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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 302 270 276
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1008 1295 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.18% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 6.11% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 813 995 1070
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 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
18057 21205 24688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.34% 19.38% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15375 17581 20581
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -46 947 £55,000 - 65
London -44 442 £67,500 +3.84% 28
South East +28 156 £50,000 -4.76% 16
North West +49 107 £45,000 +2.85% 8
City of London +45 101 £71,500 +19.16% 8
Berkshire +37 95 £52,500 +5.00% 7
East of England +20 90 £53,750 +8.58% 1
Manchester +40 81 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South West -1 66 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Yorkshire +5 56 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -5 47 £50,000 -4.76%
Reading +17 45 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Essex +28 34 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -5 28 £42,500 -13.26% 3
Leeds +15 27 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bristol -1 27 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Scotland -16 25 £47,500 +6.74% 3
West Midlands -56 24 £52,500 - 4
Wiltshire +16 23 £55,000 +18.59% 1
South Yorkshire +14 22 £37,750 -28.09%
Hampshire -1 22 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Watford -9 22 £40,000 -30.43%
Cheshire +41 17 £37,500 -19.78% 2
Doncaster +22 15 £37,500 -
Oxford +10 15 £70,000 +97.18%
Oxfordshire +8 15 £70,000 +97.18%
East Midlands -25 14 £45,000 -
Chester +12 13 £37,500 - 1
Colchester -1 13 £62,500 +38.88%
Buckinghamshire +32 12 £45,000 +9.09% 2

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1062 (53.83%) Java
2 991 (50.23%) Oracle
3 806 (40.85%) IBM
4 772 (39.13%) SQL
5 764 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
6 659 (33.40%) Finance
7 656 (33.25%) Linux
8 630 (31.93%) JBoss
9 585 (29.65%) WebLogic
10 540 (27.37%) Tomcat
11 497 (25.19%) XML
12 494 (25.04%) Unix
13 490 (24.84%) Windows
14 485 (24.58%) JavaScript
15 483 (24.48%) SQL Server
16 475 (24.08%) J2EE
17 468 (23.72%) WebSphere Application Server
18 453 (22.96%) Web Services
19 433 (21.95%) Middleware
20 431 (21.84%) HTML
21 370 (18.75%) Scrum
22 357 (18.09%) Retail
23 350 (17.74%) ITIL
24 346 (17.54%) SOA
25 340 (17.23%) .NET
26 337 (17.08%) Spring
27 332 (16.83%) Banking
28 326 (16.52%) E-Commerce
29 315 (15.97%) CSS
30 313 (15.86%) Relational Database

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
1 630 (31.93%) JBoss
2 585 (29.65%) WebLogic
3 540 (27.37%) Tomcat
4 468 (23.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 287 (14.55%) Apache
6 167 (8.46%) IIS
7 131 (6.64%) BizTalk Server
8 104 (5.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 101 (5.12%) OpenStack
10 85 (4.31%) Jetty
11 80 (4.05%) CMS
12 77 (3.90%) CloudStack
13 63 (3.19%) MQSeries
14 48 (2.43%) GlassFish
15 46 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
16 43 (2.18%) Mule
16 43 (2.18%) NetWeaver
17 39 (1.98%) SharePoint
18 27 (1.37%) Commerce Server
19 26 (1.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 110 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.96%) MS Office
3 10 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) MS Project
7 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 63 (3.19%) Magento
2 49 (2.48%) Oracle Retail
3 48 (2.43%) Oracle Financials
3 48 (2.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 20 (1.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 12 (0.61%) Maximo
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.41%) SAP hybris
8 7 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.15%) Documaker
11 3 (0.15%) Exstream
11 3 (0.15%) RMDS
11 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.10%) Algo Collateral
12 2 (0.10%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 187 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (8.67%) SaaS
3 36 (1.82%) CloudBees
4 34 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
5 22 (1.12%) PaaS
6 20 (1.01%) GitHub
7 14 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.25%) IaaS
11 4 (0.20%) Office 365
11 4 (0.20%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.10%) Boomi
13 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 195 (9.88%) Firewall
2 183 (9.28%) TCP/IP
3 173 (8.77%) HTTP
4 106 (5.37%) LDAP
5 98 (4.97%) DNS
6 97 (4.92%) SAN
7 95 (4.82%) NAS
8 86 (4.36%) SSL
9 54 (2.74%) Internet
10 33 (1.67%) WAN
11 31 (1.57%) FTP
12 26 (1.32%) LAN
13 24 (1.22%) DHCP
14 17 (0.86%) iSCSI
15 13 (0.66%) Multicast
16 12 (0.61%) FCoE
16 12 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (0.61%) Intranet
17 10 (0.51%) SSH
17 10 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 313 (15.86%) Relational Database
3 234 (11.86%) RDBMS
4 216 (10.95%) MySQL
5 195 (9.88%) DB2
6 154 (7.81%) Oracle Database
7 97 (4.92%) NoSQL
8 67 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (3.35%) MongoDB
10 55 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 51 (2.58%) Big Data
12 39 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 36 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (1.72%) Hadoop
15 33 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
16 32 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
17 30 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
18 26 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (1.22%) Couchbase
19 24 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 224 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 211 (10.69%) Eclipse
3 204 (10.34%) Maven
4 177 (8.97%) Ant
5 169 (8.57%) JUnit
6 161 (8.16%) Jenkins
7 152 (7.70%) Subversion
8 59 (2.99%) Gradle
9 57 (2.89%) Talend Open Studio
10 56 (2.84%) JIRA
11 54 (2.74%) TeamCity
12 50 (2.53%) Mockito
13 32 (1.62%) Introscope
14 31 (1.57%) Hudson
15 29 (1.47%) Log4j
15 29 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
17 19 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
18 18 (0.91%) NetBeans
19 17 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 659 (33.40%) Finance
2 357 (18.09%) Retail
3 332 (16.83%) Banking
4 40 (2.03%) Marketing
5 39 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.27%) International Banking
9 24 (1.22%) Back Office
10 19 (0.96%) Advertising
11 17 (0.86%) Automotive
11 17 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 14 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.66%) French Language
14 12 (0.61%) Front Office
14 12 (0.61%) Legal
15 11 (0.56%) Electronics
16 8 (0.41%) Music Industry
16 8 (0.41%) Publishing
17 6 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 633 (32.08%) Developer
2 452 (22.91%) Java Developer
3 336 (17.03%) Architect
4 237 (12.01%) Analyst
5 207 (10.49%) Applications Support
6 181 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
7 180 (9.12%) Consultant
8 160 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 148 (7.50%) Support Analyst
10 120 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 100 (5.07%) Linux Support
12 98 (4.97%) Applications Support Analyst
13 97 (4.92%) Integration Architect
14 88 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
15 75 (3.80%) Support Engineer
16 68 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
16 68 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
17 63 (3.19%) Java Engineer
18 61 (3.09%) Web Applications Support
19 57 (2.89%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (25.19%) XML
2 475 (24.08%) J2EE
3 453 (22.96%) Web Services
4 433 (21.95%) Middleware
5 431 (21.84%) HTML
6 340 (17.23%) .NET
7 337 (17.08%) Spring
8 315 (15.97%) CSS
9 268 (13.58%) JMS
10 266 (13.48%) Java EE
11 260 (13.18%) WebSphere MQ
12 219 (11.10%) Hibernate
13 172 (8.72%) SOAP
14 169 (8.57%) JSP
15 162 (8.21%) Ajax
16 135 (6.84%) JSON
17 129 (6.54%) Apache Camel
18 128 (6.49%) XSLT
19 126 (6.39%) LAMP
20 124 (6.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 113 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (3.50%) DataPower
5 62 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 56 (2.84%) SWIFT
7 45 (2.28%) iSeries
8 41 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 41 (2.08%) PKI
9 34 (1.72%) Credit Risk
10 33 (1.67%) Clustering
11 30 (1.52%) AS400
12 29 (1.47%) Fintech
12 29 (1.47%) Mainframe
13 27 (1.37%) Data Integration
14 26 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
14 26 (1.32%) N-Tier
14 26 (1.32%) User Experience
15 19 (0.96%) iPad
16 18 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 656 (33.25%) Linux
2 494 (25.04%) Unix
3 490 (24.84%) Windows
4 218 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 114 (5.78%) Windows Server
6 107 (5.42%) AIX
7 96 (4.87%) Solaris
8 65 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (2.48%) CentOS
11 41 (2.08%) Android
11 41 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 32 (1.62%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.81%) OS/400
14 15 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.71%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.35%) zOS
17 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (18.75%) Scrum
3 350 (17.74%) ITIL
4 346 (17.54%) SOA
5 326 (16.52%) E-Commerce
6 275 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
7 266 (13.48%) UML
8 225 (11.40%) OO
9 209 (10.59%) TDD
10 186 (9.43%) RUP
11 172 (8.72%) DevOps
12 153 (7.75%) Project Management
13 148 (7.50%) Software Engineering
14 132 (6.69%) Configuration Management
15 130 (6.59%) Unit Testing
16 118 (5.98%) SDLC
17 117 (5.93%) Waterfall
18 111 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
19 105 (5.32%) Mentoring
20 103 (5.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1062 (53.83%) Java
2 772 (39.13%) SQL
3 485 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 235 (11.91%) Shell Script
5 194 (9.83%) Bash Shell
6 166 (8.41%) Perl
7 161 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 148 (7.50%) Python
9 123 (6.23%) PL/SQL
10 121 (6.13%) Ruby
11 105 (5.32%) C#
12 69 (3.50%) PHP
13 41 (2.08%) C
14 35 (1.77%) C++
15 33 (1.67%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.52%) RPG
17 28 (1.42%) Go
17 28 (1.42%) VB
18 25 (1.27%) Jython
19 19 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 251 (12.72%) Degree
2 72 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 18 (0.91%) Sun Certification
7 17 (0.86%) ISEB
8 14 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.56%) PMP
10 10 (0.51%) CISSP
10 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.46%) CCNA
11 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.46%) MCSE
11 9 (0.46%) SANS
12 8 (0.41%) RHCE
13 6 (0.30%) HND
14 5 (0.25%) CEH
14 5 (0.25%) NCDA
14 5 (0.25%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.98%) QA
2 69 (3.50%) SLA
3 17 (0.86%) ISO15022
3 17 (0.86%) ISO20022
4 13 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.46%) ISO27002
5 9 (0.46%) SEPA
6 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.20%) COBIT
7 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.10%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.051%) GxP
System Software
1 115 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
2 103 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (4.71%) Active Directory
4 91 (4.61%) Xen
5 85 (4.31%) vSphere
6 77 (3.90%) XenServer
7 52 (2.64%) Docker
8 23 (1.17%) Hyper-V
9 21 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.96%) NFS
10 19 (0.96%) PowerHA
11 17 (0.86%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.71%) KVM
13 12 (0.61%) SRDF
14 10 (0.51%) Squid
15 9 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 8 (0.41%) Samba
17 7 (0.35%) XenApp
18 6 (0.30%) vCloud
19 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 221 (11.20%) Puppet
2 130 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (5.42%) Tivoli
4 94 (4.76%) Ansible
5 78 (3.95%) OpenAM
6 77 (3.90%) Cobbler
7 44 (2.23%) Salt
8 30 (1.52%) Terraform
9 20 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
10 19 (0.96%) Nagios
11 18 (0.91%) Kibana
11 18 (0.91%) logstash
12 16 (0.81%) Data Guard
13 15 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
13 15 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.35%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
15 7 (0.35%) MOM
15 7 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 991 (50.23%) Oracle
2 806 (40.85%) IBM
3 216 (10.95%) ATG
4 213 (10.80%) Microsoft
5 181 (9.17%) Red Hat
6 158 (8.01%) VMware
7 117 (5.93%) hybris
8 106 (5.37%) Sun
9 102 (5.17%) SAP
10 99 (5.02%) TIBCO
11 93 (4.71%) webMethods
12 77 (3.90%) EnterpriseDB
13 73 (3.70%) Sybase
14 72 (3.65%) MuleSoft
15 63 (3.19%) WSO2
16 59 (2.99%) Demandware
17 57 (2.89%) Talend
18 54 (2.74%) HP
19 52 (2.64%) PeopleSoft
20 51 (2.58%) Retek
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits (Dependant on experience)
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 65K - 74K, plus a car allowance (6k) and bonus (up to £86K) + pensio
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & full corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago