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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 85 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 24 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.82% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.82% 9.06% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 19
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,600 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
307 254 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.56% 20.08% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 228 189 154
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (67.74%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) UNIX
3 22 (35.48%) Linux
3 22 (35.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (32.26%) Oracle
5 17 (27.42%) Banking
6 15 (24.19%) HP
6 15 (24.19%) SOA
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
8 12 (19.35%) Retail
8 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Web Services
8 12 (19.35%) JBoss
8 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
8 12 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
10 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Portal
10 9 (14.52%) QA
11 8 (12.90%) Degree
11 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
11 8 (12.90%) Spring
11 8 (12.90%) Change Management
11 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
11 8 (12.90%) Middleware
11 8 (12.90%) WebLogic

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (35.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.68%) MQSeries
4 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (8.06%) Apache
5 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.06%) FileNet
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Ant
2 4 (6.45%) JUnit
General
1 17 (27.42%) Banking
2 12 (19.35%) Retail
3 10 (16.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Test Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Performance Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Performance Test Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Tester
3 11 (17.74%) Performance Tester
4 7 (11.29%) Administrator
4 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Java Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Web Services
1 12 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 8 (12.90%) Middleware
3 8 (12.90%) Spring
4 7 (11.29%) J2EE
4 7 (11.29%) jQuery
5 6 (9.68%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) CSS
6 5 (8.06%) Java EE
6 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 4 (6.45%) RESTful
7 4 (6.45%) Vaadin
7 4 (6.45%) Apache Axis
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (6.45%) GWT
7 4 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (6.45%) XML
7 4 (6.45%) JMS
8 3 (4.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Data Conversion
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.61%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) UNIX
2 22 (35.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) AIX
4 4 (6.45%) Fedora
4 4 (6.45%) CentOS
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) zOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) SOA
2 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.90%) Change Management
6 6 (9.68%) Scrum
6 6 (9.68%) Coaching
6 6 (9.68%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.45%) Information Security
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.45%) SIEM
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) HP
3 12 (19.35%) JBoss
4 5 (8.06%) IBM
5 4 (6.45%) Dell
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Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £36,125 - £44,625 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago