Period
to 21 November 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 21 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 162 112
Rank change year-on-year -44 -50 +54
Permanent jobs citing IBM 174 239 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.92% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 4.32% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 103 150 178
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -7.51% -3.89%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £70,000 £61,800
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 6218 5538 5623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.64% 44.52% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4410 4483
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,775 £57,500
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 21 November 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 21 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
Cheshire -8 64 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Manchester -58 63 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Merseyside -7 26 £68,750 +25.00%
Lancashire -13 16 £40,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 56 (32.18%) Oracle
2 55 (31.61%) Finance
3 46 (26.44%) SQL
4 39 (22.41%) Java
5 36 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (20.11%) Middleware
7 32 (18.39%) Data Management
8 30 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 29 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 29 (16.67%) Master Data Management
10 28 (16.09%) HTML
11 27 (15.52%) DB2
12 26 (14.94%) Windows
12 26 (14.94%) Banking
13 25 (14.37%) Unix
13 25 (14.37%) Web Services
13 25 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (13.22%) Linux
16 20 (11.49%) ITIL
17 19 (10.92%) .NET
17 19 (10.92%) J2EE
17 19 (10.92%) Tomcat
17 19 (10.92%) Mainframe
17 19 (10.92%) ETL
18 18 (10.34%) Risk Management
18 18 (10.34%) VMware
18 18 (10.34%) Degree

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 29 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.92%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.77%) Apache
4 15 (8.62%) SAS
5 12 (6.90%) JBoss
6 9 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.60%) CICS
8 7 (4.02%) Confluence
9 6 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.72%) Anypoint
11 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.72%) IIS
11 3 (1.72%) Liferay
11 3 (1.72%) Skype for Business
12 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.30%) SPSS
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Maximo
1 9 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.45%) Magento
3 2 (1.15%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.20%) PaaS
3 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.45%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 4 (2.30%) Office 365
5 3 (1.72%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.72%) SaaS
6 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.57%) Boomi
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) Firebase
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) Heroku
7 1 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.57%) Slack
7 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.02%) SSL
3 4 (2.30%) DHCP
3 4 (2.30%) DNS
3 4 (2.30%) Firewall
3 4 (2.30%) HTTP
4 3 (1.72%) LDAP
5 2 (1.15%) AMQP
5 2 (1.15%) SAN
5 2 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) ATM
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Skype
6 1 (0.57%) SSH
6 1 (0.57%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.52%) DB2
3 17 (9.77%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.32%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (5.75%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.45%) Big Data
9 6 (3.45%) DTS
9 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (2.87%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.87%) Redis
11 4 (2.30%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.30%) IMS/DB
11 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.17%) JIRA
2 8 (4.60%) Lombardi
2 8 (4.60%) Selenium
3 7 (4.02%) Bitbucket
3 7 (4.02%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.30%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.72%) JUnit
5 3 (1.72%) Mockito
5 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.72%) TestNG
6 2 (1.15%) MSI
6 2 (1.15%) NuGet
6 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.15%) WiX
7 1 (0.57%) JMeter
7 1 (0.57%) XPEDITER
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 26 (14.94%) Banking
3 12 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.32%) Retail
5 10 (5.75%) Law
6 6 (3.45%) Electronics
6 6 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (17.82%) Analyst
2 21 (12.07%) Architect
3 18 (10.34%) Developer
4 11 (6.32%) Applications Support
4 11 (6.32%) Consultant
4 11 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (6.32%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.75%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (5.75%) Programmer
6 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 7 (4.02%) Commercial Manager
6 7 (4.02%) Designer
6 7 (4.02%) Graduate
6 7 (4.02%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.02%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (3.45%) Business Architect
7 6 (3.45%) Data Architect
7 6 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.45%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.11%) Middleware
2 28 (16.09%) HTML
3 25 (14.37%) Web Services
4 19 (10.92%) .NET
4 19 (10.92%) J2EE
5 15 (8.62%) jQuery
6 12 (6.90%) Ajax
7 11 (6.32%) CSS
8 9 (5.17%) HTML5
9 8 (4.60%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (4.02%) DHTML
10 7 (4.02%) JSON
11 6 (3.45%) Node.js
11 6 (3.45%) RESTful
11 6 (3.45%) SOAP
11 6 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (2.87%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.87%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.87%) JMS
12 5 (2.87%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.92%) Mainframe
3 13 (7.47%) Algorithms
3 13 (7.47%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (5.17%) AS400
4 9 (5.17%) iSeries
5 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.72%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.15%) iPad
8 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.15%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Life Science
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.94%) Windows
2 25 (14.37%) Unix
3 23 (13.22%) Linux
4 14 (8.05%) AIX
4 14 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.45%) CentOS
7 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.87%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.72%) HPUX
10 2 (1.15%) MVS
10 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.39%) Data Management
3 29 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 25 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (11.49%) ITIL
6 19 (10.92%) ETL
7 18 (10.34%) Data Integration
7 18 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 16 (9.20%) Analytics
9 15 (8.62%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.90%) Project Management
11 12 (6.90%) Wealth Management
12 11 (6.32%) Scrum
12 11 (6.32%) SDLC
12 11 (6.32%) TDD
13 10 (5.75%) Change Management
13 10 (5.75%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (5.17%) Business Development
14 9 (5.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.44%) SQL
2 39 (22.41%) Java
3 30 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.20%) Python
4 16 (9.20%) RPG
5 12 (6.90%) Perl
6 11 (6.32%) RPG IV
6 11 (6.32%) Ruby
6 11 (6.32%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.17%) C#
7 9 (5.17%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.60%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.60%) COBOL
9 7 (4.02%) C++
9 7 (4.02%) JCL
9 7 (4.02%) REXX
9 7 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.02%) VB
10 4 (2.30%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (10.34%) Degree
2 13 (7.47%) SC Cleared
2 13 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CISM
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.45%) QA
3 4 (2.30%) SLA
4 2 (1.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) Docker
1 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.87%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.57%) NFS
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.75%) CA Wily
3 8 (4.60%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.60%) Puppet
4 6 (3.45%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.30%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.72%) Ansible
7 2 (1.15%) Control-M
7 2 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.57%) SCSM
8 1 (0.57%) Terraform
8 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 56 (32.18%) Oracle
2 29 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.34%) VMware
4 17 (9.77%) Informatica
5 16 (9.20%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.32%) Teradata
7 10 (5.75%) Cognos
8 9 (5.17%) CA
8 9 (5.17%) IFS
9 7 (4.02%) Citrix
9 7 (4.02%) SAP
10 6 (3.45%) ATG
10 6 (3.45%) Cloudera
10 6 (3.45%) Greenplum
10 6 (3.45%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.45%) HP
10 6 (3.45%) hybris
10 6 (3.45%) Netezza
11 5 (2.87%) Google
11 5 (2.87%) Trillium