The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 91 77
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.60% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £72,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
WebSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
193 187 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.07% 17.08% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 154 172 141
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Kent

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Kent

WebSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
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