Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 89 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.63% 1.64% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 3.81% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 64
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,050 £30,316 £31,768
90th Percentile £58,250 £64,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -6.98% -8.02%

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 1,514 918 1,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.74% 43.12% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,131 736 945
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% - -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -16 35 £45,000 -18.55% 3
Wilmslow +29 21 £34,000 +37.81%
Warrington -10 5 £46,500 +0.54% 3
Alderley Edge - 2 £30,000 -
Chester -17 1 - -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 52 (58.43%) Finance
2 30 (33.71%) Java
2 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) Risk Management
3 28 (31.46%) Banking
4 27 (30.34%) WebSphere
5 26 (29.21%) Investment Banking
5 26 (29.21%) Wealth Management
5 26 (29.21%) Law
6 24 (26.97%) Middleware
7 23 (25.84%) Mainframe
8 22 (24.72%) Linux
9 21 (23.60%) CA
10 20 (22.47%) JBoss
11 18 (20.22%) DB2
12 17 (19.10%) Unix
12 17 (19.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (19.10%) Tomcat
13 16 (17.98%) VMware
14 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (16.85%) IBM Mainframe
14 15 (16.85%) SSL
14 15 (16.85%) ITIL
14 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (15.73%) SQL
15 14 (15.73%) Citrix
16 13 (14.61%) Apache
16 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.61%) JCL

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 27 (30.34%) WebSphere
2 20 (22.47%) JBoss
3 17 (19.10%) Tomcat
3 17 (19.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (14.61%) Apache
5 12 (13.48%) CICS
6 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
6 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.37%) iPlanet
7 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.12%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) PaaS
3 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.25%) Boomi
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) SSL
2 7 (7.87%) Firewall
3 4 (4.49%) SAN
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) DB2
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) Easytrieve
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.37%) IMS/DB
4 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) JUnit
2 3 (3.37%) Maven
2 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.12%) Lombardi
General
1 52 (58.43%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Banking
3 26 (29.21%) Investment Banking
3 26 (29.21%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Analyst
2 12 (13.48%) Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) COBOL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) DB2 Programmer
7 4 (4.49%) DB2 Systems Programmer
7 4 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (4.49%) Programmer
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) Middleware
2 7 (7.87%) HTML
2 7 (7.87%) LDAP
2 7 (7.87%) Web Services
3 6 (6.74%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (6.74%) J2EE
3 6 (6.74%) jQuery
3 6 (6.74%) Spring
4 5 (5.62%) JSON
4 5 (5.62%) SOAP
5 4 (4.49%) Ajax
5 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.49%) HTML5
5 4 (4.49%) XML
6 3 (3.37%) .NET
6 3 (3.37%) JAX-RPC
6 3 (3.37%) JAX-RS
6 3 (3.37%) JAX-WS
6 3 (3.37%) REST
6 3 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Mainframe
2 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.62%) VSAM
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) PMI
5 2 (2.25%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.25%) iSeries
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Tandem
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 22 (24.72%) Linux
3 17 (19.10%) Unix
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.11%) AIX
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.74%) Solaris
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.25%) MVS
10 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Risk Management
2 26 (29.21%) Wealth Management
3 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) Information Security
5 11 (12.36%) Change Management
6 9 (10.11%) Open Source
6 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.87%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.87%) SDLC
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.87%) Validation
8 7 (7.87%) Workflow
9 6 (6.74%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (6.74%) Migration
9 6 (6.74%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Service Management
9 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) JCL
4 11 (12.36%) COBOL
4 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.24%) Perl
6 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.87%) Python
7 7 (7.87%) REXX
8 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.37%) Go
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 3 (3.37%) VBScript
9 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.12%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.12%) C#
10 1 (1.12%) Jython
10 1 (1.12%) Korn
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) CCNA
1 4 (4.49%) CCNP
1 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 3 (3.37%) COBIT
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.37%) Docker
5 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (14.61%) CA Wily
3 12 (13.48%) BladeLogic
4 7 (7.87%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.37%) Netcool
5 3 (3.37%) SCOM
6 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (1.12%) CA Endevor
7 1 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.12%) Puppet
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) CA
2 16 (17.98%) VMware
3 14 (15.73%) Citrix
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle
5 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.74%) SAP
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) HP
8 3 (3.37%) Dell
8 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.25%) Google
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.25%) PayPal
9 2 (2.25%) Snow
9 2 (2.25%) Sun
9 2 (2.25%) Sybase
9 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.25%) Twitter
9 2 (2.25%) Veeam
10 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio