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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / North West
Rank 172 132 147
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 78 106 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.91% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 4.71% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 64 78 92
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 £27,650 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £50,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
2592 2250 2935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.61% 40.51% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2125 1862 2507
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,913 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £53,000
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -58 30 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Cheshire +10 20 £39,000 -8.16% 3
Lancashire -11 18 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Merseyside - 10 £51,250 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 68 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (35.26%) SQL
3 59 (31.05%) Oracle
4 58 (30.53%) Java
5 52 (27.37%) Microsoft
6 51 (26.84%) ITIL
6 51 (26.84%) Degree
7 44 (23.16%) DB2
8 39 (20.53%) XML
9 38 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 35 (18.42%) Data Management
11 33 (17.37%) J2EE
11 33 (17.37%) Linux
11 33 (17.37%) iSeries
12 32 (16.84%) Waterfall
12 32 (16.84%) SQL Server
13 31 (16.32%) .NET
13 31 (16.32%) SC Cleared
13 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
13 31 (16.32%) SDLC
14 30 (15.79%) RPG
14 30 (15.79%) ERP
14 30 (15.79%) Banking
15 29 (15.26%) Finance
15 29 (15.26%) Web Services
15 29 (15.26%) Data Centre
16 28 (14.74%) Windows
17 27 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (14.21%) Master Data Management
18 25 (13.16%) TOGAF

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 24 (12.63%) WebSphere
2 21 (11.05%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (8.95%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.37%) WebLogic
5 13 (6.84%) Apache
5 13 (6.84%) JBoss
6 12 (6.32%) IIS
7 8 (4.21%) Apache Solr
7 8 (4.21%) CICS
7 8 (4.21%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (3.68%) Commerce Server
9 6 (3.16%) CMS
10 3 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.63%) Magento
4 4 (2.11%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (2.11%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (2.11%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.89%) SaaS
4 13 (6.84%) PaaS
5 12 (6.32%) IaaS
6 6 (3.16%) GitHub
7 4 (2.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.95%) SAN
2 15 (7.89%) DNS
3 12 (6.32%) DHCP
3 12 (6.32%) VPN
4 10 (5.26%) Internet
5 6 (3.16%) HTTP
6 5 (2.63%) FTP
6 5 (2.63%) SNMP
6 5 (2.63%) VLAN
7 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.11%) Firewall
7 4 (2.11%) SSL
8 3 (1.58%) LAN
8 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.58%) WAN
9 2 (1.05%) VoIP
10 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.53%) LDAP
10 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.16%) DB2
2 32 (16.84%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.79%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.68%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.63%) DataStage
8 3 (1.58%) Endeca
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (1.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.05%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.05%) OLAP
9 2 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) MS Access
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.74%) JIRA
3 8 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.16%) NUnit
5 5 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) ERwin
7 1 (0.53%) Selenium
7 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (15.79%) Banking
2 29 (15.26%) Finance
3 10 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.58%) Legal
4 3 (1.58%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.05%) Automotive
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (30.00%) Analyst
2 52 (27.37%) Developer
3 29 (15.26%) Support Analyst
4 28 (14.74%) Applications Support
4 28 (14.74%) Applications Support Analyst
5 25 (13.16%) Architect
6 15 (7.89%) Graduate
7 14 (7.37%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering Graduate
8 13 (6.84%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (6.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
10 9 (4.74%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) E-Commerce Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.21%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.53%) XML
2 33 (17.37%) J2EE
3 31 (16.32%) .NET
4 29 (15.26%) Web Services
5 18 (9.47%) CSS
5 18 (9.47%) HTML
6 16 (8.42%) Middleware
7 10 (5.26%) WCF
8 9 (4.74%) jQuery
9 7 (3.68%) JSP
9 7 (3.68%) WebCenter
9 7 (3.68%) XSLT
10 6 (3.16%) EDI
10 6 (3.16%) EDIFACT
10 6 (3.16%) JSON
10 6 (3.16%) WinForms
10 6 (3.16%) WPF
11 4 (2.11%) ISPF
11 4 (2.11%) Java EE
12 3 (1.58%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.37%) iSeries
2 29 (15.26%) Data Centre
3 27 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (11.05%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (10.00%) Algorithms
6 14 (7.37%) AS400
7 13 (6.84%) Mainframe
7 13 (6.84%) Public Cloud
8 12 (6.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
9 9 (4.74%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.68%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
11 6 (3.16%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (3.16%) N-Tier
11 6 (3.16%) VSAM
12 5 (2.63%) User Experience
13 4 (2.11%) Data Integration
13 4 (2.11%) e-Health
13 4 (2.11%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.37%) Linux
2 28 (14.74%) Windows
3 21 (11.05%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.79%) Unix
6 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.84%) ITIL
3 38 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 35 (18.42%) Data Management
5 32 (16.84%) Waterfall
6 31 (16.32%) SDLC
7 30 (15.79%) ERP
8 27 (14.21%) Master Data Management
9 25 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 25 (13.16%) TOGAF
10 22 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (11.58%) DevOps
10 22 (11.58%) Unit Testing
11 21 (11.05%) Mentoring
12 20 (10.53%) TDD
13 18 (9.47%) Scrum
13 18 (9.47%) Workflow
14 17 (8.95%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.42%) PRINCE2
15 16 (8.42%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.26%) SQL
2 58 (30.53%) Java
3 30 (15.79%) RPG
4 23 (12.11%) C#
5 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.37%) ABAP
7 10 (5.26%) JCL
8 9 (4.74%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.74%) VBA
9 7 (3.68%) COBOL
9 7 (3.68%) PHP
10 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.63%) VB
12 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (26.84%) Degree
2 31 (16.32%) SC Cleared
2 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.37%) CCNA
4 14 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (7.37%) MCSE
5 12 (6.32%) EMC Certification
6 9 (4.74%) ISEB
7 4 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCSA
8 1 (0.53%) NCDA
8 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.26%) vSphere
4 7 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (2.11%) RACF
6 4 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.58%) XenApp
8 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) AirWatch
2 9 (4.74%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.68%) Data Guard
3 7 (3.68%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (3.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.63%) Nagios
4 5 (2.63%) OpenView
4 5 (2.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) Simpana
Vendors
1 59 (31.05%) Oracle
2 52 (27.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.05%) Cisco
4 20 (10.53%) VMware
5 16 (8.42%) EMC
5 16 (8.42%) Software AG
6 15 (7.89%) Cognizant
6 15 (7.89%) SAP
7 14 (7.37%) BEA
7 14 (7.37%) HP
8 13 (6.84%) Citrix
9 12 (6.32%) Google
10 11 (5.79%) Cognos
11 8 (4.21%) ATG
11 8 (4.21%) hybris
12 7 (3.68%) IBM Sterling
12 7 (3.68%) Siebel
13 6 (3.16%) Adobe
13 6 (3.16%) CA
14 5 (2.63%) BMC
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