The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 121 144 169
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +25
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 52 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.54% 1.13% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.74% 5.32% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 11 20
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £34,970
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
595 695 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.65% 21.16% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 516 589 632
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Manchester

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 65 (66.33%) Java
2 61 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (56.12%) Oracle
4 39 (39.80%) JMS
5 38 (38.78%) SQL
6 37 (37.76%) Linux
7 35 (35.71%) IBM
8 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (33.67%) XML
9 33 (33.67%) Scrum
10 32 (32.65%) Finance
10 32 (32.65%) DevOps
11 28 (28.57%) WebLogic
12 26 (26.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 25 (25.51%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (25.51%) Puppet
14 23 (23.47%) TDD
15 22 (22.45%) SOAP
15 22 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (22.45%) Docker
16 21 (21.43%) Jenkins
16 21 (21.43%) ITIL
16 21 (21.43%) SOA
16 21 (21.43%) webMethods
17 20 (20.41%) Shell Script
17 20 (20.41%) Python
17 20 (20.41%) .NET
17 20 (20.41%) DB2
17 20 (20.41%) Web Development
18 19 (19.39%) QA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 26 (26.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (18.37%) CloudStack
3 18 (18.37%) JBoss
3 18 (18.37%) OpenStack
4 15 (15.31%) Apache
4 15 (15.31%) Mule
5 14 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
6 9 (9.18%) Tomcat
7 8 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.08%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.04%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.02%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (17.35%) SaaS
3 14 (14.29%) PaaS
4 12 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (12.24%) Amazon S3
4 12 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Firewall
2 8 (8.16%) SSL
3 3 (3.06%) WinSCP
4 2 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) DB2
2 19 (19.39%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (12.24%) Couchbase
3 12 (12.24%) Hazelcast
4 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.39%) Maven
3 18 (18.37%) Eclipse
4 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.24%) git-flow
4 12 (12.24%) Hudson
5 11 (11.22%) NetBeans
5 11 (11.22%) Subversion
6 10 (10.20%) Ant
7 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.12%) NUnit
8 6 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (6.12%) SpecFlow
8 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.08%) JIRA
10 3 (3.06%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.06%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.06%) Toad
11 2 (2.04%) JUnit
11 2 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Software Developer
5 15 (15.31%) Java Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Lead Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Java Software Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (11.22%) SOA Developer
7 11 (11.22%) WebSphere Developer
8 10 (10.20%) Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Consultant
10 7 (7.14%) Sales Executive
10 7 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.80%) JMS
2 33 (33.67%) XML
3 22 (22.45%) SOAP
4 20 (20.41%) .NET
5 19 (19.39%) Middleware
5 19 (19.39%) Spring
6 16 (16.33%) Java SE
7 15 (15.31%) Apache Avro
7 15 (15.31%) Apache Camel
7 15 (15.31%) Apache Thrift
7 15 (15.31%) EDI
7 15 (15.31%) Java EE
7 15 (15.31%) JPA
7 15 (15.31%) JSON
7 15 (15.31%) Protocol Buffers
7 15 (15.31%) ZeroMQ
8 11 (11.22%) Apache Flex
8 11 (11.22%) JAX-RS
9 10 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (9.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.14%) iPad
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Linux
2 19 (19.39%) Windows
3 18 (18.37%) Unix
4 7 (7.14%) Android
5 4 (4.08%) CentOS
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (33.67%) Scrum
4 32 (32.65%) DevOps
5 23 (23.47%) TDD
6 21 (21.43%) ITIL
6 21 (21.43%) SOA
7 20 (20.41%) Web Development
8 18 (18.37%) Configuration Management
8 18 (18.37%) DSDM
8 18 (18.37%) OWASP
8 18 (18.37%) RUP
9 17 (17.35%) BDD
10 15 (15.31%) Microservices
11 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 14 (14.29%) SDLC
12 12 (12.24%) Data Transformation
12 12 (12.24%) Open Source
12 12 (12.24%) Physical Data Model
12 12 (12.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 65 (66.33%) Java
2 38 (38.78%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) Python
3 20 (20.41%) Shell Script
4 18 (18.37%) Bash Shell
4 18 (18.37%) Ruby
5 10 (10.20%) Jython
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.45%) Docker
2 18 (18.37%) vSphere
2 18 (18.37%) Xen
2 18 (18.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (25.51%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (25.51%) Puppet
2 18 (18.37%) Cobbler
2 18 (18.37%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.06%) DameWare
3 3 (3.06%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) Oracle
2 35 (35.71%) IBM
3 21 (21.43%) webMethods
4 18 (18.37%) EnterpriseDB
4 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.31%) WSO2
6 12 (12.24%) Google
7 7 (7.14%) TIBCO
8 6 (6.12%) MuleSoft
9 5 (5.10%) Software AG
10 3 (3.06%) HP
10 3 (3.06%) LexisNexis
11 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.04%) SAP
11 2 (2.04%) Siebel
12 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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