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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 26 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing IBM 38 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.54% 9.92% 14.64%
As % of the Vendors category 12.26% 18.48% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 23
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
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
310 276 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.51% 53.70% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 220 205 183
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £62,500 £57,500
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 26 March 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 78 (70.91%) Java
2 77 (70.00%) J2EE
3 71 (64.55%) WebSphere
4 69 (62.73%) E-Commerce
4 69 (62.73%) Retail
5 66 (60.00%) SQL
6 59 (53.64%) Linux
7 57 (51.82%) UNIX
8 50 (45.45%) DB2
9 49 (44.55%) Windows
9 49 (44.55%) HTTP
10 46 (41.82%) Oracle
11 40 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 37 (33.64%) HTML
12 37 (33.64%) MQSeries
12 37 (33.64%) Problem Management
13 36 (32.73%) Finance
14 35 (31.82%) JavaScript
14 35 (31.82%) Tomcat
15 33 (30.00%) ITIL
16 32 (29.09%) Sun
17 30 (27.27%) AIX
18 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
19 27 (24.55%) Solaris
20 26 (23.64%) Internet
21 24 (21.82%) IIS
21 24 (21.82%) HP
21 24 (21.82%) Degree
22 23 (20.91%) Perl
23 21 (19.09%) PL/SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (64.55%) WebSphere
2 40 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (33.64%) MQSeries
4 35 (31.82%) Tomcat
5 24 (21.82%) IIS
6 18 (16.36%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (12.73%) Apache Solr
8 13 (11.82%) Apache
9 11 (10.00%) JBoss
10 8 (7.27%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (7.27%) Drupal
11 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
12 3 (2.73%) iPlanet
13 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.82%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.91%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Magento
2 7 (6.36%) Maximo
2 7 (6.36%) CA PPM
3 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.82%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
1 2 (1.82%) PaaS
1 2 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (0.91%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.91%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (44.55%) HTTP
2 26 (23.64%) Internet
3 15 (13.64%) FTP
4 11 (10.00%) SAN
5 9 (8.18%) NAS
6 7 (6.36%) HTTPS
7 6 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (4.55%) VLAN
9 4 (3.64%) LDAP
10 2 (1.82%) SSL
10 2 (1.82%) DNS
11 1 (0.91%) LAN
11 1 (0.91%) WAN
11 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.45%) DB2
2 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.82%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (8.18%) MySQL
6 8 (7.27%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
7 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.64%) Big Data
9 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.82%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.82%) ActiveReports
9 2 (1.82%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (1.82%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 13 (11.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (10.00%) Ant
4 10 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.09%) Maven
5 9 (8.18%) Subversion
6 8 (7.27%) Log4j
6 8 (7.27%) JUnit
7 7 (6.36%) JMeter
8 2 (1.82%) Firebug
9 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (62.73%) Retail
2 36 (32.73%) Finance
3 14 (12.73%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.27%) Games
5 4 (3.64%) Marketing
6 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (27.27%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Support Analyst
3 15 (13.64%) Consultant
3 15 (13.64%) Tester
4 14 (12.73%) Support Manager
4 14 (12.73%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) Operations Support Analyst
5 12 (10.91%) Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) WebSphere Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) Web Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.64%) Administrator
10 4 (3.64%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (70.00%) J2EE
2 37 (33.64%) HTML
3 21 (19.09%) XML
4 20 (18.18%) CSS
5 17 (15.45%) JDBC
5 17 (15.45%) Middleware
6 16 (14.55%) Servlets
7 13 (11.82%) Flash
8 10 (9.09%) Struts
8 10 (9.09%) Spring
8 10 (9.09%) jQuery
9 9 (8.18%) JSON
9 9 (8.18%) Web Services
10 8 (7.27%) XSLT
10 8 (7.27%) XHTML
10 8 (7.27%) JMS
10 8 (7.27%) SOAP
10 8 (7.27%) JSP
10 8 (7.27%) XMLBeans
10 8 (7.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Replication
2 8 (7.27%) Web 2.0
3 4 (3.64%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) Open Source
4 3 (2.73%) PMI
5 2 (1.82%) EPoS
5 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.82%) Tandem
5 2 (1.82%) PKI
5 2 (1.82%) AS400
5 2 (1.82%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.91%) iSeries
6 1 (0.91%) LPAR
6 1 (0.91%) DLPAR
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (53.64%) Linux
2 57 (51.82%) UNIX
3 49 (44.55%) Windows
4 30 (27.27%) AIX
5 27 (24.55%) Solaris
6 9 (8.18%) HPUX
7 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.91%) OS/400
8 1 (0.91%) zOS
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.73%) E-Commerce
2 37 (33.64%) Problem Management
3 33 (30.00%) ITIL
4 21 (19.09%) Time Management
5 20 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 15 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (12.73%) Capacity Management
7 14 (12.73%) Project Management
8 13 (11.82%) Regression Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Performance Testing
8 13 (11.82%) System Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Data Protection
9 11 (10.00%) Change Management
10 10 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (9.09%) MVC
11 9 (8.18%) Migration
11 9 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (7.27%) Content Management
12 8 (7.27%) OO
13 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (70.91%) Java
2 66 (60.00%) SQL
3 35 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.91%) Perl
5 21 (19.09%) PL/SQL
6 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.18%) PHP
8 8 (7.27%) XPath
9 7 (6.36%) AWK
9 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.82%) Python
10 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.82%) Jython
11 1 (0.91%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) RPG
11 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (10.91%) ISEB
3 8 (7.27%) Sun Certification
4 6 (5.45%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.36%) NFS
3 7 (6.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (5.45%) SRDF
5 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 2 (1.82%) ACF2
7 2 (1.82%) RACF
7 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.91%) Samba
8 1 (0.91%) GPFS
8 1 (0.91%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (2.73%) Novell Identity Manager
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.82%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Control-M
4 1 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Oracle
2 32 (29.09%) Sun
3 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
4 24 (21.82%) HP
5 11 (10.00%) VMware
6 10 (9.09%) EMC
7 8 (7.27%) Interwoven
7 8 (7.27%) Cisco
8 7 (6.36%) Hitachi
8 7 (6.36%) NetApp
8 7 (6.36%) Brocade
8 7 (6.36%) Fujitsu
9 6 (5.45%) Adobe
10 5 (4.55%) Google
11 4 (3.64%) Coremetrics
11 4 (3.64%) Tealeaf
11 4 (3.64%) Hitwise
11 4 (3.64%) comScore
11 4 (3.64%) Tableau
11 4 (3.64%) NetIQ
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago