Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 110 94
Rank change year-on-year +68 -16 +27
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 86 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.40% 0.19% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.50% 1.06% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 3 15
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +28.12%
10th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £34,900 £44,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +28.12%

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 400 282 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.13% 18.22% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 371 256 252
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £23,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% +11.11% -7.69%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +31 58 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Cardiff +14 22 £45,000 +36.36% 2
WebSphere
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 73 (84.88%) IBM
1 73 (84.88%) Shell Script
2 62 (72.09%) Middleware
2 62 (72.09%) OS/400
2 62 (72.09%) Bash Shell
3 58 (67.44%) Python
4 56 (65.12%) Perl
5 52 (60.47%) Linux
5 52 (60.47%) Advertising
6 50 (58.14%) Windows
6 50 (58.14%) Microsoft
6 50 (58.14%) HTTP
7 45 (52.33%) IBM Certification
7 45 (52.33%) ITIL
7 45 (52.33%) Degree
8 44 (51.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 38 (44.19%) Windows Server
10 36 (41.86%) iSeries
10 36 (41.86%) VMware
11 33 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (26.74%) Tomcat
13 21 (24.42%) DevOps
14 17 (19.77%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (17.44%) Finance
15 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
16 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (13.95%) JIRA
16 12 (13.95%) Spring
16 12 (13.95%) JBoss
16 12 (13.95%) Oracle

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 44 (51.16%) IBM HTTP Server
2 23 (26.74%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.95%) JBoss
3 12 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 11 (12.79%) Confluence
4 11 (12.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.98%) Apache
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Azure
2 1 (1.16%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (58.14%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) DHCP
2 7 (8.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) SSH
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
2 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) Maven
General
1 52 (60.47%) Advertising
2 15 (17.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Consultant
2 45 (52.33%) Technical Consultant
3 25 (29.07%) Middleware Consultant
4 24 (27.91%) IBM Technical Consultant
5 21 (24.42%) Support Consultant
5 21 (24.42%) Technical Support Consultant
6 17 (19.77%) Technical Support
7 14 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (16.28%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 12 (13.95%) Developer
8 12 (13.95%) Release Engineer
8 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
9 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
9 10 (11.63%) Middleware Engineer
9 10 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (11.63%) WebSphere Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) WebSphere Consultant
11 6 (6.98%) Web Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (72.09%) Middleware
2 17 (19.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (13.95%) Spring
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.14%) Struts
6 3 (3.49%) RESTful
7 2 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.33%) Web Services
8 1 (1.16%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) iSeries
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) AS400
4 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.09%) OS/400
2 52 (60.47%) Linux
3 50 (58.14%) Windows
4 38 (44.19%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) DevOps
3 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (12.79%) SOA
5 10 (11.63%) Line Management
5 10 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Automation
7 7 (8.14%) Open Source
8 6 (6.98%) High Availability
9 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (2.33%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.16%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.16%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 73 (84.88%) Shell Script
2 62 (72.09%) Bash Shell
3 58 (67.44%) Python
4 56 (65.12%) Perl
5 12 (13.95%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.14%) SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Java 8
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (52.33%) Degree
1 45 (52.33%) IBM Certification
2 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 33 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Ansible
1 12 (13.95%) Puppet
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 73 (84.88%) IBM
2 50 (58.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (41.86%) VMware
4 12 (13.95%) Oracle