Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 1081 1085
Rank change year-on-year +197 +4 +112
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 258 123 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.069% 0.075%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.66% 0.35% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 214 93 109
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £50,000 £27,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £130,000 £128,000 £98,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £31,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +96.83% -55.00% +27.27%

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 39,070 34,747 24,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 19.39% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31,173 28,711 20,565
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 December 2018.

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 18 December 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 +206 249 £70,000 +7.69% 15
London +150 163 £80,000 +3.23% 3
UK excluding London +80 93 £62,000 +96.83% 13
South East +55 37 £62,500 +19.05% 3
North of England +44 24 £65,000 +8.33% 4
North West +42 20 £65,000 - 1
Midlands +21 19 £60,000 +90.48% 3
West Midlands +17 12 £58,750 +86.51% 2
Wales +10 7 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £90,000 - 1
South West +12 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +33 4 £53,750 -10.42% 3
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 229 (88.76%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (84.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (77.91%) IBM
4 163 (63.18%) Java
5 154 (59.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 148 (57.36%) Docker
7 142 (55.04%) Google
8 127 (49.22%) DevOps
9 114 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (39.15%) Kubernetes
11 98 (37.98%) Microservices
12 96 (37.21%) PaaS
13 88 (34.11%) Spring
14 71 (27.52%) Python
15 70 (27.13%) Spring Boot
16 69 (26.74%) Ansible
16 69 (26.74%) OpenShift
17 68 (26.36%) Cloud Native
18 67 (25.97%) Cloud Foundry
18 67 (25.97%) Scrum
19 66 (25.58%) Linux
19 66 (25.58%) Red Hat
20 59 (22.87%) Java EE
21 58 (22.48%) Puppet
22 57 (22.09%) Node.js
22 57 (22.09%) JavaScript
23 55 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
24 52 (20.16%) SaaS
25 51 (19.77%) C#
26 50 (19.38%) Finance

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 67 (25.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 41 (15.89%) WebSphere
3 40 (15.50%) Tomcat
3 40 (15.50%) WebLogic
4 21 (8.14%) Apache Spark
5 14 (5.43%) Hyperledger
6 12 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.65%) Ethereum
7 4 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.78%) IIS
9 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.39%) CICS
10 1 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (3.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (3.10%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.55%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 229 (88.76%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (84.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (59.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 96 (37.21%) PaaS
5 69 (26.74%) OpenShift
6 52 (20.16%) SaaS
7 38 (14.73%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (9.30%) npm
9 22 (8.53%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (8.14%) Serverless
11 19 (7.36%) Amazon S3
11 19 (7.36%) IaaS
12 17 (6.59%) SoftLayer
13 13 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (3.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (3.88%) AWS CodePipeline
14 10 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (3.88%) CloudFront
15 9 (3.49%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.10%) Firewall
2 4 (1.55%) SAN
2 4 (1.55%) WAN
3 3 (1.16%) LAN
3 3 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.78%) BGP
4 2 (0.78%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) DNS
4 2 (0.78%) FTP
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.78%) SMTP
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) VPN
4 2 (0.78%) Wireless
4 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 34 (13.18%) Big Data
3 20 (7.75%) Hadoop
4 15 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.43%) Blockchain
6 13 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (3.10%) RethinkDB
10 7 (2.71%) BigQuery
10 7 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.71%) Star Schema
11 6 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (2.33%) Hazelcast
12 5 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (1.55%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 30 (11.63%) gulp
2 29 (11.24%) webpack
3 26 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 24 (9.30%) Babel
5 20 (7.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (6.20%) Travis CI
7 10 (3.88%) JIRA
8 8 (3.10%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.71%) Mocha
10 6 (2.33%) JUnit
10 6 (2.33%) Maven
11 5 (1.94%) Ant
11 5 (1.94%) Gradle
11 5 (1.94%) Mockito
12 4 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.55%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.16%) CA Release Automation
13 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.16%) GitLab
General
1 50 (19.38%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Banking
3 11 (4.26%) Retail
4 8 (3.10%) Electronics
5 7 (2.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.16%) Back Office
6 3 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (35.66%) Architect
2 69 (26.74%) Cloud Architect
3 49 (18.99%) Developer
4 41 (15.89%) AWS Architect
5 36 (13.95%) Cloud Native Architect
5 36 (13.95%) Java Architect
6 33 (12.79%) Software Engineer
7 32 (12.40%) Technical Architect
8 31 (12.02%) Cloud Developer
8 31 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (11.63%) Java Developer
9 30 (11.63%) Java Technical Architect
9 30 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (8.53%) Azure Architect
11 15 (5.81%) AWS Developer
11 15 (5.81%) Lead Architect
11 15 (5.81%) Senior Architect
12 14 (5.43%) Team Leader
13 13 (5.04%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 13 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (34.11%) Spring
2 70 (27.13%) Spring Boot
3 59 (22.87%) Java EE
4 57 (22.09%) Node.js
5 41 (15.89%) AngularJS
6 37 (14.34%) Spring Cloud
7 36 (13.95%) RESTful
8 35 (13.57%) Web Services
9 33 (12.79%) .NET
10 29 (11.24%) React
11 21 (8.14%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (7.75%) CSS
12 20 (7.75%) HTML
12 20 (7.75%) SOAP
13 18 (6.98%) REST
14 16 (6.20%) Sensu
15 14 (5.43%) Middleware
16 13 (5.04%) HTML5
17 11 (4.26%) Hibernate
18 9 (3.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (26.36%) Cloud Native
2 50 (19.38%) Fintech
3 34 (13.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (10.08%) Public Cloud
5 22 (8.53%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (6.98%) Data Centre
7 15 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (5.43%) Blog
8 14 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (4.65%) Private Cloud
10 9 (3.49%) Robotics
11 8 (3.10%) Spread Betting
11 8 (3.10%) Virtual Team
12 7 (2.71%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.71%) Tandem
13 5 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.55%) Data Structures
15 3 (1.16%) Mainframe
15 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
16 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.58%) Linux
2 31 (12.02%) Windows
3 16 (6.20%) Unix
4 13 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.88%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) CentOS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (49.22%) DevOps
2 114 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (37.98%) Microservices
4 67 (25.97%) Scrum
5 47 (18.22%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 46 (17.83%) Domain-Driven Design
6 46 (17.83%) Re-Platforming
7 44 (17.05%) Software Engineering
8 43 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
9 40 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (15.12%) Configuration Management
11 31 (12.02%) Analytics
12 30 (11.63%) Computer Science
13 25 (9.69%) Migration
14 24 (9.30%) TDD
15 23 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (8.53%) Artificial Intelligence
17 20 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
17 20 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 163 (63.18%) Java
2 71 (27.52%) Python
3 57 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 51 (19.77%) C#
5 38 (14.73%) Java 8
6 34 (13.18%) SQL
7 29 (11.24%) TypeScript
8 25 (9.69%) Go
9 24 (9.30%) Objective-C
10 18 (6.98%) Ruby
11 12 (4.65%) C++
12 8 (3.10%) Scala
13 6 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.33%) Perl
13 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.94%) ES6
15 4 (1.55%) Solidity
15 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (16.28%) Degree
2 18 (6.98%) Master's Degree
3 14 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.49%) ISEB
4 9 (3.49%) MCSE
4 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.10%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.39%) MCSA
8 1 (0.39%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 148 (57.36%) Docker
2 15 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.16%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 101 (39.15%) Kubernetes
2 69 (26.74%) Ansible
3 58 (22.48%) Puppet
4 55 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (12.02%) Terraform
6 16 (6.20%) Graphite
6 16 (6.20%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.88%) Mesos
7 10 (3.88%) rkt
7 10 (3.88%) vRealize
8 9 (3.49%) Salt
8 9 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.16%) Automic
9 3 (1.16%) Grafana
9 3 (1.16%) Graylog
9 3 (1.16%) Nagios
10 1 (0.39%) CASB
10 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.39%) Packer
Vendors
1 201 (77.91%) IBM
2 142 (55.04%) Google
3 66 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 40 (15.50%) SAP
5 35 (13.57%) Microsoft
6 29 (11.24%) VMware
7 18 (6.98%) Oracle
8 13 (5.04%) Cisco
8 13 (5.04%) Cloudera
8 13 (5.04%) Rackspace
9 10 (3.88%) Dell
9 10 (3.88%) Splunk
10 9 (3.49%) Remedy
11 8 (3.10%) EMC
12 7 (2.71%) MapR
12 7 (2.71%) Talend
13 6 (2.33%) Hortonworks
13 6 (2.33%) Informatica
14 5 (1.94%) RightScale
15 4 (1.55%) GigaSpaces