Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a WebSphere Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Architect
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1203 1185 1287
Rank change year-on-year -18 +102 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 8 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.020% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 23
UK median annual salary £82,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -15.63%
10th Percentile £66,000 £55,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £99,000 £82,500 £85,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £80,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -21.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

WebSphere Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured WebSphere Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Architect in the UK

WebSphere Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect.

Salary trend for WebSphere Architect in the UK

WebSphere Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Architect in the UK

WebSphere Architect
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +15 8 £82,500 +22.22% 1
London -17 8 £82,500 +22.22% 1

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, WebSphere Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring WebSphere Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) DataPower
3 4 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (37.50%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) BPEL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Microservices
6 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
6 1 (12.50%) Mule ESB
6 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Mule
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) EAI

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Mule
3 1 (12.50%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (37.50%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BPEL
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft