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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 249 233 153
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -80
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1312 1277 2126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.19% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.44% 5.93% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 997 929 1544
Average salary £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
24102 21548 24300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.00% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19619 18229 20789
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014 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 1 September 2014. 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 -7 1205 £50,000 -8.25% 147
London -33 477 £62,500 -3.84% 80
South East -42 184 £50,000 -1.96% 12
East of England +39 148 £50,000 +11.11% 9
City of London -5 124 £65,000 - 36
Yorkshire -23 122 £40,000 -11.11% 17
North West +11 115 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Hertfordshire +8 86 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Yorkshire -22 77 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Scotland +7 74 £43,000 +4.89% 5
South West +9 70 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Leeds -19 63 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Berkshire -8 58 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Manchester +16 56 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands +10 53 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Cheshire +5 53 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands -8 51 £43,750 +9.37% 8
Watford -5 45 £50,250 -4.28% 3
Bristol +6 38 £37,500 +7.14%
Glasgow +8 36 £42,250 -1.16% 3
Surrey -4 36 £45,000 -4.76% 4
Oxfordshire +18 35 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Essex +35 31 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South Yorkshire +14 30 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Hampshire -33 30 £55,500 +8.82% 2
Birmingham +27 29 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Sheffield +4 28 £35,750 +2.14% 8
Reading -7 28 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Edinburgh -8 26 £45,000 +21.95% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 23 £45,000 +28.57% 5

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1595 (61.25%) Java
2 1170 (44.93%) Oracle
3 980 (37.63%) IBM
4 968 (37.17%) SQL
5 880 (33.79%) Finance
6 762 (29.26%) XML
7 751 (28.84%) J2EE
8 742 (28.49%) Linux
9 678 (26.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 662 (25.42%) JBoss
11 625 (24.00%) WebLogic
12 613 (23.54%) JavaScript
13 597 (22.93%) HTML
14 587 (22.54%) UNIX
15 576 (22.12%) Tomcat
16 529 (20.31%) Spring
17 519 (19.93%) SQL Server
18 517 (19.85%) Windows
19 497 (19.09%) Web Services
20 461 (17.70%) Banking
21 437 (16.78%) E-Commerce
22 409 (15.71%) CSS
23 402 (15.44%) WebSphere MQ
24 394 (15.13%) Relational Database
25 380 (14.59%) JSP
26 364 (13.98%) Middleware
26 364 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
27 363 (13.94%) Degree
28 362 (13.90%) Hibernate
29 361 (13.86%) DB2

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 678 (26.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 625 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 576 (22.12%) Tomcat
4 287 (11.02%) Apache
5 231 (8.87%) IIS
6 145 (5.57%) MQSeries
7 105 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
8 102 (3.92%) GlassFish
9 95 (3.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 95 (3.65%) WebSphere Process Server
10 65 (2.50%) SharePoint
11 57 (2.19%) WebLogic Portal
12 55 (2.11%) FileNet
13 48 (1.84%) WebSphere Portal
14 43 (1.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 37 (1.42%) Commerce Server
15 37 (1.42%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 30 (1.15%) IBM Notes
17 24 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
18 23 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 90 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 82 (3.15%) MS Office
3 12 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.31%) MS Project
5 7 (0.27%) SPSS
6 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (1.88%) Magento
2 34 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
3 32 (1.23%) Fredhopper
4 25 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.81%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 18 (0.69%) RMDS
7 17 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
8 16 (0.61%) Maximo
8 16 (0.61%) AquaLogic BPM
9 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (0.35%) Tridion
13 8 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.27%) Temenos T24
14 7 (0.27%) Markit EDM
14 7 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.42%) SaaS
2 19 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
4 13 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.35%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.19%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.15%) Route 53
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.077%) PaaS
10 1 (0.038%) GitHub
10 1 (0.038%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 299 (11.48%) HTTP
2 184 (7.07%) Internet
3 121 (4.65%) SAN
4 120 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 112 (4.30%) SSL
6 98 (3.76%) LDAP
7 94 (3.61%) Firewall
8 91 (3.49%) DNS
9 73 (2.80%) WAN
9 73 (2.80%) LAN
10 69 (2.65%) FTP
11 37 (1.42%) NAS
12 35 (1.34%) TACACS
12 35 (1.34%) SMTP
13 32 (1.23%) OSPF
13 32 (1.23%) BGP
13 32 (1.23%) EIGRP
13 32 (1.23%) IGRP
13 32 (1.23%) AMQP
13 32 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 394 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 361 (13.86%) DB2
4 253 (9.72%) Oracle Database
5 251 (9.64%) RDBMS
6 187 (7.18%) MySQL
7 78 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 74 (2.84%) Big Data
9 65 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 62 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 58 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 57 (2.19%) Hadoop
13 45 (1.73%) NoSQL
13 45 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 42 (1.61%) Data Mining
16 33 (1.27%) Hazelcast
17 29 (1.11%) MongoDB
18 27 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
19 24 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 318 (12.21%) Eclipse
2 241 (9.25%) Maven
3 224 (8.60%) JUnit
4 197 (7.57%) Ant
5 159 (6.11%) Subversion
6 116 (4.45%) Jenkins
7 64 (2.46%) Git (software)
8 54 (2.07%) Selenium
9 53 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
10 51 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
11 50 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 45 (1.73%) Cucumber
13 34 (1.31%) Visual Studio
14 30 (1.15%) JMeter
14 30 (1.15%) JIRA
14 30 (1.15%) Gradle
15 26 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 23 (0.88%) LoadRunner
16 23 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 23 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 880 (33.79%) Finance
2 461 (17.70%) Banking
3 356 (13.67%) Retail
4 120 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 76 (2.92%) Marketing
5 76 (2.92%) French Language
6 70 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 57 (2.19%) Back Office
8 48 (1.84%) Front Office
9 35 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.11%) Music Industry
11 27 (1.04%) Law
11 27 (1.04%) Legal
12 26 (1.00%) Automotive
13 22 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.77%) Advertising
15 17 (0.65%) German Language
15 17 (0.65%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.46%) International Banking
17 10 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 848 (32.57%) Developer
2 543 (20.85%) Java Developer
3 428 (16.44%) Architect
4 352 (13.52%) Analyst
5 235 (9.02%) Consultant
6 198 (7.60%) Senior Developer
7 193 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 159 (6.11%) Applications Support
9 139 (5.34%) Support Analyst
10 127 (4.88%) Software Engineer
11 117 (4.49%) Administrator
12 113 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
13 102 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 87 (3.34%) Junior
15 82 (3.15%) Senior Architect
16 80 (3.07%) Java Software Engineer
17 68 (2.61%) Lead Developer
18 60 (2.30%) Applications Support Analyst
19 58 (2.23%) Business Analyst
20 55 (2.11%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (29.26%) XML
2 751 (28.84%) J2EE
3 597 (22.93%) HTML
4 529 (20.31%) Spring
5 497 (19.09%) Web Services
6 409 (15.71%) CSS
7 402 (15.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 380 (14.59%) JSP
9 364 (13.98%) Middleware
10 362 (13.90%) Hibernate
11 312 (11.98%) JMS
12 309 (11.87%) Servlets
13 301 (11.56%) .NET
14 274 (10.52%) SOAP
15 245 (9.41%) XSLT
16 238 (9.14%) Java EE
17 229 (8.79%) Ajax
18 195 (7.49%) JDBC
19 170 (6.53%) jQuery
20 162 (6.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 181 (6.95%) Computer Science
2 163 (6.26%) Open Source
3 149 (5.72%) Enterprise Software
4 105 (4.03%) SWIFT
5 101 (3.88%) Clustering
6 76 (2.92%) DataPower
7 72 (2.76%) N-Tier
8 67 (2.57%) Management Information System
9 58 (2.23%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 41 (1.57%) Replication
12 38 (1.46%) PKI
12 38 (1.46%) Mainframe
13 34 (1.31%) RIA
14 33 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
15 32 (1.23%) Symmetrix
16 31 (1.19%) iPad
17 28 (1.08%) iSeries
18 25 (0.96%) Data Integration
18 25 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 742 (28.49%) Linux
2 587 (22.54%) UNIX
3 517 (19.85%) Windows
4 255 (9.79%) Solaris
5 189 (7.26%) AIX
6 177 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (2.88%) Android
8 47 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (1.54%) SUSE
10 39 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 37 (1.42%) zOS
12 33 (1.27%) HPUX
13 31 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.73%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.65%) CentOS
17 16 (0.61%) Windows XP
18 15 (0.58%) OS/400
19 9 (0.35%) MVS
20 7 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (16.78%) E-Commerce
2 364 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (10.91%) SOA
4 276 (10.60%) Software Engineering
5 269 (10.33%) OO
6 248 (9.52%) Scrum
7 237 (9.10%) UML
8 212 (8.14%) Unit Testing
9 211 (8.10%) Project Management
10 194 (7.45%) ITIL
11 188 (7.22%) TDD
12 160 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (5.76%) MVC
14 124 (4.76%) ERP
15 118 (4.53%) Enterprise Architecture
16 105 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
17 102 (3.92%) Problem Management
18 100 (3.84%) Content Management
19 99 (3.80%) Web Development
20 92 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1595 (61.25%) Java
2 968 (37.17%) SQL
3 613 (23.54%) JavaScript
4 178 (6.84%) Perl
5 176 (6.76%) PL/SQL
6 147 (5.65%) C#
7 131 (5.03%) Shell Script
8 90 (3.46%) Bash Shell
9 85 (3.26%) Python
10 83 (3.19%) PHP
11 77 (2.96%) C
12 51 (1.96%) C++
13 49 (1.88%) Ruby
13 49 (1.88%) XPath
14 41 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 41 (1.57%) VBScript
15 35 (1.34%) Groovy
16 32 (1.23%) Korn
17 30 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 29 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 363 (13.94%) Degree
2 69 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 23 (0.88%) ISEB
6 16 (0.61%) RHCE
7 15 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (0.58%) LPIC
7 15 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
8 13 (0.50%) IBM Certification
9 11 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.42%) MCSE
10 9 (0.35%) BC Cleared
11 8 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.23%) PMP
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (7.45%) QA
2 27 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 27 (1.04%) ISO 8583
3 23 (0.88%) SLA
4 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.077%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 146 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 64 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
4 48 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.38%) NFS
6 31 (1.19%) KVM
7 28 (1.08%) Xen
8 22 (0.84%) vSphere
9 18 (0.69%) SRDF
10 15 (0.58%) Postfix
10 15 (0.58%) Sendmail
11 14 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 10 (0.38%) VMware ESX
12 10 (0.38%) XenApp
13 7 (0.27%) RHEV
14 6 (0.23%) Samba
15 5 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.15%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 104 (3.99%) Tivoli
2 44 (1.69%) Puppet
3 35 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
3 35 (1.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 35 (1.34%) HP NNM
4 28 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 25 (0.96%) Control-M
6 24 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.69%) Ansible
8 16 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.35%) MOM
11 9 (0.35%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.27%) SCCM
13 6 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.23%) OpenView
14 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1170 (44.93%) Oracle
2 980 (37.63%) IBM
3 662 (25.42%) JBoss
4 333 (12.79%) Microsoft
5 235 (9.02%) ATG
6 217 (8.33%) hybris
7 199 (7.64%) Red Hat
8 169 (6.49%) VMware
9 159 (6.11%) TIBCO
10 142 (5.45%) Demandware
11 127 (4.88%) Cisco
12 124 (4.76%) SAP
13 113 (4.34%) HP
14 100 (3.84%) Sybase
15 80 (3.07%) EMC
16 77 (2.96%) F5
17 70 (2.69%) Google
18 52 (2.00%) webMethods
19 51 (1.96%) Juniper
20 50 (1.92%) Endeca
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £33000 to £39000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum basic + bonus + pension + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £36,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonus + pension + other great bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical Care
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago