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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 14 25 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 18 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 13.64% 9.50% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.37% 23.94% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 6
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.80% +21.66%  
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 38 71 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 28.79% 39.66% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 61
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bedford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) CSS
3 17 (44.74%) Web Development
3 17 (44.74%) CSS3
4 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 15 (39.47%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 14 (36.84%) MVC
6 14 (36.84%) HTML5
7 13 (34.21%) C++
8 12 (31.58%) Windows
9 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
10 10 (26.32%) PhD
11 9 (23.68%) Computer Vision
11 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 8 (21.05%) gulp
12 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (21.05%) MCITP
12 8 (21.05%) Games
12 8 (21.05%) Scrum
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 8 (21.05%) CRM
13 6 (15.79%) Linux

Degree
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 (7.89%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) gulp
3 5 (13.16%) Grunt
3 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.05%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
4 8 (21.05%) IT Manager
5 6 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Junior
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) CSS
1 17 (44.74%) CSS3
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (39.47%) HTML
4 14 (36.84%) HTML5
5 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (7.89%) Material Design
7 3 (7.89%) Material Design Lite
7 3 (7.89%) MFC
7 3 (7.89%) OpenGL
7 3 (7.89%) Sass
7 3 (7.89%) STL
7 3 (7.89%) Yocto
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Web Development
2 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) MVC
4 9 (23.68%) Computer Vision
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) CRM
5 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 6 (15.79%) Physics
6 6 (15.79%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.89%) ITSM
8 3 (7.89%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) PhD
2 8 (21.05%) MCITP
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) CA
2 1 (2.63%) Dell
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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