Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 306 273 313
Rank change year-on-year -33 +40 -83
Permanent jobs citing IBM 485 745 727
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.22% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 2.93% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 332 590 586
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £42,700 £45,000 £42,625
90th Percentile £95,000 £115,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +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 19,514 25,456 30,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.72% 41.71% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15,112 19,745 24,232
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.19% +2.73%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 4 April 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 4 April 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 +20 92 £70,000 +3.70% 32
South London -7 21 £65,000 +23.81% 4
East London +21 17 £85,000 +74.36% 4
West London +3 13 £55,000 +4.76% 5
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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.

1 205 (42.27%) Finance
2 159 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (30.31%) SQL
4 134 (27.63%) AWS
5 132 (27.22%) Azure
6 114 (23.51%) Analytics
7 96 (19.79%) ETL
8 93 (19.18%) Microsoft
9 91 (18.76%) Linux
10 88 (18.14%) Python
11 87 (17.94%) Oracle
12 85 (17.53%) DevOps
13 80 (16.49%) Google
14 78 (16.08%) GCP
15 75 (15.46%) Docker
15 75 (15.46%) Informatica
16 73 (15.05%) ITIL
17 69 (14.23%) Java
18 68 (14.02%) SQL Server
19 67 (13.81%) Ansible
19 67 (13.81%) Kubernetes
20 66 (13.61%) Windows
21 65 (13.40%) Banking
22 63 (12.99%) SDLC
23 61 (12.58%) Release Management
24 59 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (12.16%) VMware
25 57 (11.75%) Software Engineering
26 56 (11.55%) SAP
27 55 (11.34%) Decision-Making

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 48 (9.90%) WebSphere
2 37 (7.63%) Apache Spark
3 20 (4.12%) Apache
3 20 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (3.51%) Confluence
5 17 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (2.47%) CMS
6 12 (2.47%) MQSeries
6 12 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.86%) Headless CMS
8 8 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.44%) Mule
9 7 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.24%) IIS
11 5 (1.03%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.62%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.21%) InVision
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.03%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.82%) Actimize
4 4 (0.82%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics SL
6 2 (0.41%) FastStats
6 2 (0.41%) Magento
6 2 (0.41%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.41%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.21%) Data Workbench
7 1 (0.21%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.21%) Unica
7 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 134 (27.63%) AWS
2 132 (27.22%) Azure
3 78 (16.08%) GCP
4 54 (11.13%) IBM Cloud
5 40 (8.25%) PaaS
6 34 (7.01%) SaaS
7 24 (4.95%) Amazon EMR
8 18 (3.71%) OpenShift
9 17 (3.51%) Office 365
10 16 (3.30%) Serverless
11 15 (3.09%) Power Platform
12 10 (2.06%) Apigee
12 10 (2.06%) Datadog
13 9 (1.86%) Boomi
14 8 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (1.44%) IBM Blueworks
15 7 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
17 5 (1.03%) IaaS
18 4 (0.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.87%) SAN
2 20 (4.12%) Firewall
3 16 (3.30%) FTP
4 12 (2.47%) DNS
5 11 (2.27%) DHCP
5 11 (2.27%) HTTP
6 9 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.65%) SSH
8 7 (1.44%) Internet
9 6 (1.24%) SWIFTNet
10 5 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.03%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.03%) NAS
10 5 (1.03%) VPN
10 5 (1.03%) WAN
11 4 (0.82%) LAN
11 4 (0.82%) Network Security
11 4 (0.82%) Wireless
12 2 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.10%) Big Data
3 47 (9.69%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (7.22%) DB2
4 35 (7.22%) Hadoop
5 34 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 29 (5.98%) Neo4j
7 26 (5.36%) Amazon Athena
8 24 (4.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 22 (4.54%) Relational Database
10 20 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
11 15 (3.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 15 (3.09%) Power BI
11 15 (3.09%) QlikView
12 13 (2.68%) OLAP
13 12 (2.47%) Electronic Patient Records
13 12 (2.47%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (9.69%) Jenkins
2 37 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 33 (6.80%) Vagrant
4 32 (6.60%) JUnit
5 24 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 24 (4.95%) Mockito
6 20 (4.12%) JIRA
7 14 (2.89%) GitLab
7 14 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.47%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.06%) jMock
10 9 (1.86%) Spock
11 7 (1.44%) Maven
12 6 (1.24%) CF BOSH
13 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.03%) RequisitePro
14 4 (0.82%) ERwin
14 4 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
14 4 (0.82%) Travis CI
15 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 205 (42.27%) Finance
2 65 (13.40%) Banking
3 33 (6.80%) Retail
4 25 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.92%) Marketing
6 16 (3.30%) Law
7 13 (2.68%) Automotive
7 13 (2.68%) Legal
8 12 (2.47%) Public Sector
9 10 (2.06%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.65%) Billing
11 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.82%) French Language
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.41%) Games
13 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (24.54%) Architect
2 51 (10.52%) Consultant
2 51 (10.52%) Developer
3 45 (9.28%) Analyst
4 39 (8.04%) Release Manager
5 28 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (4.54%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (4.12%) TM1 Consultant
8 19 (3.92%) Data Engineer
9 18 (3.71%) Java Engineer
9 18 (3.71%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.51%) Applications Support
11 15 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (3.09%) Integration Developer
11 15 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
12 14 (2.89%) Data Architect
12 14 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (2.89%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.69%) Middleware
2 40 (8.25%) Spring
3 38 (7.84%) REST
4 33 (6.80%) Spring Boot
5 28 (5.77%) Web Services
6 26 (5.36%) J2EE
7 25 (5.15%) SOAP
8 24 (4.95%) .NET
8 24 (4.95%) Spark Streaming
9 23 (4.74%) TensorFlow
10 17 (3.51%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.30%) HTML
12 15 (3.09%) Java EE
12 15 (3.09%) JSON
13 13 (2.68%) SAML
14 12 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (2.27%) Kafka
15 11 (2.27%) Spring Cloud
15 11 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
15 11 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.01%) Cloud Native
3 33 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 27 (5.57%) Virtual Team
5 23 (4.74%) Blog
6 22 (4.54%) Acoustics
7 18 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (3.30%) Public Cloud
9 15 (3.09%) iSeries
9 15 (3.09%) User Experience
10 14 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (2.47%) SWIFT
12 11 (2.27%) iPad
12 11 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (2.27%) Mainframe
12 11 (2.27%) Management Information System
13 10 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (18.76%) Linux
2 66 (13.61%) Windows
3 31 (6.39%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.92%) Unix
6 8 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) zOS
8 3 (0.62%) AIX
8 3 (0.62%) Solaris
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.41%) CentOS
9 2 (0.41%) Debian
9 2 (0.41%) SUSE
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.51%) Analytics
3 96 (19.79%) ETL
4 85 (17.53%) DevOps
5 73 (15.05%) ITIL
6 63 (12.99%) SDLC
7 61 (12.58%) Release Management
8 59 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (11.75%) Software Engineering
10 55 (11.34%) Decision-Making
11 53 (10.93%) Configuration Management
12 46 (9.48%) Microservices
13 45 (9.28%) Scrum
14 39 (8.04%) Project Management
15 37 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (7.63%) Migration
15 37 (7.63%) Unit Testing
16 35 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (6.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (30.31%) SQL
2 88 (18.14%) Python
3 69 (14.23%) Java
4 36 (7.42%) Bash Shell
5 32 (6.60%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.95%) C#
7 22 (4.54%) Scala
8 19 (3.92%) Ruby
8 19 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.89%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.68%) C
10 13 (2.68%) C++
11 10 (2.06%) Groovy
11 10 (2.06%) PHP
12 8 (1.65%) Java 8
13 7 (1.44%) Korn
14 6 (1.24%) Perl
14 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (6.80%) Degree
2 18 (3.71%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.44%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.03%) CCNA
5 5 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.03%) MCITP
5 5 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.62%) PMP
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) ISEB
8 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) NCDA
9 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.89%) QA
3 8 (1.65%) GDPR
4 7 (1.44%) SLA
5 5 (1.03%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.82%) PSD2
6 4 (0.82%) SEPA
7 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 75 (15.46%) Docker
2 36 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.95%) VirtualBox
4 21 (4.33%) vSphere
5 19 (3.92%) Active Directory
6 11 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.62%) RACF
9 2 (0.41%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.41%) LXC
9 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) ACF2
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.21%) NDS
10 1 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.21%) NFS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (13.81%) Ansible
1 67 (13.81%) Kubernetes
2 53 (10.93%) Terraform
3 40 (8.25%) Puppet
4 35 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (4.95%) Docker Swarm
5 24 (4.95%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.47%) Nagios
6 12 (2.47%) Salt
6 12 (2.47%) vRealize
7 10 (2.06%) Packer
7 10 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (1.86%) Istio
8 9 (1.86%) Kibana
8 9 (1.86%) Knative
9 7 (1.44%) Control-M
9 7 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.03%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.62%) QRadar
Vendors
1 93 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 87 (17.94%) Oracle
3 80 (16.49%) Google
4 75 (15.46%) Informatica
5 59 (12.16%) VMware
6 56 (11.55%) SAP
7 54 (11.13%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (9.28%) Red Hat
9 42 (8.66%) Cognos
10 39 (8.04%) HP
11 30 (6.19%) Cisco
12 28 (5.77%) Dell
13 26 (5.36%) Talend
14 25 (5.15%) Hortonworks
15 24 (4.95%) Cloudera
15 24 (4.95%) TIBCO
16 21 (4.33%) Adobe
17 18 (3.71%) EMC
17 18 (3.71%) MuleSoft
18 17 (3.51%) ServiceNow