The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 78 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing IBM 21 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 0.69% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.48% 1.53% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 22
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £35,000 £31,185
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
IBM
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
603 588 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.75% 45.16% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 546 522 452
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

IBM Salary Trend in Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Wales

IBM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
South Wales +8 21 £33,000 -12.00% 6
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 32 (49.23%) Java
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (47.69%) Spring
3 30 (46.15%) J2EE
3 30 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 29 (44.62%) Hibernate
5 26 (40.00%) XML
6 23 (35.38%) Windows
7 22 (33.85%) SQL
7 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
8 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
9 20 (30.77%) WebSphere
10 19 (29.23%) Web Services
10 19 (29.23%) SAN
11 18 (27.69%) VMware
12 17 (26.15%) HTML
12 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
12 17 (26.15%) JSF
12 17 (26.15%) Degree
13 16 (24.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (24.62%) CSS
13 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
13 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
13 16 (24.62%) Banking
13 16 (24.62%) DevOps
14 15 (23.08%) XSLT
14 15 (23.08%) UNIX
14 15 (23.08%) Linux
14 15 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
14 15 (23.08%) OO

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 20 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
3 16 (24.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (21.54%) FileNet
5 13 (20.00%) LiveCycle
6 12 (18.46%) Confluence
7 7 (10.77%) Apache
7 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
8 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) IIS
9 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
3 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.62%) DNS
5 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 3 (4.62%) DVB
5 3 (4.62%) DHCP
6 2 (3.08%) VoIP
6 2 (3.08%) Wireless
7 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.54%) LAN
7 1 (1.54%) WAN
7 1 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
3 12 (18.46%) MongoDB
3 12 (18.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (18.46%) RDBMS
3 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.54%) OLAP
4 1 (1.54%) OLTP
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
2 13 (20.00%) Subversion
3 12 (18.46%) Maven
3 12 (18.46%) JIRA
3 12 (18.46%) Hudson
3 12 (18.46%) Rational Application Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.15%) JMeter
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) RequisitePro
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
1 16 (24.62%) Banking
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Programmer
3 13 (20.00%) Consultant
3 13 (20.00%) Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Java Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Java Programmer
4 9 (13.85%) Developer Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 8 (12.31%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (7.69%) Server Technician
6 5 (7.69%) Server Support Technician
6 5 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Server Support
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) Spring
2 30 (46.15%) J2EE
3 29 (44.62%) Hibernate
4 26 (40.00%) XML
5 19 (29.23%) Web Services
6 17 (26.15%) HTML
6 17 (26.15%) JSF
7 16 (24.62%) CSS
8 15 (23.08%) XSLT
9 13 (20.00%) SOAP
9 13 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (18.46%) JSP
11 4 (6.15%) Java EE
11 4 (6.15%) Ajax
11 4 (6.15%) Spring Web Flow
11 4 (6.15%) JPA
12 1 (1.54%) REST
12 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.54%) MyBatis
12 1 (1.54%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Open Source
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) DTV
4 3 (4.62%) STB
5 2 (3.08%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) AS400
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) iSeries
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) UNIX
3 13 (20.00%) AIX
3 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) CentOS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 16 (24.62%) DevOps
3 15 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
3 15 (23.08%) OO
3 15 (23.08%) RUP
3 15 (23.08%) DSDM
3 15 (23.08%) Scrum
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.08%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) Pair Programming
4 14 (21.54%) SOA
4 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
4 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.54%) Release Management
5 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (18.46%) RAD
7 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) Java
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) Groovy
3 13 (20.00%) Scala
3 13 (20.00%) Clojure
4 10 (15.38%) Python
4 10 (15.38%) Perl
5 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) GIAC
5 2 (3.08%) GCIA
5 2 (3.08%) GCFW
5 2 (3.08%) GCWN
5 2 (3.08%) CISSP
5 2 (3.08%) VCP5
6 1 (1.54%) VCP4
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) RHCE
6 1 (1.54%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) OpenView
4 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.54%) Netcool
4 1 (1.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.54%) OPNET
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.69%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.00%) Twitter
3 13 (20.00%) Adobe
3 13 (20.00%) Cisco
4 12 (18.46%) Oracle
4 12 (18.46%) HP
5 6 (9.23%) Sybase
6 3 (4.62%) JBoss
6 3 (4.62%) Juniper
7 2 (3.08%) BMC
7 2 (3.08%) Hitachi
7 2 (3.08%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) Dell
7 2 (3.08%) EMC
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) Sun
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Trend Micro
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