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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 22 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 63 48 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.86% 12.00% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 20.72% 22.43% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 13
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,900
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
304 214 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 57.25% 53.50% 50.10%
Number of salaries quoted 202 155 155
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (67.26%) J2EE
2 74 (65.49%) Retail
3 73 (64.60%) Java
4 70 (61.95%) E-Commerce
5 65 (57.52%) UNIX
6 64 (56.64%) WebSphere
7 60 (53.10%) SQL
8 53 (46.90%) Linux
9 50 (44.25%) HTTP
10 48 (42.48%) Windows
10 48 (42.48%) Finance
11 46 (40.71%) Oracle
11 46 (40.71%) DB2
12 41 (36.28%) Solaris
13 39 (34.51%) MQSeries
13 39 (34.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 38 (33.63%) HTML
14 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
14 38 (33.63%) Tomcat
15 37 (32.74%) Microsoft
16 36 (31.86%) ITIL
17 34 (30.09%) Problem Management
18 31 (27.43%) AIX
19 30 (26.55%) IIS
19 30 (26.55%) Sun
19 30 (26.55%) HP
20 29 (25.66%) IBM HTTP Server
21 28 (24.78%) Manufacturing
21 28 (24.78%) JDBC
22 27 (23.89%) Degree

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 64 (56.64%) WebSphere
2 39 (34.51%) MQSeries
2 39 (34.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (33.63%) Tomcat
4 30 (26.55%) IIS
5 29 (25.66%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (9.73%) Apache Solr
7 10 (8.85%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
9 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
10 5 (4.42%) Apache
11 4 (3.54%) iPlanet
12 3 (2.65%) JBoss
12 3 (2.65%) GlassFish
12 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.77%) Tuxedo
13 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (17.70%) MS Office
2 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Magento
2 4 (3.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.77%) Maximo
3 2 (1.77%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (44.25%) HTTP
2 22 (19.47%) Internet
3 19 (16.81%) FTP
4 15 (13.27%) SAN
5 11 (9.73%) NAS
6 9 (7.96%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (6.19%) LAN
7 7 (6.19%) WAN
8 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
8 5 (4.42%) VLAN
9 4 (3.54%) Firewall
9 4 (3.54%) MPLS
9 4 (3.54%) LDAP
10 3 (2.65%) VoIP
10 3 (2.65%) VPN
10 3 (2.65%) DNS
10 3 (2.65%) SSL
10 3 (2.65%) OSPF
10 3 (2.65%) BGP
10 3 (2.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (40.71%) DB2
2 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.85%) DbVisualizer
2 10 (8.85%) MySQL
2 10 (8.85%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.54%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.77%) ActiveReports
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) JUnit
1 16 (14.16%) Eclipse
1 16 (14.16%) Subversion
2 10 (8.85%) Maven
2 10 (8.85%) Log4j
2 10 (8.85%) Ant
2 10 (8.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (8.85%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.31%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (5.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 74 (65.49%) Retail
2 48 (42.48%) Finance
3 28 (24.78%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.73%) Games
5 7 (6.19%) Marketing
6 3 (2.65%) Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Analyst
2 23 (20.35%) Consultant
3 20 (17.70%) Support Analyst
4 19 (16.81%) Operations Analyst
5 18 (15.93%) Developer
5 18 (15.93%) Operations Support Analyst
6 16 (14.16%) Java Developer
7 15 (13.27%) Architect
8 11 (9.73%) Support Manager
9 10 (8.85%) Tester
10 9 (7.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
12 6 (5.31%) Storage Architect
12 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (5.31%) Senior Consultant
13 5 (4.42%) WebSphere Consultant
13 5 (4.42%) J2EE Developer
13 5 (4.42%) Cloud Architect
13 5 (4.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 4 (3.54%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (67.26%) J2EE
2 38 (33.63%) HTML
3 28 (24.78%) JDBC
4 26 (23.01%) XML
5 24 (21.24%) CSS
6 22 (19.47%) Middleware
7 18 (15.93%) Servlets
8 16 (14.16%) Struts
8 16 (14.16%) JMS
9 14 (12.39%) XHTML
9 14 (12.39%) JSP
10 11 (9.73%) Web Services
10 11 (9.73%) JSON
11 10 (8.85%) REST
11 10 (8.85%) Ajax
11 10 (8.85%) jQuery
11 10 (8.85%) Spring
11 10 (8.85%) XMLBeans
11 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
11 10 (8.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Web 2.0
3 9 (7.96%) Replication
4 4 (3.54%) User Experience
5 3 (2.65%) PKI
5 3 (2.65%) Tandem
5 3 (2.65%) AS400
5 3 (2.65%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
7 1 (0.88%) LPAR
7 1 (0.88%) DLPAR
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 65 (57.52%) UNIX
2 53 (46.90%) Linux
3 48 (42.48%) Windows
4 41 (36.28%) Solaris
5 31 (27.43%) AIX
6 12 (10.62%) HPUX
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) OS/400
9 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.95%) E-Commerce
2 36 (31.86%) ITIL
3 34 (30.09%) Problem Management
4 20 (17.70%) Time Management
5 16 (14.16%) Content Management
5 16 (14.16%) Change Management
6 14 (12.39%) MVC
7 11 (9.73%) Migration
7 11 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.85%) System Testing
8 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.85%) Regression Testing
8 10 (8.85%) OO
8 10 (8.85%) Project Management
9 9 (7.96%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.96%) Capacity Management
10 8 (7.08%) Analytics
11 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.60%) Java
2 60 (53.10%) SQL
3 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.01%) Perl
5 25 (22.12%) Bash Shell
6 13 (11.50%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.85%) XPath
8 2 (1.77%) Jython
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) RPG
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Degree
2 16 (14.16%) Sun Certification
3 10 (8.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.85%) ISEB
4 7 (6.19%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.65%) CCNP
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.77%) MCITP
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.96%) NFS
4 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (6.19%) SRDF
5 7 (6.19%) XenApp
6 4 (3.54%) vSphere
7 3 (2.65%) RACF
7 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.65%) ACF2
7 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (1.77%) XenServer
8 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.88%) Samba
9 1 (0.88%) GPFS
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
9 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (3.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.65%) Novell Identity Manager
3 3 (2.65%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (40.71%) Oracle
2 37 (32.74%) Microsoft
3 30 (26.55%) Sun
3 30 (26.55%) HP
4 23 (20.35%) VMware
5 17 (15.04%) Cisco
6 16 (14.16%) EMC
7 15 (13.27%) NetApp
8 10 (8.85%) Interwoven
9 9 (7.96%) Brocade
10 8 (7.08%) Fujitsu
10 8 (7.08%) BMC
10 8 (7.08%) CA
10 8 (7.08%) Hitachi
11 7 (6.19%) Citrix
12 6 (5.31%) NetIQ
13 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.42%) Google
14 4 (3.54%) Tealeaf
14 4 (3.54%) Hitwise