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Greater Manchester 3 Merseyside 0

When it comes to what’s in your pay packet, there’s more to be had in Greater Manchester than Merseyside. 


Comparing the same period of December 2017 – March 2018 with the previous year, Greater Manchester has increased average salary offers by 3%. 


Meanwhile, its north west neighbours are lagging behind with no increase at all.


The figures from are based on advertised vacancies on (ATTB) and the average salaries offered by employers.


While Greater Manchester is out performing Merseyside, it’s slightly down on the national average (on ATTB) which shows a 4% rise over a 12 month period. 


Good news for both regions is there are lots of opportunities across all sectors.  Greater Manchester has more than 28,000 jobs with Merseyside showing more than 9,000 on ATTB.


The sample size or number of jobs analysed combined both the 2016/17 and 2017/2018 numbers.


For Greater Manchester this was: 344,592 advertised jobs.


For Merseyside this was: 83, 826 advertised jobs.