Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 20 33
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 120 229 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.05% 8.98% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 10.44% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85 156 172
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £76,875
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.86% -16.00% +8.11%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,795 2,193 2,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 90.52% 86.00% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 1,789 2,006
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,810 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 (89.17%) Degree
2 68 (56.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (51.67%) Mathematics
4 58 (48.33%) JavaScript
5 55 (45.83%) Linux
6 51 (42.50%) Java
7 50 (41.67%) Python
8 40 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (31.67%) Scrum
10 36 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
12 30 (25.00%) Unix
12 30 (25.00%) SQL
12 30 (25.00%) C#
12 30 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 26 (21.67%) Go
14 25 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (20.83%) VMware
15 24 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 22 (18.33%) High Availability
16 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
16 22 (18.33%) RDBMS
16 22 (18.33%) .NET
17 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
18 19 (15.83%) MySQL
18 19 (15.83%) Oracle

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 10 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.33%) Confluence
3 4 (3.33%) nginx
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.67%) Apache
4 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) GemFire
5 1 (0.83%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) InVision
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.33%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (10.83%) GitHub
3 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (7.50%) Office 365
5 8 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.33%) CloudFront
6 4 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.33%) Route 53
6 4 (3.33%) Scribe Online
6 4 (3.33%) Serverless
6 4 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) H.323
1 10 (8.33%) Skype
2 5 (4.17%) Firewall
2 5 (4.17%) HTTP
3 4 (3.33%) SNMP
3 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.33%) VPN
4 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.67%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.67%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (1.67%) DNS
5 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.67%) SAN
5 2 (1.67%) VSAN
6 1 (0.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) LAN
6 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.83%) SMS
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 22 (18.33%) RDBMS
2 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
3 19 (15.83%) MySQL
3 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.67%) CouchDB
5 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.33%) Big Data
6 10 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.67%) Power BI
7 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.83%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.00%) Apache Hive
9 6 (5.00%) HBase
10 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (3.33%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.33%) JIRA
3 14 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.83%) Subversion
5 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.17%) Selenium
7 5 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.33%) VersionOne
9 2 (1.67%) JUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Ant
10 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.83%) Gradle
10 1 (0.83%) jMock
10 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.83%) Marketing
4 12 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.67%) Electronics
6 5 (4.17%) Banking
7 4 (3.33%) Back Office
7 4 (3.33%) Military
7 4 (3.33%) Retail
8 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.83%) Games
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) Graduate
3 24 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Python Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Software Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.33%) Senior Python Developer
6 13 (10.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Linux Developer
8 8 (6.67%) NoSQL Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Graduate Software Developer
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Architect
11 5 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) .NET
2 18 (15.00%) HTML
3 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
4 15 (12.50%) HTML5
5 11 (9.17%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 11 (9.17%) React
6 10 (8.33%) Django
6 10 (8.33%) jQuery
6 10 (8.33%) WebRTC
6 10 (8.33%) XML
7 9 (7.50%) Web Services
8 8 (6.67%) CGI
8 8 (6.67%) JSON
9 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.83%) CSS
9 7 (5.83%) REST
10 5 (4.17%) Kafka
10 5 (4.17%) RESTful
10 5 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) User Experience
2 10 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.00%) e-Learning
5 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.33%) PMI
6 4 (3.33%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.67%) Clustering
8 2 (1.67%) TM Forum
9 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) IVR
9 1 (0.83%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Linux
2 30 (25.00%) Unix
3 18 (15.00%) Windows
4 11 (9.17%) Android
5 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.17%) CentOS
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Solaris
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.67%) Mathematics
2 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (31.67%) Scrum
4 36 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (18.33%) High Availability
8 18 (15.00%) OOP
9 17 (14.17%) Machine Learning
9 17 (14.17%) OO
10 16 (13.33%) DevOps
10 16 (13.33%) Statistics
11 15 (12.50%) SDLC
12 13 (10.83%) User Stories
12 13 (10.83%) Web Development
13 11 (9.17%) Android Development
13 11 (9.17%) Open Source
14 10 (8.33%) Analytics
14 10 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 51 (42.50%) Java
3 50 (41.67%) Python
4 30 (25.00%) C#
4 30 (25.00%) SQL
5 26 (21.67%) Go
6 15 (12.50%) Ruby
7 14 (11.67%) Cython
8 10 (8.33%) Assembly Language
8 10 (8.33%) C
8 10 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.17%) C++
11 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.33%) Scala
11 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.67%) PHP
13 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 107 (89.17%) Degree
2 68 (56.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) CCSP
7 1 (0.83%) CISM
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PhD
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.00%) Apache Flume
3 6 (5.00%) HDFS
3 6 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.33%) Docker
4 4 (3.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.67%) Ceph
5 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.67%) KVM
5 2 (1.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.83%) NDS
6 1 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Puppet
2 10 (8.33%) Ansible
3 8 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.00%) Kibana
5 4 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (3.33%) Mesos
5 4 (3.33%) Nagios
5 4 (3.33%) Oozie
5 4 (3.33%) Rancher
5 4 (3.33%) Rundeck
5 4 (3.33%) Salt
5 4 (3.33%) Terraform
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.83%) VMware
3 19 (15.83%) Oracle
4 12 (10.00%) Google
4 12 (10.00%) Tableau
5 10 (8.33%) SAP
6 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.17%) Hortonworks
7 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (3.33%) Cisco
8 4 (3.33%) Citrix
8 4 (3.33%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.33%) HP
8 4 (3.33%) Huawei
8 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.67%) NCR
9 2 (1.67%) Splunk
9 2 (1.67%) VocaLink