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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 93 102
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 48 70 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.81% 2.47% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 5.32% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 45
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year - +0.52%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 985 1317 1274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.20% 46.47% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 615 718 826
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 37 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Edinburgh -10 6 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £33,000 +1.53%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 34 (40.00%) Java
2 34 (40.00%) Finance
3 31 (36.47%) Oracle
4 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
6 21 (24.71%) Unix
7 20 (23.53%) Windows
7 20 (23.53%) Linux
7 20 (23.53%) ETL
7 20 (23.53%) Banking
7 20 (23.53%) Analytics
7 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (20.00%) Degree
10 16 (18.82%) WebSphere
10 16 (18.82%) Middleware
11 15 (17.65%) XML
11 15 (17.65%) Spring
12 14 (16.47%) Computer Science
12 14 (16.47%) AIX
12 14 (16.47%) Cognos
12 14 (16.47%) Shell Script
12 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
12 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
13 13 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (15.29%) Data Quality
14 12 (14.12%) DevOps
14 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
15 11 (12.94%) Data Management

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 16 (18.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.24%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.24%) SAS
3 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.71%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.71%) FileNet
5 4 (4.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.53%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.35%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) CICS
7 2 (2.35%) Confluence
7 2 (2.35%) IIS
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.53%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SAN
2 6 (7.06%) DHCP
2 6 (7.06%) DNS
2 6 (7.06%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) SSL
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.53%) LAN
4 3 (3.53%) LDAP
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 3 (3.53%) WAN
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.35%) HTTP
5 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.35%) SSH
5 2 (2.35%) VLAN
6 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (12.94%) DB2
3 11 (12.94%) Hadoop
4 10 (11.76%) DataStage
4 10 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.41%) Big Data
6 7 (8.24%) Apache Hive
6 7 (8.24%) HBase
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Cognos Query Studio
8 4 (4.71%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (4.71%) IMS/DB
8 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (3.53%) MS Access
10 2 (2.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) ERwin
2 8 (9.41%) JUnit
3 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 5 (5.88%) Maven
6 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.35%) MagicDraw
7 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 20 (23.53%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Front Office
5 2 (2.35%) Local Government
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Developer
2 16 (18.82%) Architect
3 15 (17.65%) Consultant
4 12 (14.12%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Cognos BI Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Cognos Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Data Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Data Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Cognos BI Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Cognos Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) ETL Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) ETL Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) Middleware
2 15 (17.65%) Spring
2 15 (17.65%) XML
3 11 (12.94%) Web Services
3 11 (12.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (11.76%) SOAP
5 8 (9.41%) REST
6 7 (8.24%) Kafka
7 6 (7.06%) J2EE
7 6 (7.06%) JMS
8 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.88%) RESTful
8 5 (5.88%) XML Schema
8 5 (5.88%) XSLT
9 4 (4.71%) Flash
10 3 (3.53%) Apache CXF
10 3 (3.53%) CSS
10 3 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (3.53%) JDBC
10 3 (3.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.94%) Mainframe
4 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.41%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) DataPower
6 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.35%) Equities
6 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.35%) PKI
6 2 (2.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.18%) AS400
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Unix
2 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 20 (23.53%) Windows
3 14 (16.47%) AIX
3 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
4 13 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.94%) Solaris
6 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.06%) zOS
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Analytics
2 20 (23.53%) ETL
3 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.12%) DevOps
5 11 (12.94%) Data Management
6 10 (11.76%) SOA
7 9 (10.59%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.59%) Master Data Management
7 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.41%) Information Management
8 8 (9.41%) Multithreading
9 7 (8.24%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (8.24%) Information Security
9 7 (8.24%) IT Strategy
9 7 (8.24%) ITIL
9 7 (8.24%) OO
10 6 (7.06%) Service Design
10 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 34 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (16.47%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.59%) C#
5 7 (8.24%) Perl
6 6 (7.06%) REXX
7 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.53%) JCL
8 3 (3.53%) VB
8 3 (3.53%) VBScript
9 2 (2.35%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) CLIST
9 2 (2.35%) Go
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.35%) HND
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) CCNP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.35%) Docker
5 2 (2.35%) Firmware
5 2 (2.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (2.35%) RACF
5 2 (2.35%) RHEV
5 2 (2.35%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (2.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) zSecure
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
3 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) Cognos
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.59%) Splunk
4 9 (10.59%) VMware
5 7 (8.24%) Teradata
6 6 (7.06%) CA
6 6 (7.06%) Netezza
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco
7 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.71%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.71%) Cognizant
8 4 (4.71%) EMC
8 4 (4.71%) Guidewire
8 4 (4.71%) HP
8 4 (4.71%) Informatica
9 3 (3.53%) CyberArk
9 3 (3.53%) Dell
9 3 (3.53%) Reuters
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