Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 286 226
Rank change year-on-year -10 -60 -56
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,772 1,977 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.21% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 2.74% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 1,514 1,983
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.94% -1.90%
10th Percentile £31,850 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%

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 65,667 72,250 78,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.81% 44.28% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 51,428 56,332 64,298
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +17 840 £70,000 +12.00% 94
South East -13 313 £50,000 - 53
North of England -13 217 £45,000 -10.00% 46
East of England +49 176 £55,000 - 21
Midlands -58 137 £47,500 +14.46% 27
North West -54 108 £42,764 -4.97% 22
Yorkshire +35 97 £50,000 - 19
West Midlands -59 86 £55,000 +53.85% 19
South West -3 83 £60,000 +42.86% 31
East Midlands -21 52 £37,500 -16.67% 8
North East -4 13 £36,250 -0.68% 5
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 494 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 493 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
3 455 (25.68%) Oracle
4 451 (25.45%) Finance
5 431 (24.32%) SQL
6 423 (23.87%) Java
7 378 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
8 369 (20.82%) Windows
9 368 (20.77%) Linux
9 368 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 320 (18.06%) WebSphere
11 271 (15.29%) VMware
11 271 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 260 (14.67%) SAP
13 256 (14.45%) DevOps
14 237 (13.37%) ITIL
15 228 (12.87%) Degree
16 223 (12.58%) Unix
17 220 (12.42%) Web Services
18 216 (12.19%) Google
19 211 (11.91%) Python
20 206 (11.63%) HP
21 197 (11.12%) IBM Cloud
22 193 (10.89%) Docker
23 187 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
23 187 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
24 186 (10.50%) Spring
25 185 (10.44%) Banking
25 185 (10.44%) .NET
26 181 (10.21%) Cisco

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
1 320 (18.06%) WebSphere
2 126 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 121 (6.83%) WebLogic
4 77 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 68 (3.84%) SharePoint
6 66 (3.72%) Apache Spark
7 54 (3.05%) OpenStack
8 46 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 43 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 43 (2.43%) SAS
10 41 (2.31%) JBoss
10 41 (2.31%) MQSeries
11 37 (2.09%) IIS
12 31 (1.75%) Apache
13 29 (1.64%) Confluence
14 27 (1.52%) MS Exchange
15 25 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 21 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (1.13%) FileNet
17 20 (1.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 76 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.23%) Windchill
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Simulink
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 57 (3.22%) Cognos TM1
2 27 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 27 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.85%) SAP BPC
4 15 (0.85%) Unica
5 11 (0.62%) Documaker
6 9 (0.51%) Cognos Planning
6 9 (0.51%) Magento
7 8 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.45%) Maximo
8 7 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.40%) SAP MDM
9 6 (0.34%) HFM
9 6 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.34%) SAP Bank Analyzer
9 6 (0.34%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 378 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (11.12%) IBM Cloud
4 150 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 137 (7.73%) PaaS
6 103 (5.81%) SaaS
7 91 (5.14%) Office 365
8 82 (4.63%) IaaS
9 81 (4.57%) OpenShift
10 42 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
10 42 (2.37%) Serverless
11 24 (1.35%) Google Analytics
12 20 (1.13%) GitHub
12 20 (1.13%) Silverpop
13 17 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
13 17 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (0.62%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.62%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 119 (6.72%) DNS
2 96 (5.42%) SAN
3 93 (5.25%) Firewall
4 75 (4.23%) HTTP
5 74 (4.18%) DHCP
6 71 (4.01%) TCP/IP
7 64 (3.61%) Internet
8 46 (2.60%) SSL
9 43 (2.43%) FTP
10 41 (2.31%) VPN
11 39 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (1.86%) Network Security
12 33 (1.86%) WAN
13 30 (1.69%) LAN
13 30 (1.69%) SSH
14 28 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (1.35%) HTTPS
16 22 (1.24%) IPsec
16 22 (1.24%) SNMP
17 21 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 153 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
3 119 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 117 (6.60%) Big Data
5 107 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (5.25%) DB2
7 88 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 81 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 79 (4.46%) NoSQL
10 60 (3.39%) MySQL
10 60 (3.39%) Power BI
11 58 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
12 53 (2.99%) MongoDB
12 53 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
13 52 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 45 (2.54%) DataStage
15 43 (2.43%) IBM InfoSphere
16 41 (2.31%) Oracle Database
16 41 (2.31%) RDBMS
17 36 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 103 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 98 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 90 (5.08%) JIRA
4 45 (2.54%) Maven
5 43 (2.43%) Eclipse
6 40 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (1.86%) Selenium
7 33 (1.86%) Visual Studio
8 32 (1.81%) gulp
9 28 (1.58%) Subversion
10 27 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 27 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
10 27 (1.52%) webpack
11 23 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (1.30%) JUnit
12 22 (1.24%) Rational Team Concert
13 21 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
14 20 (1.13%) IntelliJ
15 19 (1.07%) GitLab
16 17 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 451 (25.45%) Finance
2 185 (10.44%) Banking
3 127 (7.17%) Retail
4 86 (4.85%) Marketing
5 40 (2.26%) Back Office
6 32 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.52%) Games
7 27 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.24%) Billing
10 17 (0.96%) Electronics
11 16 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.79%) German Language
13 13 (0.73%) Automotive
13 13 (0.73%) Front Office
14 12 (0.68%) French Language
14 12 (0.68%) Swedish Language
15 11 (0.62%) Law
16 10 (0.56%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 369 (20.82%) Architect
2 276 (15.58%) Developer
3 249 (14.05%) Analyst
4 136 (7.67%) Solutions Architect
5 98 (5.53%) Cloud Architect
6 96 (5.42%) Consultant
7 92 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 70 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 65 (3.67%) Administrator
9 65 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 59 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 58 (3.27%) Data Architect
12 47 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 43 (2.43%) Infrastructure Architect
14 42 (2.37%) Applications Support
14 42 (2.37%) Team Leader
15 41 (2.31%) Programmer
16 39 (2.20%) Technical Architect
17 38 (2.14%) Software Engineer
18 37 (2.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (12.42%) Web Services
2 186 (10.50%) Spring
3 185 (10.44%) .NET
4 178 (10.05%) Middleware
5 140 (7.90%) XML
6 137 (7.73%) SOAP
7 130 (7.34%) HTML
8 114 (6.43%) Java EE
9 113 (6.38%) REST
10 101 (5.70%) CSS
11 95 (5.36%) Spring Boot
12 93 (5.25%) IBM Integration Bus
13 88 (4.97%) J2EE
14 78 (4.40%) Node.js
15 76 (4.29%) JSON
16 75 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
17 52 (2.93%) AngularJS
18 48 (2.71%) Kafka
19 46 (2.60%) jQuery
20 45 (2.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.35%) Data Centre
2 141 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 125 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
5 95 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 89 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
7 86 (4.85%) Mainframe
8 84 (4.74%) iSeries
9 81 (4.57%) Cloud Native
10 69 (3.89%) Fintech
11 64 (3.61%) Management Information System
12 51 (2.88%) Replication
13 48 (2.71%) DataPower
13 48 (2.71%) IBM Mainframe
14 43 (2.43%) AS400
15 42 (2.37%) Private Cloud
16 39 (2.20%) User Experience
17 35 (1.98%) Blog
17 35 (1.98%) Public Cloud
18 34 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 369 (20.82%) Windows
2 368 (20.77%) Linux
3 223 (12.58%) Unix
4 124 (7.00%) Windows Server
5 89 (5.02%) AIX
6 81 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (3.56%) Windows 7
10 45 (2.54%) Windows 10
11 40 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (1.81%) Solaris
13 27 (1.52%) Android
14 23 (1.30%) Debian
15 21 (1.19%) CentOS
16 20 (1.13%) zOS
17 15 (0.85%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.79%) Windows 8
19 13 (0.73%) Apple iOS
20 10 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (14.45%) DevOps
3 237 (13.37%) ITIL
4 187 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
5 178 (10.05%) Scrum
6 177 (9.99%) Analytics
7 174 (9.82%) ETL
8 154 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
9 136 (7.67%) Project Management
10 134 (7.56%) Microservices
11 131 (7.39%) Software Engineering
12 123 (6.94%) SDLC
13 112 (6.32%) SOA
14 110 (6.21%) Migration
15 108 (6.09%) Configuration Management
15 108 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 105 (5.93%) Service Management
18 102 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 98 (5.53%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 431 (24.32%) SQL
2 423 (23.87%) Java
3 211 (11.91%) Python
4 169 (9.54%) JavaScript
5 143 (8.07%) C#
6 112 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 90 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 68 (3.84%) Bash Shell
9 53 (2.99%) Perl
10 50 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 48 (2.71%) PL/SQL
12 45 (2.54%) RPG
13 41 (2.31%) C
14 39 (2.20%) Java 8
15 38 (2.14%) C++
16 33 (1.86%) PHP
17 32 (1.81%) COBOL
17 32 (1.81%) Korn
18 30 (1.69%) RPG IV
19 28 (1.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 228 (12.87%) Degree
2 67 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 67 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
3 60 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.60%) Master's Degree
6 42 (2.37%) CISSP
7 41 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (2.20%) CCNP
9 35 (1.98%) MCSE
10 22 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (1.19%) CCDP
12 19 (1.07%) SC Cleared
13 18 (1.02%) MCSA
14 13 (0.73%) CISA
14 13 (0.73%) CISM
15 12 (0.68%) CCIE
15 12 (0.68%) CCNA
15 12 (0.68%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.68%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.19%) QA
2 67 (3.78%) Data Quality
3 65 (3.67%) SLA
4 53 (2.99%) GDPR
5 28 (1.58%) PMO
6 25 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.90%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.51%) MISRA
8 9 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 7 (0.40%) COBIT
10 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.34%) Def Stans
11 6 (0.34%) IFRS
11 6 (0.34%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.23%) MISRA C
12 4 (0.23%) PSD2
13 3 (0.17%) ISO 26262
13 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 193 (10.89%) Docker
2 187 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (9.59%) Active Directory
4 79 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 45 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (1.92%) VMware NSX
6 34 (1.92%) vSphere
7 33 (1.86%) VirtualBox
8 31 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (1.47%) XenApp
10 15 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.62%) Samba
11 11 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.56%) KVM
12 10 (0.56%) Xen
13 9 (0.51%) Firmware
13 9 (0.51%) XenServer
14 8 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
14 8 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 143 (8.07%) Kubernetes
2 115 (6.49%) Puppet
3 109 (6.15%) Ansible
4 82 (4.63%) SCCM
5 69 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (2.48%) Nagios
7 33 (1.86%) vRealize
8 30 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 27 (1.52%) Tivoli
10 26 (1.47%) WSUS
11 25 (1.41%) Terraform
12 23 (1.30%) Salt
13 17 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
13 17 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 17 (0.96%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
14 16 (0.90%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.90%) QRadar
14 16 (0.90%) SCOrch
14 16 (0.90%) SCVMM
15 15 (0.85%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 494 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 455 (25.68%) Oracle
3 271 (15.29%) VMware
4 260 (14.67%) SAP
5 216 (12.19%) Google
6 206 (11.63%) HP
7 181 (10.21%) Cisco
8 150 (8.47%) Red Hat
9 128 (7.22%) Dell
10 117 (6.60%) Cognos
11 105 (5.93%) Informatica
12 103 (5.81%) EMC
12 103 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
13 64 (3.61%) Tableau
14 63 (3.56%) Citrix
14 63 (3.56%) TIBCO
15 61 (3.44%) NetApp
16 54 (3.05%) Splunk
17 53 (2.99%) Cloudera
18 49 (2.77%) Sun