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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 905 875 882
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 8 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 14
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% +5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.16% +10.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 7 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 28 July 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 -25 6 £60,000 +23.71% 4
London - 5 £61,250 - 2
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland -8 2 £41,000 -7.86%
Glasgow -15 2 £41,000 -7.86%
North West +3 1 £42,500 -12.37%
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (72.97%) IBM
3 22 (59.46%) Finance
4 21 (56.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 19 (51.35%) AIX
6 18 (48.65%) Linux
6 18 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (43.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (32.43%) DB2
9 11 (29.73%) UNIX
9 11 (29.73%) zOS
9 11 (29.73%) Banking
10 9 (24.32%) Internet
11 8 (21.62%) J2EE
11 8 (21.62%) QA
12 7 (18.92%) Java
13 6 (16.22%) Windows
13 6 (16.22%) Online Banking
13 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (13.51%) Solaris
14 5 (13.51%) MQSeries
14 5 (13.51%) HTTP
15 4 (10.81%) SSL
15 4 (10.81%) ClearQuest
15 4 (10.81%) Project Management
15 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
15 4 (10.81%) Python

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (13.51%) MQSeries
5 3 (8.11%) FileNet
5 3 (8.11%) Quickr
5 3 (8.11%) IBM Connections
6 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) ClearQuest
1 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (43.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (21.62%) J2EE
4 4 (10.81%) Middleware
5 3 (8.11%) Spring
5 3 (8.11%) Ajax
5 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Online Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) AIX
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) UNIX
3 11 (29.73%) zOS
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.11%) SOA
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Jython
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) IBM
2 3 (8.11%) Cognos
2 3 (8.11%) Lotus
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) MKS
4 1 (2.70%) webMethods
4 1 (2.70%) Software AG