Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 269 298
Rank change year-on-year -22 +29 -34
Permanent jobs citing IBM 591 832 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.09% 1.24% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 2.96% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 440 633 660
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,090
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £96,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 22,441 28,100 32,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.42% 41.83% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17,476 22,151 24,699
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +37 138 £70,000 +7.69% 35
East London +58 31 £85,000 +26.96% 4
South London -4 21 £62,000 +41.71% 4
West London +5 7 £35,000 -26.32% 7
North London +1 3 £55,000 +15.79%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 196 (33.16%) Finance
2 193 (32.66%) Oracle
3 183 (30.96%) SQL
4 160 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (23.52%) AWS
6 129 (21.83%) Java
6 129 (21.83%) Linux
7 119 (20.14%) Analytics
8 118 (19.97%) Azure
9 109 (18.44%) SAP
10 96 (16.24%) Microsoft
11 93 (15.74%) ETL
12 92 (15.57%) Informatica
13 89 (15.06%) ITIL
14 88 (14.89%) Python
15 84 (14.21%) SQL Server
16 81 (13.71%) WebSphere
17 80 (13.54%) Ansible
17 80 (13.54%) DevOps
18 79 (13.37%) Salesforce.com
19 78 (13.20%) Banking
20 76 (12.86%) Big Data
21 75 (12.69%) Jenkins
22 72 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
23 69 (11.68%) Software Engineering
23 69 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
24 68 (11.51%) GCP
24 68 (11.51%) JavaScript
25 63 (10.66%) Migration
25 63 (10.66%) Terraform

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 81 (13.71%) WebSphere
2 37 (6.26%) Apache Spark
3 35 (5.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 34 (5.75%) CMS
5 33 (5.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (3.89%) WebLogic
8 22 (3.72%) Mule
9 20 (3.38%) Headless CMS
10 19 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (2.88%) Mule ESB
12 16 (2.71%) Apache
13 15 (2.54%) Tomcat
14 13 (2.20%) Confluence
15 12 (2.03%) Apache Solr
16 10 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (1.69%) SAS
17 9 (1.52%) Documentum
17 9 (1.52%) SharePoint
18 8 (1.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.52%) SPSS
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.68%) SPSS Modeler
6 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.17%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 29 (4.91%) Cognos TM1
2 16 (2.71%) Magento
3 14 (2.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 13 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (1.69%) SDL Web 8
6 8 (1.35%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.68%) Dynamics SL
10 2 (0.34%) Data Workbench
10 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.34%) SAP MDG
10 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
11 1 (0.17%) FastStats
11 1 (0.17%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 139 (23.52%) AWS
2 118 (19.97%) Azure
3 68 (11.51%) GCP
4 39 (6.60%) IBM Cloud
5 34 (5.75%) SaaS
6 33 (5.58%) Serverless
7 28 (4.74%) PaaS
8 24 (4.06%) Apigee
9 23 (3.89%) Boomi
10 21 (3.55%) Amazon EMR
11 20 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (2.37%) Office 365
13 12 (2.03%) Power Platform
14 11 (1.86%) GitHub
14 11 (1.86%) IaaS
15 10 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (1.18%) Datadog
17 6 (1.02%) iPaaS
18 5 (0.85%) Google Analytics
18 5 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.26%) SAN
2 23 (3.89%) Firewall
3 19 (3.21%) HTTP
4 18 (3.05%) WAN
5 15 (2.54%) Internet
6 14 (2.37%) DNS
7 13 (2.20%) DHCP
7 13 (2.20%) VPN
8 12 (2.03%) LAN
8 12 (2.03%) Wireless
9 11 (1.86%) FTP
10 9 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.18%) NAS
12 6 (1.02%) SMTP
13 5 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.68%) Network Security
15 3 (0.51%) SSL
15 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
16 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
16 2 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 76 (12.86%) Big Data
3 72 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (8.97%) DB2
5 41 (6.94%) Hadoop
6 31 (5.25%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 24 (4.06%) IBM InfoSphere
9 23 (3.89%) Amazon Athena
10 22 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (3.38%) Neo4j
11 20 (3.38%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (2.20%) Electronic Patient Records
14 12 (2.03%) Endeca
14 12 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 12 (2.03%) OLAP
14 12 (2.03%) Power BI
15 11 (1.86%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 75 (12.69%) Jenkins
2 43 (7.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 40 (6.77%) JUnit
4 39 (6.60%) Vagrant
5 35 (5.92%) TeamCity
6 33 (5.58%) Mockito
7 29 (4.91%) Git (software)
8 25 (4.23%) JIRA
9 20 (3.38%) Maven
9 20 (3.38%) Spock
10 17 (2.88%) Selenium
11 12 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 12 (2.03%) GitLab
12 11 (1.86%) Ant
12 11 (1.86%) SonarQube
12 11 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.69%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.69%) jMock
13 10 (1.69%) PVCS
14 8 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 196 (33.16%) Finance
2 78 (13.20%) Banking
3 54 (9.14%) Marketing
4 35 (5.92%) Retail
5 19 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.69%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.52%) Automotive
9 8 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.85%) Advertising
10 5 (0.85%) Law
10 5 (0.85%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Back Office
11 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 125 (21.15%) Architect
2 70 (11.84%) Analyst
3 66 (11.17%) Consultant
4 65 (11.00%) Developer
5 40 (6.77%) Cloud Architect
6 34 (5.75%) Applications Support
7 28 (4.74%) Service Support Manager
7 28 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.57%) Applications Manager
8 27 (4.57%) Applications Support Manager
8 27 (4.57%) Support Manager
9 26 (4.40%) Java Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Data Analyst
10 25 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Lead Software Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Technical Leader
11 23 (3.89%) Integration Developer
11 23 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
12 22 (3.72%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.81%) J2EE
2 55 (9.31%) Middleware
3 52 (8.80%) IBM Integration Bus
4 42 (7.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 37 (6.26%) Spring
6 35 (5.92%) .NET
6 35 (5.92%) REST
6 35 (5.92%) Spring Boot
7 31 (5.25%) HTML
7 31 (5.25%) XML
8 29 (4.91%) Web Services
9 20 (3.38%) JSON
9 20 (3.38%) Spring Integration
10 18 (3.05%) RESTful
10 18 (3.05%) Spark Streaming
11 17 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (2.88%) SOAP
12 15 (2.54%) SAML
13 14 (2.37%) TensorFlow
14 12 (2.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.95%) Virtual Team
2 43 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (6.43%) iSeries
4 35 (5.92%) Cloud Native
5 34 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.41%) iPad
7 29 (4.91%) Mainframe
8 23 (3.89%) Data Centre
9 21 (3.55%) Management Information System
9 21 (3.55%) Replication
10 17 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (2.71%) Private Cloud
12 13 (2.20%) Blog
12 13 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (2.03%) Acoustics
13 12 (2.03%) Public Cloud
13 12 (2.03%) User Experience
14 11 (1.86%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.52%) DataPower
15 9 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 129 (21.83%) Linux
2 54 (9.14%) Windows
3 44 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (4.06%) zOS
5 21 (3.55%) Unix
6 10 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.68%) Android
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (20.14%) Analytics
3 93 (15.74%) ETL
4 89 (15.06%) ITIL
5 80 (13.54%) DevOps
6 69 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 63 (10.66%) Migration
8 58 (9.81%) Microservices
9 57 (9.64%) Scrum
10 56 (9.48%) Configuration Management
11 55 (9.31%) Decision-Making
12 49 (8.29%) E-Commerce
13 47 (7.95%) SDLC
14 45 (7.61%) Master Data Management
15 44 (7.45%) Deployment Automation
15 44 (7.45%) Test Automation
16 43 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (7.11%) Content Management
18 40 (6.77%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 183 (30.96%) SQL
2 129 (21.83%) Java
3 88 (14.89%) Python
4 68 (11.51%) JavaScript
5 44 (7.45%) C#
6 35 (5.92%) Ruby
7 34 (5.75%) PL/SQL
8 25 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.89%) Groovy
10 22 (3.72%) Java 8
11 19 (3.21%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.88%) C++
13 16 (2.71%) PHP
14 11 (1.86%) REXX
15 10 (1.69%) Perl
15 10 (1.69%) R
15 10 (1.69%) RPG
15 10 (1.69%) Scala
15 10 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (8.46%) Degree
2 20 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.37%) AWS Certification
4 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.02%) CISSP
7 5 (0.85%) ISEB
7 5 (0.85%) MCSA
7 5 (0.85%) MCSE
8 4 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.68%) GIAC
8 4 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.68%) SANS
9 3 (0.51%) CISA
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.51%) CISM
9 3 (0.51%) MCITP
9 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.95%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.05%) GDPR
3 12 (2.03%) QA
4 8 (1.35%) SLA
5 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.51%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.34%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (10.49%) Docker
2 28 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (3.05%) VirtualBox
5 15 (2.54%) vSphere
6 14 (2.37%) Active Directory
7 11 (1.86%) RACF
8 10 (1.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 10 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.34%) Firmware
10 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.34%) LXC
10 2 (0.34%) Microcode
11 1 (0.17%) ACF2
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.17%) HDFS
11 1 (0.17%) NFS
11 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 80 (13.54%) Ansible
2 63 (10.66%) Terraform
3 62 (10.49%) Puppet
4 61 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (8.29%) Kubernetes
6 23 (3.89%) Salt
7 21 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
7 21 (3.55%) Istio
8 20 (3.38%) Kibana
8 20 (3.38%) Knative
8 20 (3.38%) Tivoli
9 14 (2.37%) vRealize
10 9 (1.52%) Nagios
10 9 (1.52%) Packer
11 8 (1.35%) SCCM
12 7 (1.18%) MAINVIEW
12 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.85%) QRadar
13 5 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 193 (32.66%) Oracle
2 109 (18.44%) SAP
3 96 (16.24%) Microsoft
4 92 (15.57%) Informatica
5 79 (13.37%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (10.15%) Google
7 56 (9.48%) Red Hat
8 52 (8.80%) Adobe
9 51 (8.63%) Cognos
10 49 (8.29%) VMware
11 43 (7.28%) TIBCO
12 42 (7.11%) MuleSoft
13 34 (5.75%) Talend
14 32 (5.41%) AppDynamics
14 32 (5.41%) Splunk
15 26 (4.40%) Dell
16 25 (4.23%) hybris
17 24 (4.06%) Citrix
17 24 (4.06%) HP
18 23 (3.89%) BMC