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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 182 154 151
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 74 116 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.58% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 7.39% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 79 77
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average 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
1371 1570 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.21% 21.35% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1271 1133
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -14 38 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Cheshire -37 20 £48,500 +7.77% 1
Lancashire +15 15 £41,500 -1.19% 9
Merseyside +6 1 £25,000 -30.55% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 91 (64.54%) Java
2 85 (60.28%) Oracle
3 75 (53.19%) IBM
4 61 (43.26%) Linux
5 54 (38.30%) Finance
6 53 (37.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 46 (32.62%) Middleware
8 44 (31.21%) Oracle Database
9 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
10 41 (29.08%) DB2
10 41 (29.08%) Web Services
10 41 (29.08%) Relational Database
11 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (26.95%) Windows
13 37 (26.24%) J2EE
13 37 (26.24%) SQL
13 37 (26.24%) Mentoring
14 36 (25.53%) Spring
14 36 (25.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 35 (24.82%) Coaching
16 34 (24.11%) WebLogic
17 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
17 32 (22.70%) RDBMS
18 31 (21.99%) AIX
18 31 (21.99%) OO
19 30 (21.28%) Retail
20 29 (20.57%) WebSphere Application Server
20 29 (20.57%) Red Hat
21 28 (19.86%) XML
21 28 (19.86%) UNIX

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (24.11%) WebLogic
2 29 (20.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (17.73%) Tomcat
4 15 (10.64%) JBoss
5 11 (7.80%) Apache
6 7 (4.96%) GlassFish
6 7 (4.96%) Jetty
7 6 (4.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 5 (3.55%) MQSeries
8 5 (3.55%) Liferay
9 4 (2.84%) iPlanet
10 3 (2.13%) CMS
10 3 (2.13%) nginx
11 2 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.71%) Confluence
12 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Magento
2 3 (2.13%) Shopify
3 2 (1.42%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.02%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (3.55%) PaaS
3 3 (2.13%) Route 53
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.73%) SAN
2 10 (7.09%) ATM
3 5 (3.55%) HTTP
4 4 (2.84%) Wireless
5 3 (2.13%) Network Security
5 3 (2.13%) Firewall
5 3 (2.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.13%) SSL
5 3 (2.13%) DHCP
6 2 (1.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.71%) SMS
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) Oracle Database
2 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 41 (29.08%) DB2
3 41 (29.08%) Relational Database
4 32 (22.70%) RDBMS
5 24 (17.02%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (5.67%) MySQL
8 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.13%) Big Data
9 1 (0.71%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.71%) Ingres
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) ClearCase
1 18 (12.77%) Eclipse
2 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.64%) Subversion
4 12 (8.51%) Maven
4 12 (8.51%) JUnit
5 9 (6.38%) NetBeans
6 8 (5.67%) Ant
7 6 (4.26%) JIRA
7 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.84%) Hudson
8 4 (2.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.42%) Gradle
10 1 (0.71%) Selenium
10 1 (0.71%) JMeter
10 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
General
1 54 (38.30%) Finance
2 30 (21.28%) Retail
3 21 (14.89%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (38.30%) Developer
2 42 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 33 (23.40%) Architect
4 25 (17.73%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Architect
5 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Technical Specialist
8 9 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Applications Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Junior
10 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Specialist
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 4 (2.84%) Designer
11 4 (2.84%) Administrator
11 4 (2.84%) Applications Support
12 3 (2.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 46 (32.62%) Middleware
3 41 (29.08%) Web Services
4 37 (26.24%) J2EE
5 36 (25.53%) Spring
5 36 (25.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 28 (19.86%) XML
7 27 (19.15%) Java EE
8 25 (17.73%) JMS
9 24 (17.02%) Hibernate
10 23 (16.31%) HTML
10 23 (16.31%) CSS
11 18 (12.77%) SOAP
12 15 (10.64%) HTML5
13 14 (9.93%) EJB
14 13 (9.22%) jQuery
15 12 (8.51%) Java SE
16 11 (7.80%) Servlets
17 10 (7.09%) JDBC
18 9 (6.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) FlexPod
1 24 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 23 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.96%) User Experience
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.55%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.84%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.84%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.13%) AS400
7 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) iSeries
8 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) APACS
9 1 (0.71%) IVR
9 1 (0.71%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.26%) Linux
2 38 (26.95%) Windows
3 31 (21.99%) AIX
4 28 (19.86%) UNIX
5 26 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (17.73%) HPUX
6 25 (17.73%) Solaris
7 24 (17.02%) OS/400
7 24 (17.02%) zOS
7 24 (17.02%) SUSE
8 3 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.24%) Mentoring
3 35 (24.82%) Coaching
4 31 (21.99%) OO
5 24 (17.02%) Business Continuity
5 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
5 24 (17.02%) Converged Infrastructure
5 24 (17.02%) SDLC
6 22 (15.60%) TDD
7 20 (14.18%) E-Commerce
7 20 (14.18%) Open Source
8 15 (10.64%) UML
8 15 (10.64%) SOA
9 14 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (9.22%) Multithreading
11 12 (8.51%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.51%) OOP
12 10 (7.09%) Software Delivery
13 9 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (6.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 91 (64.54%) Java
2 37 (26.24%) SQL
3 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.93%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.80%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.80%) C++
6 8 (5.67%) COBOL
7 4 (2.84%) C
7 4 (2.84%) C#
7 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) XPath
9 2 (1.42%) RPG
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) Python
10 1 (0.71%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.13%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.13%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (2.13%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.13%) OCMJD
3 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (17.02%) Hyper-V
1 24 (17.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (18.44%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.13%) Puppet
2 3 (2.13%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.42%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.42%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (60.28%) Oracle
2 75 (53.19%) IBM
3 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
4 29 (20.57%) Red Hat
5 27 (19.15%) Cisco
6 26 (18.44%) VMware
7 25 (17.73%) HP
7 25 (17.73%) EMC
8 24 (17.02%) CheckPoint
8 24 (17.02%) NetApp
8 24 (17.02%) Juniper
8 24 (17.02%) BMC
8 24 (17.02%) CA
8 24 (17.02%) Symantec
8 24 (17.02%) Brocade
9 10 (7.09%) Actimize
10 6 (4.26%) webMethods
10 6 (4.26%) MuleSoft
10 6 (4.26%) Software AG
11 5 (3.55%) Sun
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