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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 30 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 37 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.92% 5.74% 8.39%
As % of the Vendors category 11.78% 10.06% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 7
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
314 328 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 58.69% 57.04% 59.35%
Number of salaries quoted 235 250 157
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (71.15%) Java
2 71 (68.27%) WebSphere
3 67 (64.42%) J2EE
4 63 (60.58%) SQL
5 61 (58.65%) E-Commerce
6 56 (53.85%) Retail
7 55 (52.88%) Linux
8 53 (50.96%) UNIX
9 51 (49.04%) Oracle
9 51 (49.04%) DB2
10 47 (45.19%) Windows
11 42 (40.38%) HTML
12 41 (39.42%) WebSphere Application Server
13 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
14 39 (37.50%) HTTP
15 35 (33.65%) Tomcat
16 33 (31.73%) MQSeries
16 33 (31.73%) Problem Management
17 32 (30.77%) AIX
18 31 (29.81%) Microsoft
19 30 (28.85%) ITIL
20 29 (27.88%) Finance
21 26 (25.00%) Sun
21 26 (25.00%) HP
22 25 (24.04%) Perl
23 24 (23.08%) Solaris
24 23 (22.12%) XML
24 23 (22.12%) IIS
24 23 (22.12%) CSS
25 22 (21.15%) LoadRunner

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 71 (68.27%) WebSphere
2 41 (39.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (33.65%) Tomcat
4 33 (31.73%) MQSeries
5 23 (22.12%) IIS
6 18 (17.31%) Apache
7 15 (14.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (9.62%) Apache Solr
8 10 (9.62%) JBoss
9 8 (7.69%) Drupal
10 5 (4.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Office
2 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Magento
1 8 (7.69%) Maximo
2 7 (6.73%) CA PPM
3 5 (4.81%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.50%) HTTP
2 21 (20.19%) Internet
3 14 (13.46%) FTP
4 8 (7.69%) SAN
5 7 (6.73%) HTTPS
6 6 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (5.77%) NAS
7 5 (4.81%) VLAN
8 2 (1.92%) DNS
8 2 (1.92%) LDAP
9 1 (0.96%) Firewall
9 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.96%) LAN
9 1 (0.96%) WAN
9 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (49.04%) DB2
2 18 (17.31%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.42%) DbVisualizer
4 12 (11.54%) MySQL
5 10 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
7 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.85%) Big Data
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.96%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) LoadRunner
2 15 (14.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 11 (10.58%) Ant
5 10 (9.62%) Maven
6 9 (8.65%) Subversion
7 8 (7.69%) JUnit
8 7 (6.73%) JMeter
9 5 (4.81%) Log4j
10 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Firebug
12 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (53.85%) Retail
2 29 (27.88%) Finance
3 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Analyst
2 23 (22.12%) Support Analyst
3 17 (16.35%) Tester
4 14 (13.46%) Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Consultant
5 13 (12.50%) Operations Support Analyst
5 13 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Support Manager
7 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.81%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Storage Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Web Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (64.42%) J2EE
2 42 (40.38%) HTML
3 23 (22.12%) XML
3 23 (22.12%) CSS
4 18 (17.31%) JDBC
5 15 (14.42%) Flash
6 13 (12.50%) Servlets
6 13 (12.50%) Struts
6 13 (12.50%) Spring
7 12 (11.54%) Middleware
8 11 (10.58%) JSP
8 11 (10.58%) XHTML
9 10 (9.62%) jQuery
10 8 (7.69%) REST
10 8 (7.69%) Spring MVC
10 8 (7.69%) Web Services
10 8 (7.69%) EJB
10 8 (7.69%) JMS
11 5 (4.81%) XSLT
11 5 (4.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Replication
3 5 (4.81%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) PMI
6 2 (1.92%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) AS400
7 1 (0.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Tandem
7 1 (0.96%) LPAR
7 1 (0.96%) DLPAR
7 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.88%) Linux
2 53 (50.96%) UNIX
3 47 (45.19%) Windows
4 32 (30.77%) AIX
5 24 (23.08%) Solaris
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.65%) E-Commerce
2 33 (31.73%) Problem Management
3 30 (28.85%) ITIL
4 22 (21.15%) Automated Testing
5 16 (15.38%) MVC
6 15 (14.42%) Regression Testing
6 15 (14.42%) System Testing
7 14 (13.46%) Capacity Management
7 14 (13.46%) Data Protection
8 13 (12.50%) Time Management
8 13 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 11 (10.58%) Asset Management
9 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.62%) Project Management
11 9 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (7.69%) Web Development
12 8 (7.69%) Content Management
12 8 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 74 (71.15%) Java
2 63 (60.58%) SQL
3 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.04%) Perl
5 17 (16.35%) PL/SQL
5 17 (16.35%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.69%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.73%) AWK
8 5 (4.81%) XPath
9 2 (1.92%) Python
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) Degree
2 12 (11.54%) ISEB
2 12 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 6 (5.77%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) SRDF
3 6 (5.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (5.77%) NFS
4 3 (2.88%) vCloud
5 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.96%) RACF
6 1 (0.96%) Samba
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.96%) ACF2
6 1 (0.96%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.96%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Control-M
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) Oracle
2 31 (29.81%) Microsoft
3 26 (25.00%) Sun
3 26 (25.00%) HP
4 14 (13.46%) VMware
5 9 (8.65%) Adobe
6 7 (6.73%) EMC
6 7 (6.73%) Cisco
7 6 (5.77%) hybris
7 6 (5.77%) Fujitsu
7 6 (5.77%) Brocade
7 6 (5.77%) Hitachi
7 6 (5.77%) NetApp
8 5 (4.81%) Interwoven
8 5 (4.81%) Intershop
8 5 (4.81%) Endeca
8 5 (4.81%) ATG
8 5 (4.81%) Demandware
9 4 (3.85%) Tealeaf
9 4 (3.85%) Hitwise
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago