Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 932 1112 1127
Rank change year-on-year +180 +15 +86
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 255 89 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.051% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.65% 0.32% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 154 76 119
UK median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +50.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £46,250 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £39,421
% change year-on-year +30.00% +26.84% -28.33%

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 39,530 28,140 23,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 16.26% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32,127 23,380 19,989
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.14% +3.53%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 15 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 24 June 2018. 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 +156 249 £67,500 -10.00% 23
UK excluding London +93 125 £65,000 +30.00% 7
London +59 116 £80,000 -3.03% 17
South East +52 67 £67,500 - 1
Midlands +34 40 £50,000 +66.67% 2
West Midlands +20 21 £32,500 +8.33% 2
East Midlands - 19 £50,000 -
North of England - 11 £47,500 -
North West - 9 £47,500 -
South West - 4 £62,500 - 2
East of England -4 1 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -25 1 - -
Wales - 1 £62,500 - 1
North East - 1 £85,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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.

1 218 (85.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (77.25%) IBM
3 182 (71.37%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (45.49%) Docker
5 115 (45.10%) DevOps
6 113 (44.31%) Python
7 108 (42.35%) Ansible
8 100 (39.22%) Microsoft
8 100 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (36.47%) Google
10 92 (36.08%) Java
11 81 (31.76%) PaaS
12 74 (29.02%) Google Cloud Platform
13 72 (28.24%) Configuration Management
14 69 (27.06%) Kubernetes
15 66 (25.88%) Middleware
16 63 (24.71%) VMware
17 61 (23.92%) Oracle
18 60 (23.53%) SQL
18 60 (23.53%) Open Source
19 59 (23.14%) NoSQL
19 59 (23.14%) Jenkins
20 58 (22.75%) Node.js
20 58 (22.75%) SQL Server
21 56 (21.96%) Opscode Chef
22 55 (21.57%) Puppet
23 54 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
24 52 (20.39%) Big Data
25 49 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
26 48 (18.82%) Spring

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 43 (16.86%) WebSphere
2 35 (13.73%) Apache Spark
3 32 (12.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 32 (12.55%) Oracle Service Bus
4 27 (10.59%) Tomcat
5 26 (10.20%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.71%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.92%) nginx
8 9 (3.53%) Apache
9 5 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.96%) SAS
10 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 218 (85.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 182 (71.37%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (31.76%) PaaS
4 74 (29.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (15.69%) IaaS
6 36 (14.12%) OpenShift
7 30 (11.76%) SaaS
8 24 (9.41%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (8.63%) Serverless
10 18 (7.06%) GitHub
11 16 (6.27%) SoftLayer
12 15 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (3.92%) Office 365
14 6 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (1.96%) Bluemix
16 4 (1.57%) Google App Engine
17 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
17 3 (1.18%) npm
18 2 (0.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.51%) Firewall
2 36 (14.12%) WAN
3 29 (11.37%) DNS
4 27 (10.59%) LAN
5 21 (8.24%) SAN
6 20 (7.84%) DHCP
7 9 (3.53%) HTTP
7 9 (3.53%) SMTP
7 9 (3.53%) SSH
7 9 (3.53%) SSL
7 9 (3.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.14%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.57%) DMVPN
9 4 (1.57%) MPLS
9 4 (1.57%) VLAN
9 4 (1.57%) WLAN
10 3 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.18%) VoIP
11 1 (0.39%) Internet
11 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.14%) NoSQL
2 58 (22.75%) SQL Server
3 52 (20.39%) Big Data
4 36 (14.12%) Hadoop
5 18 (7.06%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (6.67%) Neo4j
7 16 (6.27%) RDBMS
8 15 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
8 15 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
8 15 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 15 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (4.31%) BigQuery
9 11 (4.31%) SAP HANA
9 11 (4.31%) Star Schema
10 8 (3.14%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (23.14%) Jenkins
2 40 (15.69%) Vagrant
3 38 (14.90%) Git (software)
4 32 (12.55%) Maven
5 31 (12.16%) Ant
6 30 (11.76%) Gradle
7 27 (10.59%) Subversion
8 20 (7.84%) gulp
9 18 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (6.67%) JUnit
11 15 (5.88%) IBM UrbanCode
11 15 (5.88%) TeamCity
12 13 (5.10%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.92%) Bundler
14 9 (3.53%) Bitbucket
14 9 (3.53%) GitLab
14 9 (3.53%) JSUnit
14 9 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (3.14%) Selenium
16 7 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (13.73%) Finance
2 23 (9.02%) Publishing
3 12 (4.71%) Banking
4 11 (4.31%) Retail
5 9 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.35%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (44.71%) Architect
2 80 (31.37%) Cloud Architect
3 53 (20.78%) Developer
4 28 (10.98%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 21 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (7.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 20 (7.84%) Data Centre Architect
7 20 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 17 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
9 16 (6.27%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (6.27%) Consultant
9 16 (6.27%) Data Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (4.31%) Cloud Developer
13 10 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.88%) Middleware
2 58 (22.75%) Node.js
3 48 (18.82%) Spring
4 44 (17.25%) Java EE
4 44 (17.25%) Spring Boot
5 33 (12.94%) JSON
6 32 (12.55%) AngularJS
7 31 (12.16%) CSS
8 26 (10.20%) HTML
8 26 (10.20%) Web Services
9 23 (9.02%) .NET
9 23 (9.02%) React
9 23 (9.02%) REST
10 21 (8.24%) HTML5
11 20 (7.84%) RESTful
12 16 (6.27%) CSS3
12 16 (6.27%) JPA
12 16 (6.27%) Servlets
12 16 (6.27%) Spring MVC
12 16 (6.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 38 (14.90%) Public Cloud
3 37 (14.51%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (12.55%) Data Centre
5 30 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 29 (11.37%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (10.59%) Blog
7 27 (10.59%) Cloud Native
8 20 (7.84%) Mainframe
9 19 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
12 11 (4.31%) Private Cloud
13 10 (3.92%) User Experience
14 8 (3.14%) Fintech
14 8 (3.14%) Smartphone
15 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
15 6 (2.35%) Robotics
16 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
16 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.69%) Linux
2 23 (9.02%) Windows
3 17 (6.67%) Unix
4 12 (4.71%) Android
5 10 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Debian
9 2 (0.78%) Fedora
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (45.10%) DevOps
2 100 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (28.24%) Configuration Management
4 60 (23.53%) Open Source
5 49 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (17.65%) Analytics
7 44 (17.25%) Scrum
8 40 (15.69%) Microservices
8 40 (15.69%) Strategic Thinking
8 40 (15.69%) Test Automation
9 31 (12.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 27 (10.59%) Migration
10 27 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 25 (9.80%) Domain-Driven Design
11 25 (9.80%) Re-Platforming
11 25 (9.80%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 22 (8.63%) ETL
13 21 (8.24%) MVC
14 20 (7.84%) Multithreading
14 20 (7.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (44.31%) Python
2 92 (36.08%) Java
3 60 (23.53%) SQL
4 42 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 39 (15.29%) PowerShell
6 38 (14.90%) C#
7 28 (10.98%) Shell Script
8 20 (7.84%) Go
9 17 (6.67%) C++
9 17 (6.67%) Ruby
10 12 (4.71%) Java 8
10 12 (4.71%) Perl
11 9 (3.53%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.75%) ABAP
13 6 (2.35%) PHP
13 6 (2.35%) Scala
14 4 (1.57%) VBA
15 3 (1.18%) Groovy
15 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.98%) Degree
2 25 (9.80%) MCSE
2 25 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.63%) Master's Degree
4 17 (6.67%) MCSA
5 10 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.14%) MCSD
7 6 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.57%) CCDP
8 4 (1.57%) CCNP
8 4 (1.57%) CCSE
8 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.78%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) RHCA
10 1 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) GCP
1 15 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 116 (45.49%) Docker
2 54 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.41%) Active Directory
5 19 (7.45%) NFS
5 19 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (7.45%) VMware NSX
6 15 (5.88%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 108 (42.35%) Ansible
2 69 (27.06%) Kubernetes
3 56 (21.96%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (21.57%) Puppet
5 30 (11.76%) Terraform
6 19 (7.45%) Salt
7 17 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (6.67%) vCenter Server
8 15 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (3.53%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.53%) Icinga
10 6 (2.35%) Nagios
10 6 (2.35%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.18%) Automic
12 1 (0.39%) CASB
12 1 (0.39%) Mesos
12 1 (0.39%) rkt
Vendors
1 197 (77.25%) IBM
2 100 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 93 (36.47%) Google
4 63 (24.71%) VMware
5 61 (23.92%) Oracle
6 29 (11.37%) Cloudera
6 29 (11.37%) Red Hat
7 25 (9.80%) SAP
8 22 (8.63%) Informatica
8 22 (8.63%) Talend
9 18 (7.06%) Cisco
9 18 (7.06%) Hortonworks
10 17 (6.67%) CommVault
10 17 (6.67%) Intel
10 17 (6.67%) Veeam
11 14 (5.49%) Splunk
12 10 (3.92%) AppDynamics
12 10 (3.92%) HP
13 9 (3.53%) MapR
14 8 (3.14%) Juniper