The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 120 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.46% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 2.01% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
WebSphere Application Server
North 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 Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
369 448 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.10% 23.12% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 292 348 248
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 4 £45,000 -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) JBoss
5 5 (55.56%) Middleware
5 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (33.33%) iPlanet
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco
8 2 (22.22%) Sun
8 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
8 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (22.22%) DB2
8 2 (22.22%) LDAP
8 2 (22.22%) CSS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) iPlanet
5 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) JAXB
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) POJO
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (22.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Sun