The median annual salary for a WebSphere Specialist was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

IBM WebSphere Specialist
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 902 957
Rank change year-on-year +37 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 5 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.012% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 26
Median salary £46,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £53,700 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £57,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.86%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

WebSphere Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Specialist in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Specialist in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere Specialist in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Scotland +16 3 £46,000 +9.52%
Glasgow +13 3 £46,000 +9.52%
England +44 2 £52,500 -8.69% 1
City of London +22 1 £60,000 +4.34%
London +15 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Middleware
4 9 (52.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (47.06%) IBM
5 8 (47.06%) Unix
5 8 (47.06%) DataPower
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) Solaris
9 4 (23.53%) MQSeries
9 4 (23.53%) SOA
9 4 (23.53%) HTTP
9 4 (23.53%) QA
9 4 (23.53%) SDLC
9 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
10 3 (17.65%) High Availability
10 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (17.65%) AIX
10 3 (17.65%) J2EE
10 3 (17.65%) SSL
10 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (11.76%) Jython
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere Specialist 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (23.53%) MQSeries
4 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.88%) Apache
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) FogBugz
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Redmine
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Middleware
2 9 (52.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) DataPower
2 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Jython
2 2 (11.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
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