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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 68 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.41% 3.02% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.75% 8.67% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
226 346 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.57% 34.84% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 187 312 326
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +5 6 £37,000 +23.33%
Luton -4 3 £27,500 -24.13% 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 76 (96.20%) Degree
2 23 (29.11%) .NET
3 20 (25.32%) C#
4 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
4 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
5 18 (22.78%) XML
6 17 (21.52%) SQL
7 16 (20.25%) Web Development
8 15 (18.99%) HTML
8 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
8 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
10 13 (16.46%) jQuery
11 12 (15.19%) Finance
12 11 (13.92%) Project Management
12 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.92%) LTE
13 10 (12.66%) Linux
13 10 (12.66%) Cisco
14 9 (11.39%) 3G
14 9 (11.39%) 2G
14 9 (11.39%) XMetaL
14 9 (11.39%) PhD
14 9 (11.39%) Web Services
14 9 (11.39%) VB.NET
14 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
14 9 (11.39%) Java
15 8 (10.13%) HTML5
15 8 (10.13%) Physics

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) XMetaL
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
3 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) LTE
2 9 (11.39%) 3G
2 9 (11.39%) 2G
3 6 (7.59%) Wireless
4 5 (6.33%) SAN
5 4 (5.06%) SMS
5 4 (5.06%) 3GPP
5 4 (5.06%) VoIP
5 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.06%) SS7
5 4 (5.06%) NAS
5 4 (5.06%) 4G
5 4 (5.06%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.80%) VPN
6 3 (3.80%) UMTS
6 3 (3.80%) GSM
6 3 (3.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) MS Access
3 5 (6.33%) FileMaker
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.53%) OLAP
5 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.33%) JUnit
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.27%) XMLSpy
General
1 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Games
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing
5 4 (5.06%) Automotive
6 3 (3.80%) Legal
7 2 (2.53%) Front Office
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Junior
3 10 (12.66%) Graduate
4 9 (11.39%) Author
4 9 (11.39%) Technical Author
4 9 (11.39%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Junior Technical Author
5 8 (10.13%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (8.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.33%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) XML
3 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.99%) HTML
4 13 (16.46%) jQuery
5 9 (11.39%) Web Services
6 8 (10.13%) HTML5
7 7 (8.86%) Ajax
7 7 (8.86%) WCF
7 7 (8.86%) WPF
7 7 (8.86%) Silverlight
8 5 (6.33%) Struts
8 5 (6.33%) JSP
8 5 (6.33%) EJB
8 5 (6.33%) J2EE
9 3 (3.80%) CSS
9 3 (3.80%) LAMP
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.53%) GTK+
10 2 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
2 8 (10.13%) Physics
3 6 (7.59%) Replication
3 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) CLARiiON
4 4 (5.06%) EMC Centera
4 4 (5.06%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Open Source
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) LIMS
7 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Debian
3 3 (3.80%) Android
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.25%) Web Development
3 11 (13.92%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.33%) B2B
6 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.33%) ERP
7 4 (5.06%) OO
7 4 (5.06%) ITIL
7 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.80%) Content Management
8 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.80%) OOP
8 3 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) C#
2 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.86%) VB
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (96.20%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) PhD
3 5 (6.33%) ISEB
3 5 (6.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Firmware
2 3 (3.80%) Snort
2 3 (3.80%) Xen
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) VMFS
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) vCloud
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Cisco
3 5 (6.33%) EMC
3 5 (6.33%) NetApp
3 5 (6.33%) Sun
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.53%) hybris
5 2 (2.53%) Lumesse
5 2 (2.53%) Cognos
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.27%) Sencha
6 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator
Bedfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
NQA /NTS
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago