Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 214 232
Rank change year-on-year -68 +18 -22
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 98 152 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 1.22% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 6.58% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 133 66
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +10.00%

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 2199 2309 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.60% 18.49% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1953 1983
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,200 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -56 50 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Cheshire -24 43 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Merseyside +15 4 £43,500 +58.18%
Lancashire 0 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 75 (76.53%) Java
2 50 (51.02%) Web Services
3 46 (46.94%) Tomcat
4 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (39.80%) Oracle
6 37 (37.76%) JBoss
7 36 (36.73%) J2EE
8 35 (35.71%) SQL
9 33 (33.67%) WebLogic
9 33 (33.67%) Linux
10 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
11 29 (29.59%) Hibernate
11 29 (29.59%) Banking
12 28 (28.57%) IBM
13 27 (27.55%) Finance
13 27 (27.55%) XML
14 21 (21.43%) JMS
15 20 (20.41%) Subversion
16 19 (19.39%) Spring
16 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
17 18 (18.37%) Waterfall
17 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
17 18 (18.37%) Unix
17 18 (18.37%) Apache
17 18 (18.37%) Servlets
17 18 (18.37%) Middleware
18 17 (17.35%) Mainframe
18 17 (17.35%) XSD
18 17 (17.35%) EJB

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 46 (46.94%) Tomcat
2 37 (37.76%) JBoss
3 33 (33.67%) WebLogic
4 18 (18.37%) Apache
5 11 (11.22%) CICS
6 9 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (8.16%) Jetty
8 6 (6.12%) Mule
9 3 (3.06%) Liferay
10 2 (2.04%) Confluence
10 2 (2.04%) IIS
11 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.02%) CMS
11 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.02%) Resin
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Magento
2 5 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) PaaS
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) SSL
2 3 (3.06%) LDAP
2 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) AMQP
4 1 (1.02%) ATM
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) DB2
2 14 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.10%) Big Data
4 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.08%) Couchbase
5 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) Redis
6 2 (2.04%) Riak
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.02%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Subversion
2 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.33%) Maven
4 14 (14.29%) ClearCase
5 13 (13.27%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.12%) Hudson
7 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.08%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.08%) Selenium
9 3 (3.06%) JIRA
10 2 (2.04%) MSI
10 2 (2.04%) NuGet
10 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.04%) WiX
General
1 29 (29.59%) Banking
2 27 (27.55%) Finance
3 16 (16.33%) Law
4 13 (13.27%) Investment Banking
5 9 (9.18%) Advertising
5 9 (9.18%) Retail Banking
6 6 (6.12%) Electronics
7 5 (5.10%) Retail
8 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Developer
2 39 (39.80%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Support
9 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) Applications Support Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) Development Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Java Development Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) Oracle Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.02%) Web Services
2 36 (36.73%) J2EE
3 29 (29.59%) Hibernate
4 27 (27.55%) XML
5 21 (21.43%) JMS
6 19 (19.39%) Spring
7 18 (18.37%) Middleware
7 18 (18.37%) Servlets
8 17 (17.35%) EJB
8 17 (17.35%) JSP
8 17 (17.35%) WSDL
8 17 (17.35%) XSD
9 16 (16.33%) Ajax
10 15 (15.31%) JPA
11 14 (14.29%) Struts
12 13 (13.27%) GWT
12 13 (13.27%) HTML
12 13 (13.27%) Java EE
12 13 (13.27%) Java SE
12 13 (13.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Mainframe
2 11 (11.22%) PMI
3 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) mHealth
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.67%) Linux
2 18 (18.37%) Unix
3 13 (13.27%) Windows
4 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.12%) AIX
6 3 (3.06%) CentOS
6 3 (3.06%) HPUX
7 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
3 18 (18.37%) Waterfall
4 15 (15.31%) BDD
4 15 (15.31%) SDLC
4 15 (15.31%) Service Management
4 15 (15.31%) TDD
5 14 (14.29%) Validation
6 13 (13.27%) RUP
6 13 (13.27%) Scrum
6 13 (13.27%) Wealth Management
7 11 (11.22%) CMMI
7 11 (11.22%) Open Source
7 11 (11.22%) PRINCE
7 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.22%) Project Management
8 10 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.18%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (76.53%) Java
2 35 (35.71%) SQL
3 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.29%) C
5 11 (11.22%) Assembly Language
5 11 (11.22%) COBOL
5 11 (11.22%) Python
6 7 (7.14%) Perl
7 6 (6.12%) Ruby
7 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.06%) C#
9 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Clojure
10 2 (2.04%) Erlang
10 2 (2.04%) F#
10 2 (2.04%) Go
10 2 (2.04%) Haskell
10 2 (2.04%) Scala
11 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.14%) CA Wily
3 6 (6.12%) BladeLogic
4 4 (4.08%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.08%) Puppet
5 2 (2.04%) Ansible
5 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.02%) Control-M
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Oracle
2 28 (28.57%) IBM
3 14 (14.29%) Chordiant
4 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.16%) CA
7 7 (7.14%) ATG
8 6 (6.12%) hybris
9 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.10%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.06%) Adobe
10 3 (3.06%) Elastic Path
11 2 (2.04%) BMC
11 2 (2.04%) HP
12 1 (1.02%) Apple
12 1 (1.02%) Google
12 1 (1.02%) Sun
12 1 (1.02%) Teradata
12 1 (1.02%) VMware