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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 172 184 202
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 62 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.00% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 5.03% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 50
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
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
1041 1292 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.34% 19.82% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1016 1170
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,514
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 47 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Cheshire +27 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Merseyside +8 1 - - 2
Lancashire -14 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 72 (63.16%) Java
2 58 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (49.12%) IBM
4 55 (48.25%) Oracle
5 45 (39.47%) XML
6 44 (38.60%) JMS
7 40 (35.09%) SQL
7 40 (35.09%) Scrum
8 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (28.95%) Finance
9 32 (28.07%) DevOps
10 31 (27.19%) Middleware
11 30 (26.32%) webMethods
12 29 (25.44%) Linux
13 28 (24.56%) WebLogic
14 27 (23.68%) ITIL
15 26 (22.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 26 (22.81%) JSON
16 24 (21.05%) Subversion
16 24 (21.05%) SOAP
17 23 (20.18%) Spring
18 22 (19.30%) Java EE
18 22 (19.30%) Windows
18 22 (19.30%) SOA
18 22 (19.30%) Eclipse
18 22 (19.30%) Oracle Database
18 22 (19.30%) Docker
19 21 (18.42%) Java SE
19 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
20 20 (17.54%) Google

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (24.56%) WebLogic
2 26 (22.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (15.79%) Apache
4 17 (14.91%) JBoss
5 16 (14.04%) Mule
6 15 (13.16%) CloudStack
6 15 (13.16%) OpenStack
7 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
8 9 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (7.02%) CMS
9 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Portal
9 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 5 (4.39%) IIS
11 2 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.75%) nginx
11 2 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.88%) CICS
12 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.91%) SaaS
3 16 (14.04%) PaaS
4 12 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (10.53%) Amazon S3
4 12 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (7.02%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.75%) IaaS
7 2 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) Firewall
2 8 (7.02%) FTP
3 5 (4.39%) SSL
4 4 (3.51%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.75%) LDAP
5 2 (1.75%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.88%) LAN
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle Database
2 14 (12.28%) DB2
3 13 (11.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (11.40%) Couchbase
3 13 (11.40%) Hazelcast
4 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Informix
8 1 (0.88%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Subversion
2 22 (19.30%) Eclipse
3 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
4 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 18 (15.79%) Maven
5 16 (14.04%) NetBeans
6 13 (11.40%) git-flow
6 13 (11.40%) Hudson
7 9 (7.89%) JIRA
8 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.39%) Ant
10 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.51%) HP UFT
10 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.51%) Toad
11 3 (2.63%) NUnit
11 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (50.88%) Developer
2 40 (35.09%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.04%) Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Lead Developer
4 16 (14.04%) Lead Java Developer
5 15 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (13.16%) Java Engineer
6 13 (11.40%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
7 12 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) SOA Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Applications Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Consultant
11 7 (6.14%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) XML
2 44 (38.60%) JMS
3 31 (27.19%) Middleware
4 26 (22.81%) JSON
5 24 (21.05%) SOAP
6 23 (20.18%) Spring
7 22 (19.30%) Java EE
8 21 (18.42%) Java SE
9 19 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 17 (14.91%) .NET
11 16 (14.04%) Apache Avro
11 16 (14.04%) Apache Camel
11 16 (14.04%) Apache Thrift
11 16 (14.04%) EDI
11 16 (14.04%) JAX-RS
11 16 (14.04%) JPA
11 16 (14.04%) Protocol Buffers
11 16 (14.04%) ZeroMQ
12 15 (13.16%) Apache Flex
13 12 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.40%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.39%) iPad
3 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Linux
2 22 (19.30%) Windows
3 20 (17.54%) Unix
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.39%) Android
6 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) Scrum
3 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (28.07%) DevOps
5 27 (23.68%) ITIL
6 22 (19.30%) SOA
7 16 (14.04%) Microservices
8 15 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 15 (13.16%) DSDM
8 15 (13.16%) Open Source
8 15 (13.16%) OWASP
8 15 (13.16%) RUP
8 15 (13.16%) TDD
9 14 (12.28%) BDD
9 14 (12.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (12.28%) Web Development
10 13 (11.40%) Data Transformation
10 13 (11.40%) SDLC
10 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.16%) Java
2 40 (35.09%) SQL
3 19 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell
4 17 (14.91%) Python
4 17 (14.91%) Ruby
5 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.89%) C++
7 8 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.51%) Jython
10 2 (1.75%) Go
10 2 (1.75%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) COBOL
11 1 (0.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
3 1 (0.88%) CCNP
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (19.30%) Docker
2 15 (13.16%) vSphere
2 15 (13.16%) Xen
2 15 (13.16%) XenServer
3 2 (1.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (16.67%) Puppet
2 15 (13.16%) Cobbler
2 15 (13.16%) Tivoli
3 12 (10.53%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (3.51%) DameWare
5 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 56 (49.12%) IBM
2 55 (48.25%) Oracle
3 30 (26.32%) webMethods
4 20 (17.54%) Google
5 18 (15.79%) WSO2
6 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.04%) MuleSoft
7 15 (13.16%) EnterpriseDB
8 13 (11.40%) Software AG
9 12 (10.53%) HP
10 8 (7.02%) Adobe
10 8 (7.02%) ATG
10 8 (7.02%) hybris
11 7 (6.14%) TIBCO
12 5 (4.39%) SAP
13 4 (3.51%) LexisNexis
13 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (1.75%) Siebel
16 1 (0.88%) Juniper
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