The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 393 427
Rank change year-on-year +26 +34  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 29 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 1.48% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 22
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -14.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £69,700
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,304 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.69% -2.96%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2679 3722 4137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.87% 19.12% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 3268 3466
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the South East.

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +42 12 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Hampshire +12 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +46 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £27,500 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 75 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 62 (82.67%) Java
3 54 (72.00%) SQL
4 53 (70.67%) Web Services
5 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (60.00%) UML
7 35 (46.67%) DB2
7 35 (46.67%) Rational Application Developer
8 32 (42.67%) RAD
9 28 (37.33%) Unix
9 28 (37.33%) J2EE
9 28 (37.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 25 (33.33%) Middleware
11 24 (32.00%) Finance
12 23 (30.67%) Hibernate
12 23 (30.67%) Spring
12 23 (30.67%) HTML
13 22 (29.33%) Oracle
13 22 (29.33%) Linux
13 22 (29.33%) Unit Testing
14 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
15 19 (25.33%) IBM
15 19 (25.33%) JSP
15 19 (25.33%) XML
15 19 (25.33%) Ajax
16 16 (21.33%) Windows
17 15 (20.00%) JSF
17 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
17 15 (20.00%) JMS
18 14 (18.67%) System Testing

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 75 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.67%) JBoss
3 9 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.33%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (4.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.33%) HTTP
3 10 (13.33%) FTP
3 10 (13.33%) HTTPS
3 10 (13.33%) LDAP
3 10 (13.33%) SSL
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.67%) DB2
2 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (46.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.67%) Gradle
4 5 (6.67%) JUnit
5 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.33%) JBehave
5 4 (5.33%) Selenium
5 4 (5.33%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Developer
2 32 (42.67%) Designer
2 32 (42.67%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Consultant
4 16 (21.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Senior Designer
6 7 (9.33%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (70.67%) Web Services
2 28 (37.33%) J2EE
2 28 (37.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 25 (33.33%) Middleware
4 23 (30.67%) Hibernate
4 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 23 (30.67%) Spring
5 19 (25.33%) Ajax
5 19 (25.33%) JSP
5 19 (25.33%) XML
6 15 (20.00%) JMS
6 15 (20.00%) JSF
7 13 (17.33%) SOAP
7 13 (17.33%) XSD
7 13 (17.33%) XSLT
8 10 (13.33%) Apache Camel
8 10 (13.33%) PrimeFaces
8 10 (13.33%) XML Schema
9 9 (12.00%) Java SE
10 8 (10.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) DataPower
2 10 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Unix
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) Windows
4 10 (13.33%) AIX
4 10 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (60.00%) UML
3 32 (42.67%) RAD
4 22 (29.33%) Unit Testing
5 14 (18.67%) System Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Change Management
6 10 (13.33%) ITIL
6 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.67%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.00%) SOA
9 5 (6.67%) TDD
10 4 (5.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.33%) Scrum
11 3 (4.00%) EAI
12 1 (1.33%) API Design
12 1 (1.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (1.33%) Microservices
12 1 (1.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 62 (82.67%) Java
2 54 (72.00%) SQL
3 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (13.33%) Jython
4 10 (13.33%) XPath
5 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.00%) Korn
6 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) ISEB
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Oracle
2 19 (25.33%) IBM
3 10 (13.33%) CA
4 9 (12.00%) BT
5 4 (5.33%) Sun
5 4 (5.33%) Terracotta
6 3 (4.00%) BEA
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
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