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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 37 29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 0 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 1.36% 5.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.51% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 16
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
66 114 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 29.46% 38.78% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 113
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) OOP
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Symfony
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Product Management
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (60.00%) Neo4j
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Symfony Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (60.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OOP
1 6 (60.00%) Product Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
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