Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 80 52
Rank change year-on-year +43 -28 -31
Permanent jobs citing IBM 71 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.46% 2.25% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 13.35% 4.60% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 49 14 28
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,000 £48,875 £46,750
90th Percentile £90,250 £83,500 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 532 500 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 55.88% 48.92% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 427 398 397
Watford median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% -9.52% +14.13%
10th Percentile £26,700 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +5.56%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Watford

IBM
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in Watford.

Salary trend for IBM in Watford

IBM
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Watford over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Watford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 39 (54.93%) WebSphere
2 36 (50.70%) Java
3 35 (49.30%) Oracle
4 33 (46.48%) Linux
4 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
5 31 (43.66%) Web Services
6 30 (42.25%) VMware
7 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
7 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (30.99%) SQL
8 22 (30.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (28.17%) MVC
9 20 (28.17%) J2EE
9 20 (28.17%) Tomcat
9 20 (28.17%) Eclipse
9 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
9 20 (28.17%) Jenkins
9 20 (28.17%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
9 20 (28.17%) Spring
10 19 (26.76%) JIRA
10 19 (26.76%) jQuery
10 19 (26.76%) SaaS
10 19 (26.76%) PaaS
10 19 (26.76%) Groovy
10 19 (26.76%) IaaS
10 19 (26.76%) Windows
10 19 (26.76%) Hibernate
10 19 (26.76%) Rational Team Concert

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 39 (54.93%) WebSphere
2 20 (28.17%) Tomcat
3 18 (25.35%) OpenStack
4 12 (16.90%) WebLogic
5 11 (15.49%) JBoss
5 11 (15.49%) MQSeries
6 10 (14.08%) GlassFish
6 10 (14.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (14.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.82%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.41%) Apache
10 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (26.76%) IaaS
2 19 (26.76%) PaaS
2 19 (26.76%) SaaS
3 10 (14.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.63%) Office 365
4 4 (5.63%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.63%) Yammer
5 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) SAN
2 16 (22.54%) Firewall
3 14 (19.72%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (16.90%) Internet
5 11 (15.49%) DNS
5 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 11 (15.49%) VPN
6 10 (14.08%) Network Security
7 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (9.86%) VoIP
7 7 (9.86%) VSAN
7 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.63%) ATM
9 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
9 3 (4.23%) SSH
10 2 (2.82%) HTTP
10 2 (2.82%) SSL
11 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.68%) DB2
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) OLTP
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Eclipse
1 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
1 20 (28.17%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.76%) JIRA
2 19 (26.76%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (1.41%) Ant
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Firebug
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Log4j
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Mockito
3 1 (1.41%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) The Grinder
3 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 12 (16.90%) Retail
2 10 (14.08%) French Language
2 10 (14.08%) German Language
2 10 (14.08%) Swedish Language
3 6 (8.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Architect
2 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 23 (32.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 21 (29.58%) Java Developer
3 21 (29.58%) Senior Developer
3 21 (29.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Lead Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Designer
7 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) Web Services
2 20 (28.17%) J2EE
2 20 (28.17%) Spring
3 19 (26.76%) Hibernate
3 19 (26.76%) jQuery
4 12 (16.90%) Java EE
5 11 (15.49%) EJB
5 11 (15.49%) JMS
6 10 (14.08%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (14.08%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (14.08%) HornetQ
6 10 (14.08%) Java SE
6 10 (14.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (11.27%) JSON
8 6 (8.45%) Middleware
9 5 (7.04%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (5.63%) SAML
11 3 (4.23%) OAuth
11 3 (4.23%) REST
12 1 (1.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (28.17%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (25.35%) Data Centre
3 18 (25.35%) Replication
4 10 (14.08%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (9.86%) iSeries
6 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (7.04%) DataPower
7 5 (7.04%) Fintech
8 4 (5.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
9 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.41%) PKI
10 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Windows
3 11 (15.49%) Unix
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.63%) zOS
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
8 1 (1.41%) HPUX
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) MVC
2 18 (25.35%) Migration
3 15 (21.13%) Presales
4 11 (15.49%) SOA
5 10 (14.08%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (14.08%) Information Security
6 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.86%) Data Privacy
8 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.63%) DevOps
10 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.63%) ITSM
11 3 (4.23%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (4.23%) SDLC
11 3 (4.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) Java
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 19 (26.76%) Groovy
4 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
7 9 (12.68%) AWK
8 7 (9.86%) Python
9 4 (5.63%) Assembly Language
9 4 (5.63%) COBOL
10 2 (2.82%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) Erlang
11 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) AWS Certification
2 7 (9.86%) CCDA
2 7 (9.86%) CCDP
2 7 (9.86%) CCNA
2 7 (9.86%) CCNP
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
3 6 (8.45%) Master's Degree
4 3 (4.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
1 18 (25.35%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) Docker
3 7 (9.86%) VMware NSX
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.63%) XenApp
5 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (9.86%) SCOrch
2 7 (9.86%) SCVMM
2 7 (9.86%) vRealize
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 4 (5.63%) AirWatch
4 4 (5.63%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (5.63%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Grafana
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Oracle
2 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (42.25%) VMware
4 14 (19.72%) Cisco
4 14 (19.72%) EMC
5 4 (5.63%) Altiris
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Ivanti
5 4 (5.63%) MobileIron
5 4 (5.63%) SAP
6 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.82%) hybris
8 1 (1.41%) ATG
8 1 (1.41%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.41%) BMC
8 1 (1.41%) Demandware
8 1 (1.41%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) Intershop
8 1 (1.41%) Sun