The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 45 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.54% 13.29% 7.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.55% 37.50% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 20
Average salary £33,750 £38,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -20.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Degree
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 112 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.13% 35.44% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 71
Average salary £45,500 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Degree
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Salary Trend in Bedford

Degree
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Bedford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 43 (71.67%) Computer Science
2 23 (38.33%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) .NET
3 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
4 19 (31.67%) jQuery
5 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (26.67%) HTML
7 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 12 (20.00%) Web Development
8 12 (20.00%) TDD
8 12 (20.00%) ISEB
8 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.33%) SQL
10 10 (16.67%) CSS
11 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
11 9 (15.00%) Windows
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.00%) Selenium
11 9 (15.00%) WPF
11 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Silverlight
12 7 (11.67%) SaaS
12 7 (11.67%) Project Management
12 7 (11.67%) Back Office
12 7 (11.67%) MVC
12 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.67%) MySQL
12 7 (11.67%) PHP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) MySQL
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) MS Access
5 2 (3.33%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (15.00%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (11.67%) Back Office
2 6 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Software Developer
3 9 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (11.67%) PHP Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Graduate
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
2 19 (31.67%) jQuery
3 16 (26.67%) HTML
4 10 (16.67%) CSS
5 9 (15.00%) WPF
6 7 (11.67%) Silverlight
7 6 (10.00%) HTML5
7 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.00%) WCF
8 5 (8.33%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.33%) Kendo UI
9 3 (5.00%) WinForms
10 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (71.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.00%) Physics
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.00%) Smartcard
5 3 (5.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) TDD
3 12 (20.00%) Web Development
4 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 7 (11.67%) MVC
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.00%) BDD
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 5 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) OOD
9 3 (5.00%) Scrum
9 3 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) PHP
4 7 (11.67%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) C-shell
7 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Fortran
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (10.00%) PhD
2 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) RHCE
3 3 (5.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CBAP
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) HNC
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) NFS
1 3 (5.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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