The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Connections skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Connections over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Connections
Rank 887 923 879
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -44
Permanent jobs citing IBM Connections 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.023% 0.024% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22174 24905 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.25% 21.29% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18464 20534 18696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IBM Connections
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Connections within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Connections Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Connections
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Connections within the UK.

IBM Connections Salary Trend in the UK

IBM Connections
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Connections within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
England +18 5 £50,000 +42.85%
South East 0 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Bracknell - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £50,000 -

IBM Connections
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM Connections 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 Connections.

1 18 (100.00%) IBM
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Marketing
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 18 (100.00%) Social Media
1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (94.44%) Office 365
2 17 (94.44%) Customer Engagement
2 17 (94.44%) Manufacturing
2 17 (94.44%) IBM Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Lotus Domino
2 17 (94.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) Process Management
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics

IBM Connections
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM Connections 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 Connections. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 17 (94.44%) Lotus Domino
2 17 (94.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
1 18 (100.00%) Marketing
2 17 (94.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Architect
1 17 (94.44%) Solutions Architect
1 17 (94.44%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (94.44%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Process Management
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) VMware