Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 960 1048 1049
Rank change year-on-year +88 +1 -132
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 125 136 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.080% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 88 137
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £30,800 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,350 £86,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 21,112 28,001 31,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 16.57% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16,676 22,429 25,578
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,563 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.14% +6.02% +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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 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 +67 94 £62,500 +7.76% 10
UK excluding London +58 77 £55,000 -4.35% 9
London +68 48 £66,026 +10.04% 2
North of England +40 23 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Scotland +22 20 £41,250 +37.50%
North West +37 18 £45,000 -4.26% 5
South East +21 15 £62,500 +8.70% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +9 5 £37,500 -31.82%
South West - 5 - -
Wales - 5 £50,000 - 1
East of England +45 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 125 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 89 (71.20%) Java
3 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (48.80%) IBM
5 52 (41.60%) Finance
6 45 (36.00%) Oracle
7 43 (34.40%) Jenkins
8 41 (32.80%) DevOps
9 40 (32.00%) Linux
10 38 (30.40%) Software Engineering
11 37 (29.60%) Banking
11 37 (29.60%) Windows
12 36 (28.80%) Unix
12 36 (28.80%) Scrum
12 36 (28.80%) JIRA
13 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (25.60%) Mentoring
14 31 (24.80%) Configuration Management
15 30 (24.00%) IBM UrbanCode
16 28 (22.40%) Web Services
16 28 (22.40%) SQL
16 28 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (20.80%) Test Automation
18 25 (20.00%) Oracle Database
19 24 (19.20%) Java EE
20 23 (18.40%) Mainframe
21 22 (17.60%) J2EE
22 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
22 21 (16.80%) JBoss
22 21 (16.80%) Confluence

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
1 125 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (16.80%) Confluence
2 21 (16.80%) JBoss
3 17 (13.60%) Tomcat
4 14 (11.20%) WebLogic
5 10 (8.00%) MQSeries
6 8 (6.40%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (4.00%) Apache
8 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.20%) NetWeaver
8 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.40%) SAS
10 2 (1.60%) IIS
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.80%) CMS
11 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SPSS
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.40%) Magento
2 3 (2.40%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.80%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (12.80%) GitHub
4 4 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.20%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.20%) PaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.80%) Datadog
6 1 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Firewall
2 8 (6.40%) HTTP
3 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.20%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
5 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.40%) IBM InfoSphere
4 12 (9.60%) DB2
5 10 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 10 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (5.60%) Informix
9 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.40%) Endeca
10 3 (2.40%) MySQL
10 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.80%) MS Access
11 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Jenkins
2 36 (28.80%) JIRA
3 30 (24.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 20 (16.00%) Maven
5 15 (12.00%) Ant
6 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
6 12 (9.60%) Selenium
7 11 (8.80%) TeamCity
8 10 (8.00%) ClearCase
8 10 (8.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (8.00%) PVCS
8 10 (8.00%) SonarQube
9 6 (4.80%) Gradle
10 4 (3.20%) CA Release Automation
11 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.40%) Subversion
12 2 (1.60%) Build Forge
12 2 (1.60%) JUnit
12 2 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
General
1 52 (41.60%) Finance
2 37 (29.60%) Banking
3 17 (13.60%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 11 (8.80%) WebSphere Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Implementation Consultant
9 8 (6.40%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) WebSphere Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Oracle Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) Technical Implementation Consultant
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.40%) Web Services
2 24 (19.20%) Java EE
3 22 (17.60%) J2EE
4 21 (16.80%) Spring Boot
5 16 (12.80%) Middleware
6 15 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (11.20%) Spring
8 13 (10.40%) REST
9 11 (8.80%) JDBC
9 11 (8.80%) JMS
10 10 (8.00%) Apache Flex
11 9 (7.20%) SOAP
11 9 (7.20%) Struts
12 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.00%) RESTful
13 5 (4.00%) TensorFlow
13 5 (4.00%) XML
14 4 (3.20%) EJB
14 4 (3.20%) EJB 3.0
14 4 (3.20%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.20%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.40%) iPad
4 3 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) DataPower
5 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.60%) Social Network
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) Linux
2 37 (29.60%) Windows
3 36 (28.80%) Unix
4 10 (8.00%) zOS
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.40%) AIX
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.80%) DevOps
3 38 (30.40%) Software Engineering
4 36 (28.80%) Scrum
5 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (25.60%) Mentoring
6 31 (24.80%) Configuration Management
7 26 (20.80%) Test Automation
8 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce
9 20 (16.00%) High Availability
9 20 (16.00%) Microservices
10 19 (15.20%) Coaching
10 19 (15.20%) SDLC
11 14 (11.20%) BDD
12 13 (10.40%) API Design
12 13 (10.40%) Master Data Management
12 13 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (10.40%) Strategic Roadmap
12 13 (10.40%) Task Automation
13 12 (9.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 89 (71.20%) Java
2 28 (22.40%) SQL
3 13 (10.40%) Python
4 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.60%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.80%) C
7 5 (4.00%) Groovy
8 4 (3.20%) Java 8
9 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.40%) R
9 3 (2.40%) XPath
10 2 (1.60%) C#
10 2 (1.60%) C++
10 2 (1.60%) Java 9
10 2 (1.60%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.60%) Scala
10 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.60%) XQuery
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 3 (2.40%) CEH
2 3 (2.40%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.40%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Docker
2 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.20%) XenApp
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Ansible
1 4 (3.20%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.80%) Rancher
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
3 1 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (48.80%) IBM
2 45 (36.00%) Oracle
3 16 (12.80%) VMware
4 10 (8.00%) Teradata
5 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.80%) AppDynamics
7 5 (4.00%) SAP
8 4 (3.20%) Cisco
8 4 (3.20%) Citrix
8 4 (3.20%) NetApp
9 3 (2.40%) Adobe
9 3 (2.40%) ATG
9 3 (2.40%) Demandware
9 3 (2.40%) Elastic Path
9 3 (2.40%) hybris
9 3 (2.40%) Informatica
10 2 (1.60%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.80%) Infor