Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 43 78 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.13% 9.17% 8.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.22% 34.98% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 170
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,507 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,375 £62,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 223 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.75% 26.20% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 125 191 242
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.47% +8.89% -8.16%
10th Percentile £24,100 £32,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bedfordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Bedfordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Bedfordshire

Degree
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 -25 19 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Bedford -6 16 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Dunstable -6 1 - -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 21 (48.84%) SQL
1 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) C#
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
3 13 (30.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.26%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
6 7 (16.28%) Spring
6 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (13.95%) HTML5
7 6 (13.95%) CSS3
8 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
8 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.63%) Windows
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
9 4 (9.30%) MVC
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 4 (9.30%) Front End Development

Degree
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 (4.65%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) PTC Creo
1 1 (2.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) Power BI
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) Moq
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
2 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Graduate
3 7 (16.28%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Graduate Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) CRM Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Junior
6 3 (6.98%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
2 7 (16.28%) Spring
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 6 (13.95%) CSS3
3 6 (13.95%) HTML5
3 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.30%) React
5 4 (9.30%) Redux
5 4 (9.30%) Sass
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware
7 2 (4.65%) MvvmCross
7 2 (4.65%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
5 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.65%) Android Development
8 2 (4.65%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.65%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) CISA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) PTC