The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 26 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing IBM 18 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.77% 2.71% 9.69%
As % of the Vendors category 16.82% 6.19% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 19
Average salary £33,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 113 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.23% 43.80% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78 74 86
Average salary £33,852 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.96% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,250 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
Cheshire

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) Spring
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) JIRA
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (45.83%) Finance
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (29.17%) JAX-RPC
8 7 (29.17%) WSDL
8 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
8 7 (29.17%) J2EE
8 7 (29.17%) SOAP
8 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 7 (29.17%) XML
8 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (29.17%) Perforce
9 6 (25.00%) Web Development
9 6 (25.00%) Retail
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) ATG
9 6 (25.00%) CMS
9 6 (25.00%) MVC
9 6 (25.00%) Internet

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 6 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 6 (25.00%) Drupal
2 6 (25.00%) WordPress
2 6 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) concrete5
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.33%) Mule
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.83%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.83%) Informix
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 5 (20.83%) Introscope
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 6 (25.00%) UI Programmer
4 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Server Support
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
1 13 (54.17%) Spring
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) JAX-RPC
3 7 (29.17%) WSDL
3 7 (29.17%) J2EE
3 7 (29.17%) SOAP
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (20.83%) JAX-RS
5 5 (20.83%) PowerMock
5 5 (20.83%) RESTful
5 5 (20.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) FMCG
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
4 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (8.33%) Legato
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) Perforce
4 6 (25.00%) ATG
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (25.00%) Sitecore
5 5 (20.83%) Compuware
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (4.17%) Brocade
8 1 (4.17%) Sybase
8 1 (4.17%) SAP