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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 73 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 29 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 2.68% 3.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.81% 11.22% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 23
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +16.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £41,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,400 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
329 392 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.10% 23.90% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 214 258 177
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 May 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 28 (53.85%) Java
2 26 (50.00%) Oracle
2 26 (50.00%) JBoss
3 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (40.38%) Banking
5 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (36.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.69%) Change Management
8 16 (30.77%) Retail
8 16 (30.77%) Java EE
8 16 (30.77%) QA
8 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 15 (28.85%) Coaching
9 15 (28.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (26.92%) UNIX
10 14 (26.92%) ITSM
11 13 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 12 (23.08%) Finance
12 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 12 (23.08%) jQuery
13 11 (21.15%) DB2
14 10 (19.23%) CSS
14 10 (19.23%) HTML
14 10 (19.23%) JMS
14 10 (19.23%) Dojo
14 10 (19.23%) MVC
14 10 (19.23%) Service Management
14 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (50.00%) JBoss
2 15 (28.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.62%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.92%) Mule
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) CTI
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) DB2
3 8 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (40.38%) Banking
2 16 (30.77%) Retail
3 12 (23.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Tester
5 6 (11.54%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) SWIFT Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Administrator
10 1 (1.92%) Implementation Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (30.77%) Java EE
3 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (23.08%) jQuery
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
4 10 (19.23%) JMS
4 10 (19.23%) Dojo
5 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 8 (15.38%) JPA
5 8 (15.38%) EJB 3.0
5 8 (15.38%) EJB
5 8 (15.38%) JSP
5 8 (15.38%) Servlets
6 7 (13.46%) Middleware
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) UNIX
2 13 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) AIX
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 3 (5.77%) zOS
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Change Management
3 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 15 (28.85%) Coaching
5 14 (26.92%) ITSM
6 10 (19.23%) MVC
6 10 (19.23%) Service Management
6 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.46%) SOA
8 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (5.77%) UML
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Build Automation
11 2 (3.85%) User Stories
11 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.85%) Scrum
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) Perl
3 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Xen
1 2 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
2 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Hyland
4 1 (1.92%) Lotus
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago