The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 94 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 2.86% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
WebSphere Application Server
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
328 245 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.91% 20.43% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 235 168 144
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) UNIX
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) SSL
5 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (30.77%) Middleware
5 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (30.77%) Banking
5 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
6 7 (26.92%) JBoss
7 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
7 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Change Management
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) SOA
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (11.54%) Java EE
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (11.54%) Data Conversion
10 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Support
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) SOA Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Middleware
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.85%) Struts
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Conversion
1 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Pega