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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 92 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 4 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.81% 0.093%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.70% 4.91% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
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
235 224 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.36% 16.59% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 188 194
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 23 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
(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 +2 4 £32,750 +0.76%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 12 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) J2EE
2 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (75.00%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
4 10 (62.50%) Banking
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) JSP
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 6 (37.50%) RAD
6 6 (37.50%) Rational Application Developer
6 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 4 (25.00%) JMeter

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) FileNet
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (37.50%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) J2EE
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) JSP
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) JSF
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Java EE
6 4 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (25.00%) JPA
7 1 (6.25%) MyBatis
7 1 (6.25%) Java SE
7 1 (6.25%) XSLT
7 1 (6.25%) J2SE
7 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 6 (37.50%) RAD
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) VCP5
4 1 (6.25%) VCP4
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco