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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 24 37 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Degree 39 41 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.89% 6.45% 15.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.47% 39.42% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 85
Average salary £40,000 £37,125 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.74% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £65,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
128 104 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.91% 16.35% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 94 85 152
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £22,800
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +20 31 £40,000 -11.11% 7
St Helens +1 1 £27,500 +37.50%
Southport -2 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 £47,000 -
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (31.19%) Computer Science
2 26 (23.85%) ITIL
3 23 (21.10%) Windows
4 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.27%) CISSP
5 21 (19.27%) .NET
5 21 (19.27%) CSS
6 20 (18.35%) HTML
6 20 (18.35%) SQL
7 19 (17.43%) Information Security
7 19 (17.43%) Cisco
8 18 (16.51%) Project Management
8 18 (16.51%) C#
8 18 (16.51%) CISM
8 18 (16.51%) ISSAP
8 18 (16.51%) ISSMP
9 17 (15.60%) Law
9 17 (15.60%) Retail
10 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
11 15 (13.76%) Linux
11 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
12 14 (12.84%) UNIX
12 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
13 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
13 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
13 12 (11.01%) PCI DSS
13 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
14 11 (10.09%) Change Management
14 11 (10.09%) Analytics
15 10 (9.17%) Security Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) SAS
2 4 (3.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.83%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) Lync
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) SPSS
4 1 (0.92%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Sage 1000
2 2 (1.83%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.83%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.92%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) SAN
2 9 (8.26%) Firewall
2 9 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (6.42%) NAS
4 3 (2.75%) DHCP
4 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.83%) DMZ
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.83%) DB2
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.92%) Ingres
4 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.92%) Selenium
2 1 (0.92%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 17 (15.60%) Law
1 17 (15.60%) Retail
2 7 (6.42%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Games
4 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.67%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.75%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) French Language
8 1 (0.92%) German Language
8 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Developer
2 14 (12.84%) Security Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Information Security Engineer
3 12 (11.01%) Graduate
4 11 (10.09%) Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (7.34%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Junior
8 5 (4.59%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.59%) Storage Specialist
9 4 (3.67%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.67%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Architect
9 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) .NET
1 21 (19.27%) CSS
2 20 (18.35%) HTML
3 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.26%) Web Services
5 8 (7.34%) HTML5
6 7 (6.42%) CSS3
7 6 (5.50%) XML
8 4 (3.67%) J2EE
8 4 (3.67%) ServiceStack
9 2 (1.83%) jQuery
9 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.83%) JMS
10 1 (0.92%) Cocoa
10 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.92%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.92%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.92%) XSLT
10 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.59%) Replication
4 5 (4.59%) CLARiiON
4 5 (4.59%) EMC Centera
4 5 (4.59%) Symmetrix DMX
4 5 (4.59%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) e-Health
6 2 (1.83%) AS400
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.83%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) FMCG
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Linux
3 14 (12.84%) UNIX
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) ITIL
2 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.43%) Information Security
4 18 (16.51%) Project Management
5 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.09%) Change Management
7 11 (10.09%) Analytics
8 10 (9.17%) Security Management
9 9 (8.26%) MVC
9 9 (8.26%) Information Security Management
9 9 (8.26%) Service Management
9 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
10 8 (7.34%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.42%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.35%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) C#
3 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.34%) Java
5 7 (6.42%) C++
6 5 (4.59%) PHP
7 3 (2.75%) Python
7 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.75%) R
8 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) Korn
9 1 (0.92%) XPath
9 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.92%) AWK
9 1 (0.92%) VB6
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) CISSP
2 18 (16.51%) ISSAP
2 18 (16.51%) ISSMP
2 18 (16.51%) CISM
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.59%) PhD
4 5 (4.59%) MCITP
5 4 (3.67%) MCSE
5 4 (3.67%) MCSA
6 3 (2.75%) MBA
6 3 (2.75%) CITP
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.83%) HND
7 2 (1.83%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.83%) MCDST
7 2 (1.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 9 (8.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (8.26%) COBIT
3 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) Firmware
3 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.83%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.83%) XenApp
4 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.83%) VMFS
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
2 3 (2.75%) SCOM
2 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.83%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Cisco
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.42%) NetApp
4 7 (6.42%) EMC
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle
6 5 (4.59%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.59%) VMware
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix
8 3 (2.75%) Avaya
8 3 (2.75%) CA
8 3 (2.75%) Sage
8 3 (2.75%) Splunk
8 3 (2.75%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.83%) Google
9 2 (1.83%) Infor
9 2 (1.83%) HP
9 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.83%) Reuters
9 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £57825 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
HMRC
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £53500 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 25 days ago