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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 41 78 80
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 31 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.83% 1.01% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.55% 2.54% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 13
Median salary £30,000 £44,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £56,600 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 247 315 339
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 38.47% 39.87% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 153 237 259
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +17 11 £30,000 -36.84%
Luton +13 10 £37,500 - 1
Dunstable -1 7 £21,500 -51.13%
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 66 (95.65%) Degree
2 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (30.43%) .NET
6 20 (28.99%) Web Development
7 19 (27.54%) Java
7 19 (27.54%) C#
7 19 (27.54%) SDLC
8 18 (26.09%) HTML
8 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 17 (24.64%) HTML5
10 16 (23.19%) CSS3
10 16 (23.19%) CSS
10 16 (23.19%) C++
10 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
10 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.29%) Waterfall
13 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
13 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
13 13 (18.84%) Windows
14 12 (17.39%) gulp
14 12 (17.39%) Computer Vision
15 10 (14.49%) CRM
15 10 (14.49%) MVC
15 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
16 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
16 9 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing

Computer Science
Top Related 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 6 (8.70%) WordPress
2 3 (4.35%) JBoss
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LDAP
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) gulp
3 7 (10.14%) JIRA
3 7 (10.14%) JMeter
3 7 (10.14%) Selenium
3 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.70%) Bugzilla
4 6 (8.70%) Grunt
4 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) Testopia
5 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.59%) Games
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) IT Manager
3 10 (14.49%) Graduate
3 10 (14.49%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Junior
4 7 (10.14%) Junior Developer
5 6 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Automation Test Lead
5 6 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.25%) Transition Manager
6 5 (7.25%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) .NET
2 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 18 (26.09%) HTML
3 17 (24.64%) HTML5
4 16 (23.19%) CSS
4 16 (23.19%) CSS3
5 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
6 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.59%) Entity Framework
7 8 (11.59%) REST
8 7 (10.14%) Ajax
9 6 (8.70%) jQuery
9 6 (8.70%) Material Design
9 6 (8.70%) Material Design Lite
9 6 (8.70%) Sass
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 3 (4.35%) J2EE
11 3 (4.35%) MFC
11 3 (4.35%) OpenGL
11 3 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (10.14%) Virtual Team
2 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (28.99%) Web Development
4 19 (27.54%) SDLC
5 14 (20.29%) Waterfall
6 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
7 12 (17.39%) Computer Vision
8 10 (14.49%) CRM
8 10 (14.49%) MVC
9 9 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 8 (11.59%) Project Management
11 7 (10.14%) Automation Testing
11 7 (10.14%) ITIL
11 7 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
11 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.54%) C#
2 19 (27.54%) Java
3 16 (23.19%) C++
4 6 (8.70%) PHP
4 6 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) R
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (95.65%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) PhD
3 8 (11.59%) MCITP
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.70%) ISEB
4 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) Dell
5 2 (2.90%) hybris
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 days ago