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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 34 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 7 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.76% 1.74% 7.54%
As % of the Vendors category 6.80% 4.17% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 19
Average salary £49,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.19%
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
103 96 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.55% 41.74% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 82 76 82
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (56.52%) CSS
1 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 12 (52.17%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 11 (47.83%) JIRA
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (26.09%) User Experience
7 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (26.09%) Android Development
7 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
7 6 (26.09%) WordPress
7 6 (26.09%) FMCG
7 6 (26.09%) Android
7 6 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (26.09%) Sitecore
7 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (26.09%) Confluence
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WordPress
2 6 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (26.09%) Confluence
2 6 (26.09%) concrete5
2 6 (26.09%) Commerce Server
2 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 6 (26.09%) Drupal
3 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 5 (21.74%) Informix
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) Introscope
3 5 (21.74%) JUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Mockito
3 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UI Developer
2 6 (26.09%) UI Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Server Operations Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support
4 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
4 6 (26.09%) CSS3
4 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) WSDL
5 5 (21.74%) JAX-RPC
5 5 (21.74%) JDBC
5 5 (21.74%) Servlets
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) XSL
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
1 6 (26.09%) FMCG
2 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) iSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
4 1 (4.35%) Economics
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
1 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (26.09%) Android Development
4 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
4 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Kanban
4 6 (26.09%) Web Development
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.35%) Samba
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Legato
2 5 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Sitecore
3 6 (26.09%) ATG
3 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
4 5 (21.74%) Perforce
4 5 (21.74%) Compuware
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Remedy
5 4 (17.39%) Brocade
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) Compaq