Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 84 121 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.73% 9.81% 8.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.73% 41.02% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 66 159 198
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,056 £30,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.00% -28.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £23,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,000 £56,575
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 249 295 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.88% 23.91% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 196 217 361
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £67,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 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 -15 36 £50,000 +42.86% 10
Bedford -14 14 £46,056 +53.52% 9
Dunstable +8 8 £42,500 +97.67% 1
Shefford - 1 - - 3
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 23 (27.38%) Computer Science
3 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (23.81%) Mathematics
5 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.43%) Release Management
7 17 (20.24%) Finance
7 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
8 16 (19.05%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (19.05%) Retail
9 15 (17.86%) SaaS
9 15 (17.86%) Windows
10 13 (15.48%) HTML
10 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (15.48%) Service Delivery
10 13 (15.48%) Change Management
10 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
11 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 12 (14.29%) Network Security
12 11 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.10%) SQL
12 11 (13.10%) CSS
12 11 (13.10%) SDLC
13 10 (11.90%) DevOps
13 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (11.90%) Programme Delivery
13 10 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (11.90%) Java

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 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) SaaS
2 3 (3.57%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
3 2 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) Network Security
2 8 (9.52%) SAN
3 7 (8.33%) Firewall
4 6 (7.14%) WAN
5 5 (5.95%) Internet
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.38%) DHCP
7 2 (2.38%) DNS
8 1 (1.19%) SMTP
8 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.38%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.38%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.38%) Military
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Release Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Service Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Support Technician
5 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 8 (9.52%) IT Support
5 8 (9.52%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Transition Manager
6 7 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (8.33%) IT Technician
7 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.76%) React Developer
8 3 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.57%) IT Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) ITIL Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) .NET
4 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.14%) Web Services
5 5 (5.95%) HTML5
5 5 (5.95%) JSON
5 5 (5.95%) Redux
6 4 (4.76%) Flash
6 4 (4.76%) React
6 4 (4.76%) XML
7 3 (3.57%) Ajax
7 3 (3.57%) RESTful
7 3 (3.57%) SOAP
8 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) jQuery
8 2 (2.38%) JSP
8 2 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
3 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
4 11 (13.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (10.71%) Driving Licence
6 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (3.57%) NHS
10 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
11 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) Release Management
5 13 (15.48%) Change Management
5 13 (15.48%) Service Delivery
6 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 11 (13.10%) SDLC
8 10 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (11.90%) DevOps
8 10 (11.90%) Programme Delivery
8 10 (11.90%) Project Management
9 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (9.52%) Due Diligence
10 8 (9.52%) ITIL V3
10 8 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (9.52%) Service Design
10 8 (9.52%) SIEM
11 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
3 10 (11.90%) Java
4 7 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Numerate Degree
2 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
5 5 (5.95%) CCNA
5 5 (5.95%) MCITP
5 5 (5.95%) MCP
5 5 (5.95%) MCTS
5 5 (5.95%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) HNC
6 3 (3.57%) MCSE
7 2 (2.38%) CCNP
7 2 (2.38%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) vSphere
2 4 (4.76%) XenApp
3 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) Firmware
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) VMware
3 8 (9.52%) Splunk
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) EMC
5 5 (5.95%) HP
5 5 (5.95%) SAP
6 4 (4.76%) CA
6 4 (4.76%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) CommVault
6 4 (4.76%) FalconStor
6 4 (4.76%) McAfee
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle
6 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.38%) hybris
7 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.19%) Dell