The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 59
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.92% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £28,000 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 85 109 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.02% 22.15% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 84
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -14.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Merseyside