Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 529 580 524
Rank change year-on-year +51 -56 -112
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 239 627 911
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.72% 2.97% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 184 460 708
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,855 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £104,625 £102,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,379 £48,004 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.55% -8.56% +5.00%

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 8,785 21,140 28,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.14% 14.90% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,944 16,706 22,492
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -1.14% +6.02%

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 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +76 197 £70,000 +14.75% 22
London +53 123 £75,000 +7.14% 10
UK excluding London +100 112 £44,379 -7.55% 16
South East +177 42 £65,000 +23.81% 4
Wales +25 36 £40,000 -11.11%
North of England +110 15 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +81 13 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Midlands +122 12 £42,500 -13.27% 2
West Midlands +104 12 £42,500 -12.37% 2
Work from Home +58 6 £82,500 +73.68% 3
Yorkshire +116 2 £47,500 - 1
South West +85 2 £60,000 +48.15%
East of England +77 2 £67,500 +5.88% 2
Scotland +53 2 £60,000 +24.99% 4
Northern Ireland +21 1 £70,000 +21.74%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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.

1 139 (58.16%) Java
2 136 (56.90%) IBM
3 96 (40.17%) Oracle
4 92 (38.49%) Tomcat
5 80 (33.47%) Linux
6 70 (29.29%) Finance
7 69 (28.87%) Windows
8 66 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (25.10%) SQL Server
10 59 (24.69%) AWS
11 56 (23.43%) Middleware
11 56 (23.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 54 (22.59%) Spring
13 51 (21.34%) Azure
14 49 (20.50%) DevOps
15 46 (19.25%) WebLogic
15 46 (19.25%) SQL
16 43 (17.99%) Docker
17 40 (16.74%) SAP
17 40 (16.74%) Web Services
17 40 (16.74%) ITIL
18 39 (16.32%) Kubernetes
19 37 (15.48%) Scrum
20 36 (15.06%) JBoss
20 36 (15.06%) Python
20 36 (15.06%) Shell Script
20 36 (15.06%) Software Engineering
21 35 (14.64%) DB2
22 33 (13.81%) Enterprise Architecture
22 33 (13.81%) Java EE

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 92 (38.49%) Tomcat
2 46 (19.25%) WebLogic
3 36 (15.06%) JBoss
4 26 (10.88%) Apache
5 25 (10.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 23 (9.62%) Confluence
7 21 (8.79%) IIS
8 20 (8.37%) SAS
9 18 (7.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (6.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (6.28%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 7 (2.93%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (2.51%) MS Exchange
14 4 (1.67%) CICS
14 4 (1.67%) Resin
14 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
15 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
15 3 (1.26%) GlassFish
15 3 (1.26%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (6.28%) Maximo
2 15 (6.28%) SAP GTS
3 5 (2.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (2.09%) Magento
4 4 (1.67%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.84%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.69%) AWS
2 51 (21.34%) Azure
3 32 (13.39%) PaaS
4 25 (10.46%) GCP
5 23 (9.62%) SaaS
6 21 (8.79%) OpenShift
7 18 (7.53%) Boomi
7 18 (7.53%) IaaS
8 17 (7.11%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (6.69%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (3.35%) GitHub
11 4 (1.67%) Office 365
11 4 (1.67%) Serverless
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.26%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.84%) AWS Fargate
14 1 (0.42%) Datadog
14 1 (0.42%) npm
14 1 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) TCP/IP
2 21 (8.79%) FTP
3 20 (8.37%) SSH
4 15 (6.28%) DNS
5 11 (4.60%) SSL
6 7 (2.93%) DHCP
7 6 (2.51%) HTTP
8 3 (1.26%) AMQP
9 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.42%) SAN
10 1 (0.42%) VLAN
10 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.64%) DB2
3 22 (9.21%) MySQL
4 20 (8.37%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (5.86%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.44%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 31 (12.97%) Jenkins
2 30 (12.55%) JIRA
3 16 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.35%) Bitbucket
4 8 (3.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (2.93%) GitLab
5 7 (2.93%) Maven
5 7 (2.93%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.51%) IBM UrbanCode
6 6 (2.51%) JUnit
6 6 (2.51%) Selenium
7 4 (1.67%) JMeter
8 3 (1.26%) Ant
8 3 (1.26%) Apache Archiva
8 3 (1.26%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.26%) Mockito
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 70 (29.29%) Finance
2 32 (13.39%) Banking
3 19 (7.95%) Advertising
4 16 (6.69%) Front Office
5 12 (5.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 81 (33.89%) Developer
2 61 (25.52%) Architect
3 36 (15.06%) Java Developer
4 32 (13.39%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 25 (10.46%) AWS Architect
6 24 (10.04%) Analyst
6 24 (10.04%) Integration Developer
7 20 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (7.53%) Operations Analyst
9 17 (7.11%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.69%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 16 (6.69%) Cloud Architect
10 16 (6.69%) Enterprise Architect
10 16 (6.69%) IT Analyst
10 16 (6.69%) IT Operations Analyst
11 13 (5.44%) Technical Architect
12 12 (5.02%) Middleware Developer
13 11 (4.60%) Administrator
13 11 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (4.18%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.43%) Middleware
1 56 (23.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 54 (22.59%) Spring
3 40 (16.74%) Web Services
4 33 (13.81%) Java EE
4 33 (13.81%) Spring Boot
5 28 (11.72%) REST
5 28 (11.72%) SOAP
6 25 (10.46%) .NET
7 21 (8.79%) J2EE
8 18 (7.53%) IBM Integration Bus
9 16 (6.69%) Spring Cloud
9 16 (6.69%) XML
10 14 (5.86%) RESTful
11 12 (5.02%) JMS
11 12 (5.02%) JSON
12 11 (4.60%) Play Framework
13 10 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (3.77%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.77%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.55%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (7.53%) Cloud Native
3 10 (4.18%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.35%) iSeries
5 7 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.93%) PKI
6 6 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.67%) DataPower
8 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.26%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.26%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 2 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.47%) Linux
2 69 (28.87%) Windows
3 30 (12.55%) Windows Server
4 19 (7.95%) AIX
4 19 (7.95%) Unix
5 15 (6.28%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (5.02%) OS/400
6 12 (5.02%) Windows 2000
7 7 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.93%) Solaris
8 3 (1.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.42%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.42%) Debian
9 1 (0.42%) HPUX
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.50%) DevOps
3 40 (16.74%) ITIL
4 37 (15.48%) Scrum
5 36 (15.06%) Software Engineering
6 33 (13.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (10.88%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.46%) Project Management
8 25 (10.46%) Technical Leadership
9 24 (10.04%) Microservices
10 23 (9.62%) Presales
11 22 (9.21%) Information Security
11 22 (9.21%) SOA
12 21 (8.79%) Incident Management
13 20 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (8.37%) Six Sigma
13 20 (8.37%) Technical Architecture
14 19 (7.95%) Asset Management
14 19 (7.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 139 (58.16%) Java
2 46 (19.25%) SQL
3 36 (15.06%) Python
3 36 (15.06%) Shell Script
4 26 (10.88%) Bash Shell
5 24 (10.04%) Perl
6 20 (8.37%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.11%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.44%) C#
9 11 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.60%) Scala
10 9 (3.77%) C
11 6 (2.51%) C++
11 6 (2.51%) Java 8
12 5 (2.09%) Go
13 4 (1.67%) COBOL
13 4 (1.67%) PHP
13 4 (1.67%) VB
14 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (10.46%) Degree
2 15 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.93%) IBM Certification
4 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.84%) ISEB
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) CISA
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) COBIT
2 6 (2.51%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.67%) SLA
4 3 (1.26%) GDPR
5 2 (0.84%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (17.99%) Docker
2 14 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 10 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.84%) ACF2
6 2 (0.84%) RACF
6 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.84%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) iptables
7 1 (0.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.42%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) Samba
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (16.32%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.86%) Tivoli
3 10 (4.18%) Ansible
3 10 (4.18%) Puppet
4 9 (3.77%) Terraform
5 8 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.67%) Nagios
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.26%) Nessus
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.26%) SCCM
7 3 (1.26%) SCOM
8 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.84%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.84%) Mesos
8 2 (0.84%) Packer
8 2 (0.84%) Rancher
9 1 (0.42%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 136 (56.90%) IBM
2 96 (40.17%) Oracle
3 40 (16.74%) SAP
4 21 (8.79%) Dell
4 21 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.79%) MuleSoft
4 21 (8.79%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.79%) TIBCO
5 20 (8.37%) Google
5 20 (8.37%) HP
6 18 (7.53%) CA
6 18 (7.53%) Talend
7 16 (6.69%) Hyperion
7 16 (6.69%) Informatica
7 16 (6.69%) PeopleSoft
7 16 (6.69%) Remedy
7 16 (6.69%) ServiceNow
7 16 (6.69%) Siebel
7 16 (6.69%) VMware
8 13 (5.44%) webMethods