Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 1069 1044
Rank change year-on-year +110 -25 -136
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 104 95 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.058% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58 73 137
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,975 £42,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £86,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -9.09%

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 19,861 26,389 31,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.60% 16.19% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,956 21,235 25,619
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,156 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.79% +8.75% -

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 14 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 16 November 2019. 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 +112 85 £65,513 +13.94% 4
UK excluding London +61 63 £62,500 +8.70% 2
London +92 41 £72,500 +26.09% 2
South East +31 18 £62,500 +7.76% 2
North of England +49 17 £43,750 -12.50%
North West +52 16 £45,000 +38.46%
Scotland +18 14 £42,000 -23.64%
South West - 5 - -
Midlands +32 3 £67,500 +42.11%
West Midlands +21 3 £67,500 +42.11%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales - 2 £48,750 -
East of England +49 1 £42,500 -43.33%
Yorkshire +5 1 £42,500 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 70 (67.31%) Java
3 64 (61.54%) IBM
4 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (40.38%) Oracle
6 36 (34.62%) E-Commerce
7 35 (33.65%) Finance
8 34 (32.69%) AWS
9 32 (30.77%) SQL
10 31 (29.81%) Linux
11 30 (28.85%) Azure
12 29 (27.88%) Test Automation
12 29 (27.88%) Scrum
12 29 (27.88%) Mainframe
13 28 (26.92%) DevOps
14 26 (25.00%) Banking
15 25 (24.04%) Jenkins
16 23 (22.12%) JIRA
17 22 (21.15%) Windows
17 22 (21.15%) Retail
17 22 (21.15%) Microservices
18 21 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (20.19%) Web Services
18 21 (20.19%) J2EE
19 20 (19.23%) HTTP
19 20 (19.23%) IBM UrbanCode
20 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
20 19 (18.27%) Oracle Database
20 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
20 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management

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
1 104 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.54%) Apache Solr
4 11 (10.58%) MQSeries
5 10 (9.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (9.62%) CMS
6 9 (8.65%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (7.69%) Confluence
8 6 (5.77%) JBoss
8 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
9 5 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (3.85%) SAS
11 2 (1.92%) Apache
11 2 (1.92%) IIS
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Magento
1 12 (11.54%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (9.62%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.69%) AWS
2 30 (28.85%) Azure
3 15 (14.42%) GCP
4 12 (11.54%) GitHub
5 10 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (9.62%) Serverless
6 3 (2.88%) Datadog
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) HTTP
2 10 (9.62%) Internet
3 7 (6.73%) Firewall
4 4 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.27%) Oracle Database
2 18 (17.31%) DB2
3 13 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.54%) Endeca
5 11 (10.58%) Hadoop
5 11 (10.58%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) DataStage
9 1 (0.96%) MySQL
9 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Jenkins
2 23 (22.12%) JIRA
3 20 (19.23%) IBM UrbanCode
4 18 (17.31%) Maven
5 17 (16.35%) Ant
6 15 (14.42%) Eclipse
7 13 (12.50%) Selenium
8 12 (11.54%) TeamCity
9 11 (10.58%) ClearCase
9 11 (10.58%) PVCS
9 11 (10.58%) SonarQube
10 5 (4.81%) Gradle
11 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.85%) Subversion
12 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.88%) JSUnit
12 3 (2.88%) JUnit
13 2 (1.92%) Build Forge
13 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (33.65%) Finance
2 26 (25.00%) Banking
3 22 (21.15%) Retail
4 10 (9.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (39.42%) Developer
2 23 (22.12%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (13.46%) Architect
5 14 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (12.50%) Consultant
7 11 (10.58%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 11 (10.58%) WebSphere Developer
8 10 (9.62%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Cloud Consultant
8 10 (9.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Managing Consultant
8 10 (9.62%) Salesforce Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Salesforce Consultant
8 10 (9.62%) Salesforce Solution Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Solutions Consultant
9 8 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) J2EE
1 21 (20.19%) Web Services
2 19 (18.27%) Java EE
3 18 (17.31%) REST
4 15 (14.42%) SOAP
5 14 (13.46%) RESTful
5 14 (13.46%) Struts
5 14 (13.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (13.46%) XML
6 12 (11.54%) HTML
6 12 (11.54%) Middleware
7 10 (9.62%) Apache Flex
8 9 (8.65%) Spring
9 8 (7.69%) JDBC
9 8 (7.69%) JMS
9 8 (7.69%) Spring Boot
10 5 (4.81%) React
11 4 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (3.85%) LDAP
12 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) Mainframe
2 13 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (11.54%) iPad
3 12 (11.54%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.81%) User Experience
5 4 (3.85%) DataPower
6 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.92%) Social Network
8 1 (0.96%) Clustering
8 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Linux
2 22 (21.15%) Windows
3 14 (13.46%) Unix
4 12 (11.54%) zOS
5 2 (1.92%) AIX
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) E-Commerce
3 29 (27.88%) Scrum
3 29 (27.88%) Test Automation
4 28 (26.92%) DevOps
5 22 (21.15%) Microservices
6 21 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (18.27%) BDD
7 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management
7 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
7 19 (18.27%) Software Engineering
8 18 (17.31%) SDLC
9 15 (14.42%) API Design
9 15 (14.42%) Task Automation
9 15 (14.42%) Workflow
10 14 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (12.50%) Master Data Management
11 13 (12.50%) RAD
11 13 (12.50%) UML
12 12 (11.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.31%) Java
2 32 (30.77%) SQL
3 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) Python
5 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.85%) Java 8
6 4 (3.85%) Scala
7 3 (2.88%) C
7 3 (2.88%) C#
7 3 (2.88%) C++
7 3 (2.88%) Jython
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) Java 9
8 2 (1.92%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.92%) R
8 2 (1.92%) XPath
8 2 (1.92%) XQuery
9 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.88%) SAFe Agilist
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Ansible
2 5 (4.81%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) Prometheus
3 3 (2.88%) Rancher
3 3 (2.88%) Terraform
4 2 (1.92%) Nagios
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) IBM
2 42 (40.38%) Oracle
3 13 (12.50%) SAP
4 12 (11.54%) Adobe
4 12 (11.54%) ATG
4 12 (11.54%) Demandware
4 12 (11.54%) Elastic Path
4 12 (11.54%) hybris
5 11 (10.58%) Teradata
6 10 (9.62%) Interwoven
6 10 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.81%) AppDynamics
7 5 (4.81%) Splunk
8 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.88%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.88%) PagerDuty
9 3 (2.88%) VMware
10 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.92%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow