Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 115 162
Rank change year-on-year -20 +47 -32
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 42 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.37% 1.45% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.45% 8.55% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 19
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.68% +7.78%
10th Percentile £43,750 £33,150 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,625 £80,500
North West median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 564 386 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.34% 17.01% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 444 341 522
Cheshire median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -19 23 £48,000 - 3
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 34 (80.95%) Java
2 29 (69.05%) JBoss
3 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Banking
4 20 (47.62%) Finance
5 19 (45.24%) WebLogic
5 19 (45.24%) Web Services
6 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 18 (42.86%) Tomcat
7 17 (40.48%) Apache
8 16 (38.10%) SQL
8 16 (38.10%) Oracle
9 15 (35.71%) J2EE
9 15 (35.71%) Linux
9 15 (35.71%) Mainframe
10 14 (33.33%) Middleware
10 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
10 14 (33.33%) Subversion
11 13 (30.95%) WSDL
11 13 (30.95%) IBM
11 13 (30.95%) Unix
11 13 (30.95%) JSP
11 13 (30.95%) Servlets
11 13 (30.95%) XML
11 13 (30.95%) XSD
11 13 (30.95%) EJB
12 12 (28.57%) DB2
12 12 (28.57%) JMS
12 12 (28.57%) SDLC
13 10 (23.81%) Open Source

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 29 (69.05%) JBoss
2 19 (45.24%) WebLogic
3 18 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 17 (40.48%) Apache
5 9 (21.43%) CICS
5 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (11.90%) Jetty
6 5 (11.90%) Mule
7 1 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) Resin
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) PaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Subversion
2 9 (21.43%) ClearCase
3 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
4 5 (11.90%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (50.00%) Banking
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
3 10 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 9 (21.43%) Advertising
4 9 (21.43%) Law
5 8 (19.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Web Services
2 15 (35.71%) J2EE
3 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (33.33%) Middleware
4 13 (30.95%) EJB
4 13 (30.95%) JSP
4 13 (30.95%) Servlets
4 13 (30.95%) WSDL
4 13 (30.95%) XML
4 13 (30.95%) XSD
5 12 (28.57%) JMS
6 9 (21.43%) Struts
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) Node.js
7 5 (11.90%) RESTful
7 5 (11.90%) Spring
8 4 (9.52%) HTML5
8 4 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (9.52%) jQuery
8 4 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) PMI
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Unix
3 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) SDLC
3 10 (23.81%) BDD
3 10 (23.81%) Open Source
3 10 (23.81%) Service Management
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
3 10 (23.81%) Wealth Management
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 7 (16.67%) CMMI
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.67%) RUP
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 5 (11.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Assembly Language
4 9 (21.43%) COBOL
5 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Go
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) JCL
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) CA Wily
2 6 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) IBM
3 9 (21.43%) CA
3 9 (21.43%) Chordiant
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) BMC
7 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.38%) ATG
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) Teradata
7 1 (2.38%) TIBCO