The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 71 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 24 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 1.29% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.36% 2.90% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
551 482 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.63% 44.46% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 501 416 332
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
Wales

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region.

IBM Salary Trend in South Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in South Wales

IBM
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Cardiff +7 23 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Newport +3 1 - -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 32 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) Spring
3 28 (43.75%) Unit Testing
3 28 (43.75%) J2EE
4 27 (42.19%) Hibernate
5 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 24 (37.50%) XML
7 20 (31.25%) Windows
7 20 (31.25%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
8 18 (28.13%) SAN
8 18 (28.13%) WebSphere
9 17 (26.56%) Degree
9 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
9 17 (26.56%) HTML
9 17 (26.56%) Web Services
10 16 (25.00%) CSS
10 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 16 (25.00%) Banking
10 16 (25.00%) DevOps
11 15 (23.44%) JSF
12 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (21.88%) VMware
12 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
12 14 (21.88%) HP
13 13 (20.31%) DSDM
13 13 (20.31%) RUP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 18 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
3 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (18.75%) FileNet
5 11 (17.19%) LiveCycle
5 11 (17.19%) Confluence
6 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
7 6 (9.38%) Apache
7 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.56%) IIS
9 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) SAN
2 11 (17.19%) Firewall
3 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.94%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.69%) DVB
5 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.13%) Wireless
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) DNS
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) DHCP
7 1 (1.56%) SNMP
7 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 12 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
3 11 (17.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (18.75%) Subversion
2 12 (18.75%) Rational Application Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.19%) Hudson
3 11 (17.19%) Maven
3 11 (17.19%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (3.13%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
6 1 (1.56%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
6 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 16 (25.00%) Banking
2 12 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Programmer
3 14 (21.88%) Consultant
4 12 (18.75%) Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Java Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Java Programmer
5 9 (14.06%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 8 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Server Technician
7 5 (7.81%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.81%) Server Support
7 5 (7.81%) Server Support Technician
8 4 (6.25%) SAN Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) Spring
2 28 (43.75%) J2EE
3 27 (42.19%) Hibernate
4 24 (37.50%) XML
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
5 17 (26.56%) Web Services
6 16 (25.00%) CSS
7 15 (23.44%) JSF
8 13 (20.31%) XSLT
9 12 (18.75%) JSP
10 11 (17.19%) SOAP
10 11 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
11 4 (6.25%) JPA
11 4 (6.25%) Java EE
11 4 (6.25%) Ajax
12 1 (1.56%) Java SE
12 1 (1.56%) JSON
12 1 (1.56%) Struts
12 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Open Source
2 6 (9.38%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) Statistics
4 4 (6.25%) DTV
5 3 (4.69%) STB
6 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) iSeries
7 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) UNIX
3 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 10 (15.63%) AIX
4 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.69%) CentOS
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 16 (25.00%) DevOps
3 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.31%) RUP
4 13 (20.31%) DSDM
4 13 (20.31%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (20.31%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) Scrum
4 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) TDD
5 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 12 (18.75%) RAD
5 12 (18.75%) SOA
5 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (18.75%) Release Management
6 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) Groovy
3 11 (17.19%) Scala
3 11 (17.19%) Clojure
4 10 (15.63%) Python
4 10 (15.63%) Perl
5 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) GIAC
4 2 (3.13%) GCIA
4 2 (3.13%) GCFW
4 2 (3.13%) GCWN
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) OPNET
3 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView
3 1 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) HP
2 14 (21.88%) VMware
3 13 (20.31%) Oracle
4 12 (18.75%) Cisco
5 11 (17.19%) Adobe
5 11 (17.19%) Twitter
6 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.38%) Sybase
8 4 (6.25%) Sun
8 4 (6.25%) BMC
8 4 (6.25%) Hitachi
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
8 4 (6.25%) Dell
8 4 (6.25%) EMC
8 4 (6.25%) Brocade
9 3 (4.69%) Juniper
9 3 (4.69%) JBoss
10 2 (3.13%) Citrix
10 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago