Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 301 269
Rank change year-on-year +30 -32 -61
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,637 1,832 2,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.13% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 2.59% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,260 1,309 1,589
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +17.07% -2.38%
10th Percentile £31,988 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £53,400 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.00% +20.00% -2.91%

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 57,481 70,627 74,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.57% 43.43% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,534 55,255 59,054
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +11 714 £62,500 -7.41% 68
South East +35 347 £52,000 -5.45% 34
North of England +18 217 £45,100 -5.05% 36
Midlands +36 180 £45,000 +7.14% 29
West Midlands +52 137 £47,500 +26.67% 22
North West +5 118 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Yorkshire +44 94 £47,500 -13.64% 12
East of England +1 94 £60,000 +14.29% 20
South West -36 57 £42,500 -22.73% 23
East Midlands +3 43 £35,000 -22.22% 7
North East +1 5 £39,500 +5.33% 1
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 528 (32.25%) SQL
2 485 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 457 (27.92%) Microsoft
4 419 (25.60%) Linux
5 418 (25.53%) Oracle
6 394 (24.07%) Java
7 383 (23.40%) Finance
8 378 (23.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 348 (21.26%) Windows
10 342 (20.89%) Amazon AWS
11 298 (18.20%) SQL Server
12 259 (15.82%) ITIL
13 244 (14.91%) JavaScript
14 238 (14.54%) ETL
15 236 (14.42%) SAP
16 225 (13.74%) Google
17 216 (13.19%) Analytics
18 209 (12.77%) VMware
19 206 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
20 205 (12.52%) WebSphere
21 194 (11.85%) DevOps
21 194 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
22 190 (11.61%) HP
23 189 (11.55%) Data Warehouse
24 188 (11.48%) C#
24 188 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
25 182 (11.12%) Migration
25 182 (11.12%) Retail
26 179 (10.93%) Degree
27 169 (10.32%) Analytical Skills

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
1 205 (12.52%) WebSphere
2 68 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 59 (3.60%) Apache Spark
4 51 (3.12%) Tomcat
5 42 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 40 (2.44%) CICS
7 38 (2.32%) Apache
8 33 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 28 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
10 28 (1.71%) IIS
10 28 (1.71%) SAS
11 24 (1.47%) Confluence
12 20 (1.22%) Apache Solr
13 19 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (1.16%) MS Exchange
14 17 (1.04%) IBM Notes
15 16 (0.98%) JBoss
16 15 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (0.86%) Documentum
Applications
1 73 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.98%) Chatbot
5 12 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.43%) Adobe XD
7 7 (0.43%) SPSS
8 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.061%) Sketch
8 1 (0.061%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 45 (2.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 39 (2.38%) Maximo
3 38 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (1.95%) Cognos TM1
5 16 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
5 16 (0.98%) Magento
6 14 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.61%) Fredhopper
8 10 (0.61%) Unica
9 9 (0.55%) SAP BPC
10 8 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 8 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 7 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
11 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.43%) Q-Pulse
11 7 (0.43%) Sage CRM
12 6 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 378 (23.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 342 (20.89%) Amazon AWS
3 188 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 147 (8.98%) IBM Cloud
5 97 (5.93%) SaaS
6 80 (4.89%) Office 365
7 76 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
8 68 (4.15%) Power Platform
9 54 (3.30%) npm
10 39 (2.38%) PaaS
11 38 (2.32%) Serverless
12 36 (2.20%) Azure Stack
13 31 (1.89%) IaaS
14 20 (1.22%) Boomi
15 19 (1.16%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.98%) Apigee
16 16 (0.98%) Google Analytics
17 14 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
17 14 (0.86%) iPaaS
18 13 (0.79%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.74%) DNS
2 81 (4.95%) SAN
3 75 (4.58%) DHCP
3 75 (4.58%) WAN
4 72 (4.40%) Firewall
4 72 (4.40%) LAN
5 54 (3.30%) VoIP
6 44 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (2.26%) VPN
8 33 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (1.95%) TCP/IP
10 29 (1.77%) PABX
11 28 (1.71%) Wireless
12 22 (1.34%) SSL
13 21 (1.28%) Network Security
13 21 (1.28%) Unified Communications
14 20 (1.22%) VLAN
15 18 (1.10%) Internet
16 17 (1.04%) FTP
17 15 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 189 (11.55%) Data Warehouse
3 160 (9.77%) DB2
4 121 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 105 (6.41%) Big Data
6 79 (4.83%) Hadoop
7 75 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (4.28%) NoSQL
9 68 (4.15%) Relational Database
10 67 (4.09%) Power BI
11 58 (3.54%) IBM InfoSphere
12 56 (3.42%) MongoDB
13 55 (3.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 54 (3.30%) DataStage
15 53 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 52 (3.18%) MySQL
17 49 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
18 48 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
19 47 (2.87%) Apache Hive
19 47 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.79%) JIRA
3 56 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 55 (3.36%) Babel
4 55 (3.36%) webpack
5 54 (3.30%) gulp
6 41 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 31 (1.89%) Selenium
8 29 (1.77%) MSI
8 29 (1.77%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.65%) Maven
10 24 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 24 (1.47%) JUnit
10 24 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
11 19 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
12 18 (1.10%) IBM UrbanCode
12 18 (1.10%) Subversion
13 13 (0.79%) Ant
14 12 (0.73%) AppScan
General
1 383 (23.40%) Finance
2 182 (11.12%) Retail
3 147 (8.98%) Banking
4 105 (6.41%) Marketing
5 60 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.53%) Back Office
8 21 (1.28%) Law
9 17 (1.04%) Games
10 16 (0.98%) Advertising
11 13 (0.79%) Legal
12 11 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.55%) Billing
13 9 (0.55%) Electronics
14 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.31%) Automotive
16 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 293 (17.90%) Developer
2 241 (14.72%) Analyst
3 232 (14.17%) Architect
4 95 (5.80%) Consultant
5 84 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 77 (4.70%) Senior Developer
7 67 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
8 62 (3.79%) Applications Support
9 59 (3.60%) Java Developer
10 57 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 55 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
12 52 (3.18%) Data Analyst
13 49 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
13 49 (2.99%) Technical Architect
14 48 (2.93%) Data Architect
15 43 (2.63%) Business Analyst
15 43 (2.63%) Support Engineer
16 38 (2.32%) Support Analyst
17 37 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 35 (2.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (9.10%) .NET
2 104 (6.35%) Middleware
2 104 (6.35%) Web Services
3 91 (5.56%) HTML
4 83 (5.07%) XML
5 76 (4.64%) RESTful
6 75 (4.58%) AngularJS
7 71 (4.34%) IBM Integration Bus
8 68 (4.15%) REST
9 61 (3.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 56 (3.42%) Node.js
11 52 (3.18%) Kafka
12 51 (3.12%) JSON
13 50 (3.05%) SOAP
14 49 (2.99%) Java EE
15 48 (2.93%) CSS
16 46 (2.81%) J2EE
17 45 (2.75%) Spring
18 43 (2.63%) JMS
19 39 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 169 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 135 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
4 104 (6.35%) Public Cloud
5 101 (6.17%) Mainframe
6 96 (5.86%) iSeries
7 77 (4.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 51 (3.12%) Management Information System
9 49 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (2.50%) AS400
12 29 (1.77%) EMC VNX
13 26 (1.59%) User Experience
14 25 (1.53%) CMDB
15 24 (1.47%) FMCG
16 22 (1.34%) Cloud Native
17 20 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
17 20 (1.22%) Replication
18 19 (1.16%) Driving Licence
19 18 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 419 (25.60%) Linux
2 348 (21.26%) Windows
3 168 (10.26%) Unix
4 107 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 78 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 50 (3.05%) AIX
8 47 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (1.89%) zOS
12 29 (1.77%) Windows 10
13 17 (1.04%) MVS
13 17 (1.04%) Solaris
14 15 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.79%) CentOS
15 13 (0.79%) Windows 2000
16 12 (0.73%) Android
17 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (15.82%) ITIL
3 238 (14.54%) ETL
4 216 (13.19%) Analytics
5 206 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
6 194 (11.85%) DevOps
6 194 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
7 182 (11.12%) Migration
8 157 (9.59%) Software Engineering
9 133 (8.12%) SDLC
10 118 (7.21%) Project Management
11 108 (6.60%) Data Modelling
12 106 (6.48%) Artificial Intelligence
13 101 (6.17%) Scrum
14 87 (5.31%) CRM
15 82 (5.01%) Mentoring
16 80 (4.89%) Service Delivery
17 76 (4.64%) Decision-Making
17 76 (4.64%) Information Governance
18 75 (4.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 528 (32.25%) SQL
2 394 (24.07%) Java
3 244 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 188 (11.48%) C#
5 164 (10.02%) Python
6 74 (4.52%) Bash Shell
7 58 (3.54%) TypeScript
8 56 (3.42%) Objective-C
9 53 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 51 (3.12%) JCL
10 51 (3.12%) PowerShell
11 49 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 49 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 47 (2.87%) COBOL
13 37 (2.26%) Groovy
14 36 (2.20%) Ruby
15 34 (2.08%) Perl
16 29 (1.77%) VB
16 29 (1.77%) VBA
17 28 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 179 (10.93%) Degree
2 111 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 41 (2.50%) CISSP
6 32 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
8 29 (1.77%) AWS Certification
9 27 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (1.53%) CISM
11 24 (1.47%) MCSA
12 19 (1.16%) MCSE
12 19 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (1.10%) CISA
14 17 (1.04%) CCNP
15 15 (0.92%) GIAC
16 13 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 12 (0.73%) IISP
17 12 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.62%) GDPR
2 84 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 73 (4.46%) SLA
4 71 (4.34%) QA
5 34 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (1.83%) PCI DSS
7 21 (1.28%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.98%) ISO 22301
9 13 (0.79%) NIST
10 11 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 9 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 9 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.49%) PMO
13 7 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.43%) ISO 31000
14 5 (0.31%) ISO 26262
14 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 4 (0.24%) COBIT
16 2 (0.12%) PSD2
16 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 152 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 142 (8.67%) Docker
4 57 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 47 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 36 (2.20%) vSphere
8 32 (1.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 18 (1.10%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 15 (0.92%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.79%) Time Sharing Option
12 10 (0.61%) XenApp
13 9 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.49%) Firmware
14 8 (0.49%) PowerHA
14 8 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.43%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.43%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 113 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 102 (6.23%) Ansible
3 90 (5.50%) Puppet
4 72 (4.40%) Tivoli
5 69 (4.22%) SCCM
6 51 (3.12%) Kubernetes
7 48 (2.93%) Terraform
8 37 (2.26%) IBM BigFix
9 23 (1.41%) Nessus
10 22 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 20 (1.22%) Netcool
11 20 (1.22%) Salt
12 18 (1.10%) OpenView
13 16 (0.98%) QRadar
13 16 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (0.98%) vRealize
14 15 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (0.92%) SCOM
14 15 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 15 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 457 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 418 (25.53%) Oracle
3 236 (14.42%) SAP
4 225 (13.74%) Google
5 209 (12.77%) VMware
6 190 (11.61%) HP
7 133 (8.12%) Informatica
8 132 (8.06%) Cisco
9 122 (7.45%) Cognos
10 118 (7.21%) Dell
11 98 (5.99%) Salesforce.com
12 93 (5.68%) EMC
13 92 (5.62%) Red Hat
14 78 (4.76%) Citrix
15 77 (4.70%) Talend
16 63 (3.85%) Tableau
17 58 (3.54%) Adobe
18 47 (2.87%) TIBCO
19 43 (2.63%) MuleSoft
20 42 (2.57%) Symantec