The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 156 155 161
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £43,000 £33,000 £39,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.30% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,000 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £33,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £67,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +45.94%
WebSphere Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
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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
Edinburgh +7 4 £43,000 +30.30%
Glasgow - 1 £40,500 -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (88.89%) Banking
3 13 (72.22%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (38.89%) Service Management
6 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
6 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (33.33%) Coaching
7 6 (33.33%) SDLC
7 6 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (27.78%) AIX
8 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (22.22%) Information Security
9 4 (22.22%) Retail
9 4 (22.22%) Change Management
9 4 (22.22%) Solaris
9 4 (22.22%) DB2
9 4 (22.22%) J2EE
9 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 4 (22.22%) Unix

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (61.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
2 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
3 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM