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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 86 134
Rank change year-on-year -11 +48  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 39 76 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.68% 2.59% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 5.88% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 9
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £32,650 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £62,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -2.17%  

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 941 1293 1234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.51% 44.08% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 580 789 773
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +6 21 £48,000 +20.00% 4
Edinburgh -17 15 £77,500 +63.15% 2
Perth and Kinross 0 2 £72,500 - 2
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (41.67%) Oracle
2 29 (40.28%) Finance
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
4 22 (30.56%) Java
5 19 (26.39%) WebSphere
6 17 (23.61%) Degree
6 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (23.61%) Unix
6 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.83%) Banking
8 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
9 13 (18.06%) Data Modelling
9 13 (18.06%) Windows
10 12 (16.67%) Linux
10 12 (16.67%) ERwin
10 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (16.67%) Data Management
10 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
11 11 (15.28%) Middleware
11 11 (15.28%) Analytics
12 10 (13.89%) Data Architecture
12 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
12 10 (13.89%) AIX
12 10 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (13.89%) ETL
13 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 9 (12.50%) Taxonomies

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 19 (26.39%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.72%) SAS
4 6 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 6 (8.33%) NetWeaver
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (5.56%) JBoss
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.17%) Confluence
7 3 (4.17%) MQSeries
7 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.78%) Apache
8 2 (2.78%) CICS
8 2 (2.78%) FileNet
8 2 (2.78%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.78%) IIS
8 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) SAN
2 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) SSL
3 3 (4.17%) DHCP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.72%) DB2
5 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.33%) DataStage
6 6 (8.33%) HBase
7 5 (6.94%) Data Lake
7 5 (6.94%) OLAP
7 5 (6.94%) OLTP
8 4 (5.56%) IMS/DB
8 4 (5.56%) Star Schema
9 3 (4.17%) Big Data
9 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) ERwin
2 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) MagicDraw
2 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.56%) PVCS
4 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 3 (4.17%) Maven
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 29 (40.28%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Back Office
3 4 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Architect
2 12 (16.67%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Cognos BI Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Cognos Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.56%) DBA
7 4 (5.56%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Mainframe DBA
8 3 (4.17%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Middleware
2 8 (11.11%) J2EE
2 8 (11.11%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (11.11%) XML
3 6 (8.33%) EJB
3 6 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
3 6 (8.33%) JAX-WS
3 6 (8.33%) JDBC
3 6 (8.33%) JMS
3 6 (8.33%) Kafka
4 4 (5.56%) Ajax
4 4 (5.56%) Flash
4 4 (5.56%) Java EE 5
4 4 (5.56%) JSF
4 4 (5.56%) JSP
4 4 (5.56%) REST
4 4 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 4 (5.56%) Spring
4 4 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 8 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
6 6 (8.33%) Reference Data
7 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (4.17%) DataPower
9 2 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (2.78%) PKI
9 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.39%) AS400
10 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.39%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.39%) User Experience
10 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Unix
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 12 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (13.89%) AIX
5 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.33%) zOS
7 5 (6.94%) Solaris
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Data Modelling
3 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.67%) Data Management
4 11 (15.28%) Analytics
5 10 (13.89%) Data Architecture
5 10 (13.89%) ETL
6 9 (12.50%) Ontologies
7 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 8 (11.11%) UML
8 7 (9.72%) ITIL
8 7 (9.72%) Master Data Management
8 7 (9.72%) Service Design
8 7 (9.72%) SOA
9 6 (8.33%) Information Security
9 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) SQL
2 22 (30.56%) Java
3 6 (8.33%) Perl
3 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.33%) REXX
3 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.94%) C#
4 5 (6.94%) VB
4 5 (6.94%) VBScript
5 3 (4.17%) C++
5 3 (4.17%) Go
5 3 (4.17%) JCL
5 3 (4.17%) Scala
6 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.78%) C
6 2 (2.78%) CLIST
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) CCNA
2 2 (2.78%) CCNP
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.78%) HND
2 2 (2.78%) MCITP
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.94%) ISO20022
3 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 3 (4.17%) SLA
5 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) RHEV
5 2 (2.78%) Firmware
5 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (2.78%) RACF
5 2 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (2.78%) UAG
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.39%) Docker
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.78%) zSecure
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Cognos
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) SAP
3 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.72%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) CA
4 6 (8.33%) Teradata
5 5 (6.94%) CyberArk
5 5 (6.94%) HP
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco
6 4 (5.56%) Cognizant
6 4 (5.56%) Splunk
7 3 (4.17%) Aveksa
7 3 (4.17%) Netezza
8 2 (2.78%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.78%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.78%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (2.78%) Informatica
8 2 (2.78%) Samsung
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