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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 895 866 882
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 7 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,950 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £58,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 9 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 1 September 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
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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 -28 6 £45,000 -15.09%
North West -6 5 £45,000 -7.21%
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire -12 2 £47,750 -1.54%
Knutsford - 2 £47,750 -
Scotland -16 1 - -
London -21 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (75.86%) Finance
3 18 (62.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 17 (58.62%) IBM
5 15 (51.72%) AIX
6 14 (48.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (48.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (44.83%) UNIX
8 10 (34.48%) Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Banking
10 8 (27.59%) Internet
10 8 (27.59%) Middleware
11 7 (24.14%) SSL
11 7 (24.14%) DB2
11 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 6 (20.69%) QA
12 6 (20.69%) zOS
13 5 (17.24%) Solaris
13 5 (17.24%) HTTP
13 5 (17.24%) Online Banking
13 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
15 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
15 3 (10.34%) Windows
15 3 (10.34%) Java
15 3 (10.34%) Perl
15 3 (10.34%) J2EE
16 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
16 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
16 2 (6.90%) JCL

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (48.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 7 (24.14%) SSL
3 5 (17.24%) HTTP
4 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.90%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 14 (48.28%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (27.59%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) ISPF
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) XSLT
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Online Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) AIX
2 13 (44.83%) UNIX
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 6 (20.69%) zOS
5 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Solaris
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) Change Management
1 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.45%) B2B
2 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) JCL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) MKS
3 1 (3.45%) Software AG
3 1 (3.45%) webMethods
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss