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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 187 131 160
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +29
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 55 119 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 1.81% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.56% 8.67% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 88 77
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,730 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £63,250 £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
1206 1372 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.83% 20.84% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1137 1089
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £54,300 £52,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -36 33 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Cheshire -39 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Lancashire +4 8 £47,500 - 3
Merseyside -4 1 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 80 (65.57%) Oracle
2 65 (53.28%) Java
3 63 (51.64%) Linux
3 63 (51.64%) IBM
4 54 (44.26%) Windows
5 53 (43.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 47 (38.52%) J2EE
7 45 (36.89%) WebLogic
8 40 (32.79%) UNIX
9 39 (31.97%) AIX
10 37 (30.33%) Middleware
11 36 (29.51%) SQL
11 36 (29.51%) Finance
12 34 (27.87%) DB2
12 34 (27.87%) Oracle Database
13 33 (27.05%) XML
14 32 (26.23%) JMS
14 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (25.41%) SQL Server
16 30 (24.59%) Relational Database
17 29 (23.77%) VMware
18 28 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (22.95%) Red Hat
19 27 (22.13%) Mentoring
19 27 (22.13%) Coaching
20 26 (21.31%) SAN
20 26 (21.31%) HP
20 26 (21.31%) EMC
20 26 (21.31%) Cisco
20 26 (21.31%) Microsoft

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (36.89%) WebLogic
2 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
3 16 (13.11%) GlassFish
4 13 (10.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (9.84%) JBoss
6 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.74%) Apache
8 5 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.46%) CMS
9 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.64%) Confluence
10 2 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.64%) Mule
10 2 (1.64%) IIS
11 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.82%) nginx
11 1 (0.82%) Jetty
11 1 (0.82%) Quickr
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
1 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) SAN
2 12 (9.84%) SSL
3 10 (8.20%) HTTP
4 4 (3.28%) ATM
4 4 (3.28%) SMS
4 4 (3.28%) Internet
5 2 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (0.82%) IPsec
6 1 (0.82%) SSH
6 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.82%) Telnet
6 1 (0.82%) DHCP
6 1 (0.82%) FTP
6 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.82%) DNS
6 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.87%) DB2
1 34 (27.87%) Oracle Database
2 31 (25.41%) SQL Server
3 30 (24.59%) Relational Database
4 22 (18.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (18.03%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.92%) MySQL
6 4 (3.28%) Ingres
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.82%) Informix
7 1 (0.82%) MS Access
7 1 (0.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Eclipse
2 17 (13.93%) Ant
2 17 (13.93%) JUnit
2 17 (13.93%) Maven
3 7 (5.74%) JIRA
4 5 (4.10%) Subversion
5 4 (3.28%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.82%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Retail
3 13 (10.66%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.82%) German Language
6 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.82%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Developer
2 49 (40.16%) Java Developer
3 26 (21.31%) Architect
3 26 (21.31%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Architect
4 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Content Manager
7 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.92%) Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Specialist
11 4 (3.28%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.28%) Designer
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Manager
12 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Consultant
12 3 (2.46%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.46%) Analyst
12 3 (2.46%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 47 (38.52%) J2EE
3 37 (30.33%) Middleware
4 33 (27.05%) XML
5 32 (26.23%) JMS
6 23 (18.85%) Web Services
7 20 (16.39%) JDBC
8 19 (15.57%) SOAP
9 18 (14.75%) EJB
10 17 (13.93%) Spring
11 14 (11.48%) JNDI
11 14 (11.48%) Hibernate
12 13 (10.66%) Grails
12 13 (10.66%) J2SE
13 11 (9.02%) XSLT
13 11 (9.02%) HTML
13 11 (9.02%) JSP
13 11 (9.02%) Servlets
13 11 (9.02%) ISPF
13 11 (9.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) FlexPod
1 22 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.57%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) AS400
5 3 (2.46%) IVR
5 3 (2.46%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.46%) VUI
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.82%) Open Source
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.64%) Linux
2 54 (44.26%) Windows
3 40 (32.79%) UNIX
4 39 (31.97%) AIX
5 28 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (21.31%) HPUX
6 26 (21.31%) Solaris
7 22 (18.03%) OS/400
7 22 (18.03%) zOS
7 22 (18.03%) SUSE
8 4 (3.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.13%) Mentoring
2 27 (22.13%) Coaching
3 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (18.03%) Business Continuity
4 16 (13.11%) OO
4 16 (13.11%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.84%) OOP
6 9 (7.38%) Scrum
7 8 (6.56%) UML
8 7 (5.74%) Service Management
9 6 (4.92%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.10%) TDD
10 5 (4.10%) SOA
10 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.28%) Investment Management
11 4 (3.28%) Process Improvement
11 4 (3.28%) Change Management
11 4 (3.28%) MVC
11 4 (3.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) Java
2 36 (29.51%) SQL
3 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.57%) C++
5 12 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 11 (9.02%) Perl
6 11 (9.02%) JCL
7 9 (7.38%) XPath
8 6 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.28%) C
10 2 (1.64%) RPG
11 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) VCP4
3 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) MCP
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) CCNA
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
System Software
1 23 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
2 22 (18.03%) KVM
3 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.82%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 80 (65.57%) Oracle
2 63 (51.64%) IBM
3 29 (23.77%) VMware
4 28 (22.95%) Red Hat
5 26 (21.31%) Cisco
5 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
5 26 (21.31%) HP
5 26 (21.31%) EMC
6 22 (18.03%) Juniper
6 22 (18.03%) BMC
6 22 (18.03%) CA
6 22 (18.03%) NetApp
6 22 (18.03%) Symantec
6 22 (18.03%) Brocade
6 22 (18.03%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.56%) TIBCO
7 8 (6.56%) Sybase
8 4 (3.28%) Novell
8 4 (3.28%) Veritas
8 4 (3.28%) Actimize
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