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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 22 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing IBM 10 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.37% 6.14% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 17.02% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 4
Average salary £43,000 £43,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +9.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
70 141 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 44.59% 36.06% 51.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 93 72
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) ClearCase
3 6 (46.15%) ClearQuest
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) SAP
4 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) VocaLink
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (15.38%) BASE24
5 2 (15.38%) ISO 8583
5 2 (15.38%) Tandem
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) ClearCase
1 6 (46.15%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Software Asset Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 2 (15.38%) Tandem
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
1 2 (15.38%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) COBOL
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) PL/1
1 2 (15.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) VocaLink
3 2 (15.38%) NCR
3 2 (15.38%) HP
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