Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 1026 900
Rank change year-on-year -19 -126 -51
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 95 173 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.096% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.54% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 137 282
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,875 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +27.91%

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 26,478 31,803 34,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.25% 17.62% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21,312 25,726 29,535
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 -12 80 £57,500 -6.50% 13
UK excluding London +2 59 £57,500 +15.00% 9
London +9 35 £57,500 -8.00% 6
South East +18 15 £58,000 +10.48% 4
Scotland -16 14 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East of England +33 13 £75,000 +25.00% 2
North of England +24 10 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +42 7 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +29 7 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +23 7 £47,500 -17.39%
North West +30 3 £32,500 -33.67%

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 95 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 63 (66.32%) Java
3 52 (54.74%) IBM
4 43 (45.26%) SQL
5 41 (43.16%) Oracle
6 28 (29.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 28 (29.47%) Finance
7 27 (28.42%) Banking
8 25 (26.32%) Spring
8 25 (26.32%) Linux
9 23 (24.21%) Unix
10 22 (23.16%) Python
10 22 (23.16%) HTML
10 22 (23.16%) Middleware
10 22 (23.16%) Docker
11 21 (22.11%) Bash Shell
11 21 (22.11%) Web Services
12 20 (21.05%) J2EE
12 20 (21.05%) DataPower
13 19 (20.00%) CSS
14 18 (18.95%) Tomcat
14 18 (18.95%) Jenkins
15 17 (17.89%) Relational Database
15 17 (17.89%) WebLogic
16 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
16 16 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (15.79%) Java EE
17 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
17 15 (15.79%) DB2

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 95 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (18.95%) Tomcat
3 17 (17.89%) WebLogic
4 12 (12.63%) JBoss
5 10 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (8.42%) Apache
6 8 (8.42%) Confluence
6 8 (8.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (7.37%) WildFly
8 5 (5.26%) SAS
9 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (4.21%) IIS
9 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (3.16%) Apache Solr
10 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
10 3 (3.16%) Jetty
11 2 (2.11%) CICS
11 2 (2.11%) Commerce Server
11 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
11 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Magento
2 5 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.11%) npm
4 2 (2.11%) Route 53
5 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) HTTP
2 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.37%) SSL
4 5 (5.26%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) Firewall
5 3 (3.16%) MQTT
6 2 (2.11%) DNS
6 2 (2.11%) SSH
6 2 (2.11%) Telnet
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.05%) Intranet
7 1 (1.05%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.05%) SAN
7 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.79%) DB2
3 12 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.37%) MariaDB
4 7 (7.37%) MySQL
5 6 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.16%) Big Data
8 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.16%) SQLite
9 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.68%) JIRA
4 12 (12.63%) Subversion
5 11 (11.58%) Gradle
5 11 (11.58%) IBM UrbanCode
6 10 (10.53%) Ant
7 7 (7.37%) Android Studio
7 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.37%) JUnit
7 7 (7.37%) Maven
8 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.26%) Introscope
10 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (4.21%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.16%) Mocha
11 3 (3.16%) Mockito
11 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.16%) TestNG
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 27 (28.42%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Retail
4 7 (7.37%) Advertising
4 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.74%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Administrator
5 9 (9.47%) Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (8.42%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Java Web Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Designer
8 6 (6.32%) Development Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.47%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (26.32%) Spring
3 22 (23.16%) HTML
3 22 (23.16%) Middleware
4 21 (22.11%) Web Services
5 20 (21.05%) J2EE
6 19 (20.00%) CSS
7 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 15 (15.79%) Java EE
8 14 (14.74%) JSP
9 13 (13.68%) Spring Boot
10 12 (12.63%) IBM Integration Bus
10 12 (12.63%) XML
11 11 (11.58%) JPA
11 11 (11.58%) JSON
12 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 10 (10.53%) EJB
12 10 (10.53%) Struts
13 9 (9.47%) CSS3
13 9 (9.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) DataPower
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.47%) Mainframe
4 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.32%) User Experience
6 5 (5.26%) iPad
6 5 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (5.26%) SWIFT
7 4 (4.21%) Clustering
7 4 (4.21%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.21%) Online Banking
8 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.11%) Fintech
9 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.11%) Replication
9 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Linux
2 23 (24.21%) Unix
3 10 (10.53%) Windows
4 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.37%) AIX
5 7 (7.37%) Android
5 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.16%) CentOS
6 3 (3.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) DevOps
2 14 (14.74%) E-Commerce
2 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (13.68%) SOA
4 12 (12.63%) UML
5 11 (11.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (11.58%) Microservices
6 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.53%) ITIL
6 10 (10.53%) Web Development
7 9 (9.47%) SDLC
8 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.37%) Android Development
9 7 (7.37%) iOS Development
9 7 (7.37%) IT Strategy
9 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.37%) Mobile First
9 7 (7.37%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (66.32%) Java
2 43 (45.26%) SQL
3 22 (23.16%) Python
4 21 (22.11%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.58%) Jython
6 10 (10.53%) C
6 10 (10.53%) C#
6 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.42%) Perl
9 7 (7.37%) Korn
10 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.21%) COBOL
11 4 (4.21%) PHP
12 3 (3.16%) C++
12 3 (3.16%) VBScript
13 2 (2.11%) JCL
13 2 (2.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.11%) PMP
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) Docker
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) ACF2
4 2 (2.11%) RACF
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.42%) Ansible
3 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 5 (5.26%) CA Wily
4 5 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.11%) Control-M
5 2 (2.11%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.11%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.11%) QRadar
5 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.05%) Grafana
6 1 (1.05%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
6 1 (1.05%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (54.74%) IBM
2 41 (43.16%) Oracle
3 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.68%) Splunk
5 9 (9.47%) AppDynamics
6 8 (8.42%) hybris
6 8 (8.42%) MuleSoft
7 7 (7.37%) ATG
7 7 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (6.32%) VMware
9 5 (5.26%) Demandware
9 5 (5.26%) SAP
10 4 (4.21%) New Relic
10 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.16%) Ab Initio
11 3 (3.16%) Google
11 3 (3.16%) Remedy
11 3 (3.16%) Sun
12 2 (2.11%) CA
12 2 (2.11%) HP