The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 23 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 17.83% 18.05% 6.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.98% 63.79% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 51 86 42
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,875 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 58 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 45.74% 28.29% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 178 233 288
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bedford

Degree
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Degree in Bedford

Degree
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 26 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 21 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (40.48%) HTML
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (38.10%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
8 12 (28.57%) C++
9 11 (26.19%) Python
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) CSS
11 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Web Development
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 8 (19.05%) MCITP
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (19.05%) CRM
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (16.67%) SQL
13 7 (16.67%) Scrum
13 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 7 (16.67%) CSS3
13 7 (16.67%) SaaS
13 7 (16.67%) HTML5
13 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
14 6 (14.29%) Physics

Degree
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 (4.76%) WordPress
2 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) gulp
General
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
1 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Software Developer
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (19.05%) IT Manager
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Graduate
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
2 15 (35.71%) .NET
3 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (16.67%) CSS3
5 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 7 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) Yocto
7 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.14%) J2EE
7 3 (7.14%) JSP
7 3 (7.14%) RESTful
7 3 (7.14%) Spring
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) Material Design
8 2 (4.76%) Material Design Lite
8 2 (4.76%) Sass
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Social Media
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Web Development
3 8 (19.05%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (14.29%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) Physics
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) B2B
7 3 (7.14%) B2B Sales
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Telesales
8 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.76%) Prototyping
8 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.76%) SDLC
8 2 (4.76%) Typography
8 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) C++
4 11 (26.19%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.52%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (19.05%) MCITP
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) PhD
4 3 (7.14%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Sun
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
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