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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 132 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 28 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 2.42% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 5.44% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 46 41
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £53,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
1265 1711 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.64% 44.44% 50.99%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1081 915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Edinburgh -25 13 £56,500 +16.49% 5
Stirling -15 6 - -
Glasgow -10 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Aberdeen +8 1 £34,000 -20.00% 1
West Lothian -2 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £21,000 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 56 (65.88%) Finance
2 35 (41.18%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) Oracle
4 27 (31.76%) Java
5 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (29.41%) Banking
7 23 (27.06%) Relational Database
8 20 (23.53%) Middleware
9 18 (21.18%) ETL
10 17 (20.00%) UNIX
11 16 (18.82%) OO
11 16 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (18.82%) OOD
11 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
11 16 (18.82%) Mainframe
11 16 (18.82%) TDD
11 16 (18.82%) IBM Mainframe
12 15 (17.65%) Retail
12 15 (17.65%) Degree
13 14 (16.47%) XML
14 13 (15.29%) .NET
14 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.29%) Web Services
14 13 (15.29%) DataStage
14 13 (15.29%) Data Management
15 11 (12.94%) C#
15 11 (12.94%) Windows
15 11 (12.94%) Linux
15 11 (12.94%) CICS
15 11 (12.94%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (12.94%) CICS
2 10 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.53%) FileNet
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.35%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) Documentum
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Maximo
2 1 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.06%) SAN
1 6 (7.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) DMZ
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) Relational Database
2 16 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (15.29%) DataStage
4 9 (10.59%) DB2
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.18%) Big Data
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.18%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
1 2 (2.35%) Subversion
1 2 (2.35%) FishEye
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Maven
2 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.18%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.18%) Toad
2 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 56 (65.88%) Finance
2 25 (29.41%) Banking
3 15 (17.65%) Retail
4 8 (9.41%) Front Office
5 4 (4.71%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Python Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (8.24%) Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Data Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Programmer
8 5 (5.88%) Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.88%) CICS Programmer
9 4 (4.71%) Data Modeller
9 4 (4.71%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (4.71%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) Middleware
2 14 (16.47%) XML
3 13 (15.29%) .NET
3 13 (15.29%) Web Services
4 9 (10.59%) HTML
4 9 (10.59%) JMS
4 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (8.24%) SOAP
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.88%) CSS
6 5 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (5.88%) XML Messaging
6 5 (5.88%) jQuery
6 5 (5.88%) Apache CXF
7 4 (4.71%) HTML5
7 4 (4.71%) Regular Expression
7 4 (4.71%) WCF
7 4 (4.71%) JSP
8 2 (2.35%) J2EE
9 1 (1.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Mainframe
1 16 (18.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Equities
3 5 (5.88%) Derivative
3 5 (5.88%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.71%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.53%) AS400
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) DataPower
7 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.18%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) EPoS
7 1 (1.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) UNIX
2 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) AIX
4 7 (8.24%) Solaris
4 7 (8.24%) zOS
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) ETL
3 16 (18.82%) OO
3 16 (18.82%) OOD
3 16 (18.82%) TDD
4 13 (15.29%) Data Management
5 11 (12.94%) Project Management
5 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.76%) Analytics
7 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.59%) Scrum
8 8 (9.41%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.88%) UML
11 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) SQL
2 27 (31.76%) Java
3 11 (12.94%) C#
4 9 (10.59%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.59%) Python
5 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.88%) Assembly Language
5 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) Perl
6 4 (4.71%) Korn
6 4 (4.71%) XPath
6 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.71%) XQuery
7 2 (2.35%) REXX
8 1 (1.18%) JCL
8 1 (1.18%) Fortran
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PhD
3 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.18%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) RACF
2 5 (5.88%) ACF2
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 5 (5.88%) Puppet
2 4 (4.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.35%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.35%) CA LISA
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.18%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Netcool
4 1 (1.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) Sun
3 7 (8.24%) Informatica
3 7 (8.24%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) EMC
4 6 (7.06%) HP
5 5 (5.88%) Dell
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.71%) Symantec
7 2 (2.35%) Green Hat
7 2 (2.35%) Misys
7 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) Cognos
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) BMC
7 2 (2.35%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) CommVault
8 1 (1.18%) Veritas
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