The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
Rank 173 140 160
Rank change year-on-year -33 +20  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 32 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 1.20% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 7.14% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £43,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 637 560 622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.38% 16.79% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 551 453 521
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 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Manchester

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in Manchester

WebSphere
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Stockport - 7 £55,000 - 1
Altrincham - 5 £45,000 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (85.48%) Java
3 42 (67.74%) Oracle
4 40 (64.52%) Linux
5 31 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 26 (41.94%) SQL
7 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (38.71%) J2EE
9 22 (35.48%) WebLogic
9 22 (35.48%) JBoss
9 22 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (33.87%) Scrum
11 19 (30.65%) Python
12 18 (29.03%) JSP
12 18 (29.03%) TDD
13 17 (27.42%) Spring
13 17 (27.42%) Red Hat
13 17 (27.42%) Puppet
13 17 (27.42%) OpenStack
14 16 (25.81%) DevOps
14 16 (25.81%) DSDM
14 16 (25.81%) Web Development
15 15 (24.19%) Multithreading
15 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (24.19%) ITIL
15 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
16 14 (22.58%) React
16 14 (22.58%) Software Delivery
16 14 (22.58%) SDLC
16 14 (22.58%) Windows

WebSphere
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 31 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 22 (35.48%) JBoss
2 22 (35.48%) WebLogic
3 17 (27.42%) OpenStack
4 13 (20.97%) Apache Solr
5 9 (14.52%) CloudStack
5 9 (14.52%) Jetty
6 8 (12.90%) Apache Spark
6 8 (12.90%) Commerce Server
6 8 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (4.84%) CMS
9 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.61%) IIS
9 1 (1.61%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.61%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.61%) Heroku
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
1 9 (14.52%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (12.90%) Big Data
2 8 (12.90%) Couchbase
2 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.90%) Redis
2 8 (12.90%) Riak
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.68%) Endeca
3 6 (9.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Maven
2 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.68%) Gradle
4 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.06%) JIRA
6 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.23%) FogBugz
6 2 (3.23%) NUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.23%) Redmine
6 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) GoCD
7 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (20.97%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 34 (54.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Senior Developer
4 14 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Java Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
7 8 (12.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Linux Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Angular Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Java WebSphere Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
11 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) J2EE
2 18 (29.03%) JSP
3 17 (27.42%) Spring
4 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
5 14 (22.58%) Grails
5 14 (22.58%) React
6 11 (17.74%) Servlets
6 11 (17.74%) XML
7 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
8 8 (12.90%) .NET
8 8 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
8 8 (12.90%) J2SE
8 8 (12.90%) Lucene
8 8 (12.90%) XSLT
9 7 (11.29%) EJB
9 7 (11.29%) Node.js
10 6 (9.68%) HTML
10 6 (9.68%) JMS
10 6 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) iPad
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (64.52%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Android
2 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.52%) Unix
5 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.84%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (33.87%) Scrum
4 18 (29.03%) TDD
5 16 (25.81%) DevOps
5 16 (25.81%) DSDM
5 16 (25.81%) Web Development
6 15 (24.19%) ITIL
6 15 (24.19%) Multithreading
7 14 (22.58%) SDLC
7 14 (22.58%) Software Delivery
8 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
9 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 12 (19.35%) RUP
9 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
10 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (14.52%) MVC
10 9 (14.52%) OO
10 9 (14.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 14 (22.58%) Groovy
4 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) Go
5 9 (14.52%) Perl
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
6 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.68%) Scala
8 4 (6.45%) C#
9 3 (4.84%) C
9 3 (4.84%) C++
10 2 (3.23%) Jython
11 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Docker
2 9 (14.52%) Xen
3 8 (12.90%) vSphere
3 8 (12.90%) XenServer
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (27.42%) Puppet
3 13 (20.97%) Ansible
4 8 (12.90%) Kibana
4 8 (12.90%) logstash
4 8 (12.90%) Salt
5 6 (9.68%) Packer
6 4 (6.45%) Cobbler
6 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Oracle
2 17 (27.42%) Red Hat
3 14 (22.58%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) IBM
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.90%) EnterpriseDB
6 5 (8.06%) Aquila
7 3 (4.84%) Facebook
7 3 (4.84%) FatWire
7 3 (4.84%) hybris
8 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
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