Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 February 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 128 153
Rank change year-on-year -51 +25 -38
Permanent jobs citing IBM 143 227 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.45% 2.20% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 4.82% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 101 123 147
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.21% +10.59% -22.73%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,100 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £76,250 £69,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,830 4,711 4,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.13% 45.59% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,587 3,542 4,079
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,093 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.65% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -61 48 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Coventry -10 43 £39,250 -23.04% 7
Warwickshire +19 30 £31,250 -43.18% 14
Shropshire +12 8 £40,000 -
Solihull -14 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £32,500 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 49 (34.27%) SQL
2 45 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
4 37 (25.87%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (25.17%) ITIL
6 35 (24.48%) Data Centre
7 34 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (23.08%) Windows
9 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
10 30 (20.98%) Oracle
10 30 (20.98%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.18%) Analytics
12 25 (17.48%) Presales
12 25 (17.48%) Windows Server
12 25 (17.48%) Cognos
13 22 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (15.38%) VMware
14 20 (13.99%) HP
14 20 (13.99%) C#
14 20 (13.99%) IaaS
14 20 (13.99%) Node.js
14 20 (13.99%) Incident Management
15 19 (13.29%) WebSphere
15 19 (13.29%) Java
15 19 (13.29%) CISSP
15 19 (13.29%) Finance
16 18 (12.59%) Cisco
16 18 (12.59%) CSS
16 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (12.59%) PaaS

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (13.29%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.09%) IIS
3 11 (7.69%) JBoss
3 11 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.80%) SAS
6 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.10%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.40%) Apache
7 2 (1.40%) Confluence
7 2 (1.40%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.80%) SPSS
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.10%) assyst
3 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.70%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 45 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (25.87%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (13.99%) IaaS
4 18 (12.59%) IBM Cloud
4 18 (12.59%) PaaS
5 15 (10.49%) Bluemix
6 9 (6.29%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (5.59%) Office 365
8 4 (2.80%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.10%) GitHub
9 3 (2.10%) SaaS
9 3 (2.10%) SoftLayer
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (1.40%) Serverless
11 1 (0.70%) Boomi
11 1 (0.70%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) LAN
2 15 (10.49%) DNS
2 15 (10.49%) WLAN
3 13 (9.09%) DHCP
3 13 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.09%) VPN
3 13 (9.09%) WAN
4 12 (8.39%) BGP
4 12 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (8.39%) Ethernet
4 12 (8.39%) FWSM
4 12 (8.39%) MPLS
4 12 (8.39%) Network Security
4 12 (8.39%) OSPF
4 12 (8.39%) SNMP
4 12 (8.39%) SSL
4 12 (8.39%) VLAN
4 12 (8.39%) Wireshark
5 11 (7.69%) SAN
6 6 (4.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.59%) Big Data
3 17 (11.89%) DB2
4 13 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (8.39%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.69%) CouchDB
6 11 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.99%) DataStage
7 10 (6.99%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (6.99%) Power BI
8 9 (6.29%) MySQL
8 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.90%) MariaDB
10 7 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (2.80%) OLAP
13 3 (2.10%) DecisionStream
13 3 (2.10%) QualityStage
13 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
1 12 (8.39%) JSUnit
2 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.50%) HP UFT
2 5 (3.50%) JUnit
2 5 (3.50%) Protractor
2 5 (3.50%) Ranorex
2 5 (3.50%) Selenium
3 3 (2.10%) AppScan
3 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.40%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.40%) JIRA
4 2 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Back Office
4 3 (2.10%) Games
4 3 (2.10%) Publishing
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (35.66%) Developer
2 27 (18.88%) Analyst
3 23 (16.08%) Architect
4 14 (9.79%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Security Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Security Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Consultant
7 10 (6.99%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Junior
9 7 (4.90%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Security Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Solutions Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Trainee
10 6 (4.20%) Trainee Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) Node.js
2 18 (12.59%) CSS
3 17 (11.89%) .NET
4 13 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 13 (9.09%) LESS
5 11 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 11 (7.69%) J2EE
5 11 (7.69%) JPA
5 11 (7.69%) Spring
5 11 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 10 (6.99%) REST
6 10 (6.99%) SOAP
7 8 (5.59%) HTML
8 6 (4.20%) MSMQ
8 6 (4.20%) RESTful
9 5 (3.50%) WPF
10 3 (2.10%) Flash
10 3 (2.10%) Web Services
11 2 (1.40%) jQuery
12 1 (0.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.49%) iSeries
3 12 (8.39%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (8.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (8.39%) User Experience
4 11 (7.69%) AS400
5 7 (4.90%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.50%) CMDB
7 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.10%) Cyberattack
9 3 (2.10%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (2.10%) PDA
10 2 (1.40%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.40%) PKI
10 2 (1.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.08%) Windows
2 25 (17.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.79%) Linux
4 11 (7.69%) Android
4 11 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.99%) Windows Vista
5 10 (6.99%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.50%) Unix
8 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.40%) AIX
9 2 (1.40%) Debian
9 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.70%) HPUX
10 1 (0.70%) SUSE
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.17%) ITIL
2 34 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.18%) Analytics
4 25 (17.48%) Presales
5 22 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (13.99%) Incident Management
7 18 (12.59%) ITIL V3
8 17 (11.89%) MVC
9 15 (10.49%) Scrum
9 15 (10.49%) SIEM
10 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.39%) ETL
11 12 (8.39%) Load Balancing
11 12 (8.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 12 (8.39%) Network Design
11 12 (8.39%) Service Management
11 12 (8.39%) Software Optimisation
11 12 (8.39%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (7.69%) Android Development
12 11 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.27%) SQL
2 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.99%) C#
4 19 (13.29%) Java
5 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.90%) Python
6 7 (4.90%) R
7 5 (3.50%) Delphi
7 5 (3.50%) Groovy
7 5 (3.50%) RPG
7 5 (3.50%) Scala
8 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.40%) U-SQL
8 2 (1.40%) VBA
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) CISSP
2 16 (11.19%) Degree
3 12 (8.39%) CCDP
3 12 (8.39%) CCNP
3 12 (8.39%) CCSE
3 12 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.39%) IISP
3 12 (8.39%) ISSAP
3 12 (8.39%) JNCIP
4 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) OCP
5 7 (4.90%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (4.20%) CISM
7 5 (3.50%) HP ASE
7 5 (3.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.50%) MCP
7 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.80%) CISA
8 4 (2.80%) MCSE
8 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.09%) Docker
3 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.40%) NFS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) QRadar
2 7 (4.90%) Ansible
2 7 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.90%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) Terraform
3 6 (4.20%) WSUS
4 5 (3.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.10%) HP Fortify
5 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.10%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.40%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.40%) Netcool
6 2 (1.40%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.40%) SCCM
6 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.70%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.98%) Oracle
3 25 (17.48%) Cognos
4 22 (15.38%) VMware
5 20 (13.99%) HP
6 18 (12.59%) Cisco
7 15 (10.49%) CheckPoint
8 14 (9.79%) Juniper
9 13 (9.09%) Forcepoint
10 12 (8.39%) Fortinet
10 12 (8.39%) LogRhythm
10 12 (8.39%) Splunk
10 12 (8.39%) Tufin
11 10 (6.99%) Citrix
11 10 (6.99%) NetApp
11 10 (6.99%) Netezza
12 6 (4.20%) BMC
12 6 (4.20%) Dell
12 6 (4.20%) Tableau
13 5 (3.50%) Google