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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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 913 877 550
Rank change year-on-year -36 -327 +51
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 327 126 248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 0.87% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 206 82 189
10th Percentile £43,125 £35,000 £36,855
25th Percentile £50,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.78% -4.17% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,938 £90,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £104,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -6.26%

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 22,169 14,479 8,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.01% 12.70% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10,365 9,559 6,675
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebSphere.

Salary trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -24 282 £66,000 +5.60% 31
London -58 185 £68,658 -1.92% 17
Work from Home -147 118 £68,658 +37.32% 8
UK excluding London -68 102 £60,000 +14.29% 14
North of England -43 36 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Yorkshire -3 32 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Midlands -42 22 £60,000 +71.43% 1
South East -65 21 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South West -12 19 £32,000 -39.45% 4
East Midlands -17 13 £60,000 +71.43%
West Midlands -51 9 £70,000 - 1
Scotland -32 3 £42,500 - 1
North West -68 3 £41,000 -25.45%
Northern Ireland -15 1 £65,000 -
North East - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 177 (54.13%) Java
2 166 (50.76%) IBM
3 164 (50.15%) Agile
4 132 (40.37%) Oracle
5 97 (29.66%) Linux
6 93 (28.44%) Banking
6 93 (28.44%) AWS
7 88 (26.91%) Social Skills
8 85 (25.99%) Unix
9 84 (25.69%) Degree
10 75 (22.94%) JBoss
11 74 (22.63%) Finance
12 73 (22.32%) WebLogic
13 71 (21.71%) Middleware
13 71 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
14 68 (20.80%) Python
15 67 (20.49%) Scrum
16 66 (20.18%) Azure
16 66 (20.18%) Node.js
17 59 (18.04%) DevOps
18 56 (17.13%) E-Commerce
19 55 (16.82%) Microsoft
19 55 (16.82%) SaaS
19 55 (16.82%) Open Source
20 53 (16.21%) IaaS
20 53 (16.21%) Tomcat
20 53 (16.21%) Retail
21 52 (15.90%) SQL
22 50 (15.29%) SDLC
23 49 (14.98%) React

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 75 (22.94%) JBoss
2 73 (22.32%) WebLogic
3 53 (16.21%) Tomcat
4 35 (10.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (7.34%) CMS
5 24 (7.34%) Headless CMS
6 23 (7.03%) Apache Solr
7 16 (4.89%) Apache
7 16 (4.89%) Confluence
8 13 (3.98%) GlassFish
8 13 (3.98%) IIS
9 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.92%) Apache TomEE
10 3 (0.92%) Captiva
10 3 (0.92%) FileNet
11 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.61%) nginx
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (8.87%) Temenos T24
2 11 (3.36%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (2.75%) Magento
4 8 (2.45%) Shopify
5 4 (1.22%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.31%) Actimize
6 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Maximo
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 93 (28.44%) AWS
2 66 (20.18%) Azure
3 55 (16.82%) SaaS
4 53 (16.21%) IaaS
5 45 (13.76%) PaaS
6 39 (11.93%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 35 (10.70%) Boomi
8 28 (8.56%) OpenShift
9 25 (7.65%) Azure DevOps
10 23 (7.03%) Amplience
11 21 (6.42%) GCP
12 20 (6.12%) Azure AKS
13 15 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (3.98%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (2.75%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
16 8 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (2.45%) BigCommerce
16 8 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
17 7 (2.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.56%) HTTP
2 27 (8.26%) FTP
3 23 (7.03%) DMZ
3 23 (7.03%) DNS
3 23 (7.03%) Extranet
3 23 (7.03%) Internet
3 23 (7.03%) SSH
4 16 (4.89%) Kerberos
5 14 (4.28%) NetScaler
6 13 (3.98%) Firewall
7 9 (2.75%) BIG-IP
8 6 (1.83%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.92%) Network Security
11 3 (0.92%) VPN
12 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.31%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.65%) DB2
4 24 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (6.42%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.89%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.59%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.53%) MySQL
12 4 (1.22%) Adabas
12 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.92%) Big Data
13 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.61%) DataStage
14 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.48%) JIRA
3 30 (9.17%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.95%) GitLab
5 24 (7.34%) Ant
5 24 (7.34%) Maven
6 21 (6.42%) JUnit
7 17 (5.20%) IBM UrbanCode
7 17 (5.20%) Mockito
8 11 (3.36%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.75%) Subversion
10 8 (2.45%) JMeter
11 5 (1.53%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.53%) ClearQuest
11 5 (1.53%) Fiddler
11 5 (1.53%) Selenium
11 5 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.92%) Gradle
12 3 (0.92%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (28.44%) Banking
2 88 (26.91%) Social Skills
3 74 (22.63%) Finance
4 53 (16.21%) Retail
5 45 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 11 (3.36%) Back Office
8 9 (2.75%) Law
8 9 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.45%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.53%) Automotive
10 5 (1.53%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.92%) Advertising
12 3 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.92%) Marketing
12 3 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.31%) Legal
14 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (22.63%) Architect
2 46 (14.07%) Developer
3 40 (12.23%) Solutions Architect
4 37 (11.31%) Middleware Engineer
5 34 (10.40%) Analyst
6 26 (7.95%) Integration Architect
7 23 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (7.03%) Technical Architect
7 23 (7.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 22 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 19 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.28%) Integration Developer
11 14 (4.28%) Performance Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Applications Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) IT Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Integration Manager
14 11 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (3.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.71%) Middleware
2 66 (20.18%) Node.js
3 49 (14.98%) React
4 48 (14.68%) AngularJS
5 37 (11.31%) RESTful
5 37 (11.31%) Spring
6 36 (11.01%) WebSphere MQ
7 31 (9.48%) HTML
8 29 (8.87%) IBM Integration Bus
9 27 (8.26%) LDAP
10 26 (7.95%) XML
11 25 (7.65%) CSS
11 25 (7.65%) Spring Boot
12 24 (7.34%) REST
13 23 (7.03%) HTML5
13 23 (7.03%) Vue.js
14 21 (6.42%) GraphQL
14 21 (6.42%) Java EE
15 20 (6.12%) YAML
16 16 (4.89%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.34%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.03%) Blog
3 21 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.28%) SWIFT
6 10 (3.06%) DataPower
7 9 (2.75%) Cyber Defence
7 9 (2.75%) Cyberattack
7 9 (2.75%) PKI
8 8 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.45%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.45%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.83%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.53%) Contactless
10 5 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.53%) W3C
11 4 (1.22%) Clustering
11 4 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 97 (29.66%) Linux
2 85 (25.99%) Unix
3 41 (12.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (10.70%) Windows
5 15 (4.59%) AIX
6 4 (1.22%) MVS
6 4 (1.22%) zOS
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (50.15%) Agile
2 71 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (20.49%) Scrum
4 59 (18.04%) DevOps
5 56 (17.13%) E-Commerce
6 55 (16.82%) Open Source
7 50 (15.29%) SDLC
8 48 (14.68%) ERP
9 47 (14.37%) Software Engineering
10 45 (13.76%) CI/CD
11 42 (12.84%) Technical Leadership
12 39 (11.93%) Microservices
12 39 (11.93%) Project Delivery
13 38 (11.62%) Computer Science
14 33 (10.09%) Test Automation
15 30 (9.17%) Project Management
15 30 (9.17%) Waterfall
16 28 (8.56%) Migration
16 28 (8.56%) TDD
17 27 (8.26%) Knowledge Transfer
Programming Languages
1 177 (54.13%) Java
2 68 (20.80%) Python
3 52 (15.90%) SQL
4 43 (13.15%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.01%) Bash
6 31 (9.48%) PHP
7 24 (7.34%) PowerShell
8 21 (6.42%) Perl
9 19 (5.81%) AWK
10 16 (4.89%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.67%) C#
12 11 (3.36%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.75%) Go
14 6 (1.83%) Scala
15 5 (1.53%) Groovy
16 4 (1.22%) ActionScript
16 4 (1.22%) ActionScript 2.0
16 4 (1.22%) C
16 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (25.69%) Degree
2 27 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MBA
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.22%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.22%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) GDPR
3 3 (0.92%) WCAG
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 46 (14.07%) Docker
2 20 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 43 (13.15%) Kubernetes
2 31 (9.48%) Ansible
3 24 (7.34%) Terraform
4 14 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.98%) Oracle Identity Management
5 13 (3.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 13 (3.98%) Tivoli
5 13 (3.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 11 (3.36%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (2.14%) Grafana
8 3 (0.92%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.92%) Puppet
9 2 (0.61%) Control-M
10 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 166 (50.76%) IBM
2 132 (40.37%) Oracle
3 55 (16.82%) Microsoft
4 42 (12.84%) Red Hat
5 38 (11.62%) ATG
6 36 (11.01%) MuleSoft
7 35 (10.70%) Dell
8 29 (8.87%) Temenos
9 27 (8.26%) F5
10 25 (7.65%) Dynatrace
11 16 (4.89%) Cisco
11 16 (4.89%) Veritas
11 16 (4.89%) webMethods
12 15 (4.59%) Splunk
13 14 (4.28%) ServiceNow
14 13 (3.98%) Palo Alto
15 11 (3.36%) Citrix
16 10 (3.06%) AppDynamics
16 10 (3.06%) Google
16 10 (3.06%) Salesforce.com