The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 23 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 15 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.06% 0.60% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 14.85% 1.22% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £47,250 £36,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £36,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £36,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
IBM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 82 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.30% 49.40% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 73
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

IBM
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Northern Ireland region.

IBM Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

IBM
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

IBM
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +11 14 £34,500 -4.16% 1
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Apache
2 12 (80.00%) HTTP
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 12 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (80.00%) Change Management
2 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (80.00%) Data Security
2 12 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (80.00%) FileNet
2 12 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 12 (80.00%) Jython
3 10 (66.67%) Cognos
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Tcl
5 7 (46.67%) SPSS
6 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (26.67%) DB2
8 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (13.33%) Degree

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) Apache
1 12 (80.00%) FileNet
1 12 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Mule
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) HTTP
1 12 (80.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (26.67%) Cognos Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Support Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Cognos Support
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Support
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
1 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (80.00%) Data Security
1 12 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (80.00%) Jython
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Tcl
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) webMethods
2 1 (6.67%) MathWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
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