Period
to 27 July 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 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 116 190
Rank change year-on-year -11 +74 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 92 63 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.95% 1.98% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.57% 4.49% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 79
10th Percentile £27,750 " £41,500
25th Percentile £34,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% - +19.05%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -8.33%

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 2,013 1,404 3,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.58% 44.16% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,113 1,082 2,577
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £34,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +7.00% -

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 July 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 July 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 +28 70 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Essex +2 14 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Bedfordshire -9 5 £30,500 -55.15%
Cambridgeshire -57 2 £31,250 -51.92%
Suffolk 0 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
2 37 (40.22%) Windows
3 35 (38.04%) TDD
3 35 (38.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (31.52%) Linux
5 28 (30.43%) ITIL
5 28 (30.43%) Instagram
6 27 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (27.17%) Rational Team Concert
7 25 (27.17%) Electronics
8 24 (26.09%) SysML
8 24 (26.09%) UML
8 24 (26.09%) C
8 24 (26.09%) Firmware
8 24 (26.09%) MATLAB
8 24 (26.09%) Simulink
8 24 (26.09%) Def Stans
8 24 (26.09%) MISRA
9 23 (25.00%) Degree
10 22 (23.91%) ServiceNow
10 22 (23.91%) Social Skills
11 18 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (19.57%) Ansible
12 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.48%) Java
12 17 (18.48%) SQL
13 16 (17.39%) Oracle
13 16 (17.39%) DevOps
14 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering

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 11 (11.96%) Confluence
2 9 (9.78%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.09%) Apache
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Simulink
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (3.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (9.78%) AWS
3 7 (7.61%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.43%) Azure
5 4 (4.35%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.17%) GCP
6 2 (2.17%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Skype
2 8 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.04%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) OLAP
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (4.35%) Power BI
4 3 (3.26%) Tableau
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
2 35 (38.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 25 (27.17%) Rational Team Concert
4 14 (15.22%) Eclipse
5 11 (11.96%) Cucumber
5 11 (11.96%) GitLab
5 11 (11.96%) JIRA
5 11 (11.96%) Maven
5 11 (11.96%) Rational Quality Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (27.17%) Electronics
2 22 (23.91%) Social Skills
3 12 (13.04%) Presentation Skills
4 11 (11.96%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (7.61%) Public Sector
6 5 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (4.35%) Aerospace
8 3 (3.26%) Finance
9 2 (2.17%) Law
9 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Design Engineer
1 24 (26.09%) Development Engineer
1 24 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
1 24 (26.09%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
1 24 (26.09%) Software Design Engineer
1 24 (26.09%) Software Development Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Analyst
2 11 (11.96%) Information Analyst
2 11 (11.96%) Information Systems Analyst
2 11 (11.96%) Systems Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 6 (6.52%) Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Architect
6 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) Spring
2 13 (14.13%) Web Services
3 11 (11.96%) JTS
3 11 (11.96%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (11.96%) Spring Boot
4 10 (10.87%) REST
4 10 (10.87%) SOAP
5 8 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (8.70%) JMS
5 8 (8.70%) RESTful
6 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.26%) J2EE
7 2 (2.17%) .NET
7 2 (2.17%) Node.js
7 2 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.78%) User Experience
3 8 (8.70%) iSeries
4 5 (5.43%) AS400
4 5 (5.43%) Biotechnology
4 5 (5.43%) Life Science
4 5 (5.43%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) Windows
2 29 (31.52%) Linux
3 13 (14.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) OS/400
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.17%) Unix
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) TDD
2 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.43%) ITIL
4 27 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (26.09%) SysML
5 24 (26.09%) UML
6 18 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
8 16 (17.39%) DevOps
9 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
10 14 (15.22%) Problem Management
11 11 (11.96%) BDD
11 11 (11.96%) Collaborative Engineering
11 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.96%) Information Management
11 11 (11.96%) Microservices
11 11 (11.96%) Requirements Management
11 11 (11.96%) Scrum
11 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) C
1 24 (26.09%) MATLAB
2 17 (18.48%) Java
2 17 (18.48%) SQL
3 14 (15.22%) Ada
4 12 (13.04%) C++
5 10 (10.87%) Embedded C
5 10 (10.87%) Embedded C++
6 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.35%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) RPG
8 2 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Degree
2 14 (15.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.09%) CAPM
6 1 (1.09%) ISACA
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) RHCA
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
6 1 (1.09%) VCAP
6 1 (1.09%) VCDX
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.09%) Def Stans
1 24 (26.09%) MISRA
2 14 (15.22%) GDPR
3 9 (9.78%) COBIT
4 5 (5.43%) Data Quality
4 5 (5.43%) HIPAA
5 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) Firmware
2 4 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) Ansible
2 9 (9.78%) IBM BigFix
3 8 (8.70%) Kibana
4 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.35%) Terraform
5 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Instagram
2 22 (23.91%) ServiceNow
3 16 (17.39%) Oracle
4 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (8.70%) AppDynamics
7 5 (5.43%) Informatica
7 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.35%) Google
9 3 (3.26%) Cognos
9 3 (3.26%) Hyperion
9 3 (3.26%) Saba
9 3 (3.26%) SAP
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco
10 1 (1.09%) Databricks
10 1 (1.09%) HP
10 1 (1.09%) NVIDIA
10 1 (1.09%) VMware