Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 99 119
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -52
Permanent jobs citing IBM 23 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.20% 1.95% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 4.23% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 33
Wales median annual salary £54,250 £35,000 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.00% +5.51% -13.84%
10th Percentile £40,125 £23,650 £21,545
90th Percentile £62,350 £43,750 £44,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +3.85% -0.95%

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 708 874 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.05% 46.12% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 610 692 868
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,375 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for IBM in Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -18 22 £54,500 +55.71% 15
North Wales +7 1 £42,000 +12.00%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Docker
6 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Data Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.04%) Project Management
10 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.04%) Cognos
10 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
10 3 (13.04%) SaaS
10 3 (13.04%) PaaS
10 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) NoSQL

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 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudant
3 2 (8.70%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) GitLab
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Lead Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) EJB
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) iBATIS
2 2 (8.70%) Java SE
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) CGI
3 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) Data Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) LXC
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) VMware