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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 7 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.33% 8.82% 10.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.95% 32.67% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 28
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
88 101 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.24% 27.01% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 91 90
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (58.97%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.90%) Mathematics
3 13 (33.33%) Web Development
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) jQuery
6 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) HTML
6 9 (23.08%) .NET
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) ISEB
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) Marketing
10 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Physics
10 5 (12.82%) Selenium
10 5 (12.82%) WCF
10 5 (12.82%) WPF
10 5 (12.82%) Silverlight
10 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.82%) Games
10 5 (12.82%) Retail
10 5 (12.82%) FileMaker
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Java

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
1 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.82%) FileMaker
1 5 (12.82%) MS Access
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate
8 1 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) jQuery
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) WCF
3 5 (12.82%) WPF
3 5 (12.82%) Silverlight
3 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 3 (7.69%) Ajax
4 3 (7.69%) J2EE
4 3 (7.69%) JSP
4 3 (7.69%) Struts
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) EJB
4 3 (7.69%) LAMP
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.90%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Physics
4 4 (10.26%) Graphic Design
5 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.13%) Social Media
7 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
7 1 (2.56%) Blog
7 1 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Web Development
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.26%) Marketing Management
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) MVC
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Product Management
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Pay per click
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
2 5 (12.82%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) PhD
3 3 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VCP4
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Snort
1 3 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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