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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 13 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing IBM 21 2 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.86% 1.18% 15.42%
As % of the Vendors category 28.38% 2.17% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 33
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £65,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £45,000
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
74 92 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 41.81% 54.44% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 67 89 98
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,800 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 21 November 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Knutsford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 25 (71.43%) UNIX
2 22 (62.86%) Finance
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) Mainframe
5 15 (42.86%) Middleware
5 15 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
6 14 (40.00%) Linux
6 14 (40.00%) Oracle
7 13 (37.14%) AIX
8 12 (34.29%) DB2
8 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (31.43%) Quality Management
9 11 (31.43%) MySQL
9 11 (31.43%) Tandem
10 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
10 10 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (28.57%) Internet
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.86%) Time Management
12 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (22.86%) SQL
12 8 (22.86%) SLA
13 7 (20.00%) Java
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
15 5 (14.29%) J2EE
15 5 (14.29%) XML
15 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
16 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
16 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) DB2
2 11 (31.43%) MySQL
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) Informix
5 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Introscope
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
1 2 (5.71%) Mockito
1 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
1 10 (28.57%) Designer
2 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
3 8 (22.86%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Applications Support
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Designer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.57%) XSD
4 3 (8.57%) XSLT
5 2 (5.71%) WSDL
5 2 (5.71%) JAX-RPC
5 2 (5.71%) XSL
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) JDBC
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (5.71%) PowerMock
5 2 (5.71%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Mainframe
2 15 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (31.43%) Tandem
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) PMI
6 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 2 (5.71%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) UNIX
2 20 (57.14%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 13 (37.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (31.43%) Quality Management
3 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Time Management
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) Information Management
8 1 (2.86%) Release Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) AWK
5 3 (8.57%) Korn
5 3 (8.57%) sed
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) COBOL
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.57%) MBA
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.57%) CSQA
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Compuware
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Perforce
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Wincor Nixdorf