Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 393 338
Rank change year-on-year -105 -55 -58
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 984 1,388 1,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.42% 4.49% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1,115 1,623
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,050 £35,500
90th Percentile £85,125 £76,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -

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 28,790 30,884 37,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.69% 17.90% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23,230 25,350 32,057
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -102 921 £60,000 +9.09% 116
UK excluding London -77 512 £52,500 +5.00% 78
London -105 456 £65,000 +8.33% 48
South East +23 170 £55,000 -4.35% 16
North of England -53 107 £47,500 -5.00% 15
East of England -2 100 £61,000 +3.83% 19
North West -6 76 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Midlands -6 48 £47,500 - 13
Scotland -17 45 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South West -80 39 £55,000 +10.55% 5
Yorkshire -54 30 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East Midlands +2 25 £70,000 +47.37% 4
West Midlands -8 23 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Wales -22 3 £35,000 -22.68% 1
North East -23 1 £42,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 593 (60.26%) Java
2 479 (48.68%) Oracle
3 403 (40.96%) SQL
4 368 (37.40%) IBM
5 341 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
6 335 (34.04%) Web Services
7 286 (29.07%) SQL Server
8 282 (28.66%) WebLogic
8 282 (28.66%) Linux
9 274 (27.85%) Tomcat
10 267 (27.13%) JBoss
11 242 (24.59%) Unix
11 242 (24.59%) XML
12 241 (24.49%) Windows
12 241 (24.49%) Finance
13 221 (22.46%) Spring
13 221 (22.46%) JavaScript
14 217 (22.05%) J2EE
15 196 (19.92%) Middleware
16 195 (19.82%) SOAP
17 194 (19.72%) Java EE
18 186 (18.90%) DevOps
19 184 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
20 179 (18.19%) HTML
21 177 (17.99%) JMS
22 175 (17.78%) E-Commerce
23 174 (17.68%) WebSphere Application Server
23 174 (17.68%) Relational Database
24 171 (17.38%) REST
25 162 (16.46%) Microsoft

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
1 282 (28.66%) WebLogic
2 274 (27.85%) Tomcat
3 267 (27.13%) JBoss
4 174 (17.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 144 (14.63%) Apache
6 90 (9.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (6.00%) Confluence
8 52 (5.28%) IIS
9 43 (4.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 35 (3.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 35 (3.56%) CMS
11 30 (3.05%) MQSeries
11 30 (3.05%) OpenStack
12 27 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (2.24%) GlassFish
13 22 (2.24%) nginx
14 20 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 18 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (1.73%) Commerce Server
16 17 (1.73%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.41%) Weka
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (3.25%) Magento
2 22 (2.24%) SAP Hybris
3 21 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (1.73%) Documaker
5 14 (1.42%) Maximo
6 8 (0.81%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.20%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 184 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (6.81%) SaaS
4 55 (5.59%) PaaS
5 40 (4.07%) IBM Cloud
6 36 (3.66%) OpenShift
7 34 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (2.95%) IaaS
9 27 (2.74%) Office 365
10 26 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (2.13%) Serverless
12 20 (2.03%) npm
13 18 (1.83%) GitHub
14 10 (1.02%) Boomi
15 7 (0.71%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.61%) AdWords
16 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 138 (14.02%) HTTP
2 96 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 63 (6.40%) Firewall
3 63 (6.40%) Internet
4 58 (5.89%) FTP
4 58 (5.89%) SAN
5 44 (4.47%) NAS
6 38 (3.86%) DNS
7 35 (3.56%) SSL
8 33 (3.35%) SSH
9 29 (2.95%) LAN
9 29 (2.95%) WAN
10 27 (2.74%) Telnet
11 26 (2.64%) HTTPS
12 23 (2.34%) DHCP
13 19 (1.93%) Wireshark
14 17 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (1.73%) IMAP
14 17 (1.73%) OpenVPN
14 17 (1.73%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 174 (17.68%) Relational Database
3 121 (12.30%) RDBMS
4 116 (11.79%) MySQL
5 92 (9.35%) Oracle Database
6 68 (6.91%) DB2
7 57 (5.79%) NoSQL
8 53 (5.39%) MongoDB
9 30 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (2.85%) Hadoop
12 22 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (1.83%) Big Data
15 17 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
19 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 151 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 134 (13.62%) Maven
3 98 (9.96%) JIRA
4 95 (9.65%) Jenkins
5 91 (9.25%) Eclipse
6 86 (8.74%) Ant
6 86 (8.74%) JUnit
7 81 (8.23%) Gradle
8 68 (6.91%) Subversion
9 45 (4.57%) TeamCity
10 39 (3.96%) Selenium
11 37 (3.76%) Cucumber
12 36 (3.66%) Mockito
13 34 (3.46%) IntelliJ
13 34 (3.46%) NetBeans
14 32 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (3.05%) gulp
16 29 (2.95%) SoapUI
17 28 (2.85%) Bitbucket
18 27 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 241 (24.49%) Finance
2 109 (11.08%) Banking
3 105 (10.67%) Retail
4 45 (4.57%) Advertising
5 29 (2.95%) French Language
6 25 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.34%) Law
8 18 (1.83%) Marketing
9 17 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.52%) German Language
11 13 (1.32%) Back Office
12 9 (0.91%) Automotive
13 8 (0.81%) Billing
14 6 (0.61%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.51%) Games
15 5 (0.51%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
16 4 (0.41%) Publishing
16 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 330 (33.54%) Developer
2 196 (19.92%) Java Developer
3 118 (11.99%) Support Engineer
4 113 (11.48%) Architect
5 97 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 93 (9.45%) Analyst
7 84 (8.54%) Java Engineer
8 72 (7.32%) Applications Support
9 64 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 60 (6.10%) Consultant
11 55 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
12 53 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 47 (4.78%) Software Engineer
14 44 (4.47%) Applications Engineer
15 43 (4.37%) Lead Developer
16 39 (3.96%) Integration Engineer
16 39 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
17 38 (3.86%) Linux Support
18 37 (3.76%) Applications Support Engineer
19 36 (3.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (34.04%) Web Services
2 242 (24.59%) XML
3 221 (22.46%) Spring
4 217 (22.05%) J2EE
5 196 (19.92%) Middleware
6 195 (19.82%) SOAP
7 194 (19.72%) Java EE
8 179 (18.19%) HTML
9 177 (17.99%) JMS
10 171 (17.38%) REST
11 149 (15.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 130 (13.21%) .NET
13 127 (12.91%) Hibernate
14 126 (12.80%) CSS
15 115 (11.69%) RESTful
16 99 (10.06%) JSON
17 91 (9.25%) JSP
18 79 (8.03%) AngularJS
19 73 (7.42%) HTML5
20 68 (6.91%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 117 (11.89%) Enterprise Software
2 113 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (10.67%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.37%) DataPower
5 39 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.76%) Fintech
7 34 (3.46%) Mainframe
8 31 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (3.05%) User Experience
10 27 (2.74%) Blog
11 26 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
11 26 (2.64%) iSeries
12 23 (2.34%) Cloud Native
12 23 (2.34%) iPad
13 20 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (1.73%) AS400
15 15 (1.52%) Public Cloud
16 13 (1.32%) SWIFT
17 12 (1.22%) Taxonomies
18 10 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 282 (28.66%) Linux
2 242 (24.59%) Unix
3 241 (24.49%) Windows
4 102 (10.37%) Windows Server
5 98 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (7.72%) Solaris
7 74 (7.52%) AIX
8 35 (3.56%) HPUX
9 27 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (2.64%) CentOS
10 26 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (2.44%) Android
12 7 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (0.71%) Debian
12 7 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.41%) zOS
14 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (18.90%) DevOps
3 175 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 162 (16.46%) Software Engineering
5 155 (15.75%) SOA
6 147 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
7 140 (14.23%) Scrum
8 133 (13.52%) TDD
9 113 (11.48%) Open Source
10 101 (10.26%) SDLC
11 99 (10.06%) Microservices
12 92 (9.35%) MVC
13 90 (9.15%) OO
14 87 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
14 87 (8.84%) ITIL
15 61 (6.20%) Test Automation
16 58 (5.89%) Project Management
17 57 (5.79%) High Availability
17 57 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 593 (60.26%) Java
2 403 (40.96%) SQL
3 221 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 133 (13.52%) Python
5 102 (10.37%) Bash Shell
6 91 (9.25%) C#
7 81 (8.23%) PowerShell
8 78 (7.93%) Shell Script
9 68 (6.91%) Perl
10 64 (6.50%) PL/SQL
11 47 (4.78%) C++
12 44 (4.47%) PHP
13 41 (4.17%) Java 8
14 34 (3.46%) Groovy
14 34 (3.46%) Ruby
15 27 (2.74%) C
16 18 (1.83%) Go
17 16 (1.63%) COBOL
18 12 (1.22%) Scala
19 11 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 161 (16.36%) Degree
2 58 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 19 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.81%) ISEB
7 8 (0.81%) PMP
8 7 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.61%) CISSP
9 6 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.51%) CISM
10 5 (0.51%) CRISC
10 5 (0.51%) SANS
11 4 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.67%) QA
2 26 (2.64%) SLA
3 13 (1.32%) GCP
4 12 (1.22%) SEPA
5 6 (0.61%) GDPR
5 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.51%) COBIT
6 5 (0.51%) PMO
7 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 99 (10.06%) Docker
2 56 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 53 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.93%) VirtualBox
7 17 (1.73%) Samba
8 15 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.32%) vSphere
10 11 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.91%) NFS
12 8 (0.81%) iptables
13 7 (0.71%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (0.71%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.61%) Xen
15 5 (0.51%) XenServer
16 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.41%) HDFS
17 3 (0.30%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 118 (11.99%) Puppet
2 97 (9.86%) Ansible
3 90 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (5.08%) Kubernetes
5 30 (3.05%) Nagios
6 27 (2.74%) SCOM
7 19 (1.93%) OPNET
7 19 (1.93%) Rancher
7 19 (1.93%) SCCM
8 18 (1.83%) vRealize
9 17 (1.73%) Sysdig
9 17 (1.73%) Tivoli
10 16 (1.63%) Salt
11 14 (1.42%) Cobbler
12 12 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.91%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.81%) Terraform
15 7 (0.71%) CA Wily
16 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 479 (48.68%) Oracle
2 368 (37.40%) IBM
3 162 (16.46%) Microsoft
4 135 (13.72%) Red Hat
5 97 (9.86%) hybris
6 85 (8.64%) ATG
7 73 (7.42%) SAP
7 73 (7.42%) TIBCO
8 63 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
9 48 (4.88%) Google
9 48 (4.88%) ServiceNow
10 46 (4.67%) HP
11 40 (4.07%) Demandware
12 39 (3.96%) VMware
13 35 (3.56%) BEA
13 35 (3.56%) Dynatrace
14 31 (3.15%) Splunk
15 28 (2.85%) AppDynamics
16 27 (2.74%) Riverbed
16 27 (2.74%) SolarWinds