The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 61 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.01% 2.99% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 6.98% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 2
Average salary £44,250 £36,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.91% +89.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IBM
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
228 172 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.25% 42.79% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 193 145 181
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,914 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

IBM Salary Trend in Lancashire

IBM
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Chorley -5 2 £47,500 +58.33%
Accrington - 1 £41,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £37,500 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) EMC
6 6 (31.58%) DB2
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) Ingres
7 5 (26.32%) SMS
7 5 (26.32%) VMS
7 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
7 5 (26.32%) AIX
7 5 (26.32%) HPUX
7 5 (26.32%) Solaris
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Novell
7 5 (26.32%) Veritas
7 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
7 5 (26.32%) AS400
8 4 (21.05%) FileNet
8 4 (21.05%) Finance

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (42.11%) Apache
3 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) FileNet
5 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (5.26%) Quickr
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) SMS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Ingres
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Intranet Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 4 (21.05%) XSLT
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
1 5 (26.32%) AS400
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) VMS
1 5 (26.32%) AIX
1 5 (26.32%) HPUX
1 5 (26.32%) Solaris
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) EAI
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
3 1 (5.26%) RPG
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
1 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 5 (26.32%) Novell
5 5 (26.32%) Veritas
6 4 (21.05%) Software AG
6 4 (21.05%) webMethods
6 4 (21.05%) Informatica
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 1 (5.26%) Lotus
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp