The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 66 77 89
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% 1.23% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.20% 7.69% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Median salary £60,000 £69,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -1.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 130 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.06% 15.99% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 80 107 131
Median salary £37,500 £43,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.29% -6.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing WebSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Bedfordshire

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for WebSphere in Bedfordshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) CRM
4 7 (58.33%) TIBCO
4 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (41.67%) SAP
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) J2EE
6 5 (41.67%) Sybase
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) XSLT
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) JBoss
6 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (41.67%) Rendezvous
6 5 (41.67%) TIBCO Hawk
6 5 (41.67%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (41.67%) Middleware
6 5 (41.67%) XML Schema
6 5 (41.67%) SOAP
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
6 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (41.67%) BEA
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) JRules
6 5 (41.67%) Elasticsearch

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Designer
1 5 (41.67%) Support Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) TIBCO Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) TIBCO Support
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Senior TIBCO Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Senior TIBCO Support
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior WebLogic Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) JRules
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) Rendezvous
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XML Schema
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) EJB
3 1 (8.33%) JDBC
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
2 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Kibana
1 5 (41.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) TIBCO
4 5 (41.67%) BEA
4 5 (41.67%) Pega
4 5 (41.67%) SAP
4 5 (41.67%) Sybase
5 2 (16.67%) webMethods
6 1 (8.33%) Informatica