Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 264 293
Rank change year-on-year +39 +29 -65
Permanent jobs citing IBM 278 289 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 1.08% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 2.58% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 234 244 237
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £25,750 £30,975
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 9,386 11,209 14,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.49% 41.77% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,297 8,884 11,152
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in the South East.

Salary trend for IBM in the South East

IBM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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
Thames Valley -11 104 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Surrey +55 66 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Berkshire +16 63 £57,500 -8.00% 6
Hampshire +16 45 £71,250 +46.91% 8
West Sussex +26 43 £48,000 -8.57% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 39 £60,000 +42.86% 5
East Sussex +11 11 £46,000 +2.22%
Kent +8 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 81 (29.14%) Azure
2 76 (27.34%) Windows
2 76 (27.34%) Finance
3 75 (26.98%) Linux
4 73 (26.26%) SQL
5 70 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (23.74%) HP
7 62 (22.30%) Microsoft
8 60 (21.58%) Java
9 56 (20.14%) WebSphere
10 55 (19.78%) Scrum
11 54 (19.42%) AWS
12 51 (18.35%) C#
13 49 (17.63%) Mainframe
14 48 (17.27%) Unix
15 45 (16.19%) Degree
16 43 (15.47%) Cisco
16 43 (15.47%) MVC
17 42 (15.11%) Middleware
18 41 (14.75%) ITIL
19 39 (14.03%) .NET
20 37 (13.31%) Python
20 37 (13.31%) DevOps
21 36 (12.95%) Presales
21 36 (12.95%) Windows Server
22 35 (12.59%) UML
22 35 (12.59%) IBM Mainframe
23 34 (12.23%) DB2
24 33 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
25 32 (11.51%) Problem-Solving

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 56 (20.14%) WebSphere
2 23 (8.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (5.76%) CICS
4 12 (4.32%) Apache
5 11 (3.96%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.88%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.08%) IIS
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.72%) Confluence
11 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.72%) SAS
11 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.80%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.36%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.36%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (2.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.36%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 81 (29.14%) Azure
2 54 (19.42%) AWS
3 19 (6.83%) Office 365
4 18 (6.47%) SaaS
5 12 (4.32%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.88%) PaaS
7 6 (2.16%) IaaS
8 5 (1.80%) Azure LUIS
8 5 (1.80%) Dialogflow
8 5 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.72%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.36%) Responsys
12 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.36%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.79%) Firewall
2 29 (10.43%) TCP/IP
3 21 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (7.19%) BGP
4 20 (7.19%) Network Security
4 20 (7.19%) OSPF
4 20 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (6.47%) DNS
6 16 (5.76%) DHCP
7 10 (3.60%) LAN
7 10 (3.60%) SAN
7 10 (3.60%) WAN
8 9 (3.24%) HTTP
9 8 (2.88%) FTP
9 8 (2.88%) SSL
10 5 (1.80%) Internet
11 4 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.72%) NAS
12 2 (0.72%) VPN
12 2 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.23%) DB2
2 32 (11.51%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.40%) Big Data
5 12 (4.32%) Power BI
6 11 (3.96%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.96%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.60%) SAP HANA
8 7 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.16%) Apache Accumulo
9 6 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.16%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.16%) OrientDB
9 6 (2.16%) QlikView
10 4 (1.44%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.91%) JIRA
2 18 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.47%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (5.40%) Eclipse
4 14 (5.04%) Grunt
4 14 (5.04%) gulp
4 14 (5.04%) webpack
5 12 (4.32%) JMeter
5 12 (4.32%) JUnit
5 12 (4.32%) Selenium
6 11 (3.96%) HP UFT
6 11 (3.96%) LoadRunner
6 11 (3.96%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.72%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.72%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 76 (27.34%) Finance
2 29 (10.43%) Marketing
3 22 (7.91%) Retail
4 13 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.96%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.24%) Back Office
6 9 (3.24%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.08%) Automotive
7 3 (1.08%) Electronics
7 3 (1.08%) Games
7 3 (1.08%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) Military
8 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 50 (17.99%) Analyst
1 50 (17.99%) Developer
2 41 (14.75%) Architect
3 23 (8.27%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (7.91%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.19%) Network Engineer
5 20 (7.19%) Support Analyst
6 19 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (6.47%) Principal Engineer
7 18 (6.47%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 15 (5.40%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.40%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.04%) Hardware Engineer
10 12 (4.32%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (3.96%) DOORS Engineer
11 11 (3.96%) IT Support
11 11 (3.96%) Principal Hardware Engineer
11 11 (3.96%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.11%) Middleware
2 39 (14.03%) .NET
3 31 (11.15%) REST
4 29 (10.43%) ASP.NET
5 26 (9.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (8.63%) AngularJS
7 23 (8.27%) React
8 20 (7.19%) .NET Core
8 20 (7.19%) NHibernate
8 20 (7.19%) Web Services
9 19 (6.83%) SOAP
10 18 (6.47%) HTML
11 16 (5.76%) CSS
12 15 (5.40%) HTML5
12 15 (5.40%) J2EE
13 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (5.04%) Dapper ORM
13 14 (5.04%) Struts
13 14 (5.04%) Vue.js
14 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.63%) Mainframe
2 35 (12.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.63%) Management Information System
4 24 (8.63%) User Experience
5 23 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (7.55%) DataPower
7 15 (5.40%) Mobile App
8 12 (4.32%) Data Centre
8 12 (4.32%) Driving Licence
8 12 (4.32%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (3.60%) AS400
9 10 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (2.88%) Tandem
12 5 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (1.44%) CMDB
13 4 (1.44%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
14 3 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.34%) Windows
2 75 (26.98%) Linux
3 48 (17.27%) Unix
4 36 (12.95%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.12%) AIX
6 15 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.60%) Solaris
8 6 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.80%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.08%) Android
11 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.72%) zOS
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.78%) Scrum
3 43 (15.47%) MVC
4 41 (14.75%) ITIL
5 37 (13.31%) DevOps
6 36 (12.95%) Presales
7 35 (12.59%) UML
8 33 (11.87%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (11.51%) Project Management
10 28 (10.07%) Test Automation
11 26 (9.35%) Analytics
11 26 (9.35%) Unit Testing
12 24 (8.63%) Technical Leadership
13 23 (8.27%) Configuration Management
13 23 (8.27%) Mentoring
13 23 (8.27%) PRINCE2
14 22 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (7.55%) TDD
16 20 (7.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.26%) SQL
2 60 (21.58%) Java
3 51 (18.35%) C#
4 37 (13.31%) Python
5 20 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.47%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.76%) C
9 15 (5.40%) Assembly Language
10 14 (5.04%) COBOL
10 14 (5.04%) Perl
11 12 (4.32%) C++
11 12 (4.32%) VB
12 11 (3.96%) PL/1
13 10 (3.60%) REXX
14 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.16%) Scala
16 5 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.80%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.72%) RPG
Qualifications
1 45 (16.19%) Degree
2 25 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.91%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.76%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.32%) ISEB
6 12 (4.32%) ISTQB
6 12 (4.32%) PMI Certification
6 12 (4.32%) PMP
7 6 (2.16%) CISSP
7 6 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.44%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.44%) SAFe Agilist
10 3 (1.08%) CISA
10 3 (1.08%) CISM
10 3 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.08%) IISP
10 3 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.63%) QA
2 14 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 14 (5.04%) SLA
3 11 (3.96%) GDPR
3 11 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 8 (2.88%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.08%) GMP
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.55%) Docker
4 13 (4.68%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.32%) ACF2
5 12 (4.32%) RACF
6 10 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.60%) vSphere
7 8 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.44%) XenApp
10 3 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.36%) NFS
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (5.04%) SCCM
2 14 (5.04%) Tivoli
3 11 (3.96%) Ansible
4 10 (3.60%) Puppet
5 8 (2.88%) vRealize
6 7 (2.52%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.52%) SCOM
7 6 (2.16%) Nagios
7 6 (2.16%) Salt
8 5 (1.80%) QRadar
8 5 (1.80%) Terraform
9 4 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.44%) WSUS
9 4 (1.44%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.08%) DameWare
10 3 (1.08%) IBM Guardium
10 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 66 (23.74%) HP
2 62 (22.30%) Microsoft
3 43 (15.47%) Cisco
4 32 (11.51%) Oracle
5 30 (10.79%) VMware
6 26 (9.35%) Dell
7 23 (8.27%) Citrix
7 23 (8.27%) EMC
8 22 (7.91%) SolarWinds
9 21 (7.55%) Google
9 21 (7.55%) Meraki
10 20 (7.19%) Aruba
10 20 (7.19%) Palo Alto
11 16 (5.76%) SAP
12 14 (5.04%) Cognos
12 14 (5.04%) Xamarin
13 11 (3.96%) Adobe
13 11 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (2.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 7 (2.52%) Red Hat