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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 181 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 69 98 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 1.37% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 6.52% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 70 96
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,770 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £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
1329 1503 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.36% 21.04% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1233 1209
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 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 30 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 +4 37 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Cheshire -20 19 £49,250 +19.39% 1
Lancashire +2 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 89 (64.96%) Oracle
2 86 (62.77%) Java
3 74 (54.01%) IBM
4 63 (45.99%) Linux
5 50 (36.50%) Finance
6 44 (32.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 43 (31.39%) SQL Server
7 43 (31.39%) DB2
8 42 (30.66%) Windows
8 42 (30.66%) Oracle Database
9 41 (29.93%) Web Services
10 40 (29.20%) Middleware
11 39 (28.47%) SQL
11 39 (28.47%) J2EE
11 39 (28.47%) Relational Database
12 38 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (27.01%) WebLogic
13 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
14 35 (25.55%) Coaching
14 35 (25.55%) Spring
15 34 (24.82%) AIX
16 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
17 32 (23.36%) RDBMS
17 32 (23.36%) OO
18 30 (21.90%) Cisco
18 30 (21.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 29 (21.17%) UNIX
20 28 (20.44%) HPUX
20 28 (20.44%) Solaris
20 28 (20.44%) Red Hat

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 37 (27.01%) WebLogic
2 24 (17.52%) Tomcat
3 23 (16.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (11.68%) Apache
5 12 (8.76%) JBoss
6 10 (7.30%) GlassFish
7 7 (5.11%) Jetty
8 5 (3.65%) MQSeries
8 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.92%) Liferay
10 3 (2.19%) iPlanet
10 3 (2.19%) CMS
10 3 (2.19%) nginx
11 2 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.73%) Confluence
12 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Magento
2 3 (2.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.52%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (3.65%) PaaS
3 3 (2.19%) Route 53
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.19%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) SAN
2 10 (7.30%) ATM
3 4 (2.92%) SMS
3 4 (2.92%) HTTP
3 4 (2.92%) SSL
3 4 (2.92%) Firewall
3 4 (2.92%) Wireless
4 3 (2.19%) Network Security
4 3 (2.19%) DNS
4 3 (2.19%) DHCP
5 2 (1.46%) LDAP
5 2 (1.46%) Internet
6 1 (0.73%) Telnet
6 1 (0.73%) SSH
6 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.39%) SQL Server
1 43 (31.39%) DB2
2 42 (30.66%) Oracle Database
3 39 (28.47%) Relational Database
4 32 (23.36%) RDBMS
5 24 (17.52%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (5.84%) MySQL
8 4 (2.92%) Ingres
9 3 (2.19%) Big Data
9 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.73%) MS Access
10 1 (0.73%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Eclipse
2 16 (11.68%) ClearCase
3 15 (10.95%) JUnit
4 14 (10.22%) Maven
4 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.49%) Subversion
6 11 (8.03%) Ant
7 7 (5.11%) NetBeans
8 6 (4.38%) JIRA
9 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (2.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.19%) Hudson
11 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 1 (0.73%) Gradle
12 1 (0.73%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 50 (36.50%) Finance
2 28 (20.44%) Retail
3 25 (18.25%) Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.65%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.92%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Marketing
8 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Developer
2 46 (33.58%) Java Developer
3 36 (26.28%) Architect
4 28 (20.44%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (17.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 24 (17.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 16 (11.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (11.68%) Senior Developer
7 15 (10.95%) Technical Specialist
8 12 (8.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Specialist
11 4 (2.92%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.92%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Content Manager
12 3 (2.19%) Middleware Specialist
12 3 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 41 (29.93%) Web Services
3 40 (29.20%) Middleware
4 39 (28.47%) J2EE
5 35 (25.55%) Spring
6 30 (21.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 27 (19.71%) XML
8 26 (18.98%) JMS
8 26 (18.98%) HTML
8 26 (18.98%) CSS
9 23 (16.79%) Java EE
10 22 (16.06%) Hibernate
11 19 (13.87%) SOAP
12 17 (12.41%) EJB
12 17 (12.41%) HTML5
13 14 (10.22%) jQuery
14 12 (8.76%) JDBC
15 10 (7.30%) JNDI
15 10 (7.30%) Servlets
15 10 (7.30%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) FlexPod
1 24 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.84%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.11%) User Experience
5 5 (3.65%) AS400
6 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.46%) iSeries
8 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.73%) VUI
9 1 (0.73%) IVR
9 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (45.99%) Linux
2 42 (30.66%) Windows
3 34 (24.82%) AIX
4 29 (21.17%) UNIX
5 28 (20.44%) HPUX
5 28 (20.44%) Solaris
6 25 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (17.52%) OS/400
7 24 (17.52%) zOS
7 24 (17.52%) SUSE
8 4 (2.92%) VMS
9 3 (2.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
3 35 (25.55%) Coaching
4 32 (23.36%) OO
5 24 (17.52%) Business Continuity
5 24 (17.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 24 (17.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (16.06%) SDLC
6 22 (16.06%) TDD
7 21 (15.33%) Open Source
8 18 (13.14%) E-Commerce
9 16 (11.68%) SOA
10 15 (10.95%) OOP
11 14 (10.22%) UML
12 13 (9.49%) Multithreading
13 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.30%) Software Delivery
14 10 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.57%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (6.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (62.77%) Java
2 39 (28.47%) SQL
3 24 (17.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.03%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.30%) C++
5 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.11%) COBOL
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) Ruby
9 2 (1.46%) XPath
9 2 (1.46%) C#
9 2 (1.46%) RPG
10 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.19%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.19%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (2.19%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.19%) OCMJD
3 1 (0.73%) MCP
3 1 (0.73%) MCSE
3 1 (0.73%) CCNA
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (17.52%) Hyper-V
1 24 (17.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.46%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.46%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 89 (64.96%) Oracle
2 74 (54.01%) IBM
3 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
4 30 (21.90%) Cisco
5 28 (20.44%) HP
5 28 (20.44%) EMC
5 28 (20.44%) Red Hat
6 25 (18.25%) VMware
7 24 (17.52%) Brocade
7 24 (17.52%) CheckPoint
7 24 (17.52%) Symantec
7 24 (17.52%) Juniper
7 24 (17.52%) BMC
7 24 (17.52%) CA
7 24 (17.52%) NetApp
8 10 (7.30%) Actimize
9 5 (3.65%) Sun
10 4 (2.92%) Novell
10 4 (2.92%) Veritas
11 3 (2.19%) Adobe
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