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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 30 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.73% 2.30% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.51% 5.43% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
139 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 49.82% 42.30% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107 116 88
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,523
% change year-on-year
- +1.20%

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 June 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) jQuery
4 10 (50.00%) Web Development
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) PhD
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Physics
7 5 (25.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Games
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) FileMaker
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) WCF
4 5 (25.00%) WPF
4 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (20.00%) Kendo UI
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
7 1 (5.00%) Flash
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) OpenVMS
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Web Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) PhD
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) RHCE
4 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
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