Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 278 304
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 -29
Permanent jobs citing IBM 681 1,577 1,813
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.19% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 2.81% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 561 1,335 1,365
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,400 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.17% -4.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £32,100
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%

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 24,616 56,103 69,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.07% 42.46% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,006 43,448 54,117
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +9 305 £62,500 - 29
South East +22 121 £57,500 +6.98% 14
North of England +67 99 £45,250 +0.33% 9
North West +75 74 £45,000 - 7
Midlands +18 65 £52,500 +10.53% 4
East of England +84 57 £61,250 -2.00% 5
West Midlands +11 36 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West +96 33 £49,500 +13.79% 2
East Midlands +61 29 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Yorkshire +61 24 £45,500 -7.14% 2
North East +24 1 £36,500 -7.59%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 220 (32.31%) Finance
2 219 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (29.96%) SQL
4 191 (28.05%) Microsoft
5 184 (27.02%) Oracle
6 183 (26.87%) Azure
7 160 (23.49%) SQL Server
8 159 (23.35%) AWS
9 134 (19.68%) Windows
10 131 (19.24%) Linux
11 117 (17.18%) VMware
12 114 (16.74%) Java
13 108 (15.86%) ITIL
14 103 (15.12%) WebSphere
15 102 (14.98%) HP
16 93 (13.66%) .NET
17 92 (13.51%) SAP
17 92 (13.51%) Scrum
17 92 (13.51%) DevOps
18 91 (13.36%) Docker
19 90 (13.22%) Python
20 85 (12.48%) C#
21 84 (12.33%) Kubernetes
22 83 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
23 79 (11.60%) Cisco
24 78 (11.45%) Google
25 74 (10.87%) Analytics
26 72 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
27 71 (10.43%) Windows Server
27 71 (10.43%) Active Directory

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
1 103 (15.12%) WebSphere
2 42 (6.17%) Tomcat
3 35 (5.14%) IIS
4 32 (4.70%) Apache Spark
4 32 (4.70%) Confluence
5 31 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (3.38%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.94%) SAS
9 16 (2.35%) CMS
10 15 (2.20%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 14 (2.06%) Apache
11 14 (2.06%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.03%) JBoss
14 7 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.88%) CICS
16 4 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 52 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) Sketch
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.15%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.15%) InVision
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.96%) Maximo
2 23 (3.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (2.20%) SAP GTS
4 8 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.88%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.73%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.73%) TRIRIGA
6 5 (0.73%) Unica
7 4 (0.59%) FastStats
8 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.29%) Actimize
9 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 183 (26.87%) Azure
2 159 (23.35%) AWS
3 67 (9.84%) IBM Cloud
4 57 (8.37%) GCP
5 56 (8.22%) PaaS
5 56 (8.22%) SaaS
6 47 (6.90%) Office 365
7 45 (6.61%) OpenShift
8 28 (4.11%) IaaS
9 23 (3.38%) Power Platform
10 22 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (2.06%) CloudBees
12 13 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (1.62%) Serverless
14 10 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (1.03%) Amazon EKS
16 7 (1.03%) GitHub
16 7 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
17 6 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.75%) Firewall
2 43 (6.31%) FTP
3 31 (4.55%) DNS
3 31 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.41%) Internet
4 30 (4.41%) SAN
5 19 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (2.79%) Network Security
6 17 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (2.20%) SSH
8 14 (2.06%) DHCP
8 14 (2.06%) SSL
9 11 (1.62%) BGP
9 11 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (1.62%) HTTP
9 11 (1.62%) OSPF
9 11 (1.62%) VoIP
10 10 (1.47%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.17%) VLAN
11 8 (1.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (5.43%) DB2
3 37 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.29%) Oracle Database
5 35 (5.14%) BusinessObjects
6 33 (4.85%) Big Data
7 32 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (4.26%) Hadoop
9 27 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 24 (3.52%) MySQL
12 23 (3.38%) IBM InfoSphere
12 23 (3.38%) Power BI
13 22 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
14 20 (2.94%) NoSQL
15 19 (2.79%) Neo4j
16 18 (2.64%) RDBMS
17 14 (2.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.61%) JIRA
3 44 (6.46%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (2.35%) GitLab
5 13 (1.91%) Grunt
5 13 (1.91%) Vagrant
6 12 (1.76%) gulp
6 12 (1.76%) webpack
7 9 (1.32%) ERwin
7 9 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.17%) Selenium
9 7 (1.03%) JUnit
9 7 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.88%) CF BOSH
10 6 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
10 6 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.73%) ER Studio
11 5 (0.73%) Sourcetree
General
1 220 (32.31%) Finance
2 51 (7.49%) Banking
3 45 (6.61%) Marketing
4 43 (6.31%) Public Sector
5 34 (4.99%) Manufacturing
5 34 (4.99%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.26%) Retail
7 22 (3.23%) Electronics
8 13 (1.91%) Law
9 10 (1.47%) Legal
10 7 (1.03%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.88%) Automotive
11 6 (0.88%) Back Office
12 5 (0.73%) Billing
12 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.44%) International Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Military
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (17.77%) Architect
2 112 (16.45%) Developer
3 80 (11.75%) Analyst
4 36 (5.29%) Consultant
5 34 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 31 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 31 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 28 (4.11%) Data Architect
8 26 (3.82%) Applications Support
8 26 (3.82%) C# Developer
8 26 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
8 26 (3.82%) Software Engineer
9 21 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
9 21 (3.08%) Support Analyst
10 20 (2.94%) Technical Architect
11 18 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (2.64%) Integration Developer
12 17 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (2.50%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (13.66%) .NET
2 59 (8.66%) Middleware
3 37 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 34 (4.99%) Spring
5 32 (4.70%) Web Services
6 30 (4.41%) AngularJS
7 28 (4.11%) .NET Core
8 27 (3.96%) React
8 27 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
9 26 (3.82%) HTML
9 26 (3.82%) XML
10 22 (3.23%) CSS
10 22 (3.23%) Kafka
10 22 (3.23%) REST
10 22 (3.23%) Spring Boot
11 21 (3.08%) Node.js
12 19 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (2.64%) Java EE
14 17 (2.50%) JSON
15 16 (2.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
2 47 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 46 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.43%) Mainframe
5 35 (5.14%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.11%) Public Cloud
7 25 (3.67%) Cloud Native
7 25 (3.67%) iSeries
7 25 (3.67%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.08%) Virtual Team
9 19 (2.79%) AS400
10 16 (2.35%) User Experience
11 14 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (1.91%) Blog
12 13 (1.91%) DataPower
12 13 (1.91%) SWIFT
13 12 (1.76%) Replication
14 11 (1.62%) Acoustics
15 10 (1.47%) HP Storage
16 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 134 (19.68%) Windows
2 131 (19.24%) Linux
3 71 (10.43%) Windows Server
4 54 (7.93%) Unix
5 39 (5.73%) AIX
6 27 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.08%) Solaris
9 20 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.47%) Windows 2000
12 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.03%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.59%) SUSE
16 2 (0.29%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) zOS
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (15.86%) ITIL
3 92 (13.51%) DevOps
3 92 (13.51%) Scrum
4 83 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (10.87%) Analytics
6 72 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (10.28%) ETL
8 62 (9.10%) SDLC
9 60 (8.81%) Software Engineering
10 50 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (7.34%) Presales
11 47 (6.90%) Migration
11 47 (6.90%) Project Management
12 45 (6.61%) Service Delivery
13 44 (6.46%) Technical Leadership
13 44 (6.46%) Test Automation
14 43 (6.31%) Decision-Making
14 43 (6.31%) ITSM
15 41 (6.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (29.96%) SQL
2 114 (16.74%) Java
3 90 (13.22%) Python
4 85 (12.48%) C#
5 57 (8.37%) JavaScript
6 40 (5.87%) PowerShell
7 39 (5.73%) T-SQL
8 38 (5.58%) Bash Shell
9 27 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.08%) Scala
11 18 (2.64%) C
12 16 (2.35%) Go
13 15 (2.20%) Perl
13 15 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.91%) VBScript
15 9 (1.32%) RPG
15 9 (1.32%) VBA
16 7 (1.03%) R
16 7 (1.03%) RPG IV
17 6 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (8.81%) Degree
2 36 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.96%) SANS
5 26 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.64%) Master's Degree
7 17 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.47%) CCNA
8 10 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.32%) CISSP
9 9 (1.32%) ISEB
10 8 (1.17%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.03%) GPEN
11 7 (1.03%) MCSA
11 7 (1.03%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.88%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.88%) MCSE
13 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.78%) SLA
2 29 (4.26%) QA
3 25 (3.67%) COBIT
4 17 (2.50%) GDPR
5 16 (2.35%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.17%) NIST
7 7 (1.03%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.73%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.44%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.44%) MISRA
10 3 (0.44%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.44%) SEPA
11 2 (0.29%) PSD2
11 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.15%) PMO
12 1 (0.15%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 91 (13.36%) Docker
2 71 (10.43%) Active Directory
3 67 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (4.11%) vSphere
5 23 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 13 (1.91%) VirtualBox
8 12 (1.76%) HDFS
9 7 (1.03%) NDS
9 7 (1.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 6 (0.88%) NFS
11 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.59%) Xen
11 4 (0.59%) XenApp
11 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.29%) ACF2
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 84 (12.33%) Kubernetes
2 53 (7.78%) Tivoli
3 41 (6.02%) Ansible
4 31 (4.55%) Terraform
5 28 (4.11%) QRadar
6 25 (3.67%) Puppet
7 20 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (2.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 14 (2.06%) Nagios
10 13 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (1.76%) Kibana
11 12 (1.76%) SCCM
12 11 (1.62%) Control-M
12 11 (1.62%) vRealize
13 8 (1.17%) Netcool
13 8 (1.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 8 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
14 7 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 191 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 184 (27.02%) Oracle
3 117 (17.18%) VMware
4 102 (14.98%) HP
5 92 (13.51%) SAP
6 79 (11.60%) Cisco
7 78 (11.45%) Google
8 65 (9.54%) Dell
9 59 (8.66%) EMC
10 53 (7.78%) Red Hat
11 39 (5.73%) NetApp
12 36 (5.29%) Cognos
13 33 (4.85%) Informatica
14 32 (4.70%) ServiceNow
15 31 (4.55%) Palo Alto
16 30 (4.41%) Splunk
17 29 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
18 28 (4.11%) LogRhythm
19 26 (3.82%) CA
20 25 (3.67%) Talend