Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 32 6
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Degree 77 94 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.62% 7.37% 17.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.51% 26.04% 59.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 47 105
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,625 £19,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £64,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 173 361 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.37% 28.29% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 132 198 165
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £22,513 £24,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +8 58 £42,250 +20.71% 29
Southport +6 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Wirral +12 2 £28,750 -28.13%
Birkenhead +4 2 £40,000 +28.00% 2
St Helens -4 2 £25,000 +19.05%
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Finance
3 17 (22.08%) Manufacturing
4 14 (18.18%) SQL
5 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
6 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.99%) Oracle
6 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.69%) JIRA
7 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
8 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) ERP
9 7 (9.09%) C#
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) Middleware
9 7 (9.09%) Change Management
9 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) QA
10 6 (7.79%) Life Science
10 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.79%) Time Management
10 6 (7.79%) FMCG
10 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis

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 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Maximo
2 3 (3.90%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.60%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
1 3 (3.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Force.com
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) NAS
1 4 (5.19%) SAN
1 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Modbus
2 2 (2.60%) Network Security
2 2 (2.60%) Profibus
2 2 (2.60%) VPN
2 2 (2.60%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) BGP
3 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.30%) DMZ
3 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.30%) IPv4
3 1 (1.30%) IPv6
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) MySQL
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.60%) JasperReports
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.49%) Marketing
5 4 (5.19%) Back Office
6 3 (3.90%) Legal
7 2 (2.60%) Automotive
7 2 (2.60%) Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Games
7 2 (2.60%) Retail
7 2 (2.60%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.30%) Advertising
8 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Graduate
6 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Junior
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Tester
7 4 (5.19%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Middleware
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.19%) REST
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) Node.js
4 3 (3.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) EDI
5 2 (2.60%) J2EE
5 2 (2.60%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) Spring
5 2 (2.60%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) FMCG
3 6 (7.79%) Life Science
4 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.60%) SCADA
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
1 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Change Management
4 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.09%) ERP
4 7 (9.09%) Project Management
4 7 (9.09%) SDLC
4 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (7.79%) Time Management
6 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.49%) Information Security
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.49%) Strategic Thinking
6 5 (6.49%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.09%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) Java
5 3 (3.90%) C++
5 3 (3.90%) PHP
5 3 (3.90%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) C
6 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.49%) CISM
3 5 (6.49%) CISSP
4 4 (5.19%) CISA
4 4 (5.19%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.60%) APMP
5 2 (2.60%) HNC
5 2 (2.60%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) HND
6 1 (1.30%) MBA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PhD
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Google
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) IFS
5 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.60%) Allen-Bradley
6 2 (2.60%) Capita
6 2 (2.60%) Rockwell
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) Murex
7 1 (1.30%) Splunk
7 1 (1.30%) Tableau
7 1 (1.30%) Trillium
7 1 (1.30%) Xamarin