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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 42 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 26 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.79% 9.92% 16.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.56% 38.78% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 10
Average salary £82,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
157 98 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.91% 25.59% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 106 64 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 22 September 2014, 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 65 (100.00%) Java
1 65 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 63 (96.92%) Finance
2 63 (96.92%) J2EE
3 61 (93.85%) E-Commerce
3 61 (93.85%) Retail
4 57 (87.69%) IBM
4 57 (87.69%) SQL
5 56 (86.15%) UNIX
6 54 (83.08%) Linux
6 54 (83.08%) DB2
7 51 (78.46%) Oracle
8 48 (73.85%) Solaris
9 46 (70.77%) Manufacturing
10 45 (69.23%) JDBC
11 43 (66.15%) IIS
11 43 (66.15%) Tomcat
11 43 (66.15%) HTTP
11 43 (66.15%) IBM HTTP Server
12 42 (64.62%) Windows
13 40 (61.54%) AIX
14 38 (58.46%) MQSeries
15 36 (55.38%) Middleware
16 33 (50.77%) Perl
16 33 (50.77%) Bash Shell
17 32 (49.23%) MS Office
17 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
17 32 (49.23%) FTP
18 29 (44.62%) HTML
18 29 (44.62%) JavaScript

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 65 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 43 (66.15%) IIS
2 43 (66.15%) Tomcat
2 43 (66.15%) IBM HTTP Server
3 38 (58.46%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.15%) GlassFish
4 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.15%) Tuxedo
4 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (49.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 43 (66.15%) HTTP
2 32 (49.23%) FTP
3 22 (33.85%) Internet
4 4 (6.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (83.08%) DB2
2 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
2 13 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 13 (20.00%) JUnit
2 13 (20.00%) Subversion
3 6 (9.23%) Ant
3 6 (9.23%) Log4j
General
1 63 (96.92%) Finance
2 61 (93.85%) Retail
3 46 (70.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Analyst
2 31 (47.69%) Support Analyst
2 31 (47.69%) Operations Analyst
2 31 (47.69%) Operations Support Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Consultant
4 13 (20.00%) Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 12 (18.46%) Junior
5 12 (18.46%) Junior Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Junior Support Analyst
6 11 (16.92%) Architect
7 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Consultant
7 8 (12.31%) Systems Architect
8 7 (10.77%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (9.23%) Senior Architect
10 5 (7.69%) Support Consultant
10 5 (7.69%) Java Consultant
11 4 (6.15%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
11 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Architect
11 4 (6.15%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (96.92%) J2EE
2 45 (69.23%) JDBC
3 36 (55.38%) Middleware
4 29 (44.62%) HTML
4 29 (44.62%) JSP
5 23 (35.38%) CSS
6 22 (33.85%) EJB
6 22 (33.85%) Servlets
7 21 (32.31%) XHTML
8 13 (20.00%) JMS
8 13 (20.00%) Struts
8 13 (20.00%) XML
8 13 (20.00%) JSTL
9 6 (9.23%) XSLT
9 6 (9.23%) Ajax
9 6 (9.23%) XMLBeans
10 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (6.15%) .NET
10 4 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Web 2.0
2 4 (6.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) UNIX
2 54 (83.08%) Linux
3 48 (73.85%) Solaris
4 42 (64.62%) Windows
5 40 (61.54%) AIX
6 6 (9.23%) HPUX
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (93.85%) E-Commerce
2 23 (35.38%) MVC
3 22 (33.85%) Problem Management
4 21 (32.31%) ITIL
5 14 (21.54%) UML
6 13 (20.00%) RAD
6 13 (20.00%) Content Management
7 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.77%) Web Development
8 6 (9.23%) OO
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.54%) Project Management
11 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.54%) ITSM
11 1 (1.54%) Migration
11 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (87.69%) SQL
3 33 (50.77%) Perl
3 33 (50.77%) Bash Shell
4 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.23%) XPath
6 4 (6.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Sun Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.62%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 57 (87.69%) IBM
2 51 (78.46%) Oracle
3 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.77%) Sun
5 6 (9.23%) Interwoven
5 6 (9.23%) Blue Martini
5 6 (9.23%) Elastic Path
5 6 (9.23%) ATG
6 4 (6.15%) hybris
6 4 (6.15%) JBoss
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.62%) NetIQ
7 3 (4.62%) BMC
8 2 (3.08%) SAP
9 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.54%) Sybase