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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK
Rank 339 338 280
Rank change year-on-year -1 -58  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 725 965 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.93% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% 4.94% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 591 783 948
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% -5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 14869 19528 20885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.89% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12343 16434 17321
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -5 664 £55,000 +4.76% 78
London +75 341 £65,000 +8.33% 40
South East -59 82 £52,500 -2.32% 8
South West -2 64 £50,000 +7.52% 2
East of England -20 55 £60,000 +17.64% 5
Yorkshire +2 50 £50,000 +21.21% 7
City of London +7 41 £70,000 +21.73% 10
Berkshire -1 39 £55,000 - 4
North West -33 38 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Essex +24 36 £66,250 +6.00% 1
Manchester -24 32 £45,000 - 4
Wales +27 31 £45,269 +13.17% 2
Leeds +26 30 £57,500 +35.29% 4
West Yorkshire +26 30 £57,500 +35.29% 4
South Wales +34 27 £45,269 +13.17% 1
Bristol +2 27 £55,000 +22.22%
Colchester +7 24 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Wiltshire 0 24 £35,000 -26.01% 1
North Yorkshire +25 19 £50,000 +28.20% 1
West Midlands +25 19 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Scotland +21 17 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Hampshire -7 17 £55,000 -8.33%
Reading +34 15 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Gloucestershire +8 13 £45,269 -17.69%
Newport - 13 £45,269 - 1
Chippenham - 13 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 11 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Glasgow +18 10 £48,000 +34.26% 5
Basingstoke +15 10 £57,500 +15.00%
East Midlands +11 10 £42,500 -22.72% 5

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1083 (67.23%) Java
2 871 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
3 829 (51.46%) Oracle
4 760 (47.18%) SQL
5 643 (39.91%) Linux
6 628 (38.98%) JBoss
7 586 (36.37%) IBM
8 552 (34.26%) WebLogic
9 542 (33.64%) Tomcat
10 516 (32.03%) Finance
11 486 (30.17%) Web Services
12 459 (28.49%) Windows
13 425 (26.38%) JavaScript
14 419 (26.01%) XML
15 402 (24.95%) SQL Server
16 400 (24.83%) HTML
17 387 (24.02%) Unix
18 385 (23.90%) Spring
19 365 (22.66%) J2EE
20 363 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
21 337 (20.92%) Middleware
21 337 (20.92%) Scrum
22 334 (20.73%) Banking
23 310 (19.24%) E-Commerce
24 309 (19.18%) TDD
25 289 (17.94%) .NET
26 280 (17.38%) OO
27 273 (16.95%) Maven
28 272 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
29 271 (16.82%) Hibernate

WebSphere
Top Related 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
1 628 (38.98%) JBoss
2 552 (34.26%) WebLogic
3 542 (33.64%) Tomcat
4 254 (15.77%) IIS
5 242 (15.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 221 (13.72%) Apache
7 158 (9.81%) OpenStack
8 150 (9.31%) Jetty
9 125 (7.76%) Apache Solr
10 119 (7.39%) CMS
11 91 (5.65%) GlassFish
12 84 (5.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 82 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
14 78 (4.84%) Apache Spark
15 64 (3.97%) SharePoint
16 60 (3.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 57 (3.54%) CloudStack
18 52 (3.23%) Alfresco
19 47 (2.92%) MQSeries
20 42 (2.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 86 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.68%) MS Office
2 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.25%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) Weka
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (2.05%) RMDS
2 23 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
2 23 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
3 22 (1.37%) Magento
3 22 (1.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 18 (1.12%) Maximo
5 11 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.68%) Temenos T24
6 10 (0.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.25%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.19%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
13 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
13 1 (0.062%) Retail-J
13 1 (0.062%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 272 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (4.35%) SaaS
4 63 (3.91%) PaaS
5 51 (3.17%) IaaS
6 37 (2.30%) GitHub
7 35 (2.17%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.50%) iPaaS
10 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.12%) Akamai
14 2 (0.12%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.12%) Heroku
14 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.12%) Slack
15 1 (0.062%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 147 (9.12%) HTTP
2 123 (7.64%) Firewall
3 106 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 70 (4.35%) SAN
5 69 (4.28%) SSL
6 67 (4.16%) Internet
7 65 (4.03%) LAN
8 58 (3.60%) WAN
9 54 (3.35%) NAS
10 46 (2.86%) LDAP
11 42 (2.61%) FCoE
11 42 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
11 42 (2.61%) Multicast
12 39 (2.42%) iSCSI
13 30 (1.86%) FTP
14 27 (1.68%) HTTPS
15 25 (1.55%) Intranet
16 18 (1.12%) DNS
17 17 (1.06%) VLAN
18 13 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (24.95%) SQL Server
2 261 (16.20%) Relational Database
3 232 (14.40%) MySQL
4 164 (10.18%) MongoDB
4 164 (10.18%) NoSQL
5 163 (10.12%) RDBMS
6 161 (9.99%) PostgreSQL
7 140 (8.69%) DB2
8 134 (8.32%) Big Data
9 128 (7.95%) Hadoop
10 126 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 104 (6.46%) Oracle Database
12 86 (5.34%) Redis
13 82 (5.09%) Riak
14 80 (4.97%) Couchbase
15 75 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 69 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 45 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (2.05%) HBase
19 30 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 273 (16.95%) Maven
2 237 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 153 (9.50%) Subversion
4 133 (8.26%) Eclipse
5 125 (7.76%) Git (software)
6 123 (7.64%) Ant
7 98 (6.08%) JUnit
8 96 (5.96%) TeamCity
9 90 (5.59%) Visual Studio
10 85 (5.28%) JIRA
11 80 (4.97%) Hudson
12 68 (4.22%) Gradle
13 56 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 53 (3.29%) Talend Open Studio
15 47 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 46 (2.86%) Selenium
17 40 (2.48%) Artifactory
18 38 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
18 38 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
19 37 (2.30%) MSBuild
General
1 516 (32.03%) Finance
2 334 (20.73%) Banking
3 269 (16.70%) Retail
4 64 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.92%) Games
7 25 (1.55%) Online Betting
8 22 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.99%) Advertising
9 16 (0.99%) Back Office
10 15 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 14 (0.87%) Marketing
12 12 (0.74%) French Language
12 12 (0.74%) International Banking
12 12 (0.74%) Spanish Language
13 10 (0.62%) Front Office
13 10 (0.62%) German Language
13 10 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.56%) Law
14 9 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 671 (41.65%) Developer
2 441 (27.37%) Java Developer
3 231 (14.34%) Senior Developer
4 183 (11.36%) Architect
5 176 (10.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 108 (6.70%) Consultant
7 104 (6.46%) Applications Support
8 98 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 93 (5.77%) Analyst
10 92 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 88 (5.46%) Java Engineer
12 82 (5.09%) Support Engineer
13 71 (4.41%) Administrator
14 63 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
15 58 (3.60%) E-Commerce Developer
16 57 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
16 57 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
17 53 (3.29%) Technical Consultant
18 52 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
19 51 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (30.17%) Web Services
2 419 (26.01%) XML
3 400 (24.83%) HTML
4 385 (23.90%) Spring
5 365 (22.66%) J2EE
6 337 (20.92%) Middleware
7 289 (17.94%) .NET
8 271 (16.82%) Hibernate
9 268 (16.64%) CSS
10 255 (15.83%) SOAP
11 241 (14.96%) Java EE
12 231 (14.34%) JMS
13 223 (13.84%) AngularJS
14 217 (13.47%) WebSphere MQ
15 214 (13.28%) RESTful
16 202 (12.54%) REST
17 170 (10.55%) JSP
18 140 (8.69%) XSLT
19 138 (8.57%) Ajax
20 132 (8.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 131 (8.13%) Enterprise Software
2 118 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 70 (4.35%) User Experience
5 62 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 60 (3.72%) iSeries
7 56 (3.48%) DataPower
8 43 (2.67%) Mainframe
9 36 (2.23%) Clustering
9 36 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (1.55%) Online Games
11 24 (1.49%) SWIFT
12 22 (1.37%) Fintech
12 22 (1.37%) iPad
12 22 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
13 17 (1.06%) N-Tier
14 16 (0.99%) W3C
15 12 (0.74%) Data Centre
16 11 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 643 (39.91%) Linux
2 459 (28.49%) Windows
3 387 (24.02%) Unix
4 133 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (6.77%) Android
6 103 (6.39%) Apple iOS
7 99 (6.15%) Windows Server
8 95 (5.90%) Solaris
9 65 (4.03%) AIX
10 32 (1.99%) Mac OS X
11 20 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (1.12%) CentOS
13 18 (1.12%) HPUX
14 17 (1.06%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.56%) Windows NT
17 8 (0.50%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
3 337 (20.92%) Scrum
4 310 (19.24%) E-Commerce
5 309 (19.18%) TDD
6 280 (17.38%) OO
7 261 (16.20%) DevOps
8 245 (15.21%) SOA
9 204 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 197 (12.23%) Open Source
10 197 (12.23%) UML
11 168 (10.43%) Configuration Management
11 168 (10.43%) ITIL
11 168 (10.43%) Kanban
12 157 (9.75%) Mentoring
13 151 (9.37%) RUP
14 144 (8.94%) MVC
15 141 (8.75%) Multithreading
16 129 (8.01%) DSDM
17 127 (7.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1083 (67.23%) Java
2 760 (47.18%) SQL
3 425 (26.38%) JavaScript
4 270 (16.76%) Python
5 207 (12.85%) C#
6 186 (11.55%) Shell Script
7 159 (9.87%) Bash Shell
8 129 (8.01%) PowerShell
9 127 (7.88%) Perl
10 120 (7.45%) PL/SQL
11 106 (6.58%) PHP
12 103 (6.39%) Ruby
13 94 (5.83%) Go
14 55 (3.41%) C
15 48 (2.98%) Groovy
16 44 (2.73%) C++
17 33 (2.05%) T-SQL
18 31 (1.92%) Scala
19 29 (1.80%) VBA
20 28 (1.74%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 183 (11.36%) Degree
2 92 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.37%) CISSP
5 20 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.99%) ISEB
6 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.81%) CISA
7 13 (0.81%) CISM
8 10 (0.62%) CSSLP
9 9 (0.56%) CCNA
9 9 (0.56%) CEH
9 9 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.56%) MCSE
10 8 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.50%) PMP
10 8 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.10%) QA
2 46 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 35 (2.17%) SLA
5 28 (1.74%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.062%) PMO
10 1 (0.062%) SEPA
System Software
1 105 (6.52%) Xen
2 69 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.16%) vSphere
4 59 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
5 55 (3.41%) XenServer
6 54 (3.35%) Active Directory
7 42 (2.61%) Hyper-V
7 42 (2.61%) KVM
7 42 (2.61%) NFS
7 42 (2.61%) SRDF
8 19 (1.18%) Docker
9 9 (0.56%) Samba
10 8 (0.50%) vCloud
11 5 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.25%) HDFS
12 4 (0.25%) iptables
12 4 (0.25%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.19%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 239 (14.84%) Puppet
2 222 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
3 188 (11.67%) Ansible
4 87 (5.40%) Salt
5 79 (4.90%) Kibana
6 74 (4.59%) logstash
7 63 (3.91%) Nagios
8 50 (3.10%) Tivoli
9 34 (2.11%) Control-M
10 22 (1.37%) Terraform
11 21 (1.30%) Cobbler
12 11 (0.68%) Packer
13 10 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.62%) HP Fortify
13 10 (0.62%) WebInspect
14 9 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (0.56%) OpenAM
15 8 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
16 5 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
17 4 (0.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 829 (51.46%) Oracle
2 586 (36.37%) IBM
3 245 (15.21%) Microsoft
4 134 (8.32%) Red Hat
5 108 (6.70%) hybris
6 106 (6.58%) ATG
7 92 (5.71%) VMware
8 91 (5.65%) TIBCO
9 73 (4.53%) Sybase
10 64 (3.97%) Google
11 63 (3.91%) webMethods
12 59 (3.66%) Demandware
13 54 (3.35%) EnterpriseDB
14 53 (3.29%) Talend
15 50 (3.10%) EMC
16 49 (3.04%) Cisco
16 49 (3.04%) SAP
17 47 (2.92%) WSO2
18 44 (2.73%) Intel
19 42 (2.61%) NetApp
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Holidays, pension, discounts, gym and more!
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £70k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension and more!
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum GPB 45 - 50K +Many Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago