Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 308 255
Rank change year-on-year +40 -53 -44
Permanent jobs citing IBM 796 741 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.05% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.02% 2.44% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 589 598 701
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £95,000 £103,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 26,389 30,332 29,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.92% 43.14% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20,631 23,787 25,064
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -17 93 £70,000 +7.69% 39
South London +2 36 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West London +19 21 £50,000 -13.04% 13
East London +10 2 £47,500 -35.59% 6
North London +14 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 266 (33.42%) Java
2 251 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (31.41%) Microsoft
4 246 (30.90%) Finance
5 235 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
6 213 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 198 (24.87%) SQL
8 180 (22.61%) Oracle
9 178 (22.36%) Google
10 167 (20.98%) Windows
11 159 (19.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 138 (17.34%) Banking
13 135 (16.96%) ITIL
13 135 (16.96%) DevOps
14 134 (16.83%) IBM Cloud
14 134 (16.83%) Python
15 132 (16.58%) WebSphere
16 121 (15.20%) Analytics
17 120 (15.08%) Microservices
18 114 (14.32%) Linux
19 113 (14.20%) SAP
20 112 (14.07%) ETL
20 112 (14.07%) SDLC
21 110 (13.82%) Degree
22 109 (13.69%) SQL Server
23 108 (13.57%) Docker
24 106 (13.32%) Scrum
25 105 (13.19%) Spring
25 105 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
26 103 (12.94%) .NET

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
1 132 (16.58%) WebSphere
2 70 (8.79%) Apache Spark
3 57 (7.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 48 (6.03%) Tomcat
5 42 (5.28%) WebLogic
6 37 (4.65%) SAS
7 24 (3.02%) OpenStack
8 22 (2.76%) MS Exchange
9 19 (2.39%) IBM Domino
9 19 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (2.14%) Apache
11 15 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (1.63%) Confluence
13 13 (1.63%) SharePoint
14 11 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (1.38%) Hyperledger
15 10 (1.26%) Ethereum
16 9 (1.13%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.13%) HipChat
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (3.89%) Cognos TM1
2 15 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (1.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (1.01%) Unica
6 7 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
7 6 (0.75%) Salerio
8 4 (0.50%) HFM
8 4 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.50%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.38%) Maximo
9 3 (0.38%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.25%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.25%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 235 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (19.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 134 (16.83%) IBM Cloud
5 76 (9.55%) PaaS
6 60 (7.54%) OpenShift
7 57 (7.16%) Office 365
8 50 (6.28%) SaaS
9 30 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (3.64%) Serverless
11 20 (2.51%) IaaS
12 19 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
14 16 (2.01%) npm
15 13 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (1.38%) Boomi
17 10 (1.26%) Amazon S3
18 9 (1.13%) Slack
19 8 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
19 8 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.77%) Firewall
2 29 (3.64%) DNS
3 22 (2.76%) SAN
4 15 (1.88%) WAN
5 13 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.38%) Wireshark
8 10 (1.26%) SSL
9 9 (1.13%) Internet
9 9 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.13%) VPN
10 8 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.01%) DHCP
10 8 (1.01%) Network Security
10 8 (1.01%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.88%) LAN
11 7 (0.88%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.63%) FTP
12 5 (0.63%) HTTP
12 5 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.68%) Big Data
3 73 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (8.92%) Hadoop
4 71 (8.92%) NoSQL
5 61 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 50 (6.28%) HBase
7 45 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (5.53%) Apache Hive
9 42 (5.28%) Relational Database
10 40 (5.03%) DB2
11 39 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 38 (4.77%) Power BI
12 38 (4.77%) Spotfire
13 34 (4.27%) Pentaho
14 31 (3.89%) MySQL
15 30 (3.77%) DataStage
16 28 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
17 27 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (3.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (6.41%) JIRA
2 28 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.76%) JUnit
5 21 (2.64%) gulp
6 19 (2.39%) webpack
7 17 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.01%) Babel
9 14 (1.76%) Maven
10 13 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.63%) Mockito
10 13 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.51%) Selenium
12 11 (1.38%) IBM UrbanCode
13 9 (1.13%) Metasploit
13 9 (1.13%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.01%) JMeter
14 8 (1.01%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
16 6 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 246 (30.90%) Finance
2 138 (17.34%) Banking
3 58 (7.29%) Retail
4 47 (5.90%) Marketing
5 24 (3.02%) Back Office
6 21 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.39%) Law
8 18 (2.26%) Military
9 13 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.38%) Advertising
11 8 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.75%) Front Office
12 6 (0.75%) Legal
13 5 (0.63%) Games
13 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.50%) Electronics
15 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.38%) International Banking
15 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 209 (26.26%) Architect
2 144 (18.09%) Developer
3 87 (10.93%) Analyst
4 79 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
5 70 (8.79%) Cloud Architect
6 47 (5.90%) Java Developer
7 44 (5.53%) AWS Architect
8 40 (5.03%) Data Architect
9 39 (4.90%) Azure Architect
9 39 (4.90%) Consultant
10 35 (4.40%) Big Data Architect
11 33 (4.15%) Team Leader
12 31 (3.89%) Applications Support
13 29 (3.64%) Software Engineer
14 28 (3.52%) Cloud Native Architect
14 28 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
16 24 (3.02%) Release Manager
17 23 (2.89%) Cloud Developer
17 23 (2.89%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (13.19%) Spring
2 103 (12.94%) .NET
3 88 (11.06%) Web Services
4 70 (8.79%) Spring Boot
5 69 (8.67%) HTML
6 60 (7.54%) Node.js
7 59 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
8 58 (7.29%) Java EE
9 55 (6.91%) Kafka
9 55 (6.91%) REST
10 53 (6.66%) AngularJS
11 47 (5.90%) J2EE
11 47 (5.90%) JSON
12 46 (5.78%) Middleware
13 43 (5.40%) CSS
13 43 (5.40%) WebSphere MQ
14 42 (5.28%) HTML5
15 39 (4.90%) React
15 39 (4.90%) SOAP
16 35 (4.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 60 (7.54%) Cloud Native
3 49 (6.16%) Fintech
4 41 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (5.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 35 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (4.40%) Public Cloud
7 33 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (4.15%) Private Cloud
8 28 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 27 (3.39%) Data Centre
10 24 (3.02%) Clustering
11 22 (2.76%) DataPower
12 20 (2.51%) AS400
13 19 (2.39%) iSeries
14 17 (2.14%) SWIFT
15 16 (2.01%) Replication
16 15 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (1.88%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 167 (20.98%) Windows
2 114 (14.32%) Linux
3 71 (8.92%) Unix
4 53 (6.66%) Windows Server
5 45 (5.65%) Windows 10
6 42 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 26 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.38%) AIX
10 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.26%) Android
12 9 (1.13%) Kali Linux
12 9 (1.13%) Solaris
13 8 (1.01%) CentOS
14 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.75%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (16.96%) DevOps
2 135 (16.96%) ITIL
3 121 (15.20%) Analytics
4 120 (15.08%) Microservices
5 112 (14.07%) ETL
5 112 (14.07%) SDLC
6 106 (13.32%) Scrum
7 105 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (10.68%) Software Engineering
9 81 (10.18%) Computer Science
10 74 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 73 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (7.91%) Data Modelling
13 61 (7.66%) SOA
14 60 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
15 59 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (7.29%) Change Management
17 56 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (6.91%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 266 (33.42%) Java
2 198 (24.87%) SQL
3 134 (16.83%) Python
4 96 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 81 (10.18%) C#
6 58 (7.29%) PowerShell
7 38 (4.77%) Shell Script
8 32 (4.02%) Java 8
9 29 (3.64%) Scala
10 27 (3.39%) C++
11 24 (3.02%) C
12 23 (2.89%) T-SQL
13 22 (2.76%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.64%) Go
14 21 (2.64%) TypeScript
15 18 (2.26%) Perl
16 17 (2.14%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.88%) VB
18 13 (1.63%) VBA
19 12 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (13.82%) Degree
2 32 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.76%) Master's Degree
5 21 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (2.26%) MBA
8 17 (2.14%) MCDST
9 15 (1.88%) ISEB
9 15 (1.88%) MCSE
10 14 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.13%) SANS
13 9 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.01%) CCNP
14 8 (1.01%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
15 7 (0.88%) CCDP
15 7 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.03%) QA
2 33 (4.15%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.52%) GDPR
4 9 (1.13%) SLA
4 9 (1.13%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.88%) PMO
6 4 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 108 (13.57%) Docker
2 84 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (8.54%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.89%) vSphere
5 23 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (2.39%) XenApp
7 18 (2.26%) Hyper-V
8 17 (2.14%) DFS Replication
9 16 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.63%) VMware NSX
11 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.13%) Snort
13 7 (0.88%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.50%) HDFS
15 4 (0.50%) NFS
16 3 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 3 (0.38%) XenServer
17 2 (0.25%) Squid
17 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (9.67%) Kubernetes
2 75 (9.42%) SCCM
3 35 (4.40%) IBM BigFix
3 35 (4.40%) WSUS
4 31 (3.89%) Ansible
5 30 (3.77%) Nagios
6 28 (3.52%) Puppet
7 27 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (2.51%) NetBackup
9 17 (2.14%) SCOM
10 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (1.63%) QRadar
11 13 (1.63%) vCenter Server
12 12 (1.51%) Tivoli
13 11 (1.38%) Nessus
14 10 (1.26%) logstash
15 9 (1.13%) EnCase
15 9 (1.13%) FTK
15 9 (1.13%) Salt
15 9 (1.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 250 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 180 (22.61%) Oracle
3 178 (22.36%) Google
4 113 (14.20%) SAP
5 98 (12.31%) VMware
6 93 (11.68%) Informatica
7 81 (10.18%) Red Hat
8 65 (8.17%) Salesforce.com
9 60 (7.54%) Cisco
10 59 (7.41%) Cognos
11 55 (6.91%) HP
12 44 (5.53%) NetApp
12 44 (5.53%) Tableau
13 42 (5.28%) Splunk
14 41 (5.15%) EMC
15 40 (5.03%) TIBCO
16 36 (4.52%) Talend
17 34 (4.27%) MuleSoft
18 33 (4.15%) Veritas
19 32 (4.02%) Dell