Period
to 18 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 713 883 948
Rank change year-on-year +170 +65 +95
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 132 85 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 55 155
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,500 £47,250
25th Percentile £59,375 £48,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% - -3.85%
75th Percentile £89,063 £87,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £185,000 £98,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +39.13% -8.00% +19.05%

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 34,626 38,429 41,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.14% 34.92% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28,421 31,642 33,478
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,100 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM Cloud.

Salary trend for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 8 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 April 2021. 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 +169 130 £80,000 +28.00% 23
London +144 94 £80,000 +14.29% 11
Work from Home -85 41 £80,000 +10.34% 2
UK excluding London +98 35 £80,000 +39.13% 14
South East - 33 £80,000 - 3
North West +27 1 - - 4
North of England +17 1 - - 6
South West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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.

1 130 (98.48%) IBM
2 124 (93.94%) AWS
3 123 (93.18%) Azure
4 114 (86.36%) Kubernetes
5 112 (84.85%) Docker
6 100 (75.76%) Python
7 84 (63.64%) Google
7 84 (63.64%) GCP
8 73 (55.30%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (49.24%) Software Engineering
10 64 (48.48%) Data Science
11 61 (46.21%) Ansible
12 53 (40.15%) DevOps
13 51 (38.64%) Terraform
13 51 (38.64%) NoSQL
13 51 (38.64%) SQL
13 51 (38.64%) Configuration Management
14 50 (37.88%) Artificial Intelligence
14 50 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (37.88%) Jenkins
15 48 (36.36%) Apache Spark
16 47 (35.61%) Data Munging
16 47 (35.61%) Amazon Redshift
16 47 (35.61%) Amazon EMR
16 47 (35.61%) Vagrant
16 47 (35.61%) Spark Streaming
16 47 (35.61%) Data Engineering
16 47 (35.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 47 (35.61%) Unit Testing
16 47 (35.61%) Hadoop

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 48 (36.36%) Apache Spark
2 35 (26.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 124 (93.94%) AWS
2 123 (93.18%) Azure
3 84 (63.64%) GCP
4 47 (35.61%) Amazon EMR
5 39 (29.55%) PaaS
6 33 (25.00%) OpenShift
7 32 (24.24%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
9 20 (15.15%) Serverless
10 18 (13.64%) Cloud Functions
11 17 (12.88%) Google App Engine
11 17 (12.88%) Google Compute Engine
11 17 (12.88%) Google Container Engine
12 11 (8.33%) Amazon S3
13 9 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (6.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (3.79%) SaaS
15 4 (3.03%) IaaS
16 3 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
17 2 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Firewall
1 4 (3.03%) Network Security
1 4 (3.03%) VPN
2 3 (2.27%) LAN
2 3 (2.27%) WAN
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) IPv4
4 1 (0.76%) PSTN
4 1 (0.76%) SSL
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VLAN
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.64%) NoSQL
2 47 (35.61%) Amazon Athena
2 47 (35.61%) Amazon Redshift
2 47 (35.61%) Hadoop
2 47 (35.61%) Neo4j
3 42 (31.82%) Big Data
3 42 (31.82%) Electronic Patient Records
4 9 (6.82%) InfluxDB
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.52%) Redis
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.76%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 50 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 47 (35.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 47 (35.61%) Vagrant
3 32 (24.24%) GitLab
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) CF BOSH
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) French Language
4 1 (0.76%) German Language
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (35.61%) Architect
2 29 (21.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (21.21%) Data Engineer
4 26 (19.70%) Platform Engineer
5 25 (18.94%) Cloud Architect
6 23 (17.42%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 19 (14.39%) AWS Architect
7 19 (14.39%) Data Architect
7 19 (14.39%) Platform Architect
8 17 (12.88%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (12.88%) Site Engineer
9 16 (12.12%) Cloud Native Architect
10 15 (11.36%) Java Architect
11 8 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) Senior Architect
12 7 (5.30%) Senior Cloud Architect
13 6 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
13 6 (4.55%) Technical Architect
14 5 (3.79%) Azure Architect
15 4 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.61%) Spark Streaming
2 25 (18.94%) Kafka
3 18 (13.64%) Java EE
3 18 (13.64%) Spring
4 17 (12.88%) Spring Boot
4 17 (12.88%) Spring Cloud
5 12 (9.09%) .NET
6 5 (3.79%) Node.js
6 5 (3.79%) TensorFlow
7 3 (2.27%) React
7 3 (2.27%) REST
7 3 (2.27%) Web Services
8 2 (1.52%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.76%) J2EE
9 1 (0.76%) JSON
9 1 (0.76%) RESTful
9 1 (0.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.76%) Cloud Native
2 11 (8.33%) Blog
3 6 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.79%) Acoustics
5 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) AS400
7 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) iSeries
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.03%) Linux
1 4 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Android
2 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.76%) CentOS
2 1 (0.76%) Debian
2 1 (0.76%) MVS
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.30%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.24%) Software Engineering
3 64 (48.48%) Data Science
4 53 (40.15%) DevOps
5 51 (38.64%) Configuration Management
6 50 (37.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 50 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (35.61%) Data Engineering
7 47 (35.61%) Data Munging
7 47 (35.61%) ETL
7 47 (35.61%) Unit Testing
8 43 (32.58%) Microservices
8 43 (32.58%) Project Management
9 42 (31.82%) Analytics
9 42 (31.82%) Translating Business Requirements
10 32 (24.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 31 (23.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
12 30 (22.73%) Thought Leadership
13 29 (21.97%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 100 (75.76%) Python
2 51 (38.64%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) Java
4 36 (27.27%) Go
5 14 (10.61%) C#
6 5 (3.79%) C++
7 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.52%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.79%) CISSP
1 5 (3.79%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) CISA
3 3 (2.27%) CISM
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CEH
5 1 (0.76%) GIAC
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
5 1 (0.76%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) GRC
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.76%) NCSC
3 1 (0.76%) NIST
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (84.85%) Docker
2 47 (35.61%) VirtualBox
3 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 114 (86.36%) Kubernetes
2 61 (46.21%) Ansible
3 51 (38.64%) Terraform
4 47 (35.61%) Docker Swarm
5 9 (6.82%) Grafana
5 9 (6.82%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.03%) Puppet
7 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.52%) Salt
8 2 (1.52%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.76%) AssetCenter
9 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.76%) Mesos
9 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (98.48%) IBM
2 84 (63.64%) Google
3 47 (35.61%) Cloudera
3 47 (35.61%) Hortonworks
4 42 (31.82%) Informatica
4 42 (31.82%) Talend
5 36 (27.27%) SAP
6 34 (25.76%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.30%) VMware
8 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle
10 2 (1.52%) Cisco
11 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.76%) Aruba
11 1 (0.76%) Compaq
11 1 (0.76%) Dell
11 1 (0.76%) EMC
11 1 (0.76%) HP
11 1 (0.76%) Meraki
11 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com