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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 64 83 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing IBM 63 38 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.29% 2.24% 4.02%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 4.98% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 84
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +24.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,600 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
845 763 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.08% 44.99% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 725 620 853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Knutsford +18 20 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Warrington +8 9 £30,000 -57.14%
Wilmslow - 5 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £72,500 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 51 (40.80%) UNIX
2 48 (38.40%) Finance
3 44 (35.20%) Java
4 40 (32.00%) Oracle
5 38 (30.40%) DB2
6 36 (28.80%) WebSphere
7 35 (28.00%) Windows
8 34 (27.20%) SQL
8 34 (27.20%) Mainframe
9 33 (26.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 33 (26.40%) Middleware
10 32 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (21.60%) Linux
12 26 (20.80%) Internet
13 25 (20.00%) AIX
14 23 (18.40%) J2EE
15 22 (17.60%) XML
15 22 (17.60%) Tandem
15 22 (17.60%) HP
16 21 (16.80%) Quality Management
17 20 (16.00%) Problem Management
17 20 (16.00%) SLA
18 19 (15.20%) Risk Analysis
18 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (15.20%) MySQL
19 18 (14.40%) ITIL
19 18 (14.40%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (13.60%) Shell Script
21 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
21 16 (12.80%) E-Commerce

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (28.80%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (6.40%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (5.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.60%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.20%) Commerce Server
4 4 (3.20%) CMS
4 4 (3.20%) Drupal
4 4 (3.20%) WordPress
4 4 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.20%) Confluence
4 4 (3.20%) concrete5
5 3 (2.40%) JBoss
5 3 (2.40%) CICS
5 3 (2.40%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.80%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) SPSS
2 1 (0.80%) Edge Animate
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
1 1 (0.80%) PaaS
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) Internet
2 12 (9.60%) HTTP
3 6 (4.80%) SAN
4 5 (4.00%) FTP
5 3 (2.40%) SSL
6 2 (1.60%) NAS
6 2 (1.60%) LDAP
6 2 (1.60%) WAN
6 2 (1.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.80%) LAN
7 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.80%) DNS
7 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.40%) DB2
2 19 (15.20%) MySQL
3 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.20%) RDBMS
6 8 (6.40%) Informix
7 3 (2.40%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.80%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.80%) DataStage
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.80%) BODI
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.80%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.80%) Big Data
9 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) JIRA
2 8 (6.40%) Selenium
2 8 (6.40%) JUnit
2 8 (6.40%) Introscope
2 8 (6.40%) Mockito
2 8 (6.40%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.80%) Sublime Text
General
1 48 (38.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Financial Institution
2 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Billing
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Developer
2 27 (21.60%) Designer
3 24 (19.20%) Architect
4 20 (16.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 18 (14.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Applications Support Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Applications Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Lead Designer
8 7 (5.60%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (5.60%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.80%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.20%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.20%) UI Programmer
11 4 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.40%) Middleware
2 23 (18.40%) J2EE
3 22 (17.60%) XML
4 15 (12.00%) Web Services
5 14 (11.20%) HTML
6 13 (10.40%) CSS
7 12 (9.60%) XSD
7 12 (9.60%) Spring
8 11 (8.80%) XSLT
9 10 (8.00%) JDBC
10 9 (7.20%) SOAP
10 9 (7.20%) WSDL
10 9 (7.20%) JSON
10 9 (7.20%) RESTful
11 8 (6.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 8 (6.40%) JAX-RPC
11 8 (6.40%) XSL
11 8 (6.40%) PowerMock
11 8 (6.40%) JAX-RS
12 7 (5.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Mainframe
2 33 (26.40%) IBM Mainframe
3 22 (17.60%) Tandem
4 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.20%) iSeries
6 8 (6.40%) Open Source
6 8 (6.40%) N-Tier
7 7 (5.60%) AS400
8 6 (4.80%) FMCG
9 5 (4.00%) User Experience
9 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.20%) PMI
11 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.60%) Clustering
11 2 (1.60%) PKI
11 2 (1.60%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.80%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.80%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.80%) UNIX
2 35 (28.00%) Windows
3 27 (21.60%) Linux
4 25 (20.00%) AIX
5 4 (3.20%) Android
5 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (16.80%) Quality Management
3 20 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 19 (15.20%) Risk Analysis
4 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.40%) ITIL
5 18 (14.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (12.80%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.20%) Data Protection
8 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.40%) Time Management
8 8 (6.40%) Project Management
8 8 (6.40%) Scrum
8 8 (6.40%) TDD
9 7 (5.60%) Data Management
9 7 (5.60%) Migration
9 7 (5.60%) Benchmarking
9 7 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.80%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.20%) Java
2 34 (27.20%) SQL
3 17 (13.60%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.80%) C#
6 10 (8.00%) Korn
7 4 (3.20%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) C
8 3 (2.40%) AWK
8 3 (2.40%) sed
9 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.60%) COBOL
9 2 (1.60%) VBA
9 2 (1.60%) Python
10 1 (0.80%) JCL
10 1 (0.80%) XPath
10 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.80%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.00%) Degree
3 4 (3.20%) CSQA
3 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.20%) MBA
4 2 (1.60%) MCSE
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.60%) RHCE
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.80%) MCITP
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) QA
3 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Samba
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.80%) GPFS
2 1 (0.80%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (7.20%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.80%) Legato
4 5 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.80%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.80%) Cacti
6 1 (0.80%) Puppet
6 1 (0.80%) nmon
Vendors
1 40 (32.00%) Oracle
2 22 (17.60%) HP
3 13 (10.40%) Cisco
3 13 (10.40%) SAP
4 12 (9.60%) NetApp
4 12 (9.60%) Brocade
5 10 (8.00%) EMC
5 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.40%) Compuware
6 8 (6.40%) Perforce
7 7 (5.60%) Symantec
8 6 (4.80%) VMware
9 5 (4.00%) Remedy
10 4 (3.20%) ATG
10 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.20%) Sitecore
10 4 (3.20%) Citrix
11 3 (2.40%) Sybase
11 3 (2.40%) Veeam
11 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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