The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 82 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 38 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.09% 1.84% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.05% 9.54% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,800 £26,452
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
WebSphere
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
378 304 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 20.83% 19.33% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 314 276 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Bristol

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Bristol

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 72 (91.14%) Java
2 67 (84.81%) WebLogic
3 65 (82.28%) SQL
3 65 (82.28%) JBoss
4 59 (74.68%) SQL Server
5 58 (73.42%) Eclipse
6 57 (72.15%) Oracle
6 57 (72.15%) Unit Testing
7 56 (70.89%) GWT
7 56 (70.89%) Finance
8 53 (67.09%) Banking
9 49 (62.03%) Eclipse RCP
9 49 (62.03%) Software Engineering
9 49 (62.03%) French Language
10 47 (59.49%) XML
11 46 (58.23%) JSP
11 46 (58.23%) IBM
11 46 (58.23%) Spring
12 44 (55.70%) Client/Server
12 44 (55.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 44 (55.70%) Relational Database
13 43 (54.43%) RDBMS
13 43 (54.43%) J2EE
14 42 (53.16%) JMS
14 42 (53.16%) N-Tier
15 41 (51.90%) Ant
15 41 (51.90%) JUnit
15 41 (51.90%) Servlets
15 41 (51.90%) Degree
15 41 (51.90%) Enterprise Software

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 67 (84.81%) WebLogic
2 23 (29.11%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (8.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.53%) OpenROAD
7 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (74.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (55.70%) Relational Database
3 43 (54.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (73.42%) Eclipse
2 49 (62.03%) Eclipse RCP
3 41 (51.90%) Ant
3 41 (51.90%) JUnit
4 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.19%) Maven
4 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (70.89%) Finance
2 53 (67.09%) Banking
3 49 (62.03%) French Language
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 2 (2.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Software Engineer
1 34 (43.04%) Java Software Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Junior
3 16 (20.25%) Junior Software Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Team Leader
4 11 (13.92%) Java Team Leader
5 10 (12.66%) Applications Support
5 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Graduate
9 4 (5.06%) Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) Support Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Specialist
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.89%) GWT
2 47 (59.49%) XML
3 46 (58.23%) JSP
3 46 (58.23%) Spring
4 44 (55.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 43 (54.43%) J2EE
6 42 (53.16%) JMS
7 41 (51.90%) Servlets
8 40 (50.63%) XSLT
9 26 (32.91%) HTML
10 23 (29.11%) OSGi
11 16 (20.25%) SWT
11 16 (20.25%) Struts
12 12 (15.19%) MyBatis
13 5 (6.33%) CSS
13 5 (6.33%) .NET
14 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
15 1 (1.27%) XSD
15 1 (1.27%) J2SE
15 1 (1.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.70%) Client/Server
2 42 (53.16%) N-Tier
3 41 (51.90%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (45.57%) Computer Science
5 33 (41.77%) Inversion of Control
5 33 (41.77%) SWIFT
6 4 (5.06%) Replication
6 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) UNIX
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 11 (13.92%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) Unit Testing
2 49 (62.03%) Software Engineering
3 39 (49.37%) UML
4 38 (48.10%) Problem Management
5 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (29.11%) TDD
6 23 (29.11%) Scrum
6 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (21.52%) OO
8 15 (18.99%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (18.99%) Workflow
9 9 (11.39%) ITIL
10 4 (5.06%) Content Management
10 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.53%) ITSM
11 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.53%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.27%) Database Tuning
12 1 (1.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (91.14%) Java
2 65 (82.28%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.99%) C
5 2 (2.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (51.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) QA
System Software
1 33 (41.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (82.28%) JBoss
2 57 (72.15%) Oracle
3 46 (58.23%) IBM
4 40 (50.63%) Google
5 33 (41.77%) VMware
6 12 (15.19%) Sybase
7 4 (5.06%) HP
7 4 (5.06%) Citrix
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.06%) Sage
7 4 (5.06%) Remedy
8 2 (2.53%) CA
8 2 (2.53%) FrontRange
9 1 (1.27%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.27%) BEA
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft