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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / North West
Rank 209 182 178
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 37 49 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 4.58% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 60
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £28,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
988 1070 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.60% 19.24% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 856 880 1178
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -25 27 £50,000 - 4
Cheshire +21 8 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Lancashire -20 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (59.79%) Java
3 53 (54.64%) Oracle
4 52 (53.61%) Linux
5 45 (46.39%) JBoss
6 41 (42.27%) SQL
7 39 (40.21%) WebLogic
8 31 (31.96%) Scrum
8 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (30.93%) ITIL
9 30 (30.93%) Windows
10 29 (29.90%) Tomcat
10 29 (29.90%) Opscode Chef
11 27 (27.84%) E-Commerce
11 27 (27.84%) JSP
12 26 (26.80%) Python
12 26 (26.80%) RUP
13 25 (25.77%) DSDM
13 25 (25.77%) Unix
13 25 (25.77%) Firewall
13 25 (25.77%) Puppet
13 25 (25.77%) OpenStack
14 24 (24.74%) TDD
14 24 (24.74%) J2EE
15 23 (23.71%) IBM
15 23 (23.71%) DevOps
16 22 (22.68%) HTML
16 22 (22.68%) Bash Shell
17 21 (21.65%) Spring
17 21 (21.65%) Web Development

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 45 (46.39%) JBoss
2 39 (40.21%) WebLogic
3 29 (29.90%) Tomcat
4 25 (25.77%) OpenStack
5 18 (18.56%) CloudStack
6 14 (14.43%) Apache Solr
7 10 (10.31%) CMS
7 10 (10.31%) Commerce Server
8 7 (7.22%) Apache Spark
8 7 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (7.22%) Jetty
8 7 (7.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (5.15%) Apache
9 5 (5.15%) IIS
10 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.03%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (3.09%) SaaS
5 2 (2.06%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.77%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
3 4 (4.12%) FTP
3 4 (4.12%) VLAN
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) DB2
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Endeca
2 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.22%) Big Data
3 7 (7.22%) Couchbase
3 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.22%) Redis
3 7 (7.22%) Riak
4 4 (4.12%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Maven
2 8 (8.25%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.25%) TeamCity
3 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.12%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.12%) Gradle
4 4 (4.12%) NUnit
4 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.09%) Ant
5 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) Redmine
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (20.62%) Retail
2 16 (16.49%) Finance
3 11 (11.34%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.43%) WebSphere Developer
6 12 (12.37%) Software Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Java Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Linux Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
12 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) JSP
2 24 (24.74%) J2EE
3 22 (22.68%) HTML
4 21 (21.65%) Spring
5 20 (20.62%) XML
6 18 (18.56%) .NET
7 16 (16.49%) CSS
7 16 (16.49%) Web Services
8 12 (12.37%) Servlets
9 11 (11.34%) React
9 11 (11.34%) Spring MVC
10 10 (10.31%) EJB
10 10 (10.31%) Grails
10 10 (10.31%) Hibernate
10 10 (10.31%) JMS
11 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.22%) ELK Stack
11 7 (7.22%) Lucene
11 7 (7.22%) SOAP
12 6 (6.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) User Experience
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.19%) iPad
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Linux
2 30 (30.93%) Windows
3 25 (25.77%) Unix
4 11 (11.34%) Android
5 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.06%) Solaris
10 1 (1.03%) AIX
10 1 (1.03%) CentOS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (31.96%) Scrum
3 30 (30.93%) ITIL
4 27 (27.84%) E-Commerce
5 26 (26.80%) RUP
6 25 (25.77%) DSDM
7 24 (24.74%) TDD
8 23 (23.71%) DevOps
9 21 (21.65%) Web Development
10 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
10 17 (17.53%) OWASP
11 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.43%) OO
12 14 (14.43%) SDLC
13 11 (11.34%) MVC
13 11 (11.34%) Software Delivery
14 10 (10.31%) UML
15 8 (8.25%) Coaching
15 8 (8.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.79%) Java
2 41 (42.27%) SQL
3 26 (26.80%) Python
4 22 (22.68%) Bash Shell
5 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
6 19 (19.59%) Shell Script
7 18 (18.56%) Ruby
8 10 (10.31%) Groovy
9 7 (7.22%) Go
9 7 (7.22%) Perl
10 4 (4.12%) C#
10 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.12%) Scala
11 3 (3.09%) C
12 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.03%) COBOL
12 1 (1.03%) Jython
12 1 (1.03%) PHP
12 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) vSphere
2 18 (18.56%) Xen
2 18 (18.56%) XenServer
3 7 (7.22%) Docker
3 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (29.90%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (25.77%) Puppet
3 14 (14.43%) Cobbler
3 14 (14.43%) Tivoli
4 11 (11.34%) Ansible
5 7 (7.22%) Kibana
5 7 (7.22%) logstash
5 7 (7.22%) Salt
6 3 (3.09%) Packer
7 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.03%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 53 (54.64%) Oracle
2 23 (23.71%) IBM
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.56%) EnterpriseDB
5 16 (16.49%) hybris
6 14 (14.43%) VMware
7 13 (13.40%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.25%) ATG
9 5 (5.15%) Cisco
9 5 (5.15%) FatWire
10 4 (4.12%) Adobe
10 4 (4.12%) EMC
10 4 (4.12%) Google
11 3 (3.09%) Aquila
11 3 (3.09%) Chordiant
11 3 (3.09%) Facebook
12 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.06%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.06%) Teradata
13 1 (1.03%) Sun
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