Period
to 18 May 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 May 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 206 241
Rank change year-on-year +4 +35 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 35 65 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.90% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 2.49% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 79
10th Percentile £49,050 £41,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £45,250 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -13.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £74,938 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,750 £87,500 £89,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -3.45%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,588 2,610 3,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.89% 36.12% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 2,176 3,517
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,927 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.80% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £86,813 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £91,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in the City of London.

Salary trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 May 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
London Bridge - 2 £67,500 -
IBM
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Python
4 10 (28.57%) Banking
4 10 (28.57%) Azure
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) AWS
6 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
7 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) Middleware
7 7 (20.00%) Spring
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.14%) MVC
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) System Testing
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
8 6 (17.14%) GCP
8 6 (17.14%) Java 8
8 6 (17.14%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (17.14%) Fintech
9 5 (14.29%) Terraform
9 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.29%) RESTful
9 5 (14.29%) SAP

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) GlassFish
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) CICS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.86%) FastStats
2 1 (2.86%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (2.86%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Azure
2 8 (22.86%) AWS
3 6 (17.14%) GCP
4 4 (11.43%) GitHub
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (8.57%) SaaS
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.71%) IaaS
6 2 (5.71%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (5.71%) PaaS
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) PSTN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) WebEx
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.71%) DataStage
4 2 (5.71%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) Ingres
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) OLTP
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) GitLab
1 4 (11.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Archiva
2 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
2 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) Mockito
2 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
4 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.57%) Public Speaking
6 2 (5.71%) Advertising
6 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.86%) International Banking
7 1 (2.86%) Law
7 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Integration Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Programmer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Programmer
4 4 (11.43%) z/OS Systems Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) CICS Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) CICS Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Middleware
1 7 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) JMS
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) React
3 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
4 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.57%) Hystrix
4 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
4 3 (8.57%) Kafka
4 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) Spring Batch
4 3 (8.57%) Spring Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.43%) Social Media
4 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.57%) Blog
4 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.86%) EFT
6 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.86%) iSeries
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Podcast
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) zOS
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Fintech
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
3 6 (17.14%) System Testing
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) Java 8
4 4 (11.43%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) JCL
5 2 (5.71%) REXX
6 1 (2.86%) R
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (2.86%) CISA
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 20022
2 1 (2.86%) GRC
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) RACF
2 2 (5.71%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Terraform
2 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Packer
4 2 (5.71%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (5.71%) zSecure
5 1 (2.86%) AssetCenter
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) Control-M
5 1 (2.86%) Graylog
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Google
4 5 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (8.57%) Informatica
5 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) Talend
7 1 (2.86%) Apteco
7 1 (2.86%) Delphix
7 1 (2.86%) FIS
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) Polycom
7 1 (2.86%) Snow
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam