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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 875 919 877
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 23 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 6
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £41,200 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £42,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+20.23% -10.16%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 14 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 3 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
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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 +35 20 £53,000 -11.66% 3
London +29 13 £56,000 -8.57% 3
City of London +40 7 £58,750 +6.81%
North West +3 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Scotland +8 3 £39,000 -4.87% 1
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 -
Manchester +7 2 £51,250 +20.58%
West Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -
Clydebank - 2 £39,000 -
Halifax - 2 £53,750 -
Knutsford - 2 £52,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,500 -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (89.66%) Finance
3 22 (75.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (68.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 17 (58.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (51.72%) UNIX
6 15 (51.72%) AIX
7 13 (44.83%) Banking
8 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 11 (37.93%) DB2
9 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) IBM
10 9 (31.03%) Solaris
11 8 (27.59%) Middleware
12 7 (24.14%) SDLC
13 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (20.69%) Retail
13 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
13 6 (20.69%) Java
13 6 (20.69%) J2EE
13 6 (20.69%) SSL
14 5 (17.24%) HTTP
14 5 (17.24%) HTTPS
14 5 (17.24%) Internet
14 5 (17.24%) Change Management
14 5 (17.24%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (17.24%) Information Security
14 5 (17.24%) Open Source
14 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (58.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (17.24%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SSL
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.45%) solidDB
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (68.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (27.59%) Middleware
4 6 (20.69%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) UNIX
1 15 (51.72%) AIX
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Solaris
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) zOS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) SDLC
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Jython
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) WorldPay
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42,093 - £61,220 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago