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

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 323 309
Rank change year-on-year -127 -14 -24
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1145 1906 2287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 1.00% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 5.50% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1534 1694
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,173
90th Percentile £90,250 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 31325 34662 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.51% 18.25% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25300 29280 34405
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 £77,500 £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 November 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 November 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 -141 1066 £57,500 +4.55% 44
London -59 635 £65,000 +8.33% 21
UK excluding London -177 473 £50,000 - 28
North of England -74 169 £50,000 +17.65% 11
North West -68 98 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South East -153 84 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Yorkshire -7 65 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Midlands -37 57 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -10 51 £47,750 -3.05% 3
South West -72 48 £43,250 -21.36% 1
East of England -107 45 £57,500 - 4
West Midlands -22 40 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +18 16 £55,000 +10.00%
Wales +16 15 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Northern Ireland -34 4 £42,500 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 762 (66.55%) Java
2 522 (45.59%) Oracle
3 490 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
4 451 (39.39%) IBM
5 419 (36.59%) Finance
6 387 (33.80%) SQL
7 374 (32.66%) Tomcat
8 368 (32.14%) Linux
9 338 (29.52%) WebLogic
10 317 (27.69%) JavaScript
11 291 (25.41%) JBoss
12 265 (23.14%) Spring
13 261 (22.79%) Unix
13 261 (22.79%) Web Services
14 257 (22.45%) XML
15 252 (22.01%) J2EE
16 241 (21.05%) E-Commerce
17 239 (20.87%) Banking
18 233 (20.35%) Windows
19 221 (19.30%) SQL Server
20 212 (18.52%) Scrum
21 210 (18.34%) TDD
22 207 (18.08%) HTML
23 201 (17.55%) DevOps
24 199 (17.38%) Amazon AWS
25 198 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
26 197 (17.21%) Hibernate
27 194 (16.94%) BDD
28 192 (16.77%) Jenkins
29 181 (15.81%) 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
1 374 (32.66%) Tomcat
2 338 (29.52%) WebLogic
3 291 (25.41%) JBoss
4 171 (14.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 133 (11.62%) Apache
6 107 (9.34%) CMS
7 75 (6.55%) IIS
8 68 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 62 (5.41%) Apache Solr
10 56 (4.89%) Jetty
11 51 (4.45%) OpenStack
12 45 (3.93%) nginx
13 38 (3.32%) Confluence
14 34 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
15 31 (2.71%) GlassFish
16 29 (2.53%) Apache Geronimo
17 28 (2.45%) Apache Spark
18 27 (2.36%) Liferay
18 27 (2.36%) WildFly
19 26 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.26%) EngageOne
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (3.76%) Magento
2 22 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
3 19 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (1.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 16 (1.40%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 11 (0.96%) Unica
7 8 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.44%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.35%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
14 1 (0.087%) Exstream
14 1 (0.087%) Maximo
14 1 (0.087%) Shopify
14 1 (0.087%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 199 (17.38%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (7.51%) PaaS
3 81 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (3.67%) IaaS
4 42 (3.67%) SaaS
5 41 (3.58%) npm
6 23 (2.01%) Boomi
7 12 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.61%) GitHub
9 5 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 4 (0.35%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.26%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.81%) HTTP
2 53 (4.63%) Firewall
3 39 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.88%) Internet
5 32 (2.79%) SSL
6 28 (2.45%) DNS
7 24 (2.10%) LDAP
8 21 (1.83%) VLAN
9 20 (1.75%) SAN
10 19 (1.66%) DHCP
11 18 (1.57%) AMQP
12 13 (1.14%) LAN
13 12 (1.05%) VPN
14 9 (0.79%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.79%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.44%) FTP
15 5 (0.44%) Network Security
16 4 (0.35%) NAS
16 4 (0.35%) WAN
17 3 (0.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 121 (10.57%) MySQL
3 100 (8.73%) Relational Database
4 90 (7.86%) MongoDB
5 88 (7.69%) DB2
6 81 (7.07%) Big Data
7 78 (6.81%) NoSQL
8 64 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 64 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (5.41%) KDB
10 58 (5.07%) Hadoop
11 55 (4.80%) RDBMS
12 47 (4.10%) Redis
13 44 (3.84%) Riak
14 41 (3.58%) Couchbase
15 38 (3.32%) Oracle Database
16 25 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (1.83%) Endeca
18 19 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
19 18 (1.57%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 192 (16.77%) Jenkins
2 141 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 136 (11.88%) Maven
4 99 (8.65%) JUnit
5 97 (8.47%) JIRA
6 96 (8.38%) TeamCity
7 86 (7.51%) Subversion
8 80 (6.99%) Gradle
9 76 (6.64%) Eclipse
10 55 (4.80%) Ant
11 54 (4.72%) Cucumber
11 54 (4.72%) gulp
12 50 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 39 (3.41%) Selenium
14 38 (3.32%) Hudson
15 37 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (2.71%) Vagrant
17 29 (2.53%) MSBuild
17 29 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
18 27 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 419 (36.59%) Finance
2 239 (20.87%) Banking
3 159 (13.89%) Retail
4 83 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 72 (6.29%) Retail Banking
6 69 (6.03%) Telecoms
7 50 (4.37%) Marketing
8 40 (3.49%) Advertising
9 31 (2.71%) Electronics
10 27 (2.36%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.75%) Private Banking
12 18 (1.57%) Games
12 18 (1.57%) Online Betting
13 16 (1.40%) Legal
14 15 (1.31%) Law
15 14 (1.22%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.70%) French Language
17 5 (0.44%) Front Office
17 5 (0.44%) German Language
17 5 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 474 (41.40%) Developer
2 310 (27.07%) Java Developer
3 137 (11.97%) Architect
4 106 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 89 (7.77%) Consultant
6 80 (6.99%) Lead Developer
7 69 (6.03%) Analyst
8 67 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 61 (5.33%) Lead Java Developer
10 60 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
11 59 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (4.72%) Applications Support
12 54 (4.72%) E-Commerce Developer
13 42 (3.67%) Administrator
13 42 (3.67%) Software Engineer
14 38 (3.32%) Technical Consultant
15 37 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
16 34 (2.97%) Java E-Commerce Developer
17 33 (2.88%) Support Analyst
18 32 (2.79%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (23.14%) Spring
2 261 (22.79%) Web Services
3 257 (22.45%) XML
4 252 (22.01%) J2EE
5 207 (18.08%) HTML
6 197 (17.21%) Hibernate
7 170 (14.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 163 (14.24%) .NET
9 155 (13.54%) Java EE
9 155 (13.54%) Middleware
10 148 (12.93%) JMS
11 141 (12.31%) SOAP
12 131 (11.44%) CSS
13 124 (10.83%) REST
14 114 (9.96%) JSP
15 108 (9.43%) AngularJS
16 98 (8.56%) HTML5
17 93 (8.12%) RESTful
17 93 (8.12%) XSLT
18 90 (7.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 147 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (5.07%) N-Tier
4 48 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 41 (3.58%) DataPower
6 38 (3.32%) Fintech
7 32 (2.79%) User Experience
8 31 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.53%) AS400
10 27 (2.36%) Mainframe
11 25 (2.18%) iSeries
12 24 (2.10%) Mobile App
13 23 (2.01%) SWIFT
14 21 (1.83%) iPad
15 20 (1.75%) PMI
16 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.40%) Online Games
18 15 (1.31%) Clustering
19 13 (1.14%) Algorithms
19 13 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 368 (32.14%) Linux
2 261 (22.79%) Unix
3 233 (20.35%) Windows
4 92 (8.03%) Solaris
5 81 (7.07%) Windows Server
6 76 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (4.72%) AIX
8 28 (2.45%) HPUX
9 22 (1.92%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.48%) Android
10 17 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.14%) OS/400
13 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.52%) CentOS
15 5 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.17%) i5/OS
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 212 (18.52%) Scrum
4 210 (18.34%) TDD
5 201 (17.55%) DevOps
6 198 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
7 194 (16.94%) BDD
8 167 (14.59%) SDLC
9 161 (14.06%) Open Source
10 143 (12.49%) SOA
11 142 (12.40%) OO
12 138 (12.05%) Software Delivery
13 121 (10.57%) UML
14 104 (9.08%) Kanban
15 103 (9.00%) CRM
16 100 (8.73%) Microservices
17 96 (8.38%) Software Engineering
17 96 (8.38%) Test Automation
18 93 (8.12%) Mentoring
19 88 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 762 (66.55%) Java
2 387 (33.80%) SQL
3 317 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 174 (15.20%) Python
5 160 (13.97%) Shell Script
6 96 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 69 (6.03%) C#
8 65 (5.68%) PowerShell
9 61 (5.33%) Groovy
10 56 (4.89%) PHP
11 50 (4.37%) C
12 44 (3.84%) Ruby
13 41 (3.58%) Scala
14 37 (3.23%) Perl
15 28 (2.45%) C++
15 28 (2.45%) PL/SQL
16 25 (2.18%) XPath
17 24 (2.10%) Go
18 13 (1.14%) Jython
19 12 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 108 (9.43%) Degree
2 33 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
3 31 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.66%) CISM
6 19 (1.66%) CISSP
6 19 (1.66%) CRISC
6 19 (1.66%) SANS
7 17 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.05%) OCPJP
9 11 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.96%) OCMJD
9 11 (0.96%) OCPJWCD
9 11 (0.96%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.79%) PMP
11 8 (0.70%) VCP5
11 8 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.61%) OCP
13 5 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.63%) QA
2 41 (3.58%) SLA
3 20 (1.75%) COBIT
3 20 (1.75%) GDPR
4 9 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.61%) SEPA
6 6 (0.52%) HL7
6 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.087%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 58 (5.07%) Docker
2 44 (3.84%) Virtual Machines
3 39 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.31%) vSphere
6 13 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.05%) Xen
7 12 (1.05%) XenServer
8 8 (0.70%) NFS
8 8 (0.70%) XenApp
9 5 (0.44%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.26%) iptables
10 3 (0.26%) KVM
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.17%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.087%) HDFS
12 1 (0.087%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 181 (15.81%) Puppet
2 179 (15.63%) Ansible
3 176 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (3.84%) Kubernetes
5 37 (3.23%) Nagios
6 35 (3.06%) Cobbler
7 30 (2.62%) Tivoli
8 25 (2.18%) Salt
9 22 (1.92%) Terraform
10 21 (1.83%) logstash
11 20 (1.75%) Kibana
12 11 (0.96%) Mesos
13 10 (0.87%) CloudHub
13 10 (0.87%) vMotion
14 8 (0.70%) BladeLogic
14 8 (0.70%) CA Wily
14 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.61%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 6 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 522 (45.59%) Oracle
2 451 (39.39%) IBM
3 127 (11.09%) hybris
4 116 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 103 (9.00%) TIBCO
6 91 (7.95%) ATG
7 69 (6.03%) Sybase
8 65 (5.68%) Red Hat
9 53 (4.63%) SAP
10 48 (4.19%) Demandware
11 44 (3.84%) VMware
12 35 (3.06%) webMethods
13 33 (2.88%) MuleSoft
14 27 (2.36%) Cognos
14 27 (2.36%) Dell
14 27 (2.36%) Talend
15 25 (2.18%) JD Edwards
16 24 (2.10%) BEA
17 17 (1.48%) Elastic Path
17 17 (1.48%) Informatica