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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 69 34
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -35
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 71 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.18% 2.16% 6.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.59% 8.33% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 22 60
Average salary £36,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.87% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £38,750
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
267 264 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.24% 25.93% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 244 241 259
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,017 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Luton +12 22 £49,250 +9.44% 1
Bedford +16 21 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £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 27 August 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.

1 110 (90.91%) Degree
2 47 (38.84%) XML
3 40 (33.06%) Telecoms
4 35 (28.93%) 2G
4 35 (28.93%) 3G
5 34 (28.10%) XMetaL
6 25 (20.66%) LTE
7 23 (19.01%) SQL
8 22 (18.18%) Content Management
9 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
9 21 (17.36%) .NET
9 21 (17.36%) Project Management
10 20 (16.53%) SAN
10 20 (16.53%) Linux
11 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
12 18 (14.88%) Replication
12 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.05%) C#
13 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (12.40%) Oracle
14 15 (12.40%) Management Information System
15 14 (11.57%) FrameMaker
15 14 (11.57%) ITIL
15 14 (11.57%) HTML
15 14 (11.57%) NAS
16 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (10.74%) jQuery
16 13 (10.74%) E-Learning
16 13 (10.74%) Windows
16 13 (10.74%) MS Visio

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.26%) CMS
2 6 (4.96%) Apache
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (28.10%) XMetaL
2 14 (11.57%) FrameMaker
3 13 (10.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) MS Office
4 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) 3G
1 35 (28.93%) 2G
2 25 (20.66%) LTE
3 20 (16.53%) SAN
4 14 (11.57%) NAS
5 6 (4.96%) Wireless
5 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.31%) DNS
6 4 (3.31%) SS7
6 4 (3.31%) SMS
6 4 (3.31%) 3GPP
6 4 (3.31%) VoIP
6 4 (3.31%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.31%) 4G
6 4 (3.31%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.48%) Network Security
7 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.79%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.74%) XMLSpy
1 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.61%) Subversion
4 6 (4.96%) JUnit
5 5 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.48%) Selenium
6 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.65%) FogBugz
7 2 (1.65%) Bugzilla
General
1 40 (33.06%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.44%) Marketing
3 5 (4.13%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 2 (1.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Author
1 35 (28.93%) Technical Author
2 26 (21.49%) Developer
3 18 (14.88%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Junior
4 14 (11.57%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Junior Technical Author
6 10 (8.26%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (6.61%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.61%) DBA
7 8 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (5.79%) Graduate
9 6 (4.96%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.96%) Configuration Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.84%) XML
2 21 (17.36%) .NET
3 14 (11.57%) HTML
4 13 (10.74%) jQuery
5 12 (9.92%) Web Services
6 11 (9.09%) Ajax
7 9 (7.44%) CSS
8 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.79%) WPF
10 6 (4.96%) EJB
10 6 (4.96%) J2EE
10 6 (4.96%) JSP
10 6 (4.96%) Struts
10 6 (4.96%) WinForms
11 5 (4.13%) WCF
12 3 (2.48%) WSDL
12 3 (2.48%) XSLT
12 3 (2.48%) HTML5
12 3 (2.48%) Highcharts JS
12 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Replication
2 15 (12.40%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.74%) E-Learning
4 8 (6.61%) CLARiiON
4 8 (6.61%) EMC Centera
4 8 (6.61%) Firmware
4 8 (6.61%) Symmetrix DMX
4 8 (6.61%) Social Media
5 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.65%) Statistics
9 1 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 13 (10.74%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) SUSE
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.65%) UNIX
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Content Management
2 21 (17.36%) Project Management
3 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
4 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.57%) ITIL
6 13 (10.74%) Workflow
7 12 (9.92%) Web Development
8 11 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.26%) Migration
9 10 (8.26%) Scrum
9 10 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (7.44%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (7.44%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.44%) Change Control
10 9 (7.44%) User Stories
11 8 (6.61%) BPMN
11 8 (6.61%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.61%) UML
11 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.01%) SQL
2 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.05%) C#
4 10 (8.26%) PHP
5 9 (7.44%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.61%) Java
7 7 (5.79%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.13%) VB
8 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.48%) C
9 3 (2.48%) Python
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (90.91%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) HNC
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.96%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.13%) ISEB
5 4 (3.31%) PhD
5 4 (3.31%) PMP
5 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.48%) VCP5
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.13%) SLA
3 4 (3.31%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.13%) VMFS
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.48%) vSphere
6 2 (1.65%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.48%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) Cisco
2 13 (10.74%) NetApp
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.26%) EMC
5 8 (6.61%) VMware
6 7 (5.79%) Adobe
7 6 (4.96%) Sun
7 6 (4.96%) HP
8 3 (2.48%) Dell
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software
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