Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 58 110 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.48% 10.72% 11.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.52% 36.54% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72 88 257
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,625 £68,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 184 301 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.37% 29.34% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 151 239 284
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,150 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.44%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -23 28 £30,000 -42.86% 15
Bedford -2 22 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 (41.38%) SQL
1 24 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
4 15 (25.86%) HTML
5 14 (24.14%) Java
6 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.41%) C#
7 12 (20.69%) TDD
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
9 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.79%) Windows
10 8 (13.79%) .NET
10 8 (13.79%) Spring
10 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.07%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.07%) CSS
12 6 (10.34%) XML
12 6 (10.34%) ITIL
12 6 (10.34%) VMware
12 6 (10.34%) Finance
12 6 (10.34%) Migration
12 6 (10.34%) Decision-Making
12 6 (10.34%) React

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 (5.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.72%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Network Security
2 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) Power BI
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Military
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Developer
2 9 (15.52%) Graduate
2 9 (15.52%) Graduate Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Graduate Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Support Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Junior
6 4 (6.90%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) CRM Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Junior C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
1 15 (25.86%) HTML
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
2 8 (13.79%) Spring
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
4 6 (10.34%) CSS3
4 6 (10.34%) HTML5
4 6 (10.34%) React
4 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (10.34%) XML
5 5 (8.62%) Redux
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.90%) Sass
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.45%) Flash
7 2 (3.45%) MvvmCross
7 2 (3.45%) SOAP
7 2 (3.45%) Vue.js
7 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Decision-Making
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 6 (10.34%) Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (6.90%) Web Development
9 3 (5.17%) Data Management
9 3 (5.17%) MVC
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.90%) MBA
2 4 (6.90%) MCP
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.90%) PMP
3 3 (5.17%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
4 2 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) Def Stans
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) VMware
2 6 (10.34%) Xamarin
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) CA
5 2 (3.45%) CommVault
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) FalconStor
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) McAfee
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) PTC