Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 519 412
Rank change year-on-year -87 -107 -74
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 513 841 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.53% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.62% 3.20% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 379 635 1,001
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,850 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £88,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,250
% change year-on-year - +4.80% +4.09%

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 19,564 26,241 29,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.93% 16.63% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15,519 21,129 24,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,475 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,275
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in England

WebSphere
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in England

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 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 -19 301 £72,500 +7.41% 30
North of England +23 80 £40,000 -15.79% 10
North West +47 64 £38,000 -24.00% 7
South East -49 54 £52,500 -12.50% 11
East of England -21 39 £63,750 +10.87% 3
South West +22 31 £40,500 -26.36% 3
Yorkshire -18 15 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Midlands -8 8 £49,500 +4.21% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £50,000 -28.57%
West Midlands +5 3 £48,500 +7.78% 1
North East +20 1 - -
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 304 (59.26%) Java
2 211 (41.13%) Oracle
3 195 (38.01%) IBM
4 176 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (31.19%) Banking
6 154 (30.02%) Finance
7 142 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
8 131 (25.54%) SQL
9 124 (24.17%) Web Services
10 123 (23.98%) Windows
11 122 (23.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 119 (23.20%) SQL Server
13 118 (23.00%) Linux
14 106 (20.66%) WebLogic
15 100 (19.49%) DevOps
16 97 (18.91%) Software Engineering
17 94 (18.32%) WebSphere Application Server
18 91 (17.74%) Unix
19 86 (16.76%) JBoss
20 84 (16.37%) Jenkins
21 83 (16.18%) Test Automation
22 81 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
23 75 (14.62%) Java EE
24 74 (14.42%) E-Commerce
25 72 (14.04%) Maven
26 70 (13.65%) Tomcat
27 68 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
28 67 (13.06%) JavaScript
28 67 (13.06%) Spring
29 65 (12.67%) XML

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
1 106 (20.66%) WebLogic
2 94 (18.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 86 (16.76%) JBoss
4 70 (13.65%) Tomcat
5 49 (9.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (5.65%) Apache
7 27 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 23 (4.48%) Confluence
9 17 (3.31%) Apache Solr
9 17 (3.31%) nginx
10 16 (3.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (2.92%) MQSeries
12 12 (2.34%) Apache TomEE
12 12 (2.34%) CMS
12 12 (2.34%) CoreMedia CMS
13 10 (1.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.75%) Mule ESB
15 8 (1.56%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.58%) SPSS
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) Weka
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 31 (6.04%) Magento
1 31 (6.04%) Maximo
2 16 (3.12%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (1.95%) Fredhopper
4 7 (1.36%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (1.36%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 142 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.04%) Boomi
4 27 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (4.09%) Serverless
6 18 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (3.51%) PaaS
7 17 (3.31%) OpenShift
8 13 (2.53%) SaaS
9 12 (2.34%) GitHub
10 10 (1.95%) npm
11 9 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (1.56%) Algolia
13 7 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.58%) DigitalOcean
15 2 (0.39%) Apigee
15 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.39%) Basecamp
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle CX
16 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.82%) Firewall
2 26 (5.07%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.68%) Broadband
4 22 (4.29%) SAN
5 19 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (3.51%) HTTP
7 11 (2.14%) VLAN
8 9 (1.75%) Internet
8 9 (1.75%) SSH
9 8 (1.56%) NAS
10 6 (1.17%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.97%) VPN
12 4 (0.78%) DNS
12 4 (0.78%) FTP
13 2 (0.39%) DMZ
14 1 (0.19%) DHCP
14 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.19%) Network Security
14 1 (0.19%) SSL
14 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.16%) Relational Database
3 45 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 43 (8.38%) DB2
5 41 (7.99%) MySQL
6 39 (7.60%) RDBMS
7 18 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.92%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
10 13 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (2.34%) NoSQL
12 11 (2.14%) Endeca
12 11 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.75%) OrientDB
14 8 (1.56%) Big Data
14 8 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (0.97%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 84 (16.37%) Jenkins
2 72 (14.04%) Maven
3 63 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 56 (10.92%) Ant
5 50 (9.75%) JUnit
6 49 (9.55%) JIRA
7 41 (7.99%) Gradle
8 38 (7.41%) Selenium
9 37 (7.21%) IBM UrbanCode
10 31 (6.04%) Eclipse
11 29 (5.65%) Mockito
12 27 (5.26%) Subversion
13 26 (5.07%) Cucumber
14 16 (3.12%) SonarQube
14 16 (3.12%) WebDriver
15 15 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (2.73%) IntelliJ
17 13 (2.53%) TeamCity
18 12 (2.34%) git-flow
18 12 (2.34%) Hudson
General
1 160 (31.19%) Banking
2 154 (30.02%) Finance
3 52 (10.14%) Retail
4 46 (8.97%) Front Office
5 18 (3.51%) Marketing
6 8 (1.56%) Back Office
6 8 (1.56%) International Banking
7 7 (1.36%) Advertising
7 7 (1.36%) Games
8 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.97%) Law
9 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.39%) Cantonese Language
11 2 (0.39%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.39%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (35.87%) Developer
2 104 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 95 (18.52%) Architect
4 57 (11.11%) Analyst
5 45 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 43 (8.38%) AWS Architect
7 38 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (7.21%) Consultant
9 32 (6.24%) Integration Developer
10 30 (5.85%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (5.65%) Cloud Architect
12 27 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
13 26 (5.07%) Applications Support
14 24 (4.68%) Pega Developer
14 24 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (4.29%) Integration Architect
16 21 (4.09%) Support Analyst
17 19 (3.70%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (24.17%) Web Services
2 122 (23.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 75 (14.62%) Java EE
4 67 (13.06%) Spring
5 65 (12.67%) JMS
5 65 (12.67%) XML
6 60 (11.70%) J2EE
7 57 (11.11%) Middleware
8 50 (9.75%) REST
9 45 (8.77%) HTML
10 44 (8.58%) Spring Boot
11 37 (7.21%) IBM Integration Bus
11 37 (7.21%) RESTful
12 36 (7.02%) .NET
13 34 (6.63%) SOAP
14 29 (5.65%) CSS
15 28 (5.46%) Servlets
16 22 (4.29%) Hibernate
16 22 (4.29%) JDBC
16 22 (4.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (5.46%) Mainframe
3 24 (4.68%) Robotics
4 22 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.53%) EMC VNX
8 10 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.95%) User Experience
8 10 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.36%) DataPower
12 6 (1.17%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.97%) Tandem
14 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.78%) Online Games
15 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (23.98%) Windows
2 118 (23.00%) Linux
3 91 (17.74%) Unix
4 27 (5.26%) AIX
4 27 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 17 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.14%) zOS
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.58%) Android
10 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.49%) DevOps
3 97 (18.91%) Software Engineering
4 83 (16.18%) Test Automation
5 81 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (14.42%) E-Commerce
7 65 (12.67%) Microservices
8 64 (12.48%) SOA
9 62 (12.09%) Scrum
10 57 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (10.92%) Asset Management
12 55 (10.72%) Mentoring
13 48 (9.36%) Technical Architecture
14 47 (9.16%) IT Strategy
15 46 (8.97%) Configuration Management
15 46 (8.97%) Data Architecture
16 44 (8.58%) Artificial Intelligence
16 44 (8.58%) Enterprise Architecture
16 44 (8.58%) Information Security
16 44 (8.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 304 (59.26%) Java
2 131 (25.54%) SQL
3 67 (13.06%) JavaScript
4 42 (8.19%) Python
5 39 (7.60%) C#
6 36 (7.02%) C++
7 28 (5.46%) PowerShell
8 25 (4.87%) Bash Shell
9 24 (4.68%) Perl
10 21 (4.09%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.31%) XPath
12 16 (3.12%) Groovy
13 14 (2.73%) Java 8
13 14 (2.73%) Ruby
14 11 (2.14%) C
15 10 (1.95%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.36%) PHP
17 6 (1.17%) Tcl
18 5 (0.97%) R
19 4 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (7.80%) Degree
2 25 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.53%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 13 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) CEH
8 3 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.39%) SANS
10 1 (0.19%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) CRISC
10 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.19%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.73%) QA
2 11 (2.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 41 (7.99%) Docker
2 22 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 19 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.53%) vSphere
7 9 (1.75%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.17%) XenApp
9 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.39%) HDFS
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (7.60%) Puppet
2 34 (6.63%) Ansible
3 26 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.68%) CA Service Virtualization
5 23 (4.48%) Kubernetes
5 23 (4.48%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.36%) Data Guard
6 7 (1.36%) Packer
6 7 (1.36%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.36%) Salt
7 6 (1.17%) Grafana
7 6 (1.17%) Graphite
8 5 (0.97%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (0.78%) Foglight
9 4 (0.78%) Terraform
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.39%) Nagios
11 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 211 (41.13%) Oracle
2 195 (38.01%) IBM
3 57 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 48 (9.36%) Informatica
4 48 (9.36%) MuleSoft
5 41 (7.99%) hybris
5 41 (7.99%) Microsoft
6 36 (7.02%) VMware
7 32 (6.24%) Dell
8 30 (5.85%) SAP
8 30 (5.85%) Talend
9 27 (5.26%) CA
9 27 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (5.07%) Elastic Path
11 24 (4.68%) Adobe
11 24 (4.68%) Pega
12 23 (4.48%) Google
13 22 (4.29%) Red Hat
13 22 (4.29%) webMethods
14 19 (3.70%) ATG