Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1006 881 824
Rank change year-on-year -125 -57 -82
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 171 347 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 1.00% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 136 281 333
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £44,000 £33,750 £31,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +27.91% -4.44%

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 31325 34662 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.51% 18.25% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25300 29280 34405
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -135 137 £61,500 +6.96% 8
UK excluding London -84 79 £50,000 -9.09% 3
London -44 75 £62,500 +8.70% 5
Scotland -6 28 £47,500 -5.00%
South East -11 22 £52,500 -8.70% 1
North of England -20 14 £50,000 +31.58% 1
North West -27 9 £49,000 +8.89%
Midlands +16 6 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +18 5 £50,000 +66.67% 1
East of England -6 5 £60,000 +65.52% 1
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
South West -42 4 £66,250 +6.00%
West Midlands +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 171 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 104 (60.82%) Java
3 90 (52.63%) Oracle
4 86 (50.29%) Linux
4 86 (50.29%) IBM
5 79 (46.20%) Unix
6 70 (40.94%) Tomcat
7 67 (39.18%) SQL
8 58 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (32.16%) WebLogic
9 55 (32.16%) Middleware
10 53 (30.99%) SQL Server
11 52 (30.41%) Web Services
11 52 (30.41%) JBoss
12 49 (28.65%) Finance
13 46 (26.90%) Windows
14 45 (26.32%) E-Commerce
15 43 (25.15%) Ansible
16 41 (23.98%) Jenkins
16 41 (23.98%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (23.98%) Opscode Chef
16 41 (23.98%) Amazon AWS
17 40 (23.39%) TDD
18 38 (22.22%) Puppet
19 37 (21.64%) Scrum
20 35 (20.47%) Coaching
21 34 (19.88%) TeamCity
21 34 (19.88%) Workflow
21 34 (19.88%) Java EE
21 34 (19.88%) UML

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
1 171 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 70 (40.94%) Tomcat
3 55 (32.16%) WebLogic
4 52 (30.41%) JBoss
5 31 (18.13%) Apache
6 19 (11.11%) OpenStack
6 19 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 18 (10.53%) Oracle UPK
8 15 (8.77%) Jetty
8 15 (8.77%) MQSeries
9 13 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (7.02%) Apache Solr
10 12 (7.02%) Apache Spark
10 12 (7.02%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (4.09%) CloudStack
11 7 (4.09%) IIS
11 7 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (2.92%) Confluence
12 5 (2.92%) Oracle 9iAS
12 5 (2.92%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (2.34%) Magento
3 3 (1.75%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.75%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.17%) Route 53
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.58%) npm
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.94%) HTTP
2 14 (8.19%) SSL
2 14 (8.19%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.68%) Firewall
4 7 (4.09%) Internet
5 6 (3.51%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.92%) LDAP
7 3 (1.75%) DNS
8 2 (1.17%) IPsec
8 2 (1.17%) L2TP
8 2 (1.17%) Network Security
8 2 (1.17%) PPTP
8 2 (1.17%) SMS
8 2 (1.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.58%) Intranet
9 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.79%) DB2
3 21 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.28%) MySQL
3 21 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 19 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (10.53%) DB2 UDB
5 18 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (9.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (9.94%) Couchbase
6 17 (9.94%) Redis
6 17 (9.94%) Riak
7 13 (7.60%) Hadoop
7 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
8 12 (7.02%) Big Data
9 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database
9 10 (5.85%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.92%) Blockchain
10 5 (2.92%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.92%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (23.98%) Jenkins
2 34 (19.88%) TeamCity
3 31 (18.13%) JIRA
4 26 (15.20%) JUnit
5 12 (7.02%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.85%) Subversion
7 7 (4.09%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.92%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.75%) Ant
9 3 (1.75%) Log4j
9 3 (1.75%) Mockito
9 3 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (0.58%) ERwin
10 1 (0.58%) Gradle
10 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.58%) Maven
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.58%) Selenium
10 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (28.65%) Finance
2 20 (11.70%) Retail
3 17 (9.94%) Banking
4 11 (6.43%) Legal
5 8 (4.68%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.51%) Marketing
7 5 (2.92%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.75%) Law
8 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (40.35%) Developer
2 64 (37.43%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.20%) Architect
4 19 (11.11%) Consultant
5 18 (10.53%) JDE Consultant
6 17 (9.94%) Professional Services Consultant
7 16 (9.36%) E-Commerce Developer
7 16 (9.36%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 16 (9.36%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.02%) Systems Architect
10 11 (6.43%) Lead Developer
10 11 (6.43%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (6.43%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 10 (5.85%) Scala Developer
12 9 (5.26%) Lead Architect
13 8 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.68%) Java Scala Developer
13 8 (4.68%) Middleware Engineer
14 7 (4.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.16%) Middleware
2 52 (30.41%) Web Services
3 34 (19.88%) Java EE
4 32 (18.71%) JMS
5 29 (16.96%) XML
6 28 (16.37%) SOAP
7 27 (15.79%) HTML
8 22 (12.87%) J2EE
9 21 (12.28%) JSP
10 20 (11.70%) Spring
11 19 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 18 (10.53%) WebCenter
13 17 (9.94%) EDI
13 17 (9.94%) Hibernate
13 17 (9.94%) Servlets
14 16 (9.36%) REST
15 15 (8.77%) CSS
15 15 (8.77%) EJB
15 15 (8.77%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (8.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.98%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.70%) AS400
3 9 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.26%) SWIFT
4 8 (4.68%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.09%) DataPower
6 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.17%) Fintech
7 2 (1.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.17%) iSeries
7 2 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (50.29%) Linux
2 79 (46.20%) Unix
3 46 (26.90%) Windows
4 24 (14.04%) Solaris
5 19 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (9.36%) AIX
6 16 (9.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.75%) CentOS
7 3 (1.75%) HPUX
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.17%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 40 (23.39%) TDD
4 37 (21.64%) Scrum
5 35 (20.47%) Coaching
6 34 (19.88%) UML
6 34 (19.88%) Workflow
7 30 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 28 (16.37%) Multithreading
9 27 (15.79%) BDD
10 24 (14.04%) Configuration Management
11 23 (13.45%) Mentoring
11 23 (13.45%) OO
12 21 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (11.11%) DSDM
13 19 (11.11%) Pair Programming
13 19 (11.11%) RUP
14 18 (10.53%) Test Automation
15 15 (8.77%) Web Development
16 14 (8.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 104 (60.82%) Java
2 67 (39.18%) SQL
3 30 (17.54%) Python
3 30 (17.54%) Shell Script
4 28 (16.37%) Bash Shell
5 21 (12.28%) Perl
6 16 (9.36%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.43%) Go
7 11 (6.43%) PHP
7 11 (6.43%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.85%) Scala
9 7 (4.09%) Ruby
10 6 (3.51%) C++
11 5 (2.92%) ActionScript
11 5 (2.92%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (2.34%) Erlang
12 4 (2.34%) Jython
12 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.17%) Groovy
14 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (15.20%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (6.43%) OCMJD
2 11 (6.43%) OCPJP
2 11 (6.43%) OCPJWCD
2 11 (6.43%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.92%) Degree
3 5 (2.92%) PhD
4 1 (0.58%) CITP
4 1 (0.58%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) HL7
1 5 (2.92%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) SEPA
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) vSphere
1 7 (4.09%) Xen
1 7 (4.09%) XenServer
2 5 (2.92%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (25.15%) Ansible
2 41 (23.98%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (22.22%) Puppet
4 18 (10.53%) Salt
5 13 (7.60%) logstash
6 12 (7.02%) Kibana
7 8 (4.68%) Terraform
7 8 (4.68%) Tivoli
8 7 (4.09%) Cobbler
9 6 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (2.92%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.34%) CA Wily
12 2 (1.17%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.58%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 90 (52.63%) Oracle
2 86 (50.29%) IBM
3 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.87%) hybris
5 18 (10.53%) JD Edwards
6 13 (7.60%) Sun
7 12 (7.02%) Pega
8 10 (5.85%) IBM Sterling
8 10 (5.85%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.68%) Sybase
10 7 (4.09%) EnterpriseDB
11 6 (3.51%) ATG
11 6 (3.51%) CA
12 5 (2.92%) BEA
13 4 (2.34%) AppDynamics
13 4 (2.34%) Demandware
14 3 (1.75%) Blue Martini
14 3 (1.75%) Elastic Path
14 3 (1.75%) Perforce
14 3 (1.75%) SAP