The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Scotland
Rank 121 135 106
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 17 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.95% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.89% 4.26% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 27
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £10,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,750 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 348 657 575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.00% 22.41% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 207 416 358
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing WebSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere in Scotland.

Salary trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 10 £48,000 +34.26% 5
Edinburgh -8 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (41.86%) Oracle
4 16 (37.21%) IBM
5 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (32.56%) Unix
7 13 (30.23%) Web Services
8 12 (27.91%) Linux
9 11 (25.58%) JBoss
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
9 11 (25.58%) Middleware
9 11 (25.58%) Spring
10 10 (23.26%) QA
10 10 (23.26%) HTML
10 10 (23.26%) RESTful
11 9 (20.93%) BDD
11 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
11 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (20.93%) SDLC
11 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.93%) CSS
11 9 (20.93%) MQSeries
11 9 (20.93%) SOA
11 9 (20.93%) Selenium
11 9 (20.93%) Banking
11 9 (20.93%) Maven
11 9 (20.93%) Finance
11 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
11 9 (20.93%) Scrum

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (46.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (25.58%) JBoss
3 9 (20.93%) MQSeries
4 8 (18.60%) Alfresco
4 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
5 7 (16.28%) NetWeaver
6 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DHCP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.98%) Informix
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
1 9 (20.93%) Maven
1 9 (20.93%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) Artifactory
3 4 (9.30%) ClearCase
3 4 (9.30%) PVCS
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (18.60%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Linux Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) SWIFT Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Unix Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Unix Technical Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (30.23%) Web Services
3 11 (25.58%) Middleware
3 11 (25.58%) Spring
4 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) RESTful
5 9 (20.93%) CSS
5 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
6 8 (18.60%) Gherkin
6 8 (18.60%) jQuery
6 8 (18.60%) JSON
6 8 (18.60%) Spring Security
6 8 (18.60%) XHTML
6 8 (18.60%) XML
7 7 (16.28%) J2EE
7 7 (16.28%) JMS
8 6 (13.95%) EJB
8 6 (13.95%) JAX-WS
8 6 (13.95%) JDBC
8 6 (13.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) SWIFT
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Unix
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.30%) AIX
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) BDD
2 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (20.93%) Scrum
2 9 (20.93%) SDLC
2 9 (20.93%) SOA
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.60%) Document Management
3 8 (18.60%) Open Source
3 8 (18.60%) Open Source Development
4 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) Coaching
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
7 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
7 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) XPath
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) IBM
3 7 (16.28%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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