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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 190 201
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 30 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.16% 3.15% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 14
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £45,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £79,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
721 856 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.78% 16.77% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 576 668 855
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,200 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 14 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Coventry +13 7 £44,750 - 3
Warwickshire +20 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Staffordshire -9 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Solihull -10 1 £55,000 +4.76%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 41 (51.90%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) Oracle
3 34 (43.04%) SQL
3 34 (43.04%) Finance
3 34 (43.04%) Retail
4 33 (41.77%) Linux
5 32 (40.51%) JBoss
5 32 (40.51%) SOA
6 29 (36.71%) Banking
7 26 (32.91%) IBM
7 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
8 25 (31.65%) HTML
8 25 (31.65%) XML
8 25 (31.65%) Java EE
9 24 (30.38%) Windows
10 23 (29.11%) WebLogic
11 22 (27.85%) E-Commerce
12 21 (26.58%) Unix
12 21 (26.58%) DB2
12 21 (26.58%) Time Management
13 20 (25.32%) hybris
13 20 (25.32%) Relational Database
14 18 (22.78%) High Availability
14 18 (22.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (21.52%) Telecoms
16 15 (18.99%) J2EE
17 14 (17.72%) RDBMS
17 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
18 13 (16.46%) SSL
18 13 (16.46%) Web Services

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (40.51%) JBoss
2 23 (29.11%) WebLogic
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
4 12 (15.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.80%) MS Office
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.46%) SSL
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) DB2
3 20 (25.32%) Relational Database
4 14 (17.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Log4j
2 4 (5.06%) JUnit
3 2 (2.53%) Ant
3 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (43.04%) Finance
1 34 (43.04%) Retail
2 29 (36.71%) Banking
3 17 (21.52%) Telecoms
4 12 (15.19%) Retail Banking
5 8 (10.13%) International Banking
6 7 (8.86%) Marketing
7 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
7 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.80%) French Language
8 3 (3.80%) German Language
8 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (2.53%) Legal
9 2 (2.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Consultant
2 24 (30.38%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (15.19%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Java Consultant
5 10 (12.66%) Software Consultant
6 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) SOA Consultant
6 9 (11.39%) SOA Technical Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) J2EE Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) Middleware Specialist
8 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.86%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce Merchandiser
9 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Online Merchandiser
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.59%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) HTML
1 25 (31.65%) Java EE
1 25 (31.65%) XML
2 15 (18.99%) J2EE
3 13 (16.46%) Web Services
3 13 (16.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (15.19%) CSS
5 11 (13.92%) Middleware
6 10 (12.66%) JMS
7 9 (11.39%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (10.13%) SOAP
9 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
9 6 (7.59%) JSP
9 6 (7.59%) Spring
10 5 (6.33%) RESTful
11 4 (5.06%) Apache OpenJPA
11 4 (5.06%) JAX-WS
11 4 (5.06%) JPA
11 4 (5.06%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.06%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.39%) DataPower
3 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 21 (26.58%) Unix
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) SOA
2 22 (27.85%) E-Commerce
3 21 (26.58%) Time Management
4 18 (22.78%) High Availability
5 13 (16.46%) Business Analysis
6 11 (13.92%) Web Development
7 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.66%) Analytics
8 8 (10.13%) SEO
9 7 (8.86%) OO
9 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.59%) Business Transformation
10 6 (7.59%) Email Marketing
10 6 (7.59%) OOP
10 6 (7.59%) Product Management
10 6 (7.59%) Tag Management
11 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
11 5 (6.33%) TDD
12 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (5.06%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) Java
2 34 (43.04%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.53%) PHP
5 2 (2.53%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) MCSA
2 3 (3.80%) MCSE
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.53%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Oracle
2 26 (32.91%) IBM
3 20 (25.32%) hybris
4 10 (12.66%) Google
5 8 (10.13%) Sybase
6 6 (7.59%) ATG
7 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.06%) Cognizant
8 4 (5.06%) Misys
9 3 (3.80%) Cisco
9 3 (3.80%) Citrix
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.53%) Adobe
10 2 (2.53%) Demandware
10 2 (2.53%) Finjan
10 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.53%) SAP
11 1 (1.27%) Netezza
11 1 (1.27%) VMware
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