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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 254 267
Rank change year-on-year -58 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 81 216 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 1.10% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 5.76% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 54 191 160
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

WebSphere 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 2676 3748 4119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.86% 19.11% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 3290 3450
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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 +2 38 £55,000 - 6
Hampshire -19 17 £55,000 -4.34%
Kent - 8 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Surrey +20 2 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Oxfordshire -4 1 £75,000 +20.00% 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 130 (69.89%) Java
2 86 (46.24%) SQL
3 81 (43.55%) Web Services
4 80 (43.01%) Tomcat
5 77 (41.40%) Oracle
6 73 (39.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 70 (37.63%) Spring
8 69 (37.10%) JBoss
9 67 (36.02%) Linux
10 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (30.65%) WebLogic
11 57 (30.65%) Middleware
12 56 (30.11%) IBM
13 55 (29.57%) Hibernate
14 53 (28.49%) J2EE
15 52 (27.96%) Apache
16 50 (26.88%) Unix
17 49 (26.34%) Finance
18 46 (24.73%) JMS
19 44 (23.66%) DB2
19 44 (23.66%) TCP/IP
20 43 (23.12%) UML
21 42 (22.58%) XML
21 42 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
22 41 (22.04%) Windows
23 38 (20.43%) HTTP
24 35 (18.82%) RAD
25 34 (18.28%) Maven
25 34 (18.28%) Java EE
25 34 (18.28%) Rational Application Developer

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 80 (43.01%) Tomcat
2 73 (39.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 69 (37.10%) JBoss
4 57 (30.65%) WebLogic
5 52 (27.96%) Apache
6 33 (17.74%) GlassFish
7 24 (12.90%) IIS
8 15 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (7.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (4.30%) IBM Notes
11 7 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (3.76%) OpenStack
12 6 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.61%) CMS
14 3 (1.61%) FileNet
14 3 (1.61%) MQSeries
14 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
15 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) EngageOne
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.61%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.23%) SaaS
3 5 (2.69%) GitHub
4 4 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.54%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.66%) TCP/IP
2 38 (20.43%) HTTP
3 23 (12.37%) SSL
4 21 (11.29%) FTP
5 20 (10.75%) LDAP
6 17 (9.14%) Firewall
7 12 (6.45%) Internet
8 10 (5.38%) DNS
8 10 (5.38%) HTTPS
9 8 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (4.30%) LAN
9 8 (4.30%) WAN
10 7 (3.76%) SSH
11 5 (2.69%) SAN
12 3 (1.61%) NAS
12 3 (1.61%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.08%) Broadband
13 2 (1.08%) VLAN
14 1 (0.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.66%) DB2
2 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.22%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.60%) RDBMS
5 14 (7.53%) MySQL
6 7 (3.76%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.54%) Endeca
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (18.28%) Maven
1 34 (18.28%) Rational Application Developer
2 24 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.37%) Gradle
4 19 (10.22%) Git (software)
5 18 (9.68%) Ant
5 18 (9.68%) Eclipse
6 14 (7.53%) IntelliJ
6 14 (7.53%) NetBeans
7 8 (4.30%) JIRA
7 8 (4.30%) JMeter
8 7 (3.76%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.69%) JUnit
9 5 (2.69%) Selenium
9 5 (2.69%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.15%) JBehave
10 4 (2.15%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.15%) Subversion
11 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (26.34%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Spanish Language
3 9 (4.84%) French Language
3 9 (4.84%) German Language
4 8 (4.30%) Portuguese Language
5 6 (3.23%) Banking
5 6 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.69%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 74 (39.78%) Developer
2 65 (34.95%) Java Developer
3 39 (20.97%) Support Engineer
4 36 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 34 (18.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (17.20%) Designer
7 26 (13.98%) Technical Engineer
8 23 (12.37%) Technical Support
8 23 (12.37%) Technical Support Engineer
9 17 (9.14%) Applications Support
9 17 (9.14%) Consultant
10 15 (8.06%) Senior Designer
11 14 (7.53%) Applications Engineer
11 14 (7.53%) Senior Support Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Applications Support Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Integration Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Senior Integration Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Senior Technical Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Senior Technical Support
12 11 (5.91%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.55%) Web Services
2 70 (37.63%) Spring
3 57 (30.65%) Middleware
4 55 (29.57%) Hibernate
5 53 (28.49%) J2EE
6 46 (24.73%) JMS
7 42 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 42 (22.58%) XML
8 34 (18.28%) Java EE
9 30 (16.13%) HTML
10 25 (13.44%) SOAP
11 23 (12.37%) JSP
12 21 (11.29%) Java SE
13 20 (10.75%) Apache Camel
14 19 (10.22%) Ajax
15 18 (9.68%) Swing
16 17 (9.14%) REST
17 16 (8.60%) LAMP
18 15 (8.06%) XSD
19 14 (7.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.44%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.53%) DataPower
4 10 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.23%) iSeries
6 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.61%) Fintech
6 3 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.02%) Linux
2 50 (26.88%) Unix
3 41 (22.04%) Windows
4 16 (8.60%) AIX
5 15 (8.06%) Mac OS
6 13 (6.99%) CentOS
7 12 (6.45%) Solaris
8 9 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.30%) Windows NT
9 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.76%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.12%) UML
3 35 (18.82%) RAD
4 21 (11.29%) SOA
4 21 (11.29%) Unit Testing
5 20 (10.75%) ITIL
6 15 (8.06%) Open Source
7 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (7.53%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.99%) DevOps
8 13 (6.99%) System Testing
9 11 (5.91%) Change Management
10 10 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (4.84%) OO
11 9 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.76%) OOP
12 7 (3.76%) OWASP
12 7 (3.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 6 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (3.23%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 130 (69.89%) Java
2 86 (46.24%) SQL
3 28 (15.05%) Bash Shell
4 23 (12.37%) Shell Script
5 21 (11.29%) Python
6 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.38%) Jython
7 10 (5.38%) XPath
8 9 (4.84%) Perl
9 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.30%) Ruby
10 7 (3.76%) C
10 7 (3.76%) PHP
11 5 (2.69%) Korn
11 5 (2.69%) RPG
11 5 (2.69%) RPG IV
12 3 (1.61%) Tcl
13 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (16.13%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) CISSP
2 10 (5.38%) ISEB
3 8 (4.30%) CCNA
3 8 (4.30%) CEH
3 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.30%) MCSE
3 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (3.76%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) CISA
6 2 (1.08%) CISM
6 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.76%) Samba
2 7 (3.76%) Xen
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.08%) GPFS
4 2 (1.08%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 8 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.76%) Terraform
4 4 (2.15%) Packer
4 4 (2.15%) Puppet
4 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.61%) Ansible
5 3 (1.61%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.54%) Nessus
7 1 (0.54%) Nmap
7 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (41.40%) Oracle
2 56 (30.11%) IBM
3 20 (10.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.53%) BEA
5 12 (6.45%) CA
5 12 (6.45%) TIBCO
6 10 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.84%) BT
8 8 (4.30%) Lotus
8 8 (4.30%) Novell
8 8 (4.30%) Sun
9 7 (3.76%) Dell KACE
9 7 (3.76%) New Relic
9 7 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.76%) Splunk
10 4 (2.15%) Terracotta
11 3 (1.61%) Cognizant
11 3 (1.61%) Vignette
12 2 (1.08%) Cognos
12 2 (1.08%) EMC
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