Period
to 19 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 313 248
Rank change year-on-year +36 -65 -63
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,643 1,714 2,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.04% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 2.37% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,294 1,729
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.45% +4.76% +5.00%

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 58,072 72,423 71,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.13% 43.99% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45,172 57,889 57,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 March 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 March 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 +47 751 £65,000 -7.14% 125
South East +19 277 £52,000 -0.95% 65
North of England +20 208 £43,028 -9.41% 49
Midlands +25 182 £50,000 +25.00% 37
West Midlands +14 144 £55,000 +50.68% 30
East of England +17 125 £52,500 -4.55% 27
North West 0 114 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Yorkshire +63 92 £43,750 -12.50% 21
South West +8 74 £40,000 -16.31% 21
East Midlands +15 38 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North East +9 2 £44,610 +8.80% 3
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 452 (27.51%) SQL
2 451 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 428 (26.05%) Windows
4 425 (25.87%) Java
5 390 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
6 374 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 374 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
7 364 (22.15%) Linux
8 349 (21.24%) Oracle
9 337 (20.51%) Finance
10 283 (17.22%) ITIL
11 264 (16.07%) VMware
12 226 (13.76%) WebSphere
13 220 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
14 209 (12.72%) Google
15 204 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 203 (12.36%) Degree
16 203 (12.36%) Unix
17 201 (12.23%) Analytics
18 199 (12.11%) Active Directory
19 196 (11.93%) HP
19 196 (11.93%) JavaScript
20 194 (11.81%) DevOps
21 191 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
22 185 (11.26%) Software Engineering
23 184 (11.20%) ETL
24 183 (11.14%) SQL Server
25 177 (10.77%) Cisco
26 169 (10.29%) IBM Cloud
27 166 (10.10%) Python

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
1 226 (13.76%) WebSphere
2 95 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 77 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 62 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 58 (3.53%) WebLogic
6 43 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 38 (2.31%) Apache
7 38 (2.31%) SAS
8 37 (2.25%) MS Exchange
9 35 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
10 33 (2.01%) OpenStack
11 31 (1.89%) IIS
12 29 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 27 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 26 (1.58%) Confluence
14 26 (1.58%) JBoss
15 22 (1.34%) Hyperledger
16 20 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (1.22%) MQSeries
17 19 (1.16%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 60 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.18%) Windchill
7 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.12%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.061%) HipChat
8 1 (0.061%) Stata
8 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (2.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 38 (2.31%) Cognos TM1
3 26 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
5 15 (0.91%) Maximo
5 15 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.85%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.37%) Cognos Controller
8 6 (0.37%) Salerio
9 5 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.30%) SAP Bank Analyzer
9 5 (0.30%) SAP FS
9 5 (0.30%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.24%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 374 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
1 374 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 169 (10.29%) IBM Cloud
4 110 (6.70%) SaaS
5 104 (6.33%) Office 365
6 62 (3.77%) Serverless
7 60 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
7 60 (3.65%) PaaS
8 57 (3.47%) npm
9 36 (2.19%) OpenShift
10 35 (2.13%) IaaS
11 34 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (1.03%) Amazon S3
14 17 (1.03%) Boomi
15 14 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (0.85%) Apigee
16 12 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 112 (6.82%) DNS
2 105 (6.39%) Firewall
3 75 (4.56%) DHCP
4 54 (3.29%) WAN
5 53 (3.23%) SAN
6 44 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 43 (2.62%) VPN
8 41 (2.50%) LAN
9 34 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (1.83%) Internet
11 28 (1.70%) SSL
12 23 (1.40%) Unified Communications
13 20 (1.22%) Wireless
14 18 (1.10%) VLAN
15 17 (1.03%) HTTP
15 17 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
16 16 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.97%) MPLS
17 15 (0.91%) NAS
17 15 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (8.09%) Big Data
4 121 (7.36%) DB2
5 88 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 81 (4.93%) Hadoop
7 76 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 69 (4.20%) MySQL
10 61 (3.71%) HBase
11 59 (3.59%) Power BI
12 57 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 52 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 51 (3.10%) Oracle Database
15 47 (2.86%) Apache Hive
16 45 (2.74%) Spotfire
17 41 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 41 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
17 41 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (2.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (4.56%) Git (software)
2 74 (4.50%) JIRA
3 59 (3.59%) gulp
4 56 (3.41%) webpack
5 54 (3.29%) Babel
6 52 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 40 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 35 (2.13%) Eclipse
10 26 (1.58%) Maven
11 24 (1.46%) Selenium
11 24 (1.46%) SoapUI
11 24 (1.46%) Subversion
12 22 (1.34%) JUnit
13 21 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
14 19 (1.16%) Visual Studio
15 18 (1.10%) AppScan
16 15 (0.91%) TeamCity
17 10 (0.61%) Hudson
17 10 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 337 (20.51%) Finance
2 153 (9.31%) Retail
3 151 (9.19%) Banking
4 95 (5.78%) Marketing
5 44 (2.68%) Law
6 34 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.64%) Military
8 21 (1.28%) Legal
9 18 (1.10%) Advertising
9 18 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.03%) Back Office
11 16 (0.97%) Electronics
12 15 (0.91%) Billing
13 14 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.73%) Games
15 11 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.43%) French Language
16 7 (0.43%) German Language
16 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 263 (16.01%) Developer
2 252 (15.34%) Architect
3 224 (13.63%) Analyst
4 87 (5.30%) Software Engineer
5 86 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
6 82 (4.99%) Consultant
7 70 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 66 (4.02%) Java Developer
9 64 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 63 (3.83%) Data Architect
11 57 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
12 52 (3.16%) Applications Support
13 47 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
14 44 (2.68%) Support Engineer
15 41 (2.50%) Data Analyst
15 41 (2.50%) Senior Developer
15 41 (2.50%) Support Analyst
16 38 (2.31%) Administrator
17 36 (2.19%) Team Leader
18 32 (1.95%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (9.92%) .NET
2 142 (8.64%) Web Services
3 130 (7.91%) HTML
4 99 (6.03%) Node.js
5 98 (5.96%) AngularJS
6 94 (5.72%) Middleware
7 91 (5.54%) CSS
8 89 (5.42%) RESTful
8 89 (5.42%) Spring
9 76 (4.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 72 (4.38%) REST
11 68 (4.14%) J2EE
11 68 (4.14%) Kafka
11 68 (4.14%) XML
12 65 (3.96%) Java EE
13 61 (3.71%) HTML5
14 58 (3.53%) SOAP
15 57 (3.47%) JSON
16 48 (2.92%) Spring Boot
17 46 (2.80%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 127 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (4.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 69 (4.20%) Mainframe
6 67 (4.08%) AS400
7 62 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (3.71%) iSeries
9 58 (3.53%) Public Cloud
10 50 (3.04%) Clustering
11 46 (2.80%) Management Information System
12 37 (2.25%) Cloud Native
13 34 (2.07%) Replication
14 33 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
14 33 (2.01%) Private Cloud
15 30 (1.83%) Fintech
15 30 (1.83%) Mobile App
16 29 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
17 25 (1.52%) Data Structures
18 24 (1.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 428 (26.05%) Windows
2 364 (22.15%) Linux
3 203 (12.36%) Unix
4 133 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 98 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (4.32%) AIX
7 71 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 54 (3.29%) Windows 10
10 30 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 19 (1.16%) zOS
12 15 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 14 (0.85%) CentOS
14 13 (0.79%) Solaris
15 11 (0.67%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (0.55%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (17.22%) ITIL
3 220 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
4 201 (12.23%) Analytics
5 194 (11.81%) DevOps
6 185 (11.26%) Software Engineering
7 184 (11.20%) ETL
8 152 (9.25%) SDLC
9 138 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
10 121 (7.36%) Computer Science
11 117 (7.12%) Test Automation
12 114 (6.94%) Migration
13 102 (6.21%) Data Modelling
14 101 (6.15%) Project Management
15 100 (6.09%) Microservices
16 99 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
17 94 (5.72%) High Availability
18 88 (5.36%) Patch Management
19 86 (5.23%) Scrum
20 85 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 452 (27.51%) SQL
2 425 (25.87%) Java
3 196 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 166 (10.10%) Python
5 159 (9.68%) C#
6 105 (6.39%) PowerShell
7 74 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 54 (3.29%) Objective-C
8 54 (3.29%) TypeScript
9 51 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 41 (2.50%) COBOL
11 40 (2.43%) Scala
12 38 (2.31%) C
13 36 (2.19%) C++
14 34 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.89%) RPG
16 30 (1.83%) JCL
17 29 (1.77%) Perl
18 28 (1.70%) Java 8
18 28 (1.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (12.36%) Degree
2 69 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
4 62 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.80%) CISSP
6 38 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.01%) MCSE
8 32 (1.95%) CISM
9 31 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (1.77%) ISEB
11 28 (1.70%) MCSA
12 22 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (1.28%) CISA
14 20 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (1.10%) Master's Degree
16 16 (0.97%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
17 14 (0.85%) MBA
18 13 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.48%) QA
2 81 (4.93%) SLA
3 75 (4.56%) Data Quality
3 75 (4.56%) GDPR
4 20 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.79%) PMO
7 9 (0.55%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.30%) IFRS
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 26262
10 3 (0.18%) PSD2
10 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.061%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.061%) MISRA
12 1 (0.061%) MISRA C
System Software
1 204 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 199 (12.11%) Active Directory
3 150 (9.13%) Docker
4 107 (6.51%) Hyper-V
5 64 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (2.92%) vSphere
7 35 (2.13%) XenApp
8 29 (1.77%) XenDesktop
9 24 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (1.46%) PowerHA
10 21 (1.28%) DFS Replication
11 16 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.85%) NFS
12 14 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.79%) Snort
14 12 (0.73%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.67%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
16 10 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 129 (7.85%) SCCM
2 90 (5.48%) Ansible
3 89 (5.42%) Puppet
4 74 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (3.90%) Kubernetes
6 56 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 50 (3.04%) Tivoli
8 41 (2.50%) IBM BigFix
9 34 (2.07%) Nessus
10 31 (1.89%) WSUS
11 29 (1.77%) QRadar
12 27 (1.64%) SCOM
13 23 (1.40%) Netcool
14 22 (1.34%) Nagios
14 22 (1.34%) NetBackup
15 20 (1.22%) vCenter Server
15 20 (1.22%) vRealize
16 19 (1.16%) logstash
16 19 (1.16%) OpenView
17 18 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 451 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 349 (21.24%) Oracle
3 264 (16.07%) VMware
4 209 (12.72%) Google
5 196 (11.93%) HP
6 177 (10.77%) Cisco
7 163 (9.92%) SAP
8 131 (7.97%) Dell
9 117 (7.12%) Informatica
10 113 (6.88%) Cognos
11 109 (6.63%) EMC
12 98 (5.96%) Salesforce.com
13 86 (5.23%) NetApp
14 83 (5.05%) Red Hat
15 80 (4.87%) Symantec
16 74 (4.50%) Citrix
17 67 (4.08%) McAfee
18 61 (3.71%) Tableau
19 54 (3.29%) Forcepoint
20 50 (3.04%) Splunk