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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 14 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 74 28 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.43% 5.92% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.73% 21.88% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 47
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 £25,000 £28,250 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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
126 128 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.87% 27.06% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 107 92
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +12 46 £38,750 -22.50% 11
Southport +3 12 £37,500 - 2
Bootle - 7 £45,000 -
St Helens - 3 £40,000 -
Prescot - 2 £25,000 - 2
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (34.38%) ITIL
2 54 (33.75%) Finance
3 46 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (26.88%) Project Management
5 42 (26.25%) SQL
6 41 (25.63%) QA
7 39 (24.38%) Windows
8 38 (23.75%) Java
8 38 (23.75%) Computer Science
9 33 (20.63%) PRINCE2
9 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 31 (19.38%) Web Services
10 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
11 30 (18.75%) Oracle
12 29 (18.13%) HTML
13 28 (17.50%) CSS
13 28 (17.50%) SLA
14 27 (16.88%) Banking
14 27 (16.88%) Software Engineering
15 26 (16.25%) Shell Script
16 25 (15.63%) Linux
16 25 (15.63%) Analytics
17 24 (15.00%) Spring
17 24 (15.00%) Unix
17 24 (15.00%) JBoss
18 22 (13.75%) Manufacturing
18 22 (13.75%) Relational Database
18 22 (13.75%) Life Science
19 20 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (15.00%) JBoss
2 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.75%) CMS
4 6 (3.75%) IIS
4 6 (3.75%) TWiki
5 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 20 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) AdWords
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) Firewall
2 13 (8.13%) VPN
3 8 (5.00%) WebEx
4 6 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (3.13%) PuTTY
5 5 (3.13%) WinSCP
6 3 (1.88%) Network Security
7 2 (1.25%) ATM
7 2 (1.25%) Intranet
7 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.63%) Internet
8 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.63%) SAN
8 1 (0.63%) SMS
8 1 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.75%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.75%) MySQL
7 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.13%) SAP BW
8 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.88%) Hyperion Smart View
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.88%) Power BI
9 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.25%) MS Access
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) JIRA
2 12 (7.50%) Selenium
3 7 (4.38%) Ant
3 7 (4.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.13%) JMeter
4 5 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (3.13%) WATIR
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.88%) Toad
7 2 (1.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.25%) Maven
7 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.63%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 54 (33.75%) Finance
2 27 (16.88%) Banking
3 22 (13.75%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.88%) Legal
5 10 (6.25%) Marketing
6 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.75%) Electronics
8 2 (1.25%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (33.13%) Analyst
2 42 (26.25%) Developer
3 25 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.38%) Software Developer
5 19 (11.88%) Java Software Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Applications Support
7 13 (8.13%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (6.88%) Programme Manager
9 11 (6.88%) QA Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Security Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Information Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (5.00%) Service Analyst
12 8 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (4.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (4.38%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.38%) Web Services
2 29 (18.13%) HTML
3 28 (17.50%) CSS
4 24 (15.00%) Spring
5 12 (7.50%) .NET
6 11 (6.88%) XML
7 7 (4.38%) HTML5
8 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.75%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.13%) JDBC
10 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.50%) CSS3
10 4 (2.50%) Java SE
10 4 (2.50%) JPA
10 4 (2.50%) RESTful
10 4 (2.50%) Swing
10 4 (2.50%) WCF
11 3 (1.88%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (1.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (23.75%) Computer Science
3 22 (13.75%) Life Science
4 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.13%) Mathematics
5 10 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 10 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 7 (4.38%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.38%) iPad
6 7 (4.38%) iPhone
6 7 (4.38%) Replication
6 7 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.13%) VHDL
8 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.88%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.88%) PMI
9 2 (1.25%) Statistics
9 2 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.38%) Windows
2 25 (15.63%) Linux
3 24 (15.00%) Unix
4 16 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.25%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.38%) ITIL
2 43 (26.88%) Project Management
3 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.63%) PRINCE2
4 27 (16.88%) Software Engineering
5 25 (15.63%) Analytics
6 20 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (10.63%) Service Delivery
7 17 (10.63%) Time Management
7 17 (10.63%) Wealth Management
8 16 (10.00%) Change Management
9 15 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
11 12 (7.50%) Line Management
11 12 (7.50%) Scrum
12 11 (6.88%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (6.88%) Information Security
13 10 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.25%) SQL
2 38 (23.75%) Java
3 26 (16.25%) Shell Script
4 16 (10.00%) C#
5 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.25%) C
6 10 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.75%) PHP
8 6 (3.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.63%) PMI Certification
3 14 (8.75%) PMP
3 14 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (6.88%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (6.88%) ISTQB
5 10 (6.25%) CCNA
5 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.25%) CISSP
5 10 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (5.63%) CISM
7 8 (5.00%) CISA
8 7 (4.38%) MCDST
8 7 (4.38%) MCP
9 6 (3.75%) CCDP
9 6 (3.75%) MCSA
9 6 (3.75%) MCSE
10 5 (3.13%) HND
11 4 (2.50%) CCA
12 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.63%) QA
2 28 (17.50%) SLA
3 10 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
5 1 (0.63%) ISO22301
System Software
1 15 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) VirtualBox
3 5 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.75%) Oracle
3 13 (8.13%) Citrix
4 10 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 10 (6.25%) HP
4 10 (6.25%) Reuters
5 7 (4.38%) McAfee
5 7 (4.38%) Remedy
5 7 (4.38%) Symantec
5 7 (4.38%) Telerik
6 6 (3.75%) EMC
6 6 (3.75%) SAP
7 5 (3.13%) Hyperion
7 5 (3.13%) Xilinx
8 4 (2.50%) AppSense
9 3 (1.88%) Ariba
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco
10 1 (0.63%) Dell
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £50,702 to £62,323 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 15 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 16 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Iphone 6, Ipad, hols, comm,
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Lead Agency
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Many Additional Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool, North West, UK
Allied Bakeries
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago