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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 149 83 163
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +80
Permanent jobs citing IBM 113 230 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.78% 3.43% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.09% 7.80% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 60
Median salary £40,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,245 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +0.54%
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
2760 2948 3277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.38% 43.91% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2159 2330 2622
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -83 38 £60,000 +35.59% 7
Merseyside +6 36 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Lancashire +5 18 £38,750 -8.82% 5
Cheshire +8 17 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Cumbria -8 1 £27,500 -26.66%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 84 (38.53%) Oracle
2 78 (35.78%) Microsoft
3 76 (34.86%) SQL
4 65 (29.82%) ITIL
5 64 (29.36%) Java
6 57 (26.15%) Degree
7 55 (25.23%) WebSphere
7 55 (25.23%) Finance
8 52 (23.85%) .NET
9 48 (22.02%) J2EE
9 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
9 48 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (20.18%) Data Centre
11 43 (19.72%) Data Management
12 41 (18.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 40 (18.35%) Windows
14 39 (17.89%) XML
14 39 (17.89%) Retail
15 36 (16.51%) Banking
16 35 (16.06%) SAP
16 35 (16.06%) DB2
16 35 (16.06%) Analytics
17 34 (15.60%) Web Services
17 34 (15.60%) PRINCE2
18 32 (14.68%) Software Engineering
19 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (13.30%) Linux
22 28 (12.84%) WebLogic
22 28 (12.84%) ABAP

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 55 (25.23%) WebSphere
2 28 (12.84%) WebLogic
3 25 (11.47%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (9.17%) CMS
5 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.80%) Tomcat
6 13 (5.96%) IIS
7 12 (5.50%) Apache
7 12 (5.50%) JBoss
8 8 (3.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (3.21%) CICS
10 6 (2.75%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.75%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (2.29%) IBM Notes
11 5 (2.29%) MS Exchange
11 5 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.38%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
1 12 (5.50%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (8.26%) Magento
2 10 (4.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (4.13%) Cognos Controller
3 9 (4.13%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (4.13%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.83%) Infor M3
5 4 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.92%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.26%) Adobe Analytics
4 16 (7.34%) SaaS
5 14 (6.42%) IaaS
5 14 (6.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.17%) FTP
2 18 (8.26%) SAN
3 16 (7.34%) DHCP
3 16 (7.34%) DNS
3 16 (7.34%) VPN
4 14 (6.42%) Internet
5 8 (3.67%) LAN
5 8 (3.67%) WAN
6 7 (3.21%) VLAN
7 6 (2.75%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.83%) Firewall
8 4 (1.83%) WebEx
9 2 (0.92%) HTTP
9 2 (0.92%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.92%) SNA
9 2 (0.92%) SSL
9 2 (0.92%) VoIP
10 1 (0.46%) SNMP
10 1 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.06%) DB2
3 11 (5.05%) DataStage
4 10 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.75%) Data Mining
7 6 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.75%) OLAP
7 6 (2.75%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.29%) DTS
8 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (11.01%) JIRA
2 16 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.42%) Subversion
4 8 (3.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.75%) NUnit
5 6 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.75%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.38%) Ant
8 2 (0.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.92%) JBehave
8 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.92%) JUnit
8 2 (0.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 55 (25.23%) Finance
2 39 (17.89%) Retail
3 36 (16.51%) Banking
4 15 (6.88%) Marketing
5 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.38%) Automotive
7 2 (0.92%) Publishing
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (28.44%) Analyst
2 36 (16.51%) Developer
3 31 (14.22%) Architect
4 28 (12.84%) Graduate
4 28 (12.84%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 24 (11.01%) Support Analyst
6 20 (9.17%) Applications Support
6 20 (9.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (7.80%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.42%) Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (6.42%) Sales Executive
10 13 (5.96%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (5.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (5.96%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 12 (5.50%) Administrator
12 9 (4.13%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (3.21%) Data Manager
13 7 (3.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.85%) .NET
2 48 (22.02%) J2EE
3 39 (17.89%) XML
4 34 (15.60%) Web Services
5 26 (11.93%) HTML
6 22 (10.09%) CSS
7 18 (8.26%) JSON
7 18 (8.26%) WCF
8 12 (5.50%) Middleware
9 11 (5.05%) Java EE
10 6 (2.75%) jQuery
10 6 (2.75%) SOAP
10 6 (2.75%) WebCenter
11 5 (2.29%) XSLT
12 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.83%) FIXML
12 4 (1.83%) WAP
12 4 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.83%) XSL
13 2 (0.92%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.18%) Data Centre
2 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.72%) iSeries
4 17 (7.80%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (7.34%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.96%) Public Cloud
7 12 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (4.59%) Visualisation
9 9 (4.13%) Mainframe
9 9 (4.13%) SWIFT
10 7 (3.21%) Replication
11 6 (2.75%) AS400
11 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.75%) VSAM
12 5 (2.29%) Clustering
12 5 (2.29%) Credit Risk
12 5 (2.29%) Mobile App
12 5 (2.29%) Symmetrix
13 4 (1.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.35%) Windows
2 29 (13.30%) Linux
3 26 (11.93%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.05%) Unix
6 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.29%) CentOS
7 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.92%) AIX
10 2 (0.92%) MVS
10 2 (0.92%) zOS
11 1 (0.46%) OS/400
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.82%) ITIL
2 48 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (19.72%) Data Management
4 41 (18.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 35 (16.06%) Analytics
6 34 (15.60%) PRINCE2
7 32 (14.68%) Software Engineering
8 28 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (12.84%) TOGAF
9 27 (12.39%) E-Commerce
10 22 (10.09%) CRM
11 21 (9.63%) Master Data Management
12 19 (8.72%) Scrum
13 18 (8.26%) Business Development
13 18 (8.26%) Error Analysis
14 17 (7.80%) Front End Development
14 17 (7.80%) Wealth Management
15 15 (6.88%) Asset Management
15 15 (6.88%) ITIL V3
15 15 (6.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.86%) SQL
2 64 (29.36%) Java
3 28 (12.84%) ABAP
3 28 (12.84%) C#
4 26 (11.93%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.72%) T-SQL
6 18 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.42%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.42%) RPG
8 8 (3.67%) JCL
9 7 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.75%) COBOL
11 5 (2.29%) XPath
12 4 (1.83%) C
12 4 (1.83%) VBScript
13 3 (1.38%) Jython
13 3 (1.38%) Python
14 2 (0.92%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.46%) VB
15 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (26.15%) Degree
2 23 (10.55%) SC Cleared
2 23 (10.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.26%) CCNA
3 18 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.42%) MCSE
5 12 (5.50%) EMC Certification
6 7 (3.21%) ISEB
7 4 (1.83%) CISA
7 4 (1.83%) CISM
7 4 (1.83%) CRISC
8 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.92%) PMP
8 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) COBIT
1 11 (5.05%) QA
2 9 (4.13%) SLA
3 4 (1.83%) HL7
3 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (0.92%) RACF
4 2 (0.92%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) SRDF
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.42%) ServiceCenter
2 12 (5.50%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.75%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (2.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.92%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.46%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) OpenView
6 1 (0.46%) Simpana
6 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 84 (38.53%) Oracle
2 78 (35.78%) Microsoft
3 35 (16.06%) SAP
4 28 (12.84%) BEA
5 24 (11.01%) Cognos
6 21 (9.63%) Adobe
6 21 (9.63%) ATG
6 21 (9.63%) hybris
7 20 (9.17%) Cisco
7 20 (9.17%) HP
7 20 (9.17%) VMware
8 19 (8.72%) EMC
8 19 (8.72%) Google
9 17 (7.80%) Cognizant
10 15 (6.88%) Citrix
11 14 (6.42%) Remedy
11 14 (6.42%) Software AG
12 11 (5.05%) Informatica
12 11 (5.05%) Tableau
13 7 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
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