The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 415 389 382
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 36 63 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 1.34% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 33
Average salary £65,000 £50,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.71% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -4.44%
WebSphere Application Server
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4483 4704 4865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.80% 19.61% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 3906 4046
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

WebSphere Application Server Salary Histogram in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
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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
Berkshire 0 16 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Hampshire +1 14 £55,000 +7.84%
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Surrey +3 1 £40,000 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 72 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 50 (69.44%) IBM
3 30 (41.67%) Java
4 25 (34.72%) UNIX
4 25 (34.72%) WebSphere Portal
5 24 (33.33%) Quickr
5 24 (33.33%) Oracle
5 24 (33.33%) ITIL
5 24 (33.33%) Lotus
6 23 (31.94%) Middleware
6 23 (31.94%) JBoss
7 22 (30.56%) Web Services
8 21 (29.17%) Linux
8 21 (29.17%) Spring
9 19 (26.39%) Windows
9 19 (26.39%) Service Delivery
10 18 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
11 17 (23.61%) IBM Notes
11 17 (23.61%) HTML
11 17 (23.61%) Finance
12 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
12 16 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.83%) J2EE
13 15 (20.83%) JSP
13 15 (20.83%) SOA
13 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (19.44%) XML

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (34.72%) WebSphere Portal
3 24 (33.33%) Quickr
4 23 (31.94%) JBoss
5 18 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
6 17 (23.61%) IBM Notes
7 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
8 11 (15.28%) WebLogic
9 7 (9.72%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (9.72%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (8.33%) Apache
11 4 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (5.56%) Liferay
12 1 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (1.39%) Drupal
12 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
12 1 (1.39%) FileNet
12 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.50%) LDAP
3 5 (6.94%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) NAS
4 4 (5.56%) FTP
4 4 (5.56%) SSL
4 4 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) Intranet
6 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) DB2
3 8 (11.11%) MySQL
4 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Eclipse
2 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) Subversion
3 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.11%) ClearCase
5 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.56%) Log4j
6 4 (5.56%) Maven
6 4 (5.56%) Ant
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.39%) Introscope
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) Firebug
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.39%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 9 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Support Specialist
2 18 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Lotus Notes Support
7 4 (5.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) Middleware
2 22 (30.56%) Web Services
3 21 (29.17%) Spring
4 17 (23.61%) HTML
5 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 16 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (20.83%) J2EE
6 15 (20.83%) JSP
7 14 (19.44%) XML
8 12 (16.67%) Ajax
9 10 (13.89%) Dojo
9 10 (13.89%) jQuery
9 10 (13.89%) JMS
9 10 (13.89%) CSS
10 9 (12.50%) .NET
10 9 (12.50%) XSD
10 9 (12.50%) Struts
10 9 (12.50%) XSLT
11 8 (11.11%) JSF
12 6 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) DataPower
3 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 7 (9.72%) HACMP
6 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.56%) PKI
6 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Open Source
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) UNIX
2 21 (29.17%) Linux
3 19 (26.39%) Windows
4 11 (15.28%) AIX
5 7 (9.72%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Service Delivery
3 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (20.83%) SOA
5 12 (16.67%) System Testing
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.72%) TDD
7 7 (9.72%) UML
7 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.33%) Line Management
8 6 (8.33%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.94%) Migration
9 5 (6.94%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.94%) Scrum
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
9 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.56%) Change Control
10 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) Java
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) Perl
5 9 (12.50%) Korn
6 8 (11.11%) XPath
7 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Jython
8 5 (6.94%) C#
9 4 (5.56%) XQuery
9 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.17%) C
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
11 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) CSSLP
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.56%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.39%) Control-M
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.39%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 50 (69.44%) IBM
2 24 (33.33%) Lotus
2 24 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.94%) webMethods
5 4 (5.56%) Remedy
6 3 (4.17%) MKS
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (1.39%) hybris
8 1 (1.39%) CA
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
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