Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 298 211 224
Rank change year-on-year -87 +13 +63
Permanent jobs citing IBM 154 76 357
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.97% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.46% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 90 63 312
10th Percentile £36,125 £37,984 £27,500
25th Percentile £47,625 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,250 £60,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.92% +15.38% +4.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,789 3,086 10,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.21% 39.24% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,539 2,427 8,175
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 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
Thames Valley -69 58 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Hampshire -82 54 £80,000 +117.07% 4
Berkshire -60 36 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Surrey -54 15 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -58 14 £56,500 -11.37% 3
Kent -32 13 £65,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £60,000 - 2
West Sussex -9 7 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 61 (39.61%) AWS
2 54 (35.06%) Azure
3 53 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (25.97%) Python
5 39 (25.32%) Oracle
6 37 (24.03%) Java
6 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
6 37 (24.03%) Kubernetes
6 37 (24.03%) IBM Cloud
7 35 (22.73%) Social Skills
8 31 (20.13%) Data Science
8 31 (20.13%) Go
9 30 (19.48%) Docker
9 30 (19.48%) GitLab
10 26 (16.88%) Software Engineering
11 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
11 23 (14.94%) Kafka
11 23 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 22 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (13.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 20 (12.99%) Test Automation
14 20 (12.99%) React
14 20 (12.99%) DevOps
14 20 (12.99%) C#
15 19 (12.34%) ITIL
15 19 (12.34%) Google
16 18 (11.69%) Scrum
16 18 (11.69%) Linux
16 18 (11.69%) XML

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 16 (10.39%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.84%) SAS
2 9 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.95%) Confluence
4 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Adobe XD
1 8 (5.19%) Figma
1 8 (5.19%) InVision
1 8 (5.19%) Marvel
1 8 (5.19%) Sketch
2 3 (1.95%) Simulink
2 3 (1.95%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Maximo
2 1 (0.65%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (39.61%) AWS
2 54 (35.06%) Azure
3 37 (24.03%) IBM Cloud
4 22 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (5.84%) SaaS
6 8 (5.19%) Canva
6 8 (5.19%) IaaS
6 8 (5.19%) Typeform
7 6 (3.90%) PaaS
8 5 (3.25%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.30%) Azure Pipelines
10 2 (1.30%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.65%) Boomi
11 1 (0.65%) Dialogflow
11 1 (0.65%) GCP
11 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) SSL
2 5 (3.25%) Firewall
2 5 (3.25%) SAN
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.60%) Telepresence
4 3 (1.95%) SSH
5 2 (1.30%) BGP
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.30%) DHCP
5 2 (1.30%) DNS
5 2 (1.30%) LAN
5 2 (1.30%) MPLS
5 2 (1.30%) Network Security
5 2 (1.30%) OSPF
5 2 (1.30%) VPN
5 2 (1.30%) WAN
5 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.74%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.09%) DB2
4 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.25%) Metadata
6 3 (1.95%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (1.95%) GIS
6 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.30%) OLAP
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.30%) Power BI
7 2 (1.30%) QlikView
8 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
8 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 30 (19.48%) GitLab
2 10 (6.49%) ClearQuest
2 10 (6.49%) Grunt
2 10 (6.49%) gulp
2 10 (6.49%) webpack
3 8 (5.19%) ClearCase
4 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.25%) JIRA
4 5 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.95%) Plastic SCM
5 3 (1.95%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.30%) JUnit
6 2 (1.30%) Maven
6 2 (1.30%) Mockito
6 2 (1.30%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.65%) Redmine
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 35 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 8 (5.19%) Marketing
3 7 (4.55%) Finance
4 6 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.60%) Digital Economy
6 4 (2.60%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (1.95%) Automotive
7 3 (1.95%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.30%) Law
8 2 (1.30%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (11.69%) Architect
2 17 (11.04%) Analyst
3 16 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.44%) Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Site Engineer
5 12 (7.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Software Analyst
7 7 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.90%) Java Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (3.25%) Break Fix Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Database Programmer
9 5 (3.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) Kafka
2 20 (12.99%) React
3 18 (11.69%) XML
4 15 (9.74%) .NET
5 13 (8.44%) Web Services
6 12 (7.79%) Middleware
6 12 (7.79%) SOAP
6 12 (7.79%) Spring
7 11 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 11 (7.14%) Node.js
8 10 (6.49%) .NET Core
8 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (6.49%) CSS
8 10 (6.49%) Dapper ORM
8 10 (6.49%) HTML
8 10 (6.49%) HTML5
8 10 (6.49%) NHibernate
8 10 (6.49%) REST
8 10 (6.49%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.44%) User Experience
3 10 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (5.19%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.19%) Virtual Team
6 7 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.25%) IBM Storwize
8 5 (3.25%) iSeries
8 5 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.95%) Clustering
9 3 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.95%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (1.30%) AS400
10 2 (1.30%) DataPower
10 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.69%) Linux
2 17 (11.04%) Unix
3 16 (10.39%) Windows
4 6 (3.90%) Android
4 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.60%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.60%) VMS
6 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.13%) Data Science
3 26 (16.88%) Software Engineering
4 23 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (13.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 20 (12.99%) DevOps
6 20 (12.99%) Test Automation
7 19 (12.34%) ITIL
8 18 (11.69%) Scrum
9 17 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (10.39%) Configuration Management
11 15 (9.74%) Project Management
12 12 (7.79%) Presales
13 11 (7.14%) Analytics
13 11 (7.14%) Asset Management
13 11 (7.14%) Service Management
14 10 (6.49%) Capacity Management
14 10 (6.49%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (6.49%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (6.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) Python
2 37 (24.03%) Java
3 31 (20.13%) Go
4 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.99%) C#
6 17 (11.04%) C
7 15 (9.74%) SQL
8 13 (8.44%) TypeScript
9 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.90%) C++
10 6 (3.90%) Rust
10 6 (3.90%) Scala
11 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.60%) Perl
12 4 (2.60%) XPath
13 3 (1.95%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.30%) COBOL
14 2 (1.30%) REXX
14 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.55%) MCP
5 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.30%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) LPIC
7 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) SLA
3 4 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.95%) GDPR
4 3 (1.95%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.95%) MISRA
5 1 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) HL7
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (19.48%) Docker
2 9 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.60%) BitLocker
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.30%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 37 (24.03%) Kubernetes
2 14 (9.09%) Ansible
3 7 (4.55%) SCCM
4 4 (2.60%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (2.60%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.60%) QRadar
5 3 (1.95%) Terraform
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.65%) Control-M
7 1 (0.65%) Grafana
7 1 (0.65%) Kibana
7 1 (0.65%) logstash
7 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 39 (25.32%) Oracle
2 37 (24.03%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.34%) Google
4 15 (9.74%) SAP
5 13 (8.44%) Cisco
5 13 (8.44%) VMware
6 10 (6.49%) Xamarin
7 9 (5.84%) Dell
8 8 (5.19%) Adobe
8 8 (5.19%) HP
9 7 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 7 (4.55%) Snow
10 6 (3.90%) Splunk
11 5 (3.25%) Citrix
11 5 (3.25%) EMC
12 4 (2.60%) Ariba
12 4 (2.60%) Avaya
12 4 (2.60%) Siemens
12 4 (2.60%) Sun
12 4 (2.60%) Symantec