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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 26 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 24 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.96% 5.39% 2.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.20% 18.03% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 9
Average salary £44,500 £49,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.64% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,750 £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
125 122 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 36.23% 29.90% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 120
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £32,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Luton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 23 (65.71%) C++
3 21 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Java
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.29%) MySQL
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Retail
10 4 (11.43%) SDLC
11 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
11 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
11 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (8.57%) Games
11 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
11 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
11 3 (8.57%) Image Processing
11 3 (8.57%) Product Management
11 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
11 3 (8.57%) Physics
11 3 (8.57%) Symfony

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (8.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Graduate
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.71%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) MFC
1 3 (8.57%) Symfony
1 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.57%) Physics
2 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.57%) Image Processing
6 3 (8.57%) Product Management
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C++
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) C
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 18 (51.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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