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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 33 45 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.82% 0.92% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 2.22% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £37,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 - £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 115 135 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 43.89% 41.54% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 84
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Luton

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (96.43%) Degree
2 16 (57.14%) SDLC
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
4 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (28.57%) QA
6 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) JMeter
6 7 (25.00%) Selenium
6 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) JIRA
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (21.43%) Testopia
7 6 (21.43%) Virtual Team
7 6 (21.43%) Contract Management
7 6 (21.43%) Scorecard
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 6 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) REST
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement

Computer Science
Top Related 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 3 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
1 7 (25.00%) JMeter
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Bugzilla
2 6 (21.43%) Testopia
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Transition Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Junior
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Design Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) EJB
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) JDBC
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) LINQ
3 1 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) SDLC
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
4 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (21.43%) Contract Management
5 6 (21.43%) Defect Management
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Release Management
5 6 (21.43%) Scorecard
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Test Management
5 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) R
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
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