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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 111 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 45 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 2.50% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 6.02% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 53 45
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £50,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1215 1346 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.33% 41.47% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 805 851 919
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,050 £55,620
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 30 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Edinburgh -20 9 £39,500 -1.00% 2
Stirling -6 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 £22,000 -48.23%
West Lothian -6 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 82 (65.08%) Finance
2 58 (46.03%) SQL
3 48 (38.10%) Java
4 44 (34.92%) Oracle
5 39 (30.95%) Relational Database
6 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (25.40%) Banking
7 32 (25.40%) Middleware
8 27 (21.43%) Web Services
9 26 (20.63%) UNIX
9 26 (20.63%) OO
9 26 (20.63%) Project Management
9 26 (20.63%) WebSphere
10 25 (19.84%) OOD
11 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 24 (19.05%) Mainframe
12 23 (18.25%) TDD
12 23 (18.25%) Windows
12 23 (18.25%) Analytics
13 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (16.67%) Scrum
14 20 (15.87%) JMS
15 19 (15.08%) XML
16 18 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
17 17 (13.49%) Degree
17 17 (13.49%) Python
17 17 (13.49%) ETL
17 17 (13.49%) Front Office
18 16 (12.70%) Workflow

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (20.63%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (9.52%) CICS
4 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.14%) FileNet
5 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.35%) IIS
5 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.97%) SAS
7 5 (3.97%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.79%) Documentum
9 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.59%) Maximo
3 2 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.59%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) SAN
2 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 10 (7.94%) DMZ
3 9 (7.14%) Internet
4 6 (4.76%) FCoE
4 6 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (4.76%) MPLS
4 6 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.76%) DNS
5 5 (3.97%) ATM
6 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.59%) Intranet
8 1 (0.79%) SSL
8 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.79%) HTTP
8 1 (0.79%) LDAP
8 1 (0.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.95%) Relational Database
2 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.14%) DB2
5 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.35%) DataStage
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.97%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.38%) DecisionStream
9 3 (2.38%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (2.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.38%) Maven
2 3 (2.38%) Subversion
2 3 (2.38%) FishEye
3 2 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.59%) Toad
4 1 (0.79%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.79%) Ant
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 82 (65.08%) Finance
2 32 (25.40%) Banking
3 17 (13.49%) Front Office
4 13 (10.32%) Retail
5 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Python Developer
4 13 (10.32%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.14%) Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) FileNet Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Programmer
10 5 (3.97%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) CICS Programmer
11 4 (3.17%) Data Modeller
11 4 (3.17%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) Middleware
2 27 (21.43%) Web Services
3 20 (15.87%) JMS
4 19 (15.08%) XML
5 13 (10.32%) JSP
5 13 (10.32%) .NET
6 11 (8.73%) HTML
6 11 (8.73%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.14%) SOAP
7 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (5.56%) CSS
9 7 (5.56%) jQuery
10 6 (4.76%) SPNEGO
10 6 (4.76%) Apache CXF
10 6 (4.76%) XML Messaging
10 6 (4.76%) MSMQ
11 4 (3.17%) Regular Expression
11 4 (3.17%) HTML5
11 4 (3.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (6.35%) Replication
5 7 (5.56%) Derivative
6 6 (4.76%) DataPower
6 6 (4.76%) Equities
6 6 (4.76%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.97%) AS400
7 5 (3.97%) Chip Card
7 5 (3.97%) Online Banking
7 5 (3.97%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.79%) EPoS
10 1 (0.79%) SCADA
10 1 (0.79%) Statistics
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) UNIX
2 23 (18.25%) Windows
3 12 (9.52%) AIX
3 12 (9.52%) Solaris
4 11 (8.73%) Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 6 (4.76%) HPUX
5 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.38%) zOS
7 2 (1.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) OO
2 26 (20.63%) Project Management
3 25 (19.84%) OOD
4 23 (18.25%) TDD
4 23 (18.25%) Analytics
5 21 (16.67%) Scrum
6 17 (13.49%) ETL
7 16 (12.70%) Workflow
8 12 (9.52%) Data Management
8 12 (9.52%) Change Management
9 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.94%) Line Management
11 9 (7.14%) Service Management
11 9 (7.14%) Document Management
11 9 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.03%) SQL
2 48 (38.10%) Java
3 17 (13.49%) Python
4 13 (10.32%) PL/SQL
5 11 (8.73%) C#
6 10 (7.94%) Assembly Language
7 9 (7.14%) Perl
8 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.35%) REXX
9 7 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.56%) COBOL
9 7 (5.56%) JCL
10 4 (3.17%) XPath
10 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.17%) Korn
10 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.17%) XQuery
11 3 (2.38%) VBScript
11 3 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) APMP
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.59%) NCDA
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) RACF
2 5 (3.97%) vSphere
3 4 (3.17%) PowerHA
3 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) CA Endevor
2 7 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.76%) SCCM
4 5 (3.97%) Netcool
4 5 (3.97%) Puppet
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (3.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (3.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.59%) CA LISA
6 2 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 44 (34.92%) Oracle
2 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.90%) VMware
3 15 (11.90%) HP
4 9 (7.14%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) Sun
6 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.56%) EMC
6 7 (5.56%) Fujitsu
7 6 (4.76%) Brocade
7 6 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 6 (4.76%) BT
7 6 (4.76%) Nortel
7 6 (4.76%) Avaya
7 6 (4.76%) Juniper
8 5 (3.97%) Dell
8 5 (3.97%) Symantec
9 4 (3.17%) Cognos
9 4 (3.17%) CA
9 4 (3.17%) Informatica
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago