The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 122 121 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 -30  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 2 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.85% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 4.76% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 31
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £61,000 £55,000
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 Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 211 420 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.54% 17.83% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 164 376 281
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 £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Birmingham

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) JBoss
2 14 (77.78%) SOA
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Banking
3 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Java EE
4 10 (55.56%) J2EE
5 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) Sybase
6 8 (44.44%) International Banking
7 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
7 7 (38.89%) XML
8 6 (33.33%) DB2
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (27.78%) High Availability
9 5 (27.78%) Retail
9 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (27.78%) SSL
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
10 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking

WebSphere
Top Related 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 14 (77.78%) JBoss
2 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Log4j
General
1 13 (72.22%) Banking
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) International Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Consultant
1 13 (72.22%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) J2EE Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) SOA Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) SOA Technical Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Software Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Java EE
2 10 (55.56%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) Apache OpenJPA
6 1 (5.56%) Guava
6 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
6 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
6 1 (5.56%) JPA
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) SEO
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Sybase
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) hybris
4 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods