The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 June 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.

IBM
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 66 98
Rank change year-on-year -14 +32  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 37 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.56% 2.10% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 5.64% 5.18% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 28
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year - +0.52%  

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 Cheshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 656 386 753
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.40% 40.50% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 484 313 607
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IBM in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Cheshire

IBM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Knutsford -15 23 £60,000 - 1
Warrington -11 5 £55,000 - 1
Chester -9 1 £80,000 +113.33%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £27,500 -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Banking
2 24 (38.71%) Oracle
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 17 (27.42%) Java
5 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
6 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.58%) SOA
7 14 (22.58%) Process Improvement
7 14 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (20.97%) Linux
8 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.97%) SDLC
9 12 (19.35%) ITIL
10 11 (17.74%) .NET
11 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
11 10 (16.13%) Unix
12 9 (14.52%) HTML
12 9 (14.52%) Middleware
12 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (14.52%) Open Source
13 8 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (12.90%) TOGAF
13 8 (12.90%) Java EE
13 8 (12.90%) COBIT
13 8 (12.90%) Mainframe
13 8 (12.90%) UML
13 8 (12.90%) AIX

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 14 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.68%) Apache
4 5 (8.06%) Confluence
5 4 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (6.45%) JBoss
5 4 (6.45%) SAS
5 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) CICS
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) PaaS
3 5 (8.06%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.84%) GitHub
4 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) SSH
3 2 (3.23%) ATM
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) GIS
3 2 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.23%) IMS/DB
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) QualityStage
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Lombardi
2 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.06%) JIRA
2 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.45%) AppScan
3 4 (6.45%) sqlmap
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Gatling
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Designer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Middleware Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.23%) TM1 Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 9 (14.52%) HTML
2 9 (14.52%) Middleware
3 8 (12.90%) Java EE
4 7 (11.29%) jQuery
4 7 (11.29%) XML
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) JSON
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (6.45%) EDI
7 4 (6.45%) EDIFACT
7 4 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (6.45%) XSLT
8 3 (4.84%) REST
8 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 3 (4.84%) SOAP
8 3 (4.84%) WCF
8 3 (4.84%) WinForms
8 3 (4.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.90%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.84%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.84%) PKI
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.23%) Derivative
5 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Unix
3 8 (12.90%) AIX
4 7 (11.29%) Windows
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) HPUX
8 1 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
3 14 (22.58%) Process Improvement
3 14 (22.58%) SOA
4 13 (20.97%) SDLC
4 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.35%) ITIL
6 9 (14.52%) Open Source
7 8 (12.90%) CRM
7 8 (12.90%) DevOps
7 8 (12.90%) TOGAF
7 8 (12.90%) UML
7 8 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 7 (11.29%) TDD
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
9 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) Jython
6 4 (6.45%) Korn
6 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.23%) COBOL
8 2 (3.23%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) MCSA
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) NCDA
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) COBIT
2 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) vSphere
4 2 (3.23%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.45%) CA Wily
3 4 (6.45%) Puppet
4 3 (4.84%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.61%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.61%) Netcool
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM
6 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) Cognizant
4 7 (11.29%) Google
5 5 (8.06%) IBM Sterling
5 5 (8.06%) Informatica
5 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.45%) AppDynamics
6 4 (6.45%) CA
6 4 (6.45%) Teradata
6 4 (6.45%) Trillium
6 4 (6.45%) VMware
7 3 (4.84%) BMC
7 3 (4.84%) PayPal
7 3 (4.84%) Sun
7 3 (4.84%) Twitter
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) HP
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