The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus 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 Lotus over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 96 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 2 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.19% 2.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 4.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 0
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £29,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -19.44%
Lotus
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 589 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.68% 51.00% 59.02%
Number of salaries quoted 445 510 594
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Lotus
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Lotus Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Lotus
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Lotus 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 Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) LPAR
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ECDL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Lotus 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 Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) LPAR
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ECDL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate