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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 13 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Degree 72 47 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.63% 7.41% 16.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.81% 40.87% 63.98%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 99
Average salary £48,900 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
129 115 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.63% 18.14% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 105 86 156
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 +21 62 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Wirral -5 5 £47,000 +4.44% 2
St Helens +7 2 £29,250 -70.75%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 52 (39.10%) Computer Science
2 47 (35.34%) ITIL
3 30 (22.56%) SQL
4 28 (21.05%) Linux
4 28 (21.05%) Cisco
5 27 (20.30%) Windows
6 26 (19.55%) HTML
6 26 (19.55%) CSS
6 26 (19.55%) SLA
7 24 (18.05%) Project Management
7 24 (18.05%) .NET
7 24 (18.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (16.54%) Change Management
8 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
8 22 (16.54%) SAN
9 20 (15.04%) CISSP
10 19 (14.29%) EMC
10 19 (14.29%) NetApp
10 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 18 (13.53%) Java
11 18 (13.53%) C#
11 18 (13.53%) Information Security
11 18 (13.53%) CISM
11 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (13.53%) ISSAP
11 18 (13.53%) ISSMP
12 15 (11.28%) UNIX
13 14 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 14 (10.53%) Retail

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (6.02%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) SAS
4 3 (2.26%) Lync
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.50%) CMS
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.26%) SPSS
4 2 (1.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.26%) Sage 1000
2 3 (2.26%) Magento
3 2 (1.50%) SalesLogix
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.54%) SAN
2 14 (10.53%) NAS
3 9 (6.77%) Firewall
4 8 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.51%) DMZ
6 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.26%) DNS
7 3 (2.26%) DHCP
8 1 (0.75%) LAN
8 1 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) DB2
3 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.26%) MySQL
4 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.50%) Redis
5 2 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.50%) DTS
6 1 (0.75%) Ingres
6 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) JUnit
1 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.50%) Subversion
1 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (10.53%) Retail
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
3 11 (8.27%) Law
4 8 (6.02%) Games
5 6 (4.51%) Marketing
6 5 (3.76%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.26%) Banking
7 3 (2.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Developer
2 21 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (9.77%) Security Engineer
3 13 (9.77%) Information Security Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Storage Specialist
5 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 10 (7.52%) Team Leader
6 10 (7.52%) Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Graduate
7 8 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
9 6 (4.51%) Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.01%) Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Junior
11 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) HTML
1 26 (19.55%) CSS
2 24 (18.05%) .NET
3 13 (9.77%) Web Services
3 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.27%) HTML5
5 8 (6.02%) JMS
6 7 (5.26%) CSS3
6 7 (5.26%) jQuery
7 5 (3.76%) XML
8 4 (3.01%) Middleware
8 4 (3.01%) ServiceStack
9 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.26%) WPF
9 3 (2.26%) Silverlight
9 3 (2.26%) J2EE
10 2 (1.50%) Flash
10 2 (1.50%) J2SE
10 2 (1.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (39.10%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.02%) Symmetrix DMX
3 12 (9.02%) Replication
3 12 (9.02%) CLARiiON
3 12 (9.02%) EMC Centera
4 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.51%) e-Health
6 6 (4.51%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.01%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.26%) GIS
8 3 (2.26%) User Experience
9 2 (1.50%) PMI
9 2 (1.50%) Open Source
9 2 (1.50%) Social Media
9 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Linux
2 27 (20.30%) Windows
3 15 (11.28%) UNIX
4 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.26%) Android
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.34%) ITIL
2 24 (18.05%) Project Management
2 24 (18.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (16.54%) Change Management
4 18 (13.53%) Information Security
4 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 14 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 12 (9.02%) EAI
6 12 (9.02%) SOA
6 12 (9.02%) MVC
7 10 (7.52%) Information Security Management
7 10 (7.52%) Security Management
7 10 (7.52%) Data Protection
8 9 (6.77%) Analytics
8 9 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.56%) SQL
2 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.53%) C#
3 18 (13.53%) Java
4 9 (6.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.02%) Ruby
5 8 (6.02%) Python
6 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.51%) PHP
8 5 (3.76%) C++
9 3 (2.26%) R
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.50%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.75%) AWK
11 1 (0.75%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) Korn
11 1 (0.75%) XPath
11 1 (0.75%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) CISSP
2 18 (13.53%) CISM
2 18 (13.53%) ISSAP
2 18 (13.53%) ISSMP
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.76%) MCITP
5 5 (3.76%) MCSA
6 4 (3.01%) MCSE
7 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.26%) MBA
7 3 (2.26%) MCDST
7 3 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.50%) MySQL Certification
8 2 (1.50%) MCTS
8 2 (1.50%) CITP
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.55%) SLA
2 12 (9.02%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.27%) QA
4 10 (7.52%) COBIT
4 10 (7.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.02%) Firmware
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 7 (5.26%) VMFS
3 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.26%) vCloud
4 6 (4.51%) VMware Server
4 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.50%) XenApp
5 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) TIBCO Hawk
2 6 (4.51%) SCCM
3 3 (2.26%) SCOM
3 3 (2.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Cisco
2 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.29%) EMC
3 19 (14.29%) NetApp
4 12 (9.02%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.77%) VMware
6 8 (6.02%) HP
6 8 (6.02%) TIBCO
7 7 (5.26%) CA
8 5 (3.76%) Citrix
9 4 (3.01%) Avaya
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.26%) Sage
10 3 (2.26%) Reuters
10 3 (2.26%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.26%) Google
10 3 (2.26%) Zend
11 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.50%) Splunk
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Merseyside
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent package inc Bonus and car
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 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: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + strong package + bonus + agile
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + strong package + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £53500 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago