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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 211 235 244
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 0.94% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 6
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
1007 1280 1440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.13% 20.99% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1006 1208
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 15 £50,000 - 3
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (85.19%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle
4 16 (59.26%) IBM
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Jython
6 11 (40.74%) Ant
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
8 9 (33.33%) JAX-RS
8 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 9 (33.33%) Apache Flex
8 9 (33.33%) JPA
8 9 (33.33%) Middleware
8 9 (33.33%) JMS
8 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 9 (33.33%) NetBeans
8 9 (33.33%) Subversion
8 9 (33.33%) Spring
8 9 (33.33%) Java SE
8 9 (33.33%) Java EE
9 8 (29.63%) SSL
9 8 (29.63%) DB2
9 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (25.93%) Puppet
10 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (25.93%) Docker
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) Tomcat

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.11%) Commerce Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 8 (29.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Ant
2 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 9 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.41%) JBehave
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) NUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Consultant
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 9 (33.33%) Java EE
1 9 (33.33%) Java SE
1 9 (33.33%) JAX-RS
1 9 (33.33%) JMS
1 9 (33.33%) JPA
1 9 (33.33%) Middleware
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) EJB
3 1 (3.70%) Flash
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) JNDI
3 1 (3.70%) JSTL
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Struts
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) BDD
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Presales
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Jython
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 16 (59.26%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
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