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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 26 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.95% 0.37% 10.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.31% 1.10% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 23
Average salary £34,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.36% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £36,800
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
128 91 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 39.14% 33.46% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 116 91 88
Average salary £40,000 £43,950 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.98% +22.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 13 (38.24%) jQuery
3 13 (38.24%) Web Development
4 11 (32.35%) EMC
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) SAN
4 11 (32.35%) NetApp
5 9 (26.47%) Firmware
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco
5 9 (26.47%) Sun
5 9 (26.47%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 9 (26.47%) J2EE
5 9 (26.47%) JUnit
5 9 (26.47%) EJB
5 9 (26.47%) JSP
5 9 (26.47%) Struts
5 9 (26.47%) Web Services
5 9 (26.47%) XML
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Ajax
5 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (26.47%) Sun Certification
5 9 (26.47%) Replication
5 9 (26.47%) CLARiiON
5 9 (26.47%) EMC Centera
5 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (26.47%) NAS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SAN
2 9 (26.47%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (26.47%) Storage Specialist
3 9 (26.47%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Junior
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) jQuery
2 9 (26.47%) Ajax
2 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 9 (26.47%) EJB
2 9 (26.47%) JSP
2 9 (26.47%) Struts
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) XML
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) WPF
4 4 (11.76%) Silverlight
4 4 (11.76%) WCF
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) WinForms
6 2 (5.88%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Firmware
1 9 (26.47%) Replication
1 9 (26.47%) CLARiiON
1 9 (26.47%) EMC Centera
1 9 (26.47%) Symmetrix DMX
1 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Web Development
3 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) OOD
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Product Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) Sun Certification
3 4 (11.76%) PhD
4 3 (8.82%) ISEB
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) VMFS
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.88%) vCloud
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) EMC
1 11 (32.35%) NetApp
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Sun
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) HP