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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 24 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM 10 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.15% 11.48% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.13% 21.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 0
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
123 99 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 63.40% 54.10% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 98 76 55
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,125 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) Assembly Language
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Online Banking
3 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) CICS
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) COBOL
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Tandem
6 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
6 2 (18.18%) VSAM
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) JCL
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) ATM
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
1 5 (45.45%) CICS
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) BASE24
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) ATM
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Programmer
1 5 (45.45%) CICS Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) TM1 Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Web Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) Online Banking
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Tandem
4 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
4 2 (18.18%) VSAM
4 2 (18.18%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Assembly Language
2 4 (36.36%) COBOL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) REXX
3 2 (18.18%) PL/1
3 2 (18.18%) JCL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) RACF
1 2 (18.18%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) NCR
1 2 (18.18%) VocaLink
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos