The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 31 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +43
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 79 74 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.29% 6.40% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.13% 19.68% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 72 20
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% +2.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
Computer Science
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
357 376 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 37.46% 32.53% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 309 321 349
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedfordshire region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +12 35 £34,000 -8.10% 2
Luton +7 23 £44,500 -8.24% 2
Dunstable -11 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science.

1 93 (73.81%) Degree
2 41 (32.54%) Mathematics
3 32 (25.40%) .NET
4 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 29 (23.02%) C++
6 28 (22.22%) 3G
6 28 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 28 (22.22%) 2G
7 24 (19.05%) C#
8 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
9 22 (17.46%) HNC
9 22 (17.46%) jQuery
9 22 (17.46%) LTE
10 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 17 (13.49%) Windows
13 16 (12.70%) MySQL
13 16 (12.70%) HTML
14 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
14 15 (11.90%) XML
15 14 (11.11%) Linux
15 14 (11.11%) CSS
15 14 (11.11%) PHP
16 13 (10.32%) SQL
16 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
16 13 (10.32%) Web Development
17 11 (8.73%) Product Management
17 11 (8.73%) Java
17 11 (8.73%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.97%) Node.js
2 4 (3.17%) IIS
3 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.76%) FrameMaker
2 6 (4.76%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) 3G
1 28 (22.22%) 2G
2 22 (17.46%) LTE
3 3 (2.38%) NAS
3 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) MySQL
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.97%) MS Access
5 4 (3.17%) FileMaker
5 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.38%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.76%) XMLSpy
4 4 (3.17%) Subversion
4 4 (3.17%) Selenium
4 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.17%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 28 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.94%) Back Office
3 9 (7.14%) Games
4 8 (6.35%) Finance
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (43.65%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) Author
2 28 (22.22%) Technical Author
3 14 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.32%) PHP Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Lead .NET Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.56%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Writer
10 6 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) .NET
2 22 (17.46%) jQuery
3 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 16 (12.70%) HTML
5 15 (11.90%) XML
6 14 (11.11%) CSS
7 9 (7.14%) WPF
8 7 (5.56%) Silverlight
8 7 (5.56%) HTML5
9 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.76%) WCF
9 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
10 5 (3.97%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.97%) Kendo UI
11 3 (2.38%) WinForms
11 3 (2.38%) MFC
11 3 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.38%) Symfony
12 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.54%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.14%) Physics
3 6 (4.76%) Wiki
3 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) UNIX
4 2 (1.59%) Android
4 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.32%) Web Development
4 11 (8.73%) TDD
4 11 (8.73%) Product Management
5 10 (7.94%) Project Management
5 10 (7.94%) Scrum
6 9 (7.14%) OO
7 8 (6.35%) ITIL
7 8 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.76%) MVC
8 6 (4.76%) Workflow
8 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.76%) Content Management
8 6 (4.76%) Release Management
8 6 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.02%) C++
3 24 (19.05%) C#
4 14 (11.11%) PHP
5 13 (10.32%) SQL
6 11 (8.73%) Java
7 10 (7.94%) Python
8 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.17%) Perl
9 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.38%) C-shell
10 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (73.81%) Degree
2 22 (17.46%) HNC
3 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.76%) PhD
6 5 (3.97%) ISEB
7 3 (2.38%) RHCE
7 3 (2.38%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) NFS
1 3 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.79%) VMware
2 1 (0.79%) IBM
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