Period
to 21 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 916 1026 1102
Rank change year-on-year +110 +76 +67
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 194 168 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.095% 0.049%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 166 107 72
UK median annual salary £63,750 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% -13.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £49,375 £29,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £109,375 £97,500 £101,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +57.89%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 38,768 37,771 24,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.14% 21.47% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30,918 31,127 20,730
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,088 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 13 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 March 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
England +108 190 £65,000 - 21
London +91 105 £70,000 -3.45% 8
UK excluding London +70 88 £62,500 +25.00% 13
South East +43 44 £62,500 -10.71% 5
North of England +66 24 £55,000 +4.76% 5
North West +45 12 £65,000 +23.81% 4
Midlands +15 12 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Yorkshire +40 11 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands +12 9 £57,500 +76.92% 1
South West +20 5 £26,000 -53.78% 2
East Midlands +25 3 £90,000 +80.00%
Wales +21 3 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £46,192 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 172 (88.66%) IBM
2 162 (83.51%) Amazon AWS
3 158 (81.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 134 (69.07%) Java
5 106 (54.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 105 (54.12%) Google
7 101 (52.06%) Docker
8 91 (46.91%) JavaScript
9 81 (41.75%) C#
10 80 (41.24%) Ansible
11 76 (39.18%) SaaS
12 73 (37.63%) Software Engineering
13 72 (37.11%) Opscode Chef
14 70 (36.08%) Puppet
15 69 (35.57%) Linux
16 68 (35.05%) RESTful
16 68 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
17 67 (34.54%) DevOps
18 66 (34.02%) Node.js
19 64 (32.99%) AngularJS
20 62 (31.96%) .NET
21 55 (28.35%) Cloud Computing
22 54 (27.84%) Objective-C
22 54 (27.84%) TypeScript
22 54 (27.84%) webpack
22 54 (27.84%) gulp
22 54 (27.84%) Babel
22 54 (27.84%) npm
23 53 (27.32%) PaaS
24 50 (25.77%) Microservices

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 (14.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (12.37%) Tomcat
3 22 (11.34%) WebSphere
4 21 (10.82%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.15%) Apache Spark
6 9 (4.64%) Confluence
6 9 (4.64%) Hyperledger
7 8 (4.12%) Ethereum
8 5 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.06%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.52%) CICS
12 1 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.09%) HipChat
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (4.12%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 162 (83.51%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (81.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (54.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 76 (39.18%) SaaS
5 55 (28.35%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (27.84%) npm
7 53 (27.32%) PaaS
8 34 (17.53%) OpenShift
9 19 (9.79%) Serverless
10 18 (9.28%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (7.22%) Amazon S3
11 14 (7.22%) IaaS
12 10 (5.15%) SoftLayer
13 8 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (2.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (2.58%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (2.58%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (2.58%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Firewall
1 3 (1.55%) LAN
1 3 (1.55%) Unified Communications
1 3 (1.55%) WAN
1 3 (1.55%) Wireless
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.01%) Big Data
2 17 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (5.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.64%) Blockchain
4 9 (4.64%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (4.12%) RethinkDB
5 8 (4.12%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.58%) Power BI
8 4 (2.06%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.03%) DB2
10 2 (1.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (27.84%) Babel
1 54 (27.84%) gulp
1 54 (27.84%) webpack
2 18 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.28%) JIRA
3 15 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.15%) Maven
5 8 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.61%) GitLab
7 6 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.58%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.06%) Ant
10 2 (1.03%) JSUnit
10 2 (1.03%) Mocha
10 2 (1.03%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.52%) CA Release Automation
11 1 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 30 (15.46%) Finance
2 12 (6.19%) Banking
3 10 (5.15%) Retail
4 7 (3.61%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 3 (1.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (35.57%) Software Engineer
2 58 (29.90%) Senior Software Engineer
3 47 (24.23%) Architect
4 35 (18.04%) Developer
5 21 (10.82%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (10.31%) Cloud Developer
6 20 (10.31%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.73%) Java Architect
7 15 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 13 (6.70%) Cloud Native Architect
9 13 (6.70%) Development Team Leader
9 13 (6.70%) Node.js Developer
9 13 (6.70%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.70%) Team Leader
10 12 (6.19%) AWS Architect
11 11 (5.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (35.05%) RESTful
2 66 (34.02%) Node.js
3 64 (32.99%) AngularJS
4 62 (31.96%) .NET
5 35 (18.04%) Spring
6 27 (13.92%) Spring Boot
7 26 (13.40%) Java EE
8 20 (10.31%) CSS
8 20 (10.31%) HTML
9 19 (9.79%) React
10 18 (9.28%) HTML5
11 17 (8.76%) Spring Cloud
12 14 (7.22%) SOAP
12 14 (7.22%) Web Services
13 13 (6.70%) CSS3
13 13 (6.70%) jQuery
14 8 (4.12%) Middleware
15 7 (3.61%) Dojo
15 7 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (3.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Cloud Native
2 19 (9.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.22%) Public Cloud
5 13 (6.70%) Blog
5 13 (6.70%) Fintech
6 10 (5.15%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.64%) Robotics
7 9 (4.64%) Spread Betting
8 8 (4.12%) Virtual Team
9 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
9 7 (3.61%) Tandem
10 6 (3.09%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.55%) Smartphone
13 2 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.57%) Linux
2 15 (7.73%) Windows
3 11 (5.67%) Windows 10
3 11 (5.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.64%) Unix
5 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.63%) Software Engineering
2 68 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (34.54%) DevOps
4 50 (25.77%) Microservices
5 40 (20.62%) Scrum
6 30 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (14.43%) Thought Leadership
8 25 (12.89%) Configuration Management
9 23 (11.86%) Artificial Intelligence
9 23 (11.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 23 (11.86%) Re-Platforming
9 23 (11.86%) SDLC
9 23 (11.86%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 22 (11.34%) Open Source
11 21 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (10.82%) High Availability
11 21 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (10.31%) Analytics
13 18 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (9.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (69.07%) Java
2 91 (46.91%) JavaScript
3 81 (41.75%) C#
4 54 (27.84%) Objective-C
4 54 (27.84%) TypeScript
5 44 (22.68%) SQL
6 40 (20.62%) Python
7 20 (10.31%) Go
8 14 (7.22%) Java 8
9 8 (4.12%) C++
10 6 (3.09%) Ruby
11 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.03%) Perl
14 1 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.52%) COBOL
14 1 (0.52%) JCL
14 1 (0.52%) PHP
14 1 (0.52%) REXX
14 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (20.62%) Degree
2 12 (6.19%) Master's Degree
3 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.12%) MCSE
4 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.61%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.58%) ISEB
8 3 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.52%) CISMP
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.22%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 101 (52.06%) Docker
2 10 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.03%) HDFS
5 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (41.24%) Ansible
2 72 (37.11%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (36.08%) Puppet
4 47 (24.23%) Kubernetes
5 12 (6.19%) Salt
5 12 (6.19%) Terraform
6 10 (5.15%) vRealize
7 5 (2.58%) Graphite
7 5 (2.58%) Mesos
7 5 (2.58%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.58%) rkt
7 5 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.03%) Oozie
9 1 (0.52%) Automic
Vendors
1 172 (88.66%) IBM
2 105 (54.12%) Google
3 29 (14.95%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.31%) VMware
5 18 (9.28%) SAP
6 15 (7.73%) Oracle
7 11 (5.67%) Cisco
8 10 (5.15%) Dell
9 8 (4.12%) EMC
10 7 (3.61%) Cloudera
10 7 (3.61%) Talend
11 6 (3.09%) Hortonworks
11 6 (3.09%) Informatica
12 5 (2.58%) Remedy
13 4 (2.06%) RightScale
14 3 (1.55%) Apple
14 3 (1.55%) AVG
14 3 (1.55%) MapR
14 3 (1.55%) Meraki