The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 26 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.91% 3.51% 5.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 8.89% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £42,500 £33,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.81% -8.27%  
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 Belfast with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 28 45 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 12.73% 39.47% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 11
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) PL/SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) J2EE
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) JMS
3 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
4 7 (41.18%) Unix
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
5 6 (35.29%) EAM
5 6 (35.29%) JBoss
5 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (35.29%) SOAP
5 6 (35.29%) Scala
5 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
5 6 (35.29%) Java EE
5 6 (35.29%) Smart Energy
6 4 (23.53%) Highcharts JS
6 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) JSF
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) Actimize

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) NetWeaver
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) NAS
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) PVCS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) J2EE
1 10 (58.82%) JMS
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Java EE
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) Ajax
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) EJB
3 4 (23.53%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
3 4 (23.53%) Highcharts JS
3 4 (23.53%) Java EE 5
3 4 (23.53%) JAX-WS
3 4 (23.53%) JDBC
3 4 (23.53%) JSF
3 4 (23.53%) JSP
3 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
3 4 (23.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (35.29%) Smart Energy
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
2 6 (35.29%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) EAM
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Process Management
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (35.29%) Scala
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Actimize
2 4 (23.53%) Cognizant
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) VMware