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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 180 170 140
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 73 79 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 1.14% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.51% 5.55% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 107
Average salary £46,750 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £52,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1324 1423 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.45% 20.53% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1190 1260
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -3 42 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Lancashire -3 15 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cheshire -10 15 £48,500 +21.25% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 93 (68.89%) Oracle
2 86 (63.70%) Java
3 74 (54.81%) IBM
4 62 (45.93%) Linux
5 45 (33.33%) Finance
5 45 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 45 (33.33%) J2EE
6 42 (31.11%) SQL Server
6 42 (31.11%) SQL
6 42 (31.11%) DB2
6 42 (31.11%) WebLogic
6 42 (31.11%) Oracle Database
7 41 (30.37%) Windows
8 39 (28.89%) Middleware
9 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (27.41%) Relational Database
11 36 (26.67%) Mentoring
12 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
12 34 (25.19%) AIX
12 34 (25.19%) Web Services
12 34 (25.19%) Coaching
13 30 (22.22%) OO
13 30 (22.22%) UNIX
13 30 (22.22%) Cisco
14 29 (21.48%) RDBMS
14 29 (21.48%) Red Hat
14 29 (21.48%) JMS
14 29 (21.48%) XML
14 29 (21.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 28 (20.74%) HPUX

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (31.11%) WebLogic
2 22 (16.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 13 (9.63%) GlassFish
4 13 (9.63%) Apache
5 11 (8.15%) JBoss
6 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.22%) iPlanet
8 3 (2.22%) CMS
8 3 (2.22%) Jetty
8 3 (2.22%) nginx
9 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.74%) IIS
10 1 (0.74%) Confluence
10 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Magento
2 3 (2.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.04%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (3.70%) PaaS
3 3 (2.22%) Route 53
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.74%) SAN
2 10 (7.41%) ATM
3 5 (3.70%) SMS
3 5 (3.70%) HTTP
4 4 (2.96%) SSL
4 4 (2.96%) Firewall
5 3 (2.22%) Network Security
5 3 (2.22%) DNS
5 3 (2.22%) DHCP
6 2 (1.48%) LDAP
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) Telnet
7 1 (0.74%) SSH
7 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.11%) SQL Server
1 42 (31.11%) DB2
1 42 (31.11%) Oracle Database
2 37 (27.41%) Relational Database
3 29 (21.48%) RDBMS
4 23 (17.04%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.70%) Ingres
7 3 (2.22%) Big Data
7 3 (2.22%) MySQL
7 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) MS Access
8 1 (0.74%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (16.30%) Eclipse
2 17 (12.59%) JUnit
3 16 (11.85%) ClearCase
4 13 (9.63%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.89%) Ant
6 11 (8.15%) Maven
7 10 (7.41%) Subversion
8 7 (5.19%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.22%) Hudson
10 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.74%) Gradle
11 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.74%) JIRA
11 1 (0.74%) WinDbg
General
1 45 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (17.78%) Banking
3 23 (17.04%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (40.74%) Developer
2 50 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 35 (25.93%) Architect
4 28 (20.74%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (17.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (17.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 16 (11.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (11.85%) Senior Developer
7 15 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
8 13 (9.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Specialist
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 4 (2.96%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Content Manager
12 3 (2.22%) Middleware Specialist
12 3 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Designer
12 3 (2.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) J2EE
1 45 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 39 (28.89%) Middleware
3 34 (25.19%) Web Services
4 29 (21.48%) XML
4 29 (21.48%) JMS
4 29 (21.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 27 (20.00%) Spring
6 22 (16.30%) Hibernate
7 21 (15.56%) EJB
8 20 (14.81%) HTML
9 17 (12.59%) SOAP
9 17 (12.59%) CSS
10 14 (10.37%) Java EE
11 12 (8.89%) JNDI
11 12 (8.89%) JDBC
11 12 (8.89%) Servlets
12 11 (8.15%) .NET
12 11 (8.15%) HTML5
13 10 (7.41%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) FlexPod
1 23 (17.04%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.93%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.44%) AS400
6 3 (2.22%) IVR
6 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.22%) VUI
6 3 (2.22%) User Experience
6 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.93%) Linux
2 41 (30.37%) Windows
3 34 (25.19%) AIX
4 30 (22.22%) UNIX
5 28 (20.74%) HPUX
5 28 (20.74%) Solaris
6 26 (19.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (17.04%) OS/400
7 23 (17.04%) zOS
7 23 (17.04%) SUSE
8 5 (3.70%) VMS
9 3 (2.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 34 (25.19%) Coaching
4 30 (22.22%) OO
5 23 (17.04%) Business Continuity
5 23 (17.04%) Infrastructure Management
5 23 (17.04%) Converged Infrastructure
6 20 (14.81%) TDD
6 20 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 19 (14.07%) SDLC
8 16 (11.85%) Open Source
8 16 (11.85%) UML
9 15 (11.11%) SOA
10 14 (10.37%) Multithreading
11 12 (8.89%) OOP
12 10 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (7.41%) Software Delivery
13 9 (6.67%) OOD
14 8 (5.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.70%) Java
2 42 (31.11%) SQL
3 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.37%) C++
5 12 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.19%) COBOL
8 3 (2.22%) Ruby
8 3 (2.22%) XPath
9 2 (1.48%) C#
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) RPG
10 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.22%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (2.22%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.22%) OCMJD
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V
1 23 (17.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (18.52%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.22%) Puppet
3 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.48%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.48%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 93 (68.89%) Oracle
2 74 (54.81%) IBM
3 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
4 30 (22.22%) Cisco
5 29 (21.48%) Red Hat
6 28 (20.74%) HP
6 28 (20.74%) EMC
7 25 (18.52%) VMware
8 23 (17.04%) Brocade
8 23 (17.04%) CheckPoint
8 23 (17.04%) Symantec
8 23 (17.04%) Juniper
8 23 (17.04%) BMC
8 23 (17.04%) CA
8 23 (17.04%) NetApp
9 10 (7.41%) Actimize
10 6 (4.44%) Sun
11 5 (3.70%) Novell
11 5 (3.70%) Veritas
12 3 (2.22%) Adobe
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