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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 312 276
Rank change year-on-year -74 -36  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 668 1008 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 1.02% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.16% 5.46% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 521 810 1027
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16049 18458 21842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.71% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13012 15698 18091
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WebSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 641 £57,500 +4.54% 67
London -27 340 £57,500 -14.81% 37
South East -54 64 £62,500 +21.95% 7
Yorkshire 0 53 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East of England -44 49 £50,000 -9.09% 5
City of London -27 48 £57,500 -17.85% 11
North West -93 48 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West -8 46 £49,500 -10.00% 2
Berkshire -26 41 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Manchester -78 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Reading +4 25 £64,375 +28.75%
Essex -6 25 £60,000 -4.00% 2
North Yorkshire +17 23 £50,000 +106.18% 1
West Midlands +15 22 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Bristol -19 22 £58,750 +27.02% 1
Hertfordshire -30 22 £50,000 - 2
Cheshire -32 18 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +28 17 £52,500 +31.25%
South Yorkshire -19 17 £42,500 +11.84% 4
Knutsford - 15 £50,000 -
Scotland 0 14 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Gloucestershire +17 13 £49,500 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +1 13 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Milton Keynes -7 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Middlesbrough - 13 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow +14 12 £59,750 +13.80% 2
Nottingham +8 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Nottinghamshire +8 12 £52,500 +31.25%
Watford -23 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 957 (69.00%) Java
2 722 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 671 (48.38%) Oracle
4 514 (37.06%) IBM
5 511 (36.84%) SQL
6 451 (32.52%) JBoss
7 440 (31.72%) Tomcat
8 435 (31.36%) Linux
9 432 (31.15%) Finance
10 425 (30.64%) Web Services
11 411 (29.63%) WebLogic
12 410 (29.56%) JavaScript
13 343 (24.73%) Spring
14 338 (24.37%) Unix
14 338 (24.37%) E-Commerce
15 322 (23.22%) HTML
16 320 (23.07%) XML
17 311 (22.42%) Windows
18 295 (21.27%) J2EE
19 283 (20.40%) TDD
20 282 (20.33%) SQL Server
21 280 (20.19%) Scrum
22 273 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
23 270 (19.47%) Maven
24 260 (18.75%) Middleware
25 259 (18.67%) Banking
26 252 (18.17%) OO
27 248 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
28 238 (17.16%) .NET
29 237 (17.09%) CSS

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
1 451 (32.52%) JBoss
2 440 (31.72%) Tomcat
3 411 (29.63%) WebLogic
4 162 (11.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 153 (11.03%) IIS
6 151 (10.89%) Apache
7 133 (9.59%) Apache Solr
7 133 (9.59%) CMS
8 124 (8.94%) OpenStack
9 105 (7.57%) Jetty
10 75 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 63 (4.54%) GlassFish
12 60 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
13 57 (4.11%) Apache Spark
14 38 (2.74%) SharePoint
15 33 (2.38%) CloudStack
15 33 (2.38%) MQSeries
16 32 (2.31%) nginx
17 31 (2.24%) Alfresco
18 29 (2.09%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (0.50%) EngageOne
1 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.29%) Weka
4 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.66%) Oracle Retail
2 22 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (1.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 15 (1.08%) Magento
4 14 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.94%) Maximo
6 8 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.50%) RMDS
8 6 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.36%) Fredhopper
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.29%) Pega PRPC
11 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
12 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 248 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (7.64%) PaaS
4 93 (6.71%) SaaS
5 92 (6.63%) IaaS
6 46 (3.32%) Google Analytics
7 22 (1.59%) GitHub
8 17 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.65%) iPaaS
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.36%) Boomi
13 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.22%) Akamai
14 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 3 (0.22%) Silverpop
15 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (8.15%) HTTP
2 88 (6.34%) Firewall
3 81 (5.84%) Internet
4 67 (4.83%) TCP/IP
5 35 (2.52%) SSL
6 33 (2.38%) FTP
7 32 (2.31%) SAN
8 29 (2.09%) DNS
9 26 (1.87%) LAN
10 25 (1.80%) VLAN
11 24 (1.73%) LDAP
12 18 (1.30%) HTTPS
12 18 (1.30%) WAN
13 15 (1.08%) Intranet
14 13 (0.94%) DHCP
14 13 (0.94%) iSCSI
14 13 (0.94%) VPN
15 12 (0.87%) NAS
16 9 (0.65%) SSH
17 8 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 200 (14.42%) MySQL
3 155 (11.18%) Relational Database
4 138 (9.95%) MongoDB
5 137 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 134 (9.66%) NoSQL
7 128 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
8 101 (7.28%) Big Data
9 100 (7.21%) RDBMS
10 78 (5.62%) Hadoop
11 70 (5.05%) DB2
12 66 (4.76%) Redis
13 64 (4.61%) Oracle Database
14 59 (4.25%) Riak
15 58 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (3.75%) Couchbase
17 46 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 26 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
19 25 (1.80%) KDB
20 22 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 270 (19.47%) Maven
2 183 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 142 (10.24%) Eclipse
4 135 (9.73%) Subversion
5 129 (9.30%) Git (software)
6 121 (8.72%) Ant
7 113 (8.15%) JUnit
8 95 (6.85%) Gradle
8 95 (6.85%) JIRA
9 84 (6.06%) TeamCity
10 69 (4.97%) Hudson
10 69 (4.97%) Visual Studio
11 52 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 43 (3.10%) Selenium
13 37 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
14 35 (2.52%) Cucumber
14 35 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (2.38%) IntelliJ
16 31 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
17 29 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 432 (31.15%) Finance
2 259 (18.67%) Banking
3 230 (16.58%) Retail
4 46 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 43 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.67%) Games
7 30 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 29 (2.09%) Online Betting
9 27 (1.95%) Advertising
10 20 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.37%) Marketing
12 14 (1.01%) Law
12 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.94%) Front Office
14 12 (0.87%) Back Office
15 11 (0.79%) French Language
16 8 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.50%) German Language
18 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
19 4 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 621 (44.77%) Developer
2 410 (29.56%) Java Developer
3 186 (13.41%) Senior Developer
4 160 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 153 (11.03%) Architect
6 94 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 88 (6.34%) Software Engineer
8 79 (5.70%) Lead Developer
9 74 (5.34%) Consultant
10 70 (5.05%) Analyst
11 68 (4.90%) Support Engineer
12 64 (4.61%) Java Engineer
13 58 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
14 57 (4.11%) Administrator
15 55 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
16 51 (3.68%) Lead Java Developer
17 49 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
18 46 (3.32%) Technical Developer
19 43 (3.10%) Author
19 43 (3.10%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (30.64%) Web Services
2 343 (24.73%) Spring
3 322 (23.22%) HTML
4 320 (23.07%) XML
5 295 (21.27%) J2EE
6 260 (18.75%) Middleware
7 238 (17.16%) .NET
8 237 (17.09%) CSS
8 237 (17.09%) Hibernate
9 215 (15.50%) AngularJS
9 215 (15.50%) SOAP
10 194 (13.99%) JMS
11 190 (13.70%) Java EE
12 181 (13.05%) REST
13 166 (11.97%) RESTful
14 161 (11.61%) WebSphere MQ
15 143 (10.31%) JSP
16 125 (9.01%) HTML5
17 111 (8.00%) EJB
18 108 (7.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
3 64 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.25%) User Experience
5 52 (3.75%) Mainframe
6 50 (3.60%) DataPower
7 46 (3.32%) iSeries
8 44 (3.17%) Public Cloud
9 33 (2.38%) N-Tier
10 29 (2.09%) Online Games
11 26 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.73%) Clustering
13 23 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (1.51%) SWIFT
15 19 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (1.37%) PMI
16 17 (1.23%) iPad
17 15 (1.08%) Fintech
17 15 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 435 (31.36%) Linux
2 338 (24.37%) Unix
3 311 (22.42%) Windows
4 80 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (4.83%) Windows Server
6 64 (4.61%) Android
7 63 (4.54%) Solaris
8 55 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 52 (3.75%) AIX
10 32 (2.31%) Mac OS X
11 26 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (1.51%) HPUX
13 19 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.94%) CentOS
16 12 (0.87%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (24.37%) E-Commerce
3 283 (20.40%) TDD
4 280 (20.19%) Scrum
5 273 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
6 252 (18.17%) OO
7 224 (16.15%) DevOps
8 183 (13.19%) Open Source
9 182 (13.12%) SOA
10 179 (12.91%) Software Engineering
11 166 (11.97%) BDD
12 140 (10.09%) Mentoring
13 133 (9.59%) ITIL
14 130 (9.37%) Kanban
15 128 (9.23%) CRM
16 122 (8.80%) RUP
17 119 (8.58%) Configuration Management
18 114 (8.22%) UML
19 113 (8.15%) Analytics
20 111 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 957 (69.00%) Java
2 511 (36.84%) SQL
3 410 (29.56%) JavaScript
4 188 (13.55%) Python
5 138 (9.95%) Shell Script
6 133 (9.59%) PHP
7 130 (9.37%) C#
8 110 (7.93%) PowerShell
9 96 (6.92%) Bash Shell
10 66 (4.76%) Perl
11 63 (4.54%) Ruby
12 51 (3.68%) PL/SQL
13 49 (3.53%) Groovy
14 47 (3.39%) C++
14 47 (3.39%) Go
15 44 (3.17%) C
16 28 (2.02%) Scala
17 23 (1.66%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.66%) VBA
18 22 (1.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 158 (11.39%) Degree
2 55 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 19 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.01%) ISEB
9 13 (0.94%) PMP
10 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.29%) CCNA
11 4 (0.29%) CEH
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.29%) CISSP
11 4 (0.29%) MCSE
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.29%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.29%) PhD
11 4 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 34 (2.45%) QA
4 30 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 30 (2.16%) SLA
5 10 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.43%) SEPA
8 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) GDPR
9 2 (0.14%) MiFID
10 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (3.39%) Xen
2 40 (2.88%) vSphere
3 39 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 35 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (2.24%) Docker
5 31 (2.24%) XenServer
6 14 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.94%) NFS
8 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.72%) KVM
8 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.65%) XenApp
10 8 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 7 (0.50%) SRDF
11 7 (0.50%) vCloud
12 5 (0.36%) Samba
13 4 (0.29%) HDFS
13 4 (0.29%) MetaFrame
13 4 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 196 (14.13%) Puppet
2 189 (13.63%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (12.18%) Ansible
4 57 (4.11%) Salt
5 49 (3.53%) Kibana
5 49 (3.53%) logstash
5 49 (3.53%) Nagios
6 33 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 26 (1.87%) Control-M
8 22 (1.59%) Terraform
9 13 (0.94%) Cobbler
10 12 (0.87%) Kubernetes
11 11 (0.79%) Packer
12 10 (0.72%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
13 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.65%) vMotion
14 8 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (0.50%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 671 (48.38%) Oracle
2 514 (37.06%) IBM
3 171 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 136 (9.81%) hybris
5 133 (9.59%) ATG
6 86 (6.20%) Demandware
7 82 (5.91%) TIBCO
8 75 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 64 (4.61%) webMethods
10 56 (4.04%) SAP
11 55 (3.97%) Google
12 45 (3.24%) VMware
13 42 (3.03%) BEA
14 39 (2.81%) Sybase
15 37 (2.67%) Talend
16 36 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
17 35 (2.52%) Retek
18 31 (2.24%) WSO2
19 30 (2.16%) EnterpriseDB
19 30 (2.16%) MuleSoft
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum x3 Bonus (c£100,000 Package)
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Java Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Private Health
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary dependant on skills
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-85,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pearson Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RS Innovations
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum pension, 26 days holiday, Income Pro
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 25% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago