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 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 63 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 64 51 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.29% 3.19% 4.58%
As % of the Vendors category 7.53% 7.10% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 95
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
850 718 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.72% 44.90% 50.99%
Number of salaries quoted 680 597 926
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +8 14 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Knutsford -7 14 £44,000 -1.12% 1
Crewe - 7 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Warrington -25 1 £37,000 +23.95%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (51.69%) Java
2 37 (41.57%) WebSphere
3 32 (35.96%) Oracle
4 30 (33.71%) Finance
5 28 (31.46%) UNIX
6 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
7 25 (28.09%) SQL
8 23 (25.84%) DB2
9 22 (24.72%) XML
10 21 (23.60%) CSS
10 21 (23.60%) HTML
11 20 (22.47%) J2EE
11 20 (22.47%) HP
12 19 (21.35%) Linux
12 19 (21.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (20.22%) AIX
13 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
15 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
15 16 (17.98%) Shell Script
15 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
16 15 (16.85%) C#
16 15 (16.85%) Relational Database
17 14 (15.73%) Windows
17 14 (15.73%) Quality Management
17 14 (15.73%) Spring
17 14 (15.73%) JIRA
18 13 (14.61%) ITIL
18 13 (14.61%) Web Services

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (41.57%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.99%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (6.74%) WordPress
4 6 (6.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.74%) Drupal
4 6 (6.74%) Confluence
4 6 (6.74%) concrete5
4 6 (6.74%) CMS
4 6 (6.74%) Commerce Server
5 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.37%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.25%) CICS
6 2 (2.25%) IIS
6 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.25%) SAS
7 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) SPSS
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Business One
1 2 (2.25%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.25%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) HTTP
2 11 (12.36%) SAN
3 7 (7.87%) Internet
4 5 (5.62%) SSL
4 5 (5.62%) FTP
5 4 (4.49%) LDAP
6 3 (3.37%) DNS
7 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) Firewall
8 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) DB2
2 15 (16.85%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.61%) RDBMS
4 11 (12.36%) MySQL
5 8 (8.99%) Informix
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.37%) Big Data
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.25%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.25%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) JIRA
2 8 (8.99%) Mockito
2 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.99%) Selenium
2 8 (8.99%) Introscope
2 8 (8.99%) JUnit
3 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (1.12%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.12%) Sublime Text
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Applications Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Designer
5 6 (6.74%) UI Programmer
5 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Tivoli Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Graduate Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) XML
2 21 (23.60%) CSS
2 21 (23.60%) HTML
3 20 (22.47%) J2EE
4 14 (15.73%) Spring
5 13 (14.61%) Web Services
6 11 (12.36%) XSD
7 10 (11.24%) XSLT
7 10 (11.24%) JDBC
8 9 (10.11%) SOAP
8 9 (10.11%) Middleware
8 9 (10.11%) JSON
8 9 (10.11%) RESTful
9 8 (8.99%) HTML5
9 8 (8.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 8 (8.99%) PowerMock
9 8 (8.99%) JAX-RS
9 8 (8.99%) WSDL
9 8 (8.99%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (8.99%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Mainframe
2 11 (12.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (8.99%) Open Source
3 8 (8.99%) FMCG
3 8 (8.99%) N-Tier
4 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.74%) User Experience
5 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.49%) Economics
7 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.49%) Physics
7 4 (4.49%) PMI
8 3 (3.37%) PKI
9 2 (2.25%) FlexPod
9 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.25%) iSeries
9 2 (2.25%) Taxonomies
9 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) UNIX
2 19 (21.35%) Linux
3 18 (20.22%) AIX
4 14 (15.73%) Windows
5 6 (6.74%) Android
5 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.49%) Solaris
7 2 (2.25%) SUSE
7 2 (2.25%) zOS
7 2 (2.25%) HPUX
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.25%) OS/400
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
5 14 (15.73%) Quality Management
6 13 (14.61%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.99%) TDD
8 7 (7.87%) Change Management
8 7 (7.87%) Scrum
9 6 (6.74%) Kanban
9 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Coaching
9 6 (6.74%) Android Development
9 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.74%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (6.74%) Migration
9 6 (6.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) Java
2 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.09%) SQL
4 16 (17.98%) Shell Script
5 15 (16.85%) C#
6 11 (12.36%) Korn
7 9 (10.11%) Perl
8 4 (4.49%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) AWK
9 3 (3.37%) sed
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.25%) VBA
11 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
11 1 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) RPG
11 1 (1.12%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.49%) CSQA
3 4 (4.49%) MBA
3 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCSE
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) MCITP
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.12%) RHCE
6 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.25%) KVM
4 2 (2.25%) GPFS
4 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.25%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.12%) Samba
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.12%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
2 13 (14.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (7.87%) Legato
4 6 (6.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (2.25%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Oracle
2 20 (22.47%) HP
3 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.48%) SAP
5 11 (12.36%) VMware
6 10 (11.24%) Cisco
6 10 (11.24%) EMC
7 9 (10.11%) Brocade
8 8 (8.99%) Perforce
8 8 (8.99%) NetApp
8 8 (8.99%) Compuware
9 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
9 6 (6.74%) Atlassian
9 6 (6.74%) ATG
9 6 (6.74%) Symantec
9 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.74%) Citrix
10 5 (5.62%) Remedy
11 4 (4.49%) Dell
11 4 (4.49%) CA
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