The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 323 279
Rank change year-on-year -50 -44  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 709 1035 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.54% 5.28% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 585 842 1037
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15600 19609 21740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.89% 18.97% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12842 16629 17926
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WebSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -46 644 £55,000 - 74
London +14 334 £60,000 -4.00% 40
South East -61 77 £55,000 - 11
South West -9 64 £50,000 +5.69% 3
Yorkshire -4 49 £50,000 +25.00% 8
City of London -6 49 £60,000 - 11
Berkshire -16 46 £58,750 +6.81% 5
East of England -37 46 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Essex +10 33 £60,000 -4.00%
North West -55 31 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Wales +24 30 £45,269 +13.17% 1
Bristol +4 30 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Reading +7 27 £57,500 +17.94%
South Wales +31 26 £45,269 +13.17%
West Midlands +16 26 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Yorkshire +20 24 £57,500 +35.29% 2
North Yorkshire +26 23 £50,000 +69.49% 1
Leeds +9 23 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Manchester -44 23 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Scotland +14 22 £55,000 +21.54% 3
Wiltshire -9 21 £35,000 -26.01%
Glasgow +28 18 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Colchester -5 18 £66,250 +6.00%
Gloucestershire +12 13 £45,269 -17.69%
East Midlands +26 12 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Newport - 12 £45,269 -
Warwickshire - 12 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -20 11 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Middlesbrough - 11 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -23 10 £57,500 +9.52% 3

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 988 (68.61%) Java
2 778 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
3 727 (50.49%) Oracle
4 627 (43.54%) SQL
5 541 (37.57%) JBoss
6 532 (36.94%) Linux
7 525 (36.46%) IBM
8 465 (32.29%) Tomcat
9 462 (32.08%) WebLogic
10 454 (31.53%) Web Services
11 429 (29.79%) Finance
12 415 (28.82%) JavaScript
13 381 (26.46%) HTML
14 368 (25.56%) Windows
15 356 (24.72%) Unix
15 356 (24.72%) Spring
16 342 (23.75%) XML
17 327 (22.71%) E-Commerce
18 316 (21.94%) SQL Server
19 308 (21.39%) J2EE
20 307 (21.32%) Scrum
21 302 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
22 296 (20.56%) Middleware
23 283 (19.65%) TDD
24 274 (19.03%) CSS
25 268 (18.61%) Banking
26 265 (18.40%) OO
27 263 (18.26%) Maven
28 262 (18.19%) Amazon AWS
29 253 (17.57%) .NET

WebSphere
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
1 541 (37.57%) JBoss
2 465 (32.29%) Tomcat
3 462 (32.08%) WebLogic
4 215 (14.93%) IIS
5 212 (14.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 179 (12.43%) Apache
7 137 (9.51%) OpenStack
8 130 (9.03%) Apache Solr
8 130 (9.03%) CMS
9 122 (8.47%) Jetty
10 77 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 75 (5.21%) GlassFish
12 68 (4.72%) Apache Spark
12 68 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
13 53 (3.68%) SharePoint
14 48 (3.33%) Alfresco
15 41 (2.85%) MQSeries
16 40 (2.78%) CloudStack
17 39 (2.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 32 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.28%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.28%) Weka
5 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
1 23 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
2 22 (1.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 22 (1.53%) RMDS
3 18 (1.25%) Magento
4 16 (1.11%) Maximo
5 10 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 10 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.42%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.35%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.21%) Pega PRPC
10 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.069%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 262 (18.19%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (5.42%) PaaS
4 74 (5.14%) SaaS
5 69 (4.79%) IaaS
6 43 (2.99%) Google Analytics
7 33 (2.29%) GitHub
8 12 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.56%) iPaaS
10 6 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.21%) Akamai
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.14%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 129 (8.96%) HTTP
2 88 (6.11%) Firewall
3 85 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 70 (4.86%) Internet
5 57 (3.96%) SSL
6 49 (3.40%) SAN
7 43 (2.99%) LAN
8 39 (2.71%) LDAP
9 37 (2.57%) WAN
10 34 (2.36%) NAS
11 32 (2.22%) FTP
12 27 (1.88%) FCoE
12 27 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
12 27 (1.88%) Multicast
13 26 (1.81%) HTTPS
13 26 (1.81%) iSCSI
14 22 (1.53%) Intranet
15 17 (1.18%) DNS
16 15 (1.04%) VLAN
17 13 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 210 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 209 (14.51%) MySQL
4 148 (10.28%) MongoDB
5 143 (9.93%) NoSQL
6 138 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
7 128 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 127 (8.82%) RDBMS
9 111 (7.71%) Big Data
10 106 (7.36%) DB2
11 100 (6.94%) Hadoop
12 87 (6.04%) Oracle Database
13 75 (5.21%) Redis
14 69 (4.79%) Riak
14 69 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 63 (4.38%) Couchbase
15 63 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (1.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 263 (18.26%) Maven
2 216 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 135 (9.38%) Subversion
4 128 (8.89%) Eclipse
5 121 (8.40%) Git (software)
6 119 (8.26%) Ant
7 100 (6.94%) JUnit
8 88 (6.11%) JIRA
9 87 (6.04%) TeamCity
10 80 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 75 (5.21%) Hudson
12 73 (5.07%) Gradle
13 49 (3.40%) Selenium
14 48 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 42 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (2.85%) Talend Open Studio
17 40 (2.78%) Artifactory
18 38 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
19 35 (2.43%) Cucumber
20 32 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 429 (29.79%) Finance
2 268 (18.61%) Banking
3 234 (16.25%) Retail
4 55 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.22%) Games
6 31 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.81%) Online Betting
8 19 (1.32%) Advertising
8 19 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.97%) Back Office
9 14 (0.97%) Marketing
10 12 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.63%) Front Office
12 9 (0.63%) Law
13 8 (0.56%) International Banking
14 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.42%) French Language
15 6 (0.42%) German Language
16 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 615 (42.71%) Developer
2 406 (28.19%) Java Developer
3 205 (14.24%) Senior Developer
4 170 (11.81%) Architect
5 165 (11.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 90 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 90 (6.25%) Consultant
7 86 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 76 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 73 (5.07%) Support Engineer
10 71 (4.93%) Java Engineer
11 68 (4.72%) Administrator
12 58 (4.03%) Analyst
13 57 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
14 56 (3.89%) E-Commerce Developer
15 53 (3.68%) DevOps Administrator
15 53 (3.68%) Lead Developer
16 50 (3.47%) Java Software Engineer
17 49 (3.40%) Infrastructure Architect
18 43 (2.99%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (31.53%) Web Services
2 381 (26.46%) HTML
3 356 (24.72%) Spring
4 342 (23.75%) XML
5 308 (21.39%) J2EE
6 296 (20.56%) Middleware
7 274 (19.03%) CSS
8 253 (17.57%) .NET
9 251 (17.43%) Hibernate
10 231 (16.04%) SOAP
11 222 (15.42%) AngularJS
12 219 (15.21%) Java EE
13 201 (13.96%) RESTful
14 194 (13.47%) JMS
15 190 (13.19%) REST
16 169 (11.74%) WebSphere MQ
17 155 (10.76%) JSP
18 126 (8.75%) HTML5
19 119 (8.26%) Ajax
20 113 (7.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 126 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
2 117 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 63 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 62 (4.31%) User Experience
6 58 (4.03%) iSeries
7 57 (3.96%) DataPower
8 41 (2.85%) Mainframe
9 30 (2.08%) Clustering
10 26 (1.81%) Online Games
11 24 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (1.67%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.60%) iPad
13 20 (1.39%) Fintech
14 18 (1.25%) SWIFT
15 16 (1.11%) N-Tier
16 15 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
17 13 (0.90%) Data Centre
17 13 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 532 (36.94%) Linux
2 368 (25.56%) Windows
3 356 (24.72%) Unix
4 88 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (5.69%) Android
6 78 (5.42%) Windows Server
7 76 (5.28%) Apple iOS
8 75 (5.21%) Solaris
9 58 (4.03%) AIX
10 35 (2.43%) Mac OS X
11 19 (1.32%) HPUX
11 19 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.25%) CentOS
13 13 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.83%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.63%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.35%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.35%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (22.71%) E-Commerce
3 307 (21.32%) Scrum
4 302 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 283 (19.65%) TDD
6 265 (18.40%) OO
7 236 (16.39%) DevOps
8 225 (15.63%) SOA
9 201 (13.96%) Open Source
10 187 (12.99%) Software Engineering
11 159 (11.04%) Kanban
12 153 (10.63%) UML
13 144 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 143 (9.93%) BDD
14 143 (9.93%) ITIL
15 138 (9.58%) Configuration Management
16 133 (9.24%) MVC
17 132 (9.17%) RUP
18 124 (8.61%) Multithreading
19 110 (7.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 988 (68.61%) Java
2 627 (43.54%) SQL
3 415 (28.82%) JavaScript
4 208 (14.44%) Python
5 166 (11.53%) C#
6 156 (10.83%) Shell Script
7 121 (8.40%) PHP
8 116 (8.06%) PowerShell
9 110 (7.64%) Bash Shell
10 94 (6.53%) PL/SQL
11 87 (6.04%) Perl
12 85 (5.90%) Ruby
13 68 (4.72%) Go
14 40 (2.78%) Groovy
15 39 (2.71%) C
16 38 (2.64%) C++
17 29 (2.01%) Scala
18 27 (1.88%) T-SQL
18 27 (1.88%) VBA
19 26 (1.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 167 (11.60%) Degree
2 78 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.18%) ISEB
5 16 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.83%) CISSP
7 10 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.69%) PMP
8 8 (0.56%) CISA
8 8 (0.56%) CISM
9 6 (0.42%) CSSLP
9 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.28%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.28%) CCNA
11 4 (0.28%) CEH
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.28%) MCSE
11 4 (0.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.54%) QA
2 45 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 27 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 24 (1.67%) SLA
6 9 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (5.07%) Xen
2 49 (3.40%) vSphere
3 47 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (2.64%) Active Directory
4 38 (2.64%) XenServer
5 32 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
6 29 (2.01%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.88%) KVM
7 27 (1.88%) NFS
7 27 (1.88%) SRDF
8 26 (1.81%) Docker
9 9 (0.63%) vCloud
10 5 (0.35%) Samba
11 4 (0.28%) HDFS
11 4 (0.28%) MetaFrame
11 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 3 (0.21%) iptables
12 3 (0.21%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 200 (13.89%) Puppet
2 190 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (11.53%) Ansible
4 72 (5.00%) Salt
5 64 (4.44%) Kibana
6 61 (4.24%) logstash
7 56 (3.89%) Nagios
8 37 (2.57%) Tivoli
9 27 (1.88%) Control-M
10 21 (1.46%) Terraform
11 12 (0.83%) Cobbler
12 11 (0.76%) Packer
13 10 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.42%) HP Fortify
15 6 (0.42%) WebInspect
16 5 (0.35%) BladeLogic
17 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
17 4 (0.28%) Mesos
17 4 (0.28%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 727 (50.49%) Oracle
2 525 (36.46%) IBM
3 196 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 118 (8.19%) hybris
5 115 (7.99%) ATG
6 95 (6.60%) Red Hat
7 88 (6.11%) TIBCO
8 71 (4.93%) Demandware
9 65 (4.51%) Google
10 64 (4.44%) webMethods
11 62 (4.31%) VMware
12 52 (3.61%) SAP
13 43 (2.99%) Sybase
14 41 (2.85%) Talend
15 38 (2.64%) WSO2
16 37 (2.57%) EnterpriseDB
17 35 (2.43%) BEA
18 34 (2.36%) Splunk
19 33 (2.29%) EMC
20 32 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, shift work
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + flexible hours/remote working
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Holidays, pension, discounts, gym and more!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salaries, bonus, bens, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 82000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago