Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1025 1057 1215
Rank change year-on-year +32 +158 +78
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 138 160 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.083% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 117 118 80
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27% -18.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £125,000 £89,125 £83,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -53.33% +22.73% +18.92%

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 31788 24267 19781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 12.66% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26132 20409 16257
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +47 127 £70,000 - 12
London +2 83 £82,500 +13.79% 8
UK excluding London +38 49 £31,500 -53.33% 4
Midlands +62 29 £30,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands - 29 £30,000 - 1
South East +12 9 £67,500 -3.57%
Wales +21 5 - -
South West +9 3 £50,000 - 1
North of England - 3 £67,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 -
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing IBM Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IBM Cloud.

1 131 (94.93%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (80.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (71.01%) IBM
4 95 (68.84%) Bluemix
5 69 (50.00%) PaaS
6 54 (39.13%) Docker
7 52 (37.68%) Finance
8 50 (36.23%) IaaS
9 49 (35.51%) Google
10 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 46 (33.33%) Puppet
11 44 (31.88%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (31.88%) DevOps
12 43 (31.16%) Node.js
13 41 (29.71%) C#
14 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (28.26%) Java
16 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
17 37 (26.81%) Jenkins
18 35 (25.36%) Ansible
18 35 (25.36%) CSS
19 34 (24.64%) AngularJS
20 33 (23.91%) NoSQL
21 31 (22.46%) LESS
21 31 (22.46%) Kubernetes
21 31 (22.46%) .NET
22 30 (21.74%) VMware
22 30 (21.74%) SoftLayer
23 28 (20.29%) Cloud Foundry
23 28 (20.29%) Migration

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 (20.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 19 (13.77%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.35%) Apache
4 6 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.17%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.45%) Confluence
7 2 (1.45%) JBoss
7 2 (1.45%) Mule
7 2 (1.45%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.45%) nginx
7 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 131 (94.93%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (80.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (68.84%) Bluemix
4 69 (50.00%) PaaS
5 50 (36.23%) IaaS
6 30 (21.74%) SoftLayer
7 26 (18.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (13.04%) SaaS
9 10 (7.25%) OpenShift
10 7 (5.07%) Force.com
10 7 (5.07%) Google App Engine
11 5 (3.62%) Boomi
11 5 (3.62%) BPaaS
11 5 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (3.62%) iPaaS
12 4 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (2.90%) Heroku
13 2 (1.45%) GitHub
13 2 (1.45%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) Network Security
2 6 (4.35%) Internet
3 5 (3.62%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.90%) VLAN
5 2 (1.45%) DNS
5 2 (1.45%) Firewall
5 2 (1.45%) LAN
5 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.45%) WAN
5 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.72%) RTP
6 1 (0.72%) SMTP
6 1 (0.72%) SSH
6 1 (0.72%) SSL
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) NoSQL
2 24 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.87%) CouchDB
4 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (9.42%) Big Data
6 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.90%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.17%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.17%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.17%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.17%) KDB
10 3 (2.17%) Kdb+
10 3 (2.17%) MySQL
10 3 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (26.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.87%) JSUnit
3 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.62%) Subversion
4 5 (3.62%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.90%) Ant
5 4 (2.90%) Gradle
5 4 (2.90%) gulp
5 4 (2.90%) JIRA
5 4 (2.90%) Maven
6 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.17%) Selenium
6 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.45%) webpack
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.72%) Bundler
8 1 (0.72%) GitLab
8 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Advertising
3 4 (2.90%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Publishing
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (39.86%) Architect
2 53 (38.41%) Cloud Architect
3 47 (34.06%) Developer
4 20 (14.49%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 20 (14.49%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (12.32%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (9.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (9.42%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Applications Developer
8 9 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) AWS Architect
9 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Graduate
10 7 (5.07%) Graduate Applications Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Applications Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Azure Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) SaaS Architect
12 5 (3.62%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.16%) Node.js
2 35 (25.36%) CSS
3 34 (24.64%) AngularJS
4 31 (22.46%) .NET
4 31 (22.46%) LESS
5 14 (10.14%) Web Services
6 11 (7.97%) JSON
7 10 (7.25%) RESTful
8 9 (6.52%) Spring
9 7 (5.07%) HTML
9 7 (5.07%) HTML5
9 7 (5.07%) Middleware
10 6 (4.35%) CSS3
10 6 (4.35%) Java EE
10 6 (4.35%) React
10 6 (4.35%) SOAP
10 6 (4.35%) Spring Boot
11 5 (3.62%) REST
11 5 (3.62%) Sass
12 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (13.04%) User Experience
3 14 (10.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (8.70%) Fintech
4 12 (8.70%) Private Cloud
5 10 (7.25%) Virtual Team
6 9 (6.52%) Public Cloud
7 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
7 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (5.07%) Social Media
8 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.62%) Internet of Things
10 4 (2.90%) Blog
11 3 (2.17%) Equities
11 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
11 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.17%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) Linux
2 10 (7.25%) Android
2 10 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.90%) Unix
4 3 (2.17%) CentOS
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Debian
5 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.45%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) DevOps
2 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.29%) Migration
4 21 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (11.59%) MVC
6 14 (10.14%) ITIL
7 13 (9.42%) Analytics
7 13 (9.42%) Machine Learning
8 12 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (8.70%) High Availability
9 10 (7.25%) Android Development
9 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.25%) iOS Development
9 10 (7.25%) Mobile Development
9 10 (7.25%) Open Source
10 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.52%) Network Architecture
11 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.07%) Microservices
12 7 (5.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.71%) C#
2 39 (28.26%) Java
3 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.67%) SQL
5 22 (15.94%) Python
6 15 (10.87%) PHP
7 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.17%) C++
8 3 (2.17%) Perl
8 3 (2.17%) Ruby
9 2 (1.45%) C
9 2 (1.45%) ES6
9 2 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) R
10 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.04%) Degree
2 9 (6.52%) CISSP
3 6 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) MBA
6 1 (0.72%) MCSD
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) COBIT
2 6 (4.35%) GCP
2 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.90%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (39.13%) Docker
2 20 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) vCloud
4 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.72%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (33.33%) Puppet
2 44 (31.88%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (25.36%) Ansible
4 31 (22.46%) Kubernetes
5 16 (11.59%) Terraform
6 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.45%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.45%) Icinga
8 2 (1.45%) Mesos
8 2 (1.45%) vRealize
9 1 (0.72%) Consul
9 1 (0.72%) Grafana
9 1 (0.72%) Graphite
9 1 (0.72%) Riemann
Vendors
1 98 (71.01%) IBM
2 49 (35.51%) Google
3 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 30 (21.74%) VMware
5 19 (13.77%) Splunk
6 16 (11.59%) HP
7 15 (10.87%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.52%) Dell
8 9 (6.52%) RightScale
9 8 (5.80%) Oracle
9 8 (5.80%) XebiaLabs
10 7 (5.07%) AppDynamics
10 7 (5.07%) Cisco
10 7 (5.07%) MuleSoft
10 7 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (4.35%) F5
11 6 (4.35%) Rackspace
12 5 (3.62%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.62%) New Relic
12 5 (3.62%) Vyatta