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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 217 150 179
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +29
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1541 2396 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 2.16% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 4.62% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1806 1548
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,782
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
43315 51839 56131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.25% 46.74% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35269 41784 45451
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -66 1415 £52,500 - 152
London -96 546 £60,500 +0.83% 64
South East +3 373 £50,000 +7.52% 39
North West -13 105 £40,000 -17.94% 9
Berkshire -3 102 £57,500 +15.00% 10
West Midlands -51 102 £42,000 -12.50% 11
East of England -14 94 £48,425 +0.88% 8
South West -52 94 £55,000 +37.50% 11
City of London -51 86 £63,750 +8.51% 17
Surrey +44 78 £59,000 +15.12% 3
West Sussex +37 77 £47,500 +6.74% 5
Manchester +4 76 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Scotland +9 69 £50,000 - 5
Crawley +25 66 £47,500 +6.74% 3
Birmingham -23 60 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire -39 56 £45,000 -10.89% 5
Hertfordshire -1 54 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow +34 53 £50,000 +8.69% 2
East Midlands -45 48 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -23 43 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxfordshire +5 40 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bristol +25 32 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Leeds -1 32 £50,000 -16.66%
Oxford +10 29 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Reading +3 29 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Hampshire -56 29 £35,000 -19.54% 12
Wiltshire +17 26 £55,000 +42.31% 6
Watford -12 24 £52,500 -19.23%
Guildford +18 18 £75,000 +122.22%
Somerset +2 18 £70,000 +27.27%

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1234 (34.47%) Oracle
2 942 (26.31%) SQL
3 898 (25.08%) Finance
4 874 (24.41%) Java
5 835 (23.32%) Microsoft
6 805 (22.49%) WebSphere
7 797 (22.26%) Linux
8 702 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 670 (18.72%) Windows
10 621 (17.35%) VMware
11 618 (17.26%) HP
12 588 (16.42%) SQL Server
13 568 (15.87%) ITIL
14 561 (15.67%) Unix
15 480 (13.41%) Degree
16 472 (13.18%) Middleware
17 432 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
18 415 (11.59%) Cisco
19 414 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 407 (11.37%) DB2
21 406 (11.34%) XML
22 393 (10.98%) Retail
23 386 (10.78%) Windows Server
24 366 (10.22%) SAN
25 365 (10.20%) Web Services
26 350 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
27 343 (9.58%) MS Excel
28 341 (9.53%) SOA
29 337 (9.41%) Banking
30 336 (9.39%) Project Management

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
1 805 (22.49%) WebSphere
2 295 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 224 (6.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 222 (6.20%) Apache
5 186 (5.20%) WebLogic
6 146 (4.08%) IIS
7 129 (3.60%) SharePoint
8 128 (3.58%) MS Exchange
9 113 (3.16%) JBoss
10 107 (2.99%) SAS
11 84 (2.35%) CMS
12 77 (2.15%) MQSeries
13 70 (1.96%) CICS
13 70 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
14 68 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
15 67 (1.87%) Apache Spark
16 48 (1.34%) Skype for Business
17 44 (1.23%) IBM Domino
18 43 (1.20%) NetWeaver
19 42 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 343 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 128 (3.58%) MS Office
3 35 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.75%) MS Project
4 27 (0.75%) SPSS
5 25 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.056%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.056%) Windchill
10 1 (0.028%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.028%) Stata
Business Applications
1 54 (1.51%) Cognos TM1
2 51 (1.42%) Maximo
3 41 (1.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 41 (1.15%) Magento
3 41 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 34 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 30 (0.84%) Cognos Planning
6 29 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
8 23 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
9 22 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
9 22 (0.61%) Unica
10 18 (0.50%) FastStats
11 16 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
11 16 (0.45%) Salerio
12 14 (0.39%) Markit EDM
12 14 (0.39%) WebTrends
13 13 (0.36%) thinkFolio
14 12 (0.34%) Eloqua
14 12 (0.34%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 205 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (3.97%) SaaS
4 122 (3.41%) PaaS
5 85 (2.37%) IaaS
6 66 (1.84%) GitHub
7 55 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (1.28%) Office 365
9 36 (1.01%) CloudBees
10 35 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
11 28 (0.78%) Silverpop
12 27 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (0.70%) iPaaS
14 22 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
15 19 (0.53%) Boomi
15 19 (0.53%) Google Analytics
16 13 (0.36%) Bluemix
17 8 (0.22%) SmartFocus
17 8 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
17 8 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 366 (10.22%) SAN
2 224 (6.26%) Firewall
3 220 (6.15%) DNS
4 157 (4.39%) WAN
5 147 (4.11%) LAN
6 141 (3.94%) TCP/IP
7 118 (3.30%) HTTP
8 114 (3.18%) Internet
9 104 (2.91%) DHCP
10 89 (2.49%) SSL
11 86 (2.40%) NAS
12 71 (1.98%) VPN
13 65 (1.82%) FTP
14 45 (1.26%) LDAP
15 42 (1.17%) iSCSI
16 41 (1.15%) VLAN
17 37 (1.03%) Network Security
18 35 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
19 33 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 407 (11.37%) DB2
3 254 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
4 227 (6.34%) Big Data
4 227 (6.34%) Relational Database
5 175 (4.89%) MySQL
6 167 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 142 (3.97%) Hadoop
8 134 (3.74%) Oracle Database
9 114 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 112 (3.13%) DataStage
11 110 (3.07%) RDBMS
12 109 (3.04%) NoSQL
13 95 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
14 94 (2.63%) MongoDB
15 93 (2.60%) IBM InfoSphere
16 85 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 74 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 68 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
19 65 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 178 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 172 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 127 (3.55%) Maven
4 123 (3.44%) JIRA
5 122 (3.41%) Eclipse
6 109 (3.04%) Subversion
7 69 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
9 55 (1.54%) JUnit
10 50 (1.40%) Ant
11 45 (1.26%) Cucumber
12 40 (1.12%) HP UFT
13 38 (1.06%) Selenium
14 32 (0.89%) NetBeans
15 31 (0.87%) IntelliJ
16 27 (0.75%) LoadRunner
17 26 (0.73%) Vagrant
18 23 (0.64%) Gradle
18 23 (0.64%) Introscope
18 23 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 898 (25.08%) Finance
2 393 (10.98%) Retail
3 337 (9.41%) Banking
4 199 (5.56%) Marketing
5 123 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 100 (2.79%) Publishing
7 52 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 43 (1.20%) Advertising
10 36 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (0.98%) Legal
12 34 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 33 (0.92%) Automotive
14 27 (0.75%) Back Office
15 23 (0.64%) Electronics
16 19 (0.53%) Billing
17 15 (0.42%) Private Banking
18 12 (0.34%) Games
18 12 (0.34%) General Ledger
18 12 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 587 (16.40%) Developer
2 568 (15.87%) Architect
3 561 (15.67%) Analyst
4 349 (9.75%) Consultant
5 262 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 235 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 206 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 145 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 137 (3.83%) Applications Support
10 110 (3.07%) Administrator
11 104 (2.91%) Integration Architect
12 103 (2.88%) Senior Developer
13 93 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
13 93 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
14 89 (2.49%) Middleware Engineer
15 87 (2.43%) Support Engineer
16 80 (2.23%) Project Manager
17 79 (2.21%) Applications Support Analyst
18 70 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
19 66 (1.84%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (13.18%) Middleware
2 406 (11.34%) XML
3 365 (10.20%) Web Services
4 298 (8.32%) .NET
5 258 (7.21%) HTML
6 214 (5.98%) SOAP
7 207 (5.78%) J2EE
8 192 (5.36%) CSS
9 182 (5.08%) Spring
10 176 (4.92%) Java EE
11 171 (4.78%) REST
12 147 (4.11%) JMS
13 132 (3.69%) WebSphere MQ
14 117 (3.27%) IBM Integration Bus
15 102 (2.85%) JSON
16 100 (2.79%) JSP
17 95 (2.65%) Hibernate
18 90 (2.51%) Ajax
19 75 (2.09%) Struts
20 63 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 432 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 299 (8.35%) Data Centre
3 247 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 214 (5.98%) Mainframe
5 210 (5.87%) Management Information System
6 135 (3.77%) iSeries
7 119 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 119 (3.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 106 (2.96%) AS400
9 95 (2.65%) Visualisation
10 93 (2.60%) Clustering
11 83 (2.32%) Data Integration
12 82 (2.29%) DataPower
13 72 (2.01%) CMDB
14 59 (1.65%) Replication
15 57 (1.59%) Mathematics
16 48 (1.34%) Fintech
17 45 (1.26%) SWIFT
18 40 (1.12%) FMCG
19 36 (1.01%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 797 (22.26%) Linux
2 670 (18.72%) Windows
3 561 (15.67%) Unix
4 386 (10.78%) Windows Server
5 258 (7.21%) AIX
6 250 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 191 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 189 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 133 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 123 (3.44%) Solaris
11 85 (2.37%) CentOS
12 83 (2.32%) SUSE
13 74 (2.07%) Windows 7
14 57 (1.59%) zOS
15 47 (1.31%) Windows 8
16 42 (1.17%) Windows XP
17 41 (1.15%) Ubuntu
18 39 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
19 36 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 34 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 568 (15.87%) ITIL
3 350 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
4 341 (9.53%) SOA
5 336 (9.39%) Project Management
6 324 (9.05%) Analytics
7 259 (7.23%) Presales
8 245 (6.84%) Scrum
9 232 (6.48%) Software Engineering
10 229 (6.40%) TOGAF
11 227 (6.34%) CRM
12 221 (6.17%) Mentoring
13 214 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 214 (5.98%) Service Delivery
14 209 (5.84%) ETL
15 207 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 196 (5.47%) UML
17 187 (5.22%) Open Source
18 183 (5.11%) Business Development
19 181 (5.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 942 (26.31%) SQL
2 874 (24.41%) Java
3 305 (8.52%) JavaScript
4 157 (4.39%) Python
5 155 (4.33%) Perl
6 145 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 124 (3.46%) C#
8 121 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 110 (3.07%) C
10 103 (2.88%) COBOL
11 100 (2.79%) JCL
12 98 (2.74%) Bash Shell
13 89 (2.49%) Ruby
14 86 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 81 (2.26%) T-SQL
16 75 (2.09%) VBA
17 72 (2.01%) C++
18 61 (1.70%) PHP
19 49 (1.37%) RPG
20 45 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 480 (13.41%) Degree
2 204 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 149 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 110 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (2.88%) CCNA
7 101 (2.82%) ISEB
8 85 (2.37%) MCSE
9 74 (2.07%) CISSP
10 68 (1.90%) PMI Certification
10 68 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 57 (1.59%) PMP
12 51 (1.42%) CCNP
13 42 (1.17%) CISM
14 41 (1.15%) DV Cleared
15 40 (1.12%) MCITP
16 35 (0.98%) MCSA
17 30 (0.84%) CEH
17 30 (0.84%) CISA
18 19 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (6.28%) SLA
2 173 (4.83%) QA
3 75 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 62 (1.73%) COBIT
5 44 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 33 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.47%) ISO27002
8 12 (0.34%) ISO20022
9 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.31%) SAS 70
10 9 (0.25%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
11 6 (0.17%) ISO27005
11 6 (0.17%) MiFID
11 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.17%) SDET
12 5 (0.14%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.11%) FATCA
13 4 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 414 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 317 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 149 (4.16%) Virtual Machines
4 120 (3.35%) vSphere
5 97 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 78 (2.18%) Docker
7 76 (2.12%) Firmware
8 64 (1.79%) XenApp
9 62 (1.73%) VMware ESX
10 58 (1.62%) NFS
11 50 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 49 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
13 40 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
14 39 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
15 36 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
16 32 (0.89%) XenDesktop
17 30 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 27 (0.75%) Squid
19 24 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 23 (0.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 167 (4.66%) Tivoli
2 145 (4.05%) Puppet
3 94 (2.63%) Ansible
3 94 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 83 (2.32%) Nagios
5 69 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (1.68%) Backup Exec
7 58 (1.62%) SCVMM
8 53 (1.48%) SCCM
9 44 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 42 (1.17%) SCOM
11 41 (1.15%) WSUS
12 28 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
13 27 (0.75%) Salt
14 25 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (0.61%) Nessus
16 21 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
16 21 (0.59%) QRadar
16 21 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 20 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1234 (34.47%) Oracle
2 835 (23.32%) Microsoft
3 621 (17.35%) VMware
4 618 (17.26%) HP
5 415 (11.59%) Cisco
6 273 (7.63%) NetApp
7 264 (7.37%) SAP
8 239 (6.68%) Citrix
9 229 (6.40%) EMC
10 218 (6.09%) Cognos
11 202 (5.64%) Red Hat
12 192 (5.36%) Dell
13 162 (4.53%) Adobe
14 127 (3.55%) Informatica
15 116 (3.24%) BMC
16 115 (3.21%) Sun
16 115 (3.21%) Symantec
17 114 (3.18%) Juniper
17 114 (3.18%) MuleSoft
18 108 (3.02%) TIBCO
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 40k per year + bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, childcare v
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £74000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000- 65,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Generous benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £34500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + On-call, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago