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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 35 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 47 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.12% 7.98% 12.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.07% 24.56% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 12
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
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 £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
134 171 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.14% 32.51% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 84 120 55
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,450 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 August 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in Watford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 79 (89.77%) Java
2 67 (76.14%) IBM
3 66 (75.00%) SQL
4 60 (68.18%) UNIX
5 57 (64.77%) DB2
6 55 (62.50%) Oracle
6 55 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 53 (60.23%) HTML
8 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
8 52 (59.09%) Linux
9 49 (55.68%) Windows
10 46 (52.27%) Tomcat
11 44 (50.00%) J2EE
12 42 (47.73%) Apache
13 40 (45.45%) AIX
14 35 (39.77%) CSS
14 35 (39.77%) MySQL
15 34 (38.64%) Perl
15 34 (38.64%) MVC
16 33 (37.50%) XML
17 31 (35.23%) Solaris
17 31 (35.23%) JDBC
17 31 (35.23%) Bash Shell
17 31 (35.23%) Apache ServiceMix
18 30 (34.09%) E-Commerce
18 30 (34.09%) Retail
19 25 (28.41%) JSP
20 23 (26.14%) Spring
20 23 (26.14%) Subversion
20 23 (26.14%) Microsoft

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 55 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 46 (52.27%) Tomcat
3 42 (47.73%) Apache
4 31 (35.23%) Apache ServiceMix
5 18 (20.45%) IIS
6 13 (14.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (12.50%) JBoss
8 9 (10.23%) MQSeries
9 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
10 3 (3.41%) Drupal
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Fredhopper
2 5 (5.68%) Maximo
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.41%) Magento
4 1 (1.14%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) FTP
1 18 (20.45%) HTTP
2 15 (17.05%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) MPLS
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (64.77%) DB2
2 35 (39.77%) MySQL
3 18 (20.45%) DbVisualizer
4 16 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Subversion
2 21 (23.86%) Eclipse
3 17 (19.32%) Rational Application Developer
4 14 (15.91%) JUnit
5 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 12 (13.64%) LoadRunner
7 9 (10.23%) HP UFT
7 9 (10.23%) WebDriver
7 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
7 9 (10.23%) Maven
7 9 (10.23%) Selenium
8 8 (9.09%) Ant
9 3 (3.41%) JMeter
10 2 (2.27%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (2.27%) Firebug
General
1 30 (34.09%) Retail
2 21 (23.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 26 (29.55%) Developer
3 24 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 22 (25.00%) Consultant
5 18 (20.45%) Tester
5 18 (20.45%) Operations Analyst
5 18 (20.45%) Operations Support Analyst
6 15 (17.05%) Java Developer
7 14 (15.91%) Support Consultant
8 13 (14.77%) Java Consultant
9 9 (10.23%) Automation Tester
9 9 (10.23%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
10 8 (9.09%) Lead Developer
11 7 (7.95%) Applications Support
12 6 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (6.82%) Architect
13 4 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
13 4 (4.55%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
13 4 (4.55%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.23%) HTML
2 44 (50.00%) J2EE
3 35 (39.77%) CSS
4 33 (37.50%) XML
5 31 (35.23%) JDBC
6 25 (28.41%) JSP
7 23 (26.14%) Spring
8 22 (25.00%) Spring MVC
8 22 (25.00%) Struts
9 21 (23.86%) XHTML
10 18 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (20.45%) Flash
11 15 (17.05%) Web Services
12 14 (15.91%) JMS
12 14 (15.91%) REST
13 13 (14.77%) JSTL
14 12 (13.64%) EJB
14 12 (13.64%) Servlets
15 9 (10.23%) Gherkin
15 9 (10.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.14%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 60 (68.18%) UNIX
2 52 (59.09%) Linux
3 49 (55.68%) Windows
4 40 (45.45%) AIX
5 31 (35.23%) Solaris
6 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) MVC
2 30 (34.09%) E-Commerce
3 22 (25.00%) ITIL
3 22 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 22 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (23.86%) Web Development
4 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
5 18 (20.45%) System Testing
6 13 (14.77%) Content Management
6 13 (14.77%) RAD
7 12 (13.64%) TDD
8 9 (10.23%) Document Management
8 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.23%) Coaching
9 8 (9.09%) SDLC
9 8 (9.09%) BDD
10 7 (7.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (89.77%) Java
2 66 (75.00%) SQL
3 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 34 (38.64%) Perl
5 31 (35.23%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) AWK
6 3 (3.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.27%) VB
7 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (76.14%) IBM
2 55 (62.50%) Oracle
3 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.18%) Sun
5 9 (10.23%) HP
6 8 (9.09%) Adobe
6 8 (9.09%) Intershop
6 8 (9.09%) Endeca
6 8 (9.09%) hybris
6 8 (9.09%) Demandware
6 8 (9.09%) ATG
7 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.41%) Cisco
8 3 (3.41%) VMware
9 2 (2.27%) i2
9 2 (2.27%) Sybase
10 1 (1.14%) New Relic
10 1 (1.14%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.14%) Infor
10 1 (1.14%) Sitecore