Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 229 242
Rank change year-on-year -58 +13 +41
Permanent jobs citing IBM 145 131 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 1.06% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 2.64% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 118 300
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,855 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,875 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -2.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £92,500 £76,150
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -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 6,130 4,961 10,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.41% 39.96% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,328 3,872 8,700
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hampshire -27 69 £80,000 +8.47% 4
Thames Valley -42 44 £62,500 +38.89% 10
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Berkshire -49 18 £67,500 +50.00% 7
Surrey -40 15 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Kent -17 10 - -
Oxfordshire - 6 £82,500 - 1
West Sussex -5 1 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 79 (54.48%) AWS
2 69 (47.59%) Azure
3 59 (40.69%) Microsoft
4 56 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (34.48%) Kubernetes
6 49 (33.79%) Oracle
7 43 (29.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 39 (26.90%) IBM Cloud
9 35 (24.14%) GitLab
9 35 (24.14%) Python
10 34 (23.45%) Go
11 33 (22.76%) Social Skills
12 32 (22.07%) Docker
12 32 (22.07%) Java
13 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
14 29 (20.00%) Data Science
15 28 (19.31%) DevOps
15 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
15 28 (19.31%) VMware
16 27 (18.62%) React
17 26 (17.93%) Data Centre
17 26 (17.93%) Kafka
17 26 (17.93%) Google
17 26 (17.93%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (17.93%) Linux
18 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (17.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 24 (16.55%) Test Automation
20 23 (15.86%) Unix
20 23 (15.86%) Ansible

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 15 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.69%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Adobe XD
1 10 (6.90%) Figma
1 10 (6.90%) InVision
1 10 (6.90%) Marvel
1 10 (6.90%) Sketch
2 1 (0.69%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Maximo
2 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 79 (54.48%) AWS
2 69 (47.59%) Azure
3 39 (26.90%) IBM Cloud
4 26 (17.93%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (6.90%) Canva
6 8 (5.52%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (5.52%) OpenShift
7 7 (4.83%) PaaS
8 5 (3.45%) IaaS
9 4 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.76%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.76%) SaaS
10 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.07%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.38%) Azure Pipelines
11 2 (1.38%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.69%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) SAN
2 12 (8.28%) DHCP
2 12 (8.28%) DNS
3 9 (6.21%) NAS
4 8 (5.52%) Firewall
5 6 (4.14%) SSL
5 6 (4.14%) VPN
6 3 (2.07%) SSH
7 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.90%) DB2
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.76%) Power BI
6 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) InfluxDB
6 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.07%) QlikView
6 3 (2.07%) Tableau
7 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.38%) DataStage
7 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.69%) GIS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (24.14%) GitLab
2 15 (10.34%) Grunt
2 15 (10.34%) gulp
2 15 (10.34%) webpack
3 9 (6.21%) ClearQuest
4 4 (2.76%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.76%) Maven
5 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.38%) JUnit
5 2 (1.38%) Mockito
5 2 (1.38%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 33 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.21%) Finance
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (2.07%) Law
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (2.07%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.38%) Electronics
6 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.10%) Architect
3 17 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Analyst
4 11 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (6.90%) Developer
6 9 (6.21%) Site Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Design Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.83%) Software Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Break Fix Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.62%) React
2 26 (17.93%) Kafka
3 19 (13.10%) .NET
4 16 (11.03%) AngularJS
5 15 (10.34%) .NET Core
5 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (10.34%) CSS
5 15 (10.34%) Dapper ORM
5 15 (10.34%) HTML
5 15 (10.34%) HTML5
5 15 (10.34%) LDAP
5 15 (10.34%) Middleware
5 15 (10.34%) NHibernate
5 15 (10.34%) Vue.js
5 15 (10.34%) XML
6 14 (9.66%) Spring
7 13 (8.97%) Web Services
8 12 (8.28%) Node.js
9 11 (7.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.79%) User Experience
3 15 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 7 (4.83%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.07%) Clustering
8 3 (2.07%) CMDB
8 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.07%) Replication
9 2 (1.38%) IBM Storwize
9 2 (1.38%) iSeries
10 1 (0.69%) DataPower
10 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.93%) Linux
2 23 (15.86%) Unix
3 21 (14.48%) Windows
4 13 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.97%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.14%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.76%) CentOS
6 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) AIX
8 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (20.00%) Data Science
4 28 (19.31%) DevOps
5 25 (17.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 24 (16.55%) Test Automation
7 21 (14.48%) Software Engineering
8 20 (13.79%) Requirements Gathering
8 20 (13.79%) Scrum
9 17 (11.72%) Presales
10 15 (10.34%) Load Balancing
10 15 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (10.34%) MVC
11 14 (9.66%) Analytics
11 14 (9.66%) Network Virtualisation
12 13 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (8.97%) ITIL
13 12 (8.28%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.59%) Visualisation
15 10 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.14%) Python
2 34 (23.45%) Go
3 32 (22.07%) Java
4 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
5 22 (15.17%) C#
6 21 (14.48%) SQL
7 18 (12.41%) T-SQL
8 16 (11.03%) TypeScript
9 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.45%) C++
10 5 (3.45%) VB
11 4 (2.76%) XPath
12 3 (2.07%) C
12 3 (2.07%) Rust
12 3 (2.07%) Scala
12 3 (2.07%) VBScript
13 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.69%) JCL
14 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.21%) CCNP
2 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.83%) MCP
4 3 (2.07%) Degree
4 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) QA
2 5 (3.45%) GDPR
3 4 (2.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.38%) HL7
4 2 (1.38%) NIST
4 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (22.07%) Docker
2 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.10%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (6.21%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (6.21%) XenApp
4 9 (6.21%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.83%) vSphere
6 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.69%) Firmware
7 1 (0.69%) RACF
7 1 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 50 (34.48%) Kubernetes
2 23 (15.86%) Ansible
3 9 (6.21%) HAProxy
3 9 (6.21%) vRealize
4 4 (2.76%) Terraform
5 3 (2.07%) Grafana
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.07%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.07%) SCCM
5 3 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.07%) WSUS
6 1 (0.69%) Control-M
6 1 (0.69%) Kibana
6 1 (0.69%) logstash
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.69%) zSecure
Vendors
1 59 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.79%) Oracle
3 28 (19.31%) VMware
4 26 (17.93%) Google
5 18 (12.41%) Dell
6 15 (10.34%) Cisco
6 15 (10.34%) Citrix
6 15 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.34%) Xamarin
7 11 (7.59%) SAP
8 10 (6.90%) Adobe
9 9 (6.21%) F5
9 9 (6.21%) HP
9 9 (6.21%) Infoblox
10 8 (5.52%) Sun
11 7 (4.83%) ServiceNow
11 7 (4.83%) Snow
12 4 (2.76%) Cognos
13 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (2.07%) Veritas