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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 33 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 24 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.05% 11.66% 10.25%
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% 19.22% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 18
Median salary £52,500 £67,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
234 333 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 49.26% 60.66% 64.98%
Number of salaries quoted 193 234 299
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,066 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 41 (70.69%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) WebSphere
3 26 (44.83%) SQL
4 25 (43.10%) Finance
5 24 (41.38%) E-Commerce
6 23 (39.66%) J2EE
6 23 (39.66%) Oracle
7 22 (37.93%) Unix
8 20 (34.48%) HTML
9 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
10 18 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (27.59%) Retail
12 14 (24.14%) Time Management
12 14 (24.14%) Internet
12 14 (24.14%) JSP
12 14 (24.14%) Servlets
12 14 (24.14%) EJB
12 14 (24.14%) XHTML
13 13 (22.41%) Linux
13 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
13 13 (22.41%) HP UFT
13 13 (22.41%) Regression Testing
13 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
14 12 (20.69%) CSS
14 12 (20.69%) Web Services
15 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.97%) HP
15 11 (18.97%) Degree
16 10 (17.24%) QA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (48.28%) WebSphere
2 18 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.07%) Apache
4 7 (12.07%) MQSeries
5 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.90%) CMS
7 3 (5.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (5.17%) IBM Domino
8 2 (3.45%) IBM Connections
8 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.72%) CICS
9 1 (1.72%) Drupal
9 1 (1.72%) IIS
9 1 (1.72%) JBoss
9 1 (1.72%) Jetty
9 1 (1.72%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) SSH
3 3 (5.17%) FTP
3 3 (5.17%) PuTTY
3 3 (5.17%) Telnet
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.52%) DB2
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.34%) MS Access
5 6 (10.34%) Power BI
5 6 (10.34%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.62%) SAP BW
7 4 (6.90%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (6.90%) MySQL
7 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.17%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.72%) Informix
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) HP UFT
2 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 8 (13.79%) Selenium
3 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.62%) Ant
4 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Subversion
5 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.90%) JUnit
5 4 (6.90%) Log4j
5 4 (6.90%) Mockito
6 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.17%) Toad
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Consultant
4 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.90%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) J2EE
2 20 (34.48%) HTML
3 14 (24.14%) EJB
3 14 (24.14%) JSP
3 14 (24.14%) Servlets
3 14 (24.14%) XHTML
4 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 12 (20.69%) Web Services
5 10 (17.24%) REST
5 10 (17.24%) SOAP
5 10 (17.24%) XML
6 6 (10.34%) .NET
6 6 (10.34%) JSON
6 6 (10.34%) MDX
7 5 (8.62%) JDBC
8 4 (6.90%) JMS
8 4 (6.90%) JSTL
8 4 (6.90%) Struts
8 4 (6.90%) XSD
8 4 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Data Integration
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) AS400
4 3 (5.17%) iSeries
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Unix
2 13 (22.41%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Solaris
4 4 (6.90%) HPUX
5 3 (5.17%) AIX
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) E-Commerce
2 14 (24.14%) Time Management
3 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
3 13 (22.41%) Regression Testing
4 10 (17.24%) DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) Functional Testing
4 10 (17.24%) MVC
4 10 (17.24%) Presales
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.07%) Test Management
7 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.34%) Database Tuning
7 6 (10.34%) System Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) Java
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.07%) VBA
6 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.90%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.45%) LotusScript
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) JCL
10 1 (1.72%) Python
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.45%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.72%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.45%) Postfix
1 2 (3.45%) qmail
1 2 (3.45%) Sendmail
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.45%) Plesk
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) HP
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Cognos
4 5 (8.62%) SAP
5 4 (6.90%) ATG
5 4 (6.90%) Blue Martini
5 4 (6.90%) Elastic Path
5 4 (6.90%) Interwoven
5 4 (6.90%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) Lotus
6 3 (5.17%) Toshiba
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.45%) VMware
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) Hitwise
8 1 (1.72%) hybris
8 1 (1.72%) Kofax
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp