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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 85 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 68 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.02% 2.45% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 5.11% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 37
Average salary £47,500 £51,638 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.01% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,250 £62,335
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1256 1194 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.77% 47.87% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 994 952 1131
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,136 £60,000
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 24 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 24 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 +7 38 £51,250 -2.38%
Royston - 6 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth -11 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Letchworth - 2 £40,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £52,500 - 4
Hertford - 1 £50,000 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 116 (69.46%) Java
2 111 (66.47%) WebSphere
3 86 (51.50%) J2EE
3 86 (51.50%) Oracle
4 81 (48.50%) SQL
5 73 (43.71%) DB2
6 66 (39.52%) Windows
7 65 (38.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 64 (38.32%) Finance
9 63 (37.72%) E-Commerce
10 59 (35.33%) Retail
11 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
12 55 (32.93%) MQSeries
12 55 (32.93%) UNIX
12 55 (32.93%) Linux
13 45 (26.95%) XML
14 43 (25.75%) HTTP
15 40 (23.95%) Problem Management
16 39 (23.35%) ITIL
17 38 (22.75%) HTML
18 37 (22.16%) Degree
19 36 (21.56%) Spring
19 36 (21.56%) JavaScript
19 36 (21.56%) Tomcat
20 32 (19.16%) Web Services
21 31 (18.56%) AIX
21 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
22 30 (17.96%) WebLogic
22 30 (17.96%) HP
23 29 (17.37%) Sun

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 111 (66.47%) WebSphere
2 65 (38.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 55 (32.93%) MQSeries
4 36 (21.56%) Tomcat
5 30 (17.96%) WebLogic
6 22 (13.17%) IIS
7 17 (10.18%) Apache
8 14 (8.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (7.78%) JBoss
10 11 (6.59%) Apache Solr
11 8 (4.79%) Drupal
12 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
12 6 (3.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (2.40%) OpenEdge
14 3 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (1.20%) SugarCRM
15 2 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
16 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (10.78%) MS Office
2 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Maximo
2 8 (4.79%) Magento
3 7 (4.19%) CA PPM
3 7 (4.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (2.40%) Fredhopper
5 2 (1.20%) Unica
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.40%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.75%) HTTP
2 25 (14.97%) Internet
3 20 (11.98%) SSL
4 14 (8.38%) FTP
5 12 (7.19%) SAN
6 7 (4.19%) HTTPS
7 6 (3.59%) NAS
7 6 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.99%) VLAN
9 4 (2.40%) DNS
10 3 (1.80%) LDAP
11 2 (1.20%) DHCP
12 1 (0.60%) LAN
12 1 (0.60%) WAN
12 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (43.71%) DB2
2 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
3 28 (16.77%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.78%) Oracle Database
5 13 (7.78%) DbVisualizer
6 12 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (5.99%) MySQL
9 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (4.79%) ActiveReports
10 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.79%) Cognos Query Studio
10 8 (4.79%) Cognos Report Studio
10 8 (4.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Cognos Event Studio
11 7 (4.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (11.98%) LoadRunner
2 14 (8.38%) Ant
3 13 (7.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (7.78%) Maven
4 12 (7.19%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.99%) JUnit
6 8 (4.79%) Subversion
7 7 (4.19%) JMeter
8 6 (3.59%) Log4j
9 2 (1.20%) Firebug
10 1 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 64 (38.32%) Finance
2 59 (35.33%) Retail
3 12 (7.19%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.19%) Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.16%) Developer
2 36 (21.56%) Analyst
3 29 (17.37%) Architect
4 24 (14.37%) Support Analyst
5 21 (12.57%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.98%) Tester
7 13 (7.78%) Consultant
7 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 13 (7.78%) Operations Analyst
7 13 (7.78%) Operations Support Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (6.59%) Support Manager
10 9 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.39%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Cognos Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Cognos BI Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Junior
13 6 (3.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (51.50%) J2EE
2 45 (26.95%) XML
3 38 (22.75%) HTML
4 36 (21.56%) Spring
5 32 (19.16%) Web Services
6 29 (17.37%) JMS
7 25 (14.97%) RESTful
8 23 (13.77%) Middleware
9 22 (13.17%) Application Packaging
10 21 (12.57%) CSS
11 18 (10.78%) .NET
12 17 (10.18%) JDBC
13 15 (8.98%) Servlets
14 13 (7.78%) Flash
15 11 (6.59%) Struts
16 10 (5.99%) jQuery
17 9 (5.39%) XSLT
17 9 (5.39%) XHTML
17 9 (5.39%) JSP
18 8 (4.79%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) PKI
2 23 (13.77%) Open Source
3 22 (13.17%) Management Information System
4 14 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.19%) SWIFT
6 9 (5.39%) iSeries
6 9 (5.39%) Replication
7 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.59%) Web 2.0
9 4 (2.40%) User Experience
9 4 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.80%) PMI
11 2 (1.20%) AS400
11 2 (1.20%) Tandem
11 2 (1.20%) Online Gambling
11 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.60%) LPAR
12 1 (0.60%) DLPAR
12 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 66 (39.52%) Windows
2 55 (32.93%) UNIX
2 55 (32.93%) Linux
3 31 (18.56%) AIX
4 29 (17.37%) Solaris
5 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.39%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.19%) HPUX
8 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.72%) E-Commerce
2 40 (23.95%) Problem Management
3 39 (23.35%) ITIL
4 28 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.17%) Automated Testing
6 21 (12.57%) Waterfall
7 16 (9.58%) MVC
7 16 (9.58%) OO
8 14 (8.38%) Capacity Management
8 14 (8.38%) Time Management
8 14 (8.38%) Data Protection
9 13 (7.78%) Performance Testing
9 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (7.78%) System Testing
9 13 (7.78%) Regression Testing
9 13 (7.78%) Asset Management
10 12 (7.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (69.46%) Java
2 81 (48.50%) SQL
3 36 (21.56%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.77%) Perl
5 18 (10.78%) PL/SQL
6 16 (9.58%) C++
7 15 (8.98%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.99%) PHP
9 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.19%) AWK
10 6 (3.59%) XPath
11 5 (2.99%) Python
11 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (1.20%) VBScript
13 2 (1.20%) VB
13 2 (1.20%) C#
14 1 (0.60%) C
14 1 (0.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 37 (22.16%) Degree
2 12 (7.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (7.19%) ISEB
3 7 (4.19%) Sun Certification
4 6 (3.59%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.40%) MCSE
6 3 (1.80%) CCNA
6 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.80%) MCITP
6 3 (1.80%) VCP5
7 2 (1.20%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) SLA
2 12 (7.19%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.59%) SRDF
3 6 (3.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (3.59%) NFS
4 3 (1.80%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.20%) RACF
5 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.20%) vCloud
5 2 (1.20%) ACF2
6 1 (0.60%) GPFS
6 1 (0.60%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.20%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (1.20%) WSUS
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 86 (51.50%) Oracle
2 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (17.96%) HP
4 29 (17.37%) Sun
5 22 (13.17%) TIBCO
6 18 (10.78%) VMware
7 9 (5.39%) Cognos
7 9 (5.39%) Cisco
8 8 (4.79%) Adobe
8 8 (4.79%) OpenLink
9 7 (4.19%) EMC
10 6 (3.59%) Interwoven
10 6 (3.59%) Hitachi
10 6 (3.59%) NetApp
10 6 (3.59%) Brocade
10 6 (3.59%) Fujitsu
11 5 (2.99%) hybris
12 4 (2.40%) Tealeaf
12 4 (2.40%) Hitwise
12 4 (2.40%) comScore
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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TRG
Salary: 65000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago