Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 268 194
Rank change year-on-year -34 -74 -37
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,784 2,031 3,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.10% 1.28% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.89% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,285 1,529 2,515
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,995 £51,500
% change year-on-year +17.66% -0.98% -1.90%

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 72,494 70,337 85,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.53% 44.16% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57,201 56,907 70,719
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -60 774 £70,000 +12.00% 88
South East +8 349 £55,000 +10.00% 43
North of England -42 223 £47,500 +6.74% 35
Midlands -32 183 £41,800 -12.00% 32
East of England +28 173 £55,000 +4.76% 23
North West -20 165 £47,500 +18.75% 17
West Midlands -32 123 £37,500 -16.43% 24
South West -42 96 £52,500 +31.25% 29
East Midlands +1 61 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire -34 43 £55,000 +10.00% 18
North East -12 16 £37,500 +50.00%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 541 (30.33%) Oracle
2 483 (27.07%) Microsoft
3 443 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
4 438 (24.55%) SQL
5 420 (23.54%) Linux
6 418 (23.43%) Java
7 388 (21.75%) Windows
8 385 (21.58%) Finance
9 364 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
10 339 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 310 (17.38%) WebSphere
12 273 (15.30%) VMware
13 269 (15.08%) DevOps
14 263 (14.74%) Analytics
15 258 (14.46%) Unix
16 242 (13.57%) SAP
17 239 (13.40%) Middleware
18 234 (13.12%) Web Services
19 230 (12.89%) HP
20 222 (12.44%) ITIL
20 222 (12.44%) Degree
21 221 (12.39%) Python
22 219 (12.28%) SQL Server
23 217 (12.16%) XML
24 199 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
25 191 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
25 191 (10.71%) Google
26 189 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
27 187 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
27 187 (10.48%) Banking

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
1 310 (17.38%) WebSphere
2 107 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 103 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 91 (5.10%) WebLogic
5 78 (4.37%) Apache Spark
6 72 (4.04%) JBoss
7 70 (3.92%) Apache
8 69 (3.87%) SharePoint
9 63 (3.53%) OpenStack
10 59 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 57 (3.20%) MS Exchange
12 54 (3.03%) SAS
13 53 (2.97%) Confluence
14 47 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
15 43 (2.41%) CMS
15 43 (2.41%) IIS
16 33 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 32 (1.79%) Skype for Business
18 27 (1.51%) Documentum
19 25 (1.40%) CICS
Applications
1 49 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.28%) Simulink
7 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.056%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
2 24 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 20 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (1.12%) Unica
5 19 (1.07%) Magento
6 15 (0.84%) Documaker
7 14 (0.78%) Temenos T24
8 12 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
9 11 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
9 11 (0.62%) Maximo
10 10 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
10 10 (0.56%) Cognos Planning
10 10 (0.56%) SAP BPC
11 9 (0.50%) Eloqua
11 9 (0.50%) NetSuite
12 8 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
12 8 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 8 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 364 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
2 339 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (9.47%) IBM Cloud
4 122 (6.84%) IaaS
5 113 (6.33%) PaaS
6 111 (6.22%) Bluemix
7 94 (5.27%) SaaS
8 79 (4.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 73 (4.09%) Office 365
10 44 (2.47%) GitHub
11 33 (1.85%) Boomi
12 31 (1.74%) Serverless
13 28 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
14 27 (1.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 26 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
16 25 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
17 23 (1.29%) OpenShift
18 18 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
20 14 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 150 (8.41%) DNS
2 128 (7.17%) Firewall
3 123 (6.89%) TCP/IP
4 107 (6.00%) SAN
5 94 (5.27%) HTTP
6 87 (4.88%) DHCP
7 84 (4.71%) WAN
8 82 (4.60%) LAN
9 78 (4.37%) SSL
10 76 (4.26%) Internet
11 61 (3.42%) FTP
12 55 (3.08%) VPN
13 49 (2.75%) SNMP
14 43 (2.41%) Network Security
15 42 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (2.30%) OSPF
17 34 (1.91%) Ethernet
18 32 (1.79%) MPLS
19 30 (1.68%) BGP
19 30 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 154 (8.63%) Big Data
3 112 (6.28%) NoSQL
4 109 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 105 (5.89%) DB2
7 82 (4.60%) Oracle Database
8 80 (4.48%) Hadoop
8 80 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 65 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 61 (3.42%) Power BI
11 58 (3.25%) MySQL
12 53 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 47 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
14 43 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 36 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
16 34 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
16 34 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
18 31 (1.74%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 177 (9.92%) Jenkins
2 174 (9.75%) Git (software)
3 113 (6.33%) JIRA
4 100 (5.61%) Maven
5 76 (4.26%) Subversion
6 65 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 60 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (2.63%) Ant
9 45 (2.52%) Vagrant
10 42 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (2.35%) JUnit
11 41 (2.30%) Visual Studio
12 40 (2.24%) Selenium
12 40 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 39 (2.19%) Cucumber
14 38 (2.13%) Gradle
14 38 (2.13%) IntelliJ
14 38 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 30 (1.68%) NetBeans
15 30 (1.68%) TeamCity
General
1 385 (21.58%) Finance
2 187 (10.48%) Banking
3 135 (7.57%) Retail
4 75 (4.20%) Marketing
5 45 (2.52%) Law
6 39 (2.19%) Back Office
6 39 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.51%) Advertising
9 26 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.40%) Publishing
11 24 (1.35%) Legal
12 16 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.78%) Games
14 11 (0.62%) Electronics
15 8 (0.45%) International Banking
16 7 (0.39%) Billing
17 6 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.28%) Front Office
19 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 377 (21.13%) Architect
2 257 (14.41%) Developer
3 232 (13.00%) Analyst
4 194 (10.87%) Consultant
5 161 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
6 91 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 73 (4.09%) Cloud Architect
8 65 (3.64%) Support Engineer
9 56 (3.14%) Data Architect
10 54 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 52 (2.91%) Administrator
12 48 (2.69%) Senior Consultant
13 45 (2.52%) Business Analyst
13 45 (2.52%) Support Analyst
14 44 (2.47%) Applications Support
15 40 (2.24%) Integration Engineer
15 40 (2.24%) Senior Developer
16 39 (2.19%) Infrastructure Architect
17 37 (2.07%) Technical Support
18 36 (2.02%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (13.40%) Middleware
2 234 (13.12%) Web Services
3 217 (12.16%) XML
4 181 (10.15%) SOAP
5 161 (9.02%) REST
6 135 (7.57%) Spring
7 133 (7.46%) .NET
8 112 (6.28%) HTML
9 109 (6.11%) JSON
10 100 (5.61%) Java EE
11 97 (5.44%) J2EE
12 87 (4.88%) JMS
13 78 (4.37%) CSS
14 73 (4.09%) RESTful
15 68 (3.81%) IBM Integration Bus
16 63 (3.53%) Kafka
17 60 (3.36%) Hibernate
18 56 (3.14%) Node.js
19 55 (3.08%) AngularJS
19 55 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 189 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 121 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 117 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 114 (6.39%) Mainframe
6 75 (4.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 72 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
8 69 (3.87%) iSeries
9 57 (3.20%) Management Information System
10 51 (2.86%) DataPower
11 40 (2.24%) AS400
12 36 (2.02%) Public Cloud
13 30 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 29 (1.63%) User Experience
15 27 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
16 26 (1.46%) Clustering
17 25 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
17 25 (1.40%) Fintech
17 25 (1.40%) Virtual Team
18 24 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 420 (23.54%) Linux
2 388 (21.75%) Windows
3 258 (14.46%) Unix
4 178 (9.98%) Windows Server
5 104 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 97 (5.44%) AIX
7 90 (5.04%) Solaris
8 89 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 84 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 56 (3.14%) Windows 7
11 49 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (2.69%) Android
13 38 (2.13%) CentOS
14 31 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 30 (1.68%) Debian
16 28 (1.57%) Windows 10
17 26 (1.46%) HPUX
18 25 (1.40%) SUSE
19 21 (1.18%) Apple iOS
20 16 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (15.08%) DevOps
3 263 (14.74%) Analytics
4 222 (12.44%) ITIL
5 199 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
6 191 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 177 (9.92%) SOA
8 161 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
9 157 (8.80%) Project Management
10 156 (8.74%) Presales
11 149 (8.35%) Open Source
12 141 (7.90%) Software Engineering
13 126 (7.06%) Scrum
14 114 (6.39%) ETL
15 109 (6.11%) E-Commerce
15 109 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 105 (5.89%) Data Modelling
16 105 (5.89%) TOGAF
17 104 (5.83%) Test Automation
18 99 (5.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 438 (24.55%) SQL
2 418 (23.43%) Java
3 221 (12.39%) Python
4 157 (8.80%) JavaScript
5 128 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 108 (6.05%) C#
7 79 (4.43%) Bash Shell
8 77 (4.32%) Shell Script
9 73 (4.09%) Perl
10 58 (3.25%) C++
11 53 (2.97%) COBOL
11 53 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 45 (2.52%) C
13 43 (2.41%) PHP
14 42 (2.35%) Ruby
15 33 (1.85%) Java 8
16 29 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 28 (1.57%) RPG
18 26 (1.46%) VBA
19 24 (1.35%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 222 (12.44%) Degree
2 76 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 66 (3.70%) CISSP
5 59 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (2.35%) CCNP
8 41 (2.30%) SC Cleared
9 37 (2.07%) MCSE
10 34 (1.91%) MCSA
11 32 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (1.40%) IISP
13 24 (1.35%) CCDP
13 24 (1.35%) CISA
14 23 (1.29%) CISM
14 23 (1.29%) ISTQB
14 23 (1.29%) Master's Degree
15 22 (1.23%) CCSE
15 22 (1.23%) ISSAP
15 22 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.27%) QA
2 74 (4.15%) Data Quality
3 60 (3.36%) SLA
4 49 (2.75%) GDPR
5 25 (1.40%) PMO
6 21 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (1.07%) GCP
8 14 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 8 (0.45%) MISRA
11 7 (0.39%) PSD2
12 6 (0.34%) COBIT
13 5 (0.28%) Def Stans
14 4 (0.22%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.17%) MISRA C
16 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 187 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (9.36%) Active Directory
3 146 (8.18%) Docker
4 92 (5.16%) Hyper-V
5 46 (2.58%) VirtualBox
6 44 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (2.02%) NFS
7 36 (2.02%) VMware NSX
8 27 (1.51%) vSphere
9 26 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
12 21 (1.18%) XenApp
13 19 (1.07%) Ceph
14 18 (1.01%) Xen
15 17 (0.95%) KVM
16 15 (0.84%) Samba
17 13 (0.73%) XenDesktop
18 12 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
19 10 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 143 (8.02%) Ansible
2 112 (6.28%) Puppet
3 88 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (4.71%) Kubernetes
5 54 (3.03%) SCCM
6 46 (2.58%) Tivoli
7 42 (2.35%) Terraform
8 37 (2.07%) Nagios
9 35 (1.96%) QRadar
10 27 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 27 (1.51%) vRealize
11 22 (1.23%) HP ALM
12 20 (1.12%) vCenter Server
13 19 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (0.95%) HAProxy
15 16 (0.90%) Rancher
16 15 (0.84%) Backup Exec
16 15 (0.84%) Sysdig
17 14 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
17 14 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 541 (30.33%) Oracle
2 483 (27.07%) Microsoft
3 273 (15.30%) VMware
4 242 (13.57%) SAP
5 230 (12.89%) HP
6 191 (10.71%) Google
7 176 (9.87%) Cisco
8 136 (7.62%) Red Hat
9 121 (6.78%) Dell
10 113 (6.33%) Cognos
11 109 (6.11%) Salesforce.com
12 108 (6.05%) TIBCO
13 100 (5.61%) Citrix
14 94 (5.27%) EMC
15 86 (4.82%) Informatica
16 83 (4.65%) Adobe
17 78 (4.37%) Tableau
18 73 (4.09%) NetApp
18 73 (4.09%) Splunk
19 67 (3.76%) Juniper