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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.55% 4.68% 3.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 15.86% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 10
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
145 145 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 34.28% 29.53% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 128 125 88
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,800 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Luton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 16 (80.00%) C++
3 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.00%) Android
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (10.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) HTML
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.00%) VB
8 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Test Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Lumesse
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