Period
to 15 June 2021

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 June 2021 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 289 271
Rank change year-on-year -33 -18 +33
Permanent jobs citing IBM 354 370 714
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.06% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 2.69% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 293 241 551
10th Percentile £45,151 £41,250 £39,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% +4.00% -10.71%
75th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £83,125
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -8.33%

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 13,731 13,776 23,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.96% 39.46% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9,423 10,788 18,188
10th Percentile £39,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £97,875 £93,750
England median annual salary £52,606 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% +5.00% +1.01%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in London

IBM
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in London.

Salary trend for IBM in London

IBM
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in London over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 -11 43 £70,000 +7.69% 15
East London +29 16 £53,750 -40.28% 4
South London -18 4 £49,692 -31.46%
West London -3 2 £73,750 +34.09% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 174 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (40.96%) Python
3 144 (40.68%) AWS
3 144 (40.68%) Kubernetes
4 142 (40.11%) Social Skills
5 141 (39.83%) Docker
6 140 (39.55%) Azure
7 134 (37.85%) Analytics
8 125 (35.31%) GCP
9 122 (34.46%) SQL
10 119 (33.62%) Jenkins
11 115 (32.49%) Google
12 108 (30.51%) Finance
13 105 (29.66%) IBM Cloud
14 99 (27.97%) Unit Testing
15 97 (27.40%) ETL
16 96 (27.12%) Ansible
17 94 (26.55%) Terraform
18 92 (25.99%) Java
19 90 (25.42%) NoSQL
20 88 (24.86%) Software Engineering
21 87 (24.58%) Project Management
22 84 (23.73%) Big Data
23 83 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
23 83 (23.45%) Configuration Management
24 82 (23.16%) Artificial Intelligence
25 81 (22.88%) Data Engineering
26 78 (22.03%) Informatica
26 78 (22.03%) Vagrant
27 77 (21.75%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 73 (20.62%) Apache Spark
2 30 (8.47%) Confluence
3 21 (5.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 19 (5.37%) WebSphere
5 18 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (3.67%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.26%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.69%) Appian
8 6 (1.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 5 (1.41%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.41%) JBoss
10 4 (1.13%) CICS
11 2 (0.56%) IIS
11 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.56%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.28%) Camunda
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.11%) InVision
3 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.13%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (7.06%) FastStats
2 14 (3.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.85%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.85%) SAP IBP
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) Unica
6 1 (0.28%) BASE24
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.28%) Magento
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.28%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 144 (40.68%) AWS
2 140 (39.55%) Azure
3 125 (35.31%) GCP
4 105 (29.66%) IBM Cloud
5 72 (20.34%) Amazon EMR
6 47 (13.28%) Snowflake
7 39 (11.02%) PaaS
8 34 (9.60%) Serverless
9 30 (8.47%) Cloud Functions
9 30 (8.47%) Google App Engine
9 30 (8.47%) Google Compute Engine
9 30 (8.47%) Google Container Engine
9 30 (8.47%) OpenShift
10 25 (7.06%) SaaS
11 21 (5.93%) Power Platform
12 19 (5.37%) Amazon EKS
13 15 (4.24%) GitHub
13 15 (4.24%) IaaS
14 8 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.98%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Firewall
2 8 (2.26%) LAN
2 8 (2.26%) WAN
3 7 (1.98%) FTP
3 7 (1.98%) IPv4
3 7 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.69%) DNS
4 6 (1.69%) SSH
5 5 (1.41%) DHCP
6 4 (1.13%) Internet
6 4 (1.13%) SAN
6 4 (1.13%) VLAN
6 4 (1.13%) VPN
7 3 (0.85%) Network Security
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.56%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (25.42%) NoSQL
2 84 (23.73%) Big Data
3 74 (20.90%) Hadoop
4 72 (20.34%) Amazon Redshift
5 71 (20.06%) Amazon Athena
5 71 (20.06%) Neo4j
6 67 (18.93%) Electronic Patient Records
7 33 (9.32%) Tableau
8 32 (9.04%) MongoDB
9 21 (5.93%) Power BI
9 21 (5.93%) SQL Server
10 17 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (4.24%) DB2
13 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (3.11%) MySQL
14 11 (3.11%) Relational Database
14 11 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 119 (33.62%) Jenkins
2 78 (22.03%) Vagrant
3 77 (21.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 39 (11.02%) Git (software)
5 31 (8.76%) JIRA
6 27 (7.63%) Artifactory
7 24 (6.78%) Maven
8 23 (6.50%) Gradle
9 22 (6.21%) GitLab
9 22 (6.21%) Mocha
10 19 (5.37%) JUnit
11 16 (4.52%) Mockito
12 15 (4.24%) Selenium
13 6 (1.69%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.41%) Apache Archiva
14 5 (1.41%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.85%) Cypress.io
15 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 142 (40.11%) Social Skills
2 108 (30.51%) Finance
3 47 (13.28%) Presentation Skills
4 46 (12.99%) Banking
5 43 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (9.04%) Marketing
7 26 (7.34%) Retail
8 11 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.69%) Advertising
11 5 (1.41%) Public Speaking
12 2 (0.56%) Games
12 2 (0.56%) Law
12 2 (0.56%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) International Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (22.32%) Architect
2 65 (18.36%) Developer
3 44 (12.43%) Data Architect
4 39 (11.02%) Platform Engineer
5 38 (10.73%) Data Engineer
6 34 (9.60%) Platform Architect
7 29 (8.19%) Analyst
7 29 (8.19%) Java Developer
8 28 (7.91%) Consultant
9 20 (5.65%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (5.37%) AWS Architect
11 15 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
13 13 (3.67%) Account Manager
13 13 (3.67%) Client Services Manager
13 13 (3.67%) Digital Account Manager
13 13 (3.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 13 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (3.67%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.67%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.06%) Spark Streaming
2 40 (11.30%) Node.js
3 39 (11.02%) React
4 35 (9.89%) Spring
5 29 (8.19%) AngularJS
6 27 (7.63%) .NET
7 22 (6.21%) Web Services
8 21 (5.93%) Java EE
9 20 (5.65%) REST
10 19 (5.37%) Vue.js
11 18 (5.08%) HTML
11 18 (5.08%) Kafka
12 17 (4.80%) CSS
13 16 (4.52%) JSON
14 15 (4.24%) SOAP
14 15 (4.24%) Spring Boot
15 14 (3.95%) XML
16 12 (3.39%) Middleware
16 12 (3.39%) RESTful
17 11 (3.11%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (7.63%) Acoustics
3 26 (7.34%) Cloud Native
4 23 (6.50%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (6.21%) N-Tier
6 18 (5.08%) Data Centre
7 17 (4.80%) Public Cloud
8 14 (3.95%) User Experience
9 13 (3.67%) Mainframe
10 10 (2.82%) Blog
10 10 (2.82%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.82%) Marketing Technology
11 7 (1.98%) Life Science
12 6 (1.69%) Social Media
12 6 (1.69%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.56%) Linux
2 30 (8.47%) Windows
3 26 (7.34%) Unix
4 8 (2.26%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.41%) zOS
7 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.85%) AIX
9 2 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) VMS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (37.85%) Analytics
3 99 (27.97%) Unit Testing
4 97 (27.40%) ETL
5 88 (24.86%) Software Engineering
6 87 (24.58%) Project Management
7 83 (23.45%) Configuration Management
7 83 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (23.16%) Artificial Intelligence
9 81 (22.88%) Data Engineering
10 74 (20.90%) Data Science
11 71 (20.06%) Data Munging
11 71 (20.06%) Data Pipeline
12 67 (18.93%) Translating Business Requirements
13 64 (18.08%) Microservices
14 57 (16.10%) DevOps
15 50 (14.12%) Scrum
16 45 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
17 43 (12.15%) Test Automation
18 42 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (40.96%) Python
2 122 (34.46%) SQL
3 92 (25.99%) Java
4 51 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 42 (11.86%) C#
6 32 (9.04%) Java 8
7 23 (6.50%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.65%) Go
9 19 (5.37%) C++
10 16 (4.52%) C
10 16 (4.52%) Perl
11 12 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.11%) PHP
12 11 (3.11%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.82%) Ruby
14 8 (2.26%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.98%) VB
15 7 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.69%) VBA
17 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (14.12%) Degree
2 33 (9.32%) PhD
3 22 (6.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.69%) PMP
5 4 (1.13%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.56%) ISEB
7 2 (0.56%) RHCE
7 2 (0.56%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) CISA
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.11%) QA
3 6 (1.69%) SLA
4 5 (1.41%) ISO 20022
5 4 (1.13%) GDPR
6 2 (0.56%) HL7
6 2 (0.56%) SEPA
7 1 (0.28%) GRC
System Software
1 141 (39.83%) Docker
2 71 (20.06%) VirtualBox
3 15 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.11%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.13%) vSphere
6 2 (0.56%) RACF
6 2 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.28%) Ceph
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 144 (40.68%) Kubernetes
2 96 (27.12%) Ansible
3 94 (26.55%) Terraform
4 71 (20.06%) Docker Swarm
5 20 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (4.52%) Puppet
7 8 (2.26%) SCCM
8 4 (1.13%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.85%) Control-M
9 3 (0.85%) Grafana
9 3 (0.85%) Mesos
9 3 (0.85%) Nagios
9 3 (0.85%) Packer
9 3 (0.85%) Salt
9 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.56%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 115 (32.49%) Google
2 78 (22.03%) Informatica
3 76 (21.47%) Microsoft
4 72 (20.34%) Cloudera
5 71 (20.06%) Hortonworks
5 71 (20.06%) Oracle
6 67 (18.93%) Talend
7 63 (17.80%) SAP
8 30 (8.47%) Red Hat
9 25 (7.06%) VMware
10 17 (4.80%) Adobe
10 17 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (3.67%) Cisco
12 12 (3.39%) Apteco
13 11 (3.11%) HP
14 10 (2.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 8 (2.26%) Citrix
15 8 (2.26%) Dell
15 8 (2.26%) Pega
16 7 (1.98%) Alibaba