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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 172 192 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -64
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 60 71 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 1.03% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.06% 5.33% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 100
Average salary £46,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,502 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,304 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -
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
1185 1331 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.02% 19.27% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1172 1161
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +22 42 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Lancashire +23 12 £28,000 -41.66% 3
Cheshire +9 4 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Cumbria - 1 £30,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £28,000 - 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 88 (65.19%) Java
2 84 (62.22%) IBM
3 67 (49.63%) Oracle
4 50 (37.04%) Middleware
5 49 (36.30%) JMS
6 44 (32.59%) XML
6 44 (32.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (31.85%) Linux
8 41 (30.37%) Finance
9 38 (28.15%) WebLogic
10 37 (27.41%) Relational Database
11 36 (26.67%) webMethods
11 36 (26.67%) IBM Integration Bus
12 35 (25.93%) Spring
12 35 (25.93%) Windows
12 35 (25.93%) Oracle Database
13 33 (24.44%) WebSphere Application Server
13 33 (24.44%) SQL
14 32 (23.70%) Java EE
15 31 (22.96%) Scrum
16 30 (22.22%) SOAP
16 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (21.48%) Eclipse
18 28 (20.74%) Web Services
18 28 (20.74%) DB2
19 27 (20.00%) Unix
19 27 (20.00%) Degree
20 26 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (19.26%) MuleSoft

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 38 (28.15%) WebLogic
2 33 (24.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (14.81%) JBoss
3 20 (14.81%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 16 (11.85%) Tomcat
5 14 (10.37%) Apache
6 12 (8.89%) Mule
7 9 (6.67%) IIS
8 8 (5.93%) GlassFish
9 6 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.70%) CloudStack
10 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.96%) Node.js
12 2 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.48%) iPlanet
12 2 (1.48%) nginx
12 2 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.74%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) PaaS
2 14 (10.37%) IBM PureFlex
2 14 (10.37%) SaaS
3 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (8.89%) Amazon S3
3 12 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.48%) IaaS
4 2 (1.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) SAN
2 7 (5.19%) HTTP
3 5 (3.70%) Firewall
4 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.96%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.48%) LDAP
5 2 (1.48%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) Relational Database
2 35 (25.93%) Oracle Database
3 28 (20.74%) DB2
4 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
5 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
6 14 (10.37%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (8.89%) Couchbase
7 12 (8.89%) Hazelcast
8 7 (5.19%) MySQL
9 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.96%) MS Access
9 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.74%) Informix
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (21.48%) Eclipse
2 21 (15.56%) NetBeans
2 21 (15.56%) Subversion
3 19 (14.07%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
4 18 (13.33%) Hudson
5 16 (11.85%) Maven
6 12 (8.89%) git-flow
7 11 (8.15%) Ant
8 7 (5.19%) Gradle
8 7 (5.19%) JUnit
9 4 (2.96%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.96%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.96%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.96%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.96%) Selenium
9 4 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.96%) Toad
10 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
General
1 41 (30.37%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (51.85%) Developer
2 52 (38.52%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.30%) Lead Developer
4 21 (15.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 17 (12.59%) Software Developer
6 16 (11.85%) Architect
7 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (10.37%) Java Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (9.63%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (8.89%) Administrator
9 12 (8.89%) Analyst
9 12 (8.89%) Applications Developer
9 12 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
9 12 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (8.89%) Junior
9 12 (8.89%) Software Engineer
10 11 (8.15%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.04%) Middleware
2 49 (36.30%) JMS
3 44 (32.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 44 (32.59%) XML
4 36 (26.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 35 (25.93%) Spring
6 32 (23.70%) Java EE
7 30 (22.22%) SOAP
8 28 (20.74%) Web Services
9 24 (17.78%) Java SE
10 23 (17.04%) J2EE
11 22 (16.30%) JPA
12 21 (15.56%) JAX-RS
13 18 (13.33%) Hibernate
14 15 (11.11%) Apache Flex
15 14 (10.37%) JSON
16 13 (9.63%) Apache Camel
16 13 (9.63%) EJB
17 12 (8.89%) Protocol Buffers
17 12 (8.89%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.37%) FlexPod
2 14 (10.37%) VCE vBlock
3 12 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 10 (7.41%) Mainframe
5 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.19%) AS400
7 6 (4.44%) iSeries
7 6 (4.44%) Replication
8 5 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.74%) APACS
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.85%) Linux
2 35 (25.93%) Windows
3 27 (20.00%) Unix
4 18 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (10.37%) AIX
5 14 (10.37%) HPUX
5 14 (10.37%) OS/400
5 14 (10.37%) Solaris
5 14 (10.37%) SUSE
5 14 (10.37%) zOS
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) Scrum
3 26 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (18.52%) DevOps
5 24 (17.78%) Mentoring
6 16 (11.85%) Coaching
6 16 (11.85%) SDLC
6 16 (11.85%) SOA
6 16 (11.85%) Software Engineering
6 16 (11.85%) TDD
7 14 (10.37%) Business Continuity
7 14 (10.37%) Converged Infrastructure
7 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (10.37%) Open Source
8 13 (9.63%) Test Scripting
8 13 (9.63%) Web Development
9 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.89%) Data Transformation
9 12 (8.89%) High Availability
9 12 (8.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 88 (65.19%) Java
2 33 (24.44%) SQL
3 23 (17.04%) C++
4 13 (9.63%) Python
5 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.15%) Ruby
5 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.93%) Perl
8 7 (5.19%) C
9 6 (4.44%) COBOL
9 6 (4.44%) RPG
10 5 (3.70%) REXX
11 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.96%) Groovy
11 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.48%) Go
13 1 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Docker
1 14 (10.37%) Hyper-V
1 14 (10.37%) KVM
1 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) vSphere
2 5 (3.70%) Xen
2 5 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Tivoli
2 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 4 (2.96%) DameWare
4 4 (2.96%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 84 (62.22%) IBM
2 67 (49.63%) Oracle
3 36 (26.67%) webMethods
4 26 (19.26%) MuleSoft
5 23 (17.04%) Software AG
6 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
7 18 (13.33%) HP
7 18 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 16 (11.85%) VMware
9 14 (10.37%) BMC
9 14 (10.37%) Brocade
9 14 (10.37%) CA
9 14 (10.37%) CheckPoint
9 14 (10.37%) Cisco
9 14 (10.37%) EMC
9 14 (10.37%) Juniper
9 14 (10.37%) NetApp
9 14 (10.37%) Symantec
9 14 (10.37%) WSO2
10 12 (8.89%) Google
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