The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 41 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.49% 0.49% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 4.35% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
107 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.78% 11.17% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 34 41
Average salary £29,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £22,807
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WebSphere
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) IBM
5 6 (50.00%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) WSDL
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) JDBC
7 4 (33.33%) XSL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 4 (33.33%) Online Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Mule
4 1 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) JAX-RPC
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) WSDL
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) XSL
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JAXB
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Axis
4 2 (16.67%) JiBX
4 2 (16.67%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 4 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) XPath
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat