Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 248 183
Rank change year-on-year +37 -65 -13
Permanent jobs citing IBM 124 109 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.18% 0.90% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.04% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 135
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,375 £28,400 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,800 £68,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.17% +20.00% -4.76%

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 4,143 5,355 6,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.48% 44.20% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,970 4,258 4,772
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +52 55 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Manchester +7 51 £47,500 -9.52% 13
Lancashire -14 9 £61,000 - 2
Merseyside -5 7 £60,000 +27.66% 4
Cumbria -4 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 62 (50.00%) SQL
2 49 (39.52%) SQL Server
3 47 (37.90%) C#
4 41 (33.06%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (32.26%) .NET
6 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
7 38 (30.65%) ETL
8 37 (29.84%) Windows
8 37 (29.84%) Banking
8 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
9 36 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (27.42%) Git (software)
11 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (26.61%) VMware
11 33 (26.61%) Linux
11 33 (26.61%) BusinessObjects
12 32 (25.81%) VBA
13 31 (25.00%) Tivoli
13 31 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (24.19%) WCF
14 30 (24.19%) WPF
14 30 (24.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 30 (24.19%) T-SQL
14 30 (24.19%) IBM UrbanCode
15 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET
16 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
17 24 (19.35%) SAN
18 23 (18.55%) Cisco
18 23 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure

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 22 (17.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.84%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.23%) JBoss
4 4 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.81%) CICS
7 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Chatbot
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.42%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.81%) Maximo
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.84%) Azure Functions
3 6 (4.84%) Serverless
4 5 (4.03%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (4.03%) Office 365
5 4 (3.23%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.23%) PaaS
6 3 (2.42%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.61%) IaaS
7 2 (1.61%) SaaS
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon Alexa
8 1 (0.81%) Dialogflow
8 1 (0.81%) GitHub
8 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.81%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.81%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.35%) SAN
2 15 (12.10%) DHCP
2 15 (12.10%) DNS
3 13 (10.48%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.68%) Firewall
4 12 (9.68%) VLAN
5 9 (7.26%) Broadband
5 9 (7.26%) Internet
5 9 (7.26%) iSCSI
5 9 (7.26%) LAN
5 9 (7.26%) WAN
6 8 (6.45%) EIGRP
6 8 (6.45%) IPsec
6 8 (6.45%) Network Security
6 8 (6.45%) SNMP
6 8 (6.45%) SSL
6 8 (6.45%) VoIP
6 8 (6.45%) Wireless Security
6 8 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.52%) SQL Server
2 41 (33.06%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (26.61%) BusinessObjects
5 31 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.06%) Hadoop
7 9 (7.26%) Apache Hive
7 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.45%) DB2
8 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
8 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.84%) Big Data
9 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (4.03%) Data Lake
10 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.03%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (4.03%) Neo4j
11 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.19%) IBM UrbanCode
3 5 (4.03%) Gradle
3 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.03%) Maven
3 5 (4.03%) Selenium
4 4 (3.23%) CA Release Automation
4 4 (3.23%) JIRA
5 3 (2.42%) JMeter
5 3 (2.42%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) Ant
6 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 37 (29.84%) Banking
2 17 (13.71%) Finance
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.42%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.71%) Analyst
2 17 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) IT Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.06%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Developer
5 8 (6.45%) Architect
5 8 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Data Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Field Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Field Service Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) QA Analyst
6 6 (4.84%) Senior Field Engineer
6 6 (4.84%) Senior Field Service Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.26%) .NET
2 30 (24.19%) WCF
2 30 (24.19%) WPF
3 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 20 (16.13%) Apache Flex
5 8 (6.45%) 802.1X
6 7 (5.65%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.65%) REST
7 5 (4.03%) Java EE
8 2 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.61%) Spring
9 1 (0.81%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) CSS3
9 1 (0.81%) HTML5
9 1 (0.81%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.81%) JSON
9 1 (0.81%) Node.js
9 1 (0.81%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) EMC VNX
3 8 (6.45%) PKI
4 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.84%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.84%) Robotics
6 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.61%) Clustering
8 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.81%) BYOD
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.84%) Windows
2 33 (26.61%) Linux
3 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.48%) Unix
6 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.61%) VME
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) ETL
2 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
3 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.55%) Coaching
5 21 (16.94%) DevOps
6 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (13.71%) ITIL
8 15 (12.10%) ITIL V3
9 12 (9.68%) TDD
10 11 (8.87%) Analytics
10 11 (8.87%) Migration
10 11 (8.87%) Project Management
10 11 (8.87%) Robotic Process Automation
11 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.26%) B2B
12 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.26%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (7.26%) Line Management
12 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) SQL
2 47 (37.90%) C#
3 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.81%) VBA
5 30 (24.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.06%) Java
7 8 (6.45%) Python
8 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.03%) U-SQL
10 4 (3.23%) Scala
11 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.61%) C
12 2 (1.61%) COBOL
12 2 (1.61%) VB
13 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) Ruby
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) CCNA
1 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.61%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) MCSA
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) GDPR
2 11 (8.87%) QA
3 9 (7.26%) ISO 9001
3 9 (7.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (6.45%) ISO 22301
5 6 (4.84%) SLA
6 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (24.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (11.29%) vSphere
4 13 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (7.26%) Docker
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.03%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.23%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.81%) Avamar
6 1 (0.81%) Control-M
6 1 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) VMware
2 23 (18.55%) Cisco
3 20 (16.13%) EMC
4 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.68%) Oracle
6 11 (8.87%) Dell
6 11 (8.87%) HP
6 11 (8.87%) Palo Alto
7 10 (8.06%) Informatica
8 8 (6.45%) BT
8 8 (6.45%) Nimsoft
8 8 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.65%) Google
9 7 (5.65%) SAP
10 5 (4.03%) Databricks
10 5 (4.03%) Netezza
11 4 (3.23%) NetApp
12 3 (2.42%) CA
12 3 (2.42%) Hortonworks
12 3 (2.42%) Talend