Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 37 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 52 103 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.79% 6.37% 7.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.01% 16.59% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 174 209
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,625 £24,250
90th Percentile £69,125 £55,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 433 621 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 39.87% 38.40% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 316 546 664
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Bedfordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +26 37 £37,500 -18.92% 2
Bedford -12 11 £30,000 -10.45%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 47 (90.38%) Degree
2 30 (57.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (44.23%) Java
4 22 (42.31%) Mathematics
5 20 (38.46%) MySQL
6 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
7 15 (28.85%) SDLC
8 14 (26.92%) REST
9 13 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 13 (25.00%) JBoss
10 11 (21.15%) C++
11 9 (17.31%) SQL
11 9 (17.31%) ITIL
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle
12 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
12 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (13.46%) SaaS
13 7 (13.46%) Retail
13 7 (13.46%) Release Management
13 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
13 7 (13.46%) HTML
13 7 (13.46%) C#
13 7 (13.46%) .NET
13 7 (13.46%) Project Management
13 7 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
14 6 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (11.54%) OO
14 6 (11.54%) OLTP

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 13 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.54%) OLAP
2 6 (11.54%) OLTP
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Mockito
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Testopia
General
1 7 (13.46%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Database Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Process Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Software Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) REST
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.77%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) RESTful
4 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.85%) JSP
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) MFC
6 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Mathematics
2 15 (28.85%) SDLC
3 13 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (17.31%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 7 (13.46%) Release Management
6 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Change Management
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.54%) OO
7 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) C++
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) Degree
2 30 (57.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (36.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.85%) PhD
5 2 (3.85%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ISEB
6 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central