The median annual salary for a WebSphere Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

IBM WebSphere Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 946 974
Rank change year-on-year +103 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 15 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year +53.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

WebSphere Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured WebSphere Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Engineer in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Engineer in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +111 14 £57,500 +53.33%
South East +53 7 £57,500 +53.33%
Hampshire - 4 £57,500 -
London - 4 £61,250 -
Basingstoke - 4 £57,500 -
Berkshire +36 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Reading +35 3 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East of England +19 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Watford - 1 £65,000 -

WebSphere Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) IBM
4 13 (56.52%) Middleware
4 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle
5 12 (52.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) LDAP
7 9 (39.13%) Python
7 9 (39.13%) JBoss
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
8 8 (34.78%) J2EE
8 8 (34.78%) AIX
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) DataPower
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) SSL
9 7 (30.43%) HTTP
9 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (26.09%) MySQL
10 6 (26.09%) Apache
10 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) Jenkins

WebSphere Engineer 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (39.13%) JBoss
2 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
3 6 (26.09%) Apache
3 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (13.04%) CloudStack
5 3 (13.04%) IIS
5 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
5 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) LDAP
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) FTP
3 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.70%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) NetBeans
2 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Middleware
2 12 (52.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (34.78%) J2EE
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
6 4 (17.39%) XSD
6 4 (17.39%) XSLT
7 3 (13.04%) Java EE
7 3 (13.04%) LAMP
7 3 (13.04%) RESTful
7 3 (13.04%) SAML
7 3 (13.04%) Spring
7 3 (13.04%) Struts
8 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) DataPower
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) AIX
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) DSDM
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) OWASP
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) RUP
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
5 5 (21.74%) Jython
6 4 (17.39%) XPath
7 3 (13.04%) Perl
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Tcl
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
1 3 (13.04%) Xen
1 3 (13.04%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Cobbler
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Terraform
2 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.70%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) CA
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (8.70%) Charles River