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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 17 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 69 62 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.50% 9.78% 14.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.67% 46.27% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 93
Average salary £48,950 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.51% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £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
131 134 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.83% 21.14% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 101 169
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 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 15 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
(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 +10 59 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Wirral -4 5 £38,000 -15.55%
St Helens +5 2 £29,250 -51.85%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 15 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 61 (42.96%) Computer Science
2 53 (37.32%) ITIL
3 34 (23.94%) SQL
4 31 (21.83%) SLA
4 31 (21.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (20.42%) .NET
5 29 (20.42%) Linux
6 28 (19.72%) Windows
7 27 (19.01%) HTML
7 27 (19.01%) CSS
7 27 (19.01%) Cisco
7 27 (19.01%) Change Management
8 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.90%) SAN
9 24 (16.90%) Project Management
10 21 (14.79%) NetApp
10 21 (14.79%) EMC
10 21 (14.79%) Java
10 21 (14.79%) JavaScript
10 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
11 18 (12.68%) C#
12 16 (11.27%) DB2
12 16 (11.27%) Web Services
12 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 16 (11.27%) EAI
12 16 (11.27%) SOA
12 16 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (11.27%) Asset Management
12 16 (11.27%) NAS
12 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 10 (7.04%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.82%) SAS
3 4 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.82%) CMS
4 3 (2.11%) Lync
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.82%) MS Office
4 3 (2.11%) SPSS
5 2 (1.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (3.52%) Magento
3 3 (2.11%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.41%) SalesLogix
4 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) SAN
2 16 (11.27%) NAS
3 7 (4.93%) Firewall
4 6 (4.23%) DMZ
5 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.82%) DNS
7 3 (2.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.70%) Internet
8 1 (0.70%) IPsec
8 1 (0.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.70%) LAN
8 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.27%) DB2
3 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.52%) MySQL
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.41%) DTS
5 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.41%) Redis
5 2 (1.41%) Big Data
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) Ingres
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) JUnit
1 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.41%) Subversion
1 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Retail
3 8 (5.63%) Games
4 7 (4.93%) Marketing
5 6 (4.23%) Law
6 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.52%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.11%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (21.83%) Developer
2 23 (16.20%) Technical Specialist
3 14 (9.86%) Storage Specialist
3 14 (9.86%) Team Leader
4 13 (9.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) Information Security Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Graduate
8 7 (4.93%) VMware Specialist
9 6 (4.23%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Testing Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Technical Team Leader
9 6 (4.23%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Integration Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Release Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Test Team Leader
9 6 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.42%) .NET
2 27 (19.01%) HTML
2 27 (19.01%) CSS
3 16 (11.27%) Web Services
4 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.15%) HTML5
6 10 (7.04%) jQuery
6 10 (7.04%) JMS
7 8 (5.63%) CSS3
8 7 (4.93%) Middleware
9 5 (3.52%) XML
10 4 (2.82%) Flash
10 4 (2.82%) JSON
10 4 (2.82%) ServiceStack
11 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.11%) WPF
11 3 (2.11%) Silverlight
12 2 (1.41%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (42.96%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.86%) Firmware
3 14 (9.86%) Replication
3 14 (9.86%) CLARiiON
3 14 (9.86%) EMC Centera
3 14 (9.86%) Symmetrix DMX
4 12 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.93%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.23%) e-Health
6 6 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.82%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.11%) GIS
8 3 (2.11%) User Experience
9 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.41%) PMI
9 2 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.42%) Linux
2 28 (19.72%) Windows
3 13 (9.15%) UNIX
4 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.11%) Android
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) ITIL
2 31 (21.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (19.01%) Change Management
4 24 (16.90%) Project Management
5 16 (11.27%) EAI
5 16 (11.27%) SOA
5 16 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.27%) Asset Management
6 14 (9.86%) Information Security
7 13 (9.15%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (7.04%) MVC
10 9 (6.34%) Information Security Management
10 9 (6.34%) Security Management
10 9 (6.34%) Data Protection
10 9 (6.34%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (6.34%) Analytics
11 8 (5.63%) Software Testing
12 6 (4.23%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.94%) SQL
2 21 (14.79%) Java
2 21 (14.79%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.68%) C#
4 12 (8.45%) Shell Script
5 10 (7.04%) Ruby
5 10 (7.04%) Python
6 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.93%) PHP
8 4 (2.82%) C++
8 4 (2.82%) VB
8 4 (2.82%) VB6
9 3 (2.11%) R
9 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.41%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.70%) AWK
11 1 (0.70%) Korn
11 1 (0.70%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) CISSP
1 14 (9.86%) ISSAP
1 14 (9.86%) ISSMP
1 14 (9.86%) CISM
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.52%) MCITP
4 5 (3.52%) MCSA
5 4 (2.82%) MCSE
6 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.11%) MCDST
7 2 (1.41%) MCTS
7 2 (1.41%) CITP
7 2 (1.41%) MySQL Certification
7 2 (1.41%) MBA
7 2 (1.41%) ISEB
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.83%) SLA
2 13 (9.15%) QA
3 9 (6.34%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (6.34%) COBIT
4 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
3 7 (4.93%) VMFS
3 7 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.93%) vCloud
4 6 (4.23%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.41%) XenApp
5 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) NFS
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) TIBCO Hawk
2 6 (4.23%) SCCM
3 3 (2.11%) SCOM
3 3 (2.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Cisco
2 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.79%) EMC
3 21 (14.79%) NetApp
4 10 (7.04%) TIBCO
4 10 (7.04%) VMware
5 9 (6.34%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.34%) HP
6 7 (4.93%) CA
7 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.52%) Citrix
8 5 (3.52%) Oracle
8 5 (3.52%) Zend
9 4 (2.82%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.82%) Google
9 4 (2.82%) Avaya
10 3 (2.11%) Sage
10 3 (2.11%) Reuters
10 3 (2.11%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.11%) Facebook
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 to £45 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £53500 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Sunlight, Chester, Liverpool, North West,...
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Merseyside
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Port Sunlight, Liverpool or Kingston, London
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £25 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LSTM
Salary: From £27,057 to £31,342 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago