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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 107 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 12 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.73% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 3.50% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 31
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +75.43%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
279 371 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.41% 20.76% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 199 302 250
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £26,050 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WebSphere
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Knutsford -4 3 - -
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Crewe - 3 £25,000 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 16 (45.71%) J2EE
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) IBM
6 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (31.43%) UNIX
7 11 (31.43%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) Java EE
9 9 (25.71%) Degree
10 8 (22.86%) Retail
10 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
11 7 (20.00%) SSL
11 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (17.14%) Magento
12 6 (17.14%) jQuery
12 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.14%) DB2
12 6 (17.14%) CSS
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 5 (14.29%) Web Services
13 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 5 (14.29%) JBoss
13 5 (14.29%) Sybase
13 5 (14.29%) SQL
13 5 (14.29%) Scrum
13 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.57%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Mule
3 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Magento
2 3 (8.57%) Shopify
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Ant
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Billing
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Content Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) J2EE
2 10 (28.57%) Java EE
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (11.43%) Middleware
6 4 (11.43%) ISPF
6 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) CSS3
7 3 (8.57%) Modernizr
7 3 (8.57%) WSDL
7 3 (8.57%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) XSD
7 3 (8.57%) JSP
7 3 (8.57%) Servlets
7 3 (8.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) IVR
3 3 (8.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) VUI
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
5 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) AIX
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Web Design
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
5 3 (8.57%) Email Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) JCL
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (14.29%) Sybase
4 3 (8.57%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.71%) BT
5 2 (5.71%) Perforce