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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 164 157 175
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2130 2142 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 1.84% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.22% 3.94% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1577 1348
Average salary £53,939 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,750 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
50464 54357 51043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 46.82% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41353 43078 41766
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 £42,500 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -7 1985 £55,000 +10.00% 233
London +5 826 £60,000 - 97
South East -45 340 £47,500 - 28
City of London +18 192 £60,000 +4.34% 28
North West +43 182 £45,000 +2.27% 35
South West +7 156 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Yorkshire +13 144 £60,000 +37.14% 17
East of England -25 123 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Manchester +76 109 £50,000 - 15
West Midlands -15 109 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hertfordshire +4 97 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Berkshire -18 95 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Yorkshire +8 93 £57,500 +29.57% 14
East Midlands +13 91 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Hampshire -32 75 £43,500 -0.57% 12
Watford +5 71 £49,000 -6.66% 3
Leeds -5 68 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Scotland +12 66 £46,000 -3.15% 20
Surrey -28 49 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham +25 43 £66,250 +32.50% 2
Edinburgh +16 38 £47,500 +2.70% 10
Wiltshire +11 36 £46,377 +15.94% 4
Wales +6 36 £39,000 +18.18% 2
South Wales +5 36 £39,000 +18.18% 2
West Sussex +19 34 £44,750 +11.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 34 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Swindon +27 33 £50,000 +41.84% 4
Cardiff -3 32 £39,000 +18.18% 1
Bristol -26 31 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Crawley +21 30 £44,500 +11.25% 1

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1628 (36.51%) Oracle
2 1259 (28.24%) Finance
3 1121 (25.14%) Windows
4 1104 (24.76%) SQL
5 1098 (24.62%) Java
6 1075 (24.11%) WebSphere
7 1061 (23.79%) Linux
8 1028 (23.05%) Microsoft
9 846 (18.97%) VMware
10 766 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
11 750 (16.82%) UNIX
12 748 (16.78%) SQL Server
13 742 (16.64%) Banking
14 719 (16.12%) HP
15 629 (14.11%) Cisco
16 613 (13.75%) Degree
17 589 (13.21%) Retail
18 584 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
19 555 (12.45%) ITIL
20 525 (11.77%) Business Intelligence
21 522 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
22 479 (10.74%) Analytics
23 470 (10.54%) SAN
24 439 (9.85%) SAP
25 431 (9.67%) XML
26 428 (9.60%) Solaris
26 428 (9.60%) EMC
27 426 (9.55%) Web Services
28 423 (9.49%) Middleware
29 420 (9.42%) MS Excel

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1075 (24.11%) WebSphere
2 343 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 325 (7.29%) Apache
4 274 (6.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 242 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 237 (5.32%) IIS
7 191 (4.28%) SAS
8 184 (4.13%) WebLogic
9 154 (3.45%) JBoss
10 104 (2.33%) CICS
11 102 (2.29%) MS Exchange
12 100 (2.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 89 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
14 88 (1.97%) MQSeries
15 66 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
15 66 (1.48%) Apache Spark
16 61 (1.37%) Documentum
17 59 (1.32%) Node.js
18 55 (1.23%) IBM Notes
19 54 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 420 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 149 (3.34%) MS Office
3 121 (2.71%) SPSS
4 78 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (0.87%) MS Project
7 22 (0.49%) PowerPivot
8 11 (0.25%) FastStats
9 5 (0.11%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.090%) Weka
10 4 (0.090%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.067%) Stata
11 3 (0.067%) Gephi
12 2 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 67 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 66 (1.48%) RMDS
3 61 (1.37%) Maximo
4 56 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
5 39 (0.87%) Unica
5 39 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
6 35 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
7 28 (0.63%) Temenos T24
8 27 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
8 27 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
9 21 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
10 20 (0.45%) Magento
11 19 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 18 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
13 17 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
13 17 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
14 16 (0.36%) Primavera
14 16 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
15 13 (0.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 120 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (1.39%) SaaS
3 58 (1.30%) IaaS
4 44 (0.99%) PaaS
5 43 (0.96%) IBM PureFlex
6 40 (0.90%) Office 365
7 37 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (0.78%) Google Analytics
9 25 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
10 22 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
11 14 (0.31%) SoftLayer
12 13 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
12 13 (0.29%) Mimecast
13 12 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
14 11 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.25%) Boomi
15 7 (0.16%) iPaaS
15 7 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.022%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 470 (10.54%) SAN
2 273 (6.12%) WAN
3 255 (5.72%) LAN
4 213 (4.78%) NAS
5 184 (4.13%) HTTP
5 184 (4.13%) DNS
6 169 (3.79%) Firewall
7 165 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 153 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
9 144 (3.23%) Internet
10 113 (2.53%) Multicast
11 106 (2.38%) FCoE
11 106 (2.38%) iSCSI
12 95 (2.13%) DHCP
13 64 (1.44%) LDAP
14 63 (1.41%) SSL
15 62 (1.39%) VPN
16 51 (1.14%) FTP
17 40 (0.90%) VoIP
18 39 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 748 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 410 (9.19%) DB2
3 305 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
4 263 (5.90%) Oracle Database
5 247 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 239 (5.36%) Hadoop
7 213 (4.78%) Big Data
8 204 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 190 (4.26%) MySQL
10 139 (3.12%) RDBMS
11 137 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
12 117 (2.62%) QlikView
13 113 (2.53%) HBase
14 103 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 102 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 102 (2.29%) DataStage
16 94 (2.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 84 (1.88%) IBM InfoSphere
18 83 (1.86%) OLAP
19 75 (1.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 125 (2.80%) Eclipse
2 123 (2.76%) Subversion
3 120 (2.69%) Git (software)
4 109 (2.44%) Maven
5 101 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 83 (1.86%) JIRA
7 71 (1.59%) Ant
8 56 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 53 (1.19%) Selenium
10 49 (1.10%) LoadRunner
11 47 (1.05%) JUnit
12 46 (1.03%) HP UFT
13 38 (0.85%) ClearCase
14 33 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (0.65%) SoapUI
16 27 (0.61%) Hudson
17 26 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
18 23 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
19 21 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 21 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 1259 (28.24%) Finance
2 742 (16.64%) Banking
3 589 (13.21%) Retail
4 218 (4.89%) Marketing
5 155 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 83 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 76 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 71 (1.59%) Back Office
9 67 (1.50%) Games
10 66 (1.48%) Advertising
11 58 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 47 (1.05%) Legal
13 44 (0.99%) Law
14 35 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 34 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
16 27 (0.61%) Electronics
17 18 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.40%) Automotive
17 18 (0.40%) Publishing
17 18 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 781 (17.52%) Architect
2 653 (14.64%) Developer
3 625 (14.02%) Analyst
4 511 (11.46%) Consultant
5 373 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
6 224 (5.02%) Administrator
7 200 (4.49%) Java Developer
8 198 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
9 161 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 152 (3.41%) Business Analyst
11 129 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
12 125 (2.80%) Support Analyst
13 117 (2.62%) Senior Developer
14 115 (2.58%) Technical Architect
15 110 (2.47%) Applications Support
16 107 (2.40%) Technical Consultant
17 100 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
18 99 (2.22%) Project Manager
19 95 (2.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
20 93 (2.09%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (9.67%) XML
2 426 (9.55%) Web Services
3 423 (9.49%) Middleware
4 374 (8.39%) HTML
5 301 (6.75%) J2EE
6 294 (6.59%) .NET
7 289 (6.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 249 (5.58%) Spring
9 204 (4.58%) CSS
10 155 (3.48%) XSLT
11 154 (3.45%) Hibernate
12 151 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 143 (3.21%) SOAP
14 139 (3.12%) JMS
15 127 (2.85%) REST
16 122 (2.74%) JSP
17 114 (2.56%) Java EE
18 90 (2.02%) ISPF
19 88 (1.97%) Ajax
19 88 (1.97%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 522 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 372 (8.34%) Management Information System
3 370 (8.30%) Data Centre
4 333 (7.47%) Mainframe
5 217 (4.87%) Computer Science
6 134 (3.01%) Visualisation
7 128 (2.87%) IBM Mainframe
7 128 (2.87%) iSeries
8 127 (2.85%) Data Integration
9 122 (2.74%) AS400
10 114 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 88 (1.97%) Replication
11 88 (1.97%) Statistics
12 81 (1.82%) DataPower
13 78 (1.75%) Clustering
14 75 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
15 67 (1.50%) N-Tier
16 64 (1.44%) Social Media
17 54 (1.21%) Mathematics
18 50 (1.12%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1121 (25.14%) Windows
2 1061 (23.79%) Linux
3 750 (16.82%) UNIX
4 428 (9.60%) Solaris
5 357 (8.01%) AIX
6 239 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 233 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 179 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 163 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 125 (2.80%) zOS
11 75 (1.68%) Windows 7
12 58 (1.30%) HPUX
13 41 (0.92%) OS/400
13 41 (0.92%) SUSE
14 35 (0.78%) Android
14 35 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
15 34 (0.76%) Apple iOS
15 34 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 32 (0.72%) MVS
17 26 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (12.45%) ITIL
3 525 (11.77%) Business Intelligence
4 479 (10.74%) Analytics
5 407 (9.13%) Project Management
6 339 (7.60%) E-Commerce
7 302 (6.77%) Data Management
8 300 (6.73%) SOA
8 300 (6.73%) Mentoring
9 294 (6.59%) SDLC
10 288 (6.46%) ETL
11 281 (6.30%) Change Management
12 269 (6.03%) Data Modelling
13 250 (5.61%) Scrum
14 236 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 212 (4.75%) UML
16 197 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
17 196 (4.40%) Service Delivery
18 184 (4.13%) Asset Management
19 174 (3.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1104 (24.76%) SQL
2 1098 (24.62%) Java
3 398 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 197 (4.42%) Perl
5 187 (4.19%) C#
6 183 (4.10%) JCL
7 158 (3.54%) C
8 152 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 152 (3.41%) COBOL
9 147 (3.30%) Python
10 117 (2.62%) PL/SQL
11 116 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 113 (2.53%) C++
13 106 (2.38%) R
14 88 (1.97%) PHP
15 81 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 74 (1.66%) T-SQL
17 66 (1.48%) VBA
18 62 (1.39%) VB
19 48 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 613 (13.75%) Degree
2 190 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 154 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 143 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 120 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (2.29%) MCSE
7 100 (2.24%) CCNA
8 90 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 77 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 70 (1.57%) MCITP
11 67 (1.50%) ISEB
12 61 (1.37%) IBM Certification
13 45 (1.01%) CCNP
14 40 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 36 (0.81%) PMI Certification
15 36 (0.81%) DV Cleared
16 31 (0.70%) MCP
17 30 (0.67%) HND
18 25 (0.56%) PMP
18 25 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (5.14%) QA
2 141 (3.16%) SLA
3 79 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.63%) COBIT
6 26 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.56%) HL7
8 17 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.067%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.045%) WCAG
13 2 (0.045%) Section 508
13 2 (0.045%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.022%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.022%) P3O
14 1 (0.022%) EMIR
14 1 (0.022%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 584 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 289 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 193 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 136 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
5 123 (2.76%) VMware ESX
5 123 (2.76%) NFS
6 122 (2.74%) vSphere
7 96 (2.15%) SRDF
8 87 (1.95%) KVM
9 79 (1.77%) XenApp
10 72 (1.61%) Time Sharing Option
11 53 (1.19%) Xen
12 48 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
13 38 (0.85%) HDFS
14 36 (0.81%) XenServer
15 29 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 29 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 27 (0.61%) vCloud
17 25 (0.56%) Firmware
18 24 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 262 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 122 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 114 (2.56%) Puppet
4 77 (1.73%) NetBackup
5 61 (1.37%) SCCM
6 59 (1.32%) Nagios
7 48 (1.08%) CA Endevor
8 43 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (0.78%) Data Guard
10 33 (0.74%) Oozie
10 33 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
11 27 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (0.58%) SCOM
13 24 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 23 (0.52%) WSUS
14 23 (0.52%) Cacti
15 21 (0.47%) Ambari
16 20 (0.45%) OpenView
17 19 (0.43%) Backup Exec
18 18 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1628 (36.51%) Oracle
2 1028 (23.05%) Microsoft
3 846 (18.97%) VMware
4 719 (16.12%) HP
5 629 (14.11%) Cisco
6 439 (9.85%) SAP
7 428 (9.60%) EMC
8 411 (9.22%) NetApp
9 378 (8.48%) Cognos
10 276 (6.19%) Red Hat
11 249 (5.58%) Dell
12 232 (5.20%) Teradata
13 197 (4.42%) Citrix
14 194 (4.35%) Tableau
15 170 (3.81%) Informatica
16 156 (3.50%) Intel
17 140 (3.14%) Sybase
18 138 (3.09%) Sun
18 138 (3.09%) TIBCO
19 136 (3.05%) Symantec
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 65k + package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Shares & excellent pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Strike IT Services
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Additional £5000 car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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Wirral, Merseyside
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Agile Working
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London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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