The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 64 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 5 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 2.56% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 15.69% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 10
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
106 102 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.59% 16.35% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 86 87 169
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(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
Liverpool -9 5 £36,000 -24.21%
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) J2EE
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) JBoss
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (35.71%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (35.71%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) WSO2
7 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) Maven
7 4 (28.57%) Spring
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Java EE
7 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) JPA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Java EE
3 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 4 (28.57%) JPA
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) JSP
3 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Axis
4 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
5 1 (7.14%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) DSDM
3 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) VBScript
5 4 (28.57%) VBA
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) WSO2
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 4 (28.57%) BMC
3 4 (28.57%) ATG
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.14%) Zend
5 1 (7.14%) Kony