The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 97 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 11 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 1.27% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% +8.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
350 237 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.65% 19.59% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 251 165 141
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WebSphere Application Server
Scotland

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 30 July 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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (53.13%) WebSphere Process Server
3 12 (37.50%) SSL
3 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 12 (37.50%) Software Deployment
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) UNIX
6 9 (28.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (28.13%) Middleware
7 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (25.00%) Banking
8 6 (18.75%) Retail
8 6 (18.75%) MQSeries
9 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
9 5 (15.63%) Change Management
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) JBoss
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
11 3 (9.38%) ETL
11 3 (9.38%) ERP
11 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
11 3 (9.38%) J2EE
11 3 (9.38%) AIX
11 3 (9.38%) Perl

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (53.13%) WebSphere Process Server
3 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (18.75%) MQSeries
5 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) WebSphere Administrator
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) SOA Architect
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (28.13%) Middleware
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) Java EE
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) JDBC
4 2 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) Struts
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
1 3 (9.38%) Data Conversion
1 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Deployment
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Process Management
6 1 (3.13%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Jython
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Pega