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 West 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 West 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 109 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM 126 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.06% 1.18% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 2.64% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 50
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2612 2350 2464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.77% 44.86% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 1977 2121
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
England

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 25 July 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 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
Bristol +27 50 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Wiltshire +15 39 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Gloucestershire +5 19 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Dorset - 9 £57,500 - 1
Somerset -23 3 £45,000 +33.33% 6
Devon - 3 £31,500 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 93 (44.93%) Finance
2 83 (40.10%) Oracle
3 80 (38.65%) SQL
4 71 (34.30%) VMware
5 66 (31.88%) SQL Server
6 65 (31.40%) WebSphere
7 63 (30.43%) XML
8 57 (27.54%) UNIX
9 56 (27.05%) Microsoft
10 55 (26.57%) Java
10 55 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (25.60%) Relational Database
12 52 (25.12%) Windows
13 50 (24.15%) UML
14 49 (23.67%) RDBMS
15 46 (22.22%) Eclipse
15 46 (22.22%) JSP
16 44 (21.26%) Spring
17 43 (20.77%) XSLT
18 42 (20.29%) Ant
18 42 (20.29%) J2EE
18 42 (20.29%) WebSphere MQ
19 41 (19.81%) WebLogic
20 40 (19.32%) JUnit
20 40 (19.32%) JBoss
20 40 (19.32%) HP
20 40 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (18.84%) Enterprise Software
22 38 (18.36%) JMS
22 38 (18.36%) N-Tier

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 65 (31.40%) WebSphere
2 41 (19.81%) WebLogic
3 22 (10.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (9.18%) Apache ServiceMix
5 17 (8.21%) MS Exchange
6 12 (5.80%) IIS
6 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
7 11 (5.31%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.90%) SAS
10 6 (2.90%) CICS
11 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.93%) Lync
12 3 (1.45%) Quickr
12 3 (1.45%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle 10gAS
13 2 (0.97%) GlassFish
Applications
1 29 (14.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (8.70%) SAP MDM
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.93%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.45%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.21%) SAN
2 10 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (4.35%) Firewall
4 8 (3.86%) Internet
4 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.86%) NAS
5 7 (3.38%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.42%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.42%) SNMP
6 5 (2.42%) DNS
6 5 (2.42%) SSL
7 4 (1.93%) LAN
7 4 (1.93%) WLAN
7 4 (1.93%) WAN
8 2 (0.97%) DHCP
8 2 (0.97%) VPN
9 1 (0.48%) HTTP
9 1 (0.48%) MPLS
9 1 (0.48%) OSPF
9 1 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 53 (25.60%) Relational Database
3 49 (23.67%) RDBMS
4 20 (9.66%) DB2
5 19 (9.18%) IBM InfoSphere
6 10 (4.83%) Essbase
7 8 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.90%) MySQL
10 4 (1.93%) MS Access
10 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.97%) QlikView
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 42 (20.29%) Ant
3 40 (19.32%) JUnit
4 33 (15.94%) Eclipse RCP
5 12 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.80%) Maven
6 7 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.42%) Subversion
8 4 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.93%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.93%) Hudson
8 4 (1.93%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.45%) JMeter
10 2 (0.97%) NUnit
10 2 (0.97%) WATIR
10 2 (0.97%) Selenium
10 2 (0.97%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.97%) WatiN
General
1 93 (44.93%) Finance
2 35 (16.91%) Banking
3 33 (15.94%) French Language
4 23 (11.11%) Marketing
5 15 (7.25%) Legal
6 9 (4.35%) Retail
7 6 (2.90%) Military
8 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.97%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (19.81%) Architect
2 30 (14.49%) Developer
3 26 (12.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 25 (12.08%) Analyst
4 25 (12.08%) Information Architect
5 24 (11.59%) Enterprise Information Architect
6 19 (9.18%) Software Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 17 (8.21%) Consultant
9 16 (7.73%) Java Developer
10 13 (6.28%) Team Leader
11 12 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (5.31%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.31%) Java Team Leader
13 9 (4.35%) Applications Support
14 6 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (2.90%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.90%) Support Analyst
15 5 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (30.43%) XML
2 46 (22.22%) JSP
3 44 (21.26%) Spring
4 43 (20.77%) XSLT
5 42 (20.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 42 (20.29%) J2EE
6 38 (18.36%) Servlets
6 38 (18.36%) JMS
7 33 (15.94%) GWT
8 22 (10.63%) HTML
9 19 (9.18%) OSGi
10 14 (6.76%) CSS
11 12 (5.80%) Ajax
12 10 (4.83%) Web Services
13 9 (4.35%) Hibernate
14 5 (2.42%) XSD
15 4 (1.93%) Struts
15 4 (1.93%) JSF
15 4 (1.93%) JPA
15 4 (1.93%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.84%) Enterprise Software
2 38 (18.36%) Client/Server
2 38 (18.36%) N-Tier
3 33 (15.94%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (15.94%) SWIFT
4 24 (11.59%) Data Integration
4 24 (11.59%) Management Information System
4 24 (11.59%) Computer Science
5 20 (9.66%) Reference Data
6 19 (9.18%) Mainframe
7 14 (6.76%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.42%) Statistics
9 4 (1.93%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.97%) iSeries
12 1 (0.48%) EPoS
12 1 (0.48%) Replication
12 1 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.54%) UNIX
2 52 (25.12%) Windows
3 26 (12.56%) Linux
4 22 (10.63%) AIX
5 20 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.35%) Solaris
7 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.42%) zOS
8 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.15%) UML
2 40 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
3 35 (16.91%) Unit Testing
4 28 (13.53%) Data Modelling
5 25 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (12.08%) Scrum
5 25 (12.08%) Data Management
6 23 (11.11%) Information Architecture
7 21 (10.14%) TDD
7 21 (10.14%) Information Management
8 20 (9.66%) ITIL
9 19 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.70%) Problem Management
10 18 (8.70%) DRM
10 18 (8.70%) Workflow
11 17 (8.21%) OO
12 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.25%) OOA/OOD
13 15 (7.25%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (38.65%) SQL
2 55 (26.57%) Java
3 21 (10.14%) C
4 13 (6.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.28%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.83%) VBA
5 10 (4.83%) Korn
5 10 (4.83%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.90%) C#
6 6 (2.90%) JCL
7 4 (1.93%) PHP
7 4 (1.93%) Ruby
8 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.45%) LotusScript
8 3 (1.45%) AspectJ
9 2 (0.97%) Python
9 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.97%) Perl
9 2 (0.97%) Scala
10 1 (0.48%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (14.01%) Degree
2 16 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.90%) MCP
4 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.90%) HP ASE
5 5 (2.42%) MCITP
6 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.45%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.86%) SLA
3 5 (2.42%) COREP
3 5 (2.42%) FINREP
3 5 (2.42%) QA
4 3 (1.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (14.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.90%) RACF
4 5 (2.42%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.42%) vSphere
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.48%) NFS
6 1 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Xen
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (7.25%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (3.38%) OpenView
4 7 (3.38%) ARCserve
5 6 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.42%) OPNET
6 5 (2.42%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.42%) Netcool
6 5 (2.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (1.93%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.93%) SCCM
7 4 (1.93%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.48%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (40.10%) Oracle
2 71 (34.30%) VMware
3 56 (27.05%) Microsoft
4 40 (19.32%) JBoss
4 40 (19.32%) HP
5 33 (15.94%) Google
6 25 (12.08%) SAP
7 24 (11.59%) Cisco
8 15 (7.25%) Citrix
8 15 (7.25%) Teradata
9 13 (6.28%) Juniper
10 12 (5.80%) Cognos
10 12 (5.80%) EMC
11 10 (4.83%) Hyperion
11 10 (4.83%) Dell
12 8 (3.86%) CA
13 7 (3.38%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.38%) Symantec
13 7 (3.38%) Compuware
13 7 (3.38%) BMC
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