Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 136 187
Rank change year-on-year -24 +51 -30
Permanent jobs citing IBM 44 150 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.93% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 4.10% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 136 88
Median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +33.33% -15.01%
10th Percentile £35,750 £30,125 £18,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +14.29%

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 2,155 3,657 4,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.06% 47.15% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,738 2,791 3,247
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,650
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 0 19 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Coventry +31 11 £49,362 +88.05% 1
Warwickshire 0 9 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Solihull +12 4 £54,934 +69.03%
Worcestershire +23 1 £90,000 +24.14%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 20 (45.45%) Cognos
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) Windows
5 14 (31.82%) ETL
5 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (29.55%) Azure
6 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
8 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 10 (22.73%) Linux
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
10 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
10 9 (20.45%) AWS
10 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (18.18%) Machine Learning
11 8 (18.18%) Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) SAP
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle
12 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.91%) Node.js
12 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
12 7 (15.91%) MongoDB

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 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) SAS
3 3 (6.82%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.27%) BPCS
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Azure
2 9 (20.45%) AWS
3 7 (15.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (15.91%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (2.27%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (2.27%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
5 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (13.64%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (11.36%) Big Data
6 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (6.82%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.55%) OLAP
7 2 (4.55%) OLTP
7 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) ERwin
4 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.27%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Cognos Developer
2 9 (20.45%) TM1 Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.55%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Node.js
2 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 6 (13.64%) Express
2 6 (13.64%) MEAN Stack
2 6 (13.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (13.64%) React
2 6 (13.64%) React Native
3 3 (6.82%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) EDI
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) Kafka
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) SAML
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
1 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (6.82%) AS400
4 3 (6.82%) iSeries
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ETL
1 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.18%) Analytics
5 8 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 7 (15.91%) Decision-Making
7 6 (13.64%) Coaching
7 6 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) DevOps
7 6 (13.64%) High Availability
7 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.64%) Use Case
7 6 (13.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) R
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) GDPR
4 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Mesos
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) rkt
2 1 (2.27%) Salt
2 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Cognos
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) SAP
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Ab Initio
5 3 (6.82%) EMC
5 3 (6.82%) Informatica
5 3 (6.82%) Netezza
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) ESRI
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.27%) QAD
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.27%) Tableau
7 1 (2.27%) WSO2