Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 137 120
Rank change year-on-year -52 -17 +11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 239 405 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.56% 2.22% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 4.89% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 200 223 334
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,125 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6929 8290 8432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.28% 45.51% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5482 6071 6860
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,131 £22,879 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for IBM in the Midlands

IBM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in the Midlands

IBM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Midlands -46 172 £35,000 -17.65% 9
East Midlands -14 67 £44,750 +2.29% 1
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 76 (31.80%) SQL
2 72 (30.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (28.45%) SQL Server
4 67 (28.03%) Cognos
5 65 (27.20%) Microsoft
6 61 (25.52%) Oracle
7 52 (21.76%) Windows
8 51 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (20.08%) JavaScript
10 45 (18.83%) Java
10 45 (18.83%) Finance
10 45 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
11 43 (17.99%) Analytics
12 41 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (16.32%) Data Centre
14 37 (15.48%) ITIL
15 35 (14.64%) Node.js
16 34 (14.23%) C#
17 33 (13.81%) SAP
18 32 (13.39%) CSS
18 32 (13.39%) WebSphere
19 31 (12.97%) ERP
19 31 (12.97%) AngularJS
19 31 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (12.55%) ETL
20 30 (12.55%) Linux
20 30 (12.55%) VMware
21 29 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (11.72%) NoSQL
22 28 (11.72%) Data Warehouse

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 32 (13.39%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.53%) OpenStack
3 15 (6.28%) Apache
3 15 (6.28%) Confluence
4 14 (5.86%) JBoss
5 11 (4.60%) IIS
6 10 (4.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.51%) IBM Domino
7 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.09%) SAS
9 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (7.11%) SPSS
2 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) HipChat
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (8.37%) Cognos Controller
1 20 (8.37%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (2.93%) assyst
2 7 (2.93%) NetSuite
3 6 (2.51%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (2.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.26%) HFM
5 3 (1.26%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.42%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 72 (30.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (11.72%) Bluemix
3 28 (11.72%) IBM Cloud
4 22 (9.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 20 (8.37%) IaaS
6 18 (7.53%) PaaS
7 16 (6.69%) Azure Machine Learning
8 13 (5.44%) Office 365
9 6 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.42%) Boomi
11 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.11%) SAN
2 14 (5.86%) DNS
3 12 (5.02%) NetScaler
4 7 (2.93%) MPLS
5 5 (2.09%) Firewall
5 5 (2.09%) NAS
6 4 (1.67%) DHCP
6 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.26%) LAN
7 3 (1.26%) WAN
8 2 (0.84%) Internet
8 2 (0.84%) PBX
8 2 (0.84%) Skype
8 2 (0.84%) SSL
8 2 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.42%) AMQP
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.42%) SMS
9 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.04%) Power BI
3 24 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.62%) DB2
4 23 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 22 (9.21%) DataStage
5 22 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (6.69%) CouchDB
7 15 (6.28%) MySQL
8 14 (5.86%) Big Data
9 12 (5.02%) IBM InfoSphere
10 8 (3.35%) MariaDB
11 7 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.93%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.09%) Redis
12 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.67%) IBM PureData
Development Applications
1 16 (6.69%) JIRA
1 16 (6.69%) JSUnit
2 15 (6.28%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (5.44%) Subversion
5 12 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (5.02%) ClearQuest
6 11 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.60%) Selenium
7 9 (3.77%) JUnit
8 5 (2.09%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.09%) Protractor
8 5 (2.09%) Ranorex
9 4 (1.67%) Mockito
9 4 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.67%) TestNG
10 2 (0.84%) GitLab
10 2 (0.84%) Maven
10 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (18.83%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Retail
3 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Publishing
6 3 (1.26%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (36.82%) Developer
2 32 (13.39%) Analyst
3 20 (8.37%) Accountant
3 20 (8.37%) Systems Accountant
4 17 (7.11%) Consultant
4 17 (7.11%) Node.js Developer
5 14 (5.86%) Architect
5 14 (5.86%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.44%) Graduate
6 13 (5.44%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (5.44%) Linux Support
7 12 (5.02%) Applications Developer
7 12 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (5.02%) Junior
7 12 (5.02%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.18%) Administrator
9 9 (3.77%) Junior Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.64%) Node.js
2 32 (13.39%) CSS
3 31 (12.97%) AngularJS
4 27 (11.30%) LESS
5 23 (9.62%) .NET
6 18 (7.53%) Spring
7 16 (6.69%) Hibernate
7 16 (6.69%) J2EE
7 16 (6.69%) JPA
7 16 (6.69%) REST
8 13 (5.44%) SOAP
9 11 (4.60%) Spring MVC
10 6 (2.51%) HTML
10 6 (2.51%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (2.51%) MSMQ
11 5 (2.09%) Middleware
11 5 (2.09%) WPF
12 4 (1.67%) Java EE
12 4 (1.67%) JDBC
12 4 (1.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.32%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.53%) User Experience
4 15 (6.28%) Clustering
5 14 (5.86%) iSeries
6 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.18%) AS400
7 10 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.93%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (2.93%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (2.51%) CMDB
9 6 (2.51%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.67%) DataPower
12 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.84%) TRADACOMS
13 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.42%) Fintech
13 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.76%) Windows
2 30 (12.55%) Linux
3 27 (11.30%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.37%) Unix
5 14 (5.86%) Windows 7
6 12 (5.02%) Android
6 12 (5.02%) Apple iOS
7 11 (4.60%) Windows Vista
7 11 (4.60%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.51%) AIX
9 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.09%) Solaris
11 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (17.99%) Analytics
3 41 (17.15%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (15.48%) ITIL
5 31 (12.97%) ERP
6 30 (12.55%) ETL
7 23 (9.62%) MVC
8 20 (8.37%) Scrum
8 20 (8.37%) Service Management
9 17 (7.11%) Machine Learning
10 15 (6.28%) Information Management
11 14 (5.86%) Configuration Management
12 13 (5.44%) Incident Management
13 12 (5.02%) Android Development
13 12 (5.02%) iOS Development
13 12 (5.02%) Kanban
13 12 (5.02%) Mobile Development
13 12 (5.02%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.02%) TDD
13 12 (5.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.80%) SQL
2 48 (20.08%) JavaScript
3 45 (18.83%) Java
4 34 (14.23%) C#
5 17 (7.11%) Python
6 13 (5.44%) R
7 9 (3.77%) Scala
8 6 (2.51%) Delphi
8 6 (2.51%) RPG
9 5 (2.09%) Groovy
9 5 (2.09%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.67%) VBA
11 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.84%) C++
12 2 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) ES6
13 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) ACCA
1 20 (8.37%) CIMA
2 16 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.02%) Degree
4 9 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.35%) CISM
5 8 (3.35%) CISSP
5 8 (3.35%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.93%) OCP
6 7 (2.93%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.51%) HP ASE
8 5 (2.09%) ISEB
8 5 (2.09%) MCP
9 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.84%) LPIC
10 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.93%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (8.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.44%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.02%) XenApp
6 11 (4.60%) Docker
7 7 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.93%) vCloud
7 7 (2.93%) Xen
7 7 (2.93%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.84%) Firmware
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.42%) NDS
10 1 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) Ansible
1 9 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.77%) Puppet
2 7 (2.93%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.93%) QRadar
2 7 (2.93%) SCCM
2 7 (2.93%) Terraform
2 7 (2.93%) ThinApp
3 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.26%) WSUS
5 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.84%) Netcool
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.84%) SCOM
5 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (28.03%) Cognos
2 65 (27.20%) Microsoft
3 61 (25.52%) Oracle
4 33 (13.81%) SAP
5 30 (12.55%) VMware
6 27 (11.30%) HP
7 20 (8.37%) JD Edwards
8 19 (7.95%) Citrix
9 16 (6.69%) BMC
10 15 (6.28%) Cisco
11 13 (5.44%) NetApp
12 12 (5.02%) Atlassian
12 12 (5.02%) CollabNet
12 12 (5.02%) Informatica
12 12 (5.02%) Serena
12 12 (5.02%) Sonatype
13 10 (4.18%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.18%) McAfee
14 9 (3.77%) EMC
14 9 (3.77%) Juniper