The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 869 902 867
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 35 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.006% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 9
Average salary £53,000 £45,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £42,500 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,300 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -3.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
England +34 31 £55,000 +22.22% 5
London +21 24 £57,500 - 5
City of London +45 12 £60,000 - 1
North West -7 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Scotland +12 4 £40,500 - 1
Cheshire -5 3 £52,500 +9.94%
Manchester +1 2 £51,250 +20.58%
Knutsford +1 2 £52,500 +9.94%
Halifax - 2 £53,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Clydebank - 2 £39,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £50,500 -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (85.37%) Finance
3 32 (78.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (70.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 22 (53.66%) Banking
5 22 (53.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (48.78%) UNIX
7 18 (43.90%) DB2
8 17 (41.46%) AIX
9 16 (39.02%) SDLC
10 15 (36.59%) IBM
11 14 (34.15%) Middleware
12 13 (31.71%) Solaris
12 13 (31.71%) Linux
12 13 (31.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (24.39%) Retail
15 9 (21.95%) Java
15 9 (21.95%) J2EE
16 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
16 8 (19.51%) SSL
16 8 (19.51%) HTTP
16 8 (19.51%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (19.51%) Change Management
17 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Portal
17 7 (17.07%) Information Security
17 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (17.07%) HTTPS
17 7 (17.07%) Internet
17 7 (17.07%) UML

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (53.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (31.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 8 (19.51%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
1 8 (19.51%) SSL
2 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 7 (17.07%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) solidDB
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 35 (85.37%) Finance
2 22 (53.66%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 29 (70.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 14 (34.15%) Middleware
4 9 (21.95%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) UNIX
2 17 (41.46%) AIX
3 13 (31.71%) Solaris
3 13 (31.71%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) SDLC
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) UML
3 7 (17.07%) Information Security
4 5 (12.20%) Open Source
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Coaching
7 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Jython
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) KANA
4 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
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