Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 265 234
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31 -33
Permanent jobs citing IBM 68 77 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.77% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.83% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52 58 98
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £29,125 £35,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,125 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 3,657 4,215 4,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.50% 42.14% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,934 3,482 3,768
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.28% +4.22%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +30 34 £46,000 -11.11% 17
Wiltshire +4 21 £40,000 - 7
Gloucestershire +4 9 £45,000 +2.86% 5
Somerset +9 1 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Devon -1 1 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Dorset -8 1 £91,500 +110.34%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 13 (19.12%) SOAP
3 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.12%) HP
4 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (17.65%) XML
4 12 (17.65%) Java
4 12 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (16.18%) Analytics
6 10 (14.71%) Data Analytics
6 10 (14.71%) High Availability
6 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.24%) SQL
7 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
7 9 (13.24%) AS400
7 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (13.24%) IBM Sterling
7 9 (13.24%) SDLC
8 8 (11.76%) Information Exploitation
8 8 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 8 (11.76%) HP ALM
8 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
8 8 (11.76%) Selenium
8 8 (11.76%) jQuery
8 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center

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 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (4.41%) Unica
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 3 (4.41%) SaaS
4 3 (4.41%) Silverpop
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) LAN
2 5 (7.35%) WAN
3 4 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (4.41%) Firewall
4 3 (4.41%) NAS
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.47%) FabricPath
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.35%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.88%) PowerCenter
4 4 (5.88%) QualityStage
4 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) DataStage
7 1 (1.47%) HSQLDB
7 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.76%) Selenium
2 8 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.41%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.47%) AppScan
4 1 (1.47%) GitLab
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.47%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 7 (10.29%) Legal
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Law
3 3 (4.41%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Avionics
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) AS400 Support
2 9 (13.24%) Technical Support
3 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Project Leader
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) AIX Support
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) SOAP
2 12 (17.65%) XML
3 8 (11.76%) CSS
3 8 (11.76%) HTML
3 8 (11.76%) jQuery
4 7 (10.29%) .NET
5 6 (8.82%) JMS
5 6 (8.82%) OAuth
5 6 (8.82%) Web Services
6 5 (7.35%) Java EE
6 5 (7.35%) JAX-RS
6 5 (7.35%) JAX-WS
6 5 (7.35%) JSF
6 5 (7.35%) UDDI
6 5 (7.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (7.35%) WSDL
6 5 (7.35%) XHTML
6 5 (7.35%) XSLT
7 3 (4.41%) LDAP
7 3 (4.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) AS400
2 5 (7.35%) Tandem
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.41%) Replication
3 3 (4.41%) Social Media
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) AIX
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.18%) Analytics
4 10 (14.71%) Data Analytics
4 10 (14.71%) High Availability
5 9 (13.24%) SDLC
6 8 (11.76%) Information Exploitation
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.29%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.35%) ETL
9 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Kanban
10 4 (5.88%) OWASP
10 4 (5.88%) QMS
10 4 (5.88%) V-Model
10 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) Java
2 9 (13.24%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.29%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (4.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCDP
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) CEH
7 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.47%) HND
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) SANS
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.47%) MISRA
2 1 (1.47%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) NDS
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP ALM
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.41%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.41%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Nessus
4 1 (1.47%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) HP
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) IBM Sterling
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) EMC
5 5 (7.35%) VMware
6 4 (5.88%) Informatica
6 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Trillium
7 3 (4.41%) Adobe
7 3 (4.41%) CA
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) Cognos
7 3 (4.41%) Fujitsu
7 3 (4.41%) Juniper
7 3 (4.41%) Micro Focus
7 3 (4.41%) NetIQ
7 3 (4.41%) Novell
7 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com