The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 88 108 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Permanent jobs citing IBM 74 51 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 1.55% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 5.84% 3.49% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 56
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £57,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,725 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.05% -
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1267 1460 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.42% 44.47% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 808 948 1077
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £26,897
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IBM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Salary Trend in Scotland

IBM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Scotland

IBM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Glasgow +9 30 £69,500 +98.57% 2
Edinburgh +5 30 £47,000 -6.00%
Stirling -5 10 £52,000 +30.00%
North Lanarkshire -3 2 £35,000 +16.66%
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 £22,000 -49.71%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 67 (50.76%) Finance
2 56 (42.42%) SQL
3 50 (37.88%) Java
4 39 (29.55%) Oracle
5 38 (28.79%) Banking
6 34 (25.76%) Relational Database
7 32 (24.24%) Middleware
7 32 (24.24%) UNIX
8 30 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (21.97%) WebSphere
9 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (20.45%) Mainframe
10 27 (20.45%) Windows
10 27 (20.45%) Web Services
11 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 22 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 21 (15.91%) IBM Mainframe
13 21 (15.91%) Analytics
14 20 (15.15%) TDD
14 20 (15.15%) Project Management
14 20 (15.15%) OO
14 20 (15.15%) JMS
15 19 (14.39%) OOD
15 19 (14.39%) CICS
15 19 (14.39%) VMware
15 19 (14.39%) Scrum
16 18 (13.64%) Retail
16 18 (13.64%) Change Management
16 18 (13.64%) XML
17 17 (12.88%) HP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (21.97%) WebSphere
2 19 (14.39%) CICS
3 15 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 9 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.82%) IIS
6 8 (6.06%) MQSeries
6 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.06%) SAS
6 8 (6.06%) FileNet
6 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.27%) ColdFusion
9 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Office
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.52%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Maximo
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) DMZ
1 11 (8.33%) Firewall
2 9 (6.82%) Internet
2 9 (6.82%) SAN
3 7 (5.30%) DNS
4 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.55%) MPLS
4 6 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.55%) FCoE
4 6 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.79%) ATM
6 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.52%) Intranet
7 2 (1.52%) SSL
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.76%) WAN
8 1 (0.76%) HTTP
8 1 (0.76%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.76%) Relational Database
2 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.85%) DB2
5 10 (7.58%) DataStage
5 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.79%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.27%) DecisionStream
9 3 (2.27%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (2.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (2.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Maven
2 4 (3.03%) JIRA
2 4 (3.03%) Subversion
3 3 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.27%) FishEye
4 2 (1.52%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.52%) Toad
5 1 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.76%) Ant
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 67 (50.76%) Finance
2 38 (28.79%) Banking
3 18 (13.64%) Retail
4 15 (11.36%) Front Office
5 6 (4.55%) Legal
6 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Developer
2 21 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.36%) Analyst
3 15 (11.36%) Python Developer
4 11 (8.33%) Administrator
4 11 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 10 (7.58%) Architect
6 9 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.82%) Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.06%) FileNet Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Programmer
8 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Server Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.24%) Middleware
2 27 (20.45%) Web Services
3 20 (15.15%) JMS
4 18 (13.64%) XML
5 13 (9.85%) JSP
6 11 (8.33%) .NET
7 9 (6.82%) SOAP
8 7 (5.30%) HTML
8 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (4.55%) MSMQ
9 6 (4.55%) SPNEGO
9 6 (4.55%) Apache CXF
9 6 (4.55%) XML Messaging
10 5 (3.79%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (3.79%) CSS
10 5 (3.79%) jQuery
11 4 (3.03%) ISPF
12 3 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (20.45%) Mainframe
3 21 (15.91%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (6.06%) Replication
5 7 (5.30%) Derivative
5 7 (5.30%) DataPower
6 6 (4.55%) Equities
6 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.55%) AS400
6 6 (4.55%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.79%) Chip Card
7 5 (3.79%) Online Banking
8 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.27%) VSAM
9 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.27%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.76%) Statistics
11 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) UNIX
2 27 (20.45%) Windows
3 14 (10.61%) AIX
4 11 (8.33%) Linux
5 10 (7.58%) Solaris
6 7 (5.30%) zOS
7 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.55%) HPUX
8 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.52%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.76%) MVS
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.91%) Analytics
3 20 (15.15%) TDD
3 20 (15.15%) OO
3 20 (15.15%) Project Management
4 19 (14.39%) OOD
4 19 (14.39%) Scrum
5 18 (13.64%) Change Management
6 16 (12.12%) Workflow
7 15 (11.36%) Risk Management
7 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.61%) ETL
9 13 (9.85%) Release Management
10 12 (9.09%) Service Management
10 12 (9.09%) Coaching
11 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.58%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.06%) Document Management
14 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.42%) SQL
2 50 (37.88%) Java
3 15 (11.36%) Python
4 14 (10.61%) PL/SQL
5 13 (9.85%) Assembly Language
6 11 (8.33%) REXX
7 10 (7.58%) COBOL
7 10 (7.58%) JCL
8 7 (5.30%) C#
8 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.03%) Perl
12 3 (2.27%) PHP
12 3 (2.27%) VBScript
13 2 (1.52%) VB
13 2 (1.52%) XQuery
13 2 (1.52%) Jython
13 2 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) APMP
3 2 (1.52%) NCDA
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) QA
2 8 (6.06%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.79%) RACF
3 4 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (1.52%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.76%) Firmware
5 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) CA Endevor
2 7 (5.30%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.55%) SCCM
4 5 (3.79%) Netcool
5 4 (3.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.52%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.52%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.76%) SCOM
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.76%) Nagios
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (29.55%) Oracle
2 22 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.39%) VMware
4 17 (12.88%) HP
5 11 (8.33%) Citrix
6 10 (7.58%) Cisco
7 6 (4.55%) Avaya
7 6 (4.55%) Juniper
7 6 (4.55%) Clearswift
7 6 (4.55%) BT
7 6 (4.55%) Nortel
7 6 (4.55%) Brocade
7 6 (4.55%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.03%) CA
8 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.03%) BMC
8 4 (3.03%) Cognos
9 3 (2.27%) Unisys
9 3 (2.27%) SAP
9 3 (2.27%) Sun