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

Academic Degree
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 67 127 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.47% 11.21% 11.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.21% 37.69% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 135 272
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,813 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £43,278 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.19% -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 208 337 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.10% 29.74% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 163 257 290
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £61,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,296 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.59% +3.01% +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 September 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 September 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 -25 29 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Bedford -12 21 £46,056 +53.52% 9
Shefford -4 1 - -
Dunstable -5 1 £20,500 -48.75% 1
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
3 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
4 14 (20.90%) Finance
5 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (17.91%) ITIL
7 11 (16.42%) SQL
7 11 (16.42%) Java
7 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
7 11 (16.42%) VMware
7 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.93%) HTML
8 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
8 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
9 9 (13.43%) SAN
10 8 (11.94%) Project Management
10 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (11.94%) CSS
10 8 (11.94%) XML
10 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.94%) Driving Licence

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 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) WAN
3 6 (8.96%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) SMTP
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.97%) DB2
5 4 (5.97%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) WebStorm
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Military
4 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (13.43%) IT Support
3 9 (13.43%) Support Technician
4 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 7 (10.45%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (10.45%) IT Technician
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) React Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Release Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) HTML
2 8 (11.94%) CSS
2 8 (11.94%) XML
3 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 6 (8.96%) Flash
4 6 (8.96%) JSON
4 6 (8.96%) Redux
5 5 (7.46%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) React
6 4 (5.97%) HTML5
6 4 (5.97%) SOAP
7 3 (4.48%) Ajax
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.99%) jQuery
8 2 (2.99%) JSP
8 2 (2.99%) MDX
8 2 (2.99%) RESTful
8 2 (2.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
3 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.94%) Driving Licence
6 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
7 6 (8.96%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (7.46%) NHS
9 4 (5.97%) Virtual Team
10 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
11 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) CentOS
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.94%) Project Management
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.96%) OO
5 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.96%) Web Development
6 5 (7.46%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
6 5 (7.46%) Release Management
6 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.97%) Change Management
7 4 (5.97%) Decision-Making
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Java
1 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) VBScript
6 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (10.45%) A+ Certification
3 7 (10.45%) MCP
3 7 (10.45%) MCTS
3 7 (10.45%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.97%) MBA
5 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.97%) PMP
6 3 (4.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) CCNP
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
7 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.96%) vSphere
2 6 (8.96%) XenApp
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) CA
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
3 6 (8.96%) CommVault
3 6 (8.96%) EMC
3 6 (8.96%) FalconStor
3 6 (8.96%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) McAfee
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.49%) F5
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) SAP