Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 93 112
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 25 55 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.31% 2.58% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 5.64% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 30
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £45,269 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.48% +13.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,466 £31,575 £28,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,200 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.91% -1.90%

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 742 976 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.83% 45.74% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 557 818 933
Wales median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,477
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +9.66% +2.75%
10th Percentile £22,680 £23,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,844 £53,600
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -11 21 £47,000 +3.82% 7
West Wales +13 4 £31,100 -23.57%
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 14 (56.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) REST
4 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (36.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (32.00%) Middleware
6 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (32.00%) Rational Team Concert
7 7 (28.00%) Rational Quality Manager
7 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) HTTP
7 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) JMeter
8 6 (24.00%) Gatling
9 5 (20.00%) Waterfall

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 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (16.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (28.00%) Rational Quality Manager
4 6 (24.00%) Gatling
4 6 (24.00%) JMeter
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
6 2 (8.00%) Gradle
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) JUnit
6 2 (8.00%) Maven
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) TestNG
7 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Data Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) REST
2 8 (32.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (16.00%) RxJava
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
3 4 (16.00%) Swagger
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) iSeries
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) EPoS
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) HPUX
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Programming
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (36.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Java 8
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Ada
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) MISRA
2 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Terraform
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.00%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) BMC
2 4 (16.00%) Google
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) PTC
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (4.00%) VMware