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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing IBM 7 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.91% 5.96% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 11.25% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
60 80 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.52% 52.98% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 39
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £19,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 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 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Assembly Language
2 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos
3 4 (30.77%) CICS
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (30.77%) Online Banking
3 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) OLAP
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (23.08%) zOS
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) GAAP
5 2 (15.38%) RACF
5 2 (15.38%) REXX
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (30.77%) MQSeries
1 4 (30.77%) CICS
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) OLAP
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Programmer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) CICS Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Online Banking
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) VSAM
4 1 (7.69%) Tandem
4 1 (7.69%) iSeries
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) zOS
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Assembly Language
2 2 (15.38%) REXX
2 2 (15.38%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GAAP
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) RACF
1 2 (15.38%) ACF2
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) Applix
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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