Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 232 209
Rank change year-on-year -78 -23 -48
Permanent jobs citing IBM 724 997 1,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.03% 1.45% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 3.37% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 535 760 1,085
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £103,250 £95,125 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 30,535 29,582 36,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.61% 43.12% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,286 24,328 30,972
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,450
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 April 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 April 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 -6 146 £70,000 +21.52% 18
South London -1 33 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West London -28 19 £50,000 -44.44% 9
East London -6 8 £80,000 +14.29% 7
North London -7 1 £70,000 +21.74%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 210 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (28.18%) Java
3 196 (27.07%) Microsoft
4 190 (26.24%) Finance
5 186 (25.69%) Oracle
6 173 (23.90%) SQL
7 162 (22.38%) Analytics
8 159 (21.96%) Amazon AWS
9 153 (21.13%) WebSphere
10 134 (18.51%) Linux
11 131 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 129 (17.82%) DevOps
13 127 (17.54%) Banking
14 123 (16.99%) Web Services
15 120 (16.57%) Windows
16 115 (15.88%) Python
16 115 (15.88%) Google
17 104 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
18 103 (14.23%) SAP
19 87 (12.02%) SOA
20 86 (11.88%) Degree
21 85 (11.74%) XML
22 82 (11.33%) Unix
22 82 (11.33%) Jenkins
22 82 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
23 81 (11.19%) Open Source
24 80 (11.05%) Big Data
24 80 (11.05%) Git (software)
24 80 (11.05%) VMware
25 79 (10.91%) HP

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
1 153 (21.13%) WebSphere
2 58 (8.01%) Apache Spark
3 46 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 42 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 33 (4.56%) CMS
6 30 (4.14%) Apache
7 28 (3.87%) Confluence
7 28 (3.87%) JBoss
8 25 (3.45%) OpenStack
9 23 (3.18%) SharePoint
10 22 (3.04%) MS Exchange
11 20 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (2.62%) SAS
13 17 (2.35%) WebLogic
14 16 (2.21%) Documentum
15 15 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (2.07%) MQSeries
16 12 (1.66%) Umbraco
17 11 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.83%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (4.14%) Cognos TM1
2 17 (2.35%) Unica
3 16 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (1.93%) Temenos T24
5 11 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (1.38%) SAP BPC
7 9 (1.24%) Cognos Planning
7 9 (1.24%) Eloqua
8 8 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (1.10%) HFM
8 8 (1.10%) IntelliMatch
9 7 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
9 7 (0.97%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.83%) Magento
10 6 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 159 (21.96%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (18.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (7.60%) IBM Cloud
4 50 (6.91%) IaaS
5 48 (6.63%) PaaS
6 44 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 44 (6.08%) SaaS
7 36 (4.97%) Office 365
8 34 (4.70%) Bluemix
9 21 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (2.90%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 18 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (2.49%) Serverless
11 16 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 15 (2.07%) GitHub
13 14 (1.93%) Boomi
14 10 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.97%) Force.com
15 7 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.25%) Firewall
1 38 (5.25%) HTTP
2 32 (4.42%) DNS
3 29 (4.01%) Internet
3 29 (4.01%) SAN
4 25 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 24 (3.31%) VPN
6 16 (2.21%) FTP
6 16 (2.21%) WAN
7 15 (2.07%) DHCP
7 15 (2.07%) NetScaler
8 12 (1.66%) iSCSI
8 12 (1.66%) SSL
9 11 (1.52%) LAN
10 10 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.38%) NAS
11 9 (1.24%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.10%) IPv4
12 8 (1.10%) IPv6
12 8 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.05%) Big Data
2 70 (9.67%) SQL Server
3 64 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (7.18%) Relational Database
6 51 (7.04%) Hadoop
7 36 (4.97%) Power BI
8 31 (4.28%) RDBMS
9 30 (4.14%) DB2
10 28 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (3.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 21 (2.90%) Apache Hive
12 21 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (2.90%) Data Lake
12 21 (2.90%) DataStage
12 21 (2.90%) MySQL
13 20 (2.76%) MongoDB
14 19 (2.62%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 19 (2.62%) HBase
14 19 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (11.33%) Jenkins
2 80 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 70 (9.67%) JIRA
4 60 (8.29%) Maven
5 32 (4.42%) Subversion
5 32 (4.42%) Vagrant
6 31 (4.28%) Visual Studio
7 27 (3.73%) Ant
7 27 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (3.59%) Cucumber
8 26 (3.59%) Gradle
8 26 (3.59%) TeamCity
9 18 (2.49%) SoapUI
10 17 (2.35%) gulp
11 15 (2.07%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.93%) IntelliJ
12 14 (1.93%) NetBeans
12 14 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (1.80%) Selenium
General
1 190 (26.24%) Finance
2 127 (17.54%) Banking
3 75 (10.36%) Retail
4 37 (5.11%) Marketing
5 23 (3.18%) Back Office
6 12 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.66%) Legal
7 10 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.10%) International Banking
9 7 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.83%) Advertising
10 6 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.69%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.41%) Law
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (22.10%) Architect
2 123 (16.99%) Consultant
3 103 (14.23%) Developer
4 77 (10.64%) Analyst
5 73 (10.08%) Solutions Architect
6 42 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 42 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
7 33 (4.56%) Java Developer
8 31 (4.28%) Applications Support
9 26 (3.59%) Cloud Architect
9 26 (3.59%) Data Architect
10 21 (2.90%) Support Engineer
11 20 (2.76%) Integration Architect
12 19 (2.62%) Big Data Architect
12 19 (2.62%) Data Consultant
13 17 (2.35%) Lead Architect
13 17 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (2.21%) Azure Architect
15 15 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.07%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (16.99%) Web Services
2 85 (11.74%) XML
3 74 (10.22%) REST
4 67 (9.25%) Middleware
5 64 (8.84%) SOAP
6 62 (8.56%) .NET
7 58 (8.01%) Spring
8 56 (7.73%) HTML
9 51 (7.04%) IBM Integration Bus
10 50 (6.91%) Java EE
11 48 (6.63%) RESTful
12 46 (6.35%) JMS
13 45 (6.22%) JSON
14 43 (5.94%) Kafka
15 41 (5.66%) CSS
16 40 (5.52%) HTML5
17 38 (5.25%) AngularJS
18 35 (4.83%) WebSphere MQ
19 34 (4.70%) J2EE
20 29 (4.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.39%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 34 (4.70%) DataPower
5 29 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (3.04%) Clustering
6 22 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.62%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.62%) Mainframe
8 18 (2.49%) Virtual Team
9 17 (2.35%) Fintech
10 14 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.66%) Replication
11 12 (1.66%) User Experience
12 11 (1.52%) iSeries
12 11 (1.52%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 134 (18.51%) Linux
2 120 (16.57%) Windows
3 82 (11.33%) Unix
4 50 (6.91%) Windows Server
5 37 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.28%) Solaris
8 24 (3.31%) Windows 7
9 22 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (2.76%) CentOS
11 17 (2.35%) SUSE
12 16 (2.21%) AIX
13 14 (1.93%) Debian
14 13 (1.80%) Windows 10
15 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.38%) Windows 8
17 9 (1.24%) Ubuntu
18 8 (1.10%) Android
18 8 (1.10%) HPUX
19 6 (0.83%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (22.38%) Analytics
3 129 (17.82%) DevOps
4 104 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (12.02%) SOA
6 82 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
7 81 (11.19%) Open Source
8 78 (10.77%) Software Engineering
9 68 (9.39%) ETL
10 67 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (8.29%) TDD
12 57 (7.87%) Data Modelling
13 53 (7.32%) Presales
14 51 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (7.04%) E-Commerce
15 50 (6.91%) TOGAF
16 49 (6.77%) Project Management
17 48 (6.63%) SDLC
18 47 (6.49%) Data Analytics
18 47 (6.49%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 204 (28.18%) Java
2 173 (23.90%) SQL
3 115 (15.88%) Python
4 60 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 56 (7.73%) C#
6 42 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 37 (5.11%) C++
7 37 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 35 (4.83%) Java 8
9 34 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 29 (4.01%) Perl
11 23 (3.18%) Bash Shell
12 19 (2.62%) C
13 18 (2.49%) Ruby
14 17 (2.35%) VBA
15 16 (2.21%) Scala
16 14 (1.93%) PHP
16 14 (1.93%) R
17 13 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.52%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (11.88%) Degree
2 23 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (1.93%) CISSP
6 13 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.97%) CISM
8 7 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.83%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.55%) CCA
11 4 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.55%) MCP
11 4 (0.55%) MCSE
11 4 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.66%) Data Quality
2 36 (4.97%) QA
3 34 (4.70%) GDPR
4 15 (2.07%) SLA
5 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.10%) PMO
6 6 (0.83%) PSD2
7 5 (0.69%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.55%) GCP
9 3 (0.41%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) EMIR
10 1 (0.14%) FATCA
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (9.67%) Docker
2 50 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.39%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.49%) XenApp
5 16 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (1.93%) vSphere
8 13 (1.80%) Hyper-V
9 12 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (1.66%) VirtualBox
10 9 (1.24%) NFS
10 9 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.24%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.10%) XenServer
12 7 (0.97%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.83%) iptables
13 6 (0.83%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.69%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.55%) Firmware
15 4 (0.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 57 (7.87%) Ansible
2 45 (6.22%) Puppet
3 32 (4.42%) Kubernetes
4 25 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.04%) SCCM
6 14 (1.93%) Terraform
7 10 (1.38%) HAProxy
7 10 (1.38%) HP ALM
7 10 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.10%) Nagios
9 7 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (0.97%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.83%) CASB
10 6 (0.83%) vRealize
11 5 (0.69%) Cacti
11 5 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.69%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.69%) Icinga
Vendors
1 196 (27.07%) Microsoft
2 186 (25.69%) Oracle
3 115 (15.88%) Google
4 103 (14.23%) SAP
5 80 (11.05%) VMware
6 79 (10.91%) HP
7 64 (8.84%) Red Hat
8 62 (8.56%) Cognos
9 59 (8.15%) Informatica
10 56 (7.73%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (7.73%) TIBCO
11 53 (7.32%) Tableau
12 52 (7.18%) Cisco
13 48 (6.63%) EMC
14 38 (5.25%) Cloudera
15 36 (4.97%) Citrix
16 35 (4.83%) Adobe
17 31 (4.28%) Dell
18 29 (4.01%) MuleSoft
19 28 (3.87%) Talend