Period
to 31 March 2020

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

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 921 1016 1032
Rank change year-on-year +95 +16 -72
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 68 99 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.43% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 53 79 141
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,695 £41,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,825 £70,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -9.09%

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 17,071 22,964 29,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.48% 15.52% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13,572 18,224 24,432
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server.

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 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
England +106 52 £62,500 - 5
UK excluding London +86 49 £55,000 -8.33% 4
South East +59 23 £57,500 -9.80% 3
London +61 19 £73,750 +34.09% 1
Wales - 15 £45,000 -
North of England +56 6 - -
North West +35 6 - -
Midlands +50 3 £67,500 +42.11% 1
West Midlands +43 3 £67,500 +42.11% 1
East of England +42 1 £77,500 +6.90%
Scotland +14 1 £35,500 -25.26%

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 68 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 55 (80.88%) Java
3 42 (61.76%) IBM
4 34 (50.00%) Finance
5 31 (45.59%) SQL
6 25 (36.76%) Tomcat
7 21 (30.88%) Linux
7 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
8 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
8 20 (29.41%) DB2
9 19 (27.94%) Struts
9 19 (27.94%) Mainframe
9 19 (27.94%) Middleware
9 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.94%) Spring
9 19 (27.94%) DevOps
10 18 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (26.47%) REST
10 18 (26.47%) SOAP
11 17 (25.00%) J2EE
12 16 (23.53%) Web Services
13 15 (22.06%) Advertising
14 14 (20.59%) Scrum
14 14 (20.59%) Unix
14 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
14 14 (20.59%) Open Source
14 14 (20.59%) Microservices
15 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (19.12%) SOA
15 13 (19.12%) Windows

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 68 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (36.76%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.29%) Confluence
4 6 (8.82%) JBoss
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (5.88%) CICS
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Apache
7 3 (4.41%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.41%) CMS
7 3 (4.41%) SAS
7 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (4.41%) Magento
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (4.41%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) AWS
1 6 (8.82%) Azure
2 4 (5.88%) GCP
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.41%) Serverless
4 1 (1.47%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) SSL
2 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) DHCP
3 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) FTP
3 4 (5.88%) SSH
4 3 (4.41%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) DB2
1 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.41%) Endeca
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 12 (17.65%) JIRA
2 9 (13.24%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.82%) IBM UrbanCode
4 5 (7.35%) Selenium
5 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (2.94%) Ant
7 1 (1.47%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.47%) GitLab
7 1 (1.47%) Gradle
7 1 (1.47%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.47%) JUnit
7 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Advertising
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Developer
2 27 (39.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Senior Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Middleware Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Middleware Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Managing Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Middleware Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Salesforce Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Middleware
1 19 (27.94%) Spring
1 19 (27.94%) Struts
2 18 (26.47%) REST
2 18 (26.47%) SOAP
3 17 (25.00%) J2EE
4 16 (23.53%) Web Services
5 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 11 (16.18%) Java EE
7 10 (14.71%) XML
8 7 (10.29%) Spring Boot
9 6 (8.82%) jQuery
9 6 (8.82%) JSON
10 5 (7.35%) HTML
10 5 (7.35%) JDBC
10 5 (7.35%) React
10 5 (7.35%) RESTful
10 5 (7.35%) XSD
10 5 (7.35%) XSLT
11 4 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Mainframe
2 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 6 (8.82%) Virtual Team
5 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.88%) iSeries
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (4.41%) DataPower
7 3 (4.41%) iPad
8 1 (1.47%) Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Unix
3 13 (19.12%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) OS/400
5 3 (4.41%) AIX
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 18 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (20.59%) Microservices
4 14 (20.59%) Open Source
4 14 (20.59%) Scrum
5 13 (19.12%) SOA
6 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.18%) Line Management
7 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (14.71%) High Availability
8 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.76%) Presales
9 8 (11.76%) Project Management
9 8 (11.76%) RAD
9 8 (11.76%) Task Automation
9 8 (11.76%) UML
9 8 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (80.88%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) Python
4 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.24%) Perl
6 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.35%) C
7 5 (7.35%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) C++
8 4 (5.88%) JCL
8 4 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) Java 8
10 1 (1.47%) COBOL
10 1 (1.47%) Erlang
10 1 (1.47%) Jython
10 1 (1.47%) PL/1
10 1 (1.47%) REXX
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
1 5 (7.35%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.88%) SAFe Agilist
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PMP
4 1 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) ACF2
2 1 (1.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.47%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.47%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.47%) Rancher
3 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) IBM
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) ATG
3 3 (4.41%) Demandware
3 3 (4.41%) Elastic Path
3 3 (4.41%) hybris
3 3 (4.41%) Interwoven
3 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
4 2 (2.94%) Splunk
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) BMC
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.47%) VMware