The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 22 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.19% 6.82% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.37% 15.11% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 1
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Computer Science
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
134 139 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.03% 45.13% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 119 118 112
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedford region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Bedford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 43 (91.49%) Degree
2 24 (51.06%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
4 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
5 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
5 18 (38.30%) jQuery
6 16 (34.04%) HTML
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
7 12 (25.53%) Web Development
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
10 9 (19.15%) C++
10 9 (19.15%) Games
10 9 (19.15%) Physics
10 9 (19.15%) WPF
11 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) OO
11 8 (17.02%) PHP
12 7 (14.89%) MySQL
12 7 (14.89%) Python
12 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) TDD
12 7 (14.89%) Back Office
12 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
13 6 (12.77%) WCF
13 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) MS Access
4 2 (4.26%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (19.15%) Games
2 7 (14.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Graduate
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
2 18 (38.30%) jQuery
3 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) WPF
6 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
7 6 (12.77%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
7 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.77%) WCF
8 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
8 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (10.64%) Kendo UI
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.38%) WinForms
9 3 (6.38%) MFC
10 1 (2.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
2 9 (19.15%) Physics
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.53%) Web Development
3 8 (17.02%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) MVC
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 3 (6.38%) Image Processing
8 2 (4.26%) Information Security
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) C++
5 8 (17.02%) PHP
6 7 (14.89%) Python
7 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.38%) C-shell
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (91.49%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) PhD
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) RHCE
4 3 (6.38%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) NFS
1 3 (6.38%) Samba
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
Bedford
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