Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 203 148
Rank change year-on-year -56 -55 -16
Permanent jobs citing IBM 80 151 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 1.38% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 3.16% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 65 120 167
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,200 £55,925 £59,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 4355 4786 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.39% 43.87% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3590 3963 4328
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,130 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +39 26 £38,750 -8.82%
Bristol -49 24 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Wiltshire -26 11 £40,000 -
Dorset -6 9 £43,500 +55.36%
Devon +19 5 £35,000 -
Somerset -19 4 £50,000 +25.00%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 42 (52.50%) Oracle
2 32 (40.00%) Java
3 30 (37.50%) SQL
4 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
4 27 (33.75%) WebSphere
5 26 (32.50%) Apache
6 25 (31.25%) Degree
7 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (30.00%) SOAP
8 22 (27.50%) Scrum
9 21 (26.25%) J2EE
9 21 (26.25%) WebLogic
9 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
9 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
9 21 (26.25%) MongoDB
10 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 19 (23.75%) Linux
11 19 (23.75%) XML
12 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
13 17 (21.25%) REST
13 17 (21.25%) Mule ESB
13 17 (21.25%) Anypoint
13 17 (21.25%) TDD
13 17 (21.25%) Spring
13 17 (21.25%) Eclipse
14 16 (20.00%) Windows
14 16 (20.00%) WSDL
14 16 (20.00%) Maven
14 16 (20.00%) JIRA

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 27 (33.75%) WebSphere
2 26 (32.50%) Apache
3 21 (26.25%) WebLogic
4 20 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 17 (21.25%) Anypoint
5 17 (21.25%) Mule ESB
6 15 (18.75%) Mule
7 12 (15.00%) GlassFish
8 10 (12.50%) Confluence
9 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (5.00%) Alfresco
11 4 (5.00%) JBoss
11 4 (5.00%) Joomla!
11 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
12 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (2.50%) IIS
13 2 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) SPSS
2 2 (2.50%) SPSS Modeler
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.00%) Lawson
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 5 (6.25%) Bluemix
3 5 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Firewall
2 8 (10.00%) SAN
2 8 (10.00%) VPN
2 8 (10.00%) WAN
3 7 (8.75%) DHCP
3 7 (8.75%) DNS
3 7 (8.75%) LAN
4 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
4 6 (7.50%) Unified Communications
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.00%) FabricPath
6 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.00%) MPLS
6 4 (5.00%) VLAN
6 4 (5.00%) Wireless
7 3 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.75%) Skype
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) MongoDB
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) MySQL
2 15 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.75%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (7.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 6 (7.50%) DataStage
5 6 (7.50%) DecisionStream
6 5 (6.25%) DB2
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.25%) Semantic Layer
7 4 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (5.00%) MS Access
7 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.75%) Power BI
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.25%) Eclipse
3 16 (20.00%) JIRA
3 16 (20.00%) Maven
4 13 (16.25%) SoapUI
5 12 (15.00%) Gradle
6 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 10 (12.50%) JUnit
7 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (6.25%) Subversion
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.50%) RStudio
11 1 (1.25%) ERwin
11 1 (1.25%) JMeter
11 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.00%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Electronics
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Software Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.75%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) SOAP
2 21 (26.25%) J2EE
3 19 (23.75%) XML
4 17 (21.25%) REST
4 17 (21.25%) Spring
5 16 (20.00%) WSDL
6 15 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 15 (18.75%) JSON
6 15 (18.75%) XSD
7 12 (15.00%) Middleware
7 12 (15.00%) XSLT
8 10 (12.50%) JMS
8 10 (12.50%) RAML
9 7 (8.75%) React
9 7 (8.75%) Web Services
10 6 (7.50%) Java EE
11 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (5.00%) Dojo
11 4 (5.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Clustering
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Social Media
4 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) Unix
4 5 (6.25%) AIX
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Android
5 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.50%) Solaris
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) Scrum
4 17 (21.25%) TDD
5 15 (18.75%) BDD
5 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.00%) ETL
7 11 (13.75%) Software Delivery
8 10 (12.50%) API Design
8 10 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (12.50%) ITIL
8 10 (12.50%) Release Management
8 10 (12.50%) Service Management
8 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.50%) User Stories
9 9 (11.25%) SDLC
10 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) Groovy
3 12 (15.00%) XPath
4 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.50%) C
5 6 (7.50%) C++
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) Delphi
6 4 (5.00%) Pascal
6 4 (5.00%) VBA
7 3 (3.75%) AWK
7 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) Scala
7 3 (3.75%) sed
7 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.25%) MCSA
7 4 (5.00%) CCNP
7 4 (5.00%) MCITP
8 3 (3.75%) CCIE
8 3 (3.75%) CCNA
9 2 (2.50%) ISEB
9 2 (2.50%) MCSE
9 2 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (1.25%) CCDA
10 1 (1.25%) CCDP
10 1 (1.25%) CCSP
10 1 (1.25%) CISSP
10 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
10 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) MISRA
2 5 (6.25%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.25%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) NFS
4 3 (3.75%) XenApp
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.25%) Docker
6 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.25%) VMFS
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) CloudHub
2 5 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (5.00%) Nagios
3 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.00%) vMotion
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.25%) Control-M
6 1 (1.25%) OpenView
6 1 (1.25%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.25%) Puppet
6 1 (1.25%) SCCM
6 1 (1.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.25%) Terraform
6 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.75%) HP
4 13 (16.25%) VMware
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco
5 10 (12.50%) MuleSoft
6 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.75%) Cognos
6 7 (8.75%) Dell
6 7 (8.75%) F5
7 5 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.25%) Citrix
8 4 (5.00%) Infor
8 4 (5.00%) IronPort
8 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.00%) Workday
9 3 (3.75%) EqualLogic
9 3 (3.75%) Google
9 3 (3.75%) Netezza
9 3 (3.75%) Tableau