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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 83 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 6 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.55% 1.87% 0.099%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 10.65% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 1
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
195 216 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.73% 17.53% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 158 185 171
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 24 October 2014. 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 -6 5 £31,500 -3.07%
Torfaen - 1 £25,000 -
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
5 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) JPA
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) JMeter
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) JSF
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Java EE
7 4 (28.57%) Degree

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
5 2 (14.29%) JBoss
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) FileNet
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) JSF
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) Java EE
4 4 (28.57%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (28.57%) JPA
5 1 (7.14%) MyBatis
5 1 (7.14%) Java SE
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Struts
5 1 (7.14%) DOM
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) VCP5
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VCP4
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat