Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > South East
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 447 412
Rank change year-on-year +86 -35 -29
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 98 79 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.21% 2.02% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79 64 118
Median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,855 £34,643 £37,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £72,275 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 3,050 3,903 5,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.30% 14.69% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,464 3,261 4,581
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +54 52 £63,750 +10.87% 5
Berkshire +45 32 £77,500 +40.91% 4
Buckinghamshire +31 20 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Surrey +49 17 £65,000 -
Hampshire +23 12 £36,855 +6.39% 1
East Sussex +12 3 £46,000 -42.14%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 58 (59.18%) Java
2 53 (54.08%) IBM
3 35 (35.71%) Mainframe
4 34 (34.69%) Scrum
5 33 (33.67%) Oracle
6 31 (31.63%) Linux
7 30 (30.61%) DB2
7 30 (30.61%) REST
8 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
10 27 (27.55%) Middleware
11 26 (26.53%) SQL
12 25 (25.51%) Finance
13 23 (23.47%) JIRA
13 23 (23.47%) AngularJS
14 22 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
14 22 (22.45%) TDD
14 22 (22.45%) HP
15 21 (21.43%) Windows
15 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 21 (21.43%) C#
15 21 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (19.39%) IBM Mainframe
16 19 (19.39%) Docker
16 19 (19.39%) Task Automation
17 18 (18.37%) Spring
17 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
18 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
18 17 (17.35%) Jenkins

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 21 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (16.33%) CICS
3 14 (14.29%) JBoss
4 11 (11.22%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.16%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.06%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.04%) IIS
8 2 (2.04%) SAS
8 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.04%) WildFly
9 1 (1.02%) Apache
9 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) NetSuite
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (5.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (5.10%) Maximo
4 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.04%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Azure
1 17 (17.35%) SaaS
2 15 (15.31%) Boomi
3 11 (11.22%) AWS
4 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.06%) PaaS
6 2 (2.04%) GitHub
6 2 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) SSL
2 6 (6.12%) FTP
2 6 (6.12%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) DB2
2 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.06%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) JIRA
2 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
4 16 (16.33%) Maven
4 16 (16.33%) Selenium
5 13 (13.27%) JUnit
6 12 (12.24%) HP UFT
6 12 (12.24%) JMeter
6 12 (12.24%) LoadRunner
7 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.04%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.04%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.02%) GitLab
10 1 (1.02%) Mockito
10 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.02%) Subversion
10 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Games
2 3 (3.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Developer
2 27 (27.55%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Architect
4 14 (14.29%) Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Chief Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Oracle Architect
8 8 (8.16%) Applications Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Java Applications Developer
8 8 (8.16%) QA Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Mainframe Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Mainframe Test Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) JIRA Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) REST
2 28 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 27 (27.55%) Middleware
4 23 (23.47%) AngularJS
5 18 (18.37%) Spring
6 15 (15.31%) Kafka
7 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 13 (13.27%) SOAP
9 12 (12.24%) J2EE
9 12 (12.24%) Node.js
10 9 (9.18%) React
11 8 (8.16%) .NET
11 8 (8.16%) Web Services
12 7 (7.14%) Struts
13 6 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (6.12%) Entity Framework
13 6 (6.12%) SignalR
13 6 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (6.12%) WebSockets
13 6 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 19 (19.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (17.35%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (15.31%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (15.31%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (15.31%) User Experience
5 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.16%) AS400
6 8 (8.16%) Tandem
7 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.06%) Online Games
7 3 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 15 (15.31%) AIX
4 10 (10.20%) Unix
5 8 (8.16%) Solaris
6 7 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.02%) CentOS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Scrum
2 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (22.45%) TDD
4 19 (19.39%) Task Automation
5 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (16.33%) ERP
6 16 (16.33%) Incident Management
6 16 (16.33%) Test Automation
6 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 15 (15.31%) Epics
7 15 (15.31%) PRINCE2
7 15 (15.31%) Software Delivery
7 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
8 14 (14.29%) DevOps
8 14 (14.29%) ITIL
8 14 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 14 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (13.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.18%) Java
2 26 (26.53%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) C#
3 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.33%) Python
5 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
5 15 (15.31%) C
5 15 (15.31%) C++
5 15 (15.31%) Perl
5 15 (15.31%) VB
6 13 (13.27%) COBOL
7 12 (12.24%) Java 8
8 10 (10.20%) Assembly Language
8 10 (10.20%) PL/1
8 10 (10.20%) REXX
9 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.08%) JCL
11 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) ISEB
1 12 (12.24%) ISTQB
1 12 (12.24%) PMI Certification
1 12 (12.24%) PMP
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.06%) SAFe Agilist
4 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) COBIT
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) Docker
2 12 (12.24%) ACF2
2 12 (12.24%) RACF
3 7 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Tivoli
2 7 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.10%) Terraform
4 1 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (1.02%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) IBM
2 33 (33.67%) Oracle
3 22 (22.45%) HP
4 15 (15.31%) Dell
4 15 (15.31%) MuleSoft
5 13 (13.27%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (13.27%) Workday
6 2 (2.04%) CA
6 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.04%) Informatica
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.04%) Remedy
6 2 (2.04%) SAP
6 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.04%) Siebel
7 1 (1.02%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat