Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 215 174
Rank change year-on-year -40 -41 -32
Permanent jobs citing IBM 96 121 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.90% 1.19% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.82% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 74 94 156
South West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 4,469 4,292 5,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.03% 42.25% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,605 3,601 4,183
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,533
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.81% +2.75%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 May 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 23 May 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 -5 43 £45,500 +1.11% 10
Gloucestershire +33 19 £55,000 +21.50% 5
Dorset -35 15 £65,000 +233.33% 2
Devon +16 8 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -49 4 £72,500 +81.25% 1
Somerset +22 2 £50,000 - 1
Cornwall -20 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.88%) Oracle
3 34 (35.42%) Finance
4 31 (32.29%) SQL
4 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
5 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 28 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 22 (22.92%) XML
8 22 (22.92%) Scrum
8 22 (22.92%) SC Cleared
8 22 (22.92%) Data Architecture
8 22 (22.92%) IBM InfoSphere
9 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (20.83%) Java
11 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (18.75%) C#
12 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
13 17 (17.71%) Law
13 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
14 16 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (15.63%) C++
15 15 (15.63%) CMMI
15 15 (15.63%) TOGAF
15 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.63%) Data Mapping
15 15 (15.63%) Innovative Thinking
16 14 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (13.54%) WebSphere

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 13 (13.54%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.38%) Confluence
2 9 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.25%) Apache
3 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.21%) Anypoint
4 5 (5.21%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.21%) Mule
4 5 (5.21%) Mule ESB
4 5 (5.21%) SAS
4 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.04%) Drupal
8 1 (1.04%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Simulink
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.04%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.33%) Office 365
4 4 (4.17%) Slack
4 4 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (3.13%) Bluemix
5 3 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.04%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Firewall
2 7 (7.29%) SAN
3 6 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (5.21%) SSL
5 4 (4.17%) Skype
5 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.13%) DHCP
6 3 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.08%) FabricPath
7 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.08%) MPLS
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
7 2 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) IBM InfoSphere
2 16 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.33%) Big Data
4 8 (8.33%) MySQL
5 6 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.13%) DataStage
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (2.08%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 10 (10.42%) JIRA
3 10 (10.42%) Maven
3 10 (10.42%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.33%) JMeter
5 8 (8.33%) Selenium
6 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.29%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.21%) Gradle
7 5 (5.21%) JUnit
8 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.17%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.17%) Mockito
8 4 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (4.17%) TestComplete
8 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (35.42%) Finance
2 17 (17.71%) Law
3 12 (12.50%) Retail
4 8 (8.33%) Electronics
5 6 (6.25%) Banking
5 6 (6.25%) Legal
6 5 (5.21%) Marketing
7 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.13%) Military
9 2 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Architect
2 20 (20.83%) Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Data Architect
3 15 (15.63%) Oracle Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.42%) Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Development Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Information Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) XML
2 13 (13.54%) XSLT
3 10 (10.42%) .NET
3 10 (10.42%) REST
4 9 (9.38%) SOAP
5 8 (8.33%) JSON
5 8 (8.33%) XSD
6 6 (6.25%) WSDL
7 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.21%) J2EE
7 5 (5.21%) JMS
7 5 (5.21%) RAML
7 5 (5.21%) Spring
8 4 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.17%) Kafka
8 4 (4.17%) Nightwatchjs
8 4 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.13%) Dojo
9 3 (3.13%) jQuery
9 3 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.17%) Fintech
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (3.13%) Tandem
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Robotics
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) AS400
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.04%) EPoS
7 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Unix
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.13%) AIX
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 22 (22.92%) Data Architecture
4 22 (22.92%) Scrum
5 19 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.63%) CMMI
7 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.63%) Data Mapping
7 15 (15.63%) Innovative Thinking
7 15 (15.63%) TOGAF
8 10 (10.42%) Machine Learning
9 9 (9.38%) ITIL
10 8 (8.33%) DevOps
10 8 (8.33%) ETL
10 8 (8.33%) Microservices
10 8 (8.33%) OO
10 8 (8.33%) Service Management
10 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) SQL
2 20 (20.83%) Java
3 18 (18.75%) C#
4 15 (15.63%) C++
5 9 (9.38%) C
5 9 (9.38%) Groovy
6 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.33%) Python
7 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.21%) Pascal
8 5 (5.21%) R
8 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.21%) XPath
9 4 (4.17%) Ada
9 4 (4.17%) COBOL
9 4 (4.17%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.17%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.17%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.46%) Degree
4 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) MCITP
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.25%) MCSA
6 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) CCIE
8 2 (2.08%) CCNP
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.04%) Analytics IQ
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) MCSE
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) Def Stans
2 4 (4.17%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.17%) MISRA
3 3 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (3.13%) SLA
4 2 (2.08%) GDPR
5 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.17%) Docker
3 4 (4.17%) Firmware
3 4 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.17%) Puppet
3 3 (3.13%) CloudHub
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (3.13%) SCCM
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.04%) Control-M
5 1 (1.04%) Graylog
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Oracle
2 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.50%) Google
3 12 (12.50%) HP
4 10 (10.42%) VMware
5 9 (9.38%) SAP
6 8 (8.33%) Citrix
6 8 (8.33%) Cognos
6 8 (8.33%) Dell
7 7 (7.29%) Cisco
7 7 (7.29%) Teradata
8 6 (6.25%) Tableau
9 5 (5.21%) MuleSoft
9 5 (5.21%) Veeam
10 4 (4.17%) Adobe
10 4 (4.17%) Avaya
10 4 (4.17%) CA
10 4 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (4.17%) Micro Focus
10 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com