Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Cloud Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 1062 1076
Rank change year-on-year +192 +14 +136
Permanent jobs citing IBM Cloud 282 137 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.079% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.43% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 203 116 115
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £48,050 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £130,000 £125,000 £89,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £31,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +106.35% -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 38,672 31,953 24,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.64% 18.34% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31,166 26,266 20,551
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM Cloud in the UK

IBM Cloud
Top 15 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 21 October 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 +179 273 £72,500 +3.57% 9
London +131 179 £80,000 -4.48% 4
UK excluding London +78 97 £65,000 +106.35% 7
South East +36 30 £67,500 - 2
Midlands +27 27 £62,000 +106.67% 1
North of England +69 25 £65,000 -3.70% 1
North West +35 23 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 15 £90,000 -
West Midlands +14 12 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Wales +4 8 £58,250 -
South West +5 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +30 1 £100,000 +48.15%
North East - 1 £85,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 260 (92.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (91.84%) Amazon AWS
3 204 (72.34%) IBM
4 165 (58.51%) Google
4 165 (58.51%) Docker
4 165 (58.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 163 (57.80%) Java
6 153 (54.26%) DevOps
7 127 (45.04%) Kubernetes
8 124 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (41.49%) PaaS
10 109 (38.65%) Python
11 107 (37.94%) Spring
12 105 (37.23%) Microservices
13 88 (31.21%) OpenShift
13 88 (31.21%) Spring Boot
14 86 (30.50%) Ansible
14 86 (30.50%) Cloud Foundry
15 85 (30.14%) Cloud Native
16 84 (29.79%) Red Hat
17 76 (26.95%) Java EE
18 75 (26.60%) Scrum
19 68 (24.11%) Configuration Management
20 65 (23.05%) Puppet
21 63 (22.34%) The Twelve-Factor App
22 62 (21.99%) Domain-Driven Design
22 62 (21.99%) Opscode Chef
22 62 (21.99%) Re-Platforming
23 60 (21.28%) Microsoft
24 59 (20.92%) Linux

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 86 (30.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 58 (20.57%) WebSphere
3 57 (20.21%) Tomcat
3 57 (20.21%) WebLogic
4 36 (12.77%) Apache Spark
5 14 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.13%) Apache
6 6 (2.13%) Hyperledger
6 6 (2.13%) nginx
6 6 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.42%) Appian
8 4 (1.42%) Ethereum
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.06%) Confluence
10 2 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) R3 Corda
2 4 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 260 (92.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (91.84%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (58.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 117 (41.49%) PaaS
5 88 (31.21%) OpenShift
6 35 (12.41%) Serverless
7 34 (12.06%) SaaS
8 27 (9.57%) IaaS
9 24 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (6.03%) SoftLayer
11 13 (4.61%) Amazon EMR
12 12 (4.26%) Office 365
13 10 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (3.55%) Google App Engine
14 8 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (2.84%) GitHub
15 7 (2.48%) Amazon S3
15 7 (2.48%) npm
16 6 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 6 (2.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.26%) Firewall
2 10 (3.55%) DNS
3 8 (2.84%) WAN
4 7 (2.48%) LAN
5 6 (2.13%) DHCP
5 6 (2.13%) SAN
5 6 (2.13%) SMTP
5 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.13%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.42%) HTTP
6 4 (1.42%) SSH
6 4 (1.42%) SSL
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.06%) VoIP
8 2 (0.71%) BGP
8 2 (0.71%) FTP
8 2 (0.71%) Internet
8 2 (0.71%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.71%) VPN
8 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.96%) NoSQL
2 36 (12.77%) Big Data
3 35 (12.41%) Hadoop
4 24 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.67%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (4.96%) Cosmos DB
7 13 (4.61%) Amazon Athena
8 11 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.90%) BigQuery
8 11 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.90%) Star Schema
9 9 (3.19%) Hazelcast
9 9 (3.19%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.19%) SAP HANA
10 7 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.13%) Blockchain
11 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (14.54%) Jenkins
2 28 (9.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (5.32%) gulp
3 15 (5.32%) Travis CI
4 14 (4.96%) Maven
4 14 (4.96%) Vagrant
5 13 (4.61%) Ant
6 12 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.90%) Gradle
7 11 (3.90%) JUnit
8 10 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.55%) webpack
9 7 (2.48%) GitLab
9 7 (2.48%) JIRA
9 7 (2.48%) Mocha
9 7 (2.48%) Subversion
10 6 (2.13%) IBM UrbanCode
11 5 (1.77%) Babel
11 5 (1.77%) Mockito
11 5 (1.77%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (18.44%) Finance
2 14 (4.96%) Retail
3 10 (3.55%) Banking
3 10 (3.55%) Electronics
4 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (0.71%) Front Office
5 2 (0.71%) Games
5 2 (0.71%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 129 (45.74%) Architect
2 102 (36.17%) Cloud Architect
3 61 (21.63%) Developer
4 43 (15.25%) AWS Architect
5 37 (13.12%) Technical Architect
6 36 (12.77%) Cloud Developer
7 35 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (12.41%) Java Developer
8 33 (11.70%) Java Architect
9 27 (9.57%) Java Technical Architect
10 25 (8.87%) AWS DevOps
11 19 (6.74%) Azure Architect
11 19 (6.74%) Senior Architect
12 18 (6.38%) AWS Developer
12 18 (6.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (5.67%) DevOps Developer
13 16 (5.67%) Enterprise Architect
13 16 (5.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (5.67%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 16 (5.67%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (37.94%) Spring
2 88 (31.21%) Spring Boot
3 76 (26.95%) Java EE
4 56 (19.86%) Node.js
5 44 (15.60%) Spring Cloud
6 32 (11.35%) Web Services
7 28 (9.93%) Middleware
8 27 (9.57%) REST
9 20 (7.09%) Elastic Stack
9 20 (7.09%) React
10 19 (6.74%) AngularJS
10 19 (6.74%) HTML
11 17 (6.03%) CSS
11 17 (6.03%) JSON
11 17 (6.03%) SOAP
12 16 (5.67%) .NET
13 15 (5.32%) Sensu
14 13 (4.61%) XML
15 12 (4.26%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (30.14%) Cloud Native
2 56 (19.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 52 (18.44%) Fintech
4 49 (17.38%) Computer Science
5 43 (15.25%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (14.18%) Public Cloud
7 38 (13.48%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (12.41%) Blog
9 22 (7.80%) Private Cloud
10 18 (6.38%) Data Centre
11 15 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (2.84%) Robotics
13 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
14 6 (2.13%) Smartphone
15 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
16 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
16 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (1.42%) User Experience
17 2 (0.71%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.92%) Linux
2 34 (12.06%) Windows
3 9 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.84%) Unix
5 6 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Debian
7 2 (0.71%) Fedora
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (54.26%) DevOps
2 124 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (37.23%) Microservices
4 75 (26.60%) Scrum
5 68 (24.11%) Configuration Management
6 63 (22.34%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 62 (21.99%) Domain-Driven Design
7 62 (21.99%) Re-Platforming
8 43 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (14.18%) Open Source
10 35 (12.41%) Migration
11 33 (11.70%) Analytics
12 28 (9.93%) Unit Testing
13 25 (8.87%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (6.74%) Continuous Deployment
16 18 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (6.03%) Enterprise Architecture
18 15 (5.32%) TDD
18 15 (5.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 163 (57.80%) Java
2 109 (38.65%) Python
3 48 (17.02%) SQL
4 42 (14.89%) C#
5 34 (12.06%) Go
6 31 (10.99%) Java 8
6 31 (10.99%) JavaScript
7 22 (7.80%) Ruby
8 18 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.26%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.90%) Perl
11 9 (3.19%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.84%) Scala
13 6 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.77%) ES6
14 5 (1.77%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.42%) ABAP
15 4 (1.42%) C++
15 4 (1.42%) Solidity
15 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (18.44%) Degree
2 34 (12.06%) Master's Degree
3 14 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.48%) MCSE
4 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.77%) ISEB
5 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.42%) MCSA
6 4 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.06%) MCSD
7 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.71%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 165 (58.51%) Docker
2 33 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.90%) VirtualBox
5 10 (3.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.06%) vSphere
7 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.71%) XenServer
8 1 (0.35%) NFS
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (45.04%) Kubernetes
2 86 (30.50%) Ansible
3 65 (23.05%) Puppet
4 62 (21.99%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (12.41%) Terraform
6 25 (8.87%) Salt
7 15 (5.32%) Graphite
7 15 (5.32%) Prometheus
8 9 (3.19%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.13%) Mesos
9 6 (2.13%) rkt
10 5 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.42%) Automic
11 4 (1.42%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.42%) Icinga
12 3 (1.06%) Grafana
12 3 (1.06%) Graylog
12 3 (1.06%) Nagios
13 1 (0.35%) CASB
13 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 204 (72.34%) IBM
2 165 (58.51%) Google
3 84 (29.79%) Red Hat
4 60 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 51 (18.09%) SAP
6 40 (14.18%) VMware
7 27 (9.57%) Cloudera
8 23 (8.16%) Oracle
9 15 (5.32%) Splunk
9 15 (5.32%) Talend
10 14 (4.96%) Cisco
10 14 (4.96%) Hortonworks
10 14 (4.96%) Informatica
10 14 (4.96%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.90%) MapR
12 7 (2.48%) Juniper
13 5 (1.77%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.77%) GigaSpaces
13 5 (1.77%) Hitachi
13 5 (1.77%) Remedy