The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 204 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +8
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 53 108 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.61% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 8.10% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 96 92
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £30,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
WebSphere
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
1594 1333 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.32% 19.92% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1151 1284
Average salary £37,804 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in the North West

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in the North West

WebSphere
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Manchester -19 40 £42,500 -13.26% 6
Cheshire -37 13 £50,000 - 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere 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.

1 111 (71.15%) Java
2 65 (41.67%) Linux
3 64 (41.03%) XML
3 64 (41.03%) IBM
4 62 (39.74%) HTTP
5 61 (39.10%) Oracle
6 60 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
7 58 (37.18%) Windows
8 57 (36.54%) Spring
9 53 (33.97%) Tomcat
10 49 (31.41%) JMS
10 49 (31.41%) Servlets
11 45 (28.85%) Maven
12 44 (28.21%) SQL
13 43 (27.56%) J2EE
14 40 (25.64%) Finance
14 40 (25.64%) Android
15 39 (25.00%) Grails
15 39 (25.00%) J2SE
16 38 (24.36%) XSLT
16 38 (24.36%) Red Hat
16 38 (24.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 34 (21.79%) XML Schema
17 34 (21.79%) SAX
17 34 (21.79%) DOM
17 34 (21.79%) XPath
18 32 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (20.51%) E-Commerce
18 32 (20.51%) Middleware
18 32 (20.51%) Hazelcast

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (33.97%) Tomcat
2 26 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 25 (16.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (7.69%) IIS
4 12 (7.69%) JBoss
4 12 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (4.49%) Apache
5 7 (4.49%) GlassFish
6 6 (3.85%) Drupal
6 6 (3.85%) WordPress
6 6 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (3.85%) Confluence
6 6 (3.85%) concrete5
6 6 (3.85%) Commerce Server
6 6 (3.85%) CMS
7 5 (3.21%) nginx
7 5 (3.21%) Jetty
8 4 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) MS Project
3 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Edge Animate
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.28%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 62 (39.74%) HTTP
2 14 (8.97%) FTP
3 12 (7.69%) Internet
4 11 (7.05%) SAN
5 5 (3.21%) IPsec
5 5 (3.21%) DHCP
5 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.21%) DNS
5 5 (3.21%) SSL
6 2 (1.28%) LDAP
6 2 (1.28%) ATM
7 1 (0.64%) SSH
7 1 (0.64%) NFC
7 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.51%) Hazelcast
2 31 (19.87%) Relational Database
3 29 (18.59%) DB2
4 22 (14.10%) RDBMS
5 20 (12.82%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
7 14 (8.97%) MySQL
8 12 (7.69%) Informix
9 10 (6.41%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (28.85%) Maven
2 17 (10.90%) JIRA
3 14 (8.97%) JUnit
3 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.41%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.77%) Ant
6 8 (5.13%) Introscope
6 8 (5.13%) Selenium
6 8 (5.13%) Mockito
6 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.56%) Toad
8 4 (2.56%) Log4j
8 4 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.56%) ERwin
9 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.28%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.28%) Subversion
11 1 (0.64%) Aptana Studio
General
1 40 (25.64%) Finance
2 23 (14.74%) Retail
3 17 (10.90%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Games
5 5 (3.21%) German Language
5 5 (3.21%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.21%) Turkish Language
6 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (51.92%) Developer
2 63 (40.38%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 16 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 16 (10.26%) Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Architect
5 14 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) UI Programmer
12 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
12 6 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.03%) XML
2 60 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 57 (36.54%) Spring
4 49 (31.41%) JMS
4 49 (31.41%) Servlets
5 43 (27.56%) J2EE
6 39 (25.00%) J2SE
6 39 (25.00%) Grails
7 38 (24.36%) XSLT
8 34 (21.79%) DOM
8 34 (21.79%) XML Schema
8 34 (21.79%) SAX
9 32 (20.51%) Middleware
10 31 (19.87%) Web Services
11 21 (13.46%) SOAP
12 20 (12.82%) HTML
13 19 (12.18%) CSS
14 16 (10.26%) JDBC
15 15 (9.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 12 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.41%) N-Tier
2 10 (6.41%) FlexPod
3 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) Open Source
4 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.85%) FMCG
5 6 (3.85%) User Experience
6 5 (3.21%) Blog
7 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.28%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.64%) DataPower
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.64%) PDA
9 1 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 65 (41.67%) Linux
2 58 (37.18%) Windows
3 40 (25.64%) Android
4 38 (24.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (19.23%) UNIX
6 29 (18.59%) AIX
7 11 (7.05%) Solaris
8 10 (6.41%) HPUX
8 10 (6.41%) OS/400
8 10 (6.41%) zOS
8 10 (6.41%) SUSE
9 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.28%) VMS
11 2 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.51%) E-Commerce
1 32 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.31%) Software Engineering
3 24 (15.38%) ITIL
4 23 (14.74%) Mentoring
5 20 (12.82%) Coaching
5 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.62%) Scrum
7 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.05%) Business Continuity
9 10 (6.41%) SOA
9 10 (6.41%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (5.77%) MVC
10 9 (5.77%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.13%) Web Development
11 8 (5.13%) TDD
11 8 (5.13%) Quality Management
11 8 (5.13%) OO
11 8 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 111 (71.15%) Java
2 44 (28.21%) SQL
3 34 (21.79%) XPath
4 27 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.90%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.13%) Korn
7 7 (4.49%) Python
7 7 (4.49%) C
7 7 (4.49%) C#
8 5 (3.21%) Perl
8 5 (3.21%) VBA
9 4 (2.56%) VBScript
9 4 (2.56%) C++
10 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.28%) COBOL
11 2 (1.28%) JCL
11 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) PMP
2 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) QA
2 6 (3.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.41%) KVM
3 5 (3.21%) Xen
4 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (12.18%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.21%) Puppet
3 5 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.21%) Ansible
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (41.03%) IBM
2 61 (39.10%) Oracle
3 38 (24.36%) Red Hat
4 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.18%) HP
6 16 (10.26%) VMware
7 14 (8.97%) BMC
8 11 (7.05%) Cisco
8 11 (7.05%) Symantec
8 11 (7.05%) EMC
9 10 (6.41%) CheckPoint
9 10 (6.41%) Juniper
9 10 (6.41%) CA
9 10 (6.41%) NetApp
9 10 (6.41%) Brocade
10 8 (5.13%) Perforce
10 8 (5.13%) Compuware
11 7 (4.49%) ATG
12 6 (3.85%) Actimize
12 6 (3.85%) Google
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