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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 May 2022 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 > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 377 334 244
Rank change year-on-year -43 -90 -74
Permanent jobs citing IBM 624 244 72
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.87% 0.77% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 2.12% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 363 185 68
10th Percentile £41,500 £40,500 £36,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £48,900 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +30.00% -20.00%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £70,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% -

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 WFH option and a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 26,080 11,514 3,623
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 36.52% 36.49% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15,201 9,327 2,971
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,244 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

IBM
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

IBM trend for jobs with a WFH option

IBM
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing IBM.

IBM salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

IBM
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing IBM over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

IBM salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IBM job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for IBM.

1 221 (35.42%) Agile
2 178 (28.53%) Finance
3 170 (27.24%) Microsoft
4 166 (26.60%) AWS
5 162 (25.96%) Social Skills
6 161 (25.80%) DevOps
7 159 (25.48%) Azure
8 147 (23.56%) Problem-Solving
9 128 (20.51%) Linux
10 126 (20.19%) JavaScript
11 117 (18.75%) Windows
12 113 (18.11%) Java
13 109 (17.47%) Software Engineering
14 108 (17.31%) VMware
15 100 (16.03%) Degree
16 92 (14.74%) SQL
17 91 (14.58%) Python
18 90 (14.42%) GCP
18 90 (14.42%) CI/CD
19 87 (13.94%) Google
20 85 (13.62%) SQL Server
21 84 (13.46%) Oracle
21 84 (13.46%) SDLC
22 80 (12.82%) Banking
23 79 (12.66%) Docker
24 75 (12.02%) Node.js
25 69 (11.06%) Mainframe
26 68 (10.90%) Test Automation
26 68 (10.90%) React
27 65 (10.42%) Ansible

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 43 (6.89%) WebSphere
2 38 (6.09%) Hyperledger
2 38 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.88%) Apache
4 18 (2.88%) Confluence
5 17 (2.72%) IIS
6 14 (2.24%) ArcGIS
6 14 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (2.24%) CMS
6 14 (2.24%) JBoss
6 14 (2.24%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.44%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (1.12%) Ethereum
10 7 (1.12%) MetaMask
11 6 (0.96%) DNN
11 6 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (3.69%) InVision
1 23 (3.69%) Sketch
2 22 (3.53%) Adobe XD
2 22 (3.53%) Marvel
3 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.80%) SPSS
5 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.32%) Simulink
7 1 (0.16%) CATIA
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 47 (7.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 36 (5.77%) R3 Corda
3 23 (3.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (3.69%) Maximo
4 13 (2.08%) Temenos T24
5 11 (1.76%) Summit
6 7 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.80%) Primavera
8 3 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.48%) Unica
9 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.32%) Magento
9 2 (0.32%) Shopify
9 2 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 166 (26.60%) AWS
2 159 (25.48%) Azure
3 90 (14.42%) GCP
4 54 (8.65%) SaaS
5 46 (7.37%) IBM Cloud
6 29 (4.65%) Amazon S3
7 26 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (4.01%) Serverless
9 23 (3.69%) GitHub
9 23 (3.69%) Microsoft 365
10 22 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (3.53%) Canva
10 22 (3.53%) Figma
10 22 (3.53%) Typeform
11 17 (2.72%) Power Platform
12 16 (2.56%) OpenShift
13 15 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
14 14 (2.24%) IaaS
15 13 (2.08%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.57%) SAN
2 22 (3.53%) NAS
3 13 (2.08%) Internet
4 10 (1.60%) Firewall
5 7 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.12%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 6 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (0.96%) iSCSI
6 6 (0.96%) NetScaler
6 6 (0.96%) X.509
7 5 (0.80%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.80%) DNS
7 5 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (0.80%) VoIP
7 5 (0.80%) VPN
7 5 (0.80%) WAN
7 5 (0.80%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.64%) DHCP
8 4 (0.64%) LAN
8 4 (0.64%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.53%) Relational Database
3 40 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (5.93%) DB2
5 35 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.29%) MySQL
7 30 (4.81%) Metadata
8 26 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.37%) Redis
10 17 (2.72%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.72%) Power BI
11 16 (2.56%) DataStage
11 16 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
12 15 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (2.24%) Data Lake
14 12 (1.92%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.76%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.44%) Flink
16 9 (1.44%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 58 (9.29%) GitLab
2 46 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.13%) JIRA
4 25 (4.01%) IBM UrbanCode
5 24 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 21 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 19 (3.04%) Maven
8 15 (2.40%) Cypress.io
9 13 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
10 10 (1.60%) Ant
10 10 (1.60%) Postman
11 9 (1.44%) JMeter
11 9 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (1.28%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.12%) Jaeger
13 7 (1.12%) NUnit
13 7 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 178 (28.53%) Finance
2 162 (25.96%) Social Skills
3 80 (12.82%) Banking
4 63 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (9.46%) Games
6 34 (5.45%) Retail
7 24 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
8 18 (2.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 18 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.88%) Presentation Skills
9 17 (2.72%) Electronics
10 15 (2.40%) Financial Institution
10 15 (2.40%) Public Sector
11 14 (2.24%) Advertising
11 14 (2.24%) Marketing
12 13 (2.08%) Publishing
13 9 (1.44%) Back Office
14 8 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.12%) Law
15 7 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (10.10%) Software Engineer
2 56 (8.97%) Developer
3 49 (7.85%) Development Manager
4 39 (6.25%) Architect
5 32 (5.13%) Data Engineer
6 26 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (4.01%) IT Manager
8 21 (3.37%) Project Manager
8 21 (3.37%) Software Manager
8 21 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (3.21%) Analyst
9 20 (3.21%) Storage Engineer
10 19 (3.04%) Software Development Manager
11 17 (2.72%) Backup Engineer
11 17 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (2.72%) Storage and Backup Engineer
12 16 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (2.40%) Consultant
14 14 (2.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 14 (2.24%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.02%) Node.js
2 68 (10.90%) React
3 54 (8.65%) REST
4 50 (8.01%) Kafka
5 49 (7.85%) GraphQL
5 49 (7.85%) HTML
6 30 (4.81%) Unreal Engine
7 29 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
8 27 (4.33%) Middleware
9 26 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 25 (4.01%) CSS
11 24 (3.85%) Spring
11 24 (3.85%) Spring Boot
12 22 (3.53%) .NET
13 20 (3.21%) Web Services
14 17 (2.72%) XML
15 16 (2.56%) Smart Contracts
15 16 (2.56%) web3js
16 15 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
17 14 (2.24%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.06%) Mainframe
2 63 (10.10%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (9.46%) User Experience
4 51 (8.17%) Public Cloud
5 47 (7.53%) Blockchain
6 42 (6.73%) SWIFT
6 42 (6.73%) Virtual Team
7 36 (5.77%) Data Centre
8 23 (3.69%) Cloud Native
8 23 (3.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 23 (3.69%) Management Information System
9 22 (3.53%) Data Structures
10 19 (3.04%) AS400
11 18 (2.88%) Mobile App
12 16 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (2.56%) iSeries
12 16 (2.56%) Web3
13 14 (2.24%) HACMP
14 13 (2.08%) EMC VNX
14 13 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (20.51%) Linux
2 117 (18.75%) Windows
3 54 (8.65%) Unix
4 51 (8.17%) Windows Server
5 48 (7.69%) zOS
6 27 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.01%) AIX
8 16 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (1.44%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.28%) SUSE
11 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.96%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.80%) MVS
14 4 (0.64%) HPUX
15 2 (0.32%) Solaris
15 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.16%) Android
16 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.42%) Agile
2 161 (25.80%) DevOps
3 147 (23.56%) Problem-Solving
4 109 (17.47%) Software Engineering
5 90 (14.42%) CI/CD
6 84 (13.46%) SDLC
7 68 (10.90%) Test Automation
8 64 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
9 63 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
10 60 (9.62%) Analytics
11 57 (9.13%) Full Stack Development
12 56 (8.97%) Project Management
13 51 (8.17%) Computer Science
14 47 (7.53%) Visualisation
15 46 (7.37%) ITIL
16 43 (6.89%) Scrum
17 40 (6.41%) Product Roadmap
18 37 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (5.93%) Test Strategy
18 37 (5.93%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 126 (20.19%) JavaScript
2 113 (18.11%) Java
3 92 (14.74%) SQL
4 91 (14.58%) Python
5 57 (9.13%) C#
6 52 (8.33%) COBOL
7 40 (6.41%) TypeScript
8 39 (6.25%) Assembly Language
9 38 (6.09%) PowerShell
10 36 (5.77%) DAML
11 35 (5.61%) Perl
12 33 (5.29%) Bash
13 30 (4.81%) Shell Script
14 26 (4.17%) Go
15 22 (3.53%) Ruby
16 18 (2.88%) C++
17 15 (2.40%) Kotlin
18 14 (2.24%) C
19 13 (2.08%) VB
19 13 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (16.03%) Degree
2 35 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.37%) MCSE
6 16 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.76%) MCSA
8 10 (1.60%) VCAP
8 10 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.44%) MCTS
10 8 (1.28%) DBS Check
10 8 (1.28%) IBM Certification
10 8 (1.28%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.12%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.80%) ISEB
14 3 (0.48%) CCNA
14 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.48%) CISSP
14 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.13%) QA
2 26 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.60%) GDPR
4 9 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.96%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.96%) HL7
5 6 (0.96%) NIST
6 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.80%) PMO
7 3 (0.48%) SLA
8 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.32%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.32%) MISRA
9 1 (0.16%) Accessibility
System Software
1 79 (12.66%) Docker
2 36 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.04%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.04%) vSphere
6 17 (2.72%) Active Directory
7 14 (2.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 13 (2.08%) XenApp
9 8 (1.28%) Firmware
10 6 (0.96%) GPFS
11 4 (0.64%) RACF
12 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.48%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.32%) Ceph
13 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.32%) flannel
13 2 (0.32%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 65 (10.42%) Ansible
2 53 (8.49%) Kubernetes
3 39 (6.25%) Terraform
4 27 (4.33%) IBM BigFix
5 14 (2.24%) Istio
5 14 (2.24%) Netcool
5 14 (2.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 14 (2.24%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 12 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (1.76%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.60%) Kibana
9 9 (1.44%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.12%) Consul
10 7 (1.12%) Grafana
10 7 (1.12%) Graylog
10 7 (1.12%) vRealize
11 6 (0.96%) Avamar
12 5 (0.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 5 (0.80%) Dell DRAC
Vendors
1 170 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 108 (17.31%) VMware
3 87 (13.94%) Google
4 84 (13.46%) Oracle
5 57 (9.13%) SAP
6 43 (6.89%) HP
7 41 (6.57%) Cisco
8 36 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (5.61%) EMC
10 31 (4.97%) Adobe
11 29 (4.65%) Citrix
12 24 (3.85%) McKesson
13 23 (3.69%) NetApp
14 22 (3.53%) Cadence
15 19 (3.04%) Brocade
16 18 (2.88%) Dell
17 17 (2.72%) Dynatrace
18 14 (2.24%) ESRI
19 13 (2.08%) Red Hat
19 13 (2.08%) Temenos