Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 272 221
Rank change year-on-year -31 -51 -58
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1,755 2,146 2,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.30% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 2.91% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 1,592 2,178
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -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 69,333 73,685 82,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.94% 44.49% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54,171 57,735 67,903
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,875 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -6 841 £67,500 +8.00% 66
South East -22 295 £55,000 +5.26% 36
North of England -50 202 £47,500 -5.00% 32
East of England +85 190 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Midlands -82 140 £43,750 +2.94% 22
North West -61 111 £47,500 +18.75% 16
South West -15 87 £55,000 +30.95% 15
West Midlands -65 85 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire +4 77 £55,000 +10.00% 14
East Midlands -28 56 £41,800 -16.40% 11
North East -8 15 £37,500 +21.95% 2
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 498 (28.38%) Oracle
2 483 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 476 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 446 (25.41%) Finance
5 439 (25.01%) SQL
6 433 (24.67%) Java
7 392 (22.34%) Linux
8 361 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
9 351 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 344 (19.60%) Windows
11 343 (19.54%) WebSphere
12 283 (16.13%) VMware
13 266 (15.16%) DevOps
14 263 (14.99%) SQL Server
15 261 (14.87%) SAP
16 239 (13.62%) Python
17 234 (13.33%) Web Services
18 226 (12.88%) Unix
19 220 (12.54%) Degree
20 216 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
21 212 (12.08%) Middleware
22 207 (11.79%) ITIL
22 207 (11.79%) HP
23 197 (11.23%) IBM Cloud
24 195 (11.11%) Analytics
25 194 (11.05%) XML
25 194 (11.05%) Google
26 192 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
27 188 (10.71%) Docker
28 182 (10.37%) Banking

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
1 343 (19.54%) WebSphere
2 130 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 121 (6.89%) WebLogic
4 76 (4.33%) Apache Spark
5 72 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 66 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 58 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 57 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 54 (3.08%) OpenStack
10 53 (3.02%) Apache
10 53 (3.02%) JBoss
11 41 (2.34%) Confluence
11 41 (2.34%) IIS
12 39 (2.22%) MS Exchange
13 35 (1.99%) SAS
14 31 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 30 (1.71%) CMS
16 29 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
17 24 (1.37%) Skype for Business
18 21 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 63 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.28%) Simulink
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) SPSS
7 3 (0.17%) Windchill
8 2 (0.11%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 53 (3.02%) Cognos TM1
2 33 (1.88%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 18 (1.03%) Magento
5 18 (1.03%) Unica
6 17 (0.97%) Documaker
6 17 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.74%) Maximo
8 12 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
9 11 (0.63%) SAP BPC
10 8 (0.46%) Cognos Planning
10 8 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
11 6 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.28%) HFM
12 5 (0.28%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.28%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 361 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (11.23%) IBM Cloud
4 129 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 127 (7.24%) PaaS
6 100 (5.70%) SaaS
7 92 (5.24%) IaaS
8 84 (4.79%) Office 365
9 65 (3.70%) OpenShift
10 37 (2.11%) Serverless
11 31 (1.77%) GitHub
12 30 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (0.91%) Boomi
15 12 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.68%) Google Analytics
16 11 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (0.57%) Google App Engine
18 8 (0.46%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 132 (7.52%) DNS
2 110 (6.27%) HTTP
3 101 (5.75%) Firewall
4 100 (5.70%) SAN
5 94 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 73 (4.16%) Internet
7 70 (3.99%) DHCP
8 61 (3.48%) SSL
9 53 (3.02%) FTP
10 43 (2.45%) WAN
11 42 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (2.28%) VPN
13 39 (2.22%) LAN
14 34 (1.94%) SNMP
14 34 (1.94%) SSH
15 32 (1.82%) Network Security
16 30 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (1.65%) IPsec
18 28 (1.60%) SMTP
19 27 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 125 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
4 116 (6.61%) Big Data
5 98 (5.58%) NoSQL
6 95 (5.41%) DB2
7 84 (4.79%) Hadoop
8 76 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (3.87%) MongoDB
10 64 (3.65%) Oracle Database
11 56 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 55 (3.13%) MySQL
13 51 (2.91%) RDBMS
14 47 (2.68%) Power BI
15 46 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
16 45 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
17 37 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
18 36 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
19 35 (1.99%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 148 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 122 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 106 (6.04%) JIRA
4 59 (3.36%) Maven
5 57 (3.25%) Eclipse
6 39 (2.22%) Selenium
7 37 (2.11%) Subversion
8 36 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 30 (1.71%) Vagrant
12 29 (1.65%) Ant
12 29 (1.65%) gulp
12 29 (1.65%) IntelliJ
12 29 (1.65%) JUnit
13 25 (1.42%) Rational Team Concert
14 24 (1.37%) NetBeans
15 23 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 22 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 446 (25.41%) Finance
2 182 (10.37%) Banking
3 142 (8.09%) Retail
4 64 (3.65%) Marketing
5 47 (2.68%) Back Office
6 35 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.42%) Games
9 21 (1.20%) Billing
10 19 (1.08%) Electronics
11 17 (0.97%) Publishing
12 15 (0.85%) Automotive
12 15 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.80%) Advertising
14 13 (0.74%) Front Office
14 13 (0.74%) Law
15 11 (0.63%) Legal
16 10 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 375 (21.37%) Architect
2 254 (14.47%) Analyst
3 251 (14.30%) Developer
4 149 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
5 147 (8.38%) Consultant
6 85 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 84 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
8 68 (3.87%) Support Engineer
9 62 (3.53%) Support Analyst
10 59 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 55 (3.13%) Data Architect
12 54 (3.08%) Senior Developer
13 50 (2.85%) Applications Support
14 49 (2.79%) Administrator
15 48 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
16 43 (2.45%) Technical Architect
17 40 (2.28%) Infrastructure Architect
18 38 (2.17%) Programmer
19 37 (2.11%) Integration Engineer
20 34 (1.94%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (13.33%) Web Services
2 212 (12.08%) Middleware
3 194 (11.05%) XML
4 179 (10.20%) SOAP
5 169 (9.63%) Spring
6 165 (9.40%) .NET
7 146 (8.32%) REST
8 111 (6.32%) Java EE
9 109 (6.21%) HTML
10 104 (5.93%) JSON
11 102 (5.81%) IBM Integration Bus
12 96 (5.47%) J2EE
13 80 (4.56%) Node.js
14 75 (4.27%) CSS
14 75 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
15 71 (4.05%) Spring Boot
16 61 (3.48%) JMS
17 56 (3.19%) Kafka
18 55 (3.13%) React
19 47 (2.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 149 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 139 (7.92%) Data Centre
4 113 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
5 101 (5.75%) Mainframe
6 98 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (5.07%) iSeries
8 66 (3.76%) Management Information System
9 65 (3.70%) DataPower
10 64 (3.65%) IBM Mainframe
11 58 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
12 55 (3.13%) Cloud Native
13 47 (2.68%) Fintech
14 41 (2.34%) AS400
15 39 (2.22%) Private Cloud
16 38 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
17 35 (1.99%) Blog
17 35 (1.99%) Public Cloud
18 34 (1.94%) Replication
19 33 (1.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 392 (22.34%) Linux
2 344 (19.60%) Windows
3 226 (12.88%) Unix
4 128 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 97 (5.53%) AIX
6 85 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (3.48%) Solaris
9 55 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 40 (2.28%) Android
11 35 (1.99%) CentOS
12 32 (1.82%) Windows 10
13 25 (1.42%) Debian
13 25 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (1.25%) Ubuntu
15 20 (1.14%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.80%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.74%) zOS
18 11 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (15.16%) DevOps
3 216 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
4 207 (11.79%) ITIL
5 195 (11.11%) Analytics
6 173 (9.86%) Scrum
7 156 (8.89%) ETL
8 152 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
9 147 (8.38%) Project Management
10 141 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
11 139 (7.92%) SOA
12 136 (7.75%) Software Engineering
13 122 (6.95%) SDLC
14 116 (6.61%) Configuration Management
15 110 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 109 (6.21%) Data Modelling
16 109 (6.21%) Test Automation
17 106 (6.04%) Microservices
18 105 (5.98%) E-Commerce
19 98 (5.58%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 439 (25.01%) SQL
2 433 (24.67%) Java
3 239 (13.62%) Python
4 151 (8.60%) JavaScript
5 137 (7.81%) C#
6 116 (6.61%) PowerShell
7 87 (4.96%) Bash Shell
8 83 (4.73%) Shell Script
9 73 (4.16%) Perl
10 55 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 53 (3.02%) C++
12 50 (2.85%) C
13 42 (2.39%) PHP
14 38 (2.17%) Java 8
15 37 (2.11%) COBOL
16 33 (1.88%) RPG
17 30 (1.71%) T-SQL
18 26 (1.48%) Go
19 25 (1.42%) Korn
20 24 (1.37%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 220 (12.54%) Degree
2 75 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 57 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
6 43 (2.45%) CISSP
7 40 (2.28%) Master's Degree
8 39 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (2.17%) CCNP
9 38 (2.17%) MCSE
10 31 (1.77%) MCSA
11 24 (1.37%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.14%) CCDP
13 18 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (0.85%) IISP
14 15 (0.85%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.80%) CISA
16 13 (0.74%) CISM
16 13 (0.74%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.68%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.93%) QA
2 76 (4.33%) Data Quality
3 61 (3.48%) SLA
4 55 (3.13%) GDPR
5 42 (2.39%) GCP
6 23 (1.31%) PMO
7 20 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.85%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.74%) MISRA
10 9 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 8 (0.46%) Def Stans
12 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.34%) MISRA C
13 6 (0.34%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.28%) PSD2
15 4 (0.23%) COBIT
15 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.17%) BS7799
16 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 192 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (10.71%) Docker
3 159 (9.06%) Active Directory
4 81 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 53 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (2.91%) VirtualBox
7 38 (2.17%) VMware NSX
8 34 (1.94%) vSphere
9 23 (1.31%) XenApp
10 21 (1.20%) NFS
11 20 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.97%) Samba
12 17 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (0.91%) KVM
13 16 (0.91%) Xen
14 12 (0.68%) Firmware
14 12 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.63%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 142 (8.09%) Ansible
2 133 (7.58%) Kubernetes
3 116 (6.61%) Puppet
4 85 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (2.68%) SCCM
6 44 (2.51%) Terraform
7 42 (2.39%) Nagios
8 35 (1.99%) vRealize
9 26 (1.48%) Tivoli
10 21 (1.20%) Salt
11 20 (1.14%) QRadar
12 18 (1.03%) Rancher
13 17 (0.97%) Sysdig
14 16 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
14 16 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (0.91%) HAProxy
15 15 (0.85%) HP ALM
15 15 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 15 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 498 (28.38%) Oracle
2 476 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 283 (16.13%) VMware
4 261 (14.87%) SAP
5 207 (11.79%) HP
6 194 (11.05%) Google
7 179 (10.20%) Cisco
8 163 (9.29%) Red Hat
9 115 (6.55%) Dell
10 110 (6.27%) Salesforce.com
11 107 (6.10%) Informatica
12 101 (5.75%) EMC
13 100 (5.70%) Cognos
14 81 (4.62%) Citrix
15 80 (4.56%) TIBCO
16 68 (3.87%) NetApp
17 65 (3.70%) Splunk
18 62 (3.53%) Adobe
19 60 (3.42%) Tableau
20 54 (3.08%) Cloudera