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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 132 125 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing IBM 115 150 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 2.28% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 5.19% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 101
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,377 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.85%
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
2525 2889 3089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.13% 43.87% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2024 2280 2457
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 74 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Cheshire +26 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Merseyside -8 15 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Lancashire +15 5 £37,500 -6.83% 6
Cumbria -14 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 76 (37.62%) SQL
2 74 (36.63%) Oracle
3 69 (34.16%) ITIL
4 65 (32.18%) WebSphere
5 63 (31.19%) Microsoft
6 62 (30.69%) Finance
7 57 (28.22%) SQL Server
8 56 (27.72%) Java
9 49 (24.26%) Retail
10 47 (23.27%) .NET
11 46 (22.77%) XML
12 43 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (20.79%) Degree
14 41 (20.30%) Analytics
15 39 (19.31%) PRINCE2
16 35 (17.33%) Linux
16 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (16.34%) Windows
17 33 (16.34%) HP
18 32 (15.84%) Data Centre
19 30 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (14.85%) Web Services
20 29 (14.36%) Cognos
20 29 (14.36%) DB2
21 28 (13.86%) SAP
21 28 (13.86%) JavaScript
22 27 (13.37%) HTML
22 27 (13.37%) E-Commerce
22 27 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
23 26 (12.87%) JIRA

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 65 (32.18%) WebSphere
2 24 (11.88%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (10.40%) WebLogic
4 20 (9.90%) CMS
5 17 (8.42%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.93%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.96%) Apache
8 8 (3.96%) IIS
8 8 (3.96%) JBoss
9 6 (2.97%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (2.48%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.48%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.98%) CICS
11 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.98%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.49%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.99%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.96%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) SPSS
4 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (9.90%) Magento
2 9 (4.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.48%) Cognos Controller
3 5 (2.48%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.98%) Infor M3
4 4 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 15 (7.43%) IaaS
4 15 (7.43%) PaaS
5 9 (4.46%) SaaS
6 8 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.89%) FTP
2 13 (6.44%) SAN
3 11 (5.45%) DHCP
3 11 (5.45%) DNS
3 11 (5.45%) VPN
4 8 (3.96%) Internet
5 7 (3.47%) LAN
5 7 (3.47%) WAN
6 6 (2.97%) VLAN
7 5 (2.48%) Firewall
8 4 (1.98%) WebEx
9 3 (1.49%) HTTP
9 3 (1.49%) SSL
9 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.99%) Network Security
10 2 (0.99%) SNA
10 2 (0.99%) VoIP
11 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (28.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.36%) DB2
3 16 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.46%) MySQL
5 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (2.97%) DataStage
8 6 (2.97%) IBM BigInsights
8 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.48%) DTS
10 4 (1.98%) OLAP
10 4 (1.98%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (12.87%) JIRA
3 23 (11.39%) Subversion
4 21 (10.40%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.47%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.48%) NUnit
6 5 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.48%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.98%) Ant
8 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.99%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.99%) JBehave
9 2 (0.99%) JUnit
9 2 (0.99%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.99%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) Maven
10 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (30.69%) Finance
2 49 (24.26%) Retail
3 25 (12.38%) Banking
4 14 (6.93%) Marketing
5 8 (3.96%) Publishing
6 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Billing
7 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (23.27%) Analyst
2 46 (22.77%) Developer
3 28 (13.86%) Architect
4 19 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (8.91%) Administrator
6 17 (8.42%) Graduate
6 17 (8.42%) Software Engineering Graduate
7 14 (6.93%) Sales Executive
7 14 (6.93%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.45%) Integration Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (3.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.27%) .NET
2 46 (22.77%) XML
3 30 (14.85%) Web Services
4 27 (13.37%) HTML
5 26 (12.87%) J2EE
6 23 (11.39%) CSS
7 21 (10.40%) JSON
8 20 (9.90%) WCF
9 13 (6.44%) Middleware
9 13 (6.44%) SOAP
10 12 (5.94%) XSLT
11 11 (5.45%) Java EE
12 9 (4.46%) JMS
13 7 (3.47%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (2.97%) Java SE
15 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.98%) FIXML
15 4 (1.98%) IBM Integration Bus
15 4 (1.98%) J2SE
15 4 (1.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (15.84%) Data Centre
3 21 (10.40%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.92%) Visualisation
5 11 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.95%) iSeries
7 9 (4.46%) SWIFT
8 8 (3.96%) CMDB
8 8 (3.96%) Mainframe
9 7 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (3.47%) Public Cloud
9 7 (3.47%) Replication
9 7 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.97%) AS400
11 5 (2.48%) Clustering
11 5 (2.48%) Credit Risk
11 5 (2.48%) Symmetrix
12 4 (1.98%) iPad
13 3 (1.49%) VSAM
14 2 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.33%) Linux
2 33 (16.34%) Windows
3 19 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.42%) Unix
5 9 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.48%) CentOS
8 4 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.49%) AIX
10 2 (0.99%) MVS
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) zOS
11 1 (0.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.16%) ITIL
2 43 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.30%) Analytics
4 39 (19.31%) PRINCE2
5 27 (13.37%) E-Commerce
6 26 (12.87%) Software Engineering
7 24 (11.88%) Business Development
7 24 (11.88%) CRM
8 23 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (11.39%) TOGAF
9 22 (10.89%) Line Management
10 21 (10.40%) Data Management
10 21 (10.40%) ITIL V3
11 20 (9.90%) Scrum
12 19 (9.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (9.41%) Error Analysis
12 19 (9.41%) Front End Development
13 18 (8.91%) Asset Management
14 16 (7.92%) Project Management
14 16 (7.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.62%) SQL
2 56 (27.72%) Java
3 28 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.87%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.90%) PL/SQL
6 18 (8.91%) C#
7 17 (8.42%) ABAP
8 15 (7.43%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.45%) XPath
10 9 (4.46%) Python
11 7 (3.47%) C
12 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.97%) JCL
12 6 (2.97%) Perl
12 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.48%) C++
14 4 (1.98%) COBOL
14 4 (1.98%) PHP
14 4 (1.98%) VBScript
15 3 (1.49%) RPG
Qualifications
1 42 (20.79%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) CCNA
2 13 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.95%) ISEB
4 9 (4.46%) MCSE
5 8 (3.96%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.96%) PMP
5 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.47%) EMC Certification
7 6 (2.97%) CISM
8 4 (1.98%) CISA
8 4 (1.98%) CISSP
8 4 (1.98%) CRISC
9 1 (0.50%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.94%) COBIT
2 11 (5.45%) QA
2 11 (5.45%) SLA
3 9 (4.46%) Data Quality
4 7 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) HL7
6 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.97%) GPFS
5 3 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.99%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.99%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.99%) RACF
6 2 (0.99%) XenApp
7 1 (0.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.50%) SRDF
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (9.90%) ServiceCenter
2 8 (3.96%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.47%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.97%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.99%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.50%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 74 (36.63%) Oracle
2 63 (31.19%) Microsoft
3 33 (16.34%) HP
4 29 (14.36%) Cognos
5 28 (13.86%) SAP
6 24 (11.88%) Adobe
7 22 (10.89%) VMware
8 21 (10.40%) Cisco
9 20 (9.90%) ATG
9 20 (9.90%) EMC
9 20 (9.90%) Google
9 20 (9.90%) hybris
10 19 (9.41%) Citrix
11 17 (8.42%) BEA
12 14 (6.93%) Remedy
13 13 (6.44%) Software AG
14 12 (5.94%) BMC
15 10 (4.95%) Juniper
15 10 (4.95%) Tableau
16 8 (3.96%) NetApp
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