The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 46 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 20 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.96% 7.59% 13.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.90% 28.47% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 22
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £75,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.55% -9.47%
WebSphere Application Server
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
168 137 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.27% 26.65% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 123 111 85
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in Watford

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

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in Watford

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 45 (83.33%) Java
3 44 (81.48%) SQL
4 43 (79.63%) Linux
5 40 (74.07%) IBM
6 35 (64.81%) J2EE
7 34 (62.96%) Oracle
8 32 (59.26%) AIX
9 30 (55.56%) UNIX
9 30 (55.56%) Windows
10 28 (51.85%) E-Commerce
11 27 (50.00%) Retail
12 26 (48.15%) Solaris
12 26 (48.15%) DB2
13 25 (46.30%) JDBC
13 25 (46.30%) HTTP
14 24 (44.44%) Tomcat
14 24 (44.44%) IIS
15 23 (42.59%) Problem Management
16 22 (40.74%) MVC
16 22 (40.74%) Finance
16 22 (40.74%) EJB
16 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
16 22 (40.74%) Perl
16 22 (40.74%) JSP
16 22 (40.74%) Servlets
16 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
17 19 (35.19%) Internet
18 18 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
19 17 (31.48%) Middleware

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (44.44%) IIS
2 24 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 18 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 15 (27.78%) MQSeries
5 10 (18.52%) Apache
6 9 (16.67%) JBoss
7 7 (12.96%) Drupal
8 3 (5.56%) iPlanet
8 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Maximo
1 7 (12.96%) CA PPM
1 7 (12.96%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) HTTP
2 19 (35.19%) Internet
3 15 (27.78%) FTP
4 10 (18.52%) IPv4
5 7 (12.96%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) DB2
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Subversion
1 10 (18.52%) Maven
1 10 (18.52%) SoapUI
2 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner
2 7 (12.96%) JMeter
3 4 (7.41%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Firebug
General
1 27 (50.00%) Retail
2 22 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 10 (18.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Support Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Operations Support Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Consultant
4 10 (18.52%) Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Tester
10 1 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) J2EE
2 25 (46.30%) JDBC
3 22 (40.74%) JSP
3 22 (40.74%) Servlets
3 22 (40.74%) EJB
4 17 (31.48%) Middleware
5 14 (25.93%) CSS
5 14 (25.93%) HTML
6 11 (20.37%) Web Services
6 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (18.52%) JAXB
7 10 (18.52%) SAX
7 10 (18.52%) jQuery
7 10 (18.52%) RESTful
7 10 (18.52%) XML
7 10 (18.52%) XSD
7 10 (18.52%) DOM
7 10 (18.52%) XSLT
7 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 10 (18.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Linux
2 32 (59.26%) AIX
3 30 (55.56%) UNIX
3 30 (55.56%) Windows
4 26 (48.15%) Solaris
5 10 (18.52%) HPUX
6 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) zOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 23 (42.59%) Problem Management
3 22 (40.74%) MVC
4 16 (29.63%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) OO
5 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
5 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
7 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
7 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
7 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.74%) Perl
4 15 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 10 (18.52%) XPath
5 10 (18.52%) C
5 10 (18.52%) C++
6 7 (12.96%) PHP
6 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.96%) AWK
7 1 (1.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Sun Certification
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (18.52%) VirtualBox
2 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) IBM
2 34 (62.96%) Oracle
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
5 7 (12.96%) Sun
6 2 (3.70%) BMC
6 2 (3.70%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat