Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 14 December 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 70 66
Rank change year-on-year -40 -4 +49
Permanent jobs citing IBM 37 86 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.77% 3.75% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.19% 8.97% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 41
Glasgow median annual salary £51,750 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.61% -2.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £32,820 £32,775 £38,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £82,500 £92,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +16.28%

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 Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 884 959 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.20% 41.80% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 585 607 552
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £27,525
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for IBM.

1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
6 10 (27.03%) Cognizant
6 10 (27.03%) Retail Banking
6 10 (27.03%) QA
7 9 (24.32%) Selenium
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (24.32%) Java
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
8 8 (21.62%) Spring
8 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
8 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (21.62%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Appium
8 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Defect Management
9 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
9 7 (18.92%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) XML
9 7 (18.92%) Unix

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) DB2
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (2.70%) DataStage
6 1 (2.70%) OLAP
6 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) Appium
2 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) GoogleTest
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Python Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Python Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (18.92%) XML
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
4 5 (13.51%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (10.81%) Java EE
5 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) Middleware
5 4 (10.81%) ODBC
5 4 (10.81%) RESTful
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 2 (5.41%) ISPF
7 2 (5.41%) JSP
7 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Struts
7 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (2.70%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.11%) DataPower
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Defect Management
6 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Component Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (10.81%) Quantitative Research
9 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java 8
5 2 (5.41%) JCL
6 1 (2.70%) CLIST
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) REXX
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
1 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) HDFS
3 1 (2.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.70%) RACF
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Cognizant
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Google
5 4 (10.81%) CA
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Cognos
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
7 2 (5.41%) Chordiant
7 2 (5.41%) Okta
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.70%) Trillium
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas