Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 892 547 619
Rank change year-on-year -345 +72 -32
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 125 153 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 2.19% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 116 354
10th Percentile " £41,000 £40,300
25th Percentile £32,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £68,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.71% -8.67% +25.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £102,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £145,000 £128,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -25.93% +3.85% +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 15,100 6,987 18,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.32% 14.06% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,833 5,923 15,021
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -255 71 £67,500 -12.90% 16
Midlands -95 25 £35,000 - 6
East Midlands - 23 £35,000 - 4
North of England -147 9 £58,750 +27.03% 6
South East -164 9 £52,500 -25.00% 5
East of England -104 8 £80,000 +39.13% 4
North West -94 5 £75,000 +66.67% 3
Yorkshire -100 4 £50,000 -2.44% 3
West Midlands -98 2 £80,000 - 2
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 79 (63.20%) IBM
2 69 (55.20%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (48.80%) Linux
3 61 (48.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 56 (44.80%) Windows
5 49 (39.20%) Middleware
6 44 (35.20%) Java
7 41 (32.80%) PowerShell
8 40 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 40 (32.00%) Legacy Applications
9 39 (31.20%) Project Planning
10 37 (29.60%) FTP
10 37 (29.60%) EFT
10 37 (29.60%) Waterfall
11 36 (28.80%) AIX
12 35 (28.00%) HTTP
12 35 (28.00%) HTTPS
12 35 (28.00%) MS Visio
12 35 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (26.40%) Marketing
14 29 (23.20%) Finance
15 25 (20.00%) SQL
15 25 (20.00%) Oracle
16 24 (19.20%) Social Skills
17 23 (18.40%) Azure
17 23 (18.40%) Python
18 22 (17.60%) Spring
19 21 (16.80%) AWS
20 20 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (16.00%) JavaScript

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 16 (12.80%) JBoss
2 15 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 14 (11.20%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.40%) Confluence
5 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.80%) IIS
7 5 (4.00%) CICS
7 5 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (4.00%) GlassFish
7 5 (4.00%) Liferay
7 5 (4.00%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.80%) SAS
9 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (28.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.60%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.40%) Magento
3 2 (1.60%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.80%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.40%) Azure
2 21 (16.80%) AWS
3 12 (9.60%) GCP
4 8 (6.40%) PaaS
5 7 (5.60%) GitHub
5 7 (5.60%) SaaS
6 6 (4.80%) OpenShift
6 6 (4.80%) Serverless
7 5 (4.00%) Azure App Service
7 5 (4.00%) Azure Functions
7 5 (4.00%) Azure Storage
7 5 (4.00%) Stackdriver
8 4 (3.20%) Boomi
8 4 (3.20%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.40%) IaaS
10 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.60%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.60%) FTP
2 35 (28.00%) HTTP
2 35 (28.00%) HTTPS
3 13 (10.40%) Firewall
4 7 (5.60%) LAN
4 7 (5.60%) WAN
5 5 (4.00%) DNS
5 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.40%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.40%) SSL
8 2 (1.60%) DHCP
8 2 (1.60%) Internet
8 2 (1.60%) Network Security
9 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) DB2
2 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.00%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.60%) Redis
7 1 (0.80%) Adabas
7 1 (0.80%) Aerospike
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.20%) GitLab
3 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.00%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) Artifactory
5 6 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (4.00%) Apache Archiva
6 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.00%) JUnit
6 5 (4.00%) Mockito
6 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.40%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (2.40%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.40%) Subversion
8 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.60%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.80%) JMeter
9 1 (0.80%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 33 (26.40%) Marketing
2 29 (23.20%) Finance
3 24 (19.20%) Social Skills
4 9 (7.20%) Banking
5 5 (4.00%) Law
5 5 (4.00%) Public Speaking
6 4 (3.20%) Retail
7 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (2.40%) Military
8 2 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.80%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Customer Engineer
2 27 (21.60%) Developer
3 25 (20.00%) Architect
4 16 (12.80%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Java Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Java Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Linux Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Specialist
7 5 (4.00%) Azure Architect
7 5 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (48.80%) WebSphere MQ
2 49 (39.20%) Middleware
3 35 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (17.60%) Spring
5 15 (12.00%) J2EE
6 14 (11.20%) Java EE
6 14 (11.20%) REST
6 14 (11.20%) Spring Boot
7 13 (10.40%) React
8 12 (9.60%) Hibernate
8 12 (9.60%) XML
9 10 (8.00%) JMS
10 9 (7.20%) Node.js
10 9 (7.20%) RESTful
10 9 (7.20%) Web Services
11 8 (6.40%) .NET
11 8 (6.40%) Apache Camel
11 8 (6.40%) HTML
11 8 (6.40%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (5.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.00%) Legacy Applications
2 37 (29.60%) EFT
3 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (6.40%) SWIFT
6 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.80%) Mainframe
7 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.00%) Cloud Native
8 5 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (3.20%) PKI
9 4 (3.20%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.40%) Clustering
10 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.60%) Blog
11 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.60%) Social Media
11 2 (1.60%) User Experience
12 1 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.80%) Linux
2 56 (44.80%) Windows
3 36 (28.80%) AIX
4 13 (10.40%) Unix
5 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.00%) zOS
8 2 (1.60%) MVS
8 2 (1.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (55.20%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.20%) Project Planning
3 37 (29.60%) Waterfall
4 20 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.00%) Microservices
7 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
7 12 (9.60%) DevOps
8 11 (8.80%) SDLC
9 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.00%) Project Management
10 9 (7.20%) Scrum
10 9 (7.20%) TDD
10 9 (7.20%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.60%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (5.60%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.80%) MVC
12 6 (4.80%) Open Source
12 6 (4.80%) Product Management
12 6 (4.80%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.20%) Java
2 41 (32.80%) PowerShell
3 40 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 25 (20.00%) SQL
5 23 (18.40%) Python
6 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.00%) C#
8 9 (7.20%) Java 8
9 8 (6.40%) C
9 8 (6.40%) Perl
10 6 (4.80%) C++
11 5 (4.00%) Assembly Language
11 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.20%) COBOL
13 3 (2.40%) PL/1
13 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.40%) Scala
14 2 (1.60%) Korn
14 2 (1.60%) REXX
15 1 (0.80%) Natural
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.60%) RHCA
3 7 (5.60%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.80%) OCP
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO 15022
2 3 (2.40%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.80%) Accessibility
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Docker
1 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.60%) vSphere
4 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.60%) ACF2
5 2 (1.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.60%) RACF
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.80%) Ansible
3 10 (8.00%) Terraform
4 9 (7.20%) Puppet
5 7 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.00%) Packer
7 3 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.60%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.60%) Grafana
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.60%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.80%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.80%) Graphite
9 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.80%) Nagios
9 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (63.20%) IBM
2 25 (20.00%) Oracle
3 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.20%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.60%) Citrix
6 11 (8.80%) Cisco
6 11 (8.80%) VMware
7 7 (5.60%) Juniper
7 7 (5.60%) TIBCO
8 6 (4.80%) SAP
9 5 (4.00%) Google
10 4 (3.20%) BMC
10 4 (3.20%) hybris
10 4 (3.20%) MuleSoft
10 4 (3.20%) Sophos
10 4 (3.20%) webMethods
10 4 (3.20%) Zscaler
11 3 (2.40%) Compuware
11 3 (2.40%) F5
11 3 (2.40%) Talend