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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 24 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.93% 0.66% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 1.52% 2.99%
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
96 66 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 68.09% 43.71% 70.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 71
Average salary £26,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,650 £16,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 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 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) Apache
1 12 (85.71%) HTTP
1 12 (85.71%) DNS
1 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 12 (85.71%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (85.71%) Data Security
1 12 (85.71%) Management Information System
1 12 (85.71%) IBM HTTP Server
1 12 (85.71%) Jython
1 12 (85.71%) FileNet
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (71.43%) Cognos
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Tcl
5 7 (50.00%) SPSS
6 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Marketing
7 4 (28.57%) DB2
7 4 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Electronics
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 1 (7.14%) Physics
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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%) Apache
1 12 (85.71%) FileNet
1 12 (85.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
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%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
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%) Support Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos Administrator
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%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
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%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 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%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (85.71%) Data Security
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
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%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) 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%) Talend
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss