Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 118 137
Rank change year-on-year -54 +19 -18
Permanent jobs citing IBM 168 275 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.66% 2.40% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 5.22% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 136 150 175
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.08% +1.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 4729 5265 5073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.65% 45.86% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3873 4219
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire +34 53 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Coventry +2 46 £41,500 -11.70% 3
Birmingham -71 41 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Shropshire +8 17 £46,250 +15.63%
Worcestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Staffordshire -2 2 £42,500 +21.43%
Solihull -6 2 £42,500 +3.03%
West Bromwich +2 1 £43,500 -40.00%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 69 (41.07%) SQL
2 65 (38.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
4 44 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
6 42 (25.00%) Cognos
6 42 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (21.43%) Analytics
9 34 (20.24%) Java
10 33 (19.64%) ITIL
10 33 (19.64%) Windows
10 33 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (19.64%) Node.js
11 32 (19.05%) C#
12 31 (18.45%) CSS
13 30 (17.86%) Data Centre
14 28 (16.67%) Bluemix
14 28 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
15 27 (16.07%) AngularJS
15 27 (16.07%) WebSphere
15 27 (16.07%) Oracle
16 26 (15.48%) NoSQL
16 26 (15.48%) LESS
16 26 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (14.29%) ETL
17 24 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (13.69%) MVC
19 21 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 21 (12.50%) .NET

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 27 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.74%) Apache
2 13 (7.74%) Confluence
3 12 (7.14%) JBoss
4 11 (6.55%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.38%) SAS
6 3 (1.79%) IIS
7 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) SPSS
2 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) assyst
2 6 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 65 (38.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (16.67%) Bluemix
3 28 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
4 20 (11.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 19 (11.31%) IaaS
6 18 (10.71%) PaaS
7 14 (8.33%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.79%) Office 365
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) SAN
2 6 (3.57%) DNS
3 4 (2.38%) DHCP
3 4 (2.38%) Firewall
4 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.19%) LAN
5 2 (1.19%) PBX
5 2 (1.19%) SSL
5 2 (1.19%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.19%) WAN
5 2 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.60%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.48%) NoSQL
3 24 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (11.90%) DataStage
6 19 (11.31%) Power BI
7 18 (10.71%) DB2
7 18 (10.71%) MongoDB
8 16 (9.52%) CouchDB
9 14 (8.33%) Big Data
10 11 (6.55%) IBM InfoSphere
10 11 (6.55%) MySQL
11 8 (4.76%) MariaDB
12 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.79%) IBM PureData
15 3 (1.79%) OLAP
15 3 (1.79%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 16 (9.52%) JSUnit
2 14 (8.33%) JIRA
3 13 (7.74%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.74%) Subversion
4 12 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.14%) ClearQuest
4 12 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.17%) Selenium
6 6 (3.57%) JUnit
7 5 (2.98%) HP UFT
7 5 (2.98%) Protractor
7 5 (2.98%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.60%) AppScan
10 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.60%) Mockito
10 1 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 20 (11.90%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Retail
3 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.38%) Publishing
5 3 (1.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (44.64%) Developer
2 24 (14.29%) Analyst
3 16 (9.52%) Consultant
3 16 (9.52%) Node.js Developer
4 13 (7.74%) Applications Developer
4 13 (7.74%) Graduate
4 13 (7.74%) Graduate Developer
4 13 (7.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (7.14%) Junior
6 10 (5.95%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Architect
7 9 (5.36%) Junior Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Graduate Applications Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
9 7 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (3.57%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.64%) Node.js
2 31 (18.45%) CSS
3 27 (16.07%) AngularJS
4 26 (15.48%) LESS
5 21 (12.50%) .NET
6 13 (7.74%) J2EE
7 12 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 12 (7.14%) JPA
7 12 (7.14%) Spring
8 11 (6.55%) REST
8 11 (6.55%) Spring MVC
9 10 (5.95%) SOAP
10 6 (3.57%) MSMQ
11 5 (2.98%) HTML
11 5 (2.98%) WPF
12 4 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
13 3 (1.79%) Middleware
14 1 (0.60%) JDBC
14 1 (0.60%) LAMP
14 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 26 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.71%) User Experience
4 14 (8.33%) iSeries
5 10 (5.95%) AS400
6 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (3.57%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.38%) CMDB
11 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.60%) Clustering
12 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.60%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.64%) Windows
2 18 (10.71%) Linux
3 14 (8.33%) Unix
3 14 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.74%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.14%) Android
5 12 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 11 (6.55%) Windows Vista
6 11 (6.55%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.43%) Analytics
3 33 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (19.64%) ITIL
4 24 (14.29%) ETL
5 23 (13.69%) MVC
6 19 (11.31%) Scrum
6 19 (11.31%) Service Management
7 15 (8.93%) Machine Learning
8 14 (8.33%) Information Management
9 12 (7.14%) Android Development
9 12 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 12 (7.14%) iOS Development
9 12 (7.14%) Mobile Development
10 11 (6.55%) Kanban
10 11 (6.55%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (6.55%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.95%) Presales
12 9 (5.36%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.07%) SQL
2 44 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.24%) Java
4 32 (19.05%) C#
5 13 (7.74%) Python
6 11 (6.55%) R
7 6 (3.57%) Delphi
7 6 (3.57%) RPG
7 6 (3.57%) Scala
8 5 (2.98%) Groovy
9 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) ES6
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.95%) Degree
3 8 (4.76%) CISM
3 8 (4.76%) CISSP
3 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.17%) OCP
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.57%) HP ASE
6 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.98%) MCP
7 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.19%) ISEB
7 2 (1.19%) LPIC
7 2 (1.19%) MCSE
7 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.79%) QA
3 2 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.76%) Docker
4 2 (1.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) Ansible
1 8 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.76%) Puppet
2 7 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.17%) QRadar
2 7 (4.17%) Terraform
3 6 (3.57%) SCCM
4 3 (1.79%) WSUS
5 2 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.19%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.19%) Netcool
5 2 (1.19%) SCOM
5 2 (1.19%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.60%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.60%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.60%) Mesos
6 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.00%) Cognos
3 27 (16.07%) Oracle
4 16 (9.52%) BMC
4 16 (9.52%) VMware
5 12 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 12 (7.14%) CollabNet
5 12 (7.14%) HP
5 12 (7.14%) Serena
5 12 (7.14%) Sonatype
6 10 (5.95%) Informatica
6 10 (5.95%) Netezza
7 8 (4.76%) SAP
8 7 (4.17%) Citrix
9 6 (3.57%) NetApp
10 5 (2.98%) Cisco
10 5 (2.98%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.98%) Tableau
11 4 (2.38%) hybris
12 3 (1.79%) Talend