Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 243 273
Rank change year-on-year -49 +30 -46
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 47 132 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 1.04% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 6.23% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 96 80
North West median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £33,450
90th Percentile £55,025 £70,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 1,533 2,118 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.43% 16.71% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 1,709 1,865
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £23,100
90th Percentile £78,000 £66,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -25 19 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Cheshire -26 17 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Merseyside +14 8 £32,500 -25.29% 1
Lancashire +14 3 £48,250 - 2
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 35 (74.47%) Java
2 29 (61.70%) Linux
3 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (53.19%) Unix
4 25 (53.19%) SQL
5 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
6 21 (44.68%) DevOps
7 20 (42.55%) Docker
8 19 (40.43%) JIRA
9 17 (36.17%) Windows
9 17 (36.17%) JBoss
10 16 (34.04%) Finance
11 15 (31.91%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (31.91%) Red Hat
12 14 (29.79%) IBM
12 14 (29.79%) OpenShift
12 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (27.66%) Deployment Automation
13 13 (27.66%) Scrum
13 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (25.53%) Banking
14 12 (25.53%) Retail
14 12 (25.53%) ITIL
14 12 (25.53%) ISEB
14 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
15 11 (23.40%) XML
15 11 (23.40%) Oracle
15 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
15 11 (23.40%) Non-Functional Testing
16 10 (21.28%) Defect Management

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 17 (36.17%) JBoss
2 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.89%) Liferay
4 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (8.51%) Confluence
7 3 (6.38%) IIS
7 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.13%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Maximo
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (29.79%) OpenShift
2 6 (12.77%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) AMQP
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) DB2
5 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.26%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Redis
6 2 (4.26%) Riak
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
2 19 (40.43%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) CA Release Automation
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) Selenium
4 8 (17.02%) Bitbucket
4 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.89%) JMeter
6 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
6 5 (10.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (10.64%) Subversion
7 4 (8.51%) Gradle
7 4 (8.51%) Maven
8 1 (2.13%) Appium
8 1 (2.13%) SOAtest
8 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
2 12 (25.53%) Retail
3 9 (19.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Law
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Maximo Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) XML
2 9 (19.15%) SOAP
2 9 (19.15%) Web Services
3 8 (17.02%) Gherkin
3 8 (17.02%) J2EE
4 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (10.64%) Java EE
5 5 (10.64%) Spring
6 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 3 (6.38%) JMS
8 2 (4.26%) JPA
8 2 (4.26%) Kafka
8 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (4.26%) XSLT
9 1 (2.13%) .NET
9 1 (2.13%) EJB
9 1 (2.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) APACS
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 25 (53.19%) Unix
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) DevOps
3 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (27.66%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.53%) ITIL
5 11 (23.40%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Defect Management
7 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
7 9 (19.15%) SDLC
8 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (17.02%) Kanban
8 8 (17.02%) OWASP
8 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
9 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.89%) System Testing
9 7 (14.89%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Jython
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) COBOL
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.13%) JCL
7 1 (2.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) ISEB
2 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Docker
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (19.15%) BladeLogic
3 8 (17.02%) Packer
4 7 (14.89%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.79%) IBM
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 8 (17.02%) Aquila
6 3 (6.38%) Sybase
7 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.13%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) hybris
8 1 (2.13%) Informatica
8 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.13%) WooCommerce