Period
to 27 February 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 February 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
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 137 188
Rank change year-on-year +40 +51 +28
Permanent jobs citing IBM 69 118 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.40% 1.98% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 4.32% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 113 89
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,600 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +0.87%

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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,201 2,732 4,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.77% 45.89% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1,916 3,032
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,675
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in the East of England.

Salary trend for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for IBM in the East of England

IBM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Hertfordshire +67 47 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Essex +20 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Bedfordshire +16 8 £70,000 +2.94%
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.99%) ServiceNow
4 20 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
5 16 (23.19%) RESTful
6 15 (21.74%) Ansible
6 15 (21.74%) Web Services
7 14 (20.29%) SOAP
7 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
7 14 (20.29%) DevOps
7 14 (20.29%) Spring
8 13 (18.84%) BDD
8 13 (18.84%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (18.84%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 13 (18.84%) Scrum
8 13 (18.84%) Validation
8 13 (18.84%) Aerospace
9 12 (17.39%) Windows
9 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 12 (17.39%) Confluence
9 12 (17.39%) JIRA
10 11 (15.94%) COBIT
10 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
10 11 (15.94%) Kanban
10 11 (15.94%) Kibana
10 11 (15.94%) Linux

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (17.39%) Confluence
2 10 (14.49%) Skype for Business
2 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (11.59%) MQSeries
4 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.35%) IBM Domino
5 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Magento
1 3 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (14.49%) AWS
3 6 (8.70%) OpenShift
4 5 (7.25%) Azure
5 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.35%) GCP
6 2 (2.90%) G Suite
7 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Skype
2 8 (11.59%) HTTP
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.90%) VoIP
5 1 (1.45%) BGP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.45%) IPsec
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.45%) OSPF
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.59%) DB2
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.84%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (17.39%) JIRA
4 9 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (13.04%) Rational Team Concert
5 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.59%) GitLab
5 8 (11.59%) Maven
5 8 (11.59%) Rational Quality Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Postman
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.84%) Aerospace
2 7 (10.14%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Finance
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Information Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Information Systems Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Graduate
9 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Operator
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) RESTful
2 15 (21.74%) Web Services
3 14 (20.29%) SOAP
3 14 (20.29%) Spring
4 9 (13.04%) J2EE
4 9 (13.04%) REST
5 8 (11.59%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (11.59%) JMS
5 8 (11.59%) JSON
5 8 (11.59%) JTS
5 8 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (11.59%) Spring Boot
6 7 (10.14%) XML
7 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.25%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (7.25%) Java SE
9 4 (5.80%) HTML
10 3 (4.35%) Flash
10 3 (4.35%) Node.js
11 2 (2.90%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.49%) User Experience
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) AS400
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Unix
5 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (20.29%) DevOps
5 13 (18.84%) BDD
5 13 (18.84%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 13 (18.84%) Scrum
5 13 (18.84%) Validation
6 11 (15.94%) Kanban
6 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.49%) Change Management
7 10 (14.49%) Conflict Resolution
7 10 (14.49%) Contract Negotiation
7 10 (14.49%) Data Analysis
7 10 (14.49%) Decision-Making
7 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.04%) TDD
9 8 (11.59%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.90%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) Ada
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) CCDA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) CEH
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) GPEN
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.45%) PhD
5 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.45%) SANS
5 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) COBIT
2 10 (14.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.45%) MISRA
3 1 (1.45%) NIST
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) Ansible
2 11 (15.94%) Kibana
3 10 (14.49%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (4.35%) SCCM
5 2 (2.90%) QRadar
6 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.45%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) ServiceNow
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.49%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (11.59%) AppDynamics
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle
4 8 (11.59%) Twitter
5 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.25%) Google
7 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.35%) Xerox
8 2 (2.90%) Apple
8 2 (2.90%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (2.90%) Informatica
8 2 (2.90%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) Talend
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) HP