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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / North West
Rank 228 172 200
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +28
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 32 64 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.44% 6.06% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 52 47
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £35,102
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,402 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%

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
929 1056 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.54% 18.62% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 795 852 1061
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 £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -36 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cheshire +14 5 £34,000 -17.57% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (70.59%) Java
3 52 (61.18%) Linux
4 51 (60.00%) Oracle
5 40 (47.06%) JBoss
6 39 (45.88%) WebLogic
7 34 (40.00%) SQL
8 32 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (35.29%) Scrum
10 29 (34.12%) Tomcat
10 29 (34.12%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (30.59%) J2EE
12 25 (29.41%) JSP
12 25 (29.41%) TDD
13 24 (28.24%) ITIL
13 24 (28.24%) Python
13 24 (28.24%) Windows
14 23 (27.06%) RUP
14 23 (27.06%) Puppet
14 23 (27.06%) OpenStack
15 22 (25.88%) DSDM
16 21 (24.71%) Firewall
16 21 (24.71%) Web Development
16 21 (24.71%) DevOps
17 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
17 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
18 19 (22.35%) Unix
18 19 (22.35%) Bash Shell
18 19 (22.35%) SDLC
19 18 (21.18%) Spring

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 40 (47.06%) JBoss
2 39 (45.88%) WebLogic
3 29 (34.12%) Tomcat
4 23 (27.06%) OpenStack
5 15 (17.65%) Apache Solr
6 14 (16.47%) CloudStack
7 10 (11.76%) Jetty
8 9 (10.59%) Apache Spark
8 9 (10.59%) Commerce Server
8 9 (10.59%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (5.88%) CMS
11 3 (3.53%) Apache
11 3 (3.53%) GlassFish
11 3 (3.53%) IIS
12 1 (1.18%) CICS
12 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (1.18%) Mongrel
12 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.18%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.18%) Heroku
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.71%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) SAN
3 3 (3.53%) VLAN
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) DB2
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.76%) MySQL
3 9 (10.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (10.59%) Big Data
3 9 (10.59%) Couchbase
3 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.59%) Redis
3 9 (10.59%) Riak
4 7 (8.24%) Endeca
5 6 (7.06%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Maven
2 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.41%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.06%) Gradle
6 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.88%) ClearCase
7 4 (4.71%) Subversion
8 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.53%) NUnit
8 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.18%) FogBugz
9 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.18%) GoCD
9 1 (1.18%) JIRA
9 1 (1.18%) Redmine
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.18%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (20.00%) Retail
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
2 14 (16.47%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (56.47%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Software Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
6 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Java Engineer
7 10 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Linux Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.59%) J2EE
2 25 (29.41%) JSP
3 18 (21.18%) Spring
4 16 (18.82%) Servlets
4 16 (18.82%) XML
5 15 (17.65%) React
6 14 (16.47%) Grails
6 14 (16.47%) Web Services
7 13 (15.29%) .NET
7 13 (15.29%) HTML
8 12 (14.12%) EJB
9 11 (12.94%) JMS
10 10 (11.76%) Spring MVC
11 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.59%) CSS
11 9 (10.59%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (10.59%) Hibernate
11 9 (10.59%) Lucene
12 8 (9.41%) J2SE
12 8 (9.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) User Experience
2 6 (7.06%) iPad
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.35%) PMI
7 1 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Linux
2 24 (28.24%) Windows
3 19 (22.35%) Unix
4 15 (17.65%) Android
5 13 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.59%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.35%) CentOS
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.65%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (35.29%) Scrum
4 25 (29.41%) TDD
5 24 (28.24%) ITIL
6 23 (27.06%) RUP
7 22 (25.88%) DSDM
8 21 (24.71%) DevOps
8 21 (24.71%) Web Development
9 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
9 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 19 (22.35%) SDLC
11 16 (18.82%) OO
12 15 (17.65%) Software Delivery
13 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
13 14 (16.47%) OWASP
14 12 (14.12%) UML
15 10 (11.76%) Coaching
15 10 (11.76%) MVC
16 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (70.59%) Java
2 34 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (28.24%) Python
4 19 (22.35%) Bash Shell
5 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.47%) Groovy
6 14 (16.47%) Ruby
6 14 (16.47%) Shell Script
7 10 (11.76%) Go
7 10 (11.76%) Perl
8 6 (7.06%) Scala
9 4 (4.71%) C#
10 3 (3.53%) C
10 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.18%) COBOL
11 1 (1.18%) Jython
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) vSphere
2 14 (16.47%) Xen
3 13 (15.29%) XenServer
4 12 (14.12%) Docker
5 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (34.12%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (27.06%) Puppet
3 14 (16.47%) Ansible
4 9 (10.59%) Cobbler
4 9 (10.59%) Kibana
4 9 (10.59%) logstash
4 9 (10.59%) Salt
4 9 (10.59%) Tivoli
5 6 (7.06%) Packer
6 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.18%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (60.00%) Oracle
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (18.82%) IBM
5 13 (15.29%) EnterpriseDB
6 9 (10.59%) hybris
7 5 (5.88%) Aquila
8 4 (4.71%) Chordiant
8 4 (4.71%) Cisco
8 4 (4.71%) FatWire
9 3 (3.53%) EMC
9 3 (3.53%) Facebook
9 3 (3.53%) Teradata
10 2 (2.35%) ATG
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.18%) CA
11 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.18%) Sun
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