The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 81 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing IBM 11 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.26% 0.96% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.34% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £72,500 £35,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.14% -63.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IBM
Hampshire

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

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
497 385 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 56.86% 41.00% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 379 344 381
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IBM
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

IBM Salary Trend in Southampton

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (74.07%) PRINCE2
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 19 (70.37%) SAP
3 16 (59.26%) Project Management
3 16 (59.26%) VMware
3 16 (59.26%) Asset Management
3 16 (59.26%) Data Analysis
3 16 (59.26%) Time Management
3 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (59.26%) Software Asset Management
3 16 (59.26%) Software Licensing
3 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (59.26%) IT Asset Management
3 16 (59.26%) People Management
4 11 (40.74%) Line Management
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) SNMP
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
6 4 (14.81%) Compuware
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
6 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) Netcool
6 4 (14.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (14.81%) VBScript
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) LoadUI

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SNMP
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.81%) LoadUI
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) JMeter
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) PRINCE2
2 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 16 (59.26%) Asset Management
2 16 (59.26%) Data Analysis
2 16 (59.26%) Time Management
2 16 (59.26%) Software Asset Management
2 16 (59.26%) Software Licensing
2 16 (59.26%) IT Asset Management
2 16 (59.26%) People Management
3 11 (40.74%) Line Management
4 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBScript
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (14.81%) Netcool
2 4 (14.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
1 19 (70.37%) SAP
2 16 (59.26%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Compuware
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) LANDesk
4 4 (14.81%) Capita
5 2 (7.41%) Serena