Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 190 107
Rank change year-on-year -21 -83 +59
Permanent jobs citing IBM 165 188 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 1.54% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 3.49% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 108 132 180
North West median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -6.98% -9.47%
10th Percentile £29,700 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £70,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 6,030 5,390 5,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.57% 44.03% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,733 4,341 4,124
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,050 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,749 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.61% +3.89% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +4 80 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Manchester -11 55 £57,500 +17.95% 13
Merseyside -1 16 £43,500 -20.91% 2
Lancashire -21 9 £36,250 -9.38% 2
Cumbria - 1 £29,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 52 (31.52%) Oracle
3 42 (25.45%) SQL
4 38 (23.03%) Windows
4 38 (23.03%) WebSphere
5 37 (22.42%) Java
5 37 (22.42%) Middleware
6 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
7 30 (18.18%) Unix
7 30 (18.18%) Linux
8 29 (17.58%) DB2
8 29 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (17.58%) Data Management
9 26 (15.76%) Mainframe
9 26 (15.76%) Tomcat
10 25 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (14.55%) VMware
11 24 (14.55%) ITIL
11 24 (14.55%) Master Data Management
12 23 (13.94%) Banking
12 23 (13.94%) Risk Management
13 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
13 22 (13.33%) Data Integration
14 21 (12.73%) Analytics
14 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
15 20 (12.12%) Law
15 20 (12.12%) Informatica
15 20 (12.12%) JBoss
15 20 (12.12%) Data Warehouse

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 38 (23.03%) WebSphere
2 26 (15.76%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.12%) JBoss
4 17 (10.30%) SAS
5 16 (9.70%) Apache
6 15 (9.09%) CICS
6 15 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.45%) MS Exchange
8 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.85%) Skype for Business
9 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.03%) IIS
10 5 (3.03%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.82%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.82%) Liferay
12 2 (1.21%) Jetty
12 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.64%) Magento
2 6 (3.64%) Maximo
2 6 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.21%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.09%) PaaS
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.03%) SaaS
5 4 (2.42%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.82%) Bluemix
6 3 (1.82%) IaaS
6 3 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Boomi
7 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.61%) Firebase
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
8 1 (0.61%) Heroku
8 1 (0.61%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) Serverless
8 1 (0.61%) Slack
8 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) SSL
2 10 (6.06%) Firewall
3 8 (4.85%) LDAP
4 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.82%) DHCP
5 3 (1.82%) DNS
5 3 (1.82%) HTTP
6 2 (1.21%) AMQP
6 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.21%) SAN
6 2 (1.21%) VLAN
6 2 (1.21%) VoIP
6 2 (1.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) Network Security
7 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.58%) DB2
3 20 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.45%) IBM InfoSphere
7 7 (4.24%) DTS
7 7 (4.24%) IMS/DB
7 7 (4.24%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.64%) Big Data
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (3.03%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.03%) MySQL
9 5 (3.03%) Redis
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Selenium
2 7 (4.24%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.42%) FitNesse
3 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.42%) JUnit
3 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.82%) JIRA
4 3 (1.82%) Mockito
4 3 (1.82%) TestNG
5 2 (1.21%) Maven
5 2 (1.21%) MSI
5 2 (1.21%) NuGet
5 2 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.21%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.21%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.21%) WiX
6 1 (0.61%) JMeter
6 1 (0.61%) Wercker
6 1 (0.61%) XPEDITER
General
1 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 23 (13.94%) Banking
3 20 (12.12%) Law
4 19 (11.52%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.67%) Retail
6 6 (3.64%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (18.79%) Architect
2 29 (17.58%) Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Developer
4 14 (8.48%) Business Architect
4 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 12 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Lead Architect
8 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (4.85%) Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.42%) Middleware
2 15 (9.09%) HTML
3 14 (8.48%) Web Services
4 13 (7.88%) J2EE
5 8 (4.85%) .NET
5 8 (4.85%) HTML5
5 8 (4.85%) jQuery
5 8 (4.85%) Spring
6 7 (4.24%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.24%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (4.24%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.64%) Ajax
7 6 (3.64%) CSS
7 6 (3.64%) JMS
7 6 (3.64%) JSON
7 6 (3.64%) Node.js
8 5 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.03%) EDI
8 5 (3.03%) JPA
8 5 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Mainframe
2 25 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.91%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.42%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.42%) VSAM
6 3 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.82%) iSeries
6 3 (1.82%) PMI
7 2 (1.21%) DataPower
7 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.03%) Windows
2 30 (18.18%) Linux
2 30 (18.18%) Unix
3 19 (11.52%) AIX
4 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (7.88%) Windows Server
8 8 (4.85%) Solaris
9 6 (3.64%) HPUX
10 5 (3.03%) CentOS
11 3 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.21%) MVS
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.61%) OS/400
13 1 (0.61%) SUSE
13 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.58%) Data Management
2 25 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.55%) ITIL
3 24 (14.55%) Master Data Management
4 23 (13.94%) Risk Management
5 22 (13.33%) Data Integration
6 21 (12.73%) Analytics
7 19 (11.52%) Wealth Management
8 16 (9.70%) ETL
9 14 (8.48%) Data Strategy
10 13 (7.88%) ITIL V3
11 12 (7.27%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (7.27%) Project Management
12 11 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.06%) Change Management
13 10 (6.06%) SDLC
14 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.45%) SQL
2 37 (22.42%) Java
3 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.09%) COBOL
5 13 (7.88%) Python
6 12 (7.27%) JCL
7 10 (6.06%) Perl
7 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.45%) Ruby
9 8 (4.85%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.85%) REXX
9 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.24%) C#
11 3 (1.82%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.82%) Go
11 3 (1.82%) RPG
11 3 (1.82%) Scala
12 2 (1.21%) Jython
12 2 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.21%) CISSP
4 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.21%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.85%) QA
3 6 (3.64%) SLA
4 3 (1.82%) COBIT
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.45%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (4.85%) Docker
4 8 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.48%) CA Wily
3 11 (6.67%) BladeLogic
4 7 (4.24%) Puppet
4 7 (4.24%) Tivoli
5 6 (3.64%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.42%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.82%) Ansible
8 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.21%) Netcool
8 2 (1.21%) SCOM
8 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.61%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.61%) Terraform
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Oracle
2 24 (14.55%) VMware
3 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.12%) Informatica
5 18 (10.91%) CA
6 15 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.88%) Citrix
8 12 (7.27%) Cognos
9 10 (6.06%) Teradata
10 9 (5.45%) SAP
11 8 (4.85%) Hortonworks
11 8 (4.85%) HP
12 7 (4.24%) TIBCO
13 6 (3.64%) ATG
13 6 (3.64%) Cloudera
13 6 (3.64%) Greenplum
13 6 (3.64%) hybris
13 6 (3.64%) IFS
13 6 (3.64%) Netezza
14 5 (3.03%) Google