Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 108 120
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -38
Permanent jobs citing IBM 66 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.15% 1.77% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 4.27% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 62
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% -
10th Percentile £26,550 £26,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £38,950 £66,000
North West median annual salary £49,250 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +23.13% -6.98% -4.44%

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 1370 937 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.60% 41.37% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 767 1106
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -11 34 £45,000 - 3
Wilmslow +19 12 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Warrington -4 1 £40,000 +8.40% 2
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 23 (34.85%) Oracle
3 21 (31.82%) Middleware
3 21 (31.82%) Banking
4 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (28.79%) Risk Management
6 18 (27.27%) Java
7 17 (25.76%) Mainframe
8 16 (24.24%) Unix
9 15 (22.73%) PaaS
10 14 (21.21%) Linux
10 14 (21.21%) DB2
11 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
11 13 (19.70%) HTML
11 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (19.70%) Investment Banking
11 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
11 13 (19.70%) Wealth Management
11 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (18.18%) jQuery
12 12 (18.18%) SQL
12 12 (18.18%) JBoss
12 12 (18.18%) Apache
12 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
12 12 (18.18%) Windows
13 11 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (15.15%) CA Wily
14 10 (15.15%) ITIL

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 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
2 12 (18.18%) Apache
2 12 (18.18%) JBoss
2 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.61%) Confluence
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (9.09%) CICS
4 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (6.06%) SAS
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) PaaS
2 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Boomi
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) SSL
2 4 (6.06%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) ATM
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) SSH
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) DB2
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.03%) IMS/DB
3 2 (3.03%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 8 (12.12%) JIRA
2 7 (10.61%) Bitbucket
2 7 (10.61%) Lombardi
2 7 (10.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) XPEDITER
General
1 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (13.64%) Law
5 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 7 (10.61%) Commercial Manager
2 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Designer
4 4 (6.06%) Account Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Programmer
4 4 (6.06%) Systems Programmer
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) DB2 Programmer
5 3 (4.55%) DB2 Systems Programmer
5 3 (4.55%) Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.03%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) Middleware
2 13 (19.70%) HTML
3 12 (18.18%) jQuery
4 9 (13.64%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) JSON
6 5 (7.58%) Ajax
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
6 5 (7.58%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (7.58%) RESTful
6 5 (7.58%) SOAP
7 3 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.03%) J2EE
8 2 (3.03%) JMS
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (3.03%) WSDL
8 2 (3.03%) XML
9 1 (1.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Mainframe
2 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.52%) iPad
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.52%) PKI
7 1 (1.52%) PMI
7 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Unix
2 14 (21.21%) Linux
3 12 (18.18%) Windows
4 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.61%) AIX
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) MVS
8 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Risk Management
3 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (19.70%) Wealth Management
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
5 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 9 (13.64%) Change Management
5 9 (13.64%) Supplier Management
6 7 (10.61%) SOA
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 6 (9.09%) Open Source
7 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (7.58%) API Development
8 5 (7.58%) API Testing
8 5 (7.58%) BDD
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps
8 5 (7.58%) SDLC
8 5 (7.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) Java
2 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) Perl
5 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.61%) JCL
6 7 (10.61%) Python
6 7 (10.61%) REXX
6 7 (10.61%) Ruby
7 6 (9.09%) COBOL
8 4 (6.06%) Assembly Language
8 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.55%) Go
9 3 (4.55%) Jython
9 3 (4.55%) Korn
10 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CISM
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
2 5 (7.58%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (15.15%) CA Wily
3 6 (9.09%) BladeLogic
3 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.06%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) Terraform
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) CA
2 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.06%) Informatica
3 4 (6.06%) Teradata
3 4 (6.06%) Trillium
4 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.03%) BMC
5 2 (3.03%) DataFlux
5 2 (3.03%) Datanomic
5 2 (3.03%) Google
5 2 (3.03%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) PayPal
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Twitter