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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 110 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs citing IBM 56 65 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 2.10% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 4.41% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 56
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £38,140 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £55,500 £52,500
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1573 1475 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 43.89% 47.77% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 936 963 1035
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 17 September 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 17 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
Stirling -8 17 £77,000 +92.50%
Edinburgh -21 17 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Glasgow -15 14 £42,500 +9.67% 3
West Lothian - 3 - -
Highlands - 2 - -
Perth and Kinross +3 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 42 (40.00%) Finance
2 39 (37.14%) UNIX
3 33 (31.43%) Java
4 31 (29.52%) Oracle
5 29 (27.62%) SQL
6 27 (25.71%) Banking
6 27 (25.71%) WebSphere
7 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (20.00%) Windows
8 21 (20.00%) AIX
9 20 (19.05%) VMware
10 18 (17.14%) Mainframe
11 17 (16.19%) QA
12 15 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.33%) HP
13 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
13 14 (13.33%) Coaching
14 13 (12.38%) DB2
14 13 (12.38%) Linux
14 13 (12.38%) Workflow
14 13 (12.38%) Retail
14 13 (12.38%) IBM Mainframe
14 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
15 12 (11.43%) Web Services
15 12 (11.43%) Citrix
15 12 (11.43%) CICS
15 12 (11.43%) zOS
15 12 (11.43%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (11.43%) CICS
4 10 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 8 (7.62%) SAS
6 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 6 (5.71%) FileNet
7 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (3.81%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.86%) IIS
10 3 (2.86%) ColdFusion
10 3 (2.86%) Jetty
10 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.95%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (0.95%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) Firewall
2 8 (7.62%) SAN
2 8 (7.62%) DMZ
2 8 (7.62%) Internet
3 6 (5.71%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.76%) FCoE
4 5 (4.76%) HTTP
4 5 (4.76%) MPLS
4 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.81%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.81%) SSL
6 3 (2.86%) ATM
6 3 (2.86%) WAN
6 3 (2.86%) DNS
6 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.86%) VLAN
6 3 (2.86%) Intranet
7 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.38%) DB2
3 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.62%) DataStage
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (3.81%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (3.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.86%) DecisionStream
9 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (3.81%) Maven
3 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.95%) ERwin
5 1 (0.95%) Ant
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (40.00%) Finance
2 27 (25.71%) Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Retail
4 7 (6.67%) Front Office
5 6 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Developer
2 13 (12.38%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (10.48%) Analyst
4 10 (9.52%) Administrator
5 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
6 7 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 6 (5.71%) FileNet Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Server Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Programmer
9 4 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Web Services
2 11 (10.48%) JMS
2 11 (10.48%) Middleware
3 8 (7.62%) JSP
4 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (4.76%) Spring
5 5 (4.76%) SPNEGO
5 5 (4.76%) MSMQ
6 4 (3.81%) XML
6 4 (3.81%) J2EE
6 4 (3.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.81%) ISPF
7 3 (2.86%) .NET
7 3 (2.86%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.90%) Java EE
8 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.95%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.95%) JSON
9 1 (0.95%) iBATIS
9 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 13 (12.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) AS400
5 5 (4.76%) Replication
5 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.81%) VSAM
7 3 (2.86%) Chip Card
7 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.86%) DataPower
7 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.90%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.95%) Wiki
9 1 (0.95%) NHS
9 1 (0.95%) Firmware
9 1 (0.95%) Clustering
9 1 (0.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) UNIX
2 21 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) AIX
3 13 (12.38%) Linux
4 12 (11.43%) zOS
5 11 (10.48%) Solaris
6 8 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.76%) HPUX
9 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.95%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
1 14 (13.33%) Coaching
2 13 (12.38%) Workflow
3 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 11 (10.48%) Change Management
4 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.48%) Release Management
4 11 (10.48%) Analytics
5 10 (9.52%) Scrum
5 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.62%) TDD
7 8 (7.62%) OO
7 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
8 7 (6.67%) Line Management
8 7 (6.67%) OOD
9 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) Java
2 29 (27.62%) SQL
3 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.67%) COBOL
4 7 (6.67%) Python
4 7 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 7 (6.67%) REXX
4 7 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.67%) JCL
5 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.90%) C++
7 2 (1.90%) Jython
8 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.95%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.95%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) C#
8 1 (0.95%) Perl
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) APMP
3 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.95%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.86%) COBIT
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) XenApp
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) RACF
4 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.95%) Gluster
5 1 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) CA Endevor
2 5 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) VMware
3 14 (13.33%) HP
4 12 (11.43%) Citrix
5 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco
7 5 (4.76%) Avaya
7 5 (4.76%) Juniper
7 5 (4.76%) BMC
7 5 (4.76%) Nortel
7 5 (4.76%) Brocade
7 5 (4.76%) Fujitsu
7 5 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 5 (4.76%) BT
8 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.81%) SAP
8 4 (3.81%) Cognos
9 3 (2.86%) Unisys
9 3 (2.86%) Compuware
9 3 (2.86%) CA
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