Period
to 6 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 6 July 2020 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 > Wales
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 73 110
Rank change year-on-year +29 +37 -18
Permanent jobs citing IBM 60 46 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.72% 2.60% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 11.74% 7.43% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 20
Median annual salary £41,391 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% +38.57% -22.68%
10th Percentile £34,250 £37,550 £30,466
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 511 619 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.24% 34.97% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 435 548 556
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,175 £22,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for IBM in Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in Wales over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for IBM in Wales

IBM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 6 months to 6 July 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
South Wales +33 60 £41,391 -14.66%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT jobs citing IBM 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 44 (73.33%) WebSphere
2 40 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 36 (60.00%) Advertising
4 26 (43.33%) Shell Script
5 25 (41.67%) Linux
6 24 (40.00%) Finance
7 23 (38.33%) Middleware
8 22 (36.67%) Azure
8 22 (36.67%) DevOps
9 21 (35.00%) Windows
10 20 (33.33%) Java
10 20 (33.33%) SOAP
10 20 (33.33%) Web Services
10 20 (33.33%) Spring
11 19 (31.67%) Bash Shell
11 19 (31.67%) ITIL
11 19 (31.67%) Python
12 18 (30.00%) Perl
12 18 (30.00%) OS/400
13 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
14 16 (26.67%) JIRA
14 16 (26.67%) IBM Integration Bus
14 16 (26.67%) Confluence
14 16 (26.67%) Kubernetes
14 16 (26.67%) Docker
15 15 (25.00%) REST
15 15 (25.00%) SQL
15 15 (25.00%) JBoss
15 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (23.33%) SQL Server

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 44 (73.33%) WebSphere
2 40 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 16 (26.67%) Confluence
4 15 (25.00%) JBoss
5 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Azure
2 3 (5.00%) AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) SSL
2 6 (10.00%) FTP
3 5 (8.33%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (8.33%) HTTP
3 5 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) JIRA
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (60.00%) Advertising
2 24 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Release Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Middleware Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Middleware Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) Middleware
2 20 (33.33%) SOAP
2 20 (33.33%) Spring
2 20 (33.33%) Web Services
3 16 (26.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (25.00%) REST
5 14 (23.33%) Play Framework
6 11 (18.33%) Java SE
7 7 (11.67%) WSDL
8 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.00%) Struts
9 2 (3.33%) JMS
9 2 (3.33%) JSON
9 2 (3.33%) XML
10 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.67%) iSeries
2 6 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Windows
3 18 (30.00%) OS/400
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) DevOps
2 19 (31.67%) ITIL
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.00%) Coaching
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (18.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) API Integration
9 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.67%) High Availability
9 7 (11.67%) Project Delivery
10 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.00%) Line Management
10 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 6 (10.00%) OWASP
10 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Shell Script
2 20 (33.33%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) Bash Shell
3 19 (31.67%) Python
4 18 (30.00%) Perl
5 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
6 15 (25.00%) SQL
7 14 (23.33%) Scala
8 6 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
1 11 (18.33%) IBM Certification
2 6 (10.00%) CBAP
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Docker
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.00%) Rapid7
4 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.67%) Spotify