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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 176 185 168
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 64 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.99% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.12% 4.90% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 68
Average salary £40,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -4.25%
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
1249 1430 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.27% 20.14% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1172 1151
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 34 £42,500 -9.09% 3
Lancashire +19 16 £40,750 -14.21% 3
Cheshire +7 13 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Merseyside +4 1 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 99 (68.75%) Oracle
2 85 (59.03%) Java
3 76 (52.78%) Linux
3 76 (52.78%) IBM
4 56 (38.89%) Windows
5 54 (37.50%) J2EE
6 52 (36.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 51 (35.42%) SQL
8 48 (33.33%) WebLogic
9 44 (30.56%) UNIX
9 44 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (29.86%) Finance
10 43 (29.86%) Oracle Database
11 40 (27.78%) AIX
11 40 (27.78%) DB2
12 36 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 36 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 36 (25.00%) Coaching
13 35 (24.31%) Middleware
14 34 (23.61%) XML
14 34 (23.61%) Relational Database
15 33 (22.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 32 (22.22%) JMS
17 29 (20.14%) Web Services
17 29 (20.14%) JavaScript
18 28 (19.44%) Red Hat
18 28 (19.44%) Eclipse
18 28 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (19.44%) VMware
18 28 (19.44%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 19 (13.19%) GlassFish
3 18 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 13 (9.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (8.33%) JBoss
6 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.56%) Apache
8 6 (4.17%) CMS
9 5 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.08%) Confluence
11 2 (1.39%) Mule
11 2 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.69%) Quickr
12 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Office
1 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Magento
2 3 (2.08%) Shopify
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.75%) SAN
2 15 (10.42%) SSL
3 13 (9.03%) ATM
4 8 (5.56%) HTTP
5 5 (3.47%) SMS
6 3 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (0.69%) Telnet
7 1 (0.69%) Firewall
7 1 (0.69%) SSH
7 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.86%) Oracle Database
2 40 (27.78%) DB2
3 36 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 34 (23.61%) Relational Database
5 22 (15.28%) Oracle Exadata
5 22 (15.28%) RDBMS
6 16 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.17%) MySQL
8 5 (3.47%) Ingres
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) Eclipse
2 20 (13.89%) Ant
2 20 (13.89%) JUnit
3 14 (9.72%) ClearCase
3 14 (9.72%) Maven
4 12 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.17%) Subversion
6 5 (3.47%) JIRA
7 1 (0.69%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.69%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 43 (29.86%) Finance
2 24 (16.67%) Retail
3 21 (14.58%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (44.44%) Developer
2 57 (39.58%) Java Developer
3 29 (20.14%) Architect
4 27 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (15.28%) Infrastructure Architect
5 22 (15.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 18 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 18 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Content Manager
8 12 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.17%) Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Specialist
11 4 (2.78%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.78%) Designer
12 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Consultant
12 3 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.08%) Web Developer
13 2 (1.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.50%) J2EE
2 52 (36.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 35 (24.31%) Middleware
4 34 (23.61%) XML
5 33 (22.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 32 (22.22%) JMS
7 29 (20.14%) Web Services
8 23 (15.97%) EJB
9 22 (15.28%) SOAP
10 21 (14.58%) JDBC
11 19 (13.19%) HTML
12 18 (12.50%) JNDI
12 18 (12.50%) Hibernate
13 16 (11.11%) Spring
14 15 (10.42%) jQuery
15 13 (9.03%) CSS
16 11 (7.64%) ISPF
17 10 (6.94%) Java EE
17 10 (6.94%) JSP
17 10 (6.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.28%) FlexPod
3 21 (14.58%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.17%) AS400
6 4 (2.78%) IVR
6 4 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.78%) Open Source
6 4 (2.78%) VUI
7 3 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.78%) Linux
2 56 (38.89%) Windows
3 44 (30.56%) UNIX
4 40 (27.78%) AIX
5 28 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (18.75%) HPUX
6 27 (18.75%) Solaris
7 22 (15.28%) OS/400
7 22 (15.28%) zOS
7 22 (15.28%) SUSE
8 5 (3.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 36 (25.00%) Coaching
3 27 (18.75%) OO
4 25 (17.36%) E-Commerce
5 22 (15.28%) Business Continuity
5 22 (15.28%) Infrastructure Management
6 18 (12.50%) SOA
7 17 (11.81%) OOP
8 15 (10.42%) Software Delivery
9 13 (9.03%) TDD
10 10 (6.94%) UML
10 10 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.56%) Scrum
11 8 (5.56%) Service Management
11 8 (5.56%) Change Management
12 6 (4.17%) Requirements Management
12 6 (4.17%) Web Development
13 4 (2.78%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (59.03%) Java
2 51 (35.42%) SQL
3 29 (20.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.28%) C++
5 21 (14.58%) PL/SQL
6 15 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.64%) JCL
7 11 (7.64%) Perl
8 8 (5.56%) XPath
9 4 (2.78%) COBOL
10 3 (2.08%) RPG
11 2 (1.39%) C
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) MCP
2 1 (0.69%) MCSE
2 1 (0.69%) CCNA
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (15.28%) Hyper-V
1 22 (15.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (15.28%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.69%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 99 (68.75%) Oracle
2 76 (52.78%) IBM
3 28 (19.44%) Red Hat
3 28 (19.44%) VMware
4 27 (18.75%) Cisco
4 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.75%) HP
4 27 (18.75%) EMC
5 22 (15.28%) Juniper
5 22 (15.28%) BMC
5 22 (15.28%) CA
5 22 (15.28%) NetApp
5 22 (15.28%) Brocade
5 22 (15.28%) CheckPoint
5 22 (15.28%) Symantec
6 13 (9.03%) Actimize
7 8 (5.56%) TIBCO
8 7 (4.86%) Sybase
9 5 (3.47%) Novell
9 5 (3.47%) Veritas
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