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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 23 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 33 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.34% 4.06% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.30% 10.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
148 107 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 50.86% 39.48% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 122 89 105
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (87.50%) Degree
2 20 (50.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) .NET
3 18 (45.00%) Mathematics
4 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
4 17 (42.50%) jQuery
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 16 (40.00%) HTML
6 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 12 (30.00%) CSS
7 12 (30.00%) Windows
8 11 (27.50%) Web Development
9 9 (22.50%) Physics
9 9 (22.50%) Games
9 9 (22.50%) PHP
9 9 (22.50%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) C++
10 8 (20.00%) MySQL
10 8 (20.00%) WPF
11 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
11 7 (17.50%) OO
11 7 (17.50%) Back Office
11 7 (17.50%) HTML5
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.00%) Python
12 6 (15.00%) PhD
12 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (15.00%) WCF
13 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) MS Access
4 2 (5.00%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (22.50%) Games
2 7 (17.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 8 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (42.50%) jQuery
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) WPF
7 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
7 7 (17.50%) HTML5
8 6 (15.00%) WCF
9 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.50%) MFC
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
10 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.50%) Kendo UI
11 2 (5.00%) WinForms
12 1 (2.50%) Ajax
12 1 (2.50%) Flash
12 1 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (22.50%) Physics
3 3 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) OpenVMS
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) Web Development
3 7 (17.50%) OO
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.50%) Image Processing
7 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) Python
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) PhD
3 4 (10.00%) ISEB
4 3 (7.50%) RHCE
4 3 (7.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) NFS
1 3 (7.50%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MatsSoft Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago