Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 121 84
Rank change year-on-year +58 -37 +43
Permanent jobs citing IBM 66 18 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.54% 0.94% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 2.45% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 49
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,269
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +15.97% +13.17%
10th Percentile £35,900 £30,466 £32,679
90th Percentile £50,000 £65,000 £56,800
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +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 693 735 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.14% 38.36% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 598 563 846
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,525 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,125 £60,000 £56,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +30 49 £45,000 -16.67% 10
North Wales - 10 - -
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 42 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 32 (48.48%) Linux
3 31 (46.97%) Oracle
4 27 (40.91%) Git (software)
5 26 (39.39%) Python
6 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
6 23 (34.85%) GitHub
7 22 (33.33%) Java
7 22 (33.33%) SQL
7 22 (33.33%) Web Services
7 22 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 22 (33.33%) Spring
8 21 (31.82%) Windows
9 19 (28.79%) Relational Database
10 18 (27.27%) TensorFlow
10 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 18 (27.27%) J2EE
10 18 (27.27%) Informix
10 18 (27.27%) Groovy
11 13 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (19.70%) VMware
11 13 (19.70%) DB2
11 13 (19.70%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.15%) HTTP
13 10 (15.15%) Middleware
13 10 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (15.15%) AIX

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 42 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 22 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.15%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.52%) SAS
8 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.15%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (9.09%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) GitHub
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.79%) Relational Database
3 18 (27.27%) Informix
4 13 (19.70%) DB2
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) Power BI
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) GitLab
3 6 (9.09%) Rational Quality Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Rational Team Concert
4 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.06%) Fiddler
5 4 (6.06%) Maven
5 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) CA Gen
General
1 10 (15.15%) Retail
2 8 (12.12%) Advertising
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Avionics
4 5 (7.58%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.52%) French Language
5 1 (1.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Consultant
2 18 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (19.70%) Support Consultant
3 13 (19.70%) Technical Support Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) AIX Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) AIX Support
5 9 (13.64%) Linux Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Linux Support
5 9 (13.64%) Technical Support
6 6 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Middleware Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Online Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Online Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 22 (33.33%) Spring
1 22 (33.33%) Web Services
2 18 (27.27%) J2EE
2 18 (27.27%) TensorFlow
3 10 (15.15%) Middleware
4 5 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (6.06%) EJB
5 4 (6.06%) iBATIS
5 4 (6.06%) Java SE
5 4 (6.06%) REST
5 4 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Cloud
2 9 (13.64%) iSeries
2 9 (13.64%) Private Cloud
3 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Windows
3 10 (15.15%) AIX
3 10 (15.15%) OS/400
3 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.64%) CentOS
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Change Control
1 10 (15.15%) Development Roadmap
1 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
1 10 (15.15%) Project Delivery
1 10 (15.15%) Storage Management
2 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Information Management
4 6 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (7.58%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.58%) Six Sigma
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) Python
2 22 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) Groovy
4 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) IBM Certification
3 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.64%) ISO 9000
3 5 (7.58%) GDPR
3 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.58%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Terraform
2 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.15%) ATG
4 10 (15.15%) hybris
4 10 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (15.15%) SAP
5 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.09%) Sparx
7 5 (7.58%) Google
8 3 (4.55%) Veeam
9 2 (3.03%) CommVault
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (1.52%) Avaya
10 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.52%) Citrix
10 1 (1.52%) HP
10 1 (1.52%) Teradata