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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 74 37
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -37
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 73 18 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.27% 1.85% 7.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.28% 5.45% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 71 18 71
Average salary £31,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
343 330 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.47% 33.88% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 297 304 334
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 +18 25 £36,500 -23.15%
Luton +6 19 £48,500 +51.56% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 4 £31,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 121 (91.67%) Degree
2 52 (39.39%) XML
3 44 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 37 (28.03%) 2G
4 37 (28.03%) 3G
5 36 (27.27%) XMetaL
6 29 (21.97%) LTE
7 27 (20.45%) SQL
8 25 (18.94%) .NET
8 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
8 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 23 (17.42%) Linux
11 22 (16.67%) Project Management
11 22 (16.67%) Content Management
12 21 (15.91%) C#
13 20 (15.15%) SAN
14 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 18 (13.64%) Replication
15 17 (12.88%) jQuery
15 17 (12.88%) HTML
15 17 (12.88%) Management Information System
16 16 (12.12%) Web Development
17 15 (11.36%) NAS
17 15 (11.36%) Oracle
17 15 (11.36%) ITIL
18 14 (10.61%) NetApp
18 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.61%) FrameMaker
19 13 (9.85%) Workflow

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 10 (7.58%) CMS
2 6 (4.55%) Apache
3 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (27.27%) XMetaL
2 14 (10.61%) FrameMaker
3 13 (9.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.27%) MS Office
5 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.03%) 3G
1 37 (28.03%) 2G
2 29 (21.97%) LTE
3 20 (15.15%) SAN
4 15 (11.36%) NAS
5 10 (7.58%) Wireless
6 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.55%) SS7
7 6 (4.55%) SMS
7 6 (4.55%) 3GPP
7 6 (4.55%) VoIP
7 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.55%) 4G
7 6 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (3.79%) Network Security
8 5 (3.79%) UMTS
8 5 (3.79%) GSM
9 4 (3.03%) DNS
10 3 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.30%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) XMLSpy
2 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.06%) Subversion
4 8 (6.06%) JUnit
5 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.27%) Selenium
6 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.76%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 44 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.82%) Marketing
3 8 (6.06%) Finance
4 7 (5.30%) Automotive
5 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 3 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (28.03%) Author
1 37 (28.03%) Technical Author
2 33 (25.00%) Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Junior
4 16 (12.12%) Analyst
5 14 (10.61%) Business Analyst
6 13 (9.85%) Junior Technical Author
7 11 (8.33%) Graduate
7 11 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
8 10 (7.58%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.82%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Storage Specialist
10 8 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.39%) XML
2 25 (18.94%) .NET
3 17 (12.88%) HTML
3 17 (12.88%) jQuery
4 13 (9.85%) Web Services
4 13 (9.85%) Ajax
5 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.82%) CSS
7 8 (6.06%) JSP
7 8 (6.06%) Struts
7 8 (6.06%) EJB
7 8 (6.06%) J2EE
8 7 (5.30%) WCF
8 7 (5.30%) WPF
9 5 (3.79%) WinForms
9 5 (3.79%) HTML5
10 3 (2.27%) Highcharts JS
10 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.27%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Replication
2 17 (12.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.85%) E-Learning
4 9 (6.82%) CLARiiON
4 9 (6.82%) EMC Centera
4 9 (6.82%) Firmware
4 9 (6.82%) Symmetrix DMX
4 9 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.06%) Social Media
5 8 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.27%) Physics
7 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) Linux
2 11 (8.33%) Windows
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (5.30%) SUSE
4 3 (2.27%) UNIX
5 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.67%) Content Management
2 22 (16.67%) Project Management
3 16 (12.12%) Web Development
4 15 (11.36%) ITIL
5 13 (9.85%) Workflow
6 11 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.58%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.82%) Change Control
8 9 (6.82%) User Stories
8 9 (6.82%) Migration
8 9 (6.82%) Scrum
8 9 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.06%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.06%) UML
9 8 (6.06%) Performance Management
9 8 (6.06%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.45%) SQL
2 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.91%) C#
4 11 (8.33%) PHP
5 10 (7.58%) Java
6 9 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.06%) VB
7 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.79%) C
8 5 (3.79%) Python
8 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (8.33%) HNC
3 8 (6.06%) Sun Certification
4 6 (4.55%) PhD
5 5 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.03%) PMP
6 4 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.03%) ISEB
7 3 (2.27%) VCP5
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.79%) VMFS
2 5 (3.79%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.27%) vSphere
5 2 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.27%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) NetApp
3 13 (9.85%) Cisco
4 11 (8.33%) EMC
5 8 (6.06%) Sun
6 7 (5.30%) Adobe
6 7 (5.30%) VMware
7 5 (3.79%) HP
8 3 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago