The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 128 114 160
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +46
Permanent jobs citing IBM 136 144 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.40% 2.33% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.28% 5.29% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 106 97 71
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,304 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -
IBM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2575 2724 2426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.53% 44.03% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 2172 2052
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IBM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IBM Salary Trend in the South West

IBM
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in the South West

IBM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Wiltshire +33 64 £47,304 +18.26% 6
Bristol -8 28 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -1 24 £26,500 -43.31%
Dorset +14 9 - -
Somerset -5 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Devon -18 5 £32,500 -7.14% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 78 (38.42%) Finance
2 74 (36.45%) SQL
3 61 (30.05%) XML
4 59 (29.06%) Java
4 59 (29.06%) Oracle
5 58 (28.57%) HP
6 54 (26.60%) WebSphere
7 53 (26.11%) Middleware
8 50 (24.63%) SQL Server
8 50 (24.63%) UML
9 49 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (22.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 44 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (21.18%) Relational Database
12 43 (21.18%) Web Services
13 42 (20.69%) HTML
14 39 (19.21%) JavaScript
14 39 (19.21%) ITIL
14 39 (19.21%) SOA
14 39 (19.21%) VMware
15 36 (17.73%) Windows
15 36 (17.73%) CSS
16 35 (17.24%) ISEB
17 34 (16.75%) Software Engineering
18 33 (16.26%) Banking
19 31 (15.27%) Tomcat
19 31 (15.27%) Ajax
19 31 (15.27%) Continuous Improvement
20 30 (14.78%) Linux
20 30 (14.78%) Microsoft

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 54 (26.60%) WebSphere
2 45 (22.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (15.27%) Tomcat
4 22 (10.84%) MQSeries
5 15 (7.39%) Apache
6 12 (5.91%) WebSphere Process Server
7 10 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (4.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (3.94%) JBoss
8 8 (3.94%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.46%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.46%) Confluence
9 5 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.46%) IIS
10 4 (1.97%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.97%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.97%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (8.37%) Temenos T24
2 5 (2.46%) Magento
3 4 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.99%) FastStats
5 2 (0.99%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.40%) IaaS
2 13 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.40%) PaaS
3 12 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.42%) IBM SmartCloud
5 4 (1.97%) GitHub
6 2 (0.99%) CheetahMail
6 2 (0.99%) Office 365
6 2 (0.99%) Pure360
6 2 (0.99%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.99%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.32%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.36%) Firewall
3 13 (6.40%) HTTP
4 12 (5.91%) SAN
5 9 (4.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (4.43%) WAN
6 7 (3.45%) Internet
6 7 (3.45%) LAN
7 5 (2.46%) DNS
7 5 (2.46%) NAS
8 3 (1.48%) VPN
9 2 (0.99%) DHCP
9 2 (0.99%) Network Security
10 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.49%) FTP
10 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.49%) VLAN
10 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.18%) Relational Database
3 26 (12.81%) RDBMS
4 21 (10.34%) DB2
5 16 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (7.39%) MySQL
7 9 (4.43%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (3.94%) OLTP
9 7 (3.45%) MS Access
10 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.46%) Apache Accumulo
11 5 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.46%) Big Data
11 5 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.46%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (2.46%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (10.84%) Eclipse
2 11 (5.42%) Subversion
3 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.96%) Maven
4 5 (2.46%) JIRA
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 78 (38.42%) Finance
2 33 (16.26%) Banking
3 15 (7.39%) Retail
4 12 (5.91%) Publishing
5 9 (4.43%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.94%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.94%) Military
7 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.97%) Electronics
9 3 (1.48%) Back Office
9 3 (1.48%) German Language
9 3 (1.48%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.99%) Automotive
10 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.99%) Legal
10 2 (0.99%) Marketing
11 1 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.49%) French Language
11 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 34 (16.75%) Developer
2 32 (15.76%) Architect
3 27 (13.30%) Java Developer
4 26 (12.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 26 (12.81%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (9.36%) Test Engineer
6 18 (8.87%) Analyst
7 17 (8.37%) Test Leader
8 14 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
9 13 (6.40%) Technical Specialist
10 12 (5.91%) Hardware Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Security Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.96%) Senior Security Analyst
14 5 (2.46%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 5 (2.46%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
14 5 (2.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.05%) XML
2 53 (26.11%) Middleware
3 43 (21.18%) Web Services
4 42 (20.69%) HTML
5 36 (17.73%) CSS
6 31 (15.27%) Ajax
7 29 (14.29%) .NET
7 29 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 28 (13.79%) JSP
9 26 (12.81%) Java EE
9 26 (12.81%) Spring
10 25 (12.32%) JSF
11 24 (11.82%) JPA
12 23 (11.33%) Spring Web Flow
13 22 (10.84%) RichFaces
13 22 (10.84%) Struts
14 20 (9.85%) Apache Camel
15 17 (8.37%) IBM Integration Bus
15 17 (8.37%) J2EE
16 16 (7.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.85%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.37%) Mainframe
4 16 (7.88%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.91%) CMDB
7 9 (4.43%) AS400
8 8 (3.94%) Contactless
8 8 (3.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (3.94%) iSeries
9 6 (2.96%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.46%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.46%) Internet of Things
10 5 (2.46%) VHDL
11 4 (1.97%) DataPower
12 3 (1.48%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.48%) EMC VNX
12 3 (1.48%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.73%) Windows
2 30 (14.78%) Linux
3 22 (10.84%) Unix
4 14 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.96%) zOS
6 5 (2.46%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.97%) Android
7 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.49%) OS/2
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.63%) UML
2 49 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.21%) ITIL
3 39 (19.21%) SOA
4 34 (16.75%) Software Engineering
5 31 (15.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (13.79%) Service Delivery
7 27 (13.30%) Data Management
7 27 (13.30%) High Availability
8 26 (12.81%) Scrum
9 23 (11.33%) Software Testing
10 22 (10.84%) Configuration Management
10 22 (10.84%) Functional Testing
10 22 (10.84%) Test Management
11 21 (10.34%) TOGAF
12 19 (9.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (9.36%) Validation
13 18 (8.87%) Line Management
13 18 (8.87%) Test Scripting
14 17 (8.37%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.45%) SQL
2 59 (29.06%) Java
3 39 (19.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.36%) C#
5 11 (5.42%) C++
5 11 (5.42%) PHP
6 9 (4.43%) C
7 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.96%) VBA
9 5 (2.46%) JCL
9 5 (2.46%) Perl
9 5 (2.46%) Ruby
9 5 (2.46%) Scala
9 5 (2.46%) XPath
10 4 (1.97%) Delphi
10 4 (1.97%) Pascal
11 3 (1.48%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) VB
13 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (17.24%) ISEB
2 22 (10.84%) Degree
3 16 (7.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (5.91%) PMI Certification
5 12 (5.91%) PMP
6 11 (5.42%) ISTQB
7 7 (3.45%) CISSP
8 5 (2.46%) CCNA
8 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.46%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.97%) MCITP
9 4 (1.97%) MCSE
10 3 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.48%) MCSA
11 2 (0.99%) MCP
11 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) SLA
3 4 (1.97%) ISO27002
3 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.49%) MISRA
5 1 (0.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.93%) PowerHA
3 9 (4.43%) XenApp
4 8 (3.94%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.45%) vSphere
6 5 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (2.46%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.49%) iptables
9 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.49%) NFS
9 1 (0.49%) Squid
9 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (9.85%) Tivoli
2 12 (5.91%) SCVMM
3 10 (4.93%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (2.46%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (1.97%) Nagios
7 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.48%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.49%) MOM
9 1 (0.49%) SCOM
9 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (29.06%) Oracle
2 58 (28.57%) HP
3 39 (19.21%) VMware
4 30 (14.78%) Microsoft
5 28 (13.79%) NetApp
6 24 (11.82%) EMC
7 23 (11.33%) Cisco
7 23 (11.33%) Citrix
8 22 (10.84%) Green Hat
9 17 (8.37%) webMethods
10 16 (7.88%) BMC
11 15 (7.39%) Dell
12 13 (6.40%) Juniper
13 12 (5.91%) CheckPoint
13 12 (5.91%) Sun
14 6 (2.96%) SAP
15 5 (2.46%) Atlassian
15 5 (2.46%) Remedy
16 4 (1.97%) hybris
16 4 (1.97%) Venda
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