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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK
Rank 248 176 145
Rank change year-on-year -72 -31  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1110 1982 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.93% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 4.19% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1402 1654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -2.17%  

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 37302 47298 49861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.90% 45.94% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29986 38617 40192
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -75 1004 £51,500 -0.96% 126
London -34 504 £60,000 +4.34% 53
South East -87 133 £55,000 +10.00% 21
North West -23 87 £40,000 +1.26% 13
West Midlands -15 73 £42,500 - 5
South West -36 70 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Berkshire +1 66 £60,000 +9.09% 11
East of England -53 60 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Yorkshire +3 52 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Birmingham -1 44 £55,000 +22.22%
Wales 0 42 £45,269 +9.08% 2
Scotland -16 37 £55,250 +38.12% 9
South Wales +11 36 £45,269 +9.08% 2
City of London -59 36 £57,500 - 12
Manchester -26 34 £42,500 +19.71% 4
Hampshire -26 31 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Bristol +10 29 £43,750 +6.70%
West Yorkshire +3 29 £44,000 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire -16 28 £35,000 -25.53% 1
Cheshire -4 25 £42,500 - 6
Hertfordshire -36 24 £36,000 -24.21% 6
Leeds +21 23 £44,000 -20.00% 4
Reading +32 22 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North Yorkshire +19 21 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Glasgow +12 20 £45,250 +13.12% 5
East Midlands -55 20 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Lancashire +7 17 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Newport +12 16 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Kent +24 15 £39,000 +30.00% 3
Bracknell +12 15 £57,500 +6.97% 1

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 821 (33.00%) Oracle
2 714 (28.70%) Java
3 707 (28.42%) SQL
4 699 (28.09%) Finance
5 632 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
6 586 (23.55%) WebSphere
7 523 (21.02%) Microsoft
8 510 (20.50%) Linux
9 496 (19.94%) Windows
10 461 (18.53%) SQL Server
11 386 (15.51%) Web Services
12 360 (14.47%) Degree
13 356 (14.31%) ITIL
14 350 (14.07%) Unix
15 347 (13.95%) XML
16 332 (13.34%) VMware
17 329 (13.22%) Middleware
18 310 (12.46%) SOA
19 309 (12.42%) HP
20 288 (11.58%) HTML
20 288 (11.58%) Banking
21 284 (11.41%) JavaScript
22 275 (11.05%) MS Excel
23 274 (11.01%) .NET
24 262 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
25 257 (10.33%) DB2
26 251 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
27 244 (9.81%) Retail
28 243 (9.77%) Presales
29 237 (9.53%) Cisco

IBM
Top Related 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
1 586 (23.55%) WebSphere
2 219 (8.80%) IIS
2 219 (8.80%) Tomcat
3 187 (7.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 165 (6.63%) Apache
5 156 (6.27%) JBoss
6 120 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 112 (4.50%) WebLogic
8 98 (3.94%) CMS
9 62 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 60 (2.41%) SAS
11 57 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 54 (2.17%) Apache Solr
13 50 (2.01%) MS Exchange
14 45 (1.81%) MQSeries
15 44 (1.77%) Alfresco
15 44 (1.77%) Mule
16 42 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
16 42 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
17 38 (1.53%) CICS
Applications
1 275 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.93%) MS Office
3 29 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.96%) SPSS Modeler
5 20 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.60%) SPSS
7 9 (0.36%) Simulink
8 8 (0.32%) MS Project
9 6 (0.24%) Casewise Modeler
10 4 (0.16%) EngageOne
11 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.080%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 42 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 33 (1.33%) RMDS
3 32 (1.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 31 (1.25%) Maximo
5 27 (1.09%) Unica
6 20 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.72%) Magento
8 12 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
8 12 (0.48%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.44%) SAP BPC
9 11 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
10 10 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
11 9 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
11 9 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
11 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.32%) Sage X3
12 8 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.28%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 172 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (4.90%) PaaS
4 114 (4.58%) IaaS
5 92 (3.70%) SaaS
6 62 (2.49%) GitHub
7 51 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
7 51 (2.05%) Google Analytics
8 37 (1.49%) Office 365
9 28 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
11 26 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.76%) Silverpop
13 18 (0.72%) CloudBees
14 16 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
15 12 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
16 11 (0.44%) Boomi
16 11 (0.44%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.40%) Slack
18 9 (0.36%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 174 (6.99%) SAN
2 156 (6.27%) Firewall
3 147 (5.91%) HTTP
4 113 (4.54%) DNS
5 95 (3.82%) Internet
6 75 (3.01%) WAN
7 73 (2.93%) LAN
8 72 (2.89%) TCP/IP
9 69 (2.77%) NAS
10 66 (2.65%) SSL
11 58 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
11 58 (2.33%) iSCSI
12 51 (2.05%) FCoE
13 46 (1.85%) DHCP
14 43 (1.73%) LDAP
15 42 (1.69%) Multicast
16 35 (1.41%) FTP
17 29 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (1.17%) Network Security
18 27 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 257 (10.33%) DB2
3 147 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 112 (4.50%) MySQL
5 110 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (4.18%) Oracle Database
7 104 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 95 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 88 (3.54%) MongoDB
10 78 (3.14%) RDBMS
11 73 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 72 (2.89%) NoSQL
13 67 (2.69%) Big Data
14 66 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 65 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 54 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 50 (2.01%) Power BI
18 44 (1.77%) HBase
19 37 (1.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 166 (6.67%) Maven
2 159 (6.39%) Subversion
3 152 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 148 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 121 (4.86%) Visual Studio
6 117 (4.70%) JIRA
7 97 (3.90%) Eclipse
8 87 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 68 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 59 (2.37%) Selenium
11 53 (2.13%) Hudson
12 52 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 52 (2.09%) JUnit
13 51 (2.05%) Cucumber
14 45 (1.81%) Talend Open Studio
15 43 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
16 40 (1.61%) JMeter
17 39 (1.57%) IntelliJ
18 33 (1.33%) NetBeans
19 30 (1.21%) Vagrant
General
1 699 (28.09%) Finance
2 288 (11.58%) Banking
3 244 (9.81%) Retail
4 132 (5.31%) Marketing
5 96 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 87 (3.50%) Publishing
7 65 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.69%) Back Office
9 40 (1.61%) Games
10 32 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 30 (1.21%) Spanish Language
12 29 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 25 (1.00%) Advertising
14 21 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
15 18 (0.72%) Automotive
16 16 (0.64%) Front Office
16 16 (0.64%) Legal
17 15 (0.60%) German Language
18 14 (0.56%) French Language
19 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 458 (18.41%) Architect
2 406 (16.32%) Developer
3 361 (14.51%) Analyst
4 294 (11.82%) Consultant
5 204 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 134 (5.39%) Support Analyst
7 129 (5.18%) Applications Support
8 103 (4.14%) Support Engineer
9 94 (3.78%) Java Developer
10 88 (3.54%) Applications Support Analyst
11 85 (3.42%) Senior Developer
12 67 (2.69%) Senior Consultant
13 65 (2.61%) DBA
14 64 (2.57%) Technical Architect
15 62 (2.49%) Infrastructure Architect
15 62 (2.49%) Software Engineer
16 61 (2.45%) Administrator
17 55 (2.21%) .NET Developer
18 50 (2.01%) Integration Architect
18 50 (2.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (15.51%) Web Services
2 347 (13.95%) XML
3 329 (13.22%) Middleware
4 288 (11.58%) HTML
5 274 (11.01%) .NET
6 231 (9.28%) SOAP
7 194 (7.80%) REST
8 176 (7.07%) CSS
9 175 (7.03%) RESTful
10 163 (6.55%) Spring
11 145 (5.83%) J2EE
12 122 (4.90%) JSON
13 115 (4.62%) XSLT
14 114 (4.58%) JMS
15 111 (4.46%) Java EE
16 110 (4.42%) WebSphere MQ
17 104 (4.18%) AngularJS
18 101 (4.06%) ASP.NET
19 98 (3.94%) HTML5
20 95 (3.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 262 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (8.12%) Data Centre
3 157 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 133 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
5 124 (4.98%) Mainframe
6 104 (4.18%) iSeries
7 86 (3.46%) Management Information System
8 75 (3.01%) CMDB
9 70 (2.81%) AS400
10 69 (2.77%) Clustering
11 61 (2.45%) DataPower
12 58 (2.33%) User Experience
13 51 (2.05%) Replication
14 43 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
15 41 (1.65%) N-Tier
16 28 (1.13%) Algorithms
17 25 (1.00%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (0.96%) EMC VNX
19 20 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 510 (20.50%) Linux
2 496 (19.94%) Windows
3 350 (14.07%) Unix
4 179 (7.19%) Windows Server
5 116 (4.66%) AIX
6 113 (4.54%) Solaris
7 94 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 83 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (2.05%) Apple iOS
11 45 (1.81%) Android
12 42 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.96%) Windows 7
14 23 (0.92%) HPUX
14 23 (0.92%) zOS
15 16 (0.64%) CentOS
16 14 (0.56%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.40%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (14.31%) ITIL
3 310 (12.46%) SOA
4 243 (9.77%) Presales
5 230 (9.24%) Analytics
6 222 (8.92%) DevOps
7 214 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
8 204 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 202 (8.12%) Scrum
10 188 (7.56%) CRM
11 183 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
12 181 (7.27%) E-Commerce
13 178 (7.15%) TOGAF
14 177 (7.11%) Open Source
15 171 (6.87%) TDD
16 164 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 162 (6.51%) Project Management
18 158 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
19 143 (5.75%) ERP
20 141 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 714 (28.70%) Java
2 707 (28.42%) SQL
3 284 (11.41%) JavaScript
4 187 (7.52%) C#
5 155 (6.23%) PowerShell
6 145 (5.83%) Python
7 119 (4.78%) Shell Script
8 96 (3.86%) PHP
9 69 (2.77%) VBA
10 64 (2.57%) Perl
10 64 (2.57%) RPG
11 63 (2.53%) C++
12 57 (2.29%) C
13 56 (2.25%) COBOL
14 49 (1.97%) JCL
15 38 (1.53%) R
16 36 (1.45%) PL/SQL
17 35 (1.41%) Bash Shell
18 32 (1.29%) VB
19 31 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 360 (14.47%) Degree
2 136 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 94 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 89 (3.58%) ISEB
5 67 (2.69%) PMI Certification
6 65 (2.61%) PMP
7 54 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.45%) MCSE
10 32 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 31 (1.25%) CISSP
12 29 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (1.09%) MCSA
14 26 (1.05%) LPIC
15 25 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (0.92%) CCNA
16 23 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (0.92%) MBA
17 19 (0.76%) MCITP
18 17 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.78%) SLA
2 78 (3.14%) QA
3 60 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 29 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 26 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
7 24 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.88%) PMO
9 21 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.80%) COBIT
10 20 (0.80%) GPG13
11 10 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.28%) MiFID
14 6 (0.24%) FATCA
15 5 (0.20%) ISO20022
16 4 (0.16%) Def Stans
16 4 (0.16%) MISRA
16 4 (0.16%) MISRA C
17 3 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 251 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 105 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 59 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (2.33%) Docker
6 54 (2.17%) NFS
7 50 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
8 46 (1.85%) SRDF
9 44 (1.77%) vSphere
10 43 (1.73%) KVM
11 41 (1.65%) Xen
12 37 (1.49%) Firmware
13 29 (1.17%) XenApp
14 22 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 15 (0.60%) XenDesktop
18 12 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (0.48%) VMware ESX
19 11 (0.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 128 (5.14%) Tivoli
2 90 (3.62%) Puppet
3 88 (3.54%) Nagios
4 81 (3.26%) SCCM
5 72 (2.89%) NetBackup
6 70 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
7 57 (2.29%) Backup Exec
8 56 (2.25%) QRadar
9 49 (1.97%) Ansible
9 49 (1.97%) SCOM
10 46 (1.85%) SCVMM
11 41 (1.65%) Control-M
12 37 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 33 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 30 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
15 26 (1.05%) Data Guard
16 24 (0.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 24 (0.96%) Graphite
17 21 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 821 (33.00%) Oracle
2 523 (21.02%) Microsoft
3 332 (13.34%) VMware
4 309 (12.42%) HP
5 237 (9.53%) Cisco
6 175 (7.03%) EMC
7 150 (6.03%) NetApp
8 144 (5.79%) SAP
9 136 (5.47%) Cognos
10 135 (5.43%) Citrix
11 126 (5.06%) Red Hat
12 122 (4.90%) TIBCO
13 115 (4.62%) Google
14 97 (3.90%) Dell
15 95 (3.82%) CA
16 84 (3.38%) hybris
17 82 (3.30%) CheckPoint
18 72 (2.89%) ATG
19 70 (2.81%) Intel
20 69 (2.77%) Juniper
East London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + OTE (100% uncapped) + Car All (10%
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + OTE (100% uncapped) + Car All (10%
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago