The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 889 903 970
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 1 60 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.055% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.057% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 7
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +35.29%
UK excluding London median salary - £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 1 £65,000 +8.33%
London +12 1 £65,000 +10.63%
England +4 1 £65,000 +13.04%

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, WebSphere Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Middleware
5 5 (41.67%) Jython
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) CentOS
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) DB2
6 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Ant
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) Commerce Server
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) DMZ
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) JBehave
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) High Availability
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Compliance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Jython
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat