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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 44 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 7 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.41% 6.69% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 5.15% 18.18% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,900 £55,000
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
136 99 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.74% 36.80% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84 69 81
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) POJO
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Batch
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (42.86%) VMware