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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 158 168 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 64 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.81% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.01% 4.10% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 46
Average salary £52,500 £43,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% -8.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £33,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £61,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1065 1073 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.31% 19.86% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 884 913 846
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +26 46 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Coventry -11 16 £59,000 +30.38%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 91 (80.53%) Java
2 54 (47.79%) SOA
3 53 (46.90%) Oracle
4 51 (45.13%) HTML
4 51 (45.13%) IBM
5 48 (42.48%) Linux
6 46 (40.71%) JBoss
6 46 (40.71%) UNIX
7 44 (38.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 42 (37.17%) SQL
9 38 (33.63%) XML
10 37 (32.74%) Retail
11 35 (30.97%) JSON
11 35 (30.97%) jQuery
12 33 (29.20%) DB2
12 33 (29.20%) Web Services
13 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (25.66%) Finance
15 28 (24.78%) E-Commerce
15 28 (24.78%) Ant
15 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
15 28 (24.78%) CSS
15 28 (24.78%) Banking
16 26 (23.01%) WebLogic
17 25 (22.12%) Windows
17 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
18 24 (21.24%) Solaris
19 22 (19.47%) AIX
20 21 (18.58%) JUnit
20 21 (18.58%) Mainframe

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (40.71%) JBoss
2 44 (38.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (23.01%) WebLogic
4 18 (15.93%) MQSeries
5 17 (15.04%) CICS
6 15 (13.27%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.77%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.77%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Magento
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.77%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
1 16 (14.16%) SSL
2 13 (11.50%) HTTP
3 6 (5.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) DB2
2 20 (17.70%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.16%) RDBMS
3 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
4 14 (12.39%) MySQL
5 3 (2.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Ant
2 21 (18.58%) JUnit
3 20 (17.70%) JIRA
3 20 (17.70%) Selenium
3 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.08%) Maven
5 5 (4.42%) Synon
6 4 (3.54%) Hudson
6 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.77%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) Gradle
9 1 (0.88%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.88%) Log4j
9 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (32.74%) Retail
2 29 (25.66%) Finance
3 28 (24.78%) Banking
4 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
5 18 (15.93%) Retail Banking
6 7 (6.19%) Law
7 6 (5.31%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Developer
2 39 (34.51%) Consultant
3 37 (32.74%) Java Developer
4 27 (23.89%) Technical Consultant
5 20 (17.70%) Software Engineer
5 20 (17.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Solutions Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Software Delivery Project Manager
11 3 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) RPG Programmer
11 3 (2.65%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.13%) HTML
2 38 (33.63%) XML
3 35 (30.97%) JSON
3 35 (30.97%) jQuery
4 33 (29.20%) Web Services
5 28 (24.78%) CSS
6 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
7 20 (17.70%) HTML5
7 20 (17.70%) CSS3
7 20 (17.70%) PhoneGap
8 18 (15.93%) Java EE
9 17 (15.04%) ISPF
9 17 (15.04%) J2EE
9 17 (15.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (12.39%) Hibernate
10 14 (12.39%) Struts
10 14 (12.39%) Servlets
10 14 (12.39%) Spring
11 9 (7.96%) Ajax
12 7 (6.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Mainframe
2 15 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.19%) Web 2.0
4 6 (5.31%) W3C
4 6 (5.31%) User Experience
5 3 (2.65%) EPoS
5 3 (2.65%) iSeries
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Linux
2 46 (40.71%) UNIX
3 25 (22.12%) Windows
4 24 (21.24%) Solaris
5 22 (19.47%) AIX
6 17 (15.04%) MVS
7 7 (6.19%) HPUX
8 1 (0.88%) OS/390
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.79%) SOA
2 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.78%) E-Commerce
4 21 (18.58%) Software Engineering
5 20 (17.70%) Web Development
5 20 (17.70%) Open Source
5 20 (17.70%) OOP
5 20 (17.70%) MVC
5 20 (17.70%) Mobile Development
6 16 (14.16%) High Availability
7 15 (13.27%) Time Management
8 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.19%) Project Management
9 7 (6.19%) Software Delivery
9 7 (6.19%) DevOps
10 6 (5.31%) Wealth Management
11 5 (4.42%) ITIL
11 5 (4.42%) Coaching
12 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (80.53%) Java
2 42 (37.17%) SQL
3 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.70%) Perl
4 20 (17.70%) PHP
4 20 (17.70%) Python
4 20 (17.70%) Ruby
5 17 (15.04%) JCL
6 9 (7.96%) COBOL
7 5 (4.42%) RPG
8 2 (1.77%) C
8 2 (1.77%) ABAP
9 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) PMP
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) Control-M
4 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (46.90%) Oracle
2 51 (45.13%) IBM
3 17 (15.04%) Business Objects
4 13 (11.50%) ATG
5 12 (10.62%) hybris
6 10 (8.85%) Venda
6 10 (8.85%) BT
6 10 (8.85%) Intershop
6 10 (8.85%) Actinic
6 10 (8.85%) Demandware
7 3 (2.65%) SAP
7 3 (2.65%) i2
7 3 (2.65%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.77%) Syclo
9 1 (0.88%) Pega
9 1 (0.88%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) ILOG
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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