The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 12 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.78% 2.18% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.71% 11.11% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 2
Average salary £38,750 £38,783 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.08% +68.61%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -4.25%
WebSphere
South Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
112 117 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.57% 19.66% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 105 97 127
Average salary £35,000 £35,891 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.48% -2.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Cardiff

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 36 (97.30%) IBM
2 31 (83.78%) AS400
3 30 (81.08%) Finance
4 28 (75.68%) Windows
5 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
6 25 (67.57%) VMware
7 21 (56.76%) OS/400
8 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
8 20 (54.05%) IBM HTTP Server
8 20 (54.05%) HTTP
9 16 (43.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (43.24%) VCP5
9 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (43.24%) Linux
10 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (27.03%) iSeries
12 8 (21.62%) DNS
12 8 (21.62%) Advertising
12 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (21.62%) DHCP
12 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
13 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
14 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
14 5 (13.51%) AIX
14 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
14 5 (13.51%) COBOL
14 5 (13.51%) IIS
14 5 (13.51%) UNIX
15 4 (10.81%) Java

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 20 (54.05%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) HTTP
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
General
1 30 (81.08%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) JDBC
1 3 (8.11%) JSP
1 3 (8.11%) Struts
1 3 (8.11%) XML
1 3 (8.11%) Ajax
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (83.78%) AS400
2 10 (27.03%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (56.76%) OS/400
4 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 5 (13.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) COBOL
1 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) RPG
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (43.24%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) IBM
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (67.57%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Lotus