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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 138 117
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 14 27 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 0.94% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 5.02% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 23
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £35,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 444 538 659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 16.65% 18.82% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 257 292 434
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,592 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +14 12 £59,750 +13.80% 2
Edinburgh -17 1 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £60,000 -
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (56.67%) Unix
2 16 (53.33%) IBM
3 15 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) Banking
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 12 (40.00%) Oracle
5 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 12 (40.00%) Middleware
6 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) RESTful
7 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) JUnit
8 8 (26.67%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) Spring
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (23.33%) SDLC
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (20.00%) AIX
10 6 (20.00%) Solaris
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
11 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (16.67%) Splunk

WebSphere
Co-occurring 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 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) GitLab
6 1 (3.33%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (3.33%) gulp
6 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (46.67%) Banking
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) SWIFT Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (40.00%) Middleware
3 10 (33.33%) RESTful
4 8 (26.67%) Spring
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) XSLT
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) CSS
8 3 (10.00%) Ext JS
8 3 (10.00%) JMS
9 2 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) SWIFT
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.67%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Unix
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 5 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) OOP
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) Jython
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) IBM
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Splunk
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Sybase
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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