The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.00% 4.52% 3.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.81% 15.38% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 13
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,250 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 119 91 143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 59.50% 29.35% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 73 131
Median salary £44,375 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.38% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £75,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Luton

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Luton.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Luton

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Luton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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 Luton region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (46.67%) Retail
4 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (46.67%) SDLC
5 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 10 (33.33%) QA
6 10 (33.33%) JIRA
6 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
6 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) MySQL
6 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (26.67%) ISEB
7 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (26.67%) Bugzilla
7 8 (26.67%) JMeter
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (26.67%) Testopia
7 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 4 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.00%) OLAP
2 6 (20.00%) OLTP
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Bugzilla
2 8 (26.67%) JMeter
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) Testopia
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (46.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 8 (26.67%) Test Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Lead
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) EJB
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) JDBC
3 2 (6.67%) JMS
3 2 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (46.67%) SDLC
2 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
4 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 8 (26.67%) Resource Management
4 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Test Management
4 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (26.67%) ISEB
3 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (6.67%) hybris
4 2 (6.67%) Perforce
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Salary: Competitive
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