Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1022 697 967
Rank change year-on-year -325 +270 +108
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 23 8 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.12% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 58
10th Percentile £59,750 £53,000 £39,100
25th Percentile £63,125 £63,125 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,001 £80,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.00% +28.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £86,688
90th Percentile £101,500 £104,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +36.84% -19.15% +2.17%

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 17,282 6,868 20,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 14.05% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10,761 5,713 16,080
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% -2.21%

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 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 8 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 October 2021. 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 -288 21 £80,001 +8.48% 5
UK excluding London -217 12 £65,000 +36.84% 2
London -250 10 £80,001 -20.00% 3
South East - 9 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Work from Home -276 1 £105,000 +31.25%
Northern Ireland - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) IBM
4 14 (60.87%) Oracle
4 14 (60.87%) Unix
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) AWS
6 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
6 12 (52.17%) Spring
6 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
6 12 (52.17%) XML
7 11 (47.83%) SOAP
7 11 (47.83%) XML Schema
7 11 (47.83%) ClearQuest
8 10 (43.48%) RESTful
9 8 (34.78%) DB2
9 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
10 7 (30.43%) DevOps
10 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
10 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
11 6 (26.09%) Middleware
11 6 (26.09%) Social Skills
12 5 (21.74%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 5 (21.74%) Migration
13 4 (17.39%) PKI
13 4 (17.39%) SaaS

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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) AWS
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Azure
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Service Fabric
5 1 (4.35%) Boomi
5 1 (4.35%) GitHub
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
2 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) DB2
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) ClearQuest
2 4 (17.39%) ClearCase
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (26.09%) Social Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Senior Software Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) Spring
3 12 (52.17%) XML
4 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 11 (47.83%) XML Schema
5 10 (43.48%) RESTful
6 6 (26.09%) Middleware
7 4 (17.39%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) LDAP
9 2 (8.70%) .NET
9 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.70%) OpenID
9 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (4.35%) Java EE
10 1 (4.35%) jQuery
10 1 (4.35%) Spring Security
10 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Biometrics
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) ITSM
7 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.35%) Cyber Resilience
8 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Pega
3 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk