The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 39 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.79% 3.91% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 15.52% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £32,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
WebSphere
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
68 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.77% 25.22% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 51
Average salary £30,000 £47,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.17% +32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Chester

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Chester

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (92.31%) E-Commerce
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) Retail
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Commerce Server
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) ATG
4 6 (46.15%) CMS
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
4 6 (46.15%) Atlassian
4 6 (46.15%) Drupal
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Kanban
4 6 (46.15%) WordPress
4 6 (46.15%) FMCG
4 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Android
4 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (46.15%) Commerce Server
1 6 (46.15%) CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Drupal
1 6 (46.15%) WordPress
1 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Confluence
1 6 (46.15%) concrete5
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (38.46%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) Informix
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Mockito
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) JUnit
3 5 (38.46%) Introscope
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) UI Developer
2 6 (46.15%) UI Programmer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Spring MVC
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (38.46%) JAX-RS
3 5 (38.46%) PowerMock
3 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 5 (38.46%) WSDL
3 5 (38.46%) JAX-RPC
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) JDBC
3 5 (38.46%) Servlets
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) FMCG
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) E-Commerce
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (46.15%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (46.15%) Android Development
3 6 (46.15%) iOS Development
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) ATG
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Atlassian
2 6 (46.15%) Sitecore
3 5 (38.46%) Compuware
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Perforce
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft