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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 136 172 145
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -27
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2323 1965 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.17% 1.67% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 3.59% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 1433 1572
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £34,364 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +45 2146 £52,500 +5.00% 253
London +49 975 £60,000 +4.34% 104
South East +9 376 £47,500 -5.00% 49
City of London +30 189 £60,000 -4.00% 41
East of England +25 154 £45,000 -5.26% 12
West Midlands +25 147 £48,250 +17.68% 16
South West +25 144 £40,000 -11.11% 22
North West +22 144 £45,000 +8.43% 24
Yorkshire +38 139 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Hampshire +53 119 £44,000 -12.87% 9
West Yorkshire +45 115 £37,500 -3.84% 7
Berkshire +3 115 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands +27 90 £38,250 -0.64% 8
Leeds +48 77 £57,500 +27.77% 7
Manchester +37 72 £50,000 +20.48% 18
Birmingham +7 72 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Hertfordshire +1 70 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Scotland +32 60 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Surrey +5 51 £42,250 -15.50% 7
Reading -23 45 £47,500 -6.86% 6
Essex +4 43 £46,250 - 2
Watford +7 42 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Exeter +24 40 £35,000 -
Devon +23 40 £35,000 -
Coventry +20 40 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Gloucestershire +14 37 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Cheshire +11 34 £38,875 -8.52% 1
Edinburgh +33 32 £55,750 +10.39% 3
Northamptonshire +20 30 £37,500 - 3
Bracknell +17 30 £60,000 +20.00%

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1619 (35.43%) Oracle
2 1339 (29.30%) Finance
3 1143 (25.01%) Windows
4 1136 (24.86%) WebSphere
5 1115 (24.40%) Linux
6 1086 (23.76%) Java
7 1065 (23.30%) SQL
8 1048 (22.93%) Microsoft
9 865 (18.93%) VMware
10 836 (18.29%) HP
11 762 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 724 (15.84%) SQL Server
13 711 (15.56%) UNIX
14 655 (14.33%) Cisco
15 608 (13.30%) Banking
16 587 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 565 (12.36%) DB2
18 564 (12.34%) ITIL
19 563 (12.32%) SAN
20 542 (11.86%) Retail
21 541 (11.84%) Degree
22 496 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
23 487 (10.66%) SAP
24 465 (10.18%) EMC
25 456 (9.98%) Project Management
25 456 (9.98%) Middleware
25 456 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
26 435 (9.52%) NetApp
27 425 (9.30%) XML
27 425 (9.30%) MS Excel

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1136 (24.86%) WebSphere
2 402 (8.80%) Tomcat
3 330 (7.22%) Apache
4 285 (6.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 267 (5.84%) IIS
6 243 (5.32%) SharePoint
7 211 (4.62%) WebLogic
8 192 (4.20%) JBoss
9 149 (3.26%) SAS
10 142 (3.11%) MS Exchange
11 120 (2.63%) MQSeries
12 111 (2.43%) CICS
13 106 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 105 (2.30%) Oracle Coherence
15 81 (1.77%) Lync
15 81 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
16 72 (1.58%) IBM Notes
17 70 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
18 59 (1.29%) WebSphere Portal
19 58 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 425 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 157 (3.44%) MS Office
3 109 (2.39%) SPSS
4 71 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 69 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (0.61%) PowerPivot
7 25 (0.55%) MS Project
8 10 (0.22%) Stata
9 7 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.15%) FastStats
10 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.11%) Gephi
11 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.044%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.022%) Windchill
13 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.022%) Simulink
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 98 (2.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 72 (1.58%) RMDS
2 72 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
3 57 (1.25%) Maximo
3 57 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
4 35 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 32 (0.70%) Unica
6 28 (0.61%) Magento
6 28 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 24 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
8 23 (0.50%) SAP HR
9 22 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 20 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
11 19 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
12 17 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
13 14 (0.31%) Cognos Planning
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
14 13 (0.28%) Primavera
14 13 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
15 12 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 76 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (1.47%) SaaS
3 52 (1.14%) Office 365
4 46 (1.01%) IaaS
5 44 (0.96%) PaaS
6 36 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 34 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
9 29 (0.63%) Boomi
10 24 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
11 23 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
12 22 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
13 19 (0.42%) Mimecast
14 11 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.22%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.18%) SoftLayer
17 8 (0.18%) iPaaS
18 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 563 (12.32%) SAN
2 252 (5.51%) WAN
3 236 (5.16%) LAN
4 217 (4.75%) HTTP
5 215 (4.70%) TCP/IP
6 208 (4.55%) NAS
7 201 (4.40%) DNS
8 189 (4.14%) Firewall
9 166 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
10 131 (2.87%) Internet
11 112 (2.45%) FCoE
12 104 (2.28%) Multicast
13 99 (2.17%) DHCP
14 95 (2.08%) iSCSI
15 88 (1.93%) SSL
16 84 (1.84%) LDAP
17 73 (1.60%) VPN
18 64 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
19 62 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
20 56 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 724 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 565 (12.36%) DB2
3 292 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
4 228 (4.99%) Relational Database
5 216 (4.73%) Oracle Database
6 183 (4.00%) MySQL
7 165 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 159 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 152 (3.33%) Big Data
10 132 (2.89%) RDBMS
11 113 (2.47%) Data Mining
12 108 (2.36%) DataStage
13 101 (2.21%) HBase
14 95 (2.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 93 (2.04%) QlikView
16 86 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 81 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
18 79 (1.73%) IBM InfoSphere
19 78 (1.71%) OLAP
20 67 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 168 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 139 (3.04%) Subversion
3 126 (2.76%) Eclipse
3 126 (2.76%) Maven
4 120 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 88 (1.93%) Ant
6 74 (1.62%) LoadRunner
7 58 (1.27%) JUnit
8 57 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
9 55 (1.20%) JIRA
10 46 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
11 45 (0.98%) ClearCase
12 43 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
12 43 (0.94%) Selenium
13 34 (0.74%) JMeter
14 32 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
15 29 (0.63%) SpecFlow
16 25 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (0.48%) JBehave
17 22 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 1339 (29.30%) Finance
2 608 (13.30%) Banking
3 542 (11.86%) Retail
4 228 (4.99%) Marketing
5 153 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 97 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 92 (2.01%) Advertising
8 65 (1.42%) Back Office
8 65 (1.42%) Legal
9 62 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 58 (1.27%) Games
11 38 (0.83%) Law
12 34 (0.74%) Electronics
13 32 (0.70%) French Language
14 27 (0.59%) Front Office
15 25 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
16 22 (0.48%) Publishing
17 18 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 18 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 850 (18.60%) Architect
2 625 (13.68%) Analyst
3 602 (13.17%) Developer
4 539 (11.79%) Consultant
5 388 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
6 239 (5.23%) Administrator
7 216 (4.73%) Java Developer
8 172 (3.76%) Technical Specialist
9 160 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 139 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
11 137 (3.00%) Support Engineer
12 132 (2.89%) Support Analyst
13 121 (2.65%) Business Analyst
14 118 (2.58%) Technical Consultant
15 109 (2.39%) Project Manager
16 103 (2.25%) Applications Support
17 92 (2.01%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
17 92 (2.01%) Senior Developer
18 84 (1.84%) Technical Architect
19 83 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (9.98%) Middleware
2 425 (9.30%) XML
3 411 (8.99%) Web Services
4 406 (8.88%) HTML
5 342 (7.48%) J2EE
6 301 (6.59%) Spring
7 291 (6.37%) .NET
8 262 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
9 211 (4.62%) CSS
10 175 (3.83%) Hibernate
11 167 (3.65%) XSLT
11 167 (3.65%) SOAP
12 158 (3.46%) JMS
13 141 (3.09%) JSP
14 136 (2.98%) REST
15 130 (2.84%) jQuery
16 129 (2.82%) Ajax
17 111 (2.43%) JSON
18 103 (2.25%) JDBC
19 97 (2.12%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 456 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 327 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 324 (7.09%) Mainframe
4 193 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 175 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 154 (3.37%) iSeries
7 151 (3.30%) Open Source
7 151 (3.30%) AS400
8 109 (2.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 107 (2.34%) Visualisation
10 95 (2.08%) Clustering
11 91 (1.99%) Data Integration
12 90 (1.97%) DataPower
13 86 (1.88%) N-Tier
13 86 (1.88%) Statistics
14 76 (1.66%) Replication
15 65 (1.42%) Social Media
16 60 (1.31%) SWIFT
17 49 (1.07%) Data Structures
18 48 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1143 (25.01%) Windows
2 1115 (24.40%) Linux
3 711 (15.56%) UNIX
4 406 (8.88%) Solaris
5 397 (8.69%) AIX
6 227 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 226 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 218 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 192 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 120 (2.63%) zOS
11 99 (2.17%) HPUX
12 89 (1.95%) Windows 7
13 61 (1.33%) OS/400
14 52 (1.14%) SUSE
15 48 (1.05%) Apple iOS
16 45 (0.98%) Android
17 42 (0.92%) VMS
18 40 (0.88%) Windows XP
19 33 (0.72%) MVS
20 27 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (12.34%) ITIL
3 496 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
4 456 (9.98%) Project Management
5 415 (9.08%) Analytics
6 378 (8.27%) SOA
7 315 (6.89%) Mentoring
8 313 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 282 (6.17%) Data Management
10 278 (6.08%) ETL
11 266 (5.82%) Data Modelling
12 258 (5.65%) Change Management
13 250 (5.47%) Scrum
14 220 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 211 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
16 191 (4.18%) Waterfall
17 184 (4.03%) PRINCE2
17 184 (4.03%) UML
18 183 (4.00%) Migration
19 170 (3.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1086 (23.76%) Java
2 1065 (23.30%) SQL
3 419 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 201 (4.40%) Perl
5 185 (4.05%) C#
6 160 (3.50%) PL/SQL
7 150 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 140 (3.06%) JCL
9 137 (3.00%) Python
10 129 (2.82%) PowerShell
11 122 (2.67%) COBOL
12 120 (2.63%) C
13 111 (2.43%) C++
14 86 (1.88%) PHP
15 77 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 75 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 45 (0.98%) R
18 44 (0.96%) VBA
19 42 (0.92%) VB
20 41 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 541 (11.84%) Degree
2 199 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 178 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 136 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (2.56%) MCSE
7 116 (2.54%) ISEB
8 113 (2.47%) CCNA
9 109 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 88 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 86 (1.88%) IBM Certification
12 76 (1.66%) MCITP
13 52 (1.14%) DV Cleared
14 44 (0.96%) ISTQB
15 39 (0.85%) PMI Certification
16 38 (0.83%) MCP
17 35 (0.77%) CCNP
18 34 (0.74%) VCP5
19 33 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 30 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (4.29%) QA
2 117 (2.56%) SLA
3 79 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.44%) HL7
8 17 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.35%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.13%) COBIT
11 5 (0.11%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.066%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.044%) JTAG
13 2 (0.044%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.044%) GAAP
13 2 (0.044%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.044%) GxP
14 1 (0.022%) EMIR
14 1 (0.022%) CRD IV
System Software
1 587 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 314 (6.87%) Active Directory
3 233 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 157 (3.44%) vSphere
5 146 (3.19%) NFS
6 123 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
7 120 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 102 (2.23%) SRDF
9 80 (1.75%) KVM
10 65 (1.42%) XenApp
11 51 (1.12%) XenServer
12 46 (1.01%) Xen
13 38 (0.83%) RACF
14 36 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
15 30 (0.66%) ACF2
16 29 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 26 (0.57%) HDFS
18 23 (0.50%) Firmware
18 23 (0.50%) vCloud
19 22 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 270 (5.91%) Tivoli
2 147 (3.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 129 (2.82%) Puppet
4 114 (2.49%) SCCM
5 71 (1.55%) NetBackup
6 57 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (1.09%) Nagios
8 37 (0.81%) SCOM
9 35 (0.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 33 (0.72%) CA Endevor
11 29 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
11 29 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (0.61%) Netcool
13 26 (0.57%) Legato
14 24 (0.53%) FortiGate
15 23 (0.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 23 (0.50%) Data Guard
16 21 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 21 (0.46%) Control-M
17 18 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1619 (35.43%) Oracle
2 1048 (22.93%) Microsoft
3 865 (18.93%) VMware
4 836 (18.29%) HP
5 655 (14.33%) Cisco
6 487 (10.66%) SAP
7 465 (10.18%) EMC
8 435 (9.52%) NetApp
9 354 (7.75%) Cognos
10 326 (7.13%) Dell
11 265 (5.80%) Red Hat
12 202 (4.42%) TIBCO
13 191 (4.18%) Citrix
14 178 (3.89%) Sun
15 168 (3.68%) Teradata
16 159 (3.48%) Intel
17 154 (3.37%) Symantec
18 150 (3.28%) Informatica
19 142 (3.11%) Business Objects
20 133 (2.91%) Sybase
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: Bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Precise Placements Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
JM Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benifit, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 15% on call & 5% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago