The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 304 268 268
Rank change year-on-year
-36 0
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 983 1274 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.16% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 6.08% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 790 929 1058
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
17902 20947 23751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.24% 19.00% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15218 17354 19527
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -28 922 £55,000 - 75
London -28 434 £65,000 - 39
South East +25 153 £50,000 - 9
North West +57 110 £45,000 -10.00% 4
City of London +30 96 £72,500 +20.83% 7
Berkshire +40 92 £50,000 - 3
East of England +13 82 £52,500 +6.06% 4
Manchester +43 80 £45,000 -12.19% 3
South West -12 56 £55,000 +21.56% 1
Yorkshire -18 48 £42,500 -22.72% 8
Hertfordshire -21 39 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Essex +27 36 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Reading +3 34 £55,000 -4.34% 1
West Yorkshire -6 29 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Leeds +19 26 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Scotland -32 24 £41,000 +3.79% 3
Bristol -5 23 £62,500 +56.25% 1
West Midlands -26 22 £52,500 - 7
Cheshire +34 20 £37,500 -22.68%
Wiltshire -3 19 £55,000 +18.59%
East Midlands -21 18 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Hampshire -9 17 £42,500 -20.93% 3
South Yorkshire +12 15 £37,500 -42.30% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 14 £45,000 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +22 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Newbury +13 14 £35,000 +55.55%
Nottinghamshire +11 13 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Chester +21 12 £37,500 -25.00%
Colchester 0 12 £62,500 +38.88%
Hemel Hempstead +18 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1094 (54.13%) Java
2 1026 (50.77%) Oracle
3 807 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
4 803 (39.73%) SQL
5 787 (38.94%) IBM
6 713 (35.28%) Finance
7 678 (33.55%) Linux
8 673 (33.30%) JBoss
9 623 (30.83%) WebLogic
10 573 (28.35%) Tomcat
11 505 (24.99%) Windows
12 504 (24.94%) SQL Server
13 499 (24.69%) XML
14 496 (24.54%) Unix
15 487 (24.10%) J2EE
16 476 (23.55%) Web Services
17 471 (23.31%) JavaScript
18 442 (21.87%) Middleware
19 437 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
20 429 (21.23%) HTML
21 376 (18.60%) Retail
22 370 (18.31%) Scrum
23 355 (17.57%) ITIL
24 340 (16.82%) E-Commerce
25 333 (16.48%) Spring
25 333 (16.48%) Relational Database
26 332 (16.43%) Banking
27 321 (15.88%) .NET
28 313 (15.49%) SOA
29 300 (14.84%) CSS

WebSphere
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
1 673 (33.30%) JBoss
2 623 (30.83%) WebLogic
3 573 (28.35%) Tomcat
4 437 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 288 (14.25%) Apache
6 165 (8.16%) IIS
7 130 (6.43%) BizTalk Server
8 120 (5.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 98 (4.85%) OpenStack
10 92 (4.55%) Jetty
11 77 (3.81%) CMS
12 76 (3.76%) CloudStack
13 61 (3.02%) GlassFish
13 61 (3.02%) MQSeries
14 45 (2.23%) IBM HTTP Server
14 45 (2.23%) NetWeaver
15 43 (2.13%) Mule
16 42 (2.08%) SharePoint
17 31 (1.53%) Commerce Server
18 27 (1.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 105 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.74%) MS Office
3 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.099%) MS Project
5 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 65 (3.22%) Oracle Financials
1 65 (3.22%) Oracle Retail
2 64 (3.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 60 (2.97%) Magento
4 17 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 13 (0.64%) Maximo
6 10 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.40%) SAP hybris
8 7 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.15%) Documaker
12 3 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
12 3 (0.15%) Exstream
12 3 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 194 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (8.61%) SaaS
3 38 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.78%) CloudBees
5 26 (1.29%) Adobe Analytics
6 23 (1.14%) PaaS
7 22 (1.09%) GitHub
8 12 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
11 6 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.30%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
11 6 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.25%) Boomi
12 5 (0.25%) IaaS
13 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.099%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 195 (9.65%) Firewall
2 187 (9.25%) HTTP
3 186 (9.20%) TCP/IP
4 113 (5.59%) LDAP
5 103 (5.10%) NAS
6 98 (4.85%) SAN
7 89 (4.40%) DNS
8 84 (4.16%) SSL
9 48 (2.38%) Internet
10 34 (1.68%) WAN
11 32 (1.58%) LAN
12 29 (1.43%) FTP
13 20 (0.99%) DHCP
14 18 (0.89%) iSCSI
15 16 (0.79%) Multicast
16 15 (0.74%) FCoE
16 15 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (0.69%) WebEx
18 11 (0.54%) Intranet
19 6 (0.30%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (24.94%) SQL Server
2 333 (16.48%) Relational Database
3 253 (12.52%) RDBMS
4 229 (11.33%) MySQL
5 220 (10.89%) DB2
6 147 (7.27%) Oracle Database
7 95 (4.70%) NoSQL
8 75 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 60 (2.97%) MongoDB
10 54 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 50 (2.47%) Big Data
12 49 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (1.58%) Hadoop
14 32 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
14 32 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 30 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
17 27 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (1.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 215 (10.64%) Git (software)
1 215 (10.64%) Maven
2 195 (9.65%) Eclipse
3 189 (9.35%) Ant
4 170 (8.41%) Subversion
5 163 (8.07%) JUnit
6 153 (7.57%) Jenkins
7 71 (3.51%) Gradle
8 61 (3.02%) Talend Open Studio
9 60 (2.97%) JIRA
10 57 (2.82%) TeamCity
11 52 (2.57%) Mockito
12 34 (1.68%) Hudson
13 31 (1.53%) Log4j
13 31 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (1.29%) Introscope
15 23 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
16 19 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (0.89%) MSBuild
18 17 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 713 (35.28%) Finance
2 376 (18.60%) Retail
3 332 (16.43%) Banking
4 44 (2.18%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.08%) Marketing
6 35 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.63%) Back Office
8 28 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.19%) International Banking
10 19 (0.94%) Advertising
11 16 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.74%) Automotive
13 13 (0.64%) French Language
14 12 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.54%) Electronics
16 9 (0.45%) Front Office
16 9 (0.45%) German Language
16 9 (0.45%) Legal
16 9 (0.45%) Publishing
17 8 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 666 (32.95%) Developer
2 482 (23.85%) Java Developer
3 349 (17.27%) Architect
4 237 (11.73%) Analyst
5 220 (10.89%) Applications Support
6 196 (9.70%) Solutions Architect
7 181 (8.96%) Consultant
8 176 (8.71%) Senior Developer
9 147 (7.27%) Support Analyst
10 136 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 115 (5.69%) Linux Support
12 95 (4.70%) Applications Support Analyst
13 93 (4.60%) Integration Architect
14 91 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 87 (4.30%) Support Engineer
16 75 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
17 65 (3.22%) Applications Engineer
17 65 (3.22%) Middleware Engineer
18 64 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
19 63 (3.12%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (24.69%) XML
2 487 (24.10%) J2EE
3 476 (23.55%) Web Services
4 442 (21.87%) Middleware
5 429 (21.23%) HTML
6 333 (16.48%) Spring
7 321 (15.88%) .NET
8 300 (14.84%) CSS
9 281 (13.90%) JMS
10 273 (13.51%) Java EE
11 246 (12.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 242 (11.97%) Hibernate
13 184 (9.10%) SOAP
14 171 (8.46%) JSP
15 150 (7.42%) XSLT
16 148 (7.32%) Ajax
17 130 (6.43%) JSON
18 125 (6.19%) Apache Camel
19 122 (6.04%) RESTful
20 121 (5.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 120 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.02%) DataPower
6 51 (2.52%) SWIFT
7 50 (2.47%) iSeries
8 38 (1.88%) PKI
9 36 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.58%) Credit Risk
11 28 (1.39%) Data Integration
12 27 (1.34%) Clustering
12 27 (1.34%) Fintech
12 27 (1.34%) Mainframe
13 23 (1.14%) AS400
13 23 (1.14%) User Experience
14 21 (1.04%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
16 17 (0.84%) iPad
17 15 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 678 (33.55%) Linux
2 505 (24.99%) Windows
3 496 (24.54%) Unix
4 209 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (5.39%) Windows Server
6 96 (4.75%) Solaris
7 90 (4.45%) AIX
8 59 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (2.52%) CentOS
10 47 (2.33%) Android
11 46 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (1.88%) Ubuntu
13 34 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.79%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.59%) zOS
17 9 (0.45%) OS/400
18 8 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 6 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (18.31%) Scrum
3 355 (17.57%) ITIL
4 340 (16.82%) E-Commerce
5 313 (15.49%) SOA
6 287 (14.20%) UML
7 273 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 231 (11.43%) TDD
9 224 (11.08%) OO
10 197 (9.75%) RUP
11 177 (8.76%) Project Management
12 173 (8.56%) DevOps
13 146 (7.22%) Configuration Management
14 141 (6.98%) Software Engineering
15 131 (6.48%) Waterfall
16 127 (6.28%) PRINCE2
17 123 (6.09%) TOGAF
18 119 (5.89%) Enterprise Architecture
19 118 (5.84%) Service Delivery
20 115 (5.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1094 (54.13%) Java
2 803 (39.73%) SQL
3 471 (23.31%) JavaScript
4 227 (11.23%) Shell Script
5 193 (9.55%) Bash Shell
6 176 (8.71%) Perl
7 167 (8.26%) PowerShell
8 158 (7.82%) Python
9 136 (6.73%) PL/SQL
10 126 (6.23%) Ruby
11 117 (5.79%) C#
12 69 (3.41%) PHP
13 47 (2.33%) C
14 35 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.63%) C++
16 32 (1.58%) Go
17 30 (1.48%) Jython
17 30 (1.48%) VB
18 25 (1.24%) RPG
19 19 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 253 (12.52%) Degree
2 75 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.24%) ISEB
6 17 (0.84%) PMP
7 16 (0.79%) Sun Certification
8 12 (0.59%) CISSP
8 12 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.45%) RHCE
10 9 (0.45%) SANS
11 8 (0.40%) MCSE
12 7 (0.35%) CISA
12 7 (0.35%) CISM
13 6 (0.30%) CCNA
13 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.25%) CEH
14 5 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.44%) QA
2 73 (3.61%) SLA
3 12 (0.59%) ISO15022
3 12 (0.59%) ISO20022
4 10 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.49%) SEPA
5 8 (0.40%) COBIT
5 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (0.30%) SSAE 16
7 4 (0.20%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.099%) HL7
10 1 (0.049%) GxP
System Software
1 130 (6.43%) Oracle RAC
2 97 (4.80%) Xen
3 86 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 84 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (4.16%) vSphere
5 76 (3.76%) XenServer
6 50 (2.47%) Docker
7 26 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 21 (1.04%) KVM
9 20 (0.99%) NFS
10 18 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (0.84%) PowerHA
12 15 (0.74%) SRDF
12 15 (0.74%) VMware ESX
13 10 (0.49%) Squid
14 9 (0.45%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.40%) Samba
16 7 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 7 (0.35%) vCloud
17 5 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 235 (11.63%) Puppet
2 138 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (5.20%) Tivoli
4 98 (4.85%) Ansible
5 87 (4.30%) OpenAM
6 76 (3.76%) Cobbler
7 39 (1.93%) Salt
8 27 (1.34%) Terraform
9 23 (1.14%) Nagios
10 21 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
11 18 (0.89%) Kibana
12 17 (0.84%) logstash
13 14 (0.69%) Data Guard
13 14 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
14 9 (0.45%) SCCM
15 7 (0.35%) MOM
16 6 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 6 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 6 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1026 (50.77%) Oracle
2 787 (38.94%) IBM
3 224 (11.08%) ATG
4 206 (10.19%) Microsoft
5 176 (8.71%) Red Hat
6 138 (6.83%) VMware
7 113 (5.59%) hybris
8 108 (5.34%) TIBCO
9 107 (5.29%) Sun
10 94 (4.65%) Sybase
11 93 (4.60%) SAP
12 81 (4.01%) webMethods
13 76 (3.76%) EnterpriseDB
14 71 (3.51%) MuleSoft
15 69 (3.41%) PeopleSoft
16 68 (3.36%) Retek
17 64 (3.17%) Hyperion
18 61 (3.02%) Talend
19 58 (2.87%) WSO2
20 56 (2.77%) Demandware
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 65K - 74K, plus a car allowance (6k) and bonus (up to £86K) + pensio
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANDigital
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29000 per annum + life, pens, 25+8 hol
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago