The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 25 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 1.47% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 3.26% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
88 92 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 64.23% 45.10% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 95
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Salary Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) JSTL
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) AS400 Operator
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) JSTL
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft