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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 22 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 39 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.04% 7.20% 17.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.49% 30.65% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 33
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
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
94 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.01% 23.48% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 87 58 83
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £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 1 October 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Bedford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (56.45%) Computer Science
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) ISEB
4 17 (27.42%) Project Management
5 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.81%) jQuery
6 15 (24.19%) Web Development
6 15 (24.19%) SAN
7 14 (22.58%) NetApp
7 14 (22.58%) Business Analysis
7 14 (22.58%) EMC
8 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.97%) ITIL
8 13 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (19.35%) User Stories
10 11 (17.74%) CBAP
10 11 (17.74%) User Experience
10 11 (17.74%) Linux
10 11 (17.74%) UML
10 11 (17.74%) DSDM
10 11 (17.74%) Scrum
10 11 (17.74%) Kanban
10 11 (17.74%) BPMN
10 11 (17.74%) Use Case
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco
11 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (14.52%) NAS
12 9 (14.52%) Symmetrix DMX
12 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.61%) SugarCRM
1 1 (1.61%) WordPress
1 1 (1.61%) Drupal
1 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SAN
2 9 (14.52%) NAS
3 3 (4.84%) DMZ
4 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.52%) JUnit
3 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Business Analyst
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Technical Specialist
4 9 (14.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Storage Specialist
4 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.52%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) VMware Specialist
7 5 (8.06%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) jQuery
2 9 (14.52%) JSP
2 9 (14.52%) Struts
2 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 9 (14.52%) XML
2 9 (14.52%) J2EE
2 9 (14.52%) EJB
2 9 (14.52%) Ajax
3 8 (12.90%) WPF
3 8 (12.90%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) WCF
5 6 (9.68%) Silverlight
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.68%) HTML5
6 2 (3.23%) GTK+
6 2 (3.23%) WinForms
7 1 (1.61%) LAMP
7 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (56.45%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.74%) User Experience
3 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (14.52%) Symmetrix DMX
3 9 (14.52%) Replication
3 9 (14.52%) CLARiiON
3 9 (14.52%) EMC Centera
4 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.68%) Physics
5 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.84%) e-Health
7 1 (1.61%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 15 (24.19%) Web Development
5 14 (22.58%) Business Analysis
6 13 (20.97%) ITIL
7 12 (19.35%) User Stories
8 11 (17.74%) UML
8 11 (17.74%) DSDM
8 11 (17.74%) Scrum
8 11 (17.74%) Kanban
8 11 (17.74%) BPMN
8 11 (17.74%) Use Case
9 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
10 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
12 7 (11.29%) Product Management
13 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
1 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) ISEB
2 11 (17.74%) CBAP
3 9 (14.52%) Sun Certification
4 6 (9.68%) PhD
5 5 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Firmware
2 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) VMFS
3 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.06%) vCloud
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) NetApp
1 14 (22.58%) EMC
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Sun
5 8 (12.90%) VMware
6 6 (9.68%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) Capita
8 3 (4.84%) CA
9 1 (1.61%) Dell