The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 140 112 146
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Permanent jobs citing IBM 115 162 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 2.42% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.33% 5.53% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 89
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2657 2932 3270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.59% 43.86% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2082 2348 2539
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IBM Salary Trend in the North West

IBM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in the North West

IBM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -31 68 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cheshire +21 21 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Merseyside +3 17 £32,500 -40.90% 5
Lancashire +5 5 £37,500 -7.40% 4
Cumbria -10 1 £27,500 -15.38%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 79 (40.10%) Oracle
2 76 (38.58%) SQL
3 72 (36.55%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.99%) ITIL
5 61 (30.96%) WebSphere
6 54 (27.41%) SQL Server
7 53 (26.90%) Finance
8 52 (26.40%) Retail
8 52 (26.40%) Degree
9 50 (25.38%) Java
9 50 (25.38%) .NET
10 48 (24.37%) XML
11 42 (21.32%) PRINCE2
11 42 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (21.32%) Analytics
12 39 (19.80%) Data Centre
13 36 (18.27%) Windows
14 33 (16.75%) E-Commerce
14 33 (16.75%) HP
15 32 (16.24%) SAP
15 32 (16.24%) JavaScript
16 31 (15.74%) HTML
16 31 (15.74%) Software Engineering
16 31 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (15.23%) Cognos
18 29 (14.72%) JIRA
18 29 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (14.21%) J2EE
19 28 (14.21%) Adobe
20 27 (13.71%) CSS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (30.96%) WebSphere
2 25 (12.69%) CMS
3 22 (11.17%) WebLogic
4 21 (10.66%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (8.63%) SharePoint
6 15 (7.61%) Tomcat
7 10 (5.08%) IIS
7 10 (5.08%) JBoss
8 9 (4.57%) Apache
9 6 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (3.05%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (2.54%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.54%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.54%) MS Exchange
11 4 (2.03%) CICS
11 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.52%) Commerce Server
13 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.58%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.57%) MS Office
4 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (12.18%) Magento
2 12 (6.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (4.57%) Cognos Controller
3 9 (4.57%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (4.57%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.06%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (2.03%) Infor M3
6 4 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.18%) Adobe Analytics
3 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (8.63%) IaaS
4 17 (8.63%) PaaS
5 11 (5.58%) SaaS
6 8 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) FTP
2 15 (7.61%) SAN
3 13 (6.60%) DHCP
3 13 (6.60%) DNS
3 13 (6.60%) VPN
4 8 (4.06%) Internet
4 8 (4.06%) LAN
4 8 (4.06%) WAN
5 7 (3.55%) VLAN
6 5 (2.54%) Firewall
6 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.03%) WebEx
8 3 (1.52%) HTTP
8 3 (1.52%) SSL
9 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.02%) SNA
9 2 (1.02%) VoIP
10 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.71%) DB2
3 14 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.06%) DataStage
6 8 (4.06%) MySQL
7 7 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.05%) OLAP
8 6 (3.05%) OLAP Cube
8 6 (3.05%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.54%) DTS
9 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.52%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (14.72%) JIRA
2 26 (13.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (10.66%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.15%) Subversion
5 7 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.54%) NUnit
6 5 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.54%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.52%) Ant
9 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.02%) JBehave
9 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.02%) JUnit
9 2 (1.02%) Selenium
10 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (26.90%) Finance
2 52 (26.40%) Retail
3 24 (12.18%) Banking
4 14 (7.11%) Marketing
5 8 (4.06%) Publishing
6 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (29.95%) Analyst
2 35 (17.77%) Developer
3 29 (14.72%) Architect
4 23 (11.68%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (11.17%) Graduate
5 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering Graduate
6 18 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.11%) Sales Executive
7 14 (7.11%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.60%) Administrator
8 13 (6.60%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 10 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
9 10 (5.08%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (4.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.57%) Integration Developer
10 9 (4.57%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.55%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.38%) .NET
2 48 (24.37%) XML
3 31 (15.74%) HTML
4 28 (14.21%) J2EE
5 27 (13.71%) CSS
6 25 (12.69%) JSON
7 24 (12.18%) WCF
8 22 (11.17%) Web Services
9 11 (5.58%) Middleware
9 11 (5.58%) XSLT
10 10 (5.08%) Java EE
11 8 (4.06%) SOAP
12 5 (2.54%) jQuery
13 4 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.03%) FIXML
13 4 (2.03%) WAP
13 4 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (2.03%) XSL
14 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
14 2 (1.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.80%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.60%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (5.58%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.08%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (4.57%) iSeries
7 9 (4.57%) Public Cloud
7 9 (4.57%) SWIFT
8 8 (4.06%) CMDB
8 8 (4.06%) Mainframe
9 7 (3.55%) Replication
10 6 (3.05%) AS400
11 5 (2.54%) Clustering
11 5 (2.54%) Credit Risk
11 5 (2.54%) Symmetrix
12 4 (2.03%) iPad
12 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.27%) Windows
2 27 (13.71%) Linux
3 23 (11.68%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.60%) Unix
5 10 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.54%) CentOS
7 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) AIX
10 2 (1.02%) MVS
10 2 (1.02%) zOS
11 1 (0.51%) OS/400
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.99%) ITIL
2 42 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.32%) Analytics
2 42 (21.32%) PRINCE2
3 33 (16.75%) E-Commerce
4 31 (15.74%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (12.69%) Data Management
6 25 (12.69%) TOGAF
7 24 (12.18%) Business Development
7 24 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (12.18%) Error Analysis
7 24 (12.18%) Scrum
8 23 (11.68%) Front End Development
9 22 (11.17%) CRM
9 22 (11.17%) ITIL V3
10 20 (10.15%) Project Management
11 19 (9.64%) Line Management
12 18 (9.14%) Asset Management
13 16 (8.12%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.58%) SQL
2 50 (25.38%) Java
3 32 (16.24%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.20%) T-SQL
5 23 (11.68%) C#
6 22 (11.17%) ABAP
7 20 (10.15%) PL/SQL
8 17 (8.63%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.58%) XPath
10 7 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.54%) JCL
12 4 (2.03%) C
12 4 (2.03%) Python
12 4 (2.03%) VBScript
13 3 (1.52%) COBOL
13 3 (1.52%) Jython
13 3 (1.52%) RPG
14 2 (1.02%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.51%) Perl
15 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (26.40%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) CCNA
2 15 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.09%) ISEB
4 11 (5.58%) MCSE
5 9 (4.57%) EMC Certification
6 8 (4.06%) PMI Certification
6 8 (4.06%) PMP
7 4 (2.03%) CISA
7 4 (2.03%) CISM
7 4 (2.03%) CRISC
8 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.02%) CISSP
10 1 (0.51%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) COBIT
2 10 (5.08%) QA
3 9 (4.57%) SLA
4 8 (4.06%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.52%) HL7
7 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.51%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (10.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.02%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (1.02%) RACF
4 2 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (1.02%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) GPFS
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.51%) SRDF
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (10.15%) ServiceCenter
2 9 (4.57%) AirWatch
3 8 (4.06%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.02%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.51%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.51%) Simpana
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (40.10%) Oracle
2 72 (36.55%) Microsoft
3 33 (16.75%) HP
4 32 (16.24%) SAP
5 30 (15.23%) Cognos
6 28 (14.21%) Adobe
7 27 (13.71%) ATG
7 27 (13.71%) hybris
8 24 (12.18%) Google
8 24 (12.18%) VMware
9 23 (11.68%) Cisco
10 22 (11.17%) BEA
10 22 (11.17%) EMC
11 21 (10.66%) Citrix
12 14 (7.11%) Remedy
13 12 (6.09%) BMC
13 12 (6.09%) Cognizant
14 10 (5.08%) Juniper
14 10 (5.08%) Tableau
15 9 (4.57%) Software AG
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus, pension and more
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + £6000 car allowance + laptop + phone
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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