Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 120 124
Rank change year-on-year +26 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 15 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.05% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.85% 4.27% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 15
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +19.42%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,173 £27,750
90th Percentile £51,000 £47,500 £38,450
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +19.42%

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 309 398 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.53% 18.22% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 292 368 276
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% -2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,925 £24,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -2.16%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 - 14 £42,500 -
Cardiff +17 1 £55,000 +57.14%
WebSphere
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (93.33%) IBM
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Shell Script
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) OS/400
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) iSeries
3 11 (73.33%) Advertising
4 10 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (66.67%) DHCP
4 10 (66.67%) HTTP
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 10 (66.67%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (66.67%) Splunk
4 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (66.67%) DevOps
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (53.33%) Middleware
6 8 (53.33%) VCP5
7 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (20.00%) CCENT
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) LPAR
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 10 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) iSeries
2 3 (20.00%) AS400
2 3 (20.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) OS/400
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
1 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Microservices
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Shell Script
2 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) RPG
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) VCP5
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) CCENT
2 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) IBM
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Splunk