Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 17 68 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.59% 19.77% 14.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 57.14% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 182 150
Bedford median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £20,013 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -4.11%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 119 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 32.95% 34.59% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 106 180
Bedford median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,625 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Physics
5 3 (17.65%) Social Media
6 2 (11.76%) SaaS
6 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) PhD

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Calabash
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Graduate
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Blog
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Physics
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Infographics
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PhD
2 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) CommVault
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) FalconStor
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Talend
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin