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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 61 66 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.24% 7.23% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.21% 31.13% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 50
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 132 212 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 20.00% 23.22% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 97 176 206
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +20 25 £34,000 -28.42% 3
Bedford +9 24 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Dunstable -7 8 £21,500 -57.00% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £44,000 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 57 (55.34%) Computer Science
2 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
3 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.27%) HTML
5 25 (24.27%) .NET
6 24 (23.30%) C#
6 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
7 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
8 22 (21.36%) SDLC
9 21 (20.39%) Mathematics
10 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 19 (18.45%) Waterfall
11 18 (17.48%) HTML5
11 18 (17.48%) Project Management
12 16 (15.53%) Java
13 14 (13.59%) SQL
13 14 (13.59%) CRM
13 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
13 14 (13.59%) Web Development
14 13 (12.62%) Finance
14 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (12.62%) Windows
15 12 (11.65%) C++
15 12 (11.65%) ITIL
15 12 (11.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
16 11 (10.68%) Oracle
16 11 (10.68%) QA

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 3 (2.91%) JBoss
1 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.91%) WordPress
2 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.94%) Simulink
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
1 2 (1.94%) LDAP
1 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.91%) GIS
4 3 (2.91%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) QlikView
5 2 (1.94%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (1.94%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.94%) Sisense
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.97%) Impala
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.97%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) JIRA
2 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.83%) Bugzilla
3 6 (5.83%) JMeter
3 6 (5.83%) Selenium
3 6 (5.83%) Testopia
4 4 (3.88%) gulp
5 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.94%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.97%) Grunt
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Games
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.94%) Back Office
6 2 (1.94%) Electronics
6 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Developer
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) Graduate
3 10 (9.71%) IT Manager
4 9 (8.74%) Graduate Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Junior
7 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.83%) Transition Manager
8 5 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) .NET
1 25 (24.27%) HTML
2 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
3 18 (17.48%) HTML5
4 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
5 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
6 10 (9.71%) CSS
6 10 (9.71%) CSS3
7 8 (7.77%) Ajax
7 8 (7.77%) REST
8 7 (6.80%) Web Services
9 4 (3.88%) J2EE
9 4 (3.88%) jQuery
10 3 (2.91%) Material Design
10 3 (2.91%) Material Design Lite
10 3 (2.91%) Sass
11 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.94%) RESTful
11 2 (1.94%) SailPoint
11 2 (1.94%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 57 (55.34%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.83%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.91%) Unix
4 2 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
3 22 (21.36%) SDLC
4 21 (20.39%) Mathematics
5 19 (18.45%) Waterfall
6 18 (17.48%) Project Management
7 14 (13.59%) CRM
7 14 (13.59%) Web Development
8 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (11.65%) ITIL
10 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.77%) MVC
11 8 (7.77%) Test Management
11 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.80%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (6.80%) Release Management
12 7 (6.80%) Test Strategy
13 6 (5.83%) Functional Testing
13 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.30%) C#
3 16 (15.53%) Java
4 14 (13.59%) SQL
5 12 (11.65%) C++
6 7 (6.80%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) VB
7 5 (4.85%) VBA
8 3 (2.91%) C
8 3 (2.91%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) ISEB
2 8 (7.77%) MCITP
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.83%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) QA
2 5 (4.85%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Tableau
6 2 (1.94%) Adobe
6 2 (1.94%) CA
6 2 (1.94%) Dell
6 2 (1.94%) hybris
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) Perforce
6 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.97%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.97%) EMC
7 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 27 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 27 days ago