Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 568 508 337
Rank change year-on-year -60 -171 +12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 680 959 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.55% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 3.24% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 525 723 1,331
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24,391 29,581 31,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 17.05% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19,460 24,364 26,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,018 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £84,672 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,021 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.22% +1.25% -

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 15 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 22 January 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 -63 609 £60,000 - 118
UK excluding London -41 352 £50,000 - 74
London -36 321 £72,500 +11.54% 49
East of England +94 113 £57,000 -5.00% 12
South East +26 70 £57,500 +9.52% 15
North of England -66 64 £50,000 - 22
Scotland +12 61 £50,000 +0.50% 2
North West -49 47 £45,000 -6.25% 12
Midlands +20 33 £47,500 - 9
West Midlands +16 18 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire 0 17 £62,500 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +26 15 £57,500 +4.55% 4
South West +1 8 £37,500 -28.57% 11
Wales -1 3 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 416 (61.18%) Java
2 294 (43.24%) Oracle
3 283 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
4 255 (37.50%) IBM
5 253 (37.21%) SQL
6 236 (34.71%) Web Services
7 233 (34.26%) Finance
8 212 (31.18%) Linux
9 200 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 186 (27.35%) Spring
11 180 (26.47%) DevOps
12 170 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 163 (23.97%) WebLogic
14 161 (23.68%) JBoss
15 158 (23.24%) Tomcat
16 151 (22.21%) Scrum
17 145 (21.32%) Java EE
18 144 (21.18%) Docker
19 142 (20.88%) Banking
20 135 (19.85%) Windows
21 131 (19.26%) JavaScript
22 130 (19.12%) Degree
23 128 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
24 124 (18.24%) Microservices
24 124 (18.24%) Unix
25 123 (18.09%) XML
26 121 (17.79%) Git (software)
27 119 (17.50%) J2EE
28 117 (17.21%) HTML
29 114 (16.76%) Relational Database

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
1 163 (23.97%) WebLogic
2 161 (23.68%) JBoss
3 158 (23.24%) Tomcat
4 85 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 58 (8.53%) Apache
6 41 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 38 (5.59%) Cloud Foundry
8 32 (4.71%) Confluence
9 29 (4.26%) GlassFish
10 25 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (3.53%) WildFly
12 23 (3.38%) MQSeries
13 21 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (3.09%) OpenStack
14 19 (2.79%) Apache Spark
15 17 (2.50%) Apache TomEE
16 15 (2.21%) nginx
16 15 (2.21%) SharePoint
17 13 (1.91%) Apache Geronimo
18 11 (1.62%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Weka
2 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.29%) Windchill
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 18 (2.65%) Magento
2 15 (2.21%) Maximo
2 15 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.03%) Shopify
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.44%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.29%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 128 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (8.97%) PaaS
4 56 (8.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 53 (7.79%) OpenShift
6 36 (5.29%) IBM Cloud
7 26 (3.82%) SaaS
8 22 (3.24%) IaaS
9 17 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (2.35%) GitHub
11 14 (2.06%) Boomi
12 11 (1.62%) Serverless
13 9 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.44%) iPaaS
16 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.29%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
16 2 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 32 (4.71%) Firewall
3 27 (3.97%) HTTP
4 25 (3.68%) Internet
5 23 (3.38%) SAN
6 22 (3.24%) DNS
7 17 (2.50%) VPN
8 13 (1.91%) BIG-IP
8 13 (1.91%) Reverse Proxy
8 13 (1.91%) VLAN
9 8 (1.18%) SSL
10 6 (0.88%) AMQP
10 6 (0.88%) SSH
11 5 (0.74%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.59%) FTP
12 4 (0.59%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.44%) DMZ
13 3 (0.44%) SMTP
14 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 114 (16.76%) Relational Database
3 74 (10.88%) Oracle Database
4 70 (10.29%) NoSQL
5 62 (9.12%) MySQL
6 51 (7.50%) RDBMS
7 38 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (4.12%) MongoDB
9 25 (3.68%) DB2
9 25 (3.68%) Hadoop
10 24 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (3.09%) Big Data
12 16 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (2.35%) Redis
12 16 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (2.06%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.91%) Neo4j
15 12 (1.76%) CouchDB
15 12 (1.76%) Mahout
15 12 (1.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 121 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 103 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 99 (14.56%) Maven
4 89 (13.09%) JIRA
5 64 (9.41%) Ant
6 63 (9.26%) Gradle
6 63 (9.26%) Subversion
7 44 (6.47%) Cucumber
8 40 (5.88%) JUnit
9 33 (4.85%) Eclipse
9 33 (4.85%) Mockito
10 32 (4.71%) Selenium
11 24 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
13 19 (2.79%) WebDriver
14 16 (2.35%) Bitbucket
14 16 (2.35%) JMeter
14 16 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (1.91%) IBM UrbanCode
16 12 (1.76%) TeamCity
General
1 233 (34.26%) Finance
2 142 (20.88%) Banking
3 78 (11.47%) Retail
4 27 (3.97%) Advertising
5 17 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.91%) French Language
6 13 (1.91%) German Language
7 11 (1.62%) Front Office
7 11 (1.62%) Swedish Language
8 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.47%) Marketing
9 9 (1.32%) Law
10 4 (0.59%) Automotive
10 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 3 (0.44%) International Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 220 (32.35%) Developer
2 123 (18.09%) Java Developer
3 103 (15.15%) Architect
4 80 (11.76%) Analyst
5 57 (8.38%) Consultant
6 52 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 44 (6.47%) Applications Support
8 38 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 37 (5.44%) Cloud Architect
10 35 (5.15%) Support Analyst
11 34 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 33 (4.85%) Lead Developer
13 32 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
14 29 (4.26%) SQL Developer
15 28 (4.12%) Cloud Native Architect
15 28 (4.12%) Lead Java Developer
15 28 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
16 25 (3.68%) Software Engineer
17 24 (3.53%) Java Architect
17 24 (3.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (34.71%) Web Services
2 186 (27.35%) Spring
3 170 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 145 (21.32%) Java EE
5 123 (18.09%) XML
6 119 (17.50%) J2EE
7 117 (17.21%) HTML
8 110 (16.18%) JMS
9 105 (15.44%) Middleware
9 105 (15.44%) SOAP
10 104 (15.29%) Hibernate
11 92 (13.53%) CSS
12 84 (12.35%) .NET
12 84 (12.35%) REST
13 74 (10.88%) JSON
14 71 (10.44%) Spring Boot
15 65 (9.56%) JSP
16 55 (8.09%) EJB
17 52 (7.65%) IBM Integration Bus
18 48 (7.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (6.47%) Fintech
5 36 (5.29%) Cloud Native
6 32 (4.71%) DataPower
7 29 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (3.53%) AS400
8 24 (3.53%) Management Information System
9 23 (3.38%) CMDB
10 22 (3.24%) iSeries
11 21 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (2.94%) Mainframe
13 15 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (2.21%) Mobile App
14 14 (2.06%) Replication
15 13 (1.91%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.91%) Blog
15 13 (1.91%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 212 (31.18%) Linux
2 135 (19.85%) Windows
3 124 (18.24%) Unix
4 51 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (6.91%) Windows Server
6 24 (3.53%) CentOS
7 19 (2.79%) Android
7 19 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.35%) AIX
9 13 (1.91%) CoreOS
10 10 (1.47%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.18%) Solaris
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (26.47%) DevOps
3 151 (22.21%) Scrum
4 124 (18.24%) Microservices
5 107 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (14.56%) Computer Science
7 88 (12.94%) SDLC
8 87 (12.79%) TDD
9 86 (12.65%) Test Automation
10 80 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 79 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
12 77 (11.32%) SOA
13 61 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
14 58 (8.53%) Software Engineering
15 55 (8.09%) High Availability
16 49 (7.21%) Configuration Management
16 49 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (7.06%) ITIL
18 47 (6.91%) Thought Leadership
19 46 (6.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 416 (61.18%) Java
2 253 (37.21%) SQL
3 131 (19.26%) JavaScript
4 97 (14.26%) Python
5 66 (9.71%) C#
6 63 (9.26%) PowerShell
7 60 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 53 (7.79%) Bash Shell
9 49 (7.21%) PL/SQL
10 33 (4.85%) Perl
11 22 (3.24%) RPG
12 21 (3.09%) Java 8
12 21 (3.09%) Ruby
13 15 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.91%) C
15 12 (1.76%) AWK
15 12 (1.76%) Go
15 12 (1.76%) Groovy
16 11 (1.62%) C++
16 11 (1.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (19.12%) Degree
2 55 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (4.12%) Master's Degree
4 21 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.91%) ISEB
7 9 (1.32%) CISSP
7 9 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.18%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) MCITP
12 1 (0.15%) MCP
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PMP
12 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.26%) QA
2 9 (1.32%) SLA
3 7 (1.03%) GDPR
4 5 (0.74%) HL7
5 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) PMO
6 2 (0.29%) SEPA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (21.18%) Docker
2 35 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.91%) iptables
4 13 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.76%) HDFS
5 12 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (1.03%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.59%) vSphere
9 2 (0.29%) Xen
9 2 (0.29%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.15%) RACF
10 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 80 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (9.85%) Kubernetes
3 56 (8.24%) Puppet
4 54 (7.94%) Ansible
5 26 (3.82%) Tivoli
6 13 (1.91%) HAProxy
6 13 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (1.76%) Control-M
7 12 (1.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 11 (1.62%) BladeLogic
8 11 (1.62%) Kibana
8 11 (1.62%) logstash
8 11 (1.62%) Packer
8 11 (1.62%) Salt
8 11 (1.62%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 9 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
10 8 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 7 (1.03%) Automic
11 7 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 294 (43.24%) Oracle
2 255 (37.50%) IBM
3 86 (12.65%) Red Hat
4 70 (10.29%) Microsoft
5 59 (8.68%) Google
6 46 (6.76%) VMware
7 43 (6.32%) SAP
8 40 (5.88%) MuleSoft
9 39 (5.74%) Splunk
10 29 (4.26%) AppDynamics
11 28 (4.12%) TIBCO
12 23 (3.38%) hybris
13 20 (2.94%) webMethods
14 16 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (2.06%) Alteryx
15 14 (2.06%) Dell
16 13 (1.91%) CA
16 13 (1.91%) F5
16 13 (1.91%) Tableau
16 13 (1.91%) Talend