Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 200 167
Rank change year-on-year -56 -33 -58
Permanent jobs citing IBM 104 180 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 1.38% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 2.98% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 74 106 150
North West median annual salary £44,014 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.19% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,625 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 5,168 6,046 5,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.49% 46.25% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,122 4,672 4,413
North West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,312 £66,250 £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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -4 53 £47,500 - 11
Cheshire -15 27 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Lancashire +5 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside -8 7 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Cumbria +4 3 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 27 (25.96%) HTML
3 25 (24.04%) Windows
4 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.19%) CSS
5 21 (20.19%) VMware
5 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.23%) SQL
6 20 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (17.31%) Java
8 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
8 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (14.42%) Project Management
9 15 (14.42%) WebSphere
10 14 (13.46%) QA
10 14 (13.46%) DB2
10 14 (13.46%) WordPress
10 14 (13.46%) Sass
10 14 (13.46%) webpack
10 14 (13.46%) gulp
11 13 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 13 (12.50%) Linux
12 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (11.54%) Mainframe
12 12 (11.54%) Games
12 12 (11.54%) Node.js
12 12 (11.54%) Laravel
12 12 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design

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 15 (14.42%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.46%) WordPress
3 10 (9.62%) IIS
4 6 (5.77%) Alfresco
4 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.92%) CICS
6 2 (1.92%) CMS
6 2 (1.92%) Perch
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.96%) Drupal
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Jetty
7 1 (0.96%) Moodle
7 1 (0.96%) SAS
7 1 (0.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (2.88%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.92%) Maximo
5 1 (0.96%) BPCS
5 1 (0.96%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.96%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.65%) SaaS
3 8 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (6.73%) IaaS
5 4 (3.85%) Azure Functions
5 4 (3.85%) Serverless
6 3 (2.88%) Office 365
7 2 (1.92%) Asana
7 2 (1.92%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) DHCP
1 7 (6.73%) DNS
1 7 (6.73%) Network Security
2 6 (5.77%) NAS
2 6 (5.77%) SAN
2 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications
3 5 (4.81%) LAN
4 4 (3.85%) WAN
5 3 (2.88%) AMQP
5 3 (2.88%) Firewall
5 3 (2.88%) HTTP
5 3 (2.88%) VoIP
6 2 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (1.92%) MQTT
7 1 (0.96%) BGP
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.96%) FWSM
7 1 (0.96%) MPLS
7 1 (0.96%) OSPF
7 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) DB2
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (2.88%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.88%) Redis
6 3 (2.88%) Riak
7 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.92%) QlikView
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.96%) DataStage
8 1 (0.96%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.96%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) gulp
1 14 (13.46%) webpack
2 12 (11.54%) GitLab
3 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.73%) Selenium
5 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.88%) CA Release Automation
6 3 (2.88%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.88%) JIRA
6 3 (2.88%) JMeter
6 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.92%) Log4j
7 2 (1.92%) Log4Net
7 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.96%) Appium
8 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.96%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (11.54%) Games
2 8 (7.69%) Marketing
2 8 (7.69%) Retail
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) German Language
7 1 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) IT Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Project Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) RPG Developer
7 5 (4.81%) AS400 Developer
7 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) IT Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) IT Security Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Security Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Tester
8 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) HTML
2 21 (20.19%) CSS
3 14 (13.46%) Sass
4 12 (11.54%) Laravel
4 12 (11.54%) Node.js
4 12 (11.54%) React
4 12 (11.54%) Vue.js
5 8 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (6.73%) .NET
7 6 (5.77%) JMS
7 6 (5.77%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (4.81%) HTML5
8 5 (4.81%) Spring
8 5 (4.81%) Web Services
9 4 (3.85%) JPA
10 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.88%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.88%) REST
10 3 (2.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 11 (10.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (10.58%) iSeries
4 10 (9.62%) AS400
5 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.77%) Clustering
7 6 (5.77%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.88%) User Experience
9 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.92%) W3C
10 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.96%) IBM Storwize
10 1 (0.96%) Replication
10 1 (0.96%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.88%) OS/400
5 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) HPUX
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.42%) Project Management
3 13 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (11.54%) API Integration
4 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (10.58%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.65%) ITIL
6 9 (8.65%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (7.69%) DevOps
7 8 (7.69%) Presales
8 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.73%) Decision-Making
8 7 (6.73%) Patch Management
8 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.77%) IT Governance
9 6 (5.77%) PRINCE
9 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.23%) SQL
3 18 (17.31%) Java
4 10 (9.62%) RPG
5 8 (7.69%) RPG IV
6 6 (5.77%) COBOL
7 5 (4.81%) C
7 5 (4.81%) C#
8 4 (3.85%) JCL
8 4 (3.85%) Jython
9 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.88%) VBScript
10 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.92%) ES6
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
10 2 (1.92%) Python
10 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) Java 8
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) ISEB
1 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) CCDP
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) CCSE
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CISSP
4 1 (0.96%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.96%) IISP
4 1 (0.96%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.96%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.96%) OSCE
4 1 (0.96%) OSCP
4 1 (0.96%) SANS
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.85%) KVM
3 4 (3.85%) VirtualBox
3 4 (3.85%) Xen
4 3 (2.88%) Docker
5 2 (1.92%) ACF2
5 2 (1.92%) RACF
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Ansible
1 6 (5.77%) Nagios
1 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.77%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.88%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.96%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) QRadar
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.96%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) Cognos
4 9 (8.65%) Google
4 9 (8.65%) TIBCO
5 8 (7.69%) Oracle
6 7 (6.73%) Dell
6 7 (6.73%) HP
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco
7 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.85%) Veeam
9 3 (2.88%) Green Hat
9 3 (2.88%) Informatica
9 3 (2.88%) PayPal
9 3 (2.88%) Sybase
9 3 (2.88%) Tableau
9 3 (2.88%) Twitter
10 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.92%) EMC
10 2 (1.92%) SAP