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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 18 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.40% 0.70% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 46.43% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
28 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 24.56% 11.89% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 23
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 24 October 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (55.56%) Cognos
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 8 (44.44%) SPSS
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 8 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (38.89%) FileNet
5 7 (38.89%) Apache
5 7 (38.89%) HTTP
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (33.33%) DB2
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (33.33%) Data Security
6 6 (33.33%) Jython
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) YUI
7 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 5 (27.78%) Internet

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (38.89%) FileNet
3 7 (38.89%) Apache
4 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (27.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SPSS
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Server Support
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) XML
1 5 (27.78%) XSLT
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) YUI
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (44.44%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Data Security
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 6 (33.33%) Jython
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Tcl
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cognos
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 2 (11.11%) Actimize