Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 277 286
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -16
Permanent jobs citing IBM 304 677 841
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.12% 1.19% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 2.90% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 250 560 615
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.41% +8.87%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £99,000 £93,875 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +20.00%

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 10,984 23,366 29,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.44% 41.22% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,444 18,297 22,806
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

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 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +65 73 £62,500 - 4
South London +7 19 £72,500 +52.63%
West London +45 9 £47,500 -7.32% 3
East London +8 2 £71,250 +9.62% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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.

1 150 (49.34%) Finance
2 103 (33.88%) SQL
3 102 (33.55%) Azure
4 99 (32.57%) AWS
5 92 (30.26%) Microsoft
6 82 (26.97%) Linux
7 80 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (22.70%) Oracle
9 64 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 59 (19.41%) Windows
10 59 (19.41%) Google
11 57 (18.75%) Kubernetes
12 55 (18.09%) Analytics
13 53 (17.43%) Docker
13 53 (17.43%) Python
14 51 (16.78%) DevOps
15 49 (16.12%) GCP
15 49 (16.12%) SAP
15 49 (16.12%) VMware
15 49 (16.12%) WebSphere
16 48 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (15.13%) ETL
17 46 (15.13%) Cisco
17 46 (15.13%) IBM Cloud
18 45 (14.80%) Active Directory
19 44 (14.47%) Java
19 44 (14.47%) Windows Server
20 42 (13.82%) ITIL
21 39 (12.83%) HP
21 39 (12.83%) PaaS

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 49 (16.12%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 19 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 19 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.93%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 14 (4.61%) IIS
6 9 (2.96%) Apache
7 8 (2.63%) MQSeries
8 7 (2.30%) CMS
8 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.32%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.99%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.99%) JBoss
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.66%) Appian
12 2 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.33%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.33%) InVision
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Markit EDM
1 6 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (1.32%) FastStats
2 4 (1.32%) Unica
3 3 (0.99%) Maximo
4 2 (0.66%) Actimize
4 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.33%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 102 (33.55%) Azure
2 99 (32.57%) AWS
3 49 (16.12%) GCP
4 46 (15.13%) IBM Cloud
5 39 (12.83%) PaaS
6 38 (12.50%) Office 365
7 24 (7.89%) OpenShift
8 21 (6.91%) SaaS
9 19 (6.25%) Power Platform
10 10 (3.29%) IaaS
11 9 (2.96%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (2.96%) Serverless
12 7 (2.30%) IBM Blueworks
13 6 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.64%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.99%) AWS Fargate
15 3 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.20%) Firewall
2 29 (9.54%) FTP
3 24 (7.89%) SAN
4 23 (7.57%) Internet
5 17 (5.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.26%) DNS
7 15 (4.93%) SSH
8 10 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (3.29%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.30%) DHCP
9 7 (2.30%) Network Security
10 6 (1.97%) SWIFTNet
11 5 (1.64%) VLAN
11 5 (1.64%) VPN
12 4 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.32%) Cisco Firepower
12 4 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.32%) VoIP
13 3 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (7.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.25%) Power BI
5 19 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.59%) Big Data
7 16 (5.26%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.93%) Neo4j
9 14 (4.61%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (3.62%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.62%) NoSQL
11 11 (3.62%) OLAP
11 11 (3.62%) QlikView
12 9 (2.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (2.96%) DB2
12 9 (2.96%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (4.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (2.96%) Vagrant
3 8 (2.63%) JIRA
4 7 (2.30%) GitLab
5 6 (1.97%) CF BOSH
5 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.64%) ER Studio
6 5 (1.64%) ERwin
6 5 (1.64%) GDB
6 5 (1.64%) Sourcetree
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.99%) JUnit
8 3 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.99%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 150 (49.34%) Finance
2 31 (10.20%) Banking
2 31 (10.20%) Marketing
3 28 (9.21%) Manufacturing
4 24 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.57%) Public Sector
6 20 (6.58%) Electronics
7 14 (4.61%) Retail
8 7 (2.30%) Law
9 6 (1.97%) Legal
10 5 (1.64%) Billing
10 5 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.99%) Automotive
11 3 (0.99%) Back Office
11 3 (0.99%) International Banking
12 2 (0.66%) French Language
12 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Advertising
13 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (19.08%) Architect
2 40 (13.16%) Developer
3 30 (9.87%) Analyst
4 26 (8.55%) Consultant
5 25 (8.22%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (6.91%) Security Engineer
7 20 (6.58%) Applications Support
8 18 (5.92%) Integration Developer
9 16 (5.26%) Release Manager
10 15 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.61%) Java Architect
11 14 (4.61%) VMware Consultant
12 13 (4.28%) Data Architect
12 13 (4.28%) Data Centre Consultant
12 13 (4.28%) Middleware Developer
12 13 (4.28%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.28%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (3.62%) AWS Architect
13 11 (3.62%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.21%) Middleware
2 22 (7.24%) Spring
3 19 (6.25%) .NET
3 19 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 16 (5.26%) Java EE
4 16 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
4 16 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (3.29%) Kafka
5 10 (3.29%) SOAP
6 9 (2.96%) Spark Streaming
6 9 (2.96%) Web Services
6 9 (2.96%) XML
7 8 (2.63%) REST
7 8 (2.63%) TensorFlow
8 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.30%) LDAP
8 7 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.97%) HTML
9 6 (1.97%) JSON
9 6 (1.97%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.55%) Public Cloud
3 24 (7.89%) Cloud Native
4 22 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (5.59%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.93%) Virtual Team
7 14 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.95%) SWIFT
9 9 (2.96%) iSeries
10 8 (2.63%) Blog
11 7 (2.30%) Acoustics
11 7 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.97%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.97%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.97%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.97%) IBM XIV
12 6 (1.97%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.97%) Replication
13 5 (1.64%) AS400
13 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.97%) Linux
2 59 (19.41%) Windows
3 44 (14.47%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.57%) Unix
5 20 (6.58%) Oracle Linux
6 15 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.09%) Analytics
3 51 (16.78%) DevOps
4 48 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (15.13%) ETL
6 42 (13.82%) ITIL
7 35 (11.51%) SDLC
8 28 (9.21%) Microservices
8 28 (9.21%) Scrum
9 27 (8.88%) Decision-Making
10 26 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.24%) Privileged Access Management
11 22 (7.24%) Release Management
11 22 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (6.91%) Identity Management
12 21 (6.91%) Thought Leadership
13 20 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (6.58%) Programme Management
13 20 (6.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.88%) SQL
2 53 (17.43%) Python
3 44 (14.47%) Java
4 25 (8.22%) Bash Shell
5 19 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 18 (5.92%) C#
6 18 (5.92%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.95%) Go
8 11 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.62%) Scala
9 6 (1.97%) Korn
9 6 (1.97%) R
9 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.64%) RPG
10 5 (1.64%) RPG III
10 5 (1.64%) RPG IV
10 5 (1.64%) Ruby
10 5 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.32%) C
11 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.89%) Degree
2 20 (6.58%) SANS
3 9 (2.96%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.99%) CCNA
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.99%) MCITP
7 3 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.62%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.29%) QA
3 8 (2.63%) SLA
4 5 (1.64%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.66%) COBIT
5 2 (0.66%) PSD2
5 2 (0.66%) SEPA
5 2 (0.66%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.33%) NIST
System Software
1 53 (17.43%) Docker
2 45 (14.80%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (6.25%) vSphere
5 10 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.96%) VirtualBox
7 8 (2.63%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.97%) NFS
9 3 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.99%) HDFS
10 1 (0.33%) NDS
10 1 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 29 (9.54%) Ansible
3 23 (7.57%) Terraform
4 20 (6.58%) QRadar
5 14 (4.61%) Puppet
5 14 (4.61%) Tivoli
6 11 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 10 (3.29%) Control-M
8 9 (2.96%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (2.63%) Netcool
10 5 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.32%) Salt
11 4 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.99%) Grafana
12 3 (0.99%) Kibana
12 3 (0.99%) Mesos
12 3 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 92 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.70%) Oracle
3 59 (19.41%) Google
4 49 (16.12%) SAP
4 49 (16.12%) VMware
5 46 (15.13%) Cisco
6 39 (12.83%) HP
7 37 (12.17%) Red Hat
8 33 (10.86%) Informatica
9 29 (9.54%) EMC
10 27 (8.88%) Dell
11 24 (7.89%) Cognos
12 21 (6.91%) CyberArk
12 21 (6.91%) Splunk
13 20 (6.58%) BeyondTrust
13 20 (6.58%) Bomgar
13 20 (6.58%) LogRhythm
13 20 (6.58%) NetWitness
13 20 (6.58%) Palo Alto
13 20 (6.58%) Thycotic