Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 907 896 1080
Rank change year-on-year -11 +184 +20
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 100 230 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.24% 0.58% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 87 203 81
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £130,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,250 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +78.57% -53.33%

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 41,491 39,996 37,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.89% 26.56% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33,746 31,891 31,361
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 -9 100 £67,500 - 16
London +1 52 £87,500 +20.69% 9
UK excluding London +37 47 £65,250 +4.40% 9
East of England - 21 £62,500 - 1
Midlands +27 12 £65,250 +8.75% 2
North of England +30 10 £67,500 +22.73% 2
West Midlands +30 9 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Yorkshire +34 8 £67,500 +45.95%
South East +42 4 £66,250 +6.00%
East Midlands +25 3 £68,500 -23.89% 1
North West +25 2 £65,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 99 (99.00%) IBM
2 94 (94.00%) AWS
3 75 (75.00%) Azure
4 73 (73.00%) GCP
5 64 (64.00%) NoSQL
6 63 (63.00%) Docker
7 62 (62.00%) Kubernetes
8 61 (61.00%) SQL
9 56 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (51.00%) Software Engineering
11 47 (47.00%) DevOps
12 45 (45.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (41.00%) Google
15 38 (38.00%) Analytics
16 37 (37.00%) Hadoop
16 37 (37.00%) Python
16 37 (37.00%) Terraform
17 36 (36.00%) Docker Swarm
17 36 (36.00%) Ansible
17 36 (36.00%) Apache Spark
17 36 (36.00%) Configuration Management
17 36 (36.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 36 (36.00%) Jenkins
17 36 (36.00%) Hortonworks
17 36 (36.00%) Cloudera
18 35 (35.00%) Neo4j
18 35 (35.00%) VirtualBox
18 35 (35.00%) Amazon EMR
18 35 (35.00%) Vagrant

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 36 (36.00%) Apache Spark
2 15 (15.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 94 (94.00%) AWS
2 75 (75.00%) Azure
3 73 (73.00%) GCP
4 35 (35.00%) Amazon EMR
5 21 (21.00%) Amazon ECS
6 17 (17.00%) PaaS
7 14 (14.00%) Office 365
8 13 (13.00%) IaaS
9 7 (7.00%) SoftLayer
10 5 (5.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) NAS
1 10 (10.00%) SAN
2 6 (6.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (64.00%) NoSQL
2 37 (37.00%) Hadoop
3 35 (35.00%) Amazon Athena
3 35 (35.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 35 (35.00%) Neo4j
4 30 (30.00%) Big Data
5 23 (23.00%) Electronic Patient Records
6 21 (21.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.00%) DB2
10 1 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (36.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 36 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 35 (35.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (28.00%) Manufacturing
1 28 (28.00%) Retail
2 25 (25.00%) Banking
3 17 (17.00%) Public Sector
4 16 (16.00%) Automotive
5 9 (9.00%) Finance
6 6 (6.00%) Marketing
7 4 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) Architect
2 23 (23.00%) Data Engineer
3 21 (21.00%) Data Architect
4 16 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (13.00%) Technical Architect
6 12 (12.00%) Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) Java Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 8 (8.00%) Platform Architect
9 8 (8.00%) Presales Solution Architect
10 7 (7.00%) Azure Architect
10 7 (7.00%) Big Data Architect
10 7 (7.00%) IoT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) Spark Streaming
2 28 (28.00%) RESTful
2 28 (28.00%) TensorFlow
3 21 (21.00%) Kafka
4 19 (19.00%) Java EE
4 19 (19.00%) Spring
4 19 (19.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (7.00%) Node.js
6 5 (5.00%) Web Services
7 4 (4.00%) Spring Cloud
8 3 (3.00%) Middleware
9 1 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.00%) LAMP
9 1 (1.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.00%) Acoustics
1 28 (28.00%) Blog
2 20 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 17 (17.00%) Cloud Native
4 7 (7.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Debian
3 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (51.00%) Software Engineering
3 47 (47.00%) DevOps
4 45 (45.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (38.00%) Analytics
7 36 (36.00%) Configuration Management
8 35 (35.00%) Data Munging
8 35 (35.00%) ETL
8 35 (35.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 35 (35.00%) Unit Testing
9 32 (32.00%) Microservices
10 28 (28.00%) Image Processing
11 22 (22.00%) Presales
12 21 (21.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (20.00%) Data Science
13 20 (20.00%) Project Management
14 18 (18.00%) Data Engineering
15 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
16 16 (16.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) SQL
2 37 (37.00%) Python
3 27 (27.00%) Java
4 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) C
5 3 (3.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (63.00%) Docker
2 35 (35.00%) VirtualBox
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (62.00%) Kubernetes
2 37 (37.00%) Terraform
3 36 (36.00%) Ansible
3 36 (36.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.00%) Graphite
4 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (99.00%) IBM
2 41 (41.00%) Google
3 36 (36.00%) Cloudera
3 36 (36.00%) Hortonworks
4 33 (33.00%) Informatica
4 33 (33.00%) Talend
5 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.00%) SAP
7 6 (6.00%) Oracle
8 5 (5.00%) VMware
9 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.00%) Rackspace