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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 98 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 4 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.80% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 4.48% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 9
Average salary £27,500 £33,174 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.10% +10.57%
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
176 201 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.34% 17.79% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 162 175 170
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 June 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 -7 4 £27,500 -17.10%
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 27 (90.00%) Finance
2 26 (86.67%) IBM
3 23 (76.67%) AS400
4 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (66.67%) Windows
5 20 (66.67%) VMware
5 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) OS/400
8 11 (36.67%) HTTP
8 11 (36.67%) Linux
8 11 (36.67%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (36.67%) VCP5
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (30.00%) Advertising
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
9 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
10 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (20.00%) iSeries
12 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 5 (16.67%) UNIX
12 5 (16.67%) Apache
12 5 (16.67%) AIX
12 5 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) COBOL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (36.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (16.67%) Apache
4 4 (13.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) JDBC
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Struts
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) AS400
2 6 (20.00%) iSeries
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
1 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (40.00%) OS/400
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) COBOL
1 5 (16.67%) Java
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
1 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (36.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) IBM
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Lotus