Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1027 908 860
Rank change year-on-year -119 -48 -67
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 136 303 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.93% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 121 245 290
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +12.90%

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 29455 32639 38863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.45% 18.28% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24016 27733 32568
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -40 74 £62,500 +8.70% 4
South East +6 21 £52,500 -8.70%
North of England -9 15 £50,000 +31.58% 2
North West -26 9 £49,000 +8.89% 1
Midlands +22 6 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire +11 6 £50,000 +66.67% 1
East of England -7 5 £60,000 +65.52%
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
South West -11 3 £65,000 +4.00%
West Midlands +1 1 - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 136 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 95 (69.85%) Java
3 68 (50.00%) SQL
3 68 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 66 (48.53%) Oracle
5 59 (43.38%) IBM
6 57 (41.91%) Linux
6 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (38.97%) Web Services
8 50 (36.76%) Unix
8 50 (36.76%) JBoss
8 50 (36.76%) Middleware
9 46 (33.82%) E-Commerce
10 41 (30.15%) Finance
10 41 (30.15%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
11 40 (29.41%) TDD
12 39 (28.68%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (27.94%) Puppet
13 38 (27.94%) Ansible
14 37 (27.21%) WebLogic
15 36 (26.47%) Workflow
15 36 (26.47%) Scrum
15 36 (26.47%) Jenkins
16 35 (25.74%) Coaching
16 35 (25.74%) Java EE
16 35 (25.74%) TeamCity
17 34 (25.00%) UML
18 33 (24.26%) JMS
19 32 (23.53%) SQL Server

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
1 136 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 68 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 50 (36.76%) JBoss
4 37 (27.21%) WebLogic
5 29 (21.32%) Apache
6 19 (13.97%) OpenStack
7 15 (11.03%) Jetty
7 15 (11.03%) MQSeries
8 12 (8.82%) Apache Solr
8 12 (8.82%) Apache Spark
8 12 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (5.15%) CloudStack
9 7 (5.15%) IIS
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle 9iAS
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (2.94%) CMS
13 3 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (2.21%) GlassFish
13 3 (2.21%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
2 3 (2.21%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.47%) Route 53
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.35%) HTTP
3 8 (5.88%) Firewall
3 8 (5.88%) SSL
4 5 (3.68%) LDAP
5 3 (2.21%) DNS
5 3 (2.21%) Internet
6 2 (1.47%) IPsec
6 2 (1.47%) L2TP
6 2 (1.47%) Network Security
6 2 (1.47%) PPTP
6 2 (1.47%) SMS
6 2 (1.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.74%) Intranet
7 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.71%) MySQL
2 20 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (11.76%) Couchbase
4 16 (11.76%) Redis
4 16 (11.76%) Riak
5 13 (9.56%) Hadoop
6 12 (8.82%) Big Data
7 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
8 9 (6.62%) DB2
8 9 (6.62%) Oracle Database
9 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.94%) Blockchain
10 4 (2.94%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.94%) NewSQL
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.21%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 36 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.74%) TeamCity
3 27 (19.85%) JIRA
4 26 (19.12%) JUnit
5 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 10 (7.35%) Subversion
6 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.21%) Ant
7 3 (2.21%) Log4j
7 3 (2.21%) Mockito
7 3 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (0.74%) ERwin
8 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 19 (13.97%) Retail
3 15 (11.03%) Banking
4 12 (8.82%) Legal
5 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Marketing
6 5 (3.68%) Prime Brokerage
7 3 (2.21%) Law
7 3 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (52.21%) Developer
2 66 (48.53%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Architect
4 16 (11.76%) E-Commerce Developer
4 16 (11.76%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 16 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Lead Java Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Systems Architect
7 11 (8.09%) Scala Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Lead Architect
9 8 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.94%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.97%) Web Services
2 50 (36.76%) Middleware
3 35 (25.74%) Java EE
4 33 (24.26%) JMS
5 31 (22.79%) XML
6 29 (21.32%) HTML
6 29 (21.32%) SOAP
7 22 (16.18%) JSP
8 21 (15.44%) Spring
9 18 (13.24%) AngularJS
9 18 (13.24%) Hibernate
9 18 (13.24%) Servlets
10 16 (11.76%) CSS
10 16 (11.76%) EJB
10 16 (11.76%) REST
11 15 (11.03%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (11.03%) Struts
12 13 (9.56%) J2EE
13 12 (8.82%) Java SE
13 12 (8.82%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.15%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 7 (5.15%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.47%) Fintech
6 2 (1.47%) iPad
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) AS400
7 1 (0.74%) DataPower
7 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.91%) Linux
2 50 (36.76%) Unix
3 26 (19.12%) Windows
4 16 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 15 (11.03%) Solaris
6 10 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.15%) AIX
8 3 (2.21%) HPUX
9 2 (1.47%) CentOS
9 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.82%) E-Commerce
3 40 (29.41%) TDD
4 36 (26.47%) Scrum
4 36 (26.47%) Workflow
5 35 (25.74%) Coaching
6 34 (25.00%) UML
7 31 (22.79%) Unit Testing
8 28 (20.59%) Multithreading
9 27 (19.85%) BDD
10 24 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 23 (16.91%) Mentoring
11 23 (16.91%) OO
12 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (13.97%) DSDM
13 19 (13.97%) Pair Programming
13 19 (13.97%) RUP
14 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 15 (11.03%) RAD
15 15 (11.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (69.85%) Java
2 68 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (17.65%) Python
4 23 (16.91%) Bash Shell
5 22 (16.18%) Shell Script
6 20 (14.71%) Perl
7 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.09%) Go
8 11 (8.09%) PHP
8 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.09%) Scala
9 7 (5.15%) Ruby
10 5 (3.68%) ActionScript
10 5 (3.68%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (3.68%) C++
11 3 (2.21%) Erlang
11 3 (2.21%) Jython
12 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.74%) C#
13 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (8.82%) OCMJD
2 12 (8.82%) OCPJP
2 12 (8.82%) OCPJWCD
2 12 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) PhD
4 1 (0.74%) CITP
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) HL7
2 4 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) vSphere
1 7 (5.15%) Xen
1 7 (5.15%) XenServer
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (27.94%) Ansible
2 38 (27.94%) Puppet
3 18 (13.24%) Salt
4 12 (8.82%) Kibana
4 12 (8.82%) logstash
5 8 (5.88%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.15%) Cobbler
6 7 (5.15%) Terraform
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.94%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.94%) CA Wily
9 2 (1.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.47%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.74%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 66 (48.53%) Oracle
2 59 (43.38%) IBM
3 24 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.18%) hybris
5 14 (10.29%) Sun
6 12 (8.82%) Pega
7 11 (8.09%) IBM Sterling
8 9 (6.62%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.88%) Sybase
10 7 (5.15%) EnterpriseDB
11 6 (4.41%) ATG
11 6 (4.41%) BEA
11 6 (4.41%) CA
12 4 (2.94%) Demandware
13 3 (2.21%) Blue Martini
13 3 (2.21%) Elastic Path
13 3 (2.21%) MKS
13 3 (2.21%) Perforce
13 3 (2.21%) SAP
13 3 (2.21%) Solace