The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 20 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 62 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.73% 11.82% 14.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.27% 49.01% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 92
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 151 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.04% 24.12% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 113 116 176
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
North West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +2 54 £50,000 +25.00% 12
St Helens +4 3 £45,250 -54.75%
Wirral - 2 £41,250 - 4
Southport 0 1 - -
Prescot - 1 £32,500 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 78 (50.65%) Computer Science
2 55 (35.71%) ITIL
3 39 (25.32%) SQL
4 38 (24.68%) .NET
4 38 (24.68%) SLA
4 38 (24.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (20.78%) SQL Server
6 31 (20.13%) Windows
6 31 (20.13%) Linux
6 31 (20.13%) Change Management
7 28 (18.18%) CSS
7 28 (18.18%) HTML
7 28 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 27 (17.53%) Project Management
9 25 (16.23%) SAN
9 25 (16.23%) Java
9 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
10 24 (15.58%) Cisco
11 22 (14.29%) EMC
11 22 (14.29%) NetApp
11 22 (14.29%) SOA
11 22 (14.29%) Finance
12 21 (13.64%) EAI
12 21 (13.64%) C#
12 21 (13.64%) DB2
13 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
14 17 (11.04%) Web Services
14 17 (11.04%) Asset Management
14 17 (11.04%) NAS
15 16 (10.39%) HTML5

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (7.79%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.60%) CMS
3 4 (2.60%) SAS
4 3 (1.95%) Lync
5 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) SPSS
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (6.49%) Magento
3 2 (1.30%) SalesLogix
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.30%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.30%) Office 365
2 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) SAN
2 17 (11.04%) NAS
3 7 (4.55%) Firewall
4 6 (3.90%) DNS
4 6 (3.90%) DMZ
5 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.60%) IPsec
6 4 (2.60%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.30%) DHCP
7 2 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) LDAP
8 1 (0.65%) Intranet
8 1 (0.65%) Network Security
8 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.64%) DB2
3 15 (9.74%) MySQL
4 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.60%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.95%) Big Data
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.30%) Redis
8 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.30%) DTS
9 1 (0.65%) Ingres
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Subversion
2 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.95%) JUnit
4 2 (1.30%) Xcode
5 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.65%) Maven
5 1 (0.65%) RSpec
5 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Retail
2 6 (3.90%) Games
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.30%) German Language
6 2 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (31.17%) Developer
2 25 (16.23%) Technical Specialist
3 17 (11.04%) Team Leader
4 16 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.74%) Storage Specialist
6 13 (8.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 9 (5.84%) Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Test Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Release Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Magento Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Technical Team Leader
8 8 (5.19%) Integration Manager
9 7 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
9 7 (4.55%) Junior
9 7 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
9 7 (4.55%) Testing Manager
10 6 (3.90%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (3.90%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.68%) .NET
2 28 (18.18%) CSS
2 28 (18.18%) HTML
3 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
4 17 (11.04%) Web Services
5 16 (10.39%) HTML5
6 15 (9.74%) jQuery
7 13 (8.44%) JMS
8 12 (7.79%) Middleware
9 8 (5.19%) XML
10 7 (4.55%) Ajax
11 6 (3.90%) CSS3
11 6 (3.90%) XSLT
12 5 (3.25%) JSON
13 4 (2.60%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.60%) Flash
14 3 (1.95%) Spring
14 3 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (1.95%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 78 (50.65%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.74%) Firmware
3 15 (9.74%) CLARiiON
3 15 (9.74%) EMC Centera
3 15 (9.74%) Symmetrix DMX
4 14 (9.09%) Replication
5 9 (5.84%) Open Source
6 7 (4.55%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.90%) e-Health
7 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.60%) PKI
8 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.95%) Clustering
9 3 (1.95%) GIS
9 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.30%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.13%) Windows
1 31 (20.13%) Linux
2 12 (7.79%) UNIX
3 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Android
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.71%) ITIL
2 38 (24.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (20.13%) Change Management
4 27 (17.53%) Project Management
5 22 (14.29%) SOA
6 21 (13.64%) EAI
7 17 (11.04%) Asset Management
8 16 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (10.39%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.09%) Web Development
10 12 (7.79%) Software Testing
11 11 (7.14%) MVC
11 11 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.84%) Integration Testing
12 9 (5.84%) Release Management
12 9 (5.84%) Analytics
13 8 (5.19%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.55%) OO
14 7 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.32%) SQL
2 25 (16.23%) Java
2 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.64%) C#
4 16 (10.39%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.74%) PHP
6 13 (8.44%) Ruby
7 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.79%) Python
8 7 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.25%) VB
10 4 (2.60%) VB6
11 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.95%) R
12 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) C++
13 1 (0.65%) AWK
13 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) CISSP
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (4.55%) CISM
1 7 (4.55%) ISSAP
1 7 (4.55%) ISSMP
1 7 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (4.55%) MySQL Certification
2 5 (3.25%) MCSA
3 4 (2.60%) MCITP
4 3 (1.95%) MCSE
4 3 (1.95%) ISEB
4 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.95%) MCDST
5 2 (1.30%) MCTS
5 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.65%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.68%) SLA
2 16 (10.39%) QA
3 5 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.25%) COBIT
4 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 7 (4.55%) VMFS
3 7 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.55%) vCloud
4 6 (3.90%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.60%) NFS
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.30%) XenApp
7 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (3.25%) SCCM
3 2 (1.30%) SCOM
3 2 (1.30%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.65%) MOM
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.58%) Cisco
3 22 (14.29%) EMC
3 22 (14.29%) NetApp
4 15 (9.74%) Zend
5 14 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 13 (8.44%) VMware
7 12 (7.79%) HP
8 10 (6.49%) Oracle
9 9 (5.84%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.19%) CA
11 5 (3.25%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.25%) Citrix
12 4 (2.60%) Sitecore
13 3 (1.95%) Reuters
13 3 (1.95%) Bloomberg
13 3 (1.95%) Avaya
13 3 (1.95%) Google
13 3 (1.95%) Facebook
14 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 to £50 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £49,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, Wirral
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£35,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 25 days ago