Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 535 437
Rank change year-on-year -34 -98 -104
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 618 862 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 3.14% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 429 673 930
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +3.09%

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 20,738 27,409 31,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.81% 16.58% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16,401 22,014 25,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +4.88% +2.50%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -87 492 £65,000 +8.33% 50
UK excluding London -60 311 £45,000 -14.29% 26
London +1 299 £77,500 +10.71% 30
Wales +68 70 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North of England -1 68 £40,000 -20.00% 9
North West +38 54 £38,000 -24.00% 4
South East -27 49 £53,750 -10.42% 5
Scotland +10 38 £48,004 -8.56% 4
East of England -23 37 £61,250 +11.36% 1
South West +36 31 £40,500 -26.36% 3
Yorkshire -39 13 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Midlands -2 8 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £32,500 -
Isle of Man - 5 £49,000 -
West Midlands +11 4 £49,250 +9.44% 2
East Midlands +6 4 £50,000 -28.57%
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 329 (53.24%) Java
2 260 (42.07%) IBM
3 255 (41.26%) Oracle
4 208 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
5 193 (31.23%) Finance
6 181 (29.29%) Banking
7 172 (27.83%) Linux
8 169 (27.35%) SQL
9 155 (25.08%) AWS
10 154 (24.92%) Web Services
11 148 (23.95%) Windows
12 147 (23.79%) SQL Server
13 141 (22.82%) WebSphere MQ
14 118 (19.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 116 (18.77%) DevOps
16 112 (18.12%) Software Engineering
17 109 (17.64%) Jenkins
18 102 (16.50%) WebLogic
19 101 (16.34%) Unix
20 95 (15.37%) Python
21 94 (15.21%) Git (software)
22 92 (14.89%) JBoss
22 92 (14.89%) Middleware
23 90 (14.56%) E-Commerce
24 89 (14.40%) Tomcat
25 87 (14.08%) Microsoft
25 87 (14.08%) Azure
26 86 (13.92%) JavaScript
27 85 (13.75%) Scrum
27 85 (13.75%) Test Automation

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
1 118 (19.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 102 (16.50%) WebLogic
3 92 (14.89%) JBoss
4 89 (14.40%) Tomcat
5 56 (9.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 36 (5.83%) IBM HTTP Server
7 30 (4.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 29 (4.69%) Apache
9 22 (3.56%) Apache Solr
10 20 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (3.24%) Confluence
11 19 (3.07%) nginx
12 18 (2.91%) CMS
13 17 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (2.59%) MQSeries
15 15 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (2.27%) Mule
16 14 (2.27%) Mule ESB
17 13 (2.10%) Apache TomEE
18 10 (1.62%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.49%) SPSS
3 1 (0.16%) HipChat
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 36 (5.83%) Magento
2 31 (5.02%) SAP Hybris
3 24 (3.88%) Maximo
4 14 (2.27%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (1.13%) Fredhopper
5 7 (1.13%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 155 (25.08%) AWS
2 87 (14.08%) Azure
3 47 (7.61%) GitHub
4 41 (6.63%) GCP
5 28 (4.53%) Boomi
6 26 (4.21%) Serverless
7 25 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.75%) OpenShift
9 14 (2.27%) PaaS
10 11 (1.78%) IaaS
11 10 (1.62%) npm
12 9 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.97%) Algolia
13 6 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.81%) SaaS
15 3 (0.49%) Datadog
15 3 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (0.32%) Apigee
16 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.32%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.25%) HTTP
2 46 (7.44%) Firewall
3 24 (3.88%) Broadband
4 20 (3.24%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.91%) Internet
6 15 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.10%) SAN
7 13 (2.10%) Wireless
8 12 (1.94%) VPN
9 11 (1.78%) DNS
10 10 (1.62%) SSH
11 8 (1.29%) SSL
11 8 (1.29%) VLAN
12 7 (1.13%) LAN
12 7 (1.13%) WAN
13 5 (0.81%) DHCP
13 5 (0.81%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.32%) DMZ
14 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.68%) Relational Database
3 58 (9.39%) DB2
4 42 (6.80%) Oracle Database
5 39 (6.31%) RDBMS
6 33 (5.34%) MySQL
7 18 (2.91%) Informix
8 17 (2.75%) Endeca
9 15 (2.43%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.43%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.10%) IBM InfoSphere
10 13 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.62%) OrientDB
13 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.97%) Big Data
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 109 (17.64%) Jenkins
2 94 (15.21%) Git (software)
3 75 (12.14%) Maven
4 51 (8.25%) Ant
5 49 (7.93%) IBM UrbanCode
6 48 (7.77%) JUnit
7 46 (7.44%) JIRA
8 43 (6.96%) Selenium
9 39 (6.31%) Gradle
10 35 (5.66%) Eclipse
11 29 (4.69%) Mockito
12 24 (3.88%) Cucumber
12 24 (3.88%) Subversion
13 20 (3.24%) SonarQube
14 18 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (2.59%) Hudson
15 16 (2.59%) TeamCity
16 15 (2.43%) WebDriver
17 14 (2.27%) FishEye
17 14 (2.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 193 (31.23%) Finance
2 181 (29.29%) Banking
3 68 (11.00%) Retail
4 55 (8.90%) Front Office
5 23 (3.72%) Marketing
6 21 (3.40%) Advertising
7 8 (1.29%) Back Office
7 8 (1.29%) Games
7 8 (1.29%) International Banking
8 7 (1.13%) Automotive
9 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.81%) Law
10 5 (0.81%) Legal
10 5 (0.81%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.32%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 204 (33.01%) Developer
2 115 (18.61%) Java Developer
3 112 (18.12%) Architect
4 71 (11.49%) Consultant
5 53 (8.58%) AWS Architect
6 52 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 49 (7.93%) Analyst
8 46 (7.44%) Senior Developer
9 42 (6.80%) Technical Consultant
10 38 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
10 38 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (5.02%) Software Engineer
12 28 (4.53%) WebSphere Developer
13 26 (4.21%) Enterprise Architect
14 25 (4.05%) Integration Developer
15 24 (3.88%) Java Engineer
15 24 (3.88%) Pega Developer
15 24 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (3.56%) Applications Support
17 20 (3.24%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (24.92%) Web Services
2 141 (22.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 92 (14.89%) Middleware
4 83 (13.43%) Spring
5 75 (12.14%) J2EE
6 73 (11.81%) XML
7 71 (11.49%) JMS
8 67 (10.84%) HTML
9 57 (9.22%) Java EE
10 53 (8.58%) REST
11 51 (8.25%) .NET
12 45 (7.28%) Hibernate
13 44 (7.12%) SOAP
14 43 (6.96%) RESTful
15 40 (6.47%) CSS
16 38 (6.15%) Spring Boot
17 33 (5.34%) IBM Integration Bus
18 24 (3.88%) JSON
19 23 (3.72%) Servlets
20 22 (3.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 24 (3.88%) Robotics
4 22 (3.56%) iSeries
5 20 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.07%) Virtual Team
7 18 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.94%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.62%) EMC VNX
9 10 (1.62%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (1.62%) User Experience
10 9 (1.46%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.29%) iPad
12 7 (1.13%) DataPower
13 6 (0.97%) AS400
13 6 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 172 (27.83%) Linux
2 148 (23.95%) Windows
3 101 (16.34%) Unix
4 55 (8.90%) Windows Server
5 27 (4.37%) OS/400
6 26 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (4.05%) AIX
8 16 (2.59%) Windows 7
9 15 (2.43%) Windows 2000
10 13 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.78%) zOS
12 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.49%) Solaris
16 2 (0.32%) Android
16 2 (0.32%) CentOS
17 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (18.77%) DevOps
3 112 (18.12%) Software Engineering
4 90 (14.56%) E-Commerce
5 85 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (13.75%) Scrum
5 85 (13.75%) Test Automation
6 81 (13.11%) Microservices
7 70 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (11.33%) SOA
8 66 (10.68%) Configuration Management
9 65 (10.52%) Asset Management
10 59 (9.55%) Technical Architecture
11 58 (9.39%) Mentoring
12 56 (9.06%) Data Architecture
12 56 (9.06%) IT Strategy
13 54 (8.74%) Artificial Intelligence
13 54 (8.74%) Information Security
14 53 (8.58%) Enterprise Architecture
14 53 (8.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 329 (53.24%) Java
2 169 (27.35%) SQL
3 95 (15.37%) Python
4 86 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 56 (9.06%) Shell Script
6 48 (7.77%) Groovy
7 47 (7.61%) Bash Shell
8 44 (7.12%) C#
9 39 (6.31%) C++
10 38 (6.15%) Perl
11 28 (4.53%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.56%) Ruby
13 14 (2.27%) Java 8
14 13 (2.10%) XPath
15 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.13%) C
16 7 (1.13%) VB
17 6 (0.97%) PHP
18 5 (0.81%) COBOL
18 5 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (7.77%) Degree
2 28 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.91%) IBM Certification
4 15 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.27%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 13 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CEH
11 2 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
12 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.07%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) GDPR
3 6 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.97%) SLA
4 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (10.19%) Docker
2 46 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.88%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 16 (2.59%) vSphere
6 12 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.13%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.81%) XenApp
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.32%) NFS
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (9.71%) Ansible
2 44 (7.12%) Puppet
3 40 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (5.66%) Kubernetes
5 24 (3.88%) CA Service Virtualization
6 16 (2.59%) Tivoli
7 14 (2.27%) Prometheus
8 13 (2.10%) Terraform
9 12 (1.94%) Grafana
10 11 (1.78%) Graphite
11 10 (1.62%) Packer
12 9 (1.46%) Salt
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
14 4 (0.65%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.32%) Kibana
15 2 (0.32%) logstash
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
15 2 (0.32%) Perfmon
15 2 (0.32%) Rancher
15 2 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 260 (42.07%) IBM
2 255 (41.26%) Oracle
3 87 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 64 (10.36%) VMware
5 63 (10.19%) TIBCO
6 62 (10.03%) hybris
7 58 (9.39%) Informatica
8 48 (7.77%) SAP
9 42 (6.80%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (6.47%) MuleSoft
11 36 (5.83%) ATG
12 33 (5.34%) Red Hat
13 29 (4.69%) Adobe
13 29 (4.69%) Elastic Path
14 27 (4.37%) CA
14 27 (4.37%) Dell
14 27 (4.37%) Talend
15 26 (4.21%) Google
16 24 (3.88%) Pega
17 22 (3.56%) webMethods