The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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 Application Server (WAS)
England / North West
Rank 253 230 245
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.066% 0.18% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 1.00% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £47,304 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.75% -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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 962 997 1122
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.86% 17.65% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 815 811 908
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North West 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
Manchester -29 4 £45,000 -10.00%
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) FatWire
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Endeca
3 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (50.00%) hybris
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Redmine
4 2 (33.33%) FogBugz
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Jython

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Endeca
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) FogBugz
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JDBC
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) E-business
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Jython
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (16.67%) CA Wily
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) FatWire
1 3 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Sun