Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 384 284
Rank change year-on-year -3 -100 +40
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 166 164 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.55% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 3.01% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128 115 396
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -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 5,435 5,455 7,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.15% 18.18% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,611 4,596 6,559
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 106 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Berkshire +16 99 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Hampshire -35 30 £43,000 -21.82% 2
Surrey +22 21 £52,500 +23.53%
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £66,250 +72.08% 2
East Sussex - 4 £55,175 -
Kent +10 2 - - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 105 (63.25%) Oracle
2 86 (51.81%) SQL
3 77 (46.39%) SQL Server
3 77 (46.39%) Windows
4 73 (43.98%) WebLogic
5 71 (42.77%) JBoss
6 56 (33.73%) Java
7 54 (32.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 54 (32.53%) Tomcat
8 51 (30.72%) Middleware
9 48 (28.92%) Active Directory
10 47 (28.31%) .NET
11 46 (27.71%) Linux
11 46 (27.71%) Unix
12 44 (26.51%) Apache
13 43 (25.90%) Web Services
14 42 (25.30%) IBM
15 41 (24.70%) Microsoft
15 41 (24.70%) SOA
16 38 (22.89%) TCP/IP
17 37 (22.29%) WebSphere MQ
18 35 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (20.48%) HTTP
20 33 (19.88%) LDAP
20 33 (19.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (19.28%) Relational Database
21 32 (19.28%) IIS
22 31 (18.67%) SOAP

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 73 (43.98%) WebLogic
2 71 (42.77%) JBoss
3 54 (32.53%) Tomcat
3 54 (32.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 44 (26.51%) Apache
5 33 (19.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 32 (19.28%) IIS
7 17 (10.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 16 (9.64%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (7.23%) IBM Notes
10 10 (6.02%) Confluence
10 10 (6.02%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (4.82%) JCAPS
11 8 (4.82%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (3.61%) nginx
13 4 (2.41%) SAS
14 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
15 2 (1.20%) CICS
15 2 (1.20%) Documentum
15 2 (1.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Maximo
2 3 (1.81%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.66%) Office 365
3 22 (13.25%) SaaS
4 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.81%) IaaS
5 3 (1.81%) PaaS
6 2 (1.20%) Boomi
7 1 (0.60%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.89%) TCP/IP
2 34 (20.48%) HTTP
3 21 (12.65%) LAN
3 21 (12.65%) WAN
4 18 (10.84%) Firewall
4 18 (10.84%) Wireshark
5 16 (9.64%) Internet
6 12 (7.23%) FTP
7 11 (6.63%) SAN
8 9 (5.42%) DNS
8 9 (5.42%) NAS
9 8 (4.82%) PuTTY
9 8 (4.82%) SSH
10 7 (4.22%) SSL
11 4 (2.41%) DHCP
12 3 (1.81%) SMS
13 1 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.28%) Relational Database
3 27 (16.27%) RDBMS
4 22 (13.25%) Oracle Database
5 21 (12.65%) DB2
6 15 (9.04%) MySQL
7 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (4.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (4.22%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.01%) DB2 UDB
11 5 (3.01%) Informix
12 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.20%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) JIRA
2 17 (10.24%) Eclipse
2 17 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.64%) Subversion
4 14 (8.43%) Maven
5 13 (7.83%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.63%) IntelliJ
6 11 (6.63%) NetBeans
7 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.22%) JUnit
9 5 (3.01%) Selenium
10 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.20%) JMeter
11 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.60%) gulp
12 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.60%) Introscope
12 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.60%) SilkTest
General
1 29 (17.47%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Wholesale Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 50 (30.12%) Analyst
2 26 (15.66%) Technical Analyst
3 25 (15.06%) Support Engineer
4 22 (13.25%) Support Analyst
5 21 (12.65%) Applications Support
5 21 (12.65%) Developer
6 20 (12.05%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Applications Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 13 (7.83%) Architect
8 13 (7.83%) IT Analyst
8 13 (7.83%) IT Support
8 13 (7.83%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (7.23%) Applications Support Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Technical Support
9 12 (7.23%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (6.63%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (6.63%) Web Applications Engineer
10 11 (6.63%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.72%) Middleware
2 47 (28.31%) .NET
3 43 (25.90%) Web Services
4 37 (22.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 33 (19.88%) LDAP
6 31 (18.67%) SOAP
7 28 (16.87%) J2EE
8 27 (16.27%) REST
8 27 (16.27%) XML
9 26 (15.66%) HTML
10 24 (14.46%) CSS
11 21 (12.65%) JMS
12 20 (12.05%) Ajax
12 20 (12.05%) JDBC
12 20 (12.05%) Spring
13 18 (10.84%) .NET Framework
14 14 (8.43%) Java EE
15 13 (7.83%) EJB
15 13 (7.83%) Java SE
16 11 (6.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.27%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (10.84%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.23%) iSeries
5 10 (6.02%) Clustering
6 7 (4.22%) AS400
6 7 (4.22%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.61%) Fintech
8 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.41%) User Experience
9 3 (1.81%) DataPower
9 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.20%) PMI
10 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 77 (46.39%) Windows
2 46 (27.71%) Linux
2 46 (27.71%) Unix
3 30 (18.07%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.61%) Solaris
6 4 (2.41%) AIX
6 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.20%) zOS
8 1 (0.60%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.70%) SOA
2 35 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (18.67%) DevOps
5 21 (12.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (12.65%) ITIL
6 20 (12.05%) Open Source
6 20 (12.05%) Problem Management
7 19 (11.45%) High Availability
8 18 (10.84%) Asset Management
8 18 (10.84%) Collaborative Working
8 18 (10.84%) ITSM
8 18 (10.84%) Value Proposition
9 16 (9.64%) Scrum
10 14 (8.43%) Release Management
11 13 (7.83%) Load Balancing
11 13 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.23%) Configuration Management
12 12 (7.23%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.81%) SQL
2 56 (33.73%) Java
3 24 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 15 (9.04%) C#
5 15 (9.04%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.04%) Python
6 12 (7.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 11 (6.63%) Perl
7 11 (6.63%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.82%) C++
8 8 (4.82%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.41%) COBOL
9 4 (2.41%) PL/1
10 2 (1.20%) C
10 2 (1.20%) REXX
10 2 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) VBScript
10 2 (1.20%) XQuery
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.20%) PMP
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) PMO
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 48 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.66%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (1.81%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.20%) ACF2
6 2 (1.20%) Docker
6 2 (1.20%) RACF
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (15.66%) SCOM
2 18 (10.84%) OPNET
2 18 (10.84%) SCCM
3 16 (9.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (9.04%) Puppet
5 11 (6.63%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (4.22%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.81%) Ansible
8 2 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.20%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.60%) Kibana
9 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.60%) logstash
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 105 (63.25%) Oracle
2 42 (25.30%) IBM
3 41 (24.70%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.07%) Dynatrace
5 26 (15.66%) Riverbed
5 26 (15.66%) SolarWinds
6 25 (15.06%) Red Hat
7 17 (10.24%) TIBCO
8 15 (9.04%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (8.43%) Citrix
10 12 (7.23%) Lotus
11 11 (6.63%) BEA
12 9 (5.42%) Sybase
13 8 (4.82%) Remedy
13 8 (4.82%) ServiceNow
13 8 (4.82%) Splunk
14 7 (4.22%) Virgin Media
15 6 (3.61%) MuleSoft
15 6 (3.61%) SAP
16 5 (3.01%) webMethods