Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IBM UrbanCode skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM UrbanCode over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM UrbanCode
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 835 970 1131
Rank change year-on-year +135 +161 +14
Permanent jobs citing IBM UrbanCode 37 129 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.090% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.46% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 20
Median annual salary £72,500 £57,124 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% +3.86% -1.35%
10th Percentile £62,500 £46,250 £43,000
90th Percentile £91,600 £78,809 £74,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £49,002 £50,000
% change year-on-year +47.95% -2.00% -9.09%

IBM UrbanCode is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16,946 28,251 35,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.58% 19.64% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,351 22,288 29,216
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

IBM UrbanCode
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM UrbanCode in the UK

IBM UrbanCode
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IBM UrbanCode in the UK

IBM UrbanCode
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM UrbanCode over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for IBM UrbanCode in the UK

IBM UrbanCode
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM UrbanCode within the UK over the 6 months to 6 June 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 +163 34 £73,000 +27.79%
London +84 21 £71,000 +9.67%
UK excluding London +161 16 £72,500 +47.95%
North of England +128 12 £75,000 +57.89%
Yorkshire +116 7 £75,000 +15.38%
North West +73 5 - -
Scotland +43 3 £72,500 +2.17%
Work from Home +48 2 £71,750 +43.50%
South West +78 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing IBM UrbanCode 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 UrbanCode.

1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
4 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (51.35%) Git (software)
5 19 (51.35%) Python
6 18 (48.65%) SQL
6 18 (48.65%) Banking
7 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
8 16 (43.24%) Java
8 16 (43.24%) Microservices
9 14 (37.84%) Docker
9 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
9 14 (37.84%) Splunk
10 13 (35.14%) BDD
10 13 (35.14%) TDD
10 13 (35.14%) Scrum
11 12 (32.43%) Configuration Management
11 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (29.73%) SDLC
12 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
13 10 (27.03%) Virtual Team
13 10 (27.03%) Digital Banking
13 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
13 10 (27.03%) Apache Flex
14 9 (24.32%) Confluence
14 9 (24.32%) JIRA
14 9 (24.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 9 (24.32%) Creative Thinking
14 9 (24.32%) Ansible

IBM UrbanCode
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 9 (24.32%) Confluence
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.81%) CICS
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Azure
2 7 (18.92%) GCP
3 5 (13.51%) Datadog
4 3 (8.11%) AWS
5 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) Apigee
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Kong
6 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.70%) PaaS
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Apache Hive
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
1 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (16.22%) HBase
2 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.51%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospike
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
3 9 (24.32%) JIRA
3 9 (24.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (21.62%) Selenium
5 7 (18.92%) JUnit
6 6 (16.22%) Maven
7 5 (13.51%) Ant
7 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
8 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.41%) Cypress.io
9 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.41%) Travis CI
10 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (48.65%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Big Data Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Data Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Apache Flex
2 7 (18.92%) Node.js
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.51%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
4 5 (13.51%) WCF
4 5 (13.51%) WPF
5 3 (8.11%) Kafka
6 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) Jest
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
7 1 (2.70%) LDAP
7 1 (2.70%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Virtual Team
2 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
2 5 (13.51%) Cloud Native
2 5 (13.51%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) zOS
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Mesosphere
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
4 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (43.24%) Microservices
6 13 (35.14%) BDD
6 13 (35.14%) Scrum
6 13 (35.14%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) Configuration Management
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
8 11 (29.73%) SDLC
9 10 (27.03%) Digital Banking
10 9 (24.32%) Creative Thinking
10 9 (24.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (18.92%) Analytics
12 6 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure as Code
13 5 (13.51%) Strategic Roadmap
13 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Python
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) COBOL
5 7 (18.92%) Groovy
5 7 (18.92%) JCL
5 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 7 (18.92%) REXX
6 6 (16.22%) C
7 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
7 5 (13.51%) VBA
8 4 (10.81%) Ruby
9 3 (8.11%) Go
10 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.70%) Perl
11 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
2 9 (24.32%) Ansible
3 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (21.62%) Prometheus
4 7 (18.92%) CA Service Virtualization
5 6 (16.22%) Terraform
6 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
7 4 (10.81%) Rancher
8 3 (8.11%) Consul
8 3 (8.11%) Puppet
9 2 (5.41%) Automic
10 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (2.70%) Nagios
10 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Splunk
2 8 (21.62%) CA
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) AppDynamics
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) CyberArk
5 4 (10.81%) Google
5 4 (10.81%) PagerDuty
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.70%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) New Relic