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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 86 158 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.56% 8.90% 7.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.26% 23.27% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 79 110 99
Median salary £45,000 £54,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.43% +14.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 529 679 914
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 40.38% 38.25% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 421 512 617
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 143 (89.38%) Degree
2 91 (56.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (45.00%) Java
4 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
5 49 (30.63%) Linux
6 46 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (26.88%) Software Engineering
7 43 (26.88%) CSS
8 41 (25.63%) AngularJS
9 39 (24.38%) C#
10 36 (22.50%) Mathematics
10 36 (22.50%) Test Automation
11 34 (21.25%) HTML
12 33 (20.63%) SQL
13 32 (20.00%) .NET
14 31 (19.38%) C++
15 28 (17.50%) Scrum
15 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (15.00%) TDD
17 23 (14.38%) Python
17 23 (14.38%) Open Source
18 22 (13.75%) Jenkins
18 22 (13.75%) Windows
19 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
20 20 (12.50%) Maven
21 18 (11.25%) PHP
21 18 (11.25%) SaaS
21 18 (11.25%) Node.js
22 17 (10.63%) Unit Testing
22 17 (10.63%) OO

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 11 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.13%) IIS
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) JBoss
4 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.25%) SaaS
2 15 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.63%) Force.com
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.38%) DNS
2 7 (4.38%) HTTP
3 6 (3.75%) Firewall
3 6 (3.75%) SSL
4 4 (2.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.88%) DHCP
5 3 (1.88%) Network Security
5 3 (1.88%) SMTP
6 2 (1.25%) ATM
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.25%) Intranet
6 2 (1.25%) LAN
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) WLAN
7 1 (0.63%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) MPLS
7 1 (0.63%) SAN
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.38%) MySQL
5 6 (3.75%) Big Data
6 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.50%) OLAP
7 4 (2.50%) OLTP
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.50%) Riak
7 4 (2.50%) VLDB
8 2 (1.25%) DB2
8 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (12.50%) Maven
3 14 (8.75%) JIRA
4 13 (8.13%) Grunt
5 12 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.63%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.63%) gulp
6 9 (5.63%) JUnit
7 8 (5.00%) Ant
7 8 (5.00%) JMeter
7 8 (5.00%) Mocha
7 8 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.38%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.38%) Selenium
9 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.50%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.50%) Gradle
9 4 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.50%) TestNG
9 4 (2.50%) Yeoman
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Advertising
3 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 5 (3.13%) Digital Economy
5 5 (3.13%) Electronics
5 5 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.63%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (43.13%) Developer
2 33 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 25 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 24 (15.00%) Graduate
6 15 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 15 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Analyst
9 12 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (6.88%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Administrator
11 9 (5.63%) Graduate Software Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Java Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Tester
13 7 (4.38%) Junior
13 7 (4.38%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.88%) CSS
2 41 (25.63%) AngularJS
3 34 (21.25%) HTML
4 32 (20.00%) .NET
5 18 (11.25%) Node.js
6 17 (10.63%) Ajax
6 17 (10.63%) JSON
7 16 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 15 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (8.13%) D3.js
9 13 (8.13%) jQuery
9 13 (8.13%) REST
9 13 (8.13%) SOAP
10 12 (7.50%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.50%) Web Services
11 10 (6.25%) CSS3
11 10 (6.25%) Ember.js
11 10 (6.25%) HTML5
11 10 (6.25%) React
11 10 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.75%) User Experience
5 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.50%) Social Media
7 3 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 2 (1.25%) Robotics
8 2 (1.25%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.63%) CESG
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) EPoS
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.63%) Linux
2 22 (13.75%) Windows
3 14 (8.75%) Unix
4 5 (3.13%) CentOS
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.88%) Software Engineering
3 36 (22.50%) Mathematics
3 36 (22.50%) Test Automation
4 28 (17.50%) Scrum
5 24 (15.00%) TDD
6 23 (14.38%) Open Source
7 17 (10.63%) OO
7 17 (10.63%) Unit Testing
8 13 (8.13%) Regression Testing
8 13 (8.13%) User Stories
9 11 (6.88%) Physics
9 11 (6.88%) SDLC
10 10 (6.25%) CRM
10 10 (6.25%) High Availability
10 10 (6.25%) Secure Coding
10 10 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.63%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.00%) Java
2 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.38%) C#
4 33 (20.63%) SQL
5 31 (19.38%) C++
6 23 (14.38%) Python
7 18 (11.25%) PHP
8 15 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 13 (8.13%) Perl
10 11 (6.88%) Shell Script
11 9 (5.63%) Apex Code
12 8 (5.00%) C
13 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.88%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.25%) Scala
15 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (89.38%) Degree
2 91 (56.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.50%) CCNA
4 4 (2.50%) CCNP
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.25%) PhD
5 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.88%) Docker
4 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.25%) KVM
5 2 (1.25%) XenServer
6 1 (0.63%) NFS
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.50%) Puppet
4 2 (1.25%) Graphite
5 1 (0.63%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.13%) Oracle
3 12 (7.50%) VMware
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco
5 4 (2.50%) IBM
5 4 (2.50%) SAP
5 4 (2.50%) Sun
6 3 (1.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.25%) Aruba
7 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.63%) CommVault
8 1 (0.63%) McAfee
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
FDO Consulting Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago