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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.61% 2.49% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 6.73% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
74 104 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 39.78% 37.01% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 223
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Web Development
6 7 (41.18%) Ajax
6 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
6 7 (41.18%) JSP
6 7 (41.18%) Struts
6 7 (41.18%) Web Services
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Sun
6 7 (41.18%) Sun Certification
6 7 (41.18%) J2EE
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) JUnit
6 7 (41.18%) EJB
6 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
9 3 (17.65%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.88%) GPRS
1 1 (5.88%) GSM
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
3 2 (11.76%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Java Developer
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Linux Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Database Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Excel Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) Ajax
2 7 (41.18%) EJB
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE
2 7 (41.18%) JSP
2 7 (41.18%) Struts
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) MFC
4 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.88%) STL
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.76%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Sun
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
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