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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 175 145 157
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1937 2256 2103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 2.12% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 4.45% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1677 1564
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +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
46373 50710 49747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.64% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37978 41612 39345
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 1756 £52,500 - 221
London -36 721 £62,500 -3.84% 78
South East -43 394 £50,000 - 52
East of England -29 172 £47,750 -4.50% 9
City of London +24 121 £60,000 -7.69% 25
North West +31 119 £42,469 -7.67% 16
Berkshire -58 117 £52,500 +5.00% 21
Hampshire +2 98 £44,897 -6.46% 5
West Midlands -19 97 £42,500 -12.37% 11
South West -47 81 £40,000 - 22
East Midlands -4 76 £45,000 +15.97% 14
Scotland +37 74 £41,000 -8.88% 14
Manchester +31 66 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Yorkshire -21 60 £52,500 +38.15% 14
Hertfordshire -24 57 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Wales +21 55 £38,000 -8.98% 1
Surrey +31 48 £50,000 +2.04% 11
Slough +19 48 £44,000 +10.00% 1
South Wales +16 47 £38,500 -9.41%
Watford -2 42 £52,500 +23.52%
West Yorkshire -25 41 £52,500 +22.09% 7
Edinburgh +31 37 £40,000 +1.26% 4
West Sussex +8 37 £57,500 +33.72% 2
Glasgow -9 37 £42,000 -6.66% 10
Essex -30 36 £35,000 -26.31%
Cheshire +12 30 £42,469 -5.62% 7
Oxfordshire -16 30 £37,500 -25.00%
Cambridge +4 29 £46,000 -30.56%
Cambridgeshire -3 29 £46,000 -23.33%
Wiltshire -5 28 £46,634 +16.58% 13

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 1488 (37.37%) Oracle
2 1065 (26.75%) Finance
3 1004 (25.21%) Java
4 991 (24.89%) SQL
5 945 (23.73%) Microsoft
6 874 (21.95%) Windows
7 812 (20.39%) WebSphere
8 780 (19.59%) Linux
9 753 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
10 692 (17.38%) SQL Server
11 645 (16.20%) VMware
12 608 (15.27%) Unix
13 581 (14.59%) HP
14 572 (14.36%) Degree
15 519 (13.03%) Business Intelligence
16 482 (12.10%) Banking
17 471 (11.83%) ITIL
18 462 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
19 459 (11.53%) Middleware
20 437 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 424 (10.65%) Cisco
22 414 (10.40%) Windows Server
23 412 (10.35%) SAN
24 409 (10.27%) SAP
25 389 (9.77%) XML
26 382 (9.59%) JavaScript
27 373 (9.37%) MS Excel
28 356 (8.94%) Web Services
29 337 (8.46%) .NET
29 337 (8.46%) Analytics

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 812 (20.39%) WebSphere
2 316 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 236 (5.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 235 (5.90%) Apache
5 199 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 158 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 148 (3.72%) IIS
8 122 (3.06%) MS Exchange
9 107 (2.69%) SAS
10 99 (2.49%) CICS
11 96 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
12 95 (2.39%) JBoss
13 85 (2.13%) MQSeries
14 82 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 72 (1.81%) NetWeaver
16 67 (1.68%) Skype for Business
17 49 (1.23%) Apache Spark
17 49 (1.23%) CMS
18 43 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
19 42 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 373 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 100 (2.51%) MS Office
3 65 (1.63%) SPSS
4 30 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.050%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.050%) Weka
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.025%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.025%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 67 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
2 59 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 39 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
5 37 (0.93%) Maximo
6 34 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
7 25 (0.63%) Temenos T24
8 24 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
9 22 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
10 20 (0.50%) Unica
11 18 (0.45%) Eloqua
11 18 (0.45%) Salerio
12 15 (0.38%) BusinessWare
12 15 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
13 14 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
14 13 (0.33%) FastStats
14 13 (0.33%) RMDS
15 12 (0.30%) Markit EDM
15 12 (0.30%) SAP CRM
15 12 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 148 (3.72%) SaaS
2 102 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (1.88%) PaaS
4 74 (1.86%) IaaS
5 65 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 38 (0.95%) IBM PureFlex
7 37 (0.93%) Office 365
8 34 (0.85%) Bluemix
9 32 (0.80%) Google Analytics
10 27 (0.68%) iPaaS
11 23 (0.58%) Boomi
11 23 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
12 20 (0.50%) GitHub
13 13 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
14 12 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
14 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (0.30%) Silverpop
15 11 (0.28%) Taleo
16 10 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 412 (10.35%) SAN
2 226 (5.68%) Firewall
3 190 (4.77%) DNS
3 190 (4.77%) WAN
4 185 (4.65%) LAN
5 159 (3.99%) TCP/IP
6 141 (3.54%) Internet
7 121 (3.04%) NAS
8 106 (2.66%) DHCP
9 89 (2.24%) HTTP
9 89 (2.24%) SSL
10 64 (1.61%) iSCSI
10 64 (1.61%) VPN
11 54 (1.36%) FTP
12 49 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (1.23%) Network Security
13 44 (1.10%) LDAP
14 39 (0.98%) SSH
15 37 (0.93%) Multicast
16 33 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 302 (7.58%) DB2
3 280 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
4 251 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 231 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 210 (5.27%) Oracle Database
7 201 (5.05%) Big Data
8 184 (4.62%) MySQL
9 170 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
10 146 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 143 (3.59%) RDBMS
12 132 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 125 (3.14%) Hadoop
14 116 (2.91%) IBM InfoSphere
15 109 (2.74%) DataStage
16 86 (2.16%) MongoDB
17 78 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 71 (1.78%) NoSQL
19 70 (1.76%) QlikView
20 68 (1.71%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 129 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 113 (2.84%) Maven
3 112 (2.81%) Subversion
4 109 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 93 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 91 (2.29%) JIRA
7 70 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
8 62 (1.56%) Ant
9 51 (1.28%) HP UFT
9 51 (1.28%) NetBeans
10 44 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (0.93%) LoadRunner
11 37 (0.93%) Toad
12 36 (0.90%) JUnit
13 35 (0.88%) JMeter
14 32 (0.80%) IntelliJ
15 31 (0.78%) Selenium
16 25 (0.63%) Cucumber
17 18 (0.45%) TeamCity
18 16 (0.40%) Lombardi
General
1 1065 (26.75%) Finance
2 482 (12.10%) Banking
3 335 (8.41%) Retail
4 197 (4.95%) Marketing
5 122 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 66 (1.66%) Back Office
7 58 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 51 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 47 (1.18%) Advertising
11 43 (1.08%) Legal
12 35 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 33 (0.83%) Front Office
14 30 (0.75%) Private Banking
15 28 (0.70%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.68%) German Language
17 25 (0.63%) Automotive
18 23 (0.58%) French Language
19 22 (0.55%) Billing
20 19 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 754 (18.94%) Developer
2 602 (15.12%) Architect
3 557 (13.99%) Analyst
4 456 (11.45%) Consultant
5 260 (6.53%) Java Developer
6 226 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
7 225 (5.65%) Support Analyst
8 167 (4.19%) Administrator
9 153 (3.84%) Applications Support
10 126 (3.16%) Integration Architect
11 125 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 122 (3.06%) Senior Developer
13 106 (2.66%) Technical Specialist
14 104 (2.61%) Support Engineer
15 102 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
16 98 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 94 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
18 90 (2.26%) Lead Developer
19 86 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
20 85 (2.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (11.53%) Middleware
2 389 (9.77%) XML
3 356 (8.94%) Web Services
4 337 (8.46%) .NET
5 317 (7.96%) HTML
6 267 (6.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 251 (6.30%) J2EE
8 227 (5.70%) Spring
9 224 (5.63%) SOAP
10 223 (5.60%) CSS
11 198 (4.97%) Java EE
12 184 (4.62%) REST
13 159 (3.99%) IBM Integration Bus
14 158 (3.97%) JMS
15 112 (2.81%) Hibernate
16 89 (2.24%) Ajax
17 88 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
18 87 (2.18%) JSP
19 78 (1.96%) jQuery
20 71 (1.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 462 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 332 (8.34%) Data Centre
3 257 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 214 (5.37%) Management Information System
5 196 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 156 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
7 135 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 116 (2.91%) DataPower
9 115 (2.89%) iSeries
10 110 (2.76%) AS400
10 110 (2.76%) Data Integration
11 91 (2.29%) Clustering
12 89 (2.24%) Replication
13 61 (1.53%) Mathematics
14 55 (1.38%) Visualisation
15 46 (1.16%) IBM XIV
16 45 (1.13%) Driving Licence
17 42 (1.05%) SWIFT
18 41 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
19 40 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 874 (21.95%) Windows
2 780 (19.59%) Linux
3 608 (15.27%) Unix
4 414 (10.40%) Windows Server
5 281 (7.06%) AIX
6 242 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 228 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 202 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 166 (4.17%) Solaris
10 137 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (2.11%) zOS
12 57 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 48 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 47 (1.18%) CentOS
15 46 (1.16%) OS/400
16 39 (0.98%) Android
16 39 (0.98%) SUSE
17 35 (0.88%) Windows 8
18 28 (0.70%) HPUX
19 27 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (13.03%) Business Intelligence
3 471 (11.83%) ITIL
4 337 (8.46%) Analytics
5 336 (8.44%) SOA
6 306 (7.68%) Project Management
7 292 (7.33%) ETL
7 292 (7.33%) Mentoring
8 264 (6.63%) Presales
9 253 (6.35%) SDLC
10 234 (5.88%) Data Management
11 223 (5.60%) Data Modelling
12 219 (5.50%) E-Commerce
13 208 (5.22%) UML
14 186 (4.67%) Service Delivery
15 175 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 168 (4.22%) Waterfall
17 165 (4.14%) Scrum
17 165 (4.14%) Software Engineering
18 160 (4.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1004 (25.21%) Java
2 991 (24.89%) SQL
3 382 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 171 (4.29%) C#
5 164 (4.12%) Perl
6 162 (4.07%) COBOL
7 155 (3.89%) C
8 136 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 130 (3.26%) Python
10 129 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 128 (3.21%) C++
12 125 (3.14%) Bash Shell
13 113 (2.84%) JCL
14 97 (2.44%) PL/SQL
15 79 (1.98%) PHP
16 76 (1.91%) VB
17 58 (1.46%) Ruby
18 52 (1.31%) RPG
19 45 (1.13%) R
20 44 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 572 (14.36%) Degree
2 177 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 126 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 123 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 109 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 85 (2.13%) MCSE
8 73 (1.83%) CCNA
9 56 (1.41%) CCNP
9 56 (1.41%) CISSP
10 54 (1.36%) ISEB
11 41 (1.03%) MCITP
12 36 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 36 (0.90%) MCSA
13 33 (0.83%) DV Cleared
14 29 (0.73%) CCIE
15 25 (0.63%) HND
15 25 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 24 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (4.95%) QA
2 179 (4.50%) SLA
3 139 (3.49%) Data Quality
4 52 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.75%) SEPA
6 21 (0.53%) COBIT
7 19 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.33%) ISO19770
10 12 (0.30%) ISO20022
11 10 (0.25%) ISO 8583
12 9 (0.23%) ISO27002
13 8 (0.20%) CRD IV
14 7 (0.18%) SAS 70
15 6 (0.15%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.15%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.10%) HL7
17 3 (0.075%) GAAP
18 2 (0.050%) SDET
System Software
1 437 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 319 (8.01%) Active Directory
3 135 (3.39%) vSphere
4 130 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 73 (1.83%) VMware ESX
6 72 (1.81%) NFS
7 53 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 50 (1.26%) XenApp
9 38 (0.95%) XenServer
10 35 (0.88%) KVM
11 33 (0.83%) XenDesktop
12 32 (0.80%) Firmware
13 29 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 27 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
16 19 (0.48%) Docker
17 18 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 18 (0.45%) Xen
18 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (0.40%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 209 (5.25%) Tivoli
2 100 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 72 (1.81%) Puppet
4 70 (1.76%) Nagios
5 65 (1.63%) SCCM
6 57 (1.43%) NetBackup
7 50 (1.26%) Backup Exec
8 41 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
10 33 (0.83%) SCOM
11 32 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 31 (0.78%) Data Guard
13 29 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
14 25 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 24 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 24 (0.60%) WSUS
16 19 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 18 (0.45%) logstash
17 18 (0.45%) Opsview
18 17 (0.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1488 (37.37%) Oracle
2 945 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 645 (16.20%) VMware
4 581 (14.59%) HP
5 424 (10.65%) Cisco
6 409 (10.27%) SAP
7 319 (8.01%) NetApp
8 282 (7.08%) Dell
9 281 (7.06%) Cognos
10 274 (6.88%) EMC
11 243 (6.10%) Red Hat
12 196 (4.92%) Citrix
13 163 (4.09%) TIBCO
14 138 (3.47%) webMethods
15 135 (3.39%) Teradata
16 134 (3.37%) Symantec
17 133 (3.34%) Informatica
18 123 (3.09%) CA
19 115 (2.89%) Tableau
20 112 (2.81%) MuleSoft
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QVC
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life assurance an
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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East Sussex
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