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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 115 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.73% 5.90% 5.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.17% 14.92% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 92 92
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £32,800 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £80,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 439 771 857
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.43% 39.56% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 313 660 556
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 153 (84.07%) Degree
2 53 (29.12%) JavaScript
3 51 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (26.37%) Java
5 41 (22.53%) Linux
6 40 (21.98%) .NET
7 38 (20.88%) C#
7 38 (20.88%) AngularJS
8 35 (19.23%) Windows
8 35 (19.23%) TDD
8 35 (19.23%) Finance
9 34 (18.68%) CSS
10 32 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (17.03%) Software Engineering
12 30 (16.48%) HTML
12 30 (16.48%) Microsoft
13 29 (15.93%) SQL
13 29 (15.93%) Python
13 29 (15.93%) Telecoms
13 29 (15.93%) Unit Testing
14 28 (15.38%) Jenkins
15 25 (13.74%) Scrum
16 24 (13.19%) Mathematics
16 24 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (12.64%) SaaS
17 23 (12.64%) Node.js
17 23 (12.64%) Maven
18 21 (11.54%) Web Services
18 21 (11.54%) VMware
19 19 (10.44%) C++

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 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.95%) IIS
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.10%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (12.64%) SaaS
3 13 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.75%) Force.com
4 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.04%) Firewall
2 10 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.85%) DNS
4 6 (3.30%) SMTP
5 5 (2.75%) HTTP
5 5 (2.75%) SSL
6 4 (2.20%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.20%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.20%) SAN
7 3 (1.65%) BGP
7 3 (1.65%) Broadband
7 3 (1.65%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.65%) FTP
7 3 (1.65%) HSRP
7 3 (1.65%) Internet
7 3 (1.65%) NAS
7 3 (1.65%) VRRP
8 2 (1.10%) LAN
8 2 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.95%) Big Data
6 8 (4.40%) MySQL
7 6 (3.30%) OLAP
7 6 (3.30%) OLTP
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.30%) VLDB
8 5 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.75%) Riak
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.10%) DB2
10 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 23 (12.64%) Maven
3 15 (8.24%) Grunt
4 12 (6.59%) JUnit
5 11 (6.04%) Ant
5 11 (6.04%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.04%) Mocha
6 10 (5.49%) FitNesse
6 10 (5.49%) gulp
7 9 (4.95%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.30%) Yeoman
9 5 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.75%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.75%) Gradle
9 5 (2.75%) Selenium
9 5 (2.75%) TestNG
9 5 (2.75%) WebStorm
10 3 (1.65%) JIRA
11 2 (1.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 35 (19.23%) Finance
2 29 (15.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.69%) Electronics
4 13 (7.14%) Advertising
5 9 (4.95%) Billing
5 9 (4.95%) Marketing
6 6 (3.30%) Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Back Office
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.55%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (45.05%) Developer
2 32 (17.58%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.74%) .NET Developer
4 23 (12.64%) Graduate
5 20 (10.99%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.44%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (9.34%) Administrator
7 17 (9.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 16 (8.79%) Analyst
8 16 (8.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (8.24%) UI Developer
10 12 (6.59%) Consultant
10 12 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.59%) Software Engineer
11 11 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Junior
12 10 (5.49%) Web UI Developer
13 9 (4.95%) Java Software Developer
13 9 (4.95%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.98%) .NET
2 38 (20.88%) AngularJS
3 34 (18.68%) CSS
4 30 (16.48%) HTML
5 23 (12.64%) Node.js
6 21 (11.54%) Web Services
7 19 (10.44%) JSON
8 18 (9.89%) D3.js
9 15 (8.24%) Backbone.js
9 15 (8.24%) REST
10 13 (7.14%) CSS3
10 13 (7.14%) Ember.js
10 13 (7.14%) HTML5
10 13 (7.14%) RESTful
11 12 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (6.59%) WebSockets
12 9 (4.95%) ASP.NET
12 9 (4.95%) React
12 9 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (4.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.30%) User Experience
6 5 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.20%) Derivative
8 3 (1.65%) BBC
8 3 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.10%) Social Network
10 1 (0.55%) Clustering
10 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.55%) EPoS
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.53%) Linux
2 35 (19.23%) Windows
3 12 (6.59%) Unix
4 9 (4.95%) CentOS
5 8 (4.40%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.23%) TDD
3 31 (17.03%) Software Engineering
4 29 (15.93%) Unit Testing
5 25 (13.74%) Scrum
6 24 (13.19%) Mathematics
7 19 (10.44%) OO
8 18 (9.89%) High Availability
8 18 (9.89%) Secure Coding
9 15 (8.24%) Change Management
9 15 (8.24%) Open Source
9 15 (8.24%) Physics
10 14 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (7.14%) CRM
11 13 (7.14%) Regression Testing
12 12 (6.59%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.59%) Presales
12 12 (6.59%) Workflow
13 11 (6.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.12%) JavaScript
2 48 (26.37%) Java
3 38 (20.88%) C#
4 29 (15.93%) Python
4 29 (15.93%) SQL
5 19 (10.44%) Bash Shell
5 19 (10.44%) C++
6 13 (7.14%) PHP
7 11 (6.04%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.30%) Perl
8 6 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.75%) C
9 5 (2.75%) Ruby
10 4 (2.20%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.65%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 153 (84.07%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.65%) CCNP
3 3 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) HND
5 1 (0.55%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.55%) MBA
5 1 (0.55%) MCITP
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.75%) KVM
6 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.65%) XenServer
8 2 (1.10%) vCloud
8 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) Firmware
9 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (4.40%) Puppet
3 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.75%) Graphite
5 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.10%) Perfmon
6 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.55%) SCCM
7 1 (0.55%) SCOM
7 1 (0.55%) Simpana
Vendors
1 30 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.54%) VMware
3 18 (9.89%) Oracle
4 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.95%) Sun
6 7 (3.85%) Cisco
6 7 (3.85%) IBM
7 5 (2.75%) HP
8 4 (2.20%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.65%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.65%) Juniper
9 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.10%) Huawei
10 2 (1.10%) Zerto
11 1 (0.55%) Arista
11 1 (0.55%) CommVault
11 1 (0.55%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (0.55%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.55%) Zend
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