The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 34 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.52% - 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.95% 11.36% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WebSphere
West Yorkshire

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Halifax

WebSphere
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) zOS
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
6 2 (25.00%) AIX
7 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
7 1 (12.50%) COBOL
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) J2EE
7 1 (12.50%) DB2
7 1 (12.50%) CICS
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 1 (12.50%) DataPower
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) zOS
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM