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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.39% 0.34% 9.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.47% 1.41% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 20
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £47,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
89 71 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.43% 23.83% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 81 71 75
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) SAN
3 9 (34.62%) NetApp
3 9 (34.62%) EMC
4 7 (26.92%) Firmware
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) CLARiiON
4 7 (26.92%) EMC Centera
4 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (26.92%) Replication
4 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) NAS
4 7 (26.92%) Symmetrix DMX
5 6 (23.08%) WPF
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (23.08%) Ajax
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) EJB
5 6 (23.08%) JSP
5 6 (23.08%) Struts
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) Java

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) jQuery
2 6 (23.08%) WPF
2 6 (23.08%) EJB
2 6 (23.08%) JSP
2 6 (23.08%) Struts
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 6 (23.08%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Firmware
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
1 7 (26.92%) CLARiiON
1 7 (26.92%) EMC Centera
1 7 (26.92%) Symmetrix DMX
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Web Development
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) OOD
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
1 6 (23.08%) Java
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) VMFS
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.69%) vCloud
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) EMC
1 9 (34.62%) NetApp
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Sun
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) HP
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