Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 240 272
Rank change year-on-year +12 +32 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 180 301 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.16% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 2.81% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 163 309 252
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,400 £32,050
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,000 £78,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +14.29%

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 6,444 10,704 13,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.03% 41.25% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,891 8,506 10,479
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 4 June 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 4 June 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 +7 67 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Surrey +86 52 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire +15 36 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Berkshire +1 34 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 33 £60,000 +15.38%
West Sussex +6 11 £54,500 +4.81%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 61 (33.89%) Azure
2 58 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (31.11%) WebSphere
4 53 (29.44%) Scrum
5 50 (27.78%) Java
5 50 (27.78%) .NET
6 48 (26.67%) C#
7 46 (25.56%) HP
8 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 45 (25.00%) Finance
9 42 (23.33%) SQL
10 41 (22.78%) Linux
11 40 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 39 (21.67%) Presales
13 38 (21.11%) ITIL
13 38 (21.11%) MVC
14 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 35 (19.44%) Middleware
16 34 (18.89%) Test Automation
17 33 (18.33%) Mainframe
18 32 (17.78%) Cisco
18 32 (17.78%) SaaS
19 31 (17.22%) AWS
19 31 (17.22%) Oracle
20 30 (16.67%) DB2
20 30 (16.67%) Windows
21 28 (15.56%) Python
22 26 (14.44%) Project Management
22 26 (14.44%) AngularJS
23 25 (13.89%) React

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 (31.11%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.89%) CICS
3 14 (7.78%) IIS
4 11 (6.11%) SAS
4 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.44%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.11%) Apache
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.56%) Appian
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.56%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.56%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 11 (6.11%) SAP GTS
2 7 (3.89%) Maximo
3 5 (2.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 61 (33.89%) Azure
2 32 (17.78%) SaaS
3 31 (17.22%) AWS
4 14 (7.78%) PaaS
5 12 (6.67%) IaaS
6 11 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.11%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.56%) Azure LUIS
8 1 (0.56%) Dialogflow
8 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.56%) Office 365
8 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.56%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.56%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.33%) Firewall
2 23 (12.78%) TCP/IP
3 21 (11.67%) BGP
3 21 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (11.67%) Network Security
3 21 (11.67%) OSPF
3 21 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.44%) SSL
5 7 (3.89%) HTTP
6 5 (2.78%) FTP
6 5 (2.78%) Internet
7 4 (2.22%) DNS
7 4 (2.22%) SAN
8 3 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.67%) DB2
3 21 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (6.11%) MySQL
5 5 (2.78%) Big Data
6 3 (1.67%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.11%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.11%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.11%) Power BI
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.11%) Grunt
1 20 (11.11%) gulp
1 20 (11.11%) webpack
2 16 (8.89%) JIRA
3 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.56%) JMeter
5 10 (5.56%) Selenium
6 9 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 9 (5.00%) JUnit
6 9 (5.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.67%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Marketing
3 4 (2.22%) Automotive
3 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.22%) Retail
4 3 (1.67%) Games
4 3 (1.67%) Military
4 3 (1.67%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.11%) Back Office
5 2 (1.11%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (21.11%) Architect
2 30 (16.67%) Developer
3 26 (14.44%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (12.22%) Analyst
5 21 (11.67%) Network Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.22%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 10 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (4.44%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.44%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.89%) IT Operations Analyst
13 7 (3.89%) Operations Analyst
14 6 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
14 6 (3.33%) Hardware Engineer
14 6 (3.33%) Mainframe Analyst
14 6 (3.33%) Mainframe Test Analyst
14 6 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.78%) .NET
2 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 35 (19.44%) Middleware
4 26 (14.44%) AngularJS
5 25 (13.89%) .NET Core
5 25 (13.89%) NHibernate
5 25 (13.89%) React
6 22 (12.22%) HTML
6 22 (12.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 20 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (11.11%) CSS
7 20 (11.11%) Dapper ORM
7 20 (11.11%) HTML5
7 20 (11.11%) REST
7 20 (11.11%) Vue.js
8 13 (7.22%) .NET Framework
8 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (7.22%) Web Services
9 11 (6.11%) SOAP
10 8 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.33%) Mainframe
2 24 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 22 (12.22%) User Experience
4 21 (11.67%) DataPower
5 20 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 19 (10.56%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (5.56%) Driving Licence
9 10 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (5.00%) Tandem
11 8 (4.44%) AS400
11 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
12 5 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.67%) CLARiiON
13 3 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
13 3 (1.67%) HACMP
13 3 (1.67%) HP Storage
13 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.78%) Linux
2 30 (16.67%) Windows
3 21 (11.67%) Unix
4 19 (10.56%) AIX
5 8 (4.44%) Solaris
6 7 (3.89%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.67%) zOS
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.44%) Scrum
3 39 (21.67%) Presales
4 38 (21.11%) ITIL
4 38 (21.11%) MVC
5 34 (18.89%) Test Automation
6 26 (14.44%) Project Management
7 24 (13.33%) Six Sigma
8 22 (12.22%) User Stories
9 21 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (11.67%) Mentoring
10 20 (11.11%) DevOps
10 20 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
10 20 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 20 (11.11%) Wireframes
11 18 (10.00%) Task Automation
11 18 (10.00%) TOGAF
12 17 (9.44%) CRM
12 17 (9.44%) Technical Leadership
13 16 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.78%) Java
2 48 (26.67%) C#
3 42 (23.33%) SQL
4 28 (15.56%) Python
5 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 20 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 15 (8.33%) C
8 14 (7.78%) Assembly Language
9 12 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.67%) Perl
10 11 (6.11%) COBOL
11 10 (5.56%) C++
11 10 (5.56%) VB
12 8 (4.44%) PL/1
12 8 (4.44%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.89%) HLASM
13 7 (3.89%) REXX
14 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.11%) Scala
15 2 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.00%) Degree
3 10 (5.56%) ISEB
3 10 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 10 (5.56%) PMP
4 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.89%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.78%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.67%) CISA
7 3 (1.67%) CISM
7 3 (1.67%) CISSP
7 3 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.67%) IISP
7 3 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.67%) SSCP
8 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.33%) QA
2 11 (6.11%) COBIT
3 7 (3.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.22%) GDPR
4 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.11%) GMP
7 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (8.33%) Docker
2 10 (5.56%) ACF2
2 10 (5.56%) RACF
3 7 (3.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (11.67%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.44%) Ansible
2 8 (4.44%) Puppet
3 6 (3.33%) Nagios
3 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.33%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.78%) Terraform
5 4 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.67%) IBM Guardium
6 3 (1.67%) Nessus
6 3 (1.67%) OSSEC
7 2 (1.11%) Netcool
7 2 (1.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (1.11%) Salt
8 1 (0.56%) Grafana
8 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.56%) SCCM
8 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (25.56%) HP
2 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.78%) Cisco
4 31 (17.22%) Oracle
5 24 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 22 (12.22%) Google
7 21 (11.67%) Aruba
7 21 (11.67%) Meraki
7 21 (11.67%) Palo Alto
8 20 (11.11%) Xamarin
9 14 (7.78%) Dell
10 12 (6.67%) SAP
11 11 (6.11%) CA
11 11 (6.11%) EMC
11 11 (6.11%) Hyperion
11 11 (6.11%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (6.11%) Remedy
11 11 (6.11%) ServiceNow
11 11 (6.11%) Siebel
12 8 (4.44%) VMware