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 28 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.

IBM
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 175 150
Rank change year-on-year -70 -25  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1125 2026 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.95% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 4.24% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1437 1686
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 37362 47746 51016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.85% 45.92% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30028 38981 41150
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 £28,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -72 1015 £51,500 - 123
London -35 511 £60,000 +4.34% 52
South East -94 133 £55,000 +10.00% 18
North West -18 91 £40,000 +1.26% 14
West Midlands -3 72 £42,500 - 5
South West -24 69 £42,250 -6.11% 4
Berkshire -4 66 £60,000 +9.09% 8
East of England -55 61 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Yorkshire +9 52 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Wales +10 45 £45,269 +11.08% 1
Birmingham -5 41 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland -11 39 £60,000 +50.00% 9
City of London -71 39 £57,500 - 14
South Wales +16 37 £45,269 +4.66% 1
Manchester -31 35 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Hampshire -36 31 £52,500 +23.52% 4
West Yorkshire +9 28 £44,000 -20.00% 6
Wiltshire -11 28 £37,500 -20.21% 1
Bristol +9 27 £45,000 +9.75%
Cheshire -2 27 £42,500 - 3
Hertfordshire -29 26 £36,000 -24.21% 5
Reading +33 22 £60,000 +21.82% 2
Leeds +29 21 £44,000 -20.00% 5
North Yorkshire +21 21 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Glasgow +6 21 £48,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -49 21 £50,000 +29.03% 9
Newport +13 17 £41,500 +10.66%
Lancashire 0 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Edinburgh -17 15 £77,500 +63.15% 1
Kent +25 14 £39,000 +30.00% 3

IBM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 812 (33.06%) Oracle
2 705 (28.71%) Java
3 697 (28.38%) SQL
4 689 (28.05%) Finance
5 627 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 585 (23.82%) WebSphere
7 510 (20.77%) Microsoft
8 505 (20.56%) Linux
9 495 (20.15%) Windows
10 460 (18.73%) SQL Server
11 386 (15.72%) Web Services
12 356 (14.50%) Unix
13 350 (14.25%) Degree
14 346 (14.09%) XML
15 344 (14.01%) ITIL
16 331 (13.48%) Middleware
17 319 (12.99%) VMware
18 313 (12.74%) SOA
19 295 (12.01%) HP
20 288 (11.73%) Banking
21 287 (11.69%) HTML
22 282 (11.48%) JavaScript
23 270 (10.99%) .NET
24 267 (10.87%) MS Excel
25 259 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
26 248 (10.10%) DB2
27 240 (9.77%) Retail
28 238 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
29 232 (9.45%) SOAP
29 232 (9.45%) Presales

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
1 585 (23.82%) WebSphere
2 226 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 217 (8.84%) IIS
4 193 (7.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 166 (6.76%) Apache
6 155 (6.31%) JBoss
7 115 (4.68%) SharePoint
8 114 (4.64%) WebLogic
9 98 (3.99%) CMS
10 63 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 60 (2.44%) SAS
12 57 (2.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 54 (2.20%) Apache Solr
14 51 (2.08%) MS Exchange
15 45 (1.83%) MQSeries
16 44 (1.79%) Alfresco
17 41 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
18 40 (1.63%) Mule
19 37 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
19 37 (1.51%) CICS
Applications
1 267 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 77 (3.14%) MS Office
3 27 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.98%) SPSS Modeler
5 21 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.65%) SPSS
7 9 (0.37%) MS Project
7 9 (0.37%) Simulink
8 4 (0.16%) Casewise Modeler
8 4 (0.16%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 37 (1.51%) Cognos TM1
3 33 (1.34%) RMDS
4 31 (1.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 31 (1.26%) Maximo
5 26 (1.06%) Unica
6 20 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.73%) Magento
8 15 (0.61%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
10 11 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
11 10 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
12 9 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
12 9 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.37%) SAP BPC
13 8 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
13 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.33%) Sage X3
13 8 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
14 7 (0.29%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 174 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (4.72%) PaaS
4 110 (4.48%) IaaS
5 94 (3.83%) SaaS
6 62 (2.52%) GitHub
7 52 (2.12%) Google Analytics
8 47 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (1.55%) Office 365
10 29 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
12 27 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (0.77%) CloudBees
14 17 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
14 17 (0.69%) Silverpop
15 14 (0.57%) Boomi
16 12 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
16 12 (0.49%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.41%) Bluemix
18 9 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 169 (6.88%) SAN
2 151 (6.15%) HTTP
3 149 (6.07%) Firewall
4 112 (4.56%) DNS
5 96 (3.91%) Internet
6 74 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 74 (3.01%) WAN
7 72 (2.93%) LAN
8 67 (2.73%) NAS
9 65 (2.65%) SSL
10 59 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
11 57 (2.32%) iSCSI
12 50 (2.04%) FCoE
13 48 (1.95%) DHCP
14 43 (1.75%) LDAP
15 41 (1.67%) Multicast
16 36 (1.47%) FTP
17 28 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (1.14%) HTTPS
17 28 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 248 (10.10%) DB2
3 147 (5.99%) Relational Database
4 109 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 109 (4.44%) MySQL
4 109 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 105 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 103 (4.19%) Oracle Database
7 94 (3.83%) Hadoop
8 87 (3.54%) MongoDB
9 78 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 72 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 71 (2.89%) NoSQL
12 67 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 64 (2.61%) Big Data
13 64 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (2.08%) Power BI
16 44 (1.79%) HBase
17 37 (1.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 170 (6.92%) Maven
2 160 (6.51%) Subversion
3 155 (6.31%) Git (software)
4 152 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 119 (4.85%) Visual Studio
6 117 (4.76%) JIRA
7 100 (4.07%) Eclipse
8 86 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 70 (2.85%) TeamCity
10 60 (2.44%) Selenium
11 53 (2.16%) JUnit
12 52 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 51 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 51 (2.08%) Hudson
14 43 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
15 42 (1.71%) IntelliJ
15 42 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
16 38 (1.55%) JMeter
17 35 (1.43%) NetBeans
18 31 (1.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 689 (28.05%) Finance
2 288 (11.73%) Banking
3 240 (9.77%) Retail
4 129 (5.25%) Marketing
5 91 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.18%) Publishing
7 64 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.75%) Back Office
9 39 (1.59%) Games
10 31 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.14%) Spanish Language
13 26 (1.06%) Advertising
14 21 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
15 19 (0.77%) Legal
16 17 (0.69%) Automotive
16 17 (0.69%) Front Office
17 13 (0.53%) German Language
18 12 (0.49%) French Language
19 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 452 (18.40%) Architect
2 403 (16.41%) Developer
3 354 (14.41%) Analyst
4 290 (11.81%) Consultant
5 202 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
6 128 (5.21%) Support Analyst
7 121 (4.93%) Applications Support
8 105 (4.28%) Support Engineer
9 94 (3.83%) Java Developer
10 84 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 82 (3.34%) Applications Support Analyst
12 67 (2.73%) Senior Consultant
13 65 (2.65%) DBA
14 63 (2.57%) Technical Architect
15 61 (2.48%) Administrator
15 61 (2.48%) Infrastructure Architect
15 61 (2.48%) Software Engineer
16 56 (2.28%) .NET Developer
17 51 (2.08%) Integration Architect
18 49 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (15.72%) Web Services
2 346 (14.09%) XML
3 331 (13.48%) Middleware
4 287 (11.69%) HTML
5 270 (10.99%) .NET
6 232 (9.45%) SOAP
7 195 (7.94%) REST
8 174 (7.08%) CSS
8 174 (7.08%) RESTful
9 165 (6.72%) Spring
10 144 (5.86%) J2EE
11 120 (4.89%) JMS
12 118 (4.80%) JSON
13 112 (4.56%) XSLT
14 110 (4.48%) Java EE
15 108 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
16 104 (4.23%) AngularJS
17 102 (4.15%) ASP.NET
18 98 (3.99%) .NET Framework
19 97 (3.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 259 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 145 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 135 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 123 (5.01%) Mainframe
6 102 (4.15%) iSeries
7 86 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 71 (2.89%) Clustering
9 70 (2.85%) AS400
10 68 (2.77%) CMDB
11 62 (2.52%) DataPower
12 60 (2.44%) User Experience
13 50 (2.04%) Replication
14 44 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
15 43 (1.75%) N-Tier
16 27 (1.10%) Algorithms
17 25 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (0.98%) Client/Server
19 22 (0.90%) EMC VNX
20 21 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 505 (20.56%) Linux
2 495 (20.15%) Windows
3 356 (14.50%) Unix
4 179 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 118 (4.80%) AIX
6 114 (4.64%) Solaris
7 95 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 85 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 44 (1.79%) Android
11 44 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.98%) HPUX
12 24 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.90%) zOS
14 16 (0.65%) CentOS
15 15 (0.61%) CoreOS
16 12 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.45%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (14.01%) ITIL
3 313 (12.74%) SOA
4 232 (9.45%) Presales
5 226 (9.20%) Analytics
6 220 (8.96%) DevOps
7 208 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
8 202 (8.22%) Scrum
9 196 (7.98%) Software Engineering
10 184 (7.49%) CRM
11 182 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 177 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
12 177 (7.21%) Open Source
13 173 (7.04%) TDD
13 173 (7.04%) TOGAF
14 161 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 155 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 153 (6.23%) Project Management
17 142 (5.78%) ERP
18 139 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 705 (28.71%) Java
2 697 (28.38%) SQL
3 282 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 188 (7.65%) C#
5 157 (6.39%) PowerShell
6 142 (5.78%) Python
7 124 (5.05%) Shell Script
8 96 (3.91%) PHP
9 68 (2.77%) VBA
10 64 (2.61%) Perl
11 63 (2.57%) C++
12 62 (2.52%) RPG
13 57 (2.32%) C
14 56 (2.28%) COBOL
15 47 (1.91%) JCL
16 38 (1.55%) R
17 35 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 31 (1.26%) Delphi
19 30 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 350 (14.25%) Degree
2 128 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 90 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 86 (3.50%) ISEB
5 61 (2.48%) PMI Certification
6 59 (2.40%) PMP
7 54 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (1.59%) ISTQB
9 37 (1.51%) MCSE
10 31 (1.26%) CISSP
11 29 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 29 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (1.10%) MCSA
13 24 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (0.94%) LPIC
14 23 (0.94%) MBA
15 22 (0.90%) CCNA
15 22 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.73%) MCITP
17 17 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.66%) SLA
2 72 (2.93%) QA
3 62 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 30 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 25 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
8 21 (0.86%) PMO
9 20 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.73%) GPG13
11 17 (0.69%) COBIT
12 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.33%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.33%) MiFID
14 7 (0.29%) FATCA
15 5 (0.20%) ISO20022
16 4 (0.16%) Def Stans
16 4 (0.16%) MISRA
16 4 (0.16%) MISRA C
16 4 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 238 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 105 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 60 (2.44%) Docker
5 55 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (2.12%) NFS
7 49 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
8 45 (1.83%) SRDF
9 43 (1.75%) vSphere
10 42 (1.71%) KVM
11 40 (1.63%) Xen
12 33 (1.34%) Firmware
13 31 (1.26%) XenApp
14 20 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 15 (0.61%) XenDesktop
18 13 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (0.49%) VMware ESX
20 11 (0.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 128 (5.21%) Tivoli
2 95 (3.87%) Puppet
3 87 (3.54%) Nagios
4 80 (3.26%) SCCM
5 72 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (2.77%) NetBackup
7 54 (2.20%) Backup Exec
8 53 (2.16%) QRadar
9 51 (2.08%) Ansible
10 47 (1.91%) SCOM
11 43 (1.75%) SCVMM
12 41 (1.67%) Control-M
13 37 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 34 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 29 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
16 26 (1.06%) Data Guard
17 24 (0.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 24 (0.98%) Graphite
18 21 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
19 19 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 812 (33.06%) Oracle
2 510 (20.77%) Microsoft
3 319 (12.99%) VMware
4 295 (12.01%) HP
5 227 (9.24%) Cisco
6 167 (6.80%) EMC
7 142 (5.78%) NetApp
7 142 (5.78%) SAP
8 132 (5.37%) Cognos
9 129 (5.25%) Citrix
10 127 (5.17%) TIBCO
11 123 (5.01%) Red Hat
12 118 (4.80%) Google
13 101 (4.11%) Dell
14 92 (3.75%) CA
15 83 (3.38%) hybris
16 75 (3.05%) ATG
16 75 (3.05%) CheckPoint
17 66 (2.69%) Intel
18 65 (2.65%) BMC
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Perth & Kinross
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Ideally 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum excellent Benefits and bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Pension & Life Assurance
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago