The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Wales
Rank 69 95 80
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 31 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.81% 0.65% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.69% 4.35% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 26
Median salary £45,269 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.17% -  
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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 211 207 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 19.10% 14.85% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 178 182 216
Median salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

WebSphere
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +34 27 £45,269 +13.17%
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 40 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 38 (95.00%) IBM
3 37 (92.50%) Java
3 37 (92.50%) Eclipse
3 37 (92.50%) Hibernate
3 37 (92.50%) Spring
4 35 (87.50%) Web Services
4 35 (87.50%) Unit Testing
5 33 (82.50%) Maven
5 33 (82.50%) REST
5 33 (82.50%) SQL Server
5 33 (82.50%) EJB
5 33 (82.50%) SOAP
6 31 (77.50%) Subversion
6 31 (77.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (77.50%) Java SE
7 30 (75.00%) RESTful
7 30 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 29 (72.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (72.50%) .NET Framework
8 29 (72.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (72.50%) BDD
8 29 (72.50%) Software Engineering
8 29 (72.50%) TDD
8 29 (72.50%) MVC
8 29 (72.50%) IIS
8 29 (72.50%) Visual Studio
8 29 (72.50%) ASP.NET
8 29 (72.50%) .NET
8 29 (72.50%) C#

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in 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 40 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 29 (72.50%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) MPLS
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
1 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (82.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (77.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (92.50%) Eclipse
2 33 (82.50%) Maven
3 31 (77.50%) Subversion
4 29 (72.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (15.00%) Artifactory
5 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.50%) IntelliJ
7 4 (10.00%) JMeter
8 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.00%) Ant
9 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Java Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Programmer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) Hibernate
1 37 (92.50%) Spring
2 35 (87.50%) Web Services
3 33 (82.50%) EJB
3 33 (82.50%) REST
3 33 (82.50%) SOAP
4 31 (77.50%) Java SE
5 30 (75.00%) RESTful
6 29 (72.50%) .NET
6 29 (72.50%) .NET Framework
6 29 (72.50%) ASP.NET
6 29 (72.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (72.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (62.50%) Middleware
8 6 (15.00%) J2EE
8 6 (15.00%) Java EE
8 6 (15.00%) Play Framework
9 4 (10.00%) Ajax
9 4 (10.00%) JSF
9 4 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) User Experience
2 24 (60.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 30 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 29 (72.50%) BDD
3 29 (72.50%) MVC
3 29 (72.50%) Software Engineering
3 29 (72.50%) TDD
4 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (70.00%) Customer Insight
4 28 (70.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (15.00%) Functional Programming
6 4 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Kanban
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) Java
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (67.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 27 (67.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.00%) Avaya
4 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.00%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) Intel
4 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.00%) VMware