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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 58 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.53% 8.89% 11.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.02% 26.80% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 6
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
161 194 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.22% 33.16% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 88 131 37
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
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 31 July 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (87.88%) Java
2 77 (77.78%) SQL
3 72 (72.73%) IBM
4 60 (60.61%) UNIX
5 59 (59.60%) DB2
6 58 (58.59%) Oracle
6 58 (58.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 58 (58.59%) Linux
7 55 (55.56%) HTML
8 54 (54.55%) J2EE
8 54 (54.55%) Windows
9 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
10 49 (49.49%) Tomcat
11 42 (42.42%) Apache
12 40 (40.40%) AIX
13 37 (37.37%) XML
14 35 (35.35%) CSS
15 34 (34.34%) Perl
15 34 (34.34%) E-Commerce
16 33 (33.33%) MVC
16 33 (33.33%) Retail
17 31 (31.31%) MySQL
18 27 (27.27%) JDBC
18 27 (27.27%) Solaris
18 27 (27.27%) Finance
18 27 (27.27%) Automated Testing
18 27 (27.27%) Bash Shell
18 27 (27.27%) Apache ServiceMix
19 25 (25.25%) Spring
19 25 (25.25%) JSP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (58.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 49 (49.49%) Tomcat
3 42 (42.42%) Apache
4 27 (27.27%) Apache ServiceMix
5 21 (21.21%) IIS
6 20 (20.20%) JBoss
7 13 (13.13%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (10.10%) MQSeries
9 7 (7.07%) Drupal
10 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Office
2 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Maximo
1 8 (8.08%) Fredhopper
2 7 (7.07%) Magento
3 4 (4.04%) CA PPM
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) HTTP
2 19 (19.19%) Internet
3 14 (14.14%) FTP
4 7 (7.07%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.03%) MPLS
5 3 (3.03%) Firewall
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (59.60%) DB2
2 31 (31.31%) MySQL
3 20 (20.20%) DbVisualizer
4 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database
5 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
6 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Subversion
2 21 (21.21%) Eclipse
3 17 (17.17%) LoadRunner
3 17 (17.17%) Rational Application Developer
4 16 (16.16%) JUnit
5 13 (13.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 10 (10.10%) HP UFT
6 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
6 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
6 10 (10.10%) Selenium
7 9 (9.09%) Maven
8 8 (8.08%) Ant
9 7 (7.07%) JMeter
10 3 (3.03%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (2.02%) Firebug
12 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
General
1 33 (33.33%) Retail
2 27 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Developer
1 31 (31.31%) Analyst
2 24 (24.24%) Support Analyst
3 22 (22.22%) Tester
4 21 (21.21%) Consultant
5 16 (16.16%) Java Developer
6 14 (14.14%) Operations Analyst
6 14 (14.14%) Operations Support Analyst
7 13 (13.13%) Java Consultant
7 13 (13.13%) Support Consultant
8 10 (10.10%) Automation Tester
8 10 (10.10%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (8.08%) Lead Developer
9 8 (8.08%) WebSphere Consultant
10 6 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.06%) Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) HTML
2 54 (54.55%) J2EE
3 37 (37.37%) XML
4 35 (35.35%) CSS
5 27 (27.27%) JDBC
6 25 (25.25%) JSP
6 25 (25.25%) Spring
7 21 (21.21%) Spring MVC
7 21 (21.21%) Struts
7 21 (21.21%) XHTML
8 20 (20.20%) Flash
9 17 (17.17%) Web Services
10 14 (14.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (13.13%) JMS
11 13 (13.13%) JSTL
11 13 (13.13%) REST
12 12 (12.12%) EJB
12 12 (12.12%) Servlets
13 10 (10.10%) Gherkin
13 10 (10.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (60.61%) UNIX
2 58 (58.59%) Linux
3 54 (54.55%) Windows
4 40 (40.40%) AIX
5 27 (27.27%) Solaris
6 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) E-Commerce
2 33 (33.33%) MVC
3 27 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 24 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 21 (21.21%) Web Development
7 20 (20.20%) System Testing
8 18 (18.18%) ITIL
9 16 (16.16%) TDD
10 13 (13.13%) Content Management
10 13 (13.13%) RAD
11 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.10%) Regression Testing
12 10 (10.10%) Document Management
12 10 (10.10%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.10%) Coaching
13 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (9.09%) UML
14 8 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 87 (87.88%) Java
2 77 (77.78%) SQL
3 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
4 34 (34.34%) Perl
5 27 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.07%) PHP
7 7 (7.07%) AWK
8 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.02%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Sun Certification
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 6 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.01%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (72.73%) IBM
2 58 (58.59%) Oracle
3 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.20%) Sun
5 10 (10.10%) HP
6 8 (8.08%) ATG
6 8 (8.08%) Adobe
6 8 (8.08%) hybris
6 8 (8.08%) Demandware
6 8 (8.08%) Intershop
6 8 (8.08%) Endeca
7 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.04%) New Relic
8 4 (4.04%) AppDynamics
9 3 (3.03%) Sybase
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco
9 3 (3.03%) VMware
10 2 (2.02%) i2
11 1 (1.01%) Sitecore