The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 209 184 151
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -33
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1442 1956 2285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.84% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 4.06% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 1398 1592
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39409 48182 54487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.96% 45.37% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31617 39201 44214
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM
Salary Trend

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

IBM Salary Trend in the UK

IBM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 within the UK.

IBM Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 1351 £52,500 - 154
London -25 495 £60,000 -4.00% 54
South East +27 304 £50,000 +5.58% 35
Berkshire +71 156 £52,500 - 9
East of England +15 145 £55,000 - 13
West Midlands +26 132 £50,000 +25.00% 12
North West -56 112 £40,000 -6.97% 10
East Midlands -5 91 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Birmingham +46 82 £46,250 +2.77% 5
City of London -9 69 £60,000 -4.00% 15
Hertfordshire -18 60 £60,000 +6.66% 6
South West -13 54 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Reading +60 52 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Bedfordshire +25 44 £56,250 -10.00% 4
Northamptonshire +24 44 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -41 41 £32,500 -23.52% 11
Yorkshire -58 35 £48,000 -4.00% 7
Manchester -77 34 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Kent +12 32 £44,500 +8.53% 6
Scotland -2 32 £50,000 +18.71% 3
Watford -6 31 £65,000 +11.11%
Coventry +16 30 £49,250 -1.50% 4
Lancashire +7 29 £40,000 -6.97% 2
West Yorkshire -41 29 £48,000 -0.43% 7
Merseyside +7 27 £55,000 - 3
Leeds -6 27 £48,000 -4.00% 4
West Sussex +9 26 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Liverpool +6 26 £55,000 - 2
Glasgow +22 25 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for IBM.

1 1000 (34.86%) Oracle
2 910 (31.72%) SQL
3 869 (30.29%) Finance
4 784 (27.33%) Java
5 724 (25.24%) Microsoft
6 639 (22.27%) Linux
7 606 (21.12%) Windows
8 586 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
9 578 (20.15%) WebSphere
10 522 (18.19%) SQL Server
11 495 (17.25%) VMware
12 486 (16.94%) Degree
13 482 (16.80%) HP
14 468 (16.31%) ITIL
15 394 (13.73%) Web Services
16 389 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 377 (13.14%) Unix
18 367 (12.79%) XML
19 350 (12.20%) DB2
19 350 (12.20%) Cisco
20 330 (11.50%) MS Excel
21 324 (11.29%) Middleware
22 323 (11.26%) Banking
23 318 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
24 307 (10.70%) Data Centre
25 305 (10.63%) SAN
26 304 (10.60%) Retail
27 297 (10.35%) Presales
28 294 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
29 278 (9.69%) .NET

IBM
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 578 (20.15%) WebSphere
2 228 (7.95%) IIS
3 186 (6.48%) Tomcat
4 180 (6.27%) Apache
5 169 (5.89%) SharePoint
6 151 (5.26%) JBoss
7 131 (4.57%) WebLogic
8 123 (4.29%) MS Exchange
9 115 (4.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 91 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 64 (2.23%) CICS
12 62 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 58 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
13 58 (2.02%) MQSeries
13 58 (2.02%) SAS
14 51 (1.78%) CMS
15 46 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
16 40 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (1.36%) Mule
18 35 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 330 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 84 (2.93%) MS Office
3 53 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.52%) SPSS
6 12 (0.42%) Casewise Modeler
7 7 (0.24%) MS Project
7 7 (0.24%) Simulink
8 6 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.070%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.070%) Windchill
12 1 (0.035%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.035%) Stata
Business Applications
1 59 (2.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 58 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
3 41 (1.43%) Maximo
4 28 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.84%) RMDS
6 22 (0.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 22 (0.77%) Magento
6 22 (0.77%) Unica
7 21 (0.73%) SAP BPC
8 20 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
8 20 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
9 16 (0.56%) Cognos Controller
9 16 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
10 15 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
11 12 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
11 12 (0.42%) Summit
12 10 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
13 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 208 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (3.97%) PaaS
4 103 (3.59%) IaaS
5 91 (3.17%) SaaS
6 61 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
7 54 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
7 54 (1.88%) GitHub
8 25 (0.87%) Office 365
9 23 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.80%) Silverpop
10 22 (0.77%) Google Analytics
10 22 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.59%) Bluemix
12 15 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
13 13 (0.45%) SoftLayer
14 12 (0.42%) CloudBees
15 9 (0.31%) Slack
16 8 (0.28%) Boomi
17 6 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 305 (10.63%) SAN
2 255 (8.89%) Firewall
3 170 (5.93%) DNS
4 140 (4.88%) HTTP
5 123 (4.29%) WAN
6 122 (4.25%) LAN
7 102 (3.56%) TCP/IP
8 95 (3.31%) SSL
9 93 (3.24%) NAS
10 82 (2.86%) VPN
11 79 (2.75%) DHCP
11 79 (2.75%) Internet
12 66 (2.30%) Network Security
13 55 (1.92%) FCoE
13 55 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
14 50 (1.74%) iSCSI
15 47 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
16 46 (1.60%) Multicast
17 44 (1.53%) VLAN
18 38 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 350 (12.20%) DB2
3 213 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
4 155 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 148 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 126 (4.39%) MySQL
7 125 (4.36%) Oracle Database
8 105 (3.66%) Big Data
8 105 (3.66%) Hadoop
9 91 (3.17%) RDBMS
10 89 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 82 (2.86%) MongoDB
12 80 (2.79%) NoSQL
13 70 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 68 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 66 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
17 53 (1.85%) DataStage
18 50 (1.74%) OLAP
19 45 (1.57%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 127 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 105 (3.66%) Subversion
3 102 (3.56%) Git (software)
4 90 (3.14%) Maven
5 85 (2.96%) JIRA
6 73 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 55 (1.92%) Selenium
8 51 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
9 49 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
10 47 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 46 (1.60%) Visual Studio
12 45 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 43 (1.50%) TeamCity
14 34 (1.19%) Hudson
15 33 (1.15%) JUnit
16 29 (1.01%) Ant
16 29 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (0.98%) Vagrant
18 26 (0.91%) ERwin
18 26 (0.91%) HP UFT
General
1 869 (30.29%) Finance
2 323 (11.26%) Banking
3 304 (10.60%) Retail
4 150 (5.23%) Marketing
5 126 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 119 (4.15%) Publishing
7 98 (3.42%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.57%) Back Office
9 40 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.25%) Games
11 32 (1.12%) Advertising
12 30 (1.05%) Front Office
13 28 (0.98%) Spanish Language
14 21 (0.73%) Automotive
14 21 (0.73%) Legal
14 21 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
16 19 (0.66%) Law
16 19 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.63%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (16.35%) Architect
2 448 (15.62%) Developer
3 439 (15.30%) Analyst
4 313 (10.91%) Consultant
5 195 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
6 171 (5.96%) Support Analyst
7 149 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 124 (4.32%) Java Developer
9 99 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
10 95 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 94 (3.28%) Senior Developer
12 92 (3.21%) Administrator
13 84 (2.93%) Infrastructure Architect
14 74 (2.58%) Technical Architect
15 68 (2.37%) Data Architect
16 65 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 61 (2.13%) DBA
17 61 (2.13%) Team Leader
18 57 (1.99%) 3rd Line Support
18 57 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (13.73%) Web Services
2 367 (12.79%) XML
3 324 (11.29%) Middleware
4 278 (9.69%) .NET
5 248 (8.64%) HTML
6 210 (7.32%) SOAP
7 177 (6.17%) REST
8 169 (5.89%) J2EE
9 156 (5.44%) CSS
9 156 (5.44%) WebSphere MQ
10 133 (4.64%) Spring
11 124 (4.32%) JSON
12 120 (4.18%) JMS
13 115 (4.01%) XSLT
14 91 (3.17%) JSP
15 88 (3.07%) IBM Integration Bus
16 87 (3.03%) Java EE
17 83 (2.89%) Ajax
18 80 (2.79%) RESTful
19 58 (2.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 318 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 307 (10.70%) Data Centre
3 254 (8.85%) Computer Science
4 152 (5.30%) iSeries
5 139 (4.84%) Mainframe
6 124 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
7 118 (4.11%) Management Information System
8 97 (3.38%) CMDB
9 75 (2.61%) AS400
10 71 (2.47%) Data Integration
11 70 (2.44%) Clustering
12 62 (2.16%) IBM Mainframe
13 55 (1.92%) Replication
14 54 (1.88%) DataPower
15 45 (1.57%) Visualisation
16 42 (1.46%) Fintech
17 36 (1.25%) Mobile App
18 29 (1.01%) Public Cloud
19 28 (0.98%) Algorithms
19 28 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 639 (22.27%) Linux
2 606 (21.12%) Windows
3 377 (13.14%) Unix
4 273 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 146 (5.09%) AIX
6 143 (4.98%) Solaris
7 124 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 111 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (1.64%) Android
11 42 (1.46%) zOS
12 41 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 38 (1.32%) Windows 7
14 37 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 21 (0.73%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.56%) MVS
18 14 (0.49%) CentOS
19 13 (0.45%) OS/390
20 11 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (16.31%) ITIL
3 297 (10.35%) Presales
4 294 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
5 269 (9.38%) Analytics
6 262 (9.13%) Software Engineering
7 250 (8.71%) SOA
8 237 (8.26%) TOGAF
9 209 (7.28%) Project Management
10 204 (7.11%) ETL
11 202 (7.04%) DevOps
12 200 (6.97%) CRM
13 182 (6.34%) Data Management
14 180 (6.27%) Service Delivery
15 179 (6.24%) Mentoring
16 169 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 167 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
18 161 (5.61%) E-Commerce
19 151 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
19 151 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 910 (31.72%) SQL
2 784 (27.33%) Java
3 258 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 179 (6.24%) C#
5 178 (6.20%) Python
6 146 (5.09%) Shell Script
7 143 (4.98%) PowerShell
8 94 (3.28%) Perl
9 89 (3.10%) COBOL
9 89 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 78 (2.72%) JCL
11 74 (2.58%) C
12 73 (2.54%) T-SQL
13 69 (2.41%) C++
14 67 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 63 (2.20%) VBA
16 60 (2.09%) PHP
17 52 (1.81%) RPG
18 41 (1.43%) VB
19 36 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 486 (16.94%) Degree
2 221 (7.70%) Security Cleared
3 143 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 105 (3.66%) ISEB
5 86 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 72 (2.51%) PMP
8 64 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (2.09%) CCNA
10 58 (2.02%) MCSE
11 55 (1.92%) ISTQB
12 50 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
13 46 (1.60%) CISSP
13 46 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (1.29%) LPIC
15 26 (0.91%) MBA
16 20 (0.70%) CEH
16 20 (0.70%) MCSA
16 20 (0.70%) SANS
17 18 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (6.03%) SLA
2 131 (4.57%) QA
3 43 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 38 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 25 (0.87%) GPG13
8 23 (0.80%) COBIT
9 15 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 15 (0.52%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.28%) ISO20022
12 6 (0.21%) GCP
13 4 (0.14%) HL7
13 4 (0.14%) SEPA
14 3 (0.10%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.10%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.070%) SSAE 16
16 1 (0.035%) Def Stans
16 1 (0.035%) MISRA C
System Software
1 389 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 270 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 150 (5.23%) Hyper-V
4 75 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
5 69 (2.41%) NFS
6 67 (2.34%) vSphere
7 66 (2.30%) Firmware
8 61 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
9 49 (1.71%) SRDF
10 48 (1.67%) Docker
11 47 (1.64%) KVM
12 45 (1.57%) Xen
13 40 (1.39%) XenApp
14 29 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
15 27 (0.94%) VMware ESX
16 26 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
17 25 (0.87%) XenDesktop
18 19 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 16 (0.56%) RACF
20 15 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 149 (5.19%) Tivoli
2 96 (3.35%) NetBackup
3 92 (3.21%) SCCM
4 86 (3.00%) Nagios
5 84 (2.93%) Puppet
6 79 (2.75%) Backup Exec
7 64 (2.23%) QRadar
8 57 (1.99%) SCOM
9 56 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (1.81%) SCVMM
11 42 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 39 (1.36%) Control-M
13 35 (1.22%) Ansible
14 29 (1.01%) FortiGate
15 26 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
16 25 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 24 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
17 24 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
18 21 (0.73%) Data Guard
19 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1000 (34.86%) Oracle
2 724 (25.24%) Microsoft
3 495 (17.25%) VMware
4 482 (16.80%) HP
5 350 (12.20%) Cisco
6 252 (8.78%) EMC
7 200 (6.97%) SAP
8 192 (6.69%) NetApp
9 178 (6.20%) Citrix
10 172 (6.00%) Cognos
10 172 (6.00%) Red Hat
11 105 (3.66%) CheckPoint
12 99 (3.45%) Dell
13 96 (3.35%) TIBCO
14 94 (3.28%) Informatica
14 94 (3.28%) Intel
15 93 (3.24%) Symantec
16 90 (3.14%) Sybase
17 83 (2.89%) CA
18 81 (2.82%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £45800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £39000 - £45800 per annum + Benefits
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South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £54150 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £39000 - £45800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Cognizant
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000 + package
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
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Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,427 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Michael Page International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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