Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 254 193
Rank change year-on-year 0 -61 -59
Permanent jobs citing IBM 81 84 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.83% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 1.96% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 68 129
South West median annual salary £61,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.38% -0.59% -1.16%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £61,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.48% - -

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 3,981 4,296 4,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.90% 42.70% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,253 3,549 4,017
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -0.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +25 43 £55,000 +25.00% 13
Dorset -26 15 £65,000 +49.43% 2
Gloucestershire -6 12 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Wiltshire -14 7 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Somerset +30 3 £50,000 -
Devon +7 1 £47,500 +46.15%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) Oracle
3 25 (30.86%) SQL
4 24 (29.63%) C#
4 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 23 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (24.69%) XML
7 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
8 18 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (22.22%) ETL
8 18 (22.22%) Finance
9 17 (20.99%) C++
9 17 (20.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (19.75%) SAP Data Services
10 16 (19.75%) CRM
10 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
10 16 (19.75%) Informatica
10 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (18.52%) IBM InfoSphere
11 15 (18.52%) Innovative Thinking
11 15 (18.52%) CMMI
11 15 (18.52%) Java
11 15 (18.52%) .NET
11 15 (18.52%) Data Mapping
11 15 (18.52%) Data Architecture
11 15 (18.52%) TOGAF
12 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
12 14 (17.28%) Web Services
12 14 (17.28%) Relational Database

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 2 (2.47%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Simulink
2 1 (1.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (3.70%) Unica
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Silverpop
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SAN
2 5 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (6.17%) NAS
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.23%) FabricPath
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.23%) Skype
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (20.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (19.75%) SAP Data Services
5 15 (18.52%) IBM InfoSphere
6 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
7 13 (16.05%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (16.05%) PowerCenter
7 13 (16.05%) QualityStage
7 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
7 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (6.17%) MySQL
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.70%) DataStage
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.47%) Big Data
11 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.70%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.47%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) Gatling
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.23%) JMeter
7 1 (1.23%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Aerospace
2 10 (12.35%) Electronics
3 9 (11.11%) Automotive
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Law
6 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (3.70%) Military
7 2 (2.47%) Retail
8 1 (1.23%) Avionics
8 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Architect
2 16 (19.75%) Project Leader
3 15 (18.52%) Data Architect
3 15 (18.52%) Oracle Architect
3 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Ada Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Ada Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Embedded Java Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) XML
2 15 (18.52%) .NET
3 14 (17.28%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) jQuery
4 3 (3.70%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.47%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.47%) JSON
5 2 (2.47%) LINQ
5 2 (2.47%) Ninject
5 2 (2.47%) OAuth
5 2 (2.47%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) XSLT
6 1 (1.23%) Java EE
6 1 (1.23%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.23%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.23%) Tandem
4 1 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) AIX
3 1 (1.23%) SUSE
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 23 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (22.22%) ETL
5 16 (19.75%) CRM
5 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
6 15 (18.52%) CMMI
6 15 (18.52%) Data Architecture
6 15 (18.52%) Data Mapping
6 15 (18.52%) Innovative Thinking
6 15 (18.52%) TOGAF
7 13 (16.05%) QMS
7 13 (16.05%) Quality Management
7 13 (16.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (16.05%) V-Model
7 13 (16.05%) Waterfall
8 12 (14.81%) UML
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) C#
3 17 (20.99%) C++
4 15 (18.52%) Java
5 10 (12.35%) C
6 6 (7.41%) Ada
6 6 (7.41%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.94%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.47%) Python
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) Korn
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) Degree
3 9 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.47%) CCNP
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) CCDP
8 1 (1.23%) CCIE
8 1 (1.23%) MCITP
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) Data Quality
2 9 (11.11%) MISRA
3 6 (7.41%) Def Stans
4 4 (4.94%) MISRA C
5 2 (2.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Firmware
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Oracle
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.75%) Informatica
4 13 (16.05%) Trillium
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (3.70%) Adobe
6 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.70%) Cognos
6 3 (3.70%) HP
6 3 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.70%) VMware
7 2 (2.47%) Dell
7 2 (2.47%) F5
7 2 (2.47%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.23%) Sonus
8 1 (1.23%) Tableau