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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 40 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 73 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.89% 5.45% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.34% 16.24% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 61 20
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
421 388 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.72% 33.59% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 364 332 363
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 27 July 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 +23 33 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Luton +4 20 £38,750 -19.27% 4
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 74 (73.27%) Degree
2 39 (38.61%) Mathematics
3 26 (25.74%) C++
3 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.77%) Telecoms
5 22 (21.78%) 2G
5 22 (21.78%) .NET
5 22 (21.78%) 3G
6 21 (20.79%) jQuery
7 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
7 20 (19.80%) C#
7 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.83%) HTML
8 17 (16.83%) HNC
8 17 (16.83%) Windows
8 17 (16.83%) LTE
9 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
9 16 (15.84%) CSS
10 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
11 14 (13.86%) MySQL
12 13 (12.87%) PHP
13 12 (11.88%) SQL
13 12 (11.88%) Java
13 12 (11.88%) Linux
13 12 (11.88%) Web Development
14 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
14 11 (10.89%) Scrum
15 10 (9.90%) Back Office
15 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
15 10 (9.90%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (3.96%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) Node.js
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
1 5 (4.95%) FrameMaker
1 5 (4.95%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) 3G
1 22 (21.78%) 2G
2 17 (16.83%) LTE
3 3 (2.97%) NAS
3 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.97%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) MySQL
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.95%) MS Access
5 4 (3.96%) FileMaker
5 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) XMLSpy
4 4 (3.96%) Subversion
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.96%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (22.77%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.90%) Back Office
3 9 (8.91%) Games
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Finance
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Developer
2 22 (21.78%) Author
2 22 (21.78%) Technical Author
3 11 (10.89%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.92%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Quality Manager
8 6 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (4.95%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Technical Writer
10 4 (3.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) .NET
2 21 (20.79%) jQuery
3 17 (16.83%) HTML
4 16 (15.84%) CSS
5 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.91%) XML
7 8 (7.92%) WPF
7 8 (7.92%) HTML5
8 7 (6.93%) Silverlight
9 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.94%) WCF
10 5 (4.95%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.97%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.97%) Kendo UI
11 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.97%) MFC
12 2 (1.98%) WinForms
12 2 (1.98%) Ajax
12 2 (1.98%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.61%) Mathematics
2 9 (8.91%) Physics
3 5 (4.95%) Wiki
3 5 (4.95%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.97%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.99%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) AIX
4 2 (1.98%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
2 12 (11.88%) Web Development
3 11 (10.89%) Scrum
4 9 (8.91%) OO
5 8 (7.92%) Project Management
5 8 (7.92%) TDD
6 7 (6.93%) Workflow
6 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL
7 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.95%) MVC
8 5 (4.95%) Content Management
8 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.96%) Release Management
9 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Load Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Kanban
9 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) C++
1 26 (25.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.80%) C#
3 13 (12.87%) PHP
4 12 (11.88%) SQL
4 12 (11.88%) Java
5 6 (5.94%) Python
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.96%) Perl
7 3 (2.97%) C-shell
7 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.98%) C
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (73.27%) Degree
2 17 (16.83%) HNC
3 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.94%) PhD
4 6 (5.94%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.96%) ISEB
6 3 (2.97%) RHCE
6 3 (2.97%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) NFS
1 3 (2.97%) Samba
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.99%) VMware
2 1 (0.99%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago