The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 182 174 152
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 74 82 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.12% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.10% 6.20% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 70
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £28,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1451 1323 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.20% 18.02% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1125 1281
Average salary £36,000 £36,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WebSphere
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 43 £50,000 +22.69% 3
Cheshire -20 21 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Merseyside -6 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancashire 0 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 107 (54.04%) Finance
2 91 (45.96%) Java
3 82 (41.41%) Middleware
4 66 (33.33%) Oracle
5 64 (32.32%) UNIX
6 63 (31.82%) SSL
7 57 (28.79%) IBM
7 57 (28.79%) J2EE
8 53 (26.77%) WebLogic
8 53 (26.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 52 (26.26%) Cisco
10 51 (25.76%) SOAP
11 50 (25.25%) Internet
12 48 (24.24%) Windows
13 47 (23.74%) HTTP
14 46 (23.23%) WebSphere Application Server
15 44 (22.22%) WAN
16 43 (21.72%) LDAP
17 42 (21.21%) LAN
17 42 (21.21%) Juniper
17 42 (21.21%) HP
18 41 (20.71%) Firewall
18 41 (20.71%) Load Balancing
19 40 (20.20%) Network Design
19 40 (20.20%) HP NNM
19 40 (20.20%) OSPF
19 40 (20.20%) BGP
19 40 (20.20%) EIGRP
19 40 (20.20%) IGRP
19 40 (20.20%) TACACS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 53 (26.77%) WebLogic
2 46 (23.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (9.60%) WebSphere Process Server
4 17 (8.59%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (8.08%) WebLogic Integration
5 16 (8.08%) GlassFish
6 10 (5.05%) Apache
7 8 (4.04%) MQSeries
7 8 (4.04%) AquaLogic
7 8 (4.04%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 5 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.02%) TeamSite
9 4 (2.02%) SAS
10 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.52%) IIS
11 2 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.01%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (10.10%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (4.04%) AquaLogic BPM
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.82%) SSL
2 50 (25.25%) Internet
3 47 (23.74%) HTTP
4 44 (22.22%) WAN
5 43 (21.72%) LDAP
6 42 (21.21%) LAN
7 41 (20.71%) Firewall
8 40 (20.20%) OSPF
8 40 (20.20%) BGP
8 40 (20.20%) EIGRP
8 40 (20.20%) IGRP
8 40 (20.20%) TACACS
8 40 (20.20%) DNS
8 40 (20.20%) TCP/IP
8 40 (20.20%) SMTP
9 16 (8.08%) DHCP
9 16 (8.08%) SAN
9 16 (8.08%) VLAN
10 8 (4.04%) Intranet
11 3 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 35 (17.68%) Oracle Database
3 26 (13.13%) RDBMS
4 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.07%) DB2
5 9 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (1.52%) DataStage
6 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.01%) OLAP
7 2 (1.01%) Big Data
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.51%) Informix
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Hudson
2 15 (7.58%) Eclipse
3 14 (7.07%) JUnit
3 14 (7.07%) Maven
4 12 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.56%) Ant
6 8 (4.04%) Subversion
6 8 (4.04%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.54%) JIRA
8 4 (2.02%) MSI
9 3 (1.52%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.52%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.51%) QALoad
General
1 107 (54.04%) Finance
2 12 (6.06%) Banking
3 10 (5.05%) Retail
4 8 (4.04%) Multimedia
4 8 (4.04%) Advertising
5 5 (2.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (20.71%) Java Developer
1 41 (20.71%) Developer
2 40 (20.20%) Network Engineer
3 36 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
4 27 (13.64%) Architect
5 20 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (8.59%) WebSphere Specialist
7 16 (8.08%) Consultant
8 8 (4.04%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.54%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.03%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (2.53%) WebSphere Server Specialist
11 5 (2.53%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (2.53%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (2.53%) Server Specialist
12 4 (2.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.41%) Middleware
2 57 (28.79%) J2EE
3 53 (26.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 51 (25.76%) SOAP
5 33 (16.67%) Java EE
6 30 (15.15%) HTML
7 29 (14.65%) Spring
8 27 (13.64%) Web Services
8 27 (13.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 25 (12.63%) XML
9 25 (12.63%) JSP
10 24 (12.12%) CSS
11 22 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 16 (8.08%) Servlets
12 16 (8.08%) EJB
12 16 (8.08%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (8.08%) Spring MVC
12 16 (8.08%) JPA
12 16 (8.08%) Oracle Fusion
13 14 (7.07%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Mainframe
2 20 (10.10%) Open Source
3 11 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.05%) Clustering
5 8 (4.04%) DataPower
5 8 (4.04%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.53%) NHS
7 4 (2.02%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.02%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) iSeries
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 64 (32.32%) UNIX
2 48 (24.24%) Windows
3 39 (19.70%) Linux
4 19 (9.60%) AIX
5 14 (7.07%) Solaris
5 14 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.01%) SUSE
6 2 (1.01%) HPUX
6 2 (1.01%) zOS
6 2 (1.01%) OS/400
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.71%) Load Balancing
2 40 (20.20%) Network Design
2 40 (20.20%) Network Management
2 40 (20.20%) Capacity Management
3 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.63%) SOA
5 20 (10.10%) MVC
6 19 (9.60%) ITIL
7 16 (8.08%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.58%) Scrum
8 15 (7.58%) OO
9 14 (7.07%) OOA/OOD
9 14 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.57%) Business Continuity
11 12 (6.06%) TDD
11 12 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (5.56%) TOGAF
12 11 (5.56%) Workflow
12 11 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.96%) Java
2 39 (19.70%) SQL
3 22 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 18 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.08%) Perl
6 15 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.07%) JCL
8 5 (2.53%) Jython
9 3 (1.52%) PHP
9 3 (1.52%) C++
9 3 (1.52%) C
10 2 (1.01%) XPath
10 2 (1.01%) C#
11 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) QA
2 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.52%) KVM
3 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (20.20%) HP NNM
1 40 (20.20%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (7.58%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.01%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (33.33%) Oracle
2 57 (28.79%) IBM
3 52 (26.26%) Cisco
4 42 (21.21%) Juniper
4 42 (21.21%) HP
5 40 (20.20%) F5
6 27 (13.64%) JBoss
7 15 (7.58%) Red Hat
8 14 (7.07%) VMware
9 13 (6.57%) EMC
10 12 (6.06%) Symantec
11 11 (5.56%) WSO2
12 10 (5.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (4.04%) Kony
14 5 (2.53%) webMethods
14 5 (2.53%) Siebel
14 5 (2.53%) SAP
15 4 (2.02%) ATG
15 4 (2.02%) ILOG
15 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago