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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 599 588 516
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -72
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 313 329 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 1.43% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 238 232 292
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,783 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%

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
23908 23019 23791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 20.99% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20234 18973 20732
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 £62,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +6 285 £47,500 -5.00% 26
London +17 110 £59,000 +12.38% 12
East of England +23 79 £53,250 +25.29% 2
Hertfordshire +22 63 £65,000 +4.00% 1
South East +6 50 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +23 36 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Watford -4 32 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell +2 24 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +5 19 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth +1 17 £75,000 +22.44%
City of London +21 14 £51,750 -5.90% 2
Scotland +12 13 £54,000 +35.00%
Yorkshire -33 13 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Gloucestershire - 13 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 12 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk - 12 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +19 7 £42,500 +30.76%
Glasgow +8 7 £62,500 +31.57%
Basingstoke -3 7 £34,585 -35.65%
Hampshire -27 7 £34,585 -27.94% 1
North West -52 7 £36,000 -17.24% 3
South Yorkshire -13 6 £41,750 +4.37% 2
Sheffield -16 6 £41,750 +4.37% 2
Manchester -35 6 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Cirencester - 6 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +17 5 £42,500 +30.76%
Nottingham +16 5 £42,500 +30.76%
Reading -2 5 £53,500 -14.40%
Stockport - 5 £36,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +1 4 £28,000 -30.00%

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 606 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 421 (69.47%) Java
3 384 (63.37%) IBM
4 327 (53.96%) Oracle
5 256 (42.24%) SQL
6 234 (38.61%) Finance
7 219 (36.14%) DB2
8 204 (33.66%) Linux
9 199 (32.84%) Tomcat
10 184 (30.36%) XML
11 183 (30.20%) UNIX
12 161 (26.57%) J2EE
13 142 (23.43%) Middleware
14 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
15 139 (22.94%) Web Services
16 136 (22.44%) Windows
17 134 (22.11%) E-Commerce
18 132 (21.78%) WebLogic
19 129 (21.29%) Spring
20 128 (21.12%) ITIL
21 125 (20.63%) JDBC
22 124 (20.46%) HTML
22 124 (20.46%) HTTP
23 123 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
24 119 (19.64%) JSP
25 108 (17.82%) Perl
26 107 (17.66%) Banking
27 105 (17.33%) Relational Database
28 104 (17.16%) Solaris
29 101 (16.67%) JBoss

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 606 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 199 (32.84%) Tomcat
3 132 (21.78%) WebLogic
4 101 (16.67%) JBoss
5 96 (15.84%) IBM HTTP Server
6 89 (14.69%) IIS
7 87 (14.36%) MQSeries
8 78 (12.87%) Apache
9 55 (9.08%) GlassFish
10 42 (6.93%) WebSphere Process Server
11 41 (6.77%) WebSphere Portal
12 32 (5.28%) Quickr
13 30 (4.95%) FileNet
14 28 (4.62%) Lotus Domino
15 23 (3.80%) IBM Notes
16 22 (3.63%) SharePoint
16 22 (3.63%) OpenEdge
17 20 (3.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
18 16 (2.64%) WebLogic Portal
19 14 (2.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 49 (8.09%) MS Office
2 15 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.65%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (2.48%) IntelliMatch
2 15 (2.48%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 8 (1.32%) FileNet Content Manager
3 8 (1.32%) AquaLogic BPM
4 7 (1.16%) Magento
5 6 (0.99%) HiPortfolio
6 4 (0.66%) Kondor+
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.33%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
1 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (20.46%) HTTP
2 63 (10.40%) Internet
3 60 (9.90%) FTP
4 34 (5.61%) SSL
5 18 (2.97%) Intranet
5 18 (2.97%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.31%) DNS
6 14 (2.31%) LDAP
7 12 (1.98%) Firewall
8 6 (0.99%) IPv4
9 5 (0.83%) ATM
9 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.66%) DMZ
11 3 (0.50%) SAN
11 3 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.50%) Network Security
12 2 (0.33%) SSH
12 2 (0.33%) Telnet
12 2 (0.33%) VPN
13 1 (0.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (36.14%) DB2
2 105 (17.33%) Relational Database
3 89 (14.69%) SQL Server
4 52 (8.58%) Oracle Database
5 37 (6.11%) RDBMS
6 36 (5.94%) MySQL
7 31 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (3.14%) Big Data
10 15 (2.48%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.82%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.82%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.82%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 83 (13.70%) Eclipse
2 60 (9.90%) Subversion
3 57 (9.41%) Git (software)
4 46 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 38 (6.27%) Ant
6 34 (5.61%) Maven
7 32 (5.28%) JUnit
8 25 (4.13%) Rational Application Developer
9 22 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 21 (3.47%) SoapUI
11 19 (3.14%) Hudson
12 16 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (2.15%) JMeter
14 12 (1.98%) Mercurial
15 9 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 8 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (1.32%) Selenium
16 8 (1.32%) MyEclipse
17 7 (1.16%) JBehave
General
1 234 (38.61%) Finance
2 107 (17.66%) Banking
3 99 (16.34%) Retail
4 27 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.47%) Front Office
5 21 (3.47%) Back Office
6 16 (2.64%) Music Industry
7 13 (2.15%) Marketing
8 11 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.49%) Legal
10 7 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.99%) Advertising
11 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (31.35%) Developer
2 128 (21.12%) Java Developer
3 99 (16.34%) Architect
4 92 (15.18%) Analyst
5 77 (12.71%) Support Analyst
6 59 (9.74%) Applications Support
7 46 (7.59%) Support Specialist
8 43 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
9 42 (6.93%) Consultant
10 36 (5.94%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.78%) Support Engineer
11 35 (5.78%) Administrator
11 35 (5.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 31 (5.12%) Operations Support Analyst
12 31 (5.12%) Operations Analyst
13 28 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (4.29%) Software Engineer
15 24 (3.96%) Junior
15 24 (3.96%) DBA
16 23 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (30.36%) XML
2 161 (26.57%) J2EE
3 142 (23.43%) Middleware
4 139 (22.94%) Web Services
5 129 (21.29%) Spring
6 125 (20.63%) JDBC
7 124 (20.46%) HTML
8 119 (19.64%) JSP
9 100 (16.50%) CSS
10 91 (15.02%) JMS
11 83 (13.70%) Hibernate
12 78 (12.87%) SOAP
13 73 (12.05%) Ajax
14 71 (11.72%) WebSphere MQ
15 67 (11.06%) Servlets
16 65 (10.73%) Struts
17 64 (10.56%) Java EE
18 57 (9.41%) jQuery
19 45 (7.43%) JSF
20 42 (6.93%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 48 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (7.43%) Open Source
4 44 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.94%) PKI
6 31 (5.12%) DataPower
7 30 (4.95%) SWIFT
8 21 (3.47%) Mobile Banking
9 20 (3.30%) Computer Science
10 14 (2.31%) Online Banking
11 11 (1.82%) NHS
11 11 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.49%) iPad
13 7 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.99%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.83%) Clustering
15 5 (0.83%) e-Health
16 4 (0.66%) Fat Client
16 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 204 (33.66%) Linux
2 183 (30.20%) UNIX
3 136 (22.44%) Windows
4 104 (17.16%) Solaris
5 92 (15.18%) AIX
6 12 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.32%) zOS
10 7 (1.16%) HPUX
11 6 (0.99%) SUSE
11 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
12 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.50%) CentOS
15 2 (0.33%) Android
15 2 (0.33%) MVS
15 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.11%) E-Commerce
2 128 (21.12%) ITIL
3 123 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (10.89%) Problem Management
5 62 (10.23%) SOA
6 50 (8.25%) MVC
7 49 (8.09%) Mentoring
8 44 (7.26%) OO
9 41 (6.77%) Software Engineering
10 40 (6.60%) Web Development
11 39 (6.44%) UML
11 39 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (5.78%) TDD
13 32 (5.28%) Content Management
13 32 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (5.12%) RAD
15 29 (4.79%) Unit Testing
16 28 (4.62%) Service Delivery
17 26 (4.29%) Waterfall
18 25 (4.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 421 (69.47%) Java
2 256 (42.24%) SQL
3 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
4 108 (17.82%) Perl
5 61 (10.07%) Bash Shell
6 48 (7.92%) Shell Script
7 35 (5.78%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.46%) C++
9 26 (4.29%) Groovy
10 20 (3.30%) Jython
10 20 (3.30%) Python
11 18 (2.97%) C#
12 17 (2.81%) C
13 12 (1.98%) XPath
14 11 (1.82%) Korn
15 10 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.49%) VBScript
17 8 (1.32%) VB
17 8 (1.32%) ActionScript
18 7 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 80 (13.20%) Degree
2 13 (2.15%) Sun Certification
3 12 (1.98%) IBM Certification
4 11 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) HND
7 3 (0.50%) ISEB
7 3 (0.50%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 3 (0.50%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.33%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.76%) QA
2 17 (2.81%) SLA
3 11 (1.82%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.98%) Squid
5 6 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.66%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.33%) RACF
8 2 (0.33%) Firmware
8 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.33%) vSphere
8 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (5.61%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 14 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (0.99%) Puppet
3 6 (0.99%) Ansible
4 5 (0.83%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.66%) BMC Marimba
5 4 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.50%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (0.50%) CA SiteMinder
6 3 (0.50%) Control-M
6 3 (0.50%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.33%) nmon
7 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.33%) Nagios
7 2 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 384 (63.37%) IBM
2 327 (53.96%) Oracle
3 78 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 55 (9.08%) TIBCO
5 40 (6.60%) Sun
6 38 (6.27%) Lotus
7 37 (6.11%) VMware
8 26 (4.29%) HP
9 23 (3.80%) Sybase
10 19 (3.14%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.97%) hybris
12 17 (2.81%) webMethods
12 17 (2.81%) Cognos
13 15 (2.48%) Brady
14 14 (2.31%) LogLogic
15 12 (1.98%) Demandware
15 12 (1.98%) ATG
16 11 (1.82%) ILOG
16 11 (1.82%) Adobe
17 10 (1.65%) SAP
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Make positive
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: Discretionary Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Annapurna
Salary: £160 - £280 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago