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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 626 560 539
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -21
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 272 357 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 1.59% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 186 214 232
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,650 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.50%

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
22257 22430 22121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.79% 20.95% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18669 18208 18846
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 March 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 March 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 -39 245 £52,500 +16.66% 27
London +9 102 £62,500 +31.57% 10
East of England -18 56 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire -10 49 £52,500 -10.63% 3
South East -32 36 £57,500 +12.74% 2
Watford -14 33 £45,000 -14.28% 1
City of London +16 26 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Berkshire +3 21 £58,750 +6.81%
Scotland +5 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -22 16 £34,000 -15.00% 5
South West +3 14 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire -3 13 £51,000 +13.33%
Edinburgh -3 13 £50,000 +25.15%
Swindon - 12 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 12 £47,500 - 1
Basingstoke +15 10 £37,000 -17.77%
Rickmansworth -6 10 £75,000 +15.38%
Reading 0 9 £65,000 -3.70%
South Yorkshire -1 9 £33,250 -16.87% 1
Sheffield -10 9 £33,250 -16.87% 1
West Midlands -22 9 £55,000 - 3
Bracknell -7 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Birmingham -11 7 £55,000 - 3
North West -33 6 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester -3 5 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 4 £32,750 -5.75%

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 586 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 376 (64.16%) Java
3 356 (60.75%) IBM
4 310 (52.90%) Oracle
5 260 (44.37%) DB2
6 243 (41.47%) Finance
7 206 (35.15%) SQL
7 206 (35.15%) Linux
8 191 (32.59%) UNIX
9 166 (28.33%) Tomcat
10 158 (26.96%) XML
11 147 (25.09%) Web Services
11 147 (25.09%) Middleware
12 146 (24.91%) Windows
13 141 (24.06%) Banking
14 137 (23.38%) J2EE
15 134 (22.87%) WebLogic
16 121 (20.65%) ITIL
17 120 (20.48%) Spring
18 118 (20.14%) Retail
18 118 (20.14%) JavaScript
19 117 (19.97%) JBoss
20 116 (19.80%) E-Commerce
21 113 (19.28%) Solaris
22 110 (18.77%) JDBC
22 110 (18.77%) WebSphere MQ
23 106 (18.09%) HTML
24 105 (17.92%) Perl
24 105 (17.92%) HTTP
24 105 (17.92%) Relational Database

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 586 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 166 (28.33%) Tomcat
3 134 (22.87%) WebLogic
4 117 (19.97%) JBoss
5 89 (15.19%) MQSeries
6 78 (13.31%) IBM HTTP Server
7 58 (9.90%) IIS
7 58 (9.90%) Apache
8 52 (8.87%) WebSphere Process Server
9 48 (8.19%) GlassFish
10 40 (6.83%) WebSphere Portal
11 36 (6.14%) Quickr
12 34 (5.80%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 30 (5.12%) Lotus Domino
14 25 (4.27%) IBM Notes
14 25 (4.27%) FileNet
15 20 (3.41%) TeamSite
16 19 (3.24%) WebLogic Portal
17 17 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
17 17 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (7.17%) MS Office
2 20 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (4.61%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.19%) AquaLogic BPM
2 7 (1.19%) CA PPM
2 7 (1.19%) Maximo
3 4 (0.68%) Magento
3 4 (0.68%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 4 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.51%) FileNet Content Manager
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.34%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (17.92%) HTTP
2 66 (11.26%) Internet
3 56 (9.56%) FTP
4 47 (8.02%) SSL
5 23 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.56%) LDAP
7 14 (2.39%) Firewall
8 10 (1.71%) IPv4
9 6 (1.02%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.85%) Intranet
11 4 (0.68%) SAN
11 4 (0.68%) DNS
11 4 (0.68%) NAS
12 3 (0.51%) Network Security
12 3 (0.51%) DMZ
13 2 (0.34%) VPN
13 2 (0.34%) Telnet
13 2 (0.34%) SSH
13 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (44.37%) DB2
2 105 (17.92%) Relational Database
3 79 (13.48%) SQL Server
4 47 (8.02%) Oracle Database
5 39 (6.66%) RDBMS
6 38 (6.48%) MySQL
7 24 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (3.24%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.73%) Big Data
11 15 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.56%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.39%) Apache Hive
12 14 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 68 (11.60%) Eclipse
2 54 (9.22%) Subversion
3 52 (8.87%) Git (software)
4 37 (6.31%) Jenkins
5 36 (6.14%) Ant
6 35 (5.97%) Maven
7 21 (3.58%) SoapUI
8 20 (3.41%) JUnit
9 18 (3.07%) Hudson
10 15 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
11 14 (2.39%) Mercurial
11 14 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.54%) ClearCase
12 9 (1.54%) JMeter
12 9 (1.54%) Gradle
13 8 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.37%) MyEclipse
14 5 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
14 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 243 (41.47%) Finance
2 141 (24.06%) Banking
3 118 (20.14%) Retail
4 26 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.58%) Back Office
6 15 (2.56%) Front Office
7 14 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.39%) Music Industry
8 10 (1.71%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.85%) Advertising
10 5 (0.85%) Marketing
11 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) International Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Legal
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (24.74%) Developer
2 116 (19.80%) Architect
3 105 (17.92%) Java Developer
4 93 (15.87%) Analyst
5 74 (12.63%) Support Analyst
6 65 (11.09%) Solutions Architect
7 44 (7.51%) Applications Support
7 44 (7.51%) Consultant
8 43 (7.34%) Support Specialist
9 35 (5.97%) Administrator
10 29 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 28 (4.78%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
13 22 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.75%) Operations Analyst
13 22 (3.75%) Operations Support Analyst
14 21 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.58%) Lead Architect
14 21 (3.58%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (26.96%) XML
2 147 (25.09%) Web Services
2 147 (25.09%) Middleware
3 137 (23.38%) J2EE
4 120 (20.48%) Spring
5 110 (18.77%) JDBC
5 110 (18.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 106 (18.09%) HTML
7 99 (16.89%) JSP
8 87 (14.85%) JMS
9 82 (13.99%) SOAP
10 76 (12.97%) Hibernate
11 75 (12.80%) CSS
12 67 (11.43%) Ajax
13 65 (11.09%) Struts
14 61 (10.41%) Java EE
15 57 (9.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 54 (9.22%) jQuery
17 50 (8.53%) EJB
18 49 (8.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.41%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (9.56%) Management Information System
3 55 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (9.04%) PKI
5 47 (8.02%) Open Source
6 43 (7.34%) DataPower
7 21 (3.58%) Mobile Banking
8 20 (3.41%) SWIFT
8 20 (3.41%) Online Banking
9 16 (2.73%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.56%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.88%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.88%) NHS
12 10 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.37%) Clustering
14 7 (1.19%) HACMP
15 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.85%) e-Health
17 4 (0.68%) Web 2.0
17 4 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 206 (35.15%) Linux
2 191 (32.59%) UNIX
3 146 (24.91%) Windows
4 113 (19.28%) Solaris
5 89 (15.19%) AIX
6 16 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.88%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.88%) zOS
9 10 (1.71%) HPUX
10 6 (1.02%) MVS
11 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.85%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.68%) SUSE
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.65%) ITIL
2 116 (19.80%) E-Commerce
3 104 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (15.36%) SOA
5 77 (13.14%) Problem Management
6 61 (10.41%) Mentoring
7 34 (5.80%) OO
7 34 (5.80%) MVC
7 34 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (5.63%) Waterfall
9 32 (5.46%) UML
10 30 (5.12%) TDD
11 29 (4.95%) Service Delivery
11 29 (4.95%) Coaching
12 27 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (4.44%) Change Management
13 26 (4.44%) TOGAF
14 25 (4.27%) Software Engineering
14 25 (4.27%) Release Management
14 25 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 376 (64.16%) Java
2 206 (35.15%) SQL
3 118 (20.14%) JavaScript
4 105 (17.92%) Perl
5 55 (9.39%) Bash Shell
6 34 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 28 (4.78%) C++
8 21 (3.58%) Groovy
9 19 (3.24%) C
10 18 (3.07%) XPath
11 16 (2.73%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.56%) Jython
13 11 (1.88%) Python
14 9 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.54%) C#
15 7 (1.19%) Korn
16 6 (1.02%) JCL
16 6 (1.02%) PHP
17 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (11.60%) Degree
2 11 (1.88%) Sun Certification
3 9 (1.54%) IBM Certification
4 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.85%) CSSLP
5 5 (0.85%) VCP4
6 4 (0.68%) HND
7 3 (0.51%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCITP
9 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.77%) QA
2 16 (2.73%) ISO 8583
3 9 (1.54%) SLA
4 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.24%) Squid
3 17 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (2.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.71%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.85%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.68%) Novell eDirectory
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.34%) vSphere
9 2 (0.34%) RACF
9 2 (0.34%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (5.29%) Tivoli
2 20 (3.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 10 (1.71%) Puppet
4 9 (1.54%) OpenAM
5 7 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.02%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.02%) Ansible
7 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.68%) BMC Marimba
8 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.51%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.34%) Control-M
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.34%) BMC Performance Manager
10 2 (0.34%) nmon
10 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 356 (60.75%) IBM
2 310 (52.90%) Oracle
3 64 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 59 (10.07%) TIBCO
5 40 (6.83%) Lotus
5 40 (6.83%) VMware
6 34 (5.80%) Sun
7 28 (4.78%) HP
8 20 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 20 (3.41%) webMethods
8 20 (3.41%) LogLogic
9 16 (2.73%) ILOG
10 15 (2.56%) Pega
11 12 (2.05%) Adobe
11 12 (2.05%) SAP
12 10 (1.71%) Cognos
12 10 (1.71%) Sybase
12 10 (1.71%) Citrix
12 10 (1.71%) hybris
13 9 (1.54%) Business Objects
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £370 - £410 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £125,000 per annum six figure salary, bonus, exec ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
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Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
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London
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