Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 275 205
Rank change year-on-year -39 -70 +15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 44 90 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.70% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.62% 4.01% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 67 148
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,375 £67,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,679 2,245 2,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.28% 17.56% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,376 1,838 1,847
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,125 £23,750 £23,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,900 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the North West

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in the North West

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the North West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the North West

WebSphere
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 25 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Cheshire -7 11 £38,500 -23.00%
Merseyside +16 7 £32,500 -25.29%
Lancashire - 1 £54,000 - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 34 (77.27%) Java
2 31 (70.45%) SQL
3 27 (61.36%) Linux
3 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (50.00%) Unix
5 18 (40.91%) Oracle
6 17 (38.64%) Docker
7 16 (36.36%) DevOps
7 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (36.36%) Windows
7 16 (36.36%) JBoss
8 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
8 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
9 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
10 13 (29.55%) Scrum
11 12 (27.27%) ITIL
11 12 (27.27%) IBM
11 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 11 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (25.00%) Finance
13 10 (22.73%) Firewall
13 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (22.73%) OWASP
13 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
13 10 (22.73%) Kanban
14 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure

WebSphere
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 16 (36.36%) JBoss
2 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
3 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.36%) Liferay
5 3 (6.82%) Jetty
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.55%) Confluence
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) CICS
7 1 (2.27%) CloudStack
7 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) Resin
7 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) AMQP
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) MQTT
3 2 (4.55%) PPP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) DB2
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.82%) Redis
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Riak
5 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.45%) Bitbucket
3 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 9 (20.45%) Selenium
4 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) JMeter
5 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.55%) Geb
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
6 2 (4.55%) Log4j
6 2 (4.55%) Log4Net
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.27%) Appium
7 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.27%) SOAtest
7 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 6 (13.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Web Services
2 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 9 (20.45%) XML
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE
4 8 (18.18%) Spring
5 6 (13.64%) CSS
5 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
5 6 (13.64%) JPA
5 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.36%) JMS
7 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) EJB
7 4 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (9.09%) JSP
7 4 (9.09%) Kafka
7 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (9.09%) RESTful
8 3 (6.82%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) APACS
2 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Robotics
5 1 (2.27%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) Unix
3 16 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) DevOps
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
4 13 (29.55%) Scrum
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL
5 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 11 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (22.73%) Kanban
7 10 (22.73%) OWASP
7 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
8 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) SDLC
10 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 5 (11.36%) Defect Management
11 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.36%) System Testing
11 5 (11.36%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) Java
2 31 (70.45%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (6.82%) COBOL
7 3 (6.82%) Groovy
7 3 (6.82%) JCL
7 3 (6.82%) Jython
7 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) Java 8
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) ISEB
1 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Docker
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
3 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.45%) Packer
3 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.55%) Ansible
5 2 (4.55%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.55%) Puppet
6 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
3 12 (27.27%) IBM
4 9 (20.45%) Aquila
4 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.55%) Splunk
8 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.27%) ATG
8 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.27%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Informatica
8 1 (2.27%) Kony
8 1 (2.27%) Pega