The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 648 594 609
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 263 370 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.46% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 171 266 166
Average salary £53,000 £47,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22679 25390 22537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 21.18% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18883 21213 19121
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK.

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

WebSphere Application Server Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 241 £55,000 +15.78% 23
London +36 118 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East of England -34 36 £52,500 -19.23%
Watford -5 35 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -43 35 £52,500 -19.23%
West Midlands +12 28 £55,000 +27.90% 1
South East -39 22 £62,500 +22.54% 3
Scotland +7 20 £42,000 -9.18% 1
Birmingham +7 20 £52,500 -
City of London +38 18 £55,000 -4.34% 4
North West -5 16 £45,000 +10.42% 3
Berkshire +1 14 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Edinburgh +8 13 £49,000 -14.78% 1
Reading +10 12 £65,000 - 2
Northampton +6 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire +5 9 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -4 9 £45,000 +5.88%
South West -21 8 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Manchester +5 7 £50,000 +4.71%
Hampshire +4 7 £55,000 +7.84%
Coventry -7 7 £55,000 +27.90%
Bristol -18 7 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Cheshire +2 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire -7 4 £60,000 +90.47% 2
Lancashire -12 4 £40,000 - 3
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 £55,000 -
Glasgow 0 3 £43,000 +2.38%
Clydebank - 3 £39,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 524 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 367 (70.04%) Java
3 282 (53.82%) Oracle
4 278 (53.05%) IBM
5 246 (46.95%) DB2
6 245 (46.76%) UNIX
7 239 (45.61%) Linux
7 239 (45.61%) Finance
8 204 (38.93%) Banking
9 189 (36.07%) SQL
10 172 (32.82%) Windows
11 166 (31.68%) Retail
12 162 (30.92%) WebSphere MQ
13 161 (30.73%) JBoss
14 142 (27.10%) SOA
15 141 (26.91%) XML
16 139 (26.53%) Web Services
17 134 (25.57%) HTML
18 121 (23.09%) Spring
19 114 (21.76%) Java EE
20 108 (20.61%) Solaris
21 106 (20.23%) AIX
22 101 (19.27%) Perl
22 101 (19.27%) J2EE
23 94 (17.94%) Tomcat
23 94 (17.94%) Middleware
24 93 (17.75%) JavaScript
24 93 (17.75%) Relational Database
25 88 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
26 87 (16.60%) WebLogic

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 524 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 161 (30.73%) JBoss
3 94 (17.94%) Tomcat
4 87 (16.60%) WebLogic
5 59 (11.26%) Apache
6 57 (10.88%) MQSeries
7 43 (8.21%) CICS
8 40 (7.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 29 (5.53%) WebSphere Process Server
9 29 (5.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 28 (5.34%) IIS
11 22 (4.20%) GlassFish
12 21 (4.01%) Apache ServiceMix
13 20 (3.82%) WebSphere Portal
14 17 (3.24%) FileNet
14 17 (3.24%) WebLogic Portal
15 16 (3.05%) Confluence
16 15 (2.86%) SharePoint
16 15 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 14 (2.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 58 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.20%) MS Office
3 15 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (4.01%) Magento
2 17 (3.24%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.34%) Maximo
4 6 (1.15%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.57%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.38%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.44%) SaaS
2 9 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.17%) HTTP
2 64 (12.21%) SSL
2 64 (12.21%) Internet
3 57 (10.88%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.15%) FTP
5 19 (3.63%) Firewall
6 13 (2.48%) HTTPS
7 12 (2.29%) DNS
8 9 (1.72%) LDAP
9 5 (0.95%) SAN
10 4 (0.76%) NAS
11 3 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.57%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.57%) IPv4
12 2 (0.38%) ATM
13 1 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (46.95%) DB2
2 93 (17.75%) Relational Database
3 86 (16.41%) SQL Server
4 61 (11.64%) MySQL
5 56 (10.69%) RDBMS
6 42 (8.02%) Oracle Database
7 26 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.29%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.53%) Sybase IQ
10 8 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
11 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (13.36%) Eclipse
2 51 (9.73%) Subversion
3 50 (9.54%) Maven
4 44 (8.40%) Git (software)
5 36 (6.87%) Jenkins
6 31 (5.92%) JIRA
7 29 (5.53%) Hudson
8 25 (4.77%) Ant
9 20 (3.82%) JUnit
10 17 (3.24%) LoadRunner
11 15 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
12 11 (2.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 9 (1.72%) JMeter
13 9 (1.72%) Log4j
13 9 (1.72%) HP UFT
14 6 (1.15%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.15%) NetBeans
15 5 (0.95%) ClearCase
15 5 (0.95%) Mercurial
16 4 (0.76%) JProfiler
General
1 239 (45.61%) Finance
2 204 (38.93%) Banking
3 166 (31.68%) Retail
4 48 (9.16%) Telecoms
5 46 (8.78%) Retail Banking
6 22 (4.20%) Back Office
7 17 (3.24%) International Banking
8 12 (2.29%) Private Banking
8 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.91%) Marketing
10 5 (0.95%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.95%) Front Office
11 4 (0.76%) Legal
12 3 (0.57%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (21.76%) Developer
2 111 (21.18%) Consultant
3 85 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 71 (13.55%) Technical Consultant
5 63 (12.02%) Analyst
5 63 (12.02%) Architect
6 53 (10.11%) Technical Specialist
7 46 (8.78%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 27 (5.15%) Administrator
10 25 (4.77%) Implementation Consultant
11 24 (4.58%) E-Commerce Manager
11 24 (4.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 21 (4.01%) Java Consultant
13 18 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.44%) Lead Architect
14 17 (3.24%) WebSphere Specialist
15 16 (3.05%) E-Commerce Project Manager
15 16 (3.05%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (30.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 141 (26.91%) XML
3 139 (26.53%) Web Services
4 134 (25.57%) HTML
5 121 (23.09%) Spring
6 114 (21.76%) Java EE
7 101 (19.27%) J2EE
8 94 (17.94%) Middleware
9 77 (14.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 72 (13.74%) Hibernate
10 72 (13.74%) JSP
11 70 (13.36%) CSS
12 64 (12.21%) JMS
13 58 (11.07%) SOAP
14 52 (9.92%) REST
15 48 (9.16%) Struts
15 48 (9.16%) JDBC
16 45 (8.59%) EJB
17 40 (7.63%) Servlets
18 39 (7.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (13.93%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (8.97%) Mainframe
4 36 (6.87%) DataPower
5 27 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.77%) iPad
7 17 (3.24%) Credit Risk
7 17 (3.24%) PKI
8 16 (3.05%) Mobile Banking
9 15 (2.86%) Wiki
9 15 (2.86%) Online Banking
9 15 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (2.48%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.10%) Web 2.0
11 11 (2.10%) User Experience
12 10 (1.91%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.72%) PMI
14 8 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 245 (46.76%) UNIX
2 239 (45.61%) Linux
3 172 (32.82%) Windows
4 108 (20.61%) Solaris
5 106 (20.23%) AIX
6 33 (6.30%) MVS
7 19 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.91%) HPUX
10 9 (1.72%) zOS
11 8 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.34%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.57%) SUSE
13 3 (0.57%) Debian
13 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.57%) CentOS
14 1 (0.19%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.10%) SOA
2 88 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (15.27%) SDLC
4 78 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 65 (12.40%) Coaching
6 61 (11.64%) Mentoring
7 58 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (9.16%) Change Management
9 42 (8.02%) Scrum
9 42 (8.02%) Software Delivery
10 41 (7.82%) ITIL
11 40 (7.63%) Time Management
12 39 (7.44%) High Availability
13 38 (7.25%) Waterfall
14 36 (6.87%) RUP
15 35 (6.68%) Project Management
16 34 (6.49%) Problem Management
17 33 (6.30%) MVC
17 33 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (6.30%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (70.04%) Java
2 189 (36.07%) SQL
3 101 (19.27%) Perl
4 93 (17.75%) JavaScript
5 42 (8.02%) JCL
6 35 (6.68%) Bash Shell
7 34 (6.49%) PL/SQL
8 26 (4.96%) COBOL
9 25 (4.77%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.58%) C
11 19 (3.63%) Python
12 16 (3.05%) PHP
13 14 (2.67%) XPath
14 12 (2.29%) Korn
15 11 (2.10%) C++
15 11 (2.10%) VB
16 9 (1.72%) Ruby
16 9 (1.72%) REXX
17 8 (1.53%) AWK
17 8 (1.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 40 (7.63%) Degree
2 17 (3.24%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.24%) Sun Certification
3 11 (2.10%) IBM Certification
3 11 (2.10%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.72%) APMP
5 6 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) OCPJWCD
6 3 (0.57%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.57%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (13.36%) QA
2 17 (3.24%) SLA
3 8 (1.53%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (2.10%) Squid
5 9 (1.72%) RACF
6 3 (0.57%) Xen
6 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.57%) XenServer
6 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.57%) pfSense
6 3 (0.57%) KVM
7 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (9.54%) Tivoli
2 20 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.24%) Puppet
3 17 (3.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 15 (2.86%) TeamSite
5 9 (1.72%) CA Endevor
6 8 (1.53%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.76%) Control-M
9 4 (0.76%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.57%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
11 2 (0.38%) Ansible
11 2 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 282 (53.82%) Oracle
2 278 (53.05%) IBM
3 37 (7.06%) TIBCO
4 36 (6.87%) Business Objects
5 33 (6.30%) Sun
6 29 (5.53%) Microsoft
7 28 (5.34%) VMware
8 24 (4.58%) hybris
8 24 (4.58%) Sybase
9 23 (4.39%) ATG
10 18 (3.44%) HP
11 15 (2.86%) LogLogic
12 14 (2.67%) ESRI
13 13 (2.48%) Informatica
14 12 (2.29%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.29%) F5
15 11 (2.10%) Lotus
15 11 (2.10%) Adobe
16 9 (1.72%) Kofax
16 9 (1.72%) Fujitsu
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 - 46k & an excellent package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago