Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 222 179
Rank change year-on-year -68 -43 -16
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1934 2752 3964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.53% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 3.51% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1981 2892
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £81,250 £83,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 74905 78411 94360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.35% 43.70% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58427 63938 77604
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -24 877 £65,000 +8.33% 36
South East -113 306 £50,000 +1.01% 19
North of England -44 272 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Midlands -39 240 £40,000 -9.09% 10
West Midlands -45 173 £35,000 -17.65% 9
North West -43 172 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East of England -46 150 £55,000 - 6
Yorkshire +24 90 £50,000 +4.17% 7
South West -49 84 £42,250 +5.63% 2
East Midlands -19 67 £44,750 -0.56% 1
North East -5 10 £40,000 -2.44%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for IBM.

1 639 (33.04%) Oracle
2 598 (30.92%) Java
3 553 (28.59%) Microsoft
4 547 (28.28%) Finance
5 524 (27.09%) SQL
6 444 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
7 437 (22.60%) Windows
8 400 (20.68%) Linux
9 388 (20.06%) WebSphere
10 386 (19.96%) SQL Server
11 300 (15.51%) Unix
12 290 (14.99%) VMware
13 254 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 242 (12.51%) Degree
15 235 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
16 234 (12.10%) ITIL
16 234 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
17 228 (11.79%) JavaScript
18 224 (11.58%) .NET
19 214 (11.07%) Active Directory
20 213 (11.01%) Banking
21 204 (10.55%) DevOps
22 203 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 199 (10.29%) Middleware
24 197 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
25 196 (10.13%) HP
26 189 (9.77%) Analytics
27 186 (9.62%) Cognos
28 178 (9.20%) Web Services
29 177 (9.15%) J2EE

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
1 388 (20.06%) WebSphere
2 149 (7.70%) Tomcat
3 141 (7.29%) Apache
4 114 (5.89%) WebLogic
5 107 (5.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 100 (5.17%) MS Exchange
7 96 (4.96%) CMS
8 77 (3.98%) Confluence
9 74 (3.83%) IIS
10 68 (3.52%) JBoss
11 58 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 57 (2.95%) SharePoint
13 56 (2.90%) OpenStack
14 43 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 43 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 42 (2.17%) Apache Solr
16 40 (2.07%) Liferay
17 32 (1.65%) SAS
18 28 (1.45%) IBM Notes
19 25 (1.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 80 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.65%) SPSS
5 8 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.36%) SPSS Modeler
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.16%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.10%) HipChat
9 2 (0.10%) Simulink
9 2 (0.10%) Stata
10 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.052%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.40%) Cognos TM1
3 26 (1.34%) Unica
4 25 (1.29%) NetSuite
5 24 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 23 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
7 20 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
7 20 (1.03%) Magento
7 20 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
8 16 (0.83%) Maximo
8 16 (0.83%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 13 (0.67%) HFM
9 13 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
9 13 (0.67%) SAP BPC
10 8 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
11 7 (0.36%) assyst
11 7 (0.36%) Eloqua
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 254 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 235 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (7.96%) PaaS
4 120 (6.20%) IaaS
5 100 (5.17%) Office 365
6 91 (4.71%) IBM Cloud
7 90 (4.65%) SaaS
8 67 (3.46%) Bluemix
9 40 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 25 (1.29%) OpenShift
12 24 (1.24%) Boomi
13 23 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
14 22 (1.14%) GitHub
14 22 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
15 21 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
16 15 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (0.67%) Silverpop
18 10 (0.52%) SoftLayer
18 10 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 159 (8.22%) SAN
2 130 (6.72%) Firewall
3 116 (6.00%) DNS
4 96 (4.96%) VPN
5 80 (4.14%) DHCP
6 71 (3.67%) TCP/IP
7 70 (3.62%) WAN
8 54 (2.79%) Internet
9 51 (2.64%) NetScaler
10 43 (2.22%) HTTP
11 39 (2.02%) NAS
12 38 (1.96%) LAN
13 31 (1.60%) Ethernet
13 31 (1.60%) Unified Communications
14 29 (1.50%) Wireless
15 27 (1.40%) MPLS
16 26 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (1.24%) BGP
18 23 (1.19%) DMZ
19 21 (1.09%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 169 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
3 161 (8.32%) DB2
4 136 (7.03%) MySQL
5 111 (5.74%) MongoDB
6 109 (5.64%) Big Data
7 99 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (4.45%) NoSQL
9 84 (4.34%) Hadoop
10 80 (4.14%) Relational Database
11 79 (4.08%) DataStage
12 77 (3.98%) IBM InfoSphere
13 69 (3.57%) Power BI
14 55 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 53 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 52 (2.69%) Oracle Database
17 47 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 46 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
20 40 (2.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 147 (7.60%) JIRA
2 129 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 97 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 60 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 58 (3.00%) Maven
6 56 (2.90%) JUnit
6 56 (2.90%) Subversion
7 51 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (2.48%) Eclipse
9 47 (2.43%) Cucumber
10 46 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 44 (2.28%) Selenium
12 36 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 35 (1.81%) SoapUI
14 25 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (1.19%) Mockito
16 22 (1.14%) Bitbucket
17 20 (1.03%) HP UFT
18 19 (0.98%) Visual Studio
19 18 (0.93%) GitLab
General
1 547 (28.28%) Finance
2 213 (11.01%) Banking
3 136 (7.03%) Retail
4 81 (4.19%) Marketing
5 63 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 43 (2.22%) Back Office
7 43 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 41 (2.12%) Electronics
9 30 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.50%) Advertising
11 26 (1.34%) French Language
11 26 (1.34%) German Language
11 26 (1.34%) Military
12 24 (1.24%) Retail Banking
13 19 (0.98%) Front Office
14 13 (0.67%) Games
15 12 (0.62%) Automotive
15 12 (0.62%) Legal
16 10 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 435 (22.49%) Developer
2 289 (14.94%) Architect
3 249 (12.87%) Analyst
4 184 (9.51%) Consultant
5 138 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 127 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
7 99 (5.12%) Senior Developer
8 96 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 85 (4.40%) Applications Support
10 83 (4.29%) Support Analyst
11 72 (3.72%) Administrator
12 67 (3.46%) Support Engineer
13 58 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 50 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
15 49 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
16 48 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
17 47 (2.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
18 44 (2.28%) Cloud Architect
19 42 (2.17%) Integration Architect
19 42 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (11.58%) .NET
2 199 (10.29%) Middleware
3 178 (9.20%) Web Services
4 177 (9.15%) J2EE
5 157 (8.12%) SOAP
6 156 (8.07%) HTML
7 152 (7.86%) REST
8 147 (7.60%) XML
9 133 (6.88%) Node.js
10 128 (6.62%) CSS
11 126 (6.51%) Spring
12 111 (5.74%) AngularJS
13 88 (4.55%) JSON
14 69 (3.57%) RESTful
15 68 (3.52%) Hibernate
15 68 (3.52%) IBM Integration Bus
16 65 (3.36%) HTML5
17 63 (3.26%) Java EE
18 60 (3.10%) JMS
19 53 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 197 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.03%) Data Centre
3 85 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 80 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 70 (3.62%) Clustering
6 66 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 63 (3.26%) DataPower
8 61 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 60 (3.10%) iSeries
10 59 (3.05%) AS400
11 56 (2.90%) Mainframe
12 45 (2.33%) Fintech
13 40 (2.07%) User Experience
14 34 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
15 31 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 31 (1.60%) SWIFT
16 29 (1.50%) Algorithms
17 28 (1.45%) N-Tier
18 24 (1.24%) Mobile App
19 21 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 437 (22.60%) Windows
2 400 (20.68%) Linux
3 300 (15.51%) Unix
4 177 (9.15%) Windows Server
5 88 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (3.83%) Solaris
8 73 (3.77%) AIX
9 67 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (2.43%) Android
11 43 (2.22%) Apple iOS
12 38 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 23 (1.19%) CentOS
14 23 (1.19%) Mac OS X
14 23 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.98%) zOS
16 14 (0.72%) CoreOS
16 14 (0.72%) OS/390
17 13 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
2 234 (12.10%) ITIL
3 204 (10.55%) DevOps
4 189 (9.77%) Analytics
5 166 (8.58%) ETL
5 166 (8.58%) Scrum
6 165 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
6 165 (8.53%) Open Source
7 161 (8.32%) E-Commerce
8 150 (7.76%) SOA
9 134 (6.93%) TDD
10 121 (6.26%) CRM
11 119 (6.15%) ERP
12 118 (6.10%) Software Engineering
13 116 (6.00%) Data Modelling
14 112 (5.79%) SDLC
15 105 (5.43%) BDD
16 103 (5.33%) TOGAF
17 99 (5.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 598 (30.92%) Java
2 524 (27.09%) SQL
3 228 (11.79%) JavaScript
4 145 (7.50%) Python
5 114 (5.89%) C#
6 101 (5.22%) PowerShell
7 93 (4.81%) Shell Script
8 84 (4.34%) Perl
9 79 (4.08%) PHP
10 78 (4.03%) C++
11 67 (3.46%) Bash Shell
12 64 (3.31%) T-SQL
13 50 (2.59%) C
14 47 (2.43%) RPG
15 46 (2.38%) VBA
16 40 (2.07%) Scala
17 36 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.55%) R
19 27 (1.40%) RPG IV
20 26 (1.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 242 (12.51%) Degree
2 66 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (1.71%) CISSP
6 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.34%) ISEB
9 23 (1.19%) MCSE
10 22 (1.14%) ACCA
10 22 (1.14%) CIMA
10 22 (1.14%) CISM
11 21 (1.09%) MCSA
12 18 (0.93%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.88%) CCNA
13 17 (0.88%) CCNP
14 12 (0.62%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.79%) SLA
2 94 (4.86%) QA
3 71 (3.67%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.55%) ISO 9001
6 23 (1.19%) COBIT
7 17 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.78%) GDPR
9 10 (0.52%) PSD2
10 7 (0.36%) MiFID
11 6 (0.31%) FATCA
11 6 (0.31%) MISRA
11 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.26%) HL7
12 5 (0.26%) MISRA C
13 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.21%) GCP
13 4 (0.21%) SEPA
14 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 214 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 203 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (7.50%) Docker
4 88 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 62 (3.21%) XenApp
6 59 (3.05%) vSphere
7 48 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.50%) XenDesktop
10 20 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.72%) NFS
11 14 (0.72%) vCloud
11 14 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.57%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.57%) XenServer
14 10 (0.52%) Ceph
14 10 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.52%) Xen
15 9 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 133 (6.88%) Puppet
2 98 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (4.60%) Tivoli
4 67 (3.46%) Ansible
5 62 (3.21%) Kubernetes
6 39 (2.02%) SCCM
7 30 (1.55%) Backup Exec
8 29 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 26 (1.34%) Nagios
10 22 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (1.09%) Terraform
12 18 (0.93%) NetBackup
12 18 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 17 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
14 16 (0.83%) Cobbler
14 16 (0.83%) QRadar
15 15 (0.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
16 14 (0.72%) Tivoli NetView
16 14 (0.72%) vMotion
17 13 (0.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 639 (33.04%) Oracle
2 553 (28.59%) Microsoft
3 290 (14.99%) VMware
4 196 (10.13%) HP
5 186 (9.62%) Cognos
6 166 (8.58%) SAP
7 159 (8.22%) Cisco
8 129 (6.67%) Citrix
9 106 (5.48%) Dell
10 105 (5.43%) Google
11 98 (5.07%) TIBCO
12 93 (4.81%) NetApp
13 84 (4.34%) hybris
14 78 (4.03%) Red Hat
15 71 (3.67%) EMC
16 62 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
17 60 (3.10%) ATG
18 59 (3.05%) MuleSoft
19 58 (3.00%) Informatica
20 56 (2.90%) CA