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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 26 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 21 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.03% 1.92% 3.39%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 4.03% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +43.30%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
154 248 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.25% 47.69% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126 218 158
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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 -9 8 - - 1
Skelmersdale - 8 £47,500 -
Burnley - 2 £32,500 -
Blackburn +14 1 £35,000 -22.22%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 26 (54.17%) Java
3 23 (47.92%) COBOL
4 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (41.67%) MuleSoft
5 20 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (41.67%) Software AG
5 20 (41.67%) Middleware
5 20 (41.67%) webMethods
5 20 (41.67%) Mainframe
5 20 (41.67%) Degree
5 20 (41.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 19 (39.58%) C++
7 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
8 15 (31.25%) JCL
8 15 (31.25%) QA
9 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 13 (27.08%) CICS
11 10 (20.83%) VSAM
11 10 (20.83%) Banking
11 10 (20.83%) DB2
11 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.58%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (14.58%) SQL
13 7 (14.58%) XML
13 7 (14.58%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) REXX
14 6 (12.50%) Web Services

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 13 (27.08%) CICS
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) OpenText Process Suite
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.83%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Junior
4 11 (22.92%) Mainframe Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Senior Mainframe Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Integration Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Designer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior Applications Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior Designer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Middleware Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 20 (41.67%) Middleware
1 20 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (14.58%) XML
3 6 (12.50%) Java EE
3 6 (12.50%) JSP
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (10.42%) RESTful
4 5 (10.42%) Servlets
4 5 (10.42%) SOAP
5 4 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (8.33%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) .NET
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.17%) ISPF
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.08%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (41.67%) Mainframe
3 10 (20.83%) VSAM
4 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.58%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (6.25%) AS400
6 3 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Test Management
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.08%) Change Management
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.08%) EAI
5 1 (2.08%) High Availability
5 1 (2.08%) OO
5 1 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (2.08%) Scrum
5 1 (2.08%) UML
5 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) COBOL
3 19 (39.58%) C++
4 15 (31.25%) JCL
5 7 (14.58%) REXX
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) C
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) MuleSoft
1 20 (41.67%) Software AG
1 20 (41.67%) webMethods
2 4 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos
Chorley, Lancashire
First Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago