The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 242 228 150
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -78
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1351 1365 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.26% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 6.24% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1014 1567
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24684 21888 24116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.13% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20355 18447 20685
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -23 1252 £50,000 -4.76% 136
London -50 481 £60,000 -7.69% 61
South East -32 212 £50,000 +5.26% 14
East of England +48 178 £50,000 - 11
City of London +1 151 £62,500 -3.84% 19
Yorkshire -19 115 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Hertfordshire +12 108 £55,000 +4.76% 5
North West -3 103 £42,500 -10.52% 9
South West +29 80 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Yorkshire -35 74 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Scotland +15 66 £45,000 +9.09% 8
Surrey +27 60 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Leeds -36 59 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire -17 55 £51,250 -6.81% 4
Watford -8 52 £52,500 - 3
Manchester +15 48 £45,000 +4.65% 5
West Midlands -2 48 £43,000 +7.50% 8
East Midlands -23 48 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Cheshire -10 44 £41,250 -14.94% 1
Bristol +10 39 £37,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +28 37 £57,000 +34.11% 5
Hampshire -29 37 £51,000 -2.85% 2
South Yorkshire +14 32 £34,500 -1.42% 3
Oxfordshire +6 32 £57,500 +4.54%
Glasgow +1 30 £42,250 -5.05% 5
Edinburgh -9 30 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Reading 0 29 £51,250 -21.15% 1
Sheffield +15 28 £34,500 -1.42% 3
Luton - 26 £57,000 -
Nottinghamshire +13 25 £43,750 -8.85% 5

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1604 (59.45%) Java
2 1177 (43.62%) Oracle
3 989 (36.66%) IBM
4 982 (36.40%) SQL
5 948 (35.14%) Finance
6 825 (30.58%) J2EE
7 735 (27.24%) XML
8 732 (27.13%) Linux
9 694 (25.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 664 (24.61%) WebLogic
11 660 (24.46%) JBoss
12 640 (23.72%) JavaScript
13 629 (23.31%) UNIX
14 596 (22.09%) HTML
15 546 (20.24%) Tomcat
16 532 (19.72%) Spring
17 516 (19.13%) SQL Server
18 508 (18.83%) Windows
19 477 (17.68%) Web Services
20 470 (17.42%) Banking
21 425 (15.75%) E-Commerce
22 420 (15.57%) WebSphere MQ
23 413 (15.31%) Middleware
23 413 (15.31%) Relational Database
24 404 (14.97%) JSP
25 398 (14.75%) CSS
26 394 (14.60%) DB2
27 377 (13.97%) Hibernate
28 360 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
29 359 (13.31%) Retail

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 694 (25.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 664 (24.61%) WebLogic
3 546 (20.24%) Tomcat
4 274 (10.16%) Apache
5 217 (8.04%) IIS
6 166 (6.15%) MQSeries
7 116 (4.30%) WebSphere Process Server
8 101 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
9 90 (3.34%) GlassFish
10 75 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
11 74 (2.74%) SharePoint
12 58 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 58 (2.15%) WebSphere Portal
13 48 (1.78%) FileNet
14 40 (1.48%) Commerce Server
14 40 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 35 (1.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 29 (1.07%) IBM Notes
16 29 (1.07%) WordPress
17 27 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 85 (3.15%) MS Office
2 79 (2.93%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.26%) MS Project
5 6 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.19%) SPSS
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (2.00%) Magento
2 35 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
3 34 (1.26%) Fredhopper
4 27 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.89%) Maximo
6 17 (0.63%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 16 (0.59%) RMDS
7 16 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
8 15 (0.56%) AquaLogic BPM
8 15 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (0.44%) Tridion
10 12 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
11 11 (0.41%) Markit EDM
11 11 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.26%) SunGard AvantGard
14 6 (0.22%) assyst
14 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.63%) SaaS
2 16 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
5 8 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.26%) PaaS
7 6 (0.22%) IaaS
8 5 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.15%) Route 53
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.074%) GitHub
11 2 (0.074%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 305 (11.30%) HTTP
2 194 (7.19%) Internet
3 150 (5.56%) SSL
4 132 (4.89%) TCP/IP
5 120 (4.45%) SAN
6 119 (4.41%) Firewall
7 113 (4.19%) LDAP
8 102 (3.78%) LAN
8 102 (3.78%) WAN
9 100 (3.71%) DNS
10 61 (2.26%) TACACS
10 61 (2.26%) SMTP
11 57 (2.11%) IGRP
11 57 (2.11%) EIGRP
11 57 (2.11%) BGP
11 57 (2.11%) OSPF
12 52 (1.93%) FTP
13 36 (1.33%) AMQP
14 28 (1.04%) NAS
15 25 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 413 (15.31%) Relational Database
3 394 (14.60%) DB2
4 280 (10.38%) Oracle Database
5 254 (9.41%) RDBMS
6 201 (7.45%) MySQL
7 96 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 84 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 82 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
10 77 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 66 (2.45%) Big Data
12 65 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 60 (2.22%) Hadoop
14 44 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (1.41%) Data Mining
16 37 (1.37%) NoSQL
17 31 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
18 28 (1.04%) MongoDB
19 24 (0.89%) Hazelcast
20 22 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 322 (11.93%) Eclipse
2 225 (8.34%) Maven
3 202 (7.49%) Ant
3 202 (7.49%) JUnit
4 165 (6.12%) Subversion
5 99 (3.67%) Jenkins
6 55 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
7 50 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 50 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (1.78%) Rational Application Developer
9 45 (1.67%) Selenium
10 43 (1.59%) Visual Studio
11 36 (1.33%) JIRA
12 34 (1.26%) Cucumber
13 26 (0.96%) Hudson
14 25 (0.93%) MyEclipse
15 24 (0.89%) JMeter
15 24 (0.89%) Gradle
16 21 (0.78%) ClearCase
16 21 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 948 (35.14%) Finance
2 470 (17.42%) Banking
3 359 (13.31%) Retail
4 109 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 82 (3.04%) French Language
6 68 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 66 (2.45%) Marketing
8 59 (2.19%) Back Office
9 53 (1.96%) Front Office
10 40 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 31 (1.15%) Music Industry
12 29 (1.07%) Legal
13 27 (1.00%) Automotive
14 23 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.82%) Law
16 19 (0.70%) Advertising
17 16 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.59%) German Language
17 16 (0.59%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 835 (30.95%) Developer
2 528 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 433 (16.05%) Architect
4 374 (13.86%) Analyst
5 231 (8.56%) Consultant
6 209 (7.75%) Senior Developer
7 194 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
8 167 (6.19%) Applications Support
9 147 (5.45%) Support Analyst
10 141 (5.23%) Administrator
11 128 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 127 (4.71%) Software Engineer
13 106 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 91 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
15 84 (3.11%) Junior
16 82 (3.04%) Senior Architect
17 77 (2.85%) WebSphere Administrator
18 69 (2.56%) Lead Developer
19 67 (2.48%) Applications Support Analyst
20 63 (2.34%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (30.58%) J2EE
2 735 (27.24%) XML
3 596 (22.09%) HTML
4 532 (19.72%) Spring
5 477 (17.68%) Web Services
6 420 (15.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 413 (15.31%) Middleware
8 404 (14.97%) JSP
9 398 (14.75%) CSS
10 377 (13.97%) Hibernate
11 319 (11.82%) .NET
12 308 (11.42%) Servlets
13 285 (10.56%) SOAP
14 282 (10.45%) JMS
15 262 (9.71%) Java EE
16 253 (9.38%) Ajax
17 234 (8.67%) XSLT
18 187 (6.93%) JDBC
19 182 (6.75%) jQuery
19 182 (6.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 182 (6.75%) Open Source
2 181 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 147 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 122 (4.52%) Clustering
5 108 (4.00%) SWIFT
6 80 (2.97%) DataPower
7 67 (2.48%) N-Tier
8 66 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 60 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 59 (2.19%) Replication
11 58 (2.15%) Client/Server
12 45 (1.67%) Mobile App
13 37 (1.37%) PKI
14 36 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
15 34 (1.26%) RIA
16 32 (1.19%) Symmetrix
17 31 (1.15%) iPad
18 26 (0.96%) iSeries
19 25 (0.93%) Data Integration
20 20 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 732 (27.13%) Linux
2 629 (23.31%) UNIX
3 508 (18.83%) Windows
4 265 (9.82%) Solaris
5 223 (8.27%) AIX
6 173 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (2.45%) Android
8 41 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 41 (1.52%) zOS
8 41 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (1.15%) HPUX
10 30 (1.11%) SUSE
11 25 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.89%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.82%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.52%) MVS
15 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.41%) CentOS
16 11 (0.41%) OS/400
17 7 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (15.75%) E-Commerce
2 360 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (10.23%) OO
4 272 (10.08%) SOA
5 269 (9.97%) Software Engineering
6 258 (9.56%) Scrum
7 244 (9.04%) UML
8 212 (7.86%) Project Management
9 205 (7.60%) Unit Testing
10 202 (7.49%) ITIL
11 183 (6.78%) TDD
12 158 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
13 151 (5.60%) MVC
14 132 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
15 118 (4.37%) ERP
16 113 (4.19%) Enterprise Architecture
17 108 (4.00%) Problem Management
18 106 (3.93%) Web Development
19 98 (3.63%) Content Management
20 96 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1604 (59.45%) Java
2 982 (36.40%) SQL
3 640 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 184 (6.82%) PL/SQL
5 174 (6.45%) Perl
6 148 (5.49%) C#
7 123 (4.56%) Shell Script
8 106 (3.93%) PHP
9 100 (3.71%) Python
10 80 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 79 (2.93%) C
12 54 (2.00%) C++
13 51 (1.89%) Ruby
14 43 (1.59%) XPath
15 34 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 32 (1.19%) VBScript
17 30 (1.11%) Korn
17 30 (1.11%) Groovy
18 29 (1.07%) VB.NET
19 27 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 358 (13.27%) Degree
2 57 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.85%) ISEB
5 22 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.48%) RHCE
8 12 (0.44%) LPIC
8 12 (0.44%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (0.37%) Sun Certification
9 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.33%) MCSE
10 9 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.26%) IBM Certification
12 6 (0.22%) PMP
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (7.19%) QA
2 27 (1.00%) ISO 9001
2 27 (1.00%) ISO 8583
3 25 (0.93%) SLA
4 10 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.22%) COBIT
6 4 (0.15%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.037%) HL7
8 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 130 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 61 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
4 38 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.11%) NFS
5 30 (1.11%) KVM
6 20 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 19 (0.70%) vSphere
7 19 (0.70%) Xen
8 15 (0.56%) SRDF
9 13 (0.48%) RHEV
10 12 (0.44%) Postfix
10 12 (0.44%) Sendmail
11 10 (0.37%) GPFS
12 9 (0.33%) XenApp
13 8 (0.30%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.22%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 107 (3.97%) Tivoli
2 61 (2.26%) HP NNM
2 61 (2.26%) CiscoWorks
3 40 (1.48%) Puppet
4 34 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 30 (1.11%) Data Guard
6 27 (1.00%) Control-M
7 20 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.44%) MOM
8 12 (0.44%) Ansible
9 11 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.33%) OpenView
11 9 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.30%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.22%) SCCM
14 6 (0.22%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1177 (43.62%) Oracle
2 989 (36.66%) IBM
3 660 (24.46%) JBoss
4 308 (11.42%) Microsoft
5 244 (9.04%) ATG
6 213 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 210 (7.78%) hybris
8 155 (5.74%) TIBCO
8 155 (5.74%) VMware
9 152 (5.63%) Cisco
10 149 (5.52%) Demandware
11 139 (5.15%) HP
12 125 (4.63%) SAP
13 103 (3.82%) F5
14 95 (3.52%) Sybase
15 76 (2.82%) EMC
15 76 (2.82%) Juniper
16 63 (2.34%) Google
17 46 (1.70%) Endeca
18 44 (1.63%) webMethods
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £42350 per annum + Pension, Benefits, Parking, 25+8 hol
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orion Health
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday