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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 252 205 187
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1222 1489 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.43% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 6.81% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1127 1249
Average salary £51,750 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
22332 21859 22938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.18% 21.03% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19011 17920 19871
Average salary £43,561 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.77% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -52 1127 £53,000 +0.95% 147
London -25 497 £62,500 - 80
South East -67 190 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England +43 167 £54,500 +9.00% 10
City of London -17 119 £59,500 -4.80% 24
Hertfordshire +23 114 £52,500 -12.50% 5
North West -41 80 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Berkshire -5 79 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire -57 76 £40,000 -6.65% 9
Watford +2 65 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South West -7 65 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Manchester -20 49 £42,750 -14.50% 5
Hampshire -44 43 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell +6 35 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South Yorkshire +13 34 £34,000 -15.00% 1
West Yorkshire -44 34 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Scotland -28 33 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Reading +11 31 £47,500 -29.62% 2
Bristol -3 30 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Leeds -14 29 £60,000 +23.07% 7
Cheshire -23 27 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Sheffield -1 26 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cardiff +5 25 £40,500 +15.71%
Wales -2 25 £40,500 +13.18% 1
South Wales -2 25 £40,500 +13.18% 1
East Midlands -17 25 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Edinburgh -19 23 £45,000 - 6
West Sussex +7 21 £50,000 +28.20%
Essex -2 21 £53,500 +29.69% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1512 (62.45%) Java
2 1199 (49.52%) Oracle
3 1092 (45.11%) IBM
4 780 (32.22%) Finance
5 779 (32.18%) SQL
6 726 (29.99%) Linux
7 698 (28.83%) WebLogic
8 664 (27.43%) JBoss
9 659 (27.22%) XML
10 638 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
11 634 (26.19%) J2EE
12 619 (25.57%) Tomcat
13 565 (23.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 557 (23.01%) UNIX
15 541 (22.35%) Windows
16 534 (22.06%) JavaScript
17 516 (21.31%) Web Services
18 515 (21.27%) HTML
19 472 (19.50%) Middleware
20 463 (19.12%) Spring
21 453 (18.71%) SQL Server
22 438 (18.09%) E-Commerce
23 417 (17.22%) SOA
24 414 (17.10%) Banking
25 410 (16.94%) DB2
26 384 (15.86%) Retail
27 362 (14.95%) WebSphere MQ
28 346 (14.29%) JSP
29 339 (14.00%) CSS
30 327 (13.51%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 698 (28.83%) WebLogic
2 664 (27.43%) JBoss
3 619 (25.57%) Tomcat
4 565 (23.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 327 (13.51%) Apache
6 189 (7.81%) IIS
7 163 (6.73%) MQSeries
8 129 (5.33%) GlassFish
9 121 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
10 111 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
11 74 (3.06%) SharePoint
12 64 (2.64%) WebSphere Portal
13 63 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 55 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
15 47 (1.94%) FileNet
16 43 (1.78%) IBM Notes
17 38 (1.57%) Quickr
17 38 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 37 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
19 36 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 109 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.44%) MS Office
3 9 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.25%) SPSS
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
2 26 (1.07%) RMDS
3 25 (1.03%) Magento
4 17 (0.70%) Fredhopper
5 12 (0.50%) Temenos T24
5 12 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 11 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
7 10 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (0.33%) FileNet Content Manager
9 7 (0.29%) AquaLogic BPM
9 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.25%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.17%) Maximo
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.61%) SaaS
2 19 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.58%) PaaS
5 14 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
6 12 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.45%) IaaS
8 10 (0.41%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.083%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.083%) Route 53
11 1 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.041%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 251 (10.37%) HTTP
2 144 (5.95%) Internet
3 128 (5.29%) SAN
4 103 (4.25%) FTP
5 86 (3.55%) TCP/IP
6 83 (3.43%) LDAP
7 81 (3.35%) SSL
8 64 (2.64%) DNS
9 61 (2.52%) Firewall
10 56 (2.31%) NAS
11 45 (1.86%) WAN
12 43 (1.78%) LAN
13 35 (1.45%) Intranet
14 34 (1.40%) Multicast
15 33 (1.36%) FCoE
15 33 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (0.99%) DHCP
17 21 (0.87%) iSCSI
18 19 (0.78%) MPLS
19 18 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 410 (16.94%) DB2
3 293 (12.10%) Relational Database
4 249 (10.29%) Oracle Database
5 168 (6.94%) RDBMS
6 126 (5.20%) MySQL
7 56 (2.31%) Hadoop
8 49 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
10 44 (1.82%) Big Data
11 41 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 39 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
13 38 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (1.53%) MongoDB
15 31 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
16 28 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (1.07%) HBase
18 23 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
18 23 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 19 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 275 (11.36%) Eclipse
2 261 (10.78%) Maven
3 234 (9.67%) Ant
4 214 (8.84%) JUnit
5 176 (7.27%) Subversion
6 161 (6.65%) Git (software)
7 159 (6.57%) Jenkins
8 74 (3.06%) JIRA
9 59 (2.44%) Hudson
9 59 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
10 56 (2.31%) Selenium
11 38 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
12 36 (1.49%) Mercurial
13 32 (1.32%) Eclipse RCP
13 32 (1.32%) ClearCase
14 28 (1.16%) SoapUI
15 27 (1.12%) NetBeans
15 27 (1.12%) Gradle
16 25 (1.03%) Cucumber
17 24 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 780 (32.22%) Finance
2 414 (17.10%) Banking
3 384 (15.86%) Retail
4 114 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.81%) Marketing
6 61 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 45 (1.86%) Back Office
8 42 (1.73%) Retail Banking
9 38 (1.57%) French Language
10 34 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.36%) Legal
12 25 (1.03%) Front Office
13 23 (0.95%) Music Industry
14 20 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.83%) Law
14 20 (0.83%) Games
15 18 (0.74%) Advertising
16 14 (0.58%) Automotive
17 12 (0.50%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.45%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 716 (29.57%) Developer
2 492 (20.32%) Architect
3 487 (20.12%) Java Developer
4 247 (10.20%) Analyst
4 247 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 204 (8.43%) Consultant
6 165 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 133 (5.49%) Applications Support
8 118 (4.87%) Support Analyst
9 117 (4.83%) Senior Developer
10 87 (3.59%) Administrator
11 84 (3.47%) Integration Architect
12 81 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
13 80 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
14 67 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
15 66 (2.73%) Support Engineer
16 63 (2.60%) Junior
17 60 (2.48%) Business Analyst
18 59 (2.44%) Support Specialist
19 58 (2.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (27.22%) XML
2 634 (26.19%) J2EE
3 516 (21.31%) Web Services
4 515 (21.27%) HTML
5 472 (19.50%) Middleware
6 463 (19.12%) Spring
7 362 (14.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 346 (14.29%) JSP
9 339 (14.00%) CSS
10 318 (13.14%) JMS
11 289 (11.94%) Hibernate
12 279 (11.52%) SOAP
13 270 (11.15%) Java EE
14 260 (10.74%) JDBC
15 200 (8.26%) Servlets
16 196 (8.10%) .NET
17 195 (8.05%) jQuery
18 186 (7.68%) XSLT
19 172 (7.10%) Ajax
20 149 (6.15%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 189 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
3 122 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 119 (4.92%) Open Source
5 116 (4.79%) Management Information System
6 79 (3.26%) Clustering
7 78 (3.22%) DataPower
8 76 (3.14%) SWIFT
9 68 (2.81%) PKI
10 67 (2.77%) Mainframe
10 67 (2.77%) Client/Server
11 54 (2.23%) AS400
12 52 (2.15%) N-Tier
13 41 (1.69%) Mobile App
14 32 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
14 32 (1.32%) User Experience
15 30 (1.24%) FlexPod
16 26 (1.07%) iSeries
17 24 (0.99%) Hedge funds
18 23 (0.95%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 726 (29.99%) Linux
2 557 (23.01%) UNIX
3 541 (22.35%) Windows
4 269 (11.11%) Solaris
5 193 (7.97%) AIX
6 174 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (2.35%) HPUX
9 54 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (2.15%) zOS
11 48 (1.98%) SUSE
12 43 (1.78%) OS/400
13 29 (1.20%) Android
14 24 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.74%) CentOS
16 16 (0.66%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.62%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.54%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
20 8 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (18.09%) E-Commerce
3 417 (17.22%) SOA
4 251 (10.37%) ITIL
5 250 (10.33%) Software Engineering
6 230 (9.50%) Mentoring
7 225 (9.29%) UML
8 180 (7.43%) Scrum
9 179 (7.39%) TDD
10 164 (6.77%) Unit Testing
11 160 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
12 157 (6.48%) Project Management
13 156 (6.44%) OO
14 155 (6.40%) MVC
15 116 (4.79%) Problem Management
16 104 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
17 100 (4.13%) TOGAF
18 99 (4.09%) Enterprise Architecture
19 98 (4.05%) Waterfall
20 95 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1512 (62.45%) Java
2 779 (32.18%) SQL
3 534 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 207 (8.55%) Perl
5 148 (6.11%) PL/SQL
6 125 (5.16%) Shell Script
7 109 (4.50%) Bash Shell
8 79 (3.26%) C
9 78 (3.22%) C++
10 73 (3.02%) C#
11 58 (2.40%) PHP
12 55 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 41 (1.69%) Python
14 40 (1.65%) XPath
15 35 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 33 (1.36%) Groovy
16 33 (1.36%) Korn
17 32 (1.32%) VBA
18 30 (1.24%) Ruby
19 25 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 295 (12.19%) Degree
2 129 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 92 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 20 (0.83%) ISEB
6 19 (0.78%) OCPJP
6 19 (0.78%) OCMJD
7 17 (0.70%) RHCE
7 17 (0.70%) Sun Certification
8 14 (0.58%) IBM Certification
8 14 (0.58%) CISSP
8 14 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.50%) RHCSA
9 12 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.45%) VCP5
11 9 (0.37%) LPIC
11 9 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
11 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.75%) QA
2 20 (0.83%) SLA
3 17 (0.70%) ISO 8583
4 15 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.33%) COBIT
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.041%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 175 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 68 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 53 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (2.11%) NFS
5 51 (2.11%) KVM
6 39 (1.61%) vSphere
7 33 (1.36%) SRDF
8 29 (1.20%) Xen
9 15 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 15 (0.62%) Squid
10 13 (0.54%) vCloud
11 12 (0.50%) XenApp
12 9 (0.37%) Postfix
12 9 (0.37%) Sendmail
12 9 (0.37%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.37%) RACF
13 8 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.33%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 105 (4.34%) Tivoli
2 63 (2.60%) Puppet
3 33 (1.36%) Ansible
4 29 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 20 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 15 (0.62%) OpenAM
8 14 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (0.45%) SCCM
11 11 (0.45%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.45%) MOM
11 11 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 11 (0.45%) Control-M
12 9 (0.37%) CA Endevor
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 6 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 5 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
15 5 (0.21%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1199 (49.52%) Oracle
2 1092 (45.11%) IBM
3 296 (12.23%) Microsoft
4 236 (9.75%) VMware
5 218 (9.00%) TIBCO
6 172 (7.10%) ATG
7 168 (6.94%) hybris
8 153 (6.32%) Red Hat
9 116 (4.79%) SAP
10 113 (4.67%) HP
11 109 (4.50%) webMethods
12 99 (4.09%) Sun
13 95 (3.92%) Demandware
14 86 (3.55%) Cisco
14 86 (3.55%) EMC
15 81 (3.35%) NetApp
16 78 (3.22%) Sybase
17 61 (2.52%) Lotus
18 59 (2.44%) Talend
19 52 (2.15%) Google
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18-23k + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension + Medical Care
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £95000.00 - £105000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20%Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago