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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.99% 4.19% 2.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.16% 11.66% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
371 446 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.60% 35.94% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 272 416 331
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +27 9 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Luton -6 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (73.33%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) 3G
4 10 (22.22%) 2G
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (17.78%) C++
6 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.78%) Web Development
6 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
7 7 (15.56%) LTE
7 7 (15.56%) C#
7 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.56%) HNC
7 7 (15.56%) Linux
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 6 (13.33%) OO
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.11%) XML
9 5 (11.11%) Windows
9 5 (11.11%) SQL
9 5 (11.11%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Workflow
9 5 (11.11%) HTML5
9 5 (11.11%) Relational Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.67%) FrameMaker
1 3 (6.67%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) 3G
1 10 (22.22%) 2G
2 7 (15.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) FileMaker
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MS Access
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) XMLSpy
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Author
2 10 (22.22%) Technical Author
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Junior
4 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Writer
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
5 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) jQuery
3 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.11%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Kendo UI
6 2 (4.44%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) WPF
6 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.44%) CakePHP
6 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.67%) Wiki
2 3 (6.67%) E-Learning
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Physics
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.22%) LIMS
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) AIX
4 2 (4.44%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Web Development
1 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) OO
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.44%) User Stories
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) C++
3 7 (15.56%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) HNC
4 2 (4.44%) PhD
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) RHCE
5 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) NFS
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
1 1 (2.22%) Samba
1 1 (2.22%) Snort
1 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Lumesse
3 1 (2.22%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Sencha
3 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator
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