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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 40 8
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Permanent jobs citing Degree 62 32 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.40% 5.12% 18.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.24% 36.78% 67.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 98
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,450 £50,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
121 87 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.24% 13.92% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 71 145
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 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 31 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 +32 50 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Wirral -4 5 £47,000 +4.44%
St Helens +5 2 £24,000 +26.31%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 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 41 (33.06%) Computer Science
2 37 (29.84%) ITIL
3 26 (20.97%) CSS
3 26 (20.97%) .NET
4 25 (20.16%) HTML
4 25 (20.16%) Windows
5 24 (19.35%) Cisco
6 23 (18.55%) SQL
7 22 (17.74%) C#
8 21 (16.94%) CISSP
8 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (15.32%) Information Security
9 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
9 19 (15.32%) SAN
9 19 (15.32%) SLA
9 19 (15.32%) Project Management
10 18 (14.52%) CISM
10 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
10 18 (14.52%) Linux
10 18 (14.52%) ISSAP
10 18 (14.52%) ISSMP
11 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET
11 17 (13.71%) Change Management
12 16 (12.90%) NetApp
12 16 (12.90%) EMC
13 15 (12.10%) Retail
14 14 (11.29%) MVC
14 14 (11.29%) Law
14 14 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (11.29%) UNIX

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) SAS
2 4 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) Lync
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) SPSS
4 2 (1.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.42%) Sage 1000
3 2 (1.61%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) SAN
2 11 (8.87%) NAS
3 8 (6.45%) Firewall
3 8 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.84%) DMZ
5 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.42%) DNS
6 3 (2.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.81%) LAN
7 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) DB2
3 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.42%) Big Data
4 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Ingres
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) JUnit
1 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.61%) Subversion
1 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (12.10%) Retail
2 14 (11.29%) Law
3 11 (8.87%) Finance
4 7 (5.65%) Games
5 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.03%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.03%) Marketing
7 3 (2.42%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.42%) Legal
7 3 (2.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (21.77%) Developer
2 17 (13.71%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (10.48%) Security Engineer
3 13 (10.48%) Information Security Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Graduate
5 10 (8.06%) Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 9 (7.26%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Storage Specialist
7 7 (5.65%) Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.65%) VMware Specialist
8 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Junior
9 4 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) .NET
1 26 (20.97%) CSS
2 25 (20.16%) HTML
3 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.06%) Web Services
4 10 (8.06%) HTML5
5 7 (5.65%) CSS3
6 5 (4.03%) XML
6 5 (4.03%) jQuery
7 4 (3.23%) JMS
7 4 (3.23%) ServiceStack
8 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.42%) WPF
8 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
8 3 (2.42%) J2EE
9 2 (1.61%) Spring
9 2 (1.61%) J2SE
9 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.26%) Symmetrix DMX
2 9 (7.26%) Replication
2 9 (7.26%) CLARiiON
2 9 (7.26%) EMC Centera
2 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.65%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.84%) e-Health
5 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.42%) GIS
8 2 (1.61%) PMI
8 2 (1.61%) AS400
8 2 (1.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.61%) FMCG
8 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Linux
3 14 (11.29%) UNIX
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.42%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) ITIL
2 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.32%) Information Security
3 19 (15.32%) Project Management
4 17 (13.71%) Change Management
5 14 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.29%) MVC
6 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.48%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.87%) Security Management
7 11 (8.87%) Asset Management
8 10 (8.06%) Information Security Management
8 10 (8.06%) Data Protection
8 10 (8.06%) Analytics
9 8 (6.45%) Service Management
10 7 (5.65%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.65%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) SQL
2 22 (17.74%) C#
3 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.68%) Java
5 7 (5.65%) C++
5 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.03%) Python
6 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.23%) PHP
7 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.42%) R
9 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) XPath
9 1 (0.81%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (16.94%) CISSP
2 18 (14.52%) CISM
2 18 (14.52%) ISSAP
2 18 (14.52%) ISSMP
3 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.03%) MCITP
5 5 (4.03%) MCSA
6 4 (3.23%) MCSE
7 3 (2.42%) PhD
7 3 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.42%) MBA
7 3 (2.42%) MCDST
8 2 (1.61%) MCTS
8 2 (1.61%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CITP
9 1 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.32%) SLA
2 13 (10.48%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (8.06%) COBIT
4 7 (5.65%) QA
5 6 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.26%) Firmware
3 8 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.65%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.65%) VMFS
4 7 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.65%) vCloud
4 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.84%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.61%) XenApp
6 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) SCCM
2 4 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (2.42%) SCOM
3 3 (2.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Cisco
2 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.90%) EMC
3 16 (12.90%) NetApp
4 12 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 10 (8.06%) VMware
6 7 (5.65%) CA
6 7 (5.65%) HP
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle
8 5 (4.03%) Citrix
9 4 (3.23%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.23%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.42%) Reuters
10 3 (2.42%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.42%) Sage
10 3 (2.42%) SAP
10 3 (2.42%) Avaya
10 3 (2.42%) Google
10 3 (2.42%) Splunk
10 3 (2.42%) ArcSight
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
University of Liverpool
Salary: £32,277- £37,394 pa
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Riverview Law
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year (Depending on experience)
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
Riverview Law
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year (Depending on experience)
Posted: 16 days ago