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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
Rank 771 706 704
Rank change year-on-year -65 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 86 242 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 1.24% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 196 169
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £47,304 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.22% +5.12%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15035 19448 20799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.70% 18.89% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12488 16356 17253
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 79 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South East +39 31 £57,500 +15.00% 2
London +27 28 £60,000 +2.12% 6
Berkshire +44 14 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Hampshire +20 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Basingstoke +17 8 £57,500 +15.00%
West Midlands +23 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Bracknell +11 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Warwickshire - 6 £42,500 -
Scotland +19 5 £44,750 +26.05% 2
South West -20 5 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Glasgow +25 4 £44,750 +26.05% 2
Bristol +2 4 £63,750 -8.92%
Farnborough -6 4 £50,000 -
North West -21 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Manchester -22 4 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London +30 3 £60,000 -4.00% 3
East of England +2 3 £46,250 +15.62%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -13 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Watford -17 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Surrey +33 1 £55,000 -
Guildford +22 1 £55,000 +4.76%
West Yorkshire +16 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Leeds +8 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Yorkshire +5 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Gloucestershire -2 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Edinburgh -2 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 250 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 206 (82.40%) Java
3 138 (55.20%) SQL
4 129 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (48.80%) JBoss
6 121 (48.40%) Oracle
7 108 (43.20%) Unix
8 105 (42.00%) Web Services
9 101 (40.40%) Linux
10 100 (40.00%) WebLogic
11 85 (34.00%) HTML
12 70 (28.00%) UML
13 69 (27.60%) DB2
13 69 (27.60%) Spring
14 68 (27.20%) Finance
14 68 (27.20%) XML
15 66 (26.40%) Windows
16 65 (26.00%) J2EE
16 65 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (25.20%) SQL Server
17 63 (25.20%) Tomcat
17 63 (25.20%) SOA
18 62 (24.80%) IBM
19 60 (24.00%) Scrum
20 56 (22.40%) Middleware
21 54 (21.60%) Hibernate
22 53 (21.20%) JavaScript
23 52 (20.80%) Jenkins
24 50 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
24 50 (20.00%) Java EE

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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
1 250 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 122 (48.80%) JBoss
3 100 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 63 (25.20%) Tomcat
5 27 (10.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (10.00%) OpenStack
7 24 (9.60%) Alfresco
8 16 (6.40%) Apache Solr
8 16 (6.40%) Apache Spark
8 16 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (6.40%) Jetty
9 15 (6.00%) Apache
10 12 (4.80%) IIS
11 11 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (4.40%) NetWeaver
12 9 (3.60%) CloudStack
12 9 (3.60%) GlassFish
13 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
14 5 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
15 4 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.20%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.60%) GitHub
4 2 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.60%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.40%) SSL
3 24 (9.60%) HTTP
4 19 (7.60%) LDAP
5 15 (6.00%) Firewall
5 15 (6.00%) FTP
6 12 (4.80%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.60%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.20%) Internet
9 2 (0.80%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.80%) SAN
9 2 (0.80%) SSH
10 1 (0.40%) DNS
10 1 (0.40%) Intranet
10 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.60%) DB2
2 63 (25.20%) SQL Server
3 45 (18.00%) Relational Database
4 40 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 23 (9.20%) Oracle Database
6 20 (8.00%) MySQL
7 18 (7.20%) NoSQL
8 17 (6.80%) Hadoop
8 17 (6.80%) MongoDB
8 17 (6.80%) Redis
9 16 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (6.40%) Big Data
9 16 (6.40%) Couchbase
9 16 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (6.40%) Riak
10 9 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.20%) Endeca
12 3 (1.20%) Informix
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 52 (20.80%) Jenkins
2 40 (16.00%) Maven
3 38 (15.20%) Rational Application Developer
4 29 (11.60%) Selenium
5 24 (9.60%) Artifactory
6 19 (7.60%) Git (software)
7 14 (5.60%) Ant
8 13 (5.20%) TeamCity
9 11 (4.40%) JIRA
9 11 (4.40%) JUnit
9 11 (4.40%) Subversion
10 9 (3.60%) Gradle
11 8 (3.20%) Eclipse
11 8 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (3.20%) PVCS
12 6 (2.40%) JMeter
13 4 (1.60%) JBehave
13 4 (1.60%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.80%) FogBugz
General
1 68 (27.20%) Finance
2 50 (20.00%) Banking
3 26 (10.40%) Retail
4 23 (9.20%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.60%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.20%) Law
7 6 (2.40%) Advertising
7 6 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.00%) Back Office
8 5 (2.00%) International Banking
9 4 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (46.00%) Developer
2 100 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 56 (22.40%) Consultant
4 47 (18.80%) Senior Developer
5 44 (17.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 37 (14.80%) Technical Consultant
7 36 (14.40%) Designer
8 27 (10.80%) Java Consultant
9 20 (8.00%) Open Source Developer
10 17 (6.80%) SOA Consultant
10 17 (6.80%) SOA Technical Consultant
11 15 (6.00%) Senior Designer
12 14 (5.60%) Middleware Specialist
13 13 (5.20%) Implementation Consultant
13 13 (5.20%) Middleware Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) Technical Implementation Consultant
14 11 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.60%) Java Engineer
15 9 (3.60%) Software Consultant
16 7 (2.80%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (42.00%) Web Services
2 85 (34.00%) HTML
3 69 (27.60%) Spring
4 68 (27.20%) XML
5 65 (26.00%) J2EE
6 56 (22.40%) Middleware
7 54 (21.60%) Hibernate
8 50 (20.00%) CSS
8 50 (20.00%) Java EE
9 42 (16.80%) AngularJS
10 37 (14.80%) WebSphere MQ
11 34 (13.60%) JMS
11 34 (13.60%) RESTful
12 33 (13.20%) .NET
13 32 (12.80%) Ajax
13 32 (12.80%) JSP
14 30 (12.00%) jQuery
14 30 (12.00%) JSON
15 29 (11.60%) Gherkin
15 29 (11.60%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.40%) DataPower
4 10 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.40%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 108 (43.20%) Unix
2 101 (40.40%) Linux
3 66 (26.40%) Windows
4 18 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.80%) AIX
6 15 (6.00%) Solaris
7 10 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.80%) CentOS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.00%) UML
3 65 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (25.20%) SOA
5 60 (24.00%) Scrum
6 43 (17.20%) Configuration Management
7 37 (14.80%) BDD
8 35 (14.00%) RAD
9 31 (12.40%) Open Source
9 31 (12.40%) TDD
9 31 (12.40%) Unit Testing
10 29 (11.60%) Mentoring
10 29 (11.60%) Web Development
11 28 (11.20%) OO
12 25 (10.00%) DSDM
12 25 (10.00%) RUP
13 24 (9.60%) Document Management
13 24 (9.60%) Infrastructure Management
14 22 (8.80%) High Availability
15 21 (8.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 206 (82.40%) Java
2 138 (55.20%) SQL
3 53 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 48 (19.20%) Shell Script
5 34 (13.60%) PL/SQL
6 33 (13.20%) Python
7 25 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 23 (9.20%) Perl
9 20 (8.00%) PHP
10 15 (6.00%) XPath
11 13 (5.20%) Go
12 12 (4.80%) C#
12 12 (4.80%) Jython
13 10 (4.00%) C
14 9 (3.60%) Ruby
15 8 (3.20%) BeanShell
15 8 (3.20%) COBOL
15 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
16 6 (2.40%) Korn
17 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (17.60%) Degree
2 28 (11.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.00%) ISEB
4 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) QA
2 8 (3.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.00%) vSphere
3 9 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.60%) Xen
3 9 (3.60%) XenServer
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) iptables
4 1 (0.40%) Samba
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (12.00%) Puppet
3 29 (11.60%) Ansible
4 25 (10.00%) Salt
4 25 (10.00%) Tivoli
5 16 (6.40%) Kibana
5 16 (6.40%) logstash
6 10 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (3.60%) Cobbler
7 9 (3.60%) Terraform
8 5 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (1.60%) Control-M
10 2 (0.80%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.40%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (0.40%) Mesos
11 1 (0.40%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 121 (48.40%) Oracle
2 62 (24.80%) IBM
3 37 (14.80%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.80%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.00%) SAP
6 12 (4.80%) CA
7 10 (4.00%) Sybase
7 10 (4.00%) VMware
8 9 (3.60%) BT
8 9 (3.60%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (2.00%) Sun
9 5 (2.00%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.60%) hybris
10 4 (1.60%) Terracotta
11 3 (1.20%) BEA
11 3 (1.20%) FatWire
11 3 (1.20%) Siebel
12 2 (0.80%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.80%) Cognos
12 2 (0.80%) New Relic
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