The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 207 153
Rank change year-on-year -47 -54  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1183 1597 2384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.62% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 3.67% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1174 1796
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 39680 43547 51952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.28% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31477 35422 41896
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the UK

IBM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM.

Salary trend for IBM in the UK

IBM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in the UK

IBM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 1084 £52,500 - 161
London -34 468 £65,000 +8.33% 63
South East -67 166 £45,000 -10.00% 24
North West -33 115 £40,000 - 18
West Midlands +2 105 £42,500 +1.19% 18
Yorkshire +20 68 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -37 61 £52,000 +9.47% 11
Berkshire -7 60 £55,000 -4.34% 8
City of London -18 51 £60,000 -9.43% 18
South West -27 51 £38,750 -29.54% 8
Scotland -6 50 £45,500 -7.14% 12
Birmingham -7 49 £57,500 +35.29% 6
East Midlands +13 45 £50,000 +25.00% 9
West Yorkshire +17 43 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Glasgow 0 39 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Hertfordshire -27 39 £47,500 - 3
Cheshire -11 37 £57,500 +53.33% 7
Kent +34 33 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Warwickshire +18 30 £32,500 -22.61%
Leeds +5 28 £53,500 +7.00% 3
Manchester -63 28 £45,000 - 7
Reading +18 25 £65,000 +62.50% 3
North Yorkshire +22 24 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Knutsford -15 23 £60,000 - 2
Merseyside +6 22 £40,000 - 4
Preston - 22 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 22 £40,000 -
Hampshire -2 21 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Bristol -32 21 £44,000 -9.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £45,750 +22.00% 5

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing IBM 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.

1 748 (33.00%) Oracle
2 686 (30.26%) Java
3 646 (28.50%) Finance
4 643 (28.36%) SQL
5 616 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
6 514 (22.67%) WebSphere
7 462 (20.38%) Linux
8 457 (20.16%) Microsoft
9 447 (19.72%) SQL Server
10 437 (19.28%) Windows
11 376 (16.59%) Unix
12 342 (15.09%) Web Services
13 326 (14.38%) ITIL
14 298 (13.15%) SOA
15 297 (13.10%) Degree
16 287 (12.66%) Middleware
17 278 (12.26%) XML
18 270 (11.91%) Banking
19 261 (11.51%) VMware
20 260 (11.47%) JavaScript
21 256 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
22 246 (10.85%) .NET
23 231 (10.19%) HTML
24 228 (10.06%) DevOps
25 219 (9.66%) Analytics
26 218 (9.62%) SOAP
27 216 (9.53%) HP
28 214 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
29 209 (9.22%) E-Commerce
30 204 (9.00%) DB2

IBM
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
1 514 (22.67%) WebSphere
2 204 (9.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 193 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 148 (6.53%) IIS
5 128 (5.65%) Apache
6 125 (5.51%) CMS
7 115 (5.07%) JBoss
8 102 (4.50%) WebLogic
9 84 (3.71%) Apache Solr
10 83 (3.66%) SharePoint
11 74 (3.26%) MS Exchange
12 57 (2.51%) SAS
13 44 (1.94%) Alfresco
14 39 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 37 (1.63%) MQSeries
16 35 (1.54%) Mule
17 30 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
17 30 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
18 29 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 28 (1.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 95 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (1.59%) SPSS
4 26 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.57%) SPSS Modeler
7 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.31%) EngageOne
8 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.18%) Simulink
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.044%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 39 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
2 36 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 31 (1.37%) Maximo
4 29 (1.28%) Cognos Controller
5 26 (1.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 26 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 22 (0.97%) Unica
7 19 (0.84%) NetSuite
8 18 (0.79%) Markit EDM
9 15 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
9 15 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
9 15 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
10 14 (0.62%) Pega PRPC
11 12 (0.53%) Eloqua
12 11 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
12 11 (0.49%) SAP BPC
13 9 (0.40%) assyst
13 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
14 8 (0.35%) Magento
14 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 204 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (7.19%) PaaS
4 142 (6.26%) IaaS
5 127 (5.60%) SaaS
6 59 (2.60%) Google Analytics
7 53 (2.34%) IBM Cloud
8 52 (2.29%) GitHub
9 49 (2.16%) Office 365
10 40 (1.76%) Bluemix
11 32 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
13 29 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.97%) Boomi
15 21 (0.93%) Silverpop
16 19 (0.84%) CloudBees
17 17 (0.75%) iPaaS
17 17 (0.75%) OpenShift
18 14 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
19 12 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 134 (5.91%) HTTP
2 124 (5.47%) DNS
3 120 (5.29%) SAN
4 106 (4.68%) Firewall
4 106 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 90 (3.97%) Internet
6 75 (3.31%) DHCP
7 48 (2.12%) SSL
8 47 (2.07%) FTP
8 47 (2.07%) VPN
9 46 (2.03%) WAN
10 35 (1.54%) iSCSI
10 35 (1.54%) LAN
11 33 (1.46%) NAS
12 31 (1.37%) LDAP
13 30 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
13 30 (1.32%) HTTPS
14 22 (0.97%) VLAN
15 20 (0.88%) MPLS
15 20 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 204 (9.00%) DB2
3 136 (6.00%) MySQL
4 124 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 115 (5.07%) MongoDB
6 110 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 103 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 98 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
9 97 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 74 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 73 (3.22%) Big Data
12 70 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 69 (3.04%) Hadoop
13 69 (3.04%) RDBMS
14 68 (3.00%) NoSQL
15 64 (2.82%) Oracle Database
16 57 (2.51%) Power BI
16 57 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 44 (1.94%) DataStage
18 33 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 173 (7.63%) Maven
2 155 (6.84%) Subversion
3 154 (6.79%) JIRA
4 152 (6.70%) Git (software)
5 142 (6.26%) Jenkins
6 103 (4.54%) Eclipse
7 97 (4.28%) Visual Studio
8 76 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (3.26%) TeamCity
10 64 (2.82%) Selenium
11 60 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 59 (2.60%) JUnit
13 49 (2.16%) Hudson
14 44 (1.94%) IntelliJ
15 38 (1.68%) NetBeans
16 35 (1.54%) Vagrant
17 33 (1.46%) IBM UrbanCode
18 32 (1.41%) AnthillPro
18 32 (1.41%) CruiseControl
19 31 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 646 (28.50%) Finance
2 270 (11.91%) Banking
3 193 (8.51%) Retail
4 87 (3.84%) Marketing
5 62 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 43 (1.90%) Publishing
8 39 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.63%) Back Office
10 30 (1.32%) Advertising
11 26 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.79%) Games
12 18 (0.79%) German Language
13 17 (0.75%) French Language
13 17 (0.75%) Legal
14 16 (0.71%) Front Office
15 13 (0.57%) Military
16 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 456 (20.11%) Developer
2 399 (17.60%) Architect
3 256 (11.29%) Analyst
4 236 (10.41%) Consultant
5 177 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 116 (5.12%) Support Engineer
7 108 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 103 (4.54%) Support Analyst
9 99 (4.37%) Java Developer
10 87 (3.84%) Senior Developer
11 77 (3.40%) Administrator
12 70 (3.09%) DBA
13 68 (3.00%) Software Engineer
14 67 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 66 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
16 59 (2.60%) Integration Architect
17 56 (2.47%) SQL Developer
18 53 (2.34%) .NET Developer
19 50 (2.21%) Unix Engineer
20 47 (2.07%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (15.09%) Web Services
2 287 (12.66%) Middleware
3 278 (12.26%) XML
4 246 (10.85%) .NET
5 231 (10.19%) HTML
6 218 (9.62%) SOAP
7 186 (8.20%) REST
8 182 (8.03%) Spring
9 168 (7.41%) CSS
10 158 (6.97%) J2EE
11 143 (6.31%) AngularJS
12 133 (5.87%) RESTful
13 118 (5.21%) JMS
14 112 (4.94%) Node.js
15 110 (4.85%) Java EE
16 103 (4.54%) HTML5
17 95 (4.19%) JSON
18 91 (4.01%) Hibernate
19 87 (3.84%) .NET Framework
20 83 (3.66%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 256 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (6.75%) Data Centre
3 109 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 105 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 104 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 81 (3.57%) Mainframe
7 76 (3.35%) iSeries
8 75 (3.31%) AS400
9 73 (3.22%) Clustering
10 61 (2.69%) User Experience
11 50 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
12 49 (2.16%) DataPower
13 48 (2.12%) CMDB
14 40 (1.76%) N-Tier
15 34 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (1.28%) Algorithms
17 26 (1.15%) Client/Server
17 26 (1.15%) Replication
18 25 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
19 23 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 462 (20.38%) Linux
2 437 (19.28%) Windows
3 376 (16.59%) Unix
4 169 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 97 (4.28%) AIX
6 82 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 80 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 79 (3.48%) Solaris
9 78 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 36 (1.59%) Android
13 29 (1.28%) CentOS
14 28 (1.24%) Windows 7
15 26 (1.15%) HPUX
16 19 (0.84%) CoreOS
17 18 (0.79%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.79%) zOS
18 14 (0.62%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (14.38%) ITIL
3 298 (13.15%) SOA
4 228 (10.06%) DevOps
5 219 (9.66%) Analytics
6 214 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
7 209 (9.22%) E-Commerce
8 202 (8.91%) Scrum
9 198 (8.73%) ERP
10 185 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 184 (8.12%) Open Source
12 170 (7.50%) CRM
13 168 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
14 162 (7.15%) Presales
15 155 (6.84%) TDD
16 150 (6.62%) Project Management
17 145 (6.40%) SDLC
18 143 (6.31%) TOGAF
19 137 (6.04%) ETL
20 129 (5.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 686 (30.26%) Java
2 643 (28.36%) SQL
3 260 (11.47%) JavaScript
4 162 (7.15%) C#
5 141 (6.22%) PowerShell
6 133 (5.87%) PHP
7 123 (5.43%) Shell Script
8 119 (5.25%) Python
9 82 (3.62%) Perl
10 77 (3.40%) C++
11 69 (3.04%) RPG
12 68 (3.00%) C
13 64 (2.82%) VBA
14 61 (2.69%) T-SQL
15 52 (2.29%) Bash Shell
16 34 (1.50%) R
17 31 (1.37%) COBOL
18 29 (1.28%) PL/SQL
19 27 (1.19%) VB.NET
19 27 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 297 (13.10%) Degree
2 110 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 61 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (2.29%) ISEB
6 45 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.54%) CISSP
8 33 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 31 (1.37%) MCSE
10 30 (1.32%) PMI Certification
11 29 (1.28%) CIMA
12 28 (1.24%) MCSA
12 28 (1.24%) PMP
13 27 (1.19%) ACCA
14 26 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.84%) MCITP
16 16 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (0.62%) CISM
17 14 (0.62%) LPIC
17 14 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.53%) QA
2 65 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (2.60%) SLA
4 41 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 38 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 18 (0.79%) MiFID
7 16 (0.71%) COBIT
7 16 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.57%) FATCA
9 13 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.53%) PMO
11 10 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.40%) MISRA
13 8 (0.35%) Def Stans
13 8 (0.35%) MISRA C
14 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 4 (0.18%) GPG13
15 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (8.29%) Active Directory
1 188 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (4.46%) Docker
3 68 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 55 (2.43%) vSphere
5 44 (1.94%) XenApp
6 40 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.88%) Firmware
9 18 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.75%) NFS
11 16 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (0.66%) Xen
13 11 (0.49%) KVM
13 11 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 10 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 10 (0.44%) vCloud
14 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 116 (5.12%) Puppet
2 99 (4.37%) Tivoli
3 94 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (3.18%) Ansible
4 72 (3.18%) SCCM
5 70 (3.09%) Nagios
6 43 (1.90%) Backup Exec
7 41 (1.81%) NetBackup
8 38 (1.68%) Control-M
9 35 (1.54%) Kubernetes
10 33 (1.46%) QRadar
10 33 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 32 (1.41%) CA Service Virtualization
11 32 (1.41%) SCOM
12 28 (1.24%) SCVMM
13 25 (1.10%) Graphite
14 22 (0.97%) Terraform
15 21 (0.93%) Rundeck
16 18 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
16 18 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 748 (33.00%) Oracle
2 457 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 261 (11.51%) VMware
4 216 (9.53%) HP
5 172 (7.59%) Cisco
5 172 (7.59%) Cognos
6 147 (6.48%) SAP
7 146 (6.44%) Google
8 112 (4.94%) Dell
8 112 (4.94%) TIBCO
9 111 (4.90%) hybris
10 107 (4.72%) Citrix
11 103 (4.54%) ATG
11 103 (4.54%) NetApp
12 102 (4.50%) Red Hat
13 96 (4.23%) CA
14 91 (4.01%) EMC
15 77 (3.40%) Demandware
16 64 (2.82%) MuleSoft
17 61 (2.69%) Cognizant
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City, London
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