The median annual salary for a WebSphere Specialist was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Specialist
UK / England
Rank 826 934 924
Rank change year-on-year +108 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 8 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.009% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Median salary £51,500 £57,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.43% -10.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 - £67,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

WebSphere Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Specialist in England

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Specialist in England

WebSphere Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
West Midlands - 3 £51,500 -
North West - 2 - -
South West - 2 £54,000 -
London +72 1 - -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, WebSphere Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (88.24%) Middleware
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 11 (64.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (58.82%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) DataPower
7 7 (41.18%) SOA
8 6 (35.29%) SSL
8 6 (35.29%) Jython
9 5 (29.41%) SLA
9 5 (29.41%) Web Services
9 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
10 4 (23.53%) QA
10 4 (23.53%) J2EE
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (23.53%) JMS
10 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
10 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
10 4 (23.53%) DMZ
10 4 (23.53%) Clustering
10 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
10 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (23.53%) Firewall
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
2 4 (23.53%) DMZ
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) FogBugz
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Redmine
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Middleware
2 11 (64.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) DataPower
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Compliance Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Jython
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 4 (23.53%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) BEA
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO