The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 245 264 201
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -63
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1293 1258 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.07% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 5.08% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 981 1108
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,557 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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
22383 24759 22846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.09% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18598 20677 19340
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Trend

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +42 1224 £55,000 +10.00% 95
London +64 641 £62,500 +4.16% 46
South East -20 175 £52,500 +5.00% 17
City of London +7 111 £60,000 +4.34% 13
East of England -10 97 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +2 75 £45,000 - 7
Hertfordshire -16 70 £45,000 -16.27% 1
West Midlands +27 69 £55,000 +27.90% 2
North West +24 66 £40,000 - 8
Yorkshire -41 57 £50,000 +28.20% 10
Berkshire +10 54 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East Midlands +28 50 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Birmingham +23 46 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Scotland -11 43 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Watford +16 42 £55,000 +2.32%
Manchester +25 37 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bristol -11 34 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Hampshire +12 28 £52,500 +2.94%
West Sussex +11 28 £62,500 +4.16%
West Yorkshire -27 28 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Reading +1 27 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Leicestershire +39 23 £47,500 +11.76%
Bracknell +32 21 £50,000 -13.04% 1
East Sussex +26 21 £63,750 - 1
Wiltshire +3 21 £49,000 -2.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -26 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Milton Keynes -32 21 £37,500 -2.59%
Gloucestershire +7 20 £66,250 +59.63% 3
South Yorkshire -13 20 £51,250 +50.73% 1
Coventry -2 19 £59,000 +37.20% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WebSphere 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.

1 1610 (64.43%) Java
2 1235 (49.42%) Oracle
3 1136 (45.46%) IBM
4 909 (36.37%) Finance
5 899 (35.97%) Linux
6 883 (35.33%) SQL
7 749 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
8 711 (28.45%) Windows
9 644 (25.77%) XML
9 644 (25.77%) JBoss
10 641 (25.65%) J2EE
11 606 (24.25%) HTML
12 604 (24.17%) JavaScript
13 594 (23.77%) Tomcat
14 586 (23.45%) WebLogic
15 579 (23.17%) SQL Server
16 576 (23.05%) UNIX
17 530 (21.21%) Web Services
18 513 (20.53%) WebSphere Application Server
19 496 (19.85%) Retail
20 480 (19.21%) E-Commerce
21 477 (19.09%) Banking
22 471 (18.85%) DB2
23 458 (18.33%) Spring
24 447 (17.89%) Middleware
25 438 (17.53%) WebSphere MQ
26 426 (17.05%) SOA
27 344 (13.77%) Apache
28 335 (13.41%) JMS
29 333 (13.33%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 644 (25.77%) JBoss
2 594 (23.77%) Tomcat
3 586 (23.45%) WebLogic
4 513 (20.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 344 (13.77%) Apache
6 199 (7.96%) IIS
7 120 (4.80%) GlassFish
7 120 (4.80%) MQSeries
8 119 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 100 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 93 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
11 89 (3.56%) SharePoint
12 73 (2.92%) IBM HTTP Server
13 63 (2.52%) WebSphere Portal
14 51 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
15 47 (1.88%) WebSphere Process Server
16 44 (1.76%) Jetty
17 42 (1.68%) CMS
18 41 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
19 37 (1.48%) CICS
Applications
1 125 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.60%) MS Office
3 23 (0.92%) MS Project
4 17 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.36%) Mingle
7 7 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (2.88%) RMDS
2 47 (1.88%) Magento
3 29 (1.16%) Fredhopper
4 27 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.72%) Summit
6 12 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.44%) Maximo
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.28%) CA PPM
10 6 (0.24%) thinkFolio
10 6 (0.24%) assyst
10 6 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.24%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.20%) LatentZero
12 4 (0.16%) Shopify
13 3 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.48%) SaaS
2 35 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.88%) Office 365
4 20 (0.80%) Google Analytics
5 19 (0.76%) PaaS
6 13 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.44%) iPaaS
8 11 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
9 10 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.32%) IaaS
12 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.080%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.080%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.080%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.080%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.080%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 253 (10.12%) HTTP
2 199 (7.96%) SAN
3 124 (4.96%) Internet
3 124 (4.96%) NAS
4 114 (4.56%) TCP/IP
5 104 (4.16%) Multicast
6 103 (4.12%) SSL
7 100 (4.00%) LAN
7 100 (4.00%) WAN
8 96 (3.84%) FCoE
8 96 (3.84%) Fibre Channel
9 59 (2.36%) DNS
10 52 (2.08%) iSCSI
11 50 (2.00%) Firewall
11 50 (2.00%) LDAP
12 46 (1.84%) FTP
13 31 (1.24%) DHCP
14 22 (0.88%) BIG-IP
15 21 (0.84%) ATM
15 21 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 471 (18.85%) DB2
3 289 (11.56%) Relational Database
4 216 (8.64%) Oracle Database
5 168 (6.72%) RDBMS
6 159 (6.36%) MySQL
7 93 (3.72%) Hadoop
8 72 (2.88%) HBase
9 55 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 48 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 37 (1.48%) NoSQL
13 35 (1.40%) MongoDB
13 35 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
13 35 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 33 (1.32%) Big Data
15 30 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
16 25 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 271 (10.84%) Maven
2 229 (9.16%) Eclipse
3 193 (7.72%) Ant
4 183 (7.32%) JUnit
5 175 (7.00%) Subversion
6 165 (6.60%) Jenkins
7 149 (5.96%) Git (software)
8 74 (2.96%) JIRA
9 50 (2.00%) Selenium
10 49 (1.96%) Hudson
11 48 (1.92%) ClearCase
12 40 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 39 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
14 34 (1.36%) Log4j
15 33 (1.32%) LoadRunner
16 32 (1.28%) Eclipse RCP
17 28 (1.12%) Mercurial
17 28 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
18 27 (1.08%) Visual Studio
19 26 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 909 (36.37%) Finance
2 496 (19.85%) Retail
3 477 (19.09%) Banking
4 136 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 77 (3.08%) Marketing
6 63 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 41 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 39 (1.56%) Back Office
9 38 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.24%) Advertising
11 27 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.92%) French Language
13 21 (0.84%) Front Office
14 20 (0.80%) Games
15 19 (0.76%) Electronics
16 18 (0.72%) International Banking
17 13 (0.52%) Automotive
17 13 (0.52%) Law
18 11 (0.44%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 698 (27.93%) Developer
2 530 (21.21%) Architect
3 447 (17.89%) Java Developer
4 342 (13.69%) Solutions Architect
5 238 (9.52%) Analyst
6 227 (9.08%) Consultant
7 172 (6.88%) Software Engineer
8 146 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 132 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
10 111 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
11 107 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
12 99 (3.96%) Technical Specialist
13 94 (3.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 84 (3.36%) Lead Architect
15 79 (3.16%) Project Manager
16 78 (3.12%) Applications Support
17 74 (2.96%) Support Analyst
18 71 (2.84%) Lead Solutions Architect
19 70 (2.80%) Support Engineer
19 70 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (25.77%) XML
2 641 (25.65%) J2EE
3 606 (24.25%) HTML
4 530 (21.21%) Web Services
5 458 (18.33%) Spring
6 447 (17.89%) Middleware
7 438 (17.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 335 (13.41%) JMS
9 333 (13.33%) CSS
10 296 (11.84%) JSP
11 291 (11.64%) Java EE
12 287 (11.48%) Hibernate
13 259 (10.36%) SOAP
14 242 (9.68%) XSLT
15 224 (8.96%) .NET
16 200 (8.00%) Servlets
17 198 (7.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 189 (7.56%) Struts
19 179 (7.16%) jQuery
20 177 (7.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 225 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
3 179 (7.16%) Computer Science
4 148 (5.92%) Open Source
5 142 (5.68%) Mainframe
6 89 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 69 (2.76%) Clustering
8 67 (2.68%) Client/Server
9 64 (2.56%) AS400
10 61 (2.44%) DataPower
11 59 (2.36%) PKI
11 59 (2.36%) Data Structures
12 49 (1.96%) SWIFT
13 48 (1.92%) User Experience
14 38 (1.52%) iSeries
14 38 (1.52%) Mobile App
15 36 (1.44%) N-Tier
16 35 (1.40%) Social Media
16 35 (1.40%) Visualisation
17 32 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 899 (35.97%) Linux
2 711 (28.45%) Windows
3 576 (23.05%) UNIX
4 294 (11.76%) Solaris
5 226 (9.04%) AIX
6 106 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (2.80%) HPUX
8 55 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (2.16%) zOS
10 52 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (1.96%) OS/400
12 48 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (1.28%) SUSE
14 31 (1.24%) MVS
15 23 (0.92%) Android
16 22 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.84%) VMS
18 18 (0.72%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.32%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (19.21%) E-Commerce
3 426 (17.05%) SOA
4 258 (10.32%) Software Engineering
5 210 (8.40%) TDD
6 208 (8.32%) Scrum
7 202 (8.08%) Mentoring
8 182 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
9 176 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
10 174 (6.96%) OO
11 169 (6.76%) MVC
12 165 (6.60%) Project Management
13 159 (6.36%) UML
14 148 (5.92%) ITIL
15 141 (5.64%) Unit Testing
16 120 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 120 (4.80%) Coaching
17 108 (4.32%) Workflow
18 105 (4.20%) Benchmarking
19 99 (3.96%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1610 (64.43%) Java
2 883 (35.33%) SQL
3 604 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 166 (6.64%) Perl
5 153 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 139 (5.56%) C#
7 89 (3.56%) Shell Script
8 83 (3.32%) C++
9 82 (3.28%) C
10 69 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 67 (2.68%) PHP
12 66 (2.64%) Python
13 65 (2.60%) COBOL
14 58 (2.32%) PowerShell
15 52 (2.08%) JCL
16 43 (1.72%) Ruby
17 34 (1.36%) VB.NET
18 33 (1.32%) VB
18 33 (1.32%) XPath
19 27 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 264 (10.56%) Degree
2 73 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 36 (1.44%) DV Cleared
4 25 (1.00%) IBM Certification
5 20 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 19 (0.76%) Sun Certification
6 19 (0.76%) OCPJP
6 19 (0.76%) OCMJD
7 18 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (0.68%) ISEB
9 16 (0.64%) VCP5
10 13 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.36%) APMP
11 9 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.32%) CISSP
13 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.16%) QA
2 19 (0.76%) SLA
3 12 (0.48%) ISO 8583
4 10 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.28%) COBIT
7 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.080%) HL7
8 2 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.040%) Basel III
9 1 (0.040%) EMIR
9 1 (0.040%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.040%) MiFID
System Software
1 181 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (4.56%) Oracle RAC
3 101 (4.04%) NFS
4 96 (3.84%) SRDF
5 93 (3.72%) Hyper-V
6 72 (2.88%) KVM
7 63 (2.52%) Active Directory
8 42 (1.68%) Xen
9 40 (1.60%) vSphere
10 16 (0.64%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.60%) Squid
12 11 (0.44%) vCloud
13 9 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 7 (0.28%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.28%) Varnish
15 5 (0.20%) RACF
15 5 (0.20%) XenServer
16 4 (0.16%) XenApp
16 4 (0.16%) Docker
16 4 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 106 (4.24%) Tivoli
2 80 (3.20%) Puppet
3 45 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.88%) Ansible
5 21 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 21 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 21 (0.84%) TeamSite
6 18 (0.72%) Nagios
7 17 (0.68%) CA Endevor
8 16 (0.64%) Control-M
9 13 (0.52%) Cacti
9 13 (0.52%) BMC Marimba
10 11 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 10 (0.40%) Check_MK
11 10 (0.40%) OpenAM
12 9 (0.36%) SCCM
13 8 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.28%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1235 (49.42%) Oracle
2 1136 (45.46%) IBM
3 258 (10.32%) hybris
4 254 (10.16%) ATG
5 237 (9.48%) VMware
6 229 (9.16%) Microsoft
7 203 (8.12%) TIBCO
8 178 (7.12%) Cisco
9 160 (6.40%) Demandware
10 151 (6.04%) EMC
11 146 (5.84%) Sybase
12 125 (5.00%) NetApp
13 113 (4.52%) HP
14 110 (4.40%) Red Hat
15 100 (4.00%) SAP
16 98 (3.92%) Intel
17 72 (2.88%) DataSynapse
18 66 (2.64%) Sun
19 58 (2.32%) Business Objects
20 55 (2.20%) Google
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £100K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125k + Excellent Bonus & Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20% OTE & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago