The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 89 84 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 34 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 1.92% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.74% 10.46% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 8
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
WebSphere
West Midlands

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
389 306 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.87% 18.37% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 317 272 272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 March 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 42 (95.45%) Java
2 31 (70.45%) SOA
3 30 (68.18%) JBoss
4 24 (54.55%) XML
4 24 (54.55%) HTML
5 22 (50.00%) Oracle
6 21 (47.73%) WebLogic
7 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
7 19 (43.18%) Finance
8 17 (38.64%) MVC
8 17 (38.64%) CSS
8 17 (38.64%) Ant
8 17 (38.64%) JUnit
8 17 (38.64%) OOP
8 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
8 17 (38.64%) JSON
8 17 (38.64%) JIRA
8 17 (38.64%) Selenium
8 17 (38.64%) jQuery
8 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
8 17 (38.64%) HTML5
8 17 (38.64%) CSS3
8 17 (38.64%) PhoneGap
8 17 (38.64%) AngularJS
8 17 (38.64%) Mobile Development
9 16 (36.36%) UNIX
10 15 (34.09%) Linux
11 14 (31.82%) DB2
11 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 30 (68.18%) JBoss
2 21 (47.73%) WebLogic
3 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (27.27%) MQSeries
5 6 (13.64%) CICS
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.55%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) DB2
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) RDBMS
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Ant
1 17 (38.64%) JUnit
1 17 (38.64%) JIRA
1 17 (38.64%) Selenium
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Lombardi
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 6 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
1 15 (34.09%) Java Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Consultant
3 12 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) HTML
1 24 (54.55%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) CSS
2 17 (38.64%) JSON
2 17 (38.64%) jQuery
2 17 (38.64%) HTML5
2 17 (38.64%) CSS3
2 17 (38.64%) PhoneGap
2 17 (38.64%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 6 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (13.64%) ISPF
3 6 (13.64%) Java EE
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Open Source
2 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) UNIX
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) AIX
5 6 (13.64%) Solaris
5 6 (13.64%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) SOA
2 17 (38.64%) MVC
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 17 (38.64%) OOP
2 17 (38.64%) Mobile Development
3 11 (25.00%) Web Development
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
5 6 (13.64%) UML
5 6 (13.64%) Time Management
5 6 (13.64%) High Availability
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) ETL
8 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Python
4 11 (25.00%) PHP
4 11 (25.00%) Ruby
5 6 (13.64%) Perl
5 6 (13.64%) JCL
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
3 6 (13.64%) Business Objects
3 6 (13.64%) Talend
4 2 (4.55%) i2
5 1 (2.27%) ILOG
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.27%) Pega
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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