Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 294 189
Rank change year-on-year -27 -105 +43
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 39 75 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.57% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 3.12% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 57 150
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,850 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 1,859 2,401 1,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.31% 18.22% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,995 1,658
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,450 £24,000 £23,838
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Manchester -13 18 £50,000 -2.44% 8
Cheshire -17 18 £42,750 -14.50%
Merseyside +22 3 £47,000 -32.86%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) Java
3 20 (51.28%) Linux
4 19 (48.72%) JBoss
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
5 17 (43.59%) Oracle
5 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
6 16 (41.03%) Unix
7 15 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (38.46%) Docker
8 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (35.90%) Windows
8 14 (35.90%) WebLogic
9 13 (33.33%) DevOps
10 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 12 (30.77%) IBM
11 11 (28.21%) Scrum
11 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
11 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
12 10 (25.64%) ITIL
13 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
13 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
13 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
14 8 (20.51%) RESTful
14 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
14 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
14 8 (20.51%) Spring
14 8 (20.51%) Banking

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 19 (48.72%) JBoss
2 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (35.90%) WebLogic
4 6 (15.38%) Jetty
5 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (10.26%) Apache
6 4 (10.26%) Confluence
7 2 (5.13%) Resin
8 1 (2.56%) CICS
8 1 (2.56%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.95%) OpenShift
2 4 (10.26%) Serverless
3 3 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.69%) npm
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) MQTT
2 2 (5.13%) PPP
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) AMQP
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) MariaDB
2 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) Redis
6 1 (2.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 6 (15.38%) JIRA
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) Geb
6 4 (10.26%) Gradle
6 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.13%) CA Release Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Log4j
7 2 (5.13%) Log4Net
7 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.56%) Appium
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Law
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Pega Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (20.51%) RESTful
2 8 (20.51%) Spring
2 8 (20.51%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (15.38%) Middleware
4 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 5 (12.82%) CSS
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 5 (12.82%) Spring WebFlux
4 5 (12.82%) Vert.x
4 5 (12.82%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) XSD
5 4 (10.26%) JPA
5 4 (10.26%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) Spring Boot
6 3 (7.69%) Dojo
6 3 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (7.69%) Node.js
6 3 (7.69%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Robotics
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 14 (35.90%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) CentOS
5 2 (5.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (33.33%) DevOps
4 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (15.38%) Kanban
10 6 (15.38%) OWASP
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 5 (12.82%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.82%) High Availability
11 5 (12.82%) SDLC
11 5 (12.82%) TDD
11 5 (12.82%) Wealth Management
12 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) Perl
4 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.26%) Groovy
5 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) COBOL
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) JCL
7 2 (5.13%) Jython
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Docker
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.82%) Packer
4 4 (10.26%) Ansible
5 3 (7.69%) Terraform
5 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
6 2 (5.13%) Cobbler
6 2 (5.13%) Nagios
6 2 (5.13%) Puppet
7 1 (2.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) IBM
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.82%) Aquila
5 5 (12.82%) Splunk
5 5 (12.82%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.13%) ATG
7 2 (5.13%) Pega
8 1 (2.56%) CA
8 1 (2.56%) Capita
8 1 (2.56%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (2.56%) Kony
8 1 (2.56%) Sybase