The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 68 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Permanent jobs citing IBM 36 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.49% 1.29% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 3.72% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 19
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,600 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
IBM
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
555 537 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.38% 34.56% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 375 375 311
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 36 (70.59%) Banking
2 24 (47.06%) Retail
3 20 (39.22%) UNIX
4 19 (37.25%) Change Management
5 18 (35.29%) Oracle
6 14 (27.45%) Finance
7 13 (25.49%) Mainframe
7 13 (25.49%) .NET
7 13 (25.49%) Java
7 13 (25.49%) DB2
7 13 (25.49%) XML
7 13 (25.49%) UML
7 13 (25.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (23.53%) Linux
9 11 (21.57%) zOS
10 10 (19.61%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
10 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
11 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
11 9 (17.65%) Process Management
12 8 (15.69%) DataStage
12 8 (15.69%) J2EE
12 8 (15.69%) JasperReports
13 7 (13.73%) CICS
13 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.76%) Solaris
14 6 (11.76%) Windows
14 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
14 6 (11.76%) LPAR

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (13.73%) CICS
2 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) DB2
2 8 (15.69%) DataStage
2 8 (15.69%) JasperReports
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 36 (70.59%) Banking
2 24 (47.06%) Retail
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
4 10 (19.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (23.53%) Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) UNIX Specialist
4 8 (15.69%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) DBA
5 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) DB2 DBA
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Manager
6 5 (9.80%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) IT Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) UNIX Support
7 4 (7.84%) Senior UNIX Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) Senior UNIX Support
8 3 (5.88%) Java Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) XML
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) J2EE
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.96%) ISPF
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Mainframe
1 13 (25.49%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (11.76%) LPAR
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) UNIX
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) zOS
4 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 6 (11.76%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Change Management
2 13 (25.49%) UML
3 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
3 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 9 (17.65%) Process Management
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.80%) Data Management
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
8 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JCL
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) COBOL
6 1 (1.96%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) RACF
1 5 (9.80%) ACF2
2 4 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (7.84%) NFS
2 4 (7.84%) Samba
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenServer
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Misys
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.80%) Hitachi
3 4 (7.84%) Veritas
3 4 (7.84%) BMC
3 4 (7.84%) Sun
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Reuters
6 1 (1.96%) BT
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago