Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1003 871 830
Rank change year-on-year -132 -41 -71
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 160 353 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 1.00% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 128 278 325
UK median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.82% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £43,375 £35,875 £33,173
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -

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 31190 35248 41483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.86% 18.39% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25110 29792 34549
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -110 126 £62,000 +12.73% 12
London -47 73 £62,500 +13.64% 6
UK excluding London -88 72 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Scotland -4 28 £47,250 -5.50% 1
South East +21 19 £52,500 -6.67% 1
South West -21 8 £65,000 +4.00%
Midlands +29 7 £55,000 -
North of England -23 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
North West -22 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -11 4 £60,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands +11 1 - -
Yorkshire +4 1 £50,000 +62.60% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 160 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 100 (62.50%) Java
3 85 (53.13%) Oracle
4 81 (50.63%) Linux
5 73 (45.63%) IBM
6 70 (43.75%) Unix
7 66 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (40.00%) Tomcat
9 58 (36.25%) WebLogic
10 56 (35.00%) SQL Server
10 56 (35.00%) SQL
11 55 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
12 50 (31.25%) Ansible
12 50 (31.25%) JBoss
13 48 (30.00%) Windows
13 48 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
14 46 (28.75%) Puppet
14 46 (28.75%) Web Services
15 45 (28.13%) E-Commerce
15 45 (28.13%) Scrum
16 43 (26.88%) TDD
16 43 (26.88%) Enterprise Software
17 41 (25.63%) Middleware
18 39 (24.38%) Jenkins
19 37 (23.13%) Coaching
20 35 (21.88%) Python
20 35 (21.88%) UML
21 34 (21.25%) Finance
22 33 (20.63%) TeamCity
23 32 (20.00%) Java EE

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 64 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 58 (36.25%) WebLogic
4 50 (31.25%) JBoss
5 28 (17.50%) Apache
6 26 (16.25%) OpenStack
7 25 (15.63%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (12.50%) Jetty
8 20 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
9 18 (11.25%) Oracle UPK
10 17 (10.63%) Apache Solr
10 17 (10.63%) Apache Spark
11 11 (6.88%) MQSeries
12 9 (5.63%) CloudStack
12 9 (5.63%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (4.38%) IIS
13 7 (4.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (2.50%) Confluence
14 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
15 3 (1.88%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (11.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 12 (7.50%) Pega PRPC
3 3 (1.88%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 55 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.25%) PaaS
4 2 (1.25%) Route 53
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.63%) npm
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) HTTP
2 14 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.50%) SSL
4 10 (6.25%) Firewall
5 5 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.50%) Internet
7 3 (1.88%) DNS
7 3 (1.88%) LDAP
8 2 (1.25%) IPsec
8 2 (1.25%) L2TP
8 2 (1.25%) Network Security
8 2 (1.25%) PPTP
8 2 (1.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.88%) NoSQL
3 26 (16.25%) MongoDB
4 25 (15.63%) DB2
4 25 (15.63%) MySQL
5 24 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (13.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (13.75%) Couchbase
6 22 (13.75%) Redis
6 22 (13.75%) Riak
7 18 (11.25%) DB2 UDB
7 18 (11.25%) Hadoop
7 18 (11.25%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (10.63%) Big Data
9 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.13%) Blockchain
12 5 (3.13%) CouchDB
12 5 (3.13%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (24.38%) Jenkins
2 33 (20.63%) TeamCity
3 27 (16.88%) JIRA
4 25 (15.63%) JUnit
5 12 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 10 (6.25%) Subversion
7 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.63%) ERwin
10 1 (0.63%) Gradle
10 1 (0.63%) Grunt
10 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.63%) Log4j
10 1 (0.63%) Maven
10 1 (0.63%) Mockito
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.63%) Selenium
10 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 34 (21.25%) Finance
2 20 (12.50%) Retail
3 9 (5.63%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Legal
4 6 (3.75%) Marketing
5 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) Developer
2 63 (39.38%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.88%) Architect
4 18 (11.25%) Consultant
4 18 (11.25%) JDE Consultant
5 17 (10.63%) Professional Services Consultant
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Systems Architect
9 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Lead Architect
10 9 (5.63%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Analyst
13 6 (3.75%) Scala Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.75%) Web Services
2 41 (25.63%) Middleware
3 32 (20.00%) Java EE
4 27 (16.88%) JMS
5 23 (14.38%) AngularJS
6 20 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
6 20 (12.50%) SOAP
7 19 (11.88%) HTML
7 19 (11.88%) J2EE
7 19 (11.88%) Spring
7 19 (11.88%) XML
8 18 (11.25%) WebCenter
9 17 (10.63%) EDI
9 17 (10.63%) JSP
9 17 (10.63%) Lucene
9 17 (10.63%) React
10 16 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 14 (8.75%) .NET
11 14 (8.75%) REST
12 13 (8.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.88%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (12.50%) AS400
3 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.63%) SWIFT
5 8 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.75%) DataPower
7 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.25%) iPad
8 2 (1.25%) iSeries
8 2 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.63%) Linux
2 70 (43.75%) Unix
3 48 (30.00%) Windows
4 20 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (10.63%) Mac OS X
5 17 (10.63%) Solaris
6 15 (9.38%) AIX
7 3 (1.88%) CentOS
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.25%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.63%) HPUX
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.13%) E-Commerce
2 45 (28.13%) Scrum
3 43 (26.88%) TDD
4 37 (23.13%) Coaching
5 35 (21.88%) UML
6 31 (19.38%) BDD
6 31 (19.38%) Multithreading
7 28 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (16.88%) Configuration Management
8 27 (16.88%) Unit Testing
8 27 (16.88%) Workflow
9 26 (16.25%) DSDM
9 26 (16.25%) RUP
10 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 25 (15.63%) OO
11 20 (12.50%) Pair Programming
11 20 (12.50%) Web Development
12 19 (11.88%) Test Automation
13 17 (10.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (62.50%) Java
2 56 (35.00%) SQL
3 35 (21.88%) Python
4 31 (19.38%) Bash Shell
5 26 (16.25%) Shell Script
6 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.75%) Perl
7 14 (8.75%) Go
7 14 (8.75%) PHP
8 9 (5.63%) Ruby
9 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.75%) C++
10 6 (3.75%) Scala
11 5 (3.13%) ActionScript
11 5 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (2.50%) Erlang
12 4 (2.50%) Jython
12 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.88%) C#
14 2 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (5.63%) OCMJD
2 9 (5.63%) OCPJP
2 9 (5.63%) OCPJWCD
2 9 (5.63%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.13%) Degree
3 5 (3.13%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) CITP
4 1 (0.63%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) SEPA
2 4 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) vSphere
1 9 (5.63%) Xen
1 9 (5.63%) XenServer
2 4 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.25%) Docker
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (31.25%) Ansible
2 48 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (28.75%) Puppet
4 25 (15.63%) Salt
5 18 (11.25%) logstash
6 17 (10.63%) Kibana
7 10 (6.25%) Terraform
7 10 (6.25%) Tivoli
8 9 (5.63%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.50%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.88%) CA Wily
11 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.63%) Mesos
12 1 (0.63%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 85 (53.13%) Oracle
2 73 (45.63%) IBM
3 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.25%) JD Edwards
5 17 (10.63%) hybris
6 12 (7.50%) Pega
6 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.63%) EnterpriseDB
7 9 (5.63%) Sun
8 8 (5.00%) Sybase
9 6 (3.75%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (2.50%) ATG
11 3 (1.88%) CA
11 3 (1.88%) MKS
11 3 (1.88%) Perforce
11 3 (1.88%) SAP
11 3 (1.88%) Solace
11 3 (1.88%) webMethods
12 2 (1.25%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com