Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 947 657 961
Rank change year-on-year -290 +304 -51
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 116 75 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.13% 0.088%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.21% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 56 110
10th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £43,625
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £80,000 £65,250
Median % change year-on-year -3.13% +22.61% -6.79%
75th Percentile £95,000 £145,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £120,000 " £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +5.86%

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 55,640 23,274 44,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 41.47% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 39,212 19,904 37,031
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM Cloud.

Salary trend for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -243 111 £77,500 -6.06% 13
UK excluding London -184 54 £70,000 +16.67% 6
London -236 54 £85,000 -34.62% 7
South East -95 46 £70,000 -3.45% 2
Work from Home -221 41 £70,000 +3.70% 1
North of England - 6 - - 3
North East - 5 - -
Midlands -116 3 £80,000 +77.78%
East Midlands - 2 £92,500 -
West Midlands -99 1 £55,000 +22.22%
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 106 (91.38%) IBM
2 103 (88.79%) AWS
3 88 (75.86%) Azure
4 85 (73.28%) Kubernetes
5 79 (68.10%) Docker
6 66 (56.90%) Python
7 61 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (42.24%) Go
9 47 (40.52%) GCP
10 46 (39.66%) Google
11 41 (35.34%) Data Science
12 40 (34.48%) Java
13 35 (30.17%) Ansible
14 33 (28.45%) PaaS
15 32 (27.59%) DevOps
16 31 (26.72%) OpenShift
17 30 (25.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 28 (24.14%) Social Skills
18 28 (24.14%) Kafka
18 28 (24.14%) GitLab
19 26 (22.41%) VMware
20 25 (21.55%) Configuration Management
20 25 (21.55%) Red Hat
20 25 (21.55%) Cloud Foundry
20 25 (21.55%) Amazon EKS
20 25 (21.55%) Cloud Native
21 24 (20.69%) Thought Leadership
21 24 (20.69%) SAP
22 23 (19.83%) SQL
23 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering

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 25 (21.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (12.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.31%) Confluence
3 5 (4.31%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) JBoss
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 103 (88.79%) AWS
2 88 (75.86%) Azure
3 47 (40.52%) GCP
4 33 (28.45%) PaaS
5 31 (26.72%) OpenShift
6 25 (21.55%) Amazon EKS
7 22 (18.97%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (8.62%) IaaS
9 9 (7.76%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (6.90%) HP Helion
10 8 (6.90%) SoftLayer
11 7 (6.03%) Serverless
12 6 (5.17%) Cloud Functions
12 6 (5.17%) Google App Engine
12 6 (5.17%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (5.17%) Google Container Engine
12 6 (5.17%) MinIO
12 6 (5.17%) Stackdriver
13 5 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (4.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) SAN
2 6 (5.17%) SD-WAN
2 6 (5.17%) VPN
2 6 (5.17%) VSAN
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.86%) DHCP
3 1 (0.86%) DNS
3 1 (0.86%) Skype
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.07%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.76%) Amazon Athena
4 9 (7.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (7.76%) Blockchain
4 9 (7.76%) Neo4j
5 8 (6.90%) Big Data
5 8 (6.90%) Electronic Patient Records
6 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.17%) Tableau
8 5 (4.31%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.59%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.59%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.59%) HBase
10 2 (1.72%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.72%) Flink
10 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) GitLab
2 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) JIRA
4 9 (7.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (7.76%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.31%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.31%) JMeter
5 5 (4.31%) Postman
5 5 (4.31%) REST Assured
5 5 (4.31%) Selenium
6 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) Mocha
7 1 (0.86%) Mockito
7 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (24.14%) Social Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Finance
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.90%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Games
4 6 (5.17%) Retail
5 5 (4.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (4.31%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.45%) Law
6 4 (3.45%) Retail Finance
7 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Architect
2 25 (21.55%) Cloud Architect
3 18 (15.52%) Cloud Native Architect
3 18 (15.52%) Site Engineer
3 18 (15.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) Java Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Data Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Kubernetes Architect
6 10 (8.62%) Principal Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Data Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Java Architect
10 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Functional Test Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) Kafka
2 21 (18.10%) Spring
3 20 (17.24%) Spring Boot
4 19 (16.38%) Java EE
4 19 (16.38%) Spring Cloud
5 17 (14.66%) Node.js
6 9 (7.76%) Spark Streaming
7 8 (6.90%) React
8 6 (5.17%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (5.17%) Express
8 6 (5.17%) Pandas
8 6 (5.17%) pytest
8 6 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (5.17%) Web Services
9 5 (4.31%) ARM Templates
9 5 (4.31%) RESTful
9 5 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.31%) WireMock
10 4 (3.45%) Redux
10 4 (3.45%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Cloud Native
2 10 (8.62%) Public Cloud
3 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.31%) Blog
6 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.72%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.34%) Data Science
3 32 (27.59%) DevOps
4 30 (25.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 25 (21.55%) Configuration Management
6 24 (20.69%) Thought Leadership
7 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
8 21 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (18.10%) Scrum
9 20 (17.24%) Microservices
10 19 (16.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (12.93%) Analytics
11 15 (12.93%) ETL
12 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Event Storming
13 12 (10.34%) Migration
14 11 (9.48%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure as Code
15 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.90%) Python
2 49 (42.24%) Go
3 40 (34.48%) Java
4 23 (19.83%) SQL
5 16 (13.79%) C#
6 11 (9.48%) C
6 11 (9.48%) Rust
7 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.90%) Scala
7 8 (6.90%) TypeScript
8 7 (6.03%) C++
9 6 (5.17%) Ruby
10 4 (3.45%) Solidity
11 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.72%) ES7
12 1 (0.86%) R
12 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Master's Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.31%) MCSE
3 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.31%) NCSC
2 4 (3.45%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (68.10%) Docker
2 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.76%) VirtualBox
4 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.17%) Ceph
4 6 (5.17%) KVM
4 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 85 (73.28%) Kubernetes
2 35 (30.17%) Ansible
3 22 (18.97%) Terraform
4 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.48%) Puppet
5 9 (7.76%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (6.90%) Salt
7 7 (6.03%) Prometheus
8 6 (5.17%) vCenter Server
8 6 (5.17%) ZABBIX
9 5 (4.31%) HP ALM
9 5 (4.31%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (3.45%) SCCM
11 1 (0.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.86%) Grafana
11 1 (0.86%) Knative
11 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (91.38%) IBM
2 46 (39.66%) Google
3 26 (22.41%) VMware
4 25 (21.55%) Red Hat
5 24 (20.69%) SAP
6 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
7 10 (8.62%) Cloudera
8 9 (7.76%) Hortonworks
9 8 (6.90%) Informatica
9 8 (6.90%) Talend
10 6 (5.17%) AppDynamics
10 6 (5.17%) Dynatrace
11 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
11 5 (4.31%) HP
11 5 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (3.45%) Oracle
13 3 (2.59%) Citrix
14 1 (0.86%) Adobe
14 1 (0.86%) CA
14 1 (0.86%) Cisco