The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 201 171 183
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 1.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £47,304 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.22% -0.41%  

WebSphere Application Server 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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 636 560 615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.35% 16.87% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 550 451 517
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Endeca
2 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) FatWire
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Redmine
3 2 (40.00%) FogBugz
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Endeca
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) FogBugz
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) JDBC
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Jython
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) FatWire
1 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle