The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 67 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 14 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.74% 1.00% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 1.80% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 14
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
IBM
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
320 388 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.85% 55.51% 55.78%
Number of salaries quoted 265 340 336
Average salary £38,800 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

IBM
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

IBM Salary Trend in Leicestershire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

IBM
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Leicester +10 3 £33,000 -5.71%
IBM
East Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (45.83%) DB2
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (33.33%) AIX
4 7 (29.17%) Cognos
4 7 (29.17%) Mainframe
4 7 (29.17%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (20.83%) CA Endevor
6 5 (20.83%) CICS
6 5 (20.83%) COBOL
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) JCL
7 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Retail
7 4 (16.67%) Korn
7 4 (16.67%) VSAM
7 4 (16.67%) UNIX
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) Firmware
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (16.67%) Shell Script

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (20.83%) CICS
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Programmer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) COBOL Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.67%) VSAM
2 4 (16.67%) Firmware
2 4 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) AIX
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) COBOL
2 5 (20.83%) JCL
3 4 (16.67%) Korn
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) NATURAL
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) CA Endevor
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cognos
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint