Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 159 109
Rank change year-on-year -17 -50 +28
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 56 50 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 1.02% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.05% 6.20% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 86
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +24.22% -8.52%
10th Percentile £32,900 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 926 807 1250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.57% 16.39% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 577 538 857
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere in Scotland.

Salary trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
Glasgow +2 48 £49,500 -1.00% 2
Edinburgh -27 7 £90,000 +111.76% 6
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 50 (89.29%) IBM
2 39 (69.64%) WebLogic
3 28 (50.00%) TDD
4 27 (48.21%) HTML
4 27 (48.21%) Oracle
4 27 (48.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (48.21%) Tomcat
4 27 (48.21%) JMS
5 26 (46.43%) JBoss
5 26 (46.43%) Java
6 25 (44.64%) Ansible
7 24 (42.86%) Bash Shell
7 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 24 (42.86%) Python
8 23 (41.07%) Unix
8 23 (41.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 22 (39.29%) Linux
9 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (37.50%) Scrum
10 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
10 21 (37.50%) Kafka
11 20 (35.71%) Redis
11 20 (35.71%) Riak
11 20 (35.71%) Cobbler
11 20 (35.71%) Couchbase
11 20 (35.71%) Vagrant
11 20 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (35.71%) Cucumber
11 20 (35.71%) BDD
11 20 (35.71%) Puppet

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 39 (69.64%) WebLogic
2 27 (48.21%) Tomcat
2 27 (48.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (46.43%) JBoss
4 20 (35.71%) Jetty
5 13 (23.21%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (23.21%) Oracle UPK
6 6 (10.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (10.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (8.93%) Confluence
7 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) AMQP
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
2 6 (10.71%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) Couchbase
2 20 (35.71%) DB2
2 20 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 20 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 20 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 20 (35.71%) Redis
2 20 (35.71%) Riak
3 13 (23.21%) DB2 UDB
3 13 (23.21%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 20 (35.71%) FitNesse
1 20 (35.71%) Selenium
1 20 (35.71%) Vagrant
2 6 (10.71%) Log4j
3 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Consultant
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (23.21%) JDE Consultant
3 13 (23.21%) Professional Services Consultant
4 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Product Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Technician
8 2 (3.57%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
9 1 (1.79%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) HTML
1 27 (48.21%) JMS
2 23 (41.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (37.50%) Kafka
4 20 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 20 (35.71%) HTML5
4 20 (35.71%) JPA
4 20 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (35.71%) Spring
4 20 (35.71%) TIBCO EMS
5 13 (23.21%) EDI
5 13 (23.21%) WebCenter
6 9 (16.07%) J2EE
7 7 (12.50%) Middleware
7 7 (12.50%) XML
8 6 (10.71%) CSS
8 6 (10.71%) JSP
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) AS400
2 6 (10.71%) DataPower
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Unix
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 8 (14.29%) AIX
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) TDD
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Scrum
3 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 20 (35.71%) BDD
4 20 (35.71%) Concurrent Programming
4 20 (35.71%) DSDM
4 20 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 20 (35.71%) Kanban
4 20 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 20 (35.71%) RUP
4 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 20 (35.71%) System Testing
4 20 (35.71%) UML
5 7 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 7 (12.50%) Workflow
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 24 (42.86%) Python
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.71%) Ruby
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.79%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Docker
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Flume
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) Ansible
2 20 (35.71%) Cobbler
2 20 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (35.71%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (89.29%) IBM
2 27 (48.21%) Oracle
3 20 (35.71%) TIBCO
4 13 (23.21%) JD Edwards
5 8 (14.29%) Informatica
6 7 (12.50%) Misys
7 5 (8.93%) Cognizant
8 3 (5.36%) Citrix
8 3 (5.36%) VMware
9 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) Symantec
10 1 (1.79%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.79%) Splunk
10 1 (1.79%) Veritas