Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 430 432 326
Rank change year-on-year +2 -106 +26
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 112 108 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.37% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 2.07% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 97 84 267
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,857 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,883 5,222 6,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.75% 18.04% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,118 4,369 5,821
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,850 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Thames Valley -13 66 £60,000 +6.67% 4
Berkshire -19 39 £71,500 +14.40% 1
Hampshire -4 30 £60,000 +11.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +29 27 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Surrey +24 12 £75,000 +150.00% 1
West Sussex - 3 £48,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £90,000 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 48 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.29%) IBM
3 43 (38.39%) Web Services
4 41 (36.61%) Java
5 40 (35.71%) SQL
6 39 (34.82%) .NET
6 39 (34.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
8 36 (32.14%) Oracle
9 32 (28.57%) Middleware
9 32 (28.57%) Finance
9 32 (28.57%) Scrum
10 30 (26.79%) Windows
11 27 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
13 25 (22.32%) Unix
13 25 (22.32%) SOAP
14 24 (21.43%) SOA
15 23 (20.54%) REST
16 22 (19.64%) WebSphere Application Server
17 21 (18.75%) WebLogic
17 21 (18.75%) Linux
17 21 (18.75%) Mainframe
17 21 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (18.75%) Migration
18 20 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (17.86%) JBoss
18 20 (17.86%) C#
19 19 (16.96%) TOGAF
20 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture

WebSphere
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 22 (19.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 20 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (17.86%) JBoss
4 11 (9.82%) IIS
5 9 (8.04%) Apache
6 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (4.46%) IBM Notes
8 5 (4.46%) Liferay
9 4 (3.57%) Apache Solr
9 4 (3.57%) Appian
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.68%) Confluence
10 3 (2.68%) FileNet
10 3 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.79%) CICS
11 2 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Maximo
2 1 (0.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.93%) IaaS
3 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.14%) Office 365
4 6 (5.36%) PaaS
4 6 (5.36%) SaaS
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.79%) Boomi
6 1 (0.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.71%) HTTP
3 8 (7.14%) Internet
3 8 (7.14%) LAN
3 8 (7.14%) WAN
4 6 (5.36%) SSL
5 5 (4.46%) ATM
5 5 (4.46%) Firewall
5 5 (4.46%) SAN
5 5 (4.46%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.79%) DNS
8 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (9.82%) DB2
5 7 (6.25%) MySQL
5 7 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
8 1 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) AutoIt
1 4 (3.57%) Introscope
1 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) JUnit
3 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.89%) GitLab
4 1 (0.89%) Maven
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.89%) Selenium
4 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) Analyst
3 21 (18.75%) Architect
4 18 (16.07%) BizTalk Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 13 (11.61%) Technical Developer
7 13 (11.61%) Technical Leader
8 11 (9.82%) Consultant
9 9 (8.04%) Java Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Applications Support
10 8 (7.14%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Administrator
11 5 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.39%) Web Services
2 39 (34.82%) .NET
2 39 (34.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 32 (28.57%) Middleware
4 25 (22.32%) SOAP
5 23 (20.54%) REST
6 18 (16.07%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (16.07%) XSLT
7 16 (14.29%) WCF
8 14 (12.50%) J2EE
9 10 (8.93%) HTML
9 10 (8.93%) Java EE
9 10 (8.93%) Spring
9 10 (8.93%) XML
10 9 (8.04%) CSS
11 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.36%) Ajax
13 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.46%) JDBC
13 5 (4.46%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Mainframe
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) AS400
4 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) iSeries
4 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.57%) Clustering
5 4 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.68%) DataPower
7 2 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Fintech
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Unix
3 21 (18.75%) Linux
4 11 (9.82%) AIX
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.79%) Android
7 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) Scrum
3 27 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (21.43%) SOA
5 21 (18.75%) Migration
6 19 (16.96%) TOGAF
7 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (15.18%) TDD
9 16 (14.29%) OO
10 15 (13.39%) OOD
10 15 (13.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 15 (13.39%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (12.50%) B2B
11 14 (12.50%) IT Strategy
12 13 (11.61%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 13 (11.61%) Change Management
12 13 (11.61%) EAI
13 12 (10.71%) Incident Management
14 11 (9.82%) DevOps
14 11 (9.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.61%) Java
2 40 (35.71%) SQL
3 20 (17.86%) C#
4 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.93%) Perl
6 9 (8.04%) C
7 8 (7.14%) Python
8 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.25%) Jython
8 7 (6.25%) Korn
9 6 (5.36%) COBOL
10 4 (3.57%) Java 8
10 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.79%) JCL
12 2 (1.79%) PL/1
12 2 (1.79%) REXX
12 2 (1.79%) VBScript
12 2 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.57%) CISSP
4 4 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.79%) ISEB
5 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.79%) ACF2
5 2 (1.79%) Docker
5 2 (1.79%) RACF
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.14%) SCOM
3 5 (4.46%) OPNET
3 5 (4.46%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.57%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.68%) Ansible
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.79%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) IBM
2 36 (32.14%) Oracle
3 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 21 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (13.39%) SAP
6 8 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 8 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.36%) Remedy
8 5 (4.46%) Citrix
8 5 (4.46%) Dynatrace
8 5 (4.46%) Lotus
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco
9 4 (3.57%) MuleSoft
9 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.57%) VMware
10 3 (2.68%) Cognizant
10 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.68%) Vignette
11 2 (1.79%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.79%) HP