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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 160 160 152
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 53 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 4.25% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 41
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -42.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £59,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1060 989 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.44% 18.12% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 867 842
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Birmingham +23 29 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Warwickshire +23 8 £42,350 -19.33% 1
Coventry -2 8 £55,000 +98.19% 1
Worcestershire -4 2 £47,500 +18.75% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 44 (48.89%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) SQL
2 36 (40.00%) JBoss
3 32 (35.56%) Tomcat
4 30 (33.33%) Oracle
5 28 (31.11%) XML
6 26 (28.89%) WebLogic
7 24 (26.67%) HTML
8 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
8 23 (25.56%) IBM
8 23 (25.56%) Degree
8 23 (25.56%) hybris
9 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
10 21 (23.33%) CSS
10 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.89%) Finance
12 16 (17.78%) Middleware
12 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.67%) XSLT
13 15 (16.67%) UML
13 15 (16.67%) ATG
14 14 (15.56%) Web Services
14 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
14 14 (15.56%) CRM
14 14 (15.56%) Retail
15 13 (14.44%) .NET
15 13 (14.44%) Project Management
16 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
16 12 (13.33%) QA
17 11 (12.22%) SOAP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 32 (35.56%) Tomcat
2 26 (28.89%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.22%) Apache
4 10 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.44%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.44%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Magento
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.44%) Maximo
2 4 (4.44%) assyst
3 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.11%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) LDAP
2 7 (7.78%) Internet
3 4 (4.44%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.11%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) JUnit
2 5 (5.56%) Rational Rose
2 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (3.33%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.22%) Ant
5 2 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Consultant
4 15 (16.67%) Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Implementation Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.56%) Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Web Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) XML
2 24 (26.67%) HTML
3 21 (23.33%) CSS
4 16 (17.78%) Middleware
5 15 (16.67%) XSLT
6 14 (15.56%) Web Services
7 13 (14.44%) .NET
8 11 (12.22%) SOAP
9 9 (10.00%) J2EE
10 8 (8.89%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) YUI
11 7 (7.78%) Java EE
11 7 (7.78%) Struts
12 6 (6.67%) JMS
13 5 (5.56%) Swing
13 5 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (4.44%) JavaBeans
14 4 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (4.44%) Spring
14 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) UNIX
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
2 15 (16.67%) UML
3 14 (15.56%) CRM
4 13 (14.44%) Project Management
5 10 (11.11%) SOA
6 8 (8.89%) ERP
7 7 (7.78%) System Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (5.56%) EAI
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.44%) ETL
9 4 (4.44%) Business Development
9 4 (4.44%) Use Case
10 3 (3.33%) Web Development
10 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.22%) TDD
11 2 (2.22%) Logistics
11 2 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) SQL
3 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.67%) C
5 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) VBScript
7 2 (2.22%) VB
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) PHP5
7 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.22%) C#
8 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.33%) OCP
5 1 (1.11%) OCA
5 1 (1.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Xen
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (4.44%) Control-M
2 1 (1.11%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) JBoss
2 30 (33.33%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) IBM
3 23 (25.56%) hybris
4 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.67%) ATG
6 9 (10.00%) SAP
7 8 (8.89%) Demandware
7 8 (8.89%) Intershop
8 7 (7.78%) BT
8 7 (7.78%) Actinic
8 7 (7.78%) Venda
9 5 (5.56%) TIBCO
10 4 (4.44%) Lotus
10 4 (4.44%) Intel
10 4 (4.44%) BMC
10 4 (4.44%) Informatica
10 4 (4.44%) Talend
11 3 (3.33%) Sun
12 2 (2.22%) webMethods
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