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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 43 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 7 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.48% 4.48% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 13.48% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -32.98%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
70 89 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.82% 33.21% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 46
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 31 August 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
5 3 (42.86%) Jetty
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 3 (42.86%) PaaS
5 3 (42.86%) RightScale
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
5 3 (42.86%) Hudson
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) CentOS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Jetty
3 3 (42.86%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) Route 53
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) JAXB
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) POJO
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) SWIFT
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) RightScale