Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 186 160
Rank change year-on-year -65 -26 -56
Permanent jobs citing IBM 106 196 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 1.50% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 3.21% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 87 118 133
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,050 £30,650
90th Percentile £69,250 £74,875 £70,000
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 5,310 6,102 5,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.38% 46.64% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,223 4,739 4,102
North West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,700 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Manchester +8 57 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Cheshire -23 31 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Lancashire -8 9 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Merseyside -16 5 £47,000 -31.64%
Cumbria +7 3 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 35 (33.02%) Windows
1 35 (33.02%) VMware
2 31 (29.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (25.47%) QA
6 25 (23.58%) HTML
6 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.70%) Linux
8 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
9 19 (17.92%) CSS
10 18 (16.98%) Hyper-V
11 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
11 17 (16.04%) DevOps
11 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
12 16 (15.09%) Java
12 16 (15.09%) SQL
12 16 (15.09%) Ansible
12 16 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
12 16 (15.09%) Puppet
13 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (13.21%) Xen
14 14 (13.21%) Mainframe
14 14 (13.21%) Mobile App
14 14 (13.21%) KVM
14 14 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (13.21%) Sass

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 (13.21%) WordPress
2 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.72%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.83%) CICS
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) CMS
6 2 (1.89%) JBoss
6 2 (1.89%) Perch
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.94%) Jetty
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.77%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.94%) BPCS
4 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.32%) SaaS
4 9 (8.49%) IBM Cloud
5 8 (7.55%) IaaS
6 3 (2.83%) Office 365
7 2 (1.89%) Asana
7 2 (1.89%) Yarn
8 1 (0.94%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Unified Communications
2 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 6 (5.66%) DHCP
3 6 (5.66%) Firewall
3 6 (5.66%) Network Security
4 5 (4.72%) SAN
5 4 (3.77%) LAN
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 3 (2.83%) VoIP
7 2 (1.89%) HTTP
7 2 (1.89%) Internet
7 2 (1.89%) MQTT
7 2 (1.89%) NAS
8 1 (0.94%) AMQP
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.94%) FWSM
8 1 (0.94%) MPLS
8 1 (0.94%) VLAN
8 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) DB2
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (2.83%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.89%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 2 (1.89%) QlikView
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) DataStage
7 1 (0.94%) DecisionStream
7 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.21%) gulp
3 14 (13.21%) webpack
4 12 (11.32%) GitLab
5 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.66%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) JMeter
6 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.89%) AppScan
7 2 (1.89%) Burp Suite
7 2 (1.89%) Log4j
7 2 (1.89%) Log4Net
7 2 (1.89%) Maven
7 2 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (11.32%) Games
2 7 (6.60%) Marketing
2 7 (6.60%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) German Language
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Architect
5 12 (11.32%) Lead DevOps
5 12 (11.32%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) IT Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) IT Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) IT Security Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Project Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Security Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) HTML
2 19 (17.92%) CSS
3 14 (13.21%) Sass
4 13 (12.26%) Node.js
4 13 (12.26%) React
5 12 (11.32%) Laravel
5 12 (11.32%) Vue.js
6 7 (6.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (5.66%) .NET
8 5 (4.72%) XML
9 4 (3.77%) J2EE
9 4 (3.77%) JSON
9 4 (3.77%) Spring
10 3 (2.83%) HTML5
10 3 (2.83%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (2.83%) JMS
10 3 (2.83%) Middleware
10 3 (2.83%) Web Services
11 2 (1.89%) JPA
11 2 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Mainframe
1 14 (13.21%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.55%) Smartphone
4 7 (6.60%) iSeries
5 6 (5.66%) AS400
5 6 (5.66%) Clustering
6 4 (3.77%) User Experience
7 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.89%) W3C
9 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.94%) IBM Storwize
9 1 (0.94%) Replication
9 1 (0.94%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.02%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.49%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.83%) OS/400
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.89%) AIX
6 2 (1.89%) Android
6 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.94%) CentOS
7 1 (0.94%) HPUX
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
2 17 (16.04%) DevOps
3 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (13.21%) Robotic Process Automation
5 12 (11.32%) API Integration
5 12 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.38%) Project Management
7 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.49%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.55%) Application Virtualisation
9 8 (7.55%) Records Management
10 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (6.60%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.60%) Presales
10 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.09%) Java
2 16 (15.09%) SQL
3 7 (6.60%) COBOL
4 6 (5.66%) RPG
5 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.72%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) C
6 4 (3.77%) JCL
6 4 (3.77%) RPG IV
6 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.83%) Perl
7 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.89%) C#
8 2 (1.89%) ES6
8 2 (1.89%) Jython
8 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.89%) PHP
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
1 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.89%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.89%) OSCE
3 2 (1.89%) OSCP
3 2 (1.89%) SANS
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.94%) CCSE
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) IISP
4 1 (0.94%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.94%) MCSE
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) OCP
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.47%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.89%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (29.25%) Active Directory
1 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 14 (13.21%) KVM
3 14 (13.21%) VirtualBox
3 14 (13.21%) Xen
4 3 (2.83%) Docker
5 2 (1.89%) ACF2
5 2 (1.89%) RACF
5 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.94%) Firmware
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) Ansible
1 16 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (15.09%) Puppet
2 5 (4.72%) Nagios
3 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.89%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.94%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.94%) QRadar
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 35 (33.02%) VMware
2 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.32%) Google
4 11 (10.38%) Cognos
5 10 (9.43%) Oracle
6 9 (8.49%) HP
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco
7 6 (5.66%) TIBCO
8 5 (4.72%) Dell
8 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.77%) Citrix
9 4 (3.77%) PayPal
9 4 (3.77%) Twitter
10 3 (2.83%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.83%) SAP
10 3 (2.83%) Tableau
10 3 (2.83%) Veeam
11 2 (1.89%) Informatica
12 1 (0.94%) Novell
12 1 (0.94%) Red Hat