Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 September 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 278 264
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -88
Permanent jobs citing IBM 844 909 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.22% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 2.79% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 621 699 764
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,750 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £92,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 28,497 32,620 33,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.93% 43.78% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22,271 24,639 28,138
London median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in London

IBM
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in London.

Salary trend for IBM in London

IBM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in London

IBM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Central London -27 132 £67,500 +14.89% 32
West London +12 21 £43,500 -24.35% 15
South London +13 20 £34,590 +15.30% 1
East London -5 5 £69,725 -0.39% 9
North London +8 4 £60,000 -14.29% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 274 (32.46%) Finance
2 263 (31.16%) Java
3 254 (30.09%) Microsoft
4 241 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (28.44%) Oracle
6 222 (26.30%) Amazon AWS
7 209 (24.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 197 (23.34%) WebSphere
8 197 (23.34%) SAP
9 194 (22.99%) SQL
10 176 (20.85%) Google
11 171 (20.26%) DevOps
12 161 (19.08%) Python
13 155 (18.36%) Windows
14 149 (17.65%) IBM Cloud
15 145 (17.18%) Banking
16 141 (16.71%) Linux
17 134 (15.88%) SQL Server
17 134 (15.88%) Google Cloud Platform
18 133 (15.76%) Docker
19 125 (14.81%) Spring
20 124 (14.69%) Degree
21 114 (13.51%) Red Hat
22 112 (13.27%) VMware
23 111 (13.15%) Scrum
23 111 (13.15%) Kubernetes
24 110 (13.03%) Web Services
25 108 (12.80%) Analytics
26 106 (12.56%) ETL
27 105 (12.44%) Microservices

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 197 (23.34%) WebSphere
2 83 (9.83%) Tomcat
3 72 (8.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 70 (8.29%) WebLogic
5 66 (7.82%) Apache Spark
6 32 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 27 (3.20%) SAS
8 25 (2.96%) Apache
8 25 (2.96%) OpenStack
9 24 (2.84%) JBoss
10 23 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (2.73%) SharePoint
11 17 (2.01%) MS Exchange
12 16 (1.90%) Confluence
12 16 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.90%) Skype for Business
13 15 (1.78%) CMS
13 15 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (1.66%) Drupal
15 13 (1.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.83%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.24%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 44 (5.21%) Cognos TM1
2 29 (3.44%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.95%) Cognos Planning
6 8 (0.95%) SAP BPC
7 7 (0.83%) Unica
8 6 (0.71%) HFM
8 6 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.71%) Magento
9 5 (0.59%) Documaker
9 5 (0.59%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.59%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
10 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 4 (0.47%) R3 Corda
10 4 (0.47%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 222 (26.30%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (24.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (17.65%) IBM Cloud
4 134 (15.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 89 (10.55%) PaaS
6 72 (8.53%) OpenShift
7 65 (7.70%) Office 365
8 40 (4.74%) SaaS
9 30 (3.55%) Serverless
10 29 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (2.84%) IaaS
12 15 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
13 12 (1.42%) GitHub
13 12 (1.42%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.83%) Boomi
15 6 (0.71%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.45%) Firewall
2 35 (4.15%) HTTP
3 33 (3.91%) SAN
4 32 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 31 (3.67%) DNS
6 29 (3.44%) FTP
7 23 (2.73%) Internet
8 21 (2.49%) DHCP
9 18 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (2.01%) IPsec
10 17 (2.01%) VPN
11 16 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.78%) NetScaler
12 15 (1.78%) SMTP
12 15 (1.78%) SSL
13 13 (1.54%) Ethernet
13 13 (1.54%) SSH
13 13 (1.54%) Unified Communications
13 13 (1.54%) WAN
14 12 (1.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.07%) Big Data
3 73 (8.65%) Hadoop
4 69 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (7.82%) NoSQL
6 49 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 43 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (4.86%) MongoDB
10 39 (4.62%) Power BI
11 35 (4.15%) DataStage
12 34 (4.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 28 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (3.20%) DB2
15 25 (2.96%) Apache Hive
16 22 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (2.61%) MySQL
16 22 (2.61%) Pentaho
17 21 (2.49%) HBase
18 19 (2.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 58 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 43 (5.09%) Git (software)
3 42 (4.98%) Maven
4 39 (4.62%) JIRA
5 22 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (2.61%) Vagrant
6 19 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.25%) IntelliJ
6 19 (2.25%) NetBeans
7 18 (2.13%) JUnit
8 17 (2.01%) Selenium
9 16 (1.90%) Ant
9 16 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.90%) Subversion
10 15 (1.78%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.66%) gulp
11 14 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.30%) IBM UrbanCode
14 9 (1.07%) Gradle
General
1 274 (32.46%) Finance
2 145 (17.18%) Banking
3 71 (8.41%) Retail
4 35 (4.15%) Back Office
5 31 (3.67%) Marketing
6 23 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.25%) Billing
9 14 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.54%) Front Office
11 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) International Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.24%) Law
15 2 (0.24%) Legal
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (26.42%) Architect
2 146 (17.30%) Developer
3 100 (11.85%) Analyst
4 87 (10.31%) Consultant
5 75 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 74 (8.77%) Cloud Architect
7 49 (5.81%) Java Developer
8 42 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 34 (4.03%) AWS Architect
10 33 (3.91%) Data Architect
11 31 (3.67%) Senior Consultant
12 30 (3.55%) Applications Support
12 30 (3.55%) Banking Analyst
12 30 (3.55%) Cloud Developer
13 29 (3.44%) Support Analyst
14 25 (2.96%) Business Analyst
15 24 (2.84%) AWS DevOps
15 24 (2.84%) Technical Architect
16 23 (2.73%) Senior Support Engineer
17 22 (2.61%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (14.81%) Spring
2 110 (13.03%) Web Services
3 102 (12.09%) .NET
4 94 (11.14%) Java EE
5 92 (10.90%) XML
6 86 (10.19%) SOAP
7 83 (9.83%) IBM Integration Bus
8 76 (9.00%) REST
9 75 (8.89%) Spring Boot
10 74 (8.77%) Middleware
11 55 (6.52%) Node.js
12 52 (6.16%) JSON
13 48 (5.69%) HTML
14 47 (5.57%) J2EE
15 41 (4.86%) Spring Cloud
16 39 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ
17 34 (4.03%) CSS
18 33 (3.91%) AngularJS
19 32 (3.79%) Kafka
20 31 (3.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 70 (8.29%) Cloud Native
3 67 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (6.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 58 (6.87%) Fintech
7 53 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (4.27%) DataPower
9 35 (4.15%) Blog
10 33 (3.91%) Data Centre
11 30 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
12 29 (3.44%) Private Cloud
13 26 (3.08%) Public Cloud
13 26 (3.08%) SWIFT
14 24 (2.84%) Management Information System
15 19 (2.25%) iPad
15 19 (2.25%) Replication
16 17 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
16 17 (2.01%) iSeries
17 15 (1.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 155 (18.36%) Windows
2 141 (16.71%) Linux
3 72 (8.53%) Unix
4 46 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 44 (5.21%) Windows Server
6 37 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (3.67%) Windows 10
8 31 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.61%) Android
10 18 (2.13%) CentOS
11 15 (1.78%) Solaris
12 12 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.30%) AIX
14 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.59%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.47%) Debian
18 3 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (20.26%) DevOps
3 111 (13.15%) Scrum
4 108 (12.80%) Analytics
5 106 (12.56%) ETL
6 105 (12.44%) Microservices
7 98 (11.61%) ITIL
8 95 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (10.31%) SDLC
10 80 (9.48%) SOA
11 79 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
11 79 (9.36%) Project Management
12 71 (8.41%) Software Engineering
13 68 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (7.11%) Change Management
14 60 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 59 (6.99%) The Twelve-Factor App
16 58 (6.87%) Configuration Management
16 58 (6.87%) Test Automation
17 57 (6.75%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 263 (31.16%) Java
2 194 (22.99%) SQL
3 161 (19.08%) Python
4 83 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 80 (9.48%) C#
6 40 (4.74%) Perl
7 39 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 38 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 37 (4.38%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.32%) Go
11 27 (3.20%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.96%) Java 8
13 17 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.78%) R
15 13 (1.54%) C
15 13 (1.54%) C++
16 11 (1.30%) Scala
17 10 (1.18%) PHP
17 10 (1.18%) Ruby
18 8 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 124 (14.69%) Degree
2 41 (4.86%) Master's Degree
3 40 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.49%) CCNP
8 20 (2.37%) MCSE
9 16 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.66%) CISSP
11 11 (1.30%) CCA
11 11 (1.30%) CCIE
11 11 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.59%) MBA
12 5 (0.59%) RHCE
13 4 (0.47%) CISM
13 4 (0.47%) MCDST
13 4 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.45%) GDPR
2 43 (5.09%) QA
3 34 (4.03%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.42%) PMO
5 11 (1.30%) SLA
6 6 (0.71%) COBIT
6 6 (0.71%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.47%) PSD2
8 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (15.76%) Docker
2 85 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.28%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.84%) VMware NSX
5 21 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (2.49%) VirtualBox
6 16 (1.90%) vSphere
7 11 (1.30%) XenApp
7 11 (1.30%) XenServer
8 10 (1.18%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.59%) Samba
12 3 (0.36%) NFS
12 3 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.24%) HDFS
13 2 (0.24%) KVM
13 2 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 111 (13.15%) Kubernetes
2 66 (7.82%) Ansible
3 39 (4.62%) SCCM
4 38 (4.50%) Puppet
5 36 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.96%) Nagios
7 23 (2.73%) Salt
8 19 (2.25%) Terraform
9 15 (1.78%) vRealize
10 13 (1.54%) HAProxy
11 12 (1.42%) Automic
11 12 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (1.42%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
12 11 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (1.18%) Cacti
14 9 (1.07%) SCOrch
14 9 (1.07%) SCVMM
14 9 (1.07%) WSUS
15 8 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
15 8 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 254 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 240 (28.44%) Oracle
3 197 (23.34%) SAP
4 176 (20.85%) Google
5 114 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 112 (13.27%) VMware
7 99 (11.73%) Cisco
8 83 (9.83%) HP
9 79 (9.36%) Informatica
10 75 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
11 73 (8.65%) Cognos
12 55 (6.52%) EMC
13 54 (6.40%) TIBCO
14 49 (5.81%) Tableau
15 47 (5.57%) Cloudera
16 41 (4.86%) Talend
17 39 (4.62%) Dell
18 36 (4.27%) Citrix
19 33 (3.91%) hybris
19 33 (3.91%) Splunk