The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 155 166 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -66
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 42 36 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.72% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 3.52% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 92
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £35,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
810 1022 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.38% 20.40% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 707 882 763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
WebSphere
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 26 £47,500 -36.66% 1
Coventry +7 7 £43,500 +24.28%
Warwickshire +11 4 £37,500 -51.61%
Herefordshire - 1 £57,500 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (77.65%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) Oracle
3 36 (42.35%) SQL
4 27 (31.76%) J2EE
4 27 (31.76%) WebLogic
4 27 (31.76%) UNIX
5 24 (28.24%) JBoss
5 24 (28.24%) IBM
6 22 (25.88%) Tomcat
7 21 (24.71%) Shell Script
8 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 20 (23.53%) PL/SQL
8 20 (23.53%) C
9 19 (22.35%) XML
9 19 (22.35%) Finance
10 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
10 18 (21.18%) HTML
11 17 (20.00%) Middleware
12 16 (18.82%) Struts
13 14 (16.47%) Web Services
13 14 (16.47%) CSS
13 14 (16.47%) Spring
14 13 (15.29%) Servlets
15 12 (14.12%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (14.12%) UML
15 12 (14.12%) XSLT
15 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.12%) SOA
16 11 (12.94%) Eclipse
16 11 (12.94%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (31.76%) WebLogic
2 22 (25.88%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (12.94%) Apache
5 8 (9.41%) AquaLogic
5 8 (9.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 8 (9.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (9.41%) WebLogic Integration
5 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (7.06%) IBM Notes
7 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (4.71%) IBM Connections
8 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.18%) Resin
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Office
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (9.41%) AquaLogic BPM
2 6 (7.06%) assyst
2 6 (7.06%) Maximo
3 5 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.18%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) LDAP
1 7 (8.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) DB2
3 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.24%) JUnit
3 2 (2.35%) Ant
3 2 (2.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.18%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
2 8 (9.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Applications Support
4 13 (15.29%) Team Leader
4 13 (15.29%) Support Team Leader
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.41%) Software Team Leader
8 8 (9.41%) Development Manager
8 8 (9.41%) Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Software Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Senior WebSphere Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Administrator
12 3 (3.53%) Java Team Leader
12 3 (3.53%) Web Administrator
13 2 (2.35%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) J2EE
2 19 (22.35%) XML
3 18 (21.18%) HTML
4 17 (20.00%) Middleware
5 16 (18.82%) Struts
6 14 (16.47%) Web Services
6 14 (16.47%) CSS
6 14 (16.47%) Spring
7 13 (15.29%) Servlets
8 12 (14.12%) XSLT
9 10 (11.76%) Java EE
9 10 (11.76%) Ajax
9 10 (11.76%) JSP
9 10 (11.76%) Swing
9 10 (11.76%) SOAP
10 9 (10.59%) JMS
11 8 (9.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
12 7 (8.24%) JSF
12 7 (8.24%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.41%) Open Source
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) UNIX
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) AIX
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) UML
1 12 (14.12%) SOA
2 9 (10.59%) Release Management
3 8 (9.41%) ERP
3 8 (9.41%) RUP
3 8 (9.41%) Workflow
3 8 (9.41%) Unified Process
4 7 (8.24%) Web Development
5 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.71%) RAD
6 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL
7 2 (2.35%) TDD
7 2 (2.35%) Service Management
8 1 (1.18%) MVC
8 1 (1.18%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.18%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (77.65%) Java
2 36 (42.35%) SQL
3 21 (24.71%) Shell Script
4 20 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 20 (23.53%) C
5 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) Perl
7 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.06%) VBScript
8 1 (1.18%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Korn
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (7.06%) Control-M
1 6 (7.06%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.53%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.18%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Oracle
2 24 (28.24%) JBoss
2 24 (28.24%) IBM
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.06%) Intel
4 6 (7.06%) BMC
4 6 (7.06%) Lotus
5 5 (5.88%) Remedy
5 5 (5.88%) Veritas
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) CA
7 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.18%) ATG
7 1 (1.18%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.18%) Intershop
7 1 (1.18%) Endeca
7 1 (1.18%) DataSynapse
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago