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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.14% - 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 31.58% - 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £65,000 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
WebSphere
England

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

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.95% 15.38% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 27
Average salary £60,000 £21,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+179.06% -38.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £56,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in the Midlands

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) Servlets
5 2 (22.22%) Struts
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (22.22%) JDeveloper
1 2 (22.22%) Log4j
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JBehave
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) JSP
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
1 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) NATURAL
4 1 (11.11%) JCL
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) BEA
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Coverity
3 2 (22.22%) hybris
3 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
4 1 (11.11%) Demandware
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) ATG
4 1 (11.11%) VMware