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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 310 277
Rank change year-on-year -87 -33  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 657 1008 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 1.02% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 5.47% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 513 813 995
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16100 18412 21540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.06% 18.70% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13053 15668 17878
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WebSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -84 635 £57,500 +4.54% 74
London -24 340 £57,500 -14.81% 42
South East -45 65 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire -2 54 £50,000 +25.00% 6
City of London -21 47 £57,500 -19.58% 8
East of England -61 47 £55,000 +2.32% 10
South West -24 46 £49,500 -10.00% 3
North West -99 46 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire -24 41 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Reading +3 25 £64,375 +22.61%
Manchester -89 25 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Essex -9 24 £60,000 - 3
Bristol -32 23 £57,500 +21.05% 1
North Yorkshire +21 22 £50,000 +106.18% 1
Hertfordshire -38 21 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Midlands +2 19 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South Yorkshire -8 19 £42,500 +12.58% 3
Cheshire -28 18 £50,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +17 17 £52,500 +16.66%
Knutsford - 15 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Gloucestershire +5 14 £49,500 -10.00% 1
Milton Keynes -4 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire -3 13 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Middlesbrough - 13 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham +7 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Nottinghamshire +4 12 £52,500 +31.25%
Sheffield -1 12 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Leeds -8 11 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Scotland -9 11 £53,500 +12.63% 4

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 957 (68.70%) Java
2 720 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 673 (48.31%) Oracle
4 517 (37.11%) IBM
5 507 (36.40%) SQL
6 451 (32.38%) JBoss
7 440 (31.59%) Tomcat
8 436 (31.30%) Finance
9 435 (31.23%) Linux
10 423 (30.37%) Web Services
11 412 (29.58%) WebLogic
12 410 (29.43%) JavaScript
13 346 (24.84%) Spring
14 341 (24.48%) Unix
15 334 (23.98%) E-Commerce
16 318 (22.83%) HTML
17 317 (22.76%) XML
18 310 (22.25%) Windows
19 295 (21.18%) J2EE
20 285 (20.46%) SQL Server
20 285 (20.46%) TDD
21 279 (20.03%) Scrum
22 278 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
23 273 (19.60%) Maven
24 262 (18.81%) Banking
25 257 (18.45%) Middleware
26 253 (18.16%) OO
27 248 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
28 241 (17.30%) .NET
29 240 (17.23%) Hibernate

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
1 451 (32.38%) JBoss
2 440 (31.59%) Tomcat
3 412 (29.58%) WebLogic
4 165 (11.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 152 (10.91%) IIS
6 150 (10.77%) Apache
7 134 (9.62%) CMS
8 133 (9.55%) Apache Solr
9 125 (8.97%) OpenStack
10 105 (7.54%) Jetty
11 77 (5.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 61 (4.38%) GlassFish
13 60 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
14 57 (4.09%) Apache Spark
15 38 (2.73%) SharePoint
16 34 (2.44%) CloudStack
17 33 (2.37%) nginx
18 32 (2.30%) MQSeries
19 31 (2.23%) Alfresco
20 30 (2.15%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.43%) EngageOne
2 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.29%) Weka
4 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.65%) Oracle Retail
2 22 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (1.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 15 (1.08%) Magento
4 14 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.86%) Maximo
6 8 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.43%) RMDS
8 5 (0.36%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.36%) Pega PRPC
9 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.29%) Unica
10 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 248 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (7.68%) PaaS
4 93 (6.68%) SaaS
5 92 (6.60%) IaaS
6 44 (3.16%) Google Analytics
7 22 (1.58%) GitHub
8 17 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.65%) iPaaS
10 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.36%) Boomi
13 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.22%) Akamai
14 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 3 (0.22%) Silverpop
15 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 112 (8.04%) HTTP
2 87 (6.25%) Firewall
3 80 (5.74%) Internet
4 66 (4.74%) TCP/IP
5 35 (2.51%) SSL
6 33 (2.37%) FTP
7 30 (2.15%) SAN
8 29 (2.08%) DNS
9 24 (1.72%) LAN
9 24 (1.72%) LDAP
9 24 (1.72%) VLAN
10 18 (1.29%) HTTPS
11 17 (1.22%) WAN
12 15 (1.08%) Intranet
13 13 (0.93%) DHCP
13 13 (0.93%) VPN
14 12 (0.86%) iSCSI
15 11 (0.79%) NAS
16 9 (0.65%) SSH
17 8 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 200 (14.36%) MySQL
3 154 (11.06%) Relational Database
4 138 (9.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 138 (9.91%) MongoDB
5 134 (9.62%) NoSQL
6 130 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
7 100 (7.18%) Big Data
8 99 (7.11%) RDBMS
9 77 (5.53%) Hadoop
10 69 (4.95%) DB2
11 67 (4.81%) Redis
12 64 (4.59%) Oracle Database
13 60 (4.31%) Riak
14 58 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (3.80%) Couchbase
16 46 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (1.87%) KDB
19 22 (1.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 273 (19.60%) Maven
2 185 (13.28%) Jenkins
3 144 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 136 (9.76%) Subversion
5 131 (9.40%) Git (software)
6 122 (8.76%) Ant
7 116 (8.33%) JUnit
8 97 (6.96%) Gradle
9 94 (6.75%) JIRA
10 86 (6.17%) TeamCity
11 70 (5.03%) Hudson
12 69 (4.95%) Visual Studio
13 54 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 41 (2.94%) Selenium
15 37 (2.66%) Talend Open Studio
16 36 (2.58%) Cucumber
16 36 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (2.37%) IntelliJ
18 32 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
19 30 (2.15%) MSBuild
General
1 436 (31.30%) Finance
2 262 (18.81%) Banking
3 232 (16.65%) Retail
4 46 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.66%) Games
7 31 (2.23%) Retail Banking
8 29 (2.08%) Advertising
8 29 (2.08%) Online Betting
9 22 (1.58%) Marketing
10 20 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.01%) Law
13 13 (0.93%) Front Office
14 12 (0.86%) Back Office
15 11 (0.79%) French Language
16 8 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.50%) German Language
18 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
19 4 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 624 (44.80%) Developer
2 413 (29.65%) Java Developer
3 183 (13.14%) Senior Developer
4 159 (11.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 155 (11.13%) Architect
6 95 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 88 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 81 (5.81%) Lead Developer
9 75 (5.38%) Consultant
10 71 (5.10%) Analyst
11 69 (4.95%) Support Engineer
12 63 (4.52%) Java Engineer
13 60 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
14 55 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
15 54 (3.88%) Administrator
16 52 (3.73%) Lead Java Developer
17 48 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
18 46 (3.30%) Technical Developer
19 43 (3.09%) Support Analyst
20 42 (3.02%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (30.37%) Web Services
2 346 (24.84%) Spring
3 318 (22.83%) HTML
4 317 (22.76%) XML
5 295 (21.18%) J2EE
6 257 (18.45%) Middleware
7 241 (17.30%) .NET
8 240 (17.23%) Hibernate
9 235 (16.87%) CSS
10 220 (15.79%) SOAP
11 216 (15.51%) AngularJS
12 197 (14.14%) JMS
13 191 (13.71%) Java EE
14 186 (13.35%) REST
15 166 (11.92%) RESTful
16 165 (11.84%) WebSphere MQ
17 145 (10.41%) JSP
18 122 (8.76%) HTML5
19 111 (7.97%) EJB
20 109 (7.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
3 65 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.24%) User Experience
5 52 (3.73%) Mainframe
6 50 (3.59%) DataPower
7 43 (3.09%) iSeries
8 40 (2.87%) Public Cloud
9 33 (2.37%) N-Tier
10 29 (2.08%) Online Games
11 27 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.72%) Clustering
12 24 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (1.51%) SWIFT
14 19 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (1.29%) PMI
16 17 (1.22%) Fintech
16 17 (1.22%) iPad
17 15 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 435 (31.23%) Linux
2 341 (24.48%) Unix
3 310 (22.25%) Windows
4 80 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (4.95%) Windows Server
6 65 (4.67%) Android
7 64 (4.59%) Solaris
8 56 (4.02%) Apple iOS
9 51 (3.66%) AIX
10 32 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 25 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.36%) HPUX
13 18 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.93%) CentOS
16 12 (0.86%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (23.98%) E-Commerce
3 285 (20.46%) TDD
4 279 (20.03%) Scrum
5 278 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
6 253 (18.16%) OO
7 226 (16.22%) DevOps
8 184 (13.21%) Open Source
8 184 (13.21%) SOA
9 177 (12.71%) Software Engineering
10 168 (12.06%) BDD
11 140 (10.05%) Mentoring
12 135 (9.69%) ITIL
13 129 (9.26%) CRM
14 127 (9.12%) Kanban
15 123 (8.83%) RUP
16 121 (8.69%) Configuration Management
17 114 (8.18%) SDLC
17 114 (8.18%) UML
18 112 (8.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 957 (68.70%) Java
2 507 (36.40%) SQL
3 410 (29.43%) JavaScript
4 191 (13.71%) Python
5 141 (10.12%) Shell Script
6 134 (9.62%) PHP
7 131 (9.40%) C#
8 111 (7.97%) PowerShell
9 97 (6.96%) Bash Shell
10 66 (4.74%) Perl
11 64 (4.59%) Ruby
12 52 (3.73%) PL/SQL
13 51 (3.66%) Groovy
14 50 (3.59%) C++
15 47 (3.37%) Go
16 45 (3.23%) C
17 28 (2.01%) Scala
18 23 (1.65%) VBA
19 22 (1.58%) Delphi
19 22 (1.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (11.34%) Degree
2 53 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.58%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.01%) ISEB
9 12 (0.86%) PMP
10 6 (0.43%) CISSP
11 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.36%) PhD
12 4 (0.29%) CCNA
12 4 (0.29%) CEH
12 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.29%) MCSE
12 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.29%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 35 (2.51%) QA
4 34 (2.44%) SLA
5 30 (2.15%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.43%) SEPA
9 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.29%) GDPR
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
12 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (3.37%) Xen
2 41 (2.94%) vSphere
3 38 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (2.30%) XenServer
6 31 (2.23%) Docker
7 14 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.86%) NFS
9 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.65%) KVM
10 9 (0.65%) XenApp
11 8 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 7 (0.50%) vCloud
13 6 (0.43%) SRDF
14 5 (0.36%) Samba
15 4 (0.29%) HDFS
16 3 (0.22%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 199 (14.29%) Puppet
2 192 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
3 172 (12.35%) Ansible
4 58 (4.16%) Salt
5 50 (3.59%) Nagios
6 49 (3.52%) Kibana
6 49 (3.52%) logstash
7 34 (2.44%) Tivoli
8 26 (1.87%) Control-M
9 23 (1.65%) Terraform
10 14 (1.01%) Cobbler
11 13 (0.93%) Kubernetes
12 11 (0.79%) Packer
13 10 (0.72%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (0.65%) vMotion
15 8 (0.57%) CloudHub
15 8 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 673 (48.31%) Oracle
2 517 (37.11%) IBM
3 169 (12.13%) Microsoft
4 135 (9.69%) hybris
5 132 (9.48%) ATG
6 86 (6.17%) Demandware
7 81 (5.81%) TIBCO
8 75 (5.38%) Red Hat
9 63 (4.52%) webMethods
10 58 (4.16%) SAP
11 53 (3.80%) Google
12 45 (3.23%) VMware
13 42 (3.02%) BEA
14 38 (2.73%) Sybase
15 37 (2.66%) Talend
16 36 (2.58%) PeopleSoft
17 35 (2.51%) Retek
18 31 (2.23%) EnterpriseDB
18 31 (2.23%) MuleSoft
18 31 (2.23%) WSO2
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 25% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000 - £60,000 and strong benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: good salary, bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum x3 Bonus (c£100,000 Package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary dependant on skills
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-85,000
Posted: 6 days ago