Period
to 21 October 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 882 883 1078
Rank change year-on-year +1 +195 +10
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 196 282 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.45% 0.70% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 183 203 116
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% - -
10th Percentile £33,000 £48,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,600 £130,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +106.35% -55.00%

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 43,460 40,511 33,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.73% 24.77% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35,412 32,722 27,318
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 October 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 October 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 +15 179 £62,500 -13.79% 17
UK excluding London +93 130 £62,500 -3.85% 12
London -30 65 £62,500 -21.88% 5
Midlands +28 29 £65,000 +4.84% 4
North of England +21 29 £53,400 -17.85% 2
South East +19 26 £67,500 - 3
West Midlands +39 24 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Yorkshire +24 21 £45,100 -54.90% 1
Scotland +30 17 £43,800 -
South West +27 15 £34,000 -15.00%
East of England +75 14 £62,500 +38.89% 3
North West +27 8 £65,000 -
East Midlands +21 5 £67,500 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 179 (91.33%) Azure
2 173 (88.27%) IBM
3 139 (70.92%) AWS
4 127 (64.80%) Linux
5 126 (64.29%) GCP
6 119 (60.71%) DevOps
7 118 (60.20%) Docker
8 98 (50.00%) Google
9 85 (43.37%) Opscode Chef
10 83 (42.35%) Public Cloud
10 83 (42.35%) JavaScript
11 81 (41.33%) Python
12 80 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (40.31%) Artificial Intelligence
14 76 (38.78%) Terraform
15 74 (37.76%) Microsoft
16 65 (33.16%) Windows
17 62 (31.63%) Banking
18 58 (29.59%) Retail
19 56 (28.57%) Ansible
20 55 (28.06%) Ruby
21 52 (26.53%) Software Engineering
21 52 (26.53%) Scrum
21 52 (26.53%) Hybrid Cloud
22 50 (25.51%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (25.51%) Infrastructure as Code
23 49 (25.00%) Fintech
24 48 (24.49%) Fraud Detection
24 48 (24.49%) Break/Fix
24 48 (24.49%) Programme Delivery

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 21 (10.71%) Apache Spark
2 15 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (7.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.65%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 179 (91.33%) Azure
2 139 (70.92%) AWS
3 126 (64.29%) GCP
4 48 (24.49%) Azure Stack
4 48 (24.49%) Office 365
5 32 (16.33%) PaaS
6 28 (14.29%) IaaS
7 27 (13.78%) SaaS
8 24 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (10.71%) npm
9 21 (10.71%) SoftLayer
10 20 (10.20%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (7.14%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (6.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 5 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (2.55%) OpenShift
14 4 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (2.04%) Power Platform
15 3 (1.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.71%) WAN
2 16 (8.16%) LAN
3 15 (7.65%) Firewall
3 15 (7.65%) Wireless
4 5 (2.55%) NAS
4 5 (2.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.37%) NoSQL
2 21 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 20 (10.20%) Amazon Athena
3 20 (10.20%) Amazon Redshift
3 20 (10.20%) Big Data
4 16 (8.16%) Neo4j
5 14 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.63%) Electronic Patient Records
7 5 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.04%) Power BI
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.51%) MySQL
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (12.76%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (10.71%) Babel
3 21 (10.71%) gulp
3 21 (10.71%) webpack
4 16 (8.16%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.57%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (31.63%) Banking
2 58 (29.59%) Retail
3 34 (17.35%) Finance
4 10 (5.10%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.57%) Automotive
7 5 (2.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (31.63%) Architect
2 52 (26.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 25 (12.76%) Software Engineer
4 24 (12.24%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.67%) Azure Architect
6 17 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (7.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 15 (7.65%) Presales Solution Architect
7 15 (7.65%) Technical Architect
8 14 (7.14%) Data Architect
8 14 (7.14%) Developer
9 12 (6.12%) Cloud Specialist
9 12 (6.12%) Java Engineer
9 12 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Data Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.43%) RESTful
2 28 (14.29%) .NET
3 21 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (8.16%) Node.js
4 16 (8.16%) Spark Streaming
5 15 (7.65%) Java EE
5 15 (7.65%) Spring
5 15 (7.65%) Spring Boot
6 14 (7.14%) Kafka
7 10 (5.10%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (5.10%) TensorFlow
7 10 (5.10%) Web Services
8 7 (3.57%) CSS
8 7 (3.57%) HTML
8 7 (3.57%) Sensu
9 5 (2.55%) Middleware
9 5 (2.55%) Spring Cloud
10 4 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 83 (42.35%) Public Cloud
2 52 (26.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (9.69%) Private Cloud
4 15 (7.65%) Mobile Computing
5 10 (5.10%) Acoustics
5 10 (5.10%) Blog
5 10 (5.10%) Cloud Native
6 8 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.06%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) PKI
10 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 127 (64.80%) Linux
2 65 (33.16%) Windows
3 16 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.65%) Windows 10
4 15 (7.65%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.65%) Windows 8
4 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (60.71%) DevOps
2 80 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (40.31%) Artificial Intelligence
4 52 (26.53%) Scrum
4 52 (26.53%) Software Engineering
5 50 (25.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 50 (25.51%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (25.00%) Fintech
7 48 (24.49%) Break/Fix
7 48 (24.49%) Fraud Detection
7 48 (24.49%) Network Virtualisation
7 48 (24.49%) Programme Delivery
8 41 (20.92%) Migration
9 39 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (18.37%) Presales
10 36 (18.37%) Product Roadmap
11 34 (17.35%) Mentoring
12 29 (14.80%) Configuration Management
13 23 (11.73%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (10.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 81 (41.33%) Python
3 55 (28.06%) Ruby
4 48 (24.49%) Bash Shell
4 48 (24.49%) Groovy
4 48 (24.49%) Java
5 42 (21.43%) SQL
6 31 (15.82%) C#
7 24 (12.24%) Objective-C
7 24 (12.24%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.06%) C
9 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.51%) CISA
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.51%) MCP
5 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (60.20%) Docker
2 16 (8.16%) VirtualBox
3 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (43.37%) Opscode Chef
2 76 (38.78%) Terraform
3 56 (28.57%) Ansible
4 48 (24.49%) Kubernetes
5 37 (18.88%) Puppet
6 17 (8.67%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (5.10%) Prometheus
8 7 (3.57%) Graphite
9 4 (2.04%) Salt
10 3 (1.53%) Grafana
10 3 (1.53%) Kibana
10 3 (1.53%) logstash
11 2 (1.02%) Mesos
11 2 (1.02%) rkt
11 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 173 (88.27%) IBM
2 98 (50.00%) Google
3 74 (37.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.71%) Cloudera
4 21 (10.71%) Hortonworks
4 21 (10.71%) Informatica
4 21 (10.71%) Talend
5 15 (7.65%) Apple
5 15 (7.65%) AVG
6 11 (5.61%) Cisco
6 11 (5.61%) Meraki
7 10 (5.10%) SAP
8 6 (3.06%) Oracle
9 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.04%) VMware
11 3 (1.53%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.02%) HP
12 2 (1.02%) Lotus
12 2 (1.02%) Remedy
12 2 (1.02%) XebiaLabs