Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 893 807
Rank change year-on-year -126 -86 -28
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 160 298 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% 0.94% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 124 242 367
UK median annual salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,500 £33,173 £31,750
90th Percentile £70,750 £71,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%

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 29,666 31,808 38,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.94% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24,368 26,716 32,603
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 13 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 18 January 2018. 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 -115 131 £55,000 -4.35% 22
UK excluding London -100 95 £50,000 -9.09% 13
London -47 49 £61,500 +11.82% 11
South East -9 34 £52,500 -8.70% 2
North of England +1 28 £50,000 +66.67% 5
Scotland -37 24 £46,500 -7.00% 2
North West +10 21 £48,000 +6.67% 4
Yorkshire +32 7 £50,000 +73.91%
Midlands +3 4 £56,250 -2.17% 1
East of England -7 4 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East Midlands - 3 £56,250 -
Wales +12 1 £35,000 +5.51%
West Midlands -2 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 98 (61.25%) Java
3 87 (54.38%) IBM
4 84 (52.50%) Unix
5 82 (51.25%) Linux
6 78 (48.75%) Oracle
7 66 (41.25%) Middleware
8 64 (40.00%) SQL
9 63 (39.38%) Tomcat
10 61 (38.13%) Web Services
11 53 (33.13%) Finance
12 52 (32.50%) WebLogic
13 51 (31.88%) SQL Server
14 45 (28.13%) JBoss
14 45 (28.13%) E-Commerce
15 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (25.00%) Windows
16 40 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
17 39 (24.38%) XML
18 38 (23.75%) JIRA
19 36 (22.50%) Workflow
20 35 (21.88%) J2EE
20 35 (21.88%) JMS
20 35 (21.88%) Jenkins
21 34 (21.25%) HTML
21 34 (21.25%) Java EE
22 32 (20.00%) DB2
22 32 (20.00%) SOAP
23 31 (19.38%) Apache
24 29 (18.13%) TDD

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
1 160 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 63 (39.38%) Tomcat
3 52 (32.50%) WebLogic
4 45 (28.13%) JBoss
5 31 (19.38%) Apache
6 17 (10.63%) MQSeries
7 16 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 15 (9.38%) Oracle UPK
9 13 (8.13%) Confluence
10 11 (6.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (6.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (5.63%) IIS
12 8 (5.00%) JCAPS
12 8 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (4.38%) Jetty
13 7 (4.38%) Oracle 9iAS
14 6 (3.75%) OpenStack
15 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (2.50%) Magento
3 2 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.25%) PaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.13%) SSL
2 20 (12.50%) HTTP
3 19 (11.88%) LDAP
4 14 (8.75%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.63%) Internet
6 8 (5.00%) PuTTY
6 8 (5.00%) SSH
7 7 (4.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.50%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.88%) DNS
9 3 (1.88%) Firewall
9 3 (1.88%) SAN
9 3 (1.88%) SMS
10 2 (1.25%) IPsec
10 2 (1.25%) L2TP
10 2 (1.25%) Network Security
10 2 (1.25%) PPTP
10 2 (1.25%) VPN
11 1 (0.63%) DHCP
11 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.00%) DB2
3 21 (13.13%) Oracle Database
3 21 (13.13%) Relational Database
4 17 (10.63%) DB2 UDB
4 17 (10.63%) RDBMS
5 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (5.63%) MySQL
7 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.50%) Big Data
11 4 (2.50%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.50%) Redis
11 4 (2.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (23.75%) JIRA
2 35 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 27 (16.88%) TeamCity
4 22 (13.75%) JUnit
5 15 (9.38%) Subversion
6 13 (8.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.88%) Ant
9 3 (1.88%) Log4j
9 3 (1.88%) Mockito
9 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.63%) Maven
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 53 (33.13%) Finance
2 23 (14.38%) Banking
3 19 (11.88%) Retail
4 12 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.50%) Legal
5 6 (3.75%) Law
6 5 (3.13%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.88%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (1.25%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (40.63%) Developer
2 60 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.88%) Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) Consultant
5 16 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.38%) JDE Consultant
7 14 (8.75%) Lead Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Lead Java Developer
7 14 (8.75%) Professional Services Consultant
8 13 (8.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.50%) Architect
9 12 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (6.88%) Middleware Analyst
10 11 (6.88%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 10 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
11 10 (6.25%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.63%) Java Scala Developer
12 9 (5.63%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.25%) Middleware
2 61 (38.13%) Web Services
3 39 (24.38%) XML
4 35 (21.88%) J2EE
4 35 (21.88%) JMS
5 34 (21.25%) HTML
5 34 (21.25%) Java EE
6 32 (20.00%) SOAP
7 25 (15.63%) EJB
8 20 (12.50%) CSS
9 19 (11.88%) JSP
9 19 (11.88%) REST
9 19 (11.88%) Servlets
9 19 (11.88%) Spring
10 18 (11.25%) XSD
11 16 (10.00%) JDBC
12 15 (9.38%) Struts
12 15 (9.38%) WebCenter
13 14 (8.75%) CSS3
13 14 (8.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.38%) AS400
4 9 (5.63%) Clustering
5 6 (3.75%) DataPower
5 6 (3.75%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.88%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.25%) iPad
8 2 (1.25%) iSeries
8 2 (1.25%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.50%) Unix
2 82 (51.25%) Linux
3 40 (25.00%) Windows
4 24 (15.00%) Solaris
5 16 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 14 (8.75%) AIX
7 12 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.88%) HPUX
10 2 (1.25%) CentOS
10 2 (1.25%) zOS
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.13%) E-Commerce
2 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.50%) Workflow
4 29 (18.13%) TDD
5 26 (16.25%) BDD
5 26 (16.25%) Scrum
5 26 (16.25%) Unit Testing
6 24 (15.00%) Coaching
7 23 (14.38%) UML
8 18 (11.25%) Configuration Management
9 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.63%) RAD
10 16 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (10.00%) ITIL
10 16 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 16 (10.00%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.00%) SOA
10 16 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 15 (9.38%) IT Strategy
11 15 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 98 (61.25%) Java
2 64 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (16.25%) Shell Script
4 15 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.13%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.25%) Perl
7 10 (6.25%) Python
8 9 (5.63%) Scala
9 8 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (2.50%) Go
10 4 (2.50%) PHP
11 3 (1.88%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.88%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.88%) Jython
12 2 (1.25%) C#
12 2 (1.25%) C++
12 2 (1.25%) COBOL
12 2 (1.25%) PL/1
12 2 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (7.50%) OCMJD
2 12 (7.50%) OCPJP
2 12 (7.50%) OCPJWCD
2 12 (7.50%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 7 (4.38%) HL7
3 3 (1.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.25%) vSphere
5 2 (1.25%) Xen
5 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (18.13%) Ansible
1 29 (18.13%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (15.00%) Puppet
3 10 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 10 (6.25%) CA Wily
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (4.38%) SCOM
5 7 (4.38%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.13%) Salt
6 5 (3.13%) SCCM
7 4 (2.50%) Kibana
7 4 (2.50%) logstash
7 4 (2.50%) OPNET
8 2 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.25%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.25%) Netcool
8 2 (1.25%) Terraform
9 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (54.38%) IBM
2 78 (48.75%) Oracle
3 20 (12.50%) hybris
4 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.00%) Sun
6 15 (9.38%) JD Edwards
7 12 (7.50%) CA
7 12 (7.50%) Dynatrace
8 9 (5.63%) IBM Sterling
9 8 (5.00%) Pega
9 8 (5.00%) Remedy
9 8 (5.00%) Splunk
9 8 (5.00%) Sybase
10 7 (4.38%) BEA
10 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.38%) Virgin Media
11 5 (3.13%) ATG
12 4 (2.50%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.50%) VMware