Period
to 23 September 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 September 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 158 103
Rank change year-on-year -37 -55 +73
Permanent jobs citing IBM 192 217 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.47% 1.82% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 4.22% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 115 134 176
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,600 £30,725 £26,125
90th Percentile £76,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6073 5147 5864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.62% 43.09% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 4125 4681
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the North West

IBM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IBM in the North West

IBM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in the North West

IBM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Cheshire -4 63 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Manchester -70 58 £45,000 - 3
Merseyside -4 36 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Lancashire +9 25 £40,000 -
Cumbria +4 3 £37,500 +36.36%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 63 (32.81%) SQL
2 59 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (29.17%) Finance
4 49 (25.52%) Oracle
5 45 (23.44%) Java
6 39 (20.31%) DB2
7 38 (19.79%) ITIL
8 34 (17.71%) RPG
8 34 (17.71%) SDLC
9 33 (17.19%) Banking
10 32 (16.67%) .NET
10 32 (16.67%) Middleware
11 31 (16.15%) Web Services
11 31 (16.15%) Data Management
12 29 (15.10%) HTML
13 28 (14.58%) Master Data Management
14 27 (14.06%) iSeries
14 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
14 27 (14.06%) AS400
15 26 (13.54%) ERP
15 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
15 26 (13.54%) Waterfall
16 25 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (12.50%) Linux
18 23 (11.98%) Unix
18 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (11.98%) WebSphere
19 22 (11.46%) J2EE
20 21 (10.94%) Risk Management
21 20 (10.42%) Scrum

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 23 (11.98%) WebSphere
2 19 (9.90%) Apache
3 16 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.81%) SAS
5 12 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (5.21%) JBoss
7 8 (4.17%) Confluence
8 7 (3.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (3.13%) CICS
10 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.56%) Liferay
11 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.04%) Anypoint
12 2 (1.04%) IIS
12 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.13%) SPSS
3 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Maximo
1 11 (5.73%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.13%) Magento
3 4 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.04%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.04%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.04%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.29%) PaaS
2 13 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.69%) OpenShift
4 6 (3.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 6 (3.13%) GitHub
5 4 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (2.08%) Office 365
6 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.65%) HTTP
3 5 (2.60%) DHCP
3 5 (2.60%) DNS
3 5 (2.60%) SSL
4 3 (1.56%) LDAP
4 3 (1.56%) SSH
5 2 (1.04%) AMQP
5 2 (1.04%) ATM
6 1 (0.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) Skype
6 1 (0.52%) VLAN
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) DB2
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (5.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.08%) Redis
5 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.56%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.04%) Essbase
6 2 (1.04%) MySQL
6 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.04%) OLAP
6 2 (1.04%) QualityStage
6 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.04%) Riak
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (6.25%) JIRA
2 10 (5.21%) Lombardi
3 9 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 8 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (3.65%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.13%) Selenium
7 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.04%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.04%) JUnit
9 2 (1.04%) Mockito
9 2 (1.04%) MSI
9 2 (1.04%) NuGet
9 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.04%) TestNG
9 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.04%) WiX
General
1 56 (29.17%) Finance
2 33 (17.19%) Banking
3 15 (7.81%) Retail
4 10 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.13%) Electronics
5 6 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Law
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (20.31%) Analyst
2 23 (11.98%) Developer
3 19 (9.90%) Programmer
4 16 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
5 15 (7.81%) Applications Support
5 15 (7.81%) Applications Support Analyst
5 15 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.77%) Architect
7 10 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) Senior Programmer
7 10 (5.21%) Senior RPG Programmer
8 9 (4.69%) Consultant
9 8 (4.17%) Designer
9 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Graduate
10 7 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (3.13%) Commercial Manager
11 6 (3.13%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.67%) .NET
1 32 (16.67%) Middleware
2 31 (16.15%) Web Services
3 29 (15.10%) HTML
4 22 (11.46%) J2EE
5 15 (7.81%) jQuery
6 11 (5.73%) CSS
7 10 (5.21%) Ajax
8 8 (4.17%) JSON
8 8 (4.17%) WCF
9 7 (3.65%) DHTML
9 7 (3.65%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (3.65%) SOAP
9 7 (3.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (3.13%) HTML5
10 6 (3.13%) REST
10 6 (3.13%) RESTful
10 6 (3.13%) WinForms
10 6 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) AS400
1 27 (14.06%) iSeries
2 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.90%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (7.29%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.56%) PKI
10 2 (1.04%) Derivative
10 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.04%) iPad
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.50%) Linux
2 23 (11.98%) Unix
3 15 (7.81%) AIX
4 14 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.29%) Windows
5 6 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.08%) CentOS
8 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.52%) HPUX
10 1 (0.52%) MVS
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.79%) ITIL
3 34 (17.71%) SDLC
4 31 (16.15%) Data Management
5 28 (14.58%) Master Data Management
6 26 (13.54%) ERP
6 26 (13.54%) Waterfall
7 25 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (10.94%) Risk Management
9 20 (10.42%) Scrum
9 20 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.85%) Business Analysis
10 17 (8.85%) TDD
11 16 (8.33%) Project Management
12 13 (6.77%) Analytics
12 13 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.25%) DevOps
13 12 (6.25%) Migration
13 12 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.81%) SQL
2 45 (23.44%) Java
3 34 (17.71%) RPG
4 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.90%) VB.NET
6 16 (8.33%) C#
7 14 (7.29%) Perl
7 14 (7.29%) Python
8 13 (6.77%) RPG IV
9 11 (5.73%) Ruby
10 10 (5.21%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.65%) C++
11 7 (3.65%) VB
12 6 (3.13%) COBOL
12 6 (3.13%) Jython
12 6 (3.13%) Korn
13 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.60%) VBA
14 4 (2.08%) JCL
14 4 (2.08%) REXX
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
1 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.85%) Degree
3 3 (1.56%) MCITP
3 3 (1.56%) MCSA
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) CISM
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.13%) QA
3 4 (2.08%) MiFID
4 3 (1.56%) SLA
5 2 (1.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (5.73%) Docker
2 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.60%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.21%) CA Wily
3 9 (4.69%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.69%) Puppet
4 6 (3.13%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.08%) Control-M
6 3 (1.56%) Ansible
6 3 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.04%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.52%) SCSM
8 1 (0.52%) Terraform
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (25.52%) Oracle
2 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.29%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.73%) IFS
5 10 (5.21%) Informatica
5 10 (5.21%) VMware
6 9 (4.69%) Google
7 8 (4.17%) CA
7 8 (4.17%) HP
7 8 (4.17%) SAP
8 6 (3.13%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.13%) ATG
8 6 (3.13%) Cognizant
8 6 (3.13%) Cognos
8 6 (3.13%) hybris
9 5 (2.60%) Trillium
10 4 (2.08%) Citrix
10 4 (2.08%) Pega
10 4 (2.08%) Teradata
11 3 (1.56%) Elastic Path