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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 604 615 484
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -131
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 313 262 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 1.23% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 192 175 296
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%

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
24161 21287 24263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.01% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19673 17994 20767
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -15 271 £47,000 -6.00% 20
London +3 82 £48,500 -19.16% 8
East of England -1 63 £65,000 +52.94% 2
South East -15 58 £49,250 -3.43% 2
Hertfordshire -6 56 £65,000 +23.80%
Watford -18 33 £58,750 +11.90%
Scotland -1 28 £43,000 +7.50%
East Midlands +5 26 £45,000 +28.57% 1
City of London -2 20 £51,250 -18.00% 1
North West -19 20 £45,000 -7.21% 2
Surrey +11 19 £40,000 -46.66%
Yorkshire -59 19 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West -3 17 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Berkshire -4 17 £45,000 -14.28%
Nottingham +12 16 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 16 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Gloucestershire - 13 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow 0 10 £43,000 +14.66%
Edinburgh -7 10 £21,500 -46.25%
Manchester -12 10 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Cheshire -10 9 £37,500 -29.90%
Oxfordshire - 9 £52,500 - 1
County Antrim - 9 - -
Belfast - 9 - -
Northern Ireland - 9 - -
Reading -9 7 £66,250 +10.41%
Leeds -49 7 £50,000 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -63 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxford - 7 £52,500 - 1
Bracknell - 7 £45,000 -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 678 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 497 (73.30%) Java
3 341 (50.29%) SQL
4 336 (49.56%) IBM
5 292 (43.07%) Oracle
6 261 (38.50%) XML
7 254 (37.46%) Finance
8 248 (36.58%) DB2
9 243 (35.84%) J2EE
10 221 (32.60%) HTML
11 217 (32.01%) JavaScript
12 204 (30.09%) UNIX
13 186 (27.43%) Linux
14 166 (24.48%) JSP
15 162 (23.89%) CSS
16 160 (23.60%) Tomcat
17 158 (23.30%) Web Services
17 158 (23.30%) Relational Database
18 153 (22.57%) Eclipse
19 151 (22.27%) JBoss
20 144 (21.24%) Spring
21 143 (21.09%) WebLogic
22 139 (20.50%) Windows
23 130 (19.17%) Banking
24 128 (18.88%) Hibernate
25 119 (17.55%) E-Commerce
26 113 (16.67%) Retail
27 111 (16.37%) Servlets
28 110 (16.22%) IIS
29 108 (15.93%) JDBC

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 678 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 160 (23.60%) Tomcat
3 143 (21.09%) WebLogic
4 110 (16.22%) IIS
5 93 (13.72%) MQSeries
6 78 (11.50%) Apache
7 68 (10.03%) IBM HTTP Server
8 60 (8.85%) WebSphere Process Server
9 43 (6.34%) FileNet
9 43 (6.34%) WebSphere Portal
10 36 (5.31%) GlassFish
11 25 (3.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 23 (3.39%) IBM Notes
13 22 (3.24%) SharePoint
14 21 (3.10%) WebLogic Portal
15 16 (2.36%) WebLogic Integration
15 16 (2.36%) AquaLogic
15 16 (2.36%) AquaLogic Service Bus
16 13 (1.92%) OpenEdge
17 11 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (8.85%) MS Office
2 25 (3.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.03%) SPSS
4 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (3.98%) Oracle BPM
1 27 (3.98%) Magento
2 16 (2.36%) AquaLogic BPM
3 15 (2.21%) IntelliMatch
3 15 (2.21%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 8 (1.18%) Maximo
5 7 (1.03%) HiPortfolio
6 6 (0.88%) Tridion
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.74%) FileNet Content Manager
8 4 (0.59%) Kondor+
8 4 (0.59%) SunGard AvantGard
8 4 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.15%) Summit
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.29%) SaaS
1 2 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 98 (14.45%) HTTP
2 50 (7.37%) Internet
3 41 (6.05%) FTP
4 30 (4.42%) SSL
5 16 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.36%) DNS
6 13 (1.92%) Intranet
7 10 (1.47%) LDAP
8 8 (1.18%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.74%) ATM
9 5 (0.74%) Firewall
10 4 (0.59%) WAN
10 4 (0.59%) LAN
11 3 (0.44%) SAN
12 2 (0.29%) 2G
12 2 (0.29%) VoIP
12 2 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (36.58%) DB2
2 158 (23.30%) Relational Database
3 105 (15.49%) SQL Server
4 70 (10.32%) RDBMS
5 59 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 32 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (4.28%) MySQL
8 27 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (1.77%) Big Data
12 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.59%) Hyperion Smart View
13 4 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.44%) Informix
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 153 (22.57%) Eclipse
2 66 (9.73%) Subversion
3 59 (8.70%) Ant
4 53 (7.82%) Rational Application Developer
5 52 (7.67%) JUnit
6 35 (5.16%) Maven
7 31 (4.57%) Jenkins
7 31 (4.57%) Git (software)
8 22 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 15 (2.21%) MyEclipse
11 12 (1.77%) JMeter
12 11 (1.62%) Log4j
12 11 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.33%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.18%) Selenium
15 7 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (1.03%) Hudson
15 7 (1.03%) JBehave
16 6 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 254 (37.46%) Finance
2 130 (19.17%) Banking
3 113 (16.67%) Retail
4 47 (6.93%) Manufacturing
5 36 (5.31%) Front Office
6 35 (5.16%) Back Office
7 29 (4.28%) Music Industry
8 23 (3.39%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.51%) Legal
10 13 (1.92%) Marketing
11 9 (1.33%) Advertising
12 8 (1.18%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 235 (34.66%) Developer
2 160 (23.60%) Java Developer
3 110 (16.22%) Analyst
4 98 (14.45%) Architect
5 71 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 66 (9.73%) Support Analyst
7 63 (9.29%) Consultant
8 49 (7.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 47 (6.93%) Applications Support
10 44 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
11 43 (6.34%) Administrator
12 34 (5.01%) Software Engineer
13 33 (4.87%) Operations Analyst
13 33 (4.87%) Operations Support Analyst
14 32 (4.72%) Junior
15 29 (4.28%) Senior Architect
16 26 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (3.54%) Technical Specialist
18 23 (3.39%) WebSphere Administrator
19 21 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (38.50%) XML
2 243 (35.84%) J2EE
3 221 (32.60%) HTML
4 166 (24.48%) JSP
5 162 (23.89%) CSS
6 158 (23.30%) Web Services
7 144 (21.24%) Spring
8 128 (18.88%) Hibernate
9 111 (16.37%) Servlets
10 108 (15.93%) JDBC
11 102 (15.04%) Ajax
12 100 (14.75%) Middleware
12 100 (14.75%) JMS
13 83 (12.24%) SOAP
14 78 (11.50%) Java EE
15 76 (11.21%) Struts
16 72 (10.62%) JSF
17 70 (10.32%) WebSphere MQ
18 64 (9.44%) jQuery
19 55 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.85%) Open Source
2 38 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (4.28%) PKI
4 28 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.83%) iPad
5 26 (3.83%) DataPower
5 26 (3.83%) SWIFT
6 24 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
8 11 (1.62%) Kindle
8 11 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.33%) Clustering
9 9 (1.33%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.18%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.88%) Data Conversion
12 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.59%) iSeries
13 4 (0.59%) STB
13 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 204 (30.09%) UNIX
2 186 (27.43%) Linux
3 139 (20.50%) Windows
4 92 (13.57%) AIX
5 84 (12.39%) Solaris
6 30 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.62%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.33%) HPUX
11 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.74%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.59%) CentOS
12 4 (0.59%) SUSE
13 3 (0.44%) zOS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.29%) Android
14 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (17.55%) E-Commerce
2 73 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (10.03%) Software Engineering
3 68 (10.03%) ITIL
4 63 (9.29%) MVC
4 63 (9.29%) Unit Testing
5 62 (9.14%) OO
6 61 (9.00%) Web Development
7 60 (8.85%) RAD
8 52 (7.67%) ERP
9 51 (7.52%) SOA
9 51 (7.52%) UML
10 42 (6.19%) Project Management
11 40 (5.90%) Change Management
11 40 (5.90%) Problem Management
12 39 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (5.31%) TDD
13 36 (5.31%) Migration
14 35 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (4.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 497 (73.30%) Java
2 341 (50.29%) SQL
3 217 (32.01%) JavaScript
4 70 (10.32%) Perl
5 56 (8.26%) Shell Script
6 45 (6.64%) PL/SQL
7 40 (5.90%) Bash Shell
8 22 (3.24%) Python
9 16 (2.36%) PHP
10 15 (2.21%) C++
10 15 (2.21%) Groovy
10 15 (2.21%) Jython
10 15 (2.21%) Korn
11 13 (1.92%) C#
12 9 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.18%) VBScript
13 8 (1.18%) VB
13 8 (1.18%) ActionScript
13 8 (1.18%) C
13 8 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (11.80%) Degree
2 15 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.88%) IBM Certification
4 6 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.59%) ISEB
6 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (12.09%) QA
2 27 (3.98%) ISO 8583
3 22 (3.24%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.77%) SLA
5 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.74%) KVM
7 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 4 (0.59%) GPFS
8 2 (0.29%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) UAG
9 1 (0.15%) RHEV
9 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (3.83%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 8 (1.18%) Puppet
3 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.18%) Ansible
4 6 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (0.44%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.29%) Nagios
7 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.15%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 336 (49.56%) IBM
2 292 (43.07%) Oracle
3 151 (22.27%) JBoss
4 94 (13.86%) Microsoft
5 57 (8.41%) TIBCO
6 39 (5.75%) Red Hat
7 38 (5.60%) ATG
8 30 (4.42%) hybris
9 27 (3.98%) Demandware
9 27 (3.98%) Lotus
10 24 (3.54%) Sun
11 23 (3.39%) ILOG
12 21 (3.10%) Sybase
12 21 (3.10%) VMware
13 16 (2.36%) SAP
14 15 (2.21%) Brady
15 14 (2.06%) HP
16 13 (1.92%) Citrix
17 12 (1.77%) Cognos
18 11 (1.62%) Actimize
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Neg on Experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago