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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 99 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 61 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 4.89% 3.49% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 23
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £66,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1247 1575 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.14% 41.53% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1025 960
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +21 34 £55,750 +10.94% 7
Glasgow -10 9 £43,000 +4.87% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £39,000 -
West Lothian - 4 £70,000 -
Stirling -8 3 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £34,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £55,000 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 42 (47.19%) Finance
2 41 (46.07%) UNIX
3 39 (43.82%) Oracle
4 36 (40.45%) Banking
5 26 (29.21%) Java
6 25 (28.09%) Linux
7 21 (23.60%) Retail
8 18 (20.22%) Change Management
9 16 (17.98%) DataStage
9 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 16 (17.98%) J2EE
10 15 (16.85%) .NET
10 15 (16.85%) Solaris
10 15 (16.85%) SAN
11 14 (15.73%) Mainframe
11 14 (15.73%) XML
11 14 (15.73%) DB2
11 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (15.73%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (14.61%) Windows
12 13 (14.61%) AIX
12 13 (14.61%) UML
12 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
12 13 (14.61%) Red Hat
13 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
13 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
14 11 (12.36%) zOS
14 11 (12.36%) VMware
15 10 (11.24%) Sun

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.87%) CICS
3 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (4.49%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.37%) FileNet
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) SAN
2 8 (8.99%) Internet
2 8 (8.99%) HTTPS
2 8 (8.99%) SSL
3 6 (6.74%) LDAP
4 5 (5.62%) LAN
4 5 (5.62%) WAN
4 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.49%) HTTP
5 4 (4.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) DataStage
2 14 (15.73%) DB2
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.99%) JasperReports
5 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.12%) Big Data
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.12%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Subversion
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (47.19%) Finance
2 36 (40.45%) Banking
3 21 (23.60%) Retail
4 10 (11.24%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (10.11%) Consultant
3 8 (8.99%) Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (8.99%) Administrator
4 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Technical Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) DBA
5 6 (6.74%) DB2 DBA
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.62%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.62%) UNIX Specialist
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) J2EE
2 15 (16.85%) .NET
3 14 (15.73%) XML
4 7 (7.87%) Web Services
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.12%) WCF
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.12%) jQuery
7 1 (1.12%) ISPF
7 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.12%) HTML5
7 1 (1.12%) JMS
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (1.12%) JSP
7 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Mainframe
1 14 (15.73%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.87%) DataPower
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) LPAR
5 4 (4.49%) AS400
5 4 (4.49%) Replication
5 4 (4.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.12%) SCADA
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.12%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.07%) UNIX
2 25 (28.09%) Linux
3 15 (16.85%) Solaris
4 13 (14.61%) Windows
4 13 (14.61%) AIX
5 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.36%) zOS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Change Management
2 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.61%) UML
4 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.24%) Programme Management
5 9 (10.11%) Data Management
5 9 (10.11%) ETL
5 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.99%) Information Security
7 7 (7.87%) TDD
8 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.62%) SOA
9 5 (5.62%) Project Management
9 5 (5.62%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.87%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.62%) Perl
7 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.49%) Korn
8 3 (3.37%) JCL
9 2 (2.25%) Python
9 2 (2.25%) COBOL
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) Fortran
10 1 (1.12%) XQuery
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.49%) MCSE
3 4 (4.49%) HNC
3 4 (4.49%) HND
3 4 (4.49%) CCNA
3 4 (4.49%) VTSP
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) MOS
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) PhD
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) ACF2
2 5 (5.62%) RACF
3 4 (4.49%) PowerHA
3 4 (4.49%) vSphere
3 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) XenServer
5 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.12%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.36%) VMware
4 10 (11.24%) Sun
4 10 (11.24%) HP
5 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.11%) EMC
6 6 (6.74%) Informatica
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco
7 5 (5.62%) Dell
7 5 (5.62%) Misys
7 5 (5.62%) CA
7 5 (5.62%) Hitachi
8 4 (4.49%) Intel
8 4 (4.49%) Juniper
8 4 (4.49%) Symantec
9 1 (1.12%) Syclo
9 1 (1.12%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos
9 1 (1.12%) SAP
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