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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 262 259 241
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1193 1302 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.12% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.55% 5.33% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 818 991 925
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
21507 24411 21835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.01% 20.98% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17897 19864 18496
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -7 1087 £55,000 +10.00% 110
London +30 515 £60,000 - 40
South East +3 185 £45,000 -10.00% 13
City of London +34 125 £56,000 -13.84% 5
Yorkshire -11 91 £60,000 +50.00% 15
East of England -36 83 £51,250 +2.50% 9
North West -42 72 £48,500 +7.77% 23
Hertfordshire -18 71 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Scotland +6 70 £39,500 -8.13% 8
South West -7 68 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Berkshire +16 64 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Edinburgh +21 53 £39,500 -12.22% 5
West Midlands -4 52 £55,000 +15.78% 1
West Yorkshire -11 52 £57,250 +34.70% 14
Birmingham +36 49 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Reading +19 49 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Watford -2 47 £52,500 +4.47% 1
Leeds -8 41 £60,750 +42.94% 10
Manchester -13 37 £51,250 +13.88% 11
Hampshire +22 33 £55,000 +7.84% 4
Bristol -16 33 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands -12 32 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North Yorkshire +17 24 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Swindon +33 23 £46,377 -15.67% 2
Wiltshire +17 23 £46,377 +3.05% 2
West Sussex +16 23 £37,500 -40.00%
Surrey -6 20 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 20 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Cheshire -26 19 £48,500 +7.77% 1
East Sussex +31 17 £55,000 +13.40% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1548 (61.38%) Java
2 1186 (47.03%) Oracle
3 1084 (42.98%) IBM
4 894 (35.45%) Finance
5 862 (34.18%) Linux
6 833 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
7 769 (30.49%) SQL
8 656 (26.01%) Windows
9 653 (25.89%) HTML
10 614 (24.35%) JavaScript
11 611 (24.23%) UNIX
12 602 (23.87%) J2EE
13 589 (23.35%) XML
14 572 (22.68%) Banking
15 568 (22.52%) Tomcat
16 566 (22.44%) JBoss
17 565 (22.40%) SQL Server
18 552 (21.89%) WebLogic
19 537 (21.29%) WebSphere MQ
20 534 (21.17%) Retail
21 516 (20.46%) WebSphere Application Server
22 505 (20.02%) Web Services
23 478 (18.95%) Middleware
24 450 (17.84%) E-Commerce
25 415 (16.46%) DB2
25 415 (16.46%) Spring
26 376 (14.91%) Degree
27 374 (14.83%) Apache
28 360 (14.27%) CSS
29 352 (13.96%) SOA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 568 (22.52%) Tomcat
2 566 (22.44%) JBoss
3 552 (21.89%) WebLogic
4 516 (20.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 374 (14.83%) Apache
6 221 (8.76%) IIS
7 108 (4.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 99 (3.93%) GlassFish
9 97 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
10 90 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
11 87 (3.45%) MQSeries
12 70 (2.78%) SharePoint
13 61 (2.42%) CMS
14 59 (2.34%) Jetty
15 54 (2.14%) Apache ServiceMix
16 53 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
17 48 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 47 (1.86%) IBM HTTP Server
19 46 (1.82%) Node.js
20 45 (1.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 137 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.63%) MS Project
3 39 (1.55%) MS Office
4 18 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.44%) Mingle
6 9 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.040%) InDesign
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 68 (2.70%) RMDS
2 62 (2.46%) Magento
3 34 (1.35%) Fredhopper
3 34 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
6 15 (0.59%) Summit
6 15 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.44%) LatentZero
7 11 (0.44%) Markit EDM
7 11 (0.44%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.28%) Maximo
9 7 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.16%) Shopify
10 4 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
11 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
11 3 (0.12%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 121 (4.80%) SaaS
2 65 (2.58%) PaaS
3 54 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.99%) IaaS
5 24 (0.95%) IBM PureFlex
6 22 (0.87%) Office 365
7 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.36%) iPaaS
11 8 (0.32%) Route 53
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
12 5 (0.20%) Taleo
13 4 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 229 (9.08%) HTTP
2 171 (6.78%) SAN
3 130 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 117 (4.64%) NAS
5 115 (4.56%) WAN
6 114 (4.52%) LAN
7 111 (4.40%) Internet
8 108 (4.28%) Multicast
9 100 (3.97%) SSL
10 96 (3.81%) FCoE
10 96 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
11 79 (3.13%) Firewall
12 69 (2.74%) iSCSI
13 65 (2.58%) DNS
14 52 (2.06%) LDAP
15 37 (1.47%) FTP
16 26 (1.03%) DHCP
16 26 (1.03%) CTI
17 23 (0.91%) BIG-IP
17 23 (0.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 415 (16.46%) DB2
3 298 (11.82%) Relational Database
4 237 (9.40%) Oracle Database
5 173 (6.86%) RDBMS
6 152 (6.03%) MySQL
7 102 (4.04%) Hadoop
8 73 (2.89%) HBase
9 69 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 61 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
11 48 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 38 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
13 33 (1.31%) Big Data
14 32 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
15 31 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (0.87%) MongoDB
19 21 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 204 (8.09%) Maven
2 185 (7.34%) Eclipse
3 168 (6.66%) JUnit
4 152 (6.03%) Jenkins
5 137 (5.43%) Ant
6 134 (5.31%) Git (software)
7 120 (4.76%) Subversion
8 94 (3.73%) JIRA
9 77 (3.05%) Selenium
10 72 (2.85%) Cucumber
11 53 (2.10%) Hudson
12 44 (1.74%) ClearCase
13 41 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
14 38 (1.51%) Eclipse RCP
15 32 (1.27%) HP UFT
16 31 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (1.15%) Visual Studio
18 28 (1.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
19 27 (1.07%) LoadRunner
19 27 (1.07%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 894 (35.45%) Finance
2 572 (22.68%) Banking
3 534 (21.17%) Retail
4 151 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.09%) Marketing
6 65 (2.58%) Retail Banking
7 54 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.47%) Back Office
9 30 (1.19%) Electronics
10 27 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 23 (0.91%) Front Office
12 22 (0.87%) Law
12 22 (0.87%) Games
12 22 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.79%) Advertising
14 19 (0.75%) International Banking
15 17 (0.67%) French Language
16 12 (0.48%) Private Banking
17 9 (0.36%) German Language
18 8 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 688 (27.28%) Developer
2 468 (18.56%) Architect
3 425 (16.85%) Java Developer
4 301 (11.93%) Solutions Architect
5 234 (9.28%) Consultant
6 226 (8.96%) Analyst
7 161 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
8 136 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 122 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
10 120 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 101 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
12 98 (3.89%) Project Manager
13 97 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 95 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
15 88 (3.49%) Administrator
16 82 (3.25%) Applications Support
17 80 (3.17%) Support Analyst
18 70 (2.78%) Lead Architect
19 64 (2.54%) Lead Solutions Architect
20 61 (2.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (25.89%) HTML
2 602 (23.87%) J2EE
3 589 (23.35%) XML
4 537 (21.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 505 (20.02%) Web Services
6 478 (18.95%) Middleware
7 415 (16.46%) Spring
8 360 (14.27%) CSS
9 287 (11.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 285 (11.30%) Java EE
11 265 (10.51%) JMS
12 261 (10.35%) Hibernate
13 251 (9.95%) JSP
14 238 (9.44%) XSLT
15 230 (9.12%) SOAP
16 203 (8.05%) .NET
17 198 (7.85%) REST
18 194 (7.69%) jQuery
19 190 (7.53%) HTML5
20 177 (7.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 284 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 126 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 122 (4.84%) Mainframe
5 77 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 61 (2.42%) User Experience
7 58 (2.30%) Data Structures
8 57 (2.26%) Clustering
9 56 (2.22%) DataPower
10 54 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 48 (1.90%) N-Tier
11 48 (1.90%) Data Centre
12 44 (1.74%) SWIFT
13 42 (1.67%) iSeries
14 34 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
15 33 (1.31%) Online Banking
16 31 (1.23%) Social Media
17 30 (1.19%) Public Cloud
18 29 (1.15%) Replication
19 28 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 862 (34.18%) Linux
2 656 (26.01%) Windows
3 611 (24.23%) UNIX
4 273 (10.82%) Solaris
5 201 (7.97%) AIX
6 103 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (2.38%) zOS
8 42 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (1.63%) HPUX
10 30 (1.19%) MVS
10 30 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (1.15%) SUSE
11 29 (1.15%) OS/400
12 28 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.95%) Android
14 23 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 16 (0.63%) CentOS
16 12 (0.48%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (17.84%) E-Commerce
3 352 (13.96%) SOA
4 299 (11.86%) SDLC
5 278 (11.02%) Scrum
6 253 (10.03%) Software Engineering
7 222 (8.80%) Mentoring
8 215 (8.52%) TDD
9 194 (7.69%) MVC
10 192 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
11 191 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
12 186 (7.38%) OO
12 186 (7.38%) Project Management
13 172 (6.82%) Coaching
14 171 (6.78%) Open Source
14 171 (6.78%) UML
15 140 (5.55%) Unit Testing
16 121 (4.80%) Change Management
17 114 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 112 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1548 (61.38%) Java
2 769 (30.49%) SQL
3 614 (24.35%) JavaScript
4 153 (6.07%) C#
5 149 (5.91%) Perl
6 126 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 103 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 92 (3.65%) COBOL
9 86 (3.41%) Python
10 85 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 82 (3.25%) C
12 81 (3.21%) PHP
13 60 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 59 (2.34%) C++
15 57 (2.26%) JCL
16 50 (1.98%) VB
16 50 (1.98%) Ruby
17 29 (1.15%) XPath
18 23 (0.91%) T-SQL
19 20 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 376 (14.91%) Degree
2 76 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.43%) IBM Certification
5 24 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.36%) APMP
8 8 (0.32%) ISEB
8 8 (0.32%) PMP
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.28%) OCPJP
9 7 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.24%) HND
11 5 (0.20%) CISSP
11 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.20%) OCMJD
11 5 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (6.70%) QA
2 51 (2.02%) SLA
3 6 (0.24%) HL7
4 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.16%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 176 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (6.03%) Oracle RAC
3 96 (3.81%) SRDF
3 96 (3.81%) NFS
4 89 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 77 (3.05%) KVM
6 55 (2.18%) Xen
7 41 (1.63%) Active Directory
8 33 (1.31%) vSphere
9 17 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.52%) XenServer
11 9 (0.36%) RACF
11 9 (0.36%) Docker
12 8 (0.32%) zsh
12 8 (0.32%) vCloud
13 5 (0.20%) pfSense
13 5 (0.20%) iptables
13 5 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.20%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 93 (3.69%) Puppet
2 90 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 69 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.15%) Nagios
5 21 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 21 (0.83%) CA Endevor
6 16 (0.63%) Control-M
7 15 (0.59%) BMC Marimba
7 15 (0.59%) Cacti
8 13 (0.52%) Ansible
8 13 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 13 (0.52%) TeamSite
8 13 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 12 (0.48%) Check_MK
10 10 (0.40%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 9 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.32%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1186 (47.03%) Oracle
2 1084 (42.98%) IBM
3 286 (11.34%) hybris
4 261 (10.35%) ATG
5 220 (8.72%) VMware
6 207 (8.21%) Microsoft
7 174 (6.90%) TIBCO
8 168 (6.66%) Demandware
9 163 (6.46%) Cisco
10 162 (6.42%) Sybase
11 129 (5.11%) EMC
12 120 (4.76%) NetApp
13 103 (4.08%) HP
14 102 (4.04%) SAP
15 98 (3.89%) Red Hat
16 96 (3.81%) Intel
17 71 (2.82%) BEA
18 68 (2.70%) DataSynapse
19 65 (2.58%) Adobe
20 58 (2.30%) webMethods
Leeds, Yorkshire
Corecom consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £45,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 plus excellent bonus and company package.
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sword Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 65k + package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: benefits & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 2 days ago