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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 156 180 210
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +30
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 70 66 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.08% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 5.18% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 31
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
981 1275 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.95% 20.88% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 838 999 1198
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,700 £55,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +15 49 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Cheshire +29 17 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Merseyside - 3 £43,500 - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 77 (56.62%) Java
2 76 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (47.06%) IBM
4 62 (45.59%) Oracle
5 58 (42.65%) SQL
6 53 (38.97%) XML
7 49 (36.03%) Scrum
8 40 (29.41%) ITIL
8 40 (29.41%) JMS
8 40 (29.41%) Linux
9 36 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (26.47%) Finance
10 35 (25.74%) DevOps
11 34 (25.00%) Middleware
12 33 (24.26%) JSON
13 32 (23.53%) Retail
14 30 (22.06%) webMethods
14 30 (22.06%) WebLogic
15 28 (20.59%) Git (software)
16 27 (19.85%) Google
16 27 (19.85%) WebSphere Application Server
17 26 (19.12%) Subversion
18 25 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (18.38%) Docker
18 25 (18.38%) Puppet
19 24 (17.65%) Windows
19 24 (17.65%) Shell Script
20 23 (16.91%) SOAP
21 22 (16.18%) HTML
21 22 (16.18%) Unix

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 30 (22.06%) WebLogic
2 27 (19.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (14.71%) Apache
3 20 (14.71%) JBoss
4 18 (13.24%) CloudStack
4 18 (13.24%) OpenStack
5 16 (11.76%) Mule
5 16 (11.76%) Tomcat
6 15 (11.03%) CMS
7 14 (10.29%) WebSphere Portal
8 9 (6.62%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (5.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 7 (5.15%) IIS
11 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.47%) Commerce Server
11 2 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.47%) nginx
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.74%) CICS
Business Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.50%) SaaS
3 16 (11.76%) PaaS
4 15 (11.03%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (8.82%) Amazon S3
5 12 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.47%) IaaS
7 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) Firewall
2 15 (11.03%) FTP
3 9 (6.62%) SSL
4 4 (2.94%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.47%) HTTP
5 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.47%) LDAP
5 2 (1.47%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) DB2
2 19 (13.97%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.56%) Couchbase
3 13 (9.56%) Hazelcast
4 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.15%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (2.94%) MS Access
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.74%) Informix
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.12%) Subversion
3 21 (15.44%) Jenkins
4 20 (14.71%) Maven
5 18 (13.24%) Eclipse
5 18 (13.24%) JIRA
6 15 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (9.56%) git-flow
7 13 (9.56%) Hudson
8 11 (8.09%) NetBeans
9 10 (7.35%) Ant
10 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.94%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.94%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.94%) NUnit
11 4 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.94%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.94%) Toad
12 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (26.47%) Finance
2 32 (23.53%) Retail
3 7 (5.15%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (43.38%) Developer
2 37 (27.21%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.65%) Analyst
4 18 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 15 (11.03%) Java Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Lead Developer
8 13 (9.56%) Software Engineer
9 12 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
9 12 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 12 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (8.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (8.09%) SOA Developer
11 10 (7.35%) Consultant
11 10 (7.35%) WebSphere Developer
12 8 (5.88%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.97%) XML
2 40 (29.41%) JMS
3 34 (25.00%) Middleware
4 33 (24.26%) JSON
5 23 (16.91%) SOAP
6 22 (16.18%) HTML
7 21 (15.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 20 (14.71%) .NET
8 20 (14.71%) CSS
9 19 (13.97%) Spring
10 17 (12.50%) Java EE
11 16 (11.76%) Apache Avro
11 16 (11.76%) Apache Camel
11 16 (11.76%) Apache Thrift
11 16 (11.76%) EDI
11 16 (11.76%) Java SE
11 16 (11.76%) Protocol Buffers
11 16 (11.76%) ZeroMQ
12 15 (11.03%) JPA
12 15 (11.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.56%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.15%) iPad
4 5 (3.68%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) Linux
2 24 (17.65%) Windows
3 22 (16.18%) Unix
4 7 (5.15%) Android
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.21%) CentOS
8 2 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.03%) Scrum
3 40 (29.41%) ITIL
4 36 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (25.74%) DevOps
6 22 (16.18%) SOA
7 21 (15.44%) TDD
8 20 (14.71%) Web Development
9 19 (13.97%) E-Commerce
10 18 (13.24%) Configuration Management
10 18 (13.24%) DSDM
10 18 (13.24%) OWASP
10 18 (13.24%) RUP
11 16 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 16 (11.76%) Microservices
12 15 (11.03%) Analytics
12 15 (11.03%) BDD
12 15 (11.03%) Data Management
12 15 (11.03%) Open Source
12 15 (11.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 77 (56.62%) Java
2 58 (42.65%) SQL
3 24 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 22 (16.18%) Python
5 20 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.71%) Ruby
6 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.03%) PL/SQL
7 15 (11.03%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.35%) Jython
9 8 (5.88%) C++
10 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.47%) Go
11 2 (1.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.74%) COBOL
12 1 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) CCNA
3 1 (0.74%) CCNP
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.38%) Docker
2 18 (13.24%) vSphere
2 18 (13.24%) Xen
2 18 (13.24%) XenServer
3 2 (1.47%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 25 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (18.38%) Puppet
2 19 (13.97%) ServiceCenter
3 18 (13.24%) Cobbler
3 18 (13.24%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.94%) DameWare
5 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 64 (47.06%) IBM
2 62 (45.59%) Oracle
3 30 (22.06%) webMethods
4 27 (19.85%) Google
5 19 (13.97%) HP
5 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
6 18 (13.24%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (13.24%) WSO2
7 16 (11.76%) MuleSoft
8 15 (11.03%) Adobe
8 15 (11.03%) ATG
8 15 (11.03%) hybris
9 13 (9.56%) Software AG
10 7 (5.15%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.68%) SAP
12 4 (2.94%) LexisNexis
12 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.47%) Siebel
15 1 (0.74%) Cisco
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