The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 109
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.38% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.15% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 13
Median salary - £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,304 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.69% -2.96%  

WebSphere Application Server 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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 212 419 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.50% 17.66% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 166 375 281
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Birmingham

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in Birmingham

WebSphere Application Server
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Java Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SOA Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SOA Technical Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle