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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 648 608 592
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -16
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 254 344 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 1.38% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 171 210 195
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,783 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,500 £70,000
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
22931 24913 23140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.67% 20.98% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19002 20497 19506
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -24 234 £55,000 +20.36% 17
London +18 119 £55,000 +15.78% 5
South East -12 34 £65,000 +28.71% 7
East of England -12 29 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands +4 28 £55,000 +27.90% 1
City of London +23 26 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Hertfordshire -21 24 £45,000 -37.93%
Birmingham - 22 £53,750 - 1
Scotland +9 18 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Watford +2 18 £45,000 -43.75%
Berkshire -2 17 £65,000 +18.18% 5
South West -14 13 £41,250 +5.76%
Reading +12 11 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Edinburgh +2 11 £32,500 -39.53%
Hampshire 0 11 £55,000 +7.84%
Wiltshire - 9 £50,000 -
Swindon - 9 £50,000 -
Stirling - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Milton Keynes -6 5 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Coventry -14 5 £55,000 +27.90%
Basingstoke - 5 £70,000 -
Bristol 0 4 £40,000 +2.56%
North West -1 4 £40,000 - 2
Farnborough - 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands +10 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bracknell +8 3 £87,500 +59.09% 1
Lancashire +5 3 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn -2 3 £40,000 - 1
Feltham - 3 £39,000 -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 553 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 378 (68.35%) Java
3 316 (57.14%) IBM
4 295 (53.35%) Oracle
5 249 (45.03%) DB2
6 247 (44.67%) Finance
7 226 (40.87%) Linux
8 212 (38.34%) UNIX
9 200 (36.17%) SQL
10 183 (33.09%) Banking
11 161 (29.11%) Windows
12 160 (28.93%) XML
13 159 (28.75%) Web Services
14 138 (24.95%) Retail
15 137 (24.77%) JBoss
16 131 (23.69%) SOA
17 130 (23.51%) HTML
18 129 (23.33%) J2EE
18 129 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
18 129 (23.33%) Spring
19 127 (22.97%) Middleware
20 126 (22.78%) Solaris
21 123 (22.24%) WebLogic
22 121 (21.88%) Tomcat
23 112 (20.25%) Relational Database
24 108 (19.53%) JavaScript
25 99 (17.90%) Perl
25 99 (17.90%) AIX
26 94 (17.00%) E-Commerce
27 87 (15.73%) Java EE

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 553 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 137 (24.77%) JBoss
3 123 (22.24%) WebLogic
4 121 (21.88%) Tomcat
5 77 (13.92%) MQSeries
6 49 (8.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 48 (8.68%) WebSphere Process Server
7 48 (8.68%) Apache
8 42 (7.59%) IIS
9 40 (7.23%) GlassFish
10 34 (6.15%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 30 (5.42%) WebSphere Portal
12 24 (4.34%) CICS
13 23 (4.16%) Quickr
14 22 (3.98%) IBM Notes
15 20 (3.62%) FileNet
16 19 (3.44%) SharePoint
16 19 (3.44%) WebLogic Portal
17 16 (2.89%) Lotus Domino
17 16 (2.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 38 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.97%) MS Office
3 6 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.45%) Magento
2 8 (1.45%) Maximo
3 7 (1.27%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.72%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (15.19%) HTTP
2 71 (12.84%) Internet
3 55 (9.95%) SSL
4 45 (8.14%) TCP/IP
5 31 (5.61%) FTP
6 12 (2.17%) LDAP
7 10 (1.81%) IPv4
8 9 (1.63%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.63%) Firewall
9 4 (0.72%) NAS
9 4 (0.72%) Intranet
9 4 (0.72%) DNS
9 4 (0.72%) SAN
10 2 (0.36%) VPN
11 1 (0.18%) ATM
11 1 (0.18%) DHCP
11 1 (0.18%) DMZ
11 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (45.03%) DB2
2 112 (20.25%) Relational Database
3 79 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 59 (10.67%) RDBMS
5 49 (8.86%) MySQL
6 35 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.71%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (2.17%) Big Data
12 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.99%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 70 (12.66%) Eclipse
2 49 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.68%) Subversion
3 48 (8.68%) Maven
4 37 (6.69%) Ant
5 35 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 23 (4.16%) Hudson
7 17 (3.07%) SoapUI
8 16 (2.89%) JUnit
9 13 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (2.35%) JMeter
9 13 (2.35%) Mercurial
10 11 (1.99%) ClearCase
11 10 (1.81%) Rational Application Developer
12 9 (1.63%) LoadRunner
13 8 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.27%) JIRA
15 6 (1.08%) Gradle
16 5 (0.90%) Log4j
16 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 247 (44.67%) Finance
2 183 (33.09%) Banking
3 138 (24.95%) Retail
4 34 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.61%) Retail Banking
6 26 (4.70%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.44%) Back Office
8 10 (1.81%) International Banking
9 9 (1.63%) Music Industry
9 9 (1.63%) Front Office
10 8 (1.45%) Marketing
11 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (22.06%) Developer
2 102 (18.44%) Architect
3 92 (16.64%) Java Developer
4 81 (14.65%) Consultant
5 75 (13.56%) Analyst
6 66 (11.93%) Solutions Architect
7 55 (9.95%) Technical Consultant
8 48 (8.68%) Support Analyst
9 38 (6.87%) Administrator
10 33 (5.97%) Applications Support
11 27 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
11 27 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 23 (4.16%) Lead Architect
12 23 (4.16%) Applications Support Analyst
13 22 (3.98%) WebSphere Administrator
14 21 (3.80%) Support Specialist
14 21 (3.80%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.62%) Support Engineer
15 20 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (3.62%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (28.93%) XML
2 159 (28.75%) Web Services
3 130 (23.51%) HTML
4 129 (23.33%) J2EE
4 129 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 129 (23.33%) Spring
5 127 (22.97%) Middleware
6 87 (15.73%) Java EE
7 85 (15.37%) Hibernate
8 84 (15.19%) JSP
9 79 (14.29%) CSS
10 78 (14.10%) SOAP
11 76 (13.74%) JMS
12 75 (13.56%) JDBC
13 70 (12.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 63 (11.39%) Ajax
15 59 (10.67%) Struts
16 53 (9.58%) jQuery
17 51 (9.22%) EJB
18 47 (8.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.86%) PKI
4 45 (8.14%) Management Information System
5 40 (7.23%) Open Source
6 38 (6.87%) DataPower
7 28 (5.06%) Mainframe
8 24 (4.34%) Mobile Banking
9 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
10 20 (3.62%) Online Banking
11 18 (3.25%) Client/Server
12 14 (2.53%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.81%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.81%) Web 2.0
14 9 (1.63%) iPad
15 8 (1.45%) User Experience
15 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.27%) HACMP
17 6 (1.08%) Wiki
17 6 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 226 (40.87%) Linux
2 212 (38.34%) UNIX
3 161 (29.11%) Windows
4 126 (22.78%) Solaris
5 99 (17.90%) AIX
6 23 (4.16%) MVS
7 19 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.89%) HPUX
9 14 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.99%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.45%) zOS
12 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (23.69%) SOA
2 94 (17.00%) E-Commerce
3 83 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (14.83%) ITIL
5 56 (10.13%) Mentoring
6 53 (9.58%) Problem Management
7 41 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 40 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (6.15%) Coaching
11 33 (5.97%) MVC
12 32 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
13 31 (5.61%) High Availability
14 30 (5.42%) UML
14 30 (5.42%) TDD
15 28 (5.06%) Time Management
16 26 (4.70%) Project Management
17 25 (4.52%) Scrum
18 24 (4.34%) OO
18 24 (4.34%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 378 (68.35%) Java
2 200 (36.17%) SQL
3 108 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 99 (17.90%) Perl
5 38 (6.87%) PL/SQL
6 34 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 24 (4.34%) JCL
8 22 (3.98%) C
9 21 (3.80%) C++
10 19 (3.44%) XPath
11 17 (3.07%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.89%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.35%) PHP
14 12 (2.17%) Python
15 11 (1.99%) Groovy
16 10 (1.81%) Korn
17 9 (1.63%) Jython
17 9 (1.63%) C#
18 8 (1.45%) AWK
18 8 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (10.67%) Degree
2 12 (2.17%) Sun Certification
3 11 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.27%) IBM Certification
5 6 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.08%) APMP
6 5 (0.90%) CSSLP
7 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) HND
9 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.12%) QA
2 14 (2.53%) ISO 8583
3 9 (1.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.16%) Squid
3 17 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.81%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.36%) RACF
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (8.14%) Tivoli
2 20 (3.62%) TeamSite
2 20 (3.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 11 (1.99%) Puppet
4 10 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.63%) Data Guard
6 7 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.72%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.72%) Ansible
9 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.54%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.36%) Nagios
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.18%) Control-M
11 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 316 (57.14%) IBM
2 295 (53.35%) Oracle
3 59 (10.67%) TIBCO
4 46 (8.32%) Microsoft
5 39 (7.05%) VMware
6 33 (5.97%) Sun
7 29 (5.24%) Lotus
8 26 (4.70%) Business Objects
9 23 (4.16%) HP
10 20 (3.62%) LogLogic
11 15 (2.71%) ILOG
12 14 (2.53%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.35%) Pega
14 12 (2.17%) Sybase
15 10 (1.81%) hybris
16 9 (1.63%) SAP
16 9 (1.63%) Kofax
16 9 (1.63%) ATG
17 8 (1.45%) ESRI
17 8 (1.45%) webMethods
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