Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 276 221
Rank change year-on-year +44 -55 +29
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 142 85 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.11% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.60% 3.99% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 99 72 85
North West median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,125 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £58,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.84% -2.86%

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 2,153 2,131 2,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.83% 17.42% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 1,826 1,863
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,328 £46,235 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.69% +2.74% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Cheshire +21 88 £48,000 +41.18% 3
Manchester -20 47 £52,500 +13.51% 5
Merseyside - 4 £43,500 -
Lancashire +12 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 108 (76.06%) Java
2 72 (50.70%) Linux
3 71 (50.00%) Oracle
4 68 (47.89%) Tomcat
5 64 (45.07%) Finance
6 63 (44.37%) SQL
7 55 (38.73%) Unix
8 51 (35.92%) JBoss
8 51 (35.92%) Web Services
9 47 (33.10%) Windows
10 41 (28.87%) IBM
11 40 (28.17%) Microsoft
11 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (26.06%) J2EE
13 36 (25.35%) Banking
14 35 (24.65%) Advertising
15 33 (23.24%) Apache
15 33 (23.24%) Jenkins
16 31 (21.83%) Middleware
17 30 (21.13%) WebLogic
18 29 (20.42%) Hibernate
18 29 (20.42%) Spring
18 29 (20.42%) Oracle Database
19 27 (19.01%) Investment Banking
19 27 (19.01%) Law
19 27 (19.01%) Risk Management
19 27 (19.01%) Wealth Management
20 26 (18.31%) WebSphere Application Server
21 25 (17.61%) ServiceNow
22 24 (16.90%) AIX

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 68 (47.89%) Tomcat
2 51 (35.92%) JBoss
3 33 (23.24%) Apache
4 30 (21.13%) WebLogic
5 26 (18.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (10.56%) Jetty
7 13 (9.15%) Mule
8 6 (4.23%) CICS
8 6 (4.23%) Confluence
9 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (2.11%) IIS
10 3 (2.11%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.41%) Resin
12 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.70%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) OpenShift
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) SSL
2 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) AMQP
4 1 (0.70%) ATM
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.42%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.15%) DB2
3 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.82%) GIS
7 3 (2.11%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.11%) MySQL
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) Big Data
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Redis
8 1 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.38%) Maven
3 17 (11.97%) Subversion
4 13 (9.15%) Hudson
5 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.45%) JIRA
6 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.23%) Selenium
6 6 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.52%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.82%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.82%) JUnit
9 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.11%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.41%) Toad
11 1 (0.70%) MSI
11 1 (0.70%) WiX
General
1 64 (45.07%) Finance
2 36 (25.35%) Banking
3 35 (24.65%) Advertising
4 27 (19.01%) Investment Banking
4 27 (19.01%) Law
5 8 (5.63%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.52%) Retail
7 3 (2.11%) Electronics
8 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (31.69%) Developer
2 37 (26.06%) Java Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Applications Support
4 27 (19.01%) Linux Support
5 17 (11.97%) Applications Engineer
5 17 (11.97%) Java Engineer
5 17 (11.97%) Support Engineer
6 16 (11.27%) Applications Support Engineer
6 16 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (10.56%) Linux Support Engineer
8 14 (9.86%) Senior Developer
8 14 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (8.45%) Applications Specialist
9 12 (8.45%) Applications Support Specialist
9 12 (8.45%) Support Specialist
10 11 (7.75%) Analyst
10 11 (7.75%) Java Software Developer
10 11 (7.75%) Middleware Engineer
10 11 (7.75%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.92%) Web Services
2 37 (26.06%) J2EE
3 31 (21.83%) Middleware
4 29 (20.42%) Hibernate
4 29 (20.42%) Spring
5 17 (11.97%) XML
6 15 (10.56%) JPA
7 14 (9.86%) Ajax
7 14 (9.86%) Node.js
8 13 (9.15%) RESTful
9 11 (7.75%) GWT
9 11 (7.75%) Java EE
9 11 (7.75%) Java SE
9 11 (7.75%) jQuery
9 11 (7.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (6.34%) HTML
11 8 (5.63%) JMS
11 8 (5.63%) JSON
12 7 (4.93%) JSP
12 7 (4.93%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (11.27%) Mainframe
2 13 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.11%) VSAM
5 2 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.41%) PMI
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) iSeries
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (50.70%) Linux
2 55 (38.73%) Unix
3 47 (33.10%) Windows
4 24 (16.90%) AIX
5 20 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (13.38%) HPUX
6 19 (13.38%) Solaris
7 11 (7.75%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.82%) CentOS
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.01%) Risk Management
2 27 (19.01%) Wealth Management
3 24 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (15.49%) Open Source
5 15 (10.56%) Validation
6 14 (9.86%) DevOps
6 14 (9.86%) Test Automation
7 13 (9.15%) Content Management
7 13 (9.15%) Scrum
8 12 (8.45%) ITIL
8 12 (8.45%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.75%) Information Security
10 7 (4.93%) Migration
10 7 (4.93%) MVC
10 7 (4.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.23%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 108 (76.06%) Java
2 63 (44.37%) SQL
3 16 (11.27%) Python
4 15 (10.56%) C
5 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 13 (9.15%) Perl
7 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.52%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.52%) COBOL
9 5 (3.52%) Ruby
10 4 (2.82%) REXX
11 2 (1.41%) Go
11 2 (1.41%) PHP
11 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.41%) VB
12 1 (0.70%) Clojure
12 1 (0.70%) F#
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.11%) PMP
4 2 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Docker
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (9.15%) CA Wily
3 12 (8.45%) BladeLogic
4 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.52%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.11%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.11%) Puppet
7 2 (1.41%) Nagios
7 2 (1.41%) Netcool
7 2 (1.41%) SCOM
8 1 (0.70%) Ansible
8 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 71 (50.00%) Oracle
2 41 (28.87%) IBM
3 40 (28.17%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.61%) ServiceNow
5 21 (14.79%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.86%) CA
6 14 (9.86%) HP
7 5 (3.52%) ATG
7 5 (3.52%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.82%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.82%) Chordiant
8 4 (2.82%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.11%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (2.11%) hybris
9 3 (2.11%) Informatica
10 2 (1.41%) Capita
10 2 (1.41%) VMware
11 1 (0.70%) BMC
11 1 (0.70%) Dell
11 1 (0.70%) Sun