Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 360 284 282
Rank change year-on-year -76 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 421 210 673
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.86% 1.05% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 2.77% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 336 170 520
10th Percentile £39,750 £46,250 £38,450
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,875 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -3.70%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £95,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -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 18,038 7,586 22,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.79% 37.75% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11,586 6,080 17,856
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £32,038
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £82,938 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -53 58 £75,000 +11.11% 15
East London +13 29 £45,000 -14.29% 2
West London -78 4 £55,000 +15.79% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 181 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (39.19%) Azure
3 164 (38.95%) Social Skills
4 162 (38.48%) AWS
5 141 (33.49%) Python
6 137 (32.54%) SQL
7 134 (31.83%) Analytics
8 130 (30.88%) GCP
9 111 (26.37%) Java
10 110 (26.13%) Google
11 108 (25.65%) Docker
12 107 (25.42%) Finance
13 104 (24.70%) ETL
13 104 (24.70%) Kubernetes
14 94 (22.33%) Microsoft
15 87 (20.67%) Ansible
16 84 (19.95%) Jenkins
17 83 (19.71%) IBM Cloud
18 78 (18.53%) Big Data
18 78 (18.53%) Oracle
19 73 (17.34%) Terraform
20 71 (16.86%) Configuration Management
21 70 (16.63%) Project Management
21 70 (16.63%) Degree
21 70 (16.63%) Data Engineering
21 70 (16.63%) NoSQL
21 70 (16.63%) DevOps
22 69 (16.39%) Linux
23 68 (16.15%) JavaScript
24 66 (15.68%) Software Engineering

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 50 (11.88%) Apache Spark
2 35 (8.31%) WebSphere
3 22 (5.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 22 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.04%) Confluence
4 17 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.90%) SAS
7 7 (1.66%) CICS
7 7 (1.66%) CMS
7 7 (1.66%) IIS
8 6 (1.43%) Appian
8 6 (1.43%) Drupal
8 6 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.43%) WordPress
9 5 (1.19%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.95%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 3 (0.71%) Apache
11 3 (0.71%) JBoss
11 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.33%) Chatbot
4 12 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) InVision
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (9.03%) FastStats
2 19 (4.51%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 10 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (1.66%) Unica
5 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.71%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.71%) SAP IBP
7 2 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.24%) BASE24
8 1 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.24%) Maximo
8 1 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 165 (39.19%) Azure
2 162 (38.48%) AWS
3 130 (30.88%) GCP
4 83 (19.71%) IBM Cloud
5 59 (14.01%) Power Platform
6 54 (12.83%) SaaS
7 45 (10.69%) Amazon EMR
8 42 (9.98%) PaaS
9 37 (8.79%) Serverless
10 36 (8.55%) Snowflake
11 34 (8.08%) OpenShift
12 31 (7.36%) Amazon EKS
13 20 (4.75%) Cloud Functions
13 20 (4.75%) Google App Engine
13 20 (4.75%) Google Compute Engine
13 20 (4.75%) Google Container Engine
13 20 (4.75%) IaaS
14 19 (4.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 17 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (3.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.99%) Firewall
2 16 (3.80%) DNS
3 14 (3.33%) DHCP
3 14 (3.33%) FTP
3 14 (3.33%) VPN
4 13 (3.09%) SAN
5 12 (2.85%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.61%) Internet
6 11 (2.61%) LAN
6 11 (2.61%) VLAN
6 11 (2.61%) WAN
7 10 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (2.14%) HTTP
8 9 (2.14%) HTTPS
8 9 (2.14%) IPv4
9 8 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.66%) SD-WAN
10 7 (1.66%) VSAN
11 6 (1.43%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.53%) Big Data
2 70 (16.63%) NoSQL
3 61 (14.49%) Tableau
4 55 (13.06%) Hadoop
4 55 (13.06%) Power BI
5 45 (10.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 45 (10.69%) Neo4j
6 44 (10.45%) Amazon Athena
7 43 (10.21%) Electronic Patient Records
7 43 (10.21%) SQL Server
8 40 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (7.13%) DB2
11 28 (6.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (5.94%) Relational Database
14 20 (4.75%) MongoDB
15 19 (4.51%) MySQL
16 16 (3.80%) Data Lake
16 16 (3.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (19.95%) Jenkins
2 53 (12.59%) Vagrant
3 48 (11.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 30 (7.13%) Git (software)
5 23 (5.46%) GitLab
6 20 (4.75%) JIRA
7 10 (2.38%) Selenium
8 9 (2.14%) Artifactory
8 9 (2.14%) Maven
9 8 (1.90%) Mocha
9 8 (1.90%) Mockito
10 7 (1.66%) Gradle
10 7 (1.66%) JUnit
10 7 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (0.95%) ER Studio
12 4 (0.95%) GDB
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 164 (38.95%) Social Skills
2 107 (25.42%) Finance
3 58 (13.78%) Marketing
4 50 (11.88%) Presentation Skills
5 49 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (8.31%) Banking
7 27 (6.41%) Retail
8 13 (3.09%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.38%) Advertising
10 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.43%) Law
11 6 (1.43%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.71%) Games
13 2 (0.48%) Public Speaking
13 2 (0.48%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.24%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 88 (20.90%) Architect
2 67 (15.91%) Developer
3 64 (15.20%) Consultant
4 49 (11.64%) Data Architect
5 46 (10.93%) Analyst
6 26 (6.18%) Platform Architect
6 26 (6.18%) Platform Engineer
7 23 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (5.23%) Solutions Consultant
9 20 (4.75%) Data Engineer
10 19 (4.51%) Data Analyst
11 18 (4.28%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (3.56%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.33%) AWS Architect
14 14 (3.33%) Senior Architect
15 13 (3.09%) Cloud Native Architect
16 12 (2.85%) Digital Account Manager
16 12 (2.85%) Digital Marketing Manager
16 12 (2.85%) Senior Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.78%) Node.js
2 44 (10.45%) Spark Streaming
3 36 (8.55%) Kafka
4 35 (8.31%) React
5 33 (7.84%) Spring
6 32 (7.60%) AngularJS
7 30 (7.13%) Java EE
7 30 (7.13%) Web Services
8 27 (6.41%) HTML
9 26 (6.18%) CSS
10 23 (5.46%) .NET
11 22 (5.23%) XML
12 21 (4.99%) Middleware
12 21 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (4.75%) WebSphere MQ
14 19 (4.51%) Spring Boot
15 18 (4.28%) JSON
16 16 (3.80%) REST
17 14 (3.33%) SOAP
17 14 (3.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.31%) Acoustics
2 31 (7.36%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.13%) Public Cloud
4 24 (5.70%) Cloud Native
4 24 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (5.46%) Marketing Technology
6 21 (4.99%) Data Structures
7 20 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (4.51%) Mainframe
9 16 (3.80%) Management Information System
10 13 (3.09%) EFT
10 13 (3.09%) User Experience
11 12 (2.85%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.14%) Legacy Applications
13 8 (1.90%) Blog
13 8 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.90%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.66%) DataPower
14 7 (1.66%) SWIFT
15 6 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.39%) Linux
2 52 (12.35%) Windows
3 42 (9.98%) Unix
4 14 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.38%) AIX
6 9 (2.14%) CentOS
6 9 (2.14%) zOS
7 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.43%) VMS
7 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (31.83%) Analytics
3 104 (24.70%) ETL
4 71 (16.86%) Configuration Management
5 70 (16.63%) Data Engineering
5 70 (16.63%) DevOps
5 70 (16.63%) Project Management
6 66 (15.68%) Software Engineering
7 65 (15.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 65 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (15.44%) Data Science
8 64 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
9 57 (13.54%) Workflow
10 53 (12.59%) Unit Testing
11 51 (12.11%) Computer Science
12 47 (11.16%) CRM
12 47 (11.16%) Microservices
12 47 (11.16%) Visualisation
13 46 (10.93%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 141 (33.49%) Python
2 137 (32.54%) SQL
3 111 (26.37%) Java
4 68 (16.15%) JavaScript
5 44 (10.45%) C#
6 43 (10.21%) PowerShell
7 28 (6.65%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.46%) Go
9 20 (4.75%) C
9 20 (4.75%) C++
9 20 (4.75%) Perl
9 20 (4.75%) Ruby
10 18 (4.28%) PHP
11 17 (4.04%) Scala
12 16 (3.80%) VBA
13 14 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 13 (3.09%) Java 8
15 12 (2.85%) Assembly Language
15 12 (2.85%) COBOL
16 10 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (16.63%) Degree
2 25 (5.94%) PhD
3 13 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (2.85%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.90%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.90%) MCSA
6 8 (1.90%) RHCE
6 8 (1.90%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.43%) PMP
8 6 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.95%) ISEB
10 3 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.55%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.56%) QA
3 14 (3.33%) GDPR
4 7 (1.66%) SLA
5 5 (1.19%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.71%) ISO 15022
7 2 (0.48%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.48%) SEPA
8 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (25.65%) Docker
2 44 (10.45%) VirtualBox
3 28 (6.65%) Active Directory
4 25 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.90%) KVM
7 7 (1.66%) Ceph
7 7 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.43%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.95%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.95%) vSphere
10 2 (0.48%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.48%) XenApp
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 104 (24.70%) Kubernetes
2 87 (20.67%) Ansible
3 73 (17.34%) Terraform
4 44 (10.45%) Docker Swarm
5 32 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (7.36%) Puppet
7 11 (2.61%) Salt
8 9 (2.14%) SCCM
9 8 (1.90%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 7 (1.66%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.43%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.71%) Packer
13 3 (0.71%) vMotion
14 2 (0.48%) Mesos
14 2 (0.48%) Nagios
14 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 110 (26.13%) Google
2 94 (22.33%) Microsoft
3 78 (18.53%) Oracle
4 62 (14.73%) Informatica
5 60 (14.25%) SAP
6 49 (11.64%) Talend
7 45 (10.69%) Cloudera
8 44 (10.45%) Hortonworks
9 36 (8.55%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (8.31%) Adobe
11 32 (7.60%) Dell
11 32 (7.60%) VMware
12 29 (6.89%) Cisco
13 27 (6.41%) Pega
14 26 (6.18%) Apteco
15 24 (5.70%) Red Hat
15 24 (5.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 23 (5.46%) HP
17 13 (3.09%) Citrix
17 13 (3.09%) GoldenSource