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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 135 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 -48  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 7 10 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.36% 0.42% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 2.36% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 47
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £25,590 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 300 423 420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.27% 17.63% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 246 339 318
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,995 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) B2B
2 6 (66.67%) B2C
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) hybris
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows

WebSphere
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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Account Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Sales Manager
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Account Manager
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) B2B
1 6 (66.67%) B2C
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) hybris
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods