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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 34 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 1.68% 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.49% 4.74% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 33
Average salary £36,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £25,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
252 359 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.20% 35.40% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 312 299
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 16 £37,000 +34.54%
Luton +10 11 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 105 (96.33%) Degree
2 33 (30.28%) XML
3 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
4 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
5 23 (21.10%) .NET
6 21 (19.27%) Mathematics
6 21 (19.27%) Web Development
7 20 (18.35%) SQL
7 20 (18.35%) 3G
7 20 (18.35%) 2G
7 20 (18.35%) LTE
8 19 (17.43%) C#
8 19 (17.43%) XMetaL
9 18 (16.51%) Linux
9 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
9 18 (16.51%) jQuery
9 18 (16.51%) HTML
10 17 (15.60%) Project Management
11 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.76%) Cisco
12 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET
12 15 (13.76%) Finance
13 14 (12.84%) Ajax
14 13 (11.93%) Java
15 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.01%) Web Services
16 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (10.09%) VB.NET
17 10 (9.17%) SAN
17 10 (9.17%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.92%) Node.js
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) XMetaL
2 6 (5.50%) FrameMaker
2 6 (5.50%) MS Office
3 5 (4.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) 3G
1 20 (18.35%) 2G
1 20 (18.35%) LTE
2 10 (9.17%) SAN
3 8 (7.34%) Wireless
4 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.50%) SS7
5 6 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.50%) SMS
5 6 (5.50%) 3GPP
5 6 (5.50%) VoIP
5 6 (5.50%) Ethernet
5 6 (5.50%) 4G
5 6 (5.50%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (5.50%) NAS
6 5 (4.59%) Network Security
6 5 (4.59%) UMTS
6 5 (4.59%) GSM
7 4 (3.67%) Firewall
7 4 (3.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) MySQL
3 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) MS Access
4 5 (4.59%) FileMaker
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.83%) OLAP
7 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.83%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) JUnit
1 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.59%) XMLSpy
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.76%) Finance
3 7 (6.42%) Games
4 6 (5.50%) Automotive
5 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 5 (4.59%) Marketing
6 4 (3.67%) Legal
7 3 (2.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) Author
2 20 (18.35%) Technical Author
2 20 (18.35%) Junior
3 14 (12.84%) Junior Technical Author
4 13 (11.93%) Graduate
5 11 (10.09%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Analyst
6 10 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Network Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.28%) XML
2 23 (21.10%) .NET
3 18 (16.51%) HTML
3 18 (16.51%) jQuery
4 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.84%) Ajax
6 12 (11.01%) Web Services
7 8 (7.34%) WCF
7 8 (7.34%) EJB
7 8 (7.34%) J2EE
7 8 (7.34%) Struts
7 8 (7.34%) JSP
7 8 (7.34%) HTML5
8 7 (6.42%) WPF
8 7 (6.42%) Silverlight
9 4 (3.67%) CSS
9 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.75%) Highcharts JS
10 3 (2.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Mathematics
2 10 (9.17%) Replication
3 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.34%) Physics
5 6 (5.50%) Symmetrix DMX
5 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.50%) CLARiiON
5 6 (5.50%) EMC Centera
5 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.59%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.75%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.83%) Open Source
8 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.92%) LIMS
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.75%) UNIX
3 3 (2.75%) Debian
3 3 (2.75%) Android
3 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
2 21 (19.27%) Web Development
3 17 (15.60%) Project Management
4 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.34%) Content Management
5 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
5 8 (7.34%) Performance Management
6 7 (6.42%) ITIL
7 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.50%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.50%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.59%) Workflow
8 5 (4.59%) OO
8 5 (4.59%) ERP
8 5 (4.59%) B2B
9 4 (3.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.35%) SQL
2 19 (17.43%) C#
3 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.93%) Java
5 11 (10.09%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.34%) PHP
7 7 (6.42%) VB
8 6 (5.50%) Python
9 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.75%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.83%) C
12 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (96.33%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) PhD
3 8 (7.34%) Sun Certification
4 6 (5.50%) ISEB
5 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.83%) VCP5
7 1 (0.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) HNC
7 1 (0.92%) MCSE
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Firmware
2 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) VMFS
2 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.75%) Snort
3 3 (2.75%) Xen
4 2 (1.83%) vCloud
4 2 (1.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Nagios
2 2 (1.83%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Cisco
3 10 (9.17%) NetApp
4 8 (7.34%) EMC
4 8 (7.34%) Sun
4 8 (7.34%) Oracle
5 6 (5.50%) VMware
6 4 (3.67%) HP
7 3 (2.75%) SAP
7 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) Cognos
8 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.83%) Dell
8 2 (1.83%) Adobe
8 2 (1.83%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.83%) hybris
9 1 (0.92%) Sencha
9 1 (0.92%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.92%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 17 days ago