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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 257 233 162
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -71
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1233 1294 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.22% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.18% 6.01% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 920 961 1437
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%

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
23796 21535 23342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.88% 20.32% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19463 18246 19936
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 £38,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.32%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -29 1125 £50,000 -9.09% 119
London -43 480 £60,000 -7.69% 48
South East -63 171 £47,500 -9.52% 21
East of England +41 138 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire -31 115 £40,000 -11.11% 17
City of London -38 99 £65,000 - 17
Berkshire +7 79 £53,500 -8.93% 11
Hertfordshire +7 78 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West -20 76 £45,000 - 7
Scotland +4 75 £42,500 -3.40% 5
West Yorkshire -19 69 £42,500 -5.55% 13
South West +9 61 £36,250 -3.33% 5
Leeds -5 59 £42,500 +4.93% 10
East Midlands -5 53 £42,500 +18.05% 4
West Midlands +1 47 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester +2 42 £42,500 - 6
Bristol +3 40 £33,500 -10.66% 3
Essex +30 39 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Watford -7 35 £48,000 -8.57%
Cheshire +3 34 £46,250 -4.63% 1
Reading +4 33 £53,500 -10.83% 5
Glasgow +1 32 £42,250 -4.51%
Surrey -33 31 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Birmingham +6 30 £50,000 +17.64%
South Yorkshire +9 29 £34,500 -31.00% 4
Sheffield -1 28 £34,500 -31.00% 4
Edinburgh -14 27 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Nottinghamshire +11 22 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Nottingham +19 21 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 21 £57,500 -17.85%

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1575 (61.17%) Java
2 1187 (46.10%) Oracle
3 986 (38.29%) IBM
4 922 (35.81%) SQL
5 834 (32.39%) Finance
6 730 (28.35%) XML
7 727 (28.23%) Linux
8 697 (27.07%) J2EE
9 694 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
10 653 (25.36%) JBoss
11 642 (24.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 614 (23.84%) WebLogic
13 589 (22.87%) Tomcat
14 585 (22.72%) UNIX
15 581 (22.56%) HTML
15 581 (22.56%) JavaScript
16 509 (19.77%) Windows
17 498 (19.34%) SQL Server
18 495 (19.22%) Spring
19 490 (19.03%) Web Services
20 470 (18.25%) E-Commerce
21 441 (17.13%) Banking
22 400 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
23 393 (15.26%) Retail
24 388 (15.07%) CSS
25 387 (15.03%) Middleware
26 364 (14.14%) Relational Database
27 359 (13.94%) JSP
28 357 (13.86%) Degree
29 351 (13.63%) DB2

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 642 (24.93%) WebSphere Application Server
2 614 (23.84%) WebLogic
3 589 (22.87%) Tomcat
4 297 (11.53%) Apache
5 228 (8.85%) IIS
6 145 (5.63%) MQSeries
7 122 (4.74%) BizTalk Server
8 120 (4.66%) IBM HTTP Server
9 112 (4.35%) GlassFish
10 80 (3.11%) WebSphere Process Server
11 68 (2.64%) SharePoint
12 57 (2.21%) WebLogic Portal
13 52 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 41 (1.59%) FileNet
15 39 (1.51%) Commerce Server
16 38 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
17 36 (1.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
18 31 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
19 22 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
19 22 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 98 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 69 (2.68%) MS Office
3 12 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.39%) SPSS
5 8 (0.31%) MS Project
6 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.039%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 48 (1.86%) Magento
2 38 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 30 (1.17%) Fredhopper
4 26 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 25 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.82%) RMDS
7 19 (0.74%) AquaLogic BPM
8 17 (0.66%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 17 (0.66%) IntelliMatch
9 16 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.43%) Temenos T24
12 10 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (0.31%) FileNet Content Manager
13 8 (0.31%) Tridion
14 7 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
15 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
15 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 5 (0.19%) assyst
16 5 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.44%) SaaS
2 21 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.39%) Google App Engine
5 10 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.078%) PaaS
7 2 (0.078%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.039%) IaaS
8 1 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.039%) Route 53
8 1 (0.039%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 293 (11.38%) HTTP
2 168 (6.52%) Internet
3 123 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 122 (4.74%) SAN
5 93 (3.61%) SSL
5 93 (3.61%) LDAP
6 89 (3.46%) FTP
7 87 (3.38%) DNS
8 86 (3.34%) Firewall
9 72 (2.80%) WAN
10 71 (2.76%) LAN
11 42 (1.63%) NAS
12 34 (1.32%) iSCSI
13 29 (1.13%) AMQP
14 28 (1.09%) Intranet
15 27 (1.05%) SMTP
16 25 (0.97%) TACACS
17 23 (0.89%) IGRP
17 23 (0.89%) OSPF
17 23 (0.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 364 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 351 (13.63%) DB2
4 249 (9.67%) Oracle Database
5 228 (8.85%) RDBMS
6 171 (6.64%) MySQL
7 73 (2.83%) Big Data
8 63 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 61 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 61 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 52 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (1.94%) NoSQL
13 48 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (1.67%) Data Mining
15 34 (1.32%) Hazelcast
16 32 (1.24%) MongoDB
17 29 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 27 (1.05%) HBase
19 23 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 287 (11.15%) Eclipse
2 247 (9.59%) Maven
3 221 (8.58%) JUnit
4 196 (7.61%) Ant
5 155 (6.02%) Subversion
6 135 (5.24%) Jenkins
7 85 (3.30%) Git (software)
8 61 (2.37%) Selenium
9 54 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 48 (1.86%) Eclipse RCP
11 44 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (1.40%) JIRA
12 36 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 34 (1.32%) Gradle
14 33 (1.28%) JMeter
15 29 (1.13%) Hudson
16 27 (1.05%) Rational Application Developer
16 27 (1.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 25 (0.97%) JBehave
18 24 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 834 (32.39%) Finance
2 441 (17.13%) Banking
3 393 (15.26%) Retail
4 126 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 86 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 79 (3.07%) Marketing
7 73 (2.83%) French Language
8 57 (2.21%) Back Office
9 48 (1.86%) Front Office
10 37 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 30 (1.17%) Music Industry
11 30 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 30 (1.17%) Legal
12 29 (1.13%) Automotive
12 29 (1.13%) Law
13 18 (0.70%) Games
14 17 (0.66%) Advertising
14 17 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.54%) International Banking
16 13 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 838 (32.54%) Developer
2 543 (21.09%) Java Developer
3 439 (17.05%) Architect
4 315 (12.23%) Analyst
5 233 (9.05%) Consultant
6 198 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 161 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 150 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 141 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 141 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 106 (4.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 99 (3.84%) Administrator
12 93 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 90 (3.50%) Junior
14 79 (3.07%) Java Software Engineer
15 77 (2.99%) Senior Architect
16 62 (2.41%) Lead Developer
17 59 (2.29%) Infrastructure Architect
18 58 (2.25%) Team Leader
18 58 (2.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (28.35%) XML
2 697 (27.07%) J2EE
3 581 (22.56%) HTML
4 495 (19.22%) Spring
5 490 (19.03%) Web Services
6 400 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 388 (15.07%) CSS
8 387 (15.03%) Middleware
9 359 (13.94%) JSP
10 339 (13.17%) Hibernate
11 293 (11.38%) JMS
12 282 (10.95%) Servlets
13 278 (10.80%) .NET
14 269 (10.45%) SOAP
15 261 (10.14%) Java EE
16 214 (8.31%) Ajax
17 211 (8.19%) XSLT
18 200 (7.77%) JDBC
19 160 (6.21%) jQuery
20 141 (5.48%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 209 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 159 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 149 (5.79%) Open Source
5 101 (3.92%) SWIFT
6 98 (3.81%) Clustering
7 72 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 71 (2.76%) N-Tier
9 68 (2.64%) DataPower
10 53 (2.06%) Client/Server
11 41 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 40 (1.55%) Mainframe
13 38 (1.48%) Replication
14 37 (1.44%) User Experience
15 32 (1.24%) PKI
16 31 (1.20%) RIA
17 29 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
17 29 (1.13%) Symmetrix
17 29 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (1.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 727 (28.23%) Linux
2 585 (22.72%) UNIX
3 509 (19.77%) Windows
4 258 (10.02%) Solaris
5 184 (7.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 165 (6.41%) AIX
7 73 (2.83%) Android
8 51 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (1.63%) SUSE
10 39 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 35 (1.36%) HPUX
13 32 (1.24%) zOS
14 20 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.66%) CentOS
15 17 (0.66%) OS/400
16 14 (0.54%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.39%) Windows CE
17 10 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (18.25%) E-Commerce
3 326 (12.66%) SOA
4 288 (11.18%) Software Engineering
5 259 (10.06%) OO
6 243 (9.44%) Scrum
7 238 (9.24%) UML
8 226 (8.78%) ITIL
9 199 (7.73%) TDD
10 194 (7.53%) Project Management
11 185 (7.18%) Unit Testing
12 172 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
13 160 (6.21%) Mentoring
14 157 (6.10%) MVC
15 125 (4.85%) Enterprise Architecture
16 115 (4.47%) ERP
17 114 (4.43%) Problem Management
18 106 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 106 (4.12%) Content Management
19 97 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1575 (61.17%) Java
2 922 (35.81%) SQL
3 581 (22.56%) JavaScript
4 199 (7.73%) Perl
5 174 (6.76%) PL/SQL
6 144 (5.59%) Shell Script
7 140 (5.44%) C#
8 114 (4.43%) Bash Shell
9 82 (3.18%) C
10 79 (3.07%) PHP
11 77 (2.99%) Python
12 53 (2.06%) C++
13 50 (1.94%) Ruby
13 50 (1.94%) XPath
14 45 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 43 (1.67%) VBScript
16 39 (1.51%) Groovy
17 37 (1.44%) Korn
18 36 (1.40%) PowerShell
19 22 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 357 (13.86%) Degree
2 85 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.85%) ISEB
6 18 (0.70%) RHCE
7 17 (0.66%) LPIC
7 17 (0.66%) IBM Certification
7 17 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.43%) MCSE
9 11 (0.43%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.35%) BC Cleared
11 7 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.27%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 7 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.76%) QA
2 28 (1.09%) SLA
3 21 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.74%) ISO 8583
5 11 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.039%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 149 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 70 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
4 56 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.59%) NFS
6 35 (1.36%) KVM
7 31 (1.20%) Xen
8 24 (0.93%) vSphere
9 21 (0.82%) SRDF
10 17 (0.66%) Postfix
10 17 (0.66%) Sendmail
11 13 (0.50%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 12 (0.47%) XenApp
13 9 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 7 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.23%) RACF
16 5 (0.19%) RHEV
17 4 (0.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 116 (4.50%) Tivoli
2 44 (1.71%) Puppet
3 36 (1.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 26 (1.01%) Data Guard
5 25 (0.97%) HP NNM
5 25 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
6 23 (0.89%) Control-M
6 23 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 19 (0.74%) Ansible
9 15 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (0.47%) MOM
10 12 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.39%) SCCM
11 10 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.31%) OpenView
13 6 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
15 4 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1187 (46.10%) Oracle
2 986 (38.29%) IBM
3 653 (25.36%) JBoss
4 315 (12.23%) Microsoft
5 208 (8.08%) hybris
6 206 (8.00%) ATG
7 190 (7.38%) Red Hat
8 183 (7.11%) TIBCO
9 178 (6.91%) VMware
10 131 (5.09%) SAP
11 127 (4.93%) Demandware
12 114 (4.43%) HP
13 113 (4.39%) Cisco
14 103 (4.00%) Sybase
15 83 (3.22%) webMethods
16 81 (3.15%) EMC
17 62 (2.41%) F5
18 61 (2.37%) Google
19 54 (2.10%) NetApp
20 51 (1.98%) Informatica
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £36000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum bonus, pension, share option ++
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum bonus, pension, share option ++
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £37,478 to £47,905 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent slary,Bonus and standard b
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday