The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 36 71 38
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -33
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 66 20 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.72% 1.87% 5.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.84% 8.03% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 64 20 45
Average salary £37,250 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.87% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
289 249 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.04% 23.23% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 255 226 228
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 27 £48,500 -11.81% 3
Bedford - 11 £30,000 - 3
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £25,000 - 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 111 (90.98%) Degree
2 38 (31.15%) XML
3 36 (29.51%) Telecoms
4 31 (25.41%) Linux
5 29 (23.77%) SQL
5 29 (23.77%) 3G
5 29 (23.77%) 2G
6 28 (22.95%) XMetaL
7 24 (19.67%) Oracle
8 22 (18.03%) .NET
8 22 (18.03%) Software Engineering
9 21 (17.21%) Content Management
9 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.21%) Replication
9 21 (17.21%) Windows
10 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
10 20 (16.39%) C#
11 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
11 18 (14.75%) Project Management
11 18 (14.75%) SAN
11 18 (14.75%) Management Information System
11 18 (14.75%) LTE
11 18 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (13.93%) Incident Management
12 17 (13.93%) Migration
12 17 (13.93%) Oracle Database
13 16 (13.11%) Web Services
13 16 (13.11%) PL/SQL
14 15 (12.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.20%) CMS
2 8 (6.56%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) IIS
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.64%) Mule
4 2 (1.64%) Lync
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (22.95%) XMetaL
2 13 (10.66%) FrameMaker
3 12 (9.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) 3G
1 29 (23.77%) 2G
2 18 (14.75%) LTE
2 18 (14.75%) SAN
3 13 (10.66%) NAS
4 8 (6.56%) LAN
4 8 (6.56%) WAN
5 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.28%) DNS
6 3 (2.46%) HTTP
6 3 (2.46%) VPN
6 3 (2.46%) DMZ
6 3 (2.46%) DHCP
6 3 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.46%) Firewall
6 3 (2.46%) Wireless
7 2 (1.64%) Internet
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.64%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) Oracle Database
3 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (6.56%) MySQL
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.84%) XMLSpy
3 10 (8.20%) Subversion
4 9 (7.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (4.10%) JUnit
6 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.46%) FogBugz
6 3 (2.46%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.46%) Selenium
6 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (29.51%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.38%) Marketing
3 8 (6.56%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Finance
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Author
1 29 (23.77%) Technical Author
2 26 (21.31%) Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Analyst
4 15 (12.30%) DBA
4 15 (12.30%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Administrator
7 10 (8.20%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Junior
8 9 (7.38%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.92%) Configuration Manager
9 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Junior Technical Author
10 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) XML
2 22 (18.03%) .NET
3 16 (13.11%) Web Services
4 13 (10.66%) HTML
5 12 (9.84%) jQuery
6 11 (9.02%) WPF
7 10 (8.20%) WinForms
7 10 (8.20%) Ajax
8 9 (7.38%) CSS
9 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.10%) EJB
10 5 (4.10%) J2EE
10 5 (4.10%) JSP
10 5 (4.10%) Struts
10 5 (4.10%) WCF
11 4 (3.28%) HTML5
12 3 (2.46%) Highcharts JS
12 3 (2.46%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.46%) WSDL
12 3 (2.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Replication
2 18 (14.75%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.84%) E-Learning
4 8 (6.56%) Social Media
5 6 (4.92%) Statistics
6 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.28%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.28%) CLARiiON
7 4 (3.28%) EMC Centera
7 4 (3.28%) Firmware
8 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.82%) Physics
9 1 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.41%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) Windows
3 15 (12.30%) SUSE
3 15 (12.30%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.10%) UNIX
4 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.21%) Content Management
3 18 (14.75%) Project Management
4 17 (13.93%) Incident Management
4 17 (13.93%) Migration
4 17 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (12.30%) Data Migration
6 12 (9.84%) Workflow
7 11 (9.02%) Scrum
7 11 (9.02%) Web Development
8 10 (8.20%) Validation
8 10 (8.20%) ITIL
8 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (7.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.38%) User Stories
9 9 (7.38%) Performance Engineering
9 9 (7.38%) OOD
10 8 (6.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.77%) SQL
2 20 (16.39%) C#
3 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.20%) PHP
6 8 (6.56%) Java
7 5 (4.10%) VB
8 4 (3.28%) Perl
9 3 (2.46%) C
9 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.46%) Python
9 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.64%) C-shell
10 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (90.98%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) HNC
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.10%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.28%) PMP
5 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.28%) ISEB
6 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.46%) CCNA
6 3 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.46%) VCP5
6 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.64%) RHCE
7 2 (1.64%) MCP
7 2 (1.64%) MCSE
7 2 (1.64%) PhD
7 2 (1.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.10%) QA
3 3 (2.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (12.30%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (12.30%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.46%) vSphere
3 3 (2.46%) VMFS
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) Squid
5 1 (0.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle Statspack
3 3 (2.46%) HP SIM
3 3 (2.46%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (2.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.20%) Cisco
4 8 (6.56%) HP
5 7 (5.74%) Adobe
5 7 (5.74%) NetApp
6 5 (4.10%) VMware
6 5 (4.10%) Sun
7 4 (3.28%) JBoss
7 4 (3.28%) EMC
8 3 (2.46%) Dell
9 2 (1.64%) Citrix
10 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.82%) TOWER Software
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: large benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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