Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 33 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 216 226 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.30% 6.52% 8.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.78% 16.50% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 154 194 246
Reading median annual salary £35,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% -7.37% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +28.21%

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 948 1370 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 40.83% 39.54% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 766 978 1493
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £29,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% - +7.53%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 188 (87.04%) Degree
2 150 (69.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (39.35%) Java
5 68 (31.48%) Linux
6 66 (30.56%) Test Automation
6 66 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (29.63%) Open Source
8 57 (26.39%) SQL
9 54 (25.00%) Scrum
10 48 (22.22%) Windows
11 47 (21.76%) Mathematics
12 46 (21.30%) JavaScript
13 43 (19.91%) WebDriver
14 40 (18.52%) TDD
15 39 (18.06%) C#
15 39 (18.06%) Test Strategy
15 39 (18.06%) Test Management
15 39 (18.06%) Test Scripting
16 38 (17.59%) ISTQB
17 37 (17.13%) Regression Testing
18 33 (15.28%) QA
18 33 (15.28%) SDLC
19 32 (14.81%) JIRA
19 32 (14.81%) JMeter
19 32 (14.81%) Python
19 32 (14.81%) CRM
19 32 (14.81%) Client/Server
20 31 (14.35%) Risk Management
20 31 (14.35%) BDD

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 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.24%) Apache Pig
2 7 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.31%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.85%) Apache
5 4 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.39%) SAS
7 2 (0.93%) CMS
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
7 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.46%) Liferay
8 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.85%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 9 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.31%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.56%) SaaS
3 11 (5.09%) npm
4 9 (4.17%) Force.com
5 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.85%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Route 53
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.96%) Firewall
2 21 (9.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (8.80%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.02%) MPLS
5 12 (5.56%) Internet
6 11 (5.09%) WAN
7 9 (4.17%) BGP
7 9 (4.17%) DNS
7 9 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 9 (4.17%) LAN
7 9 (4.17%) OSPF
8 8 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.24%) SAN
10 6 (2.78%) HTTP
10 6 (2.78%) NAS
11 5 (2.31%) Intranet
11 5 (2.31%) Network Security
12 4 (1.85%) DWDM
12 4 (1.85%) FTP
12 4 (1.85%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) Big Data
3 10 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.17%) HBase
4 9 (4.17%) SQLPlus
5 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.78%) Impala
7 5 (2.31%) MySQL
8 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.85%) Power BI
8 4 (1.85%) QlikView
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.85%) Sqoop
8 4 (1.85%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.39%) KNIME
9 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (19.91%) WebDriver
2 32 (14.81%) JIRA
2 32 (14.81%) JMeter
3 29 (13.43%) SoapUI
4 17 (7.87%) Selenium
5 16 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 15 (6.94%) LoadRunner
7 14 (6.48%) Protractor
7 14 (6.48%) Subversion
8 13 (6.02%) gulp
9 12 (5.56%) HP UFT
10 11 (5.09%) Eclipse
10 11 (5.09%) Jasmine
10 11 (5.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (5.09%) webpack
11 10 (4.63%) Jenkins
11 10 (4.63%) Maven
12 9 (4.17%) JUnit
12 9 (4.17%) NetBeans
12 9 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 28 (12.96%) Digital Economy
2 22 (10.19%) Finance
3 19 (8.80%) Retail
4 13 (6.02%) Marketing
5 11 (5.09%) Advertising
6 9 (4.17%) Publishing
7 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.85%) Banking
8 4 (1.85%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Electronics
9 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (25.46%) Developer
2 45 (20.83%) Analyst
3 30 (13.89%) Tester
4 26 (12.04%) Software Tester
5 19 (8.80%) Graduate
6 14 (6.48%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.48%) Architect
6 14 (6.48%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.02%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.09%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Junior
8 11 (5.09%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.63%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.96%) CSS
2 27 (12.50%) .NET
2 27 (12.50%) SOAP
2 27 (12.50%) Web Services
3 26 (12.04%) AngularJS
4 25 (11.57%) HTML
5 17 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (7.41%) HTML5
7 12 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 11 (5.09%) Sass
9 10 (4.63%) XML
10 9 (4.17%) jQuery
10 9 (4.17%) REST
11 7 (3.24%) Node.js
12 6 (2.78%) Ajax
12 6 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.78%) JSON
12 6 (2.78%) Spring
13 5 (2.31%) CGI
13 5 (2.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (14.81%) Client/Server
3 14 (6.48%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 11 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.09%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (4.63%) N-Tier
7 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.70%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.85%) Social Media
11 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.39%) iPad
12 2 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.48%) Linux
2 48 (22.22%) Windows
3 17 (7.87%) Unix
4 10 (4.63%) CentOS
5 9 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.85%) Android
6 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.39%) Debian
7 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.56%) Test Automation
3 64 (29.63%) Open Source
4 54 (25.00%) Scrum
5 47 (21.76%) Mathematics
6 40 (18.52%) TDD
7 39 (18.06%) Test Management
7 39 (18.06%) Test Scripting
7 39 (18.06%) Test Strategy
8 37 (17.13%) Regression Testing
9 33 (15.28%) SDLC
10 32 (14.81%) CRM
11 31 (14.35%) BDD
11 31 (14.35%) Risk Management
12 26 (12.04%) Functional Testing
13 24 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
13 24 (11.11%) User Stories
14 20 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.35%) Java
2 57 (26.39%) SQL
3 46 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.06%) C#
5 32 (14.81%) Python
6 26 (12.04%) Shell Script
7 23 (10.65%) Perl
8 20 (9.26%) C++
9 19 (8.80%) PowerShell
10 13 (6.02%) PHP
11 11 (5.09%) ECMAScript
11 11 (5.09%) ES6
12 9 (4.17%) Apex Code
12 9 (4.17%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.70%) R
14 6 (2.78%) C
14 6 (2.78%) Scala
14 6 (2.78%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.31%) XAML
16 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 188 (87.04%) Degree
2 150 (69.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (17.59%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.56%) HND
4 12 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.70%) AWS Certification
7 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.78%) CCNP
8 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.31%) CCIE
9 5 (2.31%) CCNA
9 5 (2.31%) ISEB
9 5 (2.31%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.85%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.85%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.85%) PhD
11 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.28%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.31%) SLA
3 3 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.02%) Docker
3 9 (4.17%) HDFS
4 6 (2.78%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.31%) NFS
6 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.93%) KVM
7 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.56%) Ansible
1 12 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.70%) Nagios
4 7 (3.24%) Puppet
5 4 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.85%) Oozie
5 4 (1.85%) Salt
5 4 (1.85%) Terraform
5 4 (1.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.93%) Kibana
8 1 (0.46%) cPanel
8 1 (0.46%) Grafana
8 1 (0.46%) Plesk
Vendors
1 28 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.26%) SAP
3 19 (8.80%) HP
4 13 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (5.56%) Cisco
6 11 (5.09%) Twitter
7 9 (4.17%) Juniper
8 6 (2.78%) Oracle
9 5 (2.31%) Arista
9 5 (2.31%) Citrix
9 5 (2.31%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (2.31%) F5
9 5 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.85%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.85%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.85%) Jitterbit
10 4 (1.85%) New Relic
10 4 (1.85%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.85%) Tableau