Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 307 253
Rank change year-on-year +56 -54 -39
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 81 32 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.30% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.85% 1.74% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 80
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £68,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -8.12% +4.65%
10th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £47,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £85,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £69,275
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.78% +10.84%

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,670 1,841 1,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.09% 17.19% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,662 1,707
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,500 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,125 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere in the City of London.

Salary trend for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 62 (76.54%) Java
2 51 (62.96%) Oracle
3 46 (56.79%) Finance
4 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (39.51%) Scrum
6 28 (34.57%) Kanban
7 27 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
9 25 (30.86%) JBoss
9 25 (30.86%) SDLC
10 24 (29.63%) J2EE
10 24 (29.63%) Banking
10 24 (29.63%) Maven
11 23 (28.40%) Web Services
11 23 (28.40%) WebSphere MQ
12 22 (27.16%) IBM
12 22 (27.16%) Advertising
12 22 (27.16%) Ant
12 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
13 20 (24.69%) Mockito
13 20 (24.69%) JUnit
14 19 (23.46%) SQL
14 19 (23.46%) Linux
14 19 (23.46%) Cucumber
15 18 (22.22%) WebDriver
15 18 (22.22%) Selenium
15 18 (22.22%) WebLogic
15 18 (22.22%) Apache TomEE
15 18 (22.22%) Gradle
16 17 (20.99%) Tomcat

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 25 (30.86%) JBoss
2 18 (22.22%) Apache TomEE
2 18 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 17 (20.99%) Tomcat
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (13.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (12.35%) Apache
5 10 (12.35%) nginx
6 7 (8.64%) Confluence
7 6 (7.41%) EPiServer
8 3 (3.70%) FileNet
9 2 (2.47%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.23%) CICS
10 1 (1.23%) IIS
10 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.23%) SAS
10 1 (1.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Magento
2 2 (2.47%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (7.41%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) BIG-IP
1 10 (12.35%) VLAN
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.05%) MySQL
3 13 (16.05%) RDBMS
4 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.35%) Redis
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) DB2
7 1 (1.23%) Infinispan
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Maven
2 22 (27.16%) Ant
3 20 (24.69%) JUnit
3 20 (24.69%) Mockito
4 19 (23.46%) Cucumber
5 18 (22.22%) Gradle
5 18 (22.22%) Selenium
5 18 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
7 11 (13.58%) Subversion
8 8 (9.88%) JIRA
9 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.47%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.23%) Mocha
11 1 (1.23%) TestNG
11 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (56.79%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Banking
3 22 (27.16%) Advertising
4 16 (19.75%) Retail
5 9 (11.11%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.94%) Back Office
6 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.70%) Automotive
7 3 (3.70%) International Banking
8 2 (2.47%) Front Office
8 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Senior Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Analyst
5 12 (14.81%) Java Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (13.58%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Software Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Consultant
7 10 (12.35%) Integration Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Senior Java Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) EAI Developer
8 9 (11.11%) J2EE Consultant
8 9 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 9 (11.11%) SOA Developer
8 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) J2EE
2 23 (28.40%) Web Services
2 23 (28.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (18.52%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (17.28%) Middleware
5 13 (16.05%) Java EE
5 13 (16.05%) Spring
6 12 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 12 (14.81%) HTML
7 10 (12.35%) LAMP
7 10 (12.35%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (12.35%) XML
8 9 (11.11%) EJB
9 8 (9.88%) jQuery
9 8 (9.88%) JSP
10 7 (8.64%) Ajax
10 7 (8.64%) JSON
10 7 (8.64%) Servlets
10 7 (8.64%) Struts
11 6 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) Fintech
4 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Derivative
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) CoreOS
3 7 (8.64%) Unix
4 4 (4.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) VMS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Scrum
3 28 (34.57%) Kanban
4 25 (30.86%) SDLC
5 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
6 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
7 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (14.81%) DevOps
9 11 (13.58%) EAI
9 11 (13.58%) SOA
9 11 (13.58%) Software Delivery
10 10 (12.35%) BDD
10 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.35%) ITIL
10 10 (12.35%) Pair Programming
11 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.41%) Project Management
12 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (76.54%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
4 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.58%) Python
6 10 (12.35%) Ruby
7 9 (11.11%) C
8 4 (4.94%) C#
8 4 (4.94%) C++
9 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.47%) XPath
11 1 (1.23%) COBOL
11 1 (1.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.23%) REXX
11 1 (1.23%) Tcl
11 1 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (1.23%) VBA
11 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Docker
2 10 (12.35%) iptables
3 1 (1.23%) ACF2
3 1 (1.23%) HDFS
3 1 (1.23%) RACF
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) HAProxy
1 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) Oracle
2 22 (27.16%) IBM
3 12 (14.81%) Google
4 10 (12.35%) F5
5 6 (7.41%) Demandware
5 6 (7.41%) hybris
5 6 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.70%) Kofax
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.23%) Calypso
9 1 (1.23%) Charles River
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) NetApp
9 1 (1.23%) Splunk
9 1 (1.23%) Sybase
9 1 (1.23%) Temenos