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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 139 193 162
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -31
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 107 69 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 1.06% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.60% 5.56% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 95 37 70
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,770
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
1009 1241 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 19.01% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 841 947 1163
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +33 77 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Cheshire +40 20 £37,500 -23.85% 1
Merseyside - 10 £39,750 - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 92 (54.44%) SQL
2 84 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (47.34%) Java
4 75 (44.38%) Oracle
5 67 (39.64%) ITIL
6 64 (37.87%) IBM
7 59 (34.91%) Linux
8 54 (31.95%) XML
9 50 (29.59%) Scrum
10 48 (28.40%) Retail
11 46 (27.22%) Windows
12 44 (26.04%) Finance
13 43 (25.44%) WebLogic
14 41 (24.26%) HTML
14 41 (24.26%) Unix
15 40 (23.67%) JBoss
16 38 (22.49%) Puppet
16 38 (22.49%) Opscode Chef
17 37 (21.89%) .NET
18 32 (18.93%) DB2
19 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
19 31 (18.34%) Shell Script
19 31 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (18.34%) OWASP
20 30 (17.75%) CSS
20 30 (17.75%) E-Commerce
21 29 (17.16%) Python
21 29 (17.16%) WebSphere Application Server
21 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
21 29 (17.16%) DevOps

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (25.44%) WebLogic
2 40 (23.67%) JBoss
3 29 (17.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (15.38%) CloudStack
4 26 (15.38%) OpenStack
5 24 (14.20%) Tomcat
6 23 (13.61%) CMS
7 19 (11.24%) WebSphere Portal
8 11 (6.51%) Apache
8 11 (6.51%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (4.73%) IIS
10 6 (3.55%) Mule
11 5 (2.96%) Apache Solr
12 4 (2.37%) Commerce Server
12 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (1.18%) Confluence
14 1 (0.59%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Office
1 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (11.83%) Magento
2 5 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.83%) Adobe Analytics
2 18 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
5 2 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.38%) Firewall
2 20 (11.83%) FTP
3 14 (8.28%) SSL
4 4 (2.37%) Internet
4 4 (2.37%) WebEx
5 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.59%) HTTP
5 1 (0.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.93%) DB2
2 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.59%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) JIRA
2 22 (13.02%) Subversion
3 21 (12.43%) Ant
3 21 (12.43%) Git (software)
4 20 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (8.88%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.28%) Eclipse
7 9 (5.33%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.73%) Maven
9 7 (4.14%) NUnit
9 7 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (4.14%) SpecFlow
9 7 (4.14%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.18%) JBehave
11 2 (1.18%) JUnit
11 2 (1.18%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.18%) Selenium
12 1 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 48 (28.40%) Retail
2 44 (26.04%) Finance
3 14 (8.28%) Marketing
4 5 (2.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (34.91%) Developer
2 34 (20.12%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.34%) Analyst
4 26 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (10.65%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (10.06%) WebSphere Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Senior Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Consultant
9 14 (8.28%) Sales Executive
10 13 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
11 12 (7.10%) Lead Developer
12 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 10 (5.92%) Applications Support
13 10 (5.92%) Support Analyst
14 9 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (5.33%) Systems Analyst
15 8 (4.73%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 6 (3.55%) Senior Support Analyst
16 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.95%) XML
2 41 (24.26%) HTML
3 37 (21.89%) .NET
4 30 (17.75%) CSS
5 25 (14.79%) JSON
5 25 (14.79%) Web Services
6 24 (14.20%) Spring
7 23 (13.61%) J2EE
7 23 (13.61%) JMS
8 22 (13.02%) Middleware
8 22 (13.02%) SOAP
9 20 (11.83%) WCF
10 19 (11.24%) JSP
11 13 (7.69%) Java EE
11 13 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (7.10%) JPA
13 9 (5.33%) EJB
13 9 (5.33%) Hibernate
14 8 (4.73%) J2SE
14 8 (4.73%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.92%) iPad
3 9 (5.33%) SWIFT
3 9 (5.33%) User Experience
4 5 (2.96%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.78%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.91%) Linux
2 46 (27.22%) Windows
3 41 (24.26%) Unix
4 12 (7.10%) Android
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.96%) CentOS
6 5 (2.96%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.78%) Solaris
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.64%) ITIL
3 50 (29.59%) Scrum
4 31 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (18.34%) OWASP
5 30 (17.75%) E-Commerce
6 29 (17.16%) DevOps
7 26 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 26 (15.38%) DSDM
7 26 (15.38%) RUP
8 22 (13.02%) TDD
9 20 (11.83%) Analytics
9 20 (11.83%) Data Management
9 20 (11.83%) PRINCE2
10 19 (11.24%) Error Analysis
10 19 (11.24%) Front End Development
11 14 (8.28%) High Availability
11 14 (8.28%) Performance Engineering
11 14 (8.28%) Performance Testing
11 14 (8.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (54.44%) SQL
2 80 (47.34%) Java
3 31 (18.34%) Shell Script
4 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
4 29 (17.16%) Python
5 26 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 26 (15.38%) Ruby
6 23 (13.61%) PL/SQL
7 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
8 16 (9.47%) Jython
9 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.96%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.96%) C#
10 5 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.37%) VBScript
12 2 (1.18%) C
13 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) SANS
3 1 (0.59%) CCNA
3 1 (0.59%) CCNP
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) vSphere
1 26 (15.38%) Xen
1 26 (15.38%) XenServer
2 16 (9.47%) Docker
3 7 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.18%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (22.49%) Opscode Chef
1 38 (22.49%) Puppet
2 26 (15.38%) Cobbler
2 26 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 20 (11.83%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 75 (44.38%) Oracle
2 64 (37.87%) IBM
3 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
4 26 (15.38%) EnterpriseDB
5 23 (13.61%) hybris
6 20 (11.83%) Adobe
6 20 (11.83%) ATG
6 20 (11.83%) Google
6 20 (11.83%) HP
7 9 (5.33%) Remedy
7 9 (5.33%) SAP
7 9 (5.33%) webMethods
8 8 (4.73%) TIBCO
9 7 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.55%) MuleSoft
11 5 (2.96%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.96%) Informatica
11 5 (2.96%) Reuters
11 5 (2.96%) Software AG
12 4 (2.37%) BMC
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