The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 178 139 156
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +17
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 30 52 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.26% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.96% 8.09% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 35
Average salary £55,000 £41,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
WebSphere
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
1014 643 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.84% 15.64% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 872 536 863
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WebSphere Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WebSphere
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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 -35 17 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Coventry -20 9 £60,000 +50.00% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (55.00%) Java
2 29 (48.33%) Oracle
3 27 (45.00%) IBM
4 25 (41.67%) SOA
5 24 (40.00%) JBoss
6 20 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 20 (33.33%) XML
7 17 (28.33%) HTML
7 17 (28.33%) Finance
8 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.67%) Retail
8 16 (26.67%) SQL
9 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.00%) JUnit
10 14 (23.33%) hybris
11 13 (21.67%) jQuery
11 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (21.67%) CSS
11 13 (21.67%) UNIX
11 13 (21.67%) Ant
12 12 (20.00%) OOP
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 12 (20.00%) MVC
12 12 (20.00%) JSON
12 12 (20.00%) JIRA
12 12 (20.00%) Selenium
12 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (20.00%) CSS3

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (40.00%) JBoss
2 20 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (15.00%) MQSeries
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (3.33%) CICS
7 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.33%) Apache
8 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.67%) PegaRULES
8 1 (1.67%) SAP Portal
8 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.67%) SSL
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) DB2
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) JUnit
2 13 (21.67%) Ant
3 12 (20.00%) JIRA
3 12 (20.00%) Selenium
3 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Hudson
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Lombardi
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Retail
3 8 (13.33%) Banking
4 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Consultant
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 2 (3.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) XML
2 17 (28.33%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) CSS
3 13 (21.67%) jQuery
4 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (20.00%) JSON
4 12 (20.00%) HTML5
4 12 (20.00%) CSS3
4 12 (20.00%) PhoneGap
5 10 (16.67%) Middleware
6 7 (11.67%) Java EE
7 6 (10.00%) Apache Camel
7 6 (10.00%) J2EE
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (5.00%) .NET
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) Struts
9 3 (5.00%) Web Services
9 3 (5.00%) XSLT
9 3 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Open Source
2 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) UNIX
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) AIX
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) SOA
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) MVC
4 12 (20.00%) OOP
4 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.00%) Project Management
6 8 (13.33%) UML
7 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 5 (8.33%) EAI
9 5 (8.33%) ITIL
9 5 (8.33%) ETL
10 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.00%) DevOps
11 3 (5.00%) High Availability
11 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.00%) Business Development
11 3 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) PHP
4 6 (10.00%) Python
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) JCL
5 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) ABAP
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) VCP4
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) BladeLogic
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Oracle
2 27 (45.00%) IBM
3 14 (23.33%) hybris
4 10 (16.67%) Venda
4 10 (16.67%) Demandware
4 10 (16.67%) Actinic
4 10 (16.67%) BT
4 10 (16.67%) ATG
4 10 (16.67%) Intershop
5 9 (15.00%) Talend
6 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.67%) VMware
8 6 (10.00%) TIBCO
9 4 (6.67%) EMC
9 4 (6.67%) Hitachi
10 3 (5.00%) Informatica
10 3 (5.00%) BMC
11 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
11 2 (3.33%) SAP
11 2 (3.33%) Pega
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