Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 54 51
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 27 24 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.58% 2.83% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.06% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 104
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +83.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,375 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,375 £71,125 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 996 785 1,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 95.04% 92.46% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 804 704 1,095
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +7.22% -3.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 2019. 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 -2 22 £30,000 -52.94%
Bedford -16 2 £42,500 +41.67%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.93%) Spring
7 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
7 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
9 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
10 4 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (14.81%) Games
11 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 3 (11.11%) Redux
11 3 (11.11%) Sass
11 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) Python
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Moq
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Graduate
2 7 (25.93%) Graduate Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Graduate Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Reality Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
3 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 7 (25.93%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (11.11%) Redux
5 3 (11.11%) Sass
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
4 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) R
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco