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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 195 183 186
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 61 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.20% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.34% 6.37% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 51
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1143 1256 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.90% 18.78% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1010 1234
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +8 42 £42,500 -5.81% 4
Cheshire +28 16 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Merseyside -21 3 £27,500 +10.00% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 88 (52.69%) SQL
2 75 (44.91%) Java
3 72 (43.11%) Oracle
3 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (38.32%) ITIL
5 58 (34.73%) Linux
6 55 (32.93%) IBM
7 48 (28.74%) Windows
7 48 (28.74%) JBoss
7 48 (28.74%) HTML
8 47 (28.14%) Retail
9 43 (25.75%) XML
9 43 (25.75%) WebLogic
10 42 (25.15%) Scrum
11 41 (24.55%) Unix
12 39 (23.35%) Puppet
12 39 (23.35%) Opscode Chef
13 38 (22.75%) Finance
14 35 (20.96%) .NET
15 34 (20.36%) JavaScript
16 33 (19.76%) E-Commerce
17 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
17 31 (18.56%) CSS
17 31 (18.56%) OWASP
18 30 (17.96%) Spring
18 30 (17.96%) Python
19 29 (17.37%) DB2
19 29 (17.37%) Shell Script
19 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (16.77%) JSP

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 48 (28.74%) JBoss
2 43 (25.75%) WebLogic
3 27 (16.17%) OpenStack
4 26 (15.57%) CloudStack
4 26 (15.57%) Tomcat
4 26 (15.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (14.97%) CMS
6 19 (11.38%) WebSphere Portal
7 11 (6.59%) Apache
7 11 (6.59%) IIS
8 7 (4.19%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.99%) Commerce Server
10 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.80%) Mule
12 2 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (1.20%) Confluence
13 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.60%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Office
1 4 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.78%) Magento
2 5 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 16 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.17%) Firewall
2 18 (10.78%) FTP
3 14 (8.38%) SSL
4 4 (2.40%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) WebEx
5 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) VLAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) DB2
2 12 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.80%) MySQL
7 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Big Data
9 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.60%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
9 1 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Ant
2 21 (12.57%) JIRA
3 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.38%) Subversion
3 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.19%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.39%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.19%) NUnit
6 7 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (4.19%) SpecFlow
6 7 (4.19%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.59%) Maven
8 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.20%) JBehave
9 2 (1.20%) JUnit
9 2 (1.20%) Selenium
10 1 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 47 (28.14%) Retail
2 38 (22.75%) Finance
3 14 (8.38%) Marketing
4 6 (3.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (39.52%) Developer
2 39 (23.35%) Java Developer
3 33 (19.76%) Analyst
4 26 (15.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (13.17%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (10.18%) WebSphere Developer
7 14 (8.38%) Sales Executive
8 13 (7.78%) Applications Support
8 13 (7.78%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 12 (7.19%) Consultant
9 12 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (7.19%) Support Analyst
9 12 (7.19%) WebSphere Consultant
10 11 (6.59%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 11 (6.59%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (4.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.74%) HTML
2 43 (25.75%) XML
3 35 (20.96%) .NET
4 31 (18.56%) CSS
5 30 (17.96%) Spring
6 28 (16.77%) JSP
7 26 (15.57%) J2EE
8 23 (13.77%) Web Services
9 20 (11.98%) JSON
10 18 (10.78%) WCF
11 17 (10.18%) Middleware
11 17 (10.18%) SOAP
12 15 (8.98%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.19%) JMS
14 11 (6.59%) Spring MVC
15 10 (5.99%) Java EE
15 10 (5.99%) JPA
16 9 (5.39%) WebSphere MQ
17 8 (4.79%) Dojo
17 8 (4.79%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.99%) User Experience
2 9 (5.39%) iPad
2 9 (5.39%) SWIFT
3 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.99%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.73%) Linux
2 48 (28.74%) Windows
3 41 (24.55%) Unix
4 11 (6.59%) Android
5 10 (5.99%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.99%) CentOS
7 5 (2.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (38.32%) ITIL
3 42 (25.15%) Scrum
4 33 (19.76%) E-Commerce
5 31 (18.56%) OWASP
6 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (16.17%) DSDM
7 27 (16.17%) RUP
8 26 (15.57%) Configuration Management
8 26 (15.57%) DevOps
9 23 (13.77%) TDD
10 19 (11.38%) Web Development
11 18 (10.78%) Analytics
11 18 (10.78%) Error Analysis
12 17 (10.18%) Front End Development
12 17 (10.18%) OO
13 16 (9.58%) Data Management
13 16 (9.58%) PRINCE2
13 16 (9.58%) Service Delivery
14 15 (8.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (52.69%) SQL
2 75 (44.91%) Java
3 34 (20.36%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.96%) Python
5 29 (17.37%) Shell Script
6 27 (16.17%) Bash Shell
7 26 (15.57%) Ruby
8 19 (11.38%) PL/SQL
9 16 (9.58%) Jython
10 14 (8.38%) T-SQL
11 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.99%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.99%) C#
12 5 (2.99%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.40%) VBScript
14 2 (1.20%) C
14 2 (1.20%) Groovy
15 1 (0.60%) Go
15 1 (0.60%) Perl
15 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 5 (2.99%) SANS
3 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.58%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.57%) vSphere
1 26 (15.57%) Xen
1 26 (15.57%) XenServer
2 14 (8.38%) Docker
3 5 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (23.35%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (23.35%) Puppet
2 26 (15.57%) Cobbler
2 26 (15.57%) Tivoli
3 14 (8.38%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Kibana
4 1 (0.60%) logstash
4 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (43.11%) Oracle
2 55 (32.93%) IBM
3 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.17%) hybris
5 26 (15.57%) EnterpriseDB
6 21 (12.57%) ATG
7 18 (10.78%) Adobe
7 18 (10.78%) Google
8 14 (8.38%) HP
9 9 (5.39%) Remedy
10 6 (3.59%) Endeca
10 6 (3.59%) FatWire
11 5 (2.99%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.99%) Informatica
11 5 (2.99%) Reuters
11 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.99%) SAP
12 4 (2.40%) Alias
12 4 (2.40%) BMC
13 3 (1.80%) VMware
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