Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 333 340
Rank change year-on-year -166 +7 -45
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 962 1,681 2,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.95% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.25% 5.30% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1,345 1,551
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £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 29,583 31,689 38,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.96% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24,294 26,618 32,529
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -169 887 £60,000 +9.09% 131
UK excluding London -156 475 £50,000 - 76
London -108 453 £65,000 +8.33% 64
North of England -14 173 £50,000 +17.65% 27
North West +18 123 £50,000 +17.65% 15
South East -122 90 £50,000 -0.99% 11
Midlands -39 58 £50,000 - 8
Scotland -26 54 £49,750 -0.50% 7
East of England -113 49 £58,750 +2.17% 15
West Midlands -32 44 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire -21 43 £50,000 +17.65% 10
South West -50 35 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Wales +22 15 £42,500 +28.12%
East Midlands +1 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North East -27 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Northern Ireland -40 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 616 (64.03%) Java
2 431 (44.80%) Oracle
3 392 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
4 347 (36.07%) IBM
5 340 (35.34%) Tomcat
6 328 (34.10%) Linux
7 327 (33.99%) SQL
8 301 (31.29%) Finance
9 257 (26.72%) WebLogic
10 250 (25.99%) Web Services
11 249 (25.88%) JBoss
12 243 (25.26%) Unix
13 225 (23.39%) J2EE
14 219 (22.77%) Windows
14 219 (22.77%) Spring
15 217 (22.56%) JavaScript
16 212 (22.04%) XML
17 183 (19.02%) E-Commerce
18 177 (18.40%) Jenkins
19 172 (17.88%) SQL Server
19 172 (17.88%) Scrum
20 165 (17.15%) Banking
21 162 (16.84%) HTML
22 161 (16.74%) DevOps
23 158 (16.42%) Hibernate
23 158 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
24 157 (16.32%) Java EE
24 157 (16.32%) TDD
24 157 (16.32%) WebSphere Application Server
25 151 (15.70%) JMS

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
1 340 (35.34%) Tomcat
2 257 (26.72%) WebLogic
3 249 (25.88%) JBoss
4 157 (16.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 117 (12.16%) Apache
6 64 (6.65%) CMS
7 55 (5.72%) IIS
7 55 (5.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 54 (5.61%) Jetty
9 46 (4.78%) nginx
10 45 (4.68%) Confluence
11 34 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 32 (3.33%) Mule
13 30 (3.12%) GlassFish
13 30 (3.12%) OpenStack
14 29 (3.01%) MQSeries
15 27 (2.81%) Apache Solr
16 20 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
16 20 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
17 17 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.42%) Weka
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (3.95%) Magento
2 18 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (1.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 14 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
6 12 (1.25%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 10 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.31%) Unica
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 1 (0.10%) Exstream
11 1 (0.10%) Maximo
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (7.28%) PaaS
3 51 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (3.95%) npm
5 32 (3.33%) SaaS
6 24 (2.49%) IaaS
7 20 (2.08%) Boomi
8 11 (1.14%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.83%) Bluemix
10 8 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.62%) Office 365
12 4 (0.42%) AdWords
12 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.21%) Route 53
14 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.59%) HTTP
2 42 (4.37%) LDAP
3 39 (4.05%) SSL
4 31 (3.22%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.01%) DNS
6 28 (2.91%) Firewall
7 24 (2.49%) AMQP
8 21 (2.18%) Internet
9 14 (1.46%) DHCP
10 10 (1.04%) SAN
11 9 (0.94%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.83%) PuTTY
12 8 (0.83%) SSH
13 6 (0.62%) Network Security
13 6 (0.62%) VPN
14 5 (0.52%) LAN
14 5 (0.52%) NAS
14 5 (0.52%) VLAN
14 5 (0.52%) WAN
15 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 118 (12.27%) Relational Database
3 90 (9.36%) MySQL
4 76 (7.90%) DB2
4 76 (7.90%) RDBMS
5 67 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 67 (6.96%) Oracle Database
6 63 (6.55%) MongoDB
7 53 (5.51%) Big Data
8 49 (5.09%) Hadoop
9 44 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 35 (3.64%) Redis
12 32 (3.33%) Riak
13 29 (3.01%) Couchbase
14 27 (2.81%) KDB
15 26 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
17 22 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
18 19 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 177 (18.40%) Jenkins
2 127 (13.20%) Maven
3 120 (12.47%) Git (software)
4 92 (9.56%) JIRA
5 81 (8.42%) Gradle
6 79 (8.21%) JUnit
6 79 (8.21%) Subversion
7 78 (8.11%) TeamCity
8 66 (6.86%) Ant
9 51 (5.30%) gulp
10 48 (4.99%) Cucumber
11 46 (4.78%) Eclipse
12 39 (4.05%) Vagrant
13 36 (3.74%) Selenium
14 31 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (2.91%) Hudson
16 25 (2.60%) FitNesse
17 22 (2.29%) SoapUI
18 18 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 17 (1.77%) Jasmine
General
1 301 (31.29%) Finance
2 165 (17.15%) Banking
3 131 (13.62%) Retail
4 58 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.78%) Advertising
6 38 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 37 (3.85%) Retail Banking
8 30 (3.12%) Marketing
9 27 (2.81%) Law
10 23 (2.39%) Private Banking
11 19 (1.98%) Electronics
12 14 (1.46%) French Language
12 14 (1.46%) Legal
13 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.04%) Automotive
14 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.52%) Games
16 4 (0.42%) Billing
16 4 (0.42%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 365 (37.94%) Developer
2 247 (25.68%) Java Developer
3 104 (10.81%) Architect
4 94 (9.77%) Senior Developer
5 65 (6.76%) Consultant
6 59 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 58 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 54 (5.61%) Analyst
9 51 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
10 50 (5.20%) Applications Support
10 50 (5.20%) E-Commerce Developer
11 48 (4.99%) Lead Developer
12 47 (4.89%) Java Engineer
13 45 (4.68%) Support Engineer
14 32 (3.33%) Software Developer
14 32 (3.33%) Software Engineer
15 31 (3.22%) Integration Architect
15 31 (3.22%) Java E-Commerce Developer
15 31 (3.22%) Lead Java Developer
16 29 (3.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (25.99%) Web Services
2 225 (23.39%) J2EE
3 219 (22.77%) Spring
4 212 (22.04%) XML
5 162 (16.84%) HTML
6 158 (16.42%) Hibernate
7 157 (16.32%) Java EE
8 151 (15.70%) JMS
9 149 (15.49%) Middleware
10 147 (15.28%) WebSphere MQ
11 116 (12.06%) SOAP
12 114 (11.85%) REST
13 99 (10.29%) JSP
14 97 (10.08%) .NET
15 95 (9.88%) CSS
16 94 (9.77%) RESTful
17 86 (8.94%) HTML5
18 82 (8.52%) XSLT
19 69 (7.17%) Servlets
20 68 (7.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (11.12%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.37%) Fintech
5 28 (2.91%) DataPower
6 27 (2.81%) User Experience
7 26 (2.70%) N-Tier
8 24 (2.49%) AS400
9 23 (2.39%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.87%) iPad
11 18 (1.87%) SWIFT
12 16 (1.66%) Clustering
12 16 (1.66%) iSeries
13 14 (1.46%) FMCG
14 13 (1.35%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.94%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.73%) Replication
17 6 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 328 (34.10%) Linux
2 243 (25.26%) Unix
3 219 (22.77%) Windows
4 91 (9.46%) Windows Server
5 83 (8.63%) Solaris
6 64 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (5.41%) AIX
8 31 (3.22%) HPUX
9 17 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.35%) OS/400
12 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.73%) CentOS
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.52%) SUSE
15 4 (0.42%) Android
16 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.31%) Debian
17 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (19.02%) E-Commerce
3 172 (17.88%) Scrum
4 161 (16.74%) DevOps
5 157 (16.32%) TDD
6 133 (13.83%) BDD
7 129 (13.41%) Open Source
8 115 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (11.75%) SOA
10 102 (10.60%) Software Engineering
11 93 (9.67%) Software Delivery
12 91 (9.46%) UML
13 90 (9.36%) SDLC
14 87 (9.04%) ITIL
15 84 (8.73%) Kanban
16 83 (8.63%) Test Automation
17 79 (8.21%) OO
18 76 (7.90%) MVC
19 74 (7.69%) Microservices
20 73 (7.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 616 (64.03%) Java
2 327 (33.99%) SQL
3 217 (22.56%) JavaScript
4 146 (15.18%) Python
5 129 (13.41%) Shell Script
6 78 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 66 (6.86%) C#
8 49 (5.09%) Groovy
9 47 (4.89%) Ruby
10 46 (4.78%) C
11 44 (4.57%) PL/SQL
12 32 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 30 (3.12%) Scala
14 27 (2.81%) Perl
15 26 (2.70%) C++
16 21 (2.18%) PHP
17 15 (1.56%) XPath
18 14 (1.46%) Go
19 9 (0.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 8 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 91 (9.46%) Degree
2 44 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.22%) Oracle Certification
4 28 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.39%) CISM
5 23 (2.39%) CISSP
5 23 (2.39%) CRISC
5 23 (2.39%) SANS
6 21 (2.18%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.25%) OCMJD
8 12 (1.25%) OCPJP
8 12 (1.25%) OCPJWCD
8 12 (1.25%) Sun Certification
9 11 (1.14%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.83%) VCP5
10 8 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.73%) OCP
12 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.65%) QA
2 26 (2.70%) COBIT
3 25 (2.60%) SLA
4 24 (2.49%) GDPR
5 8 (0.83%) HL7
6 5 (0.52%) SEPA
7 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) PMO
7 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 72 (7.48%) Docker
2 56 (5.82%) Active Directory
3 42 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.73%) vSphere
6 5 (0.52%) HDFS
6 5 (0.52%) Xen
7 4 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.42%) iptables
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.42%) XenServer
8 3 (0.31%) KVM
8 3 (0.31%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 138 (14.35%) Ansible
2 137 (14.24%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (13.51%) Puppet
4 54 (5.61%) Kubernetes
5 33 (3.43%) Cobbler
6 19 (1.98%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.87%) Nagios
8 13 (1.35%) Terraform
9 12 (1.25%) CA Wily
10 11 (1.14%) BladeLogic
11 9 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.94%) Salt
12 8 (0.83%) Kibana
12 8 (0.83%) logstash
12 8 (0.83%) Mesos
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.73%) SCOM
14 6 (0.62%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.52%) SCCM
16 4 (0.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 431 (44.80%) Oracle
2 347 (36.07%) IBM
3 119 (12.37%) Microsoft
4 99 (10.29%) hybris
5 92 (9.56%) TIBCO
6 67 (6.96%) Red Hat
7 63 (6.55%) ATG
8 38 (3.95%) Sybase
9 36 (3.74%) VMware
10 30 (3.12%) webMethods
11 28 (2.91%) Dell
11 28 (2.91%) MuleSoft
12 27 (2.81%) Informatica
12 27 (2.81%) Talend
13 26 (2.70%) SAP
14 25 (2.60%) Demandware
15 24 (2.49%) Splunk
16 19 (1.98%) Google
17 18 (1.87%) Fujitsu
18 17 (1.77%) JD Edwards