The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 70 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 7 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.99% 1.87% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 7.26% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 4
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
WebSphere
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
176 234 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.93% 25.71% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 159 222 126
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Oxford region.

WebSphere Salary Trend in Oxford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (69.23%) EJB
3 9 (69.23%) Spring
4 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Intranet
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) IIS
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) VBScript
6 6 (46.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
6 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 6 (46.15%) COM
6 6 (46.15%) Struts

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Triplestore
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (15.38%) Text Mining
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) HBase
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (46.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (15.38%) CruiseControl
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
4 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 9 (69.23%) EJB
3 6 (46.15%) Struts
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) COM
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JNDI
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) JSP
6 2 (15.38%) Servlets
7 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Taxonomies
3 2 (15.38%) Ontologies
3 2 (15.38%) Semantic Web
3 2 (15.38%) Linked Data
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) RDF
6 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) People Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) VBScript
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
5 5 (38.46%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) XQuery
6 2 (15.38%) XPath
6 2 (15.38%) SPARQL
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) SAP