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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 70 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 9 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.09% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.26% 4.96% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £31,587 £30,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% -12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,939 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £35,900 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
109 141 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.21% 20.89% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 97 126 73
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 July 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 16 (76.19%) IBM
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) AS400
5 9 (42.86%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) OS/400
7 7 (33.33%) HTTP
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (33.33%) VCP5
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (23.81%) AIX
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) COBOL
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) Apache
8 5 (23.81%) iSeries
9 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
9 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
9 4 (19.05%) Lotus
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (52.38%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) IIS
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.76%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (19.05%) JMeter
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 7 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
1 4 (19.05%) XML
1 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
1 4 (19.05%) Spring
1 4 (19.05%) JSF
1 4 (19.05%) Ajax
1 4 (19.05%) Java EE
1 4 (19.05%) Spring Web Flow
1 4 (19.05%) JPA
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) AS400
2 5 (23.81%) iSeries
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) OS/400
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Web Development
1 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (19.05%) SDLC
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) COBOL
2 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (33.33%) VCP5
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Lotus