IBM WebSphere
UK

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 851 783 952
Rank change year-on-year -68 +169 -138
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 60 178 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 1.61% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 97 182
10th Percentile £49,825 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £59,385 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £79,085 £70,000 £62,965
Median % change year-on-year +12.98% +11.17% +14.48%
75th Percentile £83,750 £89,471 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,301 £89,617
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,669 £65,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.53% +19.09% -

All Application Platform Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,644 11,033 23,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.31% 11.36% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,070 7,439 11,573
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £34,063 £40,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.46% +6.67% -

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 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 14 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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England -60 46 £82,500 +17.86% 19
UK excluding London -76 41 £75,669 +15.53% 9
London +47 18 £95,000 +18.53% 11
North of England -6 11 £82,500 +43.17% 2
Midlands -17 11 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Scotland -62 11 £75,669 +8.96% 1
Work from Home -8 9 £46,500 -29.01% 2
West Midlands -3 8 £62,500 -21.88% 3
Yorkshire +45 6 £82,500 +25.95% 2
South East - 6 £46,500 - 3
North East - 4 £82,500 -
East Midlands -24 3 - -
Wales - 2 £45,750 -
North West -9 1 - -

WebSphere
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) JBoss
1 12 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) IIS
2 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.33%) Anypoint
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (11.67%) Captiva
4 7 (11.67%) FileNet
4 7 (11.67%) WildFly
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.33%) Apache
7 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.33%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.67%) PTC Creo
1 1 (1.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Teamcenter
2 3 (5.00%) Maximo
3 2 (3.33%) Adaptiv
4 1 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Azure
2 8 (13.33%) GCP
3 7 (11.67%) GitHub
4 6 (10.00%) AWS
5 2 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (3.33%) WhatsApp
6 1 (1.67%) Entra ID
6 1 (1.67%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) LAN
2 8 (13.33%) WAN
2 8 (13.33%) Wireless
3 6 (10.00%) SAN
3 6 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (5.00%) HTTP
5 2 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) DB2
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) Pentaho
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) Git
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Chocolatey
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Social Skills
3 11 (18.33%) Banking
4 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.33%) Retail
5 5 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (8.33%) Law
5 5 (8.33%) Legal
6 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.33%) Back Office
7 2 (3.33%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Lead
4 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Software Support Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Integration Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Integration Manager
5 8 (13.33%) Senior
6 7 (11.67%) FileNet Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
8 5 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) DBA
8 5 (8.33%) IT Architect
8 5 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (11.67%) Middleware
3 6 (10.00%) .NET
4 5 (8.33%) Kafka
5 4 (6.67%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (3.33%) DOM
7 2 (3.33%) J2EE
7 2 (3.33%) Java EE
7 2 (3.33%) JDBC
7 2 (3.33%) SAX
7 2 (3.33%) Spring
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.67%) WCF
8 1 (1.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (11.67%) DataPower
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) Reference Data
4 4 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.33%) Product Ownership
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Life Science
7 1 (1.67%) Operational Technology
7 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Unix
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
4 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.00%) SUSE
5 6 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.33%) VMS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile
2 18 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (23.33%) DevOps
4 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.33%) Migration
6 9 (15.00%) ERP
6 9 (15.00%) Roadmaps
6 9 (15.00%) Scrum
7 8 (13.33%) B2B
7 8 (13.33%) B2C
7 8 (13.33%) Change Management
7 8 (13.33%) Coaching
7 8 (13.33%) Customer Service
7 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.33%) PLM
7 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
7 8 (13.33%) SOA
7 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.33%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.67%) Bash
7 1 (1.67%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) RHCA
2 5 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) HNC
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) GDPR
2 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.67%) FISMA
3 1 (1.67%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.67%) HITRUST
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 15022
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.67%) NIST
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (13.33%) vSphere
2 7 (11.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Grafana
3 5 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (3.33%) Control-M
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) Progress Chef
5 1 (1.67%) SCCM
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Oracle
2 32 (53.33%) IBM
3 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.33%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) MuleSoft
4 8 (13.33%) SAP
4 8 (13.33%) VMware
5 7 (11.67%) Kofax
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.67%) Pega
5 7 (11.67%) ServiceNow
6 5 (8.33%) AppDynamics
6 5 (8.33%) CA
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper
6 5 (8.33%) Splunk
6 5 (8.33%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.67%) PTC
7 1 (1.67%) TOWER Software