The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 70 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 4 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.71% 0.58% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.67% 4.65% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 21
Median salary £45,269 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.17% -2.43%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 109 86 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.43% 12.48% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 101
Median salary £35,000 £38,240 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.47% +6.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (91.67%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) SOAP
6 5 (41.67%) EJB
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) J2EE
6 5 (41.67%) Maven
6 5 (41.67%) REST
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (33.33%) JPA
7 4 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
7 4 (33.33%) RESTful
7 4 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (33.33%) Web Development
7 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) Java SE

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) JMeter
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior J2EE Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) EJB
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) Java EE
4 4 (33.33%) Java SE
4 4 (33.33%) JPA
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 4 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Intel
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) VMware