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

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 503 408 332
Rank change year-on-year -95 -76 -42
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 911 1,364 1,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 4.29% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 679 1,060 1,562
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% -

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 28,088 31,790 36,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.62% 18.04% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22,495 25,624 31,195
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 August 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 August 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 -101 841 £60,000 +4.35% 99
UK excluding London -75 470 £52,500 +5.00% 64
London -112 424 £67,500 +8.87% 47
South East +2 134 £60,000 +9.09% 11
East of England +75 132 £57,500 +4.55% 20
North of England -53 81 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Midlands -4 55 £47,500 - 10
Scotland -11 48 £52,500 +5.00% 10
North West -15 42 £50,000 - 7
Yorkshire -23 39 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +6 30 £70,000 +51.35% 4
West Midlands +15 25 £45,000 -2.70% 6
South West -67 14 £55,000 +21.50%
Wales -19 4 £55,000 +21.50% 1
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 543 (59.60%) Java
2 406 (44.57%) Oracle
3 366 (40.18%) IBM
4 362 (39.74%) SQL
5 353 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
6 318 (34.91%) Web Services
7 266 (29.20%) SQL Server
8 262 (28.76%) WebLogic
9 255 (27.99%) Linux
10 241 (26.45%) Tomcat
11 235 (25.80%) Finance
12 217 (23.82%) JBoss
13 215 (23.60%) Spring
14 213 (23.38%) XML
15 204 (22.39%) Middleware
16 194 (21.30%) WebSphere MQ
16 194 (21.30%) DevOps
17 192 (21.08%) Java EE
18 187 (20.53%) JavaScript
19 186 (20.42%) Unix
20 179 (19.65%) SOAP
21 173 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
22 172 (18.88%) Windows
22 172 (18.88%) Scrum
23 168 (18.44%) J2EE
24 160 (17.56%) TDD
25 158 (17.34%) REST
26 153 (16.79%) E-Commerce
26 153 (16.79%) SOA
27 151 (16.58%) Relational Database

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
1 262 (28.76%) WebLogic
2 241 (26.45%) Tomcat
3 217 (23.82%) JBoss
4 134 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 109 (11.96%) Apache
6 75 (8.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 60 (6.59%) Confluence
8 51 (5.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 43 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
10 39 (4.28%) IIS
11 31 (3.40%) OpenStack
11 31 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 27 (2.96%) MQSeries
13 22 (2.41%) CMS
14 18 (1.98%) NServiceBus
15 16 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 16 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (1.76%) Jetty
16 15 (1.65%) GlassFish
16 15 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Weka
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (3.40%) Magento
2 21 (2.31%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (1.87%) Documaker
4 15 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (1.54%) Markit EDM
6 11 (1.21%) Maximo
6 11 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.33%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.22%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 173 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (7.24%) PaaS
4 57 (6.26%) OpenShift
5 56 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (6.04%) SaaS
7 48 (5.27%) IBM Cloud
8 32 (3.51%) IaaS
9 31 (3.40%) Serverless
10 22 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (2.09%) GitHub
12 18 (1.98%) Office 365
13 15 (1.65%) npm
14 12 (1.32%) Boomi
15 9 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.44%) iPaaS
16 4 (0.44%) Route 53
17 2 (0.22%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 118 (12.95%) HTTP
2 81 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 63 (6.92%) Firewall
4 50 (5.49%) FTP
5 48 (5.27%) Internet
5 48 (5.27%) SAN
6 35 (3.84%) SSL
7 34 (3.73%) NAS
8 33 (3.62%) DNS
9 29 (3.18%) SSH
10 27 (2.96%) Telnet
11 24 (2.63%) HTTPS
12 21 (2.31%) LAN
12 21 (2.31%) WAN
13 20 (2.20%) DHCP
14 18 (1.98%) IPsec
15 17 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (1.87%) ICMP
15 17 (1.87%) IMAP
15 17 (1.87%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 151 (16.58%) Relational Database
3 101 (11.09%) MySQL
4 79 (8.67%) RDBMS
5 66 (7.24%) Oracle Database
6 58 (6.37%) DB2
7 55 (6.04%) NoSQL
8 49 (5.38%) MongoDB
9 45 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (2.52%) Hadoop
13 23 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (1.76%) Big Data
15 15 (1.65%) Couchbase
16 11 (1.21%) Redis
17 10 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (0.99%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 147 (16.14%) Git (software)
2 118 (12.95%) JIRA
3 107 (11.75%) Jenkins
4 104 (11.42%) Maven
5 73 (8.01%) Eclipse
6 62 (6.81%) JUnit
7 53 (5.82%) Subversion
8 52 (5.71%) Ant
9 51 (5.60%) Gradle
10 42 (4.61%) Bitbucket
11 37 (4.06%) TeamCity
12 36 (3.95%) Cucumber
13 33 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (3.51%) Selenium
15 29 (3.18%) Mockito
16 28 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
17 27 (2.96%) NUnit
18 25 (2.74%) NetBeans
19 24 (2.63%) IntelliJ
20 23 (2.52%) Artifactory
General
1 235 (25.80%) Finance
2 106 (11.64%) Retail
3 97 (10.65%) Banking
4 19 (2.09%) Advertising
5 14 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.54%) French Language
5 14 (1.54%) Marketing
6 13 (1.43%) Back Office
6 13 (1.43%) German Language
7 12 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.66%) Law
10 5 (0.55%) Front Office
10 5 (0.55%) Games
11 4 (0.44%) Legal
11 4 (0.44%) Swedish Language
12 3 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (35.57%) Developer
2 164 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 119 (13.06%) Architect
4 100 (10.98%) Senior Developer
5 83 (9.11%) Analyst
6 77 (8.45%) Support Engineer
7 61 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 56 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 50 (5.49%) Lead Developer
10 41 (4.50%) Consultant
10 41 (4.50%) Java Engineer
11 40 (4.39%) Applications Support
12 39 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
13 36 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
14 32 (3.51%) C# Developer
15 31 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
16 30 (3.29%) Integration Engineer
17 29 (3.18%) Support Analyst
18 27 (2.96%) RPG Developer
18 27 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (34.91%) Web Services
2 215 (23.60%) Spring
3 213 (23.38%) XML
4 204 (22.39%) Middleware
5 194 (21.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 192 (21.08%) Java EE
7 179 (19.65%) SOAP
8 168 (18.44%) J2EE
9 158 (17.34%) REST
10 134 (14.71%) .NET
11 127 (13.94%) HTML
12 125 (13.72%) JMS
13 122 (13.39%) Hibernate
14 90 (9.88%) JSON
15 88 (9.66%) CSS
16 86 (9.44%) RESTful
17 78 (8.56%) IBM Integration Bus
18 73 (8.01%) XSLT
19 68 (7.46%) Spring Boot
20 66 (7.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
2 106 (11.64%) Computer Science
3 86 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (5.49%) DataPower
5 44 (4.83%) Cloud Native
6 43 (4.72%) Fintech
7 38 (4.17%) Mainframe
8 36 (3.95%) iSeries
8 36 (3.95%) User Experience
9 35 (3.84%) AS400
9 35 (3.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 33 (3.62%) Blog
11 32 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
12 26 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
13 25 (2.74%) iPad
14 21 (2.31%) Management Information System
15 19 (2.09%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.54%) Taxonomies
17 13 (1.43%) Algorithms
18 11 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 255 (27.99%) Linux
2 186 (20.42%) Unix
3 172 (18.88%) Windows
4 88 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (8.23%) Windows Server
6 56 (6.15%) Solaris
7 53 (5.82%) AIX
8 32 (3.51%) CentOS
9 24 (2.63%) Android
10 22 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (1.87%) HPUX
13 7 (0.77%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
15 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.55%) Debian
16 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.33%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (21.30%) DevOps
3 172 (18.88%) Scrum
4 160 (17.56%) TDD
5 153 (16.79%) E-Commerce
5 153 (16.79%) SOA
6 131 (14.38%) Software Engineering
7 128 (14.05%) Microservices
8 114 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (11.09%) SDLC
11 94 (10.32%) OO
12 75 (8.23%) Open Source
13 72 (7.90%) Test Automation
14 65 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 64 (7.03%) ITIL
16 63 (6.92%) MVC
17 61 (6.70%) Configuration Management
18 59 (6.48%) Re-Platforming
19 56 (6.15%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 543 (59.60%) Java
2 362 (39.74%) SQL
3 187 (20.53%) JavaScript
4 130 (14.27%) Python
5 115 (12.62%) C#
6 101 (11.09%) Bash Shell
7 78 (8.56%) Shell Script
8 74 (8.12%) PowerShell
9 67 (7.35%) Perl
10 58 (6.37%) PL/SQL
11 39 (4.28%) Groovy
11 39 (4.28%) PHP
12 36 (3.95%) Java 8
13 31 (3.40%) C++
14 28 (3.07%) Ruby
15 27 (2.96%) RPG
16 24 (2.63%) Go
17 20 (2.20%) C
18 15 (1.65%) COBOL
19 14 (1.54%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (16.36%) Degree
2 56 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.40%) Master's Degree
4 19 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.21%) ISEB
6 9 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.99%) PMP
6 9 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.33%) RHCE
11 2 (0.22%) CCNA
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.22%) VCAP
11 2 (0.22%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.73%) QA
2 26 (2.85%) SLA
3 21 (2.31%) GCP
4 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) SEPA
6 4 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.44%) GDPR
7 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 133 (14.60%) Docker
2 46 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (3.29%) Active Directory
5 21 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.98%) VirtualBox
7 17 (1.87%) Samba
8 13 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.32%) vSphere
10 9 (0.99%) iptables
10 9 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.77%) NFS
12 6 (0.66%) OpenAM
12 6 (0.66%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.66%) Xen
13 5 (0.55%) ACF2
13 5 (0.55%) RACF
13 5 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.55%) XenServer
14 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 117 (12.84%) Puppet
2 105 (11.53%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (9.55%) Ansible
4 70 (7.68%) Kubernetes
5 30 (3.29%) Nagios
6 23 (2.52%) Salt
7 18 (1.98%) SCOM
7 18 (1.98%) vRealize
8 17 (1.87%) Rancher
8 17 (1.87%) Sysdig
8 17 (1.87%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 16 (1.76%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.21%) Cobbler
11 10 (1.10%) Automic
11 10 (1.10%) OPNET
11 10 (1.10%) SCCM
11 10 (1.10%) Terraform
12 8 (0.88%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 406 (44.57%) Oracle
2 366 (40.18%) IBM
3 146 (16.03%) Red Hat
4 129 (14.16%) Microsoft
5 83 (9.11%) SAP
6 82 (9.00%) hybris
7 76 (8.34%) ATG
8 65 (7.14%) Google
9 63 (6.92%) TIBCO
10 57 (6.26%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (5.38%) VMware
12 40 (4.39%) HP
13 37 (4.06%) Demandware
13 37 (4.06%) Splunk
14 31 (3.40%) AppDynamics
15 30 (3.29%) MuleSoft
15 30 (3.29%) OutSystems
16 29 (3.18%) ServiceNow
17 27 (2.96%) BEA
18 24 (2.63%) New Relic