Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 303 233
Rank change year-on-year +20 -70 -46
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,753 1,826 2,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.18% 1.09% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 2.46% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,321 1,430 1,922
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%

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 63,364 74,314 76,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.69% 44.16% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49,402 58,037 62,241
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +41 829 £67,500 +3.85% 81
South East +26 310 £49,500 -1.00% 68
North of England +6 210 £44,014 -11.97% 30
East of England +43 168 £55,000 - 26
Midlands -6 160 £55,000 +46.67% 26
West Midlands -19 114 £57,500 +57.53% 18
Yorkshire +57 103 £47,000 -6.00% 13
North West -47 103 £38,500 -20.62% 17
South West -7 57 £47,500 +9.83% 39
East Midlands +8 46 £42,500 - 7
North East -6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 494 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 450 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (24.07%) SQL
4 417 (23.79%) Finance
5 411 (23.45%) Windows
6 402 (22.93%) Java
7 386 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
8 373 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 372 (21.22%) Oracle
10 358 (20.42%) Linux
11 289 (16.49%) ITIL
12 283 (16.14%) WebSphere
13 275 (15.69%) VMware
14 238 (13.58%) DevOps
15 234 (13.35%) Unix
16 230 (13.12%) Google
17 220 (12.55%) SQL Server
18 213 (12.15%) Degree
19 205 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 203 (11.58%) SAP
21 202 (11.52%) Banking
22 197 (11.24%) IBM Cloud
23 196 (11.18%) HP
24 191 (10.90%) .NET
25 188 (10.72%) Web Services
26 187 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
27 183 (10.44%) JavaScript
27 183 (10.44%) Analytics
28 182 (10.38%) Cisco
29 179 (10.21%) Docker

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
1 283 (16.14%) WebSphere
2 100 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 97 (5.53%) WebLogic
4 87 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 66 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 61 (3.48%) Apache Spark
7 52 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 49 (2.80%) SAS
9 43 (2.45%) OpenStack
10 41 (2.34%) MQSeries
11 33 (1.88%) IIS
12 32 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (1.71%) JBoss
14 28 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
15 27 (1.54%) Apache
15 27 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
15 27 (1.54%) MS Exchange
16 19 (1.08%) IBM Domino
17 18 (1.03%) CMS
18 17 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 80 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.34%) Windchill
6 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.057%) HipChat
8 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.057%) Simulink
8 1 (0.057%) SPSS
8 1 (0.057%) Stata
Business Applications
1 57 (3.25%) Cognos TM1
2 34 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 27 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.86%) Unica
5 14 (0.80%) SAP BPC
6 12 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
8 10 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.51%) Maximo
9 9 (0.51%) SAP MDM
10 8 (0.46%) Cognos Planning
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 8 (0.46%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 8 (0.46%) SAP FS
11 7 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
11 7 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
12 6 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 386 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (11.24%) IBM Cloud
4 175 (9.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 125 (7.13%) PaaS
6 113 (6.45%) SaaS
7 103 (5.88%) Office 365
8 72 (4.11%) OpenShift
9 62 (3.54%) IaaS
10 53 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
11 47 (2.68%) Serverless
12 25 (1.43%) Google Analytics
13 24 (1.37%) npm
14 23 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (1.25%) Silverpop
16 21 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
17 20 (1.14%) Amazon S3
18 17 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 13 (0.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (5.82%) DNS
2 91 (5.19%) Firewall
3 74 (4.22%) SAN
4 63 (3.59%) DHCP
5 48 (2.74%) Internet
6 45 (2.57%) TCP/IP
7 43 (2.45%) HTTP
8 39 (2.22%) VPN
9 37 (2.11%) WAN
10 31 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (1.71%) LAN
12 28 (1.60%) Network Security
13 27 (1.54%) SSL
14 20 (1.14%) NAS
15 18 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
16 17 (0.97%) FTP
17 16 (0.91%) Wireshark
18 13 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (0.74%) Unified Communications
18 13 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 156 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
3 126 (7.19%) Big Data
4 106 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 105 (5.99%) DB2
6 98 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 84 (4.79%) NoSQL
8 78 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 76 (4.34%) Hadoop
10 64 (3.65%) Power BI
11 57 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 53 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
13 50 (2.85%) MySQL
14 42 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
15 37 (2.11%) HBase
15 37 (2.11%) Oracle Database
16 36 (2.05%) Apache Hive
16 36 (2.05%) DataStage
17 34 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
17 34 (1.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (4.51%) JIRA
2 67 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 42 (2.40%) gulp
5 41 (2.34%) webpack
6 36 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 35 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.77%) Selenium
9 28 (1.60%) Eclipse
10 26 (1.48%) Maven
11 23 (1.31%) Subversion
12 21 (1.20%) Babel
12 21 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.03%) JUnit
14 15 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.80%) GitLab
15 14 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
16 13 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.74%) Rational Team Concert
16 13 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 417 (23.79%) Finance
2 202 (11.52%) Banking
3 123 (7.02%) Retail
4 108 (6.16%) Marketing
5 40 (2.28%) Back Office
6 35 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.43%) Games
7 25 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.25%) Billing
8 22 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.14%) Law
10 17 (0.97%) Advertising
11 15 (0.86%) German Language
12 14 (0.80%) Legal
13 13 (0.74%) French Language
14 12 (0.68%) Electronics
14 12 (0.68%) Military
14 12 (0.68%) Swedish Language
15 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 313 (17.86%) Architect
2 288 (16.43%) Developer
3 247 (14.09%) Analyst
4 112 (6.39%) Solutions Architect
5 90 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
6 87 (4.96%) Java Developer
7 73 (4.16%) Support Analyst
8 65 (3.71%) Administrator
9 63 (3.59%) Team Leader
10 62 (3.54%) Consultant
11 52 (2.97%) Support Engineer
12 49 (2.80%) Applications Support
12 49 (2.80%) Senior Developer
13 46 (2.62%) AWS Architect
14 44 (2.51%) Software Engineer
15 43 (2.45%) Data Architect
16 41 (2.34%) Azure Architect
17 39 (2.22%) Project Manager
17 39 (2.22%) Technical Architect
18 38 (2.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (10.90%) .NET
2 188 (10.72%) Web Services
3 169 (9.64%) Spring
4 150 (8.56%) HTML
5 139 (7.93%) Middleware
6 122 (6.96%) CSS
7 97 (5.53%) Java EE
8 96 (5.48%) REST
9 95 (5.42%) XML
10 90 (5.13%) Spring Boot
11 89 (5.08%) SOAP
12 88 (5.02%) Node.js
12 88 (5.02%) WebSphere MQ
13 85 (4.85%) IBM Integration Bus
14 77 (4.39%) AngularJS
15 75 (4.28%) J2EE
16 73 (4.16%) JSON
17 63 (3.59%) HTML5
18 52 (2.97%) React
19 50 (2.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 114 (6.50%) Self-Motivation
3 98 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (5.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 75 (4.28%) Cloud Native
6 70 (3.99%) iSeries
7 66 (3.76%) Fintech
8 64 (3.65%) Mainframe
9 63 (3.59%) Management Information System
10 59 (3.37%) AS400
11 58 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
12 49 (2.80%) Replication
13 45 (2.57%) Mobile App
14 44 (2.51%) DataPower
15 43 (2.45%) User Experience
16 41 (2.34%) Public Cloud
17 39 (2.22%) Private Cloud
18 35 (2.00%) Clustering
19 33 (1.88%) Enterprise Cloud
20 31 (1.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 411 (23.45%) Windows
2 358 (20.42%) Linux
3 234 (13.35%) Unix
4 120 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 99 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (5.48%) AIX
7 77 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (4.28%) Windows 7
9 71 (4.05%) Windows 10
10 69 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.25%) zOS
13 20 (1.14%) Debian
13 20 (1.14%) Windows 8
14 18 (1.03%) Solaris
15 17 (0.97%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.86%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.68%) Android
18 10 (0.57%) CentOS
18 10 (0.57%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (16.49%) ITIL
3 238 (13.58%) DevOps
4 187 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
5 183 (10.44%) Analytics
6 165 (9.41%) ETL
7 159 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
8 152 (8.67%) Microservices
9 145 (8.27%) Scrum
10 144 (8.21%) SDLC
11 130 (7.42%) Project Management
12 117 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 113 (6.45%) Test Automation
14 110 (6.27%) Computer Science
15 107 (6.10%) CRM
16 104 (5.93%) Migration
17 103 (5.88%) Service Management
18 101 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 100 (5.70%) High Availability
20 97 (5.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 422 (24.07%) SQL
2 402 (22.93%) Java
3 183 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 174 (9.93%) Python
5 159 (9.07%) C#
6 112 (6.39%) PowerShell
7 82 (4.68%) Shell Script
8 57 (3.25%) T-SQL
9 44 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 42 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 40 (2.28%) Java 8
12 39 (2.22%) C
13 38 (2.17%) Perl
14 37 (2.11%) C++
15 35 (2.00%) RPG
16 29 (1.65%) COBOL
16 29 (1.65%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.54%) VBA
18 26 (1.48%) Korn
19 24 (1.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 213 (12.15%) Degree
2 76 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
3 67 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 39 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 37 (2.11%) MCSE
7 32 (1.83%) Master's Degree
8 30 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (1.60%) ISEB
10 27 (1.54%) CCNP
10 27 (1.54%) CISSP
11 25 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (1.31%) MCSA
13 19 (1.08%) SC Cleared
14 18 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
15 17 (0.97%) CCDP
16 15 (0.86%) MBA
16 15 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (0.80%) MCDST
18 13 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.19%) QA
2 70 (3.99%) SLA
3 64 (3.65%) Data Quality
4 52 (2.97%) GDPR
5 28 (1.60%) PMO
6 19 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.46%) IFRS
10 7 (0.40%) COBIT
10 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.29%) ISO 26262
11 5 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.17%) BS7799
13 3 (0.17%) WAI
14 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
14 2 (0.11%) PSD2
15 1 (0.057%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 205 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (10.21%) Docker
3 178 (10.15%) Active Directory
4 96 (5.48%) Hyper-V
5 61 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (2.57%) vSphere
7 31 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 30 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (1.60%) XenApp
10 24 (1.37%) VMware NSX
11 22 (1.25%) XenDesktop
12 18 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (0.80%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.57%) NFS
14 10 (0.57%) PowerHA
14 10 (0.57%) Snort
15 9 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
16 8 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.46%) XenServer
17 6 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 131 (7.47%) SCCM
2 116 (6.62%) Kubernetes
3 92 (5.25%) Puppet
4 71 (4.05%) Ansible
5 50 (2.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 46 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (2.40%) Nagios
8 39 (2.22%) IBM BigFix
9 36 (2.05%) WSUS
10 33 (1.88%) Tivoli
11 28 (1.60%) NetBackup
12 27 (1.54%) QRadar
13 26 (1.48%) vRealize
14 20 (1.14%) Terraform
15 18 (1.03%) logstash
15 18 (1.03%) vCenter Server
16 17 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 15 (0.86%) Nessus
17 15 (0.86%) Netcool
17 15 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 494 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 372 (21.22%) Oracle
3 275 (15.69%) VMware
4 230 (13.12%) Google
5 203 (11.58%) SAP
6 196 (11.18%) HP
7 182 (10.38%) Cisco
8 150 (8.56%) Dell
9 125 (7.13%) Red Hat
10 118 (6.73%) Cognos
11 106 (6.05%) EMC
12 100 (5.70%) Informatica
13 98 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
14 76 (4.34%) NetApp
15 66 (3.76%) Symantec
16 65 (3.71%) Tableau
17 58 (3.31%) Citrix
18 53 (3.02%) McAfee
19 50 (2.85%) Splunk
19 50 (2.85%) TIBCO