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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 152 123
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 105 81 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.67% 1.43% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 3.41% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 59 71
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £47,152 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.99% +4.78%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2839 2374 2922
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.06% 41.83% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 1963 2275
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 34 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Cheshire -7 30 £42,500 - 4
Lancashire +16 22 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Merseyside 0 16 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cumbria - 1 £37,500 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 85 (47.49%) SQL
2 81 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (27.93%) ITIL
4 45 (25.14%) RPG
5 42 (23.46%) iSeries
5 42 (23.46%) Waterfall
5 42 (23.46%) SDLC
6 39 (21.79%) .NET
6 39 (21.79%) DB2
6 39 (21.79%) Finance
7 36 (20.11%) ERP
8 35 (19.55%) Java
9 34 (18.99%) AS400
10 33 (18.44%) XML
11 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
12 29 (16.20%) Greenfield Project
12 29 (16.20%) Unit Testing
13 28 (15.64%) Degree
14 27 (15.08%) Linux
15 26 (14.53%) DevOps
16 24 (13.41%) Oracle
17 23 (12.85%) Process Improvement
18 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (11.73%) Windows
19 21 (11.73%) Banking
20 20 (11.17%) VB.NET
20 20 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (10.61%) Cognos
21 19 (10.61%) 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 14 (7.82%) Apache
2 10 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.59%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.03%) Alfresco
3 9 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.47%) JBoss
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.79%) Commerce Server
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.23%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.23%) CICS
6 4 (2.23%) IIS
7 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.12%) WordPress
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (8.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.23%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.12%) Maximo
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.70%) GitHub
2 7 (3.91%) SaaS
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.35%) PaaS
4 4 (2.23%) IaaS
5 3 (1.68%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) DNS
2 8 (4.47%) DHCP
3 7 (3.91%) HTTP
3 7 (3.91%) SAN
4 4 (2.23%) Internet
4 4 (2.23%) SNMP
4 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.23%) VPN
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.12%) Firewall
5 2 (1.12%) SSL
5 2 (1.12%) VLAN
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) SSH
6 1 (0.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.79%) DB2
2 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.68%) Endeca
6 3 (1.68%) IMS/DB
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.12%) Essbase
7 2 (1.12%) GIS
7 2 (1.12%) OLAP
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 17 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.35%) Selenium
3 5 (2.79%) NUnit
4 4 (2.23%) JIRA
4 4 (2.23%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.68%) AppScan
5 3 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.68%) sqlmap
6 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Gatling
7 1 (0.56%) JMeter
7 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Banking
3 7 (3.91%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Marketing
5 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.68%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.12%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (27.93%) Analyst
2 35 (19.55%) Developer
3 25 (13.97%) Support Analyst
4 23 (12.85%) Programmer
5 22 (12.29%) Applications Support
5 22 (12.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 21 (11.73%) RPG Programmer
7 17 (9.50%) Architect
8 15 (8.38%) Senior Programmer
8 15 (8.38%) Senior RPG Programmer
9 14 (7.82%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.70%) Machine Learning Developer
10 12 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.59%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Agile Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Java Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Analyst Programmer
13 6 (3.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.79%) .NET
2 33 (18.44%) XML
3 15 (8.38%) HTML
3 15 (8.38%) Middleware
4 13 (7.26%) Web Services
5 12 (6.70%) EDI
5 12 (6.70%) EDIFACT
5 12 (6.70%) WCF
5 12 (6.70%) WinForms
5 12 (6.70%) WPF
5 12 (6.70%) XSLT
6 10 (5.59%) J2EE
7 9 (5.03%) CSS
8 8 (4.47%) Java EE
9 5 (2.79%) JSP
10 4 (2.23%) JSON
11 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.68%) EJB
11 3 (1.68%) JavaBeans
11 3 (1.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.46%) iSeries
2 34 (18.99%) AS400
3 29 (16.20%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.38%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.70%) Mobile App
6 12 (6.70%) N-Tier
7 10 (5.59%) Algorithms
8 9 (5.03%) Clustering
9 8 (4.47%) Mainframe
9 8 (4.47%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
10 6 (3.35%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.79%) Private Cloud
12 4 (2.23%) e-Health
12 4 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (2.23%) Public Cloud
12 4 (2.23%) User Experience
13 3 (1.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.08%) Linux
2 21 (11.73%) Windows
3 15 (8.38%) Unix
4 13 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.26%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.59%) AIX
6 6 (3.35%) HPUX
6 6 (3.35%) Solaris
6 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.79%) CentOS
7 5 (2.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.68%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.93%) ITIL
3 42 (23.46%) SDLC
3 42 (23.46%) Waterfall
4 36 (20.11%) ERP
5 29 (16.20%) Unit Testing
6 26 (14.53%) DevOps
7 23 (12.85%) Process Improvement
8 22 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.61%) Scrum
11 18 (10.06%) TDD
12 17 (9.50%) Mentoring
13 16 (8.94%) TOGAF
14 14 (7.82%) SOA
14 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.70%) ETL
15 12 (6.70%) OO
15 12 (6.70%) OOP
15 12 (6.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.49%) SQL
2 45 (25.14%) RPG
3 35 (19.55%) Java
4 20 (11.17%) VB.NET
5 15 (8.38%) C#
6 13 (7.26%) VBA
7 11 (6.15%) RPG IV
8 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.35%) PHP
9 5 (2.79%) VB
10 4 (2.23%) COBOL
10 4 (2.23%) Perl
10 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.68%) Jython
11 3 (1.68%) Korn
11 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.68%) Ruby
12 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.64%) Degree
2 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.79%) MCSA
5 4 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.23%) CCNA
5 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.23%) EMC Certification
5 4 (2.23%) ISEB
5 4 (2.23%) MCSE
6 3 (1.68%) MCITP
7 2 (1.12%) NCDA
7 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) COBIT
2 4 (2.23%) QA
3 3 (1.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (8.94%) vSphere
2 13 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.23%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.68%) Docker
4 3 (1.68%) XenApp
5 2 (1.12%) Firmware
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.56%) RACF
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Nagios
2 5 (2.79%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.79%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.23%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (2.23%) OpenView
3 4 (2.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.68%) Puppet
5 2 (1.12%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.12%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.12%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (1.12%) Netcool
5 2 (1.12%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.41%) Oracle
3 19 (10.61%) Cognos
4 18 (10.06%) VMware
5 16 (8.94%) HP
6 15 (8.38%) Google
7 13 (7.26%) IBM Sterling
8 12 (6.70%) Cognizant
9 10 (5.59%) Cisco
10 8 (4.47%) CA
10 8 (4.47%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.91%) Citrix
11 7 (3.91%) EMC
12 5 (2.79%) BMC
12 5 (2.79%) Software AG
12 5 (2.79%) Sun
13 4 (2.23%) Compuware
13 4 (2.23%) Dynatrace
13 4 (2.23%) Nimsoft
14 3 (1.68%) AppDynamics
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