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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 62 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 11 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.66% 0.83% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.71% 4.26% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
164 94 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.70% 19.54% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 141 84 129
Average salary £35,000 £36,600 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (79.17%) Middleware
3 19 (79.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (66.67%) Oracle
4 16 (66.67%) JSP
4 16 (66.67%) Servlets
4 16 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 16 (66.67%) MVC
4 16 (66.67%) Spring
4 16 (66.67%) Java EE
4 16 (66.67%) JPA
5 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (62.50%) SQL
5 15 (62.50%) UNIX
6 13 (54.17%) J2EE
6 13 (54.17%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) CSS
7 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (50.00%) Maven
7 12 (50.00%) Spring MVC
7 12 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (45.83%) WSO2
8 11 (45.83%) TDD
8 11 (45.83%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (45.83%) Scrum
8 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
9 9 (37.50%) Finance
9 9 (37.50%) Migration
9 9 (37.50%) IBM

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 8 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 8 (33.33%) Apache
1 8 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 8 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 8 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Intranet
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Maven
2 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (33.33%) Ant
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) Hudson
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
1 23 (95.83%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Junior
3 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Middleware
1 19 (79.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (66.67%) JSP
2 16 (66.67%) Servlets
2 16 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 16 (66.67%) Spring
2 16 (66.67%) Java EE
2 16 (66.67%) JPA
3 13 (54.17%) J2EE
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 12 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 11 (45.83%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (33.33%) Struts
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) EJB
6 8 (33.33%) JMS
6 8 (33.33%) JSF
6 8 (33.33%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) DataPower
1 8 (33.33%) Open Source
1 8 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) MVC
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Migration
5 9 (37.50%) SOA
6 8 (33.33%) UML
6 8 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (33.33%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) DSDM
6 8 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (33.33%) AOP
6 8 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (29.17%) Use Case
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
7 7 (29.17%) User Stories
7 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) WSO2
3 9 (37.50%) IBM
4 8 (33.33%) JBoss
4 8 (33.33%) Kony
5 4 (16.67%) ATG
6 3 (12.50%) Zend
7 1 (4.17%) TIBCO