
5 14 (12.17%) SQL
6 9 (7.83%) Go
7 7 (6.09%) Cython
8 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.35%) C++
10 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.48%) Ruby
10 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.61%) PHP
11 3 (2.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (93.04%) Degree
2 60 (52.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.30%) DV Cleared
5 12 (10.43%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (5.22%) Master's Degree
7 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.61%) CISM
8 3 (2.61%) CISSP
8 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.74%) CISA
10 1 (0.87%) CEH
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CRISC
10 1 (0.87%) MCSA
10 1 (0.87%) MCSE
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Apache Flume
1 16 (13.91%) HDFS
1 16 (13.91%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) Docker
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.74%) Ceph
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.87%) KVM
5 1 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (18.26%) Puppet
2 16 (13.91%) Kibana
3 7 (6.09%) Ansible
3 7 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.22%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.61%) Mesos
5 3 (2.61%) Nagios
5 3 (2.61%) Oozie
5 3 (2.61%) Rancher
5 3 (2.61%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.61%) Salt
5 3 (2.61%) Terraform
5 3 (2.61%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.87%) SCCM
7 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Oracle
2 13 (11.30%) Atlassian
3 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.57%) Tableau
5 8 (6.96%) IBM
5 8 (6.96%) VMware
6 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.48%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.48%) Citrix
7 4 (3.48%) Google
7 4 (3.48%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.48%) HP
7 4 (3.48%) Huawei
7 4 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.48%) SAP
7 4 (3.48%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.61%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.74%) Splunk
10 1 (0.87%) Facebook
10 1 (0.87%) Jaspersoft