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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 41 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 4 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 4.67% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 14.81% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -32.98%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
64 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.12% 31.52% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 37
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £49,250 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (75.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) RightScale
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
1 3 (75.00%) Route 53
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) JAXB
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) POJO
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Batch
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) RightScale
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM