Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 166 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29 +28
Permanent jobs citing IBM 217 199 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 1.72% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.59% 4.04% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 145 133 152
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,900 £30,000 £27,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.81% - +5.00%

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 6042 4923 5799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.99% 42.61% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4791 3998 4541
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 -74 75 £45,000 - 7
Cheshire -13 61 £49,000 +30.67% 3
Merseyside +16 37 £40,000 +12.68% 2
Lancashire +25 36 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Cumbria +7 3 £37,500 +36.36%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 93 (42.86%) SQL
2 80 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.27%) Finance
4 55 (25.35%) RPG
5 54 (24.88%) ITIL
6 51 (23.50%) .NET
7 49 (22.58%) SDLC
8 48 (22.12%) Java
9 46 (21.20%) DB2
10 45 (20.74%) Oracle
11 43 (19.82%) iSeries
12 41 (18.89%) AS400
13 40 (18.43%) Waterfall
14 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
15 36 (16.59%) ERP
15 36 (16.59%) Banking
16 33 (15.21%) Web Services
17 32 (14.75%) Data Management
17 32 (14.75%) Master Data Management
18 30 (13.82%) Unit Testing
18 30 (13.82%) HTML
19 28 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (12.44%) Greenfield Project
21 26 (11.98%) VB.NET
22 25 (11.52%) J2EE
23 23 (10.60%) Linux
23 23 (10.60%) Algorithms
23 23 (10.60%) SC Cleared
23 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared

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 18 (8.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (7.83%) Apache
3 15 (6.91%) SAS
4 11 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.69%) Alfresco
6 8 (3.69%) Confluence
7 5 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.84%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.84%) JBoss
8 4 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.38%) CICS
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.92%) WordPress
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.76%) SPSS
4 3 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.76%) Maximo
2 6 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.84%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.92%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.92%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.46%) Magento
6 1 (0.46%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.15%) GitHub
2 7 (3.23%) PaaS
3 6 (2.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 6 (2.76%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.84%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (1.38%) Office 365
5 3 (1.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.76%) DHCP
2 6 (2.76%) DNS
3 5 (2.30%) HTTP
4 3 (1.38%) SSH
5 2 (0.92%) ATM
5 2 (0.92%) SAN
5 2 (0.92%) SSL
5 2 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.46%) Internet
6 1 (0.46%) LAN
6 1 (0.46%) Skype
6 1 (0.46%) VLAN
6 1 (0.46%) VoIP
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.20%) DB2
2 17 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.38%) IMS/DB
5 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.92%) Essbase
6 2 (0.92%) GIS
6 2 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.92%) OLAP
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.92%) QualityStage
6 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.53%) JIRA
2 11 (5.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.61%) Lombardi
4 9 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.69%) Bitbucket
5 8 (3.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.23%) Selenium
7 4 (1.84%) AppScan
7 4 (1.84%) sqlmap
8 3 (1.38%) NUnit
8 3 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.92%) JMeter
10 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.46%) Gatling
10 1 (0.46%) JUnit
10 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.46%) Mockito
10 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 57 (26.27%) Finance
2 36 (16.59%) Banking
3 17 (7.83%) Retail
4 6 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.76%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.30%) Marketing
6 4 (1.84%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.88%) Analyst
2 28 (12.90%) Programmer
2 28 (12.90%) RPG Programmer
3 25 (11.52%) Developer
4 24 (11.06%) Support Analyst
5 21 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 21 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (8.29%) Senior Programmer
6 18 (8.29%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 16 (7.37%) Architect
8 12 (5.53%) Graduate
9 10 (4.61%) Analyst Programmer
9 10 (4.61%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 10 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.15%) Designer
11 8 (3.69%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) Machine Learning Developer
12 7 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.50%) .NET
2 33 (15.21%) Web Services
3 30 (13.82%) HTML
4 25 (11.52%) J2EE
5 19 (8.76%) Middleware
6 14 (6.45%) XML
7 11 (5.07%) jQuery
8 10 (4.61%) CSS
9 9 (4.15%) WCF
9 9 (4.15%) WinForms
9 9 (4.15%) WPF
10 8 (3.69%) Ajax
10 8 (3.69%) Java EE
11 7 (3.23%) DHTML
11 7 (3.23%) SOAP
12 6 (2.76%) JSON
12 6 (2.76%) RESTful
13 5 (2.30%) IBM Integration Bus
13 5 (2.30%) REST
13 5 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.82%) iSeries
2 41 (18.89%) AS400
3 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (12.44%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (10.60%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.53%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.61%) Mainframe
7 9 (4.15%) N-Tier
8 7 (3.23%) Clustering
9 4 (1.84%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.84%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.38%) PKI
10 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.92%) Derivative
11 2 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.92%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.60%) Linux
2 22 (10.14%) Unix
3 19 (8.76%) Windows
4 15 (6.91%) AIX
5 13 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.69%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.76%) CentOS
7 6 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.30%) HPUX
8 5 (2.30%) Solaris
8 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.84%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (24.88%) ITIL
3 49 (22.58%) SDLC
4 40 (18.43%) Waterfall
5 36 (16.59%) ERP
6 32 (14.75%) Data Management
6 32 (14.75%) Master Data Management
7 30 (13.82%) Unit Testing
8 28 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (9.68%) Scrum
10 19 (8.76%) DevOps
11 18 (8.29%) Risk Management
11 18 (8.29%) SOA
12 17 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.83%) Process Improvement
12 17 (7.83%) Project Management
12 17 (7.83%) TDD
13 16 (7.37%) Workflow
14 13 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (5.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.86%) SQL
2 55 (25.35%) RPG
3 48 (22.12%) Java
4 26 (11.98%) VB.NET
5 22 (10.14%) RPG IV
6 20 (9.22%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.83%) C#
8 11 (5.07%) Perl
9 9 (4.15%) Python
10 8 (3.69%) VB
10 8 (3.69%) VBA
11 7 (3.23%) C++
12 6 (2.76%) Ruby
13 5 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.84%) Jython
14 4 (1.84%) Korn
15 3 (1.38%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.38%) COBOL
16 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (10.60%) SC Cleared
1 23 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.22%) Degree
3 5 (2.30%) MCSA
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.84%) MCITP
5 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) NCDA
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.69%) COBIT
3 4 (1.84%) MiFID
4 3 (1.38%) QA
5 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.07%) Active Directory
1 11 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.61%) vSphere
3 6 (2.76%) Docker
4 3 (1.38%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.92%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.30%) CA Wily
3 5 (2.30%) Puppet
4 4 (1.84%) Control-M
4 4 (1.84%) Nagios
5 3 (1.38%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.92%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.92%) Netcool
6 2 (0.92%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
7 1 (0.46%) SCSM
7 1 (0.46%) Terraform
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (20.74%) Oracle
2 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.91%) VMware
4 13 (5.99%) Cognos
5 12 (5.53%) Cognizant
5 12 (5.53%) Google
5 12 (5.53%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.61%) Informatica
7 9 (4.15%) HP
8 7 (3.23%) IBM Sterling
9 6 (2.76%) IFS
9 6 (2.76%) SAP
10 5 (2.30%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.30%) Pega
10 5 (2.30%) Trillium
11 4 (1.84%) CA
11 4 (1.84%) Sophos
11 4 (1.84%) Teradata
12 3 (1.38%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.38%) Cisco
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