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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 37 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.14% 6.09% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.45% 15.94% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 55
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 275 345 465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.61% 38.21% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 172 321 386
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £64,750
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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Luton +14 22 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Bedford +2 14 £37,500 -
Dunstable -4 1 £21,500 -52.22%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 67 (97.10%) Degree
2 51 (73.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
5 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 23 (33.33%) Java
7 22 (31.88%) Mathematics
8 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 20 (28.99%) HTML
9 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
10 19 (27.54%) C++
11 18 (26.09%) C#
11 18 (26.09%) .NET
11 18 (26.09%) Waterfall
12 17 (24.64%) SQL
12 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
12 17 (24.64%) Oracle
13 16 (23.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
14 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
14 15 (21.74%) SDLC
15 14 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (20.29%) Retail
15 14 (20.29%) Python
16 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
17 11 (15.94%) MySQL
18 10 (14.49%) Windows
18 10 (14.49%) QA
18 10 (14.49%) JIRA
18 10 (14.49%) CA Agile Central

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 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 3 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.70%) OLAP
3 6 (8.70%) OLTP
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 8 (11.59%) Bugzilla
2 8 (11.59%) JMeter
2 8 (11.59%) Selenium
2 8 (11.59%) Testopia
2 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) gulp
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.29%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Automation Test Lead
3 8 (11.59%) Graduate
3 8 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
3 8 (11.59%) IT Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Test Leader
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Database Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) .NET
3 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
4 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
5 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
6 10 (14.49%) HTML5
7 9 (13.04%) Web Services
8 8 (11.59%) Ajax
9 6 (8.70%) CSS
10 5 (7.25%) J2EE
10 5 (7.25%) REST
11 4 (5.80%) Yocto
12 3 (4.35%) CSS3
12 3 (4.35%) JSP
12 3 (4.35%) Material Design
12 3 (4.35%) Material Design Lite
12 3 (4.35%) RESTful
12 3 (4.35%) Sass
12 3 (4.35%) Spring
12 3 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (11.59%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 22 (31.88%) Mathematics
4 18 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 15 (21.74%) SDLC
6 14 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.59%) CRM
8 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.59%) Functional Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) Release Management
8 8 (11.59%) Resource Management
8 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.59%) Test Management
8 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) C++
4 18 (26.09%) C#
5 17 (24.64%) SQL
6 14 (20.29%) Python
7 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.80%) VBA
9 3 (4.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (97.10%) Degree
2 51 (73.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) ISEB
4 8 (11.59%) ISTQB
4 8 (11.59%) MCITP
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (8.70%) PhD
6 3 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) Tableau
5 3 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.90%) hybris
6 2 (2.90%) Perforce
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