The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 88 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 24 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 0.64% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 3.18% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 24
Average salary £46,250 £71,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.08% +78.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
312 346 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.39% 20.09% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 281 285 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WebSphere
West Midlands

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 38 (77.55%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) Oracle
3 28 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 25 (51.02%) JBoss
5 22 (44.90%) SQL
6 21 (42.86%) UNIX
7 20 (40.82%) PL/SQL
7 20 (40.82%) C
7 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
7 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
8 17 (34.69%) Finance
9 11 (22.45%) Apache
10 10 (20.41%) J2EE
10 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.41%) IBM
11 9 (18.37%) Release Management
11 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (16.33%) AquaLogic BPM
12 8 (16.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (16.33%) Open Source
12 8 (16.33%) Java EE
12 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Process Server
12 8 (16.33%) AquaLogic
12 8 (16.33%) ERP
12 8 (16.33%) SOA
12 8 (16.33%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (16.33%) WebLogic Integration
12 8 (16.33%) Middleware

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 28 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 11 (22.45%) Apache
3 8 (16.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (16.33%) AquaLogic
3 8 (16.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (16.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) Resin
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (16.33%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Maven
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.04%) Hudson
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Applications Support
2 13 (26.53%) Team Leader
2 13 (26.53%) Support Team Leader
3 8 (16.33%) Software Team Leader
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Development Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Web Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Software Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Integration Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) J2EE
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (16.33%) Java EE
2 8 (16.33%) Middleware
3 6 (12.24%) Ajax
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 6 (12.24%) XSL
3 6 (12.24%) XSLT
4 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) JSP
4 2 (4.08%) Servlets
5 1 (2.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.33%) Open Source
3 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) AIX
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Release Management
2 8 (16.33%) ERP
2 8 (16.33%) SOA
2 8 (16.33%) Unified Process
2 8 (16.33%) Workflow
2 8 (16.33%) RUP
3 6 (12.24%) Web Development
4 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 20 (40.82%) PL/SQL
3 20 (40.82%) C
3 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) Perl
6 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.24%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.04%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Oracle
2 25 (51.02%) JBoss
3 10 (20.41%) IBM
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Thunderhead