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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 42 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.14% 9.17% 11.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.79% 31.06% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 40 32
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
77 132 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.50% 29.53% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 126 91
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 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 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) Marketing
5 5 (16.67%) jQuery
5 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (16.67%) MS Access
5 5 (16.67%) Retail
5 5 (16.67%) ISEB
5 5 (16.67%) FileMaker
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 4 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) Marketing Management
6 4 (13.33%) Graphic Design
7 3 (10.00%) Xen
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) MySQL

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MS Access
1 5 (16.67%) FileMaker
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Web Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Editor
7 1 (3.33%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) LAMP
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.67%) Kendo UI
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) Struts
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.33%) Graphic Design
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Social Media
5 2 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Copywriting
6 1 (3.33%) Blog
6 1 (3.33%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Debian
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Web Development
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Marketing Management
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Content Management
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) SEO
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Snort
1 3 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sun
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus (7k) + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago