Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 18 August 2018 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 > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 233 178
Rank change year-on-year -7 -55 -57
Permanent jobs citing IBM 88 109 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.84% 1.05% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 2.45% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 94 154
South West median annual salary £55,000 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.95% -4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £56,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -

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 South West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,215 4,458 4,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.28% 42.92% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,418 3,709 4,072
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £24,554 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the South West

IBM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IBM in the South West

IBM
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in the South West

IBM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Bristol +20 47 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Dorset -17 15 £65,000 +49.43% 1
Gloucestershire +2 13 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Devon +18 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire -37 4 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Somerset - 4 £50,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.59%) Oracle
3 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
4 29 (32.95%) C#
4 29 (32.95%) SQL
5 27 (30.68%) Software Engineering
6 25 (28.41%) XML
6 25 (28.41%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
8 22 (25.00%) C++
8 22 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (25.00%) ETL
9 21 (23.86%) Finance
10 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
11 18 (20.45%) Data Architecture
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (20.45%) IBM InfoSphere
11 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (18.18%) Informatica
12 16 (18.18%) Scrum
12 16 (18.18%) .NET
12 16 (18.18%) Linux
12 16 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 16 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
13 15 (17.05%) Data Mapping
13 15 (17.05%) TOGAF
13 15 (17.05%) C
13 15 (17.05%) CRM
13 15 (17.05%) CMMI

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
1 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Simulink
2 1 (1.14%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.27%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Silverpop
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) DNS
1 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) Skype
2 4 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (2.27%) DHCP
3 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.27%) NAS
3 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) DMZ
4 1 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 18 (20.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
5 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
5 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (14.77%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (14.77%) PowerCenter
6 13 (14.77%) QualityStage
6 13 (14.77%) RDBMS
6 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.82%) MySQL
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (4.55%) Big Data
9 3 (3.41%) DataStage
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.55%) JMeter
4 4 (4.55%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.14%) Gatling
7 1 (1.14%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Electronics
3 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.23%) Aerospace
4 9 (10.23%) Automotive
5 7 (7.95%) Law
6 5 (5.68%) Marketing
7 4 (4.55%) Military
8 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Software Engineer
2 17 (19.32%) Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Architect
3 16 (18.18%) Project Leader
4 15 (17.05%) Data Architect
4 15 (17.05%) Oracle Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.55%) Ada Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded Java Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) XML
2 16 (18.18%) .NET
3 14 (15.91%) Web Services
4 5 (5.68%) JSON
5 4 (4.55%) XSLT
6 3 (3.41%) Flash
6 3 (3.41%) SOAP
6 3 (3.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.41%) XML Messaging
6 3 (3.41%) XSD
7 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.27%) CSS
7 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.27%) HTML
7 2 (2.27%) jQuery
7 2 (2.27%) LINQ
7 2 (2.27%) Ninject
7 2 (2.27%) OAuth
7 2 (2.27%) OAuth2
7 2 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) AIX
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.41%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.41%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (25.00%) ETL
5 18 (20.45%) Data Architecture
5 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
6 16 (18.18%) Scrum
7 15 (17.05%) CMMI
7 15 (17.05%) CRM
7 15 (17.05%) Data Mapping
7 15 (17.05%) Innovative Thinking
7 15 (17.05%) TOGAF
8 14 (15.91%) UML
9 13 (14.77%) QMS
9 13 (14.77%) Quality Management
9 13 (14.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (14.77%) V-Model
9 13 (14.77%) Waterfall
10 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) C#
1 29 (32.95%) SQL
2 22 (25.00%) C++
3 15 (17.05%) C
4 14 (15.91%) Java
5 10 (11.36%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.95%) Ada
6 7 (7.95%) Embedded C
7 5 (5.68%) Python
8 4 (4.55%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.14%) Korn
11 1 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) R
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) Degree
3 11 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.55%) MCITP
6 4 (4.55%) MCSA
7 2 (2.27%) MCSE
8 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) Data Quality
2 10 (11.36%) MISRA
3 7 (7.95%) Def Stans
4 4 (4.55%) MISRA C
5 3 (3.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.55%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) Firmware
4 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Oracle
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.18%) Informatica
4 13 (14.77%) Trillium
5 6 (6.82%) Dell
5 6 (6.82%) HP
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco
6 5 (5.68%) Cognos
6 5 (5.68%) VMware
7 4 (4.55%) Avaya
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
8 3 (3.41%) Sonus
8 3 (3.41%) Veeam
9 2 (2.27%) Adobe
9 2 (2.27%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.14%) Alteryx
10 1 (1.14%) Samsung