Period
to 23 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 September 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 > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 252 129 168
Rank change year-on-year -123 +39 +86
Permanent jobs citing IBM 71 75 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.69% 1.91% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 4.09% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 184
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,950 £29,825
25th Percentile £33,625 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £52,500 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.05% +17.98% -1.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,625 £57,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £105,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -8.33%

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,625 1,834 5,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.82% 46.65% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,467 1,447 4,379
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,250 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.55% +1.69% +4.71%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in the Midlands.

Salary trend for IBM in the Midlands

IBM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Salary histogram for IBM in the Midlands

IBM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
West Midlands -112 41 £50,000 -13.04% 9
East Midlands -67 29 £37,500 -21.05% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 34 (47.89%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) Windows
4 21 (29.58%) Linux
4 21 (29.58%) Waterfall
5 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
6 19 (26.76%) Azure
7 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
8 17 (23.94%) Social Skills
9 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
9 16 (22.54%) AS400
10 15 (21.13%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (19.72%) AIX
11 14 (19.72%) AWS
12 13 (18.31%) ITIL
12 13 (18.31%) Unix
12 13 (18.31%) Java
12 13 (18.31%) EFT
12 13 (18.31%) Public Cloud
13 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.90%) SCCM
14 11 (15.49%) Marketing
14 11 (15.49%) Project Planning
14 11 (15.49%) Middleware
14 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
14 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
14 11 (15.49%) FTP
14 11 (15.49%) HTTP
14 11 (15.49%) HTTPS
14 11 (15.49%) DevOps

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Appian
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) FileNet
4 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Azure
2 14 (19.72%) AWS
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (12.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (11.27%) GCP
5 8 (11.27%) GitHub
5 8 (11.27%) SaaS
6 7 (9.86%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (9.86%) AWS CodeCommit
6 7 (9.86%) AWS CodePipeline
6 7 (9.86%) Azure Pipelines
6 7 (9.86%) IaaS
6 7 (9.86%) OpenShift
6 7 (9.86%) PaaS
7 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.41%) Serverless
9 1 (1.41%) Slack
9 1 (1.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) FTP
1 11 (15.49%) HTTP
1 11 (15.49%) HTTPS
2 9 (12.68%) LAN
2 9 (12.68%) WAN
3 7 (9.86%) Firewall
3 7 (9.86%) IPv4
4 4 (5.63%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) FlexRay
6 1 (1.41%) ADSL
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) Skype
6 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.27%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.86%) MS Access
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.63%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) Power BI
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) GitLab
2 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.86%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (9.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (9.86%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Archiva
5 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Mockito
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (23.94%) Social Skills
2 11 (15.49%) Marketing
3 6 (8.45%) Finance
4 5 (7.04%) Back Office
4 5 (7.04%) Military
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Banking
6 3 (4.23%) Electronics
7 2 (2.82%) Automotive
7 2 (2.82%) Billing
7 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.41%) Law
8 1 (1.41%) Police
8 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.41%) Public Speaking
8 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) AS400 Operator
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Customer Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) EDI Developer
5 6 (8.45%) VBA Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (15.49%) Middleware
3 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
3 9 (12.68%) Node.js
3 9 (12.68%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (12.68%) Web Services
4 8 (11.27%) Express
4 8 (11.27%) MEAN Stack
5 7 (9.86%) .NET
5 7 (9.86%) .NET Core
5 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.86%) CSS
5 7 (9.86%) Django
5 7 (9.86%) HTML
5 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (8.45%) EDI
7 5 (7.04%) REST
8 4 (5.63%) RESTful
9 3 (4.23%) React
9 3 (4.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) AS400
2 13 (18.31%) EFT
2 13 (18.31%) Public Cloud
3 11 (15.49%) Legacy Applications
4 10 (14.08%) iSeries
5 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
6 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.82%) IVR
8 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.41%) Blog
9 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.41%) NHS
9 1 (1.41%) Social Media
9 1 (1.41%) Tandem
9 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 21 (29.58%) Linux
3 14 (19.72%) AIX
4 13 (18.31%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) zOS
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Waterfall
3 13 (18.31%) ITIL
4 11 (15.49%) DevOps
4 11 (15.49%) Project Planning
5 10 (14.08%) Performance Management
5 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
5 10 (14.08%) Task Automation
6 8 (11.27%) Microservices
6 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.27%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.86%) SOA
7 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineering
7 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.04%) Change Management
9 5 (7.04%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) SQL
2 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
3 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.68%) C#
6 9 (12.68%) Python
7 8 (11.27%) PHP
7 8 (11.27%) Ruby
8 7 (9.86%) C
8 7 (9.86%) C++
8 7 (9.86%) Perl
8 7 (9.86%) VB
8 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
9 6 (8.45%) VBA
10 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.82%) COBOL
10 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) Java 8
11 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.41%) MCP
2 1 (1.41%) MCSA
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Docker
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.41%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) Terraform
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
3 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (9.86%) Puppet
5 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.41%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.41%) Packer
7 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Alibaba
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) BMC
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Dell
6 2 (2.82%) Genesys
6 2 (2.82%) Jitterbit
6 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.82%) Pega
6 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) Cognos
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Remedy
7 1 (1.41%) TIBCO