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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 162 164 169
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 48 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.11% 5.22% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 30
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,500 £57,501
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
940 1053 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.81% 19.24% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 788 886 891
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 45 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Coventry -15 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 100 (84.03%) Java
2 64 (53.78%) HTML
3 61 (51.26%) Oracle
4 58 (48.74%) IBM
5 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
6 45 (37.82%) Web Services
7 44 (36.97%) WebLogic
8 42 (35.29%) SOA
9 40 (33.61%) jQuery
10 39 (32.77%) Linux
10 39 (32.77%) JBoss
11 38 (31.93%) UNIX
11 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (29.41%) J2EE
13 34 (28.57%) SQL
14 33 (27.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 33 (27.73%) JSON
15 31 (26.05%) CSS
15 31 (26.05%) XML
16 30 (25.21%) Retail
17 25 (21.01%) DB2
18 23 (19.33%) Ant
19 22 (18.49%) E-Commerce
19 22 (18.49%) Degree
20 21 (17.65%) Selenium
20 21 (17.65%) Solaris
20 21 (17.65%) JSP
20 21 (17.65%) Computer Science
20 21 (17.65%) Finance
21 20 (16.81%) Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (36.97%) WebLogic
2 39 (32.77%) JBoss
3 33 (27.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (15.97%) Tomcat
5 15 (12.61%) MQSeries
6 14 (11.76%) CICS
7 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) HTTP
2 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.24%) SSL
3 7 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) DB2
2 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.76%) MySQL
3 14 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (19.33%) Ant
2 21 (17.65%) Selenium
3 17 (14.29%) JUnit
4 16 (13.45%) JIRA
4 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.72%) Synon
6 7 (5.88%) Maven
7 5 (4.20%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.20%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.36%) Hudson
9 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.84%) ProC
10 1 (0.84%) Log4j
10 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 30 (25.21%) Retail
2 21 (17.65%) Finance
3 20 (16.81%) Banking
4 18 (15.13%) Telecoms
5 14 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 7 (5.88%) Law
7 6 (5.04%) Private Banking
8 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.84%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Consultant
2 43 (36.13%) Developer
3 35 (29.41%) Technical Consultant
4 34 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.61%) Java Consultant
7 11 (9.24%) Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (5.04%) Programmer
9 6 (5.04%) Implementation Consultant
9 6 (5.04%) RPG Programmer
9 6 (5.04%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 5 (4.20%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (53.78%) HTML
2 45 (37.82%) Web Services
3 40 (33.61%) jQuery
4 35 (29.41%) J2EE
5 33 (27.73%) JSON
6 31 (26.05%) CSS
6 31 (26.05%) XML
7 21 (17.65%) JSP
8 19 (15.97%) AngularJS
9 16 (13.45%) CSS3
9 16 (13.45%) PhoneGap
9 16 (13.45%) HTML5
10 15 (12.61%) Ext JS
10 15 (12.61%) Middleware
11 14 (11.76%) Hibernate
11 14 (11.76%) Struts
11 14 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (11.76%) Spring
11 14 (11.76%) ISPF
11 14 (11.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.13%) Mainframe
3 11 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 6 (5.04%) W3C
5 6 (5.04%) User Experience
5 6 (5.04%) iSeries
6 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.36%) DataPower
7 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.84%) DTV
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.77%) Linux
2 38 (31.93%) UNIX
3 21 (17.65%) Solaris
4 19 (15.97%) Windows
5 18 (15.13%) AIX
6 14 (11.76%) MVS
7 7 (5.88%) HPUX
8 1 (0.84%) OS/390
8 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) SOA
2 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.49%) E-Commerce
4 18 (15.13%) Software Delivery
5 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.45%) Web Development
6 16 (13.45%) Open Source
6 16 (13.45%) MVC
6 16 (13.45%) OOP
6 16 (13.45%) Mobile Development
7 15 (12.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (10.08%) High Availability
9 11 (9.24%) Time Management
10 7 (5.88%) Project Management
11 6 (5.04%) OO
11 6 (5.04%) Wealth Management
11 6 (5.04%) DevOps
12 5 (4.20%) Software Testing
12 5 (4.20%) Load Testing
12 5 (4.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 100 (84.03%) Java
2 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.57%) SQL
4 17 (14.29%) Perl
5 16 (13.45%) PHP
5 16 (13.45%) Python
5 16 (13.45%) Ruby
6 14 (11.76%) JCL
7 9 (7.56%) COBOL
8 8 (6.72%) RPG
9 3 (2.52%) C
10 1 (0.84%) ABAP
10 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (18.49%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) PMP
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 61 (51.26%) Oracle
2 58 (48.74%) IBM
3 15 (12.61%) BEA
4 8 (6.72%) ATG
5 6 (5.04%) JD Edwards
6 5 (4.20%) BT
6 5 (4.20%) Intershop
6 5 (4.20%) Actinic
6 5 (4.20%) hybris
6 5 (4.20%) Venda
6 5 (4.20%) Demandware
7 4 (3.36%) SAP
8 3 (2.52%) i2
9 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.84%) Syclo
10 1 (0.84%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.84%) Talend
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