Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 810 997 1029
Rank change year-on-year +187 +32 +14
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 36 118 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.080% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 80 124
Median annual salary £52,500 £61,250 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -0.41% +6.96%
10th Percentile £34,250 £38,498 £41,075
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -13.04% +4.55%

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 11,008 22,114 29,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.27% 15.02% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8,758 17,450 23,662
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server.

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 12 July 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 12 July 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
UK excluding London +193 27 £46,250 -7.50% 4
England +224 26 £60,000 -5.88% 4
South East +143 10 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Wales +25 10 £40,250 -19.50%
London +148 9 £85,000 +28.74%
North of England +127 3 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North West +103 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +104 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
South West +102 1 - -
East of England +95 1 £77,500 +6.90%

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (86.11%) Java
3 24 (66.67%) IBM
4 21 (58.33%) Finance
5 19 (52.78%) DevOps
6 18 (50.00%) Middleware
6 18 (50.00%) Linux
7 16 (44.44%) Tomcat
8 15 (41.67%) SQL
9 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
10 13 (36.11%) Unix
11 12 (33.33%) SOAP
11 12 (33.33%) Spring
11 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 11 (30.56%) REST
12 11 (30.56%) Python
13 10 (27.78%) Web Services
13 10 (27.78%) Perl
13 10 (27.78%) Advertising
13 10 (27.78%) High Availability
13 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (25.00%) JIRA
14 9 (25.00%) DB2
14 9 (25.00%) SSL
15 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
15 8 (22.22%) Struts
15 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
15 8 (22.22%) Scrum

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 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 7 (19.44%) JBoss
4 6 (16.67%) Confluence
5 4 (11.11%) Apache
6 3 (8.33%) CICS
6 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) FTP
2 5 (13.89%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) DB2
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) CA Release Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Advertising
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Middleware Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Middleware Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Payments Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Middleware
2 12 (33.33%) SOAP
2 12 (33.33%) Spring
3 11 (30.56%) REST
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) Struts
6 7 (19.44%) J2EE
6 7 (19.44%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.67%) JSON
7 6 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (13.89%) WSDL
8 5 (13.89%) XSD
8 5 (13.89%) XSLT
9 3 (8.33%) Java EE
9 3 (8.33%) JDBC
9 3 (8.33%) JTA
10 2 (5.56%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) iSeries
1 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Unix
3 5 (13.89%) OS/400
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.78%) High Availability
4 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) Microservices
7 6 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (13.89%) EAI
8 5 (13.89%) Line Management
8 5 (13.89%) Open Source
8 5 (13.89%) Presales
8 5 (13.89%) SOA
8 5 (13.89%) Strategic Roadmap
9 4 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Python
4 10 (27.78%) Perl
5 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) C
8 3 (8.33%) C#
8 3 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (8.33%) JCL
8 3 (8.33%) VB
9 2 (5.56%) Java 8
10 1 (2.78%) Erlang
10 1 (2.78%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) BladeLogic
1 2 (5.56%) CA Wily
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) BMC
4 2 (5.56%) CA
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft