Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 334 284
Rank change year-on-year -74 -50 +10
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1370 1936 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.98% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.31% 5.27% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1573 1935
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% - +10.00%

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 31811 36708 41842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.58% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25668 31225 34608
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 1268 £57,500 +4.55% 53
London -10 717 £62,500 -1.96% 25
UK excluding London -108 631 £50,000 +1.01% 36
North of England -89 173 £50,000 +17.65% 10
South East -96 136 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Yorkshire +17 98 £50,000 +17.65% 2
South West -10 90 £45,269 -17.69% 2
East of England -64 78 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North West -106 75 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Midlands +25 68 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Scotland +23 50 £50,000 +10.80% 6
West Midlands +5 40 £46,250 -7.50% 4
Wales +32 31 £45,269 +6.52%
East Midlands +29 26 £40,000 -13.51%
Northern Ireland -20 5 £42,500 -5.56% 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 949 (69.27%) Java
2 630 (45.99%) Oracle
3 626 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
4 528 (38.54%) IBM
5 465 (33.94%) Finance
6 458 (33.43%) SQL
7 440 (32.12%) Tomcat
8 411 (30.00%) WebLogic
9 401 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 401 (29.27%) JBoss
10 391 (28.54%) Linux
11 369 (26.93%) Web Services
12 346 (25.26%) Spring
13 320 (23.36%) Unix
14 308 (22.48%) E-Commerce
15 298 (21.75%) SQL Server
16 281 (20.51%) XML
17 274 (20.00%) HTML
18 271 (19.78%) TDD
19 264 (19.27%) J2EE
20 260 (18.98%) Banking
21 251 (18.32%) Windows
22 249 (18.18%) Hibernate
23 246 (17.96%) Retail
24 243 (17.74%) Scrum
25 242 (17.66%) .NET
26 237 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
27 232 (16.93%) Middleware
28 230 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
29 226 (16.50%) 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
1 440 (32.12%) Tomcat
2 411 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 401 (29.27%) JBoss
4 164 (11.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 144 (10.51%) Apache
5 144 (10.51%) CMS
6 117 (8.54%) IIS
7 116 (8.47%) Apache Solr
8 91 (6.64%) OpenStack
9 78 (5.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 77 (5.62%) Jetty
11 50 (3.65%) GlassFish
12 49 (3.58%) Apache Spark
13 46 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (2.12%) Apache Geronimo
15 27 (1.97%) nginx
16 26 (1.90%) SharePoint
17 24 (1.75%) Confluence
17 24 (1.75%) Mule
17 24 (1.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.44%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) Weka
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (2.41%) Magento
2 14 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
4 12 (0.88%) Pega PRPC
5 11 (0.80%) Unica
6 9 (0.66%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 9 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 6 (0.44%) Maximo
8 6 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (0.44%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.36%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.22%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 230 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (7.74%) PaaS
4 86 (6.28%) SaaS
5 81 (5.91%) IaaS
6 28 (2.04%) Google Analytics
7 18 (1.31%) GitHub
8 14 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.80%) Boomi
10 10 (0.73%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.36%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.22%) Silverpop
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.57%) HTTP
2 74 (5.40%) Firewall
3 66 (4.82%) Internet
4 55 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 28 (2.04%) DNS
6 26 (1.90%) SSL
7 25 (1.82%) SAN
8 24 (1.75%) VLAN
9 19 (1.39%) FTP
10 16 (1.17%) LAN
10 16 (1.17%) LDAP
11 14 (1.02%) VPN
12 13 (0.95%) DHCP
13 10 (0.73%) AMQP
14 8 (0.58%) WAN
15 7 (0.51%) Intranet
15 7 (0.51%) iSCSI
16 6 (0.44%) SSH
16 6 (0.44%) WebEx
17 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 170 (12.41%) MySQL
3 129 (9.42%) MongoDB
4 120 (8.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 118 (8.61%) NoSQL
6 114 (8.32%) Relational Database
7 96 (7.01%) Big Data
8 93 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (5.91%) DB2
9 81 (5.91%) RDBMS
10 77 (5.62%) Hadoop
11 66 (4.82%) Redis
12 59 (4.31%) Riak
13 54 (3.94%) KDB
14 50 (3.65%) Couchbase
14 50 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (3.07%) Oracle Database
16 26 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.46%) Endeca
18 18 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 226 (16.50%) Maven
2 168 (12.26%) Jenkins
3 139 (10.15%) Git (software)
4 126 (9.20%) Eclipse
5 120 (8.76%) Subversion
6 109 (7.96%) JUnit
7 100 (7.30%) Gradle
8 91 (6.64%) Ant
9 89 (6.50%) JIRA
10 78 (5.69%) TeamCity
11 51 (3.72%) Visual Studio
12 49 (3.58%) Selenium
13 48 (3.50%) Cucumber
14 47 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 41 (2.99%) Hudson
16 39 (2.85%) gulp
17 31 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (1.82%) MSBuild
18 25 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
19 24 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 465 (33.94%) Finance
2 260 (18.98%) Banking
3 246 (17.96%) Retail
4 75 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 56 (4.09%) Retail Banking
7 48 (3.50%) Marketing
8 33 (2.41%) Games
9 32 (2.34%) Advertising
10 31 (2.26%) Online Betting
11 30 (2.19%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.82%) Electronics
13 19 (1.39%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.02%) Front Office
14 14 (1.02%) Law
15 9 (0.66%) Private Banking
16 7 (0.51%) Legal
17 6 (0.44%) French Language
18 5 (0.36%) Automotive
18 5 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 601 (43.87%) Developer
2 396 (28.91%) Java Developer
3 170 (12.41%) Architect
4 141 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 116 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 96 (7.01%) Lead Developer
7 91 (6.64%) Consultant
8 78 (5.69%) Applications Support
9 76 (5.55%) Analyst
10 73 (5.33%) Software Engineer
11 72 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
12 65 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
13 58 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 52 (3.80%) Java Engineer
15 48 (3.50%) Administrator
16 46 (3.36%) Support Engineer
17 43 (3.14%) Lead Architect
17 43 (3.14%) Support Analyst
17 43 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
18 42 (3.07%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (26.93%) Web Services
2 346 (25.26%) Spring
3 281 (20.51%) XML
4 274 (20.00%) HTML
5 264 (19.27%) J2EE
6 249 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 242 (17.66%) .NET
8 232 (16.93%) Middleware
9 201 (14.67%) SOAP
10 194 (14.16%) AngularJS
10 194 (14.16%) CSS
11 176 (12.85%) Java EE
12 174 (12.70%) REST
13 167 (12.19%) JMS
14 166 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
15 129 (9.42%) RESTful
16 126 (9.20%) JSP
17 118 (8.61%) HTML5
18 117 (8.54%) Node.js
19 110 (8.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 56 (4.09%) N-Tier
4 56 (4.09%) User Experience
5 49 (3.58%) DataPower
6 45 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 36 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 29 (2.12%) iSeries
9 29 (2.12%) Online Games
10 28 (2.04%) SWIFT
11 26 (1.90%) Fintech
12 25 (1.82%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.53%) iPad
13 21 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.46%) PMI
15 18 (1.31%) Clustering
16 14 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 391 (28.54%) Linux
2 320 (23.36%) Unix
3 251 (18.32%) Windows
4 72 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (4.82%) Solaris
5 66 (4.82%) Windows Server
6 51 (3.72%) AIX
7 44 (3.21%) Android
8 38 (2.77%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (1.46%) HPUX
12 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.22%) CentOS
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.15%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.073%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (22.48%) E-Commerce
3 271 (19.78%) TDD
4 243 (17.74%) Scrum
5 237 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
6 222 (16.20%) OO
7 217 (15.84%) DevOps
8 210 (15.33%) BDD
9 190 (13.87%) SOA
10 179 (13.07%) Open Source
10 179 (13.07%) SDLC
11 153 (11.17%) Software Engineering
12 137 (10.00%) CRM
13 130 (9.49%) Mentoring
14 128 (9.34%) Software Delivery
15 121 (8.83%) UML
16 119 (8.69%) ITIL
17 117 (8.54%) Test Automation
18 116 (8.47%) Kanban
19 97 (7.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 949 (69.27%) Java
2 458 (33.43%) SQL
3 401 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 178 (12.99%) Python
5 147 (10.73%) Shell Script
6 117 (8.54%) C#
7 112 (8.18%) PHP
8 94 (6.86%) Bash Shell
9 92 (6.72%) PowerShell
10 57 (4.16%) Perl
11 48 (3.50%) C
12 47 (3.43%) C++
12 47 (3.43%) Ruby
13 46 (3.36%) Groovy
14 33 (2.41%) Go
14 33 (2.41%) PL/SQL
15 28 (2.04%) Scala
16 23 (1.68%) AWK
17 20 (1.46%) XPath
18 18 (1.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 140 (10.22%) Degree
2 45 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.95%) PMP
8 9 (0.66%) CISSP
9 8 (0.58%) CISM
9 8 (0.58%) CRISC
9 8 (0.58%) SANS
10 7 (0.51%) ISEB
11 6 (0.44%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.44%) PhD
12 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (3.28%) SLA
3 42 (3.07%) QA
4 36 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 20 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.80%) GDPR
7 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.66%) SEPA
8 8 (0.58%) COBIT
9 7 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.15%) MiFID
13 1 (0.073%) HL7
System Software
1 49 (3.58%) Docker
2 34 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 27 (1.97%) vSphere
4 24 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.75%) Xen
5 23 (1.68%) XenServer
6 11 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.73%) XenApp
8 8 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 7 (0.51%) NFS
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.22%) HDFS
11 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.22%) vCloud
11 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.15%) KVM
12 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 192 (14.01%) Puppet
2 179 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
3 178 (12.99%) Ansible
4 46 (3.36%) Salt
5 40 (2.92%) Nagios
6 38 (2.77%) Tivoli
7 36 (2.63%) logstash
8 35 (2.55%) Kibana
9 24 (1.75%) Cobbler
10 22 (1.61%) Kubernetes
11 16 (1.17%) Control-M
11 16 (1.17%) Terraform
12 11 (0.80%) Mesos
13 10 (0.73%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.73%) CloudHub
13 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (0.73%) vMotion
14 9 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (0.51%) BladeLogic
16 6 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 630 (45.99%) Oracle
2 528 (38.54%) IBM
3 158 (11.53%) hybris
4 136 (9.93%) Microsoft
5 129 (9.42%) ATG
6 84 (6.13%) TIBCO
7 83 (6.06%) SAP
8 80 (5.84%) Demandware
9 58 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 58 (4.23%) Sybase
10 44 (3.21%) webMethods
11 40 (2.92%) BEA
12 34 (2.48%) VMware
13 33 (2.41%) Google
14 26 (1.90%) MuleSoft
15 24 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
16 23 (1.68%) EnterpriseDB
17 22 (1.61%) JD Edwards
18 21 (1.53%) Retek
19 18 (1.31%) Cognos