Period
to 14 July 2020

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

IBM WebSphere
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 475 566 484
Rank change year-on-year +91 -82 -60
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 153 318 517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.37% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.73% 2.65% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 129 223 421
Median annual salary £49,365 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% -6.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,050 £34,643 £35,750
90th Percentile £88,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 5,613 11,978 16,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.42% 14.32% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,447 9,237 13,089
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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
South East +166 73 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Wales +38 47 £42,250 -15.50%
North of England +75 13 £46,250 +15.63% 5
North West +45 11 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Midlands +107 7 £45,000 -21.74%
West Midlands +102 7 £45,000 -7.22%
South West +84 5 £80,000 +60.00% 1
East of England +43 4 £56,250 -6.25%
Scotland +47 3 £60,000 +24.99% 8
Yorkshire +88 2 £47,500 -8.65% 2
Northern Ireland +16 1 £70,000 +21.74%
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 102 (66.67%) IBM
2 86 (56.21%) Java
3 66 (43.14%) Tomcat
4 52 (33.99%) Linux
5 51 (33.33%) Windows
6 49 (32.03%) Middleware
7 46 (30.07%) SQL
8 45 (29.41%) Oracle
9 44 (28.76%) SQL Server
9 44 (28.76%) Spring
10 41 (26.80%) DevOps
11 39 (25.49%) ITIL
11 39 (25.49%) Shell Script
12 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (23.53%) REST
13 32 (20.92%) Finance
14 31 (20.26%) Scrum
14 31 (20.26%) WebSphere MQ
15 30 (19.61%) Azure
16 29 (18.95%) DB2
17 28 (18.30%) Web Services
17 28 (18.30%) Python
18 27 (17.65%) JBoss
18 27 (17.65%) Incident Management
18 27 (17.65%) JIRA
18 27 (17.65%) Docker
19 26 (16.99%) WebSphere Application Server
19 26 (16.99%) SOAP
20 25 (16.34%) Project Management
20 25 (16.34%) HP

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 66 (43.14%) Tomcat
2 27 (17.65%) JBoss
3 26 (16.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 16 (10.46%) IIS
6 15 (9.80%) SAS
7 10 (6.54%) Apache
8 9 (5.88%) Confluence
8 9 (5.88%) MQSeries
9 8 (5.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (4.58%) CICS
11 6 (3.92%) MS Exchange
12 5 (3.27%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Process Server
15 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.31%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (8.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 13 (8.50%) SAP GTS
2 9 (5.88%) Maximo
3 7 (4.58%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (3.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (1.96%) Magento
6 2 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (1.31%) Shopify
7 1 (0.65%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.65%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.61%) Azure
2 15 (9.80%) SaaS
3 14 (9.15%) IaaS
3 14 (9.15%) PaaS
4 13 (8.50%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.58%) AWS
6 4 (2.61%) Office 365
7 3 (1.96%) GCP
7 3 (1.96%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) SSL
2 11 (7.19%) FTP
3 9 (5.88%) DNS
4 7 (4.58%) DHCP
4 7 (4.58%) HTTP
5 5 (3.27%) SSH
6 2 (1.31%) SAN
6 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.65%) Firewall
7 1 (0.65%) VLAN
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.95%) DB2
3 15 (9.80%) MySQL
4 14 (9.15%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.54%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.92%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) JIRA
2 20 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.50%) Maven
3 13 (8.50%) Selenium
4 8 (5.23%) Jasmine
4 8 (5.23%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.58%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (3.27%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.27%) JUnit
6 5 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.27%) Protractor
6 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.27%) webpack
7 4 (2.61%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.61%) JMeter
7 4 (2.61%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.96%) Grunt
General
1 32 (20.92%) Finance
2 23 (15.03%) Advertising
3 7 (4.58%) Retail
4 6 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 46 (30.07%) Developer
2 31 (20.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.34%) Analyst
4 22 (14.38%) Senior Developer
5 18 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
6 16 (10.46%) Architect
7 14 (9.15%) IT Analyst
7 14 (9.15%) IT Operations Analyst
7 14 (9.15%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (8.50%) WebSphere Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) Administrator
9 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.23%) Applications Developer
11 8 (5.23%) Java Applications Developer
11 8 (5.23%) Middleware Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) ITSM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.03%) Middleware
2 44 (28.76%) Spring
3 36 (23.53%) REST
4 31 (20.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 28 (18.30%) Web Services
6 26 (16.99%) SOAP
7 25 (16.34%) AngularJS
8 19 (12.42%) .NET
8 19 (12.42%) Node.js
9 17 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 15 (9.80%) IBM Integration Bus
11 14 (9.15%) Play Framework
12 12 (7.84%) React
13 11 (7.19%) Java SE
14 10 (6.54%) J2EE
15 8 (5.23%) JMS
15 8 (5.23%) RESTful
15 8 (5.23%) Struts
16 7 (4.58%) Oracle Fusion
16 7 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 17 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.23%) AS400
5 8 (5.23%) Tandem
5 8 (5.23%) User Experience
6 7 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.92%) iSeries
7 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.92%) PKI
7 6 (3.92%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.27%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.27%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (3.27%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.99%) Linux
2 51 (33.33%) Windows
3 22 (14.38%) AIX
4 13 (8.50%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.84%) OS/400
5 12 (7.84%) Unix
5 12 (7.84%) Windows 2000
6 9 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.80%) DevOps
2 39 (25.49%) ITIL
3 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.26%) Scrum
5 27 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 25 (16.34%) Project Management
7 24 (15.69%) TDD
8 21 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (13.07%) Test Automation
9 20 (13.07%) Unit Testing
10 19 (12.42%) Six Sigma
10 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.76%) Presales
11 18 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
12 16 (10.46%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (10.46%) ERP
13 15 (9.80%) CRM
13 15 (9.80%) Service Management
13 15 (9.80%) Task Automation
14 14 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.21%) Java
2 46 (30.07%) SQL
3 39 (25.49%) Shell Script
4 28 (18.30%) Python
5 24 (15.69%) Bash Shell
6 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
7 21 (13.73%) Perl
8 16 (10.46%) PowerShell
9 14 (9.15%) Scala
10 13 (8.50%) C#
10 13 (8.50%) Java 8
11 9 (5.88%) C
12 7 (4.58%) C++
12 7 (4.58%) VB
13 5 (3.27%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.61%) COBOL
15 3 (1.96%) JCL
15 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.31%) PL/1
16 2 (1.31%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) Degree
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.58%) IBM Certification
3 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) ISEB
4 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.61%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.61%) PMP
5 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) COBIT
2 6 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.92%) QA
3 5 (3.27%) ISO 15022
3 5 (3.27%) ISO 20022
4 3 (1.96%) GDPR
5 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (17.65%) Docker
2 14 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 9 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.61%) ACF2
5 4 (2.61%) RACF
6 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (13.07%) Kubernetes
1 20 (13.07%) Tivoli
2 12 (7.84%) Puppet
3 7 (4.58%) Ansible
3 7 (4.58%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (4.58%) Terraform
4 4 (2.61%) SCCM
4 4 (2.61%) SCOM
5 3 (1.96%) Nessus
6 2 (1.31%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.31%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.31%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 102 (66.67%) IBM
2 45 (29.41%) Oracle
3 25 (16.34%) HP
4 18 (11.76%) SAP
5 16 (10.46%) VMware
6 15 (9.80%) CA
7 13 (8.50%) Hyperion
7 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.50%) PeopleSoft
7 13 (8.50%) Remedy
7 13 (8.50%) ServiceNow
7 13 (8.50%) Siebel
8 7 (4.58%) hybris
9 6 (3.92%) Rapid7
10 4 (2.61%) Dell
10 4 (2.61%) NetApp
10 4 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.96%) ATG
11 3 (1.96%) Cisco
11 3 (1.96%) MuleSoft