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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / North West
Rank 179 131 158
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +27
Permanent jobs citing IBM 68 105 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 1.88% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 4.61% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 59 81 69
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%

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
2531 2279 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.31% 40.72% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2061 1877 2507
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -38 34 £41,750 +17.60% 6
Cheshire -4 16 £53,000 +24.79% 5
Lancashire -14 10 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Merseyside +4 8 £55,000 +80.32% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 80 (41.67%) SQL
2 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.65%) ITIL
4 53 (27.60%) Java
5 45 (23.44%) Oracle
5 45 (23.44%) DB2
6 43 (22.40%) RPG
7 42 (21.88%) iSeries
8 40 (20.83%) Waterfall
9 39 (20.31%) Microsoft
10 38 (19.79%) XML
10 38 (19.79%) Degree
11 37 (19.27%) SDLC
12 36 (18.75%) ERP
13 33 (17.19%) Data Management
13 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
13 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
14 32 (16.67%) .NET
15 31 (16.15%) Linux
15 31 (16.15%) Finance
16 30 (15.63%) Web Services
17 29 (15.10%) Master Data Management
18 27 (14.06%) Unit Testing
18 27 (14.06%) J2EE
19 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
19 26 (13.54%) Banking
19 26 (13.54%) Enterprise Architecture
20 25 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (12.50%) Windows
21 24 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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 18 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (7.81%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.77%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.25%) Apache
5 9 (4.69%) JBoss
6 8 (4.17%) IIS
7 7 (3.65%) Alfresco
7 7 (3.65%) Commerce Server
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (3.13%) Apache Solr
8 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.60%) CICS
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.52%) CMS
12 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.65%) MS Office
3 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.08%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.52%) Magento
4 1 (0.52%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.77%) SaaS
3 9 (4.69%) PaaS
4 8 (4.17%) IaaS
5 6 (3.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) SAN
2 11 (5.73%) DNS
3 10 (5.21%) Internet
4 8 (4.17%) DHCP
4 8 (4.17%) VPN
5 5 (2.60%) HTTP
5 5 (2.60%) SNMP
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.08%) Firewall
7 3 (1.56%) SSL
8 2 (1.04%) VLAN
9 1 (0.52%) LDAP
9 1 (0.52%) NAS
9 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.44%) DB2
2 26 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.60%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.56%) DataStage
9 3 (1.56%) Endeca
9 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.52%) Easytrieve
10 1 (0.52%) QlikView
10 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.13%) NUnit
2 6 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.60%) JIRA
4 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.56%) Selenium
4 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 31 (16.15%) Finance
2 26 (13.54%) Banking
3 9 (4.69%) Retail
4 5 (2.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.56%) Legal
5 3 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.04%) Automotive
6 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (29.69%) Analyst
2 45 (23.44%) Developer
3 34 (17.71%) Support Analyst
4 32 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 32 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 22 (11.46%) Architect
6 11 (5.73%) Graduate
6 11 (5.73%) Programmer
7 10 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (4.69%) RPG Programmer
9 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Senior Programmer
10 6 (3.13%) Senior RPG Programmer
10 6 (3.13%) Software Engineering Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.79%) XML
2 32 (16.67%) .NET
3 30 (15.63%) Web Services
4 27 (14.06%) J2EE
5 14 (7.29%) HTML
6 13 (6.77%) Middleware
7 11 (5.73%) CSS
7 11 (5.73%) EDI
7 11 (5.73%) EDIFACT
7 11 (5.73%) XSLT
8 7 (3.65%) JSP
8 7 (3.65%) WebCenter
9 6 (3.13%) WCF
9 6 (3.13%) WinForms
9 6 (3.13%) WPF
10 4 (2.08%) ISPF
10 4 (2.08%) Java EE
10 4 (2.08%) jQuery
11 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.88%) iSeries
2 25 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.46%) AS400
4 21 (10.94%) Algorithms
5 18 (9.38%) Data Centre
6 13 (6.77%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (5.73%) Mainframe
8 10 (5.21%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.69%) Public Cloud
10 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
10 8 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (4.17%) Mobile App
11 7 (3.65%) Clustering
11 7 (3.65%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (3.13%) N-Tier
12 6 (3.13%) User Experience
13 4 (2.08%) e-Health
13 4 (2.08%) EMC VNX
13 4 (2.08%) Private Cloud
13 4 (2.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.15%) Linux
2 24 (12.50%) Windows
3 17 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.77%) Unix
5 6 (3.13%) AIX
6 5 (2.60%) HPUX
6 5 (2.60%) Solaris
7 4 (2.08%) CentOS
7 4 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.65%) ITIL
3 40 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 37 (19.27%) SDLC
5 36 (18.75%) ERP
6 33 (17.19%) Data Management
7 29 (15.10%) Master Data Management
8 27 (14.06%) Unit Testing
9 26 (13.54%) Enterprise Architecture
10 24 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (11.98%) DevOps
12 22 (11.46%) Mentoring
12 22 (11.46%) TOGAF
12 22 (11.46%) Workflow
13 18 (9.38%) TDD
14 16 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 15 (7.81%) ETL
15 15 (7.81%) PRINCE2
16 14 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.67%) SQL
2 53 (27.60%) Java
3 43 (22.40%) RPG
4 15 (7.81%) C#
5 12 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.73%) VBA
7 9 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.17%) JCL
9 7 (3.65%) PHP
9 7 (3.65%) RPG IV
10 6 (3.13%) ABAP
10 6 (3.13%) VB
11 5 (2.60%) COBOL
12 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.52%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (19.79%) Degree
2 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
2 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.17%) CCNA
4 8 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.17%) EMC Certification
4 8 (4.17%) MCSE
5 5 (2.60%) ISEB
6 4 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.04%) MCSA
8 2 (1.04%) NCDA
8 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) COBIT
2 3 (1.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.81%) vSphere
3 7 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (2.08%) RACF
5 4 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Nagios
1 9 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 7 (3.65%) Data Guard
3 7 (3.65%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (3.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.60%) OpenView
4 5 (2.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.04%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (1.04%) Netcool
6 2 (1.04%) SCCM
6 2 (1.04%) SCOM
7 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.52%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (23.44%) Oracle
2 39 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.90%) VMware
4 16 (8.33%) Cisco
5 15 (7.81%) HP
6 14 (7.29%) Cognos
7 13 (6.77%) EMC
8 12 (6.25%) IBM Sterling
8 12 (6.25%) Software AG
9 11 (5.73%) Cognizant
10 10 (5.21%) Citrix
11 9 (4.69%) Google
12 7 (3.65%) CA
12 7 (3.65%) SAP
12 7 (3.65%) Siebel
13 6 (3.13%) BEA
14 5 (2.60%) BMC
14 5 (2.60%) Compuware
15 4 (2.08%) Kofax
15 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
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