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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 22 29
Rank change year-on-year -27 +7  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 15 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.68% 6.57% 7.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 12.77% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 10
Median salary £75,000 £40,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -21.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £47,304 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.30% +5.12%  

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 250 282 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 44.72% 51.46% 58.43%
Number of salaries quoted 201 214 234
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (80.77%) Middleware
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) J2EE
6 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
6 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Maven
8 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
8 7 (26.92%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) JSP
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Solaris
9 6 (23.08%) Apache
9 6 (23.08%) SOA
9 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Open Source
9 6 (23.08%) High Availability
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 6 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (19.23%) Fintech
10 5 (19.23%) Coaching

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 10 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
4 6 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (11.54%) JBoss
6 2 (7.69%) Drupal
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (3.85%) CMS
7 1 (3.85%) Confluence
7 1 (3.85%) Liferay
7 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) G Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Maven
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Ant
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.54%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) FishEye
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Log4j
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.85%) The Grinder
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Principal Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Principal Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) Middleware
2 9 (34.62%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) JSP
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 5 (19.23%) Apache Camel
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
4 5 (19.23%) JDBC
4 5 (19.23%) JSTL
4 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (19.23%) REST
4 5 (19.23%) Servlets
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) DOM
5 4 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (15.38%) JAXB
5 4 (15.38%) JPA
5 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 4 (15.38%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Fintech
2 3 (11.54%) DataPower
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
4 5 (19.23%) AIX
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) High Availability
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) Jython
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) AWK
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 5 (19.23%) MOM
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.54%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) MuleSoft
3 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.54%) WSO2
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) ATG
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Martini
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) Thales
5 1 (3.85%) VMware