Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 83 151 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.40% 10.49% 11.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.94% 48.71% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 80 215 242
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £54,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 252 310 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 28.54% 21.54% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 227 259 494
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £64,100
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 January 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 23 January 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 £55,000 +37.50% 21
Bedford -16 7 £47,500 +31.94% 14
Dunstable -7 4 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Shefford - 3 £42,500 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (33.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (24.10%) ITIL
3 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
4 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.07%) Project Management
4 15 (18.07%) Network Security
5 14 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (15.66%) Splunk
6 13 (15.66%) SIEM
6 13 (15.66%) Windows
7 12 (14.46%) SQL
7 12 (14.46%) MySQL
7 12 (14.46%) Cisco
7 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
8 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
8 11 (13.25%) Firewall
8 11 (13.25%) Finance
8 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (13.25%) VMware
8 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
8 11 (13.25%) IT Strategy
8 11 (13.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
9 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
9 10 (12.05%) Java
10 9 (10.84%) .NET
10 9 (10.84%) CCNA
10 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
10 9 (10.84%) Cisco Certification

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 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.23%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) PaaS
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) Network Security
2 11 (13.25%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (8.43%) Internet
5 6 (7.23%) DHCP
5 6 (7.23%) DNS
6 5 (6.02%) SAN
6 5 (6.02%) WAN
7 3 (3.61%) Intranet
8 2 (2.41%) Extranet
8 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.41%) Wireless
9 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.41%) MarkLogic
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.41%) JUnit
1 2 (2.41%) Mockito
1 2 (2.41%) Subversion
1 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Calabash
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.23%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) SOC Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Architect
3 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (4.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) REST
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
4 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.61%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) Flash
6 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.41%) Java EE
6 2 (2.41%) JMS
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.41%) XForms
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) J2EE
7 1 (1.20%) JSON
7 1 (1.20%) RESTful
7 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.20%) XML
7 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.41%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) Life Science
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) PMI
7 1 (1.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Project Management
3 14 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (15.66%) SIEM
5 11 (13.25%) IT Strategy
6 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
7 9 (10.84%) Information Security
8 8 (9.64%) CRM
8 8 (9.64%) High Availability
8 8 (9.64%) SDLC
9 7 (8.43%) OO
9 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Web Development
10 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.23%) Change Management
10 6 (7.23%) ERP
10 6 (7.23%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (7.23%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) Java
3 7 (8.43%) C#
3 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) R
5 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.41%) VBA
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.84%) CCNA
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.84%) MCITP
3 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.82%) CISSP
6 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) MCTS
6 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.20%) CISA
7 1 (1.20%) CISM
7 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) COBIT
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Splunk
3 12 (14.46%) Cisco
4 11 (13.25%) VMware
5 8 (9.64%) SAP
6 5 (6.02%) HP
6 5 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.82%) hybris
8 3 (3.61%) Dell
9 2 (2.41%) CA
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix
9 2 (2.41%) CommVault
9 2 (2.41%) EMC
9 2 (2.41%) FalconStor
9 2 (2.41%) McAfee
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle
10 1 (1.20%) Talend
10 1 (1.20%) Xamarin