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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 117 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 57 83 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 2.65% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% 5.34% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 57 48
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £55,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
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
1679 1555 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.88% 49.63% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1034 1049
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 £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Edinburgh -16 23 £46,250 -15.90% 4
Stirling -3 14 £77,000 +92.50%
Glasgow -26 14 £41,000 -8.37% 3
West Lothian +10 2 - - 1
Highlands - 2 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (43.12%) UNIX
2 37 (33.94%) Oracle
3 36 (33.03%) Finance
4 35 (32.11%) Banking
5 33 (30.28%) AIX
6 25 (22.94%) WebSphere
7 24 (22.02%) Java
8 23 (21.10%) SQL
9 21 (19.27%) Oracle Database
10 19 (17.43%) Windows
10 19 (17.43%) VMware
11 18 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (15.60%) Linux
12 17 (15.60%) DataStage
13 16 (14.68%) zOS
14 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (13.76%) Oracle9i Database
15 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
15 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (12.84%) Change Data Capture
15 14 (12.84%) IBM InfoSphere
15 14 (12.84%) QA
16 13 (11.93%) Release Management
16 13 (11.93%) HP
16 13 (11.93%) Subversion
16 13 (11.93%) Mainframe
17 12 (11.01%) Citrix
17 12 (11.01%) Solaris
17 12 (11.01%) DB2
18 11 (10.09%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (22.94%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (8.26%) CICS
4 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.50%) SAS
6 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.59%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.67%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.75%) Jetty
8 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.75%) FileNet
8 3 (2.75%) ColdFusion
8 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.83%) IIS
9 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) FileNet Content Manager
2 1 (0.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Force.com
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Internet
2 6 (5.50%) SAN
2 6 (5.50%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) HTTP
3 5 (4.59%) DMZ
4 4 (3.67%) SSL
4 4 (3.67%) WAN
4 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.67%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.75%) VLAN
5 3 (2.75%) FCoE
5 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.75%) Intranet
5 3 (2.75%) MPLS
6 2 (1.83%) DNS
6 2 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) Oracle Database
2 18 (16.51%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (15.60%) DataStage
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 14 (12.84%) IBM InfoSphere
6 12 (11.01%) DB2
7 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
8 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.75%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (2.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.75%) OLAP
11 2 (1.83%) DecisionStream
11 2 (1.83%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.83%) Cognos Query Studio
11 2 (1.83%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Subversion
2 3 (2.75%) Maven
2 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.83%) ERwin
3 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.92%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (33.03%) Finance
2 35 (32.11%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (14.68%) Implementation Manager
2 13 (11.93%) Analyst
3 11 (10.09%) Developer
3 11 (10.09%) Technical Specialist
4 10 (9.17%) Administrator
5 8 (7.34%) WebSphere Specialist
6 7 (6.42%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Programmer
8 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Server Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Systems Programmer
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (8.26%) Web Services
3 8 (7.34%) Middleware
4 6 (5.50%) JMS
5 5 (4.59%) Spring
6 4 (3.67%) JSP
6 4 (3.67%) XML
6 4 (3.67%) ISPF
7 3 (2.75%) WebSockets
7 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.75%) MSMQ
7 3 (2.75%) .NET
7 3 (2.75%) J2EE
8 2 (1.83%) SOAP
8 2 (1.83%) SPNEGO
9 1 (0.92%) JSON
9 1 (0.92%) Java EE
9 1 (0.92%) Spring Integration
9 1 (0.92%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Mainframe
2 10 (9.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.50%) AS400
5 4 (3.67%) VSAM
6 3 (2.75%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
6 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) DataPower
7 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.92%) Wiki
8 1 (0.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.92%) Open Source
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) UNIX
2 33 (30.28%) AIX
3 19 (17.43%) Windows
4 17 (15.60%) Linux
5 16 (14.68%) zOS
6 12 (11.01%) Solaris
7 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.75%) HPUX
11 1 (0.92%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
1 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) Change Data Capture
2 13 (11.93%) Release Management
3 10 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.34%) Project Management
5 8 (7.34%) Workflow
5 8 (7.34%) Change Management
6 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
6 7 (6.42%) Analytics
7 6 (5.50%) ETL
7 6 (5.50%) Service Management
7 6 (5.50%) Validation
7 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.50%) Scrum
8 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) Java
2 23 (21.10%) SQL
3 7 (6.42%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.67%) COBOL
5 4 (3.67%) Assembly Language
5 4 (3.67%) REXX
5 4 (3.67%) JCL
6 3 (2.75%) Python
6 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.83%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.92%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.92%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.92%) Jython
8 1 (0.92%) ABAP
8 1 (0.92%) RPG
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) APMP
3 2 (1.83%) PMP
3 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) COBIT
2 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) XenApp
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.75%) RACF
4 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.92%) Gluster
5 1 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) CA Endevor
2 3 (2.75%) SCCM
3 2 (1.83%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Oracle
2 19 (17.43%) VMware
3 13 (11.93%) HP
4 12 (11.01%) Citrix
5 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.42%) BMC
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco
7 5 (4.59%) Compuware
7 5 (4.59%) CA
7 5 (4.59%) SAP
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.75%) Brocade
9 3 (2.75%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.75%) Green Hat
9 3 (2.75%) BT
9 3 (2.75%) Telelogic
9 3 (2.75%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.75%) Unisys
9 3 (2.75%) Avaya
9 3 (2.75%) Nortel
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