Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 282 194
Rank change year-on-year +1 -88 +55
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 76 85 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.66% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.79% 3.75% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 143
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,575 £33,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 2,003 2,264 1,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.17% 17.56% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,590 1,892 1,606
North West median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,700 £57,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +11 47 £47,500 -5.00%
Manchester -17 26 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Merseyside - 1 £47,000 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 56 (73.68%) Java
2 53 (69.74%) SQL
3 47 (61.84%) Oracle
4 44 (57.89%) Linux
5 36 (47.37%) Finance
6 35 (46.05%) Unix
7 34 (44.74%) Windows
8 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
9 26 (34.21%) Tomcat
10 23 (30.26%) JBoss
10 23 (30.26%) Oracle Database
11 22 (28.95%) IBM
12 18 (23.68%) Risk Management
12 18 (23.68%) Advertising
12 18 (23.68%) Banking
13 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (22.37%) ServiceNow
14 16 (21.05%) Web Services
14 16 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (19.74%) J2EE
15 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
16 14 (18.42%) DevOps
16 14 (18.42%) AIX
17 13 (17.11%) Law
17 13 (17.11%) HPUX
17 13 (17.11%) Solaris
17 13 (17.11%) Python
17 13 (17.11%) Investment 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 26 (34.21%) Tomcat
2 23 (30.26%) JBoss
3 16 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (14.47%) WebLogic
5 9 (11.84%) Apache
6 6 (7.89%) Confluence
7 4 (5.26%) Jetty
8 3 (3.95%) Resin
9 2 (2.63%) CICS
9 2 (2.63%) IIS
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.32%) CloudStack
10 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.32%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) OpenShift
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.95%) npm
3 3 (3.95%) Serverless
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) SSL
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) MQTT
4 1 (1.32%) AMQP
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.84%) DB2
4 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.26%) MySQL
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.95%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.63%) GIS
8 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.32%) Redis
9 1 (1.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.84%) JIRA
4 6 (7.89%) Selenium
4 6 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.26%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (5.26%) JUnit
6 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.95%) Geb
8 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.63%) Gradle
8 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.63%) Log4j
8 2 (2.63%) Log4Net
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.63%) Toad
8 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (47.37%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Advertising
2 18 (23.68%) Banking
3 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
3 13 (17.11%) Law
4 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Applications Support
2 20 (26.32%) Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Linux Support
4 14 (18.42%) Support Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Applications Support Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Java Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
8 9 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (9.21%) Applications Support Specialist
9 7 (9.21%) Support Specialist
10 6 (7.89%) WebSphere Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Analyst
11 5 (6.58%) Linux Specialist
11 5 (6.58%) Oracle Specialist
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Web Services
2 15 (19.74%) J2EE
3 11 (14.47%) Middleware
3 11 (14.47%) Spring
4 9 (11.84%) Hibernate
4 9 (11.84%) HTML
5 8 (10.53%) CSS
5 8 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (10.53%) XML
6 6 (7.89%) JPA
6 6 (7.89%) JSON
7 5 (6.58%) Dojo
7 5 (6.58%) EJB
7 5 (6.58%) JSP
7 5 (6.58%) RESTful
7 5 (6.58%) XSD
8 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 4 (5.26%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (5.26%) JAX-WS
8 4 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.21%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Robotics
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.32%) iSeries
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Linux
2 35 (46.05%) Unix
3 34 (44.74%) Windows
4 14 (18.42%) AIX
5 13 (17.11%) HPUX
5 13 (17.11%) Solaris
6 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Risk Management
2 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) DevOps
5 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.11%) Wealth Management
6 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.79%) ITIL
6 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
8 7 (9.21%) SDLC
9 6 (7.89%) Coaching
9 6 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (7.89%) Information Security
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) TDD
9 6 (7.89%) Workflow
10 5 (6.58%) High Availability
10 5 (6.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) Java
2 53 (69.74%) SQL
3 13 (17.11%) Python
4 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Perl
5 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.95%) COBOL
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) C#
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Groovy
9 2 (2.63%) JCL
9 2 (2.63%) Jython
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Xen
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.16%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.58%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.26%) Ansible
4 4 (5.26%) CA Wily
5 3 (3.95%) Nagios
5 3 (3.95%) Terraform
6 2 (2.63%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.63%) Puppet
7 1 (1.32%) Control-M
7 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Oracle
2 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.95%) IBM
4 17 (22.37%) ServiceNow
5 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) CA
8 3 (3.95%) ATG
8 3 (3.95%) Splunk
9 2 (2.63%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.63%) Capita
9 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.63%) Pega
9 2 (2.63%) Sybase
9 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.32%) Dell
10 1 (1.32%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.32%) Informatica
10 1 (1.32%) Kony
10 1 (1.32%) VMware