The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 2 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.17% 11.72% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 30.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
WebSphere
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
16 55 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.33% 37.93% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 12
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Belfast region.

WebSphere Salary Trend in Belfast

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (70.00%) UNIX
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) JDBC
6 5 (50.00%) JSP
6 5 (50.00%) Servlets
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (50.00%) HTML
6 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (40.00%) J2EE
7 4 (40.00%) JUnit
7 4 (40.00%) Web Services
7 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 4 (40.00%) MVC
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (40.00%) Spring
7 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (40.00%) SDLC
8 3 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (30.00%) TestNG
8 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 3 (30.00%) IBM

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (20.00%) Informix
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) TestNG
3 2 (20.00%) PVCS
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) JDBC
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) Servlets
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
5 2 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) EJB
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) WSDL
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) CRUD
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Sencha
4 1 (10.00%) New Relic