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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 103 129 92
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Permanent jobs citing IBM 66 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 1.18% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 2.82% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 45
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,800 £33,440
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
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
1334 1559 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.84% 41.93% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1034 1058
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +23 36 £50,000 +31.57% 5
Glasgow +2 12 £46,000 +13.58% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 8 £39,000 - 1
West Lothian -2 4 £70,000 -
Dundee - 3 £65,000 -
Stirling -10 1 - - 1
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (47.92%) UNIX
2 42 (43.75%) Banking
3 41 (42.71%) Oracle
4 37 (38.54%) Finance
5 28 (29.17%) Java
6 25 (26.04%) Linux
7 24 (25.00%) Retail
8 20 (20.83%) Solaris
9 19 (19.79%) J2EE
9 19 (19.79%) Change Management
10 18 (18.75%) Mainframe
10 18 (18.75%) Windows
10 18 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
11 16 (16.67%) SQL
11 16 (16.67%) DataStage
12 14 (14.58%) DB2
13 13 (13.54%) .NET
13 13 (13.54%) AIX
13 13 (13.54%) UML
13 13 (13.54%) XML
13 13 (13.54%) WebSphere
14 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.50%) SAN
14 12 (12.50%) zOS
14 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
14 12 (12.50%) Information Security
15 11 (11.46%) Internet
15 11 (11.46%) HTTPS
15 11 (11.46%) SSL
15 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (13.54%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.29%) CICS
3 6 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (5.21%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.13%) FileNet
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) SAS
6 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) SAN
2 11 (11.46%) Internet
2 11 (11.46%) HTTPS
2 11 (11.46%) SSL
3 10 (10.42%) LDAP
4 5 (5.21%) LAN
4 5 (5.21%) WAN
4 5 (5.21%) HTTP
4 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) DataStage
2 14 (14.58%) DB2
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.33%) JasperReports
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.08%) Big Data
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.04%) DecisionStream
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 42 (43.75%) Banking
2 37 (38.54%) Finance
3 24 (25.00%) Retail
4 10 (10.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (12.50%) Consultant
3 9 (9.38%) UNIX Specialist
4 8 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Administrator
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Technical Manager
6 6 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
6 6 (6.25%) Developer
6 6 (6.25%) DBA
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.21%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Identity Management Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) J2EE
2 13 (13.54%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) XML
3 6 (6.25%) Web Services
3 6 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.04%) ISPF
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Mainframe
1 18 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (10.42%) DataPower
2 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) LPAR
5 4 (4.17%) AS400
5 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 4 (4.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) UNIX
2 25 (26.04%) Linux
3 20 (20.83%) Solaris
4 18 (18.75%) Windows
5 13 (13.54%) AIX
6 12 (12.50%) zOS
7 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Change Management
2 13 (13.54%) UML
3 12 (12.50%) Information Security
4 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.42%) Programme Management
5 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 9 (9.38%) Process Management
6 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.38%) ETL
7 7 (7.29%) Data Management
7 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.25%) TDD
9 5 (5.21%) Identity Management
9 5 (5.21%) SOA
9 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) Java
2 16 (16.67%) SQL
3 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.21%) C#
6 4 (4.17%) JCL
7 2 (2.08%) COBOL
8 1 (1.04%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.04%) R
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) Perl
8 1 (1.04%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) Fortran
8 1 (1.04%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) CCNA
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.17%) MOS
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
1 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.17%) VTSP
1 4 (4.17%) HNC
1 4 (4.17%) HND
1 4 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (5.21%) ACF2
3 5 (5.21%) RACF
4 4 (4.17%) Samba
4 4 (4.17%) NFS
4 4 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (1.04%) XenServer
7 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.04%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Oracle
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.38%) VMware
4 8 (8.33%) Sun
4 8 (8.33%) CA
5 7 (7.29%) HP
6 6 (6.25%) EMC
6 6 (6.25%) Informatica
7 5 (5.21%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.21%) BMC
7 5 (5.21%) Misys
7 5 (5.21%) Veritas
8 4 (4.17%) Intel
8 4 (4.17%) Cisco
8 4 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix
9 2 (2.08%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Cognos
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
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