Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 213 192
Rank change year-on-year -22 -21 -88
Permanent jobs citing IBM 109 164 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 1.29% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 2.78% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 106 134
North West median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £100,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 4,618 5,901 5,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.78% 46.41% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,694 4,592 4,396
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £59,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,924
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.23% +4.28%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Manchester -3 46 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Cheshire -20 25 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Merseyside +18 22 £41,750 -4.02% 2
Lancashire +8 12 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Cumbria +6 3 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.02%) VMware
4 22 (20.18%) Unix
4 22 (20.18%) Windows
4 22 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (19.27%) Project Management
6 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (16.51%) PowerHA
7 17 (15.60%) HTML
7 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.76%) Java
9 15 (13.76%) SQL
9 15 (13.76%) Cisco
10 14 (12.84%) .NET
10 14 (12.84%) DB2
10 14 (12.84%) CSS
10 14 (12.84%) Cognos
10 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (11.93%) Clustering
11 13 (11.93%) Presales
11 13 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (11.01%) REST
12 12 (11.01%) Marketing
12 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
12 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
12 12 (11.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 12 (11.01%) Linux
12 12 (11.01%) Oracle

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 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.17%) Alfresco
2 10 (9.17%) IIS
3 6 (5.50%) WordPress
4 3 (2.75%) Drupal
4 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 3 (2.75%) Moodle
4 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.75%) SAS
4 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) Perch
5 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.83%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (9.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.67%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (3.67%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (2.75%) Maximo
5 1 (0.92%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.09%) Azure Functions
3 11 (10.09%) Serverless
4 7 (6.42%) SaaS
5 6 (5.50%) IaaS
6 5 (4.59%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (2.75%) Office 365
7 3 (2.75%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.75%) PaaS
8 2 (1.83%) Amazon Alexa
8 2 (1.83%) Asana
8 2 (1.83%) Dialogflow
8 2 (1.83%) Wit.ai
8 2 (1.83%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) Firewall
2 7 (6.42%) DHCP
2 7 (6.42%) DNS
2 7 (6.42%) Network Security
3 6 (5.50%) NAS
3 6 (5.50%) SAN
4 5 (4.59%) LAN
5 4 (3.67%) HTTP
5 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.67%) WAN
6 3 (2.75%) VoIP
7 2 (1.83%) AMQP
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.92%) SNMP
8 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.92%) VLAN
8 1 (0.92%) VPN
8 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) DB2
2 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) Biml
5 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.83%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.83%) Power BI
6 2 (1.83%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.83%) QlikView
6 2 (1.83%) Redis
6 2 (1.83%) Riak
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) CA Release Automation
1 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.50%) gulp
1 6 (5.50%) JIRA
1 6 (5.50%) Selenium
1 6 (5.50%) webpack
2 4 (3.67%) GitLab
3 3 (2.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.83%) Gradle
4 2 (1.83%) JMeter
4 2 (1.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.01%) Marketing
2 11 (10.09%) Retail
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Games
4 4 (3.67%) Law
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) IT Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Technical Support
4 10 (9.17%) Unix Support
5 9 (8.26%) Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Data Centre Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Cisco Support
8 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) RPG Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) AS400 Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.60%) HTML
2 14 (12.84%) .NET
2 14 (12.84%) CSS
3 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
3 12 (11.01%) REST
4 6 (5.50%) HTML5
4 6 (5.50%) JMS
4 6 (5.50%) Node.js
4 6 (5.50%) Sass
4 6 (5.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
5 5 (4.59%) Spring
6 4 (3.67%) CSS3
6 4 (3.67%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.67%) jQuery
6 4 (3.67%) Laravel
6 4 (3.67%) React
6 4 (3.67%) Vue.js
7 3 (2.75%) Java EE
7 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.17%) iSeries
3 9 (8.26%) AS400
4 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.67%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.75%) User Experience
8 2 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.83%) W3C
9 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Unix
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.42%) AIX
5 3 (2.75%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.75%) OS/400
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.83%) Android
6 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) Project Management
2 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.93%) Presales
4 13 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (10.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 11 (10.09%) CRM
5 11 (10.09%) Decision-Making
6 10 (9.17%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (9.17%) IT Governance
6 10 (9.17%) MVC
6 10 (9.17%) PRINCE
6 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.17%) User Stories
6 10 (9.17%) Workflow
7 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.42%) ITIL
8 7 (6.42%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (5.50%) DevOps
9 6 (5.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.76%) Java
2 15 (13.76%) SQL
3 12 (11.01%) C#
4 10 (9.17%) RPG
5 8 (7.34%) RPG IV
6 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.50%) C
8 4 (3.67%) VBScript
9 3 (2.75%) Python
10 2 (1.83%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.83%) ES6
10 2 (1.83%) Jython
10 2 (1.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.92%) COBOL
11 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) ISEB
1 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.92%) CCDP
2 1 (0.92%) CCNP
2 1 (0.92%) CCSE
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.92%) CISSP
2 1 (0.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) IISP
2 1 (0.92%) ISSAP
2 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.92%) JNCIP
2 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.51%) PowerHA
3 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.67%) Docker
6 1 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) BladeLogic
1 6 (5.50%) Nagios
2 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.92%) QRadar
2 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.02%) VMware
3 15 (13.76%) Cisco
4 14 (12.84%) Cognos
5 12 (11.01%) Oracle
6 9 (8.26%) Google
7 8 (7.34%) Dell
7 8 (7.34%) TIBCO
8 7 (6.42%) Intel
9 6 (5.50%) HP
9 6 (5.50%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.59%) Tableau
10 5 (4.59%) Veeam
11 3 (2.75%) EMC
11 3 (2.75%) Green Hat
11 3 (2.75%) Informatica
11 3 (2.75%) PayPal
11 3 (2.75%) Sybase
11 3 (2.75%) Twitter
12 2 (1.83%) NetApp