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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 21 5 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.15% 1.39% 8.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.43% 4.03% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 33
Average salary £47,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.43% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £40,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
98 124 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.02% 34.54% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 118 138
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Luton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (97.92%) Degree
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) Management Information System
4 15 (31.25%) Oracle
5 14 (29.17%) Project Management
6 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.08%) .NET
6 13 (27.08%) C#
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) CMS
8 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) HTML
9 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 9 (18.75%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 9 (18.75%) SAN
9 9 (18.75%) Marketing
9 9 (18.75%) Content Management
9 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (18.75%) User Stories
10 8 (16.67%) Social Media
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (16.67%) BPMN
10 8 (16.67%) Migration
10 8 (16.67%) Replication
10 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.67%) Subversion

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (20.83%) CMS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SAN
2 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) SS7
3 6 (12.50%) SMS
3 6 (12.50%) 3GPP
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP
3 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (12.50%) Wireless
3 6 (12.50%) LTE
3 6 (12.50%) NAS
3 6 (12.50%) 4G
3 6 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security
4 5 (10.42%) UMTS
4 5 (10.42%) GSM
5 4 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Subversion
1 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.75%) Marketing
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Automotive
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) DBA
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Graduate
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 9 (18.75%) XML
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) WCF
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) XSLT
4 3 (6.25%) WSDL
4 3 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) CSLA
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Replication
2 8 (16.67%) Social Media
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) SUSE
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Project Management
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 9 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Content Management
4 9 (18.75%) User Stories
5 8 (16.67%) BPMN
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (16.67%) UML
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Management
6 7 (14.58%) Change Control
7 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) ERP
8 5 (10.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) C#
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
4 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.42%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) C
7 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) VBScript
8 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (97.92%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) PMP
3 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.25%) VCP5
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
2 3 (6.25%) VMFS
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Adobe
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago