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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 15 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 12.10% 12.44% 5.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.71% 26.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 14
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 42 100 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 33.87% 47.85% 54.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 100 110
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,625 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £52,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Bedford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (76.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) C++
5 11 (42.31%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 9 (34.62%) C#
7 9 (34.62%) .NET
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (30.77%) CRM
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (30.77%) MCITP
9 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) SaaS
9 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
10 6 (23.08%) PhD
10 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
10 6 (23.08%) Physics
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
12 4 (15.38%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) gulp
General
1 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) IT Manager
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Yocto
6 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.54%) J2EE
6 3 (11.54%) JSP
6 3 (11.54%) RESTful
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) CRM
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 6 (23.08%) Physics
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (76.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (30.77%) MCITP
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) PhD
5 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Sun
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