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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 May 2022 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 > South East
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 253 248 238
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 +29
Permanent jobs citing IBM 239 129 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.97% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 2.57% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 167 72 178
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,175 £37,000
25th Percentile £46,500 £41,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,000 - £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £61,250 £57,750
% change year-on-year -2.04% +6.06% +0.43%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,826 5,018 7,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.36% 37.85% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,856 3,732 5,523
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,275 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +4.17%
75th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the South East

IBM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IBM in the South East

IBM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in the South East over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for IBM in the South East

IBM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -29 95 £65,000 -18.75% 9
Kent -7 46 £38,500 - 1
Thames Valley -57 42 £70,000 +34.62% 8
Buckinghamshire -52 27 £75,000 +20.00% 3
West Sussex - 20 £57,050 - 7
Surrey -57 13 £65,000 +62.50%
Berkshire -19 10 £70,000 +64.71% 3
Middlesex - 9 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -30 5 £49,000 -18.33% 2
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Sussex - 1 £51,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 78 (32.64%) Agile
2 63 (26.36%) Windows
2 63 (26.36%) Social Skills
3 60 (25.10%) Linux
3 60 (25.10%) React
4 58 (24.27%) Microsoft
5 57 (23.85%) Azure
6 55 (23.01%) JavaScript
7 53 (22.18%) Python
8 52 (21.76%) AWS
9 46 (19.25%) TypeScript
10 45 (18.83%) Java
10 45 (18.83%) Finance
11 44 (18.41%) Management Information System
11 44 (18.41%) Kubernetes
12 43 (17.99%) Google
13 41 (17.15%) SQL
14 38 (15.90%) SQL Server
14 38 (15.90%) GitLab
15 37 (15.48%) .NET
16 36 (15.06%) Kafka
16 36 (15.06%) Windows Server
16 36 (15.06%) Customer Requirements
17 35 (14.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (13.81%) C#
18 33 (13.81%) Scrum
18 33 (13.81%) IBM Cloud
19 32 (13.39%) VMware
20 31 (12.97%) HTML
20 31 (12.97%) CSS

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (4.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.93%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.84%) Hyperledger
3 2 (0.84%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (8.79%) Adobe XD
1 21 (8.79%) InVision
1 21 (8.79%) Marvel
1 21 (8.79%) Sketch
2 11 (4.60%) Simulink
2 11 (4.60%) Stateflow
3 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.42%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.42%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (5.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (1.67%) Maximo
3 3 (1.26%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 57 (23.85%) Azure
2 52 (21.76%) AWS
3 33 (13.81%) IBM Cloud
4 24 (10.04%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (8.79%) Canva
5 21 (8.79%) Figma
5 21 (8.79%) Typeform
6 10 (4.18%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (3.35%) SaaS
8 7 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.93%) Amazon EKS
8 7 (2.93%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.93%) Cloudflare
8 7 (2.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (2.51%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.26%) GCP
10 3 (1.26%) Rubrik
11 2 (0.84%) Azure Pipelines
11 2 (0.84%) Boomi
11 2 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.79%) Firewall
2 18 (7.53%) DNS
2 18 (7.53%) Internet
3 11 (4.60%) DHCP
4 10 (4.18%) FTP
4 10 (4.18%) SSH
5 8 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.93%) HTTP
7 6 (2.51%) LAN
7 6 (2.51%) WAN
8 5 (2.09%) BIG-IP
8 5 (2.09%) IPsec
8 5 (2.09%) SAN
8 5 (2.09%) SCCP
8 5 (2.09%) Softphone
8 5 (2.09%) VoIP
8 5 (2.09%) VPN
9 4 (1.67%) BGP
9 4 (1.67%) OSPF
10 3 (1.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.46%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (9.21%) DB2
4 19 (7.95%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.86%) Redis
6 13 (5.44%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.18%) Tableau
8 8 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.93%) InfluxDB
10 6 (2.51%) Power BI
11 5 (2.09%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (1.67%) MySQL
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.26%) OLAP
14 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.84%) GIS
14 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (15.90%) GitLab
2 19 (7.95%) Grunt
2 19 (7.95%) gulp
2 19 (7.95%) webpack
3 15 (6.28%) Burp Suite
3 15 (6.28%) Log4j
4 12 (5.02%) ClearCase
5 11 (4.60%) Plastic SCM
6 10 (4.18%) Postman
7 7 (2.93%) Jaeger
8 5 (2.09%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.67%) Maven
9 4 (1.67%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.84%) Gradle
11 2 (0.84%) JIRA
11 2 (0.84%) JUnit
11 2 (0.84%) Mockito
11 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 63 (26.36%) Social Skills
2 45 (18.83%) Finance
3 21 (8.79%) Games
4 19 (7.95%) Documentation Skills
5 18 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.86%) Electronics
7 12 (5.02%) Automotive
8 10 (4.18%) Manufacturing
8 10 (4.18%) Marketing
9 8 (3.35%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (2.51%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.26%) Retail
12 2 (0.84%) Aviation
12 2 (0.84%) Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.42%) Law
13 1 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (9.62%) Architect
2 21 (8.79%) Analyst
3 18 (7.53%) Developer
3 18 (7.53%) Site Engineer
3 18 (7.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 17 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.11%) Technical Architect
5 14 (5.86%) Software Engineer
6 13 (5.44%) Head of Information
6 13 (5.44%) Head of Information Security
6 13 (5.44%) Head of Security
6 13 (5.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 13 (5.44%) Tivoli Specialist
6 13 (5.44%) Wintel Specialist
7 11 (4.60%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (4.60%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 11 (4.60%) Electronics Engineer
7 11 (4.60%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (4.18%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.10%) React
2 37 (15.48%) .NET
3 36 (15.06%) Kafka
4 31 (12.97%) CSS
4 31 (12.97%) HTML
5 30 (12.55%) Node.js
6 29 (12.13%) AngularJS
7 28 (11.72%) Vue.js
8 27 (11.30%) HTML5
9 25 (10.46%) GraphQL
10 23 (9.62%) .NET Core
11 18 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (7.53%) Spring
12 17 (7.11%) ASP.NET
12 17 (7.11%) Dapper ORM
12 17 (7.11%) Entity Framework
12 17 (7.11%) NHibernate
13 14 (5.86%) Spring Boot
14 13 (5.44%) Middleware
14 13 (5.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.41%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.62%) Virtual Team
3 22 (9.21%) User Experience
4 18 (7.53%) Mainframe
5 17 (7.11%) Mobile App
6 16 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (6.28%) HACMP
7 15 (6.28%) IBM Mainframe
8 14 (5.86%) Blockchain
9 13 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (5.02%) Legacy Systems
11 11 (4.60%) Algorithms
11 11 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (4.18%) iSeries
13 9 (3.77%) Data Centre
14 6 (2.51%) IoT
14 6 (2.51%) Replication
15 5 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (2.09%) W3C
16 4 (1.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.36%) Windows
2 60 (25.10%) Linux
3 36 (15.06%) Windows Server
4 27 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.53%) AIX
5 18 (7.53%) Unix
6 15 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.35%) zOS
11 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.09%) SUSE
12 5 (2.09%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.09%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.42%) MVS
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.64%) Agile
2 36 (15.06%) Customer Requirements
3 33 (13.81%) Scrum
4 30 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (11.30%) Visualisation
6 26 (10.88%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (10.88%) Risk Management
6 26 (10.88%) Test Automation
7 24 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (9.62%) Full Stack Development
8 23 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 22 (9.21%) Prototyping
9 22 (9.21%) TDD
10 21 (8.79%) Functional Programming
10 21 (8.79%) ITIL
10 21 (8.79%) OWASP
10 21 (8.79%) User Research
10 21 (8.79%) UX Design
11 20 (8.37%) BDD
11 20 (8.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.01%) JavaScript
2 53 (22.18%) Python
3 46 (19.25%) TypeScript
4 45 (18.83%) Java
5 41 (17.15%) SQL
6 33 (13.81%) C#
7 29 (12.13%) Perl
8 25 (10.46%) PowerShell
9 18 (7.53%) T-SQL
10 17 (7.11%) COBOL
10 17 (7.11%) Go
11 16 (6.69%) Shell Script
12 14 (5.86%) VB
13 13 (5.44%) VBScript
14 12 (5.02%) C
14 12 (5.02%) PHP
15 11 (4.60%) Bash
15 11 (4.60%) Embedded C
15 11 (4.60%) MATLAB
16 10 (4.18%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 35 (14.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.28%) Degree
3 11 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.51%) HND
6 5 (2.09%) MCSE
7 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CISSP
9 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.79%) GDPR
1 21 (8.79%) NIST
2 16 (6.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (6.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (6.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 15 (6.28%) GRC
4 11 (4.60%) AUTOSAR
4 11 (4.60%) ISO 26262
4 11 (4.60%) MISRA
5 9 (3.77%) SLA
6 6 (2.51%) PCI DSS
7 5 (2.09%) PMO
8 4 (1.67%) Accessibility
8 4 (1.67%) QA
9 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (12.13%) Docker
2 22 (9.21%) XenApp
3 21 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (7.53%) Active Directory
5 13 (5.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.67%) Firmware
8 4 (1.67%) vSphere
9 3 (1.26%) RACF
9 3 (1.26%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.84%) vCloud
10 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.84%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.42%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 44 (18.41%) Kubernetes
2 26 (10.88%) IBM BigFix
3 22 (9.21%) Ansible
4 15 (6.28%) FortiGate
4 15 (6.28%) Nessus
4 15 (6.28%) Tivoli
4 15 (6.28%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 13 (5.44%) Netcool
5 13 (5.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 13 (5.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 9 (3.77%) Kibana
6 9 (3.77%) Prometheus
6 9 (3.77%) SCCM
7 7 (2.93%) Consul
7 7 (2.93%) Grafana
7 7 (2.93%) Graylog
8 5 (2.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 5 (2.09%) Avamar
8 5 (2.09%) vRealize
9 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.99%) Google
3 32 (13.39%) VMware
4 29 (12.13%) Citrix
5 22 (9.21%) Cadence
6 21 (8.79%) Adobe
7 20 (8.37%) Cisco
7 20 (8.37%) Fortinet
8 18 (7.53%) Oracle
9 17 (7.11%) Xamarin
10 15 (6.28%) CrowdStrike
10 15 (6.28%) Forcepoint
10 15 (6.28%) Okta
10 15 (6.28%) OneTrust
10 15 (6.28%) Qualys
10 15 (6.28%) Sophos
10 15 (6.28%) Tanium
11 13 (5.44%) Trend Micro
12 12 (5.02%) HP
13 11 (4.60%) Lauterbach