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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 212 158 177
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1553 2276 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 2.06% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.59% 4.44% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1708 1492
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 £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,377 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.85%

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
43313 51228 54492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.22% 46.46% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35195 41404 43733
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -58 1429 £52,500 - 173
London -78 528 £62,500 +4.16% 58
South East +23 408 £50,000 +11.11% 36
North West -6 115 £37,500 -21.05% 22
Berkshire +11 108 £57,500 +15.00% 15
West Midlands -23 103 £41,500 -5.14% 11
East of England -12 99 £50,000 - 15
South West -43 95 £43,250 +0.58% 9
West Sussex +38 91 £47,500 +6.74% 2
City of London -26 87 £62,500 +4.16% 17
Crawley +21 82 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Manchester -9 73 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Surrey +27 66 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Scotland +13 63 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Hertfordshire -8 54 £52,500 - 2
Glasgow +36 53 £50,000 +3.62% 4
Birmingham -18 53 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Hampshire -24 48 £33,750 -22.41% 8
Yorkshire -49 48 £47,500 -20.83% 10
Oxfordshire 0 42 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Reading +20 36 £50,000 +8.10% 7
West Yorkshire -37 35 £50,000 -9.09% 7
East Midlands -58 35 £62,500 +38.88% 8
Bristol +18 31 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Leeds -4 27 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Coventry +2 24 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Wiltshire -5 24 £55,000 +18.59% 4
Cheshire +27 20 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +24 20 £35,000 -39.13% 4
Oxford +2 20 £70,000 +75.00%

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1222 (34.98%) Oracle
2 955 (27.34%) SQL
3 911 (26.08%) Finance
4 847 (24.25%) Java
5 813 (23.28%) Microsoft
6 779 (22.30%) WebSphere
7 741 (21.21%) Linux
8 691 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
9 631 (18.06%) Windows
10 619 (17.72%) SQL Server
11 600 (17.18%) HP
12 580 (16.60%) VMware
13 567 (16.23%) ITIL
14 545 (15.60%) Unix
15 491 (14.06%) Degree
16 453 (12.97%) Middleware
17 425 (12.17%) DB2
18 415 (11.88%) Retail
19 412 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 410 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
21 404 (11.57%) XML
21 404 (11.57%) Cisco
22 379 (10.85%) Windows Server
23 374 (10.71%) Web Services
24 364 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
25 342 (9.79%) SAN
26 335 (9.59%) Project Management
27 334 (9.56%) MS Excel
28 332 (9.50%) Analytics
29 328 (9.39%) SOA

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
1 779 (22.30%) WebSphere
2 263 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 217 (6.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 216 (6.18%) Apache
5 174 (4.98%) WebLogic
6 163 (4.67%) IIS
7 150 (4.29%) SharePoint
8 131 (3.75%) MS Exchange
9 116 (3.32%) JBoss
10 104 (2.98%) SAS
11 87 (2.49%) CMS
12 68 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (1.92%) MQSeries
14 66 (1.89%) CICS
15 63 (1.80%) Apache Spark
16 54 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
17 47 (1.35%) IBM Domino
18 45 (1.29%) Skype for Business
19 41 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
20 39 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 334 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 117 (3.35%) MS Office
3 36 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.77%) MS Project
5 26 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.72%) SPSS
7 14 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.086%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.057%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.057%) Stata
9 2 (0.057%) Windchill
10 1 (0.029%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.029%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 69 (1.98%) Cognos TM1
2 50 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 50 (1.43%) Maximo
3 42 (1.20%) Magento
3 42 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 38 (1.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 30 (0.86%) Cognos Planning
7 26 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
8 24 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
8 24 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
9 21 (0.60%) Unica
10 16 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.43%) Markit EDM
11 15 (0.43%) Salerio
12 14 (0.40%) thinkFolio
13 13 (0.37%) FastStats
13 13 (0.37%) WebTrends
14 11 (0.31%) MultiFonds
15 10 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 217 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (3.58%) SaaS
4 119 (3.41%) PaaS
5 93 (2.66%) IaaS
6 73 (2.09%) GitHub
7 57 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (1.09%) Office 365
9 36 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
9 36 (1.03%) CloudBees
10 29 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.83%) Silverpop
11 22 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
12 16 (0.46%) iPaaS
13 14 (0.40%) Bluemix
13 14 (0.40%) Boomi
14 13 (0.37%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.26%) SmartFocus
16 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 342 (9.79%) SAN
2 214 (6.13%) Firewall
3 212 (6.07%) DNS
4 144 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 144 (4.12%) WAN
5 140 (4.01%) LAN
6 135 (3.86%) HTTP
7 102 (2.92%) Internet
8 98 (2.81%) DHCP
9 91 (2.61%) SSL
10 81 (2.32%) VPN
11 78 (2.23%) NAS
12 58 (1.66%) FTP
13 45 (1.29%) VLAN
14 41 (1.17%) Network Security
15 40 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
16 39 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (1.06%) LDAP
18 35 (1.00%) iSCSI
19 32 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 425 (12.17%) DB2
3 272 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
4 234 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 216 (6.18%) Big Data
6 181 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 168 (4.81%) MySQL
8 145 (4.15%) Hadoop
9 131 (3.75%) Oracle Database
10 122 (3.49%) RDBMS
11 118 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 106 (3.03%) NoSQL
13 103 (2.95%) DataStage
14 95 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 90 (2.58%) MongoDB
16 88 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
17 87 (2.49%) IBM InfoSphere
18 83 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 72 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
20 61 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 179 (5.12%) Jenkins
2 171 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 111 (3.18%) JIRA
3 111 (3.18%) Maven
4 103 (2.95%) Eclipse
4 103 (2.95%) Subversion
5 75 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 66 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 50 (1.43%) Ant
8 49 (1.40%) JUnit
9 41 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 35 (1.00%) Selenium
11 34 (0.97%) HP UFT
12 29 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
13 28 (0.80%) Vagrant
14 27 (0.77%) LoadRunner
15 24 (0.69%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.66%) AppScan
16 23 (0.66%) Introscope
16 23 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 911 (26.08%) Finance
2 415 (11.88%) Retail
3 324 (9.28%) Banking
4 174 (4.98%) Marketing
5 120 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 106 (3.03%) Publishing
7 53 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 50 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.06%) Legal
10 36 (1.03%) Advertising
11 35 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (0.74%) Back Office
12 26 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.69%) Automotive
14 20 (0.57%) Electronics
15 18 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.46%) Law
17 15 (0.43%) Billing
18 14 (0.40%) Online Betting
19 13 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 572 (16.38%) Architect
2 564 (16.15%) Developer
3 535 (15.32%) Analyst
4 321 (9.19%) Consultant
5 269 (7.70%) Solutions Architect
6 208 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 188 (5.38%) Java Developer
8 143 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 129 (3.69%) Applications Support
10 109 (3.12%) Administrator
11 100 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 95 (2.72%) Integration Architect
13 91 (2.61%) Support Engineer
14 86 (2.46%) Middleware Engineer
15 80 (2.29%) 3rd Line Support
16 79 (2.26%) Applications Support Analyst
17 76 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
18 71 (2.03%) Technical Specialist
19 70 (2.00%) Project Manager
20 69 (1.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (12.97%) Middleware
2 404 (11.57%) XML
3 374 (10.71%) Web Services
4 317 (9.08%) .NET
5 246 (7.04%) HTML
6 210 (6.01%) SOAP
7 205 (5.87%) J2EE
8 182 (5.21%) CSS
9 169 (4.84%) Spring
10 160 (4.58%) REST
11 153 (4.38%) Java EE
12 131 (3.75%) JMS
13 125 (3.58%) WebSphere MQ
14 106 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
15 99 (2.83%) JSON
16 97 (2.78%) JSP
17 94 (2.69%) Hibernate
18 90 (2.58%) Ajax
19 75 (2.15%) Struts
20 63 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 410 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 260 (7.44%) Computer Science
4 201 (5.75%) Mainframe
5 198 (5.67%) Management Information System
6 137 (3.92%) iSeries
7 112 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 107 (3.06%) IBM Mainframe
9 99 (2.83%) Visualisation
10 95 (2.72%) Clustering
11 84 (2.40%) AS400
11 84 (2.40%) CMDB
12 80 (2.29%) Data Integration
13 72 (2.06%) DataPower
14 56 (1.60%) Mathematics
15 48 (1.37%) Replication
16 39 (1.12%) SWIFT
17 38 (1.09%) Fintech
17 38 (1.09%) FMCG
18 36 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 741 (21.21%) Linux
2 631 (18.06%) Windows
3 545 (15.60%) Unix
4 379 (10.85%) Windows Server
5 237 (6.78%) AIX
6 222 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 173 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 166 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 131 (3.75%) Solaris
10 116 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 82 (2.35%) SUSE
12 70 (2.00%) CentOS
13 68 (1.95%) Windows 7
14 63 (1.80%) zOS
15 44 (1.26%) Windows XP
16 39 (1.12%) Windows 8
17 38 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
17 38 (1.09%) Ubuntu
18 35 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 33 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (16.23%) ITIL
3 364 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 335 (9.59%) Project Management
5 332 (9.50%) Analytics
6 328 (9.39%) SOA
7 257 (7.36%) Presales
8 252 (7.21%) Software Engineering
9 247 (7.07%) TOGAF
10 230 (6.58%) CRM
11 229 (6.56%) Scrum
12 215 (6.16%) ETL
13 210 (6.01%) Service Delivery
14 209 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 204 (5.84%) Mentoring
16 194 (5.55%) E-Commerce
17 191 (5.47%) UML
18 189 (5.41%) Open Source
19 187 (5.35%) PRINCE2
20 184 (5.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 955 (27.34%) SQL
2 847 (24.25%) Java
3 286 (8.19%) JavaScript
4 173 (4.95%) Python
5 152 (4.35%) Perl
6 147 (4.21%) C#
7 139 (3.98%) Shell Script
8 122 (3.49%) PowerShell
9 102 (2.92%) COBOL
10 99 (2.83%) JCL
11 95 (2.72%) C
11 95 (2.72%) T-SQL
12 87 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 81 (2.32%) Ruby
14 80 (2.29%) PL/SQL
15 74 (2.12%) VBA
16 60 (1.72%) PHP
17 58 (1.66%) C++
18 47 (1.35%) R
19 42 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 491 (14.06%) Degree
2 206 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 138 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 102 (2.92%) ISEB
6 99 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (2.63%) CCNA
8 78 (2.23%) MCSE
9 72 (2.06%) CISSP
10 71 (2.03%) PMI Certification
11 61 (1.75%) PMP
12 57 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (1.26%) CISM
14 42 (1.20%) CCNP
15 34 (0.97%) CEH
16 32 (0.92%) DV Cleared
16 32 (0.92%) MCSA
17 31 (0.89%) CISA
17 31 (0.89%) MCITP
18 23 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (6.27%) SLA
2 162 (4.64%) QA
3 78 (2.23%) Data Quality
4 61 (1.75%) COBIT
5 52 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.34%) ISO27002
8 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.31%) SAS 70
9 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.23%) ISO20022
11 7 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.17%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.17%) ISO27005
12 6 (0.17%) MiFID
13 5 (0.14%) SDET
14 4 (0.11%) FATCA
15 3 (0.086%) HL7
System Software
1 412 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 313 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 152 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 113 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 101 (2.89%) vSphere
6 80 (2.29%) Docker
7 79 (2.26%) Firmware
8 65 (1.86%) XenApp
9 60 (1.72%) VMware ESX
10 55 (1.57%) NFS
11 51 (1.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 46 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
13 40 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
14 34 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
15 32 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
16 29 (0.83%) XenDesktop
17 24 (0.69%) Apache Flume
17 24 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 23 (0.66%) Squid
18 23 (0.66%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 166 (4.75%) Tivoli
2 153 (4.38%) Puppet
3 95 (2.72%) Ansible
4 88 (2.52%) Nagios
5 85 (2.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 70 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (1.86%) SCCM
8 62 (1.77%) SCVMM
9 50 (1.43%) Backup Exec
10 47 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 47 (1.35%) SCOM
11 41 (1.17%) WSUS
12 28 (0.80%) Salt
13 25 (0.72%) Nessus
13 25 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
14 24 (0.69%) QRadar
15 23 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
16 21 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
16 21 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1222 (34.98%) Oracle
2 813 (23.28%) Microsoft
3 600 (17.18%) HP
4 580 (16.60%) VMware
5 404 (11.57%) Cisco
6 259 (7.41%) NetApp
7 237 (6.78%) Cognos
8 234 (6.70%) SAP
9 229 (6.56%) Citrix
10 217 (6.21%) EMC
11 189 (5.41%) Red Hat
12 157 (4.49%) Dell
13 155 (4.44%) Adobe
14 138 (3.95%) Informatica
15 123 (3.52%) Sun
16 117 (3.35%) BMC
17 116 (3.32%) Symantec
18 115 (3.29%) Juniper
19 112 (3.21%) MuleSoft
20 99 (2.83%) TIBCO
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Bens package includes bonus, healthc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Wolsey Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Base to £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum OTE £160k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum up to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago