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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 147 154 165
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 64 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.96% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.85% 5.77% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 31
Average salary £55,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
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
1094 814 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.76% 16.55% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 913 709 886
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +6 44 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Coventry -16 15 £59,000 +35.63% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 58 (71.60%) Java
2 40 (49.38%) IBM
3 34 (41.98%) Oracle
4 33 (40.74%) SOA
5 32 (39.51%) Linux
5 32 (39.51%) SQL
5 32 (39.51%) UNIX
6 31 (38.27%) JBoss
7 30 (37.04%) HTML
8 28 (34.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 25 (30.86%) XML
9 25 (30.86%) Finance
9 25 (30.86%) Retail
10 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
11 20 (24.69%) DB2
11 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
11 20 (24.69%) JSON
11 20 (24.69%) jQuery
12 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.46%) Ant
13 18 (22.22%) Windows
13 18 (22.22%) CSS
13 18 (22.22%) Web Services
13 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
13 18 (22.22%) Banking
14 17 (20.99%) WebLogic
15 16 (19.75%) Solaris
16 15 (18.52%) JUnit
16 15 (18.52%) hybris
17 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 31 (38.27%) JBoss
2 28 (34.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (20.99%) WebLogic
4 10 (12.35%) MQSeries
5 9 (11.11%) CICS
6 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.47%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.23%) SAP Portal
8 1 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) HTTP
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.35%) SSL
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) DB2
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.58%) RDBMS
3 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.88%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Ant
2 15 (18.52%) JUnit
3 12 (14.81%) JIRA
3 12 (14.81%) Selenium
3 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.64%) Maven
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) Lombardi
6 1 (1.23%) Hudson
6 1 (1.23%) Gradle
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) Log4j
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
1 25 (30.86%) Retail
2 18 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Developer
1 25 (30.86%) Consultant
2 20 (24.69%) Java Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Technical Consultant
4 13 (16.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.94%) Solutions Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Software Delivery Project Manager
10 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Sales Consultant
11 2 (2.47%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) HTML
2 25 (30.86%) XML
3 20 (24.69%) JSON
3 20 (24.69%) jQuery
4 18 (22.22%) CSS
4 18 (22.22%) Web Services
5 14 (17.28%) J2EE
6 12 (14.81%) HTML5
6 12 (14.81%) CSS3
6 12 (14.81%) PhoneGap
6 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.58%) Java EE
8 10 (12.35%) Spring
8 10 (12.35%) Struts
8 10 (12.35%) Servlets
9 9 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (11.11%) ISPF
10 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
10 8 (9.88%) SOAP
11 7 (8.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Mainframe
2 12 (14.81%) Open Source
3 10 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.41%) Web 2.0
5 5 (6.17%) User Experience
5 5 (6.17%) W3C
6 3 (3.70%) EPoS
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) DTV
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) UNIX
1 32 (39.51%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Windows
3 16 (19.75%) Solaris
4 14 (17.28%) AIX
5 9 (11.11%) MVS
6 6 (7.41%) HPUX
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) SOA
2 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
3 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
5 12 (14.81%) Web Development
5 12 (14.81%) MVC
5 12 (14.81%) OOP
5 12 (14.81%) Mobile Development
6 10 (12.35%) High Availability
7 9 (11.11%) Time Management
8 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.64%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) Software Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) DevOps
9 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.41%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Coaching
11 3 (3.70%) Analytics
11 3 (3.70%) ETL
11 3 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) Java
2 32 (39.51%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.81%) Python
4 12 (14.81%) Ruby
4 12 (14.81%) PHP
5 9 (11.11%) JCL
5 9 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.23%) ABAP
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) COBOL
7 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) PMP
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.70%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Control-M
4 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) IBM
2 34 (41.98%) Oracle
3 15 (18.52%) hybris
4 13 (16.05%) ATG
5 11 (13.58%) Intershop
5 11 (13.58%) Venda
5 11 (13.58%) BT
5 11 (13.58%) Actinic
5 11 (13.58%) Demandware
6 9 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.94%) VMware
8 3 (3.70%) i2
8 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.70%) BMC
9 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.23%) Syclo
10 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.23%) EMC
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 6 days ago