The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 70 109
Rank change year-on-year -26 +39  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 18 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.24% 1.87% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.29% 12.59% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 15
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 286 143 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.67% 14.86% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 203 123 206
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Cheshire

WebSphere
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 15 £50,000 -
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 19 (79.17%) Banking
2 18 (75.00%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) Mainframe
4 15 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 15 (62.50%) Finance
4 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) SDLC
5 13 (54.17%) EJB
5 13 (54.17%) JSP
5 13 (54.17%) Servlets
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (54.17%) Web Services
5 13 (54.17%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) XSD
5 13 (54.17%) JBoss
5 13 (54.17%) JMS
5 13 (54.17%) WSDL
6 12 (50.00%) Oracle
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
8 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 9 (37.50%) Service Management
8 9 (37.50%) TDD
8 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
8 9 (37.50%) BDD
9 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
9 7 (29.17%) Subversion
9 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
9 7 (29.17%) IBM
9 7 (29.17%) J2EE

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 15 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 13 (54.17%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) CICS
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) SSH
1 3 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (79.17%) Banking
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Messaging Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Product Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) EJB
1 13 (54.17%) JMS
1 13 (54.17%) JSP
1 13 (54.17%) Servlets
1 13 (54.17%) Web Services
1 13 (54.17%) WSDL
1 13 (54.17%) XML
1 13 (54.17%) XSD
2 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) Struts
3 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) PMI
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) SDLC
2 9 (37.50%) BDD
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 9 (37.50%) Service Management
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) CMMI
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) RUP
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) Wealth Management
5 4 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 3 (12.50%) COBOL
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) CA Wily
2 3 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.17%) Ganglia
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Chordiant
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) CA
3 4 (16.67%) Teradata
4 3 (12.50%) BMC
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO