Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 123 142
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -16
Permanent jobs citing IBM 116 99 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.08% 1.92% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 4.19% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 69
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,700 £33,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £96,625 £65,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2279 2361 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.78% 45.70% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1425 1713
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Scotland

IBM
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in Scotland.

Salary trend for IBM in Scotland

IBM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Scotland

IBM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Glasgow -6 85 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Edinburgh +1 20 £45,000 -53.85% 3
Inverclyde - 6 £44,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £22,500 -
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM.

1 51 (43.97%) Oracle
2 46 (39.66%) WebSphere
3 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (35.34%) SQL Server
5 40 (34.48%) Java
6 37 (31.90%) WebLogic
7 33 (28.45%) Linux
8 32 (27.59%) Unix
8 32 (27.59%) SQL
9 31 (26.72%) DB2
9 31 (26.72%) JMS
10 29 (25.00%) Finance
10 29 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 28 (24.14%) Banking
11 28 (24.14%) Tomcat
12 26 (22.41%) QA
13 25 (21.55%) Spring
14 24 (20.69%) TDD
15 23 (19.83%) Selenium
15 23 (19.83%) UML
15 23 (19.83%) HTML
15 23 (19.83%) Windows
15 23 (19.83%) Ansible
16 22 (18.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 22 (18.97%) JBoss
17 21 (18.10%) Hibernate
18 20 (17.24%) Scrum
18 20 (17.24%) Multithreading
18 20 (17.24%) Concurrent Programming
18 20 (17.24%) MongoDB

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 46 (39.66%) WebSphere
2 37 (31.90%) WebLogic
3 28 (24.14%) Tomcat
4 22 (18.97%) JBoss
4 22 (18.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (13.79%) Jetty
6 13 (11.21%) Oracle Application Server
6 13 (11.21%) Oracle UPK
7 6 (5.17%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (4.31%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (4.31%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (3.45%) Confluence
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.72%) Apache
11 2 (1.72%) CICS
11 2 (1.72%) IIS
11 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 10 (8.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) AMQP
2 8 (6.90%) HTTPS
3 7 (6.03%) SSL
4 6 (5.17%) HTTP
4 6 (5.17%) Internet
4 6 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.59%) DHCP
5 3 (2.59%) DNS
5 3 (2.59%) Firewall
5 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.59%) VPN
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.72%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.72%) VLAN
7 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.86%) LDAP
7 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.72%) DB2
3 20 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 17 (14.66%) Hadoop
5 16 (13.79%) Couchbase
5 16 (13.79%) NoSQL
5 16 (13.79%) Redis
5 16 (13.79%) Riak
6 15 (12.93%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (11.21%) DB2 UDB
8 11 (9.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 11 (9.48%) Cognos Report Studio
9 7 (6.03%) Cognos Query Studio
9 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.31%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 4 (3.45%) Big Data
11 4 (3.45%) DataStage
11 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.59%) ActiveReports
13 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Selenium
2 16 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 16 (13.79%) FitNesse
2 16 (13.79%) Vagrant
3 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) JIRA
5 7 (6.03%) Appium
5 7 (6.03%) Bitbucket
5 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.17%) Log4j
7 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.45%) JUnit
7 4 (3.45%) Maven
7 4 (3.45%) Subversion
8 2 (1.72%) ERwin
8 2 (1.72%) MagicDraw
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 28 (24.14%) Banking
3 13 (11.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.72%) Law
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Developer
2 26 (22.41%) Consultant
3 15 (12.93%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (12.93%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.21%) JDE Consultant
4 13 (11.21%) Professional Services Consultant
5 12 (10.34%) Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Cognos Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.03%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Product Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) AWS Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 4 (3.45%) Analytics Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Cognos BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.72%) JMS
2 25 (21.55%) Spring
3 23 (19.83%) HTML
4 21 (18.10%) Hibernate
5 18 (15.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 18 (15.52%) XML
6 17 (14.66%) Kafka
7 16 (13.79%) HTML5
7 16 (13.79%) JPA
7 16 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (13.79%) TIBCO EMS
8 14 (12.07%) Web Services
9 13 (11.21%) EDI
9 13 (11.21%) WebCenter
10 12 (10.34%) Middleware
11 9 (7.76%) SOAP
12 7 (6.03%) .NET
12 7 (6.03%) CSS
12 7 (6.03%) J2EE
13 6 (5.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (12.93%) AS400
2 8 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.03%) DataPower
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (5.17%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.59%) iSeries
7 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.72%) Clustering
8 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.72%) Equities
8 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.72%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.72%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Linux
2 32 (27.59%) Unix
3 23 (19.83%) Windows
4 13 (11.21%) AIX
5 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (8.62%) Solaris
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.72%) MVS
9 2 (1.72%) Tru64
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (20.69%) TDD
4 23 (19.83%) UML
5 20 (17.24%) Concurrent Programming
5 20 (17.24%) Multithreading
5 20 (17.24%) Scrum
6 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.79%) BDD
7 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (13.79%) DSDM
7 16 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 16 (13.79%) Kanban
7 16 (13.79%) RUP
7 16 (13.79%) System Testing
8 14 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (12.07%) ETL
9 12 (10.34%) Analytics
10 10 (8.62%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) Java
2 32 (27.59%) SQL
3 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
3 18 (15.52%) Python
4 17 (14.66%) Ruby
5 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.45%) C#
7 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) JCL
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) RPG
9 1 (0.86%) COBOL
9 1 (0.86%) Korn
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (7.76%) Degree
3 7 (6.03%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) MCP
4 1 (0.86%) MCSA
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.41%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Docker
2 5 (4.31%) Apache Flume
3 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) Ansible
2 19 (16.38%) Puppet
3 16 (13.79%) Cobbler
3 16 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.86%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.86%) Control-M
5 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.86%) logstash
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.86%) yum
Vendors
1 51 (43.97%) Oracle
2 16 (13.79%) Cognos
2 16 (13.79%) TIBCO
3 13 (11.21%) JD Edwards
4 12 (10.34%) Cognizant
5 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.03%) Misys
6 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.45%) EMC
7 4 (3.45%) Informatica
7 4 (3.45%) Reuters
7 4 (3.45%) VMware
8 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco
8 3 (2.59%) Dell
9 2 (1.72%) Capita
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix
9 2 (1.72%) KANA
9 2 (1.72%) Netezza
9 2 (1.72%) Symantec