The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 69 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 34 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 3.32% 3.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.64% 14.12% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 18
Average salary £40,000 £47,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.34% +13.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £39,450 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
WebSphere
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
292 354 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.63% 23.54% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 183 241 175
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 32 (55.17%) Java
2 26 (44.83%) Oracle
2 26 (44.83%) JBoss
3 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (36.21%) Banking
5 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 18 (31.03%) Change Management
6 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 17 (29.31%) UNIX
8 16 (27.59%) Finance
8 16 (27.59%) Retail
8 16 (27.59%) Java EE
8 16 (27.59%) Mentoring
8 16 (27.59%) QA
9 15 (25.86%) Coaching
9 15 (25.86%) Linux
9 15 (25.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (24.14%) ITSM
11 13 (22.41%) DB2
12 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
12 12 (20.69%) Service Management
12 12 (20.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 12 (20.69%) jQuery
13 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
13 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
14 10 (17.24%) JMS
14 10 (17.24%) HTML
14 10 (17.24%) Windows
14 10 (17.24%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 26 (44.83%) JBoss
2 15 (25.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.45%) Apache
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.45%) CICS
5 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.72%) Mule
6 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) CTI
3 1 (1.72%) Telnet
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.72%) DMZ
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) DB2
3 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (36.21%) Banking
2 16 (27.59%) Retail
2 16 (27.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Technical Specialist
4 9 (15.52%) Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Tester
5 7 (12.07%) Performance Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Performance Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Performance Tester
5 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) SWIFT Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) DBA
9 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (27.59%) Java EE
3 12 (20.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (20.69%) jQuery
4 10 (17.24%) Dojo
4 10 (17.24%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) JMS
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
5 8 (13.79%) JSP
5 8 (13.79%) Servlets
5 8 (13.79%) EJB
5 8 (13.79%) Middleware
5 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
5 8 (13.79%) JPA
5 8 (13.79%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (6.90%) XML
7 2 (3.45%) SOAP
7 2 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (1.72%) XSD
8 1 (1.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.62%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) iSeries
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) UNIX
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 10 (17.24%) Windows
4 6 (10.34%) AIX
5 5 (8.62%) Solaris
5 5 (8.62%) zOS
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Change Management
3 16 (27.59%) Mentoring
4 15 (25.86%) Coaching
5 14 (24.14%) ITSM
6 12 (20.69%) Service Management
7 10 (17.24%) MVC
7 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.79%) SOA
9 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.62%) ITIL
11 3 (5.17%) UML
11 3 (5.17%) Project Management
11 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
12 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.45%) Build Automation
12 2 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) Korn
5 2 (3.45%) COBOL
5 2 (3.45%) REXX
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) RACF
1 2 (3.45%) Xen
1 2 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.45%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (3.45%) SCOM
1 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView
2 1 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Hyland
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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