The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist role 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 246 240 269
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.059% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.062% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £54,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +13.63%
WebSphere Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

WebSphere Specialist
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 Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 2 £54,000 +27.05%
Manchester - 2 £54,000 -
WebSphere Specialist
England

WebSphere Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) SSL
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) JCL
3 6 (75.00%) ISPF
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SSL
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (75.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM