Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 1051 1065
Rank change year-on-year +198 +14 +148
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 278 117 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.071% 0.089%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.39% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 194 99 122
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.45% +25.00%
10th Percentile £48,400 £27,500 £30,625
90th Percentile £117,500 £126,000 £89,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £73,750 £66,250
% change year-on-year -5.08% +11.32% +20.45%

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 36,849 29,699 23,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.59% 17.90% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30,034 24,638 19,690
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +6.84%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in England

IBM Cloud
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IBM Cloud in England

IBM Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
London +156 174 £80,000 -5.88% 15
South East +33 46 £67,500 - 1
Midlands +19 24 £65,000 +116.67% 6
North of England +45 22 £65,000 -3.70% 2
North West +39 20 £51,500 -
East Midlands - 14 £90,000 - 2
West Midlands +1 10 £61,300 +104.33% 4
South West -7 3 £42,750 -
Yorkshire +27 1 £100,000 +48.15% 2
East of England +15 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £85,000 -
IBM Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 262 (94.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 240 (86.33%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (70.50%) IBM
4 159 (57.19%) Docker
5 156 (56.12%) Google
6 154 (55.40%) DevOps
7 150 (53.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 138 (49.64%) Java
9 121 (43.53%) Kubernetes
10 120 (43.17%) Python
11 115 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
12 109 (39.21%) PaaS
13 95 (34.17%) Ansible
14 94 (33.81%) Spring
15 89 (32.01%) Microservices
16 82 (29.50%) OpenShift
17 80 (28.78%) Cloud Foundry
18 79 (28.42%) Configuration Management
18 79 (28.42%) Red Hat
19 76 (27.34%) Spring Boot
20 75 (26.98%) Cloud Native
21 71 (25.54%) Microsoft
21 71 (25.54%) Java EE
22 70 (25.18%) Scrum
23 65 (23.38%) Puppet
24 62 (22.30%) Opscode Chef
25 59 (21.22%) Hybrid Cloud
26 58 (20.86%) The Twelve-Factor App
27 57 (20.50%) Re-Platforming
27 57 (20.50%) Domain-Driven Design

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 80 (28.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 57 (20.50%) WebSphere
3 55 (19.78%) Tomcat
4 54 (19.42%) WebLogic
5 41 (14.75%) Apache Spark
6 16 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (4.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (3.60%) nginx
9 9 (3.24%) Apache
10 7 (2.52%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.16%) Appian
12 5 (1.80%) Hyperledger
13 4 (1.44%) Ethereum
13 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.72%) CMS
14 2 (0.72%) IIS
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.36%) CICS
15 1 (0.36%) Confluence
15 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (1.44%) R3 Corda
2 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 262 (94.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 240 (86.33%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (53.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 109 (39.21%) PaaS
5 82 (29.50%) OpenShift
6 34 (12.23%) Serverless
7 31 (11.15%) SaaS
8 28 (10.07%) IaaS
9 19 (6.83%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (6.12%) SoftLayer
11 16 (5.76%) Amazon EMR
12 12 (4.32%) Google App Engine
12 12 (4.32%) Office 365
13 11 (3.96%) GitHub
14 10 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (2.16%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (1.80%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.19%) Firewall
2 18 (6.47%) WAN
3 17 (6.12%) DNS
4 11 (3.96%) LAN
5 10 (3.60%) DHCP
5 10 (3.60%) SAN
6 9 (3.24%) SMTP
6 9 (3.24%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.88%) Unified Communications
8 7 (2.52%) HTTP
8 7 (2.52%) SSH
8 7 (2.52%) SSL
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.08%) DMVPN
9 3 (1.08%) MPLS
9 3 (1.08%) VLAN
9 3 (1.08%) VoIP
9 3 (1.08%) WLAN
10 2 (0.72%) BGP
10 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.11%) Hadoop
2 40 (14.39%) NoSQL
3 38 (13.67%) Big Data
4 25 (8.99%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.83%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.76%) Amazon Athena
7 16 (5.76%) Cosmos DB
8 15 (5.40%) Neo4j
9 13 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (4.68%) SAP HANA
10 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.96%) Hazelcast
11 10 (3.60%) BigQuery
11 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.60%) Star Schema
12 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.52%) KDB
13 7 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 46 (16.55%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (7.91%) Vagrant
4 16 (5.76%) Maven
5 15 (5.40%) Ant
5 15 (5.40%) gulp
6 14 (5.04%) Gradle
7 13 (4.68%) Git (software)
7 13 (4.68%) JUnit
8 12 (4.32%) Travis CI
9 10 (3.60%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.24%) IBM UrbanCode
10 9 (3.24%) Subversion
11 8 (2.88%) GitLab
12 7 (2.52%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.80%) Mocha
13 5 (1.80%) Mockito
13 5 (1.80%) webpack
14 4 (1.44%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.44%) CA Release Automation
General
1 50 (17.99%) Finance
2 12 (4.32%) Publishing
2 12 (4.32%) Retail
3 9 (3.24%) Electronics
4 8 (2.88%) Banking
4 8 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Front Office
5 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (46.76%) Architect
2 104 (37.41%) Cloud Architect
3 46 (16.55%) Developer
4 37 (13.31%) AWS Architect
5 35 (12.59%) Technical Architect
6 32 (11.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (11.15%) Cloud Developer
8 26 (9.35%) Java Architect
8 26 (9.35%) Java Developer
9 25 (8.99%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (8.63%) AWS DevOps
11 22 (7.91%) Java Technical Architect
12 19 (6.83%) Data Engineer
13 18 (6.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 17 (6.12%) Consultant
15 16 (5.76%) Azure Architect
15 16 (5.76%) Enterprise Architect
15 16 (5.76%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
15 16 (5.76%) Senior Architect
16 14 (5.04%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (33.81%) Spring
2 76 (27.34%) Spring Boot
3 71 (25.54%) Java EE
4 55 (19.78%) Node.js
5 43 (15.47%) Middleware
6 41 (14.75%) Spring Cloud
7 32 (11.51%) REST
8 27 (9.71%) Web Services
9 20 (7.19%) JSON
10 16 (5.76%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (5.04%) Hibernate
11 14 (5.04%) React
12 13 (4.68%) Spark Streaming
13 12 (4.32%) HTML
13 12 (4.32%) JAX-RS
13 12 (4.32%) SOAP
14 11 (3.96%) Sensu
15 10 (3.60%) Akka
15 10 (3.60%) AngularJS
15 10 (3.60%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.98%) Cloud Native
2 59 (21.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 50 (17.99%) Computer Science
4 44 (15.83%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (14.75%) Fintech
6 40 (14.39%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (14.03%) Public Cloud
8 36 (12.95%) Blog
9 24 (8.63%) Data Centre
10 22 (7.91%) Private Cloud
11 16 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (3.24%) Mainframe
14 8 (2.88%) Smartphone
15 6 (2.16%) Robotics
16 5 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
17 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
17 4 (1.44%) User Experience
18 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
18 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.42%) Linux
2 33 (11.87%) Windows
3 9 (3.24%) Unix
3 9 (3.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.72%) CentOS
6 2 (0.72%) Debian
6 2 (0.72%) Fedora
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (55.40%) DevOps
2 115 (41.37%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (32.01%) Microservices
4 79 (28.42%) Configuration Management
5 70 (25.18%) Scrum
6 58 (20.86%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 57 (20.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 57 (20.50%) Re-Platforming
8 45 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (14.03%) Open Source
10 37 (13.31%) Analytics
10 37 (13.31%) Migration
11 30 (10.79%) Unit Testing
12 24 (8.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (7.19%) Software Engineering
15 19 (6.83%) ETL
16 16 (5.76%) Data Munging
16 16 (5.76%) Test Automation
16 16 (5.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 138 (49.64%) Java
2 120 (43.17%) Python
3 49 (17.63%) SQL
4 34 (12.23%) Go
5 31 (11.15%) C#
6 29 (10.43%) PowerShell
7 24 (8.63%) Java 8
8 21 (7.55%) Ruby
9 19 (6.83%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.68%) Perl
11 8 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.52%) Scala
12 7 (2.52%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.16%) ABAP
13 6 (2.16%) C++
14 5 (1.80%) ES6
15 4 (1.44%) Solidity
16 3 (1.08%) Groovy
17 2 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (17.63%) Degree
2 36 (12.95%) Master's Degree
3 14 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.68%) MCSE
4 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.24%) MCSA
6 7 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.44%) ISEB
8 4 (1.44%) MCSD
9 3 (1.08%) CCDP
9 3 (1.08%) CCNP
9 3 (1.08%) CCSE
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.72%) RHCA
10 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.31%) GCP
2 8 (2.88%) QA
3 7 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 159 (57.19%) Docker
2 41 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.40%) VirtualBox
5 14 (5.04%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.16%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.80%) NFS
7 5 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.72%) vSphere
8 2 (0.72%) XenServer
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 121 (43.53%) Kubernetes
2 95 (34.17%) Ansible
3 65 (23.38%) Puppet
4 62 (22.30%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (11.87%) Terraform
6 25 (8.99%) Salt
7 13 (4.68%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (3.96%) Graphite
8 11 (3.96%) Prometheus
9 7 (2.52%) HAProxy
9 7 (2.52%) Icinga
10 5 (1.80%) Mesos
10 5 (1.80%) rkt
10 5 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.80%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.44%) Automic
11 4 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.08%) Grafana
12 3 (1.08%) Graylog
12 3 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 196 (70.50%) IBM
2 156 (56.12%) Google
3 79 (28.42%) Red Hat
4 71 (25.54%) Microsoft
5 51 (18.35%) SAP
6 50 (17.99%) VMware
7 36 (12.95%) Oracle
8 31 (11.15%) Cloudera
9 21 (7.55%) Splunk
10 20 (7.19%) Talend
11 19 (6.83%) Cisco
11 19 (6.83%) Hortonworks
11 19 (6.83%) Informatica
12 16 (5.76%) Rackspace
13 10 (3.60%) MapR
14 9 (3.24%) Juniper
15 8 (2.88%) AppDynamics
16 7 (2.52%) GigaSpaces
16 7 (2.52%) Hitachi
17 6 (2.16%) Pega