The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 77 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 73 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.35% 3.18% 3.36%
As % of the Vendors category 6.03% 6.32% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 55
Average salary £47,500 £50,775 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +1.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,950 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £56,000 £60,559
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
IBM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1210 1187 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.61% 50.28% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 958 927 1211
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Hertfordshire region.

IBM Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

IBM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 39 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Royston - 6 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth -6 4 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -24 1 £47,500 +43.93%
Hertford - 1 £50,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £40,000 - 1
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 126 (68.48%) Java
2 124 (67.39%) WebSphere
3 92 (50.00%) J2EE
4 91 (49.46%) SQL
5 89 (48.37%) Oracle
6 81 (44.02%) DB2
7 74 (40.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 73 (39.67%) Finance
9 71 (38.59%) Windows
10 69 (37.50%) E-Commerce
11 68 (36.96%) Retail
12 63 (34.24%) MQSeries
13 58 (31.52%) UNIX
13 58 (31.52%) Linux
14 53 (28.80%) Microsoft
15 50 (27.17%) XML
15 50 (27.17%) HTTP
16 43 (23.37%) ITIL
17 42 (22.83%) Problem Management
18 41 (22.28%) Degree
19 39 (21.20%) WebLogic
19 39 (21.20%) Spring
20 38 (20.65%) Web Services
21 37 (20.11%) Tomcat
22 36 (19.57%) HTML
23 35 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (19.02%) Relational Database
24 34 (18.48%) JavaScript
24 34 (18.48%) JMS
25 33 (17.93%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 124 (67.39%) WebSphere
2 74 (40.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 63 (34.24%) MQSeries
4 39 (21.20%) WebLogic
5 37 (20.11%) Tomcat
6 25 (13.59%) IIS
7 18 (9.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 15 (8.15%) JBoss
8 15 (8.15%) Apache
9 14 (7.61%) Apache Solr
10 9 (4.89%) Drupal
11 7 (3.80%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (3.80%) MS Exchange
11 7 (3.80%) OpenEdge
12 3 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.63%) iPlanet
13 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (1.09%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Office
2 14 (7.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Magento
2 8 (4.35%) Maximo
2 8 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (3.80%) CA PPM
4 4 (2.17%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.09%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
1 2 (1.09%) PaaS
1 2 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.17%) HTTP
2 26 (14.13%) SSL
2 26 (14.13%) Internet
3 16 (8.70%) SAN
4 15 (8.15%) FTP
5 9 (4.89%) NAS
6 7 (3.80%) HTTPS
7 6 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.72%) VLAN
9 4 (2.17%) LDAP
10 2 (1.09%) ATM
10 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.09%) DNS
11 1 (0.54%) LAN
11 1 (0.54%) WAN
11 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (44.02%) DB2
2 35 (19.02%) Relational Database
3 33 (17.93%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database
6 13 (7.07%) DbVisualizer
7 10 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (4.89%) Cognos Query Studio
8 9 (4.89%) Cognos Report Studio
8 9 (4.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.35%) ActiveReports
9 8 (4.35%) MySQL
9 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) LoadRunner
2 13 (7.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (6.52%) Ant
3 12 (6.52%) Maven
4 10 (5.43%) JUnit
4 10 (5.43%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.35%) Subversion
6 7 (3.80%) JMeter
6 7 (3.80%) Log4j
7 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.09%) Firebug
8 1 (0.54%) Hudson
8 1 (0.54%) NUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (39.67%) Finance
2 68 (36.96%) Retail
3 16 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.35%) Banking
5 7 (3.80%) Games
6 5 (2.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (20.11%) Developer
2 36 (19.57%) Analyst
2 36 (19.57%) Architect
3 26 (14.13%) Support Analyst
4 21 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.70%) Consultant
6 15 (8.15%) Tester
6 15 (8.15%) Enterprise Architect
7 14 (7.61%) Support Manager
7 14 (7.61%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (7.61%) Operations Support Analyst
8 13 (7.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.98%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.89%) Junior
10 9 (4.89%) Cognos Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Cognos BI Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (50.00%) J2EE
2 50 (27.17%) XML
3 39 (21.20%) Spring
4 38 (20.65%) Web Services
5 36 (19.57%) HTML
6 34 (18.48%) JMS
7 30 (16.30%) RESTful
8 28 (15.22%) Middleware
9 27 (14.67%) Application Packaging
10 19 (10.33%) .NET
10 19 (10.33%) CSS
11 17 (9.24%) JDBC
12 16 (8.70%) Servlets
13 13 (7.07%) Flash
14 10 (5.43%) XSLT
15 9 (4.89%) Struts
15 9 (4.89%) jQuery
16 8 (4.35%) EJB
16 8 (4.35%) XHTML
16 8 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.30%) Open Source
2 28 (15.22%) PKI
3 26 (14.13%) Management Information System
4 17 (9.24%) SWIFT
4 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.43%) iSeries
6 9 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.35%) Replication
8 7 (3.80%) Web 2.0
9 5 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.17%) User Experience
11 3 (1.63%) PMI
12 2 (1.09%) EFT
12 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.09%) Tandem
12 2 (1.09%) AS400
12 2 (1.09%) Statistics
12 2 (1.09%) Online Gambling
13 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.54%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.59%) Windows
2 58 (31.52%) UNIX
2 58 (31.52%) Linux
3 30 (16.30%) Solaris
3 30 (16.30%) AIX
4 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.89%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.89%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.35%) HPUX
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) OS/400
9 1 (0.54%) zOS
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 43 (23.37%) ITIL
3 42 (22.83%) Problem Management
4 35 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (14.67%) Waterfall
6 22 (11.96%) Automated Testing
7 20 (10.87%) Time Management
8 17 (9.24%) OO
9 15 (8.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.61%) Capacity Management
11 13 (7.07%) System Testing
11 13 (7.07%) Data Protection
11 13 (7.07%) Performance Testing
11 13 (7.07%) Change Management
11 13 (7.07%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.07%) Project Management
11 13 (7.07%) MVC
12 11 (5.98%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 126 (68.48%) Java
2 91 (49.46%) SQL
3 34 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.50%) Perl
5 21 (11.41%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.70%) C++
7 15 (8.15%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.43%) PHP
9 7 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.80%) AWK
9 7 (3.80%) XPath
10 4 (2.17%) Python
10 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.09%) Jython
11 2 (1.09%) C#
11 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) RPG
12 1 (0.54%) Ruby
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (22.28%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (6.52%) ISEB
3 7 (3.80%) Sun Certification
4 6 (3.26%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.63%) MCSE
6 3 (1.63%) CCNA
6 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.63%) MCITP
6 3 (1.63%) VCP5
7 2 (1.09%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) ISO 8583
2 14 (7.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (3.80%) NFS
4 6 (3.26%) SRDF
5 4 (2.17%) vSphere
5 4 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (1.63%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.09%) RACF
7 2 (1.09%) XenApp
7 2 (1.09%) ACF2
8 1 (0.54%) GPFS
8 1 (0.54%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.54%) vCloud
8 1 (0.54%) Samba
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.63%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.09%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (48.37%) Oracle
2 53 (28.80%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.85%) Sun
4 29 (15.76%) HP
5 27 (14.67%) TIBCO
6 15 (8.15%) VMware
7 10 (5.43%) EMC
7 10 (5.43%) Cognos
8 8 (4.35%) Cisco
8 8 (4.35%) OpenLink
9 7 (3.80%) NetApp
9 7 (3.80%) Brocade
9 7 (3.80%) Fujitsu
9 7 (3.80%) Adobe
9 7 (3.80%) Interwoven
9 7 (3.80%) Hitachi
10 5 (2.72%) Google
11 4 (2.17%) Coremetrics
11 4 (2.17%) NetIQ
11 4 (2.17%) Tealeaf
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