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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 118 138 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing IBM 135 104 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.16% 1.78% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 3.93% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 95
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2797 2646 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.69% 45.37% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2191 2198
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
Bristol +20 56 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Gloucestershire +6 28 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire +3 26 £47,500 +21.01% 3
Dorset -10 9 £52,500 +123.40% 1
Devon -8 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Somerset +11 4 £31,000 -31.11%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 133 (46.67%) Oracle
2 117 (41.05%) SQL
3 95 (33.33%) Finance
4 82 (28.77%) Java
5 75 (26.32%) XML
6 73 (25.61%) SQL Server
7 72 (25.26%) UNIX
7 72 (25.26%) Windows
8 70 (24.56%) WebSphere
9 67 (23.51%) VMware
10 64 (22.46%) UML
11 60 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 55 (19.30%) JSP
13 51 (17.89%) Linux
14 50 (17.54%) HP
15 49 (17.19%) J2EE
15 49 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (16.84%) Relational Database
17 44 (15.44%) Banking
18 43 (15.09%) RDBMS
19 42 (14.74%) HTML
20 40 (14.04%) Active Directory
21 39 (13.68%) Eclipse
21 39 (13.68%) Degree
22 38 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
22 38 (13.33%) Security Cleared
22 38 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
22 38 (13.33%) XSLT
23 37 (12.98%) Management Information System
24 36 (12.63%) JBoss

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 70 (24.56%) WebSphere
2 36 (12.63%) JBoss
3 35 (12.28%) WebLogic
4 34 (11.93%) Tomcat
5 31 (10.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 30 (10.53%) IIS
7 28 (9.82%) MS Exchange
8 20 (7.02%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (3.16%) Lync
11 8 (2.81%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (2.46%) Joomla!
12 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (2.11%) Apache
14 5 (1.75%) SAS
14 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
15 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (7.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (6.32%) Oracle Financials
3 15 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (3.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.35%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.42%) SAN
2 20 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.26%) SSL
4 14 (4.91%) Firewall
5 13 (4.56%) DNS
6 12 (4.21%) DHCP
6 12 (4.21%) NAS
7 10 (3.51%) HTTP
7 10 (3.51%) WAN
8 9 (3.16%) WLAN
8 9 (3.16%) LAN
8 9 (3.16%) Multicast
9 8 (2.81%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.46%) Internet
11 5 (1.75%) MPLS
11 5 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (1.75%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (1.40%) VLAN
13 3 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (16.84%) Relational Database
3 43 (15.09%) RDBMS
4 28 (9.82%) DB2
5 21 (7.37%) MySQL
6 18 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (6.32%) Essbase
7 11 (3.86%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.11%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.40%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.70%) OLAP
12 2 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
13 1 (0.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 39 (13.68%) Eclipse
2 28 (9.82%) Ant
2 28 (9.82%) JUnit
3 25 (8.77%) Maven
3 25 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.02%) Eclipse RCP
5 18 (6.32%) Git (software)
6 14 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (3.16%) Subversion
8 8 (2.81%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (2.11%) Rational Application Developer
11 4 (1.40%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.05%) ERwin
13 2 (0.70%) JMeter
13 2 (0.70%) MagicDraw
13 2 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
14 1 (0.35%) WatiN
14 1 (0.35%) WATIR
14 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 95 (33.33%) Finance
2 44 (15.44%) Banking
3 29 (10.18%) Military
4 28 (9.82%) Legal
5 20 (7.02%) French Language
6 13 (4.56%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.46%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.11%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 2 (0.70%) Retail
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (24.56%) Developer
2 53 (18.60%) Architect
3 29 (10.18%) Java Developer
4 23 (8.07%) Software Engineer
4 23 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (7.72%) Consultant
6 18 (6.32%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.32%) Applications Support
6 18 (6.32%) Analyst
6 18 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 16 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (4.21%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (3.86%) Applications Developer
9 11 (3.86%) Applications Support Engineer
10 10 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.81%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.32%) XML
2 55 (19.30%) JSP
3 49 (17.19%) J2EE
4 42 (14.74%) HTML
5 38 (13.33%) XSLT
6 35 (12.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 32 (11.23%) Spring
8 28 (9.82%) JMS
8 28 (9.82%) Servlets
9 26 (9.12%) Ajax
10 20 (7.02%) GWT
10 20 (7.02%) OSGi
10 20 (7.02%) CSS
11 18 (6.32%) Struts
12 15 (5.26%) JDBC
13 14 (4.91%) Web Services
14 13 (4.56%) Hibernate
15 10 (3.51%) XSD
16 6 (2.11%) .NET
17 5 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.98%) Management Information System
2 28 (9.82%) Client/Server
2 28 (9.82%) N-Tier
2 28 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 20 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
4 20 (7.02%) SWIFT
5 12 (4.21%) Mainframe
6 11 (3.86%) Visualisation
7 10 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.81%) Life Science
8 8 (2.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (2.46%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.46%) AS400
10 6 (2.11%) Clustering
10 6 (2.11%) iSeries
11 5 (1.75%) LPAR
11 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 72 (25.26%) UNIX
1 72 (25.26%) Windows
2 51 (17.89%) Linux
3 38 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (12.28%) AIX
5 22 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.11%) Solaris
9 5 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.40%) zOS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) HPUX
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.46%) UML
2 38 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (10.53%) Supply Chain Management
5 28 (9.82%) ITIL
5 28 (9.82%) Service Delivery
6 27 (9.47%) Software Engineering
7 24 (8.42%) Quality Management
7 24 (8.42%) Scrum
8 23 (8.07%) TOGAF
8 23 (8.07%) Use Case
9 22 (7.72%) Matrix Management
9 22 (7.72%) Asset Management
9 22 (7.72%) BPMN
10 21 (7.37%) Project Management
11 20 (7.02%) TDD
11 20 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.02%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.32%) Problem Management
12 18 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (41.05%) SQL
2 82 (28.77%) Java
3 27 (9.47%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.77%) VBA
4 25 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.37%) C
6 19 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.61%) C#
8 10 (3.51%) Korn
9 9 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.81%) C++
10 8 (2.81%) PHP
11 7 (2.46%) Delphi
11 7 (2.46%) Pascal
12 5 (1.75%) COBOL
13 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.05%) sed
14 3 (1.05%) AWK
14 3 (1.05%) AspectJ
15 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (13.68%) Degree
2 38 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.91%) MCITP
6 13 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (4.21%) MCSE
8 10 (3.51%) MCP
9 9 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.75%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.40%) HP ASE
12 2 (0.70%) VTSP
12 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.70%) CCNP
12 2 (0.70%) CCNA
12 2 (0.70%) CCDP
12 2 (0.70%) MCDST
12 2 (0.70%) CCENT
13 1 (0.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.42%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) JTAG
3 2 (0.70%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.70%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.51%) vSphere
3 10 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.11%) NFS
6 3 (1.05%) XenApp
6 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.70%) RACF
7 2 (0.70%) Xen
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (6.32%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (3.16%) SCCM
4 8 (2.81%) Netcool
5 6 (2.11%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.11%) Hyperic
6 5 (1.75%) OpenView
6 5 (1.75%) Unicenter
6 5 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle EDQ
7 4 (1.40%) WSUS
7 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.05%) OMEGAMON
8 3 (1.05%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.05%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.05%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 133 (46.67%) Oracle
2 67 (23.51%) VMware
3 60 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 50 (17.54%) HP
5 36 (12.63%) Cisco
6 23 (8.07%) Cognos
7 20 (7.02%) Google
8 19 (6.67%) Hyperion
9 18 (6.32%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.61%) Dell
11 14 (4.91%) Business Objects
12 11 (3.86%) EMC
13 10 (3.51%) SAP
14 9 (3.16%) Citrix
14 9 (3.16%) Avaya
15 8 (2.81%) Symantec
15 8 (2.81%) NetApp
16 7 (2.46%) Twitter
17 6 (2.11%) BMC
17 6 (2.11%) Unisys
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Posted: 4 days ago
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