Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 217 155
Rank change year-on-year +66 -62 -26
Permanent jobs citing IBM 127 86 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.00% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.73% 2.24% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 124 73 144
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +53.85% -15.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,775 £72,500 £61,600
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +1.94%

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 3,409 3,836 4,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.63% 44.73% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,763 2,814 3,415
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £24,148
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +34 53 £57,500 - 7
Coventry +18 23 £41,684 -8.39% 4
Herefordshire - 19 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +2 14 £44,000 +19.73%
Worcestershire -3 5 £52,500 -25.00%
Shropshire +8 3 £45,000 +13.92%
Staffordshire +2 2 £35,500 +39.22%
Solihull - 1 £62,500 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 65 (51.18%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.71%) SQL
3 37 (29.13%) Linux
4 35 (27.56%) SQL Server
5 34 (26.77%) Cognos
6 33 (25.98%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (23.62%) Azure
8 29 (22.83%) Windows
9 28 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (22.05%) AWS
10 27 (21.26%) Oracle
11 26 (20.47%) Analytics
12 25 (19.69%) DevOps
12 25 (19.69%) Migration
12 25 (19.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (19.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (18.90%) Data Centre
13 24 (18.90%) IBM Cloud
14 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (18.11%) ETL
15 21 (16.54%) HP
15 21 (16.54%) ITIL
16 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
16 20 (15.75%) SLA
16 20 (15.75%) Presales
16 20 (15.75%) Office 365
17 19 (14.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 19 (14.96%) T-SQL
17 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (14.17%) Netezza

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 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.09%) SAS
3 7 (5.51%) Apache
4 6 (4.72%) Confluence
5 5 (3.94%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 5 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.36%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.36%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.36%) FileNet
8 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.30%) Adobe XD
2 8 (6.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) SPSS
5 1 (0.79%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.62%) Azure
2 28 (22.05%) AWS
3 24 (18.90%) IBM Cloud
4 20 (15.75%) Office 365
5 15 (11.81%) IaaS
5 15 (11.81%) PaaS
6 7 (5.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (2.36%) SaaS
7 3 (2.36%) SoftLayer
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.57%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.57%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.57%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) DHCP
1 11 (8.66%) DNS
2 9 (7.09%) Internet
3 7 (5.51%) SAN
4 4 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.36%) Firewall
5 3 (2.36%) LAN
5 3 (2.36%) MPLS
5 3 (2.36%) VPN
5 3 (2.36%) WAN
5 3 (2.36%) Wireless
6 2 (1.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (25.98%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (19.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 25 (19.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (14.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.09%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.72%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (4.72%) Cognos Query Studio
7 6 (4.72%) DataStage
8 5 (3.94%) IBM PureData
8 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2017
9 4 (3.15%) Big Data
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.36%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.36%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Balsamiq
2 6 (4.72%) JIRA
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.36%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Developer
2 26 (20.47%) Architect
3 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Consultant
6 9 (7.09%) SSAS Developer
6 9 (7.09%) SSIS Developer
6 9 (7.09%) SSRS Developer
6 9 (7.09%) Technical Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (6.30%) Azure Architect
8 7 (5.51%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (5.51%) Head of IT
9 6 (4.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Presales Solution Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 6 (4.72%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.94%) Designer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) CSS
1 11 (8.66%) HTML
2 8 (6.30%) CSS3
2 8 (6.30%) HTML5
2 8 (6.30%) jQuery
3 6 (4.72%) Web Services
4 4 (3.15%) ISPF
4 4 (3.15%) Middleware
5 3 (2.36%) .NET
5 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.36%) Kafka
5 3 (2.36%) WCF
5 3 (2.36%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (1.57%) Node.js
6 2 (1.57%) SAML
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.60%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (11.81%) Public Cloud
4 13 (10.24%) Private Cloud
5 12 (9.45%) AS400
5 12 (9.45%) iSeries
6 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (7.09%) Mainframe
8 8 (6.30%) User Experience
9 7 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
11 5 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (3.15%) CMDB
12 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (2.36%) DataPower
13 3 (2.36%) IBM Mainframe
14 2 (1.57%) NHS
15 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
15 1 (0.79%) FMCG
15 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Linux
2 29 (22.83%) Windows
3 14 (11.02%) Unix
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.15%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.57%) MVS
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.79%) SUSE
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (20.47%) Analytics
3 25 (19.69%) DevOps
3 25 (19.69%) Migration
4 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.11%) ETL
5 21 (16.54%) ITIL
6 20 (15.75%) Presales
7 15 (11.81%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (8.66%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (8.66%) Patch Management
10 11 (8.66%) Web Filtering
11 9 (7.09%) Coaching
11 9 (7.09%) Due Diligence
12 8 (6.30%) High Availability
12 8 (6.30%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.30%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.71%) SQL
2 19 (14.96%) T-SQL
3 13 (10.24%) Python
4 11 (8.66%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.51%) RPG
6 6 (4.72%) Java
7 5 (3.94%) Korn
8 4 (3.15%) JCL
9 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.36%) C#
9 3 (2.36%) Groovy
9 3 (2.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) AWK
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Jython
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.30%) Degree
3 6 (4.72%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) CCNP
5 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.75%) SLA
2 8 (6.30%) QA
3 6 (4.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.36%) GDPR
4 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (3.15%) NFS
4 4 (3.15%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (3.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.57%) Docker
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) SCCM
2 11 (8.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (6.30%) OpenView
4 6 (4.72%) Netcool
5 5 (3.94%) Ansible
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (3.15%) Simpana
7 3 (2.36%) Puppet
7 3 (2.36%) Salt
8 2 (1.57%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.57%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.57%) Mesos
8 2 (1.57%) Netcool/Proviso
8 2 (1.57%) rkt
8 2 (1.57%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.57%) TeMIP
8 2 (1.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (51.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.77%) Cognos
3 27 (21.26%) Oracle
4 21 (16.54%) HP
5 18 (14.17%) Netezza
6 17 (13.39%) Cisco
7 16 (12.60%) VMware
8 11 (8.66%) Adobe
8 11 (8.66%) Dell
8 11 (8.66%) Forcepoint
8 11 (8.66%) McAfee
8 11 (8.66%) Symantec
9 8 (6.30%) Apple
9 8 (6.30%) Remedy
10 7 (5.51%) Citrix
10 7 (5.51%) Informatica
10 7 (5.51%) SAP
11 6 (4.72%) Ab Initio
12 4 (3.15%) Cerillion
12 4 (3.15%) Comptel