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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 28 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 30 50 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.45% 8.46% 16.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 45.45% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 78
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
120 110 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.81% 18.61% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 87 153
Average salary £46,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 +4 27 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Southport +1 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.21%) Computer Science
3 18 (18.95%) .NET
3 18 (18.95%) ITIL
4 17 (17.89%) C#
4 17 (17.89%) CISSP
5 16 (16.84%) Project Management
6 15 (15.79%) Law
6 15 (15.79%) Windows
6 15 (15.79%) CSS
6 15 (15.79%) Information Security
7 14 (14.74%) Retail
7 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.74%) ISSAP
7 14 (14.74%) ISSMP
7 14 (14.74%) HTML
7 14 (14.74%) SQL
7 14 (14.74%) CISM
8 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
8 12 (12.63%) Cisco
9 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
9 10 (10.53%) UNIX
9 10 (10.53%) Linux
10 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
10 9 (9.47%) Change Management
10 9 (9.47%) Service Management
10 9 (9.47%) Web Services
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.47%) Java
10 9 (9.47%) Microsoft

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (4.21%) IIS
1 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.11%) SPSS
3 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP SD
1 5 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SalesLogix
3 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (7.37%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) NAS
4 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) VoIP
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.05%) FogBugz
2 1 (1.05%) Selenium
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 15 (15.79%) Law
2 14 (14.74%) Retail
3 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.32%) Marketing
4 5 (5.26%) French Language
4 5 (5.26%) German Language
4 5 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 5 (5.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.16%) Games
5 3 (3.16%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 3 (3.16%) Finance
6 1 (1.05%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Developer
2 11 (11.58%) Security Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Information Security Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Graduate
3 10 (10.53%) Consultant
4 8 (8.42%) Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.16%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
2 15 (15.79%) CSS
3 14 (14.74%) HTML
4 9 (9.47%) Web Services
4 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.37%) XML
6 6 (6.32%) J2EE
7 5 (5.26%) CSS3
7 5 (5.26%) HTML5
8 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.11%) ServiceStack
9 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.05%) iOS SDK
9 1 (1.05%) jQuery
9 1 (1.05%) WPF
9 1 (1.05%) WinForms
9 1 (1.05%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (5.26%) Life Science
6 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.16%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (3.16%) Replication
7 3 (3.16%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.16%) EMC Centera
8 2 (2.11%) PMI
8 2 (2.11%) AS400
8 2 (2.11%) iPhone
8 2 (2.11%) FMCG
8 2 (2.11%) Social Media
8 2 (2.11%) Blog
8 2 (2.11%) iPad
8 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) UNIX
2 10 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.95%) ITIL
3 16 (16.84%) Project Management
4 15 (15.79%) Information Security
5 14 (14.74%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.47%) Change Management
7 9 (9.47%) Service Management
8 8 (8.42%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.42%) Security Management
8 8 (8.42%) Analytics
9 7 (7.37%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.37%) MVC
9 7 (7.37%) Information Security Management
10 6 (6.32%) UML
10 6 (6.32%) CRM
10 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) C#
2 14 (14.74%) SQL
3 9 (9.47%) Java
4 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) C++
6 6 (6.32%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) R
8 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) CISSP
2 14 (14.74%) ISSAP
2 14 (14.74%) ISSMP
2 14 (14.74%) CISM
3 5 (5.26%) PhD
4 4 (4.21%) CITP
5 3 (3.16%) MBA
6 2 (2.11%) HNC
6 2 (2.11%) HND
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.11%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.11%) MCITP
6 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.37%) COBIT
2 7 (7.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.21%) SLA
5 3 (3.16%) QA
6 2 (2.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.16%) Firmware
2 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Cisco
2 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.32%) SAP
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) Splunk
5 3 (3.16%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.16%) NetApp
5 3 (3.16%) EMC
6 2 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) Infor
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter
7 1 (1.05%) Sage
7 1 (1.05%) CA
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Avaya
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Optimus Search
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, North West
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Shop Direct
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, pension, negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Adaptivecomms
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago