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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
North West / Cheshire
Rank 64 70 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 25 35 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.37% 2.67% 2.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.14% 6.39% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 34
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,223 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% -3.22%  

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 486 548 802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.98% 41.86% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 384 431 626
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
Knutsford +12 13 £53,000 +41.33% 2
Chester +3 3 £54,500 +28.23%
Warrington -7 2 £38,750 +28.21% 1
Wilmslow -12 2 £22,500 -55.00%
Northwich - 1 £32,000 - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) Banking
4 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Oracle
4 13 (27.08%) SDLC
5 12 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.92%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.75%) Mainframe
8 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 9 (18.75%) VMware
8 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 8 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) Windows
9 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (16.67%) Open Source
10 7 (14.58%) vSphere
10 7 (14.58%) IBM Sterling
10 7 (14.58%) Java EE
10 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) COBIT
10 7 (14.58%) DevOps
10 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server

IBM
Top Related 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 7 (14.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) CICS
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) SSL
3 3 (6.25%) VLAN
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) IMS/DB
4 1 (2.08%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) AppScan
2 3 (6.25%) sqlmap
3 1 (2.08%) Gatling
3 1 (2.08%) JMeter
3 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) XML
3 7 (14.58%) Java EE
4 6 (12.50%) EDI
4 6 (12.50%) EDIFACT
4 6 (12.50%) XSLT
5 4 (8.33%) ISPF
6 3 (6.25%) WCF
6 3 (6.25%) WinForms
6 3 (6.25%) WPF
7 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) Middleware
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) Spring
8 1 (2.08%) CSS
8 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (10.42%) EMC VNX
5 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) AIX
5 1 (2.08%) HPUX
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (27.08%) SDLC
2 12 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Open Source
5 7 (14.58%) CRM
5 7 (14.58%) DevOps
5 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) SOA
5 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.58%) UML
5 7 (14.58%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) JCL
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) COBOL
4 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) MCSA
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) NCDA
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) vSphere
3 6 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.33%) RACF
5 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (6.25%) XenApp
7 2 (4.17%) Firmware
8 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.08%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 7 (14.58%) Cognizant
4 7 (14.58%) IBM Sterling
5 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 6 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (10.42%) EMC
6 5 (10.42%) Google
6 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.25%) CA
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) PayPal
8 2 (4.17%) Sun
8 2 (4.17%) Twitter
9 1 (2.08%) hybris
9 1 (2.08%) Intel
9 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
Warrington, Cheshire
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Northwich
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago