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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 310 267 279
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 975 1329 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.21% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.82% 5.74% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1057 1024
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,850 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £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
20234 23144 25676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.60% 21.10% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17334 19254 21470
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -47 911 £55,000 - 107
London -72 420 £65,000 +2.76% 51
South East +33 180 £52,500 - 21
Berkshire +54 90 £55,000 +10.00% 7
City of London +37 88 £66,500 +10.83% 22
North West +29 80 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East of England +12 80 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South West -9 63 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Manchester +19 59 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Yorkshire +7 57 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Reading +39 46 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -2 42 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hampshire +19 39 £47,500 -9.52% 7
West Yorkshire +4 30 £42,500 -9.57% 3
Leeds +26 29 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Essex +29 28 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Bristol +1 26 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Watford -5 25 £40,000 -36.00% 3
Wiltshire +11 24 £55,000 +12.24% 1
Scotland -21 22 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Midlands -61 22 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South Yorkshire +14 20 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cheshire +38 18 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Chester - 16 £42,500 -
Farnborough +10 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxford +19 14 £70,000 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Milton Keynes +16 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +8 14 £61,250 +19.51% 1
Oxfordshire +3 14 £70,000 +40.00%

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1087 (55.15%) Java
2 998 (50.63%) Oracle
3 832 (42.21%) IBM
4 757 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
5 755 (38.31%) SQL
6 651 (33.03%) Finance
7 637 (32.32%) Linux
8 598 (30.34%) JBoss
9 558 (28.31%) WebLogic
10 510 (25.88%) Tomcat
11 508 (25.77%) Unix
12 501 (25.42%) J2EE
13 500 (25.37%) JavaScript
14 495 (25.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 490 (24.86%) XML
16 455 (23.08%) SQL Server
17 453 (22.98%) Windows
18 450 (22.83%) Middleware
19 439 (22.27%) Web Services
20 423 (21.46%) HTML
21 374 (18.98%) Scrum
22 365 (18.52%) SOA
23 363 (18.42%) Spring
24 347 (17.61%) .NET
25 332 (16.84%) ITIL
26 325 (16.49%) Banking
27 319 (16.18%) Retail
28 314 (15.93%) CSS
29 312 (15.83%) E-Commerce
29 312 (15.83%) WebSphere MQ

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
1 598 (30.34%) JBoss
2 558 (28.31%) WebLogic
3 510 (25.88%) Tomcat
4 495 (25.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 278 (14.10%) Apache
6 167 (8.47%) IIS
7 134 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
8 102 (5.18%) OpenStack
9 85 (4.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 78 (3.96%) CMS
11 75 (3.81%) CloudStack
12 72 (3.65%) Jetty
13 65 (3.30%) MQSeries
14 46 (2.33%) NetWeaver
15 45 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
16 44 (2.23%) GlassFish
17 42 (2.13%) Mule
18 29 (1.47%) SharePoint
19 24 (1.22%) Apache Solr
20 23 (1.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 117 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.17%) MS Office
3 13 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.051%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 57 (2.89%) Magento
2 30 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
3 29 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
3 29 (1.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 19 (0.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 14 (0.71%) Maximo
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.41%) SAP hybris
7 5 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.20%) AquaLogic BPM
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.15%) Documaker
9 3 (0.15%) Exstream
9 3 (0.15%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.15%) RMDS
9 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.10%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 180 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (8.17%) SaaS
3 36 (1.83%) CloudBees
4 35 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.12%) PaaS
6 19 (0.96%) GitHub
7 17 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
8 15 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
12 6 (0.30%) IaaS
12 6 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.20%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 187 (9.49%) Firewall
2 171 (8.68%) TCP/IP
3 156 (7.91%) HTTP
4 100 (5.07%) DNS
5 94 (4.77%) LDAP
6 92 (4.67%) SAN
6 92 (4.67%) SSL
7 85 (4.31%) NAS
8 66 (3.35%) Internet
9 33 (1.67%) FTP
9 33 (1.67%) WAN
10 24 (1.22%) DHCP
10 24 (1.22%) LAN
11 16 (0.81%) SSH
12 14 (0.71%) Intranet
12 14 (0.71%) iSCSI
13 12 (0.61%) Multicast
14 11 (0.56%) S/MIME
15 10 (0.51%) DMZ
16 9 (0.46%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 296 (15.02%) Relational Database
3 223 (11.31%) RDBMS
4 194 (9.84%) MySQL
5 176 (8.93%) DB2
5 176 (8.93%) Oracle Database
6 115 (5.83%) NoSQL
7 84 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 63 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 58 (2.94%) Big Data
9 58 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 47 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 46 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 38 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
13 36 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (1.67%) Couchbase
14 33 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
15 31 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 240 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 212 (10.76%) Eclipse
3 201 (10.20%) Maven
4 185 (9.39%) JUnit
5 178 (9.03%) Jenkins
6 165 (8.37%) Ant
7 148 (7.51%) Subversion
8 65 (3.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 57 (2.89%) TeamCity
10 54 (2.74%) JIRA
11 46 (2.33%) Gradle
12 40 (2.03%) Mockito
13 35 (1.78%) Hudson
14 31 (1.57%) Introscope
15 28 (1.42%) Log4j
16 23 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
16 23 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (1.12%) NetBeans
17 22 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
18 19 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 651 (33.03%) Finance
2 325 (16.49%) Banking
3 319 (16.18%) Retail
4 42 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.73%) Marketing
6 32 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.32%) International Banking
8 24 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.91%) Advertising
9 18 (0.91%) French Language
10 16 (0.81%) Back Office
10 16 (0.81%) Legal
11 15 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.71%) Front Office
13 13 (0.66%) Automotive
14 12 (0.61%) Electronics
15 11 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.41%) German Language
16 8 (0.41%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 647 (32.83%) Developer
2 458 (23.24%) Java Developer
3 330 (16.74%) Architect
4 235 (11.92%) Analyst
5 196 (9.94%) Applications Support
6 182 (9.23%) Consultant
7 164 (8.32%) Solutions Architect
8 151 (7.66%) Senior Developer
9 142 (7.20%) Support Analyst
10 108 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 107 (5.43%) Integration Architect
12 100 (5.07%) Applications Support Analyst
13 83 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
14 80 (4.06%) Java Engineer
15 79 (4.01%) Linux Support
16 62 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
17 60 (3.04%) Support Engineer
17 60 (3.04%) Technical Consultant
18 59 (2.99%) Technical Support
19 57 (2.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (25.42%) J2EE
2 490 (24.86%) XML
3 450 (22.83%) Middleware
4 439 (22.27%) Web Services
5 423 (21.46%) HTML
6 363 (18.42%) Spring
7 347 (17.61%) .NET
8 314 (15.93%) CSS
9 312 (15.83%) WebSphere MQ
10 264 (13.39%) JMS
11 254 (12.89%) Java EE
12 205 (10.40%) Hibernate
13 185 (9.39%) SOAP
14 181 (9.18%) JSP
15 172 (8.73%) Ajax
16 137 (6.95%) Apache Camel
17 136 (6.90%) JSON
18 132 (6.70%) REST
19 130 (6.60%) XSLT
20 129 (6.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 108 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 82 (4.16%) DataPower
5 56 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 47 (2.38%) iSeries
8 44 (2.23%) SWIFT
9 40 (2.03%) Mainframe
10 39 (1.98%) Clustering
11 38 (1.93%) AS400
12 36 (1.83%) PKI
13 31 (1.57%) Fintech
13 31 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
13 31 (1.57%) N-Tier
14 30 (1.52%) Credit Risk
15 26 (1.32%) Data Integration
16 24 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
17 22 (1.12%) iPad
17 22 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 637 (32.32%) Linux
2 508 (25.77%) Unix
3 453 (22.98%) Windows
4 217 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 111 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 108 (5.48%) AIX
7 91 (4.62%) Solaris
8 61 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (2.28%) CentOS
10 45 (2.28%) Ubuntu
11 32 (1.62%) Android
12 23 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.17%) OS/400
13 17 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.46%) Debian
16 7 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (18.98%) Scrum
3 365 (18.52%) SOA
4 332 (16.84%) ITIL
5 312 (15.83%) E-Commerce
6 284 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 252 (12.79%) UML
8 215 (10.91%) OO
9 206 (10.45%) TDD
10 178 (9.03%) DevOps
11 170 (8.63%) RUP
12 169 (8.57%) Software Engineering
13 150 (7.61%) Unit Testing
14 133 (6.75%) SDLC
15 127 (6.44%) Project Management
16 126 (6.39%) Configuration Management
17 114 (5.78%) MVC
18 109 (5.53%) Mentoring
18 109 (5.53%) Waterfall
19 102 (5.18%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1087 (55.15%) Java
2 755 (38.31%) SQL
3 500 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 237 (12.02%) Shell Script
5 186 (9.44%) Bash Shell
6 167 (8.47%) Perl
7 150 (7.61%) PowerShell
8 141 (7.15%) Python
9 113 (5.73%) Ruby
10 111 (5.63%) PL/SQL
11 108 (5.48%) C#
12 69 (3.50%) PHP
13 40 (2.03%) C++
14 35 (1.78%) C
14 35 (1.78%) Groovy
15 33 (1.67%) RPG
16 32 (1.62%) T-SQL
16 32 (1.62%) VB
17 25 (1.27%) Go
18 18 (0.91%) Jython
Qualifications
1 258 (13.09%) Degree
2 69 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.12%) Sun Certification
6 17 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.46%) CCNA
9 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.46%) CISSP
9 9 (0.46%) MCSE
10 8 (0.41%) HND
11 7 (0.36%) ISEB
12 6 (0.30%) PMP
12 6 (0.30%) RHCE
13 5 (0.25%) CEH
13 5 (0.25%) NCDA
13 5 (0.25%) RHCT
13 5 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.44%) QA
2 65 (3.30%) SLA
3 19 (0.96%) ISO15022
3 19 (0.96%) ISO20022
4 18 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.66%) ISO27002
6 8 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) SEPA
8 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.15%) COBIT
9 3 (0.15%) HL7
10 1 (0.051%) GxP
10 1 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.051%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 104 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 97 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
4 84 (4.26%) Xen
5 81 (4.11%) vSphere
6 75 (3.81%) XenServer
7 51 (2.59%) Docker
8 19 (0.96%) PowerHA
9 16 (0.81%) Hyper-V
9 16 (0.81%) NFS
9 16 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (0.51%) Postfix
11 10 (0.51%) qmail
11 10 (0.51%) Sendmail
11 10 (0.51%) Squid
12 9 (0.46%) KVM
12 9 (0.46%) SRDF
13 8 (0.41%) Samba
14 7 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 210 (10.65%) Puppet
2 121 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (5.78%) Tivoli
4 92 (4.67%) Ansible
5 75 (3.81%) Cobbler
6 68 (3.45%) OpenAM
7 48 (2.44%) Salt
8 31 (1.57%) Terraform
9 21 (1.07%) Nagios
10 20 (1.01%) Kibana
10 20 (1.01%) logstash
11 19 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
12 16 (0.81%) Data Guard
13 15 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
13 15 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (0.51%) Plesk
15 9 (0.46%) SCOM
16 7 (0.36%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.36%) CA Wily
16 7 (0.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 998 (50.63%) Oracle
2 832 (42.21%) IBM
3 214 (10.86%) Microsoft
4 203 (10.30%) ATG
5 190 (9.64%) Red Hat
6 152 (7.71%) VMware
7 120 (6.09%) hybris
8 117 (5.94%) webMethods
9 111 (5.63%) TIBCO
10 106 (5.38%) SAP
11 101 (5.12%) Sun
12 77 (3.91%) MuleSoft
13 76 (3.86%) Sybase
14 75 (3.81%) EnterpriseDB
15 74 (3.75%) WSO2
16 65 (3.30%) Talend
17 61 (3.09%) Demandware
18 53 (2.69%) HP
19 51 (2.59%) Google
20 41 (2.08%) Software AG
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£40K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 75k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 and incredible package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, 29 days holida
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum with great benefits and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago