Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 163 178
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 26 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 1.24% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 8.37% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 13
Scotland median annual salary £48,004 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.99% +1.01% -1.00%
10th Percentile £33,650 £31,975 £32,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 610 777 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.63% 14.77% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 362 481 576
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,050 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £64,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 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
Edinburgh +15 15 £48,752 +27.46% 1
Glasgow -7 11 £42,500 -15.00%
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Banking
4 12 (46.15%) Unix
4 12 (46.15%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (38.46%) Docker
6 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 10 (38.46%) Microservices
6 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
7 9 (34.62%) IBM UrbanCode
7 9 (34.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 9 (34.62%) IBM
7 9 (34.62%) OO
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (30.77%) GitHub
8 8 (30.77%) IaaS
8 8 (30.77%) Open Source
8 8 (30.77%) Node.js
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering

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 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
1 8 (30.77%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) AWS
2 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) SMTP
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) DataStage
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 9 (34.62%) IBM UrbanCode
4 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (11.54%) Gradle
6 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) Flyway
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
1 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 8 (30.77%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) JSON
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 3 (11.54%) JSP
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) JDBC
4 2 (7.69%) JMS
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.69%) WSDL
4 2 (7.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Unix
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 10 (38.46%) Microservices
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) DevOps
4 9 (34.62%) OO
4 9 (34.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 8 (30.77%) DevSecOps
5 8 (30.77%) Digital Banking
5 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Open Source
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
7 3 (11.54%) Fintech
8 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 2 (7.69%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Groovy
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Bourne shell
5 2 (7.69%) C-shell
5 2 (7.69%) Korn
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 8 (30.77%) Ansible
2 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) SAP