The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 110 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 30 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.20% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.64% 6.94% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 21
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
WebSphere
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
452 389 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.13% 17.22% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 334 311 378
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Reading

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Reading

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 27 (48.21%) IBM
2 23 (41.07%) HTTP
3 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 20 (35.71%) DNS
3 20 (35.71%) LAN
3 20 (35.71%) WAN
3 20 (35.71%) HP
3 20 (35.71%) Cisco
3 20 (35.71%) Firewall
4 19 (33.93%) Internet
4 19 (33.93%) SOAP
5 18 (32.14%) Finance
6 17 (30.36%) OSPF
6 17 (30.36%) BGP
6 17 (30.36%) EIGRP
6 17 (30.36%) IGRP
6 17 (30.36%) TACACS
6 17 (30.36%) LDAP
6 17 (30.36%) Juniper
6 17 (30.36%) CiscoWorks
6 17 (30.36%) SSL
6 17 (30.36%) SMTP
6 17 (30.36%) Network Design
6 17 (30.36%) HP NNM
6 17 (30.36%) Load Balancing
6 17 (30.36%) Network Management
6 17 (30.36%) F5
6 17 (30.36%) Capacity Management
6 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (28.57%) Windows

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (16.07%) Tomcat
1 9 (16.07%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.36%) ArcGIS
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.57%) IIS
7 2 (3.57%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) HTTP
2 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 20 (35.71%) DNS
2 20 (35.71%) LAN
2 20 (35.71%) WAN
2 20 (35.71%) Firewall
3 19 (33.93%) Internet
4 17 (30.36%) OSPF
4 17 (30.36%) BGP
4 17 (30.36%) EIGRP
4 17 (30.36%) IGRP
4 17 (30.36%) TACACS
4 17 (30.36%) LDAP
4 17 (30.36%) SSL
4 17 (30.36%) SMTP
5 7 (12.50%) ATM
6 3 (5.36%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) DB2
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) French Language
2 1 (1.79%) German Language
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Development Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) SOAP
2 13 (23.21%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (17.86%) J2EE
4 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) JRules
5 2 (3.57%) LAMP
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) Spring
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.50%) DataPower
3 7 (12.50%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) UNIX
3 11 (19.64%) Linux
4 8 (14.29%) AIX
4 8 (14.29%) Solaris
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Network Design
1 17 (30.36%) Load Balancing
1 17 (30.36%) Network Management
1 17 (30.36%) Capacity Management
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 7 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.71%) High Availability
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Line Management
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.93%) RUP
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL V2
8 3 (5.36%) ITSM
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.71%) AWK
3 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.71%) sed
3 6 (10.71%) Korn
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 3 (5.36%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) IBM Certification
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (30.36%) HP NNM
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) IBM
2 20 (35.71%) HP
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco
3 17 (30.36%) Juniper
3 17 (30.36%) F5
4 16 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 14 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (12.50%) Ab Initio
7 6 (10.71%) VMware
7 6 (10.71%) JBoss
8 3 (5.36%) Lumension
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.36%) ESRI
9 2 (3.57%) Citrix
9 2 (3.57%) BEA
9 2 (3.57%) Informatica
10 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) Veritas
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