The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -13.04%
LiveLink
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
425 288 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.78% 18.15% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 343 251 383
Average salary £35,154 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,996 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LiveLink across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LiveLink
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LiveLink across the Cheshire region.

LiveLink Salary Trend in Cheshire

LiveLink
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LiveLink also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LiveLink.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (86.67%) VB
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) VB6
3 13 (86.67%) Release Management
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
6 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.67%) SLA
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LiveLink also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Applications Support
2 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) Release Management
3 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) VB
1 13 (86.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft