Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 708 637 576
Rank change year-on-year -71 -61 -65
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 109 305 583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% 2.15% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 225 446
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,892 £36,875
25th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £46,017
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £71,625 £90,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £128,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -

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 10,369 14,162 21,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.64% 14.22% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8,031 11,362 16,970
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.00% -

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +23 66 £67,500 -15.63% 15
North of England +35 23 £47,500 +26.67% 8
North West +47 15 £48,750 +25.81% 5
East of England +49 10 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Yorkshire -2 7 £46,250 +54.17% 3
South East -8 4 £62,500 +4.17% 6
South West -10 4 £44,250 -44.69% 1
Midlands +1 2 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
North East +11 1 £42,000 +5.80%
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 70 (64.22%) Java
2 59 (54.13%) IBM
3 46 (42.20%) SQL
4 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (33.94%) Web Services
6 36 (33.03%) Spring
7 34 (31.19%) Oracle
8 29 (26.61%) Linux
9 27 (24.77%) Middleware
10 24 (22.02%) AWS
11 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
11 22 (20.18%) WebSphere MQ
12 21 (19.27%) Windows
13 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
13 20 (18.35%) Hibernate
13 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
13 20 (18.35%) Docker
13 20 (18.35%) MuleSoft
14 19 (17.43%) Microservices
14 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
14 19 (17.43%) Tomcat
15 18 (16.51%) RESTful
16 17 (15.60%) PaaS
16 17 (15.60%) E-Commerce
16 17 (15.60%) JBoss
16 17 (15.60%) Python
16 17 (15.60%) XML
16 17 (15.60%) TDD
17 16 (14.68%) SOAP
17 16 (14.68%) WebSphere Application Server

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 19 (17.43%) Tomcat
2 17 (15.60%) JBoss
3 16 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (14.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (11.93%) Confluence
5 11 (10.09%) WebLogic
6 9 (8.26%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 5 (4.59%) GlassFish
8 4 (3.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (3.67%) CMS
8 4 (3.67%) Mule
8 4 (3.67%) Mule ESB
8 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (2.75%) Apache
10 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 1 (0.92%) Liferay
11 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.92%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle ERP
1 12 (11.01%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (3.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (2.75%) Maximo
4 1 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.92%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.02%) AWS
2 17 (15.60%) PaaS
3 15 (13.76%) Azure
3 15 (13.76%) Boomi
4 13 (11.93%) SaaS
5 12 (11.01%) OpenShift
6 10 (9.17%) GCP
7 5 (4.59%) GitHub
8 4 (3.67%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.92%) AWS Direct Connect
10 1 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.09%) FTP
3 9 (8.26%) SSH
4 2 (1.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.92%) AMQP
5 1 (0.92%) eduroam
5 1 (0.92%) HTTP
5 1 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.76%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 12 (11.01%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.34%) DB2
6 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.83%) Big Data
7 2 (1.83%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.92%) Adabas
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.92%) DataStage
8 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
2 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.76%) Bitbucket
3 15 (13.76%) JIRA
4 12 (11.01%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (9.17%) JUnit
6 9 (8.26%) Mockito
7 7 (6.42%) GitLab
8 6 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.59%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.59%) Maven
9 5 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.67%) Apache Archiva
10 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.83%) Ant
11 2 (1.83%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.83%) Subversion
11 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.92%) Flyway
General
1 14 (12.84%) Retail
2 11 (10.09%) Finance
3 7 (6.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Front Office
4 2 (1.83%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (55.96%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Cloud Consultant
3 14 (12.84%) Consultant
4 12 (11.01%) Oracle Consultant
4 12 (11.01%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 12 (11.01%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) Applications Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Technical Leader
6 7 (6.42%) Java Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Integration Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) Web Services
2 36 (33.03%) Spring
3 27 (24.77%) Middleware
4 22 (20.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (18.35%) Hibernate
6 18 (16.51%) RESTful
7 17 (15.60%) XML
8 16 (14.68%) SOAP
9 15 (13.76%) IBM Integration Bus
9 15 (13.76%) Spring Boot
10 14 (12.84%) JSON
10 14 (12.84%) REST
10 14 (12.84%) XSLT
11 13 (11.93%) J2EE
12 12 (11.01%) Java EE
13 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
14 9 (8.26%) React
14 9 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (7.34%) Node.js
16 7 (6.42%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.50%) NHS
3 6 (5.50%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) Blog
5 4 (3.67%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.67%) Social Media
6 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.83%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.92%) Animation
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) DataPower
8 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Linux
2 21 (19.27%) Windows
3 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Unix
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.26%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) Microservices
3 17 (15.60%) E-Commerce
3 17 (15.60%) TDD
4 16 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.84%) DevOps
6 14 (12.84%) ERP
7 13 (11.93%) Migration
8 12 (11.01%) Change Management
8 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.01%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 12 (11.01%) Data Migration
8 12 (11.01%) Scrum
9 11 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.09%) Software Testing
10 10 (9.17%) Open Source
10 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.22%) Java
2 46 (42.20%) SQL
3 17 (15.60%) Python
4 15 (13.76%) PL/SQL
5 14 (12.84%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.09%) Java 8
7 8 (7.34%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.75%) C#
9 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.92%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.92%) COBOL
10 1 (0.92%) JCL
10 1 (0.92%) Jython
10 1 (0.92%) Natural
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
10 1 (0.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.01%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) DBS Check
4 6 (5.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) HL7
2 4 (3.67%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) Ansible
2 15 (13.76%) Kubernetes
3 9 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.42%) Puppet
5 5 (4.59%) Terraform
6 3 (2.75%) Packer
7 1 (0.92%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.92%) Consul
7 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.92%) Grafana
7 1 (0.92%) Graphite
7 1 (0.92%) Graylog
7 1 (0.92%) Kibana
7 1 (0.92%) logstash
7 1 (0.92%) Nagios
7 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (54.13%) IBM
2 34 (31.19%) Oracle
3 20 (18.35%) MuleSoft
4 12 (11.01%) JD Edwards
4 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.01%) PeopleSoft
4 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.34%) hybris
6 7 (6.42%) Talend
7 6 (5.50%) SAP
8 5 (4.59%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.67%) Google
9 4 (3.67%) WSO2
10 3 (2.75%) ATG
10 3 (2.75%) webMethods
11 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.83%) Cisco
11 2 (1.83%) DevExpress
11 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.83%) VMware