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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 28 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.74% 3.31% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 12.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
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 Chester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 18 39 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 13.33% 25.83% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 14
Median salary £36,750 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.94% -32.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Chester

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) RAD
1 2 (50.00%) RUP
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) JSTL
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) RAD
1 2 (50.00%) RUP
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) hybris
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (50.00%) VMware