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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 848 816 860
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 10 51 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.049% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.052% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 5
Average salary £53,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.59% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +2.22%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

WebSphere Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 8 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 6 March 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 -22 8 £55,000 +18.27% 1
London +1 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hampshire -5 3 £70,000 +40.00%
South East -20 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Basingstoke - 3 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £36,000 -
South Wales - 2 £36,000 -
Wales - 2 £36,000 -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (73.33%) Finance
4 17 (56.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 17 (56.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (50.00%) Middleware
6 13 (43.33%) DB2
6 13 (43.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 11 (36.67%) QA
7 11 (36.67%) Banking
8 9 (30.00%) Retail
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) IBM
10 7 (23.33%) SSL
10 7 (23.33%) AIX
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) UNIX
10 7 (23.33%) Perl
11 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (16.67%) HTTP
12 4 (13.33%) JCL
12 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
12 4 (13.33%) JMS
12 4 (13.33%) Jython
12 4 (13.33%) Change Management
12 4 (13.33%) ISPF
12 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (13.33%) Coaching
13 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (10.00%) Algorithms

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (56.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (43.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SSL
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) DB2
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (56.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 15 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (13.33%) ISPF
4 4 (13.33%) JMS
5 3 (10.00%) WSDL
5 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) XSD
5 3 (10.00%) XSLT
5 3 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) DataPower
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.00%) HACMP
3 2 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) AIX
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) OS/400
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Change Management
1 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (13.33%) Coaching
2 3 (10.00%) Change Control
2 3 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) JCL
2 4 (13.33%) Jython
3 3 (10.00%) Korn
3 3 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (3.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Remedy
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