Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 951 1055 1059
Rank change year-on-year +104 +4 -133
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 84 78 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.052% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 112
England median annual salary £65,000 £59,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% +1.28% +2.17%
10th Percentile £47,000 £46,250 £44,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £85,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

WebSphere Application Server 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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18,069 24,061 29,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.63% 16.16% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14,663 19,471 23,735
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in England.

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the England region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 41 £72,500 +26.09% 1
South East +47 19 £62,500 +6.38% 3
North of England +62 15 £43,750 -20.45%
North West +64 14 £45,000 +2.86%
South West - 5 - -
West Midlands +18 3 £67,500 +42.11%
Midlands +11 3 £67,500 +42.11%
East of England +50 1 £42,500 -43.33%
Yorkshire +25 1 £42,500 -22.73%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 England region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 84 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 64 (76.19%) Java
3 50 (59.52%) IBM
4 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (42.86%) Oracle
6 32 (38.10%) Mainframe
6 32 (38.10%) AWS
7 31 (36.90%) E-Commerce
8 29 (34.52%) Scrum
8 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
9 28 (33.33%) Azure
10 27 (32.14%) SQL
11 26 (30.95%) DevOps
12 25 (29.76%) Jenkins
13 24 (28.57%) JIRA
13 24 (28.57%) Finance
14 22 (26.19%) Microservices
15 21 (25.00%) DB2
15 21 (25.00%) Linux
15 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (23.81%) Windows
17 19 (22.62%) J2EE
17 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
17 19 (22.62%) Banking
17 19 (22.62%) Maven
17 19 (22.62%) BDD
17 19 (22.62%) IBM UrbanCode
18 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
18 18 (21.43%) Retail
18 18 (21.43%) Web Services

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 84 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 11 (13.10%) MQSeries
5 10 (11.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (11.90%) CMS
6 9 (10.71%) Confluence
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.95%) SAS
8 4 (4.76%) JBoss
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.38%) Apache
9 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.19%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Magento
1 12 (14.29%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (11.90%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.10%) AWS
2 28 (33.33%) Azure
3 15 (17.86%) GCP
4 12 (14.29%) GitHub
5 10 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (11.90%) Serverless
6 3 (3.57%) Datadog
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) HTTP
2 10 (11.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) DB2
2 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 13 (15.48%) IBM InfoSphere
5 12 (14.29%) Endeca
6 11 (13.10%) Hadoop
7 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
8 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Jenkins
2 24 (28.57%) JIRA
3 19 (22.62%) IBM UrbanCode
3 19 (22.62%) Maven
4 17 (20.24%) Ant
5 14 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 14 (16.67%) Selenium
6 12 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 11 (13.10%) ClearCase
7 11 (13.10%) PVCS
7 11 (13.10%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.76%) Gradle
9 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.57%) JSUnit
9 3 (3.57%) Subversion
10 2 (2.38%) Build Forge
10 2 (2.38%) JUnit
10 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (22.62%) Banking
3 18 (21.43%) Retail
4 10 (11.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (16.67%) Architect
5 14 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (14.29%) Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Cloud Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Managing Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) Salesforce Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Salesforce Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Solutions Consultant
8 9 (10.71%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 9 (10.71%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) J2EE
2 18 (21.43%) Web Services
3 17 (20.24%) Java EE
3 17 (20.24%) REST
4 15 (17.86%) SOAP
4 15 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (16.67%) RESTful
6 13 (15.48%) Struts
7 11 (13.10%) HTML
7 11 (13.10%) XML
8 10 (11.90%) Apache Flex
9 8 (9.52%) Spring
9 8 (9.52%) Spring Boot
10 7 (8.33%) Middleware
11 6 (7.14%) React
12 4 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
13 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.57%) LDAP
13 3 (3.57%) Micronaut
14 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.10%) Mainframe
2 14 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 13 (15.48%) Virtual Team
4 12 (14.29%) iPad
5 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (8.33%) User Experience
6 4 (4.76%) DataPower
7 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Social Network
9 1 (1.19%) Clustering
9 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) Windows
3 12 (14.29%) zOS
4 7 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) E-Commerce
3 29 (34.52%) Scrum
3 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
4 26 (30.95%) DevOps
5 22 (26.19%) Microservices
6 21 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (22.62%) BDD
8 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
9 17 (20.24%) Workflow
10 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (15.48%) API Design
11 13 (15.48%) Kanban
11 13 (15.48%) Master Data Management
11 13 (15.48%) RAD
11 13 (15.48%) Task Automation
11 13 (15.48%) UML
12 12 (14.29%) Content Management
12 12 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 64 (76.19%) Java
2 27 (32.14%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (4.76%) C
5 4 (4.76%) C#
5 4 (4.76%) C++
5 4 (4.76%) Java 8
6 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.57%) Jython
6 3 (3.57%) Ruby
6 3 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (2.38%) Java 9
7 2 (2.38%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.38%) R
7 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.19%) JCL
8 1 (1.19%) PL/1
8 1 (1.19%) REXX
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.76%) SAFe Agilist
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) ACF2
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Ansible
1 5 (5.95%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.57%) Prometheus
2 3 (3.57%) Rancher
2 3 (3.57%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 50 (59.52%) IBM
2 36 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (14.29%) Adobe
3 12 (14.29%) ATG
3 12 (14.29%) Demandware
3 12 (14.29%) Elastic Path
3 12 (14.29%) hybris
3 12 (14.29%) SAP
4 11 (13.10%) Teradata
5 10 (11.90%) Interwoven
5 10 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (5.95%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.95%) Splunk
7 3 (3.57%) CyberArk
7 3 (3.57%) PagerDuty
7 3 (3.57%) VMware
8 2 (2.38%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.38%) Informatica
8 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.19%) HP