The median annual salary for a WebSphere Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Specialist
UK
Rank 837 938 932
Rank change year-on-year +101 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 12 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.008% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 11
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% -10.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 - £67,500

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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 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
Top 11 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 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 +93 8 £51,500 -10.43%
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
Scotland - 4 £52,500 - 1
Coventry - 3 £51,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £51,500 -
Swindon - 2 £54,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £54,000 -
North West - 2 - -
South West - 2 £54,000 -
London +71 1 - -

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (71.43%) Middleware
2 15 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (66.67%) Linux
4 12 (57.14%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) DataPower
6 8 (38.10%) QA
7 7 (33.33%) SOA
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (28.57%) Jython
8 6 (28.57%) SSL
9 5 (23.81%) SLA
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
9 5 (23.81%) Unix
9 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (19.05%) SDLC
10 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
10 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
10 4 (19.05%) Clustering
10 4 (19.05%) Banking
10 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) DMZ
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Ant
1 2 (9.52%) FogBugz
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Redmine
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Middleware
1 15 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) JMS
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) DataPower
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) SOA
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) People Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Jython
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 5 (23.81%) SLA
3 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) BEA
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
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