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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 223 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 17 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 1.37% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 13
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1009 1241 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 19.01% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 841 947 1163
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 17 £45,000 -10.00%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Ant
3 16 (55.17%) Jython
4 14 (48.28%) Middleware
4 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
5 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Portal
5 13 (44.83%) SSL
6 12 (41.38%) QA
6 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (41.38%) Puppet
6 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (41.38%) Docker
7 10 (34.48%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) IBM
9 8 (27.59%) DB2
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (24.14%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) Retail
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
10 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (20.69%) Presales
11 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
12 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
12 5 (17.24%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) Spring
12 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineering

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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.34%) CMS
4 3 (10.34%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Ant
2 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.90%) JBehave
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) NetBeans
5 2 (6.90%) NUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
1 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Consultant
2 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) JSP
4 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (6.90%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) Java SE
5 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) JSTL
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Servlets
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) Struts
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) Presales
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Content Management
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) E-business
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Jython
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) PowerHA
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Endeca
3 3 (10.34%) FatWire
3 3 (10.34%) hybris
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) VMware