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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 140 169 159
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2367 2073 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 1.76% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 3.76% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 1511 1486
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 +28 2202 £52,500 +5.00% 251
London +39 962 £60,000 - 113
South East +12 387 £46,500 -2.10% 30
City of London +23 202 £58,750 -9.61% 42
South West +52 187 £40,000 -23.80% 23
West Midlands +45 155 £48,000 +26.31% 13
North West +13 149 £47,500 +14.45% 20
East of England -21 135 £52,500 +16.66% 14
Yorkshire +22 130 £55,000 +41.02% 25
Berkshire -14 116 £50,000 +14.94% 9
East Midlands +35 115 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hampshire -9 97 £43,500 -13.86% 3
West Yorkshire +14 93 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Manchester +33 84 £60,000 +37.14% 14
Hertfordshire -2 77 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Birmingham +26 72 £50,000 +20.12% 5
Scotland +26 66 £50,000 +21.95% 12
Surrey +7 63 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Watford +3 63 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Leeds +15 57 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Devon +29 47 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Exeter +17 46 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry +10 42 £53,750 +13.15%
Reading -36 41 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Northamptonshire +24 40 £45,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh +23 36 £50,000 +31.57% 6
Bristol -26 35 £40,000 +4.57% 2
Gloucestershire +19 34 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Essex +1 34 £62,000 +55.00% 2
West Sussex +21 31 £44,500 -25.83% 2

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1735 (36.79%) Oracle
2 1360 (28.84%) Finance
3 1199 (25.42%) Windows
4 1167 (24.75%) Java
5 1144 (24.26%) WebSphere
6 1142 (24.22%) Linux
7 1130 (23.96%) SQL
8 1123 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 940 (19.93%) VMware
10 820 (17.39%) HP
10 820 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 789 (16.73%) SQL Server
12 754 (15.99%) UNIX
13 689 (14.61%) Cisco
14 672 (14.25%) Banking
15 642 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 595 (12.62%) ITIL
17 578 (12.26%) Retail
18 550 (11.66%) SAN
19 540 (11.45%) DB2
20 528 (11.20%) Degree
21 524 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
22 490 (10.39%) MS Excel
23 486 (10.31%) SAP
24 481 (10.20%) EMC
25 464 (9.84%) NetApp
25 464 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
26 461 (9.78%) XML
27 458 (9.71%) Middleware
27 458 (9.71%) Analytics

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1144 (24.26%) WebSphere
2 390 (8.27%) Tomcat
3 346 (7.34%) Apache
4 277 (5.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 277 (5.87%) IIS
5 264 (5.60%) SharePoint
6 197 (4.18%) JBoss
7 187 (3.97%) WebLogic
8 175 (3.71%) SAS
9 134 (2.84%) MS Exchange
10 122 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 120 (2.54%) CICS
12 113 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
13 111 (2.35%) MQSeries
14 73 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
15 70 (1.48%) Lync
16 69 (1.46%) Documentum
17 68 (1.44%) IBM Notes
18 63 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
19 61 (1.29%) FileNet
Applications
1 490 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 175 (3.71%) MS Office
3 124 (2.63%) SPSS
4 75 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 61 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 41 (0.87%) MS Project
7 28 (0.59%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.17%) FastStats
9 6 (0.13%) Stata
9 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.064%) Gephi
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.021%) Weka
12 1 (0.021%) Windchill
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.021%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 90 (1.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 80 (1.70%) RMDS
3 68 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
4 61 (1.29%) Cognos TM1
5 60 (1.27%) Maximo
6 35 (0.74%) Unica
7 30 (0.64%) Magento
8 27 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
9 26 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
10 24 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
11 23 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
11 23 (0.49%) SAP HR
11 23 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 21 (0.45%) Temenos T24
12 21 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
13 20 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
14 14 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
14 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
14 14 (0.30%) Primavera
15 12 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 98 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (1.40%) SaaS
3 52 (1.10%) Office 365
4 45 (0.95%) IBM PureFlex
5 40 (0.85%) IaaS
6 39 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 34 (0.72%) PaaS
8 27 (0.57%) Boomi
9 25 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
9 25 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
11 23 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
12 20 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
13 19 (0.40%) Mimecast
14 13 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.21%) iPaaS
16 8 (0.17%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
18 2 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 550 (11.66%) SAN
2 284 (6.02%) WAN
3 265 (5.62%) LAN
4 232 (4.92%) NAS
5 215 (4.56%) HTTP
6 206 (4.37%) TCP/IP
7 188 (3.99%) DNS
8 183 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
9 172 (3.65%) Firewall
10 129 (2.74%) Internet
11 128 (2.71%) FCoE
12 126 (2.67%) Multicast
13 106 (2.25%) iSCSI
14 92 (1.95%) DHCP
15 84 (1.78%) LDAP
16 83 (1.76%) SSL
17 63 (1.34%) VPN
18 52 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
19 49 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
20 48 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 789 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 540 (11.45%) DB2
3 297 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
4 249 (5.28%) Oracle Database
5 234 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 195 (4.13%) Hadoop
7 191 (4.05%) MySQL
8 175 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 162 (3.44%) Big Data
10 130 (2.76%) RDBMS
11 110 (2.33%) HBase
12 109 (2.31%) QlikView
13 107 (2.27%) Data Mining
14 105 (2.23%) DataStage
15 102 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 93 (1.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 89 (1.89%) OLAP
18 84 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 82 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
20 72 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 171 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 147 (3.12%) Subversion
3 131 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 125 (2.65%) Maven
5 123 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 85 (1.80%) Ant
7 82 (1.74%) JIRA
8 65 (1.38%) LoadRunner
9 63 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
10 55 (1.17%) JUnit
11 52 (1.10%) Selenium
12 46 (0.98%) HP UFT
13 37 (0.78%) ClearCase
14 32 (0.68%) JMeter
15 29 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
16 28 (0.59%) Hudson
16 28 (0.59%) SoapUI
17 27 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (0.47%) SpecFlow
19 20 (0.42%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1360 (28.84%) Finance
2 672 (14.25%) Banking
3 578 (12.26%) Retail
4 237 (5.03%) Marketing
5 150 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 99 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 88 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 82 (1.74%) Advertising
9 70 (1.48%) Games
10 69 (1.46%) Back Office
11 62 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 54 (1.15%) Legal
13 43 (0.91%) Law
14 33 (0.70%) Electronics
15 25 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
16 24 (0.51%) French Language
17 23 (0.49%) Retail Banking
18 21 (0.45%) Publishing
19 19 (0.40%) Front Office
20 16 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 919 (19.49%) Architect
2 668 (14.16%) Analyst
3 612 (12.98%) Developer
4 525 (11.13%) Consultant
5 447 (9.48%) Solutions Architect
6 234 (4.96%) Administrator
7 209 (4.43%) Java Developer
8 181 (3.84%) Technical Specialist
9 180 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 140 (2.97%) Support Analyst
10 140 (2.97%) Business Analyst
11 131 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
12 119 (2.52%) Support Engineer
13 115 (2.44%) Applications Support
14 110 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
14 110 (2.33%) Project Manager
15 105 (2.23%) Technical Architect
15 105 (2.23%) Senior Developer
15 105 (2.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 94 (1.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (9.78%) XML
2 458 (9.71%) Middleware
3 418 (8.86%) Web Services
4 398 (8.44%) HTML
5 334 (7.08%) J2EE
6 300 (6.36%) .NET
7 289 (6.13%) Spring
8 258 (5.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 203 (4.30%) CSS
10 181 (3.84%) XSLT
11 163 (3.46%) SOAP
12 158 (3.35%) Hibernate
13 150 (3.18%) JMS
14 131 (2.78%) REST
15 125 (2.65%) JSP
16 114 (2.42%) JSON
17 113 (2.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 111 (2.35%) jQuery
19 101 (2.14%) Ajax
20 98 (2.08%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 464 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 367 (7.78%) Mainframe
4 364 (7.72%) Management Information System
5 209 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 158 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 157 (3.33%) AS400
8 148 (3.14%) iSeries
9 134 (2.84%) IBM Mainframe
10 128 (2.71%) Visualisation
11 101 (2.14%) Data Integration
12 98 (2.08%) Statistics
13 95 (2.01%) N-Tier
14 92 (1.95%) Replication
15 91 (1.93%) Clustering
15 91 (1.93%) DataPower
16 72 (1.53%) Social Media
17 65 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
18 52 (1.10%) LPAR
19 51 (1.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1199 (25.42%) Windows
2 1142 (24.22%) Linux
3 754 (15.99%) UNIX
4 452 (9.58%) Solaris
5 407 (8.63%) AIX
6 249 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 241 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 203 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 194 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 126 (2.67%) zOS
11 87 (1.84%) Windows 7
12 82 (1.74%) HPUX
13 50 (1.06%) OS/400
14 49 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
15 45 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 45 (0.95%) SUSE
15 45 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 44 (0.93%) Android
17 39 (0.83%) VMS
18 37 (0.78%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (12.62%) ITIL
3 524 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 458 (9.71%) Analytics
5 444 (9.41%) Project Management
6 354 (7.51%) SOA
7 349 (7.40%) E-Commerce
8 313 (6.64%) Mentoring
9 298 (6.32%) Data Management
10 287 (6.09%) SDLC
11 284 (6.02%) Scrum
12 279 (5.92%) Data Modelling
13 277 (5.87%) Change Management
14 275 (5.83%) ETL
15 227 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 222 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
17 199 (4.22%) Asset Management
18 197 (4.18%) UML
19 194 (4.11%) PRINCE2
20 193 (4.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1167 (24.75%) Java
2 1130 (23.96%) SQL
3 401 (8.50%) JavaScript
4 214 (4.54%) Perl
5 198 (4.20%) C#
6 177 (3.75%) JCL
7 161 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 145 (3.07%) PL/SQL
9 144 (3.05%) COBOL
10 136 (2.88%) Python
10 136 (2.88%) C
11 129 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 121 (2.57%) C++
13 97 (2.06%) PHP
14 89 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 78 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 61 (1.29%) R
17 57 (1.21%) VBA
18 50 (1.06%) VB
19 40 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 528 (11.20%) Degree
2 198 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 179 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 142 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 133 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (2.44%) MCSE
7 112 (2.37%) CCNA
8 105 (2.23%) ISEB
9 102 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 90 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 90 (1.91%) IBM Certification
11 88 (1.87%) MCITP
12 49 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 43 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 38 (0.81%) PMI Certification
14 38 (0.81%) MCP
15 35 (0.74%) CCNP
16 31 (0.66%) ISTQB
17 29 (0.61%) VCP5
18 28 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (5.05%) QA
2 134 (2.84%) SLA
3 84 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 35 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 26 (0.55%) HL7
8 17 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.34%) COBIT
10 14 (0.30%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.064%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.064%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.042%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.042%) EMIR
13 2 (0.042%) GxP
14 1 (0.021%) MiFID
14 1 (0.021%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.021%) Basel III
14 1 (0.021%) HIPAA
System Software
1 642 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 307 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 229 (4.86%) Hyper-V
4 153 (3.24%) NFS
5 144 (3.05%) vSphere
5 144 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
6 140 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 118 (2.50%) SRDF
8 90 (1.91%) XenApp
9 87 (1.84%) KVM
10 53 (1.12%) Xen
11 46 (0.98%) XenServer
12 39 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
12 39 (0.83%) RACF
13 29 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 28 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 27 (0.57%) Firmware
15 27 (0.57%) vCloud
15 27 (0.57%) ACF2
16 26 (0.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 286 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 153 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 122 (2.59%) Puppet
4 95 (2.01%) SCCM
5 77 (1.63%) NetBackup
6 59 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (1.06%) Nagios
8 41 (0.87%) CA Endevor
9 34 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
10 33 (0.70%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 32 (0.68%) SCOM
12 30 (0.64%) Data Guard
13 25 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
14 22 (0.47%) Netcool
15 21 (0.45%) Control-M
15 21 (0.45%) OpenView
16 20 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
17 19 (0.40%) Legato
17 19 (0.40%) Backup Exec
18 18 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1735 (36.79%) Oracle
2 1123 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 940 (19.93%) VMware
4 820 (17.39%) HP
5 689 (14.61%) Cisco
6 486 (10.31%) SAP
7 481 (10.20%) EMC
8 464 (9.84%) NetApp
9 373 (7.91%) Cognos
10 303 (6.42%) Dell
11 290 (6.15%) Red Hat
12 214 (4.54%) Citrix
13 191 (4.05%) TIBCO
14 181 (3.84%) Intel
15 171 (3.63%) Sun
16 169 (3.58%) Teradata
17 166 (3.52%) Informatica
18 149 (3.16%) Symantec
19 148 (3.14%) Business Objects
20 143 (3.03%) Sybase
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