Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 66 45
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21 -24
Permanent jobs citing IBM 63 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.59% 2.97% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 11.52% 6.13% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 37
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,500 £46,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £83,375 £81,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 547 457 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 57.22% 48.46% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 430 374 384
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +14.13%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 35 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 30 (47.62%) Oracle
2 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 28 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (38.10%) Web Services
6 24 (38.10%) Linux
7 23 (36.51%) VMware
8 19 (30.16%) Windows
8 19 (30.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
10 16 (25.40%) J2EE
10 16 (25.40%) OpenStack
10 16 (25.40%) IaaS
10 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
10 16 (25.40%) SaaS
10 16 (25.40%) PaaS
10 16 (25.40%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (23.81%) Replication
11 15 (23.81%) Migration
11 15 (23.81%) SQL
12 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
12 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 14 (22.22%) SAN
12 14 (22.22%) Internet
12 14 (22.22%) MVC
12 14 (22.22%) Spring
12 14 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
12 14 (22.22%) PowerShell

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 35 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 16 (25.40%) OpenStack
3 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
5 11 (17.46%) JBoss
6 10 (15.87%) GlassFish
6 10 (15.87%) MQSeries
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
10 2 (3.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
1 1 (1.59%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (25.40%) IaaS
3 16 (25.40%) PaaS
3 16 (25.40%) SaaS
4 10 (15.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (11.11%) Office 365
5 7 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 7 (11.11%) Yammer
6 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Internet
1 14 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
1 14 (22.22%) SAN
2 13 (20.63%) Firewall
3 11 (17.46%) DNS
3 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.46%) VPN
4 7 (11.11%) Network Security
5 4 (6.35%) ATM
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.35%) VoIP
5 4 (6.35%) VSAN
5 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.76%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.76%) SSH
7 2 (3.17%) HTTP
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
8 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.70%) DB2
4 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.59%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
2 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.63%) JIRA
2 13 (20.63%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) Firebug
3 1 (1.59%) JMeter
3 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) The Grinder
3 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.87%) French Language
1 10 (15.87%) German Language
1 10 (15.87%) Swedish Language
2 9 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Architect
2 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (25.40%) Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (15.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Service Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Designer
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) Web Services
2 16 (25.40%) J2EE
3 14 (22.22%) Spring
4 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
4 13 (20.63%) jQuery
5 12 (19.05%) Java EE
6 10 (15.87%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (15.87%) EJB
6 10 (15.87%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (15.87%) HornetQ
6 10 (15.87%) Java SE
6 10 (15.87%) JMS
6 10 (15.87%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (7.94%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (7.94%) Middleware
8 4 (6.35%) JSON
9 3 (4.76%) LDAP
9 3 (4.76%) OAuth
9 3 (4.76%) SailPoint
9 3 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (23.81%) Replication
3 13 (20.63%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 10 (15.87%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (7.94%) DataPower
7 5 (7.94%) Fintech
8 4 (6.35%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (6.35%) iSeries
8 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
9 3 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (4.76%) PKI
10 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) Unix
4 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) zOS
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Migration
2 14 (22.22%) MVC
3 13 (20.63%) Presales
4 11 (17.46%) SOA
5 10 (15.87%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.11%) Information Security
7 7 (11.11%) ITSM
8 6 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.94%) Line Management
9 5 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.94%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.35%) Data Privacy
10 4 (6.35%) DevOps
10 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 3 (4.76%) SDLC
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 13 (20.63%) Groovy
5 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
5 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
6 9 (14.29%) AWK
7 4 (6.35%) Assembly Language
7 4 (6.35%) COBOL
7 4 (6.35%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) AWS Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Master's Degree
3 5 (7.94%) CISSP
4 4 (6.35%) CCDA
4 4 (6.35%) CCDP
4 4 (6.35%) CCNA
4 4 (6.35%) CCNP
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
1 16 (25.40%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (11.11%) XenApp
3 7 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.35%) Docker
4 4 (6.35%) VMware NSX
5 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 7 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.35%) SCOrch
4 4 (6.35%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.35%) vRealize
5 3 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Grafana
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 30 (47.62%) Oracle
2 23 (36.51%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) EMC
4 7 (11.11%) Altiris
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) Ivanti
4 7 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 3 (4.76%) CA
5 3 (4.76%) Novell
5 3 (4.76%) Ping Identity
5 3 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Intershop
6 1 (1.59%) New Relic