Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 574 500 372
Rank change year-on-year -74 -128 -21
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 588 930 1,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.76% 3.35% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 453 712 1,121
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%

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 21,304 27,770 28,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.48% 16.71% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16,910 22,873 24,082
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,450
% change year-on-year - +10.01% +1.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -3 327 £65,000 - 21
North of England -32 75 £45,000 -5.26% 6
South East -49 75 £55,000 +4.76% 7
East of England +64 73 £63,750 +3.24% 18
North West -28 55 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Midlands +11 25 £50,000 +9.89% 2
Yorkshire +13 20 £52,500 +10.53%
South West -19 15 £55,000 -
East Midlands +21 14 £57,500 -14.81%
West Midlands +10 11 £42,750 -5.00% 2
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 368 (62.59%) Java
2 257 (43.71%) Oracle
3 229 (38.95%) IBM
4 217 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (28.57%) Linux
6 162 (27.55%) Finance
7 161 (27.38%) JBoss
7 161 (27.38%) WebLogic
8 157 (26.70%) SQL Server
9 151 (25.68%) SQL
10 148 (25.17%) DevOps
11 144 (24.49%) Web Services
12 134 (22.79%) Windows
13 131 (22.28%) Tomcat
14 125 (21.26%) Spring
15 123 (20.92%) Banking
16 118 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
17 116 (19.73%) Java EE
17 116 (19.73%) WebSphere MQ
18 114 (19.39%) Degree
19 105 (17.86%) J2EE
20 100 (17.01%) Unix
21 99 (16.84%) Relational Database
22 97 (16.50%) JavaScript
23 94 (15.99%) JMS
23 94 (15.99%) Maven
24 92 (15.65%) HTML
25 86 (14.63%) Git (software)
26 83 (14.12%) Docker
27 81 (13.78%) Middleware

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
1 161 (27.38%) JBoss
1 161 (27.38%) WebLogic
2 131 (22.28%) Tomcat
3 79 (13.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 70 (11.90%) Apache
5 34 (5.78%) Confluence
5 34 (5.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (3.57%) GlassFish
7 20 (3.40%) Apache TomEE
7 20 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (3.06%) Apache Spark
9 16 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (2.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 15 (2.55%) OpenStack
11 14 (2.38%) Apache Geronimo
12 13 (2.21%) SharePoint
12 13 (2.21%) WildFly
13 12 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (1.87%) IIS
15 10 (1.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Weka
2 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) Windchill
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 25 (4.25%) Maximo
2 24 (4.08%) Magento
3 8 (1.36%) Temenos T24
4 6 (1.02%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.51%) Shopify
8 2 (0.34%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 118 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.46%) OpenShift
4 36 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (6.12%) PaaS
5 30 (5.10%) SaaS
6 21 (3.57%) Boomi
7 20 (3.40%) IBM Cloud
8 18 (3.06%) Serverless
9 8 (1.36%) Basecamp
9 8 (1.36%) GitHub
10 7 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.85%) Algolia
13 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.34%) IaaS
14 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.34%) Slack
15 1 (0.17%) Apple Pay
15 1 (0.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.95%) Firewall
2 26 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.23%) SAN
4 15 (2.55%) HTTP
5 13 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (2.21%) VLAN
6 12 (2.04%) NAS
7 9 (1.53%) Broadband
8 8 (1.36%) SSH
9 7 (1.19%) Internet
10 6 (1.02%) BIG-IP
10 6 (1.02%) FTP
10 6 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.68%) DMZ
11 4 (0.68%) DNS
11 4 (0.68%) SSL
11 4 (0.68%) VPN
12 2 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 99 (16.84%) Relational Database
3 78 (13.27%) MySQL
4 68 (11.56%) RDBMS
5 54 (9.18%) DB2
6 51 (8.67%) Oracle Database
7 36 (6.12%) NoSQL
8 29 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (4.25%) MongoDB
11 19 (3.23%) Hadoop
12 18 (3.06%) Big Data
13 16 (2.72%) Apache Hive
14 13 (2.21%) CouchDB
14 13 (2.21%) Mahout
14 13 (2.21%) Neo4j
14 13 (2.21%) Sqoop
15 12 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 94 (15.99%) Maven
2 86 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 74 (12.59%) Jenkins
4 73 (12.41%) Ant
5 68 (11.56%) JIRA
6 57 (9.69%) Gradle
7 55 (9.35%) Subversion
8 36 (6.12%) JUnit
9 33 (5.61%) Eclipse
10 32 (5.44%) Cucumber
10 32 (5.44%) Selenium
11 29 (4.93%) Mockito
12 22 (3.74%) WebDriver
13 21 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
14 20 (3.40%) IntelliJ
15 17 (2.89%) CA Release Automation
16 16 (2.72%) IBM UrbanCode
16 16 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 162 (27.55%) Finance
2 123 (20.92%) Banking
3 63 (10.71%) Retail
4 30 (5.10%) Advertising
5 19 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.21%) Marketing
8 10 (1.70%) Front Office
9 9 (1.53%) Law
9 9 (1.53%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.85%) Automotive
10 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.68%) Back Office
11 4 (0.68%) Cantonese Language
11 4 (0.68%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.68%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (32.14%) Developer
2 136 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 91 (15.48%) Consultant
4 89 (15.14%) Analyst
5 62 (10.54%) Architect
6 49 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 44 (7.48%) Technical Consultant
8 42 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 38 (6.46%) Applications Support Analyst
10 32 (5.44%) Senior Developer
11 30 (5.10%) Integration Developer
11 30 (5.10%) Java Consultant
12 29 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
13 28 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 25 (4.25%) Software Engineer
15 24 (4.08%) IT Analyst
15 24 (4.08%) Lead Developer
16 20 (3.40%) Lead Java Developer
17 18 (3.06%) Payments Consultant
17 18 (3.06%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (24.49%) Web Services
2 125 (21.26%) Spring
3 116 (19.73%) Java EE
3 116 (19.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 105 (17.86%) J2EE
5 94 (15.99%) JMS
6 92 (15.65%) HTML
7 81 (13.78%) Middleware
8 74 (12.59%) CSS
9 69 (11.73%) XML
10 61 (10.37%) SOAP
11 58 (9.86%) Spring Boot
12 56 (9.52%) JSP
13 55 (9.35%) Hibernate
14 53 (9.01%) Servlets
15 52 (8.84%) REST
16 50 (8.50%) JSON
17 48 (8.16%) .NET
18 44 (7.48%) IBM Integration Bus
19 43 (7.31%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
2 60 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (4.25%) Mainframe
5 22 (3.74%) Cloud Native
6 20 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.38%) Fintech
8 14 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.21%) Blog
10 12 (2.04%) SWIFT
11 11 (1.87%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.70%) DataPower
13 9 (1.53%) Robotics
14 8 (1.36%) Derivative
15 7 (1.19%) CMDB
15 7 (1.19%) EMC VNX
15 7 (1.19%) PKI
16 6 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
16 6 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 168 (28.57%) Linux
2 134 (22.79%) Windows
3 100 (17.01%) Unix
4 40 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (6.80%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.91%) AIX
6 17 (2.89%) Windows 2000
7 11 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.36%) CentOS
9 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.02%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.68%) Android
12 4 (0.68%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) HPUX
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (25.17%) DevOps
3 80 (13.61%) E-Commerce
3 80 (13.61%) Microservices
4 79 (13.44%) Scrum
5 71 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 70 (11.90%) Computer Science
7 69 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (11.56%) Test Automation
9 67 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (10.20%) SDLC
11 53 (9.01%) SOA
12 50 (8.50%) Configuration Management
13 49 (8.33%) ITIL
14 47 (7.99%) MVC
15 42 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (6.97%) Multithreading
17 40 (6.80%) Change Management
17 40 (6.80%) Project Management
18 37 (6.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 368 (62.59%) Java
2 151 (25.68%) SQL
3 97 (16.50%) JavaScript
4 62 (10.54%) Python
5 48 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 45 (7.65%) PL/SQL
7 44 (7.48%) C#
8 35 (5.95%) Perl
9 34 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.59%) C
11 24 (4.08%) Shell Script
12 20 (3.40%) C++
13 14 (2.38%) Go
14 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.87%) Ruby
16 9 (1.53%) VBScript
17 8 (1.36%) PHP
18 7 (1.19%) Java 8
19 6 (1.02%) XPath
20 5 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 114 (19.39%) Degree
2 30 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.40%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.87%) CISSP
6 9 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.02%) CGEIT
7 6 (1.02%) CISA
7 6 (1.02%) CISM
7 6 (1.02%) CRISC
7 6 (1.02%) ISEB
7 6 (1.02%) PCI QSA
8 5 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.34%) CEH
11 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.97%) QA
2 17 (2.89%) SLA
3 8 (1.36%) GDPR
4 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) PSD2
5 2 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 83 (14.12%) Docker
2 30 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 17 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (2.38%) HDFS
7 8 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.19%) vSphere
9 6 (1.02%) iptables
9 6 (1.02%) XenApp
10 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 38 (6.46%) Puppet
3 37 (6.29%) Tivoli
4 33 (5.61%) Ansible
4 33 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.89%) BladeLogic
6 14 (2.38%) Control-M
6 14 (2.38%) Salt
7 12 (2.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 11 (1.87%) Kibana
8 11 (1.87%) logstash
9 9 (1.53%) CA Service Virtualization
10 8 (1.36%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 7 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.02%) Grafana
12 6 (1.02%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.85%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 257 (43.71%) Oracle
2 229 (38.95%) IBM
3 53 (9.01%) Red Hat
4 42 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 40 (6.80%) Google
6 38 (6.46%) MuleSoft
7 37 (6.29%) VMware
8 34 (5.78%) SAP
9 33 (5.61%) hybris
10 32 (5.44%) AppDynamics
11 31 (5.27%) TIBCO
12 29 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (4.08%) Dell
13 24 (4.08%) webMethods
14 19 (3.23%) CA
14 19 (3.23%) Talend
15 16 (2.72%) Demandware
16 15 (2.55%) Alteryx
17 14 (2.38%) Splunk
18 13 (2.21%) Tableau