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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 256 223 203
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1247 1444 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.28% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.60% 6.08% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1066 1107
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 £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
22276 23745 22562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.04% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18574 19373 19055
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 £68,750 £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 30 March 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 30 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 -18 1151 £55,000 +10.00% 129
London +7 581 £62,500 +4.16% 56
South East -28 210 £50,000 - 15
East of England +14 132 £45,000 -10.00% 5
City of London -5 129 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Hertfordshire +1 96 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -3 72 £45,688 +36.38% 8
Berkshire -5 67 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North West -32 57 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Scotland +1 53 £41,500 -1.19% 8
West Midlands -32 47 £55,000 +30.95% 4
Watford +6 44 £45,000 -14.28%
Hampshire -15 38 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Edinburgh -7 34 £40,000 -15.78% 6
East Midlands +25 33 £50,000 +16.82% 10
Birmingham -9 33 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Bristol -5 32 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Manchester -16 31 £40,000 -15.78% 6
West Sussex +19 30 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex +5 30 £62,500 -
Yorkshire -76 30 £40,000 - 16
Bracknell +19 29 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Reading -1 28 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Wales +3 25 £38,000 +1.33% 1
South Wales +1 25 £38,000 -0.37% 1
Wiltshire +13 24 £48,750 +50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -35 21 £37,750 -31.36% 3
Swindon +10 20 £50,000 - 2
Cardiff +5 20 £40,500 +6.18% 1
Milton Keynes -20 20 £37,750 -31.36% 2

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1563 (63.13%) Java
2 1221 (49.31%) Oracle
3 1119 (45.19%) IBM
4 854 (34.49%) Finance
5 822 (33.20%) SQL
6 813 (32.84%) Linux
7 694 (28.03%) WebLogic
8 676 (27.30%) JBoss
9 667 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
10 661 (26.70%) XML
11 659 (26.62%) Windows
12 637 (25.73%) J2EE
13 613 (24.76%) Tomcat
14 565 (22.82%) WebSphere Application Server
15 558 (22.54%) JavaScript
16 551 (22.25%) UNIX
17 532 (21.49%) HTML
18 518 (20.92%) Middleware
19 515 (20.80%) SQL Server
20 511 (20.64%) Web Services
21 469 (18.94%) Banking
22 466 (18.82%) Spring
22 466 (18.82%) DB2
23 462 (18.66%) Retail
24 447 (18.05%) SOA
25 438 (17.69%) E-Commerce
26 402 (16.24%) WebSphere MQ
27 352 (14.22%) Apache
28 340 (13.73%) JMS
29 324 (13.09%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 694 (28.03%) WebLogic
2 676 (27.30%) JBoss
3 613 (24.76%) Tomcat
4 565 (22.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 352 (14.22%) Apache
6 168 (6.79%) IIS
7 152 (6.14%) MQSeries
8 133 (5.37%) GlassFish
9 109 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
10 93 (3.76%) SharePoint
11 88 (3.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 88 (3.55%) IBM HTTP Server
12 67 (2.71%) Oracle Coherence
13 60 (2.42%) WebSphere Portal
14 56 (2.26%) WebSphere Process Server
15 41 (1.66%) IBM Notes
16 40 (1.62%) FileNet
17 39 (1.58%) WebLogic Portal
18 38 (1.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
19 36 (1.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 112 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.14%) MS Office
3 11 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.36%) MS Project
5 8 (0.32%) Mingle
6 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (1.90%) RMDS
2 39 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
3 34 (1.37%) Magento
4 26 (1.05%) Fredhopper
5 16 (0.65%) Summit
6 11 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
6 11 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.36%) Maximo
8 7 (0.28%) assyst
8 7 (0.28%) CA PPM
9 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
10 4 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.22%) SaaS
2 20 (0.81%) PaaS
3 17 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
5 14 (0.57%) IaaS
6 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.40%) Office 365
8 9 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.081%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.081%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.081%) Route 53
11 2 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.040%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 254 (10.26%) HTTP
2 163 (6.58%) SAN
3 139 (5.61%) Internet
4 101 (4.08%) SSL
5 82 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 82 (3.31%) NAS
6 66 (2.67%) WAN
7 65 (2.63%) Multicast
8 64 (2.58%) LAN
9 63 (2.54%) FCoE
9 63 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
10 60 (2.42%) FTP
11 57 (2.30%) LDAP
12 50 (2.02%) Firewall
13 44 (1.78%) DNS
14 28 (1.13%) iSCSI
15 25 (1.01%) MPLS
16 24 (0.97%) DHCP
16 24 (0.97%) Ethernet
16 24 (0.97%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 466 (18.82%) DB2
3 298 (12.04%) Relational Database
4 222 (8.97%) Oracle Database
5 165 (6.66%) RDBMS
6 140 (5.65%) MySQL
7 74 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 58 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 48 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 47 (1.90%) HBase
12 44 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
13 40 (1.62%) MongoDB
14 38 (1.53%) Big Data
15 33 (1.33%) NoSQL
16 32 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
16 32 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
17 29 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
18 27 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
19 25 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 268 (10.82%) Maven
2 245 (9.89%) Eclipse
3 232 (9.37%) Ant
4 206 (8.32%) JUnit
5 183 (7.39%) Subversion
6 167 (6.74%) Jenkins
7 166 (6.70%) Git (software)
8 91 (3.68%) JIRA
9 62 (2.50%) Hudson
10 53 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 51 (2.06%) Selenium
12 42 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
13 39 (1.58%) ClearCase
13 39 (1.58%) Mercurial
14 32 (1.29%) Log4j
15 29 (1.17%) SoapUI
16 28 (1.13%) LoadRunner
17 24 (0.97%) NetBeans
17 24 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
18 23 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 854 (34.49%) Finance
2 469 (18.94%) Banking
3 462 (18.66%) Retail
4 126 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 73 (2.95%) Marketing
6 53 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 44 (1.78%) Retail Banking
8 40 (1.62%) Back Office
9 37 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.01%) Advertising
11 25 (1.01%) French Language
12 20 (0.81%) Music Industry
13 19 (0.77%) Front Office
14 18 (0.73%) Legal
15 17 (0.69%) Games
16 14 (0.57%) Automotive
17 13 (0.53%) International Banking
18 12 (0.48%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 683 (27.58%) Developer
2 536 (21.65%) Architect
3 444 (17.93%) Java Developer
4 311 (12.56%) Solutions Architect
5 257 (10.38%) Analyst
6 202 (8.16%) Consultant
7 165 (6.66%) Software Engineer
8 139 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 114 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 109 (4.40%) Applications Support
11 104 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
12 95 (3.84%) Support Analyst
13 83 (3.35%) Technical Consultant
14 74 (2.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 73 (2.95%) Support Engineer
16 72 (2.91%) Business Analyst
17 69 (2.79%) Technical Specialist
18 68 (2.75%) Administrator
19 67 (2.71%) Integration Architect
19 67 (2.71%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 661 (26.70%) XML
2 637 (25.73%) J2EE
3 532 (21.49%) HTML
4 518 (20.92%) Middleware
5 511 (20.64%) Web Services
6 466 (18.82%) Spring
7 402 (16.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 340 (13.73%) JMS
9 324 (13.09%) CSS
10 322 (13.00%) JSP
11 284 (11.47%) Java EE
12 278 (11.23%) SOAP
13 274 (11.07%) Hibernate
14 215 (8.68%) JDBC
15 204 (8.24%) jQuery
16 203 (8.20%) .NET
17 202 (8.16%) XSLT
18 196 (7.92%) Servlets
19 167 (6.74%) Struts
20 160 (6.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 230 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 159 (6.42%) Open Source
4 123 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 118 (4.77%) Mainframe
6 109 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 77 (3.11%) AS400
7 77 (3.11%) PKI
8 75 (3.03%) Clustering
9 74 (2.99%) Client/Server
10 65 (2.63%) DataPower
11 62 (2.50%) SWIFT
12 43 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 38 (1.53%) iSeries
14 34 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 34 (1.37%) N-Tier
15 32 (1.29%) User Experience
16 31 (1.25%) FlexPod
17 30 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
17 30 (1.21%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 813 (32.84%) Linux
2 659 (26.62%) Windows
3 551 (22.25%) UNIX
4 286 (11.55%) Solaris
5 230 (9.29%) AIX
6 131 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (2.99%) HPUX
8 63 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (2.30%) zOS
10 52 (2.10%) OS/400
11 49 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (1.62%) SUSE
13 38 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (0.85%) VMS
15 20 (0.81%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.69%) Apple iOS
16 17 (0.69%) Android
17 14 (0.57%) MVS
18 12 (0.48%) Windows XP
19 11 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (18.05%) SOA
3 438 (17.69%) E-Commerce
4 236 (9.53%) Mentoring
5 231 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 224 (9.05%) ITIL
7 201 (8.12%) UML
8 189 (7.63%) TDD
9 187 (7.55%) Scrum
10 164 (6.62%) MVC
11 162 (6.54%) Project Management
12 161 (6.50%) OO
13 159 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
14 158 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
15 143 (5.78%) Unit Testing
16 117 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 111 (4.48%) Coaching
18 95 (3.84%) Waterfall
18 95 (3.84%) Workflow
19 92 (3.72%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1563 (63.13%) Java
2 822 (33.20%) SQL
3 558 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 177 (7.15%) Perl
5 141 (5.69%) PL/SQL
6 97 (3.92%) C#
7 90 (3.63%) C++
8 87 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 75 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 68 (2.75%) PHP
11 65 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 59 (2.38%) C
13 47 (1.90%) Python
14 35 (1.41%) JCL
15 34 (1.37%) Ruby
16 33 (1.33%) COBOL
17 30 (1.21%) XPath
18 29 (1.17%) VB.NET
18 29 (1.17%) VBA
19 28 (1.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 252 (10.18%) Degree
2 108 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 69 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.85%) OCPJP
5 21 (0.85%) OCMJD
6 19 (0.77%) ISEB
7 18 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (0.65%) VCP5
9 14 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.57%) IBM Certification
9 14 (0.57%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.48%) CISSP
11 11 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.36%) RHCE
14 8 (0.32%) CCNA
15 7 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.17%) QA
2 22 (0.89%) ISO 8583
3 15 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.48%) SLA
5 10 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.40%) COBIT
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.081%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.040%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.040%) Basel III
8 1 (0.040%) MiFID
8 1 (0.040%) EMIR
8 1 (0.040%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 73 (2.95%) Oracle RAC
3 73 (2.95%) NFS
4 63 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 63 (2.54%) SRDF
5 62 (2.50%) KVM
6 43 (1.74%) vSphere
7 27 (1.09%) Xen
8 24 (0.97%) Squid
9 15 (0.61%) vCloud
10 13 (0.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 10 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.36%) XenApp
13 7 (0.28%) Varnish
13 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.20%) Firmware
14 5 (0.20%) XenServer
15 4 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 106 (4.28%) Tivoli
2 68 (2.75%) Puppet
3 32 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.09%) Ansible
5 21 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 21 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (0.65%) OpenAM
7 13 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 13 (0.53%) Control-M
8 12 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.36%) CA Endevor
11 9 (0.36%) SCCM
12 8 (0.32%) BMC Marimba
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.28%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 1221 (49.31%) Oracle
2 1119 (45.19%) IBM
3 247 (9.98%) Microsoft
4 237 (9.57%) VMware
5 222 (8.97%) ATG
6 217 (8.76%) TIBCO
7 205 (8.28%) hybris
8 140 (5.65%) Red Hat
9 138 (5.57%) Cisco
10 131 (5.29%) Demandware
11 127 (5.13%) EMC
12 116 (4.68%) HP
13 107 (4.32%) SAP
14 97 (3.92%) Sybase
15 95 (3.84%) NetApp
16 86 (3.47%) Sun
17 85 (3.43%) webMethods
18 65 (2.63%) Intel
19 55 (2.22%) Business Objects
20 53 (2.14%) Talend
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