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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 106 115 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 14 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.55% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.41% 2.73% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 23
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
410 403 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.62% 20.06% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 371 359 322
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 22 July 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (72.50%) JBoss
2 26 (65.00%) Java
3 22 (55.00%) WebLogic
4 20 (50.00%) Oracle
5 19 (47.50%) Finance
6 18 (45.00%) Shell Script
7 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
7 17 (42.50%) UNIX
8 16 (40.00%) C
8 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
8 16 (40.00%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
10 10 (25.00%) J2EE
10 10 (25.00%) Apache
11 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
11 9 (22.50%) LDAP
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
13 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.50%) Java EE
13 7 (17.50%) Middleware
14 5 (12.50%) Perl
15 4 (10.00%) Web Services
15 4 (10.00%) XSLT
16 3 (7.50%) Ajax
16 3 (7.50%) Web Development
16 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
16 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
16 3 (7.50%) XSL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (55.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 9 (22.50%) Team Leader
2 9 (22.50%) Support Team Leader
3 7 (17.50%) Development Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Web Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Web Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Software Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
9 1 (2.50%) Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) J2EE
2 7 (17.50%) Java EE
2 7 (17.50%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) XSLT
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
4 3 (7.50%) XSL
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.50%) Mustache
6 1 (2.50%) JMX
6 1 (2.50%) JAXB
6 1 (2.50%) SAX
6 1 (2.50%) Servlets
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.50%) Web Development
1 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (2.50%) Logistics
2 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (2.50%) Build Automation
2 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (2.50%) Web Design
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL
2 1 (2.50%) UML
2 1 (2.50%) CRM
2 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 16 (40.00%) C
3 16 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) VBScript
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) Korn
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) OCA
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) JBoss
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) IBM