The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 17 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.94% 0.70% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 16.87% 1.59% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
IBM
County Antrim

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

Vendors Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 63 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 64.84% 44.06% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 69
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

IBM
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

IBM Salary Trend in Belfast

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (85.71%) FileNet
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Apache
2 12 (85.71%) HTTP
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 12 (85.71%) Change Management
2 12 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (85.71%) Data Security
2 12 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 12 (85.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 12 (85.71%) Jython
3 10 (71.43%) Cognos
4 9 (64.29%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Tcl
6 7 (50.00%) SPSS
7 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Marketing
8 4 (28.57%) DB2
8 4 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
10 1 (7.14%) Electronics
10 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 1 (7.14%) Physics

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 12 (85.71%) FileNet
1 12 (85.71%) Apache
1 12 (85.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Mule
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) HTTP
1 12 (85.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Support Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cognos Support
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Server Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (85.71%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 12 (85.71%) Jython
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Tcl
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) webMethods
2 1 (7.14%) MathWorks
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Talend