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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK
Rank 229 186 152
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -34
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1211 1852 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.85% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 4.07% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1344 1563
Median salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
37069 45453 50398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.47% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29921 37212 41375
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -30 1146 £52,500 - 132
London -7 502 £60,000 -7.69% 46
South East -16 250 £50,000 - 29
Berkshire +48 120 £55,000 +4.76% 11
East of England -22 114 £55,000 +8.80% 7
West Midlands -2 91 £45,000 +9.75% 12
North West -41 77 £40,000 -5.84% 10
City of London -2 60 £58,802 -9.53% 10
Birmingham +26 56 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South West -1 56 £37,500 -6.83% 8
Kent +38 48 £44,500 -19.09% 5
East Midlands -20 45 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Hertfordshire -23 43 £57,250 +9.04% 3
Hampshire -42 39 £30,000 -30.23% 11
Reading +53 35 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Bedfordshire +17 30 £56,250 -10.00% 2
Manchester -54 30 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Northamptonshire +10 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Yorkshire -25 26 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Scotland -17 24 £50,000 +19.76% 2
Bracknell +15 20 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Wiltshire +38 19 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Glasgow +10 19 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Lancashire -11 19 £40,000 -13.51% 1
West Sussex -18 19 £47,500 -5.00%
Cheshire +9 18 £44,000 +3.60% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 18 £23,000 -50.00% 1
Bristol -3 17 £35,250 -10.75% 1
West Yorkshire -12 17 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bedford +21 16 £55,000 +3.77% 1

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 888 (34.18%) Oracle
2 826 (31.79%) SQL
3 777 (29.91%) Finance
4 738 (28.41%) Java
5 605 (23.29%) Microsoft
6 585 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
7 580 (22.32%) Linux
8 556 (21.40%) WebSphere
9 542 (20.86%) Windows
10 451 (17.36%) SQL Server
11 428 (16.47%) VMware
12 427 (16.44%) Degree
13 418 (16.09%) HP
14 417 (16.05%) ITIL
15 366 (14.09%) Web Services
16 353 (13.59%) XML
17 347 (13.36%) Unix
18 338 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
19 317 (12.20%) Banking
20 309 (11.89%) Cisco
21 307 (11.82%) DB2
22 302 (11.62%) MS Excel
23 296 (11.39%) Middleware
24 295 (11.35%) Presales
25 288 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
26 283 (10.89%) JavaScript
27 275 (10.59%) Retail
28 271 (10.43%) Data Centre
29 269 (10.35%) SOA
30 268 (10.32%) HTML

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
1 556 (21.40%) WebSphere
2 219 (8.43%) IIS
3 175 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 167 (6.43%) Apache
5 150 (5.77%) JBoss
6 136 (5.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 134 (5.16%) SharePoint
8 125 (4.81%) WebLogic
9 80 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 77 (2.96%) MS Exchange
11 64 (2.46%) CMS
12 62 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 56 (2.16%) MQSeries
13 56 (2.16%) SAS
14 53 (2.04%) CICS
15 48 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
16 44 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
17 41 (1.58%) Mule
18 31 (1.19%) IBM Domino
19 28 (1.08%) Alfresco
Applications
1 302 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 61 (2.35%) MS Office
3 48 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.46%) Casewise Modeler
6 10 (0.38%) SPSS
7 9 (0.35%) Simulink
8 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.15%) MS Project
10 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.077%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (1.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 39 (1.50%) Cognos TM1
2 39 (1.50%) Maximo
3 30 (1.15%) RMDS
4 26 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 23 (0.89%) Unica
6 22 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
7 21 (0.81%) Magento
8 17 (0.65%) SAP BPC
9 16 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
9 16 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
10 12 (0.46%) Summit
11 10 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
12 9 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
12 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.31%) SAP MDM
14 7 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
14 7 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
14 7 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 182 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (4.58%) PaaS
4 106 (4.08%) IaaS
5 86 (3.31%) SaaS
6 61 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (2.19%) GitHub
8 42 (1.62%) IBM Cloud
9 36 (1.39%) Google Analytics
10 26 (1.00%) Office 365
11 22 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (0.73%) Silverpop
14 14 (0.54%) Bluemix
15 13 (0.50%) Slack
16 12 (0.46%) CloudBees
16 12 (0.46%) SoftLayer
17 11 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
18 9 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
19 6 (0.23%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 247 (9.51%) SAN
2 232 (8.93%) Firewall
3 147 (5.66%) DNS
4 130 (5.00%) HTTP
5 99 (3.81%) WAN
6 97 (3.73%) LAN
7 90 (3.46%) NAS
8 84 (3.23%) SSL
9 80 (3.08%) Internet
10 77 (2.96%) TCP/IP
11 63 (2.42%) iSCSI
12 59 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
12 59 (2.27%) VPN
13 57 (2.19%) FCoE
14 56 (2.16%) DHCP
15 54 (2.08%) Network Security
16 48 (1.85%) Multicast
17 40 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (1.31%) SMTP
19 33 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 307 (11.82%) DB2
3 164 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
4 146 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 119 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 118 (4.54%) Oracle Database
7 116 (4.46%) MySQL
8 91 (3.50%) MongoDB
9 86 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 79 (3.04%) Big Data
11 76 (2.93%) RDBMS
12 73 (2.81%) NoSQL
13 63 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 51 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 49 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 43 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
17 42 (1.62%) MS Access
18 38 (1.46%) DataStage
19 36 (1.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 132 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 118 (4.54%) Git (software)
3 111 (4.27%) Subversion
4 110 (4.23%) Maven
5 93 (3.58%) JIRA
6 77 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (2.31%) Selenium
8 59 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 53 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 53 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 49 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
11 48 (1.85%) Hudson
11 48 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
12 46 (1.77%) Eclipse
13 43 (1.66%) JUnit
14 39 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (1.27%) JMeter
16 29 (1.12%) Vagrant
17 26 (1.00%) HP UFT
17 26 (1.00%) Toad
General
1 777 (29.91%) Finance
2 317 (12.20%) Banking
3 275 (10.59%) Retail
4 139 (5.35%) Marketing
5 127 (4.89%) Publishing
6 111 (4.27%) Telecoms
7 102 (3.93%) Investment Banking
8 52 (2.00%) Back Office
9 41 (1.58%) Games
10 35 (1.35%) Advertising
10 35 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.19%) Front Office
12 29 (1.12%) Spanish Language
13 21 (0.81%) Automotive
13 21 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
14 18 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.69%) Private Banking
15 16 (0.62%) Legal
16 14 (0.54%) German Language
16 14 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 445 (17.13%) Architect
2 408 (15.70%) Developer
3 392 (15.09%) Analyst
4 320 (12.32%) Consultant
5 206 (7.93%) Solutions Architect
6 152 (5.85%) Support Analyst
7 140 (5.39%) Applications Support
8 114 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 92 (3.54%) Senior Developer
9 92 (3.54%) Support Engineer
10 87 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 74 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
12 69 (2.66%) Administrator
13 66 (2.54%) Technical Architect
14 64 (2.46%) Senior Consultant
15 60 (2.31%) Technical Analyst
16 57 (2.19%) Data Architect
17 56 (2.16%) Team Leader
18 55 (2.12%) DBA
18 55 (2.12%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (14.09%) Web Services
2 353 (13.59%) XML
3 296 (11.39%) Middleware
4 268 (10.32%) HTML
5 243 (9.35%) .NET
6 205 (7.89%) SOAP
7 170 (6.54%) REST
8 165 (6.35%) CSS
9 156 (6.00%) J2EE
10 142 (5.47%) WebSphere MQ
11 134 (5.16%) JSON
12 122 (4.70%) Spring
12 122 (4.70%) XSLT
13 114 (4.39%) JMS
14 113 (4.35%) RESTful
15 88 (3.39%) JSP
16 84 (3.23%) Java EE
17 81 (3.12%) Ajax
18 78 (3.00%) IBM Integration Bus
19 74 (2.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 288 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (10.43%) Data Centre
3 218 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 143 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 130 (5.00%) iSeries
6 117 (4.50%) Mainframe
7 102 (3.93%) CMDB
8 95 (3.66%) Management Information System
9 69 (2.66%) AS400
10 59 (2.27%) DataPower
11 57 (2.19%) Replication
12 55 (2.12%) Clustering
12 55 (2.12%) Data Integration
13 45 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
14 41 (1.58%) Fintech
15 30 (1.15%) Algorithms
16 27 (1.04%) EMC VNX
16 27 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (1.00%) Mobile App
18 25 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 580 (22.32%) Linux
2 542 (20.86%) Windows
3 347 (13.36%) Unix
4 203 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 125 (4.81%) AIX
6 122 (4.70%) Solaris
7 100 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 88 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (2.04%) Android
11 47 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 34 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (1.23%) zOS
14 30 (1.15%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.58%) CentOS
15 15 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.54%) HPUX
17 13 (0.50%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.46%) OS/390
19 10 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (16.05%) ITIL
3 295 (11.35%) Presales
4 269 (10.35%) SOA
5 243 (9.35%) Analytics
5 243 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
6 230 (8.85%) Software Engineering
7 224 (8.62%) TOGAF
8 211 (8.12%) DevOps
9 190 (7.31%) CRM
10 181 (6.97%) Scrum
11 180 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 178 (6.85%) Project Management
13 170 (6.54%) E-Commerce
13 170 (6.54%) Service Delivery
14 167 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 163 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
15 163 (6.27%) ETL
15 163 (6.27%) Mentoring
16 162 (6.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 826 (31.79%) SQL
2 738 (28.41%) Java
3 283 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 166 (6.39%) C#
5 157 (6.04%) Python
6 142 (5.47%) PowerShell
7 134 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 77 (2.96%) COBOL
9 74 (2.85%) PHP
10 73 (2.81%) VBA
11 70 (2.69%) Perl
12 69 (2.66%) PL/SQL
13 64 (2.46%) JCL
14 62 (2.39%) C
15 61 (2.35%) C++
16 58 (2.23%) Bash Shell
17 50 (1.92%) RPG
18 43 (1.66%) T-SQL
19 39 (1.50%) VB
20 29 (1.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 427 (16.44%) Degree
2 190 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 123 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 114 (4.39%) ISEB
5 82 (3.16%) PMI Certification
6 81 (3.12%) PMP
7 64 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (2.16%) ISTQB
9 47 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 47 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (1.73%) CCNA
10 45 (1.73%) MCSE
11 41 (1.58%) LPIC
12 37 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (1.19%) CISSP
14 26 (1.00%) MBA
15 18 (0.69%) MCITP
15 18 (0.69%) MCSA
16 15 (0.58%) CCNP
16 15 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.04%) SLA
2 112 (4.31%) QA
3 41 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 33 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.15%) GPG13
6 29 (1.12%) Data Quality
7 28 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.65%) COBIT
9 15 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.23%) GCP
12 6 (0.23%) ISO20022
13 3 (0.12%) HL7
13 3 (0.12%) SEPA
14 2 (0.077%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.077%) MiFID
14 2 (0.077%) MISRA
14 2 (0.077%) MISRA C
14 2 (0.077%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 338 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 211 (8.12%) Active Directory
3 127 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 75 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
5 67 (2.58%) NFS
6 60 (2.31%) Firmware
6 60 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
7 52 (2.00%) SRDF
8 50 (1.92%) KVM
9 48 (1.85%) vSphere
9 48 (1.85%) Xen
10 39 (1.50%) Docker
11 28 (1.08%) XenApp
12 27 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
13 21 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (0.77%) XenDesktop
15 17 (0.65%) VMware ESX
16 15 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 12 (0.46%) XenServer
18 11 (0.42%) RACF
Systems Management
1 137 (5.27%) Tivoli
2 98 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 89 (3.43%) Nagios
4 82 (3.16%) SCCM
5 76 (2.93%) Backup Exec
6 73 (2.81%) Puppet
6 73 (2.81%) QRadar
7 59 (2.27%) SCOM
8 57 (2.19%) SCVMM
9 53 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
10 40 (1.54%) Control-M
11 38 (1.46%) Ansible
12 35 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 32 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
14 30 (1.15%) Data Guard
14 30 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 23 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 23 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
16 21 (0.81%) Graphite
17 20 (0.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 888 (34.18%) Oracle
2 605 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 428 (16.47%) VMware
4 418 (16.09%) HP
5 309 (11.89%) Cisco
6 234 (9.01%) EMC
7 186 (7.16%) NetApp
8 171 (6.58%) SAP
9 165 (6.35%) Citrix
10 156 (6.00%) Red Hat
11 118 (4.54%) Cognos
12 110 (4.23%) CheckPoint
13 102 (3.93%) TIBCO
14 91 (3.50%) Dell
15 89 (3.43%) Juniper
16 87 (3.35%) Google
17 84 (3.23%) Intel
18 83 (3.19%) CA
19 81 (3.12%) Symantec
20 79 (3.04%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Livedrive
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
FT Select
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 25% shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 20% OTE + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum 50-80K
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £87k
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £87'000
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Bonus, Pension, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday