The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 215 211 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.037% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £53,750 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
WebSphere Application Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
942 1037 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.81% 19.21% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 788 871 880
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Application Server Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 2 £53,750 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (96.97%) Java
2 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 32 (96.97%) Oracle
2 32 (96.97%) UNIX
2 32 (96.97%) Linux
3 25 (75.76%) DB2
3 25 (75.76%) SOA
4 22 (66.67%) IBM
5 21 (63.64%) Solaris
5 21 (63.64%) Web Services
6 18 (54.55%) HTML
7 15 (45.45%) MQSeries
7 15 (45.45%) Retail
8 14 (42.42%) Banking
8 14 (42.42%) ISPF
8 14 (42.42%) Retail Banking
8 14 (42.42%) Perl
8 14 (42.42%) AIX
8 14 (42.42%) Mainframe
8 14 (42.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (42.42%) Tivoli
8 14 (42.42%) JCL
8 14 (42.42%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (42.42%) CICS
8 14 (42.42%) MVS
9 12 (36.36%) RDBMS
9 12 (36.36%) XML
9 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
10 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (45.45%) MQSeries
3 14 (42.42%) CICS
4 11 (33.33%) JBoss
5 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Portal
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (33.33%) SSL
2 8 (24.24%) HTTP
3 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) DB2
2 14 (42.42%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 12 (36.36%) RDBMS
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Ant
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Log4j
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 14 (42.42%) Retail Banking
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Consultant
2 19 (57.58%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) Web Services
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (42.42%) ISPF
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) Java EE
6 7 (21.21%) JSON
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) REST
6 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.21%) Servlets
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) Struts
6 7 (21.21%) J2EE
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) Ajax
7 6 (18.18%) JSP
7 6 (18.18%) XHTML
7 6 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Mainframe
2 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (21.21%) Web 2.0
4 6 (18.18%) User Experience
4 6 (18.18%) W3C
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) UNIX
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Solaris
3 14 (42.42%) MVS
3 14 (42.42%) AIX
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) HPUX
6 1 (3.03%) OS/390
6 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) SOA
2 11 (33.33%) Time Management
2 11 (33.33%) High Availability
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) Content Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Java
1 32 (96.97%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) JCL
2 14 (42.42%) Perl
3 9 (27.27%) COBOL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) XPath
5 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Oracle
2 22 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.03%) Syclo
3 1 (3.03%) SAP