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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 169 164 149
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 94 81 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 1.18% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 6.12% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 60 68 81
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,040 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1600 1323 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 19.30% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1155 1315
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +27 50 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Cheshire +6 43 £45,000 -7.21% 4
Lancashire -14 1 £41,500 +18.57%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 117 (75.00%) Java
2 64 (41.03%) XML
3 63 (40.38%) HTTP
4 62 (39.74%) Spring
5 60 (38.46%) Oracle
6 59 (37.82%) Linux
7 56 (35.90%) IBM
8 54 (34.62%) Windows
9 52 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 52 (33.33%) J2EE
9 52 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 49 (31.41%) Servlets
11 48 (30.77%) JMS
12 47 (30.13%) SQL
13 44 (28.21%) Maven
14 42 (26.92%) Finance
15 40 (25.64%) Android
16 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (24.36%) J2SE
17 38 (24.36%) XSLT
18 37 (23.72%) Grails
19 35 (22.44%) Red Hat
20 34 (21.79%) SAX
20 34 (21.79%) XML Schema
20 34 (21.79%) DOM
20 34 (21.79%) JavaScript
20 34 (21.79%) Web Services
20 34 (21.79%) XPath
20 34 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 33 (21.15%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 31 (19.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (19.23%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (7.69%) IIS
5 12 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (5.77%) Apache
6 9 (5.77%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.85%) CMS
7 6 (3.85%) WordPress
7 6 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (3.85%) Confluence
7 6 (3.85%) Drupal
7 6 (3.85%) concrete5
7 6 (3.85%) Commerce Server
8 5 (3.21%) nginx
8 5 (3.21%) Jetty
9 4 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.28%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.56%) MS Project
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.28%) 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 63 (40.38%) HTTP
2 14 (8.97%) FTP
3 11 (7.05%) Internet
4 6 (3.85%) SAN
5 5 (3.21%) DHCP
5 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.21%) DNS
5 5 (3.21%) SSL
5 5 (3.21%) IPsec
6 2 (1.28%) LDAP
7 1 (0.64%) SSH
7 1 (0.64%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.51%) Hazelcast
2 29 (18.59%) Relational Database
3 26 (16.67%) DB2
4 18 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 15 (9.62%) MySQL
6 13 (8.33%) Informix
6 13 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (28.21%) Maven
2 21 (13.46%) JUnit
3 14 (8.97%) JIRA
3 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.41%) Ant
6 8 (5.13%) Selenium
6 8 (5.13%) Introscope
6 8 (5.13%) Mockito
6 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.56%) Toad
8 4 (2.56%) ERwin
8 4 (2.56%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.56%) Log4j
8 4 (2.56%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.92%) Subversion
10 1 (0.64%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.64%) Aptana Studio
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Retail
3 16 (10.26%) 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%) Advertising
7 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (56.41%) Developer
2 70 (44.87%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Applications Support
4 16 (10.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.05%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.41%) Architect
8 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
11 6 (3.85%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.85%) UI Programmer
12 5 (3.21%) Middleware Specialist
12 5 (3.21%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.03%) XML
2 62 (39.74%) Spring
3 52 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 52 (33.33%) J2EE
4 49 (31.41%) Servlets
5 48 (30.77%) JMS
6 38 (24.36%) XSLT
6 38 (24.36%) J2SE
7 37 (23.72%) Grails
8 34 (21.79%) DOM
8 34 (21.79%) XML Schema
8 34 (21.79%) Web Services
8 34 (21.79%) SAX
9 28 (17.95%) HTML
10 27 (17.31%) Middleware
11 22 (14.10%) SOAP
12 21 (13.46%) CSS
13 16 (10.26%) JDBC
14 15 (9.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 13 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.41%) N-Tier
2 10 (6.41%) Open Source
3 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.49%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.85%) FMCG
4 6 (3.85%) User Experience
5 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.21%) FlexPod
5 5 (3.21%) Blog
6 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Handset
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) PDA
8 1 (0.64%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) Firmware
8 1 (0.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.82%) Linux
2 54 (34.62%) Windows
3 40 (25.64%) Android
4 34 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (19.87%) UNIX
6 23 (14.74%) AIX
7 6 (3.85%) Solaris
7 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.21%) SUSE
8 5 (3.21%) HPUX
8 5 (3.21%) OS/400
8 5 (3.21%) zOS
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.28%) VMS
10 2 (1.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.15%) E-Commerce
3 27 (17.31%) Software Engineering
4 23 (14.74%) ITIL
5 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.26%) Scrum
6 16 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.97%) Coaching
7 14 (8.97%) OO
8 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.05%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.41%) SOA
10 10 (6.41%) MVC
11 9 (5.77%) Web Development
12 8 (5.13%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.13%) TDD
12 8 (5.13%) Quality Management
12 8 (5.13%) ERP
12 8 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (75.00%) Java
2 47 (30.13%) SQL
3 34 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 34 (21.79%) XPath
4 16 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.77%) Korn
6 8 (5.13%) C#
7 7 (4.49%) Perl
7 7 (4.49%) Python
7 7 (4.49%) C
8 5 (3.21%) VBA
8 5 (3.21%) C++
9 4 (2.56%) VBScript
10 2 (1.28%) COBOL
10 2 (1.28%) JCL
10 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) Jython
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) PMP
2 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.05%) QA
2 6 (3.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.21%) KVM
2 5 (3.21%) Xen
3 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) 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 4 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 60 (38.46%) Oracle
2 56 (35.90%) IBM
3 35 (22.44%) Red Hat
4 18 (11.54%) JBoss
5 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.97%) HP
7 11 (7.05%) VMware
8 9 (5.77%) BMC
9 8 (5.13%) Compuware
9 8 (5.13%) Perforce
10 7 (4.49%) ATG
10 7 (4.49%) EMC
11 6 (3.85%) NetApp
11 6 (3.85%) Cisco
11 6 (3.85%) Symantec
11 6 (3.85%) Remedy
11 6 (3.85%) Google
11 6 (3.85%) Atlassian
11 6 (3.85%) Sitecore
12 5 (3.21%) Brocade
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