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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.76% 2.55% 5.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.55% 7.30% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 13
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
110 137 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.74% 34.95% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 106 107 112
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (97.62%) Degree
2 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 18 (42.86%) Web Development
3 15 (35.71%) jQuery
3 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 8 (19.05%) Java
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Sun
5 8 (19.05%) EMC
5 8 (19.05%) NetApp
5 8 (19.05%) JUnit
5 8 (19.05%) EJB
5 8 (19.05%) JSP
5 8 (19.05%) Struts
5 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 8 (19.05%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) Ajax
5 8 (19.05%) Sun Certification
5 8 (19.05%) J2EE
5 8 (19.05%) SAN
5 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (16.67%) HTML5
6 7 (16.67%) Games
6 7 (16.67%) Windows
6 7 (16.67%) C#
6 7 (16.67%) PhD
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) NAS
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MS Access
1 5 (11.90%) FileMaker
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (19.05%) J2EE Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) jQuery
2 8 (19.05%) Ajax
2 8 (19.05%) J2EE
2 8 (19.05%) EJB
2 8 (19.05%) JSP
2 8 (19.05%) Struts
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (16.67%) WCF
3 7 (16.67%) WPF
3 7 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 7 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) LAMP
5 2 (4.76%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (16.67%) Physics
3 7 (16.67%) Replication
4 6 (14.29%) CLARiiON
4 6 (14.29%) EMC Centera
4 6 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Debian
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Web Development
1 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Product Management
4 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.76%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
1 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) Sun Certification
3 7 (16.67%) PhD
4 6 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Firmware
2 3 (7.14%) Snort
2 3 (7.14%) Xen
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) VMFS
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) vCloud
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Sun
1 8 (19.05%) EMC
1 8 (19.05%) NetApp
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) HP