The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 21 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing IBM 70 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.15% 9.30% 14.09%
As % of the Vendors category 19.77% 14.98% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 10
Average salary £49,000 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.39% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £100,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
354 327 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.46% 62.05% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 272 223 145
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

IBM
Salary Trend in Watford

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

IBM Salary Trend in Watford

IBM
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 74 (64.35%) Java
2 71 (61.74%) Oracle
3 67 (58.26%) WebSphere
4 61 (53.04%) SQL
5 59 (51.30%) Linux
6 58 (50.43%) Windows
7 57 (49.57%) UNIX
8 49 (42.61%) Tomcat
9 48 (41.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 48 (41.74%) Microsoft
10 46 (40.00%) HTML
11 45 (39.13%) DB2
12 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
13 43 (37.39%) Apache
14 41 (35.65%) AIX
15 40 (34.78%) Solaris
16 39 (33.91%) MySQL
17 37 (32.17%) CSS
18 35 (30.43%) J2EE
19 34 (29.57%) Perl
20 33 (28.70%) E-Commerce
21 31 (26.96%) JDBC
21 31 (26.96%) ITIL
21 31 (26.96%) Bash Shell
21 31 (26.96%) Apache ServiceMix
22 29 (25.22%) MVC
23 28 (24.35%) XML
24 27 (23.48%) Struts
24 27 (23.48%) Eclipse
24 27 (23.48%) Spring

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 67 (58.26%) WebSphere
2 49 (42.61%) Tomcat
3 48 (41.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 43 (37.39%) Apache
5 31 (26.96%) Apache ServiceMix
6 18 (15.65%) IIS
7 16 (13.91%) MQSeries
8 13 (11.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (8.70%) OpenStack
10 6 (5.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (5.22%) JBoss
11 4 (3.48%) Drupal
12 2 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Office
2 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Fredhopper
2 5 (4.35%) Maximo
3 4 (3.48%) Magento
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.87%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.70%) IaaS
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.87%) HTTP
2 18 (15.65%) FTP
2 18 (15.65%) Internet
3 12 (10.43%) SAN
3 12 (10.43%) NAS
3 12 (10.43%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.48%) PuTTY
5 4 (3.48%) Telnet
5 4 (3.48%) SSH
6 3 (2.61%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.74%) VLAN
8 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.13%) DB2
2 39 (33.91%) MySQL
3 22 (19.13%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.83%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (6.96%) Cognos Query Studio
5 8 (6.96%) Cognos Report Studio
5 8 (6.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (6.09%) Cognos Event Studio
6 7 (6.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) Eclipse
2 20 (17.39%) Subversion
3 19 (16.52%) JUnit
4 15 (13.04%) Ant
5 14 (12.17%) Maven
6 13 (11.30%) Rational Application Developer
6 13 (11.30%) HP UFT
6 13 (11.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 12 (10.43%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.22%) Log4j
9 4 (3.48%) Toad
10 3 (2.61%) JMeter
11 2 (1.74%) Firebug
12 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (19.13%) Retail
2 18 (15.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Developer
1 35 (30.43%) Analyst
2 24 (20.87%) Support Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Consultant
4 22 (19.13%) Architect
5 19 (16.52%) Java Developer
6 18 (15.65%) Operations Analyst
6 18 (15.65%) Operations Support Analyst
7 14 (12.17%) Support Consultant
8 13 (11.30%) Java Consultant
8 13 (11.30%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (7.83%) Tester
10 8 (6.96%) Lead Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Cognos Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Consultant
11 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
12 6 (5.22%) Applications Support Analyst
13 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) HTML
2 37 (32.17%) CSS
3 35 (30.43%) J2EE
4 31 (26.96%) JDBC
5 28 (24.35%) XML
6 27 (23.48%) Struts
6 27 (23.48%) Spring
7 21 (18.26%) Spring MVC
7 21 (18.26%) JSP
7 21 (18.26%) XHTML
8 20 (17.39%) Web Services
9 19 (16.52%) JMS
9 19 (16.52%) REST
10 18 (15.65%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (12.17%) Servlets
11 14 (12.17%) jQuery
12 13 (11.30%) JSTL
13 9 (7.83%) Flash
14 8 (6.96%) EJB
14 8 (6.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.43%) Replication
3 10 (8.70%) Clustering
3 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.22%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 59 (51.30%) Linux
2 58 (50.43%) Windows
3 57 (49.57%) UNIX
4 41 (35.65%) AIX
5 40 (34.78%) Solaris
6 9 (7.83%) HPUX
7 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.35%) VMS
7 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.74%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) E-Commerce
2 31 (26.96%) ITIL
3 29 (25.22%) MVC
4 24 (20.87%) Problem Management
5 21 (18.26%) Web Development
6 19 (16.52%) Content Management
7 16 (13.91%) Automated Testing
7 16 (13.91%) Migration
8 13 (11.30%) Regression Testing
8 13 (11.30%) RAD
8 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.70%) Capacity Management
10 9 (7.83%) System Testing
11 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.96%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.96%) Information Architecture
11 8 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.96%) SDLC
12 7 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (6.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (64.35%) Java
2 61 (53.04%) SQL
3 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 34 (29.57%) Perl
5 31 (26.96%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.22%) XPath
7 5 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.48%) PHP
9 3 (2.61%) AWK
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
10 1 (0.87%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.74%) IBM Certification
2 2 (1.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.09%) vCloud
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.74%) NFS
7 2 (1.74%) SRDF
7 2 (1.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
1 10 (8.70%) vMotion
2 6 (5.22%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.74%) SCCM
4 2 (1.74%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (1.74%) SnapMirror
4 2 (1.74%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.87%) Control-M
5 1 (0.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 71 (61.74%) Oracle
2 48 (41.74%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.61%) VMware
4 18 (15.65%) HP
5 16 (13.91%) Sun
6 11 (9.57%) BMC
7 9 (7.83%) hybris
8 8 (6.96%) Demandware
8 8 (6.96%) ATG
8 8 (6.96%) Intershop
8 8 (6.96%) Endeca
8 8 (6.96%) Adobe
8 8 (6.96%) Cognos
9 6 (5.22%) Interwoven
9 6 (5.22%) NetIQ
10 5 (4.35%) EMC
10 5 (4.35%) Hitachi
10 5 (4.35%) Cisco
11 3 (2.61%) Sybase
11 3 (2.61%) Dell
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