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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 147 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2228 2103 1915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 1.80% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 3.85% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1537 1413
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 £31,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -3.33%

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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 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 31 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 +16 2092 £52,500 +5.00% 207
London +31 882 £60,000 -4.00% 92
South East -21 361 £45,000 - 40
City of London +15 195 £60,000 -7.69% 28
South West +18 181 £40,000 -1.84% 10
North West +12 148 £48,000 +12.94% 18
Yorkshire +19 142 £60,000 +50.00% 11
West Midlands +11 139 £42,500 +10.38% 7
East of England -21 131 £52,500 +16.66% 9
East Midlands +29 116 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Berkshire -31 95 £50,000 +16.95% 12
West Yorkshire +12 91 £55,000 +32.53% 7
Manchester +56 90 £55,000 +20.21% 14
Hertfordshire -9 87 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Hampshire -35 78 £43,500 -8.42% 8
Watford +6 74 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Birmingham +29 61 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Leeds +14 60 £60,000 +35.21% 5
Surrey +6 60 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Scotland +17 47 £47,500 +13.09% 9
Northamptonshire +33 44 £45,000 +20.00%
West Sussex +39 39 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 37 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Wiltshire -9 36 £46,377 -9.94% 5
Warwickshire -11 36 £33,998 -2.86%
Dorset +32 34 £80,000 +39.13%
Bournemouth +28 34 £80,000 +39.13%
Bristol -28 34 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Crawley - 33 £44,500 - 4
Staines - 32 £60,000 -

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 1729 (37.36%) Oracle
2 1292 (27.92%) Finance
3 1188 (25.67%) Windows
4 1140 (24.63%) Java
5 1127 (24.35%) SQL
6 1126 (24.33%) WebSphere
7 1125 (24.31%) Linux
8 1108 (23.94%) Microsoft
9 914 (19.75%) VMware
10 807 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
11 784 (16.94%) HP
12 779 (16.83%) SQL Server
13 760 (16.42%) UNIX
14 716 (15.47%) Banking
15 679 (14.67%) Cisco
16 642 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 610 (13.18%) Retail
18 590 (12.75%) ITIL
19 573 (12.38%) Degree
20 536 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
21 515 (11.13%) SAN
22 489 (10.57%) DB2
23 481 (10.39%) MS Excel
23 481 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
24 477 (10.31%) SAP
25 475 (10.26%) XML
26 473 (10.22%) Analytics
27 468 (10.11%) Middleware
28 467 (10.09%) EMC
29 458 (9.90%) Solaris

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 1126 (24.33%) WebSphere
2 380 (8.21%) Tomcat
3 348 (7.52%) Apache
4 265 (5.73%) IIS
5 263 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 251 (5.42%) SharePoint
7 187 (4.04%) JBoss
8 185 (4.00%) SAS
9 182 (3.93%) WebLogic
10 125 (2.70%) MS Exchange
11 120 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 117 (2.53%) CICS
13 110 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
14 101 (2.18%) MQSeries
15 72 (1.56%) Documentum
16 64 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
16 64 (1.38%) Lync
17 62 (1.34%) IBM Notes
18 58 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
19 55 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 481 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 164 (3.54%) MS Office
3 133 (2.87%) SPSS
4 79 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (0.84%) MS Project
7 27 (0.58%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.15%) FastStats
9 5 (0.11%) Stata
10 4 (0.086%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.065%) Gephi
11 3 (0.065%) CPLEX
12 2 (0.043%) Weka
12 2 (0.043%) Windchill
13 1 (0.022%) Simulink
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 77 (1.66%) RMDS
2 69 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 59 (1.27%) Maximo
4 50 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
4 50 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
5 38 (0.82%) Unica
6 28 (0.61%) Temenos T24
7 27 (0.58%) Magento
7 27 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
8 26 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
9 25 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 25 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
10 23 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 22 (0.48%) SAP HR
11 22 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
12 17 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
12 17 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
12 17 (0.37%) Primavera
13 13 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
13 13 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (1.23%) SaaS
3 50 (1.08%) Office 365
4 43 (0.93%) IaaS
5 38 (0.82%) IBM PureFlex
6 37 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.73%) PaaS
7 34 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 27 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
10 24 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
11 22 (0.48%) Boomi
12 20 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
13 19 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
14 16 (0.35%) Mimecast
15 11 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.24%) SoftLayer
16 8 (0.17%) iPaaS
17 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
18 1 (0.022%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 515 (11.13%) SAN
2 288 (6.22%) WAN
3 269 (5.81%) LAN
4 229 (4.95%) NAS
5 211 (4.56%) HTTP
6 193 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 183 (3.95%) DNS
8 177 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
9 170 (3.67%) Firewall
10 134 (2.90%) Internet
11 127 (2.74%) Multicast
12 125 (2.70%) FCoE
13 107 (2.31%) iSCSI
14 93 (2.01%) DHCP
15 75 (1.62%) SSL
16 74 (1.60%) LDAP
17 66 (1.43%) VPN
18 45 (0.97%) Network Security
19 43 (0.93%) FTP
19 43 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 779 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 489 (10.57%) DB2
3 317 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 260 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 243 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 226 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 194 (4.19%) MySQL
7 194 (4.19%) Big Data
8 182 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 161 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
10 134 (2.90%) RDBMS
11 120 (2.59%) QlikView
12 109 (2.36%) HBase
13 106 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 101 (2.18%) DataStage
15 90 (1.94%) Data Mining
15 90 (1.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 85 (1.84%) OLAP
16 85 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 81 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 141 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 136 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 134 (2.90%) Subversion
4 122 (2.64%) Maven
5 110 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 83 (1.79%) JIRA
7 76 (1.64%) Ant
8 57 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
9 55 (1.19%) Selenium
10 54 (1.17%) LoadRunner
11 53 (1.15%) JUnit
12 42 (0.91%) HP UFT
13 36 (0.78%) ClearCase
14 32 (0.69%) SoapUI
15 31 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (0.61%) JMeter
17 27 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
17 27 (0.58%) Hudson
18 23 (0.50%) WebDriver
19 22 (0.48%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1292 (27.92%) Finance
2 716 (15.47%) Banking
3 610 (13.18%) Retail
4 234 (5.06%) Marketing
5 161 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 98 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 89 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 69 (1.49%) Games
9 67 (1.45%) Advertising
9 67 (1.45%) Back Office
10 63 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 48 (1.04%) Law
12 43 (0.93%) Legal
13 32 (0.69%) Electronics
14 28 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
16 22 (0.48%) Publishing
17 19 (0.41%) French Language
18 17 (0.37%) Online Betting
19 16 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 869 (18.78%) Architect
2 686 (14.82%) Analyst
3 619 (13.38%) Developer
4 502 (10.85%) Consultant
5 433 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
6 215 (4.65%) Administrator
7 203 (4.39%) Java Developer
8 197 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
9 176 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 155 (3.35%) Business Analyst
11 139 (3.00%) Support Analyst
12 120 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
13 117 (2.53%) Applications Support
14 114 (2.46%) Support Engineer
15 111 (2.40%) Technical Consultant
16 108 (2.33%) Senior Developer
16 108 (2.33%) Technical Architect
17 106 (2.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
18 104 (2.25%) Project Manager
19 95 (2.05%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (10.26%) XML
2 468 (10.11%) Middleware
3 432 (9.33%) Web Services
4 386 (8.34%) HTML
5 326 (7.04%) J2EE
6 296 (6.40%) .NET
7 273 (5.90%) Spring
8 266 (5.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 201 (4.34%) CSS
10 178 (3.85%) XSLT
11 154 (3.33%) SOAP
12 153 (3.31%) Hibernate
13 141 (3.05%) JMS
14 138 (2.98%) REST
15 131 (2.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 124 (2.68%) JSP
17 103 (2.23%) JSON
18 99 (2.14%) ISPF
18 99 (2.14%) Rendezvous
19 98 (2.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 481 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 386 (8.34%) Management Information System
3 359 (7.76%) Mainframe
4 353 (7.63%) Data Centre
5 223 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 141 (3.05%) AS400
7 140 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 137 (2.96%) iSeries
9 134 (2.90%) Visualisation
10 133 (2.87%) IBM Mainframe
11 114 (2.46%) Data Integration
12 93 (2.01%) Statistics
13 92 (1.99%) Replication
14 90 (1.94%) DataPower
15 87 (1.88%) N-Tier
16 84 (1.82%) Clustering
17 71 (1.53%) Social Media
18 68 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
19 55 (1.19%) Mathematics
20 51 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1188 (25.67%) Windows
2 1125 (24.31%) Linux
3 760 (16.42%) UNIX
4 458 (9.90%) Solaris
5 391 (8.45%) AIX
6 242 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 238 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 194 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 180 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 134 (2.90%) zOS
11 84 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 68 (1.47%) HPUX
13 49 (1.06%) OS/400
14 45 (0.97%) SUSE
14 45 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
15 44 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 42 (0.91%) Android
16 42 (0.91%) Apple iOS
17 38 (0.82%) MVS
18 35 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (12.75%) ITIL
3 536 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
4 473 (10.22%) Analytics
5 434 (9.38%) Project Management
6 349 (7.54%) E-Commerce
7 327 (7.07%) SOA
8 312 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 303 (6.55%) Data Management
10 290 (6.27%) Data Modelling
11 286 (6.18%) Scrum
12 285 (6.16%) SDLC
13 277 (5.99%) Change Management
14 264 (5.70%) ETL
15 235 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 220 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
17 215 (4.65%) Asset Management
18 195 (4.21%) UML
19 185 (4.00%) Service Delivery
20 179 (3.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1140 (24.63%) Java
2 1127 (24.35%) SQL
3 395 (8.54%) JavaScript
4 211 (4.56%) Perl
5 198 (4.28%) C#
6 185 (4.00%) JCL
7 157 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 145 (3.13%) COBOL
9 143 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 139 (3.00%) Python
11 135 (2.92%) C
12 127 (2.74%) PowerShell
13 124 (2.68%) C++
14 93 (2.01%) PHP
15 88 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 82 (1.77%) R
17 80 (1.73%) Bash Shell
18 73 (1.58%) VBA
19 58 (1.25%) VB
20 40 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 573 (12.38%) Degree
2 189 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 167 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 137 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 130 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 114 (2.46%) CCNA
7 112 (2.42%) MCSE
8 100 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 95 (2.05%) ISEB
10 90 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 79 (1.71%) MCITP
12 76 (1.64%) IBM Certification
13 43 (0.93%) DV Cleared
14 42 (0.91%) CCNP
15 41 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 39 (0.84%) PMI Certification
17 37 (0.80%) MCP
18 28 (0.61%) VCP5
19 26 (0.56%) PMP
20 25 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (5.29%) QA
2 140 (3.03%) SLA
3 82 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.58%) HL7
6 26 (0.56%) COBIT
7 25 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.19%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.086%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.065%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.043%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.043%) GxP
14 2 (0.043%) EMIR
15 1 (0.022%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.022%) Section 508
15 1 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 642 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 300 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 213 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 146 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
5 145 (3.13%) NFS
6 136 (2.94%) vSphere
7 132 (2.85%) VMware ESX
8 114 (2.46%) SRDF
9 90 (1.94%) KVM
10 87 (1.88%) XenApp
11 74 (1.60%) Time Sharing Option
12 58 (1.25%) Xen
13 45 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
14 42 (0.91%) XenServer
15 36 (0.78%) RACF
16 35 (0.76%) HDFS
17 30 (0.65%) vCloud
17 30 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
18 29 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 25 (0.54%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 288 (6.22%) Tivoli
2 143 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 111 (2.40%) Puppet
4 78 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 77 (1.66%) SCCM
6 50 (1.08%) Nagios
7 49 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (0.99%) CA Endevor
9 36 (0.78%) Data Guard
10 35 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
11 30 (0.65%) SCOM
12 26 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 25 (0.54%) zSecure
14 24 (0.52%) Oozie
14 24 (0.52%) Backup Exec
15 20 (0.43%) WSUS
15 20 (0.43%) OpenView
15 20 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (0.37%) Cacti
16 17 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1729 (37.36%) Oracle
2 1108 (23.94%) Microsoft
3 914 (19.75%) VMware
4 784 (16.94%) HP
5 679 (14.67%) Cisco
6 477 (10.31%) SAP
7 467 (10.09%) EMC
8 426 (9.20%) NetApp
9 371 (8.02%) Cognos
10 292 (6.31%) Red Hat
11 281 (6.07%) Dell
12 206 (4.45%) Citrix
13 198 (4.28%) Teradata
14 177 (3.82%) Intel
15 169 (3.65%) TIBCO
16 165 (3.57%) Informatica
17 164 (3.54%) Sun
18 160 (3.46%) Tableau
19 151 (3.26%) Sybase
20 145 (3.13%) Symantec
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Brilliant employee benefits
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West London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Brilliant employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus Pension
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits package
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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