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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 79 102 128
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +26
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 46 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 1.32% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.01% 6.68% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 7
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
383 434 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.30% 19.79% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 332 376 372
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 2 September 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 86 (91.49%) Java
2 50 (53.19%) HTML
3 47 (50.00%) Oracle
4 44 (46.81%) WebLogic
5 41 (43.62%) SOA
6 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
6 39 (41.49%) JBoss
7 37 (39.36%) IBM
8 32 (34.04%) Linux
9 31 (32.98%) Web Services
9 31 (32.98%) UNIX
10 30 (31.91%) XML
11 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (28.72%) SQL
13 26 (27.66%) jQuery
14 25 (26.60%) DB2
14 25 (26.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (25.53%) CSS
16 22 (23.40%) Degree
17 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
17 21 (22.34%) Selenium
17 21 (22.34%) Finance
17 21 (22.34%) J2EE
18 20 (21.28%) Banking
19 19 (20.21%) JSON
19 19 (20.21%) Windows
19 19 (20.21%) AngularJS
20 18 (19.15%) Software Delivery
20 18 (19.15%) AIX
20 18 (19.15%) Mainframe

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (46.81%) WebLogic
2 39 (41.49%) JBoss
3 25 (26.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (14.89%) MQSeries
4 14 (14.89%) CICS
5 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
1 11 (11.70%) SSL
2 4 (4.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) DB2
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Selenium
2 16 (17.02%) Ant
2 16 (17.02%) JUnit
2 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.02%) JIRA
3 8 (8.51%) Synon
4 5 (5.32%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.32%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.19%) Hudson
5 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) ProC
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Banking
3 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
4 17 (18.09%) Retail
5 14 (14.89%) Retail Banking
6 6 (6.38%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Electronics
8 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (46.81%) Consultant
2 35 (37.23%) Technical Consultant
3 26 (27.66%) Developer
4 25 (26.60%) Java Developer
5 16 (17.02%) Software Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Java Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (6.38%) Programmer
8 6 (6.38%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) RPG Programmer
8 6 (6.38%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.32%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Consultant
11 3 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) HTML
2 31 (32.98%) Web Services
3 30 (31.91%) XML
4 26 (27.66%) jQuery
5 24 (25.53%) CSS
6 21 (22.34%) J2EE
7 19 (20.21%) JSON
7 19 (20.21%) AngularJS
8 16 (17.02%) HTML5
8 16 (17.02%) CSS3
8 16 (17.02%) PhoneGap
9 15 (15.96%) Ext JS
9 15 (15.96%) JSP
9 15 (15.96%) Middleware
10 14 (14.89%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (14.89%) ISPF
11 13 (13.83%) Java EE
12 6 (6.38%) Synon Analyst Programmer
13 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 2 (2.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.15%) Mainframe
3 11 (11.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.38%) iSeries
5 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.26%) DataPower
7 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Linux
2 31 (32.98%) UNIX
3 19 (20.21%) Windows
4 18 (19.15%) AIX
5 14 (14.89%) Solaris
5 14 (14.89%) MVS
6 1 (1.06%) OS/390
6 1 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) SOA
2 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.15%) Software Delivery
4 16 (17.02%) Mobile Development
4 16 (17.02%) Web Development
4 16 (17.02%) Open Source
4 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.02%) MVC
4 16 (17.02%) OOP
5 15 (15.96%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (12.77%) High Availability
7 11 (11.70%) Time Management
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps
8 6 (6.38%) Wealth Management
9 5 (5.32%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.32%) Load Testing
9 5 (5.32%) OO
9 5 (5.32%) Validation
9 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 86 (91.49%) Java
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.72%) SQL
4 17 (18.09%) Perl
5 16 (17.02%) PHP
5 16 (17.02%) Python
5 16 (17.02%) Ruby
6 14 (14.89%) JCL
7 9 (9.57%) COBOL
8 8 (8.51%) RPG
9 3 (3.19%) C
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (50.00%) Oracle
2 37 (39.36%) IBM
3 15 (15.96%) BEA
4 6 (6.38%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.19%) i2
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) ATG
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