Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Degree 93 110 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.34% 8.56% 16.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.37% 29.57% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 86
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £37,700 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% -16.22% -8.16%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,696
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -2.50%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 205 372 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.58% 28.95% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 134 201 161
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Merseyside

Degree
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Degree in Merseyside

Degree
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Merseyside

Degree
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 66 £40,000 +1.59% 8
Wirral +7 5 £35,000 -12.50%
St Helens -5 5 £25,000 -16.39%
Southport 0 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Degree.

1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 24 (25.81%) Manufacturing
3 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.51%) SQL
5 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
6 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 15 (16.13%) C#
7 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.90%) Marketing
8 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
8 11 (11.83%) .NET
9 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.68%) IT Strategy
10 9 (9.68%) Oracle
10 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.68%) ITIL
10 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.68%) Middleware
10 9 (9.68%) Life Science
10 9 (9.68%) TDD
11 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (8.60%) Time Management
11 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (8.60%) HTML
11 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
12 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.53%) Project Management
12 7 (7.53%) VMware
12 7 (7.53%) MVC
12 7 (7.53%) C++

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.23%) Maximo
2 3 (3.23%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.15%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Force.com
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) NAS
1 6 (6.45%) SAN
1 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.30%) Modbus
2 4 (4.30%) Profibus
3 1 (1.08%) BGP
3 1 (1.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) Skype
3 1 (1.08%) VoIP
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.15%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 24 (25.81%) Manufacturing
3 12 (12.90%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Back Office
5 5 (5.38%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.30%) Automotive
7 3 (3.23%) Games
7 3 (3.23%) Legal
8 2 (2.15%) Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Retail
8 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.08%) Advertising
9 1 (1.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Junior
4 10 (10.75%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Graduate
6 8 (8.60%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 9 (9.68%) Middleware
3 8 (8.60%) HTML
4 7 (7.53%) CSS
5 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.45%) jQuery
6 5 (5.38%) J2EE
7 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.30%) Web Services
8 3 (3.23%) Node.js
8 3 (3.23%) REST
8 3 (3.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.15%) EDI
9 2 (2.15%) XML
10 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.08%) RESTful
10 1 (1.08%) Spring
10 1 (1.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.68%) Life Science
3 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 5 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.38%) FMCG
7 4 (4.30%) SCADA
8 2 (2.15%) CMDB
8 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.08%) Fintech
9 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Linux
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
1 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
3 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 9 (9.68%) IT Strategy
4 9 (9.68%) ITIL
4 9 (9.68%) TDD
5 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.60%) Time Management
6 7 (7.53%) ERP
6 7 (7.53%) MVC
6 7 (7.53%) Project Management
6 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.53%) Software Testing
6 7 (7.53%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (7.53%) Web Development
7 6 (6.45%) Analytics
7 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.45%) SDLC
7 6 (6.45%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) C#
2 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.53%) C++
4 6 (6.45%) C
4 6 (6.45%) Java
5 5 (5.38%) Python
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.08%) Scala
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (7.53%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.30%) HNC
4 3 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.15%) APMP
5 2 (2.15%) CISA
5 2 (2.15%) CISM
5 2 (2.15%) CISSP
5 2 (2.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) VMware
4 6 (6.45%) SAP
5 4 (4.30%) Allen-Bradley
5 4 (4.30%) Google
5 4 (4.30%) Rockwell
5 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.23%) IBM
6 3 (3.23%) IFS
7 2 (2.15%) Capita
7 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.08%) F5
8 1 (1.08%) Murex
8 1 (1.08%) Xamarin