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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 220 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1477 2131 2150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.94% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 4.22% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1557 1589
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%

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
42913 50465 54299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.88% 45.92% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34849 41157 43011
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 £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -56 1353 £50,000 -9.09% 155
London -87 471 £61,250 -1.20% 47
South East +34 382 £49,000 +3.15% 32
West Midlands +1 123 £40,500 -10.00% 7
North West -28 115 £37,500 -16.66% 22
Berkshire +29 111 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East of England -6 93 £52,500 - 7
South West -56 91 £42,500 -1.16% 17
City of London -28 80 £57,500 -4.16% 15
Manchester -31 68 £45,000 -10.00% 10
West Sussex +30 67 £47,500 +6.74% 7
Surrey +41 66 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Scotland +29 63 £50,000 +8.69% 4
Crawley +20 62 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Birmingham -8 61 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Glasgow +38 55 £50,000 +4.71% 1
Hertfordshire -18 50 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Hampshire -20 50 £35,000 -19.54% 7
Yorkshire -54 48 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Reading +23 35 £55,000 +4.76% 4
West Yorkshire -37 33 £50,000 -12.28% 3
Bristol +20 31 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -52 31 £46,250 +2.77% 10
Oxfordshire -1 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -10 28 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry +8 27 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Wiltshire -9 22 £42,500 -8.97% 6
Cheshire +21 21 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +27 18 £36,000 +8.52% 2
North East +15 18 £41,000 +30.15% 8

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1106 (35.01%) Oracle
2 922 (29.19%) SQL
3 888 (28.11%) Finance
4 783 (24.79%) Java
5 720 (22.79%) Microsoft
6 684 (21.65%) Linux
7 677 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 630 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
9 601 (19.03%) Windows
10 578 (18.30%) SQL Server
11 571 (18.08%) HP
12 521 (16.49%) VMware
13 518 (16.40%) ITIL
14 501 (15.86%) Unix
15 497 (15.73%) Degree
16 413 (13.07%) DB2
17 409 (12.95%) Retail
18 395 (12.50%) Middleware
19 393 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
20 379 (12.00%) XML
20 379 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 372 (11.78%) Cisco
22 349 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
23 345 (10.92%) Web Services
24 335 (10.60%) Windows Server
25 323 (10.22%) Analytics
26 320 (10.13%) SAN
27 306 (9.69%) MS Excel
28 301 (9.53%) Active Directory
29 299 (9.47%) Banking

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
1 677 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 203 (6.43%) Apache
3 195 (6.17%) Tomcat
4 171 (5.41%) IIS
5 168 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 152 (4.81%) SharePoint
7 146 (4.62%) WebLogic
8 135 (4.27%) MS Exchange
9 110 (3.48%) JBoss
10 86 (2.72%) CMS
11 84 (2.66%) SAS
12 67 (2.12%) CICS
13 58 (1.84%) MQSeries
14 57 (1.80%) Apache Spark
15 45 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
15 45 (1.42%) IBM Notes
16 44 (1.39%) IBM Domino
17 39 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 39 (1.23%) Skype for Business
18 37 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 306 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 122 (3.86%) MS Office
3 46 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.66%) MS Project
6 17 (0.54%) SPSS
7 13 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.095%) Casewise Modeler
10 2 (0.063%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.063%) Stata
10 2 (0.063%) Windchill
11 1 (0.032%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 58 (1.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 58 (1.84%) Cognos TM1
2 44 (1.39%) Magento
3 43 (1.36%) Maximo
4 38 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
5 32 (1.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 24 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
6 24 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
7 22 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
8 19 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
9 15 (0.47%) Cognos Controller
9 15 (0.47%) Unica
10 13 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (0.41%) SAP BPC
11 12 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
11 12 (0.38%) Salerio
12 11 (0.35%) Markit EDM
12 11 (0.35%) Sentinel
13 10 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 199 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (3.70%) PaaS
4 106 (3.36%) SaaS
5 91 (2.88%) IaaS
6 80 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
7 61 (1.93%) GitHub
8 57 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
10 30 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (0.95%) Office 365
11 24 (0.76%) CloudBees
12 23 (0.73%) Silverpop
13 13 (0.41%) Google Analytics
14 11 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
15 10 (0.32%) Bluemix
16 8 (0.25%) Boomi
17 7 (0.22%) SmartFocus
18 6 (0.19%) iPaaS
19 5 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 320 (10.13%) SAN
2 223 (7.06%) Firewall
3 202 (6.39%) DNS
4 137 (4.34%) WAN
5 136 (4.31%) LAN
6 134 (4.24%) HTTP
7 132 (4.18%) TCP/IP
8 97 (3.07%) VPN
9 94 (2.98%) DHCP
10 89 (2.82%) Internet
10 89 (2.82%) SSL
11 76 (2.41%) NAS
12 58 (1.84%) VLAN
13 53 (1.68%) Network Security
14 51 (1.61%) FTP
15 41 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
15 41 (1.30%) SMTP
16 37 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (1.01%) LDAP
18 29 (0.92%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 413 (13.07%) DB2
3 268 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
4 217 (6.87%) Relational Database
5 202 (6.39%) Big Data
6 175 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 144 (4.56%) MySQL
8 138 (4.37%) Hadoop
9 109 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 107 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 101 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 97 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 96 (3.04%) DataStage
14 95 (3.01%) NoSQL
15 85 (2.69%) MongoDB
16 83 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
17 78 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
18 76 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 72 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
20 50 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 155 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 144 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 106 (3.36%) JIRA
4 95 (3.01%) Subversion
5 91 (2.88%) Maven
6 70 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (2.12%) Eclipse
8 58 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
9 42 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 42 (1.33%) Selenium
10 41 (1.30%) Ant
11 33 (1.04%) JUnit
11 33 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
12 30 (0.95%) Vagrant
13 29 (0.92%) HP UFT
14 26 (0.82%) AppScan
14 26 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 23 (0.73%) Visual Studio
16 20 (0.63%) Introscope
17 19 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 888 (28.11%) Finance
2 409 (12.95%) Retail
3 299 (9.47%) Banking
4 143 (4.53%) Marketing
5 111 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 108 (3.42%) Publishing
7 63 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 51 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.20%) Back Office
10 37 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 36 (1.14%) Legal
12 32 (1.01%) Advertising
13 25 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.73%) Automotive
15 19 (0.60%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.57%) Electronics
17 17 (0.54%) Law
18 16 (0.51%) Front Office
18 16 (0.51%) Online Betting
19 15 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 519 (16.43%) Developer
2 500 (15.83%) Architect
3 484 (15.32%) Analyst
4 297 (9.40%) Consultant
5 226 (7.15%) Solutions Architect
6 183 (5.79%) Support Analyst
7 160 (5.06%) Java Developer
8 129 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 124 (3.93%) Applications Support
10 106 (3.36%) Administrator
11 98 (3.10%) Support Engineer
12 93 (2.94%) Senior Developer
13 77 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
13 77 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
14 73 (2.31%) Middleware Engineer
15 67 (2.12%) DBA
15 67 (2.12%) Integration Architect
16 63 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
17 61 (1.93%) Storage Engineer
18 60 (1.90%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (12.50%) Middleware
2 379 (12.00%) XML
3 345 (10.92%) Web Services
4 295 (9.34%) .NET
5 247 (7.82%) HTML
6 195 (6.17%) SOAP
7 184 (5.82%) CSS
8 173 (5.48%) J2EE
9 148 (4.69%) REST
10 147 (4.65%) Spring
11 117 (3.70%) JMS
12 116 (3.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 105 (3.32%) Java EE
14 98 (3.10%) JSP
15 93 (2.94%) JSON
16 78 (2.47%) IBM Integration Bus
17 77 (2.44%) Ajax
18 76 (2.41%) Hibernate
19 59 (1.87%) XSLT
20 58 (1.84%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 393 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 286 (9.05%) Data Centre
3 270 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 175 (5.54%) Mainframe
5 167 (5.29%) Management Information System
6 148 (4.69%) iSeries
7 111 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
8 99 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
9 94 (2.98%) Clustering
10 87 (2.75%) Data Integration
10 87 (2.75%) Visualisation
11 83 (2.63%) CMDB
12 78 (2.47%) AS400
13 59 (1.87%) DataPower
14 43 (1.36%) Mathematics
15 39 (1.23%) Replication
16 37 (1.17%) FMCG
17 36 (1.14%) SWIFT
18 32 (1.01%) Statistics
19 28 (0.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 684 (21.65%) Linux
2 601 (19.03%) Windows
3 501 (15.86%) Unix
4 335 (10.60%) Windows Server
5 202 (6.39%) AIX
6 178 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 150 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 138 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 129 (4.08%) Solaris
10 94 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 68 (2.15%) Windows 7
12 66 (2.09%) SUSE
13 53 (1.68%) zOS
14 48 (1.52%) CentOS
15 47 (1.49%) Windows XP
16 40 (1.27%) Windows 8
17 34 (1.08%) Android
18 33 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
19 29 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 27 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (16.40%) ITIL
3 349 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
4 323 (10.22%) Analytics
5 292 (9.24%) Project Management
6 272 (8.61%) Software Engineering
7 253 (8.01%) SOA
8 241 (7.63%) Presales
9 234 (7.41%) TOGAF
10 225 (7.12%) ETL
11 200 (6.33%) Scrum
12 198 (6.27%) CRM
13 193 (6.11%) E-Commerce
14 184 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 182 (5.76%) Service Delivery
16 180 (5.70%) Mentoring
17 177 (5.60%) DevOps
18 175 (5.54%) PRINCE2
19 166 (5.25%) Data Management
20 162 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 922 (29.19%) SQL
2 783 (24.79%) Java
3 285 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 182 (5.76%) Python
5 154 (4.87%) Shell Script
6 148 (4.69%) Perl
7 146 (4.62%) C#
8 125 (3.96%) PowerShell
9 100 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 96 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 93 (2.94%) COBOL
12 92 (2.91%) C
13 80 (2.53%) JCL
14 74 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 66 (2.09%) Ruby
16 64 (2.03%) VBA
17 63 (1.99%) C++
18 59 (1.87%) PHP
19 43 (1.36%) R
20 39 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 497 (15.73%) Degree
2 201 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 133 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 102 (3.23%) ISEB
6 95 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (2.82%) CCNA
8 76 (2.41%) MCSE
9 71 (2.25%) CISSP
10 67 (2.12%) PMI Certification
11 56 (1.77%) PMP
12 55 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 41 (1.30%) CCNP
14 40 (1.27%) CISM
15 37 (1.17%) CEH
16 33 (1.04%) CISA
17 28 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 26 (0.82%) MCSA
19 25 (0.79%) SANS
20 24 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (6.55%) SLA
2 142 (4.50%) QA
3 71 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 58 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (1.39%) COBIT
6 35 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 10 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.28%) ISO20022
9 8 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (0.22%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.19%) GPG13
11 6 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
11 6 (0.19%) ISO27005
12 5 (0.16%) HL7
12 5 (0.16%) MiFID
13 4 (0.13%) FATCA
13 4 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 379 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 301 (9.53%) Active Directory
3 137 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
4 117 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 94 (2.98%) vSphere
6 72 (2.28%) Docker
6 72 (2.28%) Firmware
7 58 (1.84%) XenApp
8 49 (1.55%) VMware ESX
9 42 (1.33%) NFS
9 42 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 40 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 38 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
12 33 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
12 33 (1.04%) XenDesktop
13 26 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 24 (0.76%) Apache Flume
15 21 (0.66%) Squid
15 21 (0.66%) XenServer
16 20 (0.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 135 (4.27%) Tivoli
2 132 (4.18%) Puppet
3 84 (2.66%) Nagios
4 78 (2.47%) Ansible
5 66 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 64 (2.03%) SCCM
7 62 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 59 (1.87%) SCVMM
9 52 (1.65%) NetBackup
10 46 (1.46%) SCOM
11 45 (1.42%) Backup Exec
12 43 (1.36%) WSUS
13 36 (1.14%) QRadar
14 31 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
15 28 (0.89%) Salt
16 24 (0.76%) Nessus
17 23 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
18 22 (0.70%) FortiGate
19 21 (0.66%) Control-M
19 21 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1106 (35.01%) Oracle
2 720 (22.79%) Microsoft
3 571 (18.08%) HP
4 521 (16.49%) VMware
5 372 (11.78%) Cisco
6 225 (7.12%) EMC
7 224 (7.09%) NetApp
8 216 (6.84%) Cognos
9 212 (6.71%) Citrix
10 194 (6.14%) SAP
11 178 (5.63%) Red Hat
12 136 (4.31%) Informatica
13 130 (4.12%) Dell
14 128 (4.05%) Adobe
15 117 (3.70%) Symantec
16 115 (3.64%) Sun
17 105 (3.32%) Juniper
18 101 (3.20%) ATG
19 99 (3.13%) BMC
20 93 (2.94%) MuleSoft
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Ass and 25 d
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + OT + On-Call +++
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, childcare v
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Flintshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago