Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 429 317 307
Rank change year-on-year -112 -10 -12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1224 1887 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.98% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 5.35% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1519 1730
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 31190 35248 41483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.86% 18.39% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25110 29792 34549
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -98 1156 £57,500 +4.55% 71
London -52 672 £65,000 +8.33% 36
UK excluding London -144 514 £50,000 - 41
North of England -60 175 £50,000 +17.65% 16
South East -116 95 £53,750 +7.50% 6
North West -70 88 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Yorkshire -3 81 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Midlands -5 65 £50,000 - 6
South West -31 62 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East of England -84 60 £52,500 -8.70% 3
Scotland -6 50 £48,000 -4.00% 7
West Midlands -2 43 £47,500 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +37 21 £52,500 +7.69%
Northern Ireland -35 4 £42,500 -5.56%
Wales +12 3 £57,500 +27.78%

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 841 (68.71%) Java
2 576 (47.06%) Oracle
3 534 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
4 464 (37.91%) IBM
5 449 (36.68%) Finance
6 401 (32.76%) SQL
7 383 (31.29%) Tomcat
8 376 (30.72%) Linux
9 370 (30.23%) WebLogic
10 362 (29.58%) JavaScript
11 321 (26.23%) JBoss
12 288 (23.53%) Spring
13 287 (23.45%) Unix
14 283 (23.12%) Web Services
15 268 (21.90%) XML
16 266 (21.73%) E-Commerce
17 256 (20.92%) J2EE
18 248 (20.26%) Banking
19 243 (19.85%) Retail
20 239 (19.53%) SQL Server
21 235 (19.20%) Windows
21 235 (19.20%) Scrum
22 229 (18.71%) HTML
23 228 (18.63%) TDD
24 225 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
25 218 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
26 205 (16.75%) BDD
27 204 (16.67%) Hibernate
28 197 (16.09%) DevOps
29 195 (15.93%) Puppet

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
1 383 (31.29%) Tomcat
2 370 (30.23%) WebLogic
3 321 (26.23%) JBoss
4 160 (13.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 133 (10.87%) Apache
6 124 (10.13%) CMS
7 83 (6.78%) Apache Solr
8 77 (6.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 71 (5.80%) OpenStack
10 68 (5.56%) IIS
11 61 (4.98%) Jetty
12 43 (3.51%) nginx
13 42 (3.43%) GlassFish
14 36 (2.94%) Confluence
15 33 (2.70%) Apache Spark
16 32 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
17 30 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
18 29 (2.37%) Apache Geronimo
19 28 (2.29%) MQSeries
20 27 (2.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.33%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (3.51%) Magento
2 20 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (1.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 17 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.98%) Pega PRPC
6 11 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.90%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 11 (0.90%) Unica
7 10 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.41%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.082%) assyst
13 1 (0.082%) Exstream
13 1 (0.082%) Maximo
13 1 (0.082%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 225 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (8.42%) PaaS
3 98 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (5.07%) IaaS
5 61 (4.98%) SaaS
6 39 (3.19%) npm
7 23 (1.88%) Boomi
8 12 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.65%) GitHub
11 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.41%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.41%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.25%) Silverpop
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.78%) HTTP
2 63 (5.15%) Firewall
3 53 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 46 (3.76%) Internet
5 38 (3.10%) SSL
6 29 (2.37%) DNS
7 26 (2.12%) VLAN
8 24 (1.96%) SAN
9 23 (1.88%) LDAP
10 18 (1.47%) VPN
11 15 (1.23%) AMQP
12 14 (1.14%) LAN
13 12 (0.98%) DHCP
14 11 (0.90%) iSCSI
15 8 (0.65%) HTTPS
16 6 (0.49%) FTP
17 5 (0.41%) Network Security
17 5 (0.41%) SSH
17 5 (0.41%) WAN
18 4 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 145 (11.85%) MySQL
3 107 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 101 (8.25%) MongoDB
5 96 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 94 (7.68%) Big Data
7 89 (7.27%) DB2
8 87 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 76 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
10 67 (5.47%) KDB
11 65 (5.31%) RDBMS
12 63 (5.15%) Hadoop
13 55 (4.49%) Redis
14 49 (4.00%) Riak
15 41 (3.35%) Couchbase
16 35 (2.86%) Oracle Database
17 29 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
18 22 (1.80%) Endeca
19 19 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
20 18 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 190 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 156 (12.75%) Maven
3 147 (12.01%) Git (software)
4 109 (8.91%) JUnit
5 95 (7.76%) JIRA
6 93 (7.60%) Gradle
7 92 (7.52%) TeamCity
8 87 (7.11%) Subversion
9 80 (6.54%) Eclipse
10 76 (6.21%) Ant
11 54 (4.41%) Cucumber
12 52 (4.25%) gulp
13 48 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 38 (3.10%) Selenium
15 32 (2.61%) Hudson
16 31 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
17 29 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (2.37%) Vagrant
18 24 (1.96%) MSBuild
18 24 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 449 (36.68%) Finance
2 248 (20.26%) Banking
3 243 (19.85%) Retail
4 82 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 72 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 70 (5.72%) Retail Banking
7 50 (4.08%) Marketing
8 30 (2.45%) Electronics
9 29 (2.37%) Manufacturing
10 28 (2.29%) Advertising
11 25 (2.04%) Games
12 23 (1.88%) Online Betting
13 18 (1.47%) Financial Institution
14 16 (1.31%) Private Banking
15 14 (1.14%) Legal
16 11 (0.90%) Law
17 9 (0.74%) French Language
17 9 (0.74%) Front Office
18 6 (0.49%) German Language
19 5 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 543 (44.36%) Developer
2 351 (28.68%) Java Developer
3 154 (12.58%) Architect
4 122 (9.97%) Senior Developer
5 89 (7.27%) Lead Developer
6 87 (7.11%) Consultant
7 85 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 73 (5.96%) Analyst
9 70 (5.72%) Lead Java Developer
10 67 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
11 60 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 59 (4.82%) Applications Support
13 52 (4.25%) E-Commerce Developer
14 41 (3.35%) Lead Architect
14 41 (3.35%) Software Engineer
15 39 (3.19%) Administrator
15 39 (3.19%) WebSphere Developer
16 36 (2.94%) Support Analyst
17 34 (2.78%) Support Engineer
18 33 (2.70%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (23.53%) Spring
2 283 (23.12%) Web Services
3 268 (21.90%) XML
4 256 (20.92%) J2EE
5 229 (18.71%) HTML
6 204 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 178 (14.54%) Java EE
8 177 (14.46%) .NET
9 163 (13.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 160 (13.07%) Middleware
11 155 (12.66%) CSS
12 153 (12.50%) JMS
13 142 (11.60%) SOAP
14 133 (10.87%) AngularJS
15 127 (10.38%) REST
16 118 (9.64%) JSP
17 106 (8.66%) HTML5
18 98 (8.01%) JSON
19 96 (7.84%) Node.js
19 96 (7.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 63 (5.15%) N-Tier
4 52 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.10%) DataPower
6 36 (2.94%) Fintech
7 35 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (2.37%) Mainframe
9 28 (2.29%) User Experience
10 26 (2.12%) SWIFT
11 24 (1.96%) AS400
11 24 (1.96%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.88%) iPad
13 21 (1.72%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.72%) Online Games
14 20 (1.63%) PMI
15 18 (1.47%) Clustering
16 17 (1.39%) Replication
17 15 (1.23%) iSeries
18 13 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 376 (30.72%) Linux
2 287 (23.45%) Unix
3 235 (19.20%) Windows
4 90 (7.35%) Solaris
5 76 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (4.66%) Windows Server
7 56 (4.58%) AIX
8 27 (2.21%) HPUX
8 27 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 20 (1.63%) Android
10 19 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.49%) CentOS
14 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.16%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.16%) VMS
15 2 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (21.73%) E-Commerce
3 235 (19.20%) Scrum
4 228 (18.63%) TDD
5 218 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (16.75%) BDD
7 197 (16.09%) DevOps
8 185 (15.11%) SDLC
9 172 (14.05%) OO
10 170 (13.89%) Open Source
11 164 (13.40%) SOA
12 145 (11.85%) Software Delivery
13 119 (9.72%) UML
14 118 (9.64%) CRM
15 112 (9.15%) Mentoring
16 111 (9.07%) Kanban
17 104 (8.50%) Software Engineering
18 99 (8.09%) Microservices
19 98 (8.01%) Coaching
20 95 (7.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 841 (68.71%) Java
2 401 (32.76%) SQL
3 362 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 185 (15.11%) Python
5 157 (12.83%) Shell Script
6 94 (7.68%) Bash Shell
7 78 (6.37%) PHP
8 77 (6.29%) C#
9 72 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 60 (4.90%) Groovy
11 52 (4.25%) C
12 50 (4.08%) Ruby
13 49 (4.00%) Perl
14 38 (3.10%) C++
14 38 (3.10%) Scala
15 30 (2.45%) Go
16 24 (1.96%) XPath
17 23 (1.88%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.72%) AWK
19 17 (1.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 126 (10.29%) Degree
2 35 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
4 33 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.23%) CISM
7 15 (1.23%) CISSP
7 15 (1.23%) CRISC
7 15 (1.23%) SANS
8 12 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.90%) OCPJP
10 10 (0.82%) PMP
11 9 (0.74%) OCMJD
11 9 (0.74%) OCPJWCD
11 9 (0.74%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.65%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.57%) OCP
14 5 (0.41%) PhD
15 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.00%) QA
2 42 (3.43%) SLA
3 18 (1.47%) GDPR
4 16 (1.31%) COBIT
5 15 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.65%) SEPA
9 6 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) HL7
11 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 59 (4.82%) Docker
2 42 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
3 37 (3.02%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.72%) vSphere
6 17 (1.39%) Xen
6 17 (1.39%) XenServer
7 16 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.90%) XenApp
9 10 (0.82%) NFS
10 7 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.33%) KVM
14 3 (0.25%) iptables
15 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.082%) Samba
Systems Management
1 195 (15.93%) Puppet
2 189 (15.44%) Ansible
3 187 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (3.35%) Kubernetes
5 39 (3.19%) Tivoli
6 33 (2.70%) Salt
7 32 (2.61%) Cobbler
8 30 (2.45%) Nagios
9 24 (1.96%) Terraform
10 23 (1.88%) logstash
11 22 (1.80%) Kibana
12 13 (1.06%) vMotion
13 12 (0.98%) CloudHub
13 12 (0.98%) Control-M
13 12 (0.98%) Mesos
14 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
15 10 (0.82%) Backup Exec
15 10 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 9 (0.74%) BladeLogic
16 9 (0.74%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 576 (47.06%) Oracle
2 464 (37.91%) IBM
3 139 (11.36%) hybris
4 115 (9.40%) Microsoft
5 107 (8.74%) ATG
6 102 (8.33%) TIBCO
7 77 (6.29%) Sybase
8 70 (5.72%) SAP
9 63 (5.15%) Red Hat
10 60 (4.90%) Demandware
11 44 (3.59%) webMethods
12 37 (3.02%) VMware
13 33 (2.70%) MuleSoft
14 31 (2.53%) Talend
15 29 (2.37%) JD Edwards
16 28 (2.29%) Cognos
16 28 (2.29%) Dell
17 23 (1.88%) BEA
17 23 (1.88%) Google
18 18 (1.47%) Symantec