Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 218 189
Rank change year-on-year -22 -29 -52
Permanent jobs citing IBM 87 113 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.86% 1.09% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 2.56% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61 87 144
South West median annual salary £46,089 £37,500 £44,397
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.90% -15.53% -1.34%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £58,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 4,329 4,411 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.80% 42.56% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,518 3,683 4,402
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 18 February 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 February 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 -24 32 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Gloucestershire +50 24 £50,750 +35.33% 3
Dorset -22 8 £44,750 +59.82% 2
Devon +22 6 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Wiltshire -37 6 £49,000 +45.19% 5
Somerset -1 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 37 (42.53%) Oracle
2 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Java
4 24 (27.59%) Finance
5 22 (25.29%) SQL
6 21 (24.14%) Degree
6 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
7 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
8 18 (20.69%) Scrum
9 17 (19.54%) Retail
9 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (18.39%) XML
10 16 (18.39%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (18.39%) REST
10 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
10 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 15 (17.24%) JIRA
11 15 (17.24%) HP
12 14 (16.09%) Google
12 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
13 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.94%) SOAP
14 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
14 12 (13.79%) Maven
14 12 (13.79%) SoapUI
15 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
15 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (12.64%) Confluence

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 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
2 11 (12.64%) Apache
2 11 (12.64%) Confluence
2 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.49%) Anypoint
3 10 (11.49%) Mule
3 10 (11.49%) Mule ESB
3 10 (11.49%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.05%) GlassFish
5 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.60%) SAS
7 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.15%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.15%) Drupal
9 1 (1.15%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.45%) Simulink
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) SPSS
3 1 (1.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.60%) Lawson
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.30%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) Bluemix
3 8 (9.20%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (6.90%) Office 365
5 4 (4.60%) Slack
5 4 (4.60%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.30%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (8.05%) SAN
2 7 (8.05%) VPN
2 7 (8.05%) WAN
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (6.90%) FabricPath
3 6 (6.90%) IP Telephony
3 6 (6.90%) LAN
3 6 (6.90%) MPLS
3 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
3 6 (6.90%) Wireless
4 3 (3.45%) DHCP
4 3 (3.45%) DNS
4 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.64%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.20%) MySQL
5 7 (8.05%) DataStage
5 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.90%) Big Data
7 5 (5.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.60%) DB2
8 4 (4.60%) GIS
8 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.45%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (3.45%) DecisionStream
10 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) JIRA
2 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.79%) Maven
3 12 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 11 (12.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (11.49%) Eclipse
6 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.05%) Gradle
7 7 (8.05%) JUnit
8 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.90%) JMeter
8 6 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (6.90%) Selenium
9 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
10 4 (4.60%) HP UFT
10 4 (4.60%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.60%) Mockito
10 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.60%) TestComplete
10 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Retail
3 10 (11.49%) Law
4 8 (9.20%) Banking
5 6 (6.90%) Electronics
5 6 (6.90%) Legal
6 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.45%) Automotive
7 3 (3.45%) Back Office
7 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.30%) Marketing
9 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Architect
2 19 (21.84%) Developer
3 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.90%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Development Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Software Design Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Domain Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Information Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) REST
1 16 (18.39%) XML
2 13 (14.94%) SOAP
3 11 (12.64%) Middleware
3 11 (12.64%) XSLT
4 10 (11.49%) Hibernate
4 10 (11.49%) J2EE
4 10 (11.49%) Spring
5 9 (10.34%) .NET
5 9 (10.34%) JSON
5 9 (10.34%) WSDL
5 9 (10.34%) XSD
6 7 (8.05%) JMS
6 7 (8.05%) RAML
7 5 (5.75%) Java EE
8 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.60%) Kafka
8 4 (4.60%) Node.js
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (4.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.05%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Fintech
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (3.45%) Social Media
4 3 (3.45%) Tandem
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) Robotics
5 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.15%) AS400
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
3 18 (20.69%) Scrum
4 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.64%) Analytics
7 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.49%) SDLC
7 10 (11.49%) TDD
7 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.34%) DevOps
8 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (10.34%) Microservices
9 8 (9.20%) Data Management
9 8 (9.20%) ETL
9 8 (9.20%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL
10 7 (8.05%) SOA
10 7 (8.05%) TOGAF
10 7 (8.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) Java
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) C++
3 11 (12.64%) Groovy
4 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) C
6 7 (8.05%) C#
6 7 (8.05%) Python
6 7 (8.05%) XPath
7 5 (5.75%) Pascal
7 5 (5.75%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.60%) COBOL
8 4 (4.60%) R
8 4 (4.60%) Ruby
8 4 (4.60%) Scala
9 3 (3.45%) Ada
9 3 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.45%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.75%) CCNP
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.60%) CCIE
7 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.60%) MCITP
7 4 (4.60%) MCSA
8 3 (3.45%) MCP
9 2 (2.30%) CCNA
9 2 (2.30%) ISEB
10 1 (1.15%) IBM Certification
10 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.15%) MCSE
10 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 6 (6.90%) MISRA
3 5 (5.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (5.75%) SLA
4 3 (3.45%) Def Stans
4 3 (3.45%) DO-178B
4 3 (3.45%) GDPR
4 3 (3.45%) MISRA C
5 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) Docker
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.45%) Firmware
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.15%) VMFS
6 1 (1.15%) Xen
6 1 (1.15%) XenApp
6 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (5.75%) CloudHub
2 5 (5.75%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.75%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (2.30%) Control-M
5 1 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.15%) Graylog
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) OpenView
5 1 (1.15%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.15%) Terraform
5 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Oracle
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.24%) HP
4 14 (16.09%) Google
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) VMware
6 9 (10.34%) Teradata
7 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.20%) Cognos
7 8 (9.20%) F5
8 7 (8.05%) Blue Coat
8 7 (8.05%) MuleSoft
8 7 (8.05%) Tableau
9 6 (6.90%) Citrix
9 6 (6.90%) Dell
9 6 (6.90%) IronPort
9 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.75%) SAP
11 4 (4.60%) Adobe
11 4 (4.60%) CA