The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Halifax region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 29 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.63% 2.33% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 10.20% 5.88% 9.52%
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 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.79% 39.53% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 44
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 £24,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
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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 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 17 (65.38%) UNIX
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) AIX
4 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 11 (42.31%) Perl
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) ClearCase
6 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
6 10 (38.46%) ClearQuest
7 9 (34.62%) Banking
7 9 (34.62%) CruiseControl
8 8 (30.77%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) RUP
9 6 (23.08%) Samba
9 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
9 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
10 5 (19.23%) QA
10 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
10 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
10 5 (19.23%) Netcool
10 5 (19.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (19.23%) RAD
10 5 (19.23%) BMC
10 5 (19.23%) zOS
10 5 (19.23%) Solaris
11 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (15.38%) Cognos

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) ClearCase
1 10 (38.46%) ClearQuest
2 9 (34.62%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Senior Technician
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) UNIX
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) AIX
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) zOS
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) RUP
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) RAD
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) CMMI
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Perl
2 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 5 (19.23%) Netcool
2 5 (19.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) BMC
3 4 (15.38%) Cognos
4 2 (7.69%) Applix
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft