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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 258 204 176
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -28
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1253 1546 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.41% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 6.74% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1219 1388
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
23817 22952 23774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 20.96% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 18892 20719
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -47 1138 £52,500 -0.94% 92
London -21 527 £60,000 -4.00% 41
South East -65 170 £45,000 -11.76% 16
East of England +48 163 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Hertfordshire +39 111 £60,750 +15.71% 3
City of London -9 104 £62,500 -3.84% 13
Berkshire -12 90 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Yorkshire -68 88 £41,250 -10.81% 10
North West -54 73 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Watford +13 60 £47,500 -
South West -18 57 £40,000 -2.43% 10
Manchester -25 47 £42,750 -14.50% 4
Scotland -13 45 £45,000 -9.09% 4
West Yorkshire -48 44 £57,500 +24.32% 5
Bracknell +7 42 £45,000 -30.76% 4
South Yorkshire +2 38 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Leeds -17 36 £60,000 +29.72% 5
Hampshire -49 34 £40,750 -20.09% 3
East Midlands +3 29 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Essex +4 28 £80,000 +100.00%
Reading -2 27 £42,500 -19.04%
Edinburgh -25 25 £45,000 -9.54% 1
Gloucestershire - 25 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield -8 24 £32,750 -31.05% 3
Cheshire -35 23 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Bristol -17 20 £33,500 -25.55% 5
South Wales +1 19 £38,000 +6.19% 2
Rickmansworth 0 19 £75,000 +22.44%
Wales -2 19 £38,000 +6.19% 2
Cardiff +7 18 £39,000 +20.00% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1579 (62.53%) Java
2 1212 (48.00%) Oracle
3 1114 (44.12%) IBM
4 802 (31.76%) Finance
5 792 (31.37%) SQL
6 726 (28.75%) Linux
7 700 (27.72%) WebLogic
8 693 (27.45%) XML
9 680 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
10 676 (26.77%) JBoss
11 658 (26.06%) J2EE
12 636 (25.19%) Tomcat
13 609 (24.12%) UNIX
14 601 (23.80%) WebSphere Application Server
15 541 (21.43%) JavaScript
16 537 (21.27%) HTML
17 513 (20.32%) Windows
18 509 (20.16%) Web Services
19 488 (19.33%) Spring
20 483 (19.13%) E-Commerce
21 475 (18.81%) Middleware
22 446 (17.66%) SQL Server
23 430 (17.03%) Banking
24 399 (15.80%) Retail
25 396 (15.68%) SOA
26 383 (15.17%) WebSphere MQ
27 373 (14.77%) DB2
28 369 (14.61%) CSS
29 341 (13.50%) JSP
30 335 (13.27%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 700 (27.72%) WebLogic
2 676 (26.77%) JBoss
3 636 (25.19%) Tomcat
4 601 (23.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 335 (13.27%) Apache
6 207 (8.20%) IIS
7 168 (6.65%) MQSeries
8 141 (5.58%) IBM HTTP Server
9 138 (5.47%) GlassFish
10 107 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
11 71 (2.81%) SharePoint
12 59 (2.34%) WebSphere Portal
13 58 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 51 (2.02%) WebSphere Process Server
15 42 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
16 40 (1.58%) IBM Notes
17 39 (1.54%) FileNet
18 37 (1.47%) Commerce Server
18 37 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 32 (1.27%) Quickr
Applications
1 97 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 64 (2.53%) MS Office
3 10 (0.40%) SPSS
4 9 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.16%) MS Project
7 2 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.040%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 34 (1.35%) Magento
3 20 (0.79%) Fredhopper
3 20 (0.79%) RMDS
4 15 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.51%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 13 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
6 12 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.40%) Temenos T24
9 8 (0.32%) AquaLogic BPM
9 8 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.32%) FileNet Content Manager
10 6 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.20%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.47%) SaaS
2 18 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
3 15 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
6 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.44%) PaaS
8 10 (0.40%) Google App Engine
8 10 (0.40%) IaaS
9 6 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.040%) Route 53
10 1 (0.040%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 276 (10.93%) HTTP
2 166 (6.57%) Internet
3 105 (4.16%) FTP
4 104 (4.12%) SAN
5 93 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 88 (3.49%) SSL
7 87 (3.45%) LDAP
8 74 (2.93%) DNS
9 68 (2.69%) Firewall
10 49 (1.94%) WAN
11 47 (1.86%) LAN
12 42 (1.66%) Intranet
13 40 (1.58%) NAS
14 21 (0.83%) FCoE
14 21 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (0.83%) Multicast
15 19 (0.75%) DHCP
16 18 (0.71%) iSCSI
17 16 (0.63%) MPLS
18 15 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 373 (14.77%) DB2
3 333 (13.19%) Relational Database
4 235 (9.31%) Oracle Database
5 206 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 134 (5.31%) MySQL
7 55 (2.18%) Big Data
8 51 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 51 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 38 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 38 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 36 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 36 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (1.27%) MongoDB
13 29 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
15 25 (0.99%) Data Mining
16 21 (0.83%) HBase
16 21 (0.83%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 284 (11.25%) Eclipse
2 267 (10.57%) Maven
3 240 (9.50%) JUnit
4 224 (8.87%) Ant
5 166 (6.57%) Subversion
6 162 (6.42%) Jenkins
7 150 (5.94%) Git (software)
8 80 (3.17%) JIRA
9 69 (2.73%) Selenium
10 54 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 50 (1.98%) Hudson
12 42 (1.66%) Cucumber
13 35 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
14 34 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
15 33 (1.31%) Gradle
16 32 (1.27%) SoapUI
17 31 (1.23%) JMeter
18 27 (1.07%) ClearCase
18 27 (1.07%) Mercurial
19 25 (0.99%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 802 (31.76%) Finance
2 430 (17.03%) Banking
3 399 (15.80%) Retail
4 126 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 90 (3.56%) Marketing
6 73 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 49 (1.94%) French Language
8 47 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 40 (1.58%) Back Office
10 32 (1.27%) Legal
11 28 (1.11%) Front Office
12 26 (1.03%) Games
13 24 (0.95%) Law
13 24 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.95%) Music Industry
14 21 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.71%) Automotive
16 17 (0.67%) Advertising
17 14 (0.55%) German Language
18 12 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 761 (30.14%) Developer
2 521 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 462 (18.30%) Architect
4 275 (10.89%) Analyst
5 226 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
6 215 (8.51%) Consultant
7 159 (6.30%) Software Engineer
8 151 (5.98%) Applications Support
9 133 (5.27%) Support Analyst
10 122 (4.83%) Senior Developer
11 92 (3.64%) Administrator
12 89 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
13 82 (3.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 76 (3.01%) Integration Architect
15 71 (2.81%) Junior
16 69 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
17 67 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
18 64 (2.53%) Support Specialist
19 62 (2.46%) Support Engineer
20 56 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 693 (27.45%) XML
2 658 (26.06%) J2EE
3 537 (21.27%) HTML
4 509 (20.16%) Web Services
5 488 (19.33%) Spring
6 475 (18.81%) Middleware
7 383 (15.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 369 (14.61%) CSS
9 341 (13.50%) JSP
10 326 (12.91%) JMS
11 289 (11.45%) Hibernate
12 280 (11.09%) SOAP
13 271 (10.73%) Java EE
14 252 (9.98%) JDBC
15 234 (9.27%) Servlets
16 210 (8.32%) jQuery
17 199 (7.88%) XSLT
18 194 (7.68%) Ajax
19 185 (7.33%) .NET
20 138 (5.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 195 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (6.18%) Enterprise Software
3 141 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 127 (5.03%) Open Source
5 104 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 85 (3.37%) SWIFT
7 79 (3.13%) DataPower
8 76 (3.01%) Clustering
9 69 (2.73%) N-Tier
10 67 (2.65%) Client/Server
11 57 (2.26%) PKI
12 50 (1.98%) Mainframe
13 38 (1.50%) AS400
13 38 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 37 (1.47%) User Experience
15 36 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
16 30 (1.19%) iSeries
17 27 (1.07%) FlexPod
18 23 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 20 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 726 (28.75%) Linux
2 609 (24.12%) UNIX
3 513 (20.32%) Windows
4 263 (10.42%) Solaris
5 204 (8.08%) AIX
6 184 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (2.02%) zOS
10 48 (1.90%) HPUX
11 46 (1.82%) Android
12 45 (1.78%) SUSE
13 35 (1.39%) OS/400
14 20 (0.79%) CentOS
15 19 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.55%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.51%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (19.13%) E-Commerce
3 396 (15.68%) SOA
4 259 (10.26%) ITIL
5 255 (10.10%) Software Engineering
6 245 (9.70%) UML
7 231 (9.15%) Mentoring
8 211 (8.36%) Scrum
9 191 (7.56%) TDD
9 191 (7.56%) OO
10 180 (7.13%) Project Management
11 169 (6.69%) Unit Testing
12 166 (6.57%) MVC
13 157 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
14 118 (4.67%) Problem Management
15 111 (4.40%) Enterprise Architecture
16 110 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 107 (4.24%) Waterfall
18 104 (4.12%) TOGAF
19 99 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1579 (62.53%) Java
2 792 (31.37%) SQL
3 541 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 214 (8.48%) Perl
5 159 (6.30%) PL/SQL
6 153 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 111 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 81 (3.21%) C#
9 76 (3.01%) C
10 74 (2.93%) C++
11 60 (2.38%) PHP
12 52 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 47 (1.86%) XPath
14 45 (1.78%) Python
15 39 (1.54%) Korn
16 34 (1.35%) VBA
16 34 (1.35%) VB.NET
17 33 (1.31%) Groovy
18 30 (1.19%) Ruby
19 28 (1.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 330 (13.07%) Degree
2 132 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 97 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.83%) ISEB
6 19 (0.75%) OCPJP
7 18 (0.71%) RHCE
8 17 (0.67%) OCMJD
9 14 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 14 (0.55%) RHCSA
10 13 (0.51%) IBM Certification
11 12 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.40%) CISSP
13 10 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.40%) Linux+ Certification
13 10 (0.40%) LPIC
14 9 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.32%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.03%) QA
2 26 (1.03%) SLA
3 14 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.51%) ISO 8583
5 10 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.28%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.079%) Dublin Core
10 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 165 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 69 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 48 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (1.70%) KVM
6 39 (1.54%) NFS
7 38 (1.50%) vSphere
8 25 (0.99%) Xen
9 21 (0.83%) SRDF
10 16 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 13 (0.51%) Squid
12 12 (0.48%) vCloud
13 11 (0.44%) XenApp
14 10 (0.40%) Postfix
14 10 (0.40%) Sendmail
14 10 (0.40%) RACF
15 9 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.32%) VMware ESX
17 6 (0.24%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 111 (4.40%) Tivoli
2 54 (2.14%) Puppet
3 26 (1.03%) Ansible
4 23 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 19 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.55%) Control-M
8 13 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (0.48%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.44%) MOM
10 11 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 11 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (0.44%) OpenAM
11 10 (0.40%) CA Endevor
11 10 (0.40%) SCCM
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (0.28%) CA Wily
12 7 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1212 (48.00%) Oracle
2 1114 (44.12%) IBM
3 293 (11.60%) Microsoft
4 217 (8.59%) VMware
5 211 (8.36%) TIBCO
6 196 (7.76%) ATG
7 192 (7.60%) hybris
8 166 (6.57%) Red Hat
9 129 (5.11%) SAP
10 118 (4.67%) HP
11 112 (4.44%) webMethods
12 106 (4.20%) Demandware
13 93 (3.68%) Sun
14 83 (3.29%) Sybase
15 76 (3.01%) Cisco
16 75 (2.97%) EMC
17 67 (2.65%) NetApp
18 58 (2.30%) Google
19 56 (2.22%) Lotus
20 54 (2.14%) Talend
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kirknewton, Midlothian
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-23,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago