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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank - 103 99
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 20 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.17% 2.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.19% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 49
Average salary - £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
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
346 323 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.05% 18.90% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 304 281 418
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Korn
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
2 8 (88.89%) DB2
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Quality Management
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) XSD
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSD
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Quality Management
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
1 8 (88.89%) Korn
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Tivoli
1 8 (88.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle