Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 166 125
Rank change year-on-year -17 -41 +5
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 48 49 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.87% 0.93% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.29% 5.59% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 66
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £49,250 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.54% +20.86% -9.44%
10th Percentile £32,900 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £55,000 £56,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 907 876 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.41% 16.70% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 526 541 832
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +7 40 £48,000 -4.00% 2
Edinburgh -25 7 £90,000 +80.00% 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 - 1
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (85.42%) IBM
2 30 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 27 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (56.25%) Oracle
4 24 (50.00%) Java
4 24 (50.00%) Unix
5 23 (47.92%) Linux
5 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
6 20 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 20 (41.67%) TDD
7 19 (39.58%) HTML
7 19 (39.58%) DB2
7 19 (39.58%) JMS
8 17 (35.42%) Python
8 17 (35.42%) JBoss
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
9 16 (33.33%) Ansible
9 16 (33.33%) Windows
10 15 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (31.25%) Finance
11 14 (29.17%) Scrum
11 14 (29.17%) Spring
11 14 (29.17%) Selenium
11 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
11 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
12 13 (27.08%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (27.08%) JD Edwards
12 13 (27.08%) EDI
12 13 (27.08%) Oracle Certification

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 30 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 27 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 17 (35.42%) JBoss
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle UPK
6 12 (25.00%) Jetty
7 6 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (10.42%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (8.33%) Confluence
9 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
11 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) npm
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) AMQP
2 6 (12.50%) HTTP
3 5 (10.42%) HTTPS
3 5 (10.42%) SSL
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) DB2
3 13 (27.08%) DB2 UDB
3 13 (27.08%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (25.00%) Couchbase
4 12 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (25.00%) Redis
4 12 (25.00%) Riak
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 13 (27.08%) Cucumber
2 13 (27.08%) Vagrant
3 12 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.42%) Log4j
6 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
7 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.17%) JUnit
8 2 (4.17%) Maven
9 1 (2.08%) GitLab
9 1 (2.08%) Gradle
9 1 (2.08%) Grunt
9 1 (2.08%) gulp
9 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Consultant
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 13 (27.08%) JDE Consultant
3 13 (27.08%) Professional Services Consultant
4 12 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Product Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Technician
9 2 (4.17%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
10 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
1 19 (39.58%) JMS
2 15 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (29.17%) Spring
4 13 (27.08%) EDI
4 13 (27.08%) Kafka
4 13 (27.08%) WebCenter
5 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 12 (25.00%) HTML5
5 12 (25.00%) JPA
5 12 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 8 (16.67%) J2EE
7 7 (14.58%) Middleware
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
7 7 (14.58%) XML
8 6 (12.50%) CSS
9 5 (10.42%) JSP
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
11 1 (2.08%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) AS400
2 5 (10.42%) DataPower
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Unix
2 23 (47.92%) Linux
3 16 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) AIX
4 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) TDD
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
4 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
5 12 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 12 (25.00%) DSDM
5 12 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Kanban
5 12 (25.00%) RUP
5 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) System Testing
5 12 (25.00%) UML
6 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.50%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) Workflow
7 5 (10.42%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
2 17 (35.42%) Python
3 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) Ruby
5 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Groovy
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Jython
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.08%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Ansible
2 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (25.00%) Cobbler
3 12 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.08%) logstash
4 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) IBM
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle
3 13 (27.08%) JD Edwards
4 12 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 6 (12.50%) Misys
6 5 (10.42%) Cognizant
7 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Sybase