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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.65% 1.59% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.64% 3.95% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
88 152 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.11% 40.32% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 150 77
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
2 10 (66.67%) Web Development
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) WCF
7 5 (33.33%) WPF
7 5 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 5 (33.33%) PhD
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) Physics
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Games
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Node.js
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 2 (13.33%) FileMaker
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) jQuery
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) WPF
5 5 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (20.00%) Kendo UI
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 1 (6.67%) CSS3
9 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
9 1 (6.67%) Flash
9 1 (6.67%) J2EE
9 1 (6.67%) EJB
9 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C-shell
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
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