Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 527 564 558
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 -104
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 163 596 802
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.37% 2.96% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 132 434 651
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.04% +3.48%
10th Percentile £39,650 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £141,500 £128,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -

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 6,864 20,125 27,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.02% 14.71% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,658 16,045 21,652
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,972
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.21% +9.93%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebSphere.

Salary trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebSphere over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +108 151 £70,000 - 32
London +59 85 £78,750 -7.35% 16
UK excluding London +122 71 £55,000 +15.79% 16
South East +196 25 £70,000 +12.00% 3
North of England +136 21 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Work from Home +20 16 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Midlands +131 13 - - 1
West Midlands +108 13 - - 1
North West +95 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +122 9 £58,750 +30.56% 3
East of England +117 4 £57,500 -4.17% 3
South West +92 3 £61,250 +63.33% 1
Northern Ireland +14 2 £50,000 +53.85%
Wales -18 2 £44,690 -0.69%
Scotland +56 1 £50,000 +4.16%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 108 (66.26%) Java
2 102 (62.58%) IBM
3 76 (46.63%) Oracle
4 63 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (33.74%) SQL
6 54 (33.13%) Tomcat
7 51 (31.29%) AWS
8 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
9 45 (27.61%) WebLogic
9 45 (27.61%) DevOps
10 40 (24.54%) SAP
10 40 (24.54%) Finance
11 39 (23.93%) Windows
12 38 (23.31%) Spring
13 37 (22.70%) Java EE
14 36 (22.09%) Scrum
14 36 (22.09%) Linux
14 36 (22.09%) WebSphere MQ
14 36 (22.09%) Docker
15 35 (21.47%) PaaS
16 34 (20.86%) Kubernetes
16 34 (20.86%) Middleware
16 34 (20.86%) DB2
17 32 (19.63%) Azure
18 30 (18.40%) Spring Boot
19 27 (16.56%) Python
19 27 (16.56%) Technical Leadership
20 26 (15.95%) JIRA
20 26 (15.95%) Microservices
21 24 (14.72%) GCP

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 54 (33.13%) Tomcat
2 45 (27.61%) WebLogic
3 24 (14.72%) Confluence
4 20 (12.27%) IIS
5 17 (10.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (10.43%) JBoss
5 17 (10.43%) SAS
6 16 (9.82%) Apache
7 12 (7.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (6.75%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 7 (4.29%) GlassFish
10 6 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (3.07%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.84%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.84%) IBM Domino
12 3 (1.84%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.61%) CMS
13 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 15 (9.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 15 (9.20%) SAP GTS
2 9 (5.52%) Maximo
3 8 (4.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (3.07%) Magento
5 4 (2.45%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 51 (31.29%) AWS
2 35 (21.47%) PaaS
3 32 (19.63%) Azure
4 24 (14.72%) GCP
5 23 (14.11%) SaaS
6 17 (10.43%) IBM Cloud
6 17 (10.43%) OpenShift
7 16 (9.82%) IaaS
8 15 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (8.59%) GitHub
10 10 (6.13%) Boomi
11 6 (3.68%) Serverless
12 3 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.61%) Datadog
13 1 (0.61%) G Suite
13 1 (0.61%) npm
13 1 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.75%) FTP
2 11 (6.75%) SSH
3 4 (2.45%) HTTP
4 3 (1.84%) AMQP
4 3 (1.84%) Firewall
5 2 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (20.86%) DB2
3 19 (11.66%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (11.04%) MySQL
5 12 (7.36%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.84%) DbVisualizer
9 3 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.61%) Redis
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 26 (15.95%) JIRA
2 21 (12.88%) Jenkins
3 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.36%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (6.75%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.52%) GitLab
6 9 (5.52%) Maven
7 8 (4.91%) Ant
7 8 (4.91%) JUnit
8 7 (4.29%) Apache Archiva
8 7 (4.29%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.29%) Mockito
9 6 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (2.45%) Selenium
11 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.84%) Postman
12 2 (1.23%) JMeter
13 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 40 (24.54%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Banking
3 14 (8.59%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Front Office
5 5 (3.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) French Language
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (40.49%) Developer
2 47 (28.83%) Architect
3 34 (20.86%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 22 (13.50%) AWS Architect
6 17 (10.43%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (10.43%) Integration Developer
7 16 (9.82%) Java Architect
7 16 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (9.82%) Technical Architect
8 15 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.59%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (8.59%) DevOps Architect
9 14 (8.59%) ITSM Architect
9 14 (8.59%) Java Technical Architect
10 12 (7.36%) Lead Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (6.13%) Middleware Developer
13 9 (5.52%) Applications Support
14 8 (4.91%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.31%) Spring
2 37 (22.70%) Java EE
3 36 (22.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 34 (20.86%) Middleware
5 30 (18.40%) Spring Boot
6 24 (14.72%) J2EE
7 22 (13.50%) RESTful
7 22 (13.50%) Web Services
8 20 (12.27%) .NET
9 17 (10.43%) Spring Cloud
9 17 (10.43%) XML
10 15 (9.20%) JMS
10 15 (9.20%) JSON
10 15 (9.20%) REST
11 11 (6.75%) IBM Integration Bus
12 10 (6.13%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.13%) Spring Integration
13 9 (5.52%) React
14 8 (4.91%) Apache Camel
14 8 (4.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (12.27%) Cloud Native
3 15 (9.20%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.29%) SWIFT
7 6 (3.68%) DataPower
8 5 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.07%) iSeries
8 5 (3.07%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.45%) Blog
9 4 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.45%) Social Media
10 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.93%) Windows
2 36 (22.09%) Linux
3 21 (12.88%) Unix
4 20 (12.27%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.75%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (4.91%) AIX
7 5 (3.07%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.61%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.61%) HPUX
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.61%) DevOps
3 36 (22.09%) Scrum
4 27 (16.56%) Technical Leadership
5 26 (15.95%) Microservices
6 24 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (14.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (13.50%) ERP
7 22 (13.50%) Software Engineering
7 22 (13.50%) Test Automation
8 21 (12.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (12.88%) ITIL
8 21 (12.88%) Presales
8 21 (12.88%) Service Delivery
9 20 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (11.04%) Fintech
11 17 (10.43%) Re-Platforming
11 17 (10.43%) Six Sigma
11 17 (10.43%) TDD
11 17 (10.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 108 (66.26%) Java
2 55 (33.74%) SQL
3 27 (16.56%) Python
4 21 (12.88%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.98%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.75%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.13%) Java 8
8 8 (4.91%) Perl
9 6 (3.68%) C#
10 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.45%) C
12 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.23%) COBOL
13 2 (1.23%) Go
14 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.61%) C++
14 1 (0.61%) PHP
14 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Degree
2 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) COBIT
2 7 (4.29%) QA
3 3 (1.84%) GDPR
3 3 (1.84%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) ISO 20022
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (22.09%) Docker
2 5 (3.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) iptables
4 1 (0.61%) KVM
4 1 (0.61%) NDS
4 1 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (20.86%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.98%) Terraform
3 12 (7.36%) Ansible
4 11 (6.75%) Puppet
5 6 (3.68%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.84%) Kibana
8 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.61%) Rancher
8 1 (0.61%) Salt
8 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 102 (62.58%) IBM
2 76 (46.63%) Oracle
3 40 (24.54%) SAP
4 20 (12.27%) Google
4 20 (12.27%) Red Hat
4 20 (12.27%) ServiceNow
5 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
6 16 (9.82%) CA
7 15 (9.20%) HP
7 15 (9.20%) Hyperion
7 15 (9.20%) PeopleSoft
7 15 (9.20%) Remedy
7 15 (9.20%) Siebel
7 15 (9.20%) TIBCO
8 13 (7.98%) MuleSoft
9 8 (4.91%) Informatica
9 8 (4.91%) Talend
10 7 (4.29%) webMethods
11 6 (3.68%) ATG
11 6 (3.68%) Atlassian