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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 330 278 216
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -62
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 982 1202 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.15% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 5.41% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 790 922 1109
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,170 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
21026 22205 21910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 21.24% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17753 18858 17945
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -50 898 £50,000 -4.76% 108
London -113 286 £65,000 +4.00% 35
South East +14 230 £47,500 -3.55% 27
East of England -20 142 £52,500 - 5
City of London +24 84 £65,000 +13.04% 9
Berkshire +2 78 £42,500 -5.55% 10
South West -2 74 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland +30 61 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North West -6 61 £46,000 +6.97% 12
Hertfordshire -42 60 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Hampshire +13 50 £60,000 +23.71% 3
Yorkshire -9 46 £41,250 - 12
Manchester +18 43 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Bristol +7 41 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Milton Keynes +15 35 £35,500 -38.26% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 35 £35,500 -36.32% 6
Edinburgh +19 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Essex +7 33 £62,500 +20.19%
Watford -12 33 £52,500 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +4 30 £42,500 -26.08% 8
West Midlands -8 29 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire +12 26 £47,304 -0.41% 4
Glasgow +10 26 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex -3 26 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Slough +20 22 £42,500 -9.57% 1
Surrey +12 21 £51,000 -2.85% 5
Leeds -11 21 £42,500 -26.08% 6
Bedfordshire +17 20 £69,000 +8.23%
Reading -5 20 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Swindon +8 18 £46,902 -1.25% 4

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1101 (54.91%) Java
2 1051 (52.42%) Oracle
3 805 (40.15%) IBM
4 680 (33.92%) SQL
5 660 (32.92%) Finance
6 646 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
7 530 (26.43%) JBoss
8 520 (25.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 517 (25.79%) J2EE
10 515 (25.69%) Linux
11 499 (24.89%) WebLogic
12 486 (24.24%) JavaScript
13 470 (23.44%) Middleware
14 466 (23.24%) Unix
15 461 (22.99%) WebSphere MQ
16 450 (22.44%) XML
17 437 (21.80%) Tomcat
18 431 (21.50%) HTML
19 416 (20.75%) Web Services
20 407 (20.30%) SQL Server
21 400 (19.95%) Spring
22 390 (19.45%) Windows
23 384 (19.15%) Banking
24 330 (16.46%) Degree
25 323 (16.11%) SOA
26 300 (14.96%) CSS
27 268 (13.37%) Scrum
28 267 (13.32%) Retail
29 263 (13.12%) Relational Database
30 259 (12.92%) .NET

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 530 (26.43%) JBoss
2 520 (25.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 499 (24.89%) WebLogic
4 437 (21.80%) Tomcat
5 247 (12.32%) Apache
6 194 (9.68%) IIS
7 107 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
8 69 (3.44%) MQSeries
8 69 (3.44%) NetWeaver
9 60 (2.99%) GlassFish
9 60 (2.99%) OpenStack
10 47 (2.34%) CMS
11 45 (2.24%) Jetty
12 42 (2.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 41 (2.04%) Apache Solr
13 41 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
14 37 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
15 33 (1.65%) Mule
15 33 (1.65%) Tuxedo
16 29 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 123 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.24%) MS Office
3 24 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.100%) MS Project
7 1 (0.050%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (1.10%) Magento
2 19 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.70%) RMDS
4 12 (0.60%) Fredhopper
5 9 (0.45%) Maximo
6 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (0.30%) AquaLogic BPM
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.30%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.20%) Cordys
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.20%) SAP hybris
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.100%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.100%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 118 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.29%) SaaS
3 37 (1.85%) PaaS
4 28 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (1.25%) IaaS
6 23 (1.15%) Google Analytics
7 20 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.75%) IBM PureFlex
10 14 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
12 6 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.25%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.79%) HTTP
2 100 (4.99%) TCP/IP
3 90 (4.49%) Firewall
4 79 (3.94%) SAN
5 78 (3.89%) Internet
6 72 (3.59%) SSL
7 62 (3.09%) DNS
8 48 (2.39%) WAN
9 43 (2.14%) LDAP
10 40 (2.00%) FTP
11 38 (1.90%) NAS
12 36 (1.80%) LAN
13 29 (1.45%) DHCP
14 25 (1.25%) SSH
15 24 (1.20%) iSCSI
16 19 (0.95%) Multicast
17 16 (0.80%) DMZ
18 15 (0.75%) FCoE
18 15 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
18 15 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 263 (13.12%) Relational Database
3 211 (10.52%) DB2
4 188 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 169 (8.43%) MySQL
6 142 (7.08%) RDBMS
7 128 (6.38%) NoSQL
8 95 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 84 (4.19%) Big Data
10 81 (4.04%) Hadoop
11 69 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 49 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
14 34 (1.70%) Couchbase
14 34 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
15 32 (1.60%) Redis
16 27 (1.35%) HBase
17 26 (1.30%) Riak
18 22 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 182 (9.08%) Eclipse
2 161 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 142 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 134 (6.68%) Maven
5 125 (6.23%) JUnit
6 115 (5.74%) Ant
7 89 (4.44%) Subversion
8 63 (3.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 55 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 44 (2.19%) JIRA
11 42 (2.09%) Selenium
12 34 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 29 (1.45%) NetBeans
14 27 (1.35%) Hudson
15 25 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (1.10%) Toad
17 21 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
17 21 (1.05%) Gradle
18 20 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
19 18 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 660 (32.92%) Finance
2 384 (19.15%) Banking
3 267 (13.32%) Retail
4 84 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.49%) Marketing
6 37 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.25%) Front Office
8 22 (1.10%) German Language
8 22 (1.10%) International Banking
8 22 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.05%) Automotive
10 16 (0.80%) French Language
10 16 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 15 (0.75%) Legal
12 14 (0.70%) Back Office
13 8 (0.40%) Advertising
14 7 (0.35%) Electronics
15 6 (0.30%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 625 (31.17%) Developer
2 454 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 332 (16.56%) Architect
4 201 (10.02%) Analyst
5 159 (7.93%) Consultant
6 157 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
7 155 (7.73%) Applications Support
8 149 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 117 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 114 (5.69%) Integration Architect
11 112 (5.59%) Java Engineer
12 86 (4.29%) Support Analyst
13 80 (3.99%) Technical Specialist
14 78 (3.89%) WebSphere Specialist
15 77 (3.84%) Software Engineer
16 74 (3.69%) Administrator
17 70 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
18 63 (3.14%) Java Software Developer
19 60 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
20 59 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (25.79%) J2EE
2 470 (23.44%) Middleware
3 461 (22.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 450 (22.44%) XML
5 431 (21.50%) HTML
6 416 (20.75%) Web Services
7 400 (19.95%) Spring
8 300 (14.96%) CSS
9 259 (12.92%) .NET
10 236 (11.77%) Hibernate
11 218 (10.87%) Java EE
12 213 (10.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 191 (9.53%) JSP
14 186 (9.28%) JMS
15 174 (8.68%) SOAP
16 161 (8.03%) Ajax
17 128 (6.38%) REST
18 123 (6.13%) HTML5
19 113 (5.64%) XSLT
20 103 (5.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 255 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (10.02%) Computer Science
3 94 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 83 (4.14%) DataPower
5 59 (2.94%) iSeries
6 57 (2.84%) AS400
7 45 (2.24%) Mainframe
8 44 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 43 (2.14%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 37 (1.85%) Clustering
12 36 (1.80%) N-Tier
12 36 (1.80%) SWIFT
13 33 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 32 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
15 31 (1.55%) Data Centre
16 30 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
16 30 (1.50%) iPad
17 29 (1.45%) PKI
17 29 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 515 (25.69%) Linux
2 466 (23.24%) Unix
3 390 (19.45%) Windows
4 127 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (6.03%) Solaris
6 115 (5.74%) Windows Server
7 103 (5.14%) AIX
8 58 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (2.64%) OS/400
10 51 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 31 (1.55%) Android
13 29 (1.45%) zOS
14 20 (1.00%) HPUX
15 17 (0.85%) SUSE
16 12 (0.60%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.55%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.50%) Debian
19 7 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (16.11%) SOA
3 268 (13.37%) Scrum
4 254 (12.67%) E-Commerce
5 229 (11.42%) ITIL
6 228 (11.37%) OO
7 226 (11.27%) SDLC
8 219 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 200 (9.98%) Software Engineering
10 197 (9.83%) TDD
11 189 (9.43%) UML
12 169 (8.43%) Unit Testing
13 163 (8.13%) Mentoring
14 136 (6.78%) DevOps
15 130 (6.48%) Time Management
16 121 (6.03%) Open Source
17 115 (5.74%) MVC
18 92 (4.59%) Change Management
18 92 (4.59%) Web Development
19 90 (4.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1101 (54.91%) Java
2 680 (33.92%) SQL
3 486 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 150 (7.48%) Bash Shell
5 147 (7.33%) Shell Script
6 136 (6.78%) Perl
7 129 (6.43%) Python
8 107 (5.34%) C#
9 93 (4.64%) PowerShell
10 84 (4.19%) PL/SQL
11 66 (3.29%) C++
12 64 (3.19%) Ruby
13 58 (2.89%) Groovy
14 45 (2.24%) PHP
14 45 (2.24%) RPG
15 42 (2.09%) C
16 39 (1.95%) VB
17 35 (1.75%) COBOL
18 30 (1.50%) Go
19 17 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 330 (16.46%) Degree
2 60 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.05%) Sun Certification
5 19 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.65%) HND
9 12 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.45%) MCSE
11 8 (0.40%) ISEB
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.35%) RHCE
13 6 (0.30%) OCPJP
14 5 (0.25%) CCNA
14 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.73%) QA
2 39 (1.95%) SLA
3 22 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.95%) ISO20022
5 13 (0.65%) ISO15022
5 13 (0.65%) ISO27002
5 13 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.30%) PA-DSS
7 6 (0.30%) SEPA
8 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.25%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.20%) COBIT
9 4 (0.20%) HL7
10 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.050%) GxP
System Software
1 139 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 50 (2.49%) Xen
4 45 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.95%) vSphere
6 37 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (1.60%) KVM
8 31 (1.55%) XenServer
9 25 (1.25%) Docker
10 20 (1.00%) NFS
11 19 (0.95%) VMware ESX
12 15 (0.75%) SRDF
13 12 (0.60%) Postfix
13 12 (0.60%) PowerHA
13 12 (0.60%) qmail
13 12 (0.60%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (0.30%) iptables
16 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
17 4 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 119 (5.94%) Puppet
2 87 (4.34%) Tivoli
3 79 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (2.39%) Ansible
5 32 (1.60%) Salt
6 28 (1.40%) Cobbler
6 28 (1.40%) Nagios
7 22 (1.10%) Kibana
7 22 (1.10%) logstash
8 15 (0.75%) CA Wily
9 13 (0.65%) OpenAM
10 12 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
10 12 (0.60%) Plesk
10 12 (0.60%) Terraform
11 10 (0.50%) Control-M
11 10 (0.50%) SCOM
12 9 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.40%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 7 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1051 (52.42%) Oracle
2 805 (40.15%) IBM
3 221 (11.02%) Microsoft
4 176 (8.78%) VMware
5 160 (7.98%) ATG
6 147 (7.33%) hybris
7 136 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 132 (6.58%) SAP
9 128 (6.38%) webMethods
10 120 (5.99%) TIBCO
11 91 (4.54%) MuleSoft
12 87 (4.34%) Sybase
13 83 (4.14%) Demandware
14 73 (3.64%) Google
14 73 (3.64%) WSO2
15 63 (3.14%) Talend
16 58 (2.89%) Sun
17 53 (2.64%) HP
18 42 (2.09%) Cisco
19 37 (1.85%) EMC
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Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life assurance an
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
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Salary: From £400 to £450 per day
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefit
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Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car + benefits
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Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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