Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 118 124
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 22 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.13% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 2.27% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 27
Wales median annual salary £54,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% +25.71% -10.26%
10th Percentile £30,466 £32,679 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,800 £43,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,303 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.95% +2.61% -4.76%

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 756 881 1,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.75% 44.14% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 585 773 910
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,820 £23,000 £21,703
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -7 18 £54,750 +21.67% 12
West Wales +16 3 £31,100 -13.89%
North Wales - 1 £42,000 -
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 16 (72.73%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) REST
4 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) Docker
6 6 (27.27%) Rational Team Concert
7 5 (22.73%) Rational Quality Manager
7 5 (22.73%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (22.73%) Gatling
7 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
7 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) JMeter
7 5 (22.73%) Middleware
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) HTTP
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) C#

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 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (4.55%) IaaS
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365
6 1 (4.55%) PaaS
6 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (27.27%) Rational Team Concert
4 5 (22.73%) Gatling
4 5 (22.73%) JMeter
4 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (22.73%) Rational Quality Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.09%) Ant
6 2 (9.09%) Gerrit
6 2 (9.09%) Gradle
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
6 2 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) RxJava
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
3 4 (18.18%) Swagger
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Native
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) AIX
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) HPUX
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Programming
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 5 (22.73%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Java 8
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Ada
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) MISRA
2 1 (4.55%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.55%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) LXC
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) Terraform
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) BMC
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) VMware