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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 42 59 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.85% 12.39% 11.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.90% 49.58% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 38
Median salary £33,750 £37,850 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.83% -15.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,696
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £70,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 117 119 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.87% 25.00% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 160 281 249
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -12 28 £35,000 -7.16% 5
Wirral - 6 £30,000 - 1
St Helens -12 2 £25,000 -33.24% 1
Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (31.33%) Finance
1 26 (31.33%) .NET
2 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.89%) C#
5 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
6 16 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
7 15 (18.07%) CSS
7 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.87%) HTML
8 14 (16.87%) PHP
8 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
9 13 (15.66%) MVC
10 12 (14.46%) Marketing
11 11 (13.25%) Manufacturing
11 11 (13.25%) ITIL
12 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.84%) jQuery
12 9 (10.84%) Data Management
12 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (9.64%) IT Strategy
13 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
13 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
13 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (9.64%) Windows
13 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse

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 (2.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.41%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.41%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) FTP
2 3 (3.61%) DHCP
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
2 3 (3.61%) LAN
2 3 (3.61%) WAN
3 2 (2.41%) NAS
3 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.64%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Marketing
3 11 (13.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Back Office
4 5 (6.02%) Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Games
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) C# Developer
3 13 (15.66%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Junior
4 12 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Graduate
5 11 (13.25%) Junior Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Junior C# Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Architect
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Graduate C# Developer
9 6 (7.23%) PHP Developer
9 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
2 15 (18.07%) CSS
3 14 (16.87%) HTML
4 9 (10.84%) jQuery
5 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.02%) WCF
7 5 (6.02%) XHTML
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (4.82%) Code First Entity Framework
8 4 (4.82%) Node.js
8 4 (4.82%) RESTful
9 3 (3.61%) HTML5
9 3 (3.61%) Laravel
9 3 (3.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Life Science
3 5 (6.02%) W3C
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.20%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) MVC
4 11 (13.25%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) Data Management
5 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.64%) IT Strategy
6 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.43%) Analytics
7 7 (8.43%) Data Integration
7 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.43%) SEO
7 7 (8.43%) TDD
8 6 (7.23%) BDD
8 6 (7.23%) Data Architecture
8 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
8 6 (7.23%) OO
8 6 (7.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 19 (22.89%) C#
4 14 (16.87%) PHP
5 6 (7.23%) Ruby
6 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.82%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) C
8 3 (3.61%) Java
8 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.41%) Python
10 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.41%) CIMA
3 1 (1.20%) ACCA
3 1 (1.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) MCITP
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) NCDA
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) vSphere
2 1 (1.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Google
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.61%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Splunk
4 2 (2.41%) Sun
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) NetApp
5 1 (1.20%) Progress
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35k per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago