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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 21 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.73% - 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 11.48% - 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year - +0.52%  

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 Lancashire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 183 214 265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.22% 46.93% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 147 172 222
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -5.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
Preston - 21 £40,000 -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 35 (92.11%) RPG
1 35 (92.11%) SQL
1 35 (92.11%) DB2
1 35 (92.11%) ERP
1 35 (92.11%) iSeries
2 32 (84.21%) SDLC
2 32 (84.21%) Unit Testing
2 32 (84.21%) ITIL
2 32 (84.21%) AS400
2 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (84.21%) Waterfall
3 20 (52.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) Logistics
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management

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 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) NAS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (92.11%) DB2
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Programmer
1 20 (52.63%) RPG Programmer
1 20 (52.63%) Senior Programmer
1 20 (52.63%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Support Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Applications Support
3 13 (34.21%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Software Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (92.11%) iSeries
2 32 (84.21%) AS400
3 20 (52.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) ERP
2 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (84.21%) ITIL
2 32 (84.21%) SDLC
2 32 (84.21%) Unit Testing
2 32 (84.21%) Waterfall
3 3 (7.89%) Logistics
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Line Management
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) RPG
1 35 (92.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.63%) EMC
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) NetApp
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec