Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 106 109
Rank change year-on-year +49 +3 +18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 59 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.73% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.99% 2.14% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 6 2
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% -23.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £39,625 £29,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £57,500 £59,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% -23.04% +27.78%

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 328 281 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.76% 17.97% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 289 252 240
South Wales median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.11% -7.33%
10th Percentile £29,150 £25,045 £22,950
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £50,350
Wales median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -6.67%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in South Wales over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 13 October 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
Newport +19 31 £45,000 +50.00%
Cardiff +16 21 £50,000 -9.09% 1
WebSphere
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 50 (84.75%) IBM
2 43 (72.88%) Python
3 36 (61.02%) Middleware
4 35 (59.32%) Shell Script
5 31 (52.54%) Linux
6 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
6 29 (49.15%) OS/400
6 29 (49.15%) HTTP
6 29 (49.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 29 (49.15%) Bash Shell
7 26 (44.07%) Windows
7 26 (44.07%) Perl
7 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
8 24 (40.68%) Tomcat
9 23 (38.98%) Java
10 22 (37.29%) Oracle
10 22 (37.29%) Hibernate
10 22 (37.29%) Spring
11 21 (35.59%) VMware
11 21 (35.59%) Web Services
11 21 (35.59%) iSeries
12 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
12 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
12 19 (32.20%) Advertising
13 18 (30.51%) IBM Certification
13 18 (30.51%) SQL
13 18 (30.51%) ITIL
13 18 (30.51%) Degree
13 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (30.51%) Relational Database

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 29 (49.15%) IBM HTTP Server
2 24 (40.68%) Tomcat
3 9 (15.25%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.78%) Apache
7 3 (5.08%) JBoss
8 1 (1.69%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) DHCP
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) SSH
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) Relational Database
3 15 (25.42%) Informix
4 11 (18.64%) DB2
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.78%) Fiddler
3 4 (6.78%) Maven
3 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (32.20%) Advertising
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Consultant
2 28 (47.46%) Technical Consultant
3 22 (37.29%) Developer
4 18 (30.51%) Java Developer
5 13 (22.03%) Middleware Consultant
6 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 9 (15.25%) Support Consultant
6 9 (15.25%) Technical Support Consultant
7 6 (10.17%) IBM Technical Consultant
7 6 (10.17%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Web Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Python Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
11 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Consultant
12 1 (1.69%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) Middleware
2 22 (37.29%) Hibernate
2 22 (37.29%) Spring
3 21 (35.59%) Web Services
4 15 (25.42%) J2EE
4 15 (25.42%) TensorFlow
5 14 (23.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (10.17%) REST
8 4 (6.78%) EJB
8 4 (6.78%) iBATIS
8 4 (6.78%) Java SE
8 4 (6.78%) SOAP
9 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.39%) JMS
9 2 (3.39%) JPA
9 2 (3.39%) RESTful
10 1 (1.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) iSeries
2 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.17%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) OS/400
3 26 (44.07%) Windows
3 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) DevOps
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Automation
4 7 (11.86%) SOA
5 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.78%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Digital Banking
7 3 (5.08%) High Availability
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (5.08%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) BDD
8 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.39%) Fintech
8 2 (3.39%) OOP
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
9 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) Python
2 35 (59.32%) Shell Script
3 29 (49.15%) Bash Shell
4 26 (44.07%) Perl
5 23 (38.98%) Java
6 18 (30.51%) SQL
7 15 (25.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
1 18 (30.51%) IBM Certification
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Ansible
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) IBM
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.29%) Oracle
4 21 (35.59%) VMware