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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 23 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 45 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.04% 7.53% 7.24%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 11.95% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 2
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £57,000 £46,500
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
288 385 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 57.83% 63.01% 57.24%
Number of salaries quoted 204 280 134
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 27 May 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 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 70 (72.16%) WebSphere
2 68 (70.10%) Java
3 58 (59.79%) SQL
4 53 (54.64%) J2EE
5 52 (53.61%) Oracle
6 50 (51.55%) Linux
6 50 (51.55%) E-Commerce
7 49 (50.52%) Windows
8 48 (49.48%) DB2
9 46 (47.42%) UNIX
10 42 (43.30%) HTML
10 42 (43.30%) Retail
11 40 (41.24%) JavaScript
11 40 (41.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 36 (37.11%) Tomcat
13 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
14 30 (30.93%) HTTP
14 30 (30.93%) AIX
15 27 (27.84%) MQSeries
16 26 (26.80%) Problem Management
17 25 (25.77%) ITIL
17 25 (25.77%) Perl
18 24 (24.74%) XML
18 24 (24.74%) Apache
19 23 (23.71%) CSS
19 23 (23.71%) HP
20 22 (22.68%) LoadRunner
20 22 (22.68%) Finance
20 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
21 21 (21.65%) Sun

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 70 (72.16%) WebSphere
2 40 (41.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 36 (37.11%) Tomcat
4 27 (27.84%) MQSeries
5 24 (24.74%) Apache
6 21 (21.65%) IIS
7 13 (13.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (11.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (10.31%) JBoss
10 9 (9.28%) Drupal
11 5 (5.15%) Apache Solr
11 5 (5.15%) OpenStack
12 3 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Office
2 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Magento
2 8 (8.25%) Maximo
3 7 (7.22%) CA PPM
4 6 (6.19%) Fredhopper
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (4.12%) IaaS
2 4 (4.12%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.93%) HTTP
2 16 (16.49%) Internet
3 12 (12.37%) FTP
4 8 (8.25%) SAN
5 7 (7.22%) HTTPS
5 7 (7.22%) NAS
5 7 (7.22%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.12%) VLAN
6 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (49.48%) DB2
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database
3 17 (17.53%) MySQL
4 15 (15.46%) DbVisualizer
5 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) Big Data
7 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) LoadRunner
2 15 (15.46%) Eclipse
2 15 (15.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (11.34%) Ant
3 11 (11.34%) Subversion
4 9 (9.28%) Maven
4 9 (9.28%) JUnit
5 7 (7.22%) JMeter
6 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Log4j
8 2 (2.06%) Firebug
8 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (43.30%) Retail
2 22 (22.68%) Finance
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Analyst
2 22 (22.68%) Support Analyst
3 17 (17.53%) Tester
4 15 (15.46%) Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Consultant
6 12 (12.37%) Architect
6 12 (12.37%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Operations Support Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Support Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Java Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.15%) Support Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Web Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.64%) J2EE
2 42 (43.30%) HTML
3 24 (24.74%) XML
4 23 (23.71%) CSS
5 18 (18.56%) JDBC
6 15 (15.46%) Struts
6 15 (15.46%) Flash
6 15 (15.46%) Spring
7 12 (12.37%) Spring MVC
7 12 (12.37%) XHTML
7 12 (12.37%) JSP
8 10 (10.31%) Web Services
9 9 (9.28%) JMS
9 9 (9.28%) Servlets
9 9 (9.28%) jQuery
9 9 (9.28%) REST
10 7 (7.22%) Middleware
11 6 (6.19%) JSTL
11 6 (6.19%) JPA
11 6 (6.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) Replication
3 4 (4.12%) Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
4 3 (3.09%) PMI
4 3 (3.09%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.55%) Linux
2 49 (50.52%) Windows
3 46 (47.42%) UNIX
4 30 (30.93%) AIX
5 21 (21.65%) Solaris
6 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.09%) HPUX
8 2 (2.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) E-Commerce
2 26 (26.80%) Problem Management
3 25 (25.77%) ITIL
4 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
5 18 (18.56%) MVC
6 15 (15.46%) Regression Testing
6 15 (15.46%) System Testing
7 13 (13.40%) Capacity Management
8 12 (12.37%) Data Protection
8 12 (12.37%) Web Development
8 12 (12.37%) Asset Management
9 11 (11.34%) Performance Testing
9 11 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.31%) Project Management
11 9 (9.28%) Content Management
12 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (8.25%) Migration
12 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.25%) Time Management
12 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.10%) Java
2 58 (59.79%) SQL
3 40 (41.24%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.77%) Perl
5 18 (18.56%) Bash Shell
6 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.28%) PHP
8 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.22%) AWK
9 3 (3.09%) XPath
10 2 (2.06%) Jython
10 2 (2.06%) Python
11 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (9.28%) ISEB
2 9 (9.28%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.12%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) SRDF
4 4 (4.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (4.12%) vCloud
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.09%) NFS
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (4.12%) vMotion
2 2 (2.06%) Ansible
2 2 (2.06%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.03%) Control-M
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 52 (53.61%) Oracle
2 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.71%) HP
4 21 (21.65%) Sun
5 16 (16.49%) VMware
6 10 (10.31%) Adobe
7 8 (8.25%) hybris
8 6 (6.19%) ATG
8 6 (6.19%) Demandware
8 6 (6.19%) Intershop
8 6 (6.19%) Endeca
9 5 (5.15%) BMC
10 4 (4.12%) Hitachi
10 4 (4.12%) NetApp
10 4 (4.12%) Google
10 4 (4.12%) Coremetrics
10 4 (4.12%) Brocade
10 4 (4.12%) Cisco
10 4 (4.12%) EMC
10 4 (4.12%) Tealeaf
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago