Period
to 16 November 2018

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 6 months to 16 November 2018 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
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 109 108
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing IBM 25 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 2.11% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 4.78% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 32
Cheshire median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,550 £27,175
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £38,930
North West median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% -11.11%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,185 1,340 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.79% 44.21% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,031 773
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,500 £21,300
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -6 6 £58,750 +30.56% 1
Wilmslow -20 6 £28,250 -7.38%
Warrington +7 2 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Crewe - 2 £32,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 11 (44.00%) Windows
1 11 (44.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 10 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Server Management
6 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) COBOL
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Law
7 4 (16.00%) JCL
7 4 (16.00%) IIS
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management
7 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (12.00%) Green Hat
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps

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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) CICS
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Perch
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Asana
1 2 (8.00%) Yarn
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) MQTT
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) FWSM
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.00%) IMS/DB
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) CA Release Automation
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) gulp
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Log4j
3 2 (8.00%) Log4Net
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (8.00%) webpack
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Law
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) IT Security Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (12.00%) JMS
2 3 (12.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) Sass
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) W3C
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Server Management
3 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) COBOL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) JCL
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VBScript
6 2 (8.00%) ES6
6 2 (8.00%) Jython
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) REXX
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) CCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) IISP
3 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) ACF2
2 2 (8.00%) RACF
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Green Hat
1 3 (12.00%) Sybase
1 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (8.00%) Informatica
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Talend
3 1 (4.00%) Tufin
3 1 (4.00%) VMware