Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 January 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 232 188
Rank change year-on-year -80 -44 -30
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,663 2,447 3,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 1.46% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 3.34% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 1,780 2,582
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 72,077 73,220 87,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.44% 43.60% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56,963 59,402 72,580
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in England

IBM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IBM in England

IBM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in England

IBM
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -49 726 £65,000 +8.33% 110
South East -86 308 £50,000 - 42
North of England -17 231 £47,500 +18.75% 53
Midlands -82 187 £37,500 -16.20% 52
North West -23 166 £45,000 +12.50% 36
West Midlands -67 139 £36,500 -18.89% 41
East of England -51 138 £55,000 - 26
South West -31 76 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Yorkshire +13 53 £50,000 +4.17% 14
East Midlands -46 47 £40,000 -5.88% 9
North East -21 12 £40,000 - 3
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 520 (31.27%) Oracle
2 492 (29.59%) Microsoft
3 474 (28.50%) Java
4 415 (24.95%) Finance
5 401 (24.11%) SQL
6 375 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
7 365 (21.95%) Windows
8 325 (19.54%) Linux
9 284 (17.08%) WebSphere
10 269 (16.18%) SQL Server
11 249 (14.97%) Unix
12 244 (14.67%) VMware
13 226 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
14 223 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 212 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
16 204 (12.27%) ITIL
17 202 (12.15%) Middleware
18 192 (11.55%) .NET
19 191 (11.49%) Analytics
20 189 (11.37%) Degree
21 186 (11.18%) HP
22 180 (10.82%) JavaScript
23 179 (10.76%) Banking
24 169 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
25 168 (10.10%) Windows Server
25 168 (10.10%) Active Directory
26 166 (9.98%) VMware Infrastructure
27 163 (9.80%) Open Source
28 160 (9.62%) DevOps
29 147 (8.84%) Web Services

IBM
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
1 284 (17.08%) WebSphere
2 114 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 108 (6.49%) Apache
4 82 (4.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 81 (4.87%) MS Exchange
6 69 (4.15%) Confluence
7 66 (3.97%) WebLogic
8 61 (3.67%) CMS
9 60 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 55 (3.31%) IIS
11 52 (3.13%) JBoss
12 50 (3.01%) OpenStack
13 39 (2.35%) SharePoint
14 34 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
14 34 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
15 30 (1.80%) SAS
16 28 (1.68%) Apache Spark
16 28 (1.68%) Liferay
17 25 (1.50%) MQSeries
18 23 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 57 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.60%) SPSS
6 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.24%) Simulink
7 3 (0.18%) HipChat
8 2 (0.12%) Stata
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.060%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 28 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
2 25 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 20 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
5 18 (1.08%) Magento
6 16 (0.96%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.72%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 12 (0.72%) Unica
8 11 (0.66%) Maximo
8 11 (0.66%) SAP BPC
9 10 (0.60%) HFM
9 10 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.54%) Temenos T24
11 8 (0.48%) Cognos Controller
12 7 (0.42%) Cognos Planning
12 7 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
12 7 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 226 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (7.22%) PaaS
4 96 (5.77%) IaaS
5 86 (5.17%) Office 365
6 74 (4.45%) IBM Cloud
7 70 (4.21%) SaaS
8 63 (3.79%) Bluemix
9 29 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
9 29 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (1.62%) Boomi
10 27 (1.62%) IBM Blueworks
11 26 (1.56%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (1.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 20 (1.20%) Serverless
14 18 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (0.72%) Slack
16 10 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 135 (8.12%) SAN
2 124 (7.46%) Firewall
3 96 (5.77%) DNS
4 77 (4.63%) WAN
5 74 (4.45%) VPN
6 63 (3.79%) DHCP
7 60 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 56 (3.37%) LAN
9 40 (2.41%) NAS
10 36 (2.16%) Internet
11 32 (1.92%) Ethernet
12 31 (1.86%) HTTP
12 31 (1.86%) NetScaler
12 31 (1.86%) SSL
13 28 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (1.62%) Wireless
15 25 (1.50%) BGP
15 25 (1.50%) Network Security
16 22 (1.32%) Unified Communications
17 21 (1.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 137 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (8.00%) Big Data
4 123 (7.40%) DB2
5 92 (5.53%) MySQL
6 75 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 74 (4.45%) Power BI
8 67 (4.03%) NoSQL
9 66 (3.97%) MongoDB
10 63 (3.79%) Hadoop
11 60 (3.61%) Relational Database
12 56 (3.37%) Oracle Database
13 55 (3.31%) IBM InfoSphere
14 44 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 42 (2.53%) DataStage
16 41 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 36 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (2.04%) RDBMS
19 32 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 129 (7.76%) JIRA
2 113 (6.79%) Jenkins
3 95 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 59 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (3.13%) Maven
6 49 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 42 (2.53%) JUnit
8 40 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 40 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 38 (2.29%) Selenium
9 38 (2.29%) TeamCity
10 34 (2.04%) Subversion
11 32 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 28 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 23 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (1.32%) Mockito
14 22 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.20%) HP UFT
15 20 (1.20%) JMeter
15 20 (1.20%) Protractor
General
1 415 (24.95%) Finance
2 179 (10.76%) Banking
3 142 (8.54%) Retail
4 67 (4.03%) Marketing
5 53 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.77%) Back Office
7 42 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.80%) Electronics
9 29 (1.74%) Advertising
10 26 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.50%) Law
12 22 (1.32%) Legal
13 19 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 18 (1.08%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.96%) Military
16 14 (0.84%) Games
17 11 (0.66%) French Language
17 11 (0.66%) German Language
18 10 (0.60%) Front Office
19 8 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 350 (21.05%) Developer
2 278 (16.72%) Architect
3 206 (12.39%) Analyst
4 143 (8.60%) Consultant
5 132 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 119 (7.16%) Java Developer
7 80 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 77 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 64 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 64 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 63 (3.79%) Administrator
11 54 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 53 (3.19%) Support Engineer
13 42 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
13 42 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
14 39 (2.35%) Integration Architect
15 38 (2.29%) Applications Support Analyst
16 36 (2.16%) Senior Java Developer
17 31 (1.86%) Cloud Architect
17 31 (1.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (12.15%) Middleware
2 192 (11.55%) .NET
3 147 (8.84%) Web Services
4 132 (7.94%) REST
5 126 (7.58%) HTML
5 126 (7.58%) J2EE
6 120 (7.22%) SOAP
7 114 (6.86%) XML
8 94 (5.65%) CSS
9 91 (5.47%) Node.js
9 91 (5.47%) Spring
10 67 (4.03%) RESTful
11 66 (3.97%) AngularJS
12 63 (3.79%) JSON
13 59 (3.55%) HTML5
14 56 (3.37%) IBM Integration Bus
15 55 (3.31%) Java EE
16 51 (3.07%) Hibernate
17 48 (2.89%) ASP.NET
18 47 (2.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 169 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 78 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 56 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 55 (3.31%) Client/Server
8 53 (3.19%) Clustering
8 53 (3.19%) DataPower
8 53 (3.19%) iSeries
9 48 (2.89%) AS400
10 36 (2.16%) IBM Mainframe
11 34 (2.04%) Fintech
11 34 (2.04%) User Experience
12 31 (1.86%) N-Tier
13 25 (1.50%) Algorithms
14 24 (1.44%) SWIFT
15 20 (1.20%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.08%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 365 (21.95%) Windows
2 325 (19.54%) Linux
3 249 (14.97%) Unix
4 168 (10.10%) Windows Server
5 88 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (4.81%) AIX
7 78 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 72 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (3.85%) Solaris
10 51 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (2.04%) Android
12 33 (1.98%) Apple iOS
13 26 (1.56%) Windows 7
14 21 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.02%) HPUX
15 17 (1.02%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.96%) Debian
17 15 (0.90%) Windows 10
18 14 (0.84%) SUSE
18 14 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
3 204 (12.27%) ITIL
4 191 (11.49%) Analytics
5 163 (9.80%) Open Source
6 160 (9.62%) DevOps
7 133 (8.00%) SOA
8 130 (7.82%) Scrum
9 118 (7.10%) ETL
10 115 (6.92%) E-Commerce
11 107 (6.43%) Presales
11 107 (6.43%) Software Engineering
11 107 (6.43%) TDD
12 98 (5.89%) CRM
12 98 (5.89%) Data Modelling
13 97 (5.83%) Project Management
14 96 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
15 93 (5.59%) TOGAF
16 92 (5.53%) SDLC
17 85 (5.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 474 (28.50%) Java
2 401 (24.11%) SQL
3 180 (10.82%) JavaScript
4 146 (8.78%) Python
5 102 (6.13%) C#
6 91 (5.47%) PowerShell
7 70 (4.21%) Perl
8 65 (3.91%) C++
9 63 (3.79%) Shell Script
10 54 (3.25%) T-SQL
11 44 (2.65%) PHP
12 43 (2.59%) Bash Shell
13 34 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 33 (1.98%) COBOL
15 32 (1.92%) C
16 31 (1.86%) RPG
16 31 (1.86%) Scala
16 31 (1.86%) VBA
17 27 (1.62%) R
17 27 (1.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 189 (11.37%) Degree
2 44 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.59%) CISSP
4 40 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (1.50%) CCNA
8 25 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.44%) CCNP
9 24 (1.44%) CISM
9 24 (1.44%) MCSA
10 22 (1.32%) MCSE
11 20 (1.20%) ISTQB
12 18 (1.08%) MCP
13 16 (0.96%) PMI Certification
13 16 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (0.78%) ISEB
15 11 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.81%) SLA
2 68 (4.09%) QA
3 62 (3.73%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.38%) COBIT
5 21 (1.26%) GDPR
6 20 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.48%) PMO
9 7 (0.42%) HL7
10 6 (0.36%) MISRA
11 5 (0.30%) PSD2
12 4 (0.24%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.18%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.18%) MISRA C
13 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.060%) RosettaNet
15 1 (0.060%) TickIT
System Software
1 168 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 166 (9.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (6.67%) Docker
4 75 (4.51%) Hyper-V
5 47 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (2.59%) XenApp
7 35 (2.10%) vSphere
8 26 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 25 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (1.08%) Ceph
11 16 (0.96%) NFS
12 15 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (0.90%) VMware NSX
13 13 (0.78%) XenServer
14 12 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.54%) Firmware
16 9 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.54%) Time Sharing Option
17 7 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 101 (6.07%) Puppet
2 73 (4.39%) Tivoli
3 70 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (3.97%) Ansible
5 56 (3.37%) Kubernetes
6 44 (2.65%) SCCM
7 27 (1.62%) QRadar
7 27 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (1.02%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.02%) NetBackup
8 17 (1.02%) Terraform
9 15 (0.90%) SCOM
10 14 (0.84%) CA Wily
10 14 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.78%) Nagios
12 12 (0.72%) Data Guard
12 12 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (0.72%) HP SIM
12 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 520 (31.27%) Oracle
2 492 (29.59%) Microsoft
3 244 (14.67%) VMware
4 186 (11.18%) HP
5 133 (8.00%) Cisco
6 131 (7.88%) SAP
7 125 (7.52%) Cognos
8 123 (7.40%) Citrix
9 113 (6.79%) Google
10 96 (5.77%) Dell
11 87 (5.23%) Red Hat
12 80 (4.81%) TIBCO
13 62 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
14 61 (3.67%) NetApp
15 60 (3.61%) Tableau
16 57 (3.43%) EMC
17 52 (3.13%) Adobe
17 52 (3.13%) hybris
17 52 (3.13%) Juniper
18 46 (2.77%) MuleSoft