Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1065 1089 1218
Rank change year-on-year +24 +129 +99
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 122 170 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.086% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.41% 0.72% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 106 131 70
UK median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £125,000 £83,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -33.68% -13.64% +44.74%

IBM Cloud is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30106 23662 19158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.10% 12.01% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24697 19988 15499
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,374 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 11 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England +30 115 £72,500 +16.00% 8
London +36 68 £85,000 +36.00% 5
UK excluding London +44 48 £31,500 -33.68% 4
Midlands +54 27 £30,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands - 27 £30,000 - 1
South East +32 14 £67,500 +5.47% 1
East of England +3 3 - -
North of England - 3 £67,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing IBM Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 113 (92.62%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (80.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (71.31%) Bluemix
4 85 (69.67%) IBM
5 51 (41.80%) PaaS
6 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (40.16%) Docker
7 45 (36.89%) DevOps
8 44 (36.07%) Google
9 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
10 41 (33.61%) Node.js
11 40 (32.79%) Jenkins
12 36 (29.51%) Java
12 36 (29.51%) JavaScript
12 36 (29.51%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (29.51%) AngularJS
13 35 (28.69%) NoSQL
13 35 (28.69%) Ansible
13 35 (28.69%) Finance
13 35 (28.69%) Puppet
14 34 (27.87%) IaaS
15 33 (27.05%) CSS
16 31 (25.41%) C#
17 28 (22.95%) Cloud Foundry
18 26 (21.31%) LESS
18 26 (21.31%) Google Cloud Platform
19 25 (20.49%) SoftLayer
19 25 (20.49%) Kubernetes
19 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
20 24 (19.67%) Migration

IBM Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (22.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (18.03%) OpenStack
3 9 (7.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (5.74%) Apache
5 6 (4.92%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.46%) Confluence
9 2 (1.64%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.64%) JBoss
9 2 (1.64%) Mule
9 2 (1.64%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.64%) nginx
9 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 113 (92.62%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (80.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (71.31%) Bluemix
4 51 (41.80%) PaaS
5 34 (27.87%) IaaS
6 26 (21.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (20.49%) SoftLayer
8 15 (12.30%) SaaS
9 9 (7.38%) Google App Engine
10 6 (4.92%) Force.com
10 6 (4.92%) OpenShift
11 5 (4.10%) GitHub
12 4 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (2.46%) Boomi
13 3 (2.46%) BPaaS
13 3 (2.46%) iPaaS
14 2 (1.64%) HP Helion
15 1 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.82%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Network Security
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 4 (3.28%) SSL
3 4 (3.28%) VLAN
4 3 (2.46%) DNS
4 3 (2.46%) HTTP
5 2 (1.64%) SMTP
5 2 (1.64%) SSH
5 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.82%) Firewall
6 1 (0.82%) MPLS
6 1 (0.82%) SNMP
6 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.82%) Wireless
6 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) NoSQL
2 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
3 24 (19.67%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.66%) Big Data
4 13 (10.66%) CouchDB
4 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (4.92%) Data Lake
8 6 (4.92%) MySQL
9 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.46%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.46%) KDB
10 3 (2.46%) Kdb+
10 3 (2.46%) SAP HANA
11 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.64%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.66%) JSUnit
3 8 (6.56%) gulp
3 8 (6.56%) Maven
3 8 (6.56%) Vagrant
4 7 (5.74%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.92%) Subversion
6 5 (4.10%) Ant
6 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.10%) Gradle
6 5 (4.10%) JIRA
7 4 (3.28%) Selenium
8 3 (2.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.46%) Babel
8 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.64%) GitLab
9 2 (1.64%) JUnit
9 2 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Advertising
3 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Architect
2 44 (36.07%) Cloud Architect
3 40 (32.79%) Developer
4 22 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (16.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 17 (13.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (13.93%) Node.js Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Applications Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Azure Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Graduate
10 7 (5.74%) Graduate Applications Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Applications Developer
11 6 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Technology Architect
13 4 (3.28%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.61%) Node.js
2 36 (29.51%) AngularJS
3 33 (27.05%) CSS
4 26 (21.31%) LESS
5 20 (16.39%) .NET
6 13 (10.66%) Spring
7 12 (9.84%) Web Services
8 11 (9.02%) Middleware
9 10 (8.20%) RESTful
10 9 (7.38%) JSON
10 9 (7.38%) React
11 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.74%) HTML
12 6 (4.92%) Java EE
12 6 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (4.92%) Spring Boot
13 5 (4.10%) REST
14 4 (3.28%) Express
14 4 (3.28%) JPA
14 4 (3.28%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (12.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (10.66%) User Experience
4 8 (6.56%) Virtual Team
5 7 (5.74%) Private Cloud
5 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (4.10%) Internet of Things
8 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.28%) Blog
8 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.28%) Social Media
9 3 (2.46%) Equities
9 3 (2.46%) Fintech
9 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Android
2 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.74%) CentOS
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.28%) Unix
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.64%) Debian
6 2 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.89%) DevOps
3 24 (19.67%) Migration
4 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.11%) Analytics
6 14 (11.48%) Open Source
7 13 (10.66%) MVC
8 12 (9.84%) Scrum
9 11 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (9.02%) High Availability
10 10 (8.20%) ITIL
11 9 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.38%) Microservices
12 8 (6.56%) Machine Learning
12 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.74%) Android Development
13 7 (5.74%) iOS Development
13 7 (5.74%) Mobile Development
13 7 (5.74%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.51%) Java
1 36 (29.51%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.41%) C#
3 23 (18.85%) Python
4 15 (12.30%) SQL
5 7 (5.74%) Perl
6 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.92%) PHP
6 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.28%) Ruby
7 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) ES6
9 1 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.82%) Korn
9 1 (0.82%) Scala
9 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) CISSP
3 3 (2.46%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.46%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) MCSD
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.82%) RHCE
5 1 (0.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) COBIT
1 8 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.92%) GCP
3 4 (3.28%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.82%) GDPR
6 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 49 (40.16%) Docker
2 13 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.92%) vCloud
4 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.64%) Xen
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.82%) KVM
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (29.51%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (28.69%) Ansible
2 35 (28.69%) Puppet
3 25 (20.49%) Kubernetes
4 12 (9.84%) Terraform
5 5 (4.10%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.46%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (1.64%) Icinga
7 2 (1.64%) Mesos
7 2 (1.64%) vRealize
8 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (69.67%) IBM
2 44 (36.07%) Google
3 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.21%) VMware
5 20 (16.39%) Splunk
6 16 (13.11%) HP
7 12 (9.84%) Red Hat
8 11 (9.02%) Oracle
9 8 (6.56%) RightScale
9 8 (6.56%) XebiaLabs
10 7 (5.74%) New Relic
11 6 (4.92%) Dell
11 6 (4.92%) Rackspace
12 5 (4.10%) MuleSoft
12 5 (4.10%) SAP
13 4 (3.28%) AppDynamics
14 3 (2.46%) GigaSpaces
14 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (2.46%) Xamarin
15 2 (1.64%) Cisco