Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 1032 882
Rank change year-on-year -11 -150 -48
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 116 161 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.092% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.52% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83 129 287
UK median annual salary £59,500 £61,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.25% +11.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 27,660 31,187 35,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.61% 17.86% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22,218 25,013 30,243
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +25 105 £58,000 -5.69% 20
UK excluding London -8 64 £57,500 +9.52% 12
London +8 47 £60,000 -2.44% 11
South East +5 22 £57,500 -8.00% 4
East of England +24 18 £72,500 +20.83% 1
North of England +28 10 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Midlands +20 8 £47,500 -11.63% 1
West Midlands - 8 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Scotland -31 6 £30,000 -35.48% 3
North West +11 3 £32,500 -31.58%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 116 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 62 (53.45%) Java
3 58 (50.00%) Oracle
4 53 (45.69%) IBM
5 43 (37.07%) SQL
6 37 (31.90%) Unix
7 35 (30.17%) Linux
8 34 (29.31%) E-Commerce
9 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (25.00%) HTTP
10 29 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 29 (25.00%) Middleware
10 29 (25.00%) hybris
11 28 (24.14%) Finance
11 28 (24.14%) ATG
12 27 (23.28%) Web Services
13 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
14 25 (21.55%) WebLogic
14 25 (21.55%) JIRA
14 25 (21.55%) Demandware
14 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
15 24 (20.69%) Bash Shell
16 23 (19.83%) iPad
16 23 (19.83%) Jenkins
16 23 (19.83%) HTML
16 23 (19.83%) XML
17 22 (18.97%) Tomcat
17 22 (18.97%) DataPower
18 21 (18.10%) TDD
19 20 (17.24%) Retail

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
1 116 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (21.55%) WebLogic
3 22 (18.97%) Tomcat
4 20 (17.24%) Apache
4 20 (17.24%) Confluence
4 20 (17.24%) JBoss
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (7.76%) IIS
7 5 (4.31%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (4.31%) SAS
8 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.45%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
9 3 (2.59%) Commerce Server
9 3 (2.59%) Jetty
10 2 (1.72%) CMS
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Magento
2 9 (7.76%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) npm
2 5 (4.31%) Office 365
3 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.59%) Route 53
5 2 (1.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.00%) HTTP
2 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.48%) SSH
4 9 (7.76%) Telnet
5 7 (6.03%) SSL
6 5 (4.31%) Internet
6 5 (4.31%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.45%) FTP
8 3 (2.59%) Firewall
8 3 (2.59%) MQTT
9 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.72%) NAS
9 2 (1.72%) SAN
10 1 (0.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) DB2
3 16 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 15 (12.93%) MySQL
5 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.59%) Big Data
9 3 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.59%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.59%) SQLite
10 2 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
1 25 (21.55%) JIRA
2 23 (19.83%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.48%) Maven
4 10 (8.62%) JUnit
5 8 (6.90%) Subversion
6 7 (6.03%) Ant
6 7 (6.03%) Gradle
6 7 (6.03%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.31%) Grunt
7 5 (4.31%) Introscope
7 5 (4.31%) Log4j
7 5 (4.31%) Mockito
8 4 (3.45%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.59%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (2.59%) Mocha
9 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Retail
3 18 (15.52%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Advertising
5 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Developer
2 17 (14.66%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 12 (10.34%) E-Commerce Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.76%) Support Manager
6 8 (6.90%) Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
6 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce Support
6 8 (6.90%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior UI Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Service Support Manager
6 8 (6.90%) UI Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) Middleware
1 29 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 27 (23.28%) Web Services
3 23 (19.83%) HTML
3 23 (19.83%) XML
4 20 (17.24%) CSS
5 19 (16.38%) J2EE
6 17 (14.66%) Java EE
6 17 (14.66%) JDBC
7 14 (12.07%) SOAP
7 14 (12.07%) Spring
8 13 (11.21%) IBM Integration Bus
9 12 (10.34%) CSS3
9 12 (10.34%) HTML5
9 12 (10.34%) JMS
9 12 (10.34%) LESS
9 12 (10.34%) REST
10 11 (9.48%) Ajax
11 10 (8.62%) .NET
12 9 (7.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) iPad
2 22 (18.97%) DataPower
3 17 (14.66%) User Experience
4 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.62%) Mainframe
7 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.31%) SWIFT
9 4 (3.45%) Clustering
9 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.45%) Online Banking
10 3 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.86%) Fintech
11 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.90%) Unix
2 35 (30.17%) Linux
3 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (11.21%) Windows
4 9 (7.76%) AIX
5 6 (5.17%) Solaris
5 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (1.72%) HPUX
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) E-Commerce
2 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.10%) TDD
4 18 (15.52%) ITIL
5 17 (14.66%) DevOps
6 15 (12.93%) BDD
6 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
7 14 (12.07%) SOA
7 14 (12.07%) Web Development
8 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.34%) Front End Development
9 12 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (10.34%) Service Management
10 11 (9.48%) B2C
10 11 (9.48%) UML
11 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (8.62%) Scrum
12 9 (7.76%) Mathematics
12 9 (7.76%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.45%) Java
2 43 (37.07%) SQL
3 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.69%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.21%) Python
5 13 (11.21%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.34%) Jython
6 12 (10.34%) Perl
7 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.03%) C#
8 7 (6.03%) Korn
9 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.45%) COBOL
10 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.59%) VBScript
12 2 (1.72%) C
12 2 (1.72%) C++
12 2 (1.72%) PL/1
12 2 (1.72%) REXX
12 2 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.59%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.72%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 8 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Docker
2 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.72%) ACF2
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.72%) RACF
4 1 (0.86%) iptables
4 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Ansible
2 8 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 5 (4.31%) CA Wily
4 5 (4.31%) OPNET
4 5 (4.31%) SCCM
4 5 (4.31%) SCOM
5 4 (3.45%) Control-M
5 4 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.59%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.59%) Puppet
6 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.72%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.86%) Grafana
8 1 (0.86%) Nagios
8 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (50.00%) Oracle
2 53 (45.69%) IBM
3 29 (25.00%) hybris
4 28 (24.14%) ATG
5 25 (21.55%) Demandware
6 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (7.76%) AppDynamics
8 9 (7.76%) SAP
9 8 (6.90%) Dynatrace
9 8 (6.90%) MuleSoft
9 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.31%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.45%) Google
11 4 (3.45%) HP
11 4 (3.45%) New Relic
11 4 (3.45%) Remedy
11 4 (3.45%) Splunk
12 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow