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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 80 54 77
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.11% 4.37% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 11.69% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 45 23
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
276 385 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.63% 37.38% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 207 357 321
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 5 March 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 March 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 +6 5 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Luton -17 3 £27,500 -23.61% 2
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (90.91%) Degree
2 17 (30.91%) .NET
3 15 (27.27%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) Web Development
4 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.45%) Mathematics
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.00%) jQuery
8 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 10 (18.18%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 7 (12.73%) Web Services
11 7 (12.73%) XML
11 7 (12.73%) PHP
11 7 (12.73%) Java
11 7 (12.73%) HTML5
12 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.91%) Ajax
12 6 (10.91%) Marketing
12 6 (10.91%) Physics
12 6 (10.91%) VB
12 6 (10.91%) Windows
12 6 (10.91%) Cisco
13 5 (9.09%) B2B
13 5 (9.09%) ERP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) VPN
1 3 (5.45%) 3G
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) 2G
1 3 (5.45%) LTE
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.09%) MS Access
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) FileMaker
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.64%) OLAP
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Games
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Automotive
6 2 (3.64%) Front Office
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Junior
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Graduate
6 3 (5.45%) Author
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Junior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) jQuery
4 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.73%) Web Services
5 7 (12.73%) XML
5 7 (12.73%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) Ajax
7 5 (9.09%) CSS
7 5 (9.09%) WCF
7 5 (9.09%) WPF
7 5 (9.09%) Silverlight
8 3 (5.45%) Struts
8 3 (5.45%) JSP
8 3 (5.45%) EJB
8 3 (5.45%) J2EE
8 3 (5.45%) LAMP
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.91%) Physics
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Open Source
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) W3C
6 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.82%) LIMS
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Debian
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Web Development
1 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.09%) B2B
4 5 (9.09%) ERP
4 5 (9.09%) OO
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) MVC
5 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) CRM
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) User Stories
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) C#
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) PHP
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (90.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PhD
3 3 (5.45%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) VCP4
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Snort
1 3 (5.45%) Xen
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) Sun
3 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.64%) hybris
4 2 (3.64%) Lumesse
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.82%) Sencha
5 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator
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