The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank - 34 60
Permanent jobs citing IBM 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.90% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category - 9.78% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 92 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.91% 39.83% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 84
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

IBM
Salary Trend in Chester

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

IBM Salary Trend in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (76.92%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) JUnit
5 5 (38.46%) JDBC
5 5 (38.46%) Servlets
5 5 (38.46%) SOAP
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) XSL
5 5 (38.46%) Informix
5 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
5 5 (38.46%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) WSDL
5 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (38.46%) JAX-RPC
5 5 (38.46%) Compuware

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (38.46%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (23.08%) Commerce Server
3 3 (23.08%) CMS
3 3 (23.08%) Drupal
3 3 (23.08%) WordPress
3 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 3 (23.08%) concrete5
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Informix
1 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
2 5 (38.46%) Mockito
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Introscope
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) UI Developer
3 3 (23.08%) UI Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) PowerMock
2 5 (38.46%) JAX-RS
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) JDBC
2 5 (38.46%) Servlets
2 5 (38.46%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) XSL
2 5 (38.46%) WSDL
2 5 (38.46%) JAX-RPC
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) Backbone.js
3 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (23.08%) Android Development
4 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Samba
1 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Legato
2 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Perforce
2 5 (38.46%) Compuware
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) Brocade
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (23.08%) ATG
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Compaq
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Sun