Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 155 130
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25 -25
Permanent jobs citing IBM 73 85 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.36% 1.47% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 3.68% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 41
Scotland median annual salary £48,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.53% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,400 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -0.17% +11.65% -

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 2,081 2,311 1,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.80% 39.88% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,554 1,192
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £66,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 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
Glasgow +15 40 £41,000 -8.89% 4
Edinburgh -22 26 £51,700 +37.87%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £45,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM.

1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) Java
3 18 (24.66%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (21.92%) Oracle
4 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.18%) Linux
5 14 (19.18%) Unix
5 14 (19.18%) WebSphere
6 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (16.44%) SQL
7 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.07%) Middleware
8 11 (15.07%) Mainframe
8 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
8 11 (15.07%) Degree
9 10 (13.70%) Banking
9 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.70%) Time Sharing Option
10 9 (12.33%) Windows
10 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
10 9 (12.33%) REST
11 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
11 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.96%) Microservices
12 7 (9.59%) SDLC
12 7 (9.59%) C#
12 7 (9.59%) Test Automation

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 14 (19.18%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.48%) Confluence
4 4 (5.48%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.74%) Appian
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.74%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (5.48%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) SSL
2 4 (5.48%) FTP
2 4 (5.48%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.85%) Big Data
3 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.37%) DataStage
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) Maven
4 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.48%) ERwin
5 4 (5.48%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.11%) Selenium
7 2 (2.74%) Appium
7 2 (2.74%) Hudson
7 2 (2.74%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.37%) Ant
8 1 (1.37%) ER Studio
8 1 (1.37%) GoogleTest
8 1 (1.37%) JUnit
8 1 (1.37%) Mockito
8 1 (1.37%) Spock
8 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (9.59%) Mainframe Specialist
4 4 (5.48%) Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Consultant
4 4 (5.48%) Data Modeller
4 4 (5.48%) Middleware Specialist
4 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.11%) IBM Mainframe Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Tester
6 2 (2.74%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.74%) BPM Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Designer
6 2 (2.74%) Domino Specialist
6 2 (2.74%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (2.74%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Middleware
2 9 (12.33%) REST
3 4 (5.48%) JSON
3 4 (5.48%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (5.48%) SOAP
4 3 (4.11%) .NET
4 3 (4.11%) ISPF
4 3 (4.11%) Spring
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) RESTful
5 2 (2.74%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.74%) WSDL
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) J2EE
6 1 (1.37%) JDBC
6 1 (1.37%) JMS
6 1 (1.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (6.85%) DataPower
4 5 (6.85%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.48%) Robotics
5 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.11%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) VSAM
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.37%) Fintech
7 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) iSeries
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
1 14 (19.18%) Unix
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.48%) zOS
6 3 (4.11%) AIX
7 2 (2.74%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) CentOS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.96%) Microservices
6 7 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) SDLC
6 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.22%) Decision-Making
7 6 (8.22%) DevOps
7 6 (8.22%) Document Management
7 6 (8.22%) Machine Learning
8 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.85%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (5.48%) Biometrics
9 4 (5.48%) Business Development
9 4 (5.48%) Data Extraction
9 4 (5.48%) ETL
9 4 (5.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Java
2 12 (16.44%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) PHP
4 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) VB
6 4 (5.48%) Assembly Language
6 4 (5.48%) COBOL
6 4 (5.48%) Python
6 4 (5.48%) REXX
6 4 (5.48%) VBA
7 3 (4.11%) JCL
8 2 (2.74%) Java 8
8 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) R
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) Docker
4 1 (1.37%) HDFS
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.85%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.11%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) TADDM
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Google
3 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.48%) Teradata
4 2 (2.74%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.74%) Cognos
4 2 (2.74%) Pega
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.37%) CA
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.37%) Lotus
5 1 (1.37%) Reuters
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO