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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 601 545 527
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 299 354 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 1.62% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 224 223 244
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -14.14%

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
22347 21830 22536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.16% 21.00% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19039 17899 19525
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 279 £50,000 +11.11% 32
London -16 111 £62,500 +25.00% 19
East of England +4 74 £55,750 +6.19% 2
Hertfordshire +2 64 £65,000 +6.12% 1
South East -40 38 £45,000 -11.76% 4
Watford -16 36 £45,000 -14.28% 1
City of London +8 25 £62,500 +25.00% 9
Berkshire +12 24 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Yorkshire -19 21 £34,500 -13.75% 1
South West +3 19 £40,000 - 1
Rickmansworth -2 19 £75,000 +20.00%
Bracknell -2 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Yorkshire -3 11 £34,000 -15.00%
Sheffield -4 11 £34,000 -15.00%
Hampshire -29 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Basingstoke -4 10 £35,085 -22.03%
Gloucestershire - 10 £40,000 -
North West -26 9 £36,000 -12.19% 3
Manchester -13 8 £36,750 -18.33% 2
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 - 1
Stockport - 8 £36,750 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +10 6 £28,000 -25.33%
Scotland +2 6 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Wiltshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
Swindon - 6 £47,500 - 1
Reading +3 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -12 4 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Leeds -14 4 £42,500 +4.93% 1

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 566 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 393 (69.43%) Java
3 370 (65.37%) IBM
4 302 (53.36%) Oracle
5 226 (39.93%) Finance
6 224 (39.58%) DB2
7 219 (38.69%) SQL
8 193 (34.10%) Linux
9 174 (30.74%) Tomcat
10 173 (30.57%) UNIX
11 171 (30.21%) XML
12 140 (24.73%) Web Services
13 138 (24.38%) J2EE
14 135 (23.85%) Middleware
15 126 (22.26%) JavaScript
16 124 (21.91%) Windows
16 124 (21.91%) ITIL
16 124 (21.91%) E-Commerce
17 123 (21.73%) WebLogic
18 120 (21.20%) JDBC
19 118 (20.85%) Spring
20 117 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
21 109 (19.26%) JSP
21 109 (19.26%) Solaris
21 109 (19.26%) HTML
22 106 (18.73%) Perl
22 106 (18.73%) HTTP
22 106 (18.73%) Banking
23 96 (16.96%) JBoss
24 90 (15.90%) MQSeries

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 566 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 174 (30.74%) Tomcat
3 123 (21.73%) WebLogic
4 96 (16.96%) JBoss
5 90 (15.90%) MQSeries
6 85 (15.02%) IBM HTTP Server
7 78 (13.78%) IIS
8 61 (10.78%) Apache
9 50 (8.83%) WebSphere Process Server
10 49 (8.66%) GlassFish
11 44 (7.77%) WebSphere Portal
12 38 (6.71%) Quickr
13 35 (6.18%) FileNet
14 32 (5.65%) Lotus Domino
15 27 (4.77%) IBM Notes
16 26 (4.59%) SharePoint
17 23 (4.06%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
18 18 (3.18%) TeamSite
19 15 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
19 15 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 46 (8.13%) MS Office
2 15 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (4.42%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (1.94%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 11 (1.94%) IntelliMatch
3 8 (1.41%) FileNet Content Manager
4 7 (1.24%) AquaLogic BPM
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.35%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.35%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.35%) Kondor+
7 2 (0.35%) Maximo
7 2 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.18%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (18.73%) HTTP
2 58 (10.25%) FTP
3 56 (9.89%) Internet
4 38 (6.71%) SSL
5 14 (2.47%) LDAP
5 14 (2.47%) Intranet
6 12 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.94%) Firewall
8 9 (1.59%) IPv4
9 8 (1.41%) DNS
10 4 (0.71%) DMZ
11 3 (0.53%) ATM
11 3 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.53%) Network Security
12 2 (0.35%) SSH
12 2 (0.35%) VPN
12 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.35%) Telnet
12 2 (0.35%) SAN
13 1 (0.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (39.58%) DB2
2 86 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 74 (13.07%) SQL Server
4 51 (9.01%) Oracle Database
5 27 (4.77%) MySQL
6 24 (4.24%) RDBMS
7 23 (4.06%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.83%) Big Data
9 16 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (2.12%) Apache Hive
12 12 (2.12%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
16 5 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 71 (12.54%) Eclipse
2 58 (10.25%) Subversion
2 58 (10.25%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.54%) Ant
5 32 (5.65%) Maven
6 25 (4.42%) JUnit
7 23 (4.06%) Rational Application Developer
8 19 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (3.18%) SoapUI
10 17 (3.00%) Hudson
11 14 (2.47%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.12%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.41%) MyEclipse
14 8 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (1.41%) ClearCase
15 7 (1.24%) JMeter
15 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 7 (1.24%) Gradle
General
1 226 (39.93%) Finance
2 106 (18.73%) Banking
3 86 (15.19%) Retail
4 23 (4.06%) Financial Institution
4 23 (4.06%) Back Office
5 16 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.83%) Front Office
6 14 (2.47%) Music Industry
7 11 (1.94%) Marketing
8 10 (1.77%) Legal
8 10 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.06%) Advertising
10 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.53%) International Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 175 (30.92%) Developer
2 114 (20.14%) Java Developer
3 106 (18.73%) Architect
4 88 (15.55%) Analyst
5 76 (13.43%) Support Analyst
6 52 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (8.83%) Applications Support
8 45 (7.95%) Support Specialist
9 38 (6.71%) Consultant
10 36 (6.36%) Support Engineer
10 36 (6.36%) Administrator
11 30 (5.30%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 25 (4.42%) Software Engineer
13 25 (4.42%) Operations Analyst
13 25 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
13 25 (4.42%) Operations Support Analyst
14 23 (4.06%) Team Leader
15 22 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (30.21%) XML
2 140 (24.73%) Web Services
3 138 (24.38%) J2EE
4 135 (23.85%) Middleware
5 120 (21.20%) JDBC
6 118 (20.85%) Spring
7 109 (19.26%) JSP
7 109 (19.26%) HTML
8 87 (15.37%) JMS
9 84 (14.84%) CSS
10 80 (14.13%) SOAP
11 76 (13.43%) Hibernate
12 75 (13.25%) WebSphere MQ
13 68 (12.01%) Struts
14 65 (11.48%) Ajax
15 55 (9.72%) Java EE
16 54 (9.54%) jQuery
17 49 (8.66%) Servlets
18 45 (7.95%) EJB
19 43 (7.60%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.60%) Management Information System
2 52 (9.19%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (8.13%) Open Source
4 45 (7.95%) PKI
5 38 (6.71%) DataPower
6 37 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.42%) SWIFT
8 18 (3.18%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (3.18%) Online Banking
9 17 (3.00%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.94%) NHS
12 10 (1.77%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.24%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.24%) Clustering
14 5 (0.88%) e-Health
15 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 193 (34.10%) Linux
2 173 (30.57%) UNIX
3 124 (21.91%) Windows
4 109 (19.26%) Solaris
5 81 (14.31%) AIX
6 14 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.59%) HPUX
9 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.24%) zOS
11 6 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.06%) SUSE
11 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.88%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.71%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.35%) CentOS
15 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (21.91%) ITIL
1 124 (21.91%) E-Commerce
2 117 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (12.72%) Problem Management
4 63 (11.13%) SOA
5 47 (8.30%) Mentoring
6 42 (7.42%) MVC
7 37 (6.54%) TDD
8 36 (6.36%) OO
9 35 (6.18%) UML
9 35 (6.18%) Software Engineering
10 34 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (5.65%) Waterfall
12 31 (5.48%) Service Delivery
12 31 (5.48%) Web Development
13 29 (5.12%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.77%) RAD
14 27 (4.77%) Content Management
15 26 (4.59%) TOGAF
16 23 (4.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 393 (69.43%) Java
2 219 (38.69%) SQL
3 126 (22.26%) JavaScript
4 106 (18.73%) Perl
5 64 (11.31%) Bash Shell
6 35 (6.18%) PL/SQL
7 30 (5.30%) C++
8 28 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 23 (4.06%) Groovy
10 22 (3.89%) C
11 16 (2.83%) XPath
11 16 (2.83%) Python
12 15 (2.65%) Jython
13 14 (2.47%) C#
14 11 (1.94%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.59%) VBScript
16 7 (1.24%) VB
17 6 (1.06%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 73 (12.90%) Degree
2 15 (2.65%) Sun Certification
3 13 (2.30%) IBM Certification
4 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.88%) CSSLP
6 4 (0.71%) HND
7 3 (0.53%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.95%) QA
2 14 (2.47%) ISO 8583
3 12 (2.12%) SLA
4 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.47%) Squid
5 9 (1.59%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.71%) Novell eDirectory
6 4 (0.71%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.35%) vSphere
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.35%) RACF
8 2 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (4.77%) Tivoli
2 18 (3.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (1.24%) Puppet
3 7 (1.24%) Ansible
4 6 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.88%) OpenAM
5 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.71%) BMC Marimba
6 4 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.53%) Control-M
7 3 (0.53%) BMC Performance Manager
7 3 (0.53%) OMEGAMON
7 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.35%) nmon
8 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 370 (65.37%) IBM
2 302 (53.36%) Oracle
3 73 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 54 (9.54%) TIBCO
5 44 (7.77%) Lotus
6 40 (7.07%) VMware
7 39 (6.89%) Sun
8 28 (4.95%) HP
9 20 (3.53%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.18%) LogLogic
10 18 (3.18%) Sybase
10 18 (3.18%) webMethods
11 15 (2.65%) Cognos
12 13 (2.30%) ILOG
12 13 (2.30%) SAP
13 12 (2.12%) Pega
13 12 (2.12%) Adobe
14 11 (1.94%) Brady
14 11 (1.94%) hybris
15 9 (1.59%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Portal
Salary: £35,000 per annum Life Assurance/Private Medical/Pension/Childcare Vou
Posted: 9 days ago