Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1023 1019 890
Rank change year-on-year -4 -129 -62
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 82 158 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.53% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 61 122 243
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £32,035
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +29.41%

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 24,303 29,636 31,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.08% 17.11% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19,390 24,328 26,860
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,020 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 11 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 17 January 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
England +8 60 £57,500 +4.55% 16
UK excluding London +31 58 £57,500 +15.00% 11
London +18 24 £55,000 -10.57% 6
Scotland +5 22 £55,000 +18.28% 1
North of England +19 14 £50,000 - 4
South East +13 14 £57,750 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +24 10 £61,250 +22.50% 4
West Midlands +50 4 £62,500 -
Midlands +35 4 £62,500 +11.11%
East of England +28 4 £75,000 - 2
North West +15 4 £37,500 -21.88%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 82 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 50 (60.98%) Java
3 47 (57.32%) IBM
4 30 (36.59%) SQL
4 30 (36.59%) Oracle
5 28 (34.15%) Banking
6 25 (30.49%) Spring
6 25 (30.49%) HTML
6 25 (30.49%) Unix
7 24 (29.27%) WebLogic
7 24 (29.27%) Finance
8 23 (28.05%) Middleware
8 23 (28.05%) Docker
9 21 (25.61%) J2EE
10 20 (24.39%) CSS
10 20 (24.39%) Linux
10 20 (24.39%) Python
10 20 (24.39%) DataPower
10 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
11 19 (23.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 18 (21.95%) Java EE
12 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
12 18 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (20.73%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (20.73%) JSP
14 16 (19.51%) JBoss
14 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
15 15 (18.29%) Subversion
15 15 (18.29%) DevOps

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 82 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (29.27%) WebLogic
3 16 (19.51%) JBoss
4 12 (14.63%) Tomcat
5 11 (13.41%) WildFly
6 10 (12.20%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (10.98%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (8.54%) Apache
8 7 (8.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
10 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
11 3 (3.66%) FileNet
11 3 (3.66%) SAS
11 3 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (2.44%) Confluence
12 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
13 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
13 1 (1.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) PaaS
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) GitHub
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Office 365
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) HTTP
1 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.20%) MariaDB
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.98%) DB2
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.66%) Big Data
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.29%) Subversion
4 12 (14.63%) Eclipse
4 12 (14.63%) Gradle
5 11 (13.41%) Android Studio
5 11 (13.41%) IBM UrbanCode
6 10 (12.20%) Ant
7 9 (10.98%) JIRA
8 6 (7.32%) JUnit
8 6 (7.32%) Maven
9 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.88%) Burp Suite
10 4 (4.88%) Mockito
10 4 (4.88%) Rational Application Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.66%) Mocha
11 3 (3.66%) TestNG
General
1 28 (34.15%) Banking
2 24 (29.27%) Finance
3 8 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.54%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.10%) Advertising
6 4 (4.88%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) German Language
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Development Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Principal Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Principal Software Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Software Development Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Administrator
5 8 (9.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (9.76%) HTML Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Java Web Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) WebSphere Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Designer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Security Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) HTML
1 25 (30.49%) Spring
2 23 (28.05%) Middleware
3 21 (25.61%) J2EE
4 20 (24.39%) CSS
5 19 (23.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 18 (21.95%) Java EE
7 17 (20.73%) JSP
8 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
9 14 (17.07%) Web Services
10 13 (15.85%) JPA
10 13 (15.85%) JSON
10 13 (15.85%) Spring Boot
10 13 (15.85%) Struts
11 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
11 12 (14.63%) EJB
11 12 (14.63%) EJB 3.0
12 11 (13.41%) Struts2
13 9 (10.98%) HTML5
14 8 (9.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) DataPower
2 17 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) AS400
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Fintech
6 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Unix
2 20 (24.39%) Linux
3 13 (15.85%) Windows
4 11 (13.41%) Android
4 11 (13.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.10%) AIX
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.44%) Solaris
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps
3 12 (14.63%) Microservices
3 12 (14.63%) UML
4 11 (13.41%) Android Development
4 11 (13.41%) iOS Development
4 11 (13.41%) Unified Process
5 10 (12.20%) Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.98%) IT Strategy
6 9 (10.98%) SDLC
7 8 (9.76%) Web Development
8 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
8 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.54%) Mobile First
8 7 (8.54%) SOA
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) Java
2 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 20 (24.39%) Python
4 14 (17.07%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.98%) C
6 8 (9.76%) C#
6 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.76%) Jython
6 8 (9.76%) Perl
6 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.10%) Korn
9 4 (4.88%) PHP
10 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.44%) C++
12 1 (1.22%) AWK
12 1 (1.22%) COBOL
12 1 (1.22%) PL/1
12 1 (1.22%) REXX
12 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) GDPR
3 2 (2.44%) PMO
3 2 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Docker
2 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) ACF2
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) RACF
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Ansible
2 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.88%) QRadar
3 4 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (3.66%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.66%) CA Wily
4 3 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 1 (1.22%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.22%) Control-M
5 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.22%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) SCCM
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (1.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) IBM
2 30 (36.59%) Oracle
3 13 (15.85%) Splunk
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.20%) VMware
6 7 (8.54%) AppDynamics
7 5 (6.10%) MuleSoft
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.44%) CA
9 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.44%) New Relic
9 2 (2.44%) Sun
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco
10 1 (1.22%) FatWire
10 1 (1.22%) HP
10 1 (1.22%) Moogsoft
10 1 (1.22%) NetApp
10 1 (1.22%) Sybase