The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 117 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 7 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% 4.23% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 16
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
217 378 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.17% 17.45% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 159 347 304
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 21 (91.30%) Java
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) JBoss
3 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 19 (82.61%) SOA
4 18 (78.26%) Finance
4 18 (78.26%) Banking
4 18 (78.26%) Unix
4 18 (78.26%) Windows
4 18 (78.26%) Java EE
5 14 (60.87%) HTML
5 14 (60.87%) WebLogic
6 13 (56.52%) XML
7 12 (52.17%) DB2
7 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
8 11 (47.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
9 10 (43.48%) J2EE
9 10 (43.48%) SSL
9 10 (43.48%) High Availability
10 9 (39.13%) Time Management
10 9 (39.13%) Retail Banking
10 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
10 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
10 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
10 9 (39.13%) Retail

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 20 (86.96%) JBoss
2 14 (60.87%) WebLogic
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) DB2
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Log4j
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 18 (78.26%) Banking
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Retail
2 9 (39.13%) Retail Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (34.78%) International Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Consultant
1 19 (82.61%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) J2EE Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Java Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Software Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) SOA Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) SOA Technical Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Unix Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Junior
8 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Java EE
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) JMS
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) Apache OpenJPA
7 1 (4.35%) JAX-WS
7 1 (4.35%) JPA
7 1 (4.35%) Node.js
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Unix
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) SOA
2 10 (43.48%) High Availability
3 9 (39.13%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) SEO
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Misys
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods