Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 261 202
Rank change year-on-year +23 -59 -32
Permanent jobs citing IBM 87 103 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.88% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.98% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 107
North West median annual salary £39,000 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.59% -7.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,375 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,700 £70,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 4,055 5,211 6,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.74% 44.47% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,033 4,146 4,726
North West median annual salary £43,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.37% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,406 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 November 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 16 November 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 +15 45 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Cheshire +39 34 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Lancashire -15 6 £54,486 +55.67% 2
Merseyside 0 2 £50,250 +1.01%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 39 (44.83%) SQL
2 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
3 34 (39.08%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (34.48%) C#
5 29 (33.33%) .NET
5 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (33.33%) Banking
6 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
7 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (31.03%) Coaching
8 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
9 23 (26.44%) ETL
10 22 (25.29%) Tivoli
10 22 (25.29%) Windows
10 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
11 21 (24.14%) WCF
11 21 (24.14%) WPF
11 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET
11 21 (24.14%) T-SQL
11 21 (24.14%) VBA
11 21 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (24.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 21 (24.14%) IBM UrbanCode
12 20 (22.99%) Apache Flex
13 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
13 17 (19.54%) VMware
14 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
14 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (18.39%) Analytics

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 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.30%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.30%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.15%) Camunda
3 1 (1.15%) CICS
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.15%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.15%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Office 365
4 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.15%) Serverless
4 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) SAN
2 8 (9.20%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (9.20%) DHCP
2 8 (9.20%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.75%) Firewall
3 5 (5.75%) VLAN
4 4 (4.60%) ATM
5 1 (1.15%) Broadband
5 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.15%) NAS
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 34 (39.08%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (10.34%) DB2
6 8 (9.20%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
6 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
8 6 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (6.90%) Big Data
8 6 (6.90%) Couchbase
8 6 (6.90%) IDMS
8 6 (6.90%) Neo4j
8 6 (6.90%) Power BI
8 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.90%) SAP HANA
8 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (24.14%) IBM UrbanCode
3 7 (8.05%) Selenium
4 5 (5.75%) JMeter
4 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
4 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.30%) Ant
6 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.15%) GitLab
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.15%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.15%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (33.33%) Banking
2 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.75%) Finance
5 4 (4.60%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
7 1 (1.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Software Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Field Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Field Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Field Service Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Architect
5 7 (8.05%) QA Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Junior
6 6 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Junior QA Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) .NET
2 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET
2 21 (24.14%) WCF
2 21 (24.14%) WPF
3 20 (22.99%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.30%) HTML5
4 2 (2.30%) J2EE
4 2 (2.30%) Java EE
4 2 (2.30%) jQuery
4 2 (2.30%) Middleware
4 2 (2.30%) REST
4 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.30%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.30%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.15%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) EMC VNX
3 7 (8.05%) Mainframe
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 6 (6.90%) Robotics
5 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.30%) Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) BYOD
8 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
3 15 (17.24%) Linux
4 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.49%) Unix
6 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
8 6 (6.90%) VME
9 2 (2.30%) AIX
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.15%) Solaris
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) Coaching
3 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
4 23 (26.44%) ETL
5 16 (18.39%) Analytics
5 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
8 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (12.64%) Robotic Process Automation
9 11 (12.64%) Scrum
10 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 8 (9.20%) ITIL
11 8 (9.20%) ITIL V3
11 8 (9.20%) Migration
11 8 (9.20%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (8.05%) Data Management
12 7 (8.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) SQL
2 30 (34.48%) C#
3 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 21 (24.14%) VBA
5 4 (4.60%) C
5 4 (4.60%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) Scala
7 2 (2.30%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) COBOL
8 1 (1.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.15%) CCNA
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) QA
2 7 (8.05%) GDPR
3 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.20%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (9.20%) vSphere
5 4 (4.60%) Docker
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Avamar
4 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) VMware
2 14 (16.09%) EMC
3 13 (14.94%) Dell
4 12 (13.79%) Oracle
5 10 (11.49%) Cisco
5 10 (11.49%) HP
6 9 (10.34%) Cognos
7 8 (9.20%) CA
7 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.05%) SAP
9 6 (6.90%) Hortonworks
9 6 (6.90%) Paxata
9 6 (6.90%) Talend
10 4 (4.60%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.30%) Adobe
11 2 (2.30%) ATG
11 2 (2.30%) Google
11 2 (2.30%) hybris
11 2 (2.30%) OpenText
11 2 (2.30%) Veeam