Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 437 275 451
Rank change year-on-year -162 +176 -1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 20 26 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 2.17% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 48
10th Percentile " £36,855 £34,643
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £67,500 £92,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,500 " £104,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% - +16.67%

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 2,709 1,197 3,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.95% 14.73% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 1,016 2,988
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,625 £26,600
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,813 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the South East.

Salary trend for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in the South East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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
Hampshire -116 7 - - 1
Thames Valley -84 6 £63,750 +27.50% 2
Surrey - 5 £52,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -52 4 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -69 2 £95,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) DB2
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) Unix
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) AWS
6 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 7 (35.00%) J2EE
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (35.00%) ClearQuest
6 7 (35.00%) XML Schema
7 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (25.00%) Liferay
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Middleware
9 4 (20.00%) Biometrics
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) ClearCase
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (25.00%) Liferay
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Boomi
2 1 (5.00%) GCP
2 1 (5.00%) iPaaS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (20.00%) Influencing Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Maximo Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) SOAP
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) XML Schema
3 5 (25.00%) Middleware
3 5 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) LDAP
5 3 (15.00%) SAML
6 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Biometrics
5 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.00%) Architectural Design
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
8 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Microservices
8 1 (5.00%) Network Packet Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Grafana
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Dynatrace
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) SnapLogic
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk