Period
to 26 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 26 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 519 323 272
Rank change year-on-year -196 -51 -3
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 31 21 9
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.10% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.22% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 6
10th Percentile £31,500 £46,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% +28.57%
75th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £89,063
90th Percentile - £77,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,058 1,716 1,025
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.71% 15.48% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,753 1,460 883
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

WebSphere
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

WebSphere trend for jobs with a WFH option

WebSphere
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing WebSphere.

WebSphere salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

WebSphere
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing WebSphere over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

WebSphere salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, WebSphere job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for WebSphere.

1 19 (61.29%) IBM
2 18 (58.06%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 11 (35.48%) Social Skills
5 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
5 10 (32.26%) SOAP
5 10 (32.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (29.03%) AWS
6 9 (29.03%) Middleware
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) DB2
7 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
7 8 (25.81%) REST
8 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (22.58%) vSphere
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) Master's Degree
8 7 (22.58%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (22.58%) Citrix
8 7 (22.58%) Juniper
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco
8 7 (22.58%) JBoss

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
2 7 (22.58%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.68%) Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Boomi
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Datadog
4 2 (6.45%) GCP
4 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.23%) Attraqt
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Monitor
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
1 7 (22.58%) LAN
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Adabas
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospike
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Metadata
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) Grunt
3 3 (9.68%) gulp
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (6.45%) PostCSS
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) Browser DevTools
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) GitLab
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (35.48%) Social Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (22.58%) Linux Specialist
3 7 (22.58%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Backend Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) SOAP
1 10 (32.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (29.03%) Middleware
3 8 (25.81%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (16.13%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) J2EE
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 3 (9.68%) Ajax
6 3 (9.68%) LESS
6 3 (9.68%) MCollective
6 3 (9.68%) Node.js
6 3 (9.68%) Sass
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.45%) CSS3
7 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 2 (6.45%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Smart City
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.90%) Full Stack Development
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Workshop Facilitation
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Business Development
6 3 (9.68%) CI/CD
6 3 (9.68%) Fintech
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Task Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) AWK
5 1 (3.23%) Bash
5 1 (3.23%) COBOL
5 1 (3.23%) JCL
5 1 (3.23%) Jython
5 1 (3.23%) Natural
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) Master's Degree
2 7 (22.58%) RHCA
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.45%) Accessibility
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (22.58%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Terraform
2 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Grafana
3 1 (3.23%) Graphite
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) Adobe
6 4 (12.90%) MuleSoft
6 4 (12.90%) webMethods
7 3 (9.68%) Dynatrace
7 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
8 2 (6.45%) Google
8 2 (6.45%) Talend
9 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) New Relic
9 1 (3.23%) PagerDuty
9 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com