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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 82 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 2.78% 4.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.19% 7.67% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 52
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £31,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
345 417 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 36.98% 36.20% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 265 305 482
Average salary £50,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Luton -2 5 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Bedford +4 3 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Dunstable - 3 £45,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 38 (92.68%) Degree
2 21 (51.22%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) .NET
4 19 (46.34%) J2EE
5 18 (43.90%) Software Engineering
6 15 (36.59%) Management Information System
7 14 (34.15%) C#
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 13 (31.71%) Identity Management
8 13 (31.71%) Information Security
8 13 (31.71%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 12 (29.27%) Windows
10 11 (26.83%) Web Services
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (24.39%) jQuery
11 10 (24.39%) C++
12 9 (21.95%) ITIL
12 9 (21.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
13 8 (19.51%) Linux
13 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
14 7 (17.07%) IBM
14 7 (17.07%) Struts
14 7 (17.07%) Oracle
14 7 (17.07%) JSP
14 7 (17.07%) EJB
14 7 (17.07%) Retail

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.44%) GPRS
3 1 (2.44%) GSM
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) SAP HANA
4 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (17.07%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Linux Developer
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Identity Management Architect
8 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
9 4 (9.76%) Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 19 (46.34%) J2EE
3 11 (26.83%) Web Services
4 10 (24.39%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) EJB
5 7 (17.07%) JSP
5 7 (17.07%) Struts
6 6 (14.63%) Ajax
6 6 (14.63%) XML
7 5 (12.20%) REST
7 5 (12.20%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) SailPoint
7 5 (12.20%) SOAP
8 3 (7.32%) CSS
9 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.44%) HTML5
9 1 (2.44%) JMS
9 1 (2.44%) Middleware
9 1 (2.44%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Management Information System
2 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Physics
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Data Extraction
5 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Software Engineering
2 13 (31.71%) Identity Access Management
2 13 (31.71%) Identity Management
2 13 (31.71%) Information Security
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 9 (21.95%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.07%) Web Development
6 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
8 4 (9.76%) Presales
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Data Management
9 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
10 2 (4.88%) B2B
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 10 (24.39%) C++
6 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
7 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.20%) VB
8 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.88%) PhD
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Sun
3 5 (12.20%) CA
3 5 (12.20%) Dell
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
5 2 (4.88%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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