The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 3 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.86% 6.74% 3.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 19.33% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 17
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Computer Science
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 119 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 34.77% 34.90% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 73 117 131
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Luton region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Luton

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Luton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Retail
6 5 (25.00%) Marketing
6 5 (25.00%) B2B
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) ERP
8 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) 4G
9 2 (10.00%) REST
9 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (10.00%) Lumesse
9 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (10.00%) OLAP Cube

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) GSM
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
1 2 (10.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (10.00%) UMTS
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) SS7
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
1 2 (10.00%) LTE
1 2 (10.00%) 4G
1 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) OLAP
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) B2B
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Lumesse
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago