The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 60 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 40 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.43% 0.96% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 6.71% 1.64% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 11
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £39,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £48,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
596 610 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.07% 58.43% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 514 567 471
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
East of England

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region.

IBM Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

IBM
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 29 £56,000 -8.94%
Bedford -11 4 £43,750 +9.37% 2
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 32 (62.75%) WebSphere
2 24 (47.06%) Data Management
2 24 (47.06%) PDM
2 24 (47.06%) SAP
3 23 (45.10%) Oracle
3 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (41.18%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (41.18%) Cincom
5 19 (37.25%) Marketing
6 17 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 12 (23.53%) Project Management
9 11 (21.57%) .NET
10 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
10 10 (19.61%) HP
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL
11 9 (17.65%) Windows
12 8 (15.69%) Automotive
13 7 (13.73%) VMware
13 7 (13.73%) XML
13 7 (13.73%) Java
14 6 (11.76%) SQL
14 6 (11.76%) MCSE
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
14 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
14 6 (11.76%) iSeries
15 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
15 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (62.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) IPsec
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) Kerberos
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
1 5 (9.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (37.25%) Marketing
2 8 (15.69%) Automotive
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) IT Strategy Manager
1 9 (17.65%) Strategy Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Product Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) XSD
5 2 (3.92%) XSLT
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.92%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.76%) iSeries
2 5 (9.80%) AS400
2 5 (9.80%) PKI
3 4 (7.84%) FMCG
4 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.96%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) OS/400
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) HPUX
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Data Management
1 24 (47.06%) PDM
2 23 (45.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 12 (23.53%) Project Management
5 9 (17.65%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (9.80%) Workflow
6 5 (9.80%) UML
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.88%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Process Management
8 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Document Management
8 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) C
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) MCSE
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) VCP5
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) NFS
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.96%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP SIM
1 5 (9.80%) MOM
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) SAP
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle
3 21 (41.18%) Cincom
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) HP
6 7 (13.73%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) CA
7 5 (9.80%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Axway
8 1 (1.96%) Informatica
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
Bedfordshire
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