The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 54 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs citing IBM 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.03% 0.88% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 1.52% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
IBM
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 264 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 34.10% 57.77% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 124 229 162
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

IBM
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

IBM Salary Trend in Leicester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (58.33%) DB2
1 7 (58.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) COBOL
3 5 (41.67%) CICS
3 5 (41.67%) JCL
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
4 4 (33.33%) VSAM
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Adabas
5 3 (25.00%) NATURAL
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (41.67%) CICS
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Adabas
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) VSAM
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (16.67%) People Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) COBOL
2 5 (41.67%) JCL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) NATURAL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint