Period
to 2 August 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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 858 566 614
Rank change year-on-year -292 +48 -100
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 104 210 535
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 2.37% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 59 151 411
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £37,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £53,125 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £92,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £111,250 £102,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -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 13,733 8,877 19,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.71% 14.20% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,210 7,120 15,947
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £51,644
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +3.59% +3.29%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £89,075 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 2 August 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 2 August 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 -199 52 £70,000 -8.20% 25
South East -132 23 £60,000 - 9
North of England -75 10 £48,750 +8.33% 7
North West -44 9 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Midlands -73 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East of England -39 6 £56,250 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 1
South West -75 2 £52,850 -33.94% 1
West Midlands -79 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -65 1 - - 5
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 2 August 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 63 (60.58%) Java
2 59 (56.73%) IBM
3 51 (49.04%) Oracle
4 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (39.42%) SQL
6 34 (32.69%) XML
7 33 (31.73%) Spring
8 31 (29.81%) WebSphere MQ
9 30 (28.85%) Middleware
9 30 (28.85%) Linux
10 29 (27.88%) Web Services
11 25 (24.04%) Social Skills
12 24 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (22.12%) AWS
13 23 (22.12%) Unix
13 23 (22.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
14 22 (21.15%) Python
14 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
15 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
16 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
17 19 (18.27%) JBoss
18 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
18 18 (17.31%) SOAP
18 18 (17.31%) RESTful
19 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
20 16 (15.38%) Windows
20 16 (15.38%) REST
21 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
21 15 (14.42%) Influencing Skills

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 23 (22.12%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (18.27%) JBoss
3 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.58%) Confluence
5 9 (8.65%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.73%) GlassFish
7 6 (5.77%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
8 5 (4.81%) Liferay
8 5 (4.81%) MQSeries
8 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (3.85%) CICS
9 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.88%) Apache
11 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.92%) IIS
12 1 (0.96%) FormScape
12 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.96%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 8 (7.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 6 (5.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (5.77%) Maximo
3 3 (2.88%) Magento
4 2 (1.92%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (1.92%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.96%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) AWS
2 12 (11.54%) Azure
2 12 (11.54%) SaaS
3 10 (9.62%) Boomi
4 9 (8.65%) PaaS
5 6 (5.77%) GCP
5 6 (5.77%) GitHub
6 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.96%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (0.96%) IaaS
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) FTP
2 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.77%) SSH
4 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 4 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 2 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.42%) DB2
2 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.65%) MySQL
4 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.92%) Big Data
6 2 (1.92%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.96%) Adabas
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) DataStage
7 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.58%) ClearQuest
3 11 (10.58%) JIRA
4 8 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (7.69%) Subversion
5 7 (6.73%) GitLab
5 7 (6.73%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (5.77%) Apache Archiva
6 6 (5.77%) Artifactory
6 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.77%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.77%) JUnit
6 6 (5.77%) Mockito
6 6 (5.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.85%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.88%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (24.04%) Social Skills
2 15 (14.42%) Influencing Skills
3 14 (13.46%) Finance
3 14 (13.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 11 (10.58%) Banking
4 11 (10.58%) Law
5 8 (7.69%) Military
6 6 (5.77%) Public Speaking
7 5 (4.81%) Retail
8 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.92%) Marketing
9 2 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.96%) International Banking
10 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (41.35%) Developer
2 24 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Consultant
4 12 (11.54%) Java Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Cloud Consultant
6 10 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (8.65%) Architect
7 9 (8.65%) Junior
8 8 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) Technical Trainer
8 8 (7.69%) Trainer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.69%) XML
2 33 (31.73%) Spring
3 31 (29.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 30 (28.85%) Middleware
5 29 (27.88%) Web Services
6 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
7 18 (17.31%) RESTful
7 18 (17.31%) SOAP
8 16 (15.38%) REST
9 13 (12.50%) Java EE
9 13 (12.50%) JSON
10 12 (11.54%) CSS
10 12 (11.54%) HTML
10 12 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (10.58%) React
11 11 (10.58%) XML Schema
12 10 (9.62%) J2EE
12 10 (9.62%) XSLT
13 9 (8.65%) Node.js
13 9 (8.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (9.62%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 8 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.73%) Clustering
4 6 (5.77%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.81%) EFT
6 4 (3.85%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.92%) Blog
8 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.92%) Social Media
9 1 (0.96%) Animation
9 1 (0.96%) DataPower
9 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.96%) PKI
9 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.85%) Linux
2 23 (22.12%) Unix
3 16 (15.38%) Windows
4 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (4.81%) AIX
8 2 (1.92%) zOS
9 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
5 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.50%) Migration
7 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (11.54%) Microservices
8 11 (10.58%) SDLC
9 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.62%) TDD
10 8 (7.69%) Change Management
10 8 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 8 (7.69%) ERP
10 8 (7.69%) Project Management
10 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.58%) Java
2 41 (39.42%) SQL
3 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.15%) Python
4 13 (12.50%) C
4 13 (12.50%) C#
4 13 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 11 (10.58%) C++
5 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.65%) Java 8
7 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.85%) COBOL
9 3 (2.88%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.88%) PL/1
9 3 (2.88%) Scala
10 2 (1.92%) Korn
11 1 (0.96%) JCL
11 1 (0.96%) Natural
11 1 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 15022
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Docker
2 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.77%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.81%) Ansible
4 3 (2.88%) Terraform
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.92%) Packer
6 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.96%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.96%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.96%) Graylog
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.96%) Puppet
6 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (56.73%) IBM
2 51 (49.04%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) MuleSoft
4 8 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 8 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.81%) VMware
7 3 (2.88%) ATG
7 3 (2.88%) Compuware
7 3 (2.88%) hybris
8 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.92%) Cisco
8 2 (1.92%) Databricks
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
8 2 (1.92%) Temenos
9 1 (0.96%) F5
9 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.96%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.96%) Talend