The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 32 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.26% 3.05% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 7.14% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
IBM
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
40 56 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.60% 42.75% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 43
Average salary £28,625 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.43% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

IBM
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

IBM Salary Trend in Halifax

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (70.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) AIX
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (50.00%) Perl
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (45.00%) Banking
7 7 (35.00%) ClearQuest
7 7 (35.00%) ClearCase
8 6 (30.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
8 6 (30.00%) CruiseControl
9 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (25.00%) Samba
9 5 (25.00%) RUP
9 5 (25.00%) BMC
9 5 (25.00%) Netcool
9 5 (25.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Solaris
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (20.00%) RAD
10 4 (20.00%) Cognos
10 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
10 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 3 (15.00%) QA
11 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) OLAP
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (35.00%) ClearQuest
2 6 (30.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Technician
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.00%) iSeries
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) AIX
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (15.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) RUP
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) RAD
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) CMMI
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (25.00%) Netcool
2 5 (25.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos
4 2 (10.00%) Applix
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle