Period
to 20 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 217 229
Rank change year-on-year -61 +12 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 96 152 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 1.24% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 6.66% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72 134 68
North West median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,125 £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 2216 2282 2467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.72% 18.56% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1817 1930 1983
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,863 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 20 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 20 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 -65 49 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Cheshire -22 42 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Merseyside +15 4 £43,500 +33.85%
Lancashire +1 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 (78.13%) Java
2 49 (51.04%) Web Services
3 45 (46.88%) Tomcat
4 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (37.50%) Oracle
6 35 (36.46%) JBoss
7 34 (35.42%) J2EE
8 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 33 (34.38%) WebLogic
9 32 (33.33%) SQL
10 31 (32.29%) Linux
11 29 (30.21%) IBM
11 29 (30.21%) Banking
12 28 (29.17%) XML
13 27 (28.13%) Hibernate
13 27 (28.13%) Finance
14 22 (22.92%) JMS
15 19 (19.79%) Unix
15 19 (19.79%) Servlets
16 18 (18.75%) XSD
16 18 (18.75%) EJB
16 18 (18.75%) JSP
16 18 (18.75%) WSDL
16 18 (18.75%) Middleware
16 18 (18.75%) Subversion
16 18 (18.75%) Spring
17 17 (17.71%) TDD
17 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
17 17 (17.71%) Mainframe

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 45 (46.88%) Tomcat
2 35 (36.46%) JBoss
3 33 (34.38%) WebLogic
4 17 (17.71%) Apache
5 10 (10.42%) CICS
6 9 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (7.29%) Jetty
8 5 (5.21%) Mule
9 3 (3.13%) IIS
9 3 (3.13%) Liferay
10 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.04%) CMS
11 1 (1.04%) Resin
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Magento
2 5 (5.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) PaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (3.13%) LDAP
2 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) AMQP
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) DB2
1 14 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.17%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) Redis
6 2 (2.08%) Riak
7 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.04%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Subversion
2 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.63%) Maven
4 13 (13.54%) ClearCase
5 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.21%) Hudson
9 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.17%) FitNesse
9 4 (4.17%) Selenium
10 2 (2.08%) MSI
10 2 (2.08%) NuGet
10 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.08%) WiX
11 1 (1.04%) JIRA
11 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (30.21%) Banking
2 27 (28.13%) Finance
3 13 (13.54%) Law
4 10 (10.42%) Investment Banking
5 9 (9.38%) Retail Banking
6 8 (8.33%) Advertising
7 6 (6.25%) Electronics
7 6 (6.25%) Retail
8 2 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Developer
2 37 (38.54%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Java Development Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Agile Development Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.04%) Web Services
2 34 (35.42%) J2EE
3 28 (29.17%) XML
4 27 (28.13%) Hibernate
5 22 (22.92%) JMS
6 19 (19.79%) Servlets
7 18 (18.75%) EJB
7 18 (18.75%) JSP
7 18 (18.75%) Middleware
7 18 (18.75%) Spring
7 18 (18.75%) WSDL
7 18 (18.75%) XSD
8 15 (15.63%) Ajax
9 14 (14.58%) JPA
10 13 (13.54%) HTML
10 13 (13.54%) jQuery
10 13 (13.54%) Struts
11 12 (12.50%) GWT
11 12 (12.50%) Java EE
11 12 (12.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Mainframe
2 11 (11.46%) PMI
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) mHealth
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Linux
2 19 (19.79%) Unix
3 12 (12.50%) Windows
4 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.29%) AIX
6 3 (3.13%) CentOS
6 3 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.71%) BDD
2 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (17.71%) SDLC
2 17 (17.71%) TDD
2 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
2 17 (17.71%) Waterfall
3 14 (14.58%) Service Management
3 14 (14.58%) Validation
4 13 (13.54%) RUP
5 12 (12.50%) Project Management
6 11 (11.46%) CMMI
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.46%) Scrum
7 10 (10.42%) Open Source
7 10 (10.42%) Wealth Management
8 9 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.13%) Java
2 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) C
5 10 (10.42%) Assembly Language
5 10 (10.42%) COBOL
5 10 (10.42%) Python
6 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.25%) Perl
7 6 (6.25%) Ruby
8 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.13%) C#
9 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.08%) Clojure
10 2 (2.08%) Erlang
10 2 (2.08%) F#
10 2 (2.08%) Go
10 2 (2.08%) Haskell
10 2 (2.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
1 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.33%) CA Wily
3 6 (6.25%) BladeLogic
4 4 (4.17%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.17%) Puppet
5 2 (2.08%) Ansible
5 2 (2.08%) Control-M
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.04%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Oracle
2 29 (30.21%) IBM
3 13 (13.54%) Chordiant
4 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.38%) CA
6 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.29%) ATG
8 6 (6.25%) hybris
8 6 (6.25%) TIBCO
9 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.13%) Adobe
10 3 (3.13%) Elastic Path
11 2 (2.08%) BMC
11 2 (2.08%) HP
12 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
12 1 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (1.04%) SAP
12 1 (1.04%) Sun
12 1 (1.04%) Teradata
12 1 (1.04%) VMware