The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 888 869 912
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 29 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £35,000 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £61,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.77% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 23 £55,000 +19.56% 1
West Yorkshire -22 9 £55,500 -17.77%
Yorkshire -31 9 £55,500 +23.33% 1
London -46 8 £52,500 +25.74%
Scotland -11 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Berkshire 0 5 £55,000 -
South East -10 5 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £55,000 -
Halifax - 4 £51,000 -
Edinburgh -21 3 £50,500 +44.28%
Glasgow - 3 £42,000 -
City of London - 3 £45,695 -
Leeds -22 2 £60,000 -11.11%
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 61 (79.22%) IBM
3 44 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (50.65%) Linux
5 37 (48.05%) AIX
6 36 (46.75%) Finance
7 31 (40.26%) J2EE
8 29 (37.66%) Java
9 27 (35.06%) WebSphere Process Server
10 26 (33.77%) WebSphere MQ
11 25 (32.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 24 (31.17%) Banking
13 22 (28.57%) Middleware
14 19 (24.68%) ClearQuest
14 19 (24.68%) Windows
14 19 (24.68%) ClearCase
15 16 (20.78%) Workflow
15 16 (20.78%) Workflow Management
16 15 (19.48%) zOS
16 15 (19.48%) ITIL
16 15 (19.48%) UNIX
17 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
17 14 (18.18%) Retail
18 13 (16.88%) DB2
18 13 (16.88%) SOA
19 12 (15.58%) MQSeries
20 11 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
21 10 (12.99%) Mainframe
21 10 (12.99%) Lotus
21 10 (12.99%) Internet

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 44 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (35.06%) WebSphere Process Server
4 12 (15.58%) MQSeries
5 11 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
6 9 (11.69%) FileNet
6 9 (11.69%) Quickr
6 9 (11.69%) IBM Connections
7 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Internet
2 9 (11.69%) LDAP
2 9 (11.69%) SSL
3 6 (7.79%) HTTP
4 2 (2.60%) 2G
4 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) DB2
2 2 (2.60%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) ClearQuest
1 19 (24.68%) ClearCase
2 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.60%) MSI
3 2 (2.60%) Maven
General
1 36 (46.75%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Banking
3 14 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) J2EE
2 26 (33.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 25 (32.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 22 (28.57%) Middleware
5 9 (11.69%) XML
5 9 (11.69%) Spring
5 9 (11.69%) Ajax
6 4 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Mainframe
2 8 (10.39%) Online Banking
3 6 (7.79%) DataPower
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Linux
2 37 (48.05%) AIX
3 19 (24.68%) Windows
4 15 (19.48%) zOS
4 15 (19.48%) UNIX
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Workflow
1 16 (20.78%) Workflow Management
2 15 (19.48%) ITIL
3 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 13 (16.88%) SOA
5 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.60%) ETL
10 2 (2.60%) Change Control
10 2 (2.60%) Demand Management
11 1 (1.30%) High Availability
11 1 (1.30%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Java
2 9 (11.69%) Jython
2 9 (11.69%) Python
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (79.22%) IBM
2 10 (12.99%) Lotus
3 9 (11.69%) Cognos
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) MKS
5 2 (2.60%) JBoss