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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Specialist
UK
Rank 836 917 909
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 9 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 29
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -20.37%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 10 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 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +55 7 £44,750 -31.15%
West Midlands - 4 £44,750 -
Coventry - 4 £44,750 -
Scotland +14 2 £52,500 +22.09%
Edinburgh -1 2 £52,500 +22.09%
London +37 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 10 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Middleware
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) QA
6 5 (41.67%) Jython
6 5 (41.67%) Web Services
6 5 (41.67%) SSL
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
6 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) JMS
7 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
7 4 (33.33%) SOA
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) DMZ
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) Unix
8 3 (25.00%) MQSeries

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 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 4 (33.33%) DMZ
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) FogBugz
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Redmine
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (75.00%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (25.00%) DataPower
3 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Jython
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) BEA
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO