Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 47 41
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 30 45 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.80% 4.41% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.85% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 134
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,250 £64,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,000 928 1,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 93.20% 90.89% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 781 785 1,254
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £79,700
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -17 24 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Bedford -13 3 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 25 (83.33%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) Java
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 8 (26.67%) Spring
7 8 (26.67%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) C#
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) Games
9 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
9 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
9 5 (16.67%) Redux
10 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
10 4 (13.33%) CSS3
10 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.33%) React
10 4 (13.33%) Sass
10 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) Linux
10 4 (13.33%) VMware

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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Graduate
2 9 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Graduate Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Reality Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) React Developer
6 2 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Games Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 8 (26.67%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) Redux
4 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (13.33%) CSS3
5 4 (13.33%) React
5 4 (13.33%) Sass
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
8 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (43.33%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Google