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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing IBM 13 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.18% 2.19% 13.54%
As % of the Vendors category 13.40% 5.00% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 31
Average salary £32,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
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
97 100 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.65% 43.86% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 81 106
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (50.00%) HP
4 11 (45.83%) JIRA
4 11 (45.83%) Spring
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (25.00%) Commerce Server
8 6 (25.00%) Legato
8 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) ATG
8 6 (25.00%) CMS
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) Retail
8 6 (25.00%) Web Development
8 6 (25.00%) User Experience
8 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) concrete5
2 6 (25.00%) Drupal
2 6 (25.00%) WordPress
2 6 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
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 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
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 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) Introscope
3 5 (20.83%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 6 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) RESTful
5 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 5 (20.83%) JAX-RS
5 5 (20.83%) PowerMock
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) JDBC
5 5 (20.83%) Servlets
5 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (25.00%) FMCG
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
4 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Samba
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Legato
2 5 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) ATG
3 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 5 (20.83%) Perforce
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) Compuware
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) EMC
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) Remedy
5 4 (16.67%) Brocade
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Sybase
8 1 (4.17%) Veritas