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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 71 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 33 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.97% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 9.64% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
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
330 249 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.01% 20.39% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 232 170 151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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
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 22 August 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 45 (62.50%) Java
2 27 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (36.11%) Linux
4 23 (31.94%) UNIX
5 20 (27.78%) Oracle
6 19 (26.39%) Banking
7 17 (23.61%) SOA
8 16 (22.22%) HP
9 13 (18.06%) LoadRunner
9 13 (18.06%) Performance Testing
9 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
10 12 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
10 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (16.67%) JBoss
11 11 (15.28%) Web Services
11 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
11 11 (15.28%) Retail
11 11 (15.28%) Finance
12 10 (13.89%) Hibernate
12 10 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (12.50%) SSL
13 9 (12.50%) Middleware
13 9 (12.50%) J2EE
13 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
13 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 9 (12.50%) Software Deployment
14 8 (11.11%) Degree
14 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.11%) QA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 27 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
4 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
5 6 (8.33%) MQSeries
6 5 (6.94%) FileNet
6 5 (6.94%) Apache
6 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) SSL
2 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 5 (6.94%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) LoadRunner
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Ant
3 4 (5.56%) Maven
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (26.39%) Banking
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Test Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Performance Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Performance Test Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Tester
3 11 (15.28%) Administrator
3 11 (15.28%) Performance Tester
4 10 (13.89%) WebSphere Administrator
5 9 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Programmer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Support
8 3 (4.17%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Web Services
2 10 (13.89%) Hibernate
2 10 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (12.50%) Middleware
3 9 (12.50%) J2EE
3 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 8 (11.11%) Spring
5 7 (9.72%) jQuery
6 6 (8.33%) HTML
6 6 (8.33%) CSS
7 5 (6.94%) Java EE
7 5 (6.94%) XML
7 5 (6.94%) SOAP
7 5 (6.94%) JMS
8 4 (5.56%) Vaadin
8 4 (5.56%) RESTful
8 4 (5.56%) GWT
8 4 (5.56%) Apache Axis
8 4 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.17%) Data Conversion
3 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.39%) DataPower
5 1 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Linux
2 23 (31.94%) UNIX
3 8 (11.11%) AIX
4 4 (5.56%) CentOS
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.56%) zOS
4 4 (5.56%) Fedora
5 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) SOA
2 13 (18.06%) Performance Testing
3 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 6 (8.33%) Scrum
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Change Management
6 5 (6.94%) Workflow
6 5 (6.94%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.56%) SIEM
7 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (5.56%) Information Security
8 3 (4.17%) MVC
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.17%) UML
8 3 (4.17%) ERP
8 3 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Oracle
2 16 (22.22%) HP
3 12 (16.67%) JBoss
4 8 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Pega