Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 616 594 494
Rank change year-on-year -22 -100 -98
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 267 563 939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.19% 2.73% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 197 440 751
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,855 £37,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £88,350 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 12,218 20,614 27,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.29% 15.33% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9,721 16,223 22,174
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in England

WebSphere
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in England.

Salary trend for WebSphere in England

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in England

WebSphere
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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 -17 138 £77,500 +17.38% 13
South East +126 85 £60,000 +9.09% 8
North of England +41 17 £37,500 -14.29% 10
North West +28 14 £46,250 +15.63% 9
West Midlands +90 12 £45,000 -8.63%
Midlands +85 12 £45,000 -21.74%
East of England +30 9 £57,500 -4.17% 1
South West +62 5 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Yorkshire +77 3 £30,000 -42.31%
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 177 (66.29%) Java
2 126 (47.19%) IBM
3 111 (41.57%) Oracle
4 87 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (31.84%) Finance
6 79 (29.59%) Linux
7 71 (26.59%) SQL
8 68 (25.47%) Tomcat
9 65 (24.34%) Middleware
10 64 (23.97%) Windows
10 64 (23.97%) WebSphere MQ
11 63 (23.60%) Spring
12 59 (22.10%) AWS
13 57 (21.35%) Scrum
14 55 (20.60%) DB2
15 50 (18.73%) WebLogic
15 50 (18.73%) SQL Server
16 48 (17.98%) Software Engineering
17 45 (16.85%) DevOps
18 43 (16.10%) Azure
18 43 (16.10%) Docker
19 41 (15.36%) JavaScript
20 40 (14.98%) Web Services
21 39 (14.61%) REST
21 39 (14.61%) JIRA
22 38 (14.23%) Self-Motivation
23 36 (13.48%) Java EE
23 36 (13.48%) JBoss
23 36 (13.48%) Banking
23 36 (13.48%) Mainframe

WebSphere
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 68 (25.47%) Tomcat
2 50 (18.73%) WebLogic
3 36 (13.48%) JBoss
4 31 (11.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 29 (10.86%) Apache
6 21 (7.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (5.99%) CICS
8 14 (5.24%) Confluence
8 14 (5.24%) SAS
9 13 (4.87%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 13 (4.87%) IIS
10 12 (4.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (4.49%) MQSeries
11 6 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.25%) CMS
12 4 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (1.50%) Resin
13 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.75%) nginx
13 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.75%) Sketch
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Maximo
1 10 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (3.37%) SAP GTS
3 7 (2.62%) Magento
4 5 (1.87%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (1.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.75%) Shopify
6 2 (0.75%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.10%) AWS
2 43 (16.10%) Azure
3 24 (8.99%) Boomi
4 23 (8.61%) PaaS
5 22 (8.24%) OpenShift
6 20 (7.49%) GCP
7 19 (7.12%) SaaS
8 12 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (4.49%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (4.12%) IaaS
10 5 (1.87%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.75%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.75%) GitHub
11 2 (0.75%) Serverless
12 1 (0.37%) Apigee
12 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.74%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.12%) FTP
3 17 (6.37%) DNS
4 13 (4.87%) SSH
5 12 (4.49%) SSL
6 10 (3.75%) HTTP
7 9 (3.37%) DHCP
8 6 (2.25%) Firewall
8 6 (2.25%) VLAN
9 5 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.87%) SAN
10 3 (1.12%) Internet
11 2 (0.75%) AMQP
11 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.37%) LAN
12 1 (0.37%) VPN
12 1 (0.37%) WAN
12 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.60%) DB2
2 50 (18.73%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.61%) MySQL
4 15 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.25%) Jackrabbit
7 6 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 39 (14.61%) JIRA
2 34 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.49%) Git (software)
4 27 (10.11%) Selenium
5 18 (6.74%) Maven
6 12 (4.49%) JUnit
7 11 (4.12%) JMeter
8 9 (3.37%) HP UFT
8 9 (3.37%) Jasmine
8 9 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (3.37%) LoadRunner
8 9 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.62%) Protractor
9 7 (2.62%) webpack
10 6 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.87%) GitLab
11 5 (1.87%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 85 (31.84%) Finance
2 36 (13.48%) Banking
3 19 (7.12%) Retail
4 12 (4.49%) Front Office
5 7 (2.62%) Games
6 6 (2.25%) Marketing
7 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.75%) French Language
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (31.09%) Developer
2 52 (19.48%) Architect
3 44 (16.48%) Java Developer
4 28 (10.49%) Analyst
5 25 (9.36%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 25 (9.36%) Integration Developer
6 18 (6.74%) AWS Architect
7 16 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.62%) Enterprise Architect
9 13 (4.87%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.49%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Java Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Operations Analyst
12 10 (3.75%) Administrator
12 10 (3.75%) Consultant
12 10 (3.75%) Designer
12 10 (3.75%) Middleware Engineer
13 9 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.34%) Middleware
2 64 (23.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 63 (23.60%) Spring
4 40 (14.98%) Web Services
5 39 (14.61%) REST
6 36 (13.48%) Java EE
7 32 (11.99%) AngularJS
8 28 (10.49%) Node.js
9 27 (10.11%) J2EE
10 26 (9.74%) SOAP
11 25 (9.36%) .NET
12 24 (8.99%) Spring Boot
13 23 (8.61%) Hibernate
14 22 (8.24%) RESTful
15 19 (7.12%) React
15 19 (7.12%) XML
16 17 (6.37%) JMS
17 13 (4.87%) jQuery
18 12 (4.49%) JSON
18 12 (4.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.23%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (13.48%) Mainframe
3 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (7.12%) IBM Mainframe
4 19 (7.12%) User Experience
5 14 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (4.87%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.75%) SWIFT
8 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.00%) AS400
9 8 (3.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.00%) Tandem
10 7 (2.62%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.62%) N-Tier
11 6 (2.25%) Online Games
12 5 (1.87%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.59%) Linux
2 64 (23.97%) Windows
3 24 (8.99%) AIX
4 22 (8.24%) Unix
5 19 (7.12%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.87%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (4.87%) Solaris
7 11 (4.12%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.12%) CentOS
11 2 (0.75%) SUSE
11 2 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.35%) Scrum
3 48 (17.98%) Software Engineering
4 45 (16.85%) DevOps
5 33 (12.36%) ITIL
5 33 (12.36%) TDD
6 30 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (11.24%) SOA
7 28 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 22 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (7.87%) Incident Management
10 21 (7.87%) Mentoring
10 21 (7.87%) Microservices
10 21 (7.87%) Presales
10 21 (7.87%) Six Sigma
10 21 (7.87%) Software Delivery
10 21 (7.87%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 177 (66.29%) Java
2 71 (26.59%) SQL
3 41 (15.36%) JavaScript
4 31 (11.61%) Python
5 26 (9.74%) C
5 26 (9.74%) C#
6 25 (9.36%) Bash Shell
7 22 (8.24%) Perl
8 17 (6.37%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.62%) C++
9 15 (5.62%) COBOL
10 14 (5.24%) Java 8
11 12 (4.49%) VB
12 11 (4.12%) Assembly Language
12 11 (4.12%) PL/1
12 11 (4.12%) Ruby
12 11 (4.12%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.62%) R
13 7 (2.62%) REXX
13 7 (2.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (9.36%) Degree
2 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.37%) ISEB
5 9 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.37%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.37%) PMP
6 7 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.37%) CISA
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) QA
2 10 (3.75%) COBIT
3 9 (3.37%) ISO 20022
4 7 (2.62%) ISO 15022
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.75%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (16.10%) Docker
2 18 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (5.24%) vSphere
4 11 (4.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (3.37%) ACF2
5 9 (3.37%) RACF
5 9 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.75%) OpenSSH
6 2 (0.75%) Samba
7 1 (0.37%) iptables
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (10.11%) Kubernetes
2 19 (7.12%) Tivoli
3 12 (4.49%) Terraform
4 11 (4.12%) Puppet
5 9 (3.37%) Ansible
5 9 (3.37%) SCCM
5 9 (3.37%) SCOM
6 7 (2.62%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.87%) Packer
8 4 (1.50%) Nagios
9 3 (1.12%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.75%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.75%) Grafana
10 2 (0.75%) Graphite
10 2 (0.75%) Mesos
10 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.75%) Rancher
10 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 126 (47.19%) IBM
2 111 (41.57%) Oracle
3 33 (12.36%) Dell
4 29 (10.86%) MuleSoft
4 29 (10.86%) TIBCO
5 27 (10.11%) HP
6 26 (9.74%) SAP
7 23 (8.61%) Talend
8 18 (6.74%) Google
8 18 (6.74%) hybris
8 18 (6.74%) VMware
9 17 (6.37%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.99%) Informatica
10 16 (5.99%) webMethods
11 12 (4.49%) CA
11 12 (4.49%) Cisco
12 11 (4.12%) ATG
12 11 (4.12%) Microsoft
13 10 (3.75%) Hyperion
13 10 (3.75%) Remedy