Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 530 507
Rank change year-on-year -23 -23 -190
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 295 419 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.38% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% 2.96% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 197 344 370
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,643 £34,643 £34,554
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £68,750
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,153 14,146 16,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.24% 15.45% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,835 11,342 13,781
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the UK excluding London

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for WebSphere in the UK excluding London

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK excluding London

WebSphere
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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
Wales +81 80 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South East +8 61 £62,500 +4.17% 16
North of England +1 42 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Scotland -19 33 £48,004 -8.56% 6
North West +4 30 £40,000 -17.95% 7
East of England -20 29 £62,500 +19.05% 4
South West +30 28 £37,500 -
Midlands +7 14 £66,250 +47.22% 5
West Midlands +25 9 £67,500 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire -22 9 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +18 5 £60,000 -14.29%
Northern Ireland - 5 £32,500 -
Isle of Man - 3 £49,000 -
North East - 3 £39,697 - 1
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 168 (56.95%) IBM
2 136 (46.10%) Java
3 115 (38.98%) Oracle
4 110 (37.29%) Linux
5 104 (35.25%) Windows
6 92 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (30.85%) SQL
8 85 (28.81%) Finance
9 73 (24.75%) Middleware
10 64 (21.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 63 (21.36%) Shell Script
12 62 (21.02%) DevOps
13 60 (20.34%) SQL Server
14 59 (20.00%) Python
15 58 (19.66%) Microsoft
16 53 (17.97%) Bash Shell
17 51 (17.29%) Git (software)
18 50 (16.95%) Degree
19 48 (16.27%) Jenkins
20 47 (15.93%) E-Commerce
20 47 (15.93%) Windows Server
21 46 (15.59%) JavaScript
21 46 (15.59%) VMware
22 45 (15.25%) Scrum
22 45 (15.25%) Tomcat
22 45 (15.25%) HTTP
23 44 (14.92%) DB2
24 43 (14.58%) Retail
24 43 (14.58%) Spring
24 43 (14.58%) Problem-Solving

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 64 (21.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 45 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 42 (14.24%) WebLogic
4 40 (13.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 40 (13.56%) JBoss
5 17 (5.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (4.07%) Apache
7 11 (3.73%) GlassFish
8 8 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (2.71%) MQSeries
9 7 (2.37%) Confluence
9 7 (2.37%) nginx
10 5 (1.69%) CICS
10 5 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.69%) CoreMedia CMS
11 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.36%) IIS
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) HipChat
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.68%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (5.76%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (5.08%) Maximo
3 12 (4.07%) NetSuite
4 11 (3.73%) Magento
5 10 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.68%) Shopify
7 2 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.20%) Azure
2 34 (11.53%) AWS
2 34 (11.53%) GitHub
3 17 (5.76%) Boomi
4 14 (4.75%) GCP
5 13 (4.41%) SaaS
6 11 (3.73%) IaaS
7 8 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.69%) Serverless
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.34%) Algolia
10 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) Kong
10 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.25%) HTTP
2 24 (8.14%) Firewall
3 13 (4.41%) DNS
4 12 (4.07%) SAN
4 12 (4.07%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.05%) DHCP
6 8 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.03%) SSL
8 4 (1.36%) VLAN
9 3 (1.02%) Broadband
9 3 (1.02%) SSH
10 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.68%) SMTP
11 1 (0.34%) Internet
11 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.92%) DB2
3 33 (11.19%) Relational Database
4 23 (7.80%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.76%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.73%) Informix
6 11 (3.73%) MySQL
7 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.03%) OrientDB
11 5 (1.69%) GIS
11 5 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.02%) Big Data
13 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 51 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 48 (16.27%) Jenkins
3 27 (9.15%) JIRA
3 27 (9.15%) Maven
4 21 (7.12%) Eclipse
5 18 (6.10%) JUnit
5 18 (6.10%) Selenium
6 16 (5.42%) IBM UrbanCode
7 12 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.73%) Ant
8 11 (3.73%) Mockito
9 9 (3.05%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.71%) SonarQube
11 7 (2.37%) Gradle
11 7 (2.37%) Jasmine
11 7 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (2.37%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.03%) GitLab
12 6 (2.03%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 85 (28.81%) Finance
2 43 (14.58%) Retail
3 38 (12.88%) Banking
4 28 (9.49%) Advertising
5 8 (2.71%) Automotive
5 8 (2.71%) Back Office
5 8 (2.71%) International Banking
6 4 (1.36%) Law
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (35.93%) Developer
2 62 (21.02%) Java Developer
3 45 (15.25%) Consultant
4 39 (13.22%) Technical Consultant
5 36 (12.20%) Analyst
6 31 (10.51%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.76%) Architect
8 17 (5.76%) Middleware Consultant
9 15 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 14 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (4.75%) Support Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) Technical Support Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) WebSphere Engineer
11 13 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.07%) IBM Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.73%) Senior WebSphere Developer
13 11 (3.73%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.73%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (24.75%) Middleware
2 43 (14.58%) Spring
3 40 (13.56%) Web Services
4 39 (13.22%) REST
5 38 (12.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 35 (11.86%) Java EE
7 33 (11.19%) J2EE
8 29 (9.83%) SOAP
9 27 (9.15%) HTML
10 24 (8.14%) Hibernate
11 23 (7.80%) CSS
12 21 (7.12%) AngularJS
12 21 (7.12%) JMS
13 18 (6.10%) .NET
14 16 (5.42%) XML
15 15 (5.08%) Kafka
16 14 (4.75%) Spring Boot
16 14 (4.75%) Struts
17 13 (4.41%) JDBC
18 12 (4.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.17%) Mainframe
2 28 (9.49%) iSeries
3 20 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.10%) User Experience
5 15 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.71%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.71%) EMC VNX
10 6 (2.03%) AS400
11 5 (1.69%) Robotics
12 4 (1.36%) Tandem
13 3 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.68%) W3C
15 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 110 (37.29%) Linux
2 104 (35.25%) Windows
3 47 (15.93%) Windows Server
4 42 (14.24%) OS/400
5 39 (13.22%) Unix
6 16 (5.42%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.08%) AIX
7 15 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.37%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.03%) zOS
11 4 (1.36%) Solaris
11 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.02%) DevOps
3 47 (15.93%) E-Commerce
4 45 (15.25%) Scrum
5 43 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (13.22%) ITIL
7 38 (12.88%) Test Automation
8 35 (11.86%) Microservices
9 33 (11.19%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.81%) Task Automation
11 25 (8.47%) SDLC
12 24 (8.14%) Configuration Management
13 23 (7.80%) TDD
14 22 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (7.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 21 (7.12%) Incident Management
15 21 (7.12%) OO
15 21 (7.12%) Technical Architecture
16 19 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (6.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 136 (46.10%) Java
2 91 (30.85%) SQL
3 63 (21.36%) Shell Script
4 59 (20.00%) Python
5 53 (17.97%) Bash Shell
6 46 (15.59%) JavaScript
7 40 (13.56%) Perl
8 22 (7.46%) Groovy
9 10 (3.39%) C#
10 9 (3.05%) Java 8
11 8 (2.71%) C
11 8 (2.71%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.37%) C++
13 6 (2.03%) COBOL
14 5 (1.69%) ES6
14 5 (1.69%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.68%) PL/1
16 2 (0.68%) REXX
Qualifications
1 50 (16.95%) Degree
2 27 (9.15%) IBM Certification
3 15 (5.08%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 14 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.37%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.03%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.02%) SAFe Agilist
12 2 (0.68%) ISEB
12 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.68%) PMP
13 1 (0.34%) CCNA
13 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.08%) QA
2 7 (2.37%) GDPR
3 6 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (10.51%) Docker
3 15 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.73%) vSphere
5 7 (2.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.68%) ACF2
7 2 (0.68%) NFS
7 2 (0.68%) RACF
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (7.46%) Ansible
2 15 (5.08%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.07%) Puppet
4 11 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (2.71%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.03%) Terraform
7 3 (1.02%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.68%) Kibana
8 2 (0.68%) logstash
8 2 (0.68%) Nagios
8 2 (0.68%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.68%) SCCM
8 2 (0.68%) SCOM
8 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 168 (56.95%) IBM
2 115 (38.98%) Oracle
3 58 (19.66%) Microsoft
4 46 (15.59%) VMware
5 30 (10.17%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (9.83%) hybris
7 21 (7.12%) ATG
8 19 (6.44%) Red Hat
8 19 (6.44%) SAP
9 18 (6.10%) MuleSoft
10 16 (5.42%) Dell
11 15 (5.08%) Google
12 12 (4.07%) Workday
13 10 (3.39%) Cisco
13 10 (3.39%) EMC
14 7 (2.37%) Adobe
14 7 (2.37%) WSO2
15 6 (2.03%) ServiceNow
15 6 (2.03%) TIBCO
16 5 (1.69%) ESRI