Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 17 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +14
Permanent jobs citing IBM 16 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.81% 3.68% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.21% 8.21% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 25
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.98% +19.44%
10th Percentile £39,250 £35,000 £30,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +2.27%

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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 380 414 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 42.89% 44.76% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 288 340 379
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £48,050
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Lancashire

IBM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for IBM in Lancashire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Lancashire

IBM
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Preston -8 9 £40,000 -
Darwen - 1 - -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Cognos
4 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) ETL
4 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) DTS
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) DB2
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (37.50%) DTS
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 8 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) AS400
1 4 (25.00%) iSeries
2 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) RPG
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cognos
3 6 (37.50%) VMware