The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 140 120 164
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 49 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 1.57% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.22% 7.10% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 27
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £62,500 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
WebSphere
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
788 817 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.68% 22.18% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 707 701 756
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Manchester

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Manchester

WebSphere
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport +2 10 £37,500 - 2
Salford - 10 £43,000 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 56 (63.64%) Oracle
2 55 (62.50%) Linux
3 51 (57.95%) Java
4 50 (56.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 48 (54.55%) Windows
6 39 (44.32%) WebLogic
7 38 (43.18%) JMS
8 35 (39.77%) XML
9 34 (38.64%) IBM
10 31 (35.23%) Red Hat
10 31 (35.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (32.95%) Oracle Database
11 29 (32.95%) VMware
11 29 (32.95%) J2EE
12 27 (30.68%) Tomcat
12 27 (30.68%) Middleware
12 27 (30.68%) Coaching
13 25 (28.41%) Maven
13 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
13 25 (28.41%) AIX
14 24 (27.27%) Relational Database
15 23 (26.14%) Mentoring
15 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (26.14%) DB2
15 23 (26.14%) Eclipse
16 22 (25.00%) J2SE
16 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 22 (25.00%) Grails
17 21 (23.86%) SQL
17 21 (23.86%) Spring

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 39 (44.32%) WebLogic
2 27 (30.68%) Tomcat
3 15 (17.05%) GlassFish
4 12 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (7.95%) JBoss
6 4 (4.55%) nginx
6 4 (4.55%) Jetty
6 4 (4.55%) Apache
6 4 (4.55%) IIS
7 3 (3.41%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.55%) Google App Engine
1 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) HTTP
2 19 (21.59%) SAN
3 5 (5.68%) SSL
4 4 (4.55%) IPsec
4 4 (4.55%) DHCP
4 4 (4.55%) FTP
4 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.55%) DNS
4 4 (4.55%) ATM
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) Oracle Database
2 24 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 23 (26.14%) DB2
4 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (21.59%) RDBMS
5 19 (21.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (10.23%) Hazelcast
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.68%) MySQL
9 1 (1.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Maven
2 23 (26.14%) Eclipse
3 15 (17.05%) JUnit
4 13 (14.77%) Ant
5 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.55%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.14%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) German Language
4 4 (4.55%) Italian Language
4 4 (4.55%) Turkish Language
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Developer
1 41 (46.59%) Java Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Architect
2 19 (21.59%) Architect
2 19 (21.59%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Content Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (3.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.14%) Consultant
7 1 (1.14%) Lead Designer
7 1 (1.14%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 38 (43.18%) JMS
3 35 (39.77%) XML
4 29 (32.95%) J2EE
5 27 (30.68%) Middleware
6 22 (25.00%) J2SE
6 22 (25.00%) Grails
7 21 (23.86%) Spring
8 20 (22.73%) Servlets
9 16 (18.18%) SAX
9 16 (18.18%) DOM
9 16 (18.18%) XSLT
9 16 (18.18%) JDBC
9 16 (18.18%) XML Schema
10 14 (15.91%) SOAP
11 13 (14.77%) Web Services
11 13 (14.77%) EJB
12 12 (13.64%) JNDI
13 9 (10.23%) jQuery
14 7 (7.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) FlexPod
2 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.55%) Blog
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Handset
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (62.50%) Linux
2 48 (54.55%) Windows
3 31 (35.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (28.41%) AIX
5 19 (21.59%) OS/400
5 19 (21.59%) UNIX
5 19 (21.59%) HPUX
5 19 (21.59%) Solaris
5 19 (21.59%) SUSE
5 19 (21.59%) zOS
6 10 (11.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Coaching
2 23 (26.14%) Mentoring
3 19 (21.59%) Business Continuity
3 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (15.91%) OO
5 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.23%) OOP
7 8 (9.09%) UML
7 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.82%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.68%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) DevOps
10 4 (4.55%) User Stories
10 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.55%) Change Management
10 4 (4.55%) Content Management
10 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 21 (23.86%) SQL
3 16 (18.18%) XPath
4 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.05%) C++
5 10 (11.36%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.68%) C
6 5 (5.68%) Perl
6 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.68%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
2 19 (21.59%) KVM
3 4 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (21.59%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.55%) Ansible
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (63.64%) Oracle
2 34 (38.64%) IBM
3 31 (35.23%) Red Hat
4 29 (32.95%) VMware
5 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.59%) Cisco
6 19 (21.59%) HP
6 19 (21.59%) EMC
6 19 (21.59%) Juniper
6 19 (21.59%) BMC
6 19 (21.59%) CA
6 19 (21.59%) NetApp
6 19 (21.59%) Brocade
6 19 (21.59%) Symantec
6 19 (21.59%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.68%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.55%) Actimize
8 4 (4.55%) Google
9 3 (3.41%) Sybase
10 2 (2.27%) Akamai
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