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 22 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 208 154
Rank change year-on-year -43 -54  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1178 1605 2400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.63% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 3.67% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1175 1810
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -0.52% +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 39611 43680 52020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.59% 44.29% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31407 35554 41931
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 22 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 22 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 -55 1077 £52,500 - 159
London -27 467 £65,000 +8.33% 63
South East -89 163 £45,000 -10.00% 24
North West -34 115 £40,000 - 18
West Midlands +6 104 £42,500 +1.19% 17
Yorkshire +14 65 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Berkshire -9 60 £55,000 -4.34% 8
East of England -43 60 £49,000 +3.15% 11
City of London -15 54 £60,000 -9.43% 19
Scotland -4 51 £45,500 -9.00% 11
South West -29 51 £38,750 -28.57% 6
Birmingham -8 49 £57,500 +35.29% 5
East Midlands +22 47 £50,000 +25.00% 9
West Yorkshire +19 41 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Glasgow +7 40 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Cheshire -15 38 £55,000 +46.66% 7
Hertfordshire -21 38 £47,500 - 3
Kent +30 31 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Warwickshire +16 28 £32,500 -22.61%
Manchester -75 28 £45,000 - 7
Leeds +9 27 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Reading +19 25 £65,000 +62.50% 3
Knutsford -13 24 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +14 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Preston - 22 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 22 £40,000 -
Hampshire +21 21 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Merseyside +10 21 £40,000 - 4
Bristol -25 21 £44,000 -9.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £45,750 +22.00% 5

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 745 (32.89%) Oracle
2 686 (30.29%) Java
3 645 (28.48%) Finance
4 637 (28.12%) SQL
5 616 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
6 514 (22.69%) WebSphere
7 457 (20.18%) Linux
8 455 (20.09%) Microsoft
9 447 (19.74%) SQL Server
10 437 (19.29%) Windows
11 373 (16.47%) Unix
12 346 (15.28%) Web Services
13 327 (14.44%) ITIL
14 302 (13.33%) SOA
15 297 (13.11%) Degree
16 288 (12.72%) Middleware
17 278 (12.27%) XML
18 271 (11.96%) Banking
19 263 (11.61%) VMware
20 261 (11.52%) JavaScript
21 260 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
22 247 (10.91%) .NET
23 233 (10.29%) HTML
24 226 (9.98%) DevOps
25 221 (9.76%) Analytics
26 218 (9.62%) SOAP
27 216 (9.54%) HP
28 211 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
29 208 (9.18%) E-Commerce
30 206 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (22.69%) WebSphere
2 206 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 193 (8.52%) Tomcat
4 149 (6.58%) IIS
5 128 (5.65%) Apache
6 125 (5.52%) CMS
7 115 (5.08%) JBoss
8 100 (4.42%) WebLogic
9 84 (3.71%) Apache Solr
10 83 (3.66%) SharePoint
11 74 (3.27%) MS Exchange
12 57 (2.52%) SAS
13 44 (1.94%) Alfresco
14 39 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 38 (1.68%) MQSeries
16 35 (1.55%) Mule
17 30 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
18 29 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 29 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
19 28 (1.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.55%) SPSS
4 26 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.62%) SPSS Modeler
7 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.31%) EngageOne
8 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.22%) 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 30 (1.32%) Maximo
4 29 (1.28%) Cognos Controller
5 26 (1.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 26 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 23 (1.02%) Unica
7 18 (0.79%) Markit EDM
7 18 (0.79%) NetSuite
8 16 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
9 15 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.62%) Pega PRPC
11 11 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
11 11 (0.49%) Eloqua
11 11 (0.49%) SAP BPC
12 9 (0.40%) assyst
12 9 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.35%) Magento
13 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 202 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 162 (7.15%) PaaS
4 141 (6.23%) IaaS
5 126 (5.56%) SaaS
6 61 (2.69%) Google Analytics
7 52 (2.30%) GitHub
8 51 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
9 49 (2.16%) Office 365
10 38 (1.68%) Bluemix
11 32 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
13 29 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.97%) Silverpop
15 21 (0.93%) Boomi
16 19 (0.84%) CloudBees
17 17 (0.75%) iPaaS
17 17 (0.75%) OpenShift
18 14 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
19 13 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 134 (5.92%) HTTP
2 125 (5.52%) DNS
3 121 (5.34%) SAN
4 107 (4.72%) Firewall
5 106 (4.68%) TCP/IP
6 90 (3.97%) Internet
7 75 (3.31%) DHCP
8 48 (2.12%) SSL
9 47 (2.08%) FTP
9 47 (2.08%) VPN
10 46 (2.03%) WAN
11 36 (1.59%) iSCSI
12 35 (1.55%) LAN
13 34 (1.50%) NAS
14 32 (1.41%) LDAP
15 30 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
15 30 (1.32%) HTTPS
16 22 (0.97%) VLAN
17 20 (0.88%) MPLS
17 20 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 204 (9.01%) DB2
3 136 (6.00%) MySQL
4 124 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 113 (4.99%) MongoDB
6 107 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 103 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 96 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 94 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (3.18%) Big Data
10 72 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (3.00%) Hadoop
12 68 (3.00%) RDBMS
13 66 (2.91%) NoSQL
14 64 (2.83%) Oracle Database
15 55 (2.43%) Power BI
15 55 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 40 (1.77%) DataStage
17 33 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 172 (7.59%) Maven
2 157 (6.93%) JIRA
3 155 (6.84%) Subversion
4 152 (6.71%) Git (software)
5 141 (6.23%) Jenkins
6 104 (4.59%) Eclipse
7 97 (4.28%) Visual Studio
8 77 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 73 (3.22%) TeamCity
10 65 (2.87%) 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 (1.55%) Vagrant
17 32 (1.41%) AnthillPro
17 32 (1.41%) CruiseControl
17 32 (1.41%) IBM UrbanCode
18 31 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 645 (28.48%) Finance
2 271 (11.96%) Banking
3 196 (8.65%) Retail
4 90 (3.97%) Marketing
5 62 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 43 (1.90%) Publishing
8 39 (1.72%) Back Office
8 39 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.28%) Advertising
10 25 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.79%) Games
12 17 (0.75%) German Language
12 17 (0.75%) Legal
13 16 (0.71%) French Language
13 16 (0.71%) Front Office
14 13 (0.57%) Military
15 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 453 (20.00%) Developer
2 402 (17.75%) Architect
3 257 (11.35%) Analyst
4 235 (10.38%) Consultant
5 179 (7.90%) Solutions Architect
6 116 (5.12%) Support Engineer
7 108 (4.77%) Applications Support
8 104 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 97 (4.28%) Java Developer
10 86 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 76 (3.36%) Administrator
12 68 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 68 (3.00%) Software Engineer
13 67 (2.96%) DBA
14 66 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
15 59 (2.60%) Integration Architect
16 55 (2.43%) SQL Developer
17 53 (2.34%) .NET Developer
18 50 (2.21%) Unix Engineer
19 46 (2.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (15.28%) Web Services
2 288 (12.72%) Middleware
3 278 (12.27%) XML
4 247 (10.91%) .NET
5 233 (10.29%) HTML
6 218 (9.62%) SOAP
7 185 (8.17%) REST
8 180 (7.95%) Spring
9 167 (7.37%) CSS
10 158 (6.98%) J2EE
11 142 (6.27%) AngularJS
12 134 (5.92%) RESTful
13 118 (5.21%) JMS
14 112 (4.94%) Java EE
15 111 (4.90%) Node.js
16 104 (4.59%) HTML5
17 95 (4.19%) JSON
18 91 (4.02%) Hibernate
19 88 (3.89%) .NET Framework
20 83 (3.66%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 260 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 109 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 106 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
5 104 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 81 (3.58%) Mainframe
7 76 (3.36%) iSeries
8 75 (3.31%) AS400
9 74 (3.27%) Clustering
10 61 (2.69%) User Experience
11 50 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
12 49 (2.16%) DataPower
13 48 (2.12%) CMDB
14 41 (1.81%) N-Tier
15 35 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (1.28%) Algorithms
17 27 (1.19%) Client/Server
18 26 (1.15%) Replication
19 24 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
20 23 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 457 (20.18%) Linux
2 437 (19.29%) Windows
3 373 (16.47%) Unix
4 170 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 97 (4.28%) AIX
6 82 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 80 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 79 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (3.40%) Solaris
10 55 (2.43%) 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 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (14.44%) ITIL
3 302 (13.33%) SOA
4 226 (9.98%) DevOps
5 221 (9.76%) Analytics
6 211 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
7 208 (9.18%) E-Commerce
8 204 (9.01%) Scrum
9 198 (8.74%) ERP
10 186 (8.21%) Software Engineering
11 183 (8.08%) Open Source
12 171 (7.55%) CRM
13 164 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
14 163 (7.20%) Presales
15 155 (6.84%) TDD
16 149 (6.58%) Project Management
17 145 (6.40%) SDLC
18 144 (6.36%) TOGAF
19 132 (5.83%) ETL
20 130 (5.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 686 (30.29%) Java
2 637 (28.12%) SQL
3 261 (11.52%) JavaScript
4 161 (7.11%) C#
5 142 (6.27%) PowerShell
6 133 (5.87%) PHP
7 121 (5.34%) Shell Script
8 120 (5.30%) Python
9 82 (3.62%) Perl
10 77 (3.40%) C++
11 69 (3.05%) C
11 69 (3.05%) RPG
12 63 (2.78%) VBA
13 60 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 50 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.55%) R
16 31 (1.37%) COBOL
17 28 (1.24%) PL/SQL
18 27 (1.19%) VB.NET
18 27 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 297 (13.11%) Degree
2 112 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 61 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (2.30%) ISEB
6 48 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (1.59%) CISSP
8 34 (1.50%) MCSE
9 33 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
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 77 (3.40%) QA
2 66 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (2.60%) SLA
4 39 (1.72%) 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 15 (0.66%) 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%) GPG13
14 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 190 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (8.34%) Active Directory
3 101 (4.46%) Docker
4 69 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 55 (2.43%) vSphere
6 44 (1.94%) XenApp
7 40 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.88%) Firmware
10 19 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.79%) NFS
11 18 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.71%) Xen
13 12 (0.53%) KVM
14 11 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 10 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 10 (0.44%) vCloud
15 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 115 (5.08%) Puppet
2 99 (4.37%) Tivoli
3 94 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (3.18%) SCCM
5 71 (3.13%) Ansible
6 70 (3.09%) Nagios
7 43 (1.90%) Backup Exec
8 42 (1.85%) NetBackup
9 38 (1.68%) Control-M
10 35 (1.55%) Kubernetes
11 34 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 33 (1.46%) QRadar
13 32 (1.41%) CA Service Virtualization
13 32 (1.41%) SCOM
14 28 (1.24%) SCVMM
15 25 (1.10%) Graphite
16 22 (0.97%) Terraform
17 21 (0.93%) Rundeck
18 18 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
18 18 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 745 (32.89%) Oracle
2 455 (20.09%) Microsoft
3 263 (11.61%) VMware
4 216 (9.54%) HP
5 172 (7.59%) Cisco
6 171 (7.55%) Cognos
7 148 (6.53%) Google
7 148 (6.53%) SAP
8 112 (4.94%) hybris
9 110 (4.86%) Dell
9 110 (4.86%) TIBCO
10 107 (4.72%) Citrix
11 103 (4.55%) ATG
11 103 (4.55%) NetApp
12 102 (4.50%) Red Hat
13 96 (4.24%) CA
14 92 (4.06%) EMC
15 77 (3.40%) Demandware
16 63 (2.78%) MuleSoft
17 61 (2.69%) Cognizant
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary dependant on skills
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
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City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70k - £90k base + 5k sign on
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
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