The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 41 11
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Degree 65 39 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.52% 6.14% 18.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.85% 41.49% 69.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 101
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,575 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -
Degree
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 94 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.81% 14.80% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 95 77 146
Average salary £48,900 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Degree Salary Trend in Merseyside

Degree
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Degree
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +24 53 £50,000 +14.28% 9
Wirral -7 5 £47,000 +4.44%
St Helens +6 3 £27,500 +44.73%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 42 (33.60%) Computer Science
2 39 (31.20%) ITIL
3 27 (21.60%) CSS
3 27 (21.60%) .NET
4 26 (20.80%) HTML
4 26 (20.80%) Windows
5 25 (20.00%) SQL
6 24 (19.20%) Cisco
7 22 (17.60%) C#
8 21 (16.80%) SLA
8 21 (16.80%) CISSP
9 20 (16.00%) Linux
9 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (15.20%) Information Security
10 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
10 19 (15.20%) SAN
10 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
10 19 (15.20%) Project Management
11 18 (14.40%) CISM
11 18 (14.40%) ISSAP
11 18 (14.40%) ISSMP
12 17 (13.60%) Change Management
12 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
13 16 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (12.80%) EMC
13 16 (12.80%) NetApp
14 14 (11.20%) Java
14 14 (11.20%) UNIX
14 14 (11.20%) Retail
14 14 (11.20%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (3.20%) IIS
3 4 (3.20%) SAS
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.60%) Lync
4 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (2.40%) SPSS
4 2 (1.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.40%) Sage 1000
3 2 (1.60%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) SAN
2 11 (8.80%) NAS
3 8 (6.40%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (6.40%) Firewall
4 6 (4.80%) DMZ
5 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.40%) DHCP
6 3 (2.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.80%) LAN
7 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) DB2
3 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.40%) Big Data
4 2 (1.60%) Redis
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.80%) Ingres
5 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.60%) JUnit
1 2 (1.60%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.20%) Retail
2 12 (9.60%) Law
3 11 (8.80%) Finance
4 8 (6.40%) Games
5 7 (5.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.80%) Marketing
7 5 (4.00%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.40%) Banking
8 3 (2.40%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Developer
2 17 (13.60%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (10.40%) Security Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Information Security Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Graduate
5 10 (8.00%) Analyst
6 9 (7.20%) Storage Specialist
6 9 (7.20%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (5.60%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) VMware Specialist
8 6 (4.80%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Information Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) CSS
1 27 (21.60%) .NET
2 26 (20.80%) HTML
3 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.80%) Web Services
4 11 (8.80%) HTML5
5 7 (5.60%) CSS3
6 5 (4.00%) JMS
6 5 (4.00%) XML
6 5 (4.00%) jQuery
7 4 (3.20%) ServiceStack
8 3 (2.40%) WPF
8 3 (2.40%) Silverlight
8 3 (2.40%) J2EE
8 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.60%) J2SE
9 2 (1.60%) Middleware
9 2 (1.60%) Spring
10 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.60%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.20%) CLARiiON
2 9 (7.20%) EMC Centera
2 9 (7.20%) Replication
2 9 (7.20%) Symmetrix DMX
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.60%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.80%) e-Health
5 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.40%) GIS
7 3 (2.40%) User Experience
8 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.60%) Social Media
8 2 (1.60%) PMI
8 2 (1.60%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Windows
2 20 (16.00%) Linux
3 14 (11.20%) UNIX
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Android
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) ITIL
2 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.20%) Information Security
3 19 (15.20%) Project Management
4 17 (13.60%) Change Management
5 16 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (11.20%) MVC
7 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.60%) Asset Management
9 11 (8.80%) Security Management
9 11 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.00%) Data Protection
10 10 (8.00%) Information Security Management
11 9 (7.20%) Analytics
12 8 (6.40%) Service Management
13 7 (5.60%) EAI
13 7 (5.60%) SOA
13 7 (5.60%) Multithreading
13 7 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.00%) SQL
2 22 (17.60%) C#
3 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.20%) Java
5 7 (5.60%) C++
5 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.80%) Python
6 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.00%) Ruby
8 4 (3.20%) PHP
9 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.40%) R
10 2 (1.60%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.80%) XPath
11 1 (0.80%) Korn
11 1 (0.80%) VB6
11 1 (0.80%) AWK
11 1 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) CISSP
2 18 (14.40%) CISM
2 18 (14.40%) ISSAP
2 18 (14.40%) ISSMP
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.00%) MCITP
5 5 (4.00%) MCSA
6 4 (3.20%) MCSE
7 3 (2.40%) MCDST
7 3 (2.40%) MBA
7 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.60%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.60%) MCTS
8 2 (1.60%) CITP
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.80%) PhD
9 1 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.80%) SLA
2 13 (10.40%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (8.00%) COBIT
4 8 (6.40%) QA
5 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.20%) Firmware
3 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.60%) VMFS
4 7 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.60%) vCloud
5 6 (4.80%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.60%) XenApp
6 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (2.40%) SCOM
3 3 (2.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) Cisco
2 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.80%) EMC
3 16 (12.80%) NetApp
4 12 (9.60%) CheckPoint
5 10 (8.00%) VMware
6 7 (5.60%) CA
6 7 (5.60%) HP
7 5 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) Oracle
8 3 (2.40%) Google
8 3 (2.40%) Avaya
8 3 (2.40%) Reuters
8 3 (2.40%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.40%) Sage
8 3 (2.40%) SAP
8 3 (2.40%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (2.40%) ArcSight
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Riverview Law
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year (Depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
Riverview Law
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year (Depending on experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Merseyside
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent package inc Bonus and car
Posted: 22 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago