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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 149 95 140
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +45
Permanent jobs citing IBM 116 175 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 2.87% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 6.81% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 103
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
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
2873 2570 3335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.34% 42.20% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2050 2827
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -95 35 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Lancashire +5 32 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Merseyside +9 28 £55,000 +7.84% 4
Cheshire +6 21 £37,500 -21.05% 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (34.80%) SQL
2 75 (33.04%) Oracle
3 71 (31.28%) Microsoft
4 65 (28.63%) Java
5 61 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (26.87%) Degree
6 59 (25.99%) ITIL
7 49 (21.59%) Finance
8 46 (20.26%) DB2
9 45 (19.82%) J2EE
10 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 44 (19.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 43 (18.94%) XML
12 41 (18.06%) .NET
13 38 (16.74%) Data Management
13 38 (16.74%) Windows
13 38 (16.74%) WebSphere
13 38 (16.74%) Data Centre
14 36 (15.86%) Linux
14 36 (15.86%) Web Services
15 35 (15.42%) Banking
15 35 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (14.98%) iSeries
17 32 (14.10%) Software Engineering
18 31 (13.66%) SC Cleared
18 31 (13.66%) Security Cleared
18 31 (13.66%) ERP
18 31 (13.66%) RPG
19 30 (13.22%) SDLC
19 30 (13.22%) Waterfall

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 38 (16.74%) WebSphere
2 27 (11.89%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (9.69%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.93%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.17%) Apache
5 14 (6.17%) IIS
5 14 (6.17%) JBoss
5 14 (6.17%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.96%) CICS
6 9 (3.96%) CMS
7 8 (3.52%) Apache Solr
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (3.08%) Commerce Server
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (4.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (3.96%) Cognos Controller
3 9 (3.96%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (3.52%) Magento
5 4 (1.76%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.49%) SaaS
4 14 (6.17%) PaaS
5 13 (5.73%) IaaS
6 7 (3.08%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.25%) SAN
2 16 (7.05%) DNS
3 13 (5.73%) DHCP
3 13 (5.73%) VPN
4 12 (5.29%) Internet
5 9 (3.96%) FTP
6 7 (3.08%) HTTP
7 6 (2.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.20%) SNMP
8 5 (2.20%) SSL
9 4 (1.76%) LAN
9 4 (1.76%) VLAN
9 4 (1.76%) WAN
10 3 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.32%) Firewall
10 3 (1.32%) WebEx
11 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.88%) SNA
11 2 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.26%) DB2
2 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.41%) DataStage
4 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.08%) Data Mining
7 6 (2.64%) OLAP
7 6 (2.64%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.64%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (1.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.32%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) JIRA
2 7 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.20%) NUnit
3 5 (2.20%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.20%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.32%) Subversion
4 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) ERwin
General
1 49 (21.59%) Finance
2 35 (15.42%) Banking
3 17 (7.49%) Retail
4 7 (3.08%) Marketing
5 6 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.76%) Automotive
7 3 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (32.60%) Analyst
2 46 (20.26%) Developer
3 39 (17.18%) Support Analyst
4 34 (14.98%) Applications Support
4 34 (14.98%) Applications Support Analyst
5 29 (12.78%) Architect
6 22 (9.69%) Graduate
6 22 (9.69%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 15 (6.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (6.17%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (6.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.41%) WebSphere Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.96%) E-Commerce Developer
12 8 (3.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) Data Manager
13 7 (3.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.82%) J2EE
2 43 (18.94%) XML
3 41 (18.06%) .NET
4 36 (15.86%) Web Services
5 23 (10.13%) HTML
6 20 (8.81%) CSS
7 17 (7.49%) Middleware
8 9 (3.96%) JSON
9 8 (3.52%) Java EE
9 8 (3.52%) jQuery
10 7 (3.08%) JSP
10 7 (3.08%) SOAP
10 7 (3.08%) WCF
11 6 (2.64%) ISPF
11 6 (2.64%) WebCenter
12 4 (1.76%) XSLT
13 3 (1.32%) EDI
13 3 (1.32%) EJB
13 3 (1.32%) XHTML
13 3 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.74%) Data Centre
2 35 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (14.98%) iSeries
4 22 (9.69%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (8.81%) Algorithms
6 16 (7.05%) Mainframe
7 14 (6.17%) AS400
7 14 (6.17%) Public Cloud
8 13 (5.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
10 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
10 10 (4.41%) Visualisation
11 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
12 7 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (3.08%) VSAM
13 6 (2.64%) SWIFT
14 5 (2.20%) Data Integration
14 5 (2.20%) Replication
15 4 (1.76%) e-Health
15 4 (1.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.74%) Windows
2 36 (15.86%) Linux
3 24 (10.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.61%) Unix
5 13 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 2 (0.88%) MVS
8 2 (0.88%) zOS
9 1 (0.44%) OS/400
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.99%) ITIL
3 44 (19.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 38 (16.74%) Data Management
5 32 (14.10%) Software Engineering
6 31 (13.66%) ERP
7 30 (13.22%) SDLC
7 30 (13.22%) Waterfall
8 28 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (12.33%) TOGAF
9 26 (11.45%) Master Data Management
10 23 (10.13%) Unit Testing
11 22 (9.69%) Analytics
12 20 (8.81%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.81%) PRINCE2
13 18 (7.93%) CRM
14 17 (7.49%) Mentoring
14 17 (7.49%) SOA
14 17 (7.49%) Workflow
15 16 (7.05%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.80%) SQL
2 65 (28.63%) Java
3 31 (13.66%) RPG
4 24 (10.57%) C#
5 22 (9.69%) ABAP
6 21 (9.25%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.61%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.73%) JCL
9 8 (3.52%) COBOL
10 6 (2.64%) PHP
10 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.20%) VB
12 4 (1.76%) VBA
13 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.32%) VBScript
14 2 (0.88%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.88%) XPath
15 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (26.87%) Degree
2 31 (13.66%) SC Cleared
2 31 (13.66%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.61%) CCNA
4 15 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.61%) MCSE
5 13 (5.73%) EMC Certification
6 9 (3.96%) ISEB
7 4 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CISA
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) CRISC
8 1 (0.44%) MCSA
8 1 (0.44%) NCDA
8 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) COBIT
3 4 (1.76%) HL7
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.96%) vSphere
4 7 (3.08%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.64%) RACF
6 4 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.32%) XenApp
8 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (5.73%) AirWatch
2 9 (3.96%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.64%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.64%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (2.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (2.20%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.20%) Nagios
4 5 (2.20%) OpenView
4 5 (2.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.88%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.44%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) SCCM
7 1 (0.44%) Simpana
Vendors
1 75 (33.04%) Oracle
2 71 (31.28%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.45%) SAP
4 22 (9.69%) BEA
4 22 (9.69%) Cognos
5 21 (9.25%) Cisco
6 20 (8.81%) VMware
7 19 (8.37%) Cognizant
7 19 (8.37%) EMC
8 18 (7.93%) HP
9 17 (7.49%) Software AG
10 14 (6.17%) Citrix
11 11 (4.85%) ATG
11 11 (4.85%) hybris
12 10 (4.41%) Tableau
13 9 (3.96%) Adobe
13 9 (3.96%) Informatica
13 9 (3.96%) Remedy
14 8 (3.52%) BMC
14 8 (3.52%) Google
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