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 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 35 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.62% 2.07% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 4.84% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
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
30 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.63% 42.76% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 September 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 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) AIX
5 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
7 4 (26.67%) Cognos
7 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
7 4 (26.67%) RUP
7 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
7 4 (26.67%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (26.67%) Samba
8 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (20.00%) QA
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) BMC
8 3 (20.00%) zOS
8 3 (20.00%) Netcool
8 3 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (20.00%) RAD

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
1 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (13.33%) TM1 Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) zOS
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) RUP
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) RAD
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) CMMI
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Samba
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) Netcool
2 3 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) Applix
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle