The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Belfast 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 26 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.89% - 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% - 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £34,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 76 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 65.79% 49.03% 65.92%
Number of salaries quoted 50 43 58
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £15,820
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
County Antrim

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 31 July 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 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
1 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 10 (66.67%) Apache
1 10 (66.67%) Change Management
1 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (66.67%) Data Security
1 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 10 (66.67%) FileNet
1 10 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 10 (66.67%) Jython
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Cognos
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (40.00%) Tcl
4 6 (40.00%) SPSS
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (26.67%) Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (66.67%) Apache
1 10 (66.67%) FileNet
1 10 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Informix
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Support Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos Support
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Change Management
1 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (66.67%) Data Security
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 10 (66.67%) Jython
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Tcl
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cognos
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) MathWorks
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Talend