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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 875 852 572
Rank change year-on-year -23 -280 +52
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 289 108 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 0.85% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 203 64 146
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,375 £37,178
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.60% -10.71% +14.75%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £92,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £86,750 £111,250
UK median annual salary £66,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.78% -4.17% -

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 18,364 12,677 7,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.78% 12.57% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9,374 8,599 6,171
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,326 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -58 189 £68,658 -1.92% 17
North of England -39 37 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Yorkshire +9 33 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Midlands -34 22 £60,000 +71.43% 1
South East -54 22 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South West -5 19 £32,000 -39.45% 4
East Midlands -5 13 £60,000 +71.43%
West Midlands -44 9 £70,000 - 1
North West -65 3 £41,000 -25.45%
North East - 1 £47,500 -
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 159 (55.02%) Java
2 133 (46.02%) Agile
3 131 (45.33%) IBM
4 96 (33.22%) Oracle
5 92 (31.83%) Banking
6 91 (31.49%) Linux
7 87 (30.10%) Social Skills
8 79 (27.34%) Unix
9 75 (25.95%) Finance
10 70 (24.22%) Degree
10 70 (24.22%) JBoss
11 68 (23.53%) WebLogic
11 68 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (22.15%) AWS
13 62 (21.45%) Python
14 60 (20.76%) Azure
15 59 (20.42%) Middleware
16 56 (19.38%) DevOps
17 55 (19.03%) Node.js
17 55 (19.03%) Scrum
18 49 (16.96%) SDLC
19 48 (16.61%) Tomcat
20 47 (16.26%) Software Engineering
21 46 (15.92%) SQL
22 45 (15.57%) E-Commerce
22 45 (15.57%) Docker
23 44 (15.22%) CI/CD
24 43 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
24 43 (14.88%) Open Source
24 43 (14.88%) Red Hat

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 70 (24.22%) JBoss
2 68 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 48 (16.61%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (5.54%) Confluence
6 13 (4.50%) GlassFish
7 12 (4.15%) CMS
7 12 (4.15%) Headless CMS
8 11 (3.81%) Apache
8 11 (3.81%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.42%) IIS
10 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.04%) Apache TomEE
11 3 (1.04%) Captiva
11 3 (1.04%) FileNet
11 3 (1.04%) nginx
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.35%) Mule
13 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 30 (10.38%) Temenos T24
2 12 (4.15%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (3.11%) Magento
4 8 (2.77%) Shopify
5 4 (1.38%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 64 (22.15%) AWS
2 60 (20.76%) Azure
3 42 (14.53%) SaaS
4 36 (12.46%) Boomi
4 36 (12.46%) IaaS
5 28 (9.69%) OpenShift
5 28 (9.69%) PaaS
6 27 (9.34%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 23 (7.96%) Azure DevOps
8 20 (6.92%) Azure AKS
8 20 (6.92%) GCP
9 14 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (4.50%) Amazon EKS
11 11 (3.81%) Amplience
12 9 (3.11%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (3.11%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
13 8 (2.77%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (2.77%) BigCommerce
13 8 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (1.73%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.54%) HTTP
2 15 (5.19%) FTP
3 12 (4.15%) Firewall
4 11 (3.81%) DMZ
4 11 (3.81%) DNS
4 11 (3.81%) Extranet
4 11 (3.81%) Internet
4 11 (3.81%) SSH
5 9 (3.11%) BIG-IP
5 9 (3.11%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.38%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.04%) Network Security
7 3 (1.04%) VPN
8 1 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.27%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.92%) DB2
5 15 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.38%) MySQL
10 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.04%) Adabas
11 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.35%) DataStage
12 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.03%) Jenkins
2 29 (10.03%) JIRA
3 27 (9.34%) GitLab
4 25 (8.65%) Ant
4 25 (8.65%) Maven
5 21 (7.27%) JUnit
6 18 (6.23%) Mockito
7 16 (5.54%) IBM UrbanCode
8 10 (3.46%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.46%) Subversion
9 8 (2.77%) JMeter
10 6 (2.08%) Selenium
11 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.04%) Flyway
12 3 (1.04%) Gradle
12 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (1.04%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 92 (31.83%) Banking
2 87 (30.10%) Social Skills
3 75 (25.95%) Finance
4 43 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (13.84%) Retail
6 12 (4.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 11 (3.81%) Back Office
8 9 (3.11%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.77%) Law
10 7 (2.42%) Financial Institution
11 6 (2.08%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (1.04%) Advertising
13 3 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.04%) Marketing
14 2 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
15 1 (0.35%) Legal
15 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.35%) Military
15 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (21.11%) Architect
2 42 (14.53%) Developer
3 37 (12.80%) Middleware Engineer
4 31 (10.73%) Analyst
5 28 (9.69%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (9.00%) Integration Architect
7 22 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 16 (5.54%) Applications Support
10 15 (5.19%) Integration Developer
11 14 (4.84%) Performance Engineer
12 13 (4.50%) Applications Engineer
13 12 (4.15%) Integration Manager
13 12 (4.15%) IT Analyst
14 11 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (3.81%) Integration Engineer
14 11 (3.81%) Java Architect
14 11 (3.81%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.81%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.42%) Middleware
2 55 (19.03%) Node.js
3 37 (12.80%) AngularJS
3 37 (12.80%) React
4 34 (11.76%) Spring
5 32 (11.07%) RESTful
6 31 (10.73%) IBM Integration Bus
6 31 (10.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 27 (9.34%) Spring Boot
8 24 (8.30%) REST
9 21 (7.27%) GraphQL
9 21 (7.27%) Java EE
9 21 (7.27%) XML
10 20 (6.92%) YAML
11 19 (6.57%) HTML
12 17 (5.88%) Spring Batch
13 15 (5.19%) LDAP
14 14 (4.84%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.84%) Spring Integration
14 14 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.96%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.54%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.84%) SWIFT
5 11 (3.81%) Blog
6 9 (3.11%) Cyber Defence
6 9 (3.11%) Cyberattack
6 9 (3.11%) DataPower
6 9 (3.11%) PKI
7 8 (2.77%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.77%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.42%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.08%) Cloud Native
9 6 (2.08%) Contactless
9 6 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (2.08%) W3C
10 4 (1.38%) Clustering
11 3 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.49%) Linux
2 79 (27.34%) Unix
3 42 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (11.07%) Windows
5 15 (5.19%) AIX
6 3 (1.04%) MVS
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.04%) zOS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (46.02%) Agile
2 68 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (19.38%) DevOps
4 55 (19.03%) Scrum
5 49 (16.96%) SDLC
6 47 (16.26%) Software Engineering
7 45 (15.57%) E-Commerce
8 44 (15.22%) CI/CD
9 43 (14.88%) Open Source
10 38 (13.15%) Microservices
11 36 (12.46%) ERP
12 29 (10.03%) TDD
13 28 (9.69%) Migration
14 26 (9.00%) Test Automation
15 25 (8.65%) Technical Leadership
16 24 (8.30%) Computer Science
17 22 (7.61%) Containerisation
17 22 (7.61%) Full Stack Development
18 19 (6.57%) Project Management
19 18 (6.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 159 (55.02%) Java
2 62 (21.45%) Python
3 46 (15.92%) SQL
4 35 (12.11%) Bash
5 31 (10.73%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.27%) Perl
7 19 (6.57%) AWK
7 19 (6.57%) PHP
8 18 (6.23%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.15%) C#
11 10 (3.46%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.11%) Go
13 4 (1.38%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (1.38%) ES6
13 4 (1.38%) Groovy
13 4 (1.38%) Scala
14 3 (1.04%) Ruby
15 2 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (24.22%) Degree
2 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.46%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.04%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MBA
8 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.38%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.04%) GDPR
3 3 (1.04%) QA
3 3 (1.04%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 45 (15.57%) Docker
2 8 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 42 (14.53%) Kubernetes
2 29 (10.03%) Ansible
3 24 (8.30%) Terraform
4 13 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.81%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.42%) Grafana
7 4 (1.38%) Puppet
8 3 (1.04%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.35%) Control-M
9 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 131 (45.33%) IBM
2 96 (33.22%) Oracle
3 43 (14.88%) Red Hat
4 38 (13.15%) Microsoft
5 37 (12.80%) MuleSoft
6 36 (12.46%) Dell
7 30 (10.38%) Temenos
8 26 (9.00%) ATG
9 20 (6.92%) Dynatrace
10 17 (5.88%) webMethods
11 15 (5.19%) Splunk
12 14 (4.84%) ServiceNow
13 11 (3.81%) Citrix
14 10 (3.46%) F5
15 9 (3.11%) AppDynamics
15 9 (3.11%) CheckPoint
15 9 (3.11%) Fortinet
15 9 (3.11%) Google
15 9 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (2.77%) WooCommerce