Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 307 247
Rank change year-on-year +25 -60 -32
Permanent jobs citing IBM 704 756 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.10% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 2.55% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 516 541 747
London median annual salary £64,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,400 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.33% +14.29% -

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 24,267 29,608 29,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.65% 42.89% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18,770 23,235 24,233
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +2 120 £70,000 - 11
South London +33 45 £52,500 -8.70% 1
West London +30 21 £52,500 +38.16% 1
East London +20 6 £50,000 -37.50%
North London - 3 £77,500 - 1
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 227 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (31.11%) Java
3 214 (30.40%) Oracle
4 207 (29.40%) Microsoft
5 191 (27.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 186 (26.42%) SQL
7 180 (25.57%) Finance
8 166 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
9 150 (21.31%) ETL
10 146 (20.74%) Windows
11 137 (19.46%) SAP
12 135 (19.18%) Linux
13 133 (18.89%) Google
14 126 (17.90%) Google Cloud Platform
15 118 (16.76%) Python
16 115 (16.34%) Analytics
17 111 (15.77%) Informatica
18 109 (15.48%) ITIL
19 105 (14.91%) DevOps
20 102 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
21 96 (13.64%) SQL Server
22 92 (13.07%) Data Modelling
22 92 (13.07%) Software Engineering
23 91 (12.93%) JavaScript
24 90 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
24 90 (12.78%) WebSphere
25 88 (12.50%) Banking
25 88 (12.50%) Retail
26 87 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
27 85 (12.07%) Docker

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 90 (12.78%) WebSphere
2 50 (7.10%) Apache Spark
3 30 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (3.27%) Apache
6 22 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 22 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 19 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (2.41%) IIS
10 12 (1.70%) Apache Pig
10 12 (1.70%) Confluence
11 11 (1.56%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.42%) Documentum
13 9 (1.28%) Appian
13 9 (1.28%) Hyperledger
14 8 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.85%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 58 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.14%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.70%) Cognos TM1
4 10 (1.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (1.28%) SAP BPC
6 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.85%) Eikon
8 6 (0.85%) Infor SunSystems
8 6 (0.85%) Maximo
9 5 (0.71%) Q-Pulse
9 5 (0.71%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.43%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.43%) Magento
10 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 191 (27.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (17.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 84 (11.93%) IBM Cloud
5 46 (6.53%) SaaS
6 41 (5.82%) Office 365
7 37 (5.26%) Power Platform
8 36 (5.11%) Serverless
9 30 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (3.98%) npm
11 25 (3.55%) Azure Stack
12 24 (3.41%) PaaS
13 17 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (2.41%) OpenShift
14 16 (2.27%) Boomi
15 15 (2.13%) IaaS
16 12 (1.70%) Apigee
17 8 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (1.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.84%) DNS
2 26 (3.69%) Firewall
3 20 (2.84%) WAN
4 19 (2.70%) SAN
4 19 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.13%) SSL
6 12 (1.70%) LAN
7 11 (1.56%) HTTP
7 11 (1.56%) VPN
8 10 (1.42%) DHCP
8 10 (1.42%) Network Security
8 10 (1.42%) Wireless
9 9 (1.28%) Internet
10 8 (1.14%) NAS
10 8 (1.14%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.14%) VoIP
11 7 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.99%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.99%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
2 96 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 78 (11.08%) Big Data
4 58 (8.24%) Hadoop
5 52 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 47 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (6.11%) HBase
8 41 (5.82%) Relational Database
9 40 (5.68%) Apache Hive
10 38 (5.40%) Amazon Redshift
10 38 (5.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (5.11%) Power BI
12 34 (4.83%) Spotfire
13 33 (4.69%) DataStage
14 28 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
14 28 (3.98%) RDBMS
15 26 (3.69%) Apache Kudu
15 26 (3.69%) MySQL
16 25 (3.55%) Pentaho
17 24 (3.41%) Impala
Development Applications
1 33 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.26%) Babel
2 30 (4.26%) gulp
2 30 (4.26%) webpack
3 27 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.69%) JIRA
5 19 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 17 (2.41%) Maven
7 15 (2.13%) JUnit
8 14 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.70%) Selenium
10 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
11 10 (1.42%) Mockito
12 9 (1.28%) JMeter
13 7 (0.99%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.85%) AppScan
15 5 (0.71%) Burp Suite
15 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 180 (25.57%) Finance
2 88 (12.50%) Banking
2 88 (12.50%) Retail
3 33 (4.69%) Marketing
4 21 (2.98%) Law
5 17 (2.41%) Back Office
6 10 (1.42%) Advertising
7 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.14%) Legal
9 6 (0.85%) Billing
10 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.57%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 152 (21.59%) Architect
2 95 (13.49%) Developer
3 91 (12.93%) Analyst
4 58 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
5 54 (7.67%) Consultant
6 41 (5.82%) Data Architect
7 38 (5.40%) Data Analyst
8 36 (5.11%) Big Data Architect
9 35 (4.97%) Software Engineer
10 31 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 29 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
13 28 (3.98%) Applications Support
14 27 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (3.84%) Release Manager
15 21 (2.98%) Integration Architect
16 20 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
16 20 (2.84%) Senior Architect
17 19 (2.70%) E-Commerce Manager
18 16 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.80%) .NET
2 56 (7.95%) Middleware
3 54 (7.67%) Kafka
4 51 (7.24%) Web Services
5 49 (6.96%) IBM Integration Bus
6 43 (6.11%) HTML
7 42 (5.97%) Node.js
7 42 (5.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 38 (5.40%) RESTful
9 37 (5.26%) Spring
10 36 (5.11%) AngularJS
11 32 (4.55%) J2EE
12 30 (4.26%) Java EE
13 27 (3.84%) Spark Streaming
13 27 (3.84%) Spring Boot
14 26 (3.69%) XML
15 25 (3.55%) REST
16 20 (2.84%) React
17 19 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
18 18 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 43 (6.11%) iSeries
4 41 (5.82%) Public Cloud
5 40 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (3.98%) Data Centre
8 26 (3.69%) Cloud Native
9 24 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (2.98%) Clustering
11 19 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
11 19 (2.70%) Fintech
12 18 (2.56%) Private Cloud
13 17 (2.41%) Data Structures
13 17 (2.41%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.85%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.70%) Blog
16 11 (1.56%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.56%) iPad
17 10 (1.42%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 146 (20.74%) Windows
2 135 (19.18%) Linux
3 73 (10.37%) Unix
4 49 (6.96%) Windows Server
5 29 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 24 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.27%) Windows 10
8 18 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.28%) Solaris
9 9 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.99%) AIX
11 7 (0.99%) Android
12 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.57%) CentOS
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (21.31%) ETL
3 115 (16.34%) Analytics
4 109 (15.48%) ITIL
5 105 (14.91%) DevOps
6 92 (13.07%) Data Modelling
6 92 (13.07%) Software Engineering
7 90 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
9 82 (11.65%) SDLC
10 67 (9.52%) Information Governance
11 62 (8.81%) Migration
12 59 (8.38%) Artificial Intelligence
13 57 (8.10%) Scrum
14 53 (7.53%) Microservices
15 52 (7.39%) Machine Learning
16 51 (7.24%) Computer Science
17 50 (7.10%) Mentoring
18 48 (6.82%) Data Analysis
18 48 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 219 (31.11%) Java
2 186 (26.42%) SQL
3 118 (16.76%) Python
4 91 (12.93%) JavaScript
5 81 (11.51%) C#
6 30 (4.26%) TypeScript
7 29 (4.12%) Scala
8 28 (3.98%) Objective-C
8 28 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 25 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 22 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.98%) C++
13 20 (2.84%) Perl
14 18 (2.56%) VB
15 17 (2.41%) T-SQL
16 16 (2.27%) Go
16 16 (2.27%) Java 8
17 14 (1.99%) Groovy
17 14 (1.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (10.80%) Degree
2 61 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.27%) Master's Degree
4 16 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.56%) CISSP
8 10 (1.42%) GIAC
9 8 (1.14%) A+ Certification
9 8 (1.14%) PhD
10 7 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.99%) MCSE
11 6 (0.85%) CEH
11 6 (0.85%) ISEB
11 6 (0.85%) MBA
11 6 (0.85%) MCDST
11 6 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.71%) SANS
12 5 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 58 (8.24%) GDPR
3 37 (5.26%) QA
4 23 (3.27%) SLA
5 9 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.43%) PSD2
7 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 85 (12.07%) Docker
2 65 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 47 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.13%) vSphere
5 13 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (1.70%) Apache Flume
7 11 (1.56%) XenApp
8 9 (1.28%) DFS Replication
8 9 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.99%) NFS
10 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.71%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.57%) Firmware
13 3 (0.43%) HDFS
13 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (7.67%) Ansible
3 47 (6.68%) Puppet
4 43 (6.11%) Kubernetes
4 43 (6.11%) SCCM
5 20 (2.84%) Tivoli
6 17 (2.41%) Terraform
7 15 (2.13%) WSUS
8 13 (1.85%) IBM BigFix
8 13 (1.85%) Salt
9 10 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (1.28%) Mesos
10 9 (1.28%) QRadar
11 8 (1.14%) SCOM
12 7 (0.99%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.71%) Nessus
13 5 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 214 (30.40%) Oracle
2 207 (29.40%) Microsoft
3 137 (19.46%) SAP
4 133 (18.89%) Google
5 111 (15.77%) Informatica
6 69 (9.80%) VMware
7 62 (8.81%) HP
8 61 (8.66%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (6.96%) Red Hat
9 49 (6.96%) Talend
10 40 (5.68%) TIBCO
11 36 (5.11%) Cognos
11 36 (5.11%) Dell
12 35 (4.97%) EMC
12 35 (4.97%) Tableau
13 34 (4.83%) MuleSoft
14 33 (4.69%) Cisco
15 31 (4.40%) Cloudera
15 31 (4.40%) NetApp
16 18 (2.56%) Citrix