The median annual salary for a WebSphere Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Specialist
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 232 253
Permanent jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 0 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.089% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.091% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Median salary - £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £57,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

WebSphere Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Specialist in the North West

WebSphere Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WebSphere Specialist in the North West

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, WebSphere Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Jython
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Redmine
1 2 (100.00%) FogBugz
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) FogBugz
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Redmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Jython
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle