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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 124 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 30 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 2.69% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 6.22% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 55 42
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £26,400 £32,952
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £51,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
1247 1479 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.80% 43.22% 49.05%
Number of salaries quoted 798 944 865
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 +10 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Edinburgh -38 10 £39,500 -5.67% 2
Stirling -9 3 - - 1
West Lothian -4 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 68 (65.38%) Finance
2 45 (43.27%) SQL
3 35 (33.65%) Oracle
3 35 (33.65%) Java
4 33 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (29.81%) Relational Database
6 29 (27.88%) Banking
7 27 (25.96%) Middleware
8 23 (22.12%) Mainframe
9 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 22 (21.15%) Web Services
9 22 (21.15%) OO
10 21 (20.19%) OOD
10 21 (20.19%) IBM Mainframe
11 20 (19.23%) TDD
12 18 (17.31%) XML
12 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (16.35%) Analytics
13 17 (16.35%) ETL
13 17 (16.35%) UNIX
13 17 (16.35%) WebSphere
13 17 (16.35%) Degree
13 17 (16.35%) Scrum
13 17 (16.35%) Project Management
14 16 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (15.38%) JMS
14 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 14 (13.46%) Windows
15 14 (13.46%) CICS
15 14 (13.46%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (16.35%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.46%) CICS
3 7 (6.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.73%) IIS
4 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.81%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.81%) SAS
5 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.85%) FileNet
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (0.96%) Maximo
3 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) SAN
2 8 (7.69%) Internet
3 5 (4.81%) Firewall
3 5 (4.81%) DMZ
3 5 (4.81%) DNS
3 5 (4.81%) ATM
4 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.92%) MPLS
5 2 (1.92%) FCoE
5 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.96%) Telnet
6 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.96%) HTTP
6 1 (0.96%) LDAP
6 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.58%) DB2
4 9 (8.65%) DataStage
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.96%) DecisionStream
9 1 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.96%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.96%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (2.88%) FishEye
2 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.88%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.88%) Subversion
2 3 (2.88%) Maven
3 2 (1.92%) Toad
3 2 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) Ant
4 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
General
1 68 (65.38%) Finance
2 29 (27.88%) Banking
3 14 (13.46%) Retail
4 13 (12.50%) Front Office
5 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Programmer
8 5 (4.81%) CICS Programmer
9 4 (3.85%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Data Modeller
9 4 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) Middleware
2 22 (21.15%) Web Services
3 18 (17.31%) XML
4 16 (15.38%) JMS
5 13 (12.50%) .NET
6 11 (10.58%) HTML
6 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.65%) SOAP
7 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.69%) JSP
9 7 (6.73%) CSS
9 7 (6.73%) jQuery
10 6 (5.77%) Apache CXF
10 6 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (5.77%) XML Messaging
11 4 (3.85%) WCF
11 4 (3.85%) HTML5
11 4 (3.85%) Regular Expression
12 3 (2.88%) Ajax
12 3 (2.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Mainframe
2 21 (20.19%) IBM Mainframe
3 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Derivative
5 6 (5.77%) Equities
6 5 (4.81%) Chip Card
6 5 (4.81%) Online Banking
6 5 (4.81%) DataPower
7 4 (3.85%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.85%) Replication
8 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.92%) AS400
9 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.96%) EPoS
10 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.96%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.96%) SCADA
10 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) UNIX
2 14 (13.46%) Windows
3 11 (10.58%) AIX
4 10 (9.62%) Solaris
4 10 (9.62%) Linux
5 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.85%) zOS
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.92%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) OO
3 21 (20.19%) OOD
4 20 (19.23%) TDD
5 17 (16.35%) Scrum
5 17 (16.35%) ETL
5 17 (16.35%) Project Management
5 17 (16.35%) Analytics
6 13 (12.50%) Change Management
6 13 (12.50%) Data Management
7 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.65%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.69%) Release Management
11 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.73%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) SQL
2 35 (33.65%) Java
3 13 (12.50%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) C#
5 10 (9.62%) Assembly Language
6 9 (8.65%) REXX
7 8 (7.69%) Perl
7 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.69%) JCL
8 7 (6.73%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.73%) COBOL
8 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.85%) XQuery
10 4 (3.85%) Korn
10 4 (3.85%) XPath
10 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.88%) PHP
11 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.92%) APMP
3 2 (1.92%) NCDA
4 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
1 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.81%) vSphere
2 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) PowerHA
2 4 (3.85%) RACF
3 2 (1.92%) ACF2
3 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) CA Endevor
2 7 (6.73%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.73%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.81%) Netcool
3 5 (4.81%) Puppet
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.92%) CA LISA
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
6 1 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.96%) Nagios
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.58%) HP
3 11 (10.58%) VMware
4 8 (7.69%) Sun
5 7 (6.73%) EMC
6 5 (4.81%) CA
6 5 (4.81%) Dell
6 5 (4.81%) Cisco
6 5 (4.81%) Informatica
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.85%) Symantec
8 3 (2.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.88%) Google
8 3 (2.88%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.88%) SAP
8 3 (2.88%) BMC
9 2 (1.92%) CommVault
9 2 (1.92%) Nortel
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix
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