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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 116 158 120
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -38
Permanent jobs citing IBM 140 79 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 1.36% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 3.27% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 95 67 84
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,875 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2681 2413 2395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.15% 41.63% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2041 2064
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2015.

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 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
Devon +24 37 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Gloucestershire +4 31 £50,500 +12.22% 6
Bristol +1 30 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Wiltshire +1 26 £40,000 -42.85% 6
Somerset - 6 £55,000 -
Dorset -14 5 £75,000 +115.82% 2
Cornwall - 4 £37,500 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 85 (32.20%) Oracle
2 78 (29.55%) VMware
3 74 (28.03%) Finance
4 68 (25.76%) WebSphere
5 66 (25.00%) SQL
6 62 (23.48%) Windows
6 62 (23.48%) Cisco
7 56 (21.21%) Linux
8 52 (19.70%) Java
9 50 (18.94%) Microsoft
10 47 (17.80%) UNIX
11 46 (17.42%) ITIL
12 45 (17.05%) UML
12 45 (17.05%) XML
13 44 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 43 (16.29%) HP
15 40 (15.15%) JSP
16 38 (14.39%) J2EE
16 38 (14.39%) Active Directory
16 38 (14.39%) Banking
16 38 (14.39%) Security Cleared
17 36 (13.64%) Google
18 35 (13.26%) IIS
18 35 (13.26%) Management Information System
19 33 (12.50%) HTML
19 33 (12.50%) Degree
20 32 (12.12%) Games
21 31 (11.74%) SC Cleared
22 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (11.36%) MS Excel

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 68 (25.76%) WebSphere
2 35 (13.26%) IIS
3 28 (10.61%) Tomcat
4 26 (9.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 22 (8.33%) JBoss
6 22 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 19 (7.20%) Lync
8 10 (3.79%) Apache ServiceMix
8 10 (3.79%) Joomla!
9 8 (3.03%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.03%) Documentum
10 7 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.27%) CICS
11 6 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.89%) Commerce Server
12 5 (1.89%) Apache
13 4 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
13 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.03%) MS Project
3 7 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) MS Office
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
5 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 13 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (4.92%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (3.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.71%) SSL
3 20 (7.58%) WAN
4 19 (7.20%) LAN
4 19 (7.20%) WLAN
5 17 (6.44%) DNS
6 15 (5.68%) SAN
7 10 (3.79%) Firewall
8 8 (3.03%) HTTP
9 6 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.27%) NAS
10 5 (1.89%) Multicast
10 5 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.89%) DHCP
11 4 (1.52%) VLAN
12 2 (0.76%) Broadband
13 1 (0.38%) X.21
13 1 (0.38%) MPLS
13 1 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.33%) DB2
3 20 (7.58%) RDBMS
3 20 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.68%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.03%) MySQL
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.03%) QlikView
6 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.89%) MS Access
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) Kalido
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.38%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (10.23%) Maven
2 23 (8.71%) Oracle Forms
3 21 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.95%) Eclipse
4 18 (6.82%) Subversion
4 18 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 17 (6.44%) Ant
6 11 (4.17%) JUnit
7 10 (3.79%) Eclipse RCP
8 6 (2.27%) JIRA
9 3 (1.14%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.38%) AppScan
11 1 (0.38%) Gradle
11 1 (0.38%) ERwin
General
1 74 (28.03%) Finance
2 38 (14.39%) Banking
3 32 (12.12%) Games
4 22 (8.33%) Retail
5 21 (7.95%) Telecoms
6 19 (7.20%) Military
7 14 (5.30%) Electronics
8 13 (4.92%) Legal
9 12 (4.55%) Manufacturing
9 12 (4.55%) Aerospace
10 10 (3.79%) Marketing
10 10 (3.79%) French Language
11 6 (2.27%) Advertising
12 5 (1.89%) Back Office
13 3 (1.14%) Automotive
14 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.76%) Avionics
15 1 (0.38%) Publishing
15 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (18.18%) Developer
2 39 (14.77%) Analyst
3 34 (12.88%) Architect
4 22 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 21 (7.95%) Administrator
6 19 (7.20%) Designer
7 18 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.68%) Technical Analyst
10 15 (5.68%) Technical Designer
11 13 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Business Analyst
12 12 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
13 11 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.17%) Project Manager
13 11 (4.17%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.79%) Software Developer
14 10 (3.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (17.05%) XML
2 40 (15.15%) JSP
3 38 (14.39%) J2EE
4 33 (12.50%) HTML
5 29 (10.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (9.09%) Spring
7 19 (7.20%) Ajax
8 18 (6.82%) Middleware
9 17 (6.44%) REST
9 17 (6.44%) Servlets
10 16 (6.06%) SOAP
10 16 (6.06%) WCF
11 14 (5.30%) Struts
11 14 (5.30%) JDBC
11 14 (5.30%) .NET
12 13 (4.92%) JSON
12 13 (4.92%) XSLT
13 12 (4.55%) CSS
14 11 (4.17%) JMS
14 11 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.26%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.82%) Mathematics
4 16 (6.06%) Mainframe
5 11 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.79%) DTV
6 10 (3.79%) SWIFT
6 10 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (3.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (3.41%) AS400
8 6 (2.27%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.27%) Physics
8 6 (2.27%) iSeries
9 5 (1.89%) Life Science
9 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.52%) Clustering
11 3 (1.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.48%) Windows
2 56 (21.21%) Linux
3 47 (17.80%) UNIX
4 15 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.65%) zOS
7 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.89%) Android
8 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.76%) AIX
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.42%) ITIL
2 45 (17.05%) UML
3 28 (10.61%) Project Management
4 27 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.23%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (8.33%) Scrum
7 20 (7.58%) SOA
7 20 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.58%) Logistics
8 19 (7.20%) Migration
8 19 (7.20%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.20%) Configuration Management
9 17 (6.44%) TOGAF
10 16 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
10 16 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (5.68%) Asset Management
12 14 (5.30%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.30%) Supply Chain Management
13 13 (4.92%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.00%) SQL
2 52 (19.70%) Java
3 25 (9.47%) C
4 23 (8.71%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.33%) C++
6 15 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.30%) C#
8 13 (4.92%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.55%) PHP
10 10 (3.79%) Pascal
10 10 (3.79%) Embedded C
10 10 (3.79%) Delphi
10 10 (3.79%) VBA
11 8 (3.03%) Embedded C++
12 6 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.27%) AspectJ
13 5 (1.89%) Python
14 3 (1.14%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.76%) Ada
15 2 (0.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 38 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.50%) Degree
3 31 (11.74%) SC Cleared
4 21 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (7.20%) MCITP
6 9 (3.41%) ISEB
7 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.52%) GIAC
8 4 (1.52%) CITP
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CCNP
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.76%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.76%) JTAG
4 1 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.47%) vSphere
4 15 (5.68%) XenApp
5 12 (4.55%) Firmware
6 6 (2.27%) RACF
7 5 (1.89%) ACF2
7 5 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.52%) NFS
9 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (9.47%) SCCM
2 13 (4.92%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.79%) Puppet
4 6 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.89%) Netcool
5 5 (1.89%) Legato
6 4 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.52%) Hyperic
6 4 (1.52%) WSUS
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (32.20%) Oracle
2 78 (29.55%) VMware
3 62 (23.48%) Cisco
4 50 (18.94%) Microsoft
5 43 (16.29%) HP
6 36 (13.64%) Google
7 29 (10.98%) SAP
8 24 (9.09%) Dell
9 21 (7.95%) Citrix
10 19 (7.20%) Avaya
11 17 (6.44%) Business Objects
12 16 (6.06%) RedPrairie
13 14 (5.30%) Red Hat
14 13 (4.92%) NetApp
15 11 (4.17%) hybris
15 11 (4.17%) Demandware
15 11 (4.17%) ATG
16 9 (3.41%) EMC
17 7 (2.65%) 3PAR
18 6 (2.27%) SIMUL8
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