Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 189 165
Rank change year-on-year -27 -24 -16
Permanent jobs citing IBM 151 200 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 1.55% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 3.47% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 117 139 143
North West median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,300 £31,000 £28,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,950 £67,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 5,708 5,764 4,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.07% 44.71% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,621 4,659 3,958
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 0 71 £40,500 -14.74% 2
Manchester +18 66 £60,000 +33.33% 10
Merseyside -16 6 £47,000 +17.50% 1
Cumbria -3 3 £29,000 -22.67%
Lancashire -42 2 £22,000 -45.00% 1
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 58 (38.41%) Windows
2 45 (29.80%) Linux
3 44 (29.14%) VMware
4 39 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (24.50%) Java
6 36 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (23.18%) Finance
8 32 (21.19%) SQL
9 31 (20.53%) Risk Management
10 30 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (19.87%) DevOps
11 29 (19.21%) Oracle
12 27 (17.88%) DB2
12 27 (17.88%) Active Directory
12 27 (17.88%) QA
13 26 (17.22%) Hyper-V
13 26 (17.22%) Unix
14 25 (16.56%) JavaScript
14 25 (16.56%) Mainframe
15 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
15 22 (14.57%) WebSphere
15 22 (14.57%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (13.25%) IaaS
16 20 (13.25%) IBM Mainframe
16 20 (13.25%) Windows Server
17 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
17 19 (12.58%) Jenkins
17 19 (12.58%) HTML
17 19 (12.58%) Tivoli

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 (14.57%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.26%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.27%) CICS
4 12 (7.95%) SAS
4 12 (7.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (7.28%) JBoss
6 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.97%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.31%) Apache
8 3 (1.99%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.99%) IIS
8 3 (1.99%) WordPress
9 2 (1.32%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.66%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.66%) Jetty
10 1 (0.66%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.99%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.66%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.25%) IaaS
4 17 (11.26%) SaaS
5 9 (5.96%) IBM Cloud
6 8 (5.30%) PaaS
7 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.66%) Google Play
8 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.62%) Unified Communications
2 8 (5.30%) DNS
3 7 (4.64%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) SSL
4 6 (3.97%) Firewall
4 6 (3.97%) SAN
5 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.32%) Internet
6 2 (1.32%) LAN
6 2 (1.32%) MQTT
6 2 (1.32%) VPN
6 2 (1.32%) WAN
7 1 (0.66%) AMQP
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.66%) DHCP
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) NAS
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) DB2
2 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.65%) Easytrieve
7 4 (2.65%) IMS/DB
7 4 (2.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
1 19 (12.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.65%) CA Release Automation
2 4 (2.65%) JIRA
2 4 (2.65%) JUnit
2 4 (2.65%) Maven
2 4 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.99%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.99%) GitLab
3 3 (1.99%) gulp
3 3 (1.99%) Selenium
3 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.99%) webpack
4 2 (1.32%) AppScan
4 2 (1.32%) Burp Suite
4 2 (1.32%) Log4j
4 2 (1.32%) Log4Net
4 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 35 (23.18%) Finance
2 18 (11.92%) Banking
3 17 (11.26%) Law
4 16 (10.60%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.97%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Games
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (24.50%) Architect
2 22 (14.57%) Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Analyst
4 16 (10.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.95%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.95%) Lead DevOps
6 12 (7.95%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.62%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.97%) Administrator
10 6 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Business Architect
10 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 6 (3.97%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) HTML
2 16 (10.60%) Middleware
3 15 (9.93%) XML
4 14 (9.27%) JSON
5 13 (8.61%) CSS
6 11 (7.28%) J2EE
6 11 (7.28%) Node.js
6 11 (7.28%) React
7 10 (6.62%) Spring
7 10 (6.62%) Web Services
8 8 (5.30%) SOAP
9 7 (4.64%) .NET
9 7 (4.64%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (4.64%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.64%) XHTML
10 6 (3.97%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (2.65%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (2.65%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (2.65%) JAX-RS
11 4 (2.65%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Mainframe
2 20 (13.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.30%) Smartphone
6 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.97%) DataPower
7 6 (3.97%) iSeries
7 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.97%) VSAM
8 4 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.65%) User Experience
9 3 (1.99%) Clustering
9 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.32%) PMI
10 2 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.66%) Frameworx
11 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.41%) Windows
2 45 (29.80%) Linux
3 26 (17.22%) Unix
4 20 (13.25%) Windows Server
5 16 (10.60%) AIX
6 13 (8.61%) Solaris
7 10 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.64%) HPUX
8 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.99%) Android
11 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.99%) OS/400
12 1 (0.66%) CentOS
12 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.53%) Risk Management
3 30 (19.87%) DevOps
4 18 (11.92%) Configuration Management
5 17 (11.26%) Project Management
6 16 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.60%) Wealth Management
7 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (9.93%) Presales
7 15 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.27%) Robotic Process Automation
9 13 (8.61%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (8.61%) ITIL
10 11 (7.28%) Information Security
11 10 (6.62%) Migration
12 9 (5.96%) Analytics
12 9 (5.96%) Scrum
12 9 (5.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.50%) Java
2 32 (21.19%) SQL
3 25 (16.56%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.60%) COBOL
5 12 (7.95%) JCL
6 11 (7.28%) Perl
7 10 (6.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.30%) Python
9 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.65%) VBA
11 3 (1.99%) REXX
11 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.32%) C
12 2 (1.32%) Jython
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
12 2 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) CCNA
2 4 (2.65%) CCNP
2 4 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.32%) CISSP
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.32%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) OSCE
4 2 (1.32%) OSCP
4 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.32%) SANS
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.66%) OCP
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.88%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (17.88%) Active Directory
3 26 (17.22%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.93%) VirtualBox
5 14 (9.27%) KVM
5 14 (9.27%) Xen
6 7 (4.64%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (2.65%) Docker
7 4 (2.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.32%) ACF2
9 2 (1.32%) RACF
9 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.66%) Firmware
10 1 (0.66%) NFS
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (14.57%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (12.58%) Tivoli
3 16 (10.60%) Ansible
3 16 (10.60%) Puppet
4 8 (5.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (3.31%) BladeLogic
5 5 (3.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (2.65%) CA Wily
7 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.32%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.66%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.66%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.66%) Control-M
9 1 (0.66%) Netcool
9 1 (0.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.66%) SCOM
9 1 (0.66%) Simpana
9 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 44 (29.14%) VMware
2 29 (19.21%) Oracle
3 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.61%) Cisco
5 12 (7.95%) Google
6 11 (7.28%) CA
6 11 (7.28%) Citrix
7 10 (6.62%) Cognos
8 8 (5.30%) HP
9 7 (4.64%) CommVault
9 7 (4.64%) Dell
9 7 (4.64%) Informatica
9 7 (4.64%) Veeam
10 6 (3.97%) Aruba
10 6 (3.97%) EMC
10 6 (3.97%) Hitachi
10 6 (3.97%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.97%) NetApp
10 6 (3.97%) Veritas
10 6 (3.97%) Zerto