Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 614 574 463
Rank change year-on-year -40 -111 -135
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 461 683 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.53% 2.79% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 348 540 796
England median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £128,750 £96,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 18,223 24,464 29,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.59% 16.14% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14,768 19,821 24,143
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £77,500
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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +49 296 £85,000 +13.33% 21
South East +5 61 £62,500 +4.17% 10
North of England -1 38 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North West +21 27 £40,000 -15.79% 7
East of England -46 26 £65,000 +18.18% 4
South West +43 25 £37,500 - 1
Midlands +22 15 £66,250 +47.22% 1
West Midlands +6 10 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire -9 8 £45,000 -12.20% 2
East Midlands +19 5 £60,000 -4.00%
North East - 3 £39,697 - 1
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 289 (62.69%) Java
2 203 (44.03%) Oracle
3 170 (36.88%) Finance
4 157 (34.06%) IBM
5 155 (33.62%) AWS
6 148 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (29.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 135 (29.28%) Banking
9 120 (26.03%) SQL
10 103 (22.34%) Web Services
11 95 (20.61%) SQL Server
12 94 (20.39%) Linux
13 87 (18.87%) JavaScript
13 87 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
14 85 (18.44%) Azure
15 84 (18.22%) WebSphere Application Server
15 84 (18.22%) DevOps
16 81 (17.57%) Windows
17 77 (16.70%) WebLogic
17 77 (16.70%) Jenkins
18 76 (16.49%) JBoss
19 75 (16.27%) Asset Management
20 71 (15.40%) Maven
20 71 (15.40%) Informatica
21 69 (14.97%) E-Commerce
21 69 (14.97%) Scrum
22 68 (14.75%) Enterprise Architecture
23 67 (14.53%) IT Strategy
24 66 (14.32%) Machine Learning
25 65 (14.10%) Artificial Intelligence

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 84 (18.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 77 (16.70%) WebLogic
3 76 (16.49%) JBoss
4 64 (13.88%) Tomcat
5 48 (10.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 35 (7.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 27 (5.86%) CMS
8 22 (4.77%) Apache
9 21 (4.56%) Apache Solr
10 18 (3.90%) Mule
10 18 (3.90%) nginx
11 17 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (3.69%) Mule ESB
12 15 (3.25%) Apache TomEE
12 15 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (3.04%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (3.04%) Confluence
14 12 (2.60%) GlassFish
14 12 (2.60%) MQSeries
15 7 (1.52%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.65%) HipChat
3 2 (0.43%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 35 (7.59%) Magento
2 18 (3.90%) SDL Web 8
3 17 (3.69%) SAP Hybris
4 14 (3.04%) NetSuite
5 13 (2.82%) Maximo
6 6 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (1.08%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.43%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 155 (33.62%) AWS
2 85 (18.44%) Azure
3 46 (9.98%) Boomi
4 34 (7.38%) GCP
5 28 (6.07%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (4.99%) Serverless
7 16 (3.47%) OpenShift
8 15 (3.25%) SaaS
9 14 (3.04%) GitHub
10 11 (2.39%) PaaS
11 10 (2.17%) npm
12 8 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (1.08%) Datadog
14 4 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (0.43%) Apigee
16 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.43%) Oracle CX
16 2 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.99%) HTTP
2 22 (4.77%) Firewall
3 20 (4.34%) Internet
4 14 (3.04%) VPN
5 12 (2.60%) LAN
5 12 (2.60%) WAN
5 12 (2.60%) Wireless
6 10 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.74%) SAN
8 7 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.08%) DNS
10 4 (0.87%) DHCP
11 3 (0.65%) Broadband
12 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.43%) SSH
12 2 (0.43%) SSL
12 2 (0.43%) VLAN
13 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 50 (10.85%) DB2
4 41 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 25 (5.42%) Oracle Database
6 21 (4.56%) Endeca
7 16 (3.47%) MySQL
8 13 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.82%) IBM InfoSphere
9 11 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.74%) Jackrabbit
11 7 (1.52%) Infinispan
11 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.08%) GIS
14 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.87%) OrientDB
15 3 (0.65%) Big Data
16 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 77 (16.70%) Jenkins
2 71 (15.40%) Maven
3 49 (10.63%) Ant
3 49 (10.63%) Git (software)
4 43 (9.33%) Selenium
5 41 (8.89%) JUnit
6 39 (8.46%) Gradle
7 35 (7.59%) JIRA
8 29 (6.29%) IBM UrbanCode
9 25 (5.42%) Eclipse
9 25 (5.42%) Mockito
9 25 (5.42%) SonarQube
9 25 (5.42%) Subversion
10 18 (3.90%) Cucumber
10 18 (3.90%) Hudson
11 17 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (3.47%) FishEye
12 16 (3.47%) GitLab
12 16 (3.47%) TeamCity
13 15 (3.25%) WebDriver
General
1 170 (36.88%) Finance
2 135 (29.28%) Banking
3 63 (13.67%) Front Office
4 52 (11.28%) Retail
5 24 (5.21%) Marketing
6 9 (1.95%) Games
7 8 (1.74%) Automotive
7 8 (1.74%) Back Office
7 8 (1.74%) International Banking
8 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.87%) Advertising
10 4 (0.87%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (31.24%) Architect
2 140 (30.37%) Developer
3 75 (16.27%) Java Developer
4 63 (13.67%) AWS Architect
5 46 (9.98%) Solutions Architect
6 41 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 39 (8.46%) Cloud Architect
8 37 (8.03%) Enterprise Architect
9 32 (6.94%) Senior Developer
10 31 (6.72%) Analyst
11 28 (6.07%) Consultant
12 24 (5.21%) Integration Developer
13 23 (4.99%) WebSphere Developer
14 20 (4.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 20 (4.34%) Java Engineer
15 19 (4.12%) EAI Developer
15 19 (4.12%) Integration Architect
15 19 (4.12%) Salesforce Architect
15 19 (4.12%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 19 (4.12%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (29.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 103 (22.34%) Web Services
3 60 (13.02%) Middleware
4 57 (12.36%) Spring
5 54 (11.71%) HTML
6 45 (9.76%) Java EE
7 44 (9.54%) J2EE
8 42 (9.11%) XML
9 40 (8.68%) JMS
9 40 (8.68%) REST
10 30 (6.51%) RESTful
11 29 (6.29%) CSS
11 29 (6.29%) SOAP
12 27 (5.86%) Hibernate
12 27 (5.86%) IBM Integration Bus
13 22 (4.77%) Spring Boot
14 20 (4.34%) AngularJS
14 20 (4.34%) Elastic Stack
14 20 (4.34%) Kafka
15 19 (4.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.24%) Mainframe
2 30 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.42%) Virtual Team
4 21 (4.56%) User Experience
5 18 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 13 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.60%) iPad
9 11 (2.39%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.95%) DataPower
10 9 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.30%) EMC VNX
13 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.08%) Online Games
13 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.87%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 94 (20.39%) Linux
2 81 (17.57%) Windows
3 42 (9.11%) Unix
4 15 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.82%) zOS
6 11 (2.39%) AIX
7 9 (1.95%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.30%) Windows 2000
8 6 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.87%) CentOS
10 3 (0.65%) Android
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
3 84 (18.22%) DevOps
4 75 (16.27%) Asset Management
5 69 (14.97%) E-Commerce
5 69 (14.97%) Scrum
6 68 (14.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 67 (14.53%) IT Strategy
8 66 (14.32%) Machine Learning
9 65 (14.10%) Artificial Intelligence
9 65 (14.10%) Data Architecture
10 64 (13.88%) Information Security
11 60 (13.02%) Software Engineering
12 55 (11.93%) SOA
13 54 (11.71%) Microservices
13 54 (11.71%) Test Automation
14 52 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (8.68%) TDD
17 38 (8.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (62.69%) Java
2 120 (26.03%) SQL
3 87 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 52 (11.28%) Python
5 31 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 25 (5.42%) C#
7 23 (4.99%) Ruby
8 22 (4.77%) C++
9 18 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.90%) Groovy
9 18 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.04%) Perl
11 13 (2.82%) Java 8
12 12 (2.60%) C
13 8 (1.74%) COBOL
13 8 (1.74%) Scala
13 8 (1.74%) XPath
14 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.08%) PHP
15 5 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (7.16%) Degree
2 21 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.04%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 13 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.87%) ISEB
8 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.87%) PMP
9 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.65%) SAFe Agilist
10 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 62 (13.45%) Docker
2 25 (5.42%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (4.12%) vSphere
6 9 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.87%) ACF2
8 4 (0.87%) RACF
9 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.22%) KVM
10 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.22%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (9.76%) Ansible
2 37 (8.03%) Puppet
3 26 (5.64%) Kubernetes
3 26 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.90%) Prometheus
5 15 (3.25%) Grafana
6 14 (3.04%) Graphite
7 12 (2.60%) Packer
8 9 (1.95%) Terraform
9 7 (1.52%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.08%) Salt
11 4 (0.87%) Nagios
12 3 (0.65%) CA Service Virtualization
12 3 (0.65%) Rancher
12 3 (0.65%) SCCM
12 3 (0.65%) SCOM
12 3 (0.65%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.43%) Kibana
13 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 203 (44.03%) Oracle
2 157 (34.06%) IBM
3 71 (15.40%) Informatica
4 56 (12.15%) TIBCO
5 54 (11.71%) MuleSoft
6 48 (10.41%) hybris
7 46 (9.98%) Dell
8 41 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (8.68%) Microsoft
10 36 (7.81%) Adobe
11 31 (6.72%) VMware
12 28 (6.07%) Talend
13 27 (5.86%) ATG
14 25 (5.42%) Elastic Path
15 23 (4.99%) Red Hat
16 22 (4.77%) SAP
17 18 (3.90%) Demandware
17 18 (3.90%) Interwoven
17 18 (3.90%) webMethods
18 16 (3.47%) New Relic