Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 895 932 1115
Rank change year-on-year +37 +183 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 197 259 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.45% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 172 159 91
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £33,000 £46,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £103,750 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,400 £62,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -14.56% +98.41% -20.09%

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 43,721 42,033 31,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.94% 24.01% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35,501 34,151 25,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%

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 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 14 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 20 July 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 +25 177 £62,500 -7.41% 31
UK excluding London +74 120 £53,400 -14.56% 23
London +31 76 £62,700 -21.63% 9
South East +6 38 £62,500 -7.41% 3
North of England +38 37 £45,100 -5.05% 5
Yorkshire +31 23 £45,000 -55.00% 2
Scotland +25 18 £45,100 - 1
South West +23 17 £34,000 -43.80% 4
North West +23 13 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Midlands +10 8 £53,750 +7.50% 6
West Midlands +3 6 £53,750 +68.63% 6
East Midlands +5 2 - -
Wales +5 2 £55,250 -5.96%
North East +17 1 £46,192 -45.66%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 190 (96.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (84.77%) IBM
3 135 (68.53%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (68.02%) Linux
4 134 (68.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 131 (66.50%) Docker
6 129 (65.48%) JavaScript
6 129 (65.48%) Google
7 126 (63.96%) Opscode Chef
8 95 (48.22%) Java
9 84 (42.64%) DevOps
10 83 (42.13%) Ansible
11 82 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (39.59%) Python
13 77 (39.09%) Puppet
14 74 (37.56%) C#
15 72 (36.55%) Windows
16 66 (33.50%) Microsoft
17 65 (32.99%) .NET
18 63 (31.98%) SaaS
18 63 (31.98%) RESTful
18 63 (31.98%) Public Cloud
19 60 (30.46%) Scrum
20 59 (29.95%) Software Engineering
20 59 (29.95%) Artificial Intelligence
20 59 (29.95%) Terraform
21 58 (29.44%) Hybrid Cloud
22 57 (28.93%) Problem-Solving
23 56 (28.43%) TypeScript
23 56 (28.43%) Objective-C

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 17 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 17 (8.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.61%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.60%) WebLogic
3 13 (6.60%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (4.57%) Apache Spark
6 8 (4.06%) Confluence
7 7 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.54%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.02%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Connections
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.51%) Apache
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.51%) CICS
11 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) HipChat
1 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 190 (96.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (68.53%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (68.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 63 (31.98%) SaaS
5 56 (28.43%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (26.90%) npm
7 49 (24.87%) Azure Stack
8 23 (11.68%) PaaS
9 21 (10.66%) Office 365
10 18 (9.14%) OpenShift
10 18 (9.14%) SoftLayer
11 11 (5.58%) IaaS
12 9 (4.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (4.57%) Serverless
13 7 (3.55%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (3.55%) GitHub
13 7 (3.55%) Power Platform
14 5 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (1.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.14%) LAN
1 18 (9.14%) WAN
2 17 (8.63%) Firewall
2 17 (8.63%) Wireless
3 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) Big Data
2 9 (4.57%) Hadoop
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.55%) Power BI
4 6 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.54%) Amazon Athena
5 5 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (2.54%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.02%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.02%) HBase
8 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.02%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (26.90%) Babel
1 53 (26.90%) gulp
1 53 (26.90%) webpack
2 20 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.57%) Maven
4 8 (4.06%) JIRA
5 7 (3.55%) Travis CI
5 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.54%) GitLab
6 5 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.03%) Ant
8 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.51%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (0.51%) Gradle
9 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (26.40%) Banking
2 50 (25.38%) Retail
3 36 (18.27%) Finance
4 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (31.47%) Cloud Engineer
2 51 (25.89%) Software Engineer
3 43 (21.83%) Senior Software Engineer
4 28 (14.21%) Developer
5 26 (13.20%) Architect
6 24 (12.18%) Support Engineer
7 20 (10.15%) Java Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Java Software Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Node.js Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (6.60%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.09%) Cloud Specialist
11 10 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (5.08%) Java Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (4.57%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (32.99%) .NET
2 63 (31.98%) RESTful
3 54 (27.41%) AngularJS
4 41 (20.81%) Node.js
5 17 (8.63%) Spring
6 16 (8.12%) CSS
6 16 (8.12%) HTML
7 13 (6.60%) HTML5
8 12 (6.09%) Java EE
8 12 (6.09%) Spring Boot
9 10 (5.08%) Spring Cloud
10 9 (4.57%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (4.57%) Middleware
11 7 (3.55%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.55%) Entity Framework
12 6 (3.05%) Sensu
12 6 (3.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (31.98%) Public Cloud
2 58 (29.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (8.63%) Mobile Computing
4 10 (5.08%) Cloud Native
5 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.55%) Blog
6 7 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.54%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.02%) FMCG
11 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.51%) PKI
12 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (68.02%) Linux
2 72 (36.55%) Windows
3 19 (9.64%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.63%) Windows 10
4 17 (8.63%) Windows 7
4 17 (8.63%) Windows 8
4 17 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.64%) DevOps
2 82 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (30.46%) Scrum
4 59 (29.95%) Artificial Intelligence
4 59 (29.95%) Software Engineering
5 57 (28.93%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (25.89%) Programme Delivery
7 50 (25.38%) Fintech
7 50 (25.38%) Network Virtualisation
8 49 (24.87%) Break/Fix
8 49 (24.87%) Fraud Detection
8 49 (24.87%) Infrastructure as Code
9 37 (18.78%) Product Roadmap
10 25 (12.69%) Mentoring
10 25 (12.69%) Migration
11 21 (10.66%) Open Source
12 20 (10.15%) ITIL
13 19 (9.64%) Configuration Management
13 19 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (8.63%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (65.48%) JavaScript
2 95 (48.22%) Java
3 78 (39.59%) Python
4 74 (37.56%) C#
5 56 (28.43%) Objective-C
5 56 (28.43%) TypeScript
6 55 (27.92%) Ruby
7 52 (26.40%) Bash Shell
8 49 (24.87%) Groovy
9 34 (17.26%) SQL
10 8 (4.06%) C
10 8 (4.06%) Go
11 7 (3.55%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.51%) COBOL
14 1 (0.51%) JCL
14 1 (0.51%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) PHP
14 1 (0.51%) REXX
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Degree
2 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.06%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.02%) CISSP
6 1 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.51%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.51%) CISA
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) CISMP
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (66.50%) Docker
2 9 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.02%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.02%) HDFS
5 2 (1.02%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 126 (63.96%) Opscode Chef
2 83 (42.13%) Ansible
3 77 (39.09%) Puppet
4 59 (29.95%) Terraform
5 31 (15.74%) Kubernetes
6 11 (5.58%) Salt
7 9 (4.57%) Prometheus
8 6 (3.05%) Graphite
9 3 (1.52%) Grafana
9 3 (1.52%) Kibana
9 3 (1.52%) logstash
10 2 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.02%) Oozie
11 1 (0.51%) Automic
Vendors
1 167 (84.77%) IBM
2 129 (65.48%) Google
3 66 (33.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.63%) Apple
4 17 (8.63%) AVG
5 14 (7.11%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.60%) Cisco
6 13 (6.60%) Meraki
7 10 (5.08%) SAP
8 9 (4.57%) VMware
9 8 (4.06%) Talend
10 7 (3.55%) Cloudera
10 7 (3.55%) Hortonworks
10 7 (3.55%) Informatica
11 2 (1.02%) HP
11 2 (1.02%) Lotus
11 2 (1.02%) MapR
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle
11 2 (1.02%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com