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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 710 731
Rank change year-on-year -61 +21  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 96 251 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 1.28% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 192 171
Median salary £57,500 £54,150 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.18% -1.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15617 19637 21720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.88% 18.98% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12861 16661 17897
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -61 87 £57,500 +4.54% 11
London +28 40 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +25 23 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Berkshire +24 9 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Hampshire +5 8 £53,750 +7.50%
Scotland +13 7 £45,750 -12.85%
South West -22 7 £62,500 +13.63% 1
West Midlands +18 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Glasgow +17 6 £45,750 -12.85%
Warwickshire - 6 £42,500 -
City of London +10 5 £60,000 -12.72% 2
Manchester -30 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -33 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bracknell +15 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -2 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Farnborough -7 4 £50,000 -
Bristol -8 4 £63,750 -8.92%
Basingstoke - 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire +13 3 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Surrey +47 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +23 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Leeds +19 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Yorkshire +6 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Edinburgh +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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.

1 212 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 167 (78.77%) Java
3 120 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (49.53%) JBoss
5 97 (45.75%) SQL
6 96 (45.28%) Web Services
7 90 (42.45%) Oracle
8 88 (41.51%) WebLogic
9 86 (40.57%) Unix
10 81 (38.21%) Linux
11 65 (30.66%) HTML
12 60 (28.30%) Scrum
13 59 (27.83%) Spring
14 56 (26.42%) Tomcat
15 55 (25.94%) UML
15 55 (25.94%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (25.47%) JavaScript
17 52 (24.53%) AngularJS
18 51 (24.06%) IBM
19 49 (23.11%) DB2
20 47 (22.17%) Enterprise Software
21 46 (21.70%) Middleware
21 46 (21.70%) Hibernate
22 45 (21.23%) CSS
22 45 (21.23%) SQL Server
22 45 (21.23%) Windows
22 45 (21.23%) XML
22 45 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
23 44 (20.75%) BDD
23 44 (20.75%) Jenkins

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
1 212 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 105 (49.53%) JBoss
3 88 (41.51%) WebLogic
4 56 (26.42%) Tomcat
5 27 (12.74%) OpenStack
6 24 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (10.38%) Alfresco
8 20 (9.43%) Apache Solr
8 20 (9.43%) Apache Spark
8 20 (9.43%) Jetty
9 17 (8.02%) Apache
10 13 (6.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 12 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (4.72%) IIS
13 7 (3.30%) CloudStack
14 6 (2.83%) GlassFish
15 5 (2.36%) NetWeaver
16 4 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 3 (1.42%) CMS
17 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.42%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) GitHub
3 3 (1.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.21%) SSL
2 25 (11.79%) TCP/IP
3 23 (10.85%) HTTP
4 17 (8.02%) LDAP
5 13 (6.13%) Firewall
5 13 (6.13%) HTTPS
6 12 (5.66%) FTP
7 4 (1.89%) Internet
7 4 (1.89%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.94%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.94%) SSH
9 1 (0.47%) DNS
9 1 (0.47%) Intranet
9 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.11%) DB2
2 45 (21.23%) SQL Server
3 28 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 26 (12.26%) RDBMS
5 25 (11.79%) MySQL
6 23 (10.85%) NoSQL
7 21 (9.91%) Hadoop
7 21 (9.91%) MongoDB
7 21 (9.91%) Redis
8 20 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (9.43%) Big Data
8 20 (9.43%) Couchbase
8 20 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (9.43%) Riak
9 13 (6.13%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.42%) Endeca
12 3 (1.42%) Informix
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.68%) Maven
3 27 (12.74%) Selenium
4 24 (11.32%) Rational Application Developer
5 22 (10.38%) Artifactory
6 16 (7.55%) Git (software)
6 16 (7.55%) JUnit
7 15 (7.08%) JIRA
7 15 (7.08%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.77%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.30%) Gradle
9 7 (3.30%) Subversion
10 6 (2.83%) Ant
11 4 (1.89%) JBehave
11 4 (1.89%) JMeter
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.42%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.94%) FogBugz
13 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.94%) PVCS
General
1 43 (20.28%) Finance
2 30 (14.15%) Banking
3 26 (12.26%) Retail
4 12 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.25%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.77%) Law
7 7 (3.30%) Advertising
8 6 (2.83%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.94%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (51.89%) Developer
2 100 (47.17%) Java Developer
3 43 (20.28%) Senior Developer
4 40 (18.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (16.98%) Consultant
6 25 (11.79%) Designer
7 22 (10.38%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (7.55%) Open Source Developer
9 15 (7.08%) Senior Designer
10 14 (6.60%) Java Consultant
11 13 (6.13%) Middleware Engineer
11 13 (6.13%) Middleware Specialist
12 11 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) SOA Consultant
13 9 (4.25%) SOA Technical Consultant
14 6 (2.83%) Applications Consultant
14 6 (2.83%) Technical Specialist
14 6 (2.83%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (45.28%) Web Services
2 65 (30.66%) HTML
3 59 (27.83%) Spring
4 52 (24.53%) AngularJS
5 46 (21.70%) Hibernate
5 46 (21.70%) Middleware
6 45 (21.23%) CSS
6 45 (21.23%) XML
7 44 (20.75%) J2EE
8 32 (15.09%) RESTful
9 30 (14.15%) Java EE
10 29 (13.68%) jQuery
11 28 (13.21%) Gherkin
11 28 (13.21%) Spring Security
11 28 (13.21%) XHTML
12 27 (12.74%) JSON
13 25 (11.79%) .NET
14 23 (10.85%) SOAP
14 23 (10.85%) WebSphere MQ
15 22 (10.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.17%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.49%) DataPower
3 10 (4.72%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) Derivative
6 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.47%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.47%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (40.57%) Unix
2 81 (38.21%) Linux
3 45 (21.23%) Windows
4 20 (9.43%) AIX
5 18 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (7.55%) Solaris
7 8 (3.77%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.36%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.30%) Scrum
3 55 (25.94%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (25.94%) UML
4 44 (20.75%) BDD
4 44 (20.75%) SOA
5 37 (17.45%) TDD
6 36 (16.98%) Configuration Management
7 35 (16.51%) OO
8 32 (15.09%) Web Development
9 31 (14.62%) Open Source
10 27 (12.74%) DSDM
10 27 (12.74%) Mentoring
10 27 (12.74%) RUP
11 25 (11.79%) RAD
11 25 (11.79%) Unit Testing
12 23 (10.85%) Waterfall
13 22 (10.38%) Coaching
13 22 (10.38%) Document Management
13 22 (10.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (78.77%) Java
2 97 (45.75%) SQL
3 54 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.09%) Shell Script
5 28 (13.21%) Python
6 25 (11.79%) Bash Shell
7 23 (10.85%) PHP
8 20 (9.43%) Perl
9 16 (7.55%) PL/SQL
10 15 (7.08%) Go
11 12 (5.66%) Jython
11 12 (5.66%) XPath
12 10 (4.72%) C#
13 7 (3.30%) Ruby
14 4 (1.89%) C
14 4 (1.89%) Korn
15 3 (1.42%) BeanShell
15 3 (1.42%) COBOL
15 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.47%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (12.74%) Degree
2 22 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) ISEB
4 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SEPA
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.30%) vSphere
1 7 (3.30%) Xen
1 7 (3.30%) XenServer
2 6 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.94%) Docker
5 1 (0.47%) Samba
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (16.51%) Ansible
2 35 (16.51%) Puppet
3 27 (12.74%) Salt
4 20 (9.43%) Kibana
4 20 (9.43%) logstash
5 16 (7.55%) Tivoli
6 10 (4.72%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (3.30%) Cobbler
7 7 (3.30%) Terraform
8 2 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.94%) Mesos
8 2 (0.94%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.47%) Control-M
9 1 (0.47%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 90 (42.45%) Oracle
2 51 (24.06%) IBM
3 25 (11.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.13%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.19%) CA
6 9 (4.25%) SAP
7 7 (3.30%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (2.36%) BT
8 5 (2.36%) Sun
9 4 (1.89%) hybris
9 4 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.89%) VMware
9 4 (1.89%) webMethods
10 3 (1.42%) BEA
10 3 (1.42%) FatWire
10 3 (1.42%) Siebel
10 3 (1.42%) Sybase
11 2 (0.94%) Cognos
12 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.47%) Reuters
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60696 - £67440 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago