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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 7 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 64 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.88% 11.13% 10.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.70% 51.16% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 56
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,134 £22,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +3.06%
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
117 129 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.21% 21.75% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 77 112 100
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(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 0 31 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Southport - 16 £39,000 - 3
Birkenhead - 5 - -
St Helens +7 4 £34,000 -10.52%
Degree
North West

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 27 (22.88%) ITIL
3 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.19%) Java
4 25 (21.19%) Oracle
5 24 (20.34%) .NET
5 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.34%) C#
6 23 (19.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (18.64%) SQL
7 22 (18.64%) Open Source
8 21 (17.80%) Service Delivery
9 20 (16.95%) HTML
9 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.95%) MongoDB
10 19 (16.10%) Linux
10 19 (16.10%) PRINCE2
10 19 (16.10%) Finance
10 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
10 19 (16.10%) QA
11 18 (15.25%) CSS
12 17 (14.41%) XML
12 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
13 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
14 15 (12.71%) Scrum
14 15 (12.71%) Unit Testing
14 15 (12.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (12.71%) Analytics
14 15 (12.71%) Coaching
15 14 (11.86%) Jenkins

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (11.02%) JBoss
2 12 (10.17%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.85%) Agresso
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.24%) SAP BW
5 5 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.39%) MySQL
7 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.69%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) DTS
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.02%) Ant
2 13 (11.02%) Maven
3 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.24%) Selenium
4 5 (4.24%) JUnit
4 5 (4.24%) Log4j
4 5 (4.24%) NUnit
4 5 (4.24%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (4.24%) Moq
5 2 (1.69%) Servoy
5 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.32%) Electronics
4 7 (5.93%) Legal
5 5 (4.24%) Law
5 5 (4.24%) Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Marketing
6 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 4 (3.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.69%) Games
7 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Analyst
3 11 (9.32%) Software Developer
4 10 (8.47%) Service Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Linux Support
6 8 (6.78%) Training Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Service Integration Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Technology Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Integration Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Architect
8 5 (4.24%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Support Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) .NET
2 20 (16.95%) HTML
3 18 (15.25%) CSS
4 17 (14.41%) XML
5 14 (11.86%) Web Services
6 13 (11.02%) Hibernate
6 13 (11.02%) JDBC
6 13 (11.02%) Spring
7 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.78%) SOAP
8 8 (6.78%) XHTML
8 8 (6.78%) WSDL
8 8 (6.78%) HornetQ
9 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.93%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.08%) VXML
10 6 (5.08%) HTML5
10 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.08%) jQuery
11 5 (4.24%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.32%) Life Science
4 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
5 8 (6.78%) E-Learning
6 6 (5.08%) IVR
7 5 (4.24%) Statistics
7 5 (4.24%) Fat Client
7 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.24%) Thin Client
8 4 (3.39%) VHDL
8 4 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.54%) User Experience
9 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.69%) Economics
10 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 19 (16.10%) Linux
3 9 (7.63%) Mac OS
4 8 (6.78%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.24%) SUSE
5 5 (4.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) ITIL
2 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (18.64%) Open Source
5 21 (17.80%) Service Delivery
6 19 (16.10%) PRINCE2
7 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
8 15 (12.71%) Scrum
8 15 (12.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (12.71%) Unit Testing
8 15 (12.71%) Analytics
8 15 (12.71%) Coaching
9 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.86%) Project Management
10 13 (11.02%) MVC
11 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.32%) Process Management
13 10 (8.47%) TDD
13 10 (8.47%) SDLC
13 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) Java
2 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.34%) C#
3 22 (18.64%) SQL
4 6 (5.08%) Perl
4 6 (5.08%) Python
5 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.24%) Ruby
5 5 (4.24%) C++
6 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.39%) C
7 2 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
8 1 (0.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (6.78%) PMP
2 8 (6.78%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.24%) MBA
4 3 (2.54%) CISSP
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) MCSD
6 1 (0.85%) HND
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) CCA
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.10%) QA
2 8 (6.78%) SLA
3 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Oracle
2 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.47%) SAP
5 8 (6.78%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.39%) EMC
6 4 (3.39%) Remedy
6 4 (3.39%) Xilinx
7 3 (2.54%) Splunk
7 3 (2.54%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.54%) Ariba
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Tableau
8 1 (0.85%) Zend
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) AppSense
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Agile Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Merseyside
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 17 days ago