Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 267 228
Rank change year-on-year -6 -39 -69
Permanent jobs citing IBM 857 970 1,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.33% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 3.03% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 597 749 997
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £44,158 £37,500 £37,800
90th Percentile £103,000 £94,000 £89,400
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 30,448 32,064 35,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.59% 43.89% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23,672 25,124 30,271
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +3 163 £67,500 +14.89% 21
South London +13 26 £57,500 +53.33% 1
West London -8 17 £52,500 -41.67% 13
East London -3 9 £80,000 +10.34% 2
North London -1 3 £60,000 +9.09%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 270 (31.51%) Oracle
2 257 (29.99%) Java
2 257 (29.99%) Finance
3 237 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (24.50%) SQL
5 207 (24.15%) Microsoft
6 202 (23.57%) Amazon AWS
7 193 (22.52%) WebSphere
8 187 (21.82%) SAP
9 165 (19.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 165 (19.25%) DevOps
10 156 (18.20%) Linux
10 156 (18.20%) Python
11 155 (18.09%) Banking
12 147 (17.15%) Analytics
13 139 (16.22%) Google
14 135 (15.75%) Web Services
15 133 (15.52%) Windows
16 124 (14.47%) Degree
17 112 (13.07%) SQL Server
17 112 (13.07%) Docker
17 112 (13.07%) IBM Cloud
18 111 (12.95%) XML
19 108 (12.60%) Spring
20 102 (11.90%) VMware
20 102 (11.90%) SOA
21 97 (11.32%) Red Hat
22 95 (11.09%) ETL
23 94 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
24 93 (10.85%) Java EE

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
1 193 (22.52%) WebSphere
2 81 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 64 (7.47%) Apache Spark
4 57 (6.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 56 (6.53%) WebLogic
6 40 (4.67%) JBoss
7 37 (4.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 33 (3.85%) Apache
8 33 (3.85%) SharePoint
9 30 (3.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 28 (3.27%) CMS
11 24 (2.80%) OpenStack
12 22 (2.57%) Confluence
13 21 (2.45%) Documentum
13 21 (2.45%) SAS
14 19 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (1.98%) MS Exchange
16 15 (1.75%) Drupal
17 13 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (1.52%) EPiServer
Applications
1 35 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.58%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (4.67%) Cognos TM1
2 33 (3.85%) SAP Hybris
3 19 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (1.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (1.98%) Unica
5 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (1.05%) Cognos Planning
6 9 (1.05%) Magento
6 9 (1.05%) SAP BPC
6 9 (1.05%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.82%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 6 (0.70%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.70%) HFM
8 6 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
8 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.58%) Documaker
9 5 (0.58%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.58%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 202 (23.57%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (19.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (13.07%) IBM Cloud
4 91 (10.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 66 (7.70%) PaaS
6 51 (5.95%) Office 365
7 47 (5.48%) SaaS
8 37 (4.32%) OpenShift
9 36 (4.20%) IaaS
10 30 (3.50%) Serverless
11 22 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (2.57%) GitHub
12 17 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.93%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.82%) Boomi
14 7 (0.82%) Force.com
15 6 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.70%) Route 53
15 6 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.42%) HTTP
2 38 (4.43%) Internet
3 36 (4.20%) Firewall
3 36 (4.20%) FTP
4 35 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 34 (3.97%) DNS
6 33 (3.85%) SAN
7 23 (2.68%) VPN
8 18 (2.10%) DHCP
8 18 (2.10%) SSL
9 16 (1.87%) IPsec
10 15 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (1.75%) NetScaler
10 15 (1.75%) SMTP
10 15 (1.75%) SSH
11 14 (1.63%) Ethernet
12 13 (1.52%) IPv4
12 13 (1.52%) IPv6
12 13 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.98%) Big Data
3 76 (8.87%) NoSQL
4 71 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (8.17%) Hadoop
6 58 (6.77%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 34 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 31 (3.62%) Power BI
10 30 (3.50%) DataStage
10 30 (3.50%) DB2
11 28 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (2.92%) MySQL
12 25 (2.92%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.45%) Apache Hive
13 21 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (2.33%) Neo4j
15 19 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 19 (2.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 79 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 67 (7.82%) Git (software)
3 65 (7.58%) Maven
4 50 (5.83%) JIRA
5 37 (4.32%) Vagrant
6 32 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (3.73%) Subversion
7 28 (3.27%) Ant
7 28 (3.27%) Eclipse
7 28 (3.27%) IntelliJ
7 28 (3.27%) NetBeans
8 26 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 22 (2.57%) Gradle
10 19 (2.22%) gulp
11 14 (1.63%) JUnit
11 14 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.40%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 257 (29.99%) Finance
2 155 (18.09%) Banking
3 87 (10.15%) Retail
4 38 (4.43%) Marketing
5 37 (4.32%) Back Office
6 23 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.45%) Billing
8 19 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.05%) Front Office
11 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.70%) International Banking
14 5 (0.58%) Advertising
15 4 (0.47%) Law
15 4 (0.47%) Legal
16 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.23%) Automotive
18 1 (0.12%) Electronics
18 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (23.69%) Architect
2 130 (15.17%) Consultant
3 120 (14.00%) Developer
4 113 (13.19%) Analyst
5 71 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
6 53 (6.18%) Cloud Architect
7 49 (5.72%) Senior Consultant
8 43 (5.02%) Business Analyst
9 41 (4.78%) Support Engineer
10 40 (4.67%) Applications Support
10 40 (4.67%) Data Architect
11 39 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 33 (3.85%) Support Analyst
13 31 (3.62%) Banking Analyst
14 30 (3.50%) Integration Engineer
15 26 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
16 23 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
16 23 (2.68%) Data Consultant
17 22 (2.57%) Technical Architect
18 21 (2.45%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.75%) Web Services
2 111 (12.95%) XML
3 108 (12.60%) Spring
4 93 (10.85%) Java EE
5 91 (10.62%) SOAP
6 83 (9.68%) Middleware
6 83 (9.68%) REST
7 77 (8.98%) .NET
8 68 (7.93%) IBM Integration Bus
9 55 (6.42%) JMS
10 50 (5.83%) JSON
11 47 (5.48%) Node.js
11 47 (5.48%) Spring Boot
12 45 (5.25%) HTML
13 44 (5.13%) J2EE
14 38 (4.43%) AngularJS
15 37 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
16 36 (4.20%) CSS
17 34 (3.97%) Kafka
18 33 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.62%) Enterprise Software
2 89 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (8.87%) Computer Science
4 56 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.20%) DataPower
6 35 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 34 (3.97%) Cloud Native
8 33 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (3.50%) Blog
9 30 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (3.27%) Fintech
11 26 (3.03%) Management Information System
12 23 (2.68%) SWIFT
13 19 (2.22%) iPad
13 19 (2.22%) Mainframe
13 19 (2.22%) Private Cloud
13 19 (2.22%) Virtual Team
14 18 (2.10%) Public Cloud
15 17 (1.98%) iSeries
16 14 (1.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 156 (18.20%) Linux
2 133 (15.52%) Windows
3 80 (9.33%) Unix
4 39 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (4.32%) Windows Server
6 35 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 30 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (3.03%) Solaris
9 25 (2.92%) CentOS
10 24 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (2.22%) Windows 10
12 16 (1.87%) AIX
12 16 (1.87%) Android
13 10 (1.17%) Debian
13 10 (1.17%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.82%) SUSE
15 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (19.25%) DevOps
3 147 (17.15%) Analytics
4 102 (11.90%) SOA
5 95 (11.09%) ETL
6 94 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
7 93 (10.85%) Software Engineering
8 88 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
9 86 (10.04%) Project Management
10 80 (9.33%) Open Source
11 78 (9.10%) SDLC
12 76 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 75 (8.75%) Data Modelling
13 75 (8.75%) ITIL
13 75 (8.75%) Scrum
14 73 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (7.47%) Microservices
16 61 (7.12%) E-Commerce
17 56 (6.53%) Change Management
18 54 (6.30%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 257 (29.99%) Java
2 210 (24.50%) SQL
3 156 (18.20%) Python
4 64 (7.47%) C#
5 59 (6.88%) JavaScript
6 43 (5.02%) Perl
7 42 (4.90%) Shell Script
8 41 (4.78%) PL/SQL
9 37 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 32 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 32 (3.73%) Java 8
11 24 (2.80%) Go
12 21 (2.45%) C++
13 20 (2.33%) VBA
14 18 (2.10%) C
14 18 (2.10%) Ruby
14 18 (2.10%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.52%) PHP
15 13 (1.52%) R
16 11 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 124 (14.47%) Degree
2 36 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.50%) Master's Degree
5 25 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.87%) CCNP
8 14 (1.63%) CISSP
9 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.28%) CCA
10 11 (1.28%) CCIE
10 11 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.28%) MCSE
11 6 (0.70%) CISM
11 6 (0.70%) RHCE
12 5 (0.58%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.47%) PhD
13 4 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.53%) GDPR
2 48 (5.60%) Data Quality
3 42 (4.90%) QA
4 25 (2.92%) GCP
5 15 (1.75%) SLA
6 14 (1.63%) PMO
7 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.70%) PSD2
9 5 (0.58%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.23%) COBIT
10 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (13.07%) Docker
2 68 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.57%) VirtualBox
5 21 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (1.87%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.40%) vSphere
9 11 (1.28%) Hyper-V
9 11 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (1.17%) NFS
11 9 (1.05%) XenApp
12 8 (0.93%) XenServer
13 7 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (0.70%) iptables
14 6 (0.70%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.58%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.58%) Samba
15 5 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (9.68%) Ansible
2 74 (8.63%) Kubernetes
3 55 (6.42%) Puppet
4 39 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (2.68%) SCCM
5 23 (2.68%) Terraform
6 20 (2.33%) Salt
7 19 (2.22%) HAProxy
7 19 (2.22%) Nagios
8 15 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (1.17%) Cacti
9 10 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 10 (1.17%) vRealize
10 9 (1.05%) HP ALM
10 9 (1.05%) Icinga
11 8 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.82%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 270 (31.51%) Oracle
2 207 (24.15%) Microsoft
3 187 (21.82%) SAP
4 139 (16.22%) Google
5 102 (11.90%) VMware
6 97 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 88 (10.27%) Cisco
8 84 (9.80%) HP
9 83 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
10 73 (8.52%) Informatica
11 70 (8.17%) Cognos
12 68 (7.93%) TIBCO
13 57 (6.65%) Cloudera
14 56 (6.53%) EMC
15 47 (5.48%) hybris
15 47 (5.48%) Tableau
16 45 (5.25%) Adobe
17 42 (4.90%) Talend
18 38 (4.43%) Dell
18 38 (4.43%) Splunk