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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North West / Cheshire
Rank 71 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing IBM 16 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 2.31% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 5.78% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 34
Median salary £53,000 £42,469 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.79% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,223 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%

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
437 519 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.88% 39.98% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 339 424 689
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

IBM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IBM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +10 8 £55,250 +47.33% 3
Warrington -5 3 £55,000 +29.50% 1
Wilmslow -7 2 £22,500 -55.00%
Chester - 1 £34,000 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 8 (22.22%) Oracle
6 8 (22.22%) XML
6 8 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
7 7 (19.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) IBM Sterling
7 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 6 (16.67%) EDIFACT
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) EDI
8 6 (16.67%) XSLT
8 6 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (16.67%) vSphere
8 6 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.89%) .NET

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) CICS
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.78%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) EDI
2 6 (16.67%) EDIFACT
2 6 (16.67%) XSLT
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 4 (11.11%) ISPF
5 3 (8.33%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) Spring
6 2 (5.56%) WCF
6 2 (5.56%) WinForms
6 2 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 8 (22.22%) SDLC
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.67%) DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Open Source
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) JCL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) COBOL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) NCDA
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (11.11%) RACF
3 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.78%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.78%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.78%) Netcool
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) IBM Sterling
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) EMC
4 4 (11.11%) Google
4 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.33%) CA
5 3 (8.33%) Cognizant
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) PayPal
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (5.56%) Twitter
7 1 (2.78%) hybris
7 1 (2.78%) Intel
7 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
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