The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 33 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 37 38 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.84% 10.00% 21.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.72% 39.18% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 20
Average salary £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
WebSphere
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
156 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.84% 25.53% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 105 63 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 £29,100 £35,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Watford

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in Watford

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 81 (93.10%) Finance
2 79 (90.80%) Java
3 77 (88.51%) J2EE
4 70 (80.46%) E-Commerce
4 70 (80.46%) Retail
5 68 (78.16%) SQL
5 68 (78.16%) UNIX
6 67 (77.01%) IBM
7 66 (75.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 62 (71.26%) Linux
9 56 (64.37%) Oracle
10 55 (63.22%) DB2
10 55 (63.22%) Manufacturing
11 52 (59.77%) Solaris
12 49 (56.32%) Tomcat
13 48 (55.17%) JDBC
14 45 (51.72%) AIX
15 44 (50.57%) IIS
15 44 (50.57%) HTTP
15 44 (50.57%) IBM HTTP Server
16 43 (49.43%) Windows
17 39 (44.83%) MQSeries
18 37 (42.53%) Middleware
19 35 (40.23%) MS Office
19 35 (40.23%) Perl
20 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
21 33 (37.93%) FTP
21 33 (37.93%) Bash Shell
22 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
22 29 (33.33%) HTML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 66 (75.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 49 (56.32%) Tomcat
3 44 (50.57%) IIS
3 44 (50.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 39 (44.83%) MQSeries
5 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
6 8 (9.20%) Tuxedo
7 4 (4.60%) Apache
7 4 (4.60%) iPlanet
7 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (40.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Tridion
2 2 (2.30%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 44 (50.57%) HTTP
2 33 (37.93%) FTP
3 25 (28.74%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) SSL
5 2 (2.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (63.22%) DB2
2 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Informix
4 2 (2.30%) OLTP
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Rational Application Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Subversion
2 13 (14.94%) JUnit
2 13 (14.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.90%) Log4j
3 6 (6.90%) Ant
General
1 81 (93.10%) Finance
2 70 (80.46%) Retail
3 55 (63.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Analyst
2 32 (36.78%) Support Analyst
2 32 (36.78%) Operations Analyst
2 32 (36.78%) Operations Support Analyst
3 27 (31.03%) Consultant
4 13 (14.94%) Junior
4 13 (14.94%) Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Junior Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Junior Support Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Architect
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (11.49%) Support Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.20%) WebSphere Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Systems Architect
8 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (88.51%) J2EE
2 48 (55.17%) JDBC
3 37 (42.53%) Middleware
4 29 (33.33%) JSP
4 29 (33.33%) HTML
5 23 (26.44%) CSS
6 22 (25.29%) EJB
6 22 (25.29%) Servlets
7 21 (24.14%) XHTML
8 17 (19.54%) XML
9 14 (16.09%) Struts
10 13 (14.94%) JMS
10 13 (14.94%) JSTL
11 6 (6.90%) XMLBeans
11 6 (6.90%) Ajax
11 6 (6.90%) XSLT
12 4 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (4.60%) .NET
12 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 1 (1.15%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.60%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) EMV
3 2 (2.30%) AS400
3 2 (2.30%) Tandem
3 2 (2.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) UNIX
2 62 (71.26%) Linux
3 52 (59.77%) Solaris
4 45 (51.72%) AIX
5 43 (49.43%) Windows
6 6 (6.90%) HPUX
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) E-Commerce
2 23 (26.44%) MVC
3 22 (25.29%) Problem Management
4 21 (24.14%) ITIL
5 14 (16.09%) UML
6 13 (14.94%) RAD
6 13 (14.94%) Content Management
7 9 (10.34%) Project Management
8 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.20%) Change Control
8 8 (9.20%) Time Management
9 7 (8.05%) Web Development
9 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.90%) OO
11 3 (3.45%) Analytics
11 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (90.80%) Java
2 68 (78.16%) SQL
3 35 (40.23%) Perl
4 33 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.20%) C
7 6 (6.90%) XPath
8 4 (4.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Sun Certification
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) CISSP
2 1 (1.15%) OCA
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.30%) RACF
2 2 (2.30%) ACF2
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.45%) BMC Performance Manager
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (77.01%) IBM
2 56 (64.37%) Oracle
3 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.49%) JBoss
5 7 (8.05%) Sun
6 6 (6.90%) Interwoven
6 6 (6.90%) ATG
6 6 (6.90%) Blue Martini
6 6 (6.90%) Elastic Path
7 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.60%) NetIQ
8 4 (4.60%) hybris
9 3 (3.45%) BMC
10 2 (2.30%) Sybase
10 2 (2.30%) SAP
10 2 (2.30%) HP
11 1 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.15%) TIBCO