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

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1035 1073 1172
Rank change year-on-year +38 +99 +34
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 137 99 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.056% 0.063%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 84 79 104
UK median annual salary £57,500 £75,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +27.66% +14.08%
10th Percentile £29,375 £55,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £84,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £75,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year -46.67% +39.53% +19.44%

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 36,285 24,560 21,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.72% 13.98% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30,072 20,573 18,491
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 12 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 February 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 +39 128 £58,750 -21.67% 15
UK excluding London +27 77 £40,000 -46.67% 10
London -1 55 £70,000 -9.68% 8
South East +3 29 £75,000 - 4
Midlands +41 26 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands +29 21 £31,875 -
South West +7 13 £56,250 -22.41%
North of England +5 5 £50,000 -31.03% 1
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 2
Wales +15 4 - -
North West +10 4 £52,500 -27.59%
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 104 (75.91%) Bluemix
2 102 (74.45%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (73.72%) IBM
4 95 (69.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (36.50%) JavaScript
5 50 (36.50%) Docker
6 49 (35.77%) PaaS
7 46 (33.58%) DevOps
7 46 (33.58%) Ansible
8 45 (32.85%) Microsoft
9 43 (31.39%) VMware
9 43 (31.39%) Java
10 41 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (29.93%) IaaS
11 39 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (27.74%) AngularJS
12 38 (27.74%) Jenkins
12 38 (27.74%) NoSQL
13 37 (27.01%) CSS
14 33 (24.09%) Python
15 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
16 30 (21.90%) Node.js
17 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
18 28 (20.44%) Open Source
18 28 (20.44%) HTML
18 28 (20.44%) Linux
18 28 (20.44%) Firewall
18 28 (20.44%) React
19 27 (19.71%) SoftLayer
19 27 (19.71%) .NET

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 19 (13.87%) WebSphere
2 16 (11.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (5.84%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.38%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 2 (1.46%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.73%) SAS
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) NetSuite
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Magento
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 104 (75.91%) Bluemix
2 102 (74.45%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (69.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (35.77%) PaaS
5 41 (29.93%) IaaS
6 27 (19.71%) SoftLayer
7 22 (16.06%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (8.03%) SaaS
9 9 (6.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (6.57%) Office 365
10 7 (5.11%) GitHub
11 5 (3.65%) Heroku
11 5 (3.65%) OpenShift
12 3 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (1.46%) Akamai
13 2 (1.46%) Boomi
13 2 (1.46%) BPaaS
13 2 (1.46%) Force.com
13 2 (1.46%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.73%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) Firewall
2 24 (17.52%) WAN
3 23 (16.79%) LAN
4 11 (8.03%) DNS
4 11 (8.03%) SAN
5 9 (6.57%) DHCP
6 5 (3.65%) Wireless
7 4 (2.92%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.73%) HTTP
9 1 (0.73%) Internet
9 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.73%) MPLS
9 1 (0.73%) RTP
9 1 (0.73%) SMTP
9 1 (0.73%) SSH
9 1 (0.73%) SSL
9 1 (0.73%) VLAN
9 1 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) NoSQL
2 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
3 23 (16.79%) Big Data
4 20 (14.60%) MongoDB
5 19 (13.87%) Relational Database
6 18 (13.14%) RDBMS
7 13 (9.49%) CouchDB
8 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (5.11%) Blockchain
9 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.19%) GIS
12 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (27.74%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.60%) Ant
3 20 (14.60%) Gradle
3 20 (14.60%) Maven
3 20 (14.60%) Subversion
4 19 (13.87%) Vagrant
5 15 (10.95%) TeamCity
6 14 (10.22%) JSUnit
7 12 (8.76%) gulp
8 11 (8.03%) Bundler
9 6 (4.38%) Selenium
9 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (3.65%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.65%) JUnit
11 4 (2.92%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (2.92%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (18.98%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Banking
3 12 (8.76%) Publishing
4 2 (1.46%) Law
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (39.42%) Developer
2 45 (32.85%) Architect
3 31 (22.63%) Cloud Architect
4 18 (13.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (10.95%) Java Developer
6 14 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Applications Developer
7 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (8.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.30%) Data Centre Architect
9 10 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.57%) Virtualisation Architect
11 8 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (5.11%) Node.js Developer
13 6 (4.38%) AWS DevOps
13 6 (4.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 6 (4.38%) AWS Engineer
13 6 (4.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (4.38%) Consultant
14 5 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.74%) AngularJS
2 37 (27.01%) CSS
3 30 (21.90%) Node.js
4 28 (20.44%) HTML
4 28 (20.44%) React
5 27 (19.71%) .NET
6 24 (17.52%) Middleware
6 24 (17.52%) RESTful
7 22 (16.06%) CSS3
7 22 (16.06%) HTML5
8 21 (15.33%) Java EE
9 20 (14.60%) Spring
9 20 (14.60%) Web Services
10 19 (13.87%) JSON
11 18 (13.14%) JPA
11 18 (13.14%) Servlets
11 18 (13.14%) Spring Boot
11 18 (13.14%) Spring MVC
12 17 (12.41%) LESS
13 8 (5.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Public Cloud
2 15 (10.95%) User Experience
3 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (7.30%) Mainframe
6 9 (6.57%) Fintech
6 9 (6.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (5.11%) Social Media
9 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.65%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (3.65%) Private Cloud
9 5 (3.65%) Virtual Team
10 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.73%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Linux
2 18 (13.14%) Unix
3 17 (12.41%) Android
4 16 (11.68%) Windows
5 15 (10.95%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.58%) DevOps
2 41 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.44%) Open Source
4 24 (17.52%) MVC
5 23 (16.79%) Analytics
6 21 (15.33%) Strategic Thinking
7 18 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (13.14%) Multithreading
8 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
9 16 (11.68%) High Availability
10 15 (10.95%) Configuration Management
10 15 (10.95%) Mobile Development
11 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Management
12 12 (8.76%) Android Development
12 12 (8.76%) Data Analytics
12 12 (8.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (8.76%) iOS Development
12 12 (8.76%) Migration
13 11 (8.03%) Microservices
13 11 (8.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.50%) JavaScript
2 43 (31.39%) Java
3 33 (24.09%) Python
4 26 (18.98%) C#
5 22 (16.06%) Shell Script
6 20 (14.60%) SQL
7 19 (13.87%) C++
8 13 (9.49%) PHP
9 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.84%) Ruby
11 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.65%) C
12 4 (2.92%) Scala
13 3 (2.19%) Perl
14 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.46%) R
15 1 (0.73%) ES6
15 1 (0.73%) Go
15 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) MCSE
1 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.76%) Degree
3 7 (5.11%) MCSA
4 6 (4.38%) MCSD
5 3 (2.19%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (2.19%) CISSP
5 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCDP
6 1 (0.73%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) CCSE
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.73%) MBA
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.19%) COBIT
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (36.50%) Docker
2 39 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.79%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.22%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.03%) NFS
5 11 (8.03%) VMware NSX
6 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.73%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.73%) vCloud
8 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (33.58%) Ansible
2 25 (18.25%) Puppet
3 24 (17.52%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (13.87%) Kubernetes
5 13 (9.49%) Terraform
6 9 (6.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (6.57%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.92%) Nagios
7 4 (2.92%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.46%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.46%) Icinga
8 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.73%) Consul
9 1 (0.73%) Grafana
9 1 (0.73%) Graphite
9 1 (0.73%) Riemann
Vendors
1 101 (73.72%) IBM
2 45 (32.85%) Microsoft
3 43 (31.39%) VMware
4 26 (18.98%) Oracle
5 22 (16.06%) Google
6 11 (8.03%) Cisco
7 9 (6.57%) CommVault
7 9 (6.57%) Intel
7 9 (6.57%) Veeam
8 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.38%) AppDynamics
10 5 (3.65%) Apple
10 5 (3.65%) AVG
10 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.65%) F5
10 5 (3.65%) HP
10 5 (3.65%) Meraki
10 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.65%) Splunk
11 4 (2.92%) Dell