Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 711 578 587
Rank change year-on-year -133 +9 -72
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 141 410 658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 2.59% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 327 501
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
75th Percentile £70,000 £81,875 £75,000
90th Percentile £84,125 £103,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,365 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.29% -1.27% -0.99%

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 11,447 15,836 22,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.56% 14.40% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8,777 12,693 18,314
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,001 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 16 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 20 April 2021. 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 -47 111 £60,000 -7.69% 40
UK excluding London -82 67 £50,000 +1.29% 26
London +23 65 £67,500 -15.63% 20
North of England +38 25 £47,500 +26.67% 6
Work from Home -117 19 £50,000 -41.18% 4
North West +39 15 £50,000 +29.03% 3
Wales -33 12 £33,500 -23.63% 4
East of England +60 11 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Yorkshire +11 9 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Scotland +10 9 £42,500 -48.48% 2
South West +13 4 £44,250 -44.69% 1
South East -18 4 £66,250 +10.42% 5
East Midlands +16 2 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Midlands +7 2 £55,000 - 4
North East +10 1 £42,000 +5.80%
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 92 (65.25%) Java
2 80 (56.74%) IBM
3 62 (43.97%) SQL
4 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (31.91%) Oracle
5 45 (31.91%) Web Services
6 42 (29.79%) Windows
6 42 (29.79%) Spring
7 39 (27.66%) Jenkins
8 36 (25.53%) Git (software)
9 33 (23.40%) DevOps
9 33 (23.40%) Linux
9 33 (23.40%) JBoss
9 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 32 (22.70%) AWS
11 31 (21.99%) Docker
11 31 (21.99%) Python
12 30 (21.28%) Tomcat
12 30 (21.28%) SOAP
12 30 (21.28%) Middleware
12 30 (21.28%) Azure
13 29 (20.57%) JSON
14 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
15 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
16 26 (18.44%) JIRA
16 26 (18.44%) Hibernate
16 26 (18.44%) REST
16 26 (18.44%) Kubernetes
17 25 (17.73%) Bitbucket
18 24 (17.02%) Confluence

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 33 (23.40%) JBoss
2 30 (21.28%) Tomcat
3 24 (17.02%) Confluence
4 20 (14.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (12.77%) WebLogic
6 16 (11.35%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (7.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (7.80%) FileNet
8 9 (6.38%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 9 (6.38%) LiveCycle
9 7 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (3.55%) GlassFish
10 5 (3.55%) IIS
11 4 (2.84%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (2.84%) CMS
11 4 (2.84%) Mule
11 4 (2.84%) Mule ESB
11 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Fuse
12 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.71%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (7.80%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (2.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (2.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.71%) Magento
5 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.71%) PlanetPress Connect
5 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.71%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.70%) AWS
2 30 (21.28%) Azure
3 20 (14.18%) PaaS
4 16 (11.35%) SaaS
5 15 (10.64%) Boomi
6 12 (8.51%) OpenShift
7 10 (7.09%) GCP
8 5 (3.55%) GitHub
9 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.84%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (2.13%) IaaS
11 2 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.42%) Apigee
12 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.71%) AWS Direct Connect
12 1 (0.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.80%) FTP
3 9 (6.38%) SSH
4 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.42%) DNS
4 2 (1.42%) Firewall
4 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.42%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) AMQP
5 1 (0.71%) eduroam
5 1 (0.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.06%) DB2
3 15 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.93%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.51%) MySQL
5 12 (8.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (8.51%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.84%) MariaDB
10 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.13%) HBase
11 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.42%) Big Data
11 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.42%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 39 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 36 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 26 (18.44%) JIRA
4 25 (17.73%) Bitbucket
5 15 (10.64%) Maven
6 13 (9.22%) Artifactory
7 12 (8.51%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (7.09%) JUnit
9 9 (6.38%) Mockito
10 7 (4.96%) GitLab
11 6 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (3.55%) Subversion
13 4 (2.84%) Apache Archiva
13 4 (2.84%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.13%) Gerrit
15 2 (1.42%) Selenium
15 2 (1.42%) SonarQube
15 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
15 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (10.64%) Retail
2 14 (9.93%) Finance
3 9 (6.38%) Banking
4 7 (4.96%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Front Office
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (46.81%) Developer
2 40 (28.37%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.93%) Consultant
4 13 (9.22%) Cloud Consultant
5 12 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) Technical Leader
6 11 (7.80%) Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Oracle Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Configuration Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Java Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Integration Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.91%) Web Services
2 42 (29.79%) Spring
3 30 (21.28%) Middleware
3 30 (21.28%) SOAP
4 29 (20.57%) JSON
5 26 (18.44%) Hibernate
5 26 (18.44%) REST
6 24 (17.02%) RESTful
6 24 (17.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 23 (16.31%) J2EE
8 18 (12.77%) XML
9 17 (12.06%) IBM Integration Bus
10 15 (10.64%) Java EE
10 15 (10.64%) Spring Boot
10 15 (10.64%) XSLT
11 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
12 12 (8.51%) React
13 11 (7.80%) Node.js
14 9 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.38%) NHS
4 8 (5.67%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.67%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.84%) Blog
6 4 (2.84%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.84%) Social Media
7 3 (2.13%) DataPower
7 3 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.42%) PKI
8 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.71%) Animation
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.79%) Windows
2 33 (23.40%) Linux
3 23 (16.31%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.64%) Unix
5 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.71%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.40%) DevOps
3 22 (15.60%) Microservices
4 20 (14.18%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (14.18%) Scrum
5 19 (13.48%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.06%) TDD
8 16 (11.35%) ERP
9 15 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 15 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.22%) Migration
11 12 (8.51%) Change Management
11 12 (8.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 12 (8.51%) Data Migration
12 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (65.25%) Java
2 62 (43.97%) SQL
3 31 (21.99%) Python
4 27 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
6 15 (10.64%) Java 8
6 15 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.84%) Perl
9 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.13%) C#
9 3 (2.13%) PHP
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) COBOL
11 1 (0.71%) JCL
11 1 (0.71%) Jython
11 1 (0.71%) Natural
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) Oracle Certification
3 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (6.38%) DBS Check
6 8 (5.67%) Degree
7 4 (2.84%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.84%) OCP
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) HL7
2 5 (3.55%) SLA
3 4 (2.84%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) COBIT
5 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (21.99%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 26 (18.44%) Kubernetes
2 24 (17.02%) Ansible
3 20 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (12.77%) Puppet
5 13 (9.22%) Terraform
6 3 (2.13%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.13%) Packer
6 3 (2.13%) Rundeck
6 3 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.42%) Kibana
8 1 (0.71%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.71%) Graylog
8 1 (0.71%) logstash
8 1 (0.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (56.74%) IBM
2 45 (31.91%) Oracle
3 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.18%) MuleSoft
5 12 (8.51%) PeopleSoft
5 12 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.80%) Adobe
6 11 (7.80%) JD Edwards
7 9 (6.38%) ILOG
7 9 (6.38%) Kofax
8 8 (5.67%) hybris
9 7 (4.96%) SAP
9 7 (4.96%) Talend
10 5 (3.55%) TIBCO
10 5 (3.55%) VMware
11 4 (2.84%) CA
11 4 (2.84%) Google
11 4 (2.84%) WSO2
12 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.13%) HP