Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 178 204
Rank change year-on-year -113 +26 -54
Permanent jobs citing IBM 306 695 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.97% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 4.20% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 248 566 592
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,213 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 13894 16528 21492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.40% 46.97% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11031 13297 17531
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -75 151 £52,500 - 13
Berkshire -78 80 £51,250 -5.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +53 60 £52,500 +2.44% 10
Surrey -41 54 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Hampshire -46 41 £49,500 +41.43% 3
West Sussex -55 34 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Kent +23 21 £35,000 -22.22%
Oxfordshire -32 11 £42,500 -10.53%
East Sussex -30 2 £55,000 +37.50%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 109 (35.62%) Oracle
2 103 (33.66%) Linux
3 102 (33.33%) Java
4 87 (28.43%) SQL
4 87 (28.43%) Windows
5 72 (23.53%) Finance
6 68 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 61 (19.93%) ITIL
7 61 (19.93%) Microsoft
8 58 (18.95%) Unix
9 56 (18.30%) DB2
10 44 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (13.40%) WebSphere
12 36 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (11.76%) Web Services
13 35 (11.44%) VMware
14 33 (10.78%) Tivoli
15 32 (10.46%) XML
15 32 (10.46%) SLA
15 32 (10.46%) Cognos
16 31 (10.13%) Cisco
16 31 (10.13%) JavaScript
17 29 (9.48%) SAP
17 29 (9.48%) Windows Server
18 28 (9.15%) Hadoop
18 28 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (9.15%) J2EE
18 28 (9.15%) HP
18 28 (9.15%) SOA
18 28 (9.15%) Workflow

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 41 (13.40%) WebSphere
2 21 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (5.23%) Apache
5 14 (4.58%) IIS
6 12 (3.92%) CMS
7 11 (3.59%) Liferay
7 11 (3.59%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.27%) Confluence
8 10 (3.27%) JBoss
9 6 (1.96%) Drupal
9 6 (1.96%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.96%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.63%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.63%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.63%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.31%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.31%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (6.86%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.98%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.65%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.65%) Unica
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.88%) IBM Blueworks
3 15 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.96%) GitHub
5 6 (1.96%) Office 365
6 5 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.63%) PaaS
7 4 (1.31%) npm
7 4 (1.31%) SaaS
7 4 (1.31%) Silverpop
7 4 (1.31%) SoftLayer
8 3 (0.98%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.65%) IaaS
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.52%) Firewall
2 16 (5.23%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.92%) HTTP
3 12 (3.92%) Internet
4 10 (3.27%) SAN
5 8 (2.61%) DNS
6 7 (2.29%) Broadband
6 7 (2.29%) NAS
6 7 (2.29%) WAN
7 6 (1.96%) LAN
8 5 (1.63%) FTP
9 4 (1.31%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (1.31%) SSL
9 4 (1.31%) WebEx
10 3 (0.98%) DHCP
10 3 (0.98%) LDAP
10 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 56 (18.30%) DB2
3 28 (9.15%) Hadoop
4 24 (7.84%) MySQL
5 22 (7.19%) Big Data
6 20 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (6.21%) NoSQL
7 19 (6.21%) Oracle Database
8 18 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 17 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.25%) DataStage
11 12 (3.92%) Redis
12 10 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (3.27%) Power BI
13 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.61%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
15 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.92%) JIRA
4 11 (3.59%) Maven
5 7 (2.29%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.63%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.31%) GitLab
8 4 (1.31%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.31%) JUnit
8 4 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.31%) Mocha
8 4 (1.31%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.31%) Protractor
9 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.98%) Selenium
9 3 (0.98%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 72 (23.53%) Finance
2 26 (8.50%) Marketing
3 24 (7.84%) Banking
4 19 (6.21%) French Language
4 19 (6.21%) German Language
5 18 (5.88%) Retail
5 18 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.27%) Electronics
6 10 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.29%) Billing
8 6 (1.96%) Games
8 6 (1.96%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.63%) Military
10 4 (1.31%) Advertising
10 4 (1.31%) Back Office
10 4 (1.31%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (1.31%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.31%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (20.92%) Analyst
2 63 (20.59%) Developer
3 35 (11.44%) Applications Support
4 34 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 33 (10.78%) Support Engineer
6 30 (9.80%) Consultant
7 23 (7.52%) Architect
8 22 (7.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (6.54%) Administrator
10 17 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
11 16 (5.23%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.58%) Pensions Analyst
12 14 (4.58%) Process Analyst
13 12 (3.92%) Applications Support Engineer
13 12 (3.92%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.59%) DBA
14 11 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (3.27%) Report Developer
15 10 (3.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.76%) Web Services
2 32 (10.46%) XML
3 28 (9.15%) J2EE
4 25 (8.17%) HTML
5 24 (7.84%) SOAP
6 23 (7.52%) REST
7 22 (7.19%) Spring
8 20 (6.54%) .NET
9 18 (5.88%) JSON
10 17 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (5.23%) Middleware
12 15 (4.90%) RESTful
13 14 (4.58%) XSLT
14 13 (4.25%) Node.js
15 11 (3.59%) Java EE
16 10 (3.27%) IBM Integration Bus
17 9 (2.94%) AngularJS
17 9 (2.94%) EDI
17 9 (2.94%) JMS
17 9 (2.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.90%) iSeries
4 14 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.25%) AS400
6 12 (3.92%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.59%) DataPower
8 9 (2.94%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.29%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.29%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.31%) Replication
11 4 (1.31%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.66%) Linux
2 87 (28.43%) Windows
3 58 (18.95%) Unix
4 29 (9.48%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.54%) AIX
6 18 (5.88%) zOS
7 14 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.25%) CentOS
9 9 (2.94%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.61%) Solaris
11 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.65%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.65%) Debian
13 2 (0.65%) HPUX
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.93%) ITIL
2 44 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (9.15%) SOA
4 28 (9.15%) Workflow
5 27 (8.82%) High Availability
6 26 (8.50%) DevOps
7 25 (8.17%) Software Engineering
8 24 (7.84%) BPMN
9 23 (7.52%) Business Analysis
10 22 (7.19%) Analytics
10 22 (7.19%) Open Source
11 21 (6.86%) Six Sigma
12 20 (6.54%) CRM
12 20 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 20 (6.54%) SDLC
13 19 (6.21%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.21%) Scrum
14 18 (5.88%) Microservices
14 18 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (33.33%) Java
2 87 (28.43%) SQL
3 31 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.17%) Perl
5 17 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.23%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.92%) C#
8 11 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.27%) Python
10 9 (2.94%) PHP
10 9 (2.94%) RPG
11 7 (2.29%) ActionScript
11 7 (2.29%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.29%) VBA
12 6 (1.96%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.31%) C
14 3 (0.98%) Jython
14 3 (0.98%) Ruby
15 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (8.17%) Degree
2 16 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.61%) MCSE
6 8 (2.61%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.61%) PMP
7 7 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.31%) CCNA
8 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.98%) CISSP
9 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.65%) CISA
10 2 (0.65%) CISM
10 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) SANS
11 1 (0.33%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.46%) SLA
2 17 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.94%) QA
4 8 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.61%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.31%) GDPR
7 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.65%) COBIT
9 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.33%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 25 (8.17%) Docker
1 25 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.61%) vSphere
4 7 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.65%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.33%) GPFS
8 1 (0.33%) NFS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 33 (10.78%) Tivoli
2 25 (8.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.94%) Ansible
5 7 (2.29%) FortiGate
5 7 (2.29%) Pingdom
6 5 (1.63%) Kibana
6 5 (1.63%) Puppet
6 5 (1.63%) SCCM
7 4 (1.31%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.31%) Netcool
7 4 (1.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (1.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (35.62%) Oracle
2 61 (19.93%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.44%) VMware
4 32 (10.46%) Cognos
5 31 (10.13%) Cisco
6 29 (9.48%) SAP
7 28 (9.15%) HP
8 14 (4.58%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.25%) EMC
9 13 (4.25%) Tableau
9 13 (4.25%) Teradata
10 12 (3.92%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.92%) Dell
11 10 (3.27%) NetApp
12 9 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (2.94%) Splunk
13 8 (2.61%) BEA
13 8 (2.61%) TIBCO
14 7 (2.29%) Adobe
14 7 (2.29%) F5