Period
to 24 May 2019

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 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 575 494 385
Rank change year-on-year -81 -109 -50
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 633 995 1,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.58% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 3.43% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 483 742 1,114
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,075 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,950 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 22,273 28,974 30,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.34% 16.80% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17,435 23,494 25,008
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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 -96 563 £60,000 - 41
UK excluding London -78 318 £50,000 -4.76% 31
London -31 306 £66,026 +1.58% 19
North of England +4 88 £40,000 -15.79% 4
South East -67 72 £55,000 +4.76% 8
North West -9 65 £39,000 -17.89%
East of England +35 62 £60,000 -1.64% 7
Scotland +8 34 £41,500 -17.00% 6
Yorkshire +2 22 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Wales +30 20 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Midlands -2 19 £57,500 +26.37% 1
South West +2 18 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +25 12 £57,500 -17.86%
West Midlands -6 7 £49,250 +9.44% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £58,750 -
Isle of Man - 4 £49,000 - 1
North East +19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 365 (57.66%) Java
2 259 (40.92%) Oracle
3 255 (40.28%) IBM
4 211 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (28.28%) Finance
6 172 (27.17%) SQL Server
7 170 (26.86%) WebLogic
8 168 (26.54%) Linux
9 164 (25.91%) JBoss
10 163 (25.75%) SQL
11 152 (24.01%) Web Services
12 147 (23.22%) Windows
13 146 (23.06%) Banking
14 129 (20.38%) Tomcat
15 127 (20.06%) Amazon AWS
16 125 (19.75%) Unix
17 122 (19.27%) DevOps
18 115 (18.17%) Java EE
19 112 (17.69%) WebSphere MQ
20 111 (17.54%) Spring
21 110 (17.38%) WebSphere Application Server
22 109 (17.22%) J2EE
23 99 (15.64%) JMS
24 96 (15.17%) Relational Database
25 90 (14.22%) Git (software)
25 90 (14.22%) Enterprise Software
26 89 (14.06%) Software Engineering
27 87 (13.74%) Degree
28 84 (13.27%) Middleware
28 84 (13.27%) Maven

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
1 170 (26.86%) WebLogic
2 164 (25.91%) JBoss
3 129 (20.38%) Tomcat
4 110 (17.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 64 (10.11%) Apache
6 39 (6.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (4.42%) Confluence
8 18 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 15 (2.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (2.37%) OpenStack
11 14 (2.21%) Apache Spark
11 14 (2.21%) Apache TomEE
11 14 (2.21%) GlassFish
12 12 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (1.74%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.42%) CMS
14 9 (1.42%) CoreMedia CMS
14 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.11%) Weka
5 4 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Sketch
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (4.58%) Maximo
2 22 (3.48%) Magento
3 9 (1.42%) Fredhopper
3 9 (1.42%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (1.42%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Shopify
6 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 127 (20.06%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (5.21%) OpenShift
5 31 (4.90%) PaaS
6 27 (4.27%) SaaS
7 22 (3.48%) Serverless
8 21 (3.32%) Boomi
9 16 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
10 13 (2.05%) GitHub
11 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.26%) Algolia
12 8 (1.26%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.32%) npm
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.16%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.11%) Firewall
2 35 (5.53%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.95%) SAN
4 21 (3.32%) Broadband
5 18 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (2.84%) HTTP
6 14 (2.21%) VLAN
7 12 (1.90%) NAS
7 12 (1.90%) SSH
8 10 (1.58%) Internet
9 9 (1.42%) SSL
10 8 (1.26%) DNS
11 7 (1.11%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.95%) FTP
12 6 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.95%) VPN
13 5 (0.79%) DMZ
13 5 (0.79%) Wireless
14 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.47%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 96 (15.17%) Relational Database
3 72 (11.37%) MySQL
4 62 (9.79%) RDBMS
5 60 (9.48%) DB2
6 51 (8.06%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (4.11%) NoSQL
9 22 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.37%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.21%) Big Data
13 13 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (1.74%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.58%) Informix
16 8 (1.26%) OrientDB
16 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (1.11%) Neo4j
17 7 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 90 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 84 (13.27%) Maven
3 83 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 61 (9.64%) JIRA
5 59 (9.32%) Ant
6 46 (7.27%) Gradle
6 46 (7.27%) Subversion
7 43 (6.79%) JUnit
8 41 (6.48%) Eclipse
9 31 (4.90%) Cucumber
10 27 (4.27%) Mockito
10 27 (4.27%) Selenium
11 20 (3.16%) IntelliJ
12 18 (2.84%) WebDriver
13 16 (2.53%) IBM UrbanCode
14 14 (2.21%) CA Release Automation
15 13 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (1.74%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 179 (28.28%) Finance
2 146 (23.06%) Banking
3 59 (9.32%) Retail
4 22 (3.48%) Advertising
5 19 (3.00%) Front Office
6 16 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.53%) Marketing
7 11 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.95%) Games
8 6 (0.95%) Law
9 5 (0.79%) Cantonese Language
9 5 (0.79%) Japanese Language
9 5 (0.79%) Korean Language
10 4 (0.63%) Automotive
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
10 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (34.28%) Developer
2 142 (22.43%) Java Developer
3 85 (13.43%) Consultant
4 78 (12.32%) Analyst
5 64 (10.11%) Architect
6 47 (7.42%) Applications Support
7 45 (7.11%) Senior Developer
8 38 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
9 33 (5.21%) Integration Developer
10 32 (5.06%) Support Analyst
11 31 (4.90%) Java Consultant
12 30 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
13 29 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 28 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
15 27 (4.27%) IT Analyst
15 27 (4.27%) Software Engineer
16 23 (3.63%) Lead Developer
17 21 (3.32%) Pega Developer
18 19 (3.00%) Operations Analyst
18 19 (3.00%) Payments Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (24.01%) Web Services
2 115 (18.17%) Java EE
3 112 (17.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 111 (17.54%) Spring
5 109 (17.22%) J2EE
6 99 (15.64%) JMS
7 84 (13.27%) Middleware
8 82 (12.95%) HTML
9 74 (11.69%) XML
10 65 (10.27%) CSS
11 63 (9.95%) Hibernate
12 61 (9.64%) .NET
12 61 (9.64%) REST
13 58 (9.16%) SOAP
14 53 (8.37%) Spring Boot
15 47 (7.42%) JSP
16 44 (6.95%) JPA
16 44 (6.95%) Servlets
17 41 (6.48%) IBM Integration Bus
18 38 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.22%) Enterprise Software
2 52 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
3 48 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.11%) Mainframe
5 22 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.32%) Robotics
7 19 (3.00%) Cloud Native
8 18 (2.84%) Fintech
9 15 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.05%) Blog
10 13 (2.05%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.74%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.58%) DataPower
12 10 (1.58%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.11%) Derivative
13 7 (1.11%) PKI
13 7 (1.11%) User Experience
14 6 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 168 (26.54%) Linux
2 147 (23.22%) Windows
3 125 (19.75%) Unix
4 40 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 37 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (4.90%) AIX
7 19 (3.00%) Windows 2000
8 16 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.26%) Solaris
12 6 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.47%) Android
13 3 (0.47%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.32%) CentOS
15 1 (0.16%) HPUX
15 1 (0.16%) OS/400
15 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (19.27%) DevOps
3 89 (14.06%) Software Engineering
4 81 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (12.64%) E-Commerce
6 73 (11.53%) Microservices
7 72 (11.37%) Test Automation
8 69 (10.90%) Scrum
9 68 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (9.64%) SDLC
11 59 (9.32%) SOA
12 54 (8.53%) Configuration Management
13 53 (8.37%) Computer Science
14 48 (7.58%) ITIL
15 46 (7.27%) Project Management
16 43 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 42 (6.64%) Multithreading
18 41 (6.48%) Mentoring
19 39 (6.16%) MVC
20 38 (6.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 365 (57.66%) Java
2 163 (25.75%) SQL
3 80 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 59 (9.32%) Python
5 57 (9.00%) C#
6 36 (5.69%) Perl
6 36 (5.69%) PowerShell
7 35 (5.53%) Bash Shell
8 34 (5.37%) C++
9 33 (5.21%) PL/SQL
10 28 (4.42%) Shell Script
11 23 (3.63%) C
12 16 (2.53%) Go
12 16 (2.53%) Groovy
13 11 (1.74%) XPath
14 10 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.42%) Ruby
16 8 (1.26%) Java 8
17 7 (1.11%) VB
17 7 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (13.74%) Degree
2 26 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.53%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.74%) CISSP
6 9 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.95%) CGEIT
8 6 (0.95%) CISA
8 6 (0.95%) CISM
8 6 (0.95%) CRISC
8 6 (0.95%) PCI QSA
9 5 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.79%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 5 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.47%) CEH
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.11%) QA
2 19 (3.00%) SLA
3 5 (0.79%) GDPR
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) PSD2
5 2 (0.32%) SEPA
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (9.00%) Docker
2 37 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 33 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 20 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (2.05%) vSphere
7 12 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.26%) HDFS
8 8 (1.26%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 7 (1.11%) XenApp
10 6 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.47%) iptables
11 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (5.69%) Tivoli
2 35 (5.53%) Kubernetes
3 34 (5.37%) Puppet
4 31 (4.90%) Ansible
5 26 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.32%) CA Service Virtualization
7 16 (2.53%) Salt
8 14 (2.21%) BladeLogic
9 11 (1.74%) Control-M
10 9 (1.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 8 (1.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.26%) Data Guard
11 8 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 6 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.79%) Forum Sentry
14 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 4 (0.63%) Foglight
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 259 (40.92%) Oracle
2 255 (40.28%) IBM
3 54 (8.53%) Microsoft
4 47 (7.42%) VMware
5 44 (6.95%) Red Hat
6 41 (6.48%) SAP
6 41 (6.48%) TIBCO
7 36 (5.69%) Google
8 35 (5.53%) MuleSoft
9 32 (5.06%) hybris
10 31 (4.90%) CA
11 28 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (4.42%) webMethods
12 25 (3.95%) Dell
13 21 (3.32%) Pega
14 20 (3.16%) Talend
15 19 (3.00%) AppDynamics
16 18 (2.84%) Cisco
17 14 (2.21%) Adobe
17 14 (2.21%) Informatica