Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1011 1026 823
Rank change year-on-year +15 -203 +5
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 175 163 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% 0.53% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 109 143 369
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £38,100 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 28,986 30,942 37,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.68% 17.88% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23,350 25,407 31,936
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 13 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 23 June 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 +15 151 £57,850 +0.61% 22
UK excluding London -4 98 £50,000 -9.09% 12
London +5 64 £61,500 +2.50% 13
South East +7 42 £57,500 - 4
East of England +13 23 £65,000 +44.44% 2
North of England +25 16 £48,000 +6.67% 1
North West +15 16 £48,000 +6.67%
Scotland -28 9 £47,500 +3.83% 3
Midlands -6 5 £46,250 +8.82% 2
West Midlands +9 4 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
South West -24 1 £42,500 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 175 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 100 (57.14%) Java
3 91 (52.00%) SQL
4 80 (45.71%) IBM
5 75 (42.86%) Oracle
6 64 (36.57%) Unix
7 63 (36.00%) Linux
8 58 (33.14%) Web Services
9 57 (32.57%) SQL Server
10 55 (31.43%) JMS
11 54 (30.86%) HTML
12 53 (30.29%) JavaScript
12 53 (30.29%) WebLogic
12 53 (30.29%) E-Commerce
13 50 (28.57%) Apache
14 48 (27.43%) JBoss
14 48 (27.43%) XML
14 48 (27.43%) SOAP
15 45 (25.71%) Tomcat
16 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
17 43 (24.57%) REST
18 42 (24.00%) CSS
18 42 (24.00%) J2EE
19 40 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (22.29%) HTTP
21 38 (21.71%) hybris
21 38 (21.71%) Git (software)
22 37 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (20.57%) Middleware
23 36 (20.57%) JDBC

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
1 175 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 53 (30.29%) WebLogic
3 50 (28.57%) Apache
4 48 (27.43%) JBoss
5 45 (25.71%) Tomcat
6 24 (13.71%) Confluence
7 20 (11.43%) IIS
8 16 (9.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (6.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (5.14%) MQSeries
12 7 (4.00%) CMS
13 6 (3.43%) JCAPS
13 6 (3.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (2.86%) Apache Solr
15 4 (2.29%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (2.29%) WebSphere Portal
16 3 (1.71%) Commerce Server
16 3 (1.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (16.00%) Magento
2 12 (6.86%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.14%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.86%) Office 365
3 6 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.43%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.43%) Route 53
4 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.86%) npm
5 4 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.29%) HTTP
2 25 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.86%) Wireshark
4 17 (9.71%) Internet
5 16 (9.14%) SSH
6 12 (6.86%) SSL
7 10 (5.71%) Telnet
8 5 (2.86%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.29%) FTP
9 4 (2.29%) PuTTY
9 4 (2.29%) SAN
10 2 (1.14%) Firewall
10 2 (1.14%) MQTT
10 2 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.71%) DB2
3 27 (15.43%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.29%) MySQL
5 16 (9.14%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.00%) Jackrabbit
8 6 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.43%) Informix
8 6 (3.43%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.86%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.71%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.57%) JIRA
3 24 (13.71%) Subversion
4 22 (12.57%) JUnit
5 20 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.00%) SoapUI
7 13 (7.43%) Ant
7 13 (7.43%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.71%) Log4j
8 10 (5.71%) Maven
9 8 (4.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Bitbucket
10 7 (4.00%) Gradle
10 7 (4.00%) Mockito
11 5 (2.86%) Grunt
12 4 (2.29%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.71%) Introscope
13 3 (1.71%) Selenium
13 3 (1.71%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (14.29%) Finance
2 20 (11.43%) Banking
3 13 (7.43%) Retail
4 10 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Games
7 2 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (34.86%) Developer
2 41 (23.43%) Java Developer
3 32 (18.29%) Analyst
4 27 (15.43%) Architect
5 23 (13.14%) Lead Architect
5 23 (13.14%) Technical Analyst
6 20 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 17 (9.71%) Systems Architect
8 15 (8.57%) E-Commerce Developer
9 13 (7.43%) Integration Specialist
9 13 (7.43%) Middleware Specialist
10 12 (6.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (6.86%) WebSphere Developer
11 11 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (5.71%) Support Manager
13 9 (5.14%) Consultant
13 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce Manager
13 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce Support
13 9 (5.14%) Service Support Manager
14 8 (4.57%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.14%) Web Services
2 55 (31.43%) JMS
3 54 (30.86%) HTML
4 48 (27.43%) SOAP
4 48 (27.43%) XML
5 43 (24.57%) REST
6 42 (24.00%) CSS
6 42 (24.00%) J2EE
7 36 (20.57%) JDBC
7 36 (20.57%) Middleware
8 33 (18.86%) Ajax
9 30 (17.14%) JSON
10 24 (13.71%) .NET
11 23 (13.14%) Spring
12 22 (12.57%) JSP
12 22 (12.57%) RESTful
13 20 (11.43%) LDAP
14 19 (10.86%) .NET Framework
14 19 (10.86%) WebSphere MQ
15 18 (10.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.57%) DataPower
2 22 (12.57%) iPad
3 21 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (10.86%) Management Information System
5 14 (8.00%) User Experience
6 13 (7.43%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.57%) Mainframe
8 7 (4.00%) Clustering
9 3 (1.71%) iSeries
10 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.57%) PMI
11 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.57%) Unix
2 63 (36.00%) Linux
3 35 (20.00%) Windows
4 24 (13.71%) Windows Server
5 19 (10.86%) Solaris
6 18 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.00%) AIX
7 7 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
7 7 (4.00%) CentOS
7 7 (4.00%) HPUX
8 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.29%) E-Commerce
2 40 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.14%) TDD
4 26 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (14.29%) ITIL
6 22 (12.57%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (12.00%) Coaching
7 21 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
7 21 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (12.00%) UML
8 20 (11.43%) SDLC
8 20 (11.43%) SOA
9 19 (10.86%) Asset Management
9 19 (10.86%) ITSM
9 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
9 19 (10.86%) OO
9 19 (10.86%) Problem Management
9 19 (10.86%) Value Proposition
10 18 (10.29%) BDD
10 18 (10.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (57.14%) Java
2 91 (52.00%) SQL
3 53 (30.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.71%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.71%) Perl
5 10 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.57%) Python
7 6 (3.43%) Jython
8 5 (2.86%) C#
8 5 (2.86%) C++
8 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.29%) COBOL
9 4 (2.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.14%) Groovy
11 2 (1.14%) JCL
11 2 (1.14%) Korn
11 2 (1.14%) PL/1
11 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) QA
2 11 (6.29%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.86%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.00%) iptables
5 7 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 7 (4.00%) vSphere
6 6 (3.43%) Docker
7 4 (2.29%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (10.86%) OPNET
1 19 (10.86%) SCCM
1 19 (10.86%) SCOM
2 7 (4.00%) CA Wily
3 6 (3.43%) Ansible
3 6 (3.43%) HAProxy
3 6 (3.43%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.29%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.29%) Nagios
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.29%) Puppet
5 4 (2.29%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.71%) Control-M
7 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.57%) logstash
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 80 (45.71%) IBM
2 75 (42.86%) Oracle
3 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
4 38 (21.71%) hybris
5 35 (20.00%) ATG
6 31 (17.71%) Demandware
7 25 (14.29%) Dynatrace
8 19 (10.86%) Red Hat
8 19 (10.86%) Riverbed
8 19 (10.86%) SolarWinds
9 18 (10.29%) Pega
10 13 (7.43%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (6.86%) CA
11 12 (6.86%) SAP
12 11 (6.29%) Remedy
12 11 (6.29%) VMware
13 9 (5.14%) Blue Martini
13 9 (5.14%) Elastic Path
14 7 (4.00%) Apigee
14 7 (4.00%) Mashery