The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 56 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing IBM 70 62 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 3.90% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 8.26% 8.71% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 106
Average salary £44,250 £51,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.49% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
IBM
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
847 712 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.70% 44.75% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 666 587 978
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Salary Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IBM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Chester +9 18 £41,250 -10.81% 1
Knutsford -9 15 £44,000 -8.80% 2
Crewe - 7 £45,000 -
Wilmslow -6 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Warrington -21 1 £37,000 +14.90%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 49 (53.26%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) WebSphere
3 34 (36.96%) Oracle
4 32 (34.78%) Finance
5 29 (31.52%) UNIX
6 27 (29.35%) SQL
7 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.09%) XML
9 23 (25.00%) DB2
10 22 (23.91%) J2EE
11 21 (22.83%) HTML
11 21 (22.83%) CSS
12 20 (21.74%) HP
13 19 (20.65%) Linux
13 19 (20.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (19.57%) AIX
14 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.39%) Tivoli
16 16 (17.39%) Shell Script
16 16 (17.39%) Spring
16 16 (17.39%) JIRA
16 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (16.30%) Web Services
17 15 (16.30%) Windows
17 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce
17 15 (16.30%) C#
17 15 (16.30%) Relational Database
18 14 (15.22%) Quality Management
19 13 (14.13%) ITIL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 39 (42.39%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (6.52%) WordPress
4 6 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.52%) Confluence
4 6 (6.52%) Drupal
4 6 (6.52%) concrete5
4 6 (6.52%) Commerce Server
4 6 (6.52%) CMS
5 3 (3.26%) NetWeaver
5 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) SAS
6 2 (2.17%) CICS
6 2 (2.17%) Mule
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) SPSS
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Exchequer
1 2 (2.17%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Business One
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) HTTP
2 11 (11.96%) SAN
3 7 (7.61%) Internet
4 5 (5.43%) FTP
4 5 (5.43%) SSL
5 4 (4.35%) LDAP
6 3 (3.26%) DNS
7 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.09%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) DHCP
8 1 (1.09%) Firewall
8 1 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) DB2
2 15 (16.30%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.13%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.96%) MySQL
5 8 (8.70%) Informix
6 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.26%) Big Data
8 3 (3.26%) SAP BW
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.17%) Spotfire
9 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.17%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) JIRA
2 8 (8.70%) Selenium
2 8 (8.70%) JUnit
2 8 (8.70%) Mockito
2 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.70%) Introscope
3 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.09%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (1.09%) Sublime Text
General
1 32 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Developer
2 11 (11.96%) Applications Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (6.52%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Designer
6 6 (6.52%) UI Programmer
7 5 (5.43%) Tivoli Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Graduate
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) XML
2 22 (23.91%) J2EE
3 21 (22.83%) HTML
3 21 (22.83%) CSS
4 16 (17.39%) Spring
5 15 (16.30%) Web Services
6 12 (13.04%) XSLT
7 11 (11.96%) XSD
7 11 (11.96%) SOAP
8 10 (10.87%) JDBC
8 10 (10.87%) WSDL
8 10 (10.87%) JAX-RPC
9 9 (9.78%) Middleware
9 9 (9.78%) JSON
9 9 (9.78%) RESTful
10 8 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (8.70%) HTML5
10 8 (8.70%) XSL
10 8 (8.70%) .NET
10 8 (8.70%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Mainframe
2 12 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (8.70%) FMCG
3 8 (8.70%) Open Source
3 8 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.35%) Physics
6 4 (4.35%) Economics
6 4 (4.35%) PKI
6 4 (4.35%) PMI
7 3 (3.26%) Tandem
7 3 (3.26%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.17%) Clustering
8 2 (2.17%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.17%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.17%) Informatics
8 2 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) UNIX
2 19 (20.65%) Linux
3 18 (19.57%) AIX
4 15 (16.30%) Windows
5 6 (6.52%) Android
5 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.35%) Solaris
7 2 (2.17%) SUSE
7 2 (2.17%) HPUX
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.17%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.17%) OS/400
7 2 (2.17%) zOS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce
5 14 (15.22%) Quality Management
6 13 (14.13%) ITIL
7 8 (8.70%) TDD
7 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.61%) Change Management
8 7 (7.61%) Scrum
9 6 (6.52%) MVC
9 6 (6.52%) Migration
9 6 (6.52%) Web Development
9 6 (6.52%) Kanban
9 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.52%) Android Development
9 6 (6.52%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) Java
2 27 (29.35%) SQL
3 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 15 (16.30%) C#
6 11 (11.96%) Korn
7 9 (9.78%) Perl
8 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.35%) Python
9 3 (3.26%) sed
9 3 (3.26%) AWK
9 3 (3.26%) C
10 2 (2.17%) VBA
10 2 (2.17%) XPath
11 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.09%) COBOL
11 1 (1.09%) RPG
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.35%) MBA
3 4 (4.35%) CSQA
4 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCITP
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) MetaFrame
4 2 (2.17%) KVM
4 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.17%) GPFS
5 1 (1.09%) RHEV
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.09%) Samba
5 1 (1.09%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.09%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 13 (14.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (7.61%) Legato
4 6 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Oracle
2 20 (21.74%) HP
3 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.04%) SAP
5 11 (11.96%) VMware
6 10 (10.87%) Perforce
6 10 (10.87%) Cisco
6 10 (10.87%) EMC
7 9 (9.78%) Brocade
8 8 (8.70%) NetApp
8 8 (8.70%) Compuware
9 6 (6.52%) Citrix
9 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.52%) Symantec
9 6 (6.52%) Atlassian
9 6 (6.52%) Sitecore
9 6 (6.52%) ATG
10 5 (5.43%) Remedy
11 4 (4.35%) CA
11 4 (4.35%) Dell
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 10 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 22 days ago