The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 846 838 856
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 16 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 17
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £50,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +16.95%
WebSphere Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97560 95205 102446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81838 78046 88983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

WebSphere Specialist Salary Trend in England

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Histogram in England

WebSphere Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 8 £55,000 +3.77%
North West -14 4 £54,000 +27.05%
South East -16 4 - -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (85.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (80.95%) Finance
4 15 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 13 (61.90%) Middleware
6 9 (42.86%) SSL
6 9 (42.86%) AIX
6 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (38.10%) DB2
7 8 (38.10%) UNIX
7 8 (38.10%) Banking
7 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 8 (38.10%) QA
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) Mainframe
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) IBM
9 6 (28.57%) JCL
9 6 (28.57%) ISPF
10 5 (23.81%) Retail
11 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (14.29%) Coaching
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
12 2 (9.52%) DataPower
13 1 (4.76%) XPath
13 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
13 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
13 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) DB2
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 13 (61.90%) Middleware
4 6 (28.57%) ISPF
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) JMS
5 1 (4.76%) WSDL
5 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) HACMP
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) AIX
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 3 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (4.76%) SOA
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) Jython
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Software AG
2 1 (4.76%) webMethods
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy