The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 38 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 17 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.99% - 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.17% - 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 230 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.45% 81.56% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 209 225 176
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Configuration Management
Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedford region.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Bedford

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Bedford

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management.

1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 41 (89.13%) C#
3 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
4 26 (56.52%) SQL
5 25 (54.35%) T-SQL
5 25 (54.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (47.83%) Silverlight
6 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
7 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
8 19 (41.30%) NUnit
8 19 (41.30%) Oracle
8 19 (41.30%) MSTest
8 19 (41.30%) Relational Database
9 16 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (34.78%) WF
9 16 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (34.78%) CSS
9 16 (34.78%) XML
9 16 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 16 (34.78%) HTML
10 14 (30.43%) Web Services
10 14 (30.43%) MVC
10 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (28.26%) Scrum
11 13 (28.26%) PowerShell

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 4 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
1 4 (8.70%) VoIP
1 4 (8.70%) WAN
1 4 (8.70%) DHCP
1 4 (8.70%) VPN
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) UMTS
2 1 (2.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (41.30%) Relational Database
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) NUnit
1 19 (41.30%) MSTest
2 16 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.04%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Senior Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Release Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) Silverlight
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.78%) WF
3 16 (34.78%) CSS
3 16 (34.78%) XML
3 16 (34.78%) HTML
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
4 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.04%) WCF
6 6 (13.04%) WPF
6 6 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 25 (54.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (30.43%) MVC
5 13 (28.26%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) Build Automation
7 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) T-SQL
4 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) vSphere
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) Lotus
3 4 (8.70%) McAfee
3 4 (8.70%) VMware