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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM 74 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.41% 10.77% 12.58%
As % of the Vendors category 21.89% 16.28% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 5
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -3.33%
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
338 393 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.23% 66.16% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 239 271 134
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £57,500 £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 28 July 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (66.67%) Java
2 74 (64.91%) WebSphere
3 69 (60.53%) Oracle
4 63 (55.26%) SQL
5 62 (54.39%) Windows
6 61 (53.51%) Linux
7 52 (45.61%) UNIX
8 51 (44.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 50 (43.86%) DB2
10 46 (40.35%) Tomcat
11 45 (39.47%) HTML
12 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
13 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
13 43 (37.72%) J2EE
14 41 (35.96%) Apache
15 40 (35.09%) E-Commerce
15 40 (35.09%) AIX
16 34 (29.82%) CSS
17 33 (28.95%) Perl
18 32 (28.07%) MySQL
19 31 (27.19%) Solaris
20 30 (26.32%) Retail
21 29 (25.44%) MVC
22 28 (24.56%) HTTP
23 27 (23.68%) XML
23 27 (23.68%) Problem Management
24 26 (22.81%) Bash Shell
24 26 (22.81%) Apache ServiceMix
24 26 (22.81%) ITIL
24 26 (22.81%) JDBC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (64.91%) WebSphere
2 51 (44.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 46 (40.35%) Tomcat
4 41 (35.96%) Apache
5 26 (22.81%) Apache ServiceMix
6 22 (19.30%) IIS
7 16 (14.04%) MQSeries
8 13 (11.40%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (8.77%) OpenStack
9 10 (8.77%) JBoss
10 9 (7.89%) Drupal
11 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Office
2 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Magento
1 9 (7.89%) Maximo
2 8 (7.02%) Fredhopper
3 5 (4.39%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.02%) IaaS
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.56%) HTTP
2 19 (16.67%) Internet
3 13 (11.40%) FTP
4 12 (10.53%) SAN
5 11 (9.65%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (9.65%) NAS
6 8 (7.02%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.14%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.51%) VLAN
9 2 (1.75%) SSH
9 2 (1.75%) Firewall
9 2 (1.75%) Telnet
9 2 (1.75%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) DB2
2 32 (28.07%) MySQL
3 24 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.65%) DbVisualizer
5 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.63%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (2.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (2.63%) Cognos Event Studio
7 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.63%) Big Data
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 18 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 18 (15.79%) Subversion
3 16 (14.04%) JUnit
4 13 (11.40%) HP UFT
4 13 (11.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Ant
4 13 (11.40%) Rational Application Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Maven
6 7 (6.14%) JMeter
7 3 (2.63%) Log4j
8 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.75%) Firebug
8 2 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 30 (26.32%) Retail
2 23 (20.18%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (28.95%) Analyst
2 27 (23.68%) Developer
3 24 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 22 (19.30%) Consultant
5 21 (18.42%) Architect
6 16 (14.04%) Java Developer
7 13 (11.40%) Support Consultant
7 13 (11.40%) Tester
7 13 (11.40%) Operations Support Analyst
7 13 (11.40%) Operations Analyst
7 13 (11.40%) Java Consultant
8 12 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (7.02%) Lead Developer
9 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Consultant
10 7 (6.14%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.51%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
12 4 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) HTML
2 43 (37.72%) J2EE
3 34 (29.82%) CSS
4 27 (23.68%) XML
5 26 (22.81%) JDBC
6 24 (21.05%) Spring
6 24 (21.05%) Struts
7 21 (18.42%) JSP
7 21 (18.42%) XHTML
7 21 (18.42%) Spring MVC
8 17 (14.91%) Web Services
9 16 (14.04%) JMS
9 16 (14.04%) REST
10 13 (11.40%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (11.40%) JSTL
11 11 (9.65%) Servlets
11 11 (9.65%) Flash
11 11 (9.65%) jQuery
12 8 (7.02%) JPA
12 8 (7.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.53%) Replication
3 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.51%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.51%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.39%) Windows
2 61 (53.51%) Linux
3 52 (45.61%) UNIX
4 40 (35.09%) AIX
5 31 (27.19%) Solaris
6 9 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.39%) HPUX
8 4 (3.51%) VMS
8 4 (3.51%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.09%) E-Commerce
2 29 (25.44%) MVC
3 27 (23.68%) Problem Management
4 26 (22.81%) ITIL
5 21 (18.42%) Web Development
6 20 (17.54%) Automated Testing
7 16 (14.04%) Content Management
7 16 (14.04%) Capacity Management
8 14 (12.28%) Migration
9 13 (11.40%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.40%) RAD
9 13 (11.40%) Data Protection
9 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
10 11 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.65%) Performance Testing
10 11 (9.65%) System Testing
11 10 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (66.67%) Java
2 63 (55.26%) SQL
3 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (28.95%) Perl
5 26 (22.81%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.89%) PHP
8 7 (6.14%) AWK
9 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.63%) XPath
11 2 (1.75%) Jython
11 2 (1.75%) Python
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.51%) IBM Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.02%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.14%) vCloud
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.51%) SRDF
7 4 (3.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (7.02%) vMotion
2 6 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.51%) EMC VPLEX
3 4 (3.51%) SnapMirror
3 4 (3.51%) SnapVault
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.75%) Puppet
4 2 (1.75%) SCCM
4 2 (1.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 69 (60.53%) Oracle
2 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.93%) VMware
4 23 (20.18%) Sun
5 21 (18.42%) HP
6 10 (8.77%) hybris
7 9 (7.89%) BMC
8 8 (7.02%) Intershop
8 8 (7.02%) Endeca
8 8 (7.02%) Demandware
8 8 (7.02%) Adobe
8 8 (7.02%) ATG
9 6 (5.26%) EMC
9 6 (5.26%) Hitachi
9 6 (5.26%) Cisco
10 4 (3.51%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.51%) Brocade
10 4 (3.51%) NetApp
10 4 (3.51%) NetIQ
11 3 (2.63%) Interwoven
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