The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 21 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.96% 1.12% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.43% 3.08% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% +39.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37 65 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 27.61% 36.31% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 68
Median salary £33,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.47% +7.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Bedford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Bedford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Web Development
4 12 (44.44%) CSS3
5 11 (40.74%) C#
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
6 9 (33.33%) MVC
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) HTML5
6 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (33.33%) Computer Vision
7 8 (29.63%) gulp
7 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
7 8 (29.63%) CRM
7 8 (29.63%) PhD
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Games
7 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (29.63%) MCITP
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
1 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) gulp
3 5 (18.52%) Grunt
3 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (29.63%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 8 (29.63%) IT Manager
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (11.11%) Graduate
6 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) CSS3
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 9 (33.33%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (11.11%) Material Design
6 3 (11.11%) Material Design Lite
6 3 (11.11%) MFC
6 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
6 3 (11.11%) Sass
6 3 (11.11%) STL
7 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) Web Development
3 9 (33.33%) Computer Vision
3 9 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.81%) Physics
7 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Information Security
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) MCITP
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Dell
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle