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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 224 170 159
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1391 2092 2194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.92% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% 4.22% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1435 1600
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 £31,909 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,900 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -

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
40999 49626 54077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.62% 45.62% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33017 40668 42793
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median 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 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -55 1296 £50,000 -4.76% 159
London -72 443 £60,000 - 53
South East +47 294 £50,000 +11.11% 37
West Midlands +35 165 £42,500 -5.55% 14
North West -68 115 £40,000 -6.97% 20
Berkshire +38 95 £54,000 +2.85% 11
East of England +2 94 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Birmingham +25 91 £62,500 -16.66% 6
City of London -26 75 £50,750 -24.81% 12
South West -38 75 £40,000 -6.97% 7
East Midlands -5 69 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Surrey +50 57 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Hampshire -19 49 £35,000 -19.54% 12
Hertfordshire -24 45 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Yorkshire -70 41 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Manchester -77 40 £60,000 +37.93% 7
Scotland -6 38 £50,000 +13.63% 10
Merseyside +9 36 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Glasgow +32 35 £50,000 +14.94% 6
Coventry +15 33 £40,500 -14.73% 6
Liverpool +7 31 £55,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +22 29 £47,500 +46.15%
Reading +35 28 £50,000 - 6
Bristol +2 27 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 23 £42,950 +29.47% 4
West Sussex +14 22 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Wiltshire -13 22 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Leeds -26 22 £50,000 -13.04% 3
West Yorkshire -60 22 £50,000 -6.97% 5
Crawley +6 21 £47,500 +5.55% 3

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1030 (35.09%) Oracle
2 909 (30.97%) SQL
3 879 (29.95%) Finance
4 773 (26.34%) Java
5 702 (23.92%) Microsoft
6 632 (21.53%) Linux
7 619 (21.09%) WebSphere
8 580 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
9 574 (19.56%) Windows
10 540 (18.40%) SQL Server
11 526 (17.92%) HP
12 518 (17.65%) VMware
13 506 (17.24%) ITIL
14 479 (16.32%) Degree
15 448 (15.26%) Unix
16 409 (13.94%) DB2
17 389 (13.25%) Retail
18 386 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 374 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
19 374 (12.74%) Web Services
20 357 (12.16%) Cisco
21 344 (11.72%) XML
21 344 (11.72%) Middleware
22 323 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
23 318 (10.83%) MS Excel
24 316 (10.77%) SAN
25 314 (10.70%) Active Directory
26 313 (10.66%) Banking
27 306 (10.43%) Data Centre
28 304 (10.36%) Windows Server

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
1 619 (21.09%) WebSphere
2 181 (6.17%) IIS
3 176 (6.00%) Apache
4 167 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 161 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 150 (5.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 137 (4.67%) MS Exchange
7 137 (4.67%) WebLogic
8 120 (4.09%) JBoss
9 69 (2.35%) CMS
10 64 (2.18%) MQSeries
10 64 (2.18%) SAS
11 62 (2.11%) CICS
12 51 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
13 50 (1.70%) IBM Notes
14 44 (1.50%) IBM Domino
15 43 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (1.36%) Skype for Business
17 39 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 37 (1.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 318 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 97 (3.30%) MS Office
3 55 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.61%) MS Project
6 15 (0.51%) SPSS
7 13 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.27%) Casewise Modeler
9 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.068%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.068%) Windchill
12 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.034%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 54 (1.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 50 (1.70%) Cognos TM1
3 44 (1.50%) Maximo
4 37 (1.26%) Magento
5 33 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 33 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
7 22 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 20 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
9 19 (0.65%) SAP BPC
10 18 (0.61%) Unica
11 15 (0.51%) Cognos Controller
12 14 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
13 13 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
13 13 (0.44%) Sentinel
13 13 (0.44%) Summit
14 12 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
15 9 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
16 8 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 7 (0.24%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 207 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (4.22%) PaaS
4 104 (3.54%) SaaS
5 99 (3.37%) IaaS
6 75 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
7 60 (2.04%) GitHub
8 57 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (0.92%) Silverpop
10 22 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
10 22 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.72%) Office 365
12 14 (0.48%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.41%) Bluemix
14 10 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
15 9 (0.31%) CloudBees
15 9 (0.31%) SoftLayer
16 6 (0.20%) Slack
16 6 (0.20%) SmartFocus
17 5 (0.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 316 (10.77%) SAN
2 235 (8.01%) Firewall
3 197 (6.71%) DNS
4 121 (4.12%) HTTP
5 119 (4.05%) WAN
6 117 (3.99%) LAN
7 104 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 104 (3.54%) VPN
8 97 (3.30%) SSL
9 93 (3.17%) DHCP
10 87 (2.96%) NAS
11 71 (2.42%) Internet
12 58 (1.98%) Network Security
13 54 (1.84%) VLAN
14 43 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
15 38 (1.29%) SMTP
16 34 (1.16%) FTP
17 30 (1.02%) Telnet
18 28 (0.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 409 (13.94%) DB2
3 239 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
4 180 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 169 (5.76%) Big Data
6 156 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 127 (4.33%) MySQL
8 111 (3.78%) Hadoop
9 109 (3.71%) Oracle Database
10 92 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 91 (3.10%) RDBMS
12 84 (2.86%) NoSQL
13 82 (2.79%) DataStage
13 82 (2.79%) MongoDB
14 80 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 73 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 69 (2.35%) IBM InfoSphere
17 67 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
17 67 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 46 (1.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 131 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 111 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 101 (3.44%) Subversion
4 95 (3.24%) JIRA
5 78 (2.66%) Maven
6 58 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (1.77%) Talend Open Studio
8 50 (1.70%) Selenium
9 48 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 42 (1.43%) Cucumber
11 41 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
12 38 (1.29%) Ant
13 29 (0.99%) Visual Studio
14 28 (0.95%) AppScan
14 28 (0.95%) TeamCity
15 27 (0.92%) HP UFT
15 27 (0.92%) Vagrant
16 25 (0.85%) JUnit
17 22 (0.75%) Log4j
18 21 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 879 (29.95%) Finance
2 389 (13.25%) Retail
3 313 (10.66%) Banking
4 137 (4.67%) Marketing
5 113 (3.85%) Publishing
6 104 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.43%) Back Office
9 41 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (1.06%) Advertising
12 28 (0.95%) Legal
13 25 (0.85%) Front Office
14 22 (0.75%) Automotive
14 22 (0.75%) Games
14 22 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 19 (0.65%) Law
17 16 (0.55%) Online Betting
18 14 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 503 (17.14%) Developer
2 485 (16.52%) Architect
3 425 (14.48%) Analyst
4 279 (9.51%) Consultant
5 216 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
6 181 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 153 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 140 (4.77%) Applications Support
9 106 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 97 (3.30%) Administrator
10 97 (3.30%) Senior Developer
11 93 (3.17%) Support Engineer
12 90 (3.07%) Applications Support Analyst
13 71 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 65 (2.21%) DBA
15 64 (2.18%) Infrastructure Architect
16 62 (2.11%) Data Architect
17 60 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
17 60 (2.04%) Team Leader
18 57 (1.94%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (12.74%) Web Services
2 344 (11.72%) Middleware
2 344 (11.72%) XML
3 296 (10.09%) .NET
4 241 (8.21%) HTML
5 201 (6.85%) SOAP
6 186 (6.34%) J2EE
7 172 (5.86%) CSS
8 151 (5.14%) REST
9 135 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
10 127 (4.33%) Spring
11 122 (4.16%) JMS
12 107 (3.65%) JSP
13 99 (3.37%) Java EE
14 91 (3.10%) JSON
15 87 (2.96%) IBM Integration Bus
16 78 (2.66%) Ajax
17 64 (2.18%) XSLT
18 63 (2.15%) Hibernate
19 48 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 374 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 306 (10.43%) Data Centre
3 272 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 158 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 150 (5.11%) Mainframe
6 143 (4.87%) iSeries
7 102 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 95 (3.24%) CMDB
9 87 (2.96%) Data Integration
10 82 (2.79%) Clustering
11 77 (2.62%) IBM Mainframe
12 70 (2.39%) Visualisation
13 60 (2.04%) AS400
14 49 (1.67%) DataPower
15 40 (1.36%) Replication
16 34 (1.16%) Fintech
16 34 (1.16%) FMCG
17 32 (1.09%) Mobile App
18 30 (1.02%) Statistics
19 28 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 632 (21.53%) Linux
2 574 (19.56%) Windows
3 448 (15.26%) Unix
4 304 (10.36%) Windows Server
5 163 (5.55%) AIX
6 141 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 124 (4.22%) Solaris
9 122 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (1.87%) Windows 7
12 51 (1.74%) zOS
13 39 (1.33%) Android
14 36 (1.23%) SUSE
14 36 (1.23%) Windows 8
15 35 (1.19%) Windows XP
16 33 (1.12%) Apple iOS
17 29 (0.99%) CentOS
18 20 (0.68%) HPUX
19 18 (0.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (17.24%) ITIL
3 323 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
4 287 (9.78%) Analytics
5 275 (9.37%) Software Engineering
6 272 (9.27%) Project Management
7 267 (9.10%) Presales
8 243 (8.28%) TOGAF
9 242 (8.25%) SOA
10 231 (7.87%) ETL
11 196 (6.68%) CRM
12 189 (6.44%) Service Delivery
13 187 (6.37%) Data Management
14 185 (6.30%) E-Commerce
15 182 (6.20%) DevOps
16 173 (5.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 163 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 158 (5.38%) PRINCE2
19 155 (5.28%) Scrum
20 154 (5.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 909 (30.97%) SQL
2 773 (26.34%) Java
3 264 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 184 (6.27%) Python
5 155 (5.28%) C#
6 150 (5.11%) Shell Script
7 132 (4.50%) Perl
8 127 (4.33%) PowerShell
9 96 (3.27%) PL/SQL
10 93 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 89 (3.03%) C
11 89 (3.03%) COBOL
12 76 (2.59%) JCL
13 70 (2.39%) C++
14 68 (2.32%) Bash Shell
15 63 (2.15%) PHP
16 61 (2.08%) VBA
17 52 (1.77%) Ruby
18 42 (1.43%) VB
19 36 (1.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 479 (16.32%) Degree
2 225 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 144 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 127 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 96 (3.27%) ISEB
6 91 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (2.90%) CCNA
8 73 (2.49%) MCSE
9 68 (2.32%) PMI Certification
10 62 (2.11%) PMP
11 60 (2.04%) CISSP
11 60 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 34 (1.16%) CEH
14 31 (1.06%) CCNP
14 31 (1.06%) CISM
15 28 (0.95%) ISTQB
15 28 (0.95%) LPIC
16 27 (0.92%) CISA
17 25 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (6.44%) SLA
2 143 (4.87%) QA
3 57 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 44 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (1.36%) COBIT
6 28 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (0.48%) GPG13
9 11 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.27%) ISO20022
10 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.24%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.20%) HL7
13 4 (0.14%) GCP
13 4 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.14%) ISO27002
13 4 (0.14%) ISO27005
13 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 386 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 314 (10.70%) Active Directory
3 125 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 110 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
5 94 (3.20%) vSphere
6 67 (2.28%) Firmware
7 60 (2.04%) Docker
8 56 (1.91%) XenApp
9 44 (1.50%) NFS
10 43 (1.47%) VMware ESX
11 41 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
12 40 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
13 33 (1.12%) XenDesktop
14 31 (1.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 30 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
16 25 (0.85%) SRDF
17 23 (0.78%) KVM
17 23 (0.78%) Xen
18 21 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 19 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 119 (4.05%) Tivoli
2 106 (3.61%) Puppet
3 85 (2.90%) SCCM
4 77 (2.62%) Nagios
5 66 (2.25%) NetBackup
6 62 (2.11%) Backup Exec
7 59 (2.01%) SCVMM
8 56 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
9 55 (1.87%) SCOM
10 52 (1.77%) Ansible
11 49 (1.67%) QRadar
12 44 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 38 (1.29%) WSUS
14 27 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
15 26 (0.89%) Control-M
16 25 (0.85%) FortiGate
16 25 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
17 23 (0.78%) Salt
18 21 (0.72%) AirWatch
19 20 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1030 (35.09%) Oracle
2 702 (23.92%) Microsoft
3 526 (17.92%) HP
4 518 (17.65%) VMware
5 357 (12.16%) Cisco
6 233 (7.94%) EMC
7 208 (7.09%) Citrix
8 203 (6.92%) NetApp
9 190 (6.47%) SAP
10 176 (6.00%) Red Hat
11 174 (5.93%) Cognos
12 128 (4.36%) Informatica
13 114 (3.88%) Symantec
14 111 (3.78%) Dell
15 96 (3.27%) Adobe
15 96 (3.27%) CheckPoint
16 90 (3.07%) ATG
17 88 (3.00%) Cognizant
18 87 (2.96%) BMC
18 87 (2.96%) Juniper
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South East London
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Northwich, Cheshire
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Northwich, Cheshire
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