The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 82 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 26 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.92% 0.77% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.08% 4.52% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
WebSphere
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
258 177 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.04% 16.99% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 227 139 196
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,981
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Wales region.

WebSphere Salary Trend in Wales

WebSphere
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales +3 26 £40,000 +6.66% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing WebSphere also 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 that cited WebSphere.

1 27 (84.38%) IBM
2 26 (81.25%) Finance
3 24 (75.00%) AS400
3 24 (75.00%) Windows
4 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (65.63%) VMware
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (40.63%) OS/400
8 13 (40.63%) HTTP
8 13 (40.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (37.50%) Advertising
10 11 (34.38%) DNS
10 11 (34.38%) DHCP
10 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 11 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (34.38%) VCP5
10 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (31.25%) Linux
12 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
12 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 8 (25.00%) Java
14 7 (21.88%) SQL
14 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
15 5 (15.63%) Apache
15 5 (15.63%) iSeries
16 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
16 4 (12.50%) RDBMS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing WebSphere also 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 that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.63%) Apache
4 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) HTTP
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Informix
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (34.38%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (34.38%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) Ajax
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) JDBC
2 3 (9.38%) JSP
2 3 (9.38%) Struts
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) AS400
2 5 (15.63%) iSeries
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (40.63%) OS/400
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (34.38%) VCP5
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) IBM
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat