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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 17 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 41 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.09% 11.44% 5.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.61% 33.33% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 17
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,000 £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
112 93 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.49% 34.32% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 73 53
Average salary £45,250 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Bedford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (74.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (38.30%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) .NET
3 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 16 (34.04%) Mathematics
4 16 (34.04%) jQuery
5 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
6 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
7 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) Web Development
9 8 (17.02%) PHP
9 8 (17.02%) Windows
9 8 (17.02%) WPF
10 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
10 7 (14.89%) MySQL
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.89%) ISEB
10 7 (14.89%) Back Office
11 6 (12.77%) Games
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 6 (12.77%) Selenium
11 6 (12.77%) WCF
11 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.77%) C++
11 6 (12.77%) PhD
11 6 (12.77%) Physics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (6.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) MS Access
4 2 (4.26%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.77%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Back Office
2 6 (12.77%) Games
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Junior
6 4 (8.51%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Graduate
7 3 (6.38%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 16 (34.04%) jQuery
3 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 8 (17.02%) WPF
6 7 (14.89%) Silverlight
7 6 (12.77%) WCF
7 6 (12.77%) HTML5
8 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
8 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.38%) Kendo UI
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) WinForms
11 1 (2.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (74.47%) Computer Science
2 16 (34.04%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.77%) Physics
4 3 (6.38%) Smartcard
4 3 (6.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Web Development
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
5 5 (10.64%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.26%) BDD
8 2 (4.26%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) PHP
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) C-shell
7 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.13%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) PhD
3 3 (6.38%) RHCSA
3 3 (6.38%) RHCE
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) NFS
1 3 (6.38%) Samba
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago