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

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 35 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 227 217 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.95% 7.09% 7.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.59% 18.08% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 153 172 229
Reading median annual salary £35,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.21% -2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +18.75%

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 923 1,200 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.40% 39.20% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 741 854 1,550
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 198 (87.22%) Degree
2 160 (70.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (36.12%) Java
5 75 (33.04%) Linux
6 72 (31.72%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (30.84%) Open Source
8 67 (29.52%) Test Automation
9 61 (26.87%) SQL
10 51 (22.47%) Scrum
11 48 (21.15%) Windows
11 48 (21.15%) Mathematics
12 43 (18.94%) JavaScript
13 41 (18.06%) Firewall
14 40 (17.62%) Python
15 36 (15.86%) C#
16 35 (15.42%) TDD
16 35 (15.42%) Intrusion Detection
16 35 (15.42%) QA
16 35 (15.42%) ISTQB
16 35 (15.42%) WebDriver
16 35 (15.42%) SDLC
17 32 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (13.66%) TCP/IP
19 30 (13.22%) Regression Testing
19 30 (13.22%) Test Strategy
19 30 (13.22%) Test Management
19 30 (13.22%) Test Scripting
20 29 (12.78%) Web Services
20 29 (12.78%) CRM

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 12 (5.29%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.41%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.76%) Apache
4 4 (1.76%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.32%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.32%) SAS
6 2 (0.88%) CMS
6 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) Liferay
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.76%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) SAP ERP
1 6 (2.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.73%) npm
4 11 (4.85%) SaaS
5 8 (3.52%) Force.com
6 7 (3.08%) GitHub
7 4 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Route 53
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.06%) Firewall
2 35 (15.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 31 (13.66%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.93%) MPLS
5 14 (6.17%) Internet
6 13 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (5.73%) WAN
7 11 (4.85%) BGP
7 11 (4.85%) DNS
7 11 (4.85%) EIGRP
7 11 (4.85%) OSPF
8 10 (4.41%) LAN
8 10 (4.41%) SAN
9 9 (3.96%) HTTP
9 9 (3.96%) NAS
10 7 (3.08%) FTP
10 7 (3.08%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.08%) SSH
11 6 (2.64%) DWDM
12 5 (2.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.29%) HBase
3 10 (4.41%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.96%) Apache Hive
4 9 (3.96%) Big Data
5 8 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.08%) Power BI
6 7 (3.08%) QlikView
6 7 (3.08%) Sqoop
7 6 (2.64%) Impala
7 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.64%) SQLPlus
8 5 (2.20%) MySQL
8 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.76%) Star Schema
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 35 (15.42%) WebDriver
2 26 (11.45%) JIRA
2 26 (11.45%) JMeter
2 26 (11.45%) SoapUI
3 20 (8.81%) Selenium
4 14 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.17%) Protractor
5 13 (5.73%) gulp
5 13 (5.73%) Jasmine
5 13 (5.73%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (5.73%) webpack
6 12 (5.29%) Subversion
7 10 (4.41%) LoadRunner
8 9 (3.96%) HP UFT
9 8 (3.52%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.52%) Maven
9 8 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.08%) NetBeans
General
1 28 (12.33%) Finance
2 24 (10.57%) Digital Economy
3 16 (7.05%) Marketing
4 14 (6.17%) Retail
5 12 (5.29%) Advertising
6 8 (3.52%) Games
6 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.64%) Publishing
8 4 (1.76%) Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Electronics
9 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (26.43%) Developer
2 51 (22.47%) Analyst
3 26 (11.45%) Tester
4 22 (9.69%) Security Analyst
4 22 (9.69%) Software Tester
5 18 (7.93%) Architect
5 18 (7.93%) Junior
6 17 (7.49%) Administrator
6 17 (7.49%) Graduate
7 14 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.29%) Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Automation Tester
10 11 (4.85%) AWS Architect
10 11 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.78%) Web Services
2 28 (12.33%) CSS
3 26 (11.45%) HTML
4 25 (11.01%) .NET
5 24 (10.57%) SOAP
6 22 (9.69%) AngularJS
7 17 (7.49%) HTML5
7 17 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (5.73%) Sass
9 11 (4.85%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.85%) XML
10 9 (3.96%) jQuery
10 9 (3.96%) React
11 8 (3.52%) REST
12 7 (3.08%) Node.js
12 7 (3.08%) WPF
13 6 (2.64%) ASP.NET
14 5 (2.20%) CGI
14 5 (2.20%) WCF
15 4 (1.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 72 (31.72%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.33%) Client/Server
3 20 (8.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (8.37%) Public Cloud
5 15 (6.61%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.96%) Cyberattack
7 9 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.52%) N-Tier
9 7 (3.08%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.64%) Social Media
11 5 (2.20%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.32%) iPad
13 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 75 (33.04%) Linux
2 48 (21.15%) Windows
3 17 (7.49%) Unix
4 8 (3.52%) CentOS
4 8 (3.52%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.64%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.20%) Android
6 5 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.84%) Open Source
3 67 (29.52%) Test Automation
4 51 (22.47%) Scrum
5 48 (21.15%) Mathematics
6 35 (15.42%) SDLC
6 35 (15.42%) TDD
7 30 (13.22%) Regression Testing
7 30 (13.22%) Test Management
7 30 (13.22%) Test Scripting
7 30 (13.22%) Test Strategy
8 29 (12.78%) CRM
9 28 (12.33%) Malware Analysis
10 27 (11.89%) BDD
11 26 (11.45%) Risk Management
12 25 (11.01%) Functional Testing
12 25 (11.01%) High Availability
13 24 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (10.57%) Information Security
13 24 (10.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 82 (36.12%) Java
2 61 (26.87%) SQL
3 43 (18.94%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.62%) Python
5 36 (15.86%) C#
6 23 (10.13%) PowerShell
7 22 (9.69%) C++
7 22 (9.69%) Perl
7 22 (9.69%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.73%) ES6
8 13 (5.73%) ES7
9 10 (4.41%) R
10 9 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.96%) C
10 9 (3.96%) XAML
11 8 (3.52%) Apex Code
11 8 (3.52%) PHP
12 6 (2.64%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.20%) Ruby
13 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 198 (87.22%) Degree
2 160 (70.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (15.42%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.05%) Master's Degree
5 13 (5.73%) HND
6 12 (5.29%) AWS Certification
7 10 (4.41%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.52%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.08%) CCIE
9 7 (3.08%) CCNP
9 7 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.08%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.64%) CCNA
10 6 (2.64%) ISEB
10 6 (2.64%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.64%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.32%) PhD
13 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.42%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.29%) HDFS
3 11 (4.85%) Docker
4 9 (3.96%) Apache Flume
5 8 (3.52%) NFS
6 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.88%) KVM
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (7.05%) Ansible
2 9 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.52%) Nagios
3 8 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.08%) Oozie
4 7 (3.08%) Puppet
5 4 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.76%) Salt
5 4 (1.76%) Terraform
5 4 (1.76%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.88%) Kibana
8 1 (0.44%) cPanel
8 1 (0.44%) Grafana
8 1 (0.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.93%) HP
3 17 (7.49%) Oracle
4 15 (6.61%) Cisco
5 14 (6.17%) Juniper
5 14 (6.17%) SAP
6 13 (5.73%) Twitter
7 10 (4.41%) VMware
8 9 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.08%) Arista
9 7 (3.08%) Capita
9 7 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (3.08%) Tableau
10 6 (2.64%) F5
11 5 (2.20%) Citrix
12 4 (1.76%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.76%) Informatica
12 4 (1.76%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.76%) Telerik