The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 46 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 27 43 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.64% 12.18% 19.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.85% 43.43% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 17
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
136 99 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.37% 28.05% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 112 75 68
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WebSphere
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (97.06%) Java
2 65 (95.59%) Finance
3 63 (92.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 62 (91.18%) J2EE
5 61 (89.71%) Retail
6 58 (85.29%) E-Commerce
7 57 (83.82%) IBM
8 55 (80.88%) DB2
9 50 (73.53%) SQL
10 49 (72.06%) Oracle
10 49 (72.06%) UNIX
10 49 (72.06%) Manufacturing
11 44 (64.71%) HTTP
12 42 (61.76%) JDBC
13 41 (60.29%) Linux
14 38 (55.88%) Tomcat
15 37 (54.41%) Middleware
15 37 (54.41%) Windows
15 37 (54.41%) Solaris
16 36 (52.94%) AIX
16 36 (52.94%) IIS
16 36 (52.94%) MQSeries
16 36 (52.94%) IBM HTTP Server
17 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
17 35 (51.47%) MS Office
18 34 (50.00%) FTP
19 28 (41.18%) Perl
20 27 (39.71%) Bash Shell
21 21 (30.88%) HTML
21 21 (30.88%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (92.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 38 (55.88%) Tomcat
3 36 (52.94%) IIS
3 36 (52.94%) MQSeries
3 36 (52.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (51.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (64.71%) HTTP
2 34 (50.00%) FTP
3 12 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (80.88%) DB2
2 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Informix
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Rational Application Developer
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 8 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 65 (95.59%) Finance
2 61 (89.71%) Retail
3 49 (72.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Analyst
2 34 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 34 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 34 (50.00%) Operations Support Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) Consultant
4 15 (22.06%) Junior Support Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Junior Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Junior
5 9 (13.24%) Support Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Java Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Service Manager
7 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Systems Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Software Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (91.18%) J2EE
2 42 (61.76%) JDBC
3 37 (54.41%) Middleware
4 21 (30.88%) HTML
4 21 (30.88%) CSS
5 20 (29.41%) JSP
6 16 (23.53%) XHTML
7 12 (17.65%) Servlets
7 12 (17.65%) EJB
8 11 (16.18%) XML
9 9 (13.24%) Struts
10 8 (11.76%) JSTL
11 4 (5.88%) JMS
12 1 (1.47%) Apache Wicket
12 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.47%) Spring
12 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) UNIX
2 41 (60.29%) Linux
3 37 (54.41%) Windows
3 37 (54.41%) Solaris
4 36 (52.94%) AIX
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) E-Commerce
2 20 (29.41%) MVC
3 15 (22.06%) Problem Management
3 15 (22.06%) ITIL
4 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.76%) RAD
5 8 (11.76%) Content Management
5 8 (11.76%) Web Development
6 7 (10.29%) Release Management
6 7 (10.29%) Time Management
6 7 (10.29%) Service Management
6 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.29%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) UML
8 1 (1.47%) BDD
8 1 (1.47%) Stress Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.47%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.47%) Scrum
8 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (97.06%) Java
2 50 (73.53%) SQL
3 28 (41.18%) Perl
4 27 (39.71%) Bash Shell
5 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (83.82%) IBM
2 49 (72.06%) Oracle
3 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.82%) Sun
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.47%) Demandware
7 1 (1.47%) hybris
7 1 (1.47%) ATG
7 1 (1.47%) Endeca
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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