The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 25 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing IBM 8 8 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.94% 4.37% 17.74%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 8.08% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 55
Average salary £52,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.82% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £46,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
68 99 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 41.98% 54.10% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 65 96 133
Average salary £54,000 £46,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £62,500 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

IBM
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

IBM Salary Trend in Knutsford

IBM
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Knutsford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 24 (77.42%) UNIX
2 20 (64.52%) Finance
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Oracle
4 14 (45.16%) Middleware
4 14 (45.16%) Mainframe
5 13 (41.94%) Linux
6 12 (38.71%) AIX
6 12 (38.71%) DB2
6 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (38.71%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (35.48%) Tandem
8 10 (32.26%) MySQL
8 10 (32.26%) Quality Management
8 10 (32.26%) Internet
8 10 (32.26%) Problem Management
8 10 (32.26%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (29.03%) SLA
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) Time Management
10 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (19.35%) Java
12 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
12 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
13 4 (12.90%) J2EE
13 4 (12.90%) XML
14 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
14 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (9.68%) Degree

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) CICS
3 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) DB2
2 10 (32.26%) MySQL
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) Informix
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Introscope
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Mockito
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Designer
1 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Designer
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
3 8 (25.81%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) PowerMock
4 2 (6.45%) JAX-RS
4 2 (6.45%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (6.45%) WSDL
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
4 2 (6.45%) XSL
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) JDBC
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Mainframe
2 12 (38.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (35.48%) Tandem
4 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Online Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) UNIX
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (32.26%) Quality Management
2 10 (32.26%) Problem Management
2 10 (32.26%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Information Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Product Management
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Korn
5 2 (6.45%) sed
5 2 (6.45%) AWK
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) COBOL
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Perforce
2 2 (6.45%) Compuware
2 2 (6.45%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Teradata