Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 39 25
Rank change year-on-year -46 -14 +1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 17 53 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.51% 5.17% 10.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 10.11% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 36
Watford median annual salary £77,500 £50,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.23% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £36,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,875 £54,875 £76,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% -4.85% +3.00%

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 517 524 656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 45.96% 51.07% 60.24%
Number of salaries quoted 405 419 472
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £25,835 £26,250 £26,825
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (70.59%) Middleware
2 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (23.53%) Fintech
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Camel
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) JPA
7 4 (23.53%) JSTL
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Java SE

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 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
2 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (11.76%) Drupal
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (5.88%) Liferay
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) G Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
1 4 (23.53%) Maven
1 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Principal Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Principal Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Payments Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Product Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Middleware
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) DOM
3 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 4 (23.53%) Java EE
3 4 (23.53%) Java SE
3 4 (23.53%) JAXB
3 4 (23.53%) JDBC
3 4 (23.53%) JPA
3 4 (23.53%) JSP
3 4 (23.53%) JSTL
3 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (23.53%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) SAX
3 4 (23.53%) Servlets
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Fintech
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) AIX
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) AWK
4 1 (5.88%) Erlang
4 1 (5.88%) Jython
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (23.53%) MOM
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) MuleSoft
2 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
2 3 (17.65%) WSO2
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) Thales
4 1 (5.88%) VMware