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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 251 254 230
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1267 1362 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.16% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.66% 5.44% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1068 1014
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
22396 25055 22272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.40% 21.29% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18653 20729 18805
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 1178 £55,000 +10.00% 105
London +41 569 £65,000 +8.33% 45
South East -15 164 £50,000 - 15
City of London +2 134 £60,000 -4.00% 11
East of England -45 104 £49,500 -2.94% 4
Yorkshire -11 103 £56,000 +40.00% 12
South West -7 84 £45,245 +0.54% 5
Hertfordshire -24 81 £52,500 -4.54% 2
North West -30 69 £50,000 +17.64% 15
Watford +5 60 £52,500 -
Scotland +3 59 £39,500 -12.22% 12
Berkshire -6 55 £50,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -9 55 £50,500 +18.82% 10
West Midlands -12 50 £53,750 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -4 44 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Birmingham +25 43 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Reading +7 42 £57,500 +12.19% 4
Bristol -17 42 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Edinburgh +8 40 £39,500 -13.18% 8
Manchester -7 36 £52,500 +20.00% 8
Leeds -23 36 £58,750 +17.50% 4
Wiltshire +13 33 £46,377 -15.67% 1
Swindon +27 30 £46,377 -15.67% 1
West Sussex +23 25 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Hampshire -5 25 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Surrey -34 22 £50,000 +11.11%
North Yorkshire +13 21 £60,000 +30.43%
South Yorkshire -15 19 £65,000 +88.40%
Cheshire -20 19 £49,250 +19.39% 2
Sheffield -14 16 £65,000 +91.17%

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1614 (62.32%) Java
2 1242 (47.95%) Oracle
3 1128 (43.55%) IBM
4 932 (35.98%) Finance
5 919 (35.48%) Linux
6 836 (32.28%) SQL
7 823 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
8 715 (27.61%) Windows
9 646 (24.94%) HTML
10 622 (24.02%) SQL Server
10 622 (24.02%) UNIX
11 620 (23.94%) XML
11 620 (23.94%) JBoss
12 611 (23.59%) JavaScript
13 604 (23.32%) J2EE
14 587 (22.66%) Tomcat
15 577 (22.28%) Retail
16 575 (22.20%) Banking
17 562 (21.70%) WebLogic
18 514 (19.85%) WebSphere MQ
19 511 (19.73%) WebSphere Application Server
20 501 (19.34%) Web Services
21 497 (19.19%) Middleware
22 472 (18.22%) E-Commerce
23 461 (17.80%) DB2
24 431 (16.64%) Spring
25 402 (15.52%) SOA
26 394 (15.21%) Apache
27 352 (13.59%) CSS
28 322 (12.43%) Degree

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 620 (23.94%) JBoss
2 587 (22.66%) Tomcat
3 562 (21.70%) WebLogic
4 511 (19.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 394 (15.21%) Apache
6 234 (9.03%) IIS
7 128 (4.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 112 (4.32%) GlassFish
9 107 (4.13%) Oracle Coherence
10 97 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
11 91 (3.51%) MQSeries
12 78 (3.01%) SharePoint
13 57 (2.20%) CMS
13 57 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 56 (2.16%) Jetty
15 53 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
16 47 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
17 46 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
17 46 (1.78%) CICS
18 45 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 140 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.58%) MS Project
3 37 (1.43%) MS Office
4 19 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.46%) Mingle
6 10 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.039%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 79 (3.05%) RMDS
2 63 (2.43%) Magento
3 35 (1.35%) Fredhopper
4 29 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 23 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.69%) Summit
8 14 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
9 10 (0.39%) Maximo
9 10 (0.39%) thinkFolio
9 10 (0.39%) Markit EDM
10 9 (0.35%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 6 (0.23%) assyst
13 5 (0.19%) CA PPM
14 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
14 4 (0.15%) Shopify
14 4 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
15 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 107 (4.13%) SaaS
2 55 (2.12%) PaaS
3 42 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.00%) Office 365
5 23 (0.89%) IBM PureFlex
6 16 (0.62%) IaaS
7 14 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.50%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
10 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (0.39%) iPaaS
11 9 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.31%) Route 53
12 8 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.15%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
14 3 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 249 (9.61%) HTTP
2 193 (7.45%) SAN
3 136 (5.25%) TCP/IP
4 135 (5.21%) NAS
5 123 (4.75%) Multicast
6 122 (4.71%) LAN
6 122 (4.71%) WAN
7 121 (4.67%) Internet
8 111 (4.29%) FCoE
8 111 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
9 107 (4.13%) SSL
10 75 (2.90%) DNS
11 71 (2.74%) iSCSI
12 69 (2.66%) Firewall
13 53 (2.05%) LDAP
14 34 (1.31%) FTP
15 33 (1.27%) DHCP
16 27 (1.04%) BIG-IP
17 22 (0.85%) ATM
18 20 (0.77%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 461 (17.80%) DB2
3 292 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 229 (8.84%) Oracle Database
5 180 (6.95%) RDBMS
6 161 (6.22%) MySQL
7 105 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 80 (3.09%) HBase
9 71 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 66 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
12 37 (1.43%) Big Data
13 36 (1.39%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 31 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
16 25 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (0.93%) MongoDB
18 23 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 237 (9.15%) Maven
2 201 (7.76%) Eclipse
3 186 (7.18%) JUnit
4 164 (6.33%) Jenkins
5 145 (5.60%) Ant
6 144 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 137 (5.29%) Subversion
8 94 (3.63%) JIRA
9 69 (2.66%) Selenium
10 65 (2.51%) Cucumber
11 57 (2.20%) Hudson
12 45 (1.74%) ClearCase
13 37 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
14 36 (1.39%) Eclipse RCP
15 30 (1.16%) LoadRunner
16 28 (1.08%) HP UFT
17 27 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (1.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
18 25 (0.97%) Log4j
19 23 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 932 (35.98%) Finance
2 577 (22.28%) Retail
3 575 (22.20%) Banking
4 150 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.01%) Marketing
6 69 (2.66%) Retail Banking
7 53 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.31%) Back Office
9 30 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.12%) Electronics
11 28 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.85%) Law
13 21 (0.81%) French Language
13 21 (0.81%) Advertising
13 21 (0.81%) Games
14 19 (0.73%) International Banking
15 18 (0.69%) Front Office
16 12 (0.46%) Private Banking
17 8 (0.31%) German Language
17 8 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 686 (26.49%) Developer
2 500 (19.31%) Architect
3 430 (16.60%) Java Developer
4 338 (13.05%) Solutions Architect
5 259 (10.00%) Analyst
6 237 (9.15%) Consultant
7 160 (6.18%) Technical Specialist
8 141 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
9 140 (5.41%) Software Engineer
10 131 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 112 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
12 107 (4.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 106 (4.09%) Project Manager
14 95 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
15 84 (3.24%) Lead Architect
16 83 (3.20%) Support Analyst
17 81 (3.13%) Applications Support
18 79 (3.05%) Administrator
19 73 (2.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
20 69 (2.66%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (24.94%) HTML
2 620 (23.94%) XML
3 604 (23.32%) J2EE
4 514 (19.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 501 (19.34%) Web Services
6 497 (19.19%) Middleware
7 431 (16.64%) Spring
8 352 (13.59%) CSS
9 305 (11.78%) Java EE
10 287 (11.08%) JMS
11 275 (10.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 260 (10.04%) JSP
13 258 (9.96%) Hibernate
14 247 (9.54%) XSLT
15 242 (9.34%) SOAP
16 209 (8.07%) .NET
17 206 (7.95%) REST
18 199 (7.68%) jQuery
19 188 (7.26%) HTML5
20 178 (6.87%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 270 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 157 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 147 (5.68%) Mainframe
5 75 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.59%) Clustering
7 61 (2.36%) User Experience
8 60 (2.32%) DataPower
9 58 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 57 (2.20%) Client/Server
11 49 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 47 (1.81%) N-Tier
13 43 (1.66%) SWIFT
14 40 (1.54%) iSeries
15 34 (1.31%) Online Banking
15 34 (1.31%) AS400
16 32 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
16 32 (1.24%) PKI
17 31 (1.20%) Replication
18 30 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 919 (35.48%) Linux
2 715 (27.61%) Windows
3 622 (24.02%) UNIX
4 292 (11.27%) Solaris
5 220 (8.49%) AIX
6 106 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (2.43%) zOS
8 48 (1.85%) HPUX
9 46 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (1.27%) MVS
13 31 (1.20%) OS/400
14 30 (1.16%) SUSE
15 20 (0.77%) Android
16 18 (0.69%) VMS
16 18 (0.69%) Apple iOS
17 17 (0.66%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.54%) CentOS
19 9 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (18.22%) E-Commerce
3 402 (15.52%) SOA
4 285 (11.00%) SDLC
5 258 (9.96%) Software Engineering
6 256 (9.88%) Scrum
7 217 (8.38%) TDD
8 215 (8.30%) Mentoring
9 208 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
10 195 (7.53%) MVC
11 189 (7.30%) Project Management
12 188 (7.26%) OO
13 184 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
14 180 (6.95%) Open Source
15 162 (6.25%) Coaching
16 153 (5.91%) UML
17 134 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 133 (5.14%) Unit Testing
19 122 (4.71%) ITIL
20 117 (4.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1614 (62.32%) Java
2 836 (32.28%) SQL
3 611 (23.59%) JavaScript
4 158 (6.10%) Perl
5 154 (5.95%) C#
6 127 (4.90%) PL/SQL
7 92 (3.55%) Shell Script
8 84 (3.24%) PHP
9 83 (3.20%) Python
10 82 (3.17%) COBOL
11 78 (3.01%) C
11 78 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 63 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 62 (2.39%) C++
14 59 (2.28%) JCL
15 50 (1.93%) Ruby
16 45 (1.74%) VB
17 27 (1.04%) T-SQL
18 24 (0.93%) XPath
19 23 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 322 (12.43%) Degree
2 66 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.43%) IBM Certification
5 24 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 19 (0.73%) Sun Certification
8 17 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.35%) APMP
9 9 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.31%) OCPJP
10 8 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.27%) VCP5
11 7 (0.27%) OCMJD
11 7 (0.27%) ISEB
11 7 (0.27%) CISSP
11 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.27%) PMP
12 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (6.37%) QA
2 47 (1.81%) SLA
3 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.15%) HL7
6 4 (0.15%) COBIT
7 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.039%) Basel III
8 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.039%) EMIR
8 1 (0.039%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 190 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 157 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
3 111 (4.29%) NFS
3 111 (4.29%) SRDF
4 94 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 81 (3.13%) KVM
6 57 (2.20%) Xen
7 47 (1.81%) Active Directory
8 37 (1.43%) vSphere
9 15 (0.58%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.46%) XenServer
11 11 (0.42%) vCloud
12 9 (0.35%) Squid
12 9 (0.35%) RACF
13 8 (0.31%) Docker
14 7 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.19%) zsh
15 5 (0.19%) pfSense
15 5 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 88 (3.40%) Tivoli
1 88 (3.40%) Puppet
2 61 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.93%) Nagios
4 21 (0.81%) CA Endevor
5 18 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 15 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (0.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 14 (0.54%) Control-M
7 14 (0.54%) TeamSite
7 14 (0.54%) BMC Marimba
7 14 (0.54%) Cacti
7 14 (0.54%) Ansible
8 12 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.42%) Check_MK
10 10 (0.39%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
11 8 (0.31%) HP NNM
12 7 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1242 (47.95%) Oracle
2 1128 (43.55%) IBM
3 292 (11.27%) hybris
4 266 (10.27%) ATG
5 231 (8.92%) VMware
6 211 (8.15%) Microsoft
7 194 (7.49%) TIBCO
8 189 (7.30%) Cisco
9 175 (6.76%) Demandware
10 172 (6.64%) Sybase
11 152 (5.87%) EMC
12 134 (5.17%) NetApp
13 112 (4.32%) Intel
14 108 (4.17%) Red Hat
14 108 (4.17%) HP
15 91 (3.51%) SAP
16 79 (3.05%) DataSynapse
17 62 (2.39%) Adobe
18 58 (2.24%) BEA
19 52 (2.01%) webMethods
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
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Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Orion Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000- £100,000+ with a very competitive package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £100K + bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20%Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday