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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 249 260 198
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -62
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1317 1321 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.10% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.74% 5.26% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1020 1109
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 £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,700
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
22934 25099 23109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.77% 20.93% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19011 20750 19516
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 May 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 5 May 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 +21 1226 £55,000 +9.45% 84
London +42 656 £60,000 - 42
South East -7 186 £51,250 +2.50% 14
City of London +5 114 £58,750 +5.85% 14
East of England 0 101 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 75 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +19 70 £55,000 +27.90% 3
South West +1 68 £45,000 +34.32% 6
Berkshire +12 65 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North West -1 64 £40,000 -9.60% 5
Scotland +5 60 £42,500 -8.10% 6
Birmingham +20 49 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire -53 47 £40,750 +7.23% 9
East Midlands +29 45 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Watford +20 39 £51,250 +2.50%
Manchester 0 34 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Reading +6 32 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Bristol -12 30 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Edinburgh -4 29 £40,000 -17.52% 4
Hampshire +10 28 £47,500 -6.86%
West Sussex +7 28 £50,000 -16.66%
Bracknell +27 25 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 23 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Sussex +22 22 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes -24 22 £37,500 -1.31%
West Yorkshire -29 22 £40,000 - 8
Leicestershire +32 21 £50,000 +17.64%
Wiltshire +10 20 £50,000 - 3
Essex +7 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Glasgow -7 19 £48,500 +29.33% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1610 (63.66%) Java
2 1241 (49.07%) Oracle
3 1132 (44.76%) IBM
4 905 (35.78%) Finance
5 888 (35.11%) Linux
6 867 (34.28%) SQL
7 720 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
8 708 (28.00%) Windows
9 655 (25.90%) JBoss
10 654 (25.86%) J2EE
11 641 (25.35%) XML
12 623 (24.63%) WebLogic
13 603 (23.84%) Tomcat
14 596 (23.57%) JavaScript
15 583 (23.05%) HTML
16 580 (22.93%) UNIX
17 552 (21.83%) SQL Server
18 539 (21.31%) WebSphere Application Server
18 539 (21.31%) Web Services
19 487 (19.26%) Retail
20 482 (19.06%) Banking
20 482 (19.06%) E-Commerce
21 475 (18.78%) DB2
22 473 (18.70%) Middleware
23 472 (18.66%) Spring
24 435 (17.20%) SOA
25 432 (17.08%) WebSphere MQ
26 348 (13.76%) Apache
27 344 (13.60%) JMS
28 335 (13.25%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 655 (25.90%) JBoss
2 623 (24.63%) WebLogic
3 603 (23.84%) Tomcat
4 539 (21.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 348 (13.76%) Apache
6 191 (7.55%) IIS
7 129 (5.10%) GlassFish
8 127 (5.02%) MQSeries
9 106 (4.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 97 (3.84%) BizTalk Server
11 95 (3.76%) SharePoint
12 87 (3.44%) Oracle Coherence
13 78 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
14 71 (2.81%) WebSphere Portal
15 52 (2.06%) WebSphere Process Server
16 48 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
17 44 (1.74%) Jetty
18 39 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
19 38 (1.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
19 38 (1.50%) CMS
Applications
1 123 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.94%) MS Office
3 20 (0.79%) MS Project
4 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.36%) Mingle
7 7 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (2.45%) RMDS
2 48 (1.90%) Magento
3 34 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
4 26 (1.03%) Fredhopper
5 18 (0.71%) Summit
6 13 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.43%) Maximo
7 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.28%) CA PPM
9 6 (0.24%) assyst
9 6 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.16%) Shopify
12 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
12 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.41%) SaaS
2 36 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.75%) PaaS
3 19 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (0.59%) Office 365
6 14 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
6 14 (0.55%) iPaaS
7 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.40%) IaaS
9 10 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.079%) Route 53
12 2 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.079%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 261 (10.32%) HTTP
2 182 (7.20%) SAN
3 132 (5.22%) Internet
4 108 (4.27%) NAS
5 104 (4.11%) SSL
6 102 (4.03%) TCP/IP
7 90 (3.56%) Multicast
8 87 (3.44%) WAN
8 87 (3.44%) LAN
9 83 (3.28%) FCoE
9 83 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
10 53 (2.10%) LDAP
11 51 (2.02%) FTP
12 48 (1.90%) Firewall
12 48 (1.90%) DNS
13 43 (1.70%) iSCSI
14 25 (0.99%) DHCP
15 23 (0.91%) MPLS
15 23 (0.91%) ATM
16 22 (0.87%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 475 (18.78%) DB2
3 288 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 231 (9.13%) Oracle Database
5 164 (6.48%) RDBMS
6 148 (5.85%) MySQL
7 81 (3.20%) Hadoop
8 62 (2.45%) HBase
9 59 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 38 (1.50%) Big Data
12 38 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 36 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
14 35 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
15 34 (1.34%) NoSQL
16 32 (1.27%) MongoDB
17 30 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
18 28 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
19 22 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 283 (11.19%) Maven
2 232 (9.17%) Eclipse
3 213 (8.42%) Ant
4 193 (7.63%) JUnit
5 180 (7.12%) Subversion
6 169 (6.68%) Jenkins
7 144 (5.69%) Git (software)
8 80 (3.16%) JIRA
9 54 (2.14%) Hudson
10 53 (2.10%) ClearCase
11 47 (1.86%) Selenium
12 44 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
13 35 (1.38%) Cucumber
14 34 (1.34%) Log4j
15 31 (1.23%) Mercurial
15 31 (1.23%) LoadRunner
16 29 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
18 26 (1.03%) Visual Studio
19 24 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 905 (35.78%) Finance
2 487 (19.26%) Retail
3 482 (19.06%) Banking
4 127 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 79 (3.12%) Marketing
6 53 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.66%) Retail Banking
8 39 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.42%) Back Office
10 30 (1.19%) Advertising
11 28 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.79%) French Language
13 18 (0.71%) Front Office
14 16 (0.63%) International Banking
14 16 (0.63%) Games
14 16 (0.63%) Automotive
15 12 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 11 (0.43%) Electronics
17 10 (0.40%) Music Industry
17 10 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 701 (27.72%) Developer
2 531 (21.00%) Architect
3 442 (17.48%) Java Developer
4 331 (13.09%) Solutions Architect
5 236 (9.33%) Analyst
6 230 (9.09%) Consultant
7 168 (6.64%) Software Engineer
8 143 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 121 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
10 111 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
11 105 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 95 (3.76%) Technical Specialist
13 90 (3.56%) Applications Support
14 84 (3.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 79 (3.12%) Lead Architect
16 75 (2.97%) Support Analyst
17 74 (2.93%) Support Engineer
17 74 (2.93%) Project Manager
18 68 (2.69%) Business Analyst
19 66 (2.61%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (25.86%) J2EE
2 641 (25.35%) XML
3 583 (23.05%) HTML
4 539 (21.31%) Web Services
5 473 (18.70%) Middleware
6 472 (18.66%) Spring
7 432 (17.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 344 (13.60%) JMS
9 335 (13.25%) CSS
10 309 (12.22%) JSP
11 300 (11.86%) Java EE
12 293 (11.59%) Hibernate
13 272 (10.76%) SOAP
14 225 (8.90%) .NET
15 224 (8.86%) XSLT
16 212 (8.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 199 (7.87%) Servlets
18 195 (7.71%) jQuery
19 186 (7.35%) Struts
20 185 (7.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 235 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
3 169 (6.68%) Computer Science
4 168 (6.64%) Open Source
5 138 (5.46%) Mainframe
6 94 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.89%) Clustering
8 70 (2.77%) AS400
9 69 (2.73%) Client/Server
10 61 (2.41%) PKI
11 59 (2.33%) DataPower
12 55 (2.17%) SWIFT
13 52 (2.06%) Data Structures
14 45 (1.78%) User Experience
15 41 (1.62%) iSeries
16 39 (1.54%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.46%) Visualisation
18 34 (1.34%) Social Media
19 33 (1.30%) N-Tier
20 28 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 888 (35.11%) Linux
2 708 (28.00%) Windows
3 580 (22.93%) UNIX
4 296 (11.70%) Solaris
5 231 (9.13%) AIX
6 114 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (2.93%) HPUX
8 60 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (2.06%) zOS
9 52 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (1.94%) OS/400
11 43 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (1.27%) SUSE
13 25 (0.99%) MVS
14 21 (0.83%) VMS
15 19 (0.75%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 19 (0.75%) Android
16 9 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (19.06%) E-Commerce
3 435 (17.20%) SOA
4 254 (10.04%) Software Engineering
5 223 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 207 (8.19%) TDD
7 203 (8.03%) Scrum
8 179 (7.08%) OO
8 179 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 178 (7.04%) Project Management
10 173 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
11 172 (6.80%) ITIL
12 168 (6.64%) UML
13 167 (6.60%) MVC
14 140 (5.54%) Unit Testing
15 126 (4.98%) Coaching
16 118 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 103 (4.07%) Workflow
18 101 (3.99%) Release Management
19 99 (3.91%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1610 (63.66%) Java
2 867 (34.28%) SQL
3 596 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 176 (6.96%) Perl
5 158 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 130 (5.14%) C#
7 93 (3.68%) C++
8 87 (3.44%) Shell Script
9 78 (3.08%) C
10 72 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 67 (2.65%) PHP
12 63 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 60 (2.37%) Python
14 52 (2.06%) COBOL
15 49 (1.94%) JCL
16 39 (1.54%) Ruby
17 36 (1.42%) XPath
18 32 (1.27%) VB.NET
19 28 (1.11%) Korn
19 28 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 273 (10.79%) Degree
2 90 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 48 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.83%) IBM Certification
5 21 (0.83%) OCPJP
5 21 (0.83%) OCMJD
6 19 (0.75%) Sun Certification
6 19 (0.75%) ISEB
7 18 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.63%) VCP5
9 15 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (0.40%) CISSP
11 10 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.32%) CCNA
12 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.32%) APMP
13 7 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.26%) QA
2 16 (0.63%) ISO 8583
3 14 (0.55%) SLA
4 10 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.36%) COBIT
6 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.040%) EMIR
8 1 (0.040%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.040%) Basel III
8 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.040%) MiFID
System Software
1 173 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (3.99%) Oracle RAC
3 90 (3.56%) NFS
4 88 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 83 (3.28%) SRDF
6 66 (2.61%) KVM
7 61 (2.41%) Active Directory
8 41 (1.62%) vSphere
9 36 (1.42%) Xen
10 16 (0.63%) Squid
11 14 (0.55%) vCloud
12 13 (0.51%) VMware ESX
13 10 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 10 (0.40%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.28%) Varnish
15 6 (0.24%) XenApp
16 5 (0.20%) XenServer
17 4 (0.16%) Firmware
17 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.16%) RACF
Systems Management
1 103 (4.07%) Tivoli
2 73 (2.89%) Puppet
3 36 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.91%) Ansible
5 22 (0.87%) TeamSite
6 21 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 20 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 15 (0.59%) Control-M
9 13 (0.51%) Nagios
9 13 (0.51%) CA Endevor
10 12 (0.47%) Data Guard
10 12 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 11 (0.43%) OpenAM
11 11 (0.43%) BMC Marimba
12 10 (0.40%) Cacti
12 10 (0.40%) SCCM
12 10 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (0.36%) Check_MK
13 9 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1241 (49.07%) Oracle
2 1132 (44.76%) IBM
3 241 (9.53%) Microsoft
4 240 (9.49%) hybris
5 238 (9.41%) ATG
6 236 (9.33%) VMware
7 209 (8.26%) TIBCO
8 163 (6.45%) Cisco
9 146 (5.77%) Demandware
10 140 (5.54%) EMC
11 124 (4.90%) Sybase
12 121 (4.78%) Red Hat
13 115 (4.55%) HP
14 112 (4.43%) NetApp
15 98 (3.88%) SAP
16 85 (3.36%) Intel
17 71 (2.81%) Sun
18 62 (2.45%) DataSynapse
19 58 (2.29%) Business Objects
20 52 (2.06%) Adobe
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20%Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £61220 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago