Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 81 42
Rank change year-on-year +50 -39 -19
Permanent jobs citing IBM 68 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.74% 1.59% 4.91%
As % of the Vendors category 14.95% 3.43% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 22
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £80,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% +52.38% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £81,750 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.77% -

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 455 495 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.76% 46.35% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 382 389 417
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 37 (54.41%) SQL
1 37 (54.41%) Linux
2 36 (52.94%) WebSphere
3 35 (51.47%) Oracle
3 35 (51.47%) Relational Database
4 34 (50.00%) Java
5 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 31 (45.59%) Web Services
7 27 (39.71%) Jenkins
8 26 (38.24%) J2EE
9 25 (36.76%) JIRA
9 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
10 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
12 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
12 21 (30.88%) JSON
13 20 (29.41%) VMware
13 20 (29.41%) Unix
13 20 (29.41%) Tomcat
14 19 (27.94%) Spring
14 19 (27.94%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (25.00%) SOAP
15 17 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (25.00%) Hibernate
15 17 (25.00%) Middleware
16 16 (23.53%) MVC
16 16 (23.53%) jQuery
16 16 (23.53%) Groovy
16 16 (23.53%) 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 36 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 20 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 17 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (19.12%) OpenStack
5 11 (16.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (13.24%) MQSeries
6 9 (13.24%) Mule
6 9 (13.24%) Mule ESB
7 8 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Apache
8 6 (8.82%) CMS
8 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
9 5 (7.35%) Apache Solr
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (5.88%) JBoss
11 3 (4.41%) GlassFish
12 2 (2.94%) Commerce Server
12 2 (2.94%) CoreMedia CMS
13 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Magento
2 2 (2.94%) Fredhopper
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.59%) IaaS
2 14 (20.59%) PaaS
2 14 (20.59%) SaaS
3 11 (16.18%) Boomi
4 10 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.88%) Trello
6 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) Internet
2 10 (14.71%) HTTP
3 9 (13.24%) Kerberos
4 8 (11.76%) VSAN
5 7 (10.29%) SAN
6 6 (8.82%) Firewall
7 5 (7.35%) Network Security
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (5.88%) VoIP
8 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.41%) DNS
9 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.41%) VPN
10 2 (2.94%) SSL
11 1 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) Relational Database
2 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.18%) DB2
4 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.82%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.94%) Endeca
8 1 (1.47%) Big Data
8 1 (1.47%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (1.47%) MS Access
8 1 (1.47%) MySQL
8 1 (1.47%) OLTP
8 1 (1.47%) Power BI
8 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Jenkins
2 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
2 25 (36.76%) JIRA
3 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
4 16 (23.53%) Rational Team Concert
5 9 (13.24%) Subversion
6 7 (10.29%) Ant
6 7 (10.29%) JUnit
6 7 (10.29%) Log4j
6 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Mockito
8 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.88%) VersionOne
10 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.94%) Selenium
11 1 (1.47%) Firebug
11 1 (1.47%) JMeter
11 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.47%) Maven
11 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) French Language
2 4 (5.88%) German Language
2 4 (5.88%) Swedish Language
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 21 (30.88%) Architect
3 21 (30.88%) Senior Developer
4 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Lead Architect
5 10 (14.71%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Integration Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Java WebSphere Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Designer
9 4 (5.88%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) Web Services
2 26 (38.24%) J2EE
3 21 (30.88%) JSON
4 19 (27.94%) Spring
5 17 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (25.00%) Middleware
5 17 (25.00%) SOAP
6 16 (23.53%) jQuery
7 14 (20.59%) XML
8 12 (17.65%) REST
9 11 (16.18%) JMS
10 10 (14.71%) Apache Camel
10 10 (14.71%) EJB
10 10 (14.71%) JSP
10 10 (14.71%) Servlets
10 10 (14.71%) XSD
11 9 (13.24%) HTML
11 9 (13.24%) JDBC
11 9 (13.24%) Struts
11 9 (13.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (22.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 11 (16.18%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
6 7 (10.29%) Replication
7 4 (5.88%) DataPower
7 4 (5.88%) iSeries
8 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.47%) PKI
10 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) Unix
3 8 (11.76%) Solaris
4 6 (8.82%) HPUX
5 5 (7.35%) Windows
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) MVC
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.65%) Coaching
4 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 12 (17.65%) Presales
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Project Management
5 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
5 11 (16.18%) Project Management
5 11 (16.18%) SOA
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) DevOps
6 10 (14.71%) OO
6 10 (14.71%) Open Source
7 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) UML
8 8 (11.76%) Identity Management
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
9 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 34 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (23.53%) Groovy
4 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 9 (13.24%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.76%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) Perl
8 4 (5.88%) XPath
8 4 (5.88%) XQuery
9 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.94%) AWK
11 1 (1.47%) Erlang
11 1 (1.47%) PHP
11 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) CCDA
2 4 (5.88%) CCDP
2 4 (5.88%) CCNA
2 4 (5.88%) CCNP
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) GCP
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
1 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (13.24%) Docker
3 8 (11.76%) VMware NSX
4 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) Puppet
2 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.71%) Terraform
4 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
5 8 (11.76%) SCOrch
5 8 (11.76%) SCVMM
5 8 (11.76%) vRealize
6 5 (7.35%) Ansible
7 4 (5.88%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
8 1 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (1.47%) Grafana
8 1 (1.47%) MOM
8 1 (1.47%) OpenView
8 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Oracle
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 20 (29.41%) VMware
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco
4 12 (17.65%) EMC
5 11 (16.18%) Dell
5 11 (16.18%) MuleSoft
5 11 (16.18%) Talend
5 11 (16.18%) TIBCO
5 11 (16.18%) webMethods
5 11 (16.18%) WSO2
6 10 (14.71%) Google
6 10 (14.71%) hybris
7 8 (11.76%) Blue Martini
7 8 (11.76%) Demandware
7 8 (11.76%) Elastic Path
7 8 (11.76%) SnapLogic
8 6 (8.82%) ATG
9 4 (5.88%) CA
9 4 (5.88%) SAP