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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 103 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 151 69 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.43% 1.38% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 5.61% 3.17% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 97 58 44
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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
2690 2179 2511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.27% 43.52% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2181 1805 2162
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 41 £33,500 -21.17% 6
Gloucestershire +18 36 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire +9 31 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Dorset +12 20 £54,750 +68.46% 1
Somerset 0 12 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Devon -18 10 £22,500 -30.80% 3
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 108 (43.72%) Oracle
2 104 (42.11%) Finance
3 96 (38.87%) SQL
4 81 (32.79%) VMware
5 75 (30.36%) SQL Server
6 64 (25.91%) XML
6 64 (25.91%) Windows
7 63 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 62 (25.10%) WebSphere
8 62 (25.10%) Java
9 59 (23.89%) UNIX
9 59 (23.89%) Microsoft
10 50 (20.24%) HP
10 50 (20.24%) UML
10 50 (20.24%) Relational Database
11 48 (19.43%) XSLT
12 45 (18.22%) J2EE
12 45 (18.22%) RDBMS
12 45 (18.22%) Eclipse
13 43 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (17.41%) JSP
14 41 (16.60%) Active Directory
14 41 (16.60%) WebSphere MQ
14 41 (16.60%) Management Information System
15 40 (16.19%) Spring
16 39 (15.79%) Ant
17 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
18 37 (14.98%) JUnit
18 37 (14.98%) WebLogic

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 62 (25.10%) WebSphere
2 37 (14.98%) WebLogic
3 26 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 25 (10.12%) Apache ServiceMix
5 21 (8.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (8.10%) IIS
7 15 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (5.67%) Tomcat
9 12 (4.86%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (2.43%) SAS
12 6 (2.43%) Lync
13 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.62%) CICS
15 3 (1.21%) Apache
16 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
16 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (8.10%) Oracle Financials
2 17 (6.88%) SAP MDM
3 14 (5.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 13 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (4.05%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.50%) SAN
2 14 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.45%) DNS
4 9 (3.64%) SSL
4 9 (3.64%) Firewall
5 8 (3.24%) Internet
5 8 (3.24%) DHCP
5 8 (3.24%) NAS
6 7 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.83%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.43%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.43%) LAN
7 6 (2.43%) WLAN
7 6 (2.43%) WAN
7 6 (2.43%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (2.02%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.02%) SNMP
9 4 (1.62%) VPN
9 4 (1.62%) Multicast
10 3 (1.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 50 (20.24%) Relational Database
3 45 (18.22%) RDBMS
4 23 (9.31%) DB2
5 20 (8.10%) Essbase
5 20 (8.10%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (6.88%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (4.05%) MySQL
8 8 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.62%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.21%) OLAP
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 2 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos Query Studio
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (18.22%) Eclipse
2 39 (15.79%) Ant
3 37 (14.98%) JUnit
4 31 (12.55%) Eclipse RCP
5 16 (6.48%) Maven
5 16 (6.48%) Git (software)
5 16 (6.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (2.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (2.83%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.62%) Subversion
8 4 (1.62%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (0.81%) JMeter
9 2 (0.81%) Hudson
10 1 (0.40%) WatiN
10 1 (0.40%) WATIR
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.40%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (42.11%) Finance
2 34 (13.77%) Banking
3 31 (12.55%) French Language
4 22 (8.91%) Legal
5 15 (6.07%) Marketing
6 10 (4.05%) Military
7 7 (2.83%) Retail
8 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (18.62%) Developer
2 44 (17.81%) Architect
3 26 (10.53%) Consultant
4 24 (9.72%) Analyst
5 23 (9.31%) Enterprise Architect
6 22 (8.91%) Information Architect
7 21 (8.50%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 18 (7.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (7.29%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (5.26%) Team Leader
12 12 (4.86%) Support Analyst
13 11 (4.45%) Support Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) Applications Developer
13 11 (4.45%) Java Team Leader
14 10 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (4.05%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
15 9 (3.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (25.91%) XML
2 48 (19.43%) XSLT
3 45 (18.22%) J2EE
4 43 (17.41%) JSP
5 41 (16.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 40 (16.19%) Spring
7 37 (14.98%) Servlets
7 37 (14.98%) JMS
8 31 (12.55%) GWT
9 25 (10.12%) OSGi
10 22 (8.91%) HTML
11 11 (4.45%) XSD
12 9 (3.64%) Ajax
12 9 (3.64%) CSS
12 9 (3.64%) Hibernate
13 8 (3.24%) Web Services
14 4 (1.62%) Struts
14 4 (1.62%) JPA
14 4 (1.62%) Spring Web Flow
14 4 (1.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.60%) Management Information System
2 38 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (14.98%) Client/Server
3 37 (14.98%) N-Tier
4 31 (12.55%) Inversion of Control
4 31 (12.55%) SWIFT
5 27 (10.93%) Computer Science
6 22 (8.91%) Data Integration
7 17 (6.88%) Reference Data
7 17 (6.88%) Mainframe
8 13 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (4.45%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (3.64%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.43%) AS400
11 6 (2.43%) iSeries
11 6 (2.43%) Statistics
12 5 (2.02%) LPAR
12 5 (2.02%) PMI
13 4 (1.62%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.21%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.91%) Windows
2 59 (23.89%) UNIX
3 38 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (14.57%) Linux
5 29 (11.74%) AIX
6 21 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.43%) zOS
10 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.02%) Solaris
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.24%) UML
2 43 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 31 (12.55%) Unit Testing
6 29 (11.74%) Scrum
7 25 (10.12%) TDD
7 25 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (9.72%) ITIL
9 23 (9.31%) Data Modelling
10 22 (8.91%) Data Management
11 20 (8.10%) Information Management
11 20 (8.10%) Information Architecture
11 20 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.29%) Problem Management
12 18 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (6.88%) Supply Chain Management
13 17 (6.88%) Project Management
13 17 (6.88%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.87%) SQL
2 62 (25.10%) Java
3 22 (8.91%) C
4 20 (8.10%) Shell Script
4 20 (8.10%) PL/SQL
4 20 (8.10%) VBA
5 13 (5.26%) Korn
6 11 (4.45%) C#
7 9 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.43%) JCL
9 5 (2.02%) COBOL
10 4 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.21%) sed
11 3 (1.21%) AspectJ
11 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.21%) VBScript
11 3 (1.21%) AWK
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) REXX
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (13.36%) Degree
2 21 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (3.64%) MCITP
5 9 (3.64%) MCP
6 8 (3.24%) MCSE
7 5 (2.02%) HP ASE
7 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.02%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CCNP
8 2 (0.81%) CCDP
8 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) VTSP
9 1 (0.40%) LPIC
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.62%) QA
3 4 (1.62%) COREP
3 4 (1.62%) FINREP
4 3 (1.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (16.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.83%) vSphere
4 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.02%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.62%) RACF
6 3 (1.21%) Xen
6 3 (1.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (1.21%) XenApp
6 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (4.45%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.83%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.83%) Netcool
5 6 (2.43%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (2.43%) SCCM
6 5 (2.02%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (2.02%) OpenView
6 5 (2.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (2.02%) OPNET
7 3 (1.21%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.21%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.21%) Hyperic
7 3 (1.21%) OMEGAMON
7 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.81%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (43.72%) Oracle
2 81 (32.79%) VMware
3 59 (23.89%) Microsoft
4 50 (20.24%) HP
5 37 (14.98%) JBoss
6 35 (14.17%) Cisco
7 31 (12.55%) Google
8 26 (10.53%) Cognos
9 20 (8.10%) Hyperion
9 20 (8.10%) SAP
10 18 (7.29%) Citrix
11 14 (5.67%) Red Hat
12 13 (5.26%) EMC
12 13 (5.26%) Teradata
13 12 (4.86%) Juniper
14 10 (4.05%) Dell
15 8 (3.24%) Twitter
16 7 (2.83%) 3PAR
16 7 (2.83%) WatchGuard
16 7 (2.83%) Veeam
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