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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 20 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 41 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.54% 7.35% 18.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.59% 31.75% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 38
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.89% 23.16% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 86 59 95
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Bedford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) Project Management
3 18 (28.13%) ISEB
4 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.44%) Business Analysis
6 15 (23.44%) SAN
6 15 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (21.88%) jQuery
7 14 (21.88%) NetApp
7 14 (21.88%) ITIL
7 14 (21.88%) EMC
8 13 (20.31%) Web Development
8 13 (20.31%) User Stories
9 12 (18.75%) User Experience
9 12 (18.75%) Kanban
9 12 (18.75%) BPMN
9 12 (18.75%) CBAP
9 12 (18.75%) Use Case
9 12 (18.75%) Scrum
9 12 (18.75%) UML
9 12 (18.75%) DSDM
10 11 (17.19%) Linux
11 10 (15.63%) Cisco
12 9 (14.06%) SLA
12 9 (14.06%) Sun
12 9 (14.06%) Firmware
12 9 (14.06%) Sun Certification
12 9 (14.06%) JSP

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (1.56%) Apache
1 1 (1.56%) SugarCRM
1 1 (1.56%) Drupal
1 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) NAS
3 3 (4.69%) DMZ
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.06%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Analyst
2 21 (32.81%) Business Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (14.06%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Storage Specialist
5 9 (14.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
7 7 (10.94%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (9.38%) Graduate
9 5 (7.81%) VMware Specialist
10 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Junior Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) jQuery
2 9 (14.06%) EJB
2 9 (14.06%) Ajax
2 9 (14.06%) J2EE
2 9 (14.06%) JSP
2 9 (14.06%) Struts
2 9 (14.06%) Web Services
2 9 (14.06%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) WPF
4 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.25%) Silverlight
5 4 (6.25%) WCF
5 4 (6.25%) HTML5
6 3 (4.69%) WinForms
7 2 (3.13%) GTK+
8 1 (1.56%) CSS
8 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.75%) User Experience
3 9 (14.06%) Symmetrix DMX
3 9 (14.06%) Firmware
3 9 (14.06%) Replication
3 9 (14.06%) CLARiiON
3 9 (14.06%) EMC Centera
3 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.25%) Physics
6 3 (4.69%) e-Health
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
7 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.56%) Social Media
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Project Management
3 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.44%) Business Analysis
5 14 (21.88%) ITIL
6 13 (20.31%) Web Development
6 13 (20.31%) User Stories
7 12 (18.75%) Use Case
7 12 (18.75%) Kanban
7 12 (18.75%) BPMN
7 12 (18.75%) UML
7 12 (18.75%) DSDM
7 12 (18.75%) Scrum
8 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (14.06%) Asset Management
8 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.94%) Product Management
11 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) Java
1 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.94%) C#
3 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) C
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) ISEB
2 12 (18.75%) CBAP
3 9 (14.06%) Sun Certification
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.25%) PhD
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
2 5 (7.81%) VMFS
2 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (7.81%) vCloud
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) EMC
2 14 (21.88%) NetApp
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 9 (14.06%) Sun
5 8 (12.50%) VMware
6 6 (9.38%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) Capita
8 3 (4.69%) CA
9 1 (1.56%) Dell