Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 292 267
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25 -66
Permanent jobs citing IBM 856 884 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 2.70% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 639 689 702
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,350 £38,950 £38,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £96,350 £97,500
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 28,025 32,790 32,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.69% 43.30% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,116 24,815 27,272
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -28 123 £65,000 +4.00% 22
South London -4 23 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West London +8 20 £47,500 -17.39% 8
North London +6 4 £60,000 -14.29%
East London -3 4 £66,950 -4.36% 5
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 290 (33.88%) Finance
2 279 (32.59%) Java
3 267 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (29.21%) Microsoft
5 232 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
6 227 (26.52%) Oracle
7 217 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 208 (24.30%) SQL
9 191 (22.31%) Google
10 182 (21.26%) WebSphere
11 179 (20.91%) SAP
12 163 (19.04%) DevOps
13 160 (18.69%) Google Cloud Platform
14 154 (17.99%) Banking
15 153 (17.87%) IBM Cloud
16 150 (17.52%) Windows
17 147 (17.17%) Python
18 142 (16.59%) SQL Server
19 139 (16.24%) Spring
20 133 (15.54%) Microservices
20 133 (15.54%) Docker
21 131 (15.30%) Scrum
22 128 (14.95%) ITIL
22 128 (14.95%) Degree
23 120 (14.02%) Linux
24 116 (13.55%) .NET
25 112 (13.08%) SDLC
26 111 (12.97%) Red Hat
27 110 (12.85%) Analytics
28 107 (12.50%) ETL

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
1 182 (21.26%) WebSphere
2 83 (9.70%) Tomcat
3 79 (9.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 68 (7.94%) WebLogic
5 62 (7.24%) Apache Spark
6 38 (4.44%) SAS
7 22 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (2.22%) OpenStack
11 18 (2.10%) SharePoint
12 14 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.64%) JBoss
13 13 (1.52%) IBM Domino
13 13 (1.52%) MS Exchange
13 13 (1.52%) Skype for Business
14 12 (1.40%) Confluence
15 11 (1.29%) Apache
16 10 (1.17%) CMS
16 10 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (4.67%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (2.69%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (2.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 18 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.05%) Unica
5 8 (0.93%) Cognos Planning
6 7 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.82%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.70%) HFM
7 6 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.58%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.58%) Salerio
8 5 (0.58%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 4 (0.47%) Magento
9 4 (0.47%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 232 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (18.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 153 (17.87%) IBM Cloud
5 102 (11.92%) PaaS
6 84 (9.81%) OpenShift
7 63 (7.36%) Office 365
8 43 (5.02%) SaaS
9 38 (4.44%) Serverless
10 35 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (2.45%) IaaS
12 10 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (1.05%) Google App Engine
14 8 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.93%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.82%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.82%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.91%) Firewall
2 27 (3.15%) DNS
3 24 (2.80%) SAN
4 19 (2.22%) Internet
5 16 (1.87%) FTP
6 15 (1.75%) DHCP
6 15 (1.75%) HTTP
6 15 (1.75%) VPN
7 13 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (1.52%) Wireshark
8 11 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.29%) WAN
9 10 (1.17%) Network Security
10 9 (1.05%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.05%) VSAN
11 8 (0.93%) LAN
11 8 (0.93%) MPLS
11 8 (0.93%) WebEx
12 7 (0.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.28%) Big Data
3 71 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (8.18%) NoSQL
5 65 (7.59%) Hadoop
6 53 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (6.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 47 (5.49%) Relational Database
9 45 (5.26%) Power BI
10 36 (4.21%) DataStage
10 36 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
11 34 (3.97%) HBase
11 34 (3.97%) MongoDB
12 33 (3.86%) Apache Hive
13 30 (3.50%) DB2
14 29 (3.39%) Spotfire
15 27 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (3.15%) Pentaho
16 22 (2.57%) Apache Kudu
Development Applications
1 47 (5.49%) JIRA
2 43 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 28 (3.27%) Maven
4 25 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.45%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.99%) JUnit
6 17 (1.99%) Selenium
7 16 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.87%) IntelliJ
8 13 (1.52%) gulp
9 12 (1.40%) IBM UrbanCode
9 12 (1.40%) NetBeans
10 11 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.29%) webpack
11 10 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.93%) Mocha
13 8 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 290 (33.88%) Finance
2 154 (17.99%) Banking
3 67 (7.83%) Retail
4 54 (6.31%) Marketing
5 35 (4.09%) Back Office
6 26 (3.04%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.22%) Billing
9 18 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.52%) Front Office
11 10 (1.17%) Advertising
11 10 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.05%) Law
13 8 (0.93%) Military
14 6 (0.70%) Games
15 4 (0.47%) Electronics
15 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.47%) Legal
16 3 (0.35%) French Language
16 3 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (27.80%) Architect
2 169 (19.74%) Developer
3 106 (12.38%) Analyst
4 84 (9.81%) Cloud Architect
5 77 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
6 61 (7.13%) Java Developer
7 50 (5.84%) Consultant
8 44 (5.14%) AWS Architect
9 40 (4.67%) Cloud Native Architect
10 37 (4.32%) Data Architect
11 35 (4.09%) Applications Support
12 33 (3.86%) Cloud Developer
12 33 (3.86%) Support Engineer
13 32 (3.74%) Azure Architect
14 31 (3.62%) Support Analyst
15 30 (3.50%) Banking Analyst
16 29 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
17 28 (3.27%) Senior Developer
17 28 (3.27%) Team Leader
18 27 (3.15%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (16.24%) Spring
2 116 (13.55%) .NET
3 104 (12.15%) Web Services
4 94 (10.98%) Java EE
5 88 (10.28%) Spring Boot
6 80 (9.35%) HTML
7 76 (8.88%) IBM Integration Bus
8 67 (7.83%) SOAP
9 66 (7.71%) REST
10 65 (7.59%) Node.js
11 63 (7.36%) XML
12 57 (6.66%) CSS
13 55 (6.43%) Middleware
14 52 (6.07%) AngularJS
15 50 (5.84%) JSON
16 48 (5.61%) Spring Cloud
17 45 (5.26%) HTML5
18 40 (4.67%) J2EE
18 40 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
19 35 (4.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.51%) Computer Science
2 79 (9.23%) Cloud Native
2 79 (9.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 67 (7.83%) Fintech
4 51 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
5 50 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 34 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 32 (3.74%) DataPower
8 30 (3.50%) Blog
9 29 (3.39%) SWIFT
10 27 (3.15%) Enterprise Cloud
10 27 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
11 26 (3.04%) Private Cloud
12 23 (2.69%) Management Information System
13 20 (2.34%) Mobile App
14 19 (2.22%) iPad
15 18 (2.10%) Replication
16 16 (1.87%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 150 (17.52%) Windows
2 120 (14.02%) Linux
3 70 (8.18%) Unix
4 45 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 45 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 38 (4.44%) Windows 10
6 37 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.40%) Android
11 10 (1.17%) AIX
11 10 (1.17%) CentOS
12 9 (1.05%) Solaris
13 8 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.82%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (19.04%) DevOps
3 133 (15.54%) Microservices
4 131 (15.30%) Scrum
5 128 (14.95%) ITIL
6 112 (13.08%) SDLC
7 110 (12.85%) Analytics
8 107 (12.50%) ETL
9 106 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
11 76 (8.88%) Software Engineering
12 72 (8.41%) Test Automation
13 69 (8.06%) Change Management
14 67 (7.83%) The Twelve-Factor App
15 65 (7.59%) Domain-Driven Design
15 65 (7.59%) Re-Platforming
15 65 (7.59%) SOA
16 64 (7.48%) Project Management
17 63 (7.36%) Data Modelling
18 57 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (32.59%) Java
2 208 (24.30%) SQL
3 147 (17.17%) Python
4 99 (11.57%) JavaScript
5 96 (11.21%) C#
6 51 (5.96%) PowerShell
7 36 (4.21%) Shell Script
8 30 (3.50%) Go
9 28 (3.27%) Java 8
10 25 (2.92%) C
10 25 (2.92%) Perl
11 23 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.34%) C++
13 20 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.75%) Scala
14 15 (1.75%) VBA
15 13 (1.52%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.29%) R
16 11 (1.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (14.95%) Degree
2 37 (4.32%) Master's Degree
3 32 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (3.04%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.45%) MCSE
7 20 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.10%) CCNP
9 12 (1.40%) CISSP
9 12 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.29%) MBA
10 11 (1.29%) MCDST
11 10 (1.17%) ISEB
12 9 (1.05%) CCIE
12 9 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.93%) CCNA
14 7 (0.82%) CCDP
14 7 (0.82%) SANS
14 7 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.14%) QA
2 35 (4.09%) GDPR
3 32 (3.74%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.52%) PMO
5 7 (0.82%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.70%) COBIT
7 5 (0.58%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.58%) SLA
8 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) PSD2
9 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.12%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 133 (15.54%) Docker
2 82 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (7.36%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (2.57%) vSphere
6 20 (2.34%) VMware NSX
7 18 (2.10%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.40%) XenApp
9 10 (1.17%) DFS Replication
9 10 (1.17%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.82%) Snort
11 6 (0.70%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.70%) XenServer
12 5 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.47%) HDFS
14 2 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.23%) Squid
14 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 104 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 61 (7.13%) SCCM
3 44 (5.14%) Ansible
4 36 (4.21%) Puppet
5 34 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (3.74%) Nagios
7 23 (2.69%) WSUS
8 22 (2.57%) Salt
9 20 (2.34%) IBM BigFix
10 15 (1.75%) vRealize
11 13 (1.52%) NetBackup
12 12 (1.40%) Automic
12 12 (1.40%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 11 (1.29%) SCOM
13 11 (1.29%) SCVMM
14 10 (1.17%) Nessus
14 10 (1.17%) QRadar
15 9 (1.05%) logstash
15 9 (1.05%) SCOrch
15 9 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 250 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 227 (26.52%) Oracle
3 191 (22.31%) Google
4 179 (20.91%) SAP
5 111 (12.97%) Red Hat
6 97 (11.33%) VMware
7 80 (9.35%) Cisco
8 79 (9.23%) Salesforce.com
9 78 (9.11%) Informatica
10 70 (8.18%) Cognos
11 69 (8.06%) HP
12 54 (6.31%) Tableau
13 51 (5.96%) EMC
14 47 (5.49%) TIBCO
15 41 (4.79%) Dell
16 40 (4.67%) Splunk
17 36 (4.21%) MuleSoft
18 33 (3.86%) Cloudera
19 31 (3.62%) NetApp
20 30 (3.50%) Talend