Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for IBM Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 790 893
Rank change year-on-year +65 +103 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 97 91 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.12% 0.099% 0.053%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.42% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 80 39
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +98.41% -55.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £44,375 £27,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £87,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -3.45%

IBM Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,865 20,972 18,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.32% 22.90% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,600 16,911 14,968
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing IBM Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in the UK excluding London

IBM Cloud
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for IBM Cloud in the UK excluding London

IBM Cloud
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK excluding London

IBM Cloud
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Cloud within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
Midlands +48 28 £65,000 +4.84%
West Midlands +52 23 £65,000 +8.33%
South East +41 19 £70,000 +12.00% 1
East of England +81 18 £62,500 +38.89% 3
North of England +45 17 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +34 12 £66,250 -33.75%
South West +11 11 £34,000 -38.18%
North West +28 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands +16 5 £67,500 -25.00%
Scotland +20 4 £43,800 - 5
IBM Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, IT jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 84 (86.60%) AWS
2 81 (83.51%) IBM
3 77 (79.38%) Azure
4 68 (70.10%) DevOps
5 64 (65.98%) Linux
6 43 (44.33%) Office 365
7 42 (43.30%) Docker
8 39 (40.21%) GCP
9 35 (36.08%) Public Cloud
10 33 (34.02%) Migration
10 33 (34.02%) RESTful
11 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
12 31 (31.96%) Presales
13 28 (28.87%) Kubernetes
13 28 (28.87%) Java
14 27 (27.84%) PaaS
14 27 (27.84%) IaaS
15 25 (25.77%) NoSQL
15 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
15 25 (25.77%) Microservices
16 24 (24.74%) Software Engineering
17 23 (23.71%) Capacity Planning
18 21 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (21.65%) Opscode Chef
19 20 (20.62%) Continuous Delivery
19 20 (20.62%) SQL
19 20 (20.62%) SLA
20 19 (19.59%) Windows
20 19 (19.59%) Private Cloud
21 18 (18.56%) Amazon ECS

IBM Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (16.49%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (86.60%) AWS
2 77 (79.38%) Azure
3 43 (44.33%) Office 365
4 39 (40.21%) GCP
5 27 (27.84%) IaaS
5 27 (27.84%) PaaS
6 18 (18.56%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (16.49%) SoftLayer
8 13 (13.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 11 (11.34%) SaaS
10 8 (8.25%) Azure Stack
10 8 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (5.15%) npm
12 3 (3.09%) GitHub
12 3 (3.09%) Route 53
13 2 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Firewall
1 11 (11.34%) LAN
1 11 (11.34%) WAN
1 11 (11.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) NoSQL
2 18 (18.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (9.28%) Big Data
4 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (5.15%) Babel
1 5 (5.15%) gulp
1 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.15%) Travis CI
1 5 (5.15%) webpack
General
1 8 (8.25%) Banking
1 8 (8.25%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Architect
2 19 (19.59%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (17.53%) Azure Architect
4 15 (15.46%) Technical Architect
5 14 (14.43%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (14.43%) Software Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Java Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.34%) Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Presales Solution Architect
8 9 (9.28%) Java Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.25%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Big Data Architect
10 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) IoT Architect
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) RESTful
2 18 (18.56%) Kafka
3 13 (13.40%) Java EE
3 13 (13.40%) Spring
3 13 (13.40%) Spring Boot
4 11 (11.34%) Node.js
5 10 (10.31%) Web Services
6 8 (8.25%) .NET
6 8 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.15%) Sensu
8 2 (2.06%) CSS
8 2 (2.06%) HTML
8 2 (2.06%) SAML
9 1 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.08%) Public Cloud
2 19 (19.59%) Private Cloud
3 11 (11.34%) Mobile Computing
4 10 (10.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (7.22%) Cloud Native
7 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.98%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Windows 10
3 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.34%) Windows 8
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Debian
4 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.10%) DevOps
2 33 (34.02%) Migration
3 31 (31.96%) Presales
4 25 (25.77%) Microservices
5 24 (24.74%) Software Engineering
6 23 (23.71%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (20.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (17.53%) Mentoring
10 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (15.46%) Coaching
11 15 (15.46%) Secure Coding
12 12 (12.37%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (11.34%) Antivirus Management
13 11 (11.34%) Information Security
13 11 (11.34%) ITIL
14 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (9.28%) Project Delivery
16 8 (8.25%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.62%) SQL
4 17 (17.53%) Python
5 13 (13.40%) Ruby
6 10 (10.31%) C#
7 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.25%) Groovy
7 8 (8.25%) Objective-C
7 8 (8.25%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.12%) C
9 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (43.30%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (28.87%) Kubernetes
2 21 (21.65%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (15.46%) Ansible
3 15 (15.46%) Terraform
4 13 (13.40%) Puppet
5 8 (8.25%) Prometheus
6 5 (5.15%) Graphite
7 3 (3.09%) Grafana
7 3 (3.09%) Kibana
7 3 (3.09%) logstash
8 2 (2.06%) Mesos
8 2 (2.06%) rkt
8 2 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (83.51%) IBM
2 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.49%) Google
4 11 (11.34%) Apple
4 11 (11.34%) AVG
5 8 (8.25%) Cisco
5 8 (8.25%) Meraki
6 2 (2.06%) Remedy
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Lotus