Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 11 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.37% 14.04% 9.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.58% 27.07% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25 135 107
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 95 181 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 37.70% 51.86% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72 171 216
Bedford median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £21,375 £27,500 £28,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Bedford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) SaaS
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Physics
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) PhD
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Process Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Process Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) MFC
5 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Business Process Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (18.18%) PhD
3 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Sun