Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 939 1027 1019
Rank change year-on-year +88 -8 -99
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 82 79 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 0.33% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 56 139
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,850
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.93% +0.61%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £76,875 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -13.04%

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 18,159 23,819 29,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 15.74% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,618 18,963 24,646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%

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 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 12 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 21 February 2020. 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 +121 66 £62,500 +13.64% 3
UK excluding London +92 56 £55,000 - 1
South East +82 29 £62,500 -
London +102 26 £90,000 +63.64% 2
Wales - 12 £45,000 -
North of England +43 7 £42,500 -15.00%
North West +54 6 - -
Scotland +15 4 £39,000 -29.09%
West Midlands +35 3 £67,500 +42.11%
Midlands +33 3 £67,500 +42.11%
East of England +60 1 £42,500 -35.85% 1
Yorkshire +35 1 £42,500 -37.04%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 82 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 59 (71.95%) Java
3 54 (65.85%) IBM
4 44 (53.66%) SQL
5 28 (34.15%) Tomcat
6 26 (31.71%) Struts
6 26 (31.71%) Mainframe
6 26 (31.71%) Relational Database
7 25 (30.49%) Finance
7 25 (30.49%) DB2
8 24 (29.27%) J2EE
9 23 (28.05%) Oracle
10 22 (26.83%) SOAP
11 21 (25.61%) E-Commerce
11 21 (25.61%) Linux
12 20 (24.39%) RDBMS
12 20 (24.39%) Web Services
12 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (23.17%) AWS
13 19 (23.17%) REST
14 18 (21.95%) Spring
14 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (20.73%) Middleware
16 16 (19.51%) Workflow
16 16 (19.51%) XML
16 16 (19.51%) Eclipse
16 16 (19.51%) IBM Mainframe
16 16 (19.51%) Microservices
17 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering

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 82 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (34.15%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (10.98%) Apache Solr
3 9 (10.98%) CMS
4 6 (7.32%) JBoss
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.66%) CICS
7 3 (3.66%) SAS
8 2 (2.44%) Apache
8 2 (2.44%) Confluence
8 2 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Magento
1 9 (10.98%) SAP Hybris
1 9 (10.98%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (6.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) AWS
2 15 (18.29%) Azure
3 11 (13.41%) GCP
4 9 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (10.98%) Serverless
5 2 (2.44%) Datadog
6 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) HTTP
2 9 (10.98%) Internet
3 4 (4.88%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.88%) SSL
4 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) Relational Database
2 25 (30.49%) DB2
3 20 (24.39%) RDBMS
4 9 (10.98%) Endeca
5 7 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.22%) Big Data
10 1 (1.22%) DataStage
10 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.22%) MySQL
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Eclipse
2 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.98%) JIRA
4 6 (7.32%) Maven
5 5 (6.10%) Selenium
6 4 (4.88%) Ant
6 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.88%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.66%) Gradle
7 3 (3.66%) JSUnit
8 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.22%) GitLab
9 1 (1.22%) JUnit
9 1 (1.22%) PVCS
9 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.22%) Subversion
9 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Advertising
3 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 9 (10.98%) Retail
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Developer
2 35 (42.68%) Java Developer
3 19 (23.17%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Consultant
6 11 (13.41%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Cloud Consultant
7 9 (10.98%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Managing Consultant
7 9 (10.98%) Salesforce Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Salesforce Consultant
7 9 (10.98%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) Struts
2 24 (29.27%) J2EE
3 22 (26.83%) SOAP
4 20 (24.39%) Web Services
5 19 (23.17%) REST
6 18 (21.95%) Spring
7 17 (20.73%) Middleware
8 16 (19.51%) XML
9 12 (14.63%) Hibernate
9 12 (14.63%) Java EE
10 11 (13.41%) HTML
10 11 (13.41%) RESTful
11 7 (8.54%) React
12 6 (7.32%) jQuery
12 6 (7.32%) JSON
12 6 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (6.10%) XSD
13 5 (6.10%) XSLT
14 4 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
14 4 (4.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Mainframe
2 16 (19.51%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (14.63%) Virtual Team
5 9 (10.98%) iPad
6 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (7.32%) User Experience
8 4 (4.88%) DataPower
9 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.22%) Clustering
10 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Windows
3 11 (13.41%) Unix
4 3 (3.66%) AIX
4 3 (3.66%) Solaris
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) zOS
6 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) E-Commerce
2 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (19.51%) Microservices
4 16 (19.51%) Workflow
5 15 (18.29%) RAD
5 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.29%) UML
6 14 (17.07%) DevOps
6 14 (17.07%) Open Source
6 14 (17.07%) Presales
6 14 (17.07%) Project Management
6 14 (17.07%) SOA
7 12 (14.63%) Line Management
7 12 (14.63%) OO
8 11 (13.41%) Content Management
8 11 (13.41%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.20%) Scrum
10 9 (10.98%) OOD
10 9 (10.98%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.95%) Java
2 44 (53.66%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) Python
5 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.32%) C
7 5 (6.10%) C#
7 5 (6.10%) C++
7 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.88%) Perl
9 3 (3.66%) JCL
9 3 (3.66%) Jython
9 3 (3.66%) Scala
9 3 (3.66%) VB
10 2 (2.44%) Java 8
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (1.22%) PL/1
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.22%) REXX
11 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 5 (6.10%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.88%) SAFe Agilist
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PMP
6 1 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) ACF2
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
2 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.44%) Nagios
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.44%) Rancher
3 2 (2.44%) Terraform
4 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) IBM
2 23 (28.05%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) SAP
4 9 (10.98%) Adobe
4 9 (10.98%) ATG
4 9 (10.98%) Demandware
4 9 (10.98%) Elastic Path
4 9 (10.98%) hybris
4 9 (10.98%) Interwoven
4 9 (10.98%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.88%) AppDynamics
5 4 (4.88%) Splunk
6 3 (3.66%) VMware
7 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.44%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.44%) Informatica
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.44%) PagerDuty
7 2 (2.44%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft