Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 250 229
Rank change year-on-year -25 -21 -52
Permanent jobs citing IBM 106 134 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.80% 0.94% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 2.15% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 72 112 122
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,750 £58,802
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.59% +6.71% -5.92%
10th Percentile £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £94,750 £88,750 £111,750
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -4.00%

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 5,361 6,219 5,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.22% 43.44% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,734 5,397 5,363
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,125 £83,750 £83,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in Central London.

Salary trend for IBM in Central London

IBM
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Central London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 -44 82 £65,000 +4.00% 22
Lambeth - 4 - -
Southwark +95 2 - -
IBM
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 54 (50.94%) Finance
2 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.34%) SQL
3 37 (34.91%) SQL Server
4 33 (31.13%) Java
5 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
5 32 (30.19%) Banking
6 31 (29.25%) .NET
6 31 (29.25%) Oracle
7 26 (24.53%) C#
8 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
8 24 (22.64%) Linux
8 24 (22.64%) DevOps
8 24 (22.64%) SDLC
9 22 (20.75%) Python
9 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
10 21 (19.81%) DB2
10 21 (19.81%) WebSphere
11 19 (17.92%) HTML
12 18 (16.98%) Waterfall
13 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
13 17 (16.04%) Windows
14 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (15.09%) Mobile App
15 15 (14.15%) Test Scripting
15 15 (14.15%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (14.15%) TDD
15 15 (14.15%) QA
15 15 (14.15%) ISEB

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 21 (19.81%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.49%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
6 4 (3.77%) SAS
6 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.83%) FileNet
7 3 (2.83%) IIS
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.89%) Apache
8 2 (1.89%) Drupal
8 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.89%) nginx
9 1 (0.94%) CICS
9 1 (0.94%) Confluence
9 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.66%) Salerio
3 4 (3.77%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.94%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.94%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.26%) IBM Cloud
3 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.72%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.72%) PaaS
6 4 (3.77%) Serverless
7 3 (2.83%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (2.83%) GitHub
7 3 (2.83%) Office 365
8 2 (1.89%) Slack
8 2 (1.89%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) DHCP
1 3 (2.83%) DNS
1 3 (2.83%) FTP
1 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.89%) BGP
2 2 (1.89%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.89%) SMTP
2 2 (1.89%) VPN
2 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.94%) ICMP
3 1 (0.94%) Skype
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.81%) DB2
3 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.32%) Big Data
6 10 (9.43%) Hadoop
6 10 (9.43%) Power BI
7 9 (8.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.83%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.83%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.83%) HBase
10 3 (2.83%) MySQL
10 3 (2.83%) Spotfire
10 3 (2.83%) Sqoop
11 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.55%) JIRA
3 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.72%) Hudson
4 5 (4.72%) NUnit
4 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.77%) IBM UrbanCode
5 4 (3.77%) MSTest
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.83%) JUnit
6 3 (2.83%) Maven
6 3 (2.83%) Mocha
6 3 (2.83%) Mockito
6 3 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.83%) TestNG
7 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.89%) ERwin
7 2 (1.89%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 54 (50.94%) Finance
2 32 (30.19%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Back Office
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Billing
6 3 (2.83%) International Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (34.91%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) Analyst
3 18 (16.98%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Financial Analyst
4 14 (13.21%) Service Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Lead Test Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Test Leader
6 10 (9.43%) Applications Support
6 10 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Architect
8 8 (7.55%) AS400 Test Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Test Team Leader
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 19 (17.92%) HTML
3 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
4 14 (13.21%) CSS
5 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (11.32%) Spring
6 11 (10.38%) Spring Boot
7 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (9.43%) Razor View Engine
7 10 (9.43%) WPF
8 9 (8.49%) Middleware
8 9 (8.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (7.55%) Node.js
10 7 (6.60%) J2EE
10 7 (6.60%) Web Services
11 6 (5.66%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (5.66%) Kafka
11 6 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (4.72%) React
12 5 (4.72%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.15%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (13.21%) AS400
4 11 (10.38%) iSeries
4 11 (10.38%) Mainframe
5 6 (5.66%) Fintech
6 5 (4.72%) Cloud Native
6 5 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.77%) Blog
7 4 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.77%) iPad
8 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.89%) Derivative
9 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Linux
2 17 (16.04%) Windows
3 12 (11.32%) Unix
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.77%) AIX
5 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.89%) CentOS
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Android
7 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) DevOps
2 24 (22.64%) SDLC
3 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
4 18 (16.98%) Waterfall
5 15 (14.15%) TDD
5 15 (14.15%) Test Scripting
6 14 (13.21%) CRM
6 14 (13.21%) Manual Testing
6 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
6 14 (13.21%) Regression Testing
6 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.32%) MVC
7 12 (11.32%) Scrum
8 11 (10.38%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (10.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (9.43%) MVVM
9 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.43%) Wealth Management
9 10 (9.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.34%) SQL
2 33 (31.13%) Java
3 26 (24.53%) C#
4 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 22 (20.75%) Python
6 6 (5.66%) C++
6 6 (5.66%) Go
7 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.77%) Korn
8 4 (3.77%) Perl
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
8 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.83%) Java 8
9 3 (2.83%) Ruby
9 3 (2.83%) Scala
10 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) VBA
11 1 (0.94%) PL/1
11 1 (0.94%) REXX
11 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) ISEB
2 14 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (9.43%) Degree
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.77%) CISSP
5 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.77%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.77%) MCSE
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.94%) PhD
7 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) GDPR
3 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Docker
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) HDFS
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.89%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.89%) XenServer
5 1 (0.94%) ACF2
5 1 (0.94%) RACF
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Nagios
2 9 (8.49%) Ansible
3 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.60%) Puppet
5 6 (5.66%) logstash
6 5 (4.72%) Grafana
7 3 (2.83%) Salt
8 2 (1.89%) Packer
8 2 (1.89%) Terraform
9 1 (0.94%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.25%) Oracle
3 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.43%) SAP
5 8 (7.55%) Google
6 7 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.66%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.72%) Dell
8 5 (4.72%) HP
8 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.77%) Adobe
9 4 (3.77%) hybris
9 4 (3.77%) IDERA
9 4 (3.77%) VMware
10 3 (2.83%) Citrix
10 3 (2.83%) Kofax
10 3 (2.83%) Splunk
10 3 (2.83%) Tableau
11 2 (1.89%) Cisco
11 2 (1.89%) Cognos