The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 60 79 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.56% 1.11% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 2.11% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 9
Median salary £65,000 £52,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 291 427 522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.33% 52.72% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 218 354 403
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Bedfordshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for IBM in Bedfordshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Bedfordshire

IBM
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 9 £65,000 +80.55% 1
Bedford +6 1 £50,000 -5.66%
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) SAN
3 19 (35.85%) Web Services
4 18 (33.96%) CRM
5 16 (30.19%) ITIL
5 16 (30.19%) SAP
5 16 (30.19%) Pega
6 14 (26.42%) PCI DSS
6 14 (26.42%) Oracle
7 13 (24.53%) Retail
7 13 (24.53%) Performance Management
7 13 (24.53%) Marketing
7 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
8 12 (22.64%) Unica
8 12 (22.64%) Data Management
8 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (20.75%) EJB
9 11 (20.75%) JDBC
9 11 (20.75%) Servlets
9 11 (20.75%) EMC
9 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
10 10 (18.87%) Java EE
10 10 (18.87%) Brocade
10 10 (18.87%) JPA
10 10 (18.87%) hybris
10 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (18.87%) Silverpop
10 10 (18.87%) SAP Hybris
10 10 (18.87%) Content Management
10 10 (18.87%) Asset Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) JBoss
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Unica
2 10 (18.87%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (9.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Silverpop
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) SAN
2 9 (16.98%) FCoE
3 2 (3.77%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (24.53%) Marketing
1 13 (24.53%) Retail
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce Architect
4 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 8 (15.09%) Management Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Data Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Designer
6 6 (11.32%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (11.32%) TIBCO Support
7 5 (9.43%) Storage Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Support Specialist
7 5 (9.43%) TIBCO Specialist
8 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Senior TIBCO Support
8 4 (7.55%) Storage Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (5.66%) SAN Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Senior TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Web Services
2 11 (20.75%) EJB
2 11 (20.75%) JDBC
2 11 (20.75%) Servlets
3 10 (18.87%) Flash
3 10 (18.87%) Java EE
3 10 (18.87%) JMS
3 10 (18.87%) JPA
4 8 (15.09%) J2EE
4 8 (15.09%) SOAP
5 7 (13.21%) RESTful
6 6 (11.32%) JRules
6 6 (11.32%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (11.32%) XML
6 6 (11.32%) XSLT
7 5 (9.43%) JSON
7 5 (9.43%) Middleware
7 5 (9.43%) Rendezvous
7 5 (9.43%) XML Schema
8 3 (5.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) iSeries
4 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) AIX
3 2 (3.77%) OS/400
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) CRM
2 16 (30.19%) ITIL
3 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
3 13 (24.53%) Performance Management
4 12 (22.64%) Data Management
4 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.87%) Asset Management
5 10 (18.87%) B2B
5 10 (18.87%) B2C
5 10 (18.87%) Content Management
6 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Capacity Management
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.32%) Coaching
8 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) High Availability
9 5 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (3.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) MCSD
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MOS
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) PCI DSS
2 9 (16.98%) SLA
3 2 (3.77%) QA
4 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) SRDF
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (9.43%) Kibana
3 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.77%) Nagios
4 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.77%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.77%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Pega
1 16 (30.19%) SAP
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) EMC
4 10 (18.87%) Brocade
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
4 10 (18.87%) hybris
5 6 (11.32%) Dell
5 6 (11.32%) Hitachi
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) Sybase
5 6 (11.32%) TIBCO
6 5 (9.43%) BEA
6 5 (9.43%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.55%) CommVault
7 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 4 (7.55%) Veritas
8 3 (5.66%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft