The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Edinburgh 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 80 50 80
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Permanent jobs citing IBM 35 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.09% 3.00% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 6.46% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 14
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,152 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,900 £60,000 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
685 511 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.99% 46.41% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 426 327 448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
Scotland

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region.

IBM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (40.58%) WebSphere
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
3 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 20 (28.99%) Middleware
4 19 (27.54%) Java
4 19 (27.54%) zOS
5 18 (26.09%) Linux
6 17 (24.64%) UNIX
7 16 (23.19%) AIX
8 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
10 13 (18.84%) RDBMS
10 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
11 12 (17.39%) Windows
12 10 (14.49%) Oracle
12 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (14.49%) SOA
12 10 (14.49%) Mainframe
12 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (13.04%) DB2
14 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
14 8 (11.59%) ClearQuest
14 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Process Server
14 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 7 (10.14%) MQSeries
15 7 (10.14%) J2EE
15 7 (10.14%) CA
15 7 (10.14%) BMC
16 6 (8.70%) Cisco

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (40.58%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (10.14%) MQSeries
5 5 (7.25%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (4.35%) SAS
7 2 (2.90%) CICS
7 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.45%) MTS
8 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
1 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (5.80%) Network Security
2 2 (2.90%) Wireless
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) RDBMS
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.04%) DB2
3 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) OLAP
4 3 (4.35%) DataStage
5 2 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) ClearQuest
1 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.90%) ERwin
2 2 (2.90%) JUnit
2 2 (2.90%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) Mockito
General
1 21 (30.43%) Banking
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Architect
2 10 (14.49%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Administrator
3 8 (11.59%) Designer
4 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Specialist
5 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.80%) Programmer
7 4 (5.80%) DBA
7 4 (5.80%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Middleware
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (10.14%) J2EE
4 5 (7.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 3 (4.35%) JDBC
5 3 (4.35%) JSP
5 3 (4.35%) Java EE
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.90%) XML
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) JSF
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Mainframe
1 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) zOS
2 18 (26.09%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) UNIX
4 16 (23.19%) AIX
5 12 (17.39%) Windows
6 2 (2.90%) Solaris
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.49%) SOA
4 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.25%) UML
5 5 (7.25%) Workflow
5 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.25%) Workflow Management
5 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.80%) ETL
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.35%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.90%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.90%) Data Governance
8 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.90%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) Jython
5 2 (2.90%) REXX
6 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Samba
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.90%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) BMC
2 7 (10.14%) CA
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) Compuware
5 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.80%) Juniper
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) Cognos
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Teradata
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.45%) Actimize
8 1 (1.45%) Pega