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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 172 196 164
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 66 42 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.62% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.27% 3.01% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 72
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
1253 1395 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.56% 20.65% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1165 1180
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +25 37 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Lancashire +1 16 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cheshire +1 12 £40,000 +4.57%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 93 (73.23%) Oracle
2 81 (63.78%) Java
3 68 (53.54%) IBM
4 60 (47.24%) Linux
5 47 (37.01%) J2EE
5 47 (37.01%) SQL
6 45 (35.43%) WebLogic
7 43 (33.86%) Windows
7 43 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (33.07%) DB2
9 40 (31.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database
11 38 (29.92%) SQL Server
12 34 (26.77%) Relational Database
12 34 (26.77%) Mentoring
13 33 (25.98%) Coaching
13 33 (25.98%) JMS
13 33 (25.98%) Finance
14 32 (25.20%) XML
15 31 (24.41%) Middleware
16 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
16 30 (23.62%) OO
17 29 (22.83%) Web Services
18 28 (22.05%) AIX
18 28 (22.05%) Cisco
18 28 (22.05%) Red Hat
18 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 27 (21.26%) VMware
19 27 (21.26%) SAN
19 27 (21.26%) HP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (35.43%) WebLogic
2 21 (16.54%) Tomcat
3 18 (14.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (12.60%) GlassFish
5 13 (10.24%) JBoss
6 9 (7.09%) Apache
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.94%) CMS
9 3 (2.36%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.57%) Confluence
10 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.57%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.79%) IIS
11 1 (0.79%) Mule
11 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.79%) Quickr
11 1 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Magento
2 3 (2.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.26%) SAN
2 10 (7.87%) ATM
3 5 (3.94%) SMS
3 5 (3.94%) HTTP
3 5 (3.94%) SSL
4 2 (1.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) Telnet
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.79%) SSH
5 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.07%) DB2
2 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database
3 38 (29.92%) SQL Server
4 34 (26.77%) Relational Database
5 24 (18.90%) RDBMS
6 22 (17.32%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.94%) Ingres
9 4 (3.15%) MySQL
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.79%) MS Access
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.79%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Eclipse
2 17 (13.39%) JUnit
3 16 (12.60%) Ant
4 14 (11.02%) Maven
5 11 (8.66%) ClearCase
6 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.72%) Subversion
8 2 (1.57%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.57%) JIRA
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.79%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.79%) Gradle
9 1 (0.79%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
2 18 (14.17%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (48.82%) Developer
2 56 (44.09%) Java Developer
3 31 (24.41%) Architect
4 27 (21.26%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (11.81%) Technical Specialist
6 15 (11.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Content Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.15%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Designer
11 3 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.57%) J2EE Developer
12 2 (1.57%) Java Software Engineer
12 2 (1.57%) Middleware Specialist
12 2 (1.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.01%) J2EE
2 40 (31.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 33 (25.98%) JMS
4 32 (25.20%) XML
5 31 (24.41%) Middleware
6 29 (22.83%) Web Services
7 24 (18.90%) EJB
8 23 (18.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 21 (16.54%) Spring
10 20 (15.75%) Hibernate
11 19 (14.96%) HTML
12 18 (14.17%) SOAP
13 16 (12.60%) CSS
13 16 (12.60%) JDBC
14 15 (11.81%) JNDI
15 12 (9.45%) Servlets
16 11 (8.66%) Java EE
16 11 (8.66%) jQuery
17 10 (7.87%) Grails
17 10 (7.87%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) FlexPod
2 20 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.66%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.72%) Open Source
5 6 (4.72%) AS400
6 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.15%) IVR
7 4 (3.15%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (3.15%) VUI
8 3 (2.36%) User Experience
9 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 60 (47.24%) Linux
2 43 (33.86%) Windows
3 28 (22.05%) AIX
3 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (21.26%) HPUX
4 27 (21.26%) Solaris
4 27 (21.26%) UNIX
5 22 (17.32%) SUSE
5 22 (17.32%) OS/400
5 22 (17.32%) zOS
6 5 (3.94%) VMS
7 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.77%) Mentoring
3 33 (25.98%) Coaching
4 30 (23.62%) OO
5 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Management
5 22 (17.32%) Business Continuity
6 21 (16.54%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.81%) UML
7 15 (11.81%) OOP
7 15 (11.81%) SOA
8 14 (11.02%) TDD
9 11 (8.66%) Software Delivery
10 10 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.30%) Service Management
12 7 (5.51%) Scrum
12 7 (5.51%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.72%) Web Development
13 6 (4.72%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 81 (63.78%) Java
2 47 (37.01%) SQL
3 27 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.17%) C++
5 15 (11.81%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.87%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.51%) COBOL
8 6 (4.72%) XPath
9 2 (1.57%) C
9 2 (1.57%) RPG
10 1 (0.79%) JCL
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.36%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (2.36%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.36%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MCP
4 1 (0.79%) MCSE
4 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (17.32%) Hyper-V
1 22 (17.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (18.11%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.79%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.79%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 93 (73.23%) Oracle
2 68 (53.54%) IBM
3 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.05%) Cisco
4 28 (22.05%) Red Hat
5 27 (21.26%) VMware
5 27 (21.26%) HP
5 27 (21.26%) EMC
6 22 (17.32%) Brocade
6 22 (17.32%) CheckPoint
6 22 (17.32%) Symantec
6 22 (17.32%) BMC
6 22 (17.32%) CA
6 22 (17.32%) NetApp
6 22 (17.32%) Juniper
7 10 (7.87%) Actimize
8 5 (3.94%) Novell
8 5 (3.94%) Veritas
8 5 (3.94%) Sun
9 3 (2.36%) Adobe
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