The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / Midlands
Rank 8 12 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 1 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.85% 10.00% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 61.11% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Median salary - £52,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.84%  
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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8 18 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 30.77% 16.36% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 19
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +38.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Magento
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) ATG
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Demandware
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Multichannel Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Commerce Server
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Commerce Server
1 1 (33.33%) CoreMedia CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Multichannel Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ATG
1 2 (66.67%) Demandware
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore