The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 204 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.65% 0.79% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Average salary £43,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1085 1010 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.31% 18.36% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 919 851 826
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,246 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +3.27%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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 10 July 2014. 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
Coventry -1 6 £43,000 +22.85%
Birmingham +6 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) UML
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (90.91%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) JUnit
3 9 (81.82%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) JAXB
5 1 (9.09%) SAX
5 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) JMX
5 1 (9.09%) DOM
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) Ant
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) DOM
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
3 1 (9.09%) JAXB
3 1 (9.09%) SAX
3 1 (9.09%) JMX
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) IBM