The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 156 169 157
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 71 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.77% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.76% 4.15% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £30,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
WebSphere
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1232 940 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 18.56% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 794 891
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,330 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in the South West

WebSphere
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bristol +3 38 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Gloucestershire +12 19 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Wiltshire - 8 £45,000 -
Dorset -4 6 £62,500 +13.63%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 104 (78.79%) Java
2 78 (59.09%) WebLogic
3 77 (58.33%) Oracle
3 77 (58.33%) Finance
4 76 (57.58%) SQL
5 72 (54.55%) JBoss
6 70 (53.03%) XML
7 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
8 66 (50.00%) Eclipse
9 64 (48.48%) IBM
9 64 (48.48%) Unit Testing
10 62 (46.97%) Spring
11 59 (44.70%) GWT
12 56 (42.42%) Relational Database
13 55 (41.67%) Banking
13 55 (41.67%) JSP
14 52 (39.39%) J2EE
15 51 (38.64%) RDBMS
16 50 (37.88%) XSLT
16 50 (37.88%) UNIX
17 49 (37.12%) Software Engineering
17 49 (37.12%) French Language
17 49 (37.12%) Eclipse RCP
18 48 (36.36%) Ant
19 47 (35.61%) JMS
19 47 (35.61%) WebSphere MQ
20 45 (34.09%) JUnit
21 44 (33.33%) Client/Server
22 43 (32.58%) HTML
22 43 (32.58%) Google

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 78 (59.09%) WebLogic
2 25 (18.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 25 (18.94%) Tomcat
3 23 (17.42%) Apache ServiceMix
4 8 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.30%) Apache
6 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.27%) Mule
8 2 (1.52%) OpenROAD
8 2 (1.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) WordPress
9 1 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) SNMP
1 2 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 56 (42.42%) Relational Database
3 51 (38.64%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.06%) DB2
4 8 (6.06%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 49 (37.12%) Eclipse RCP
3 48 (36.36%) Ant
4 45 (34.09%) JUnit
5 16 (12.12%) Maven
5 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.79%) Subversion
8 4 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Selenium
9 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.76%) MSI
10 1 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 77 (58.33%) Finance
2 55 (41.67%) Banking
3 49 (37.12%) French Language
4 6 (4.55%) Advertising
5 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) International Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) Software Engineer
2 34 (25.76%) Java Software Engineer
3 23 (17.42%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.88%) Applications Support
5 16 (12.12%) Junior
5 16 (12.12%) Junior Software Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Junior Java Software Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 11 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
8 9 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Technical Leader
10 7 (5.30%) Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Graduate
12 5 (3.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (53.03%) XML
2 62 (46.97%) Spring
3 59 (44.70%) GWT
4 55 (41.67%) JSP
5 52 (39.39%) J2EE
6 50 (37.88%) XSLT
7 47 (35.61%) JMS
7 47 (35.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 43 (32.58%) HTML
9 41 (31.06%) Servlets
10 23 (17.42%) OSGi
11 20 (15.15%) Struts
12 19 (14.39%) CSS
13 17 (12.88%) Middleware
13 17 (12.88%) Hibernate
14 16 (12.12%) SWT
15 14 (10.61%) Web Services
16 12 (9.09%) SOAP
16 12 (9.09%) REST
16 12 (9.09%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 42 (31.82%) N-Tier
3 41 (31.06%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 34 (25.76%) SWIFT
6 33 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (3.03%) Replication
7 4 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.03%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) GIS
9 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.88%) UNIX
2 30 (22.73%) Linux
3 18 (13.64%) Windows
4 8 (6.06%) AIX
5 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Unit Testing
2 49 (37.12%) Software Engineering
3 41 (31.06%) UML
4 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (28.79%) Problem Management
6 27 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (20.45%) Scrum
7 23 (17.42%) TDD
8 20 (15.15%) OO
9 15 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (11.36%) Workflow
10 13 (9.85%) ITIL
11 11 (8.33%) SOA
12 10 (7.58%) Project Management
13 8 (6.06%) Quality Management
13 8 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (4.55%) ERP
16 5 (3.79%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 104 (78.79%) Java
2 76 (57.58%) SQL
3 37 (28.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.36%) C
5 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.06%) Korn
7 5 (3.79%) C#
8 3 (2.27%) AspectJ
9 2 (1.52%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) Python
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (31.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 8 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 77 (58.33%) Oracle
2 72 (54.55%) JBoss
3 64 (48.48%) IBM
4 43 (32.58%) Google
5 33 (25.00%) VMware
6 15 (11.36%) Sybase
7 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.82%) SAP
9 8 (6.06%) Unisys
10 7 (5.30%) JD Edwards
11 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.03%) Sage
12 4 (3.03%) Remedy
12 4 (3.03%) Sun
12 4 (3.03%) HP
12 4 (3.03%) Citrix
13 3 (2.27%) webMethods
14 2 (1.52%) CA
14 2 (1.52%) FrontRange
15 1 (0.76%) Sencha
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