Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 585 598 584
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 -67
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 165 505 672
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% 2.72% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 140 389 533
Median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,950 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £113,500 £121,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 8,687 18,548 24,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.95% 14.71% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,006 15,007 19,590
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%

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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 16 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 16 January 2021. 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 +63 140 £65,000 -7.14% 40
UK excluding London +24 80 £55,000 +10.00% 26
London +65 74 £68,000 -20.00% 16
North of England +88 29 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Work from Home -44 22 £62,500 -7.41% 3
Yorkshire +49 15 £55,000 +23.60% 2
Midlands +76 13 - - 6
North West +73 13 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +70 13 - - 3
South East +95 10 £70,000 +12.00% 7
East of England +98 9 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Wales -34 8 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Scotland +34 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South West +75 5 £55,000 -4.35% 2
North East +19 1 £42,000 +5.80%
Northern Ireland +18 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 117 (70.91%) Java
2 106 (64.24%) IBM
3 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (37.58%) SQL
5 58 (35.15%) Oracle
6 56 (33.94%) Spring
7 53 (32.12%) DevOps
8 48 (29.09%) SQL Server
9 46 (27.88%) Tomcat
10 44 (26.67%) Docker
10 44 (26.67%) AWS
11 39 (23.64%) Kubernetes
12 38 (23.03%) WebLogic
12 38 (23.03%) Scrum
13 37 (22.42%) Git (software)
14 36 (21.82%) Microservices
14 36 (21.82%) Java EE
15 35 (21.21%) JIRA
15 35 (21.21%) Windows
15 35 (21.21%) Jenkins
15 35 (21.21%) RESTful
16 34 (20.61%) Azure
16 34 (20.61%) Python
17 33 (20.00%) Confluence
18 32 (19.39%) PaaS
19 31 (18.79%) JSON
20 30 (18.18%) Web Services
20 30 (18.18%) DB2
20 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
21 29 (17.58%) J2EE

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 46 (27.88%) Tomcat
2 38 (23.03%) WebLogic
3 33 (20.00%) Confluence
4 29 (17.58%) JBoss
5 19 (11.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (10.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (6.67%) IIS
8 10 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (5.45%) SAS
10 8 (4.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (4.85%) Apache
10 8 (4.85%) FileNet
11 7 (4.24%) GlassFish
11 7 (4.24%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 6 (3.64%) LiveCycle
13 5 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (3.03%) CMS
13 5 (3.03%) Mule
13 5 (3.03%) Mule ESB
13 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (4.85%) SAP GTS
2 7 (4.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (3.03%) Maximo
3 5 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.42%) Magento
5 3 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (1.21%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.67%) AWS
2 34 (20.61%) Azure
3 32 (19.39%) PaaS
4 22 (13.33%) GCP
5 20 (12.12%) OpenShift
6 17 (10.30%) SaaS
7 16 (9.70%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (8.48%) GitHub
9 13 (7.88%) Boomi
10 10 (6.06%) IaaS
11 8 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.21%) Apigee
13 2 (1.21%) Serverless
14 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.85%) FTP
3 7 (4.24%) SSH
4 5 (3.03%) Firewall
5 2 (1.21%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.21%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) AMQP
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) eduroam
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.18%) DB2
3 15 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.48%) MySQL
5 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.82%) DbVisualizer
9 3 (1.82%) HBase
10 2 (1.21%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (22.42%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 35 (21.21%) JIRA
3 24 (14.55%) Bitbucket
4 16 (9.70%) Maven
5 14 (8.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (7.88%) Artifactory
6 13 (7.88%) JUnit
7 12 (7.27%) Mockito
8 9 (5.45%) GitLab
9 7 (4.24%) Ant
9 7 (4.24%) Apache Archiva
9 7 (4.24%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.03%) Subversion
11 4 (2.42%) Selenium
12 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.82%) Postman
13 2 (1.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Back Office
4 4 (2.42%) Law
5 2 (1.21%) Electronics
5 2 (1.21%) Front Office
5 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (47.27%) Developer
2 47 (28.48%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.97%) Architect
4 16 (9.70%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (9.70%) Java Architect
5 15 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 14 (8.48%) AWS Architect
6 14 (8.48%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (8.48%) DevOps Architect
6 14 (8.48%) Java Technical Architect
7 13 (7.88%) Integration Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Lead Developer
8 12 (7.27%) Analyst
8 12 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 10 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Java Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.94%) Spring
2 36 (21.82%) Java EE
3 35 (21.21%) RESTful
4 31 (18.79%) JSON
5 30 (18.18%) Web Services
6 29 (17.58%) J2EE
7 28 (16.97%) Spring Boot
8 25 (15.15%) Middleware
9 23 (13.94%) Hibernate
9 23 (13.94%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (10.91%) IBM Integration Bus
10 18 (10.91%) REST
10 18 (10.91%) SOAP
10 18 (10.91%) XML
11 17 (10.30%) AngularJS
12 16 (9.70%) React
12 16 (9.70%) Spring Cloud
13 14 (8.48%) Node.js
14 13 (7.88%) .NET
15 12 (7.27%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Cloud Native
2 17 (10.30%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.85%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.85%) DataPower
7 7 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (3.64%) SWIFT
8 6 (3.64%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (3.03%) NHS
10 4 (2.42%) Blog
10 4 (2.42%) Social Media
11 3 (1.82%) iSeries
11 3 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.21%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.21%) Windows
2 22 (13.33%) Linux
3 19 (11.52%) Unix
4 18 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.24%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.82%) AIX
8 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.12%) DevOps
3 38 (23.03%) Scrum
4 36 (21.82%) Microservices
5 26 (15.76%) E-Commerce
5 26 (15.76%) TDD
6 25 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (13.94%) Software Engineering
9 21 (12.73%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (11.52%) Thought Leadership
11 18 (10.91%) ERP
11 18 (10.91%) Technical Leadership
12 17 (10.30%) Re-Platforming
13 16 (9.70%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 15 (9.09%) BDD
14 15 (9.09%) Fintech
14 15 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (9.09%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 117 (70.91%) Java
2 62 (37.58%) SQL
3 34 (20.61%) Python
4 29 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.52%) PowerShell
6 16 (9.70%) Java 8
7 14 (8.48%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.24%) Perl
9 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.82%) C
10 3 (1.82%) C#
10 3 (1.82%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.61%) Jython
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) XPath
11 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.09%) Degree
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.03%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.21%) OCP
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) COBIT
1 8 (4.85%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) HL7
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (26.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) NDS
4 1 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (23.64%) Kubernetes
2 20 (12.12%) Ansible
3 19 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (7.88%) Puppet
4 13 (7.88%) Terraform
5 4 (2.42%) Kibana
5 4 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.42%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.82%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.61%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.61%) Grafana
8 1 (0.61%) Graphite
8 1 (0.61%) logstash
8 1 (0.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.61%) SCCM
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 106 (64.24%) IBM
2 58 (35.15%) Oracle
3 30 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.36%) SAP
5 21 (12.73%) Red Hat
6 17 (10.30%) MuleSoft
6 17 (10.30%) TIBCO
7 16 (9.70%) Google
8 14 (8.48%) ServiceNow
9 13 (7.88%) Talend
10 11 (6.67%) CA
11 10 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (5.45%) HP
12 9 (5.45%) hybris
13 8 (4.85%) Adobe
13 8 (4.85%) Hyperion
13 8 (4.85%) Remedy
13 8 (4.85%) Siebel
13 8 (4.85%) webMethods
14 6 (3.64%) ILOG