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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 49 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.42% 6.91% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 17.59% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 5
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% -39.09%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -2.22%
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
106 108 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 44.17% 39.27% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,271 £25,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Batch
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle