The first table below looks at the demand for LiveLink skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 244 -
Permanent jobs citing LiveLink 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.072% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.02% -5.00%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1501 1388 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.97% 19.17% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1199 1366
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
LiveLink
England

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LiveLink across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LiveLink
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LiveLink across the North West region.

LiveLink Salary Trend in the North West

LiveLink
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (86.67%) VB
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) VB6
3 13 (86.67%) Release Management
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
6 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.67%) SLA
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Applications Support
2 12 (80.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) Release Management
3 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) VB
1 13 (86.67%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft