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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 153 122 155
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Permanent jobs citing IBM 82 146 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 2.27% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% 5.04% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 65
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,300 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,304 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -
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
2405 2895 3117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.51% 45.05% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 2258 2463
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -25 43 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Cheshire +22 30 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Merseyside -16 5 £35,000 +37.25% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (39.11%) Oracle
2 70 (34.65%) Java
3 61 (30.20%) WebSphere
4 59 (29.21%) SQL
5 58 (28.71%) Finance
6 55 (27.23%) SQL Server
7 51 (25.25%) ITIL
8 44 (21.78%) Microsoft
8 44 (21.78%) HP
9 42 (20.79%) Linux
10 40 (19.80%) Retail
11 35 (17.33%) Degree
12 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (14.36%) DB2
13 29 (14.36%) .NET
14 28 (13.86%) XML
15 27 (13.37%) Windows
15 27 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (13.37%) Subversion
16 24 (11.88%) Mainframe
17 23 (11.39%) Banking
17 23 (11.39%) PRINCE2
17 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (10.89%) Web Services
18 22 (10.89%) JMS
18 22 (10.89%) JavaScript
18 22 (10.89%) Analytics
19 21 (10.40%) Java SE
19 21 (10.40%) HTML
19 21 (10.40%) VMware

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 (30.20%) WebSphere
2 20 (9.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (8.91%) Skype for Business
4 14 (6.93%) WebLogic
5 13 (6.44%) CICS
5 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.94%) Apache
6 12 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (5.45%) MS Exchange
7 11 (5.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 10 (4.95%) CMS
9 8 (3.96%) Apache Pig
9 8 (3.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.48%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (1.98%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.46%) SPSS
3 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) MS Office
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Magento
2 7 (3.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.98%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.99%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.50%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.45%) PaaS
4 10 (4.95%) Adobe Analytics
4 10 (4.95%) IaaS
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) GitHub
7 1 (0.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.92%) DHCP
1 16 (7.92%) DNS
2 11 (5.45%) LAN
3 10 (4.95%) FTP
4 9 (4.46%) Network Security
5 6 (2.97%) Firewall
5 6 (2.97%) SAN
5 6 (2.97%) VPN
6 5 (2.48%) WAN
7 4 (1.98%) Internet
7 4 (1.98%) VLAN
7 4 (1.98%) WinSCP
8 3 (1.49%) HTTP
9 2 (0.99%) LDAP
9 2 (0.99%) SSL
9 2 (0.99%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.50%) IPsec
10 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.36%) DB2
3 18 (8.91%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.92%) Oracle Database
4 16 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (7.43%) IBM BigInsights
6 14 (6.93%) Big Data
7 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.95%) Hadoop
9 9 (4.46%) MySQL
9 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.96%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.98%) DTS
13 4 (1.98%) MS Access
14 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) Subversion
2 18 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.92%) Eclipse
3 16 (7.92%) NetBeans
4 13 (6.44%) JIRA
5 11 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.98%) HP UFT
6 4 (1.98%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.98%) Toad
7 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.99%) Ant
8 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.99%) NUnit
8 2 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) Maven
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (28.71%) Finance
2 40 (19.80%) Retail
3 23 (11.39%) Banking
4 8 (3.96%) Publishing
5 7 (3.47%) Back Office
5 7 (3.47%) Marketing
6 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Law
7 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (35.64%) Developer
2 30 (14.85%) Analyst
3 23 (11.39%) Administrator
4 21 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.41%) Lead Developer
6 16 (7.92%) Lead Java Developer
7 13 (6.44%) Architect
7 13 (6.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 13 (6.44%) Integration Developer
7 13 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 11 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.45%) Support Specialist
9 11 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.95%) Server Specialist
10 10 (4.95%) Server Support
10 10 (4.95%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.36%) .NET
2 28 (13.86%) XML
3 22 (10.89%) JMS
3 22 (10.89%) Web Services
4 21 (10.40%) HTML
4 21 (10.40%) Java SE
5 20 (9.90%) Java EE
6 18 (8.91%) Middleware
7 17 (8.42%) CSS
7 17 (8.42%) Spring
8 16 (7.92%) JAX-RS
8 16 (7.92%) JPA
9 15 (7.43%) Apache Flex
10 14 (6.93%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (6.44%) J2EE
11 13 (6.44%) JSON
12 12 (5.94%) IBM Integration Bus
13 10 (4.95%) WCF
13 10 (4.95%) XSLT
14 8 (3.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.88%) Mainframe
3 18 (8.91%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.92%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.46%) AS400
7 8 (3.96%) CMDB
7 8 (3.96%) iSeries
7 8 (3.96%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.96%) VSAM
8 7 (3.47%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.98%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.98%) Clustering
9 4 (1.98%) IBM XIV
9 4 (1.98%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.98%) Replication
9 4 (1.98%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.99%) Statistics
10 2 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.79%) Linux
2 27 (13.37%) Windows
3 20 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (8.91%) Unix
5 11 (5.45%) AIX
6 10 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.46%) CentOS
8 8 (3.96%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.99%) zOS
12 1 (0.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.25%) ITIL
2 27 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.39%) PRINCE2
4 22 (10.89%) Analytics
5 20 (9.90%) Software Engineering
6 19 (9.41%) Line Management
7 18 (8.91%) Business Development
8 16 (7.92%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.43%) ITIL V3
9 15 (7.43%) Open Source
9 15 (7.43%) Service Management
10 13 (6.44%) Project Management
11 12 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (5.94%) CRM
11 12 (5.94%) Data Management
12 11 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.45%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.45%) TOGAF
13 10 (4.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.65%) Java
2 59 (29.21%) SQL
3 22 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.92%) JCL
5 15 (7.43%) C++
5 15 (7.43%) COBOL
5 15 (7.43%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.45%) C#
7 10 (4.95%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.95%) Python
8 9 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.46%) Perl
8 9 (4.46%) XPath
9 7 (3.47%) ABAP
9 7 (3.47%) C
10 6 (2.97%) PHP
11 5 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.98%) Scala
13 2 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (17.33%) Degree
2 23 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.41%) MCSE
4 12 (5.94%) CCNA
4 12 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.45%) CISSP
5 11 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.95%) ISEB
7 8 (3.96%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.96%) PMP
8 7 (3.47%) A+ Certification
8 7 (3.47%) CCNP
8 7 (3.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (3.47%) HP ASE
8 7 (3.47%) MCITP
8 7 (3.47%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (3.47%) RHCE
8 7 (3.47%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.46%) QA
2 9 (4.46%) SLA
3 5 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.98%) COBIT
5 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) ISO19770
6 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (3.96%) HDFS
4 7 (3.47%) GPFS
4 7 (3.47%) vSphere
5 4 (1.98%) SRDF
5 4 (1.98%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (1.49%) Docker
7 2 (0.99%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.93%) ServiceCenter
2 11 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.96%) Ambari
3 8 (3.96%) Oozie
3 8 (3.96%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.47%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.47%) HP SIM
4 7 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (3.47%) Tivoli
4 7 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (3.47%) WSUS
5 4 (1.98%) DameWare
5 4 (1.98%) LiteSpeed
5 4 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.99%) Xymon
7 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 79 (39.11%) Oracle
2 44 (21.78%) HP
2 44 (21.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.40%) VMware
4 20 (9.90%) Cisco
5 19 (9.41%) Red Hat
5 19 (9.41%) SAP
6 18 (8.91%) Cognos
6 18 (8.91%) Dell
7 16 (7.92%) MuleSoft
8 14 (6.93%) Adobe
8 14 (6.93%) Software AG
9 13 (6.44%) Citrix
9 13 (6.44%) EMC
9 13 (6.44%) webMethods
10 12 (5.94%) Google
11 11 (5.45%) Sophos
12 10 (4.95%) ATG
12 10 (4.95%) hybris
13 8 (3.96%) Tableau
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