Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1017 875 823
Rank change year-on-year -142 -52 -84
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 164 387 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 1.05% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 138 295 323
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +15.99%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £89,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

WebSphere Application Server 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31811 36708 41842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.58% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25668 31225 34608
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server.

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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
England -142 141 £60,000 +9.09% 10
UK excluding London -96 83 £52,500 +5.00% 9
London -16 76 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South East +40 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +20 20 £46,500 -7.00% 3
Midlands +40 13 £42,500 -19.05% 2
South West -24 9 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands - 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands +13 6 £42,500 -19.05% 2
East of England -23 4 £60,000 +65.52%
North West -47 4 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North of England -53 4 £42,500 -5.56% 3

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 164 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 109 (66.46%) Java
3 77 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (45.12%) Oracle
5 67 (40.85%) Linux
6 64 (39.02%) WebLogic
7 61 (37.20%) SQL
8 60 (36.59%) Unix
9 59 (35.98%) JBoss
10 53 (32.32%) Amazon AWS
11 50 (30.49%) Tomcat
11 50 (30.49%) SQL Server
12 48 (29.27%) IBM
13 45 (27.44%) Web Services
13 45 (27.44%) Scrum
14 44 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (25.61%) Ansible
16 41 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
17 40 (24.39%) Puppet
18 38 (23.17%) TDD
19 37 (22.56%) AngularJS
20 36 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (21.34%) UML
21 35 (21.34%) Python
22 34 (20.73%) Windows
22 34 (20.73%) Middleware
22 34 (20.73%) Configuration Management
23 33 (20.12%) E-Commerce
23 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
23 33 (20.12%) Coaching

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 164 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 64 (39.02%) WebLogic
3 59 (35.98%) JBoss
4 50 (30.49%) Tomcat
5 32 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (17.68%) OpenStack
7 21 (12.80%) Apache
7 21 (12.80%) Apache Solr
7 21 (12.80%) Apache Spark
7 21 (12.80%) Jetty
8 12 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 9 (5.49%) Oracle UPK
10 8 (4.88%) CloudStack
10 8 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (2.44%) Alfresco
11 4 (2.44%) IIS
12 3 (1.83%) CMS
12 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Pega PRPC
2 9 (5.49%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.61%) assyst
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (32.32%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) HTTP
2 14 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.49%) Firewall
4 8 (4.88%) SSL
5 5 (3.05%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.83%) Internet
7 2 (1.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.61%) DNS
8 1 (0.61%) FTP
8 1 (0.61%) LDAP
8 1 (0.61%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.68%) NoSQL
3 28 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 28 (17.07%) MySQL
3 28 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (16.46%) Redis
5 26 (15.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (15.85%) Couchbase
5 26 (15.85%) Riak
6 23 (14.02%) Hadoop
7 21 (12.80%) Big Data
7 21 (12.80%) DB2
8 10 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (5.49%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (3.05%) Blockchain
10 5 (3.05%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.05%) NewSQL
10 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.41%) JUnit
2 22 (13.41%) TeamCity
3 16 (9.76%) JIRA
4 15 (9.15%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.88%) Subversion
6 5 (3.05%) Maven
6 5 (3.05%) Selenium
7 4 (2.44%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.83%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.83%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.22%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.22%) ERwin
9 2 (1.22%) Gradle
9 2 (1.22%) JMeter
10 1 (0.61%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.61%) Grunt
10 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (14.02%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Retail
3 9 (5.49%) Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Law
5 6 (3.66%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (45.12%) Developer
2 62 (37.80%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.07%) Architect
4 22 (13.41%) Consultant
5 14 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.32%) Systems Architect
7 10 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) JDE Consultant
8 9 (5.49%) Lead Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Professional Services Consultant
10 7 (4.27%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Java Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) WebSphere Specialist
12 5 (3.05%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.44%) Web Services
2 37 (22.56%) AngularJS
3 34 (20.73%) Middleware
4 26 (15.85%) Spring
5 24 (14.63%) J2EE
5 24 (14.63%) SOAP
6 23 (14.02%) .NET
6 23 (14.02%) JMS
7 22 (13.41%) Hibernate
7 22 (13.41%) HTML
8 21 (12.80%) Elastic Stack
8 21 (12.80%) Lucene
8 21 (12.80%) React
9 17 (10.37%) CSS
9 17 (10.37%) Java EE
10 16 (9.76%) JSP
10 16 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (9.15%) REST
12 14 (8.54%) XML
13 12 (7.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.71%) AS400
3 9 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.88%) DataPower
5 7 (4.27%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.22%) iSeries
9 1 (0.61%) Derivative
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.85%) Linux
2 60 (36.59%) Unix
3 34 (20.73%) Windows
4 18 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (9.76%) AIX
5 16 (9.76%) Solaris
6 10 (6.10%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.22%) CentOS
7 2 (1.22%) i5/OS
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.44%) Scrum
3 38 (23.17%) TDD
4 36 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (21.34%) UML
6 34 (20.73%) Configuration Management
7 33 (20.12%) Coaching
7 33 (20.12%) E-Commerce
8 30 (18.29%) BDD
8 30 (18.29%) OO
9 29 (17.68%) DSDM
9 29 (17.68%) RUP
10 28 (17.07%) Multithreading
11 26 (15.85%) Unit Testing
12 25 (15.24%) Web Development
13 22 (13.41%) Mentoring
14 21 (12.80%) Concurrent Programming
14 21 (12.80%) Kanban
15 20 (12.20%) Waterfall
16 16 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (66.46%) Java
2 61 (37.20%) SQL
3 35 (21.34%) Python
4 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
5 30 (18.29%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.80%) Perl
6 21 (12.80%) Shell Script
7 19 (11.59%) PHP
8 16 (9.76%) Go
9 8 (4.88%) Ruby
10 7 (4.27%) C++
11 6 (3.66%) C#
11 6 (3.66%) Jython
12 5 (3.05%) Erlang
13 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.83%) Scala
15 2 (1.22%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.22%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.05%) PhD
4 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.22%) CITP
5 2 (1.22%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.22%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.22%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (1.22%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.61%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) SEPA
2 5 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) vSphere
1 8 (4.88%) Xen
1 8 (4.88%) XenServer
2 2 (1.22%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (25.61%) Ansible
2 41 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (24.39%) Puppet
4 29 (17.68%) Salt
5 22 (13.41%) logstash
6 21 (12.80%) Kibana
7 10 (6.10%) Tivoli
8 9 (5.49%) Terraform
9 8 (4.88%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.22%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.61%) Mesos
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (45.12%) Oracle
2 48 (29.27%) IBM
3 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.32%) Pega
5 9 (5.49%) JD Edwards
6 8 (4.88%) EnterpriseDB
6 8 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.05%) hybris
7 5 (3.05%) webMethods
8 4 (2.44%) BT
8 4 (2.44%) IBM Sterling
9 3 (1.83%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.22%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.22%) ATG
10 2 (1.22%) FatWire
10 2 (1.22%) SAP
10 2 (1.22%) Sun
10 2 (1.22%) Sybase
11 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.61%) VocaLink