Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 198 218
Rank change year-on-year -94 +20 -1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 80 168 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 1.41% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.40% 8.19% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 149 77
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £35,875 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,875 £76,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 2355 2051 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.90% 17.21% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 1721 1993
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,050 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -93 48 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Cheshire -30 27 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Merseyside -7 2 £56,750 +51.33% 2
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 60 (75.00%) Java
2 38 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 32 (40.00%) Web Services
5 31 (38.75%) J2EE
6 29 (36.25%) Banking
7 27 (33.75%) Oracle
8 26 (32.50%) SQL
8 26 (32.50%) JBoss
9 25 (31.25%) XML
10 24 (30.00%) Tomcat
11 23 (28.75%) IBM
12 22 (27.50%) JSP
13 21 (26.25%) Hibernate
14 20 (25.00%) Waterfall
15 19 (23.75%) Finance
15 19 (23.75%) JMS
15 19 (23.75%) SDLC
16 18 (22.50%) Servlets
16 18 (22.50%) Mainframe
16 18 (22.50%) BDD
16 18 (22.50%) TDD
17 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (21.25%) XSD
17 17 (21.25%) EJB
17 17 (21.25%) WSDL
18 16 (20.00%) HTML
19 14 (17.50%) RUP
19 14 (17.50%) Unix

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 32 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 26 (32.50%) JBoss
3 24 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.00%) CICS
5 6 (7.50%) Apache
6 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.00%) GlassFish
8 3 (3.75%) IIS
8 3 (3.75%) Liferay
8 3 (3.75%) NetWeaver
9 2 (2.50%) CMS
9 2 (2.50%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) SSL
2 3 (3.75%) LDAP
2 3 (3.75%) SSH
3 2 (2.50%) AMQP
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.25%) DB2
3 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.50%) Big Data
4 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.75%) SAP BW
5 3 (3.75%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) Redis
6 2 (2.50%) Riak
7 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.25%) Endeca
7 1 (1.25%) MySQL
7 1 (1.25%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) ClearCase
1 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
1 11 (13.75%) Subversion
2 6 (7.50%) Maven
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) JUnit
5 2 (2.50%) MSI
5 2 (2.50%) NuGet
5 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.50%) WiX
6 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (36.25%) Banking
2 19 (23.75%) Finance
3 13 (16.25%) Retail
4 9 (11.25%) Law
5 8 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.50%) Electronics
6 6 (7.50%) Retail Banking
7 4 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Developer
2 34 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 8 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Integration Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) Web Services
2 31 (38.75%) J2EE
3 25 (31.25%) XML
4 22 (27.50%) JSP
5 21 (26.25%) Hibernate
6 19 (23.75%) JMS
7 18 (22.50%) Servlets
8 17 (21.25%) EJB
8 17 (21.25%) WSDL
8 17 (21.25%) XSD
9 16 (20.00%) HTML
10 12 (15.00%) CSS
10 12 (15.00%) HTML5
11 11 (13.75%) Spring
11 11 (13.75%) Struts
12 10 (12.50%) Ajax
12 10 (12.50%) JSON
12 10 (12.50%) Middleware
12 10 (12.50%) Node.js
13 9 (11.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Mainframe
2 12 (15.00%) PMI
3 4 (5.00%) iPad
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Derivative
5 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.25%) AS400
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) mHealth
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Unix
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
4 6 (7.50%) AIX
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) CentOS
6 1 (1.25%) HPUX
6 1 (1.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 19 (23.75%) SDLC
4 18 (22.50%) BDD
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.50%) RUP
6 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 13 (16.25%) Project Management
7 13 (16.25%) Service Management
8 12 (15.00%) CMMI
8 12 (15.00%) PRINCE
8 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (13.75%) Agile Project Management
9 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.50%) OO
11 9 (11.25%) Machine Learning
11 9 (11.25%) Scrum
11 9 (11.25%) Validation
12 8 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.00%) Java
2 38 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.50%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) C
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 8 (10.00%) COBOL
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.75%) C#
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby
9 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.50%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) Clojure
9 2 (2.50%) Erlang
9 2 (2.50%) F#
9 2 (2.50%) Haskell
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) HL7
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) CA Wily
1 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.50%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.00%) Control-M
4 2 (2.50%) Ansible
4 2 (2.50%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.50%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Oracle
2 23 (28.75%) IBM
3 11 (13.75%) Chordiant
4 9 (11.25%) CA
5 7 (8.75%) hybris
6 6 (7.50%) ATG
7 4 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (5.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.75%) Adobe
8 3 (3.75%) BMC
8 3 (3.75%) Elastic Path
8 3 (3.75%) Sun
9 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Sybase
10 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.25%) Apple
10 1 (1.25%) FatWire
10 1 (1.25%) HP
10 1 (1.25%) Teradata
10 1 (1.25%) VMware