The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 313 278 269
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 954 1218 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.11% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 5.99% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 762 845 996
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%

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
17751 20329 23363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 18.50% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15152 16827 18902
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 900 £55,000 - 85
London -15 425 £62,500 - 44
South East +9 158 £50,000 +9.89% 13
North West +32 98 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Berkshire +45 96 £50,000 - 2
City of London +28 83 £73,750 +28.26% 11
East of England +9 75 £55,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester +21 65 £45,000 -14.28% 5
South West -22 48 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Yorkshire -25 44 £42,500 -29.16% 6
Essex +36 37 £60,000 +41.17%
West Midlands -17 35 £50,000 -6.97% 3
Reading -10 29 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire -21 29 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Yorkshire -14 26 £42,500 -25.76% 5
Scotland -23 26 £38,000 -3.79% 3
Cheshire +33 24 £38,750 -20.10% 3
Bristol +9 23 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Leeds +4 23 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Birmingham -49 18 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +23 17 £65,000 +26.82% 1
Newbury +17 17 £35,000 +50.53%
South Yorkshire +15 16 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Hampshire -16 16 £42,500 -26.08% 4
East Midlands -8 15 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Milton Keynes +12 14 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell +3 14 £65,000 +30.00%
Wiltshire -8 13 £55,000 +18.59% 2
Chester +25 12 £37,500 -21.05% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1021 (52.98%) Java
2 1014 (52.62%) Oracle
3 794 (41.20%) SQL
4 788 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
5 700 (36.33%) Finance
6 677 (35.13%) IBM
7 672 (34.87%) JBoss
8 662 (34.35%) Linux
9 633 (32.85%) WebLogic
10 541 (28.07%) Tomcat
11 508 (26.36%) Windows
12 490 (25.43%) SQL Server
13 489 (25.38%) Unix
14 479 (24.86%) XML
15 444 (23.04%) J2EE
16 431 (22.37%) JavaScript
17 420 (21.80%) Web Services
18 407 (21.12%) Middleware
19 404 (20.97%) HTML
20 381 (19.77%) WebSphere Application Server
21 378 (19.62%) Retail
22 362 (18.79%) E-Commerce
23 344 (17.85%) Banking
24 338 (17.54%) ITIL
25 332 (17.23%) Relational Database
26 328 (17.02%) Scrum
27 299 (15.52%) Spring
28 295 (15.31%) UML
29 291 (15.10%) .NET
30 284 (14.74%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 672 (34.87%) JBoss
2 633 (32.85%) WebLogic
3 541 (28.07%) Tomcat
4 381 (19.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 284 (14.74%) Apache
6 170 (8.82%) IIS
7 121 (6.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 110 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
9 102 (5.29%) OpenStack
10 99 (5.14%) Jetty
11 78 (4.05%) CloudStack
12 77 (4.00%) GlassFish
13 76 (3.94%) CMS
14 55 (2.85%) MQSeries
15 50 (2.59%) SharePoint
16 39 (2.02%) Mule
16 39 (2.02%) NetWeaver
17 32 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
18 31 (1.61%) Apache Solr
19 30 (1.56%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 104 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.93%) MS Office
3 11 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 80 (4.15%) Oracle Financials
1 80 (4.15%) Oracle Retail
2 79 (4.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 64 (3.32%) Magento
4 14 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.62%) Maximo
6 10 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 9 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.47%) SAP HR
8 8 (0.42%) SAP hybris
9 7 (0.36%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.21%) Shopify
12 3 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
12 3 (0.16%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 200 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (8.72%) SaaS
3 35 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 25 (1.30%) PaaS
6 24 (1.25%) CloudBees
7 17 (0.88%) GitHub
8 16 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.36%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.31%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.26%) Boomi
14 4 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
15 3 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 198 (10.28%) Firewall
2 171 (8.87%) HTTP
3 166 (8.61%) TCP/IP
4 108 (5.60%) LDAP
5 105 (5.45%) SAN
6 102 (5.29%) NAS
7 71 (3.68%) DNS
8 70 (3.63%) SSL
9 46 (2.39%) Internet
10 42 (2.18%) LAN
10 42 (2.18%) WAN
11 35 (1.82%) FTP
12 19 (0.99%) Multicast
13 18 (0.93%) FCoE
13 18 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (0.83%) iSCSI
15 14 (0.73%) WebEx
16 12 (0.62%) Intranet
17 8 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
18 6 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (25.43%) SQL Server
2 332 (17.23%) Relational Database
3 241 (12.51%) RDBMS
4 231 (11.99%) MySQL
5 224 (11.62%) DB2
6 126 (6.54%) Oracle Database
7 97 (5.03%) NoSQL
8 76 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 67 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 58 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
11 55 (2.85%) Big Data
11 55 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 42 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 34 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
16 31 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.61%) Hadoop
17 29 (1.50%) Riak
18 27 (1.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 209 (10.85%) Maven
2 188 (9.76%) Ant
3 186 (9.65%) Git (software)
4 172 (8.93%) Subversion
5 160 (8.30%) Eclipse
6 136 (7.06%) Jenkins
7 128 (6.64%) JUnit
8 75 (3.89%) Gradle
9 61 (3.17%) JIRA
10 60 (3.11%) TeamCity
11 54 (2.80%) Talend Open Studio
12 45 (2.34%) Mockito
13 39 (2.02%) Hudson
14 38 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (1.45%) Log4j
16 22 (1.14%) Introscope
17 20 (1.04%) MSBuild
18 19 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
18 19 (0.99%) Visual Studio
19 18 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 700 (36.33%) Finance
2 378 (19.62%) Retail
3 344 (17.85%) Banking
4 60 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 49 (2.54%) Back Office
6 42 (2.18%) Marketing
7 39 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.25%) International Banking
10 19 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 15 (0.78%) Publishing
12 13 (0.67%) Automotive
12 13 (0.67%) Front Office
13 12 (0.62%) Advertising
13 12 (0.62%) French Language
14 11 (0.57%) Electronics
14 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.47%) German Language
16 6 (0.31%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 612 (31.76%) Developer
2 438 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 346 (17.96%) Architect
4 240 (12.45%) Analyst
5 219 (11.36%) Applications Support
6 195 (10.12%) Solutions Architect
7 176 (9.13%) Senior Developer
8 168 (8.72%) Consultant
9 148 (7.68%) Senior Java Developer
10 132 (6.85%) Support Analyst
11 118 (6.12%) Linux Support
12 111 (5.76%) Support Engineer
13 94 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
14 91 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
15 83 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
16 78 (4.05%) Applications Engineer
16 78 (4.05%) Integration Architect
17 70 (3.63%) Technical Consultant
18 69 (3.58%) Applications Support Engineer
19 65 (3.37%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (24.86%) XML
2 444 (23.04%) J2EE
3 420 (21.80%) Web Services
4 407 (21.12%) Middleware
5 404 (20.97%) HTML
6 299 (15.52%) Spring
7 291 (15.10%) .NET
8 278 (14.43%) CSS
9 256 (13.28%) JMS
10 250 (12.97%) Java EE
11 228 (11.83%) Hibernate
12 222 (11.52%) WebSphere MQ
13 176 (9.13%) SOAP
14 167 (8.67%) JSP
15 142 (7.37%) XSLT
16 124 (6.43%) Ajax
17 119 (6.18%) LAMP
18 118 (6.12%) JSON
19 111 (5.76%) REST
20 107 (5.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
3 121 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 51 (2.65%) DataPower
6 47 (2.44%) SWIFT
7 46 (2.39%) iSeries
8 32 (1.66%) Data Integration
9 31 (1.61%) Credit Risk
9 31 (1.61%) User Experience
10 26 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.30%) PKI
12 22 (1.14%) Fintech
12 22 (1.14%) Mainframe
13 17 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (0.78%) iPad
15 13 (0.67%) N-Tier
15 13 (0.67%) PMI
16 12 (0.62%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 662 (34.35%) Linux
2 508 (26.36%) Windows
3 489 (25.38%) Unix
4 184 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 98 (5.09%) Solaris
6 93 (4.83%) Windows Server
7 74 (3.84%) AIX
8 50 (2.59%) Android
9 43 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 38 (1.97%) CentOS
12 28 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 25 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.93%) zOS
15 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.47%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.42%) Mac OS
20 6 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (18.79%) E-Commerce
3 338 (17.54%) ITIL
4 328 (17.02%) Scrum
5 295 (15.31%) UML
6 269 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
7 250 (12.97%) SOA
8 235 (12.20%) TDD
9 222 (11.52%) OO
10 215 (11.16%) RUP
11 176 (9.13%) Project Management
12 171 (8.87%) DevOps
13 153 (7.94%) PRINCE2
14 149 (7.73%) Configuration Management
15 147 (7.63%) Waterfall
16 140 (7.27%) TOGAF
17 136 (7.06%) Software Engineering
18 125 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
19 124 (6.43%) Service Delivery
20 113 (5.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1021 (52.98%) Java
2 794 (41.20%) SQL
3 431 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 229 (11.88%) Shell Script
5 210 (10.90%) Bash Shell
6 184 (9.55%) Perl
7 183 (9.50%) Python
8 154 (7.99%) PowerShell
9 140 (7.27%) PL/SQL
10 128 (6.64%) Ruby
11 126 (6.54%) C#
12 70 (3.63%) PHP
13 68 (3.53%) C
14 41 (2.13%) Go
15 38 (1.97%) C++
16 36 (1.87%) T-SQL
16 36 (1.87%) VB
17 29 (1.50%) Jython
18 19 (0.99%) RPG
19 18 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 250 (12.97%) Degree
2 70 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.76%) ISEB
5 28 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.09%) PMP
7 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.83%) Sun Certification
8 15 (0.78%) CISSP
9 13 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.62%) MCSE
11 10 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.47%) CCNA
12 9 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.47%) SANS
13 8 (0.42%) CEH
14 7 (0.36%) CISA
14 7 (0.36%) CISM
15 4 (0.21%) MCSA
15 4 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.46%) QA
2 71 (3.68%) SLA
3 11 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.52%) SEPA
5 9 (0.47%) ISO15022
5 9 (0.47%) ISO20022
6 8 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.36%) COBIT
8 6 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
8 6 (0.31%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 2 (0.10%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.052%) GxP
System Software
1 133 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 103 (5.35%) Xen
3 88 (4.57%) vSphere
4 78 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (4.05%) XenServer
5 66 (3.43%) Active Directory
6 47 (2.44%) Docker
7 29 (1.50%) Hyper-V
8 24 (1.25%) KVM
9 18 (0.93%) NFS
9 18 (0.93%) SRDF
10 17 (0.88%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.62%) Squid
13 9 (0.47%) Samba
13 9 (0.47%) vCloud
14 8 (0.42%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.36%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 4 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 232 (12.04%) Puppet
2 146 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 101 (5.24%) Tivoli
4 96 (4.98%) Ansible
5 84 (4.36%) OpenAM
6 78 (4.05%) Cobbler
7 40 (2.08%) Salt
8 32 (1.66%) Nagios
9 31 (1.61%) Terraform
10 21 (1.09%) Kibana
10 21 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
11 18 (0.93%) Control-M
11 18 (0.93%) logstash
12 9 (0.47%) SCCM
13 8 (0.42%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.42%) Nessus
13 8 (0.42%) Nmap
13 8 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.42%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1014 (52.62%) Oracle
2 677 (35.13%) IBM
3 237 (12.30%) ATG
4 206 (10.69%) Microsoft
5 167 (8.67%) Red Hat
6 122 (6.33%) VMware
7 121 (6.28%) hybris
8 104 (5.40%) Sun
9 101 (5.24%) Sybase
10 95 (4.93%) TIBCO
11 89 (4.62%) PeopleSoft
12 88 (4.57%) Retek
13 79 (4.10%) Hyperion
13 79 (4.10%) SAP
14 78 (4.05%) EnterpriseDB
15 56 (2.91%) webMethods
16 55 (2.85%) MuleSoft
17 54 (2.80%) Demandware
17 54 (2.80%) Talend
18 51 (2.65%) Adobe
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £30K
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000 OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Flintshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago