Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 28 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 56 79 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 7.84% 8.03% 10.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.36% 24.61% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 57
Liverpool median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% -27.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £19,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,500 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -20.79%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 146 321 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 20.45% 32.62% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 117 175 92
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,990 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,000 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -1.23%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Liverpool

Degree
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Degree in Liverpool

Degree
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Degree.

1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (17.86%) Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (12.50%) SQL
7 7 (12.50%) Information Security
7 7 (12.50%) QA
7 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.50%) Splunk
7 7 (12.50%) SDLC
7 7 (12.50%) DevOps
8 6 (10.71%) Ansible
8 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (10.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (10.71%) Route 53
8 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.71%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (10.71%) New Relic
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (10.71%) Master's Degree

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (3.57%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon S3
2 6 (10.71%) Route 53
2 6 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.36%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) BGP
3 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.79%) DMZ
3 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) IPv4
3 1 (1.79%) IPv6
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) German Language
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Support
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) LAMP
2 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.14%) REST
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.36%) Node.js
3 3 (5.36%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) EDI
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 2 (3.57%) Spring
4 2 (3.57%) Symfony
4 2 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
5 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) FMCG
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) CentOS
2 6 (10.71%) Debian
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 7 (12.50%) DevOps
3 7 (12.50%) Information Security
3 7 (12.50%) SDLC
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.71%) High Availability
4 6 (10.71%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.14%) Document Composition
6 4 (7.14%) Logistics
6 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PHP
2 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (12.50%) Python
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) R
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.71%) Master's Degree
4 5 (8.93%) CISM
4 5 (8.93%) CISSP
5 4 (7.14%) CISA
6 2 (3.57%) APMP
6 2 (3.57%) ISEB
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) HND
7 1 (1.79%) MCAD
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) PhD
7 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
1 6 (10.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Splunk
3 6 (10.71%) New Relic
3 6 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Capita
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) F5
5 1 (1.79%) Murex
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Trillium
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard