Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 297 275 299
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 -9
Permanent jobs citing IBM 484 1,529 1,770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.21% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 2.88% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 421 1,346 1,393
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,125 £93,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -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 17,764 53,081 65,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.72% 41.90% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14,177 40,883 50,858
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +9 200 £70,000 +7.69% 31
South East +10 84 £65,000 +25.00% 16
Midlands +21 74 £47,500 -3.77% 11
North of England +62 64 £45,750 +1.44% 16
North West +88 58 £47,500 +21.79% 10
West Midlands +43 54 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South West +113 32 £49,500 +10.00% 1
East of England +67 30 £65,000 - 10
East Midlands +39 20 £32,500 -7.80% 2
Yorkshire +56 6 £28,000 -44.00% 6
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 144 (29.75%) Oracle
2 137 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (27.89%) Microsoft
4 127 (26.24%) Finance
5 122 (25.21%) AWS
6 120 (24.79%) Java
7 117 (24.17%) SQL
8 111 (22.93%) Azure
9 104 (21.49%) SQL Server
10 102 (21.07%) WebSphere
11 92 (19.01%) SAP
12 80 (16.53%) Linux
13 79 (16.32%) DevOps
14 72 (14.88%) Python
15 70 (14.46%) VMware
16 69 (14.26%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (14.26%) Docker
16 69 (14.26%) Kubernetes
17 66 (13.64%) Unix
18 61 (12.60%) Windows
18 61 (12.60%) Scrum
19 60 (12.40%) Degree
20 59 (12.19%) .NET
21 57 (11.78%) ITIL
22 54 (11.16%) Active Directory
23 53 (10.95%) IBM Cloud
24 51 (10.54%) Analytics
24 51 (10.54%) Cisco
25 50 (10.33%) JavaScript
26 47 (9.71%) Red Hat

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
1 102 (21.07%) WebSphere
2 35 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.20%) WebLogic
4 26 (5.37%) Confluence
5 22 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (3.93%) SAS
7 18 (3.72%) IIS
7 18 (3.72%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.10%) CMS
8 15 (3.10%) JBoss
9 11 (2.27%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 9 (1.86%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (1.65%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.65%) Red Hat Fuse
12 7 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (1.45%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.24%) Apache
14 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (4.75%) Maximo
2 16 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (3.10%) SAP GTS
4 9 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (1.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (1.65%) Magento
6 6 (1.24%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (1.03%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (1.03%) TRIRIGA
7 5 (1.03%) Unica
8 4 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.83%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 122 (25.21%) AWS
2 111 (22.93%) Azure
3 53 (10.95%) IBM Cloud
4 40 (8.26%) GCP
4 40 (8.26%) PaaS
5 39 (8.06%) OpenShift
6 29 (5.99%) Office 365
7 28 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (4.55%) SaaS
9 20 (4.13%) GitHub
9 20 (4.13%) IaaS
10 12 (2.48%) Amazon EKS
10 12 (2.48%) Power Platform
11 11 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (2.07%) Serverless
13 9 (1.86%) Boomi
14 8 (1.65%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.45%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.68%) Firewall
2 35 (7.23%) Internet
3 25 (5.17%) SAN
4 23 (4.75%) FTP
5 20 (4.13%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.31%) DNS
7 12 (2.48%) Network Security
7 12 (2.48%) SSH
8 10 (2.07%) VSAN
9 9 (1.86%) DHCP
10 7 (1.45%) SSL
10 7 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.24%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.03%) HTTP
12 5 (1.03%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.03%) VoIP
13 4 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.83%) WAN
14 3 (0.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.88%) DB2
3 29 (5.99%) Oracle Database
4 23 (4.75%) Big Data
4 23 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (3.93%) MySQL
8 17 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 15 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.89%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.69%) OLAP
12 12 (2.48%) IBM InfoSphere
12 12 (2.48%) Power BI
13 10 (2.07%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.86%) Data Lake
14 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.86%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.65%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 36 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.23%) JIRA
3 25 (5.17%) GitLab
3 25 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.86%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.86%) ERwin
6 9 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.65%) Selenium
8 7 (1.45%) Ant
8 7 (1.45%) Apache Archiva
8 7 (1.45%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.45%) JUnit
8 7 (1.45%) Maven
8 7 (1.45%) Mockito
8 7 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 127 (26.24%) Finance
2 41 (8.47%) Marketing
3 34 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.82%) Public Sector
5 32 (6.61%) Banking
6 26 (5.37%) Electronics
6 26 (5.37%) Manufacturing
7 23 (4.75%) Retail
8 6 (1.24%) Law
9 5 (1.03%) Back Office
9 5 (1.03%) Digital Economy
9 5 (1.03%) Legal
10 3 (0.62%) International Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 118 (24.38%) Developer
2 87 (17.98%) Architect
3 33 (6.82%) Consultant
4 32 (6.61%) Security Engineer
5 29 (5.99%) Operations Engineer
6 28 (5.79%) Analyst
7 26 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.75%) .NET Developer
8 23 (4.75%) Data Architect
8 23 (4.75%) Java Architect
9 22 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
10 21 (4.34%) Technical Architect
11 20 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.13%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
12 19 (3.93%) Java Technical Architect
13 18 (3.72%) AWS Architect
14 17 (3.51%) Java Developer
15 15 (3.10%) Applications Support
15 15 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.19%) .NET
2 38 (7.85%) Java EE
2 38 (7.85%) Spring
3 37 (7.64%) Middleware
4 32 (6.61%) Web Services
5 28 (5.79%) JSON
5 28 (5.79%) Spring Boot
6 26 (5.37%) AngularJS
7 25 (5.17%) Node.js
7 25 (5.17%) React
8 24 (4.96%) HTML
8 24 (4.96%) XML
9 23 (4.75%) ASP.NET
10 22 (4.55%) REST
10 22 (4.55%) RESTful
11 19 (3.93%) CSS
11 19 (3.93%) Spring Cloud
11 19 (3.93%) WebSphere MQ
12 17 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
2 35 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.79%) Data Centre
5 24 (4.96%) Cloud Native
6 21 (4.34%) Public Cloud
7 19 (3.93%) iSeries
8 18 (3.72%) Virtual Team
9 15 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.89%) AS400
10 14 (2.89%) Mainframe
11 11 (2.27%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
13 9 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (1.65%) Blog
14 8 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.65%) SWIFT
15 7 (1.45%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.53%) Linux
2 66 (13.64%) Unix
3 61 (12.60%) Windows
4 30 (6.20%) AIX
5 26 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.93%) Solaris
7 16 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.83%) Android
10 4 (0.83%) SUSE
11 3 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.62%) zOS
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) MVS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (16.32%) DevOps
3 69 (14.26%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (12.60%) Scrum
5 57 (11.78%) ITIL
6 51 (10.54%) Analytics
7 46 (9.50%) Microservices
8 45 (9.30%) Technical Leadership
9 43 (8.88%) Presales
10 40 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (8.06%) Security Operations
12 38 (7.85%) Test Automation
13 37 (7.64%) Service Delivery
14 36 (7.44%) Migration
15 34 (7.02%) MVC
15 34 (7.02%) SIEM
16 32 (6.61%) TDD
17 31 (6.40%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (24.79%) Java
2 117 (24.17%) SQL
3 72 (14.88%) Python
4 50 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 42 (8.68%) C#
6 39 (8.06%) Shell Script
7 33 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 29 (5.99%) Perl
9 20 (4.13%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.72%) PL/SQL
11 17 (3.51%) Go
12 12 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.07%) C++
14 9 (1.86%) C
15 8 (1.65%) Scala
15 8 (1.65%) VBScript
16 7 (1.45%) Java 8
17 5 (1.03%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.03%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.83%) RPG
Qualifications
1 60 (12.40%) Degree
2 32 (6.61%) SANS
3 29 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.27%) CCNA
9 11 (2.27%) CISSP
10 9 (1.86%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.65%) GPEN
11 8 (1.65%) MCITP
11 8 (1.65%) Postgraduate
12 6 (1.24%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.24%) PhD
13 4 (0.83%) CCNP
13 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.23%) SLA
2 24 (4.96%) COBIT
3 23 (4.75%) QA
4 19 (3.93%) Data Quality
5 17 (3.51%) GDPR
6 9 (1.86%) NIST
7 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 69 (14.26%) Docker
2 54 (11.16%) Active Directory
3 47 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.13%) vSphere
5 7 (1.45%) BitLocker
5 7 (1.45%) Firmware
5 7 (1.45%) NDS
5 7 (1.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 7 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.24%) HDFS
6 6 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.03%) GPFS
8 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.83%) NFS
8 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.83%) XenApp
9 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 69 (14.26%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.82%) QRadar
3 22 (4.55%) Ansible
4 20 (4.13%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.69%) Terraform
6 12 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.48%) Puppet
7 11 (2.27%) SCCM
8 9 (1.86%) Kibana
9 8 (1.65%) Grafana
9 8 (1.65%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 8 (1.65%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 7 (1.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 5 (1.03%) Control-M
12 5 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 144 (29.75%) Oracle
2 135 (27.89%) Microsoft
3 92 (19.01%) SAP
4 70 (14.46%) VMware
5 51 (10.54%) Cisco
6 47 (9.71%) Red Hat
7 46 (9.50%) HP
8 41 (8.47%) Google
9 39 (8.06%) Dell
10 35 (7.23%) NetApp
11 34 (7.02%) EMC
12 32 (6.61%) LogRhythm
12 32 (6.61%) Splunk
13 27 (5.58%) ServiceNow
14 25 (5.17%) CyberArk
15 23 (4.75%) ArcSight
15 23 (4.75%) Bomgar
15 23 (4.75%) CheckPoint
15 23 (4.75%) NetWitness
15 23 (4.75%) Palo Alto