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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 232 241 233
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 13 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 0.70% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +8.43%
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
1277 1435 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.74% 20.92% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1201 1222
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,550 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 +3 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Lancashire -6 5 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +4 3 £50,000 +33.33% 3
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) JMS
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) J2EE
5 8 (44.44%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) Middleware
6 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
6 7 (38.89%) EJB
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) XML
7 6 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (33.33%) Java SE
7 6 (33.33%) Java EE
8 5 (27.78%) Sun
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) JBoss
9 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (22.22%) OOP
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) GlassFish
4 3 (16.67%) iPlanet
4 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Java Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
1 10 (55.56%) JMS
2 9 (50.00%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) EJB
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Java SE
5 6 (33.33%) Java EE
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) JDBC
6 4 (22.22%) JNDI
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) JPA
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) RAD
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) OCPJWCD
1 3 (16.67%) OCPJP
1 3 (16.67%) OCMJD
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (11.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
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