Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 35 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +53 -48
Permanent jobs citing IBM 48 63 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.87% 6.62% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 11.51% 13.61% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 10
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -41.94% +54.23%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,625 £80,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -3.06%

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 417 463 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 50.98% 48.63% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 326 393 404
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.89% +12.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,814
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for IBM in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) Oracle
4 19 (39.58%) Migration
4 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.25%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) Retail
7 13 (27.08%) DB2
7 13 (27.08%) JMS
7 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
8 12 (25.00%) JUnit
8 12 (25.00%) OO
8 12 (25.00%) VMware
8 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (25.00%) Elastic Path
8 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 12 (25.00%) REST
8 12 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (22.92%) Data Migration
9 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.92%) Talend
9 11 (22.92%) IBM InfoSphere
9 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (22.92%) C#

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 18 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 12 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (16.67%) CoreMedia CMS
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Solr
4 5 (10.42%) MQSeries
5 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 4 (8.33%) CMS
6 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) Sketch
1 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Magento
2 8 (16.67%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (10.42%) Fredhopper
4 3 (6.25%) Maximo
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (2.08%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (16.67%) Serverless
4 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (10.42%) Algolia
6 2 (4.17%) SaaS
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.08%) IaaS
7 1 (2.08%) PaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DNS
1 8 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 8 (16.67%) VPN
2 7 (14.58%) DHCP
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) LAN
2 7 (14.58%) WAN
2 7 (14.58%) WLAN
3 6 (12.50%) ATM
3 6 (12.50%) Converged Networks
3 6 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) DB2
3 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (22.92%) IBM InfoSphere
4 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (14.58%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (14.58%) MySQL
6 4 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.17%) OLAP
8 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (25.00%) JUnit
2 8 (16.67%) git-flow
2 8 (16.67%) Mockito
3 5 (10.42%) JIRA
4 4 (8.33%) Ant
4 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.33%) Log4j
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.92%) C# Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Data Migration Developer
3 11 (22.92%) ETL Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Developer
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Assembler Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Mainframe Assembler Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) JMS
2 12 (25.00%) REST
3 9 (18.75%) Java EE
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 8 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 8 (16.67%) JDBC
4 8 (16.67%) JPA
4 8 (16.67%) Servlets
4 8 (16.67%) Spring
4 8 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.50%) JSP
5 6 (12.50%) React
6 5 (10.42%) SOAP
7 4 (8.33%) JSON
7 4 (8.33%) XML
7 4 (8.33%) XSLT
8 1 (2.08%) Middleware
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (14.58%) CMDB
3 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.58%) Public Cloud
4 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) DataPower
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) CentOS
2 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.50%) zOS
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (39.58%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.00%) OO
4 11 (22.92%) Data Migration
4 11 (22.92%) ETL
4 11 (22.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 8 (16.67%) Content Management
5 8 (16.67%) Microservices
5 8 (16.67%) OOP
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) BCP
6 7 (14.58%) High Availability
6 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 7 (14.58%) ITSM
6 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (14.58%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.50%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 6 (12.50%) COBOL
5 3 (6.25%) Java 8
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) AWK
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) Terminal Services
3 7 (14.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Failover Clustering
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
1 7 (14.58%) SCOM
1 7 (14.58%) SCVMM
1 7 (14.58%) vRealize
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle
3 12 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 12 (25.00%) VMware
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 11 (22.92%) Dell
4 11 (22.92%) EMC
4 11 (22.92%) Talend
5 9 (18.75%) hybris
5 9 (18.75%) SAP
6 8 (16.67%) Adobe
6 8 (16.67%) Google
6 8 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (14.58%) Citrix
7 7 (14.58%) Hitachi
7 7 (14.58%) HP
7 7 (14.58%) NetApp
7 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.58%) Snow
7 7 (14.58%) Symantec