Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 139 160 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.52% 9.25% 8.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.62% 41.56% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 166 216 223
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,500 £30,150
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 334 385 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 25.28% 22.27% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 238 331 490
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48% +9.21%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,250 £25,364
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 +19 75 £35,000 -23.50% 3
Bedford +5 43 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Dunstable -9 14 £21,500 -57.00% 2
Leighton Buzzard +7 2 £44,000 +75.12%
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 72 (51.80%) Computer Science
2 58 (41.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (30.94%) SQL
4 40 (28.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (28.06%) Mathematics
6 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (26.62%) Retail
7 37 (26.62%) SQL Server
8 36 (25.90%) C#
9 35 (25.18%) .NET
10 33 (23.74%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (23.02%) JavaScript
12 29 (20.86%) HTML
13 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
14 27 (19.42%) Software Engineering
14 27 (19.42%) Waterfall
15 26 (18.71%) ASP.NET
16 25 (17.99%) Java
17 24 (17.27%) Oracle
17 24 (17.27%) Python
18 20 (14.39%) C++
18 20 (14.39%) Web Services
18 20 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (13.67%) Statistics
19 19 (13.67%) SDLC
20 18 (12.95%) Analytics
20 18 (12.95%) .NET Framework
20 18 (12.95%) Change Management
20 18 (12.95%) MySQL
21 17 (12.23%) ISEB

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 14 (10.07%) SAS
2 11 (7.91%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.04%) JBoss
4 4 (2.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.16%) SPSS
5 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.44%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.19%) SaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Firewall
1 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) MySQL
3 15 (10.79%) Big Data
4 11 (7.91%) Apache Hive
4 11 (7.91%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.91%) Impala
5 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.47%) OLAP
5 9 (6.47%) OLTP
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.72%) QlikView
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) JIRA
2 8 (5.76%) Bugzilla
2 8 (5.76%) JMeter
2 8 (5.76%) Selenium
2 8 (5.76%) Testopia
2 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.44%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.44%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (26.62%) Retail
2 13 (9.35%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Marketing
3 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.91%) Banking
5 6 (4.32%) Advertising
6 4 (2.88%) Electronics
7 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Games
7 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (30.22%) Developer
2 29 (20.86%) Analyst
3 20 (14.39%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.35%) Architect
4 13 (9.35%) Graduate
4 13 (9.35%) SQL Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.63%) Consultant
6 11 (7.91%) Analytics Consultant
6 11 (7.91%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 11 (7.91%) Data Consultant
6 11 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.91%) SAS Consultant
7 10 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.19%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.19%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.18%) .NET
2 29 (20.86%) HTML
3 26 (18.71%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.39%) Web Services
5 18 (12.95%) .NET Framework
6 17 (12.23%) HTML5
7 16 (11.51%) Entity Framework
8 11 (7.91%) JSON
9 9 (6.47%) CSS
10 8 (5.76%) Ajax
11 7 (5.04%) REST
12 5 (3.60%) CSS3
12 5 (3.60%) J2EE
12 5 (3.60%) jQuery
13 4 (2.88%) Yocto
14 3 (2.16%) Hibernate
14 3 (2.16%) JSP
14 3 (2.16%) RESTful
14 3 (2.16%) Spring
14 3 (2.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (51.80%) Computer Science
2 40 (28.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (23.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.76%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.32%) Social Media
6 5 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.60%) EPoS
7 4 (2.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.44%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Blog
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Photography
9 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Linux
3 5 (3.60%) Unix
4 4 (2.88%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Solaris
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) Mathematics
2 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.42%) Software Engineering
3 27 (19.42%) Waterfall
4 20 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.67%) SDLC
5 19 (13.67%) Statistics
6 18 (12.95%) Analytics
6 18 (12.95%) Change Management
7 17 (12.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (11.51%) Service Delivery
9 15 (10.79%) Data Management
9 15 (10.79%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.79%) Project Management
10 13 (9.35%) Personalization
11 12 (8.63%) CRM
12 11 (7.91%) Machine Learning
12 11 (7.91%) MVC
12 11 (7.91%) Statistical Modelling
12 11 (7.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) SQL
2 36 (25.90%) C#
3 32 (23.02%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.99%) Java
5 24 (17.27%) Python
6 20 (14.39%) C++
7 14 (10.07%) R
8 13 (9.35%) MATLAB
9 9 (6.47%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.88%) VBA
11 2 (1.44%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) C
12 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (41.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (12.23%) ISEB
3 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.91%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (5.76%) ISTQB
6 8 (5.76%) MCITP
6 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.32%) PhD
8 3 (2.16%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) QA
2 11 (7.91%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.04%) PMO
4 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) Apache Flume
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.88%) Firmware
3 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.27%) Oracle
3 15 (10.79%) Tableau
4 10 (7.19%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (3.60%) WorldPay
6 4 (2.88%) Adobe
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco
6 4 (2.88%) Citrix
6 4 (2.88%) SAP
6 4 (2.88%) VMware
7 3 (2.16%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.16%) Sun
8 2 (1.44%) hybris
8 2 (1.44%) Perforce
9 1 (0.72%) EMC
9 1 (0.72%) Google
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Recruitment and Training Consultants Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable
Amazon
Posted: 11 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 14 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago