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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 40 12
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Degree 49 36 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.66% 5.45% 16.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.16% 37.50% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 96
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
122 96 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.06% 14.52% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 148
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,919
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +34 39 £40,000 -11.11% 7
St Helens -1 2 £24,000 +26.31%
Wirral -7 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Southport -7 1 - - 1
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 39 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 32 (28.07%) ITIL
3 24 (21.05%) Windows
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco
4 23 (20.18%) .NET
5 22 (19.30%) SQL
5 22 (19.30%) CSS
6 21 (18.42%) HTML
6 21 (18.42%) CISSP
7 20 (17.54%) C#
7 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (16.67%) Information Security
9 18 (15.79%) ISSAP
9 18 (15.79%) ISSMP
9 18 (15.79%) Project Management
9 18 (15.79%) CISM
10 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
10 17 (14.91%) Linux
10 17 (14.91%) Law
10 17 (14.91%) Retail
11 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
11 15 (13.16%) SLA
12 14 (12.28%) SAN
12 14 (12.28%) UNIX
12 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.40%) Change Management
13 13 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (10.53%) MVC

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) SAS
2 4 (3.51%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (1.75%) Lync
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) SPSS
4 2 (1.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.63%) Sage 1000
3 2 (1.75%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) SAN
2 11 (9.65%) NAS
3 9 (7.89%) Firewall
3 9 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.63%) DHCP
4 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) DMZ
6 1 (0.88%) LAN
6 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) DB2
3 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Ingres
5 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 17 (14.91%) Law
1 17 (14.91%) Retail
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 7 (6.14%) Games
4 6 (5.26%) Marketing
5 5 (4.39%) Legal
5 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.51%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.63%) Banking
7 3 (2.63%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Developer
2 14 (12.28%) Security Engineer
2 14 (12.28%) Information Security Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
3 12 (10.53%) Graduate
4 10 (8.77%) Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Storage Specialist
5 9 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Junior
7 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.51%) Information Manager
8 4 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) Data Scientist
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) .NET
2 22 (19.30%) CSS
3 21 (18.42%) HTML
4 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.89%) Web Services
6 8 (7.02%) HTML5
7 7 (6.14%) CSS3
8 5 (4.39%) XML
9 4 (3.51%) JMS
9 4 (3.51%) ServiceStack
10 3 (2.63%) jQuery
10 3 (2.63%) J2EE
11 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.88%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.88%) XSLT
12 1 (0.88%) SOAP
12 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.88%) iOS SDK
12 1 (0.88%) Cocoa
12 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.89%) Replication
2 9 (7.89%) CLARiiON
2 9 (7.89%) EMC Centera
2 9 (7.89%) Symmetrix DMX
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.39%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.75%) e-Health
7 2 (1.75%) AS400
7 2 (1.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Linux
3 14 (12.28%) UNIX
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) ITIL
2 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.67%) Information Security
4 18 (15.79%) Project Management
5 15 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.40%) Change Management
6 13 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (10.53%) MVC
8 11 (9.65%) Asset Management
9 10 (8.77%) Security Management
9 10 (8.77%) Analytics
10 9 (7.89%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.89%) Information Security Management
10 9 (7.89%) Service Management
11 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (6.14%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) SQL
2 20 (17.54%) C#
3 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.89%) Java
5 7 (6.14%) C++
6 5 (4.39%) Python
6 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.51%) PHP
7 4 (3.51%) Ruby
8 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.63%) R
9 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.88%) VB
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) Korn
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) CISSP
2 18 (15.79%) CISM
2 18 (15.79%) ISSAP
2 18 (15.79%) ISSMP
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.39%) MCSA
4 5 (4.39%) PhD
4 5 (4.39%) MCITP
5 4 (3.51%) MCSE
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.63%) MBA
6 3 (2.63%) MCDST
7 2 (1.75%) MCTS
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.75%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.75%) CITP
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) SLA
2 12 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (7.89%) COBIT
4 7 (6.14%) QA
5 6 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Firmware
2 8 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.75%) XenApp
5 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.75%) VMFS
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (2.63%) SCOM
3 3 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Cisco
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 11 (9.65%) NetApp
4 11 (9.65%) EMC
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle
6 5 (4.39%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.39%) Citrix
6 5 (4.39%) VMware
7 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.63%) Reuters
8 3 (2.63%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.63%) Sage
8 3 (2.63%) Avaya
8 3 (2.63%) CA
8 3 (2.63%) SAP
8 3 (2.63%) Splunk
8 3 (2.63%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.75%) Google
9 2 (1.75%) Infor
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FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool
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