Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 288 306
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -52
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,130 1,633 1,713
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.18% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.80% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1,313 1,343
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,643 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,350 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +9.52%

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 44,020 58,358 73,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.45% 42.25% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,925 45,222 58,353
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in England

IBM
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in England.

Salary trend for IBM in England

IBM
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 -15 493 £65,000 - 50
South East +40 232 £56,250 +0.45% 18
North of England +1 143 £46,000 +2.22% 18
Midlands -2 117 £46,000 -8.00% 14
East of England +37 99 £65,000 +30.00% 11
North West +9 72 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands -12 65 £49,362 -10.25% 8
Yorkshire +23 56 £46,000 +2.22% 6
East Midlands +53 52 £30,000 -29.41% 6
South West +43 45 £39,000 -2.50% 10
North East +17 15 £39,697 -3.80% 2
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 402 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (30.71%) SQL
3 343 (30.35%) Finance
4 304 (26.90%) Microsoft
5 296 (26.19%) Azure
6 245 (21.68%) AWS
7 232 (20.53%) Oracle
8 222 (19.65%) Windows
9 207 (18.32%) SQL Server
10 203 (17.96%) Linux
11 196 (17.35%) Java
12 192 (16.99%) Analytics
13 169 (14.96%) DevOps
14 160 (14.16%) Scrum
15 157 (13.89%) ETL
16 154 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
17 153 (13.54%) HP
18 146 (12.92%) Python
19 139 (12.30%) ITIL
19 139 (12.30%) C#
20 134 (11.86%) Google
21 130 (11.50%) VMware
22 128 (11.33%) Migration
22 128 (11.33%) Docker
23 127 (11.24%) WebSphere
24 122 (10.80%) Middleware
25 121 (10.71%) Software Engineering
25 121 (10.71%) SDLC
26 109 (9.65%) .NET
27 107 (9.47%) Degree

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
1 127 (11.24%) WebSphere
2 54 (4.78%) Apache Spark
3 47 (4.16%) Confluence
4 36 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 33 (2.92%) Apache
6 30 (2.65%) CICS
7 29 (2.57%) IIS
8 25 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 23 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (1.95%) SharePoint
11 21 (1.86%) MQSeries
12 18 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (1.50%) SAS
14 15 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (1.33%) CMS
14 15 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (1.24%) MS Exchange
16 13 (1.15%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.97%) Alfresco
Applications
1 53 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.80%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.53%) Sketch
6 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.44%) SPSS
7 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.088%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.088%) InVision
8 1 (0.088%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.088%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.088%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.088%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (2.48%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.80%) Maximo
4 7 (0.62%) Magento
4 7 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.53%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.35%) Actimize
7 4 (0.35%) assyst
7 4 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.35%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.35%) Shopify
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.27%) Dynamics SL
8 3 (0.27%) FastStats
8 3 (0.27%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 296 (26.19%) Azure
2 245 (21.68%) AWS
3 97 (8.58%) GCP
4 78 (6.90%) IBM Cloud
5 69 (6.11%) SaaS
6 51 (4.51%) Office 365
7 49 (4.34%) PaaS
8 47 (4.16%) Power Platform
9 28 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
10 25 (2.21%) OpenShift
11 19 (1.68%) Serverless
12 17 (1.50%) IaaS
13 12 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.88%) Datadog
15 9 (0.80%) Apigee
15 9 (0.80%) Boomi
16 8 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
16 8 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.84%) SAN
2 63 (5.58%) Firewall
3 49 (4.34%) TCP/IP
4 34 (3.01%) FTP
5 33 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (2.92%) DNS
6 30 (2.65%) Network Security
7 28 (2.48%) HTTP
8 27 (2.39%) Internet
9 26 (2.30%) DHCP
9 26 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (2.21%) BGP
10 25 (2.21%) OSPF
11 18 (1.59%) LAN
11 18 (1.59%) WAN
12 15 (1.33%) VLAN
13 13 (1.15%) SSL
14 11 (0.97%) VPN
15 9 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
3 90 (7.96%) Big Data
4 88 (7.79%) DB2
5 58 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 56 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (4.78%) Hadoop
9 53 (4.69%) IBM InfoSphere
10 43 (3.81%) Power BI
11 42 (3.72%) Neo4j
12 35 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 32 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (2.65%) Amazon Athena
16 29 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
17 28 (2.48%) MongoDB
18 27 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 22 (1.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 87 (7.70%) JIRA
2 84 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 80 (7.08%) Git (software)
4 46 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 43 (3.81%) JUnit
6 36 (3.19%) Vagrant
7 29 (2.57%) Mockito
8 28 (2.48%) GitLab
8 28 (2.48%) TeamCity
9 25 (2.21%) Selenium
10 24 (2.12%) Grunt
11 23 (2.04%) gulp
11 23 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (2.04%) webpack
12 19 (1.68%) JMeter
13 18 (1.59%) HP UFT
13 18 (1.59%) LoadRunner
13 18 (1.59%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.24%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 343 (30.35%) Finance
2 88 (7.79%) Banking
3 69 (6.11%) Marketing
4 60 (5.31%) Retail
5 53 (4.69%) Public Sector
6 35 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.86%) Law
8 17 (1.50%) Automotive
9 14 (1.24%) Legal
10 12 (1.06%) Games
11 11 (0.97%) Back Office
11 11 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.80%) Advertising
14 8 (0.71%) Billing
15 7 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.53%) French Language
16 6 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.44%) Avionics
18 4 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 193 (17.08%) Architect
2 185 (16.37%) Developer
3 147 (13.01%) Analyst
4 68 (6.02%) Consultant
5 53 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
6 52 (4.60%) Software Engineer
7 43 (3.81%) Release Manager
8 40 (3.54%) Support Analyst
9 36 (3.19%) Business Analyst
9 36 (3.19%) Data Architect
10 32 (2.83%) Java Developer
11 31 (2.74%) Cloud Architect
11 31 (2.74%) Network Engineer
11 31 (2.74%) Software Developer
12 29 (2.57%) SQL Developer
13 27 (2.39%) C# Developer
13 27 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 25 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 24 (2.12%) Data Engineer
16 23 (2.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (10.80%) Middleware
2 109 (9.65%) .NET
3 84 (7.43%) REST
4 56 (4.96%) HTML
5 55 (4.87%) Web Services
6 52 (4.60%) CSS
7 51 (4.51%) Spring
8 46 (4.07%) AngularJS
8 46 (4.07%) ASP.NET
9 43 (3.81%) React
10 41 (3.63%) .NET Core
10 41 (3.63%) WebSphere MQ
11 39 (3.45%) SOAP
12 38 (3.36%) Spring Boot
13 31 (2.74%) J2EE
14 30 (2.65%) Kafka
15 28 (2.48%) Spark Streaming
16 27 (2.39%) Dapper ORM
16 27 (2.39%) HTML5
16 27 (2.39%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (7.61%) Mainframe
3 59 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 52 (4.60%) User Experience
6 47 (4.16%) Management Information System
7 41 (3.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 38 (3.36%) Cloud Native
9 37 (3.27%) iSeries
10 36 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
11 32 (2.83%) DataPower
12 29 (2.57%) Virtual Team
13 27 (2.39%) Blog
14 26 (2.30%) Acoustics
14 26 (2.30%) AS400
15 25 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
16 24 (2.12%) Mobile App
17 23 (2.04%) EMC VNX
17 23 (2.04%) Public Cloud
18 21 (1.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 222 (19.65%) Windows
2 203 (17.96%) Linux
3 90 (7.96%) Windows Server
4 71 (6.28%) Unix
5 40 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (3.10%) AIX
7 31 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.86%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.33%) Solaris
9 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.62%) zOS
13 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.27%) Debian
16 2 (0.18%) CentOS
16 2 (0.18%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (16.99%) Analytics
3 169 (14.96%) DevOps
4 160 (14.16%) Scrum
5 157 (13.89%) ETL
6 154 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
7 139 (12.30%) ITIL
8 128 (11.33%) Migration
9 121 (10.71%) SDLC
9 121 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 104 (9.20%) Decision-Making
11 103 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
12 91 (8.05%) Project Management
13 86 (7.61%) Mentoring
14 82 (7.26%) Test Automation
15 77 (6.81%) Configuration Management
16 72 (6.37%) Unit Testing
17 70 (6.19%) Microservices
18 68 (6.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 347 (30.71%) SQL
2 196 (17.35%) Java
3 146 (12.92%) Python
4 139 (12.30%) C#
5 104 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 64 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 45 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 41 (3.63%) Shell Script
9 39 (3.45%) Scala
10 37 (3.27%) COBOL
10 37 (3.27%) PowerShell
11 36 (3.19%) C
12 34 (3.01%) C++
13 29 (2.57%) Ruby
14 24 (2.12%) Assembly Language
15 23 (2.04%) Perl
16 22 (1.95%) JCL
17 19 (1.68%) Groovy
18 16 (1.42%) PL/1
19 15 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (9.47%) Degree
2 58 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.39%) ISTQB
5 27 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (2.04%) ISEB
7 20 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.42%) PMP
10 15 (1.33%) A+ Certification
11 11 (0.97%) CCNA
11 11 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.97%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.97%) MCSE
12 8 (0.71%) CISSP
12 8 (0.71%) MCSA
13 7 (0.62%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.87%) QA
2 47 (4.16%) SLA
3 40 (3.54%) Data Quality
4 27 (2.39%) GDPR
5 14 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.71%) GMP
7 7 (0.62%) COBIT
7 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 5 (0.44%) ISO 20022
9 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.44%) SEPA
10 4 (0.35%) PSD2
11 2 (0.18%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.18%) MISRA
11 2 (0.18%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 128 (11.33%) Docker
2 90 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 73 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (3.63%) vSphere
5 37 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.48%) VirtualBox
7 20 (1.77%) Hyper-V
8 16 (1.42%) RACF
9 15 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.24%) ACF2
10 14 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 11 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.88%) XenApp
13 9 (0.80%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.35%) HDFS
15 4 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.35%) Xen
16 3 (0.27%) NDS
16 3 (0.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 104 (9.20%) Kubernetes
2 88 (7.79%) Ansible
3 63 (5.58%) Puppet
3 63 (5.58%) Terraform
4 58 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 51 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (2.57%) Docker Swarm
7 25 (2.21%) SCCM
8 21 (1.86%) Nagios
9 19 (1.68%) vRealize
10 18 (1.59%) Salt
11 12 (1.06%) Kibana
12 10 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.88%) Packer
12 10 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.71%) Control-M
13 8 (0.71%) Istio
13 8 (0.71%) Knative
14 7 (0.62%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 304 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 232 (20.53%) Oracle
3 153 (13.54%) HP
4 134 (11.86%) Google
5 130 (11.50%) VMware
6 105 (9.29%) Cognos
7 101 (8.94%) SAP
8 93 (8.23%) Cisco
9 91 (8.05%) Informatica
10 75 (6.64%) Salesforce.com
11 74 (6.55%) Dell
12 71 (6.28%) EMC
12 71 (6.28%) Red Hat
13 55 (4.87%) Talend
14 49 (4.34%) Adobe
15 42 (3.72%) Citrix
16 41 (3.63%) SolarWinds
17 33 (2.92%) Hortonworks
18 32 (2.83%) Sun
19 31 (2.74%) Palo Alto