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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 22 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 46 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.13% 8.17% 15.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.22% 30.66% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 28
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 £41,900 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
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
169 137 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.53% 26.65% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 122 111 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
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 26 March 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 89 (81.65%) Java
2 78 (71.56%) J2EE
3 72 (66.06%) SQL
4 71 (65.14%) IBM
5 59 (54.13%) UNIX
6 57 (52.29%) E-Commerce
7 54 (49.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 51 (46.79%) Retail
9 50 (45.87%) Linux
10 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
11 44 (40.37%) Finance
12 42 (38.53%) DB2
13 39 (35.78%) Oracle
13 39 (35.78%) Windows
14 38 (34.86%) HTML
15 36 (33.03%) AIX
16 35 (32.11%) XML
17 30 (27.52%) Tomcat
18 29 (26.61%) Degree
19 28 (25.69%) Solaris
19 28 (25.69%) MQSeries
20 27 (24.77%) JDBC
20 27 (24.77%) HTTP
21 24 (22.02%) Perl
21 24 (22.02%) IIS
21 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
21 24 (22.02%) MVC
22 23 (21.10%) JBoss
22 23 (21.10%) Internet
22 23 (21.10%) Automated Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 54 (49.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 30 (27.52%) Tomcat
3 28 (25.69%) MQSeries
4 24 (22.02%) IIS
5 23 (21.10%) JBoss
6 18 (16.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (12.84%) WebLogic
8 12 (11.01%) Apache
9 8 (7.34%) Drupal
10 3 (2.75%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.92%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) MS Office
2 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Magento
2 7 (6.42%) Maximo
2 7 (6.42%) CA PPM
3 4 (3.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.83%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.77%) HTTP
2 23 (21.10%) Internet
3 15 (13.76%) FTP
4 10 (9.17%) IPv4
5 7 (6.42%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.75%) LDAP
7 2 (1.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.53%) DB2
2 16 (14.68%) DbVisualizer
3 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database
4 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.67%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.83%) Informix
10 2 (1.83%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) LoadRunner
2 15 (13.76%) Subversion
3 14 (12.84%) Maven
3 14 (12.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
5 7 (6.42%) JMeter
6 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.67%) Selenium
6 4 (3.67%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (2.75%) JUnit
8 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.83%) Ant
8 2 (1.83%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.83%) Firebug
9 1 (0.92%) TestNG
9 1 (0.92%) JBehave
9 1 (0.92%) JIRA
9 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
General
1 51 (46.79%) Retail
2 44 (40.37%) Finance
3 11 (10.09%) Banking
4 10 (9.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.67%) Games
6 4 (3.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Analyst
2 26 (23.85%) Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Support Analyst
4 18 (16.51%) Tester
5 15 (13.76%) Consultant
6 14 (12.84%) Operations Analyst
6 14 (12.84%) Operations Support Analyst
7 13 (11.93%) Java Developer
8 12 (11.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (11.01%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.26%) Architect
10 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.42%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) WebSphere Consultant
12 4 (3.67%) Web Analyst
12 4 (3.67%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.67%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (3.67%) Systems Architect
13 3 (2.75%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (71.56%) J2EE
2 38 (34.86%) HTML
3 35 (32.11%) XML
4 27 (24.77%) JDBC
5 22 (20.18%) JSP
5 22 (20.18%) Servlets
5 22 (20.18%) EJB
6 18 (16.51%) Spring
7 17 (15.60%) Middleware
7 17 (15.60%) Web Services
7 17 (15.60%) Flash
8 16 (14.68%) CSS
8 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
9 14 (12.84%) Java EE
10 13 (11.93%) RESTful
10 13 (11.93%) Struts
11 12 (11.01%) jQuery
11 12 (11.01%) Spring MVC
12 11 (10.09%) JSF
12 11 (10.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Client/Server
3 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) EMV
6 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.83%) AS400
6 2 (1.83%) Tandem
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
6 2 (1.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.13%) UNIX
2 50 (45.87%) Linux
3 39 (35.78%) Windows
4 36 (33.03%) AIX
5 28 (25.69%) Solaris
6 10 (9.17%) HPUX
7 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.92%) zOS
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.29%) E-Commerce
2 24 (22.02%) MVC
3 23 (21.10%) Automated Testing
3 23 (21.10%) Problem Management
4 19 (17.43%) ITIL
5 17 (15.60%) System Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (13.76%) Project Management
7 14 (12.84%) OO
7 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.93%) Regression Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.09%) Analytics
11 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
11 10 (9.17%) TDD
11 10 (9.17%) UML
12 9 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (8.26%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (6.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (81.65%) Java
2 72 (66.06%) SQL
3 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.02%) Perl
5 15 (13.76%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.01%) C
7 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
8 10 (9.17%) C++
8 10 (9.17%) XPath
9 7 (6.42%) AWK
9 7 (6.42%) PHP
9 7 (6.42%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) Jython
11 1 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.92%) VB
11 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (12.84%) ISEB
3 10 (9.17%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.17%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (1.83%) RACF
4 2 (1.83%) ACF2
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (2.75%) Novell Identity Manager
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.83%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 71 (65.14%) IBM
2 39 (35.78%) Oracle
3 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.76%) HP
5 10 (9.17%) Sun
5 10 (9.17%) VMware
6 8 (7.34%) hybris
6 8 (7.34%) Demandware
7 7 (6.42%) ATG
7 7 (6.42%) Intershop
8 6 (5.50%) Adobe
9 4 (3.67%) Google
9 4 (3.67%) Coremetrics
9 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.67%) NetIQ
9 4 (3.67%) AppDynamics
9 4 (3.67%) New Relic
9 4 (3.67%) Tealeaf
9 4 (3.67%) Hitwise
9 4 (3.67%) comScore