Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IBM Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 871 631 899
Rank change year-on-year -240 +268 -19
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 119 50 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.25% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 41 162
10th Percentile £46,375 £37,500 £33,650
25th Percentile £60,000 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% -13.79%
75th Percentile £90,000 £145,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £120,000 " £85,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% -10.71%

IBM Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 48,280 18,299 40,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.78% 40.54% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33,892 15,698 33,878
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in England

IBM Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM Cloud in England.

Salary trend for IBM Cloud in England

IBM Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM Cloud in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in England

IBM Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 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 -213 66 £80,000 -38.46% 3
South East -139 40 £75,000 +20.00% 2
North of England - 7 - - 2
North East - 5 - - 1
Midlands -139 2 £80,000 +77.78% 2
West Midlands -114 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £105,000 - 1
IBM Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 114 (95.80%) IBM
2 112 (94.12%) AWS
3 101 (84.87%) Azure
4 94 (78.99%) Kubernetes
5 84 (70.59%) Docker
6 76 (63.87%) Python
7 73 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (51.26%) Data Science
9 56 (47.06%) Ansible
9 56 (47.06%) GCP
10 55 (46.22%) Google
11 53 (44.54%) Go
12 43 (36.13%) Java
13 41 (34.45%) Configuration Management
13 41 (34.45%) Software Engineering
14 35 (29.41%) SQL
15 34 (28.57%) NoSQL
16 33 (27.73%) Jenkins
16 33 (27.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 33 (27.73%) Terraform
17 31 (26.05%) Analytics
17 31 (26.05%) DevOps
18 30 (25.21%) OpenShift
19 29 (24.37%) Kafka
19 29 (24.37%) Apache Spark
19 29 (24.37%) Hadoop
20 28 (23.53%) GitLab
20 28 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
21 27 (22.69%) Big Data
21 27 (22.69%) PaaS

IBM Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 29 (24.37%) Apache Spark
2 24 (20.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.20%) Confluence
3 5 (4.20%) Hyperledger
4 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 112 (94.12%) AWS
2 101 (84.87%) Azure
3 56 (47.06%) GCP
4 30 (25.21%) OpenShift
5 27 (22.69%) PaaS
6 25 (21.01%) Amazon EMR
7 24 (20.17%) Amazon EKS
8 21 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (12.61%) Snowflake
10 13 (10.92%) Serverless
11 12 (10.08%) Cloud Functions
11 12 (10.08%) Google App Engine
11 12 (10.08%) Google Compute Engine
11 12 (10.08%) Google Container Engine
12 7 (5.88%) MinIO
12 7 (5.88%) Stackdriver
13 5 (4.20%) IaaS
13 5 (4.20%) SaaS
14 4 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (3.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Firewall
1 8 (6.72%) SAN
2 7 (5.88%) SD-WAN
2 7 (5.88%) VPN
2 7 (5.88%) VSAN
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.84%) DHCP
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Skype
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 29 (24.37%) Hadoop
3 27 (22.69%) Big Data
4 25 (21.01%) Amazon Athena
4 25 (21.01%) Amazon Redshift
4 25 (21.01%) Neo4j
5 24 (20.17%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.20%) Blockchain
8 5 (4.20%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.52%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.52%) HBase
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.68%) DB2
10 2 (1.68%) Flink
11 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.84%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 33 (27.73%) Jenkins
2 28 (23.53%) GitLab
3 25 (21.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 25 (21.01%) Vagrant
4 10 (8.40%) JIRA
5 5 (4.20%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.20%) JMeter
5 5 (4.20%) Postman
5 5 (4.20%) REST Assured
5 5 (4.20%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.84%) Mocha
7 1 (0.84%) Mockito
7 1 (0.84%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (21.01%) Social Skills
2 10 (8.40%) Presentation Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Finance
4 5 (4.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 5 (4.20%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) Law
6 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Architect
2 18 (15.13%) Data Architect
3 17 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (13.45%) Cloud Native Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Platform Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Site Engineer
7 12 (10.08%) Java Architect
7 12 (10.08%) Senior Architect
7 12 (10.08%) Senior Cloud Architect
8 11 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) Data Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Developer
11 8 (6.72%) Senior Java Architect
12 7 (5.88%) AWS Architect
12 7 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
13 6 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
14 5 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.37%) Kafka
2 25 (21.01%) Spark Streaming
3 20 (16.81%) Node.js
4 18 (15.13%) Spring
4 18 (15.13%) Spring Boot
5 17 (14.29%) Java EE
5 17 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
6 8 (6.72%) React
7 7 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (5.04%) Express
8 6 (5.04%) Web Services
9 5 (4.20%) RESTful
9 5 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.20%) WireMock
10 4 (3.36%) Redux
11 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.68%) ARM Templates
11 2 (1.68%) HTML5
11 2 (1.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Cloud Native
2 12 (10.08%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.04%) Blog
3 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Acoustics
6 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.26%) Data Science
3 41 (34.45%) Configuration Management
3 41 (34.45%) Software Engineering
4 33 (27.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 31 (26.05%) Analytics
5 31 (26.05%) DevOps
6 28 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
7 25 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (21.01%) Data Engineering
7 25 (21.01%) Data Munging
7 25 (21.01%) Data Pipeline
7 25 (21.01%) ETL
7 25 (21.01%) Translating Business Requirements
7 25 (21.01%) Unit Testing
8 23 (19.33%) Project Management
9 21 (17.65%) Thought Leadership
10 17 (14.29%) Microservices
11 16 (13.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (13.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.87%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) Go
3 43 (36.13%) Java
4 35 (29.41%) SQL
5 20 (16.81%) C#
6 12 (10.08%) Scala
7 9 (7.56%) C
7 9 (7.56%) C++
7 9 (7.56%) Rust
8 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.04%) Ruby
9 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.68%) ES7
12 1 (0.84%) R
12 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Degree
2 10 (8.40%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) NCSC
3 1 (0.84%) SEPA
System Software
1 84 (70.59%) Docker
2 25 (21.01%) VirtualBox
3 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.88%) Ceph
4 7 (5.88%) KVM
4 7 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 94 (78.99%) Kubernetes
2 56 (47.06%) Ansible
3 33 (27.73%) Terraform
4 25 (21.01%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (9.24%) Puppet
6 10 (8.40%) Salt
7 8 (6.72%) Prometheus
8 7 (5.88%) vCenter Server
8 7 (5.88%) ZABBIX
9 5 (4.20%) HP ALM
10 4 (3.36%) SCCM
11 1 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.84%) Grafana
11 1 (0.84%) Knative
11 1 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (95.80%) IBM
2 55 (46.22%) Google
3 25 (21.01%) Cloudera
3 25 (21.01%) Hortonworks
3 25 (21.01%) VMware
4 24 (20.17%) Informatica
4 24 (20.17%) Red Hat
4 24 (20.17%) Talend
5 23 (19.33%) SAP
6 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.88%) AppDynamics
7 7 (5.88%) Dynatrace
8 5 (4.20%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.20%) HP
9 3 (2.52%) Citrix
10 2 (1.68%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.84%) Adobe
11 1 (0.84%) CA
11 1 (0.84%) Cisco