Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 36 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 121 162 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.80% 6.40% 7.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.56% 16.33% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 100 132 239
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% -2.78% +27.06%
10th Percentile £27,175 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,975 £70,000 £82,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 831 992 1,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.95% 39.16% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 699 725 1,387
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +3.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 118 (97.52%) Degree
2 67 (55.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (23.14%) Oracle
6 26 (21.49%) SQL
6 26 (21.49%) Java
6 26 (21.49%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (19.01%) Linux
8 22 (18.18%) Open Source
9 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
9 21 (17.36%) CSS
10 20 (16.53%) C#
10 20 (16.53%) HTML
11 19 (15.70%) Finance
11 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
11 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (14.88%) .NET
12 18 (14.88%) Windows
13 17 (14.05%) ISTQB
13 17 (14.05%) Software Testing
13 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
13 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
13 17 (14.05%) Front End Development
14 16 (13.22%) React
14 16 (13.22%) SDLC
14 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (12.40%) Node.js
15 15 (12.40%) User Stories

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 9 (7.44%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.61%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.13%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.13%) JBoss
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.31%) Liferay
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.31%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) Drupal
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.61%) SaaS
4 4 (3.31%) GitHub
4 4 (3.31%) IaaS
4 4 (3.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) Datadog
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) npm
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) Firewall
2 14 (11.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.26%) Internet
5 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.79%) MPLS
6 5 (4.13%) DNS
6 5 (4.13%) FTP
6 5 (4.13%) HTTP
6 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
6 5 (4.13%) NAS
6 5 (4.13%) SAN
6 5 (4.13%) SSH
7 4 (3.31%) Intranet
7 4 (3.31%) Network Security
8 3 (2.48%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.48%) NX-OS
9 2 (1.65%) DWDM
9 2 (1.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) Apache Hive
2 9 (7.44%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.44%) HBase
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.13%) Impala
5 5 (4.13%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.31%) DB2
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.31%) Power BI
6 4 (3.31%) QlikView
6 4 (3.31%) Sqoop
7 3 (2.48%) Big Data
7 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Selenium
2 7 (5.79%) JIRA
3 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.31%) Ant
4 4 (3.31%) JMeter
4 4 (3.31%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.83%) gulp
6 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.83%) Mocha
6 1 (0.83%) Mockito
6 1 (0.83%) Protractor
6 1 (0.83%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Marketing
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Digital Economy
4 4 (3.31%) German Language
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (11.57%) Administrator
4 14 (11.57%) Software Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Graduate
5 12 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Consultant
8 9 (7.44%) Junior
9 8 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Software Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (5.79%) QA Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
1 21 (17.36%) CSS
2 20 (16.53%) HTML
3 18 (14.88%) .NET
4 16 (13.22%) React
5 15 (12.40%) Node.js
6 8 (6.61%) Middleware
6 8 (6.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (6.61%) Web Services
7 5 (4.13%) JMS
7 5 (4.13%) REST
7 5 (4.13%) XML
8 4 (3.31%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (3.31%) Lucene
8 4 (3.31%) SOAP
8 4 (3.31%) UDDI
8 4 (3.31%) WebCenter
8 4 (3.31%) WSDL
8 4 (3.31%) XSD
8 4 (3.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.79%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.13%) Social Media
5 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.31%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) Life Science
6 3 (2.48%) PMI
7 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.83%) RIA
8 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.13%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.31%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.49%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (18.18%) Open Source
4 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
5 17 (14.05%) Front End Development
5 17 (14.05%) Mathematics
5 17 (14.05%) Software Testing
5 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
6 16 (13.22%) SDLC
7 15 (12.40%) User Stories
8 13 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.74%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.92%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.92%) Test Scripting
10 11 (9.09%) ITIL
11 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) DevOps
12 9 (7.44%) Malware Analysis
12 9 (7.44%) Visualisation
13 8 (6.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 26 (21.49%) Java
2 26 (21.49%) SQL
3 20 (16.53%) C#
4 12 (9.92%) C
5 11 (9.09%) C++
6 9 (7.44%) Python
7 4 (3.31%) PHP
7 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (3.31%) XPath
8 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.48%) XAML
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (97.52%) Degree
2 67 (55.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (14.05%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.44%) ISEB
5 8 (6.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.79%) Master's Degree
7 5 (4.13%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.31%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (2.48%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.48%) CCNA
9 3 (2.48%) CCNP
9 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.65%) CCIE
10 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) Apache Flume
2 9 (7.44%) HDFS
3 5 (4.13%) NFS
3 5 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) Postfix
5 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Puppet
2 5 (4.13%) Kibana
3 4 (3.31%) Ansible
3 4 (3.31%) Oozie
3 4 (3.31%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) Terraform
4 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) Oracle
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) VMware
3 8 (6.61%) Cisco
4 7 (5.79%) Juniper
5 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.31%) F5
6 4 (3.31%) IBM
6 4 (3.31%) Kofax
6 4 (3.31%) Perforce
6 4 (3.31%) Tableau
7 2 (1.65%) Arista
7 2 (1.65%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.65%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) Samsung
8 1 (0.83%) Sonus
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter