The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 98 102 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 4 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 1.36% 2.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 7.74% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 45
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
WebSphere
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
285 323 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.20% 17.53% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 242 275 257
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) JBoss
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) Perl
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) High Availability
4 7 (46.67%) Gradle
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Hudson
5 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (66.67%) JBoss
2 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (26.67%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (13.33%) Apache
6 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (13.33%) iPlanet
6 2 (13.33%) nginx
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Gradle
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Hudson
3 4 (26.67%) Ant
3 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
3 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
3 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Principal Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) EJB
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) JMS
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Servlets
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) Struts
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) WSDL
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) XSD
5 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) High Availability
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) RAD
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) Apple Swift
6 4 (26.67%) Groovy
6 4 (26.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) Go
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (13.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) WSO2