The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 88 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 0.70% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.11% 3.72% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
Average salary £31,587 £30,565 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% -5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,939 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £35,900 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
WebSphere
Wales

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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
180 215 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.29% 18.78% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 156 189 151
Average salary £30,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WebSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

WebSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Cardiff -10 11 £31,587 +3.34%
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 20 (74.07%) IBM
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 15 (55.56%) AS400
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) VMware
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) OS/400
8 7 (25.93%) HTTP
8 7 (25.93%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (25.93%) VCP5
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (22.22%) iSeries
10 5 (18.52%) SDLC
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (18.52%) UNIX
10 5 (18.52%) Apache
10 5 (18.52%) COBOL
10 5 (18.52%) AIX
10 5 (18.52%) IIS
11 4 (14.81%) J2EE
11 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (14.81%) CSS
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) XML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.93%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 5 (18.52%) IIS
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
5 2 (7.41%) JBoss
5 2 (7.41%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) JMeter
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 7 (25.93%) Applications Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
5 4 (14.81%) Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) AS400 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) J2EE
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) JSF
1 4 (14.81%) Ajax
1 4 (14.81%) Java EE
1 4 (14.81%) Spring Web Flow
1 4 (14.81%) JPA
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) AS400
2 6 (22.22%) iSeries
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) OS/400
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) UNIX
6 5 (18.52%) AIX
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) SDLC
2 4 (14.81%) Web Development
2 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) COBOL
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (25.93%) VCP5
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) IBM
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Lotus