Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 303 271
Rank change year-on-year +30 -32 +52
Permanent jobs citing IBM 292 526 754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.03% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 2.62% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 248 378 609
Median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £126,250 £105,750 £115,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 10,091 20,063 25,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.75% 40.18% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,790 15,734 19,799
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +58 69 £72,500 +3.57% 15
South London +27 3 £57,434 -11.64% 2
East London -9 2 £57,500 -34.29% 2
West London +58 1 £87,500 +59.09% 4
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 149 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (39.73%) AWS
3 115 (39.38%) Finance
4 111 (38.01%) Java
5 98 (33.56%) Azure
6 92 (31.51%) Kubernetes
7 90 (30.82%) Docker
8 82 (28.08%) DevOps
9 79 (27.05%) Google
9 79 (27.05%) SAP
10 76 (26.03%) GCP
11 69 (23.63%) Microservices
11 69 (23.63%) Analytics
12 64 (21.92%) IBM Cloud
13 61 (20.89%) Oracle
14 60 (20.55%) Python
15 57 (19.52%) Microsoft
16 55 (18.84%) Scrum
16 55 (18.84%) Thought Leadership
17 53 (18.15%) Jenkins
18 51 (17.47%) Software Engineering
19 50 (17.12%) Banking
19 50 (17.12%) SQL
20 48 (16.44%) Red Hat
21 47 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (14.73%) Spring
22 43 (14.73%) Configuration Management
22 43 (14.73%) Unit Testing
22 43 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (14.38%) ETL

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 37 (12.67%) WebSphere
2 36 (12.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 28 (9.59%) Confluence
3 28 (9.59%) JBoss
4 26 (8.90%) Red Hat Fuse
5 25 (8.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 20 (6.85%) Tomcat
7 19 (6.51%) Apache Spark
8 14 (4.79%) WebLogic
9 9 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.71%) Mule
10 5 (1.71%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.03%) CMS
11 3 (1.03%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.03%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.68%) Camunda
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.08%) InVision
3 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (2.05%) Maximo
3 3 (1.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (1.03%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.68%) FastStats
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) HFM
5 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 116 (39.73%) AWS
2 98 (33.56%) Azure
3 76 (26.03%) GCP
4 64 (21.92%) IBM Cloud
5 41 (14.04%) OpenShift
5 41 (14.04%) PaaS
6 20 (6.85%) Boomi
7 17 (5.82%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (4.11%) Amazon EKS
8 12 (4.11%) SaaS
9 11 (3.77%) Serverless
10 9 (3.08%) GitHub
11 7 (2.40%) IaaS
12 5 (1.71%) Cloud Functions
12 5 (1.71%) Google App Engine
12 5 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (1.71%) Google Container Engine
13 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.11%) SAN
2 9 (3.08%) Internet
3 8 (2.74%) Firewall
3 8 (2.74%) Network Security
4 4 (1.37%) SSH
4 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.03%) DNS
5 3 (1.03%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) DHCP
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) SNMP
6 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.68%) VLAN
6 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
6 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) PSTN
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.96%) Big Data
2 24 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 21 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 19 (6.51%) MongoDB
6 18 (6.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 17 (5.82%) Amazon Athena
7 17 (5.82%) Neo4j
8 11 (3.77%) DB2
8 11 (3.77%) Electronic Patient Records
8 11 (3.77%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.71%) MySQL
10 4 (1.37%) Tableau
11 3 (1.03%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.68%) Power BI
13 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (18.15%) Jenkins
2 33 (11.30%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.93%) JIRA
3 29 (9.93%) Maven
4 26 (8.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (7.88%) Artifactory
6 21 (7.19%) Gradle
7 18 (6.16%) Mocha
8 17 (5.82%) JUnit
8 17 (5.82%) Vagrant
9 12 (4.11%) Mockito
9 12 (4.11%) Selenium
10 8 (2.74%) GitLab
11 6 (2.05%) Ant
12 5 (1.71%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.37%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.03%) Apache Archiva
14 3 (1.03%) Cypress.io
14 3 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (39.38%) Finance
2 50 (17.12%) Banking
3 21 (7.19%) Retail
4 12 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.05%) Marketing
6 5 (1.71%) Advertising
7 4 (1.37%) Front Office
7 4 (1.37%) Law
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.03%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (22.95%) Architect
2 61 (20.89%) Developer
3 27 (9.25%) Cloud Architect
4 23 (7.88%) Consultant
5 22 (7.53%) Java Architect
6 20 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.51%) Analyst
8 15 (5.14%) Cloud Native Architect
8 15 (5.14%) Data Engineer
8 15 (5.14%) Platform Engineer
9 14 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.45%) AWS Architect
10 13 (4.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.11%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (3.77%) Java Technical Architect
13 10 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
13 10 (3.42%) Integration Developer
13 10 (3.42%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.73%) Spring
2 36 (12.33%) React
3 34 (11.64%) JSON
4 30 (10.27%) Java EE
4 30 (10.27%) Spring Boot
5 27 (9.25%) Web Services
6 26 (8.90%) Node.js
7 25 (8.56%) RESTful
8 24 (8.22%) AngularJS
9 23 (7.88%) REST
10 20 (6.85%) SOAP
10 20 (6.85%) Spring Cloud
11 18 (6.16%) Vue.js
12 17 (5.82%) Spark Streaming
13 16 (5.48%) CSS
13 16 (5.48%) HTML
14 15 (5.14%) .NET
14 15 (5.14%) Middleware
15 10 (3.42%) XML
16 9 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.04%) Cloud Native
2 33 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.25%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (7.88%) Virtual Team
5 21 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (6.16%) N-Tier
7 14 (4.79%) Blog
7 14 (4.79%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.77%) Public Cloud
9 10 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.42%) SWIFT
9 10 (3.42%) User Experience
10 8 (2.74%) Acoustics
10 8 (2.74%) Life Science
11 6 (2.05%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.71%) Social Media
13 4 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.37%) iSeries
13 4 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.67%) Linux
2 20 (6.85%) Windows
3 15 (5.14%) Unix
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.68%) AIX
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.68%) zOS
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (28.08%) DevOps
3 69 (23.63%) Analytics
3 69 (23.63%) Microservices
4 55 (18.84%) Scrum
4 55 (18.84%) Thought Leadership
5 51 (17.47%) Software Engineering
6 47 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (14.73%) Configuration Management
7 43 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (14.73%) Unit Testing
8 42 (14.38%) ETL
9 39 (13.36%) Migration
10 37 (12.67%) Domain-Driven Design
11 36 (12.33%) Test Automation
12 34 (11.64%) Re-Platforming
13 31 (10.62%) ITIL
14 30 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (9.59%) Open Source
16 25 (8.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (38.01%) Java
2 60 (20.55%) Python
3 50 (17.12%) SQL
4 32 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.88%) Java 8
6 22 (7.53%) C#
7 19 (6.51%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.45%) Go
9 12 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.74%) Perl
12 6 (2.05%) C
13 5 (1.71%) C++
13 5 (1.71%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.68%) JCL
15 1 (0.34%) PHP
15 1 (0.34%) R
15 1 (0.34%) Ruby
15 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (10.62%) PhD
2 25 (8.56%) Degree
3 18 (6.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.40%) CCNA
5 7 (2.40%) MCITP
5 7 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.37%) CISA
6 4 (1.37%) CISSP
6 4 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.03%) CISM
7 3 (1.03%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.03%) PMP
7 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) ACCA
8 1 (0.34%) CIMA
8 1 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.53%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.08%) QA
3 8 (2.74%) SLA
4 3 (1.03%) HL7
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 90 (30.82%) Docker
2 17 (5.82%) VirtualBox
3 14 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) NFS
4 2 (0.68%) RACF
4 2 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 92 (31.51%) Kubernetes
2 32 (10.96%) Ansible
3 29 (9.93%) Terraform
4 17 (5.82%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.05%) Puppet
7 5 (1.71%) Grafana
7 5 (1.71%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.37%) Control-M
9 3 (1.03%) Istio
9 3 (1.03%) Knative
9 3 (1.03%) Nagios
10 2 (0.68%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.68%) SCCM
10 2 (0.68%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.68%) WMI
10 2 (0.68%) zSecure
11 1 (0.34%) AssetCenter
Vendors
1 79 (27.05%) Google
1 79 (27.05%) SAP
2 61 (20.89%) Oracle
3 57 (19.52%) Microsoft
4 48 (16.44%) Red Hat
5 34 (11.64%) Informatica
6 29 (9.93%) VMware
7 25 (8.56%) WSO2
8 24 (8.22%) Talend
9 23 (7.88%) TIBCO
10 22 (7.53%) Dell
11 20 (6.85%) MuleSoft
11 20 (6.85%) UiPath
12 17 (5.82%) Cloudera
12 17 (5.82%) Hortonworks
13 15 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (4.11%) Cisco
15 10 (3.42%) HP
16 8 (2.74%) Brocade
17 7 (2.40%) ServiceNow