The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.09% - 7.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.07% - 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 15
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 66 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.14% 22.76% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66 65 66
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
Bedfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) WPF
3 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
3 9 (34.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (34.62%) OOD
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (34.62%) WinForms
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (19.23%) Ajax
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) JUnit
6 5 (19.23%) J2EE
6 5 (19.23%) EJB
6 5 (19.23%) JSP
6 5 (19.23%) Struts
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) Sun
6 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
1 9 (34.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
1 10 (38.46%) WPF
2 9 (34.62%) WinForms
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) Ajax
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) EJB
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
4 5 (19.23%) Struts
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Firmware
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera
2 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) OOD
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) C-shell
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.69%) RHCE
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Sun
2 4 (15.38%) NetApp
2 4 (15.38%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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