The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 245 221 223
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 15 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 1.77% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 20
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,280 £30,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £53,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
WebSphere Application Server
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1593 1302 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 19.17% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1135 1325
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Salary Histogram in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Cheshire -21 8 £37,500 -29.90% 1
Manchester -14 7 £45,000 +47.54% 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 20 (64.52%) Oracle
4 19 (61.29%) DB2
5 18 (58.06%) SQL
5 18 (58.06%) J2EE
6 17 (54.84%) UNIX
6 17 (54.84%) IBM
7 16 (51.61%) XML
8 14 (45.16%) AIX
9 13 (41.94%) Web Services
9 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
10 12 (38.71%) SOAP
11 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
12 10 (32.26%) Ant
12 10 (32.26%) MySQL
12 10 (32.26%) JMS
12 10 (32.26%) Finance
13 9 (29.03%) Korn
13 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
14 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (25.81%) Quality Management
14 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
14 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
14 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (25.81%) XSD
15 7 (22.58%) Windows
15 7 (22.58%) Linux
15 7 (22.58%) OO

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
3 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (19.35%) GlassFish
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (12.90%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (12.90%) Apache
7 2 (6.45%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (6.45%) AquaLogic
7 2 (6.45%) IIS
8 1 (3.23%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Project
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.45%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) DB2
2 10 (32.26%) MySQL
3 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (12.90%) Informix
5 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Ant
2 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Toad
4 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
4 4 (12.90%) ERwin
4 4 (12.90%) Log4j
4 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) J2EE
2 16 (51.61%) XML
3 13 (41.94%) Web Services
4 12 (38.71%) SOAP
5 10 (32.26%) JMS
6 8 (25.81%) XSD
7 6 (19.35%) JDBC
8 5 (16.13%) EJB
8 5 (16.13%) JNDI
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (12.90%) JAX-RPC
9 4 (12.90%) Middleware
9 4 (12.90%) Servlets
9 4 (12.90%) XSLT
10 3 (9.68%) HTML
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
11 2 (6.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) UNIX
2 14 (45.16%) AIX
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (25.81%) Quality Management
3 7 (22.58%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) Test Management
6 4 (12.90%) RAD
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Product Management
8 2 (6.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
4 9 (29.03%) Korn
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) C#
8 2 (6.45%) COBOL
8 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.23%) Jython
9 1 (3.23%) C
9 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 17 (54.84%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) Actimize
4 3 (9.68%) JBoss
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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