Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1086 1166
Rank change year-on-year +32 +80 +88
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 126 146 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.078% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.37% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 96 113 93
UK median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £48,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £125,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £71,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -55.79% +29.55% +37.50%

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 34417 24576 20445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.19% 13.20% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28396 20641 17115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -13 117 £65,000 -13.33% 13
London -15 66 £77,500 - 6
UK excluding London +20 56 £31,500 -55.79% 7
West Midlands +49 28 £31,500 - 2
Midlands +45 28 £31,500 -16.00% 2
South West +3 10 £50,000 -31.03% 2
South East -8 7 £52,500 -25.00% 1
North of England +15 6 £60,000 -17.24% 2
Wales +19 5 - -
North West -5 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 119 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (81.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (68.25%) Bluemix
4 81 (64.29%) IBM
5 55 (43.65%) PaaS
6 47 (37.30%) Finance
7 45 (35.71%) Docker
8 42 (33.33%) Puppet
9 41 (32.54%) IaaS
10 40 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
10 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
11 38 (30.16%) Microsoft
11 38 (30.16%) Node.js
12 36 (28.57%) DevOps
12 36 (28.57%) VMware
12 36 (28.57%) Google
13 35 (27.78%) C#
14 33 (26.19%) Jenkins
15 31 (24.60%) Ansible
15 31 (24.60%) CSS
16 30 (23.81%) Java
16 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
17 29 (23.02%) .NET
17 29 (23.02%) Migration
18 28 (22.22%) Kubernetes
18 28 (22.22%) SoftLayer
19 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (20.63%) LESS
20 26 (20.63%) NoSQL

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 20 (15.87%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (12.70%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.17%) Apache
4 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.38%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) NetSuite
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 119 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (81.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (68.25%) Bluemix
4 55 (43.65%) PaaS
5 41 (32.54%) IaaS
6 28 (22.22%) SoftLayer
7 19 (15.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (8.73%) SaaS
9 9 (7.14%) OpenShift
10 6 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (4.76%) Force.com
10 6 (4.76%) Office 365
11 5 (3.97%) Heroku
12 4 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (3.17%) Boomi
12 4 (3.17%) BPaaS
12 4 (3.17%) iPaaS
13 3 (2.38%) GitHub
14 1 (0.79%) G Suite
14 1 (0.79%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Firewall
1 9 (7.14%) LAN
1 9 (7.14%) WAN
2 7 (5.56%) Network Security
3 5 (3.97%) Wireless
3 5 (3.97%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.17%) Internet
4 4 (3.17%) VLAN
5 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.79%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.79%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.79%) RTP
6 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
2 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 18 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 14 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (8.73%) Big Data
6 5 (3.97%) Blockchain
6 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.38%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) GIS
8 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.59%) MySQL
8 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (26.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.11%) JSUnit
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.17%) Ant
4 4 (3.17%) Gradle
4 4 (3.17%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) Subversion
4 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.17%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.38%) gulp
6 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.59%) JIRA
6 2 (1.59%) Selenium
6 2 (1.59%) webpack
7 1 (0.79%) Bundler
7 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.79%) Wercker
General
1 47 (37.30%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Advertising
4 3 (2.38%) Publishing
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Law
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (34.92%) Architect
2 43 (34.13%) Developer
3 42 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (12.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (11.90%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Applications Developer
7 12 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Consultant
11 7 (5.56%) Junior
11 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.76%) AWS Architect
12 6 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Graduate
12 6 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.16%) Node.js
2 31 (24.60%) CSS
3 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 29 (23.02%) .NET
5 26 (20.63%) LESS
6 12 (9.52%) React
6 12 (9.52%) Web Services
7 8 (6.35%) HTML
7 8 (6.35%) HTML5
7 8 (6.35%) Java EE
7 8 (6.35%) RESTful
8 7 (5.56%) CSS3
9 6 (4.76%) JSON
10 5 (3.97%) Middleware
10 5 (3.97%) Sass
11 4 (3.17%) JPA
11 4 (3.17%) Servlets
11 4 (3.17%) Spring
11 4 (3.17%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (13.49%) User Experience
3 14 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (8.73%) Fintech
4 11 (8.73%) Public Cloud
5 10 (7.94%) Private Cloud
5 10 (7.94%) Virtual Team
6 9 (7.14%) Social Media
7 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.97%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (3.17%) Blog
9 4 (3.17%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Linux
2 11 (8.73%) Android
2 11 (8.73%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.56%) Windows
4 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.79%) Debian
7 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) DevOps
2 29 (23.02%) Migration
3 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.49%) ITIL
5 16 (12.70%) MVC
6 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.32%) Mobile Development
8 12 (9.52%) High Availability
9 11 (8.73%) Analytics
9 11 (8.73%) Android Development
9 11 (8.73%) iOS Development
9 11 (8.73%) Machine Learning
10 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
11 9 (7.14%) Open Source
12 8 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.35%) Information Security
13 7 (5.56%) Network Architecture
13 7 (5.56%) TOGAF
13 7 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
2 35 (27.78%) C#
3 30 (23.81%) Java
4 22 (17.46%) Python
4 22 (17.46%) SQL
5 15 (11.90%) PHP
6 6 (4.76%) C
7 4 (3.17%) Scala
7 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.38%) C++
8 3 (2.38%) ES6
8 3 (2.38%) Perl
8 3 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) Go
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) R
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) CISSP
3 5 (3.97%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (3.17%) MCSD
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) MCSE
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) COBIT
2 6 (4.76%) GCP
3 4 (3.17%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (35.71%) Docker
2 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.79%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.79%) KVM
5 1 (0.79%) vCloud
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (33.33%) Puppet
2 40 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (24.60%) Ansible
4 28 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 11 (8.73%) Terraform
6 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (1.59%) Mesos
7 2 (1.59%) vRealize
8 1 (0.79%) Consul
8 1 (0.79%) Grafana
8 1 (0.79%) Graphite
8 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.79%) Icinga
8 1 (0.79%) Riemann
Vendors
1 81 (64.29%) IBM
2 38 (30.16%) Microsoft
3 36 (28.57%) Google
3 36 (28.57%) VMware
4 13 (10.32%) HP
5 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 11 (8.73%) Cisco
7 10 (7.94%) Splunk
8 8 (6.35%) Dell
8 8 (6.35%) RightScale
9 7 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (5.56%) XebiaLabs
10 6 (4.76%) F5
10 6 (4.76%) MuleSoft
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle
11 5 (3.97%) AppDynamics
11 5 (3.97%) Apple
11 5 (3.97%) AVG
11 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.97%) Juniper