The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 60 72
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.92% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 7.95% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
140 151 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.74% 24.16% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 127 135 130
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) BMC
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) BMC
1 4 (80.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle