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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 170 125 158
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +33
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 79 123 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 1.90% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.66% 9.00% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 94 101
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1395 1367 1507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.05% 21.07% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1168 1333
Average salary £35,170 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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
(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 -20 49 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cheshire -22 26 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Lancashire -5 2 £41,835 +4.58% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 76 (58.02%) Java
2 75 (57.25%) Oracle
3 66 (50.38%) Linux
4 62 (47.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 58 (44.27%) Windows
6 53 (40.46%) IBM
7 48 (36.64%) J2EE
8 43 (32.82%) Middleware
9 42 (32.06%) WebLogic
9 42 (32.06%) XML
10 40 (30.53%) JMS
11 38 (29.01%) Finance
12 36 (27.48%) AIX
13 35 (26.72%) UNIX
14 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (24.43%) SQL
16 31 (23.66%) Red Hat
16 31 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (23.66%) Oracle Database
17 30 (22.90%) Relational Database
17 30 (22.90%) DB2
18 29 (22.14%) Tomcat
18 29 (22.14%) HTTP
18 29 (22.14%) VMware
19 28 (21.37%) Mentoring
20 27 (20.61%) Coaching
20 27 (20.61%) Spring
20 27 (20.61%) Web Services
21 26 (19.85%) SQL Server
22 25 (19.08%) Eclipse

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (32.06%) WebLogic
2 29 (22.14%) Tomcat
3 15 (11.45%) GlassFish
3 15 (11.45%) JBoss
4 13 (9.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.82%) Apache
6 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.05%) IIS
7 4 (3.05%) nginx
7 4 (3.05%) Jetty
8 3 (2.29%) CMS
9 2 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.53%) Confluence
9 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.53%) Mule
10 1 (0.76%) Quickr
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.05%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.14%) HTTP
2 20 (15.27%) SAN
3 14 (10.69%) SSL
4 9 (6.87%) FTP
5 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.05%) DNS
5 4 (3.05%) IPsec
5 4 (3.05%) DHCP
5 4 (3.05%) ATM
6 3 (2.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) NFC
7 1 (0.76%) SMS
7 1 (0.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.66%) Oracle Database
2 30 (22.90%) Relational Database
2 30 (22.90%) DB2
3 26 (19.85%) SQL Server
4 21 (16.03%) RDBMS
5 19 (14.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (6.87%) Hazelcast
7 7 (5.34%) MySQL
8 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.29%) Informix
10 1 (0.76%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Eclipse
1 25 (19.08%) Maven
2 17 (12.98%) JUnit
3 15 (11.45%) Ant
4 9 (6.87%) JIRA
5 8 (6.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.82%) Subversion
7 4 (3.05%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.53%) Introscope
8 2 (1.53%) Mockito
8 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.53%) Selenium
9 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Retail
3 11 (8.40%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) German Language
4 4 (3.05%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.05%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Developer
2 54 (41.22%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.27%) Architect
3 20 (15.27%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (10.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Content Manager
7 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.11%) WebSphere Specialist
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Designer
11 4 (3.05%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.05%) Integration Manager
12 3 (2.29%) Service Manager
12 3 (2.29%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (47.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 48 (36.64%) J2EE
3 43 (32.82%) Middleware
4 42 (32.06%) XML
5 40 (30.53%) JMS
6 27 (20.61%) Spring
6 27 (20.61%) Web Services
7 23 (17.56%) Servlets
8 22 (16.79%) J2SE
8 22 (16.79%) Grails
9 21 (16.03%) JDBC
10 20 (15.27%) SOAP
10 20 (15.27%) XSLT
11 16 (12.21%) DOM
11 16 (12.21%) EJB
11 16 (12.21%) XML Schema
11 16 (12.21%) SAX
11 16 (12.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 13 (9.92%) ISPF
13 12 (9.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) FlexPod
2 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.74%) Mainframe
3 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Blog
5 3 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) IVR
5 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.29%) VUI
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) AS400
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.38%) Linux
2 58 (44.27%) Windows
3 36 (27.48%) AIX
4 35 (26.72%) UNIX
5 31 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (15.27%) HPUX
6 20 (15.27%) Solaris
7 19 (14.50%) zOS
7 19 (14.50%) OS/400
7 19 (14.50%) SUSE
8 10 (7.63%) Android
9 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) Mentoring
3 27 (20.61%) Coaching
4 19 (14.50%) Business Continuity
4 19 (14.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
6 14 (10.69%) OO
7 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.63%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.87%) Scrum
9 9 (6.87%) OOP
10 8 (6.11%) UML
10 8 (6.11%) SOA
11 7 (5.34%) ITIL
12 6 (4.58%) Requirements Management
12 6 (4.58%) Waterfall
13 5 (3.82%) MVC
13 5 (3.82%) DevOps
14 4 (3.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.02%) Java
2 32 (24.43%) SQL
3 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.74%) XPath
5 17 (12.98%) C++
6 13 (9.92%) JCL
6 13 (9.92%) Perl
7 12 (9.16%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.82%) C
10 2 (1.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.50%) Hyper-V
2 19 (14.50%) KVM
3 4 (3.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.05%) Ansible
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.05%) Puppet
3 1 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (57.25%) Oracle
2 53 (40.46%) IBM
3 31 (23.66%) Red Hat
4 29 (22.14%) VMware
5 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
6 22 (16.79%) HP
7 20 (15.27%) Cisco
7 20 (15.27%) EMC
8 19 (14.50%) Symantec
8 19 (14.50%) BMC
8 19 (14.50%) CA
8 19 (14.50%) NetApp
8 19 (14.50%) CheckPoint
8 19 (14.50%) Juniper
8 19 (14.50%) Brocade
9 8 (6.11%) TIBCO
10 7 (5.34%) Sybase
11 4 (3.05%) Actimize
11 4 (3.05%) Google
11 4 (3.05%) Perforce
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