Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 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.

IBM
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 156 235
Rank change year-on-year -65 +79 +34
Permanent jobs citing IBM 56 54 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.83% 1.21% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 3.52% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 126
10th Percentile £53,025 £41,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £64,688 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,750 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.26% +8.00% -7.41%
75th Percentile £100,000 £74,500 £91,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £77,500 £120,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £64,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% -5.19%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,269 1,534 4,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.62% 34.37% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,970 1,267 4,363
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,356 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £66,645 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.47% +11.08% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% +0.84%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in Central London.

Salary trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in Central London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for IBM in Central London

IBM
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -50 46 £75,000 +13.21% 12
Southwark - 2 £67,500 -
City of Westminster - 2 - -
IBM
London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 22 (39.29%) Azure
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) Social Skills
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.79%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) Cisco
6 14 (25.00%) Python
6 14 (25.00%) AWS
6 14 (25.00%) Analytics
7 13 (23.21%) SQL
7 13 (23.21%) Finance
8 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (19.64%) Linux
8 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
9 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
9 10 (17.86%) Windows
9 10 (17.86%) Dell
9 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
10 9 (16.07%) DNS
11 8 (14.29%) DHCP
11 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 8 (14.29%) PhD
11 8 (14.29%) Java
11 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.29%) Data Management
11 8 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (14.29%) Data Lake
12 7 (12.50%) Power BI

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.93%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) SAS
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.57%) CICS
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) FastStats
1 3 (5.36%) Unica
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.79%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Azure
2 14 (25.00%) AWS
3 7 (12.50%) GCP
3 7 (12.50%) Power Platform
4 6 (10.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 6 (10.71%) Azure Storage
5 5 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (8.93%) SaaS
6 4 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (7.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) IaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.57%) Azure LUIS
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.79%) GitHub
8 1 (1.79%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) DHCP
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.71%) FTP
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (8.93%) SSH
6 3 (5.36%) BGP
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security
6 3 (5.36%) OSPF
6 3 (5.36%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) VLAN
6 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.57%) MPLS
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 7 (12.50%) Power BI
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (7.14%) Big Data
5 4 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.36%) DB2
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) DataStage
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.57%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) ER Studio
1 4 (7.14%) ERwin
1 4 (7.14%) GDB
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
2 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) GitLab
3 2 (3.57%) Mockito
3 2 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.79%) Mocha
4 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (33.93%) Social Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.36%) Marketing
6 3 (5.36%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.57%) Publishing
8 1 (1.79%) Advertising
8 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.79%) Law
8 1 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.79%) Public Speaking
8 1 (1.79%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Consultant
1 10 (17.86%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Applications Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Data Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Protection Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (8.93%) Spring
3 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.14%) Kafka
3 4 (7.14%) Node.js
3 4 (7.14%) React
3 4 (7.14%) RESTful
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) JMS
5 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.79%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) Spring Batch
6 1 (1.79%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
1 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) DataPower
2 3 (5.36%) EFT
2 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.57%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.79%) Blog
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Robotics
4 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) VMS
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Analytics
3 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
3 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Management
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
7 5 (8.93%) Decision-Making
7 5 (8.93%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Presales
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.93%) System Testing
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
7 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Python
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.14%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) R
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) Java 8
8 2 (3.57%) REXX
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) C#
9 1 (1.79%) Korn
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) PhD
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 15022
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Terraform
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) Packer
3 2 (3.57%) QRadar
4 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.79%) Graylog
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) Dell
5 7 (12.50%) EMC
5 7 (12.50%) VMware
6 6 (10.71%) Veritas
7 5 (8.93%) Google
7 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.93%) Teradata
8 4 (7.14%) Aruba
8 4 (7.14%) Citrix
8 4 (7.14%) Databricks
8 4 (7.14%) Informatica
8 4 (7.14%) Meraki
8 4 (7.14%) Netezza
9 3 (5.36%) CommVault
9 3 (5.36%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) SAP
9 3 (5.36%) Symantec